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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 ...
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Install Zotac NVIDIA Linux x86_64 drivers in Ubuntu 14.10

Had to pull ideas from several sources to get this to work, so I thought I'd outline the steps here in one post. I just bought a Zotac GEForce GT630 video card (model ZT-60416-20L). I went with ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome/Nvidia Driver Conflict

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday with full-disk encryption, installed all the updates, and then I installed G++, Clang 3.5, Intel Parallel Studio 2015 (Update 1), and Nvidia's newest stable ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.10 -> Onkyo TX NR616 -> Samsung UE55

I have problems getting sound/picture from Ubuntu PC's through HDMI to my Onkyo. Devices connected with HDMI: PS4 - working fine Windows 8.1 laptop - working fine. Devices NOT working with HDMI ...
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Problem installing drivers in 'low-graphics mode'

When I boot up I am getting a 'low-graphics mode' error. This happened just after installing some system updates. I have been trying some of the solutions from How to fix "The system is running ...
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Asus n73 sm with Ubuntu 14.04 problems

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Asus n73sm laptop.Almost everything works fine except two things: the first one is that the NVidia GT 630M driver on the 3.13.44 kernel using a proprietary ...
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Nvidia Proprietory Drivers for Linux Mint 17.1 (http://www.dell.com/in/p/inspiron-15-3542-laptop/pd)

My laptop has dual graphics (Intel + Nvidia GeForce 820M) and i'm finding it difficult to install Proprietory graphic card drivers for the GeForce. Have tried many methods on Ubuntu 14.04, and they ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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I'm trying to find a driver for my old Epson stylus1000 printer

First I should say I'm not exactly flush with computer knowledge but can follow instructions and that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 I'm trying to get back the use of my elderly Epson Stylus 1000 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Installing Epson Stylus SW235SX on Ubuntu

Dear Ubuntu community, I would need some advise on installing an Epson Stylus SX235W scanner on an Ubuntu 14.04. After realising that my scanner was not seen by mu computer, and looking at a couple ...
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Ubuntu - Method to install drivers

How do I install ethernet driver on Ubuntu? Isn there a program which installs the drivers?The .exe files dont work.There are linux editions but i do not know how to install them.
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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I just fixed my wifi problem in a horrifying way, did I mess something up?

Came home from my apartment to my parents house for the first time since re-imaging my computer. Ran 14.04 before on this computer, just a clean install. Worked before, didn't now. I knew the wifi ...
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Blank screen boot after UPDATE

I have Ubuntu 14.04, with an Nvidia 740M card, I installed propriety drivers as well as bumblebee and everything was working great, I did an update the other day, restarted, and once it displays the ...
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instead of writing patches . . . why not just convert dll files from windows and android driver?

here's a great question that i have been DYING to know. . . . . why are we waiting for "patches" when we could possibly just convert the .dll files from a windows and or extension files from android ...
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Installing dell drivers through a usb (specifically wireless driver)

Brand new to Ubuntu. I have an old Dell Inspiron 1420 that I installed Ubuntu on (the latest download from the website). It installed great via usb. Usually with a windows OS, I am able to download ...
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Open GL 4.0 not working

I recently purchase an OpenGL4.0 game, and it is not loading with the error message of Open GL 4.0 or higher not found I am assuming this is an issue with my drivers, however when I look to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes hang after waking up [on hold]

I'm using Dell Optiplex 9020. And i install Ubuntu 14.04. But sometimes (not every time) after waking up my computer from suspend state. it will hang in the log in screen, i can't input anything, ...
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Desktop only visible on small portion of the screen on old Dell Inspiron 1100

I have an old dell inspiron 1100 laptop and I installed ubuntu 12.04.2 dual boot with windows xp. Everytime I log into ubuntu, the screen appears always on the left hand corner, never full. This ...
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unstable wifi conection Ubuntu 14.04 Acer Aspire V 13

I have problems to connect via Wifi with my Acer Aspire V 13 V3-371-39MA for several month. The strange thing is, sometimes I can connect and the conection would stay for the whole day...on other days ...
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Installed driver for rlt8812au for wireless dual-band usb adapter, but not working

Another newcomer I'm afraid, so forgive the ignorance. I followed instructions as following link: http://blog.danielscrivano.com/installing-rtl8812au-on-linux-for-wireless-dual-band-usb-adapters/ All ...
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Canon PIXMA MP 600R with 14.04 worked perfectly until yesterday. Now full black ink tank won't print

However when I reboot in Windows 7 the printer works perfectly. So the problem must be in the driver & not the machine. I tried re-installing the driver but that hasn't changed anything. I also ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties after reboot. No synaptics driver loaded?

Every time I reboot my laptop, my touchpad scrolling stops to work. I assume it's because my synaptics isn't loading as when I try to run synclient. I get the Couldn't find synaptics properties. ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia-331 gives black screen at startup

I have a laptop Asus K53s with nVidia GeForce GT 540M. I (freshly) installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and set up nvidia-331 proprietary driver for the graphic card. I set prime option to run nVidia ...
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I changed my video driver wrongly, how can I fix it?

