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Installing binary NVidia video driver results in “No screens found”

I just bought a new ASUS G751JT laptop and have a problem with installing a proprietary driver from NVidia (the video adapter is 970M). Open source driver works, but I need a binary one. For example I ...
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Issues with OpenGL drivers on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Xubuntu machine that was using the AMD/ATI drivers, but after a distro upgrade, things were not working unless I was using the integrated graphics (i.e. I would have to unplug my GPU card). ...
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Why is NVIDIA driver version different in two places?

I have been having some issues with the GUI crashing in 14.04. I have checked the NVIDIA driver version through 'Additional Drivers' and I have 304.125 (GPU is NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT). However, when I ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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Running 3 monitors on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to run 3 monitors on Ubuntu 12.04. I have NVIDIA Quadro 5000 which is able to support 2 monitors. I only have an additional PCI slot so my option are limited for a second graphics card. I ...
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Is there a system setting to reduce nvidia-331 overheats when playing video (14.04)

I recently upgraded to 14.04 with the nvidia-331 driver (Dell Latitude E6430). The performance is lightning fast with the exception of playing video like YouTube or Skype. According to ...
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Any solution to screen lock-up relating to nvidia driver issue and touchpad use?

First time question-- My Asus G750JW laptop with a 765m gpu seems to work fine. Running Ubuntustudio 14.04. My Asus Q551 notebook with a 840m locks or freezes soon after log-in. The Q551 has Ubuntu ...
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Installed NVIDIA-331| Unable to verify the GPU used

I've installed nvdia-331 as suggested by $ sudo ubuntu-drivers devices. System Settings > Details shows that I'm using GeForce 820M/PCIe/SSE2 and the output of gpu-manager, last_boot_file: ...
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How can I disable i915 Intel integrated graphics permanently?

I have a nVidia GTX660 running the latest drivers via the Ubuntu additional hardware tab. As such, I noticed I have been having weird issues when playing graphic intensive games and I found that ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04.1 Install - No Additional Drivers Available?

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 on my brand new, self-built, desktop PC. It has an i5-4690k, 8GB DDR3-1600MHz, and an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti FTW: I have pretty abysmal frame-rates on ...
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Cannot Connect via Wireless Router, but can connect via Ethernet

Hope someone can help. I just installed Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is okay, except it does not recognize any wireless networks. I can connect with no problems via wired Ethernet. I did install " ...
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issue with installing MS wifi drivers via ndisgtk

Current ubuntu drivers give me a intermediate connection, it will work for a random length of time than stop working though still showing connected. In my trouble shooting it says that I just need to ...
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Wireless 5.0ghz not showing up in network options [on hold]

I recently installed a new Comcast modem/router combo. It is a dual band router with 2.4ghz and 5.0ghz options. I can connect to 2.4ghz but the option for the 5.0 is not showing up in my wireless ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Lenovo E420 - Wireless is not working

Earlier till ubuntu 14.04 the wireless was working for lenovo thinkpad E420, in ubuntu 14.10 it stopped working. Earlier for ubuntu 12.10 Modified /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and put an entry near ...
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cant install cuda toolkit

I followed the instructions per this page. Now, I get this error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Wifi gone after installing backport of ath10k

......Hello I got a situation when I tried to install the ath10k driver for a 802.11ac supported wireless card by installing the backport releases. My system is ubuntu 14.04, and my current kernel ...
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Chrome Hardware acceleration not working after upgrading ubuntu from 14.04 to 14.10

Graphics Feature Status Canvas: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable Flash Stage3D: Software only, hardware acceleration unavailable ...
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Wireless incoming data stalls for 6-8 sec every 2 minutes

I use Ubuntu 14.10 on a desktop and my wireless adapter is TP-Link TL-WN722N. My internet connection seems to work fine (it uses all available bandwith which is ~6-10Mbps). Although every 2 minutes, ...
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No Internet, but Wifi connection after Update to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit) from 13.10

I updated recently to 14.04 from 13.10, everything seemed to work fine, but after the second reboot the system connects to the network, but no internet is working. I tried already plenty of solutions ...
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I want to kill off my splash screen [duplicate]

Previous title: Lubuntu splash screen problem bc of Nvidia driver. I'm new to linux and getting under the hood of computers in general. I'm doing my research but it'll take awhile for me to gain a ...
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Widescreen Problem in Counter Strike installed via Wine

I have installed Counter Strike Condition Zero Ultimate Edition via Wine. The game is working perfectly. The only problem is that the game is not working in WIDESCREEN. When I used to play on Windows ...
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How to fix gsm modem LTE connection lacking download?

I've recently bought ZTE MF820D USB GSM modem especially for the LTE feature, although that's the only mode I'm having problem with. EDGE and UMTS are working fine, but after a while the mode is ...
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TP LINK WN722n not working on ubuntu 14.02

Im new to ubuntu, so im learning. I have hp 655 with amd processor. I had win 7, and i bought tp link wn722n for better wi fi signal. Now i cant use it, because i use Ubuntu and dont know how to ...
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Catalyst Omega on Utopic shows old driver version

I installed the new Catalyst Omega driver 14.12 with: sudo dpkg -i --force-overwrite fglrx*.deb according to this guide: http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...allation_Guide I run on Utopic, so I ...
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Graphics corrupted on Ubuntu 14.10

I currently have Ubuntu 14.10 installed on my PC. Previously I used Windows 7 and never experienced such things. I haven't figured out what triggers it, but most of the time the visual appearance is ...
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modprobe ftdi_sio gives error Module ftdi_sio not found

I'm trying to get a usb device to work on my BeagleBoneBlack running ubuntuARM. In order to do this I have to use the ftdi_sio module. However I seem unable to figure out how to install it (sudo ...
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How can I set up a 802.11ac card with ath10k driver in my lab environment?

