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How to install Synaptics touchpad manager with terminal? [duplicate]

I need to get this to get my touch-pad working but I am unable to install it with Ubuntu Software Center as it says ` "Update Error: Require Installation Of Untrusted Packages"
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How to install network drivers via terminal?

I have a PC with: 32GB RAM 1T harddisk 8 core cpu ubuntu server 12.04 I installed virtualbox and created four VMs. I think my mistake was I didn't leave any space for the host so I got "The ...
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Please need help with my mess [duplicate]

I really wanted to try out something different then Windows 7. So I installed Ubuntu and I have no clue on how to work it. I’m totally lost and have been trying to go back to windows by using the ...
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How to fix Ubuntu booting to a command line after an update?

I have been running Ubuntu 12.04 off of a HP pavilion dv2000 for a while now, probably about a year or so. I've not had many issues other than not being able to properly install a graphics driver on ...
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I can't compile source, make doesn't work

I am trying to install "Somagic EasyCAP DC60" device driver step by step from a guide. I'm in the unpacked folder in Terminal, but make doesn't work. It says: me@me-PC:~/Desktop/somagic-easycap_1.1$ ...
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finger print reader for hp

I have a HP Touch-smart m7, is there any fingerprint reading software that would allow me to use my fingerprint reader? I have tried fprint and fingerprint-gui, neither recognize my device and when I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 unable to load or access terminal [duplicate]

I'm new to the Linux world and installed Ubuntu 12.04. I then tried to update my graphics driver, which needed to reboot once the installation process was completed. Upon reboot, I was sent to a black ...
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Install driver form command line

I recently did some stuff on my computer (installing various things) and now my computer does not have a GUI. I can log into my computer via command line and work only from the command line. I need ...
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Hello, issue with this command apt-get [duplicate]

E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/apt/lists/lock - open (2: No such file or directory) E: Unable to lock the list directory
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Adding touchscreen driver via command line [closed]

I've installed Android x86 on my windows tablet, and all works apart from the touchscreen. I've found out how to add support to it, but only by using the source, which I dont really know how to, and ...
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How to install drivers for iogear smart card reader?

I'm still trying to learn how to use the terminal in 13.04. I downloaded the Linux drivers for the hardware and began reading the installation and immediately got lost. ...
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qla-tools on ubuntu server 12.04lts

anyone got this working on the new LTS 12.04. Mine installs using "apt-get install qla-tools" but when i execute I get the root@q-db04:/home/systems# ql-hba-snapshot Only Kernel version 2.6 and ...
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How do I uninstall USB wireless divers that didn't work?

Computer/OS stats: Old (5 yrs?) Dell desktop computer Ubuntu 12.04 is the ONLY OS installed Mem: 1.5GiB Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz OS type: 32 bit Disk: 37.8GB Background info I moved my ...
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Why is my Unity missing after installing proprietary driver? [duplicate]

After installing the proprietary driver for my A10-5800k APU from the AMD website, Unity disappeared. To make things worse, I cannot input any key commands into the terminal (Can only copy/paste, but ...
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Driver updating

I need to update the drivers being used by my Dibcom 7000 DVB card. I have the drivers but cannot copy them to the correct directory. I seem to not have the correct rights. How can I change my rights ...
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Unable to install drivers

Same problem as many times before. However, this time my problem is that i am unable to start the installation in Terminal. I have done all the preparations to install the drivers, extractions etc ...
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How to open the additional drivers window using command line

How can I launch the additional drivers window from the command line?
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view printer driver associated with print queue

How can I find what print driver is being used for a specified print queue using the command line? The printer driver associated with a print queue can be seen in CUPS Web Interface but I cannot find ...
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How do I update Intel e1000 driver? Server reverts to old driver on reboot

I have a kvm server and I'm trying to update my Intel e1000 drivers. I can install the new drivers using the following code make clean make make install modprobe -rv e1000 modprobe e1000 ...
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GeForce 7900 GS Drivers

