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Libreoffice+Python: Importing additional packages

I wrote some Python scripts that I use to get data from the web. These use the Selenium Webdriver bindings. This works fine with the system version of Python that I access via the terminal. I'd now ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Screen turns blank, but system still ON

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo X1 carbon 3rd gen(Broadwell, Intel HD 500 graphics). Since latest Intel video driver update screen started to go blank regularly. In the meantime system is running ...
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ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth BCM43142 no discovery (tx timeout)

i was browsing many posts regarding the issue, though i could not find a monolithic answer. the issue: unable to discover\detect other bluetooth nodes. information: $ uname -r 3.13.0-59-generic $ ...
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Why am I frequently getting disconnected from wifi after some time of use? [duplicate]

I use a Lenovo g50-45 with Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter. I am connected to the wifi and can access the Internet for like 10-5 min and then the wifi will ...
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Ubuntu freezes randomly, nothing works

It has been a month now with this problem and my life is hell. I had ubutnu 5 months ago or so and I changed to windows after a mistake that cleared out all my HDD, and about a month ago I got back ...
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How to use a USB2VGAE3 on Ubuntu

I've been looking for days the answer on the Internet but still unable to find it. I asked to Startech Support and here is the answer : "Thank you for contacting StarTech.com. We apologize for any ...
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14.04, wifi disconnected, atheros ar5008, CAN'T SLEEP!

Two days ago I started computer and found the wifi disconnected. I couldn't even figure out a reason since I didn't do anything, I didn't update anything, I didn't change any settings, and it just all ...
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti doesn't work in Ubuntu?

I have the no longer new Nvidia GeForce GTX 750 ti graphic card. I tried installing the Nvidia drivers directly from the Nvidia site (latest available NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-352.21.run) and ubuntu won't ...
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Can't install firmware-b43-installer online

I'm on a fresh install of Lubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Latitude D630 - specifically, I've got a Broadcom BCM4311 wireless network card. I've read through the instructions at ...
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bluetooth does not connect phone and speaker, and the wifi freezes the laptop when switching a network

I have Ubuntu 15.04 installed on a lenovo yoga3pro. It recognises, but it does not connect to my phone (iphone 5s) and speaker (envaya denon). the wifi freezes the system most of the time when I ...
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Wrong interface when using dual screen (only on reboot)

I'm having huge issues with my computer in dual screen mode, and after searching everywhere, I can figure out how to solve this. My setup is a laptop with 1366x768 resolution and I connect to a ...
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Theres red lines on my screen

Ever since I got this video card (Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti), its had red lines all over the screen as is it was repeating exclamation points or semicolons. even after I added the driver it seemed fixed ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 vivid - Nvidia GTX 660M (Optimus again)

I'm really sorry that I pull this topic again but "I still haven't found what I'm looking for...". I've tried tons of solutions with several behaviors, and I can't get it work properly. First of all ...
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Modem not working inside Sony Vaio

Ubuntu does not identify GSM modem. My laptop: Sony Vaio model: PCG-51 Lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Need help installing drivers for an Archer T2U wireless adapter!

I had an old computer running WindowsXP, and I wanted to add some life to it and finally expose myself to a Linux OS or something similar, maybe learn something from the experience. So I got a Lubuntu ...
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screen freezes after short period of usage

When starting my PC the screen freezes after using it for a short period of time. I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installed with Google Chrome, Dropbox. It seems like something which came after Ubuntu ...
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How can I tell Ubuntu to use my NVIDIA GPU for specific programs?

I am using a laptop with an Intel Core i7-4702MQ CPU (which has Intel HD Graphics 4600 integrated) and a discrete NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M graphics card. In Windows, I can use the NVIDIA Control Panel ...
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wlan0 is missing

My laptop wlan0 missing after apt-get upgrade. It works well before. ifconfig only lists lo and eth0 now. iwconfig give no wireless extension error. $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 ...
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New installation of Ubuntu Kylin doesn't recognize Huawei 4g wireless b/b modem (Lenovo 7303 Desktop)

I've been away from Linux for a little while but I've installed Kylin 14.04.2 64bit alongside win7homepremium 64bit. I had to install them both twice as I wanted to upgrade to win7ultimate while I was ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Epson L210 driver

I try to install driver Epson L210 on ubuntu 14.04. using icon 'printers' it got stuck installing after awhile key in the admin password. try other method`sudo apt-get install ...
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Unable to run OpenGL 3.3 on an nvidia optimus system

I have made a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Y-410p(Optimus) with Nvidia Geforce 750M. After running the update tool, I see that nvidia-331 drivers are installed. I am unable to use nvidia ...
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ATI “Radeon HD 2400 PRO” VIdeo card on Ubuntu 15.04 (x64)

When using 2 screens it works very slowly. WHY? I thought I need to update video driver. I go to to official site http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu+x86+64 it says ...
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How to connect Ubuntu 14.04 to monitor?

I recently purchased a monitor and would love to connect my Ubuntu laptop to it. I don't want it to be anything fancy with dual screens or anything, I just want the laptop display to display on the ...
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What graphics card can I get for a 2nd 30" 2560x1600 monitor?

