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A weird driver appeared after upgrade to 15.04

In English this sounds something like this: Unknown: Unknown This device is not working Using Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs from intel-microcode (proprietary) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Unable to install realtek drivers 0bda 818b HELP

I'm new to Ubuntu. I installed the newest version of Play On Linux, and I have a generic USB WI-fi dongle that I have been trying, for hours, to install onto my computer. Inside the CD that came with ...
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How to enable Wi-Fi on a HP 2000-2302TU laptop

I am using a HP 2000-2302TU laptop. In the System Settings > Network, there is no option for wireless. Only wired and Network Proxy are available. I also searched in "Additional Drivers" and it ...
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Offline Driver Installation intel(R) 82562V-2 10/100 Network Connection

I have recently acquired a Dell Vostro 200 with a missing hard drive, i got a hard drive off a optiplex 720, and it now has GB160, i installed PCLinuxOS LXDE, was ecstatic to boot it up, and when i ...
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nvidia-prime with 14.04 problems

I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. History It's all worked OK with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee, but I really want to use 14.04 and nvidia-prime. I've basically been ...
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Help! Forcibly install an older version of a Windows 7 driver on Ubuntu(Xfce)

Background Explanation: The latest version of the Windows 7 driver of my wireless network adapter is really bad and messes up the internet connection. On my Windows 7 computers I therefore use an ...
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14.04 Nvidia issues - black screen, freeze etc

I have some issues with nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04, switchable graphics (intel HD + nvidia GT 740M). Currently installed (from xorg-edgers repository): nvidia-352 (was recommended by ...
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Ubuntu Powerbook G4 video card driver help

So I am looking at my sysinfo, and my video card, which is a Mobility Radeon 9600 M10, says *-display UNCLAIMED That means a driver is missing right? But above there, it says configuration: ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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How to install wifi driver Ralink RT3290

I'm new to Ubuntu. How can i install wifi driver Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn? And please if you can help me step by step :D Thank you very much!
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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Problem in playback of videos with Broadwell graphics

I just installed Ubuntu on 14.04.01 on Dell Inspiron 3543. Specs of laptop are: Intel® Core™ i5-5200U CPU Intel® Broadwell Graphics or Intel HD 5500m No discreet GPU (NVidia or AMD) I installed ...
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How do I install sound drivers in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu without sound drivers. Now I can't hear sound,so I want to install it. What are the commands I need to install the sound drivers?
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After updating ubuntu 14.04, only the mouse shows onscreen. How do I fix?

I have an eMachines T5246 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS set up as a home media server with Plex. Everything has been running well (if slowly) up until today when I installed the updates that showed up in ...
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Network & WiFi problem not working on lenovo G50-70

This is my first use of Ubuntu. I installed ubuntu 14.4 but the WiFi is not working. I don't understand how to activate them. What should I do? lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 && rfkill list: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & AMD 14.6 Driver issue R7 260X

Okay I have searched and for some reason I am just having problems installing the Beta driver 14.6 on Ubuntu 14.04. This is my second installation today as I messed up my last one following other ...
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15.04 ASPIRE 5750g WIFI connected but doesn't work

I have a problem with my PC, it is connected via wifi but the browser doesn't load web pages. With Windows 7 the problem persists, so it is maybe a hardware problem. How i can check this? Other ...
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GUI restarts after wake up from suspend or boot ('Application 'compiz.desktop' killed ..)

I am facing a crash almost each time I boot my computer and sometimes that I wake it from suspend. I've looked at the logs, and what seems to appear as a critical error is this: May 21 ...
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Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 problem!

I tried this Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 but i get this error sudo dkms install -m rt3290sta -v 2.6.0.0 --force Error! Could not find module source directory. Directory: ...
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How might I connect a Digital Design Mbox2 Mini to Ubuntu for use in recording an electric bass (at a hobby level)?

I'm borrowing an Mbox2 Mini and want to play around with this in Ubuntu 15.04 with gnome. Whilst I can see it in Audio Recorder as a source (see image below), I can't seem to get any audio capture ...
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Xerox Workcentre 6605 drivers

I am searching for xerox workcentre 6605 drivers to get our office printer to work in various ubuntu versions, but mainly 13.04. Do you have any idea of how to do it? I have been researching this. ...
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screen resolution/size ubuntu 14.04.2

I have been running Ubuntu for several years. I have recently encountered a problem that, during a software update the update manager crashed. This led to package manager no longer working. It also ...
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HP Laserjet 1020 loses its configuration after every reboot

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS and have a HP LaserJet 1020 printer. I have set up that printer in Ubuntu with the command sudo hp-setup -i. At first, everything was fine and I was able to print ...
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Ubuntu 14 Ctrl key seems to be logically stuck

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the Ctrl key seems to be logically stuck, basically preventing me from using Ubuntu. It seems to be intermittent at times and then at other times the problem ...
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Touchpad issues - Elantech PS/2

I was able to getit working with: sudo modprobe -r psmouse sudo modprobe psmouse proto=imps My laptop's touchpad (Elantech, I think) is not working whatsoever. I am dual-booting Win8.1 and Ubuntu ...
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Nvidia Go5600 video, black screen after login after 12.04 > 14.04 upgrade

There are several questions and answers around this, and none seem to help. I upgraded a laptop with an Nvidia NV31M GeForce FX Go5600 video adapter from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have tried the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, kernel 3.11 blank screen issue with hybrid graphics