I'm new in Ubuntu. I encountered a problem very similar to this link. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes after login I followed the answer. But It seems that I chose a wrong driver. The bars are not showing, ...
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USB stick is automatically getting disconnected

When i plug in my usb stick it doesn't get mounted. So i check dmesg. There i could see that stick is getting connected initially but in a second its getting disconnected. dmesg output: [ ...
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Trying to get Edimax EW-7822UAC USB wireless adapter driver to install [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, which seems unfortunate, as the instructions in the package are written for 12.04. So, like a trooper, I try to follow the instructions anyway. The first block I hit is in ...
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ubuntu 14.04 showing graphics driver as Intel® Haswell Mobile?

i my lenovo b40-70 is having integrated gpu and Radeon HD 8550M. from additional driver i have installed the open source driver as do not need much graphics.but in system details it is showing that ...
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Nvidia GT750M driver Ubuntu14.04

I configured my graphic card with the nvidia driver-331 by terminal with the command explained in this guide. ...
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Installing a USB Wireless Dongle for my setup

I have a raspberry pi that I want to install my usb driver on. So far I have managed to extract the RT2800 driver to my hard drive, and I end up with rt2800lib.ko and rt2800usb.ko. What do I do now? ...
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Startech USB to VGA/HDMI drivers

I would like to have un update on the chance to connect more than 2 additional display monitors to my laptop. I have already that infrastructure based on Windows but I miss Ubuntu. I've been an Ubuntu ...
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14.04 Can't login after NVIDIA install + Network not available

I have tried to install NVIDIA (for using CUDA) on my notebook running 14.04. I took the driver from here and hopefully followed the steps from the second answer here. I did this after I first tried ...
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Unable to Install NVIDIA Driver

So I am trying to install the NVIDIA GPU Driver Version 346.35 (http://www.geforce.com/drivers/results/81252) for my GTX 970 and am running into a lot of issues. I have tried to run the file and get ...
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Issue installing driver for AMD HD 4670

I know this question has been asked a few times but I wasn't able to fix my issue by installing Linux headers. I am getting the following message when I try to install the AMD display driver on my ...
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How to install a Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury mouse?

How to install a Logitech G402 Hyperion Fury mouse? I tried the official website but nothing.
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Wifi Intel Centrino N-2230 not working on Dell Inspiron 17r SE on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I had to reinstall my Ubuntu system because it was not working properly so I did with a USB installation and I kept my old /home. The Wifi was working good on my 14.10 system and even in Live CD but ...
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graphic driver for intel core 2 duo T5250

I have installed UBUNTU 12.04 LTS on compaq presario but it is not showing the graphics as good as windows xp.my system configuration is- **description: Notebook product: Presario C700 Notebook PC ...
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Why wireless driver doesn't work

There's a problem with wireless that the ifconfig doesn't show any wlan interface. I made sure that the interface is up by using : ifconfig wlan0 up and the result was something like : wlan0: ...
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discrete graphic card(nvidia geforce 540M) is not working well

i am using COMSOL Multiphysics for my simulations. at first using it with integrated graphic card(intel). renders was fine but so slow. then i installed bumblebee with latest nvidia driver(340.65) and ...
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While using trial mode of live CD, if I install drivers, will it affect my main system?

(Background info) I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP 110 netbook and it's working perfectly and configured as I like it. I have to use the 2d desktop though because it's not a powerful system. Since ...
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driver instalation for Samsung M2020W Printer

The printer shows that it is installed but it is "Idle" and will not print. Tried a lot of other typical stuff.
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How can I install drivers for my Laptop?

I just bought a new laptop from ASUS but they don't have the drivers for graphics, processor, etc supported for Ubuntu/Linux. I emailed them and they told me to install Windows. I don't want Windows ...
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Installing the driver for TP-LINK TL-WN727N on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I have problems with my Ubuntu 14.04. I plugged my wifi adapter but it did not work so I guess I need to install the driver manually but I don't know how to do it. I currently ...
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Terrible performance in desktop at 4K

i'm running ubuntu 14.04, is it a known problem to have bad performance compared to windows? This is my setup: 2x nvidia gtx970 intel i7 5820K monitor: Samsung U28D590 nvidia drivers: 343.22 one ...
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Video card is slow on a relatively new laptop

I've been having problems with my laptop (lenovo flex 2 15d) completely crashing since I installed Ubuntu (dual-boot, Windows 8.1 works just fine). I tried switching the video driver to the ...
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AMD Graphics Driver version that works for R9 290 GPU Pass through

Dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon R9 290) passthrough setup to a VM running Ubuntu 14.04 x64 LTS. Hypervisor used is KVM. Tried installing the latest Graphics driver available on amd support site (14.501 ...
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Problems while creating wifi hotspot for Smartphones

Actually i wanted to enable a feature by which i want to make a wifi hotspot for my smart phones from my LAN connection of my laptop. So i tried to setup a it using ap-hotspot. But when i attempted to ...
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How to use the Linux driver for a Huion drawing tablet

So I recently got a Huion 580 drawing tablet. It has a Linux driver but I have no idea how to use it. According to the email I got from the company it said that if I had Linux kernel 3.12.2 or above ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...