I recently got a 30-inch Nixeus monitor that I'm really happy with and highly recommend -- 16:10 aspect ratio, 2560x1600 resolution. Now I want to get a second one. Problem: the monitor uses a ...
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My Brother DCP 7065DN Printer is “not available”

I recently installed Ubuntu on my new computer, and now I want to be able to print with it. So I looked up how to do it, and the tutorial told me to enter some commands and download the LPR and ...
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Unable to enter passphrase for encyrtion - screen looks weird

I have two PCs with encrypted / (home is not separated) partitions. On both i struggle with entering my pass phrase to decrypt the /. One PC has an ATI VGA card with the default driver and the ...
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Install Ubuntu (or any Distro) on a Windows 8.1 Tablet

I've been thinking about getting a cheap x86 Windows tablet and install Ubuntu and/or other distros on it. I'm not sure if there's anything fundamentally wrong, but being x86 devices it should be ...
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New laptop install not recognising GTX980M

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my laptop, which has an internal Intel video for the internal monitor and a GeForce GTX980M for an external monitor. Unfortunately Ubuntu does not see ...
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Errors installing CUDA development libraries on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having some trouble getting the CUDA development environment up and running on Ubuntu 14.04. I initially tried using the nvidia-cuda-toolkit package from the repository, and although everything ...
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installing Nvidia NVS 3100M driver fails, what am I missing?

running Kubuntu 14.04 in Oracle virtual box 5.0 on Dell (Windows 7) E6410 laptop. I've installed DKMS & guest additions. I can get better resolution now. But I assume for performance I need to ...
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mouse doesnt stop until left click is pressed

I have an acer aspire 5951g, I installed ubuntu 14.2 along with windows 8, when I move the mouse it leaves a trail and that trail keeps moving while the actual cursor is elsewhere. it doesnt stop ...
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Updating OpenGL

I am using OpenGL to develop applications on Ubuntu, and I wanted to use "modern OpenGL" instead of using deprecated things like glBegin. So I ran some modern OpenGL code, and my linker couldn't find ...
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New and Inexperienced: Wifi networks not being detected suddenly

I know very little about Ubuntu or programming, or really anything, but I'm helping a friend get a stable OS on his computer since some jerk nuked his entire hard drive, OS and all (me). For a while ...
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New (not that much) to Linux/Ubuntu. Thinking of replacing Windows and also help regarding AMD Radeon graphics card

I recently bought a new Lenovo Y40-80 laptop and it comes with an AMD Radeon R9 M275 graphics card. I know this is not a high-end graphics card. I am not a hardcore gamer, and play only a few games ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 couldn't detect nvidia graphic card (not even detect the model of card)

I am pretty new to Linux and I am working to install Cuda, which requires the Nvidia Graphic Card to work. My laptop is Lenovo Y50-70 with a GTX960M card. My system is Ubuntu 14.04. This is the ...
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Nvidia Optimus - Bbswitch showing different gcard in use than Xsettings icon [on hold]

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela on a Lenovo Thinkpad T450S (the version with a 940m). I installed the proprietary Nvidia-driver via the driver manager and everything seems to be working ...
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Ubuntu freezes, CPU soft lockup, intermittent screen artifacting

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and I am having a few issues, regarding the software or my computer I don't know. A little bit of background - I am dual booting windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I ...
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How do i install drivers for Radeon HD 7550M/7570M/7650M ubuntu 14.04

I wanted to play some games and for taht i need to update my drivers i have ran the next line of code if that helps : david@David-Laptop:~$ lspci -vnn | grep -i VGA -A 12 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Dell C1660w Driver

just installed Ubuntu on my old Dell laptop and its great. However I am struggling getting drivers for my Dell C1660w printer. I have downloaded them form other sources but cant seem to get them onto ...
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Asus X200M, Super Slow WiFi Connection with Realtek RTL8188EE

I just got this new Asus X200M laptop, dual-boot Windows 8 with Ubuntu. The problem is that I am having some wireless- internet issues when I log-on with Ubuntu. When I go to, ...
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Cant see wireless enable/disable option in my lenovo z51-70 laptop

I cant post the image because i dont have that much reputation :( output of "lspci -nn" command is: 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI [8086:1604] (rev 09) ...
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Toshiba S70-B bluetooth issue

Bluetooth does not work in any release of Ubuntu I've tried, as late as 15.04 3.19.0-23-generic #24-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 7 18:52:55 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux The adapter is BCM43142A0 ...
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Slow window switching in 15.04

Upon upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04, my window switching (alt+tab, super+w) suddenly became laggy. I thought maybe something went wrong in the upgrade so I did a fresh install just to be sure. Unfortunately ...
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Numark Omni Control with build in Asio soundcard on Ubuntu

I really hope you can help here. I have an Numark Omni Control with an Asio build in soundcard. I'm hoping you guys could help or point me in the right direction how to install a driver that's ...
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Create wifi hosptot but AP mode not supported

I want to create a wifi hotspot on my laptop, but AP mode is not supported. iw list: Supported interface modes: * IBSS * managed I suppose I need to change my driver. However, I am ...
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Cannot connect to wifi rtl8273AE in ubuntu 15.04

i have already search and try all firmware, i have tried some unofficial firmware from drop box, it give me build erroe and git hub project onn these wifi driver give me signauture error. stock ...
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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 very slow Wifi

I have HP pavillion-g6 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with Windows 7 dual boot. The WiFi connection is very slow. I've made test on speedtest.net and got 0.20 MB but the expected is 5-7 ...
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What driver should I use for BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu on my Macair but wifi cannot be detected.My wireless device is Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03). I am wondering which kind of ...
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Wireless and Bluetooth and external display not working

This morning when i connect mY HP Folio 9470M (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed) to my docking i see that i don't have external display. Later i see that Wlan switch is not working and bluetooth also. It ...
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WiFi disconnects in 15.04 on ralink driver

The WiFi will connect for about five minutes, and then disconnect. The only way to reconnect is to reboot the laptop. I have an HP pavilion and the WiFi info is: [103c:18ec] Kernel driver in use: ...