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nvidia driver install for ubuntu 14.04 using xorg-edgers ppa

Graphics card: Nvidia GT740 OS: ubuntu 14.04 64bit I tried to install nvidia driver in the following way: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update ubuntu-drivers devices | ...
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Why does Ubuntu still use a blacklisted graphics card claimed by stub?

I am following Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14.04 + KVM tutorial and it seems like everything went well except that my ubuntu installation still shows HD7970 under Additional Drivers which ...
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Bypassing Squid/SquidGuard blacklist in Chrome

I've recently gone about setting up and configuring a linux box with ubuntu 14 for the purposes of providing a proxy server to a school curriculum network. Everything has gone well and is up and ...
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12.04LTS -> 14.04LTS; Dist-upgrade failed; postrgesql; removal blacklist

I'm trying to upgrade a server from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS, but it consistently fails with: The package ... is in the removal blacklist. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version ...
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Blacklisting not working in 14.04

I blacklisted some modules in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf (e.g. "blacklist b43") but they are still being loaded. What am I doing wrong? PS I also tried adding 'b43.blacklist=yes' to the boot ...
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“unable to load kernel module nvidia.ko” BUT “modprobe -r nouveau” = FATAL (not found)

Im lost. I've tried many things and even broke my installation. This is a new installation, which I'm more carefull with. I've blacklisted nouveau, and It seems it's not loaded as "modprobe -r ...
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Blacklisted module is still loaded?

I have a problem with the module ivtv_alsa being loaded despite me having blacklisted it. No other module depends on it: # lsmod | grep ivtv Module Size Used by ivtv_alsa ...
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How to disable internal webcam?

I want to disable the internal webcam of my laptop running Ubuntu 13.10? As suggested here, I already disabled the concerning kernel modules by blacklisting them. But after reboot the modules are ...
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Default blacklist for Ubuntu 12.04

I accidentally removed the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file and I found that that can have consequences. Already encountered the evbug module,, logging like mad. Does someone have the default list ...
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Blacklisting roccat module

I want the hid_roccat_ryos to not load under kernel 3.8.0. I could blacklist the mouse module hid_roccat_kovaplus successfully, but the ryos module, which prevents any external keyboard from working, ...
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problem with bcm43xx / b43 / b43legacy blacklisted /var/log/jockey.log

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 64bit version and I was new to drivers issues and my wireless lan won't activate from Additional drivers and I was reported that I have to check /var/log/jockey.log I ...
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How to completely deactivate a Bluetooth USB device?

I have a built-in USB device, lsusb | grep "bluetooth" outputs: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 413c:8187 Dell Computer Corp. DW375 Bluetooth Module This device has hardware issues, it's not working ...
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How do I get the right wireless modules to load at startup for a BCM4322? [duplicate]

I have been troubleshooting my HP EliteBook with BCM4322 14e4:432b wireless card. I am using Linux kernel 3.9 and I have almost found the solution. Reading on the Linux Wireless site, I found that ...
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“b43.blacklist”, successful boot - what next for working wireless?

a definite newbie to Ubuntu and despite lots of ignorance, I've understood just enough to have got 12.04 installed and looking good on my old Acer Aspire 3003Wlmi. However, after days of not being ...
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How do I block a certain package from being installed without disabling recommends?

I want to blacklist the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer forever. How can I make sure upgrading my system will never install this package without disabling other "recommends" from being installed? ...
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How to keep pidgin-libnotify not blacklisted from messaging menu?

I've been successfully using Pidgin since it was rebranded from Gaim and it has been integrated into messaging menu in Ubuntu. But now in 12.04 after uninstalling Empathy and installing Pidgin, ...
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How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup (revisited)

I have the exact same problem as How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup? but the solution does not work for me. I have ~$ tail -7 /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf install rtl8192cu ...
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blacklist ethernet driver

I'm using Quantal Quetzal 12.10 How can I find out what my ethernet's driver is and how can I blacklist it? Since I believe it is the source of driver conflict in my machine, I would like to try it ...
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Update Manager problems

I'm running Lucid and whenever I open Update Manager, it says I should run a partial upgrade. I think this may have happened when I was trying to update and my computer shut off. So I click Partial ...
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how to delete blacklisted items from /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf?

My wireless doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04.(it worked with 10.04 LTS) I have a Dell Inspiron 1501. I followed the steps posted below: Run these: sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source ...
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How to block offensive wifi SSID?

