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ubuntu 14.04 logs out randomly

After installing new graphic card (Radeon HD 3450) Ubuntu 14.04 keeps logging out randomly, for example it logs out when I use the command : unity --replace && setsid unity I tried installing ...
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Screen tearing with Nvidia Prime

I've installed Nvidia-346 (that also installed Prime) and prime-indicator from the "ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8" repository in Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I switch from Intel to Nvidia I get a general screen ...
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Unknown Additional Driver: Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs for intel-microcode

After upgrading to 15.04, I have one additional driver (it did not appear in 14.10). What is the purpose of this driver and should I enable it?
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with AMD

Having upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 my AMD graphics were still working but going to TTY, reset or shutdown would result in a freeze. The logs gave no real clues as to what is going on. What I found ...
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Not able to install MFC-L2700DW in Ubuntu

I have been trying to install this printer for 2 hours without success. So far I've tried the following: 1) Out of the box: not working, see end of the question 2) Tried this, ...
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Which Gigabyte mother board will work well with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop? [on hold]

The Ubuntu officially certified list is very short and I think a bit outdated. I want to build several software development machines. Just want a good onboard graphics controller, DDR3 RAM, MicroATX ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode 12.04 LTS

I'm running an old CES mainboard w/ 1 gig ram and an AMD Athlon 1700 processor, WD 160 GB HD. I have the board drivers on disk. I'm completely new to Ubuntu and don't know what to do at this point. ...
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Cannot connect DSL after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrade ubuntu I cannot connect DSL. I have system massage "(1) Creating object for path '/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/9' failed in libnm-glib.". What is it? I have got all ...
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TP-Link WDN-4800 WLAN can ping and browse one webpage before not doing anything

I recently put together my first build, and I have a TP-Link WN-4800 WLAN for Wifi. I put it on my motherboard, and it was detected fine right away. It shows up in my network manager and can connect ...
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Enabling 3d acceleration in OS AMD/ATI driver

Need help from the community enabling 3D acceleration on an AMD/ATI HD6450 graphics card driven by the Open Source Radeon driver. It may help to know that this card replaced an 275GTX NVidia, ...
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A werid driver appeared after upgrade to 15.04

In english this sounds something like this: *Unknown: Unknown This device is not working *Using Processor midcrocode firmware for Intel CPUs from intel-microcode (propiretary *Don't use this ...
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How can I read usb in Virtual Box with Windows 7 in my Ubuntu 14.04?

I just installed Windows 7 64-bit in Virtual Box, but I need to install the network driver and it doesn't detect the USB, only in Ubuntu. Answers are much appreciated, Thanks Emilie
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Had to do nvidia-xconfig?

I just install fresh Ubuntu 15.04 and then I installed the nvidia driver from Additional drivers. I rebooted and all I got was black screen. I had to used recovery menu and then on there I click on ...
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Switching between graphics driver in combined dual boot/Virtualbox setup

I have set up a combined dual boot/Virtualbox system with Windows 8 as my main OS and a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hard drive which can also be accessed as a virtual machine by VirtualBox using this guide. ...
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Ubuntu Network Error (Ubuntu 12.04)

We run a 1000BaseT, full duplex network, however we use auto-negotiate to ensure that minimal errors occur. A few days ago, all Ubuntu servers started having an extremely slow upload (to the outside ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Netgear WNDA3100v2 wifi unstable and stops working randomly

I have spend a large amount of my time trying to get my WNDA3100v2 Netgear Wifi dongle to work. After hours of searching I was able to find out how to install the needed,bcmn43xx64.inf driver for it ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with interesting boot options and now it's black screen instead of GUI

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with acpi=off, nolapic, and nomodeset to get it to skirt around my discreet graphics card only to find it running super slow. The frame rate was terrible. So I decided to ...
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Dual display settings problem

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual displays in an extended display configuration. When I play any of several games both displays go to clone configuration and must be manually reset after the program ...
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Wiereless Not Working in Macbook Pro Retina (2014)

I am a new Linux user. I have had a problem with the detection of my wireless network adapter in Kali Linux for a while. I have posted in their forums but with no success, but as I have seen that ...
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Which PCL 6/PCL XL driver?

I'm trying to setup a print server via CUPS. I've been told that a generic PCL6/PCL XL driver will work fine, but in CUPS there are a million versions listed: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL LF Printer - ...
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Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-Bit and have a Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter. I have tired to get it to work but have no luck. when I run lsusb command I get: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 7392:7811 ...
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Graphic driver issue on 14.10

I think I am experiencing issues with the graphic driver. I have installed 14.10 with encrypted hd. When I boot there is a graphical prompt for the password of the root partition. The keyboard ...
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No USB ports working after updates

All usb ports stopped working. I observe the light coming out of the mouse and it stops lighting when that nvidia splash screen comes. (which I've never seen before) Apparently it is the graphics ...
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Why doesn't my nvidia driver module get aliased to just 'nvidia'

I have nvidia-346, nvidia-346-dev and nvidia-346-uvm installed (on my Kubuntu 14.04). For some reason, the modprobe.d file this installation create does not alias 'nvidia-346' as just 'nvidia'. Why? ...
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In Kernel 3.18, vidioc_g_fmt_type_private is missing from v4l2-ioctl.h

Kernel version 3.18 doesn't have vidioc_g_fmt_type_private defined v4l2-ioctl.h, Could someone please let me know the replcement call for this? Thanks, Mahesh
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Ubuntu characters missing with Nvidia GeForce 840M and Nouveau driver

I recently bought a new laptop (ASUS-X555LN) with a 840M graphics card in it. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit with its install DVD, during and after the install, there are missing characters, like in ...
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Replacing Nouveau driver with Nvidia driver

I am running a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04, and I want to use Nvidia drivers rather than the default Nouveau drivers. So, as advised here ...
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wireless problem in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am a newbie user in Linux/Ubuntu and I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 in laptop hp 450 g1 but in Ubuntu my wireless driver and Bluetooth doesn't work and really i confused and didn't know what ...
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How to get display/graphics drivers for Intel server S1200v3RPS board?

