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How to enable 3D acceleration with Sis Vga 771/671 on Ubuntu 12.04

It's been a while since I configured a good resolution with my sis vga 771/671. How can I enable the 3D acceleration with this video card?
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Additional Drivers tool in Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? So I just upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10 and noticed that the Additional Drivers tool is gone. So how do I install the Proprietary drivers for ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 630M and Intel HD graphic 3000

I've got laptop with ::- Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M 6 GB RAM DDR3 Mobile Intel HM77 Express NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR Intel HD graphic 3000 Can anyone help me to installing correct driver ...
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Where could I find drivers of ATI Radeon 2400 HD?

Where could I find drivers of ATI Radeon 2400 HD Ubuntu 12.10 x64, for laptop?
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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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Where is the “additional drivers” dialog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? where is the "additional drivers" dialog in Ubuntu 12.10? I can't find it in the dashboard.
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Realtek RTL8188CE wireless is slow [duplicate]

The wireless used to be just fine now is dead slow. How i should troubleshoot this issue any idea? Thank you.
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Radeon HD 2000, 3000, 4000 on Ubuntu 12.04.2 and higher: fglrx (legacy) unsupported, what to do?

After upgrading to 12.10 quantal, the packaged version of fglrx no longer works. I discovered that this is because there is a separate 'legacy' fglrx driver for the HD 2k-4k series cards, but it is ...
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Vostro 3560 Wireless on Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on a Dell Vostro 3560 for some time now. At first I had issues with the wireless but I was pointed to a driver from Ubuntu 11.xx for a Broadcom BCM43142 and that ...
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How do I install nvidia GT 440 graphics drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

I have been having a problem where the screen 'blinks' twice every 5-10 seconds. The blink is like somebody is turning my monitor off 2 times quickly. I believe this is due to my graphics drivers, if ...
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Nvidia Quadro K2000M on Dell Precision M4700 - Drivers not working

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and installed the nvidia drivers from their website (304.60 Latest Long Lived Branch). They are just not working. Resolution is down to 640x540 or ...
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How to install a Canon iP4900 on Ubuntu Precise

I have installed printers on many versions of Ubuntu since breezy Badger with no problem. Some weeks ago I installed a new Pixma 4900 in the usual manner, it printed a test file and has not worked ...
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How to connect to my own WiFi using Broadcom STA drivers?

I'm trying hard to switch to Linux from Windows because of my engineering project. Unfortunately, everything is against that change! Before I have installed Broadcom STA proprietary drivers, I was ...
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missing driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9)

Thanks for all who could help me to install a driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9). The driver is available here: Ricoh RL5C476 And according to ...
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Atheros AR5BWB222 Wireless Intermittent Connectivity

So I recently installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire V3-551 laptop. I have an Atheros AR5BWB222 wireless adapter. Everything works fine except for the wireless. I can sometimes connect to the wireless, ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7470M proprietary driver not working on ubuntu 12.04lts

I have manually tried to install AMD Radeon HD 7470M proprietary drivers from AMD official site. But after installing when I tried to launch Catalyst Control Center, a message is shown like this: ...
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Epson Stylus SX420W doesn't print due to “Printer needs epson-espcr-wrapper package before printing.” error

I'm trying to install Epson Stylus SX420W. I have PPD file, I connect printer with USB and install it with PPD. It recognizes printer and install it but it gives this message Printer needs ...
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How to set up a Canon MF8000 series (i-SENSYS MF8030) multifunctional on Ubuntu?

We've got a Canon i-SENSYS MF8030 multifunctional (printer + scanner) an our new office, everybody are happy with it using Windows 7 but I want to be able to print from (and scan to if possible) my ...
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Screen Resolution stuck at 640x480 after installing Bumblebee

I have a Dell XPS 15z laptop. As you can see here, there are some issues with NVidia drivers. The site recommends installation of Bumblebee (instructions given in the link). I am posting it again for ...
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How can I make Linux behave better when EDID is unavailable?

I'm using Mythbuntu 12.04 with a TV which only provides EDID information when it is turned on. Since the computer will be used for recording video via MythTV, I don't want to always have the TV on ...
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Is hardware support for the Lenovo G580 laptop really that bad?

I am planing to buy a Lenovo G580 (59-324061) laptop. I found it is the best laptop in that price range. However, if I Google it for support in Ubuntu, I see many people complaining about driver ...
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Is it possible to update my graphic card drivers?

This is what the lspci -v command shows in the VGA compatible controller section: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor D4xx/D5xx/N4xx/N5xx Integrated Graphics ...
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Bluetooth not working on an Alienware m14x r2

on my alienware m14x r2 laptop with ubuntu 12.04.1 x64, the bluetooth interface is not working. WLAN works fine. I have a dualboot install with ubuntu & win 7 on this laptop. In win 7, the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 OpenGL games fullscreen slow

OpenGL games running in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 12.10 in fullscreen mode very slow. FPS is very low (it lags). When I switch in the game settings in Windows Mode (same resolution 1680*1050) the game ...
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Is there a driver for HP 3D Drive Guard?

In some HP Laptops have 3d drive guard system . i dont how it works but there is a link about it. In windows hp depends it but i didnt find a driver about it for linux . HP 3D DriveGuard protects ...
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HP Officejet 6600

G'day all, I'm due for a new all-in-one printer/scanner. I'm thinking of a HP Officejet 6600 with wifi. Apparently it does I-printing as well. I can't find a straight forward driver for CUPS so this ...
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How to copy a folder from /home/kevin to /opt

I have a new computer installed with Ubuntu 12.04. Then I want to install wireless driver named compat-wireless-3.5-3. Before that, the driver folder to /home/kevin. I want to install it on /opt ...
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Will Nvidia Proprietary Drivers work or should I use Manually installed CUDA for Ubuntu 12.04 & Blender 2.64?

