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Ubuntu 14.04 nvidia GTX 750 not recognized

I've recently installed 14.04 on a new system. All is up and running but ubuntu doesn't seem to want to recognize my nvidia card. It is recognized and display is active via VGA, but I am unable to set ...
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How to know If I have Wifi driver installed

I am following this guide to just test hacking Wifi, I have read in the manual of airmon-ng that entering the command airmon-ng will return interface status, under the chipset field it said "unknown". ...
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WiFI problems with 14.04 and 11bgn

I'm using ubuntu laptop and wifi router. The problem is that ubuntu works with router in modes 11b, 11g, 11bg, but not in 11bgn. In case of 11bgn it's able to connect to WiFi but can't download ...
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Driver ralink can not load firmware module [on hold]

# ls /lib/firmware | grep rt ... rt3070.bin ... # modprobe rt3070 FATAL: Module rt3070 not found. What to do?
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AMD Radeon R5 Graphics Glitches In Ubuntu 14.04.1

My Laptop specs : AMD A8-6410 Radeon R5 Graphics 4 GB DDR3 500 GB HDD I removed Windows 8.1 completely & installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 But, the graphics is just too damn slow. The output of ...
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Cant get Ugee graphics tablet working

I have recently purchased a UGEE M708 Tablet and cant seem to get it to work with Ubuntu It works fine on a windows/mac machine so i know its not the hardware so i think that the computer isn't using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS does 't start after installing cuda toolkit 6.5

I have purchased new Workstation for scientific computing it has Intel core i7 4790 and the monitor working on intel hd graphics 4600 it aslo has 2 GPUs gtx 760 for computaions only after i have ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!"

I am trying to play Dota2 and FT2 on my pc when I got this error: "Could not find OpenGL entry point 'GLGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported or it needs to be updated." I have ...
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Brother DCP-195C scanner suddenly not recognized anymore

somewhen in the last few weeks, an updates seems to have made my Brother DCP-195C unusable under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. USB-Connection is given and the printer does work, but the scanner programs either do ...
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ubuntu 14.04 hangs after installation of Newest NVIDIA driver

I have a strange problem after successfully installing the newest NVDIA driver x86_64-340.46 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit. I have a GTX 480. So immediately after installing I can login and everything ...
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Revert AMD graphic drivers [duplicate]

I've installed AMD graphic drivers and rebooted my system. Now when i'm logging in my screen turns off or shows a lot of noise in different colors, but i cant see anything. That means i cant use my ...
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Brighness controls & touchpad multi touch not working on Asus X553MA Laptop, Xubuntu 14.04

I am new to Linux and have recently purchased an Asus X553MA laptop with a Baytrail processor and Intel HD Graphics. Unfortunately i am not able to change the brightness of the display. I have tried ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS for HP Laptop with Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth radio

Installed Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS recently on my HP 15-R074TU Notebook. Everything is working fine (WiFi also working fine) except for Bluetooth. The laptop has a Ralink RT3290 Bluetooth Radio. The ...
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Okular - blank screen for a few seconds after opening a file

After opening any file with Okular there appears black screen for a moment as if the graphics drivers were reloaded. The problem is absent if I use different PDF viewer, e.g. muPDF. I use Kubuntu ...
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Is there any issue with LAN-card in ubuntu? [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu 14.04 will work if desktop is already fitted with LAN card?
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Can't find the network card driver

After installing Ubuntu 14.04, I can't find the driver to connect my PC to a wired network. This is the first time I've used this OS.
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How do I update a Intel536ep fax/winmodem driver installation for a newer kernel?

So I want to use my legacy PCI cards and USB winmodem on my Ubuntu 14.04, but I only found information for older kernels. What are the steps for this update/fix ? Please be helpful (step-by-step) ...
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Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I tried multiple different drives, nvidia-340, nvidia-331, nvidia-331-updates, nvidia-343 and with the same result: # optirun -vv --debug bash [ 785.862681] [DEBUG]Reading file: ...
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ATI Radeon R9550 AGP 256MB - Suggested (Best) Driver?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. My card is R9550. The system is using 'Gallium 0.4 on ATI RV350 '. I remember there is a few open source drivers, like fglrx etc. Also in this site: ...
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Enable proprietary driver option disappeared after enabling it for AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330

I've been struggling with this a while. I have an older Acer Aspire 5810T with a AMD ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4330 inside it. I've disabled the switchable option and am now only running the HD4330 card, ...
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Which driver should I actually use?

I have the following drivers shown on my "Additional drivers" list. I am confused as to which one is stable and usable that doesn't break my system. I use steam for games. I would like to test few of ...
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How do I find out what resolutions my graphics card supports? (AMD HD7750)

I am currently running an AMD HD7750 triple head graphics and I am thinking of upgrading one monitor to a 4K screen. Is there a way that I can determine the maximum resolution (or combinations of ...
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Broadcom driver not working after HDD install

Complete Newby here.....I download and copied the latest version to a USB stick. When it booted I went to sytems/software and it automatically found my broadcom network card and I could install the ...
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Reenabling default installation of trackpad on Dell XPS13

I have been having a lot of issues with the mouse cursor jumping all over the screen on my Dell XPS13 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of the things I did was install some "upstream" drivers using the ...
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Transfer wireless card's driver from uduntu to debian

I'm kind of new to linux and I just installed ubuntu and I'm attempting to install the debian distribution as well but I can't get my wireless card to work there. I'd like to know if there's a way to ...
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How to correctly install this mouse?