Our five-year-old girl is enjoying Ubuntu at the moment - there are some great educational and entertainment applications available for kids. But a problem I have is that as she learns to use the ...
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SQUID3 Blacklist

I configure squid like this, but the blacklist doesn't work. I look for something in the web, but nothing. #SQUID squid.conf http_port 8080 ...
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Can't connect to wireless on Lubuntu

I have a Cisco PCI LAN+WLAN 802.11b card in my IBM ThinkPad T30 laptop. Is this wireless card compatible with Lubuntu? I have Lubuntu installed and it just won't connect. It keeps saying that it is ...
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Getting Unity 3D working on legacy Nvidia FX5500 card

I installed the latest Nvidia drivers for my FX5500 card. I understand that the X server version does not officially support this driver or card but was wondering what I can do to get Compiz running. ...
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12.04 install now just blank screen

I have attempted to install a new copy of 12.04 using usb stick instead of using download manager. Everything went fine while using usb stick until I restarted after installation was complete. Then, ...
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How do I blacklist a hardware item before reboot through the Wubi Win interface?

specifically I need to blacklist b43 broadcom adapter so my installation will stop crashing, but the accessibility button on the windows portion of the setup does not do what it does from a live cd ...
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Module loaded even though it's blacklisted

System: Ubuntu 11.10 Linux gray 3.0.0-12-generic #20-Ubuntu SMP Fri Oct 7 14:50:42 UTC 2011 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux I'm trying to blacklist a module (rt2800usb among other) like; $ lsmod | grep ...
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Help set up Atheros ar242x/ar542x wireless adapter

I googled the problem and found this link: http://sage.bt/tips/get-atheros-ar242x-ar542x-wireless-card-to-work-on-ubuntu.html Unfortunately when I input the command into the terminal I get this ...
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How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup?

I've been having some problems with the driver for a wireless NIC supplied with the 3.0.0 kernel. I've compiled and installed the proprietary driver for it, so that I can switch it once the system has ...
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How can I stop certain apps from appearing in the Dash?

I would like to hide all items that I don't need from appearing in App Lens. For example: XTerm, File Roller and the Home Folder. Is this possible?
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Is there a way I can block a folder from Gnome and/or Unity search?

I sometimes browse erotic media files, and I have some of them stored in my hard drive. All said content is saved in one specific folder. Is there a way I can block this folder from Gnome and/or ...
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Can I blacklist an appindicator?

I've whitelisted some indicators for apps that don't yet have Unity-compliant appindicators. Is there any way to blacklist appindicators for apps that are Unity-compliant (not old-style indicators) ...
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Modules loading despite being added to the blacklist

I'd like to blacklist a couple of modules, namely drm, drm_kms_helper, i2c_algo_bit and i915 to forbid my integrated Intel GPU to be used, but to use my Nvidia MXM card instead. I inserted the ...
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Why is my card Unity blacklisted with all the requirements fulfilled?

The following is the Unity test output: OpenGL vendor string: NVIDIA Corporation OpenGL renderer string: GeForce FX 5500/AGP/SSE2 OpenGL version string: 2.1.2 NVIDIA 173.14.30 Not software ...
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How to blacklist a PCI device so a system can boot? [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on someone's computer which it had a 'Connexant Fusion 878A' PCI card installed, the card is problematic, I had to unplug it just to use the Live CD. Now my question is how ...
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is there any app or workaround to blacklist or whitelist apps and websites?

I get distracted easily and need something like this.
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Is The Nvidia Geforce 7300 LE Blacklisted?

I have a Geforce 7300 LE. Is that blacklisted in Natty? Are there any video card checking utilities available that will check compatibility with Natty before downloading/installing? I want to make ...
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Is there a way to blacklist an individual application from using overlay-scrollbars?

I am having problems with some programs when using overlay-scrollbars, mainly Code::Blocks and Eclipse. I've found several ways of disabling the overlay scrollbars completely, for all applications, ...
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Disabling packages from the update manager [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent updating of a specific package? I'm looking for ways to blacklist packages from being suggested for update by the update manager. Reason: gdesklets for ...
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My hardware needs a module to be blacklisted to work, how can I get this fix shipped?

I have an Acer Timeline 1830T. When I install 10.10 and 11.04 it needs to have the acer-wmi module blacklisted for wireless to work. I think I need to file a bug on the linux kernel but I am not ...
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Modules aren't loading - or something even more serious is wrong

I am trying to solve this problem. In the process, I messed up the kernel configuration and some of the modules aren't loading. Whenever I start that particular kernel, I get a message saying "Module ...