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Very slow graphics performance after upgrade 12.04 => 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 and the performance is extremely sluggish; windows open and close in slow motion. Presumably my graphics hardware has not been recognized by the system. I think that I ...
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I want to use Ubuntu, but I have some issues with hardware peripherals

I'm really interested in Ubuntu, but I've always run into a constant blockade that prevents me from moving forward; lack of driver support for the devices I use. Below is my current mouse and headset, ...
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Find out device from network interface

I need to find out the device address of my inbuilt mobile broadband card, in order to change the PIN of my SIM card with gsmctl. It requires the device parameter: -d device, --device device ...
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Wireless keeps disconnecting Intel AGB 3945

I've been having issues with my wireless connection. It seems as if the connection is fine for around 5 minutes, after which my wireless connection drops for no apparent reason. I have disabled power ...
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Reinstall drivers after migration to different hardware (12.04)

I've extracted HDD with existent 12.04 installation out of one laptop and plugged it in another laptop. Then I upgraded kernel from 3.2 to 3.8. Now I can see that some hardware features does not work ...
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Ubuntu Has Experiecned A Internal Error

I've been using Ubuntu as my main OS for the past week, I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The error comes when I exit out of Nvidia X server settings. I have a Geforce GTX 650 graphics card with the ...
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Restricted Video Drivers LiveCD vs Full Install

When booting to a live CD of Ubuntu 12.04 NO restricted video drivers are detected. However, after completing a full instillation restricted video drivers are found. Does anyone know why this is ...
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Change the device order for graphics cards

Ubuntu 13.10. Mining rig. 7ea graphics cards (2 7900's and 5 7800's). Adapter 0 is a 7900, adapter 1-5 shows 7800, adapter 6 shows 7900. How can I make adapter 0 and 1 7900's while 2-6 are 7800's? ...
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why doesn't my optical drive read dvds nor bds anymore? only cds

i have installed ubuntu through a CD. now my optical drive doesn't real DVDs nor BDs anymore. i'm new to ubuntu. don't know many things. just the basics. is there a way to either configure it? ...
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PCI or USB video card with Unity support for legacy computer

I was given an HP Pavillion 8756C from 1999 that I'm considering refurbishing for a friend's kid. It runs Ubuntu 13.10 and performance is actually pretty decent except for Unity. I'd like to get ...
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ThinkCentre M72e AMD Graphics Setup

The AMD Catalyst drivers for ThinkCentre M72e aren't working even though it's a Ubuntu Certified machine. It installs the drivers but I get the hardware not supported error. I removed the installed ...
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Is there database of Linux compatible hardware?

I want to know if there is a centralised community site where all Hardware is listed in terms of compatability with Linux. Something like AppDB for Wine.
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What may cause the desktop wallpaper to be scrambled?

I have a very strange problem. Sometimes when I work a long time with my laptop while the desktop is hidden a strange thing happens. I show the desktop and it is all scrambled. This problem is all ...
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My camera doesn't work on Ubuntu

I have an Acer Aspire 5670 with a CrystalEye webcam. But in Cheese it doesn't even detect that there is a camera. What can I do?
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In system information, SMBus is marked red

From system information, I found something which was boxed and written in red. I copied the lines below. Is it a problem? Because, my Ralink RT3290 wireless card is not working and it is also ...
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How can I get multiple SYBA SI-PEX40057 (Marvell 88SE9230-based) SATA cards to play nice?

I've built a storage server using: Supermicro X9SCM-F motherboard Three Syba SI-PEX40057 PCIe SATA cards Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS All twelve ports on the cards are populated with storage drives, as ...
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Hardware wireless switch has no effect after suspend and 13.10 upgrade

This seems to be a fairly chronic problem, as shown by the following questions: How do I fix a "Wireless is disabled by hardware switch" error? Wireless disabled by hardware switch ...
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Where can I get the newest proprietary Nvidia drivers

Ubuntu 13.04 Nvidia gtx580 As you can see in the image the newest proprietary Nvidia driver is version 313. The newest open-source one is version 331. Where can I get the newest proprietary ...
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Is there a RTL8723AE linux driver for 3.8.0-19-generic [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu on my MSI ge60-20c and recognized the wireless-driver not working well. After some searching I found out it's a common problem and some people managed to get a proper driver ...
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dell inspiron 15R the FAN is always at the highest speed

I have a dell Inspiron 15R it supposed to be certified with Ubuntu, the FAN is always at the highest speed, some posts mentions its a VGA driver issue, however even if I install latest drivers from ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.04 support touchscreen input in any way?

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook T732 Tablet convertible notebook PC, and I'd like to be able to use the touchscreen on Ubuntu. Is there any application written to adapt Ubuntu to my touchscreen hardware?
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How to Determine which is your TouchScreen Driver

So many unrecognized options come up when typing the command lsusb, but how do we determine which one is actually for our specific touchscreen? Thanks. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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Is it “OK” to install Ubuntu on one laptop and put the SSD into another?

