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Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to adjust brightness or connect to external monitor

I have a new Lenovo G50 laptop with AMD A8 with integrated Radeon R5 graphics and 2GB Radeon 8500M discrete graphics. I am unable to change the brightness even after changing it via keyboard ...
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how to install drivers for wifi adpator on ubuntu?

Recently, i bought a wifi adaptor,but as a result of new to ubuntu , i have no idea about how to install drivers to run the wifi adaptor. Following some instructions from others, i used lsusbto ...
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Rosewill RNX-N150UBE wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm struggling to install RNX-N150UBE driver to my ubuntu 14.04. Lately I found that the latest driver on Realtek ONLY support 2.6.x upto kernel 3.0.3 (which is much older than 3.13) So I tried to ...
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How to debug why Nvidia-331 is not working?

Since today, my nvidia-331 installation is broken again. The version history available from packages.ubuntu.com claims the driver itself hasn't changed: ...
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Print driver for Epson Workforce Pro WP-4025

Does anybody run Epson Workforce Pro WP-4025DW on Ubuntu successfully? If yes, which driver is similar. For me it's not necessary to use all features, but I've no clue how different Epson printers ...
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HP Pavilion - 17z Laptop

I was hoping to get some advice on here. I am looking at buying an HP Pavilion - 17z Laptop and I am trying to find out if everything works with Ubuntu. I will not be dual booting. Ubuntu only. I is ...
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Wifi problem on Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with drivers on my laptop. My wifi adapter is Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my kernel is : 3.13.0-40-generic I was trying three ...
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Unable to Install ATI Radeon HD 7560M graphic card driver on Ubuntu Gnome 14.10

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 64 bit on Dell Inspiron 3521. I have ATI Radeon 7560M HD Series Graphics Card. I tried installing ATI Graphics card in different ways. 1)Selecting fglrx from Additional ...
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Ethernet connection is not showing in my ubuntu 14.04

These are outputs of some useful commands:- May it helps... 1.-> ifconfig output--> lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 ...
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“Distribution not supported” when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer in 14.10

Link says it all. I understand that 14.10 is a new distro and intel only supports current Ubuntu distros, so I guess my question is: Is there a way to force the install of intel graphics drivers? I ...
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Ubuntu Mate 14.04, Nvidia and Intel videocards multimonitor usage?

I've upgraded my PC and reinstalled an OS: Ubuntu Mate 14.04 LTS. Installation went ok. Some tweaks and my multi-monitor system (2 monitors) works well: one monitor is connecting to Intel HD ...
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Ubuntu on Gigabyte p27k

I'm planning to upgrade to Ubuntu from Windows7 What should I expect with the following specifications? 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 4700MQ Processor 2.4GHz 8x3 GB memory DDR3 1.35v Mobile ...
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Wine Play On Linux games problem LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation

Games run, but when they load and are supposed to go beyond main menu, they crash with "LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation" error. First to eliminate all the things I already ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AWUS036H (v5) continually re-initializes - never succeeds completely

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Dell Precision M3800. I need to use two wifi cards on this machine (long story) and I have had the internal Intel 7260 working along side a Netgear..something ...
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WLAN Sensitivity setting is not supported

I need to set and get sensitivity value for WLAN device of my Lenovo machine. I tried to set other settings such as operation mode, txpower and frequency and it works fine. Machine Manufacturer: ...
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How to fix less frame rate performance in ubuntu 14.10?

Less frame rate in Ubuntu 14.10. On board graphics nVidia. I have no graphics issue with windows 8.1. Tried installing the correct nVidia driver, but the problem is not solved.
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Intel HD 5000 in i5-4250U window refresh problem in 2D games

While playing in AisleRiot or Mahjongg I have get strange behavior of graphics. When I very quickly move a card from left to right edge of the window, the card leaves traces on other cards. I ...
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Ubuntu problem after changing some video settings

I did some settings (I don't remember for sure what settings) following a tutorial and trying to make ubuntu to see my monitor and to let me change the resolution. After a restart I see just a black ...
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ubuntu 12.04 nvidia 7600 gs 304 driver - suspend problem!

After many attempts, I got stuck on this problem. First time I try to suspend, after few seconds the pc wakes itself and everything works as earlier. Second time, after few seconds, the power led ...
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Reinstall nvidia-prime

A friend was trying to solve this issue on his laptop and mistakenly autoremoved nvidia-prime before shutting down. Now the laptop won't display anything when booting linux (which doesn't seem too ...
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Setting up fresh Ubuntu install for programming assignment - Nvidia, CUDA, NSight

I have been having a tough time setting up an environment to run a specific software in and it has come down to getting a fresh HDD to install linux on. I am trying to modify a software called Cura ...
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No Wireless drive detection in new built kernel for reverse bisecting

I need to do a reverse bisect for a bug and I narrowed the versions down to two. Now, I need to build a 8 new kernels. However, when I built them, the kernel cannot detect my wifi drive so that I can ...
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ubuntu 14.04 issue connecting home wifi

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04, previously i had 12.04. But now i am unable to connect to my home wifi which i could connect to in 12.04. Strangely, i could connect with 14.04 to my college wifi. ...
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Will Ubuntu run on my laptop? [duplicate]

I want to try ubuntu out because my laptops (3 years old) been running slow on windows 8.1 lately. So i just have a few questions. 1) Which version of Ubuntu should I instill? (14.0.4.1 LTS or 14.10) ...
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I cannot switch to propritary AMD drivers in additional drivers tab

up until now I have always used the recommended drivers for my A10-7850k APU but to play Portal 2 I have to switch to the proprietary driver. I tried that in the additional drivers tab, but when I ...
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Black screen after installing nvidia drivers

I have been trying to install Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) I have a MSI GTX750 Ti. After installtion and rebooting, I keep loading into a black screen on the display but the text terminal ...
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Help with installing the nvidia-96 branch in lununtu 14.04

Can anyone give me step-by-step directions on how to install this branch to my computer? https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/trusty/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/trusty I have done sudo ...
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installed fglrx drivers and now I'm having problems

I've installed the AMD proprietary drivers and now I'm getting some weird issues. Sublime text editor is now scrolling super slow and I've noted, if I have a video playing on one screen and I scroll ...
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GPU isn't not working right?

