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After upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04 my touchpad is not working.

I noticed that my touchpad isn't working. I have the driver installed but when I go to mouse and touchpad it doesn't come up with any options for touchpad.
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Fresh 14.04 install, low screen res and blank virtual terminal

I just installed 14.04 64 bit desktop. Screen resolution wont go higher than 1280x1024 on desktop (monitor is 1680x1050). I tried to go to a virtual terminal to install NVIDIA drivers and I get a ...
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how does my heating issue in dell inspiron stopped?

I have installed the all new Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). And I am way to happy. I used work on Linux but I was literally irritated because my Dell Inspiron used to heat up really badly. initially I ...
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3.11.0-20 vs 3.13.0-24 ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded from 13.10 ubuntu to 14.04 and if I run with kernel 3.13.0-24 it is slow/laggy and after a while i get screen glitches and shortly after that whole pc freezes. If I choose instead ...
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How do I eliminate screen tearing on 14.04 and XBMC with NVidia-331?

I have updated my 12.04 HTPC to 14.04 (new install; same hardware), and have started getting awful screen tearing where I had none before. /proc/cpuinfo AMD A4-3300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics ...
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Very slow graphics performance after upgrade 12.04 => 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and the performance is extremely sluggish; windows open and close in slow motion. Presumably my graphics hardware has not been recognized by the system. I think that I ...
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Missing OpenCL.so file / No GPU found

I am having trouble trying to get my graphic card to be recognised, not just recognised, but for it being able make use of it's OpenCL/GL drivers for use in Gaming mostly and BitCoin mining. I have ...
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Does Kubuntu 14.04 support HD4870?

Does Kubuntu 14.04 support HD4870 or not? The Driver Manager doesn't find anything & all linux drivers from the AMD homepage don't work too :( P.S. Win8 won't boot after upgrade & HD4870 is ...
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Amd Catalyst installation

After I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 I can't install Catalyst. When I try to install the driver it displays an error that there is no compatible adapter. I tried it with the stable and the beta ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze installation

I Own an HP Pavilion 15 e070sl, i tried to install many linux OS (Ubuntu 13.04, 13.10, 14.04 and Fedora 20) Alongside with windows 8.1 I'v never found one working. On 14.04 i just get a message ...
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Activated the wrong graphics driver for AMD 7xxx series in ubuntu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my laptop.I kept on updating it and installing new softwares including GNU Radio companion throughout the previous night as my connection was slow.After a night ...
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nvidia drivers installed. boots in to black terminal like screen. help?

ok so ive decided to move over to linux lite from windows xp beacuse it's said to be simple and easy to use. well that's one of the biggest lies ive ever been told. Everything worked great until i ...
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Corrputed my Intel video drivers 12.04

I have a Lenovo W520 with nVidia Optimus and an Intel Sandybridge Mobile GT2+ (according to X log) on 12.04 and after installing bumblebee it was all working fine (apart from the nVidia card appearing ...
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Extremely slow connection with a Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card

Recently upgraded into 14.04 from 12.04 using ubuntu update manager. After the system restart, the browser is not showing the web pages(although the wireless network is present/connected and running). ...
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Black screen with nVidia drivers on ubuntu

I have: ASUS P4V800D-X Intel Pentium 4 HT 2.80GHz 2.5GB RAM 40GB HDD nVidia 9500GT When I installed nVidia drivers downloaded from nvidia.com website (selected recommended drivers), I simply can't ...
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Wondering how can I update my BIOS

So I have this Lenovo U310 laptop and I want to update my BIOS on it. But as I only have Ubuntu on it and it seems Lenovo does not provide any Linux drivers, how would it be possible to do it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Supported Drivers for HD4850

Are there drivers that will work for the AMD HD4850 with Ubuntu 14.04? I checked this page which indicates that the only supported drives would require a kernel downgrade to 3.4. Are there really no ...
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How to fix ubuntu load screen after install nvidia driver (331,38)

I installed nvidia proprietary driver (331.38 on ubuntu 14.04 by sudo apt-get install nvidia-331) and now the Ubuntu load screen is with a bad resolution (640x480). I followed some recommendations ...
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How to setup a Netgear Wnda3100v2 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have never been a Linux user before (I'm familiar with Windows 7) and I would like some help on setting up the Netgear Wnda3100v2 wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I've heard that I needed ...
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Low resolution on radeon hd 4530 ubuntu 12.04.04

I've just install Ubuntu and I can't solve the problem with low graphic settings. It isn't ugly low but it still not good enough. I did this instruction but it didn't work for me. What should I do ...
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Windows are going black when mini/maximizing

I´ve got 14.04 running perfectly on my desktop. There is however one slightly frustrating thing, which is that sometimes when I minimize a window, and then maximize it again the window is completely ...
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Do I need to install all the drivers for my Laptop?

I am using HP Mini Laptop. I am going to replace my Windows 7 OS with Ubuntu. Do I need to install all the supporting drivers (Like we do after installing Windows) of my Laptop(Graphic, WiFi, ...
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How to install open source or proprietary AMD drivers in 14.04? [on hold]

What is the correct way to install proprietary ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx) directly from AMD?
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Cant Start NVIDIA performance mode

What does this error means? Is not possible to select the NVIDIA GPU, whenever I try this blank error appears and returns immediately to to Intel Graphics I just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04, but ...
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14.04 heavy flickering with catalyst driver [on hold]

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 with a Radeon HD 6630M/6650M/6750M/7670M/7690M board and 2 external monitors. After upgrading to 14.04 from 13.10 I got no 3d acceleration for Nouveau driver and heavy ...
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Could someone give me the overview for adding to the kernel?

