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Failed to install nvidia driver on ubuntu 13.10

I've run an update and upgrade after I rebooted. When I did that I realised that the nvidia driver isn't there anymore. I've tried everything I know from : sudo apt-get --reinstall ...
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My sound isn't working

I was watching YouTube and the sound went out. My sound is not on mute.
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Lexmark Pro805 all-in-one printer fails on Xubuntu 12.04 & 13.10

Downloaded and installed Lexmark's Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit driver from ...
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No sound (no sound card detected)

I'm installing an old laptop for a mentally challenged person who only uses it to listen to music and surf online. A Packard Bell easynote S5. I've installed Lubuntu 13.10 and everything works ...
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ATI Fglrx driver problem

After installing the Fglrx drivers from the Lubuntu software center, my computer stopped working. Actually only after I rebooted. I have a 1080p monitor and it says "please set 1920*1080@60Hz as ...
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Highpoint 620 driver in Unbuntu 13.10

I am running the latest ubuntu version atm (with the 3.11 kernel) https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RocketRaid is what I used, however I then get the following error upon making the file... ...
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Epson XP 205 how do I install a driver & which one

I am a novice user of Linux, but have successfully replaced Vista on my Gateway laptop(MT 6832b) with Ubuntu 12.04, everything seems to work o.k. ie -wifi to BB router(Tesco-Technicolor-router) E-mail ...
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Optimizing Wi-Fi Connectivity

Hello and big thanks to everyone in the askubuntu community who has been more than helpful in the learning process of Linux. I'm Running ubuntu 12.04.3 on a hp g7 (dual booted with windows 7 ...
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TP Link TL-WN8200ND not connecting - Ubuntu 13.04

I searched for the driver of rtl8192cu. I tried with official driver. This is not for my Linux installation kernel: uname -r 3.8.0-35-generic I tried with fixes in github. I tried with ...
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Video problems switching from 10.04 to 12.04

I use ubuntu 10.04 and I'm trying to switch to 12.04 via clean install When I boot from the pendrive to install 12.04, the screen loses signal and turns to black. I use a NVidia GT520 video card. ...
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Problems with a Radeon HD 5450 card on Ubuntu Server

I'm having a hardware/driver problem with my Radeon HD 5450 card. Very grateful if anyone could help! I'm setting up a new Ubuntu Server. I've assembled a machine and installed "Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 - ATI driver (beta) - Xorg uses 100% CPU

Using Xubuntu 13.10, X.Org X Server 1.14.5 and the lastest ATI drivers for my dual R9 270 setup. After some time (a few hours) Xorg starts to use 100% of one core (quad core intel CPU), the system ...
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Acer Aspire-R7 WiFi

Will Ubuntu ever support the Acer Aspire-R7? It uses a custom Broadcom chipset. I even tried using an external USB 'EnGenius Wireless N', but the driver crashes. I give up at this point. I don't have ...
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How do I tell the kernel which driver to use?

My wifi is behaving strangely (not scanning, not connecting to networks) to remedy this I'm trying to install drivers from Intel. The device is an Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205. The documentation ...
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Planing to switch from Windows

I want to switch from Windows & my use with PC is music movies picture editing (creating hdr, etc) and torrent download so I need security and performance. I'm currently using Windows 7 64bit ...
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Hybrid graphics: change iGPU driver options when using fglrx?

Normally when wanting to change the intel driver options xorg.conf can just be edited like: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" Driver "intel" Option "AccelMethod" "uxa" ...
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How to update a device driver?

How to move from a driverfile.tar.gz file to an installed or updated driver? More specific: I'm a new 13.10 user. My wired network doesn't work. I found that the LAN driver could be obsolete. I got ...
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Black screen after installing gflrx on Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC with 2x Sapphire Radeon HD 7950. After I installed fglrx, ran sudo aticonfig --adapter=all --initial and rebooted, I get a black screen. When I go into recovery ...
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Ethernet driver Intel 82579LM e1000e update

I have a problem with my ethernet wired connection that doesn't work on ubuntu 13.10, using Intel 82579LM controller. On the same pc, windows 7 works perfectly, so I guess that it's a driver issue. ...
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Intel wireless 7260 driver crashes, how do I work around it?

I'm having problems with the Wifi on my Xubuntu 13.10 and my new Lenovo X240 laptop. Sometimes the driver crashes. lspci|grep -i wi 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Lenovo video card

i have a old Lenovo Y510. i was running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 it ran very well in either windows or Ubuntu 12.04 but i never could find the drivers for the video card more specifically the ...
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Broadcom wireless and Realtec audio driver problem in linux mint 16 petra [closed]

How can I install my wireless and audio driver in Linux mint using command line ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Unity starts in 2D mode even when 3D is selected - ATI Radeon HD 4250 Legacy Driver 13.1

After installing the ATI Radeon legacy drivers (version 13.1) Unity no longer starts in 3D mode, where it did before. I can select "Ubuntu" during login, and indeed it is the default choice, but when ...
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Trying to install amd radeon hd 7450 driver on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am brand new to Ubuntu and have been trying for hours to download this driver. Every time I install amd catalyst center I can't do anything with it and it gives me an error code. I need to put this ...
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How to connect to WiFi on Asus F5RL?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS with Xfce 4.10 on my Asus F5RL AP033C laptop. When I open nm-connection-editor from the notifications area (on it the "Enable Wireless" is in grey), in the ...
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Mouse scrolling is not working

I have installed Lxde desktop in Ubuntu 12.4, but the mouse scrolling is not working. Can that be a problem with drivers? and when I minimize a window it doesn't show in the task bar, how can I make ...
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How to compile wireless driver for 13.10

im trying to compile a wireless driver for the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. i got the tar file from github. i did a "sudo make" but i got some errors. And i would like to learn how to install it.
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Wireless card unclaimed by driver, not working

So, my wireless card is reporting all feature correctly, but remained unclaimed by the driver. Someone suggested that it could be a PCI controller issue. Any ideas where to start. lscpi -v below. ...
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Does Ubuntu install drivers automatically?

