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Graphic card problem

1.My laptop is HP Pavilion dv3 2310ea with Intel Ironlake Mobile and AMD/Radeon Mobility 4550 graphic card on Ubuntu 15.10. I tried tutorial from this link: ...
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Dual monitor not working - Intel Graphics & Nvidia 960m

I don't really know where to start looking to solve this problem. Searching the web didn't get me very far. I'm not using any special adapter, it's a straight HDMI cable. It's a fresh install of ...
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Resolution Limit 1152x864 - Ubuntu 14.04, Nvidia 8800 GTS 320Mb, 22" Monitor

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 while ago, and now I have been trying to fix the resolution problem for almost two weeks. I have gone through each and every forum and question here and on many other websites ...
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wifi problems (ubuntu 12.04 on toshiba + TP-Link) Murphy Law

I have a toshiba portege z930 with ubuntu 12.04 and wifi is working greatly in any situation At home I have a modem router TP-LINK TD-W8970 V3 working perfectly with any device. Murphy law: my ...
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I cannot access the other partition (D:\ on windows), is hidden

I cannot access the other partition (D:\ on windows), is hidden after installing Ubuntu 12.04, the drive was hidden from windows 7. I don't know how to re-show the drive so that i can use my stuffs. ...
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Again: On the obstacles of Optimus in Ubuntu 15.10

I know questions about the nvidia drivers are asked zillions of times and I have searched for possible solutions but non of them worked!! Lenovo Idea Pad z510: optimus graphic card (intel-nvidia ...
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Is it possible to use dedicated GPU and integrated GPU at the same time? if so how?

I have an AMD R9 380x and Intel HD 530 and want to run a monitor on both connected via DVI at the same time. I can get output from both GPUs but not at the same time by changing kernel boot ...
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No sound on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. first it wasnt working for Wifi Drivers then after asking here i sorted that out now Sound Drivers arent working properly. already tried Solution and this ...
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Wireless Mouse not recognized 15.10

Pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux based OS, and am having a strange issue with my wireless mouse. It's a logitech m305 wireless mouse, plugging the dongle into the computer (any port) just leaves me with ...
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Laptop fan making a lot of noise

Sorry for the vague question, but I'm not even sure where to start solving this problem. My laptop fan is really loud and sometimes winds down to a soft whirring. I'm worried that there is an ...
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Airodump-ng mon0 error

I have an error while starting airodump mon0 on ubuntu 15. Before that I was using ubuntu 14.04 LTS that works great for me, but after upgrading to Ubuntu 15 it shows me this error: ...
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Cannot detect wifi on a newly installed Ubuntu 15.10

Today I installed Ubuntu and updated it by sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade And my wireless network adapter is QCA6174. I have tried the method in this website: ...
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15.10 no desktop, black terminal, black window borders

I have no idea what happened, but when i log in i get to an empty desktop, i can open a terminal which works fine by right-clicking desktop and open terminal, here i can start compiz and unity, then ...
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Ubuntu wifi usually not working on boot, needs kernel module restart

After installing Ubuntu on my netbook, an F205TA, wifi seems to be not working correctly. Usually wifi is not working after boot, but starts working after one or more tries of: sudo modprobe -r ...
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path to source code for network subsytem [duplicate]

I am new to linux world (I guess question reflects it :) ). I am going through tutorial on wifi drivers and it says source code would be at net/mac80211/ieee80211_sta.c. I tried to look inside my ...
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(Just started using Ubuntu) Can't connect to Internet even with Ethernet plugged in

Booted up my desktop using a USB that had Ubuntu installed. Even though I have Ethernet plugged into my motherboard and my wireless card installed. I still can't connect to the network. I think the ...
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problems with nvidia settings

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo Z510. I've installed the NVidia drivers 352.63. Now when I open my NVidia X-server settings, and I click on advanced settings, nothing happens and no more options ...
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Failed to load NVIDIA drivers

I have an NVIDIA NVS 5200, and my machine is running Ubuntu 15.10. I am trying to access a software that is currently installed on a server. In order to get the window of the software, I am using the ...
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Making sure AMD drivers are installed on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with an AMD Radeon HD 7730M chip. I just want to make sure that the drivers are properly installed because I'm getting some conflicting results. I used this guide first. Running lspci ...
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About Wifi signals

I just recently installed Ubuntu. My wi-fi signal is too weak although I'm seating right next to my router and it keeps disconnecting. Also apt-get update speed is just 10% of my actual speed. Help ...
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Which drivers should I install for my AMD graphics card?

