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How to check my GPU in NVIDIA site?

At http://www.geforce.com/drivers there is a button called Auto detect GPU. It automaticly shows drivers for my GPU. I wanted to ask how do I use it? It requieres java. I couldn't find way to get it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS on ASUS wifi disconnecting and reconnecting

Hi im a beginner and started out with replacing my operating system with ubuntu 14.04. It was working fine until recently nothing that I know of has been changed. When I use rfkill list i get: 0: ...
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Desktop only visible on small portion of the screen on old Dell Inspiron 1100

I have an old dell inspiron 1100 laptop and I installed ubuntu 12.04.2 dual boot with windows xp. Everytime I log into ubuntu, the screen appears always on the left hand corner, never full. This ...
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NVidia drivers and 1440p

I'm making the switch to Linux and in the process I've ran into a weird issue. After installing Nvidia drivers (I'm using a GTX 780) after reboot my 1440p monitor is not displaying. I found where ...
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Nvidia-drivers problem in Ubuntu 14.04.1 64bits

Today I've upgraded the system and the problem is that it appears and 640*480 screen with the login and the background, after logging in, the screen got stuck. I have an NVIDIA card, GT610 to be ...
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No additional driver listed for Nvidia GPU - 14.10

Specs Intel® Core™ i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4 GTX 980, but appears as VESA: GM204 Board 64bit When I try to install the proprietary drivers none are listed. When I enter lspci -v into terminal I ...
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How to install Intel GM45 Graphics driver on ubuntu 14.10?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 with Gnome 3.14,my fan is making a lot of noise and my cpu is processing a lot,output of this command, apt-cache policy xserver-xorg-video-intel* | grep Installed is ...
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Canon LBP7110Cw doesn't print with ubuntu 12.04

I installed the Linux driver for my Canon LBP7110Cw printer on two pc : one with 32bits ubuntu 12.04, the other with 64bits ubuntu 12.04. Here is the download link : ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 ...
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Install Zotac NVIDIA Linux x86_64 drivers in Ubuntu 14.10

Had to pull ideas from several sources to get this to work, so I thought I'd outline the steps here in one post. I just bought a Zotac GEForce GT630 video card (model ZT-60416-20L). I went with ...
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Asus n73 sm with Ubuntu 14.04 problems

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Asus n73sm laptop.Almost everything works fine except two things: the first one is that the NVidia GT 630M driver on the 3.13.44 kernel using a proprietary ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome/Nvidia Driver Conflict

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday with full-disk encryption, installed all the updates, and then I installed G++, Clang 3.5, Intel Parallel Studio 2015 (Update 1), and Nvidia's newest stable ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.10 -> Onkyo TX NR616 -> Samsung UE55

I have problems getting sound/picture from Ubuntu PC's through HDMI to my Onkyo. Devices connected with HDMI: PS4 - working fine Windows 8.1 laptop - working fine. Devices NOT working with HDMI ...
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Problem installing drivers in 'low-graphics mode'

When I boot up I am getting a 'low-graphics mode' error. This happened just after installing some system updates. I have been trying some of the solutions from How to fix "The system is running ...
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After Ubuntu 14.04 update nvidia-331 gives black screen at startup

I have a laptop Asus K53s with nVidia GeForce GT 540M. I (freshly) installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and set up nvidia-331 proprietary driver for the graphic card. I set prime option to run nVidia ...
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Nvidia Proprietory Drivers for Linux Mint 17.1 (http://www.dell.com/in/p/inspiron-15-3542-laptop/pd)

My laptop has dual graphics (Intel + Nvidia GeForce 820M) and i'm finding it difficult to install Proprietory graphic card drivers for the GeForce. Have tried many methods on Ubuntu 14.04, and they ...
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installation canon pixma mp 230

when installing scangear (using scangearmp-mp230series2.0-1-deb) for canon pixma mp230 it stops with Error: Dependency is not satisfiable: scangearmp-common (>= 2.00), and scanimage -L ...
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I'm trying to find a driver for my old Epson stylus1000 printer

First I should say I'm not exactly flush with computer knowledge but can follow instructions and that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 I'm trying to get back the use of my elderly Epson Stylus 1000 ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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Ubuntu - Method to install drivers

How do I install ethernet driver on Ubuntu? Isn there a program which installs the drivers?The .exe files dont work.There are linux editions but i do not know how to install them.
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Installing Epson Stylus SW235SX on Ubuntu

Dear Ubuntu community, I would need some advise on installing an Epson Stylus SX235W scanner on an Ubuntu 14.04. After realising that my scanner was not seen by mu computer, and looking at a couple ...
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , 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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Ubuntu 14.04 sometimes hang after waking up [on hold]

I'm using Dell Optiplex 9020. And i install Ubuntu 14.04. But sometimes (not every time) after waking up my computer from suspend state. it will hang in the log in screen, i can't input anything, ...
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I just fixed my wifi problem in a horrifying way, did I mess something up?

Came home from my apartment to my parents house for the first time since re-imaging my computer. Ran 14.04 before on this computer, just a clean install. Worked before, didn't now. I knew the wifi ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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How to use NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU?

