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Wi-Fi card not detected on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721

I'm new to Linux. My installation is Ubuntu 14.04.3. From day to day, my wireless card (Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230) on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 stopped working. It also disappeared from ifconfig and ...
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Just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working

Hey I just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working. It is a intel dual band wireless ac 3165. My first thought was to go to the intel and get the driver for it. So I done that and got the ...
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gpu-manager overwrites xorg.conf

I have recently installed the NVIDIA drivers on my Xubuntu 15.10 machine but I had to remove them due to improper multi-monitor setup. Everything went fine, except for the fact that gpu-manager seems ...
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Nvidia drivers black screen

while setting up a new workstation (2x XenonCPU, 2x SSD, 2xTeslaK40, 1xQuadroK620) First installation of Ubuntu 14 went fine, but then I realized that the Teslas were visible but I could not query ...
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Driver download for RTL8723BE?

I have a Dell Inspiron 13-7000 series, which has the RTL8723BE Realtek wireless chip. Wifi currently does not work on the computer, and it has no ethernet port, so I can't use terminal to download ...
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Will Ubuntu+KVM support an old Intel QuadCore Q8300 + Asus P5QPL

I am trying to convert this machine into a mini VM server The processor is Intel Q8300 QuadCore which IFAIK supports virtualization. The motherboard is Asus P5QPL-AM. It has Intel G41 chipset, X4500 ...
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New graphics card causes Ubuntu to freeze during boot process

Today I upgraded my graphics card to a Radeon R9 380, and Ubuntu freezes during the boot process. There is no error message. The screen is black except for a terminal cursor in the top left corner. I ...
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ubuntu 14LTS -Even after my bluetooth is detected and is ON, I seem to be unable to pair with any device

I tried to follow this(Ralink RT 3290 Bluetooth Problem on Ubuntu 14.04) thread it helped me to bring my bluetooth icon but I am unable to pair up with any device. Laptop hp 15r series ##### release ...
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Ubuntu Server 15.10 installer does not detect network inteface (BCM57780)

Installation interrupted with the message: No network interfaces were found. The command 'modinfo tg3' shows (snipped): filename: ...
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How to install Qualcomm Atheros WiFi Device Driver which is Missing in Ubuntu MATE 15.10?

$ lspci -nn 02:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0041] (rev 20) Now i'm using Ubuntu MATE 15.10. I have installed some other Linux Distro. But none of them has driver ...
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Intel 7260 - Mint 17.3 - Thinkpad T540p [on hold]

not sure what is going on here - but please, would you be so kind as to see the wireless script output. ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 09 Feb 2016 15:56 SAST +0200 Booted ...
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I've downloaded a driver, how do I install it?

Grr this has been frustrating!! I have a Latitude D630 with Dell 1395 WiFi card and installed Ubuntu dual boot. I downloaded the appropriate Linux driver from Broadcom. How do I install it?! Ubuntu is ...
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Wireless driver for mouse movement on Ubuntu 15.04

Setup I have a wireless board which is used to move mouse on a respective computer. It is connected through a dongle wirelessly to the computer. The driver/application is available are for only ...
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nvidia dual screen

I can't use dual screen with my Nvidia card proprietary drivers (I've tried them all!), and if I'm using the open source driver it says I'm switched to an Intel graphics card. When the proprietary ...
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brightness indicator doesn't change backlight brightness (15.10, Cinnamon, Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M)

the problem My laptop's brightness adjustment keys affect the brightness indicator, but do not affect the real brightness of the monitor's backlight. related facts My Ubuntu version is 15.10. My ...
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How do I get network connection and WiFi working on Dell Inspiron 1520 and Ubuntu 12.04?

When I booted from the USB key, it popped up a notification for additional drivers, and then it installed an ethernet driver so at least the ethernet cable worked. After I installed and booted from ...
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Problems with wireless

I'm a ubuntu beginner user. I thought to have some problems with the driver of my network interface problems but apparently there weren't any ( wireless driver ). Unfortunately I went here: Wireless ...
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Canon MG2550 PIXMA “Simple Scan : no scanners available, Ubuntu 14”

It's very simple! Nothing has worked until now1.... And Canon's website (Europe) doesn't seem to have the right Debian drivers for x64... Canon MG2550 Linux Drivers I just want a DEB file so I can ...
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WiFi auto detection in Window 10 ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully installed ubuntu 14.4 LTS alongside with Window 10 in my new Aspire E15 E5-573G-779S. WiFi auto detection in Window 10 is ok but not in Ubuntu 14.04. Appreciate if anyone can help ...
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“Additional Drivers” problem switching

I am running an old ASUS P4P800 motherboard,with a GeForce FX 5200 graphics card installed. When I bring up Additional Drivers, it shows the nouveau and also an Nvidia-173 driver, which is the correct ...
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AMD APU + GPU (MSI GX70) Switchable Graphics Card

I want to move away from windows, since microsoft is doing a great mess right now with their OS. Though I've been an Ubuntu user since 2010, I was using this computer mainly for gaming. I have a MSI ...
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AM1 Kabini 5350 Sata Controller

I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my computer but I can't see the drives connected to the AM1 sata controller. My motherboard is a AM1H-ITX with a AM1 socket controller and a ASMedia ASM1061 ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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I'm trying to install Starcraft II on my system but the Battle.net client is messed-up

I'm a Linux newbie trying to run Starcraft 2 on my 14.04 Ubuntu system, I downloaded and installed Battle.net launcher successfully, but when I open it to try downloading the game client (I'm using ...
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Stuck with recovery mode root shell and no graphic drivers, how to access Internet to get them back