If I install Ubuntu on say.. my intel based netbook (atom) and then take out the ssd and stick in into another intel based laptop (i3) for use would there be any issues that would arise? drivers, ...
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Ubuntu compatibility with new Apple Mac Pro hardware

Apple's new Mac Pro is being released this Fall. The hardware specs look great, but I also don't have enough understanding of hardware, hardware drivers, and linux kernel to make an educated guess as ...
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Ralink 539b (according to lspci)

13.04 Kubuntu installed hp 2000 notebook. "lspci" shows adapter Ralink 539b. Supposedly, this adapter is Bluetooth ready. Bluedevil sees nothing. Would very much appreciate a copy-paste solution if ...
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Problems with video card or motherboard

I am using a Sony VGN-SZ32CP laptop, which is equipped with a nVidia GeForce Go 7400 video card with a 128MB memory, and a integrated card which is "Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML ...
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Server 12.04LTS will not recognize wireless (pci)

I am using a MSI motherboard with fx-4100 processor and 8GB ram. I installed server a week ago and the wireless adapter was found, I had to install the drivers myself. I noticed that while I was ...
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Which RS232 usb to serial adapter is reliable and compatible for Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit?

I have purchased so far 5 RS232 usb to serial adapters. None of them works with minicom or RS232 protocol under Ubuntu (only for Windows they are compatible). Can anyone please recommend via ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 and Asus TF101 Tablet

I cannot transfer files between my Ubuntu 13.04 box and my Asus TF101 tablet. I get the following message error: error de libmtp: Could not send object info I can connect as camera ptp, but only ...
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is there any sound blaster z support?

is there any sound blaster z support ? I have a soundblaster zxr soundcard I'm using ubuntu 13.04 x64 asus P9X79 deluxe UEFI thank you
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Internal error and crash then ubuntu get blocked and I have to restart…system very slow

I'm new with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have an internal error: Executablepath usr\lib\gnone-disk-utility\gda-notification-daemon Package gnome-disck-utility3.0.2ubuntu7 Problem crash Title ...
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How to install Perrix gaming mouse on Ubuntu?

When I put my gaming mouse into the USB slot the light comes on but my cursor won't move and the buttons won't work. I stupidly threw away the CD that came with the mouse but they have the program ...
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fglrx vs fglrx-updates and Ubuntu (Quantal) vs AMD's driver?

When trying to decide which proprietary driver I want, I was always a bit confused as to whether to choose fglrx or fglrx-updates. Both appear to contain the proprietary driver, but I don't know ...
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Was able to use proprietary ATI driver before, now on clean install I don't have that option

I am running 12.04LTS, and I just formatted. Prior to the format, I was using the ATI proprietary driver through "additional drivers". I have two ATI radeons that are crossfired. Now, when I do go ...
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Installing NVIDIA geforce 9 driver using the installer I got from their website

In my ubuntu 12.10 it didn't detect my graphic card. When I check the graphics in system settings>details it says none I've downloaded my driver installer from the NVIDIA website, make it executable, ...
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Hardware acceleration and webgl not working on Intel g33

I have an Intel g33 board with Ubuntu 12.04 lts on it, I noticed in Firefox that webgl and Hardware accelaration is disable due to driver issues, since I am certainly not a pro in linux, is there an ...
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Hardware Installation or Mod

If I need to modify a piece of hardware, such as a Video Card (failing), will Ubuntu automatically find and install the drivers for the new card on reboot or will I have to reinstall the OS to ...
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How to find out the name of the packages involved in the proprietary driver?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my HP Mini 110-3110BR for test purposes. A notification about a proprietary driver popped up. It's for the Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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What are the most suitable distribution Ubuntu for my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which version and derivate of Ubuntu is right for my hardware in terms of minimal system requirements? I'm looking to migrate from Windows XP to Ubuntu ...
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Linux: How do I get my Thinkpad L530 trackpoint to work?

I've installed Ubuntu on my Thinkpad L530 and everything's running pretty smooth except for the trackpoint (that red button in between the keys for moving your pointer) as well as the corresponding ...
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Ubuntu/Kubuntu 12.10 and nvidia optimus which drivers to use

O.K. There is a mountain of information out there that I can find of particular help is this thread: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? The hardware I'm trying to install on is an ...
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Will Microsoft Touch Mouse work?

I would like to buy Microsoft Touch Mouse but I don't know if it's going to work. I am interested especially on the multitouch functions (gestures) and touch scrolling. Have anyone tested it on ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R [Special Edition] fan speed problem

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE (click here for details). I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 via Wubi on it. The OS works perfectly fine, but there are some issues: The fan speed is so high that it is ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.10 support ASIX AX88772 Ethernet controller chip out-of-the-box?

Being stuck with this question I am choosing a USB Ethernet adapter to buy to work it around. Obviously I need an adapter for which Ubuntu has drivers built-in. So the question is if AXAGO ADE-X5 ...
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How to install hardware drivers for my laptop

Everytime I change the OS I usually format my laptop. It is an HP tx-2 Touchsmart. It has a touchscreen and additional hardware that isn't working (i.e. volume control buttons and the network ...
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HighPoint RocketRAID 62x Controller

I have the subject card recently installed in Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-31-generic x86_64). See partial lspci -vv listing below (complete listing played havoc with pre tags): 03:00.0 RAID ...
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missing driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9)

Thanks for all who could help me to install a driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9). The driver is available here: Ricoh RL5C476 And according to ...
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Is hardware support for the Lenovo G580 laptop really that bad?

I am planing to buy a Lenovo G580 (59-324061) laptop. I found it is the best laptop in that price range. However, if I Google it for support in Ubuntu, I see many people complaining about driver ...
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Compatibility Ubuntu with GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB WIFI

I want to buy a GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB WIFI motherboard. Can I install Ubuntu or another Linux OS on a computer with this motherboard? If this is possible: where I can download the drivers for this ...
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Touchpad not workin on Dell Inspiron 14R

My touchpad doesn't work, have tried many of the posts here and nothing. Found this command: $ sudo lshw and this is the return. My Mouse and Touchpad application don't have the tab for touchpad, ...