I am currently running the Manually installed Nvidia 64-295.49 CUDA drivers in 12.04LTS with my GeForce GTX 560 Ti, mainly for Blender 2.64 GPU rendering, but each time the Kernel updates I have to ...
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Open source vs Proprietary drivers for Video and Image Editing

Which drivers would be better to use if someone is using applications for Image and Video Editing (like GIMP, Inkscape, OpenShot, Cinelerra, PiTiVi, KdenLive, Avidemux, Kino, Lives and others) in ...
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Can't access vgaswitcheroo file, access denied?

Hi I'm trying to change my integrated graphics card to my discrete graphics card (Nvidia GeForce 540m) and when I use the vgaswitcheroo method, I can't access the file doing this: $ls -l ...
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Video driver Radeon x1200

I got the issue when I play flash games or videos it's too slow. I reinstalled Ubuntu and it worked smooth for like 5 hours then I rebooted and it was slow again. When I type sudo lshw -C display ...
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HP Pavilion dv9410us Model Drivers for Ubuntu?

Where can I download the Ubuntu 12.04 drivers for HP Pavillion DV9410US model laptop which has AMD Turion X2 processor, with Nvidia graphics card. But where can I download the wireless driver since ...
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Can't install libapache2-mod-php5

When I try to install libapache2-mod-php5, I get an error: Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable ...
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Install AMD catalyst drivers 12.8

I have a HP g6 2105tx laptop. I have Intel graphics 4000 and AMD Radeon 7670m graphics in it. I want to know how to install the drivers for such hybrid graphics. I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS with kernel ...
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How to disable the notification for additional driver

We have chosen to use the Nouveau driver for our PCs with nVidia graphic cards. Unfortunately every user who gets connected to those PCs get the message "Additional drivers available" ... even if they ...
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Compatibility Ubuntu with GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB WIFI

I want to buy a GIGABYTE GA-Z77X-UD5H-WB WIFI motherboard. Can I install Ubuntu or another Linux OS on a computer with this motherboard? If this is possible: where I can download the drivers for this ...
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Displaylink USB show “Logo / Loading” on monitor

I tried with this problem for 2 years already. LOL, today, I install Ubuntu for I have to resolve it or I will back to stupid Windows 7. First, I have 3 monitors. My graphic card is support dual ( ...
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Can't install graphic drivers in 12.04

The driver is ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver. After clicking Activate, it asks for my password and starts downloading. Then it shows an error message: 2012-10-03 16:16:04,227 DEBUG: ...
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Do I need to install anything before playing Games in WINE

Do I need to install 3D drivers such as DirectX before playing games in WINE? I have played Counter Strike using Wine , But there was errors.. What Should I do??
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Falied installing ATI X.Org binary driver!! (ATI Radeon HD 5400)

The open source driver worked well with the fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, but it drains my laptop battery faster. So I installed the proprietary driver from jockey-gtk. It gave me this error ...
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WiFi card driver install problems

I have a Linksys Wireless G PCI adapter with drivers for Windows downloaded. I have tried this method: cd /home/username/Desktop/filename/Drivers (With the correct information, of course) I then ...
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How do I Force my Wireless Card to use Mode 802.11n?

I'm using a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N card with an AR9285 chipset and an ath9k driver on Xubuntu 12.04.1 with Network manager. 'iwconfig wlan1' shows that it's using a bit-rate of 54 Mb/s. Is ...
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Switchable graphics in Ubuntu

I recently started using Ubuntu and a like it a lot. However Windows in my Acer laptop had a function that made the graphics switch to a lower quality (or something) whenever I didn't have the charger ...
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get Geforce gt630m driver issue

I have this hp pavilion 5008tx laptop: Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M 6 GB RAM DDR3 Mobile Intel HM77 Express NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR3 I'd just installed 12.04lts 64-bit (kernel ...
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How can I get Geforce gt630m working?

I have this hp 5008tx laptop: Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M 6 GB RAM DDR3 Mobile Intel HM77 Express NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR3 I'd just installed 12.04lts 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic)
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How to download specific ubuntu drivers for my pc

I am using HP Compaq Presario SG3650IL desktop PC. I am new to Linux so all I want to know that how to download specific drivers for my PC.
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Enable Drivers on Lubuntu?

I installed the B43 Legacy drivers under the command-line using: apt-get install firmware-b43legacy-installer How do I enable the driver in Lubuntu? Ubuntu has System -> Administration -> ...
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Can't update Nvidia driver and having error near the end of the installation

I had just got Ubuntu (first timer to Ubuntu so be very descriptive). I think there a problem with my Nvida update it won't let me update it. This is the name of the update in update manager NVIDIA ...
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Installing mesa-utils messes up video driver info

After I installed mesa-utils in order to get rid of the "Unknown Driver" message (see here) I got contradicting info about which driver is actually being used. "System Settings" says: Gallium 0.4 on ...
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Will Ubuntu work with my laptop?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z570. Its specs are: Intel Core i5-2410M Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology* 2.0(2.30GHz, 3MB Cache) RAM 4GB Hard Disk 750GB Video Graphics Nvidia Geforce GT 520 ...