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How to activate graphics card? [closed]

I use ubuntu 12.10. I use this driver: I run: sam@sam:/opt/ros/morse/share/morse/examples/tutorials$ lspci|grep VGA 02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF114 [GeForce GTX 560] ...
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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Airlink101 model #AWLL6075 finds network but drops packets in Ubuntu 12.10

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10, 32-bit, and trying to get hooked up to wireless (I've been using ethernet until now, and it's no longer possible where I am living). I could try to set up a router with ...
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147 views

Why do I see two VGA compatible controllers on my PC?

I want to use Ubuntu on a hp pavilion g7-1246ef, but I seem to have problems with the VGA when running Ubuntu on this computer - the cooler is very loud and the laptop is hot, and this doesn't happen ...
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AMD drivers issue (12.10)

So, I've been having to battle various issues with Ubuntu - mostly power and heating issues on my laptop - gets up to 60C on compiling code which is fairly unreasonable. One of the things suggested ...
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Problems after upgrading from 12.04.2 to 12.10

So Yesterday, I upgraded my 12.04.2 to 12.10 using the Update Manager. After the 3-hour download and installation was done, when the system booted up, everything got laggy, no display driver, however, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 : wifi card BCM43142 not working

I'm having troubles with my Broadcom wireless adapter bcm43142. I tried this solution: Help I haved no wireless sinced installing updates on 12.10 (the 2nd one, because the WiFi card does not appear ...
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Wireless missing in Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362 - Ubuntu 12.10

I recently install Ubuntu 12.10 (Gnome Ubuntu, to be exact) on my Toshiba Satellite C55D-A5362. The problem is that I can not seem to get the wireless adapter to work. When I check Network Setting, ...
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LNE100TX network card problems on Ubuntu 12.10

I've got an old Dell Optiplex with an integrated Broadcom network device that I've been using for a while. I'm trying to add a second network card, a Linksys LNE100TX, on eth1 and I can't get it to ...
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AMD driver unzip problem

So I'm trying to install the new AMD drivers but I can't seem to unzip them any idea how to do this? here is my out put Archive: amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.zip End-of-central-directory ...
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Compiling in Ubuntu 12.10 ARM 7

I am fairly lost in compiling drivers (Modules) for Ubuntu from here these drivers work on the older 3.0.36 kernel so i would like to compile it for 3.0.8 by using the driver source provided. I have ...
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ubuntu broke my computer [duplicate]

About a week and a half ago I tried to update from 12.04 to 12.10 doing the sequential upgrades to get to the new OS 13.1. I downloaded 12.1 from the software center which I've been told since that ...
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HDMI audio not working on XBMCbuntu (12.10), working on Ubuntu 13.04 LiveUSB. Need assistance troubleshooting (Alsa logs inside) [closed]

I'm trying to get my HDMI audio working on my new HTPC (Intel NUC D54250WYK w/ Intel HD5000). I installed XBMCbuntu, which uses Ubuntu 12.10 (3.5.0-44-generic). HDMI audio not working. Tried 13.04 ...
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Wireless not Working BCM43142 Ubuntu 12.10 on Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB

I recently bought Sony Vaio Fit 15E SVF15414CXB. It has a AMD 64-bit processor and is pre-installed with Windows 8. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and made it dual boot. But to my surprise no wireless ...
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Problems with “make”

Just got a [really cheap] new machine and am trying to install Ubuntu 12.10 on it -- unfortunately the laptop is so bad that there are no drivers in place to connect the hardware to the internet. I ...
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Laptop heating issue in Ubuntu 12.10!

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 currently. I have an ATI Mobility Radeon graphic card in my laptop. My laptop has heating problem. Laptop fan is always on. When I searched on the Internet, I found that this ...
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Update to 12.10 - Graphic problems

I have updated to 12.10 and have had several graphic problems ever since. First boot, only tty1 was available. Unity not working at all. Cutting a long story short, after reinstalling xorg and gnome, ...
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229 views

Wired and wireless networks not detected in ubuntu 12.10

I have a Toshiba Satellite L55 laptop which has Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 network interface card. I took help from the following link: How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet ...
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1answer
292 views

Can't print on Canon MF4450

I've attached the printer via USB, Ubuntu finds it, installs it (both the MF4450 and the MF4450 (Fax) printers, since it is a 4in1) but is not able to print even the Test Page. I'm new to Ubuntu as ...
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Which driver should I install? [duplicate]

Does anybody know which driver I should install to update Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 I have a ATI Radeon Xpress 200 graphics card. When Ubuntu searches for drivers, it doesn't find anything but ...
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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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HP Envy dv6t-7300: Disabled WiFi through button and can't enable it anymore

Well, I have a HP Envy dv6t-7300 laptop that came with a Ralink RT5390 WiFi card. Everything was working perfectly, and eventually I press the WiFi button in my keyboard to toggle the card on/off. ...
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1answer
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What to do when my keyboard sensitivity decreases but returns to normal after re-log

i am having a random problem with both my keyboards. The keyboard will become so INsensitive that I have to press really hard to to make it work. If I restart, or just log out, it resets and it acts ...
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144 views

Where to get wireless drivers for ubuntu?

