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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)

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 ...
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Install specific nvidia driver

I have a problem there, before ubuntu 14.04 I was able to install the old nvidia-319, they work the best with minecraft using shadermod. Now when I type sudo apt-get install nvidia-319 it installs ...
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How to install ATI Hybrid Graphics in ubuntu 13.10 saucy in Dell Inspiron 3521

I am trying to install ATI Graphics Driver from the last one week . I tried almost every possible option available online. But still no success with installation. I am using Dell Inspiron 3521 laptop. ...
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Nvidia version for (12.04) kernel 3.2.0-60-generic

What is the appropriate nvidia version for (12.04) kernel 3.2.0-60-generic? I am asking because after recent updates, Unity reverted to 2d only. I tried to purge and re-install the driver, but the ...
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Android device not mounting?

Okay i got a T-Mobile Zte Concord running android 2.3.7 and i cant get it to show up in the folder but when i use $ lsusb it will show up but i cant figure out what to do i get this Bus 001 ...
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How do I install the Realtek audio drivers to get my mic working on lubuntu?

I currently have Lubuntu 14.04 64 bit installed and I'm a complete noob at Linux entirely. I want to get my Realtek audio driver install because I think that's why my Mic isn't showing up in any of ...
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can i install the broadcom sta wireless driver to kubuntu from windows?

I need to install this driver for my wireless internet. I have windows and i was wondering if i downloaded the drive to windows could I transfer it to kubuntu and install it there? I understand ...
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Nvidia-173 driver package comes with the wrong and useless nvidia-settings app

I never understood why the nvidia-173 and/or nvidia-96 driver packages come together with some useless nvidia-settings package which shows an updated version namely nvidia-settings 304 or 331 or ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10 and 13.04 have terribly slow graphic performance

I think I've asked and googled this a lot of times. So many that I've lost the count. Anyway I have installed the three versions that I mentioned above and they all have the same issue and it is that ...
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How to make my wi-fi usb adapter sitecom wla 2100 n300 v1-001 to work

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on a laptop (32bit) and on a desktop (64bit) and on both my sitecom wifi usb adapter is not recognized by ubuntu. I dont have any experience with ubuntu or linux. On ...
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Empty nvidia-settings after install v. 331.67 driver on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've followed this tutorial (with the following adjustments below) to install v. 331.67 nVidia driver. But get nvidia-settings (NVIDIA X Server Settings) empty... Then, before restart the PC, I make ...
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Can't switch anymore from Intel to NVIDIA GPU

[Ubuntu 14.04 64bit] After switching between Intel / NVIDIA graphics and the different NVIDIA drivers I am now suddenly stuck with the Intel GPU. It used to be no problem at all switching between the ...
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Where can I find the gpu name and the driver it is located at?

I have ubuntu 13.10. I am going to start bitcoin mining and got a program called bfgminer. The problem is that bfgminer don't reckognize any driver so I pressed M and + to add a new driver and it ...
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Splash screen messed up through nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10 I had some issues with the opensource graphic driver. My desktop was messed up and afterwards I found out that the driver was not able to allocate enough memory. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install NVIDIA driver

After I have managed to get running Ubuntu 14.04 (look at my last question about booting upgraded Ubuntu) now there is another problem: To continue with that story: I found a way to burn the image on ...
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Dell M5030 Compatability with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm looking to do a fresh install of ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell M5030 laptop running ubuntu 10.04. Will 14.04 be compatible with all the hardware (wifi drivers/usb drivers/mouse drivers/etc)? I'd have no ...
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Acer R7 — Broadcom wireless driver does not load

This belongs in the category weird and freaky. I have one of the fancy "Ezel hinge" Acer R7 touch screen laptops. (i5, 12 GB RAM) Installing Linux to dual boot with Windows 8 is a pain... and so I ...
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Please help. Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 through bootable USB. I cannot get wifi due to the Broadcom driver not loading

System Preferences > 'Software' > search for 'additional drivers'. I select: Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA Wireless driver source from bcmwl-kernel source (proprietary) Asked to enter my password for ...
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How can I find out which cards are supported by the fglrx driver?

I want to know where I can find out which is the current fglrx-updates driver in the repo. I own a Radeon R9 270 and I need to know if it is supported since Trusty 14.04. Thanks! :)
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3.13.0-24 Kernel and NVIDIA Drivers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I installed Nvidia drivers from additional software. Everything was working fine. After a few days an update notifier came out to install kernel 3.13.0-24 (and ...
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Wireless not working on Asus F552CL-SX049H

I tried Ubuntu 14.04 live on my Asus F552CL-SX049H, and the wireless is not working. Running lspci gives the following result: [...] 03:00.0 Network controller: MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn ...