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Develop Ubuntu Device Drivers

I am trying to write a simple device driver according to the book "Linux Device Drivers" but can't set up the correct include path. I am using a simple make script. The operating system is Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 used too much processor after latest updatest

after updating ubuntu 14.04 it uses 25-50% of my processor continuously causing my laptop turnoff automatically by overheating. i have no problem before the updates. graphic driver is not a problem, i ...
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Trouble using ubuntu on netbook

I'm using an old Dell netbook with intel atom processor. I had the newest ubuntu working for awhile at first. Then my account seemed to get corrupted because I could log in as a guest just fine but ...
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will manufacturer's hardware management still work?

I'm buying the Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E545, which comes loaded with Windows. I'm going to erase Windows and install 13.04. Will all the hardware management features still work, for example fan speed ...
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Driver r8169 of Realtek

Somebody knows what happened with driver r8169 of Realtek? Internet connection works well in Windows Vista Ultimate. However on Ubuntu 14.04, it did not work. It does not recognize wired connection. ...
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Finding out what AMD Radeon Chip and installing drivers

I have a lenovo G500 laptop which has a label showing "AMD Radeon Graphics". I want to find out what chip set it is and install drivers as I am unable to use graphics and am forced to use TTY mode. I ...
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Graphics problem (Dualhead MSI nVidia GeForce 660)

The computer boots up fine, however after only a minute or so of running, the applications and icons begin glitching (large verticle bars of solid color or missing text, similar to what I'd call ...
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Update broke graphics driver, no GL, no Unity 3D, GeForce 610M

About a month ago an automatic update and a seven day-streak with no reboot somehow broke my graphics capabilities, rendering me Unity 2D'd and video-game-less. I suspect it is to do with driver ...
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Can't install Nvidia 304 Updates on HWE 12.04.5

I've upgraded my 12.04 LTS to the new HWE bringing the Kernel to 3.13.0-32-generic #57~precise1-Ubuntu. My graphics card is a Nvidia 7600 GS and needs to use 304-updates to work. When upgrading to ...
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How to use old Memory Stick?

How to use "old" Memory Stick ≤128㎆? I have found a solution for "old" Memory Stick >128㎆, using ricoh-kernel: wget -O ricoh-kernel.tar.gz ...
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Issue with AMD drivers (14.04)

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 installation and my system has an AMD 7730M HD Radeon Notebook graphics card.I installed the Nouveau drivers and tried switching graphics card through the catalyst center by ...
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Problem with AMD HD Radeon 8570M Graphics Card

I Have a Lenovo Essential G505s. I Have tried various linux distros but my graphics card seems to have very less support for linux distros. I have an AMD HD Radeon 8650G (int) / AMD HD Radeon 8570M ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 driver for Nvidia 320M?

I checked my graphic card in the terminal by lspci | grep VGA and i've got this: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GT216M [GeForce GT 320M] (rev a2) So it is thinking that my ...
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Aspire r7 wireless not working

ok so i installed it from a usb stick and the wirless does not work....i have no idea how to fix this there is no Ethernet port either, is there a way to put it on a usb stick and then install it?
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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Intel Graphis card not updating. Problem with ppa?

I'm trying to update my graphics card. Info: description: VGA compatible controller product: 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller vendor: Intel Corporation ...
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Unable to print to my Canon ImageClass MF4700 in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

I am just a user of the Ubuntu... so my knowledge of Ubuntu is very basic. I just acquired a new Canon ImageClass MF4700 All-in-One printer. I researched on the web and found a link to download this ...
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Why does my laptop overheat on 14.04?

I have read similar posts here but could not find an answer that solves my problem. So here is what happens: As soon as i open one app in Ubuntu 14.04 my laptop overheats making noise . Laptop specs ...
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Copy drivers from one ubuntu to another ubuntu

Is there any way so that drivers installed in one Ubuntu device be installed in another device . Some type of transfer of drivers
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Tried to install audio driver for ASUS P5K, now sound is not working

I was bored recently so I decided to download and install drivers from ASUS site. My motherboard is Asus P5K. After downloading the drivers, I messed up the installation somehow (don't remember the ...
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Ralink rt3290 Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I was trying to install Ralink rt3290 bluetooth driver which I downloaded from http://s3.amazonaws.com/mtk.cfs/Downloads/linux/-2012_0508_RT3290_Linux_STA_v2.6.0.0.bz2 When I run the make command I ...
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make command not working ERROR 2

I was trying to install Realtek_RTS5229_Linux_Driver_v1.07 which I downloaded from [here][1] When I run the make command I get the following error:- make[1]: Leaving directory ...
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will it be harmful if we install windows 8/

I have a dell latitude 3540 ubuntu pre installed . as many of us suffered a audio fail includes not working of speakers. is it because I had installed windows 8 or something else ? and how can I ...
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After nvidia driver update: freezes after login

This is my first time installing Ubuntu. I'm using 14.04. I'm using an aspire 5750g laptop with two gracphics chips(graphic intel hd 3000 and geforece gt520). I can swith between them in Windows. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not recognizing installed Intel graphics driver

I'm completely new to this. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a new Dell desktop. I am having a problem with Xorg and compiz using >60% of a CPU. I think this is because my graphics driver is not being ...
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Why are my launcher and panel all glitchy when I open dash since updating my nVidia drivers?

As you can see in the image, launcher and my panel look a bit glitchy when I open dash. I have used unity-tweak-tool to set the transparency to static blur on dash, and this always worked in the ...
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Can't detect external monitor on Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Thinkpad W530 running Ubuntu 14.04; I've tried connecting external monitors via both VGA and DisplayPort, but neither are being detected. I turned off Optimus, and am only using the discrete ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron 1501 internal wifi doesn't work

I recently installed Lubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and I have trouble getting the internal wi-fi hardware to work properly. I can connect to the internet just fine using an Ethernet cable or a USB wi-fi ...
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read/write permissions secondary driver on Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed a second driver on Ubuntu 14.04. It is formated as "ext4" and labeled DATA sudo blkid > /dev/sdb1: LABEL="DATA" UUID="df065398-cb68-47df-b1ab-abf81916159f" TYPE="ext4" and all ...
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Graphics Issue on Resume

I have lubuntu 14.04 on an old Acer Aspire 5100. When it resumes the screen is flickering and unusable so I have to hard reboot. After the reboot it works perfectly. lspci shows the graphics is: ...
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Ubuntu Graphics Driver / Screen Resoloution Problem

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu on from Windows XP previously. After the installation I noticed the screen resolution is wrong and not all of the screen fits on the display. After ...
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Incorrect Resolution via HDMI [on hold]

I've just installed Linux Mint (well, went from deepin, to ubuntu, to mint) and in all of the three distros I've been having issues with the HDMI output on my Nvidia GTX 660's (two in SLI). The port ...
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how to write a program of a main module and three other modules [on hold]

The owners of the Super Supermarket would like to have a program that computes the monthly gross pay of their employees as well as the employee’s net pay. The input for this program is an employee ID ...
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after installed linux header in ubuntu 11, still have error linux/module.h no such file or directory [on hold]

already sudo apt-get install linux-headers-$(uname -r) in home directory i type gcc -o cli cli.c still got error linux/module.h no such file or directory then i search where is the source, i ...
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setting up occulus rift on ubuntu

I have recently obtained an oculus rift development kit and would like to set it up to work on ubuntu, I have plunged in the hdmi cable and the power cable (it´s giving me a blue light), and now I ...
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screen noise playing videos on 14.04 using nvidia GeForce Gt610 with nvidia driver 340

The noise looks like little horizontal white streaks/broken lines that come and go very briefly, remeniscient of a noisey video cable. When I used the nouveau driver, it doesn't happen at all. I tried ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 Drivers Issue

I am new to linux, and have had a difficult time trying to get any linux distro installed on this system - but I have finally got Lubuntu 14.04 installed and running. I am now having issues with ...
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ATI GPU, very high temperatures even in idle, after motherboard upgrade

I recently changed my motherboard and after that i get very high temperatures on my gpu. With the old motherboard i had no such problems (used proprietary drivers). I tried using open source, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 lagging a lot, not updating

Ok, so first of all I had an issue where the whole system would completely freeze and I'd have to hard reset it all the time. I googled around a bit and found a bunch of people saying that updating ...
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Audio input prompt not updated

I am currently running 14.04 on a dell xps 13. I have installed some of the drivers from the driver support pack. However, these drivers were created for 12.04. The problem I am getting is that the ...
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Canon Pixma IP2600, statuf stopped

I installed my driver for my Canon IP2600 printer, and it was working for a while, but for some reason. Whenever I send a file to be printed I get a status of stopped. I used the PPA from this site: ...
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Install ubuntu at probook 450 G1 [duplicate]

I am using a HP PROBOOK 450 laptop with running Windows 8 on it . i gonna install ubuntu now but i googled about this model and ubuntu i founded some bad results about wireless's driver please ...
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Trying to get wifi working in Lubuntu 14.04 on Inspiron B120

I'm having a hell of a time getting wifi working on this old laptop. Google turns up lots of people having similar problems, but all the answers seem to be from 2010 - 2011 and aren't working for me. ...
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How do I fix problems with buttonmaps in xboxdrv?

I am using xboxdrv and my wireless xbox 360 controller with a wireless receiver. When i check the button map with jtest it works fine but when I try to use it in a game (Rogue Legacy) a lot of the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on HP S7620.uk with Nvidia GeForce 7500 LE

Hi I am looking to setup a dual boot on a HP S7620.uk with Win XP and Ubuntu 14.04 When I tried running Ubuntu 14.04 from a DVD without installing I got several lines of errors saying the GPU had ...
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WQHD HDMI GeForce 460M

I have the proprietary nvidia driver installed in Ubuntu 13.04. I have a toshiba qosmio laptop with the GeForce 460M GPU. In windows, I was able to use the configuration utility to successfully get it ...
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Ethernet works with Windows Vista Ultimate, but not in Ubuntu 14.04

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 my ethernet is not connecting. Anyone can help me , please ? NetworkManager Tool State: disconnected Device: eth0 Type: Wired Driver: r8169 State: unavailable Default: ...
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Open Source Radeon Driver Overscan

I'm experiencing a fair bit of overscan using the open source Radeon drivers on 14.04. I'm using a DVI cable to connect a Radeon X1300 to a rear projection television. I've looked through the ...
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Creating a driver for Netgear WN111 wireless-n adapter in Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know how to create a driver for the WN111 wireless-n adapter in Ubuntu 12.04. I have tried the Microsoft Windows way and was able to obtain only the corresponding .sys file but not ...
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Nvidia-settings closes after applying settings instead of applying them

I have a problem with my ubuntu system. The NVIDIA proprietory driver doesn't work anymore as it should. I freshly installed Ubuntu just a few moments ago and the first thing I did was update ubuntu ...