In the history of me having this machine, I've successfully been able to get a stable installation of Linux on my computer one time. All other times, either I did something stupid when I was playing ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode after installing [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu on a separate ext4 partition. I did not create a swap partition, because I was going to create a swap file after installation. Ubuntu does not have an Internet connection, ...
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How to get surround sound on Ubuntu Studio 15.10

I have an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 system on a MSI MS-7788 motherboard (Intel i5, 4 cores, 64-bits, PCU), with an integrated sound card: 'Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High ...
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Hp dv6t Laptop heated up after removing Windows and installing Ubuntu

I completely formatted my laptop (HP dv6t 7000), removing windows and installed Ubuntu which is required at work. But Ubuntu is quickly draining my battery and is also heating up my laptop to the ...
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USB drive in VirtualBox with a Windows 7 guest [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 15.10 64bit and VirtualBox 5.0.14, the host. I created a Windows 7 32bit machine in VirtualBox, the guest. When I plug a USB drive in my computer to use it, VirtualBox detects the ...
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Module Realtek Wireless RTL8188EE not working on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.10

Bug in wireless realtek on ubuntu makes the sound choke when the wireless internal card is being used , how to configure the correct wireless module?
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Running UEFI in QEMU machine q35

I wrote a UEFI driver and I'm trying to run it in QEMU (ovmf...). It works fine but when I'm trying to access registers with address >100 hex (access any PCIe device) it fails. I'm trying to run QEMU ...
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Wi-Fi card not detected on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721

I'm new to Linux. My installation is Ubuntu 14.04.3. From day to day, my wireless card (Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230) on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 stopped working. It also disappeared from ifconfig and ...
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Just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working

Hey I just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working. It is a intel dual band wireless ac 3165. My first thought was to go to the intel and get the driver for it. So I done that and got the ...
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gpu-manager overwrites xorg.conf

I have recently installed the NVIDIA drivers on my Xubuntu 15.10 machine but I had to remove them due to improper multi-monitor setup. Everything went fine, except for the fact that gpu-manager seems ...
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Nvidia drivers black screen

while setting up a new workstation (2x XenonCPU, 2x SSD, 2xTeslaK40, 1xQuadroK620) First installation of Ubuntu 14 went fine, but then I realized that the Teslas were visible but I could not query ...
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Driver download for RTL8723BE?

I have a Dell Inspiron 13-7000 series, which has the RTL8723BE Realtek wireless chip. Wifi currently does not work on the computer, and it has no ethernet port, so I can't use terminal to download ...
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Will Ubuntu+KVM support an old Intel QuadCore Q8300 + Asus P5QPL

I am trying to convert this machine into a mini VM server The processor is Intel Q8300 QuadCore which IFAIK supports virtualization. The motherboard is Asus P5QPL-AM. It has Intel G41 chipset, X4500 ...
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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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ubuntu 14LTS -Even after my bluetooth is detected and is ON, I seem to be unable to pair with any device

I tried to follow this(Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04) thread it helped me to bring my bluetooth icon but I am unable to pair up with any device. Laptop hp 15r series ##### release ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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How to install Qualcomm Atheros WiFi Device Driver which is Missing in Ubuntu MATE 15.10?

$ lspci -nn 02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) Now i'm using Ubuntu MATE 15.10. I have installed some other Linux Distro. But none of them has driver ...
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Intel 7260 - Mint 17.3 - Thinkpad T540p [on hold]

not sure what is going on here - but please, would you be so kind as to see the wireless script output. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 09 Feb 2016 15:56 SAST +0200 Booted ...
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I've downloaded a driver, how do I install it?

Grr this has been frustrating!! I have a Latitude D630 with Dell 1395 WiFi card and installed Ubuntu dual boot. I downloaded the appropriate Linux driver from Broadcom. How do I install it?! Ubuntu is ...
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Wireless driver for mouse movement on Ubuntu 15.10

Setup I have a wireless board which is used to move mouse on a respective computer. It is connected through a dongle wirelessly to the computer. The driver/application is available are for only ...
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nvidia dual screen

I can't use dual screen with my Nvidia card proprietary drivers (I've tried them all!), and if I'm using the open source driver it says I'm switched to an Intel graphics card. When the proprietary ...
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brightness indicator doesn't change backlight brightness (15.10, Cinnamon, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M)

the problem My laptop's brightness adjustment keys affect the brightness indicator, but do not affect the real brightness of the monitor's backlight. related facts My Ubuntu version is 15.10. My ...
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How do I get network connection and WiFi working on Dell Inspiron 1520 and Ubuntu 12.04?

When I booted from the USB key, it popped up a notification for additional drivers, and then it installed an ethernet driver so at least the ethernet cable worked. After I installed and booted from ...
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Problems with wireless

I'm a ubuntu beginner user. I thought to have some problems with the driver of my network interface problems but apparently there weren't any ( wireless driver ). Unfortunately I went here: Wireless ...
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Canon MG2550 PIXMA “Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 14”

It's very simple! Nothing has worked until now1.... And Canon's website (Europe) doesn't seem to have the right Debian drivers for x64... Canon MG2550 Linux Drivers I just want a DEB file so I can ...
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WiFi auto detection in Window 10 ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed ubuntu 14.4 LTS alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. WiFi auto detection in Window 10 is ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04. Appreciate if anyone can help ...
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“Additional Drivers” problem switching

I am running an old ASUS P4P800 motherboard,with a GeForce FX 5200 graphics card installed. When I bring up Additional Drivers, it shows the nouveau and also an Nvidia-173 driver, which is the correct ...
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AMD APU + GPU (MSI GX70) Switchable Graphics Card

I want to move away from windows, since microsoft is doing a great mess right now with their OS. Though I've been an Ubuntu user since 2010, I was using this computer mainly for gaming. I have a MSI ...
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AM1 Kabini 5350 Sata Controller

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my computer but I can't see the drives connected to the AM1 sata controller. My motherboard is a AM1H-ITX with a AM1 socket controller and a ASMedia ASM1061 ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...