On my HP Envy, which has both an Intel on-chip graphics card and an Nvidia Geforce: *-display UNCLAIMED description: 3D controller product: GK208M [GeForce GT 740M] vendor: NVIDIA ...
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Insatlling CUDA : Failed to add GPGKEY at http://cuda-repo/repos/GPGKEY to apt keys

I have a brand new installed Ubuntu 14.04, my laptop has an NVIDIA GEFORCE 740M. I've been following this guide to install CUDA, and right after tyiping: sudo dpkg -i ...
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Bumblebee installation problems for Nvidia GTX 970M

I have a weirds problems with ubuntu 15 when I try install bumblebee on my MSI GS60-2QE. I had try many installations way especialy this one: How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6450 Proprietary Graphics drivers won't work, and essentially broke my card, How can i fix? [on hold]

SYSTEM: Dell Optiplex 380 2.7 GHz Dual-core CPU with Intel integrated graphics and AMD Radeon HD 6450 low-profile PCIe card. OS: Elementary OS 0.3 Freya (Ubuntu 14.04) 64 bit CPU and OS Recently I ...
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Two video cards (32 and 64 bits)

I have two video cards on my machine as the lspci above: 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS880 [Radeon HD 4200] (prog-if 00 [VGA controller]) Subsystem: ...
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Help with installing Amd driver 14.9

I am trying to install the driver but I always get the error "Your graphics adapter is not supported by this driver.". Why is that? The proprietary drivers are working fine but they are like 2 years ...
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How to install Broadcom wireless drivers offline

I have installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8.1. But the wifi is not working in ubuntu (perhaps the drivers are not present), which worked fine in windows. Also I cant connect with ethernet since my ...
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Problems with libGl, fbConfigs, swrast through each update?

I have problems when compile SFML-project(don't see any graphic): libGL error: No matching fbConfigs or visuals found libGL error: failed to load driver: swrast This error can be solved by simple ...
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Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Inspiron 5548

I recently purchased Dell Inspiron 5548 with a pre-installed Windows 8 OEM on a HDD 1TB with Single Partition. Is it possible to install Ubutnu 14.04 on it? Is there issues related for my model for ...
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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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Graphics driver problem on Asus X200m running 12.04

I recently purchased a new Asus X200m that is as far as I can tell running Integrated Intel® HD Graphics (according to Asus's website). I performed a clean install off a usb of 12.04 which I can ...
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BCM943225HMB WiFi mini pcie card is detected but it does not find any networks

So the system is : -Mobo MSI AM1l -CPU Athlon 5350 -OS Ubuntu 14.04LTS -WiFi Card BCM943225HMB For the WiFi card it is a WiFi/Bluetooth, 2 in one card where the WiFi is BCM43225 ...
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Asus X750JA and Ubuntu Gnome 14.04

I just bought an Asus X750JA with windows installed. I decided to use Ubuntu Gnome. The problem is that Ubuntu didn't installed the touchpad drivers. The pad is recognized, but the functions of ...
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Install network drivers in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit

I installed 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my laptop. Some one please help me to install network drivers. Is there any commands or source code to apply in terminal. I want to install both WiFi drivers ...
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Creating a virtual display device and connecting the display to an arbitrary graphic card virtually

I want to create a virtual display device (like virtual monitor) in Ubuntu and connect it to one of the graphic cards virtually? Anyone know how can I do that? The reason which I am going to do this ...
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How do I install a printer on Ubuntu Server 12?

I have Ubuntu Server 12 and I've installed Samba and CUPS. I have also downloaded and installed the drivers for my printer. At this point, I'm unsure of how to actually go about and install and ...
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GUI crashes after installing AMD Catalyst 14.9 on Ubunut 14.10

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.10 using kernel 3.16.0-24-generic and X.Org X Server Version 1.16.0. I tried to install the AMD Catalyst 14.9 driver for my ATI Radeon HD 5570. After it installed ...
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LinkSys AC1200 Wireless-AC USB adapter install

Purchased a USB adapter( LinkSys AC1200 Wireless-AC USB adapter/ model WUSB6300) for my Windows laptop and the installation on that was easy. Tricky part is getting it to work in my Linux environment ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 low video perfomance

This is first time im installing ubuntu, after i installed it and updated my pc crashed few times (display just suddenly freez and show a lot artifacts). I found that my openGL renderer was unknown ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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No more xorg.conf file in ubuntu 14.10?

I was looking to make modifications to my xorg.conf file because I'm experiencing flash video tearing in the browser (with the xorg nouveau drivers on my intel hd graphics for the Intel D525 Atom ...
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How can I boost performance on my Lenovo C40?

Hi I have a Lenovo C40-05 specs are Lenovo C40-05 21.5-Inch All-in-One Touchscreen Desktop (AMD A6 1.8 GHz, 8GB DDR3 RAM, 1TB Hard Drive Can I put a better video card in it...it had a built in Radeon ...
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Revert to open source graphics drivers - options greyed out 14.04

I tried switching to the proprietary AMD/ATI drivers using the Software Center > Edit > Additional drivers window in 14.04, which left me with a scary black-as-the-night screen after reboot. I ...
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Why OpenCL is not default (14.04, nVidia 331)?

I am only one without OpenCL or it is a common problem? UPDATE: It appears that something removed /etc/OpenCL/vendors/nvidia.icd, which should have been installed with nvidia-opencl-icd-331, but it ...