I have NVIDIA GTX 970 GPU, which is pretty new chip and it is not recognized by nouveau driver shipped with Ubuntu 14.10, hence I am stuck on 1024x768 resolution on Full HD monitor - not so good. ...
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Blank screen boot after UPDATE

I have Ubuntu 14.04, with an Nvidia 740M card, I installed propriety drivers as well as bumblebee and everything was working great, I did an update the other day, restarted, and once it displays the ...
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Does the Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner or V550 Work with SANE

Before buying either the Epson Perfection V600 Photo Scanner or the Epson Perfection V550, I would like to confirm from a person who has used either of these scanners under Linux that they work with ...
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USB 3.0 problems with a Gigabyte motherboard in Ubuntu 14.04

[this has been translated from spanish] 14.04 Ubuntu does not recognize nor activate the USB 3.0 ports on my Gigabyte GA- F2A88X - UP4 which has 4 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0 ports. The ports work under ...
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Can't switch anymore from Intel to NVIDIA GPU

[Ubuntu 14.04 64bit] After switching between Intel / NVIDIA graphics and the different NVIDIA drivers I am now suddenly stuck with the Intel GPU. It used to be no problem at all switching between the ...
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TP-Link WN725N, unable to get drivers to work with 13.04 after upgrade (worked on 12.10 and prior)

I went back to my desktop after a bunch of months not using it, and I decided to upgrade Ubuntu to the newest version (I was still in 12.04). I had to download a driver for my TP-Link USB wireless ...
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Open GL 4.0 not working

I recently purchase an OpenGL4.0 game, and it is not loading with the error message of Open GL 4.0 or higher not found I am assuming this is an issue with my drivers, however when I look to ...
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instead of writing patches . . . why not just convert dll files from windows and android driver?

here's a great question that i have been DYING to know. . . . . why are we waiting for "patches" when we could possibly just convert the .dll files from a windows and or extension files from android ...
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Installing dell drivers through a usb (specifically wireless driver)

Brand new to Ubuntu. I have an old Dell Inspiron 1420 that I installed Ubuntu on (the latest download from the website). It installed great via usb. Usually with a windows OS, I am able to download ...
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unstable wifi conection Ubuntu 14.04 Acer Aspire V 13

I have problems to connect via Wifi with my Acer Aspire V 13 V3-371-39MA for several month. The strange thing is, sometimes I can connect and the conection would stay for the whole day...on other days ...
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Installed driver for rlt8812au for wireless dual-band usb adapter, but not working

Another newcomer I'm afraid, so forgive the ignorance. I followed instructions as following link: http://blog.danielscrivano.com/installing-rtl8812au-on-linux-for-wireless-dual-band-usb-adapters/ All ...
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Couldn't find synaptics properties after reboot. No synaptics driver loaded?

Every time I reboot my laptop, my touchpad scrolling stops to work. I assume it's because my synaptics isn't loading as when I try to run synclient. I get the Couldn't find synaptics properties. ...
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BCM4313 Wireless Adapter on 14.04

I realize that there is a lot of talk about wireless drivers, as well as a lot of suggested solutions. I believe I have tried a lot of them and am now with a new install open to new suggestions. ...
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Nvidia GT750M driver Ubuntu14.04

I configured my graphic card with the nvidia driver-331 by terminal with the command explained in this guide. ...
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Canon PIXMA MP 600R with 14.04 worked perfectly until yesterday. Now full black ink tank won't print

However when I reboot in Windows 7 the printer works perfectly. So the problem must be in the driver & not the machine. I tried re-installing the driver but that hasn't changed anything. I also ...
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Atheros AR9285 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wifi problem

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 via dual boot in my pc.It is my first time using Linux and I have encountered a problem regarding my internet connection through wifi.I cannot connect via wifi ...
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Installing Broadcom B43 Wireless firmware

I've been at this for 3 hours and I can't figure out why it's not working! I successfully got the installer installed, but when I check for the firmware it says it's not there. My wireless device's ...
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I changed my video driver wrongly, how can I fix it?

I'm new in Ubuntu. I encountered a problem very similar to this link. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS crashes after login I followed the answer. But It seems that I chose a wrong driver. The bars are not showing, ...
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USB stick is automatically getting disconnected

When i plug in my usb stick it doesn't get mounted. So i check dmesg. There i could see that stick is getting connected initially but in a second its getting disconnected. dmesg output: [ ...
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Trying to get Edimax EW-7822UAC USB wireless adapter driver to install [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, which seems unfortunate, as the instructions in the package are written for 12.04. So, like a trooper, I try to follow the instructions anyway. The first block I hit is in ...
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Ubuntu won't login after installing nvidia drivers

yesterday i installed ubuntu 14.04 without any problems. I want to use my nvidia drivers instead of the integrated intel graphics so I tried to use the driver checker provided by ubuntu, the problem ...
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Problem with Intell Haswell Mobile HD4400 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04

Running Ubuntu 14.04 amd64 on Toshiba Satellite L70-B-119 with Intel Haswell Mobile build in graphics card. The main problem is that the top line of the screen (1 pixel tall) flickers from black to ...