I am working with a Dell Inspiron 1545. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my computer and after I was done, I observe that there is no wireless functionality available on my system. I go to the ...
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Wifi slows to crawl Intel Centrino wireless -N 1000

I've been experiencing sever bandwidth issues with my laptop and was hoping someone could help me resolve them. Speedtest.net typically reports my dl rate is ~ 18 Mb, upload ~ 2.5 Mb and ping ~ 20ms, ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Unity launcher and status bar dissappeared after installing additional drivers [duplicate]

I have tried to use additional graphics drivers on Lenovo T530 ubuntu 12.10 laptop. Actually those drivers have not installed correctly. After restarting my machine, ubuntu launcher and status bar has ...
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1answer
393 views

AMD switchable graphics: integrated outperforms dedicated

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Sony VAIO E14 laptop. I have a AMD switchable GPU Radeon HD 7600M / Intel HD 4000 card. The AMD Catalyst 13.4 driver is installed: On integrated (IGPU): fglrxinfo ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting and extremely slow at low signal - Ubuntu 13.04

First off, I just want to say that I work as an IT engineer (Windows Desktop/Server etc) so I am willing to go right down to the ground when it comes to advance technical troubleshooting. ...
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1answer
2k views

Error when installing RTL8188CUS wireless driver from sh: “/lib/modules/3.5.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory”

I'm using 12.10, updated to this day. The Realtek USB Wi-fi dongle doesn't work. I've seen lots of discussions in forums that suggests downloading the official driver. However, when I run "sudo bash ...
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1answer
180 views

Drivers corrupted after update for first time?

I had dual booted Ubuntu 12.10 with Windows 7 on my Laptop. After installing I observed that the fan was on all the time, resulting in huge electricity usage. There was an alert that I had ~200 ...
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1answer
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Getting Wifi to work on Ubuntu 12.10 for MacBookPro

So I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my MacBookPro and I've tried installing various drivers such as Broadcom STA wireless, however when I install them or at least I think I've installed them, they ...
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How to install ATI Radeon HD 4670 on Ubuntu 12.10

This is the first time I'm using Ubuntu. My knowledge about Linux is almost nothing. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 from windows 7 (dual boot) but I think it didn't install my graphics (ATI Radeon HD 4670) ...
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How do I fix this VAAPI error with an Intel Card?

How do I fix the error shown below: The output of vainfo: libva: VA-API version 0.32.0 libva: User requested driver 'i965' libva: Trying to open /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/dri/i965_drv_video.so ...
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D-Link DGE-530T with Ubuntu 12.10

I really could use some help. I am quite new to this and I am officially completely lost here. I have been searching the web for a few hours now to no avail. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and I have ...
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Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 660

I am having troubles installing the Nvidia driver on my new installation of Ubuntu Gnome Remix (12.10, at first). I would be very grateful if I could receive some help from a kind soul out there. I ...
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1answer
381 views

How to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can someone tell me the steps to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M? My laptop is a SAMSUNG Series 7 NP700G7C-S01US. I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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Unable to Run Nvidia Settings

I am using Dell Latitude E6510 laptop with Ubuntu 12.10 running on it. It has Nvidia GT218 NVS 3100M. I am using Gnome-Fallback mode. My problem is that my laptop was just working fine. However, it ...
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1answer
6k views

Better driver for synaptics touchpads

Ubuntu is said to have a 'generic driver' - does this mean it is missing features? There are a few features I miss from my touchpad under windows. I will list some of them here: 1.) Circular ...
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204 views

Unity/GNOME/GTK3 & Other Desktop Issues

Well, it's been about a week, and i'm quite frustrated. I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my desktop, and i've run into more than a few problems along the way. First, it began with having ...
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813 views

Is there any standard tool for checking hardware and drivers?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.1- on my Dell Inspiron 15r 3rd gen Laptop. It has ATI Radeon 7670m graphics card. How do I install drivers for all my hardware safely? Currently gesture of trackpad, fan ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series drivers for Ubuntu 12.10

I tried to install ATI binary X.Org driver for my graphic card(ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5400 Series) in Ubuntu 12.10 but it didn't work. After some googling I found that the latest drivers are not ...
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1answer
1k views

how to solve “/lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/build: no such file or directory” error

I installed ubuntu 12.10 64 bit on my desktop HP Elite 7500, but I have no ethernet connection. I have an Atheros ethernet card is. I have downloaded drivers to install. I extracted files. When I try ...
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1answer
3k views

Does the ScanSnap IX500 work with Ubuntu?

Fujitsu just released their latest scanner, the ScanSnap IX500. Does this scanner work with Ubuntu, or Linux in general?
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Need wireless drivers for Dell Latitude E5420

I have an Dell Latitude E5420 with Ubuntu 12.10. I need my wireless to work. Where can I can get the driver or how can I get the WiFi working?
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Much lower battery life on Ubuntu and laptop heating up badly

I have the following config laptop: System model: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC Processor: AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon HD Graphics (Quadcore 1.9Ghz) Memory: 6Gb RAM Graphics:AMD Radeon HD 7640G+7600M ...
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How to properly install graphics drivers in 12.10

Okay so im new to linux operating systems and im having trouble installing my graphics driver I asked a question before but I'm going to try to be more specific this time. I have a 19.5 inch monitor ...
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1answer
481 views

Set default GPU for switchable ATI/Intel graphics

I am running Quantal using the Catalyst 13.3 ATI driver for Intel HD 4000/ATI HD 7670M setup. I can switch between integrated and dedicated GPU with amdconfig --px-igpu or amdconfig --px-dgpu. Upon ...
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BCM43142 drivers for Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit [duplicate]

related to How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? . That question is not reflecting a solution for Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit.
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Problem with driver of ATI graphic card

I followed the instructions here What is the correct way to install ATI Catalyst Video Drivers (fglrx)? in the second part of the subject they said Installing the ATI Catalyst Drivers for 12.10 ...
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1answer
987 views

How to disable ATI 6490m and only use Intel HD

I have a Probook 4530s and just installed Ubuntu a week ago. This laptop has both an ATI 6490m graphics chipset and integrated Intel HD graphics. The ATI graphics seem to overheat the system, ...