Got the new Dell XPS 15 9550 with Windows 10, installed Ubuntu 15.10 alongside it following all instructions given by jchedstrom here (relevant here: successfully replaced native graphic drivers with ...
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Wireless Internet about Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS in MacBook Pro (mid 2012 13')

I am a newer in Ubuntu. Here is the information about my firmware. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n [14e4:4331] (rev 02) Subsystem: Broadcom ...
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How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343

How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343. Tried Libinput but it resulted in a jerky cursor. I have "blacklist i2c_hid" blacklisted in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf xinput list: ...
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SD card reader (Realtek 522a) not working in Dell i7559 in Ubuntu 15.10

My new Dell Inspiron i7559 is not recognizing any SD cards. I had installed Ubuntu Mate 15.10, and everything else (including wifi) worked fine. However, at the start, the SD card reader device was ...
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Wifi connections not showing in menu (ubuntu 12.04)

Not getting the option to select or even able the wireless connections in networking tab. Have also tried to restart the system couple of times and still not working. Following are the output on ...
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Having problems adjusting brightness in Ubuntu 15.10

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my new MSI GP62 6QE laptop. I was having issues with Ubuntu 14.04 due to the Intel Wireless 3165 so I chose Ubuntu 15.10 instead since it comes with the Linux 4.2 ...
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Screen flickers during 3D gameplay on 15.10

So this is not the first time this has happened. I recently installed an Nvidia graphics card, but even before that the screen would flicker from time to time on the Intel HD graphics. Installing the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't like my nvidia card

I've been trying to find a solution to this for around a month, with no luck. So I'm just going to ask. If I install the nvidia drivers, I cannot login. If I don't, the screen is too big. I've tried ...
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Are There Any Wireless Adapters for Ubuntu That Work “O.O.B.” and Meet These Requirements? [on hold]

I have bought a wireless adapter, but I just can't get it to work in Ubuntu, even with ndiswrapper! Does anyone know of any wireless adapters that: Are not buggy Work "Out of the Box" Support 2.4ghz ...
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Intel Wirless Dual band 3165 Configuration

I tried following below link for installing wireless drivers, but still no joy How can I install Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 drivers? magesh@magesh-HP-Pavilion-Notebook:~/Downloads/linux-4.4.1$ ...
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wifi ath9k does not work with ubuntu 15.10

I bought a new laptop lenovo ideapad 300-14isk, and I can't use the wifi. i installed ubuntu 15.10 and updated the OS via Ethernet. see uname -a : Linux laptop-Lenovo-ideapad-300-14ISK ...
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TP-Link Archer T2U installing driver issue

I have a TP-Link Archer T2U v1.0 as a Wi-Fi Adapter. It works flawlessly on Windows, but I am unable to install the driver on Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit. I downloaded the Linux driver from ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

Can you explain how can I install fimware-b43-installer driver if I can't connect to internet by wire?
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Touch not working on Dell Vostro 3000 series after moving from OEM to stock version

Everything works fine in the OEM version but when I move to the stock version I need to use USB mouse to operate. Please give me step by step by guide to solve this problem.
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Why can't I type with some keys on my laptop?

After I installed Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that some keys on my Asus A53U laptop have stopped working correctly, and others work for the wrong keys, i.e. I press the key below backspace (can't remember ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS keeps freezing, I feel like it's the Nvidia card I have

I've been having troubles with my computer as of late. I was running Ubuntu previously and it suddenly crashed on me so I did a fresh install and it has become a bit better but not really. 1) Whole ...
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Ethernet stopped working after the latest updates (Ubuntu 14.04)

My laptop doesn't have an ethernet port so I bought an ethernet adapter (D-link's DUB 13-12 USB 3.0 ethernet adapter) and after I installed the drivers (which took me weeks due to my inexperience) my ...
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Error on boot, driver ebridge is already registered, cannot enter ubuntu

I run Ubuntu 15.10. After clean reinstalling drivers for graphics card I got the following error while trying to boot: Error: Driver 'ebridge' is already registered, aborting... ...after a few ...
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Cannot switch from Intel to Nvidia GPU somehow

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running, but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (16-bit). I have ...
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15.10 login error Extension GLX missing on display 0

Been working on this problem for a day and half and got pretty far utilizing this forum. Posting for the first time. Upgraded to 15.10 had multiple errors and think I'm down to the last one (fingers ...
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wifi connection keeps dropping in Ubuntu 15.10 - RTL8821AE

I recently purchased a lenovo ideapad300 and installed a dual boot system. the wifi for windows 10 works seamlessly while its problematic in ubuntu this is the output for lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 ...
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Proprietary nvidia drivers for TitanX screen refresh problems (Ubuntu 14.04)

How screen looks like with proprietary drivers Hi all, I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new machine. (Machine specs: Nvidia Titan X, dual Xeon E5-2687W v3, 128GB Ram). The machine works fine ...
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How to use only the Nvidia GPU?

I have a laptop with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and a dedicated GPU from Nvidia. Since the Intel HD Graphisc is crashing all the time, how can I switch only on the Nvidia GPU and never use ...
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unable to log in after tinkering with drivers

I was having some trouble getting steam to work on my ubuntu installation, while doing this I followed some suggestions about deleting/changing various files and changed a few packages. At some point ...
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15.10 - Bad performance, even with a SSD?

already asked this at the ubuntu forums, hopefully i get an answer here, I migrated from Windows10 to Ubuntu. I used Linux already in the past and distrohopped from Arch, to Fedora, to Debian and ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...