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How do I use Nvidia GTX 860M with 14.04?

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 there were no drivers in the additional drivers dialogue for my graphics card. I installed x-org edgers PPA and used a driver but it causes ubuntu to freeze when using ...
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Out of range - AMD Radeon™ HD 8500

Installed latest Ubuntu version on my PC with a AMD Radeon™ HD 8500 ( 2 GB - low end video card ) . By default ubuntu used x.org X server AMD/ATI display driver but I couldn't change the resolution ...
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install driver for ricoh r5u870 webcam

I'm trying to install the driver for the webcam for my Sony laptop. I got the driver from here, and I followed the installation guide. But I got the following error when I type in make: ...
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Dell XPS m1730 slow transitions

I am running the latest Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr on a Dell XPS M1730 and the only issue I am having is that when I open,close or move windows they transition with a noticeable bit of lag. Perhaps it ...
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New Build - no Internet connection

Just built a new computer: Graphics: GTX 970 CPU: i5 4690K HSF: Mugen 4 Motherboard: Z97 Pro RAM: 8 GB Crucial Ballistix SSD: SanDisk 240GB (All from the 'Outstanding' tier of ...
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Trouble with USB ADSL Modem

I have a "Symphony SY 5210S" modem with "Conexant" chipset. I use linux Mint 17 on my PC and modem is connected to PC with USB cable. When I login to the OS (modem is ON and all lights are GREEN), ...
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what WiFi drivers are running in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

hi i want to know what Linux WIFI drivers are running on my computer right now is there a way to do this in the terminal? thank you for your help!
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ATI Radeon HD 4670 - Dell dimension 5150

i have a dell dimension 5150 running the latest ubuntu, i have just purchased a ATI Radeon HD 4670 graphics card off ebay. when i install it in the computer and connect the monitor i get 'No Signal' ...
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Resolution issue with Ubuntu 14.04.1 [Dual Boot with Windows 7]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 along side my Windows 7 operating system today. My Windows Partition works perfectly fine, the GRUB menu works perfectly fine, and I've installed any updates for Ubuntu that ...
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How to set parameters for Realtek wifi rtl8723

I have a realtek wifi card which is really messing up the internet connection on my laptop. As per a few launchpad bugs,they have suggested to disable msi and powersave. How do I set the parameters ...
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Can't get Brother MFC-J430W working

I have done all that I know to do. I went to the Brother site and downloaded the driver installer, but the printer still isn't working. How to solve it ?
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Dell R210 wired network not recognized during Ubuntu 14.04 install

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 in DELL server R210 and also in R520, and have the same issue, the network interface is not available/recognized during setup. Same servers run perfectly ok Ubuntu ...
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problems installing amd driver on ubuntu 14.04 - extremely old xorg?

I know I'm not the first one to have trouble with amd drivers, but no post gave me an answer for my situation (not even this one). I have a Dell Inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit installed ...
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Headphones sound not working on Alienware m4xr2 Linux Mint [on hold]

I've just finished installing Linux mint on my alienware m14xr2 and for some reason the sound works ok on speakers... but when I plug in my headphones the sound is still playing on speakers instead of ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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I can not get any sounds from my system

I know this is a popular topic, but I have been searching and cannot find a solution to my problem, plus, I'm super new to linux and terminals. I followed this tutorial ...
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Broadcom Wireless not working on new Ubuntu install

So I am pretty new to the Linux world, but I just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron that is also running Windows 8. The install went fine, but now on the Linux side, I can not connect to my Wi-Fi. ...
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How can I add Aficio MP 5002 printer driver?

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my system and when I'm adding the shared printer by IP, on installing part it freezes. What should I do?
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Will the graphics tablets Genius EasyPen i405 and Genius Easy Pen i405x work on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to buy one of these two graphics tablets. I've heard that the i405x model is newer so I would prefer to buy this one, however I've also heard that there can be problems with making it work on ...
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Is Asus X550LD a good choice for running Ubuntu?

I've been thinking of buying the Asus X550LD. I primarily use Ubuntu as my OS of choice. I wanted to know if this model and ASUS in general is a good buy for running Ubuntu. I've been searching for ...
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No switchable graphics option with AMD APU+ Dedicated GPU trusty tahr

I switched from Windows to Linux Ubuntu 14.04 . I downloaded the AMD 14.6 Beta driver from AMD's website and installed it. But when I open the Catalyst Control Center, I find no option to switch to ...
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Screen artifacts Ubuntu GNOME14.04 [on hold]

This problem only happens with GNOME 3.x, with other desktops works well. My hardware info: ⠀Acer Extensa 5420 ⠀OS: Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 64-bit (up to date) ⠀CPU: AMD Turion(tm) 64 X2 Mobile ...
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No wifi driver in ubuntu in virtual box

I installed ubuntu (the latest ver.) on virtualbox but for some reason I dont have wifi driver wlan0 installed. I tried sudo iwconfig wlan0 but got the message error: no such device found...I can surf ...
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Realtek RTL8821AE Wifi driver/alternative

I recently built a new computer using an ASROCK motherboard, which comes with a realtek RTL8821AE PCI-E wireless module. I installed elementary os, just to try something new. It didn't recognize the ...
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Graphics Crad drivers for Radeon 7000

I am knew to Ubuntu but love the OS and have been installing it on my PC systems at home. I have an old computer which I am currently using which has the following graphics card. I am unable tot find ...
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TP-Link TLWN725N V2 low signal

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, kernel 3.13.0-24-generic. My TPlink, is always with low signal(normally 2%). The other computers are working just fine with other wireless pens, with good quality ...
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How to install zotac gt 210 graphics card driver in Ubuntu 13.04?

