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Ubuntu 14.10 - ATI Radeon HD 3650 & Steam issues

I have just installed Steam on Ubuntu 14.10 (Utopic Unicorn) and it seems to be giving me the following error: OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. ...
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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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wifi wont connect ubuntu 14.04

I know there are so many questions answered on this topic already. I've been researching for a few days now. but none seem to work or are for different drivers. please help me fix this issue. I ...
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Unity doesn't load after installing NVIDIA drivers

If I install any of the proprietary NVIDIA drivers (nvidia-*) from the repositories, Unity does not load after I log in. I just get a blank desktop background with no icons, panels or launchers. If I ...
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graphic and sound problem with SONY VAIO VGN-FS980 UBUNTU 14.04 LTS

First Ubuntu was a little slow with the graphics so I decided find for new drivers but after installing the intel graphic installer, the graphics and the computer in general are faster but the cursor ...
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Sound won't work with Soundblaster Audigy Fx PCIe card

To start, I am a complete linux noob trying out Ubuntu to see if I can use it as my primary OS. Perfectly willing to put work into getting it setup, but I'm running into an issue that I can't find a ...
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Install Ceton InfiTV Drivers in ubuntu

I am trying to install drivers for a TV Tuner device wil 6 tuners. I've downloaded the drivers from here The README file is below but I really have no idea what I'm being told to do. Please take ...
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Gnome Ubuntu 14.04 aticonfig: No supported adapters detected ati radeon 6770m

pavilion dv6 It worked previously but I uninstalled the fglrx and tried to reinstall it. I tried installing it via additional drivers as well as the Ubuntu AMD Catalyst install tool as well as ...
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GTX 760 software help needed for this nube

I have Ubuntu 14.10 desktop and a ASUS geforce gtx 760 graphics card. I got the drivers to install just fine (with lots of reading). Now I need the software to go with it. I have the disk with the ...
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install nvidia driver instead nouveau

3 days ago I got installed Ubunto 14.04 and got some problems as fuzzy/blurry screen and bad support of multiple screens. So I realized that as default ubuntu install nouveau. I googled how to remove ...
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Black screen even with live CD [on hold]

I'm a little baffled here. All of a sudden, my elementary OS laptop went totally black. I see the EFI boot manager, so I know the display is working. However, when it boots it just goes black. I've ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no wlan0 interface

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer e5-571-31KM. Dmesg and lspci output indicate a wireless Network adapter was found, but according to ifconfig there is no wlan0 interface. Unfortunately I have no ...
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Why can't I set monitor mode with the wl STA driver on a Broadcom wireless card?

I am trying to set my wireless card into monitor mode. I am working with: description: Wireless interface product: BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY vendor: Broadcom Corporation logical name: eth2 When I ...
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Displaylink Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 with USB 2.0

I've looked on the web about this, and people are saying that it does work with USB 2.0 (to VGA),but I just cannot find a driver for it. Sources lead me to believe that XOrg is supported, but I'm not ...
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TP LINK WN722n not working on ubuntu 14.02

Im new to ubuntu, so im learning. I have hp 655 with amd processor. I had win 7, and i bought tp link wn722n for better wi fi signal. Now i cant use it, because i use Ubuntu and dont know how to ...
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Will not play DVD with VLC missing drivers

Last year I put Ubuntu 13.10 in this laptop with VLC to play DVDs had problem with drivers called Samsung and they told me to install drivers,but now I put Ubuntu 14.04 in and no longer have drivers. ...
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Hardware compatibility regarding multiple audio interfaces on Intel i5 2G?

I am running Windows 7 on my HP Pavilion g6-1225sm (2nd generation Intel Core i5-2450M processor 2.4GHz, Radeon HD6470M graphics, Intel HM65 Express Chipset...). I am also using Focusrite Saffire 6 ...
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Ubuntu and ASUS G750JM, GTX860M / Nvidia problems

This is my second thread, the other is on another website but that one is going no where and I don't think it gets enough attention so I'm posting here. Has anyone gotten drivers to work the GTX860M ...
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Graphic card Nvidia gtx 745 and intel D graphics 4400

Hi all I'm having some issues with trying to install Ubuntu. For the past day's when I get to the boot menu I select my usb key which I turned into a bootable Ubuntu drive. When I click try or install ...
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How do I update NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have a GTX 640 4 GB. I need help with drivers and how to install them please. I'm still very new to Ubuntu. I've been using it as my dedicated OS for about a week but I can't get my graphics card ...
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ATI legacy drivers for 14.10

Graphic card: ATI Radeon HD4890 (1 GB) The issue is that I have Ubuntu 14.10 (Gnome if this is of any relevance at all) and the fglrx driver doesn't work. It worked on 14.04, so what to do? 1) Maybe ...
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Installing Wifi Driver from .tar.gz

My laptop does not have the right wifi driver so I cannot use the internet on it. I have gotten the correct driver in the .tar.gz format on another computer and transferred it to the Linux laptop, but ...
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Can't read permanent MAC address and adapter has no association?