I am really stuck with this... Simply cannot change the display resolution. Stuck on 1280x1024. xrandr gives Failed to get size of gamma for output ... Tried Ubuntu 12.04, 14.04 and 14.10 Got ...
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How to install Nvidia driver?

First of all after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 I was having problem - system freezes after few minutes of work. I installed nvidia-current driver, it helped. I decided to install something more ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Bug - issue with my on-board networking adapter and the ACPI of my computer

This old bug affects me severely, I say old bug because it is very well documented in the following link: Bug report This bug results in two things: My on-board networking doesn't work, and trying ...
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Run Wifi on HP Probook 440 G2 [on hold]

I have installed UBUNTU 13.10 on my laptop HP Probook 440 G2 I am really frustated , wifi is NOT working :( I tried installing Additional Drivers but it did not work Please help me!!!
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Black screen on Nvidia HDMI on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

I'm running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 64-bits kernel 3.19.0-15-generic on a Dell Vostro 3460 with Intel + Nvidia card. I have installed the nvidia-349 drivers from xorg-edgers ppa. Everything is working ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 dual monitors not working (display port & VGA)

$ lspci 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) I'm attempting to run 2 monitors but only one is working. The VGA ...
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Ethernet not working and wireless is slow

I have a desktop PC that I built that I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 next to Windows 8.1. It has an Ethernet port on the motherboard (MSI Z97S) and a wireless card in a PCI-Express slot (Asus ...
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New install on HP laptop causes to screen flicker

Installed the latest Ubuntu (ubuntu-14.04.2-desktop-amd64) on my ol' HP using LinuxLive USB Creator and a pendrive. Set the boot options as usual in BIOS to read that first. Install went beautifully. ...
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steam not working in lubuntu [on hold]

Hai fellow penguins I just installed lubuntu but for whatever reason steam games wont run. do i have to manually install the drivers and if so what do i have to install. thnx in advanced. the ...
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Wired connection of Qualcom card not working, can't compile drivers

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and I can't get my wirdec connection to work: srd@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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How do I update AMD video drivers?

I have a laptop that I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a little while back. I do not know the full specs, mainly because this laptop is five or six years old and was originally my dad's. I want to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Trusty with two gpu cards, desktop on wrong screen

I have a fresh install dualbooot, first I installed windows 7, then ubuntu trusty desktop 14.04.2., then I was able to get amd catalyst 14.9 for linux x64 working. When doing this with both my amd r9 ...
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Trusty: Flickering problem with xorg opensource driver on ATI RV710 [Mobility Radeon HD 4330/4350/4550]

Last week I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and since then I'm experiencing strange short horizontal flicker. It's hard to describe so here is a video of it and this is my current setup: lspci ...
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Manually run sudo dpkg --configure -a [closed]

Using Mint 17.1. During some install work while in the terminal and a very bad dropping Ethernet connection, the install never finished and I can only assume corrupted some things in Linux. The ...
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printer driver for canon imageclass mf 216n?

Is there a printer driver for canon imageclass mf 216n? I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I can't find driver anywhere.
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NVidia Screen Freezed

I'm hoping this message will solve new Linux and Ubuntu users some hair-pulling. I recently acquired a Compaq Presario tower with a Nvidia Geforce graphics card. After installing the latest 32-bit ...
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Lenovo G50-45 GFX recognition issue

I own the above mentioned laptop. I was running Win 8.1 x64 OEM on it up until recently when I decided to go back to Ubuntu. The problem is on Windows with latest drivers it nicely detected, that I ...
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How to restart Nvidia CUDA driver without rebooting?

When a CUDA process terminates due to errors, sometimes the device context are not released properly (due to driver bugs), since the Nvidia CUDA driver supports limited number of context instances ...
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Can't Boot After Nvidia Driver Update [duplicate]

I installed recent Nvidia drivers for the 770 card on my 14.04 Ubuntu desktop, I believe it was the 340 version that I installed, replacing the current 304. After restart, I get a black screen with a ...
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Unity 14.04: Cannot open Launcher because of NVIDIA screen corruption

I've just clean-installed 14.04 with Unity on my amd64 box, which has a NVidia 6150SE GPU. It's having a problem with screen corruption; after you login and try to open, say, the Unity launcher (if ...
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No Synaptics Touchpad Drivers

So in an attempt to install the fglrx-updates package I somehow managed to disable my touchpad. I've gone through all the things I can think of. I tried reinstalling the xorg drivers via: sudo ...
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Where can i get safe Nvidia driver to laptop

I tried to install GPU(GT 635m) driver on my linux(kubuntu), but last 3 times update are failed. Because after reboot i get black blank screen and haven`t ability to repare video drivers. When i ...