I want to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 from Windows 7. Will Ubuntu automatically install drivers by downloading them from the internet?
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Is there any apps to use a Sony NetMD?

I'm looking for an app as well as drivers to us a Sony MiniDisc NetMD, can anyone help?
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AMD dual graphics

My laptop is Acer Aspire 4745G with dual graphics Intel/AMD. Discrete card is Mobility Radeon HD 5430/5450/5470. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 now. One day I mentioned that my discrete AMD graphics card is ...
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Identify and Install Wireless Driver

I have just bought this and put Ubuntu on it. The wired internet connection works fine, but I have no option for wireless even though there is a built in wireless card. Can you help me dentify the ...
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How do I get the ath9k driver of backports-3.12-8 installed on Xubuntu 13.10?

I downloaded the 3.12-8 kernel files linux-headers-all.deb, linux-headers-generic_i368.deb; linux-image-generic_i386.deb from kernel.org and installed them via: dpkg -i *.deb Now I'm trying to ...
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Can't connect to the net with RTL8111/8168B from RealTek

I've successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 and am unable to connect to a wired connection (cat5e) using my Realtek ethernet controller. It is version RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit controller (rev ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad s440 network

Does anybody know how to configure Wi-Fi on a Lenovo ThinkPad s440 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? I can't configure it even with LAN. Wi-Fi is the first thing I need. I can't find any drivers for Linux. As ...
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Can I use my Panasonic VDR-D100 in Ubuntu?

Is it possible to use a Panasonic VDR-D100 with Ubuntu? I have googled around and saw nothing related about it. The camcorder is so old. I want to be able to capture video with c++ but taught it best ...
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fglrx and the broken atieventsd daemon (+maybe improve your battery life for AMD card owners)

I've been playing about with these things lately, and discovered a couple of things about the fglrx driver on Ubuntu that I thought worth sharing in the context of a broader question. The atieventsd ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: Bad application startup drawing (e.g., chromium)

I have always noticed a small graphical performance issue in my ten years experience with GNU/Linux. The problem is related to how applications are drawn when started. Typically, on my machine, when ...
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Do the aticonfig --set-powerstate and aticonfig --lsp options no longer exist?

When I try either of these options I get aticonfig: unrecognized option '--lsp' aticonfig: parsing the command-line failed. Does the latest fglrx driver not make use of these power setting ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet on Ubuntu 12.04

My new dell xps 13 haswell developer edition ( with ubuntu 12.04) began to have problems with the wifi. Everything worked just fine till yesyerday when I connected my computer to wifi at work (it ...
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problem installing mobile partner driver

While installing Mobile partner I got error saying NDIS driver failed so because of that I followed this link and according to that I changed my hw_cdc_driver.c file and while installing driver I'm ...
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installing drivers for ati radeon r7 240

i recently bought a new system, dell with Intel® Core™2 CPU 6700 @ 2.66GHz × 2 processor, 2g ram, hdd, etc, but no graphics. to save on money i skipped gettiing a windows key and went with ubuntu ...
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Nvidia gtx 755 with bumblebee - Failed to initialize the NVIDIA GPU at PCI:1:0:0 - Lenovo Y410P

I installed bumblebee with nvidia-331. I expected optirun glmark2 to run glmark2 but I got an error. $ optirun glmark2 [ 785.642896] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) ...
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Installing Wacom drivers [duplicate]

Alright, I installed Ubuntu 13.10 the other day and I'm loving it except for one thing: my Wacom Intuos Pen and Touch (cth-480) doesn't work. I've tried to install the drivers from sourceforge ...
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xorg.conf for hybrid ATI/Intel

I'm trying to get my Intel HD 4400 and AMD Radeon 8670M working with the open source drivers. If I boot with an xorg.conf that includes: Section "Device" Identifier "Intel Graphics" ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 dell inspiron 1440 wireless network does not work with wireless networkdisconnected messages

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop dell inspiron 1440. Wired connection works fine. But wireless connection does not work. I installed the driver. I can see my home wireless net work and ...
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Why does ubuntu 13.10 on a AMD fusion boot into a corrupted graphical screen?

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 via the USB installer on my HTPC with Asus F1A75-M with AMD A4-3400. It doesn´t startup to the graphical mode. I do see the Ubuntu boot logo (with red dots) then it ...
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After Ubuntu update display size is 7" and it loads a Mobile version of Ubuntu

Using Ubuntu 13.10 after the latest update I restarted. Now there is no mouse cursor, the screen resolution has changed to 1920x1080 and the text is unnecessarily huge. I managed to get to the display ...
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Ralink USB Wifi completely Locks up System

Using Ubuntu 12.04 After about 5 to 10 minutes of transferring files over rsync, my computer locks up completely. It happens everytime. The syslog repeats the error below dozens of times. kernel: ...
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If i install ubuntu, do i need to install specific drivers?

Recently i got a very old pentium 4 windows machine and it didn't have any sound drivers. I tried looking for them and after i found them i couldn't install them. I was thinking of moving to ubuntu ...