I'm using a Rosewill RNX-n180ube USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu 12.04 64x. I've found two things to be strange that I want to fix. To start, when I put the connection down to use mac changer I get ...
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Chrome input lag

I am running 14.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro. I have chrome Version 39.0.2171.95 (64-bit) I'm experiencing some weird behaviour in Chrome since upgrading to the latest Intel Graphics drivers. Here is ...
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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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Installing AMD & Intel dual graphics

I have amd 7670m and intel hd 4000 series graphics on my laptop. 1st I installed Ubuntu 14.04 erasing windows 8. But when i try to install AMD graphics i got some issues like: "driver cant be ...
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What driver is appropirate for my GPU? [on hold]

Here is what I have: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) Here are my aviable drivers in Additional drivers tab: NVIDIA-bin-331.113 NVIDIA-bin-updates-331.113 ...
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Trying to find a video Card that is dual display that wil work on an older computer with ubuntu 14.04Lts

Hello everyone I was wondering if any one knows of any dual display graphics card that is PCI Express 16x that has easy to find/ easy to install(newbie) drivers that will work in Ubuntu 14.04LTS? The ...
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Belkin N600 USB Wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.10 problem?

Brand new to Ubuntu (although I have upgraded to 14.10 from 14.04) and I am still reading the 'books' on how to work with Linux. I am switching from a land line to wireless internet and my tower ...
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FCOE Interface Connectivity Issue

We are trying to initialize FCOE interface for EMC SAN (vnx7600) Connectivity using open FCOE utilis on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Broadcom (brcm 10gbe 4p 57840s-kbndc) network card. But we are able to ...
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TP-Link TL-WN8200ND works very slowly

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on a PC, recently I purchased a TP-Link USB adapter TL-WN8200HD As it turned out it is not supported by the drivers that came with the Ubuntu 12.04. From Web Search I understood ...
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How to install drivers for Mightex camera?

I have a Mightex camera and have been given the source code for the drivers by the company. They have been very helpful so far but was hoping to ask here and understand what's going on. This is the ...
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No desktop appears on HP 1240US

I have an HP PAVILLION 1240US. I downloaded Ubuntu for the first time to try Linux. Everything worked perfectly for two weeks, then it gave me a message saying there was an update. Now there is no ...
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How can I install a ATI video card driver (ATI Radeon HD 5700) for Ubuntu 12.10?

I've tried everything I could think of to the point of having to reinstall Ubuntu and try all over again.
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No Bluetooth adapter. “hciconfig” showing no output.ubuntu14.10

I installed ubuntu 14.10, bluetooth is not being displayed in the menu bar the application says "no bluetooth adpter found" output of rfkill list all is: 0: phy0: Wireless ...
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how to install dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter on a ubuntu 14.10 laptop [duplicate]

I did download the dwa-182 wireless ac1200 dual band usb adapter driver from the DLINK website for Revision C which is the revision for the dwa-182 that I have just bought. I tried to install this ...
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Ubuntu14.04/Mint17.1 Wirless issues, Randomly Disconnects [on hold]

I am currently experiencing a problem with both(32bit) Ubuntu 14.04 & Mint 17.1 wifi. After a fresh install I am able to view and connect to networks but receive no Internet when trying to browse ...
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Installing binary NVidia video driver results in “No screens found”

I just bought a new ASUS G751JT laptop and have a problem with installing a proprietary driver from NVidia (the video adapter is 970M). Open source driver works, but I need a binary one. For example I ...
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Issues with OpenGL drivers on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Xubuntu machine that was using the AMD/ATI drivers, but after a distro upgrade, things were not working unless I was using the integrated graphics (i.e. I would have to unplug my GPU card). ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 can't get steam installed

Installing steam with the software center goes fine. When I try to run steam I get the error "You are missing the following 32-bit libraries, and Steam may not run: libc.so.6" I have run "sudo apt-get ...
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How to install driver for TP-Link TL-WN722N on Ubuntu 14.04?

Hi I am new to Ubuntu and Linux. As I am developing a WiFi product, I want to capture the WiFi traffic wirelessly with Wireshark. Having some searching in the web, I know that I can do that with a USB ...
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Why is NVIDIA driver version different in two places?

I have been having some issues with the GUI crashing in 14.04. I have checked the NVIDIA driver version through 'Additional Drivers' and I have 304.125 (GPU is NVIDIA GeForce 7600 GT). However, when I ...
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How to fix gsm modem LTE connection lacking download?

I've recently bought ZTE MF820D USB GSM modem especially for the LTE feature, although that's the only mode I'm having problem with. EDGE and UMTS are working fine, but after a while the mode is ...
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Running 3 monitors on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to run 3 monitors on Ubuntu 12.04. I have NVIDIA Quadro 5000 which is able to support 2 monitors. I only have an additional PCI slot so my option are limited for a second graphics card. I ...
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Is there a system setting to reduce nvidia-331 overheats when playing video (14.04)

I recently upgraded to 14.04 with the nvidia-331 driver (Dell Latitude E6430). The performance is lightning fast with the exception of playing video like YouTube or Skype. According to ...
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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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Any solution to screen lock-up relating to nvidia driver issue and touchpad use?

First time question-- My Asus G750JW laptop with a 765m gpu seems to work fine. Running Ubuntustudio 14.04. My Asus Q551 notebook with a 840m locks or freezes soon after log-in. The Q551 has Ubuntu ...
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Installed NVIDIA-331| Unable to verify the GPU used

I've installed nvdia-331 as suggested by $ sudo ubuntu-drivers devices. System Settings > Details shows that I'm using GeForce 820M/PCIe/SSE2 and the output of gpu-manager, last_boot_file: ...
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Unable to install drivers for Linux Brother DCP-J140W printer

I'm not able to install the drivers for dcp-j140w brother printer. Brother page for linux shows four drivers, of which i can install only the last two (scanner). Therefore, the first two (printer) ...
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How can I disable i915 Intel integrated graphics permanently?

I have a nVidia GTX660 running the latest drivers via the Ubuntu additional hardware tab. As such, I noticed I have been having weird issues when playing graphic intensive games and I found that ...