System Info MotherBoard: Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GPU: Nvidia MSI 750 TI GTX Geforce CPU: AMD FX 8395 8 core Every time I login I receive a internal error about 3D rendering (have no idea). I can't ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 upgrade issues with fglrx

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750 / 6530M/6550M] ...
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No window decorations, taskbars after installing an Nvidia driver

Installed 14.10 on my Geforce GTX 970. With the default driver (nouveau I presume) it worked fine, except it didn't display anything in virtual consoles. So, I installed nvidia-current sudo apt-get ...
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Wireless driver problem

Can't get my DLINK Wireless usb to work (works on windows). Can anyone help me out, please? lsusb: ID 0cf3:7015 Atheros Communications, Inc. TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 802.11n [Atheros AR7010+AR9287]
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BSOD on Windows 7 Startup After Ubuntu USB Trial

Lenovo T410 Windows 7 Ran Ubuntu from thumb drive as a trial. After testing, went to load Windows without thumbdrive connected, get BSOD a few seconds after Windows begins loading: BSOD: ...
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Problem installing NVIDIA drivers - mismatched kernel files(?)

This question was more long-winded than planned. In summary, I'm having trouble upgrading to cuda-6.5 with Linux 14.04. I think it's because I have some files for linux-kernel 3.11 and others for ...
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Wacom Penabled Pen no longer working on Upgrade to 14.10

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently on a Lenovo ThinkPad x201 tablet edition, and everything was running smoothly. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, and now the pen is no longer listed, and the Wacom ...
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Better ubuntu 14.04 experience: Intel HD Graphics 4400 or NVIDIA GeForce GT750M? [on hold]

I would like to buy a laptop for my research, which also, will be my first Ubuntu-only laptop. After searching for a design, with decent specs and ubuntu compatibility (although I did not find one ...
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libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia'

libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia' Phone picture of error ...
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Realtek RTS5138 Card Reader not working

I have a Dell N5110 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. My internal card reader is a Realtek RTS5138 is not working (when I plug-in an SD card nothing happens). I tried this solution (although it is ...
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Graphics card settings in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed a Ubuntu live install with persistence mode on a USB stick using Linux Live USB creator. (Windows got corrupted while changing a .sys file, partition table was saved.) My system gets ...
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new Adesso keyboard / mouse combo stopped working after I upgraded to 64bit Ubuntu

My Adesso wireless keyboard / mouse combo has stopped working since I upgraded / changed my system to a 64 bit version of Ubuntu. I'm googling for drivers for this thing... but it never came with any ...
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Looking for driver - internet connection wireless

I have a HP-Pavillion 17-f060mb notebook PC productnumber J3S50EA and cannot connect to my wireless internet due to lack of a program. Please can someone send me the right driver? I use Lunix Ubuntu ...
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Install driver for Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I need to install the ULD_V1.00.27.04.tar.gz Linux Printing & Scan Driver for the Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress from the Samsung Printer Xpress M2070F website. I have ...
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How do I get my wireless internet connection working? [closed]

I have access to the internet using the USB that loaded installer, so what do I do if it won't load the wireless driver?
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Problem in USB Ethernet driver Installation on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am facing problem while installing & loading USB ethernet drive (AX88179_178A). I have downloaded ethernet drivers from this link. After that I followed below procedure... cd ...
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Monitor switches off and won't come back!

I have Lubuntu 14.04 running on a Sony VAIO VGN-FZ140E. My problems is: out of nowhere my monitor turns off, and no matter what I hit on the keyboard it doesn't come back. The only solution is to put ...
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Why my printer doesn't print anything sometimes?

I am using Ubuntu 14. When I print something, code for example, it's about 40% chance to print the following, instead of the thing that I need: e 1 $$EndFeature currentfile ...
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GPU, Dota 2 or RAM problem?

I knew that i used bleachbit to free my memory.I ticked it accidentally and did it.After i did that, the computer seems to slow down.A few days later i felt that it became slower, so i did a new fresh ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Black Screen (Already purged NVIDIA)

What's happening: Black screen instead of desktop. I see the purple screen with the Ubuntu logo before it goes to black. My monitors are plugged into my motherboard (just like they were before I ...
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Can not achieve full USB 3.0 speed, identifying problem with NEC uPD720200

I have new flash drive SanDisk Extreme capable of high speed over USB 3.0 (up to 190 MB / sec), I can not get it to write over 80 MB / sec. All drivers are recognized and seem to be installed ...
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Stuck trying to get NVIDIA binary drivers 14.04

I am investigating updating to an NVIDIA binary driver for a GTX 860M card on Ubuntu 14.04 running KDE. I am following the directions at NVIDIA Binary Drivers HOWTO but my system is not cooperating ...