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Canon Mg2900 Printer on Linux Ubuntu 12.04

Good day all, i have been a linux ubuntu 12.04 fan for 2 years now. I am having difficulty trying to install the proper printer drivers for my Canon Mg2900 printer. I have it shared from my windows Xp ...
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Intel Graphics Installer “Error removing old repository configuration”

I am running the Intel Graphics Installer on my 14.04 system, but it fails to install drivers. I get past the first step with: Checking if Intel graphics card available... OK Retrieving information ...
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Xorg and compiz uses high cpu

I am using ubuntu 14.04 lspci | grep VGA 03:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Motion, Inc. SM712 LynxEM+ (rev b0 my terminal also opens very slowly,please let me know how to solve the issue
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Is my system capable of doing dual monitor output? Ubunutu 14.10

Currently my computer only identifies one monitor, and the other one won't display anything while it's twin is switched on. I've been looking at various guides but they seem predicated on having a ...
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How do you install a driver for league of legends? Im new to coding

I am new to coding so I need a detailed answer on how to install a different driver that will run League of Legends. Would minecraft running slow and not smooth also be attributed to the driver?
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Nvidia Optimus GT540M problems

I'm working to get my Graphic card running smoothly. My laptop is an Acer5750G, i5-2410M with a GT540M graphic card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to configure Bumblebee. I'm using Nvidia ...
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New to Ubuntu, got a few problems

So I built myself a lovely new computer, and decided to give ubuntu a go. So far, I'm confused. A quick google search left me with a headache. So here are my problems. Keep in mind that I'm ...
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Ubunt 14.04 dual monitors not working

I have a radeon 7970 to power my main monitor and a second gpu (5000 series I think?) powering my second monitor. They both work fine on windows 7, with the amd catalyst drivers. However, after trying ...
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White grey strip on right hand side of display

I have updated my ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 few weeks ago. I am using Dell Inspirion N5010. From past week i am noticing white strip on right hand side of my display. It remains there from boot up ...
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Certain games won't load - Nvidia

Certain games on Steam won't load. I can't figure out why. I upgraded to kernel 3.14.4 from 3.13.39 and this problem won't go away: [ 81.122225] bbswitch: enabling discrete graphics [ 81.593271] ...
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Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 WiFi Hotspot

I have Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell XPS 15 L501x and have an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000. In an older version could create a hotspot with my Laptop for my smartphone, but now it is not possible anymore ...
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Pc does not boot properly after changing driver for new gpu

I have just tried to install my new Nvidia GTX760. First it worked allright with the Xorg-driver. My system booted like normal in Ubuntu 14.04 64-Bit,but when I started minecraft just to see if it ...
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Xerox 3020 on ubuntu

I would like to install xerox 3020 on Ubuntu. and don`t know how to. I cant find PPS file for that printer. I am new on Linux so i have no clue what i am doing. I tried to look for PPS file on the net ...
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Plantronics Audio628USB buttons does not work on ubuntu 12.04

Linux Ubuntu 3.11.0-15-generic I have Desktop computer processor is Intel® Core™ i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4 and I use Plantronics Audio628USB headset but the headset can work on windows. Its four ...
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Installing restricted drivers application

I'm having trouble with my internet dard (which is a Broadcom). I have been told to install the restricted drivers application and then look for a proprietary driver. So:-- can anyone tell me where ...
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Can't get Bumblebee working on NVIDIA Corporation GK107M [GeForce GT 640M]

System: hp pavilion dv7-7008tx laptop Running lspci | grep VGA returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA ...
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How to remove/disable ALPS touchpad driver

In Ubuntu 13.10, my ALPS touchpad was recognised as a PS/2 mouse, and it worked fine. In Ubuntu 14.04, a new ALPS driver has been added and now my touchpad is recognised properly, but it doesn't work ...
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How to undo graphics driver install

I have an AMD A8 5600K with the Radeon 7000 series graphics. Last night, I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. Graphics were not running properly after the upgrade, so I ran the following commands: ...
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Lexmark interact s 605 don't print

my printer - lexmark interakt s 605 don't print. I think it don't recive the print task. I install the drivers and when i try to print something with libre office, it shows me thst error: "Problem ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Display Freezes Occasionally

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have an NVIDIA GeForce GT 540M (1GB) graphics card, and I noticed the open source Nouveau display driver was returning error code -16 on suspend, causing the ...
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Compile lightest kernel for ubuntu 14.04

I want to compile my own kernel for Ubuntu 14.04 64bits and do it the lightest as possible following this criteria: Lightest Kernel only with Visual Interface, no need lan, wlan, sound, etc... With ...
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Need help interpreting log file and installing missing AMD driver dependencies

I'm having trouble installing the AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta Driver for Linux on my Ubuntu Gnome 14.04. I know this might seem trivial but I need help interpreting and understanding the names and ...
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Wireless on a offline Ubuntu Desktop

Alright, i've tried looking up everything I can and trying that. I just put in a HDD and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32x. Now, I had a small IBM pc that kept dropping the internet connection, so I ...
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How to fix Image Driver package

I've found under my System Settings-Overview-that Graphics is "unknown" & under Graphics- that Driver is "unknown" & Experience is "Standard". Can this also be a bug? Here is my system info: ...
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How to change the driver used for SATA Controller

