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Ubuntu on Gigabyte p27k

I am planning to transfer to ubuntu from win 7 What should i expect with the following specifications? 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 4700MQ Processor 2.4GHz 8x3 GB memory DDR3 1.35v Mobile ...
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Ethernet connection is not showing in my ubuntu 14.04

These are outputs of some useful commands:- May it helps... 1.-> ifconfig output--> lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 ...
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Problems about the Drivers for Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi Adapter

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10, Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi Adapter in my laptop dosen't work. So I followed the guide in How do I get a Ralink RT3290 wireless card working? to compile the driver and load it ...
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“Distribution not supported” when trying to install Intel Graphics Installer in 14.10

Link says it all. I understand that 14.10 is a new distro and intel only supports current Ubuntu distros, so I guess my question is: Is there a way to force the install of intel graphics drivers? I ...
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Ubuntu Mate 14.04, Nvidia and Intel videocards multimonitor usage?

I`m upgrade my PC and decide to reinstall OS - i choose Ubuntu Mate 14.04 LTS. Installing OS - OK. Some tweaks and my multi-monitor system (2 monitors) works well - one monitor is connecting to ...
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Ubuntu problem after changing some video settings

I did some settings (I don't remember for sure what settings) following a tutorial and trying to make ubuntu to see my monitor and to let me change the resolution. After a restart I see just a black ...
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How do I get the SD card slot to work on my Dell Latitude 2120?

The SD card reader on my Dell Latitude 2120, running Ubuntu 14.04, does nothing when I insert an SD card into it. I unsuccessfully looked for a solution online, and apparently the drivers for the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia Geforce FX 5200

I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot. I found this question: Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver I do in this way: sudo ...
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Wine Play On Linux games problem LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation

Games run, but when they load and are supposed to go beyond main menu, they crash with "LLVM ERROR: ran out of registers during register allocation" error. First to eliminate all the things I already ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AWUS036H (v5) continually re-initializes - never succeeds completely

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Dell Precision M3800. I need to use two wifi cards on this machine (long story) and I have had the internal Intel 7260 working along side a Netgear..something ...
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WLAN Sensitivity setting is not supported

I need to set and get sensitivity value for WLAN device of my Lenovo machine. I tried to set other settings such as operation mode, txpower and frequency and it works fine. Machine Manufacturer: ...
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How to fix less frame rate performance in ubuntu 14.10?

Less frame rate in Ubuntu 14.10. On board graphics nVidia. I have no graphics issue with windows 8.1. Tried installing the correct nVidia driver, but the problem is not solved.
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Intel HD 5000 in i5-4250U window refresh problem in 2D games

While playing in AisleRiot or Mahjongg I have get strange behavior of graphics. When I very quickly move a card from left to right edge of the window, the card leaves traces on other cards. I ...
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How to change proprietary video driver using the command line?

My laptop computer has a Nvidia video card and runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit. During an upgrade yesterday it seemed as a new Nvidia driver version 304 (if I remember correct) was installed. After ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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ubuntu 12.04 nvidia 7600 gs 304 driver - suspend problem!

After many attempts, I got stuck on this problem. First time I try to suspend, after few seconds the pc wakes itself and everything works as earlier. Second time, after few seconds, the power led ...
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Internal SD card reader not mounted/detected HP realtek rts5227

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Envy m7-j020dx. The only problem I am currently having is that the internal SD card reader does not seem to be detected at all. I have tried to find a ...
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Reinstall nvidia-prime

A friend was trying to solve this issue on his laptop and mistakenly autoremoved nvidia-prime before shutting down. Now the laptop won't display anything when booting linux (which doesn't seem too ...
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WMP45g Wireless-G Adapter [on hold]

How can I figure out if I've got the right driver? And that is my only way of getting online. I am not sure how else to get the driver...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped detecting my HDMI montor

One normal day I started up my Acer Aspire (NVIDIA GEFORCE 720m) running Ubuntu 14.04 and the HDMI screen had stopped working. This has worked fine for ages and there is no reason I can see that it ...
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How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04

How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04. No help from Canon who say they support linux but don't even have a driver download on their site!
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Setting up fresh Ubuntu install for programming assignment - Nvidia, CUDA, NSight

I have been having a tough time setting up an environment to run a specific software in and it has come down to getting a fresh HDD to install linux on. I am trying to modify a software called Cura ...
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No Wireless drive detection in new built kernel for reverse bisecting

I need to do a reverse bisect for a bug and I narrowed the versions down to two. Now, I need to build a 8 new kernels. However, when I built them, the kernel cannot detect my wifi drive so that I can ...
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ubuntu 14.04 issue connecting home wifi

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04, previously i had 12.04. But now i am unable to connect to my home wifi which i could connect to in 12.04. Strangely, i could connect with 14.04 to my college wifi. ...
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Will Ubuntu run on my laptop? [duplicate]

I want to try ubuntu out because my laptops (3 years old) been running slow on windows 8.1 lately. So i just have a few questions. 1) Which version of Ubuntu should I instill? (14.0.4.1 LTS or 14.10) ...
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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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I cannot switch to propritary AMD drivers in additional drivers tab

up until now I have always used the recommended drivers for my A10-7850k APU but to play Portal 2 I have to switch to the proprietary driver. I tried that in the additional drivers tab, but when I ...
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Synaptics driver doesn't load sometimes

