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Install printer Lexmark X4690 (ubuntu 12.04)

I am using ubuntu 12.04, and tried to install a printer without sucess (Lexmark X4690) but it seems that this printer is no longer compatible as the last software available was to ubuntu 10, but did ...
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ubuntu broke my computer [duplicate]

About a week and a half ago I tried to update from 12.04 to 12.10 doing the sequential upgrades to get to the new OS 13.1. I downloaded 12.1 from the software center which I've been told since that ...
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How to install grphics card driver installation on dell inspiron N5010

I am not able to install graphic card drivers on my Dell Inspiron N5010 model laptop. When I am trying to install fglrx from terminal vijay@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx Reading package ...
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Installing drivers from NVIDIA website for gtx 760?

I recently bought a gtx 760, but upon using the drivers from the additional drivers menu doesn't gain any fps increase over my old gt530 card. I decided to go to the nvidia website and I downloaded ...
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Updating Broadcom Wifi driver 12.04

As many others I ran into a problem with my Broadcom wifi driver on 12.04. Following the instructions at the Broadcom website Compile Broadcom wifi driver, I successfully made it work...well, almost. ...
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problem with installing nvidia-173 driver ubuntu

My graphics card is a GeForce fx5200. After installing the nvidia drivers, the resolution of my pc monitor is limited to 640x480 and 320x240- I installed the packages nvidia-173, nvidia-173-updates ...
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No WiFi Connection RTL8723BE on Ubuntu 13.04

I tried with this and it works relatively well with few issues. Yesterday I tried to remove/reinstall the driver and after that I can't enable WiFi on my Lenovo ThinkPad E540. uname -a Linux ...
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Wireless adaptors won't work. inspiron 8500. Cisco adaptors

i have 2 wireless notebook adaptors and neither work on my Dell inspiron 8500. i've tried going to settings and it says no proprietary drivers are being used.i have a Cisco Air-PCM352 and a Linksys ...
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Installing Ubuntu first time, having problem to install Asus drivers!

I am new in using Linux OS. For now I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC. The problem that I found is that my Motherboard seems to not support Linux drivers. I know that because during ...
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How does Linux pick which modules to load?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS uname -a Linux guru 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1 [...] x86_64 [...] When I reboot, I see the following in syslog: Dec 29 06:30:22 guru kernel: [...] e1000e: Intel ...
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Error Installing Wifi Driver on Yoga 13 (when "make)

My problem is with installing the driver: I am currently running Kali Linux on my Yoga 13 and have followed the steps here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3WdsSHo5Sw Which basically told me to ...
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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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RTL8111/8168B Rev 06 Ethernet controller not working with AMD64 Kernels > 2.6

I'm also having trouble with the RTL8111 Ethernet controller. It's not working at all on Ubuntu x64. This is my card: $ lspci -nnk | grep -i net -A2 05:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek ...
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Very slow Wifi with DWA-140 REV:B2 Wifi Dongle

My wifi is extremely slow when I am using my Wifi USB adapter DWA-140 in Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. In Windows I can easily get speeds of 3-3.5 MB/s. In Ubuntu it has its peaks around 400 kb/s. I have ...
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Black screen before login

I'm having some trouble with my xubuntu. It was running just fine yesterday but it's not working today. I remember that I've flipped the power switch during the last shutdown (because it was taking ...
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Ricoh Aficio SP 1200s driver for ubuntu

I receive blank pages when i give a print command for this multifunction printer. When i confirmed with the engineer, they said they don't have driver for Ubuntu/Linux operation system. although ...
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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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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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how to enable the drivers for beats audio speakers for hp envy dv6?

I recently shifted to Ubuntu. I am very happy to be a part of ubuntu family,but now I have a problem. My beats audio speakers connected to my laptop are not working. I am using hp ENVY dv6 laptop. So ...
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network unclaimed for ar9565 qualcom Atheros

*-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Qualcomm Atheros physical id: 0 bus info: ...
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Install HD7950 and R9 290X on 13.10

I'm Litecoin mining with a R9 290X on Ubuntu 13.10. Everithing was running fine. Now i want to attach a HD7950 to the system. I have uninstalled the properitary drivers, attached the HD7950 and ...
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Dualshock 4 Controller configuration with xboxdrv

I'm trying to configure my new Dualshock 4 controller using xboxdrv. It shows up as a generic gamepad and I'd like to map the events to the corresponding 360 events. I've managed to map the axis ...
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The old wireless problem [duplicate]

I am suffering from the same old wireless problem. I tried everything I could find on the net as well as Ubuntu forums, but nothing works. How can I fix this?? my device information from lshw -C ...
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High power consumption due to 740M drivers? Soutions?