A while back I posted here with a question concerning really slow boot times and wake from suspend. Booting up always gives me a "gave up waiting for root devices and "COMRESET failed (errno:-16)" ...
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How can I use Gallium driver in optimus laptop Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use the nouveau gallium driver on my laptop that runs GeForce GT 740M. Here's the output for lspci -v: 08:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] (rev a1) ...
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how to install wifi drivers in kali linux [on hold]

i just installed kali linux with bual boot in uefi mode with windows 8. i successfully installed the linux. now there is no wifi drivers but ethernet drivers are present and i can connect to internet ...
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Problems when updating Ubuntu

I get errors with libGL and fbConfig after every-day system update. It seems that update are erasing some Nvidia-drivers file, cuz I'm getting problem with some Qt project where I use graphic. But ...
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All drivers software for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Is there any utility app or software to detect and update drivers for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, such for graphics card, sound card, wireless and bluetooth drivers, USB drivers, System management drivers, ...
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How can I compile and run a program designed for an older kernel version (2.6) in a newer kernel (3.16)?

I'm trying to run a driver for a network card, but it only supports kernels up to 2.6.32. I need to be able to use this piece of hardware to connect to the Internet. The device I'm using is "VIA ...
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Installing input-wacom drivers gives error at ./compile on my Gateway M275E penabled laptop

sam@sam-M275:~/input-wacom-0.23.0$ ./configure && make && make install checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c checking whether build environment is ...
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Ubuntu (Kubuntu) not loading - problem with ati catalyst proprietary drivers

I have problem - upgrade kubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and after this os not loading. I try with fresh install of ubuntu, after formating but problem is same. I see on driver notes this, may be this is ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 on MacBookPro4,1 nVidia 8600m - cannot load binary drivers

I am switching from MacOS to Xubuntu after endless issues trying to extend the useful life of my treasured A1260 MacBook Pro (issues including USB3.0, NTFS, iTunes, App Store, quite a few). The ...
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I cannot run Team Fortress 2 because of a problem with my video card

I really want to play Team Fortress 2, but every time I try to launch it it says, Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glcoloredmaskindexEXT'! either youre video card is not supported or ...
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INTEL HD Graphics on 14.10 dw_dmac problems/ tip for early adopters [on hold]

Not so much a question as a possible solution. I installed 14.10 yesterday on top of 14.04. Ever since then, I have had frequent boot problems reporting "dw_dmac INTL9C60:00 invalid resource" ...
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Why doesn't Ubuntu see my PCI card on installs?

Whether booting from a bootable thumbdrive or dvd, any version of Ubuntu I try I just get a black screen. I have to get a VGA monitor and go into bios and tell it to use onboard graphics, then install ...
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Wireless card drivers

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS on my ASUS laptop. After install, I find that it does not recognize my wireless radio. I ran lspci -vnn |grep Network and got the following information about my wireless ...
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Canon LBP2900 does not work with Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed the CAPT drivers (V2.60) and have followed the instructions given here but still no luck. The CUPS jobs page just stays at "Sending data to printer.". Please help.
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14.04 on desktop, Wifi signal weak and refuses to connect at 25 feet from wireless router

The driver that my USB Adapter calls for is rtl8187L while Ubuntu has rtl8187 supplied. I'm not sure if that's the problem, but my desktop is capable of detecting my wifi network whenever I plug my ...
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issues connecting MSI wind u123 via wireless

Hello I own an MSI Wind u123 lspci output: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Controller (rev 22) lspci -nn | grep 0280 02:00.0 Network controller ...
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PCI-E Card supporting 802.11 N in 5 Ghz

I'm looking for linux PCIe card which has support in 5Ghz band. Even if I found that one which potentially is supported for instance Asus N500 (which on Windows works on 5Ghz) I can't force it to show ...
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display screw up after a few second

I'm on an hybrid system with intel/ati using the radeon driver for the ati card and the i915 for the intel card. I'm using switcheroo to switch between cards. If I log in into default ubuntu session ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and EPSON L355 printer [on hold]

On 6th May a fellow Ubuntu 14.04 user asked about installing proprietary drivers for a printer (EPSON L355, driver: epson-inkjet-printer-201207w) on Ubuntu 14.04 by adding a new printer in Printers. ...
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AMD Catalyst Drivers 14.9 needs kernel-headers on 14.10, altough it is missing a version for Utopic

Within the release of Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn I've decided to upgrade for it, in hope of better support to my graphics card from AMD, because in the release notes of both Catalyst and Ubuntu it ...
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Can't install AMD drivers

I've installed Ubuntu and had nothing but problems so far. First off, my secondary monitor resolution is way off and I can't choose the correct resolution. I decided to install the proprietary drive ...
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Problems with libGl, fbConfigs, swrast through each update?

I have problems when compile SFML-project(don't see any graphic): libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast This error can be solved by simple ...
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Connectivity problems with Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN

I have a Toshiba Satellite A665-S5187X laptop with the Intel Wifi Link 1000 BGN wireless adapter. When running in Windows, it gives me no problems and works flawlessly. Whenever I try and use it on a ...
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How to check for missing drivers in Ubuntu 14

Can anyone can help me to know if need to install a driver in my notebook, and where to check to see what drivers are available to be installed?.
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver

As I have searched for days and days online and couldn't find any solutions I decided to ask personally. I have MSi CX620MX laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 This is a laptop we ...
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How to configure Multiple Mult-Headed GPU Cards?

I have a late 2011 Alienware Aurora R4 with two video cards: GeForce GTX 590 Driving three 27" HP2711 monitors GeForce GT 520 Driving one 32" Sharp AQUOS About a year ago I attempted to install ...