I've built my own kernels in Gentoo before so I'm no novice. I just did the dist-upgrade for xubuntu to 14.04 but alas the new kernel image wont support my Wireless NIC. Thank Goodness I still had ...
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Wifi[Model:MT7630e] and Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. i.e. all the hardware are certified by Ubuntu but still no drivers available. The Same problem was with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, loading i801 I2C driver

I have a device connected to the following bus (I will discuss it once I explain what I'm trying to achieve), and I'm trying to debug the driver itself (generally it was working for earlier ...
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Laptop shutting down when trying to run Portal from Steam

My laptops shuts down a minute or two into the game when I try to run Portal from the native steam client. I have Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel version 3.11) with Nvidia GT 335M graphics card (Nvidia driver ...
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Few Problems after installing Ubuntu 12.04

i tried ubuntu last year, all was working fine, there was no lag, and now again i was trying and downloaded official latest lte ubuntu 12.04 there are few problems im facing are, 1. Lagy animations: ...
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I have nvidia driver 304, can I install instead nvidia-331? [on hold]

I have a computer in which there's Linux Mint 16 64Bit. Currently I have the nvidia-304 driver, exactly the 304.121 one. I've installed it thanks to the xorg-edgers PPA, because i don't have any ...
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No wifi with xubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 8600

I've just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop, because of the lack of a pae, and everything works fine except wifi. I've followed the instructions on the Wifi help page and ...
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Nvidia Graphic not allowing boot

Hello and welcome to the toughest question on the internet! Brought to you today by this machine: Toshiba Qosmio x505-q830 core i7 720qm, 4gb DDR3, 320GB HDD, nVidia GTS 250M. I have tried installing ...
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cannot install hp 2540 printer driver [on hold]

while trying to download the printer drivers I got this error error Package install command failed with error code 100 any clues?
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Weird Wireless Issue on 12.04

I am having this weird issue with my wireless card (Intel Centrino Wireless n130). If I restart the computer via the interface when it restarts it doesn't seem to recognize my wifi card. However when ...
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Ubuntu VGA compatible driver installation

The output of my lspci -nn |grep VGA is this: compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV100 QY [Radeon 7000/VE] [1002:5159] I need to install the adequate driver because I get ...
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Driver issues regarding release versions

PC: Asus G50-vt im sorry if this has been answered once already, but here is the issue, the laptop i have will install 12.04.4, 12.10, and 13.10, the mouse works during installation on all three ...
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Cuda issues..need help

I have been trying for the last 3 days trying to get Cuda to work on my labtop solely for the purpose of using Pyrit. Everytime I think I have got it Pyrit will still only list CPU cores. My last ...
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jockey-text is not working

I have Ubuntu 12.04, just learning Linux. I ran jockey-text --list and got no results. Then I ran jockey-text -u and got the following results: emmett@emmett-linux:~$ jockey-text -u Traceback (most ...
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No video out on 12.04 [on hold]

I have a relatively old laptop with a VGA port on it. Every time I hook it up to a projector, It is not auto detected by the projector. I cycled through the sources, and still nothing. Is it a driver ...
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ubuntu stuck on purple loading screen, nvidia graphics card problem

my nvidia geforce gtx 750ti graphics card is why ubuntu will not boot. It hangs in the purple screen. i have 13.10 installed. how do i boot ubuntu with this nvidia card?
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Does the Radeon HD 8570M work with Ubuntu (Saucy/Trusty)? (no hybrid)

I'm planning to buy a new computer. It uses a AMD A8 processor with a Radeon HD 8570M. I've read lots of discussions on how to get this card work using Ubuntu or Mint. However, all of them were ...
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Why does my computer (almost) randomly power off? (GPU Kernel Panics?)

I've always had a problem running any sort of Linux distro on my machine. I'm a gamer and tend to spend most of my time in Windows and I have never had any issues when it comes to stability of my PC, ...
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I need help, and an answer to update drivers [closed]

I can't get my camera to work, and cannot find how to have ubuntu locate equipment installed on here
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Web page loading problem on RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC

I have a problem with my network (RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC) on Kubuntu (Live CD). I wanted to install Kubuntu, so I tested the web browser using the Live CD, but ...
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fglrx brightness and black screen

In a HP 2000 Notebook PC and ubuntu 13.10, when I change the radeon driver for the fglrx, glxgears show more fps, but any brightness change make a black screen for one second. With the radeon driver ...
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How to make modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp persist a reboot

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but to get outbound active FTP connections through our firewall we need to run the following: sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp I learned this trick from ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on a Sony VAIO SVE1511AENB?

Can Ubuntu be installed on a Sony VAIO SVE1511AENB? I am asking this because I tried two times, without succes. I could not get appropriate graphics drivers; I could not increase or decrease screen ...
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Dualscreen problem with optimus

I have a Lenovo T430 (with an Optimus graphical system), connected to a Dock Station with an output DVI (a 23" screen is on this output). I have Ubuntu 14.04 Beta1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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Nvidia Overvolting Utiity (Ubuntu 14.04) [closed]

I am trying to find a way to overclock my Nvidia 660M with the new beta drivers that recently got released. Of course with overclocking you must also change voltage. However I can not seem to find a ...