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How can I get old video drivers back?

No matter what I watch on hulu, or when I watch it, I see annoying flickering. It doesn't happen on youtube, southparkstudios, or various other websites with videos that I have used since since ...
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Ubuntu VirtualBox display driver?

I have a dell E6230, installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox. The display defaults to 600x400 showing the upper left corner of the screen. It's the only resolution that shows in the GUI. How do I get ...
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Externally Install Ubuntu Drivers?

I'm going to be installing Ubuntu 14.04 within the next few hours, and I've noticed that every time I install Ubuntu on my laptop, I never have any networking or graphics drivers. I always have to ...
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Driver for Intel centrino n-2230 with FRU 04w3765

I got fed up with my Lenovo e530's BCM43228 that didn't start working so I bought a special Intel centrino n-2230 04w3765 because of Lenovo whitelisting the wifi cards on BIOS. Now I faced a smaller ...
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ubuntu 14.04 crashes on Nvidia drivers update

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 and all works fine until I update the Nvidia drivers: the update apparently goes ok but when i reboot the machine it crashes after the Grub's window. If i ...
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ACER TravelMate 5735Z - How do i update graphic drivers?

i'm completely n00b in this forum and relatively in ubuntu at all. I read a lot of forum threads and stuff about a problem that occurs with my laptop and ubuntu: it doesn't go well together (i had ...
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How to check if openchrome is installed in my system or what graphics driver is installed in ubuntu 14.04

I want to know if openchrome is installed in my computer or not. my motherboard is ASUS A8V-MX 939 VIA K8M800 Micro ATX AMD and its Onboard Video Chipset : S3 Graphics UniChrome Pro IGP with 1GB ...
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Should I install Intel Graphics Installer for Intel Mobile GM965/GL960 [on hold]

Colours are especially bad when viewing the same video file in Windows 7. Another user also mentioned it before, so if anyone can update me on the issue, I'll be grateful. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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No WiFi, Brightness adjustment after returning from sleep mode, and Hibernation function with AMD Radeon HD 6480G GPU

I have the following GPU: $ lspci | grep -i vga 00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Sumo [Radeon HD 6480G] I've tried with the following drivers: ...
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nVidia 331.38 scaling issues in 14.04

I just did a clean install to 14.04 from saucy, and applied the proprietary nvidia drivers afterwards. I seem to have a scaling issue as shown in the screenshot below: http://imgur.com/M5FBqfg ...
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HyperV integration services 3.5 for 12.04

Is there any Way to use HyperV integration services Version 3.5 in Ubuntu 12.04?
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HD 5450 display snow when connected to the Pioneer receiver

I have a gigabyte ITX board with onboard video through Intel's HD 4600. I was able to make it work correctly but I was not getting any sound throught HDMI with it. So I tried with two different PCI-E ...
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Amd Radeon 8730 Ubuntu 13.10

How could I install Amd Radeon 8730 driver on Ubuntu 13.10 because I tried and I didn't make it..
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changed driver for graphic card but still problems with fans and low performance

first of all thank you for your help! My laptop specifications: HP-ProBook core i 4 GB RAM Intel 4000 HD + AMD Catalyst HD (the new version) I installed my ATI drivers by using additional drivers, ...
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14.04 : How to disable discrete graphics card

I know 14.04 has Kernel 3.13 and is supposed to be better at dynamic power management. My problem is the estimated remaining time keeps changing. But on an average I see 5 hours. On same machine on ...
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Display problem in HP Compaq laptop

I am recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my laptop HP Compaq with an AMD Turion processor.Model no. HP presario V6000. It works well when booted from DVD but after installation display will not work ...
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Bumblebee running on Nvidia does not increase performance

When I run anything with bumblebee it doesn't provide performance increase compared to running on the Intel integrated chip. Is this an indication of incorrectly installed drivers and settings or just ...
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Installation of Display Card Driver : [ATI Radeon HD 4770]

How to install my display card driver? Previously, I did the following things: Downloaded the official driver from AMD.com : ...
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Should I change my linux distro because of overheating?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 from more than six months. During last month my laptop Sony Vaio VGN CR 363 keep overheating compare to Windows 7. My System Details show that I have graphics Gallium 0.4 on ...
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after i turn my ATI graphics card off,when i suspend my session then i can't log in again[session]

I've Ubuntu 12.04 installed and I've turned graphics card off as it was producing a lot of heat. -Now when I suspend my session then I can't log in again.When I click the power light gets on but the ...
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How Can I get Xubuntu to give me the option for additional drivers? (looking for NVIDIA drivers)

I will start with a disclaimer: I have been using Xubuntu for a few years now, but I would still consider myself a beginner. When I first installed(12.04) my computer detected that there were ...
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Wireless not working when driver selected

I have a older laptop but I love Linux, I downloaded and installed the newest release last month of Ubuntu. I was running it duel-boot style. I can not get the Linux side to pick up the wireless ...
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Ubuntu thinks I have a manually installed driver

Ubuntu seems to think I have a manually installed driver when I am using the default drivers (Nouveau) and therefore I cannot switch to the other Nvidia drivers. I want to install them this way and ...
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Drivers for Intel ICH9R chip…Gigabyte X48T DQ6 MB…Ubuntu 14.04

My Ubuntu OS is not 'seeing' my two re-writers, which are connected to GSATA. It's hit and miss whether the OS 'sees' my hdds connected to the Intel SATA connectors. When I installed WIN 7, these ...
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Xserver crashes while turning on the second screen with new nvidia driver on 14.04

I have recently updated Kubuntu to 14.04 and installed new nvidia drivers for my GT 630m (optimus). After upgrade my second display connected over HDMI with DVI adapter was turned off, so I tried to ...
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Can I install ubuntu on Samsung 350v5c?