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 in my laptop, an ASUS S56CB, also called ASUS K56CB in other countries. My first problem is the power consumption. In Windows 8 I get 4h30min viewing video with all ...
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Black screen after installing the ATI driver [duplicate]

I'm new to the Linux world but decided to try Ubuntu and so far I like it. But after installing the ATI driver a weird thing occured. Whenever I turn on my laptop, it starts normally up to the part ...
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Another black screen after Nvidia driver installing

I've installed the lastest Nvidia driver for my Graphic Card (a .run file), I've followed Nvidia instructions (http://us.download.nvidia.com/XFree86/Linux-x86/331.20/README/index.html) and placed .run ...
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Wireless not working on Toshiba S55-A5294, RTL8188EE

Out of the box wifi continuously prompts for password and never connects. (Sorry, I had to leave the 'h' off of the 'http' because I don't have enough rep to post more than 2 links) Model: Toshiba ...
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Problem in Ubuntu 12.04 with TL-WN823N

Got a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and TPLink TL-WN823N. Installed the driver from www.realtek.com.tw Before that I would like to inform that currently there is no internet connection on my Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 graphics issues

I have not been able to install Ubuntu on my HP Envy 17. I was wondering if there was a distro I could get that had the HP Intel Graphics 4400 driver installed. I was wondering if i could get an iso ...
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Broadcom BCM 43142

I have a Lenovo G710 and I am unable to install my wireless card. Here are the details: uname -a: Linux ubuntu 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Nov 13 18:05:00 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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I don't have “additional drivers” on my ubuntu?

I searched for it in the dash but found nothing, I really need it I got ubuntu 12.04 on virtualbox on windows7
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Belkin F7D1102 N150/Surf Micro Wireless Adapter- connectivity problems

The network manager keeps prompting me for a password, while i'm sure it's correct. Sometimes it connects for a minute. When i used windows 8 at the same place with the same router, i didn't have this ...
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Graphic drivers for Asus N76VZ (NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M) [duplicate]

I just installed the latest Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to figure out what drivers I should install and how to do it. I have an integrated Intel GPU and a Nvidia GeForce GT 650M that should work ...
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Broadcom b43 driver again: Why modprobe b43 manually?

I can see that this has been asked here several times before, but no one seems to have an answer or to be willing to give it, so I ask again. After reading through a dozens of tutorials, I finally ...
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New to Linux. Updating graphics drier help.

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) 24 hours after I first installed it. I really screwed up the initial install when I tried to update the Nvidia driver from 3.04 to 3.19. (I have an Nvidia GT220) ...
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Nvidia Drivers failing after updating with Update Manager

I'm currently using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. After installing all available updates for my system, and a reboot, the following error message shows up: Starting load fallback graphics devices [fail] I ...
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How do I get my LifeCam VX-7000 working on Ubuntu 13.10?

My kernel version: 3.11.0-14-generic Kernel Log: kernel: [ 221.693346] usb 2-6: USB disconnect, device number 3 kernel: [ 224.952130] usb 2-6: new high-speed USB device number 4 using ehci-pci ...
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Realtek 8723 AE not working after graphics driver update (from fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.3)

So I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 on an MSI GE70 with Nvidia GeForce 765m. Here's the deal: I install Ubuntu off live-usb, with third party option enabled and automatic updates. When I reboot, ...
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Printer scanner driver for Epson Workforce WF-5320

Having trouble with setup here. I have 64-bit Ubuntu Unity 12.10. First I ran sudo apt-get install xsltproc Then I clicked accept on the Epson website here. I downloaded ...
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Bumblee settings

I have installed bumblebee on my lenovo W530 with Ubuntu 13.10. I have followed the guide given in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee and ensured that all settings are as in the wiki. When I run ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad S540 Touchpad (erratic mouse cursor)

The touch-pad on the Thinkpad S540 is extremely erratic (the cursor often jumps when right-clicking, making it extremely difficult to right click anything, and even left-click sensitivity seems to be ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 doesn t boot after automatic upgrades were installed

I have been using ubuntu for a month and until now there were no problems. After I ran the automatic updates last night,today ubuntu can no longer boot, even with Ctrl+Alt+F1. I can't boot to run ...
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changing device with v4l2-ctl is not working

I have a WinTV HVR 1900 TV tuner runnning on Ubuntu 13.10, from which I would like to capture S-VIDEO input. The device is supported, based on LinuxTV. As is written here, it seems that that kind of ...
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X does not start after 17 Dec update of nvidia

I am running 12.04 with 3.2.0-57-generic-pae kernel on a Lenovo w520 that has a nVidia card in it. I updated yesterday, (17,December, 2013), and the update included the following two nvidia updates: ...
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Installing Graphic drivers for GeForce 8500 GT

Using the latest ubuntu 13.10 and trying to get the propriatory (spelling) drivers for my GeForce 8500 GT. But it doesnt show in the "additional settings". Its blank. Am I doing something wrong or ...
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No Audio out in Ubuntu 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I cannot get my audio to work. I have hdmi output to Samsung TV. Under sound settings I have Digital Ouput (S/PDIF) and Analog Output but neither give me the option ...
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I can't - install Broadcom STA wireless driver, connect to wifi, connect to Ethernet wired connection

I bought a Dell Vostro 2520 two days back and when I clicked wifi icon to connect to my wifi network, I couldn't see mine or any other wifi networks. So I then realized that I need to install a driver ...
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Is there an easily searchable database of hardware that works with Ubuntu?

I'm looking to buy a new custom-built laptop and I want to know that the hardware will work. Do Canonical provide any tools so that would-be users can check if their hardware works? I've seen the ...
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I cannot get wifi with my toshiba satellite c55-a

I am very new to computing and I wanted to use linux and figured Ubuntu is a good place to start learning. On installation I was able to see the option in my network manager that would give an ...
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Need help installing Brother HL 2270dw printer

Greetings. I am new to Linux and Ubuntu. I have really tried to install our new printer. I have been working with these instructions from Brother: ...