Sometimes (randomly), the synaptics touchpad driver won't load on bootup. When reading /var/log/boot.log, i don't see anything touchpad-driver-like being started when this happens. But the file ...
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Black screen after installing nvidia drivers

I have been trying to install Nvidia drivers in ubuntu 14.04 (64bit) I have a MSI GTX750 Ti. After installtion and rebooting, I keep loading into a black screen on the display but the text terminal ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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installed fglrx drivers and now I'm having problems

I've installed the AMD proprietary drivers and now I'm getting some weird issues. Sublime text editor is now scrolling super slow and I've noted, if I have a video playing on one screen and I scroll ...
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Help with installing the nvidia-96 branch in lununtu 14.04

Can anyone give me step-by-step directions on how to install this branch to my computer? https://code.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-branches/ubuntu/trusty/nvidia-graphics-drivers-96/trusty I have done sudo ...
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Is there any driver (64bit) available for Canon LBP6020B?

I've have an i-Sensys LBP 6020B printer and I use Kubuntu 12.10 64-bit. I've a problem with drivers for Linux 64bit because I can't find anywhere capt linux driver - PPD file for LBP6020B. What am I ...
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GPU isn't not working right?

System Info MotherBoard: Asus M5A99FX Pro R2.0 GPU: Nvidia MSI 750 TI GTX Geforce CPU: AMD FX 8395 8 core Every time I login I receive a internal error about 3D rendering (have no idea). I can't ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 upgrade issues with fglrx

I have ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650: $ sudo lshw -C video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: Madison [Mobility Radeon HD 5650/5750 / 6530M/6550M] ...
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No window decorations, taskbars after installing an Nvidia driver

Installed 14.10 on my Geforce GTX 970. With the default driver (nouveau I presume) it worked fine, except it didn't display anything in virtual consoles. So, I installed nvidia-current sudo apt-get ...
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Wireless driver problem

Can't get my DLINK Wireless usb to work (works on windows). Can anyone help me out, please? lsusb: ID 0cf3:7015 Atheros Communications, Inc. TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 802.11n [Atheros AR7010+AR9287]
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Poor Wi-Fi performance

here is the situation: Ubuntu 13.04, wireless adapter: intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan]. Wireless driver: iwl3945. The problem is that wireless performance is less than satisfactory. I can connect ...
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Realtek RTS5138 Card Reader not working

I have a Dell N5110 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. My internal card reader is a Realtek RTS5138 is not working (when I plug-in an SD card nothing happens). I tried this solution (although it is ...
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Graphics Card driver issues, ATI, Radeon HD 4200

I have had a major issue once I installed Ubuntu 13.10. I noticed that my performance was slow and it appeared to me that I needed to install my drivers. So as most people do I go look for a quick, ...
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BSOD on Windows 7 Startup After Ubuntu USB Trial

Lenovo T410 Windows 7 Ran Ubuntu from thumb drive as a trial. After testing, went to load Windows without thumbdrive connected, get BSOD a few seconds after Windows begins loading: BSOD: ...
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ASUS Q550LF and 64GB SDXC card

I recently bought an ASUS Q550LF laptop. Core i7, nVidia GF745M, three USB 3.0 ports. I'm trying to get a 64GB SDXC card to mount, and cannot seem to. I installed fuse-exfat and exfat-utils; this ...
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Problem installing NVIDIA drivers - mismatched kernel files(?)

This question was more long-winded than planned. In summary, I'm having trouble upgrading to cuda-6.5 with Linux 14.04. I think it's because I have some files for linux-kernel 3.11 and others for ...
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Better ubuntu 14.04 experience: Intel HD Graphics 4400 or NVIDIA GeForce GT750M? [on hold]

I would like to buy a laptop for my research, which also, will be my first Ubuntu-only laptop. After searching for a design, with decent specs and ubuntu compatibility (although I did not find one ...
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Wacom Penabled Pen no longer working on Upgrade to 14.10

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently on a Lenovo ThinkPad x201 tablet edition, and everything was running smoothly. I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10, and now the pen is no longer listed, and the Wacom ...
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libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia'

libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia' Phone picture of error ...
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Intel Corporation Wireless-N 7260 card dies randomly

On Ubuntu 14.04 32bit, after some up-time my wireless card stops working. Sometimes it helps to stop WiFi in the nm-applett (at the top right corner) and restart it to get a new connection to my WiFi, ...
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Realtek 8188ee wireless driver

Per following the instructions here: Wireless not working on Toshiba Satellite C55-A5281 I get stuck with an error while trying to make the source. This is on Debian CC [M] ...
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14.04 LTS Black screen after installing bumblebee (MBP 9,1)

I'm kindof a noob when it comes to Ubuntu/not windows so please pardon my inexperience. I've been messing around with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro (9,1 mid 2012, non retina), installed as a dual ...
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Graphics card settings in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed a Ubuntu live install with persistence mode on a USB stick using Linux Live USB creator. (Windows got corrupted while changing a .sys file, partition table was saved.) My system gets ...