I am new to ubuntu and i have a couple of questions before installing it. -Is there UI in German language? -Can I install it along side my windows 8 (It's on a 500gb hard drive with one partition ...
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Auth_failure when connecting to wireless network in Ubuntu 14

I installed Ubuntu and I've been working on this for a while now and I really need some help bad. I setup a Realtek RTL8192E windows xp driver on ubuntu using ndiswrapper and configured ...
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ECSUSA A790GXM-A VGA Driver

Using Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS 64Bit, on my ESCUSA (Elite Group) Motherboard model = A790GXM-A (Version 1.0) Ubuntu 64 Bit 12.04.4 LTS worked great, even 11.04 worked better with HDMI, but 12.04.4 LTS did ...
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Xorg Random Crashes on 14.04 on ATI Radeon (post-fglrx trauma) [on hold]

I have a computer ATI Radeon card and I am running Ubuntu (14.04) on it. And I know you can read the rest of the story... I tried to install "fglrx" drivers in vain, and then uninstalled them. I did ...
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Random blackscreen / freeze - Nvidia drivers

I currently use Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with Nvidia drivers 304 (installed from the "Additional Drivers" Menu). The problem is that sometimes (usually a few minutes after login) my screen randomly either ...
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Getting Broadcom BC4313 Wi-Fi to work on Ubuntu 12.04 without slowing internet for other devices

I have two laptops on my network, one of which has been running Ubuntu 12.04 for several months now without any issues. After getting a virus on the other yesterday, which originally came with ...
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Ubuntu on a Gateway M285

Is there a step by step process to correctly install Ubuntu on my Gateway M285E laptop? I have tried loading Zorin, Ubuntu, and Elementary OS, but I think my video card is causing black screens and ...
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14.04 my ubuntu nightmare [on hold]

I've tried 4 times to load it with the same results. screen freezing, browser freezing app centre failed to open 5 min to load a page, cant download, cant install, graphics come to a total halt, I ...
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Unable to remove proprietary ATI Drivers

I hope I'm not asking a duplicate question, but I've searched through the archives and attempted to do it myself several times. Several months ago I was attempting to install ATI drivers in an ...
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Graphics hardware warning when updating to 14.04

As I use Ubuntu at work I just update only LTS versions but now I'm not sure if I can/should. As my computer is now ten years old I would change if was mine but as it is owned by my employer I have to ...
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Ubuntu on a HP PAVILION DV6-3315

I think this is not a duplicate thread. If it is sorry. I have a HP PAVILION DV6-3315, wich has an Intel i5-450m, 4GB of RAM, an ATI HD6550m (that some programs and Ubuntu recognize as an ATI ...
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Acer Aspire 7750G graphics conflict with 14.04

So I posted this the other day, as I was having freeze issues with my new install of 14.04. I installed updates and after a few days the issue seems to have ceased. But what has persisted is lagging. ...
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Install rpm on machine without network access

I am debugging my computer which is running Ubuntu. I got a driver for PCIE and I need to install this driver. So first I need to run this command: rpmbuild -tb igb.tar.gz, however I'm getting the ...
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help? Very low video animation performance since 14.04 upgrade

I just updated from 13.10 to 14.04 LTS and.. it's horrible.. the graphics card is.. well.. : AMD A8-5600K with AMD Radeon HD 7560D So please help.. it's impossible to work.. I should make a video ...
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synaptics touchpad driver needed

I have a synaptics touchpad that works with synaptics driver version 16* on windows 8.1 and has some nice gestures, especially pinch to zoom, rotate ... I installed many ubuntu versions and looked for ...
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Correct way of downloading the running ubuntu 12.04 source code

If I download the source code as: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-precise.git In Makefile I can see VERSION = 3 PATCHLEVEL = 2 SUBLEVEL = 55 EXTRAVERSION = If I do this: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Screen freezed

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and all was working fine but today after a while working on my Laptop Ubuntu freezes after a random amount of time. First I had installed the nvidia proprietary ...
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Graphic driver not working for games (12.04)

This is my first post so please excuse the noobiness of this. Not really sure how to describe the problem so bear with me on this. I have been experimenting with graphics drivers recently in order to ...
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Ubuntu won't login after installing nvidia drivers

yesterday i installed ubuntu 14.04 without any problems. I want to use my nvidia drivers instead of the integrated intel graphics so I tried to use the driver checker provided by ubuntu, the problem ...
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Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver 14.04

Please reopen this question, as 14.04 is now official and no longer a beta version, and the problem still exists: Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver
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How do I disable loading a driver for a specific device

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, attempting to setup pci pass-through for my discrete graphics card to a Windows 7 guest VM running on KVM. My processor is an AMD APU with IOMMU support, my discrete ...
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AMD driver installer without text

I am trying to install AMD drivers on my Dell inspiron 15R. I downloaded beta drivers from here. I extracted the the downloaded zip file. Then i executed amd-driver-installer-14.10-x86.x86_64.run. Now ...
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After trying to install nvidia driver 331 login will not work in graphic mode [on hold]

I was trying to install the NVIDIA 331 driver on my laptop with a GeForce GT 540M running ubuntu 12.10 but the instalation failed and now I am unable to login on graphic mode. When I attempt to login ...
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Uninstaller for amd catalyst /usr/share/ati/amd-uninstall.sh, does not exist or cannot be found

I am unable to uninstall the AMD Catalyst driver using the script specified by the AMD instructions here. When I run the command: sudo ./amd-driver-installer-13.35.1005-x86.x86_64.run --uninstall ...
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cannot mountExternalStorage(): Invalid argument in eMMC card board

My android-3.4 kernel board is using EMMC card (flash) and during the bootup time I am getting the following error message and because of that my board is not booting. Can you please give me ...