I'm working on a project about setting up a lab environment of 802.11ac and measure the performance of it. I have to say, I'm a rookie about wireless on linux,but I really want to accomplish this ...
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ALC280 crackling through headphones speakers work fine

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC280 Analog card. Sound through the speakers works fine, but when I plug in the headphones, all I hear are crackling sounds. Alsamixer ...
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ATi Radeon 9250 Video card not detected

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on a Dell GX270 Optiplex. My computer has an Intel video card and an ATi Radeon Stealth 9250 PCI video card. Ubuntu can only find the on-board Intel video card. When I ...
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How can I get my broadcom wifi card to work?

I have a BCM43142: 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:0611] Flags: bus master, fast devsel, ...
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How to use NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU?

I have NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU, which is pretty new chip and it is not recognized by nouveau driver shipped with Ubuntu 14.10, hence I am stuck on 1024x768 resolution on Full HD monitor - not so good. ...
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RTL8101E not working [ubuntu 14.04]

I have some problem with my lap top TOSHIBA SATELLITE L50-B-1EF. I bought this laptop without any OS and installed Ububntu 14.04 in UEFI mode with secure boot. Neither wired connection nor wi-fi are ...
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Wireless Works in Windows 7, but not Ubuntu 14.10

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus U46E-BAL7 laptop. My wifi driver works with my home, school, and many other networks, but when I go to my girlfriends apartment, the wifi keeps failing to connect ...
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Lenovo G40-45 AMD Driver match for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have Lenovo G40-45 Laptop with specs : AMD A8-6410 Processor Radeon R5 M230 I use Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS for the operating system, overall almost my laptop work properly with Ubuntu, but I ...
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Ubuntu not connecting to ethernet nor wireless

Just finished a custom build and installed 14.04 LTS. The biggest issue I'm having is I can't connect it to the Internet for the life of me. The Ethernet is directly connected, but not accessing ...
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How do I install and enable wireless drivers on laptop with Ubuntu?

So I recently got this free laptop from a relative and it had Ubuntu on it, and I gave it to my brother since I don't need it. However, he ended up messing it up and I had to re install a fresh copy ...
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How to use Kaffeine with open source drivers for nvidia

How to use Kaffeine with open source drivers. Normally, if I want to use kaffeine, on Ubuntu, I have to install the nvidia proprietary drivers. I was never comfortable with this but it worked so I ...
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change from xboxdrv to xpad driver

My computer (Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity) recognizes and works with my wired xbox360 controller with jstest-gtk and my Steam games recognize that the controller is there but buttons and joysticks input do ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 freeze at boot. After upgrade intel graphics (xorg-xserver etc)

For the last week I fully reinstall Ubuntu about 4 times. I fed up of this - so I cry for help! Whatever I tried nothing work: purge and reinstall ubuntu-desktop, nvidia-drivers, xorg-xserver and so ...
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brother mfc 7360n scaner and ubuntu 14.04

so i run ubuntu 14.04 i386 on a new box. and my old printer/scaner that used to work isnt fully working now. printer is working fine. scaner isnt working. even after going over many documentry and ...
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14.10 GUI issue with 2560x1080 resolution Nvidia 346.22

I recent got a new monitor which support the 2560x1080 resolution and whereas it was fairly easy to get the new resolution working on Ubuntu by installing the 340.65 Nvidia drivers I am getting weird ...
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Wireless device undetected when attached via USB (Device was corrupted due to upgrade fail)

My device is Alcatel One Touch Y800MA I tried to look for my device using sudo lsusb but its not listed here. Bus 001 Device 006: ID 03eb:8a41 Atmel Corp. Bus 001 Device 005: ID 064e:9700 Suyin ...
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Motherboard drivers [on hold]

My motherboard is Asus Maximus Hero V11, When trying to install the motherboard drivers I get a "Please update to the latest Linux Kernal for motherboard chipset support" I am using Unbuntu 14.10 ...
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Need help with wireless driver for Lenovo E545 (Realtek RLT8188ee

I am having trouble with getting my wifi to work. I installed ubuntu alongside windows 8.1 (Its really weird, I choose UEFI mode to go into windows and legacy mode to go into Ubuntu 12.04). Anyhow the ...
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HP DV 5000 Broadcom 4318(rev2) Wifi installation [closed]

I did a clean install of Linux Mint 17 Qiana-32 bit (Ubuntu 14.04 based)I downloaded this using a Torrent Client, the broadcom wireless card would not work , the light on the laptop would not ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.10 problem?

Brand new to Ubuntu (although I have upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04) and I am still reading the 'books' on how to work with Linux. I am switching from a land line to wireless internet and my tower ...
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SmartcardReader, which driver(-file) is really used?

I have a problem with my SmartCard-Reader (Cherry ST1044-U) in my Kubunu 14.10 (64bit). It does not fully work (when trying to sign data, error is thrown). (i read about the "default" driver, which ...
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Two displays with different resolution are joint

After the last update, I am having this problem with two monitors resolution: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._gnome_2drr_2derror_2dquark.Code2: could not set the configuration for ...
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Compiler is not available to compile modules, aborting…ubuntu 14.10

First i tried intel-linux-graphic-installer., which gives me "Distribution not supported" then I downloaded a Tar file from Intel website and untar . when i run ./install.sh the following error occur ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS identifying Wireless/Lan but will not connect

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my newly built machine. TP-Link TL-WDN4800 PCI Express Wifi Adapter Gigabyte 970A-D3P Mobo, MSI R7 265 GPU, blah blah blah. Anyway. When I first booted, Ubuntu ...