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Geforce 7300 LE - Nvidia 304.131 driver crashes in ubuntu 14.04 32bit

I have an old Dell Optiplex GX280 whith a PCIe card Nvidia Geforce 7300 LE. I have instaled de latest Nvidia 304.131 driver for this 32 bit achitecture and the driver doesn't work, and the desktop ...
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Saving battery on laptop

I have searched google for an answer but I didn't find a good one. I just bought a laptop (MSI GE62 2QD) and installed ubuntu. My problem is that the battery runs out very fast. Is there some way to ...
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Black Screen after upgrade to 15.10

So I basically did two things that are largely a no-no when running any Linux Desktop OS. I installed a proprietary AMD driver then upgraded my distro from 14.04 to 15.10 This isn't the first time ...
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Screen starts flickering on external monitor connect

I will copy and paste the question from ubuntuforums, as long as I haven't found the solution, but the problem the post describes is very clear. "I've got a Lenovo z50-70 with an installation of ...
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14.4 Graphics driver issue

I just installed the latest nvidia graphics driver and the screen is black after disk encryption unlock. Help! Clevo W650EH GeForce GT 740M - I think can't access to check 128 GB Intel 520 SSD
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Can't multi GPU / mult-monitor with AMD drivers Ubuntu 15.10

I've been troubleshooting for a while and haven't found much relevant info, hopefully someone can help me. I just installed ubuntu gnome 15.10 on my computer and I got it working with the AMD ...
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VBoxClient: Failed to connect to the VirtualBox kernal service, rc = VERR_ACCESS_DENIED error. Unable to get past login screen

I am currently running ubuntu 32 bit on oracle VM Virtual Box. During starup, it would display the error message"VBoxClient: Failed to connect to the VirtualBox kernal service, rc = VERR_ACCESS_DENIED ...
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How to fix a fuzzy text issue which appears on every application or terminal emulator at random times?

Tried to fix this before by using the "Additional Drivers" with no success because of there is no additional drivers available. Nothing else over the net seems to refer to an issue like this with a ...
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Need help with bumblebee --------Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not load GPU driver

I'm new to ubuntu. I have a ACER R7 with intel and gt 750m and I'm pretty sure they are using optimus. However, after I install and run bumblebee, I always get this error: legolas@Frog:~$ optirun ...
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How do I use two monitors on seperate graphics cards?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 MATE. I have integrated graphics (AMD/ATI) on my board, and an Nvidia Geforce GTX 750ti graphics card in the PCI-e slot. First, the integrated graphics card worked without ...
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safe way to install AMD Catalyst Control Centre?

Relatively noob here. I'm having a blast with Ubuntu, successfully playing all kinds of steam games, no complaints until Firewatch came out. It was recommended to me to install AMD Catalyst Control ...
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Multifunction canon MG2520 printer installed scanner not detected

I have been through I can't even remember all the edits. Yet my scanner is not detected. Used all the efforts names and this printer scanner is supported yet there fails to be a comprehensible guide ...
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How to install i915_bo driver in Linux Mint [on hold]

the chosen answer in this post mentions the installation of the i915_bo driver: http://askubuntu.com/a/715006/40540 I have the same OS (Linux Mint 17.3), but I'm running the i915 driver. Can someone ...
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Plantronics Gamecom 780 will not play sound

I am a extreme noob to linux, so excuse me if the answer to this question is super simple. I have tried changing the sound card in audio mixer to Playback: Plantronics GameCom 780 Analog Stereo, no ...
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unable to wake up after suspend

I have HP Spectre 360 and i just installed Ubuntu 15.10. I am unable to wake up (once I open the lid its completely dark) once its suspended (close the lid). In power options it set to be ...
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Difference between VGA compatible controller and 3D controller

Why is it that I don't see my NVIDIA graphic adapter under VGA compatible controller but under 3D controller when I use lspci -vnn? What's the difference between the two and under which section should ...
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Google Chrome fps lag with Nvidia GTX770

I'm using the nvidia 352.63 drivers with a GTX770. When I open many chrome windows (like 4 or 5 windows) (not tabs) the windows' fps start dropping, sometimes reaching 20fps and it's so annoying. ...
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WiFi not working on Asus Q503UA Xubuntu 14.04

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on an Asus Q503UA-BHI5T16. It has an Intel wireless 7265 driver. WiFi works in Windows. But when I installed Xubuntu (completely getting of Windows), it doesn't work. ...
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Broadcom 43142 wireless not working with ubuntu Gnome 15.10

i tried installing bcmwl-kernel-source from the installation media and through terminal. my system detects the the device perfectly but when i try to activate it (turn on wifi) through network ...
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Sound card not detected

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on new computer. I have soundcard integrated in motherboard MSI B150M Pro-vd but my sound card is not detected. How do I get configs/drivers to get it to work. aplay -l: ...
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Nvidia driver broke ubuntu kernel!

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, it was working fine until I decided to go to Additional Drivers and select 352 under my nvidia card. After restart, I couldn't login. The login screen was stuck in a loop ...
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GA-990FXA-UD3 R5 motherboard has no internet connection during/after install Ubuntu 15.10

Here is my system: Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 R5(rev.1) CPU: AMD FX-8370E GPU: Gigabyte GV-R929XOC-4GD Memory: 32GB Radeon DDR3 Performance Series PSU: 900W Hotkey Firstly I want to say I ...
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Ubuntu freeze on shutdown with AMD graphics card

I installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS along with Windows 10 on a new DELL laptop (15 5000 series) with AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. Ubuntu will freeze on shutdown. The GRUB boot menu has an ...
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Ndiswrapper help D: [on hold]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B79Z6mVoNMo plz tell me how to fix this :/ its getting kinda annoying ;~; (im also VERY new to linux)
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Speaker issue Lenova Yoga 2 Pro

just installed ubunutu 14.04 and having trouble getting my speakers to work. i have a lenovo yoga 2 pro. I am new to ubunut, last time i had it was like 4 years ago, but windows 10 drove me away ...
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Can't get Wi-Fi working on my compaq notebook 0bda:5776

Hi guys I'm really new to linux. I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my primary laptop. My wifi gets connected but doesn't work if I disable and re-enable it, doesn't show any available network. I connected ...
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Graphic card problem: Intel Ironlake Mobile and AMD/Radeon Mobility 4550

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. After trying this tutorial nothing happens ...
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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

GPU: Nvidia (BFG) 8800 GTS 320Mb Monitor: Acer 22" Max resolution supported by the GPU: 2560x1600 Max resolution supported by the monitor: 1680x1050 Resolution stuck at: 1152x864 I have spent ...
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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

The question has been edited according to the standard. The situation is: I have just downloaded and booted Ubuntu live media and update it by the commands sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get ...
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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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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 ...