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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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12.04 - Repeated Additional Drivers

In my additional drivers, 'Video Driver for the AMD graphics accelerators' is listed twice. I can't see any difference between the two, no version numbers or anything. Why is the driver listed twice ...
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Install driver for Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress

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? [on hold]

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 ...
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Wireless not working on startup

im running ubuntu 14.04 on a MacBook Air from early 2008. It has a Broadcom 4321 wireless card, and I'm using the b43 wireless driver. Here is what I have to do to get wireless to work after it boots: ...
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Hang with 5 Red Dots after installing AMD Propetiary Driver

I've tried installing a new propetiary driver, and after reboot it hangs with 5 red dots on the screen. I'm currently using an AMD R7 265 Graphics Card. I'm also running Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts resolution and unity crash after nvidia gpu drivers

i had a hard time upgrading to the new 14.04 lts, at first it was the resolution which wasnt native(problem still persists) and then the gpu drivers..... somehow i did manage to install gpu drivers ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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D link Wireless N USB for ubuntu 12.04

I am using a desktop and using ubuntu 12.04. I brought a D-Link Wiresless DWA 132 N USB adapter, yet its not recognize. How ever its recognized in my laptop , and I used that while my local PCs ...
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3D accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470

I've got an ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470 on my laptop running on Ubuntu with windows 7 as guest on VMware. In order to run games etc I need 3D acceleration activated on VMware. I tried installing the ...
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WMP45g Wireless-G Adapter

I can figure out how to get the driver? and that is my only way of getting online. I am not sure how else to get the driver
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Power outage while uninstalling graphics driver caused problems with unity/compiz

Recently installed an NVIDIA proprietary driver from http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us[1] I ran into trouble installing Steam, and planned on following this advice ( Steam won't ...
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Installing Nvidia driver 340 on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install the proprietary Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 14.04, which has a GeForce 880M graphics card (laptop). From the NVidia website, it tells me that I need the driver version 340. Here is ...
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How to install nvidia GT 840m driver in Ubuntu 14.04?

This is the 3rd reinstall of Ubuntu I have done today... I just bought a laptop with an i3 processor and a GT 840M card. I have installed the nvidia driver, using their .run file, and also following ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped detecting my HDMI montor

One normal day I started up my Acer Aspire (NVIDIA GEFORCE 720m) running Ubuntu 14.04 and the HDMI screen had stopped working. This has worked fine for ages and there is no reason I can see that it ...
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Why can't I get into my WiFi?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion DV6000...The WiFi does not work and the only way I can connect is through Ethernet... I go under the Software and Updates and then the Additional ...
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ASUS Q550LF and 64GB SDXC card

I recently bought an ASUS Q550LF laptop. Core i7, nVidia GF745M, three USB 3.0 ports. I'm trying to get a 64GB SDXC card to mount, and cannot seem to. I installed fuse-exfat and exfat-utils; this ...
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Wifi driver for hp 14-G008AU

i'm installing ubuntu 14.04 on my HP 14-G008AU, and it seems that wifi is not detected. Can anyone help me to resolve this problem? Thanks
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Ubuntu and Windows drivers question?

I'm probably the world's newest Ubuntu user; just installed it today. I'm so excited to start using it. However, I have a slight problem. I have a wirless keyboard and mouse called "Microsoft Wireless ...
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ATI Radeon X600 and two monitors

just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS, can not customize as expected two monitors in any attempt to change the parameters of their joint work- error, and indeed the system slows down, I think it's because ...
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Nvidia Prime does not detect external VGA monitor after updating Ubuntu-drivers-common and xorg

This post is a followup to another post I had about accessing my external monitor after upgrading my ubuntu-drivers-common package. I had found the cause to be this bug, but now that a fix is ...
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Messed ATI drivers and cannot start ubuntu desktop properly

Okay, I messed my ubuntu 14.04 for the third time, first two times resulting in a complete reinstall since the issues were not solvable, so as you can imagine, starting to get a little frustrated, ...
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Installing proprietary NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and I now want to update the graphics driver from the default open-source one, to the proprietary Nvidia one, to enable work with CUDA. My graphics ...
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nVidia on Ubuntu 14.04 black login screen (not freeze)

Recently I installed STEAM on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p (core i7 + nVidia 755m) laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use nVidia for sessions when I play games and Intel for everything else. Therefore ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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PYTHONPATH env variable vs. where apt-get intalls packages

Hello I am new to linux generally and to ubuntu in particular. I'm trying to download data from the Python NLTK, which I installed via sudo apt-get install python-nltk. Apparently this put the ...
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Does Ubuntu have a driver for the EVGA GeForce GTX760?

the graphics card i want to buy only has drivers for windows and I was wondering if ubuntu had any drivers for the: EVGA GeForce GTX760 FTW with ACX Cooler 4GB GDDR5 256Bit Dual-Link DVI-I DVI-D HDMI ...