I tried many idea from ubuntu 13.04 support, googling but cant found better support. I want to install graphics driver as mention in title, but dont know how? I have Zotac Nvidia Geforce G210 1GB ...
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Intel SMBus UNCLAIMED

My laptop running Ubuntu 12.04.3 has this SMBus according to lspci: SMBus: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller (rev 04) lshw command shows it as unclaimed. ...
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NX9105 Wireless not working

I am using my old hp-compaq NX9105 laptop. I installed 12.04 and upgraded to 14.04. Problem is that wireless is not working. No wireless is detected. I installed the b43 driver as described here, but ...
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Dell inspiron 5537 and the system running low on graphics

I know there have been many questions about the system running low on graphics issues, and it has many situations and many fixes. But the case with dell inspiron 5537 is very irritating! I tried all ...
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How to print to a Canon MX922

I have a Canon Pixma MX922 that is set up to print wirelessly. Is there a generic way to print to this device over Ethernet? Is there a specific driver I can install? I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
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0bda:2831 RTL2831U DVB-T Realtek and Ubuntu

I follow the tutorial here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1905057 All goes well until make: make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. I ran the "lsmod | grep dvb" but ...
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Problems with Realtek driver for TP-Link

I'm a completely new user to Ubuntu and am experiencing a bit of trouble in getting a TP-link TL-WN822N to work with the OS. I have looked through ...
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Nouveau driver has low brightness/contrast

Why nouveau looks with less brightness and/or contrast than nvidia proprietary driver? I use Ubuntu 14.04 in a desktop with a Nvidia GeForce GT 640. I had this problem in the past too with other ...
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I just installed ubuntu, now my wifi doesn't seem to be recognized. Wondering if it's a driver problem?

09:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express [14e4:1673] (rev 02) 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g ...
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Please help me execute these commands! [on hold]

Please! I'm new to linux and have all the Ubuntu 14.04 Lubuntu 14.04 and Linux mint 17 Cinnamon 2.2.16 on 3 systems. I need to run these commands in order to install wy USB Wi-Fi, It's just not well ...
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Disable AMD graphic card to save battery

I just bought a dell inspiron 5537 (which already comes with ubuntu 12) and I removed the ubuntu and installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside a windows 8.1. After struggling with the system is running low on ...
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Installing nvidia drivers [duplicate]

alan@alan-P43G:~$ sudo apt-get install nvidia-340 Reading package lists... Error! E: Read error - read (5: Input/output error) E: Problem opening ...
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Nvidia driver issues with 14.04

Background - nomodeset was required to install Ubuntu. Nvidia GT525M graphic card driver issues Cannot get past the login screen if installed, Cannot change resolution if not installed (it has ...
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Removed all Nvidia drivers and Ubuntu won't boot

I installed a new Raedon R9 290X after upgrading from my old Nvidia GTX 570, installed the AMD Catalyst 14.6 drivers and everything booted fine but games where a little laggy. I decided to remove the ...
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RV350 Radeon 9600SE Driver NOT working properly in Ubuntu 12.04

I have an older desktop PC (~10 years), which I recently upgraded (with used parts) to an AMD Athlon 64 x2 CPU, 3 GB of RAM and an ATI Radeon 9600SE graphics card. The idea is to use it for very basic ...
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ubuntu 12.04 can't detect my graphics card

I recently had to reformat my old Laptop, after installing Ubuntu 12.04 (same OS it had pre-format) I noticed that the graphics card couldn't be identified and the display was locked at a resolution ...
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wifi and bluetooth not detected on toshiba NB505

I am using toshiba NB 505 and have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The wifi and bluetooth are not working. It is unable to detect and also does not start. please help.
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Use live usb or iso as repository OR installing wifi drivers from Live USB

I've faced this issue numerous times: I make a fresh install, and it turns out that the proprietary drivers were not installed. Now I face a chicken and egg problem of trying to install the wifi ...
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Missing ubuntu drivers for GT 730 in Ubuntu 14.04

I have clean Ubuntu 14.04 and using MSI Nvidia GT730 video card. By default Ubuntu installed nouveau driver and it is in use right now. I want to install nvidia proprietary driver, but I do not see ...
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14.04 :: Troubles after waking from suspend

I am having issues with suspending my Acer Aspire 5739G running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried suspending using different methods - pm-suspend, from GUI, from Keyboard shortcut - but my system still ...
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Epson Stylus 21 driver does not have a change ink function

I have recently changed to Ubuntu from XP. Initially my Epson Stylus 21 worked but now is very erratic. The printout has changed from full colour to wrong colour to grey to have faded away. It ...
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How to install Idea 3GNet Setter in Linux

I've bought an Idea 3G Net Setter and they have provided "Linux driver" and these are the installation details: 2 Driver installation 2.1 Launch command line By using “ALT+F2”, input” ...
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How to check and set Refresh Rate with Nvidia Graphics Card

When I tried to update from Ubuntu 12 to Ubuntu 14 I got a warning message against updating stating that your machine does not have 3D support for running the unity desktop environment. My graphics ...
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Problem with Ethernet on Asus Zenbook UX32A

I'm on Vacations at the moment and I can't use the Wlan Network - will ask this seperately - so I am using (for the third or fourth time) lan cable to connect to the rooter. But everytime I suspend ...