I'm switching from windows completely now that Counter Strike: Global Offencive is out for linux, this was the only thing holding me. I have everything configured, exept for one thing, my mouse. I ...
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wlan0 is missing, shows lo instead (14.04)

I've tried all the solutions I've found on the internet but none of them have worked. In my laptop, I have a Realtek RTL8723AE wireless card. It was not getting consistent connections, so I was ...
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remove old graphics card, and install new one in ubuntu14.04

fairly new to Ubuntu, would like to know how to install the Geforce gt 610 in Ubuntu 14.04, also remove old card.
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touchpad on my dell Inspiron 15 7547 isn't working

I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 7547. The touch screen works but the touch pad doesn't. xinput output below I: Bus=0019 Vendor=0000 Product=0001 Version=0000 N: Name="Power Button" P: ...
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Screen resolution lost after restart (14.04 64bit)

Screen resolution setting is lost after restart, either goe's to a low default or display goe's blank and have to reboot. Have only changed from 20" to 24" acer monitor which has a higher resolution, ...
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Nids module wont working

during install pynids there are some error text appeared and i am sucked. sudo python setup.py build running build running build_ext building 'nidsmodule' extension x86_64-linux-gnu-gcc -pthread ...
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My wireless driver isn't working in Ubuntu 14.04

I just got on my computer and I just noticed my wireless driver isn't working and when I go into the Driver Manager it says The device is not working, The driver is bcmwl-kernel-source
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Graphics/partitioning issues

New to Ubuntu. I looked over these forums, and tried several suggestions, but nothing is working correctly so far. Issues: 14.04 LTS installed, boots to black screen unless using recovery mode ...
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Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit Drivers (NOT WIFI)

I just purchased a TRULink Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit (Model #29571), and the drivers it comes with are only for Windows. Are there drivers available for Ubuntu as well? Are there any drivers ...
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Fujitsu Siemens 6012 drivers

I have a Fujitsu Siemens stylistic st6012, on which I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now a few buttons, fingerprint sensor, and wireless module do not work How do I fix this issue?
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Ubuntu 14.04 scratchy sound

Can someone please help me with this very important thing? It doesn't matter what I am listening to, but everything sounds scratchy at some frequencies. Any mp3 file, movie, youtube... Bellow you ...
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VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge removal

I accidentally installed very outdated drivers, I have been tricked into installing this old graphics driver and I need the original default drivers the computer came with! I really need help with ...
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Cannot connect Micromax MMX354G datacard in Ubuntu

I am using Micromax MMX354G datacard. I want to connect it to my Ubuntu PC, which is a 64 bit PC having Ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. The datacard comes with the linux drivers ...
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Printer Epson SX218 wont print monochrome && draft mode

I installed my printer Epson SX218 (similar to SX200/210/215) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a lot of problems during installation it works fine but: 1) it won't print monochrome although using ...
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Asus Radeon R7 260X 2GB DirectCU II Video Card ubuntu black screen when installing

So, I was using a USB stick to install Ubuntu onto my computer and everything loads fine. I clicked the install button and it loads Ubuntu with the dots under it. It goes to "no signal". Where the ...
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Error: USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error -22

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire One 756 quite happily for a while now. However, every time I boot up my notebook, it displays the error "USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error ...
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How do I disable the default Broadcom Wireless driver in favor of a Windows driver

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and I'm trying to get my Cisco AE2500 USB wireless receiver to pick up the wireless signal. Initially during the install of Ubuntu onto my system I had it ...
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Visual bug when at log in screen. Need help fixing it

A couple months ago I installed 14.04 and after I did so my screen would always bug out after I type out my password and hit enter. This is what it looks like. Login screen This is wat i can see ...
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Unable to uninstall xbox driver

I've used the following article to install xbox 360 drivers on my Elementary OS Luna installation http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/07/dealing-with-xbox-controllers-in-ubuntu Now, I'm facing some ...
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Touchpad Options missing from System Settings

I have a Razer Blade 14" running 14.04. When I start the computer rarely will the touchpad options appear in the settings. When they do, it works fine. More often than not, however, the settings are ...
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AMD legacy driver installation failed due to missing kernel headers

I am trying to install amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-legacy-linux-x86.x86_64 on Ubuntu 14.04, and failing due missing /lib/modules/3.13.0-37-generic/build/include/linux/version.h. I tried to ...
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Alternate to the generic i915 kernel module

AFAIU the i915 kernel module is kind of a generic module for Intel graphics controllers e.g my Intel Xeon E3-1200 and 4 Series Chipset both use the same module. The problem is my Xeon machine on which ...
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Fundamental difference between a Ethernet (networking) driver and a pcie driver

May be its a dumb question but can somebody explain the fundamental difference when you say a pcie or a Ethernet drivers. As such there are many networking cards with pcie interface. Consider below ...
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How do I get Bumblebee working on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have an Alienware 14 that I plan to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on. I'm wondering what the best procedure to get Bumblebee working is. Would I be okay to install bumblebee (if someone ...
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Wifi not working on live usb

I just booted up ubuntu 14.04 from a usb and am running it live but the problem is that the wifi is not working. The light on my wifi switch is not turning on but it turns on in windows.