First I had this problem, I couldn't get the login screen it brought me to tty so I installed other drivers and did apt-get -f install And now I can get to Ubuntu but its very slow and games lag alot ...
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How do I compile kernel modules? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install development tools for 12.10? I need to compile kernel modules under Ubuntu version 12.10 What is the build command please? (I am new to Linux and ...
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Errors in Terminal trying to install Wireless Drivers

I'm trying to install the Linux drivers for a D-Link DWA-121 USB wireless adapter, found here: http://www.dlink.com/ca/en/support/product/dwa-121-wireless-n-150-pico-usb-adapter. I'm following the ...
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12.10 starts up to just my desktop background [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity does not start after installing the fglrx drivers on 12.10 I have only just started using linux more than just instlling it on an old pc for fun and have just ...
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Ubuntu ati driver on 64bit install [closed]

So I am following instructions on this blog post http://www.techlw.com/2012/08/install-amd-catalyst-128-drivers-in.html which is pretty detailed and works until the install log throws this at me: ...
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How do I “log” the M most recent images from a webcam using the command-line?

I want to take a picture with the webcam every N time units and store it to /tmp/somefolder/ for further use with other tools and only keep the last M images. How to do this using webcam(UNIX ...
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Wireless Stopped working after 3.2.0-25 upgrade

Today, I downloaded the 3.2.0-25 kernel as suggested by Software Update. After restart, my wireless isn't working, doesn't even show up in the Network Manager. If during boot, I choose the previous ...
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What is the equivalent of Windows System Properties or Device Manager?

I am new to Ubuntu. In Windows, if I want to know my system properties/configuration, I can see it by going to Control Panel and clicking on the System icon. I can also get a detailed list of the ...
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How to run a .run file as root?

I downloaded a .run file for a Nvidia driver, but when I run it in the terminal it tells me it must be run as root. I'm a complete noob and I barely even know what root is. I think it's somewhere ...
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Is there a terminal command to search for additional drivers in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install restricted drivers in command line Whenever I try to run the "Additional Drivers" application, it searches for about 15 minutes and then crashes. Is there ...
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How do I Install Drivers for an ALFA AWUS036NHR?

I am very new to Ubuntu and I really need to get this USB wireless running. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on a virtual machine. It comes with some instructions for setting up the drivers, but as ...
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AMD 11.12 driver issue

I followed the steps letter by letter in this post... Gnome 3.2 problems in the shell However I have come to a problem that I don't know how to solve... It is saying that package build has failed ...
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In tty1 after login it says “Module Unknown” and log me out automatically [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. After I login in any tty1-6 it show the message "Module unknown" and log me out automatically. But in the graphical session I am logged in correctly. How to solve the problem? ...
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Cannot install ATI proprietary driver

When I try gladoscc@comp001:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx fglrx-amdcccle (The additional drivers doesn't work, gives me errors) I get: update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/pxpress/ld.so.conf ...
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How can i kill x server and be put into a command prompt?

Is there a way to kil xserver and put me into a command prompt or something? (Ubuntu 11.10) Normally killing xserver with sudo stop lightgdm puts me into a BIOS-esque black screen. Where can I type ...
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How can I know/list available options for kernel modules?

As the question says it all, I would just like to elaborate with an example: i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 This is an option for i915 module or intel video driver. So is there any way to know or list ...
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Brother MFC-295CN Scanner

I have managed to add my MFC-295CN printer to my Ubuntu 11.04 desktop. However, I need some help adding the scanner. from the Brother website I am instructed to install the driver step 4-3) Command ...
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Install restricted drivers in command line

I'm aware there's already been a question and answer regarding Nvidia drivers, but my case is a little different. My wireless adapter's driver is proprietary, and for a minimal install, I need a ...
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Can I install extra drivers via the command prompt?

Since I can't seem to open the Additional Drivers program? And how do I know what driver I need to install?
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Command to check graphics device and graphics driver

Is there a utility or terminal command to tell you what graphics device and driver you are using?