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Where can I find a driver for the EPSON AL-MX14 all-in-one printer?

I've tried searching for the EPSON MX14 driver on Google but nothing turns up. I get similar model numbers, but nothing exact. These drivers didn't work. I click on 'System Settings' - 'Printing' - ...
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Wireless driver working as ethernet? (ubuntu 11.04)

I haven't very affinity with Networking/LAN, so I do not quite understand what's going on with my wireless driver, that's why I came here for help. My drive does not find any working wireless ...
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How can I install modem drivers for HP DV6531NR? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on an HP DV6135NR laptop. Ubuntu does not find drivers to install for the built in modem. Does anyone have experience with obtaining and installing modem drivers on this ...
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How to see which graphics card is loaded on start or install [closed]

I have a brand new HP Desktop PC (Pavilion Elite HPE-557de). I have tried to install some versions of Ubuntu (10.10, 11.04, 11.10 Beta 2) for 2 days, and every time GNOME is started, after 2-3 ...
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Sandy Bridge support any good yet?

I'm looking at a G530 Sandy Bridge and wondering if the integrated GPU, sound, and networking will work well out of the box? I'm particularly interested in VDPAU support in mplayer, and would like ...
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Is Logitech HD Webcam C615 supported?

Is Logitech HD Webcam C615 supported under Ubuntu? The list of drivers can be found here: http://www.ideasonboard.org/uvc/ But Logitech HD C510 is not on that list and I have that camera and it ...
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Amd HD 6850M, Acer 7750G driver issues

I have the configuration mentioned in the title. To name the exact problem : I wanted to be a full Linux convert from windows. Bought very fast laptop but did not check graphics compatibility. Now ...
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Writing a “Hello World” Device Driver for kernel 2.6 using Eclipse

Goal I am trying to write a simple device driver on Ubuntu. I want to do this using Eclipse (or a better IDE that is suitable for driver programming). Here is the code: #include ...
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Alternative to Broadcom STA Wireless Driver

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Macbook Pro 5.5. Everything has worked nearly flawlessly, with the exception of the wireless. I cannot describe how poor the proprietary Broadcom driver is. I'm unable ...
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iscsi_trgt missing because can't build kernel module

When attempting to start the iscsitarget service, I get FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. Trying to build module using instructions from ...
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If I'm running a hybrid graphics card, should I disable/uninstall NVidia drivers, and what do I switch to?

I'm running a Dell XPS L502X, one of those hybrid graphics models that don't yet "just work" on Linux :( When I installed Ubuntu (Natty) I just went ahead and accepted whatever options I was given, ...
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Graphical glitches with Ubuntu 11.04 x64 and Catalyst [closed]

I've had this setup since early July. The card is an AMD Radeon HD 6450 and I'm using the version of Catalyst which was provided in Jockey. When Compiz is enabled, I get problems with laggy window ...
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What fanless ATI Radeon cards work with the open-source drivers?

I am building four Intel Core i5 desktop systems. The systems should run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and be used for watching HD movies, Youtube etc. not for gaming. I want to use fanless ATI Radeon cards and ...
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How do I remove drivers from the blacklist? [closed]

I have a computer with a nVidia geforce go 7400 graphics chip, and it has the same problem with the 7300 - unity won't work with it because it is blacklisted. I use UNITY_FORCE_START=1 to get unity ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 does not recognize external projector

I have tried to use an external projector at work, which works alright with the same laptop on windows. As I am not very skilled in computers, so I am just kind of freaking out. could you give me some ...
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Internet speed problem [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and I'm having a hard time while browsing the web. When for an example I'm trying to watch a movie on youtube, at the same time I can't access any other webpage - it's simply ...
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How to get HDMI output working with NVIDIA graphics card [closed]

On my nvidia card, if I enable one of the nvidia drivers then it does not recognize the hdmi output (even after installing nvidia-settings and nvtv). However, if I use Ubuntu's default driver... it ...
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How can I fix my xvinfo?

How can i fix my X server/driver? $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no adaptors present Additional info: $ uname -a Linux desktop 2.6.32-33-generic #70-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 7 ...
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I have a Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Pro V3515 laptop. Where can I get the proper drivers?

I have been using Ubuntu for several weeks now. (With some prior Linux usage.) Several programs I have used have given me this error message: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". I think ...
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Which information to provide on a wireless bug report?

I own a Belkin wireless USB adapter. It seems to be supported by the rtl8192cu driver in 11.10 betas, which is great, because in 11.04 the driver had to be compiled/installed manually. But, nobody is ...
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3D support for VirtualBox/VMwarePlayer guests?

I have been using VirtualBox VMs under Ubuntu for some time now, and, with the guest additions properly installed, the VMs always had 3D support - at least enough to run Unity in Natty. But, when ...
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Lenovo L520 HD 3000 driver problem [closed]

I bought a Lenovo L520 with Intel HD 3000 Graphics. I installed Ubuntu 11.04 latest release. When i start up the laptop by default I get the start sound and then I see vertical colored lines ...
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Buying a videocard: do AMD cards support hardware acceleration on Ubuntu?

I am buying a new video card and am now doubting between AMD and NVidia. As I won't be upgrading my processor and mainboard atm, but I want to play some bluray movies I think it is necessary that the ...
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No wireless detected, no drivers available

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 32bit on a Lenovo E520 with a Intel WiFi Link 1000 BGN device. Though Windows7 can connect itself to WiFi as well as being able to see other WiFi networks, Ubuntu can not. ...
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Is programming on ARM a good choice? [closed]

I'm looking for a portable, lightweight device to do some programming on. Up to now the natural choice would have been a notebook but with Tegra 3 tablets due in a few weeks the necessary performance ...
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How to improve Ubuntu resolution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I am using Ubuntu 10.04. Also I have Radeon graphics card 1 GB builtin in my laptop, but my screen resolution is ...
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What's the driver version for my ATI graphics card?

How do I find out if I have the latest driver for an ATI Radeon HD 5770 graphics card? The AMD website has the ATI driver 11.8 but before I try to install it, I'd like to find out whether I already ...
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How do I install the Nvidia drivers?

I just ordered the Nvidia GTX 560 card, which should arrive tomorrow. I have a dilemma, though. Should I keep using the driver which is available in "additional drivers" in Ubuntu (10.10), or should I ...
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Green screen when using DisplayLink on a Toshiba L630 14C laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to connect USB monitor? I've justed returned to my lovely Ubuntu after some years of non-linux OS. Anyhow, I have a Toshiba L630 14C Laptop, Ubuntu seemed to be ...
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Toshiba wireless is blocked

I have the same problem, a 32 bits toshiba nb255, it first had the windows 7 bu next I installed the ubuntu 11.04. The wifi does not turn on. I used the following issues the commands rfkill unblock ...
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how do I download and install the wireless card driver for a Toshiba a215 laptop?

I have been searching for a while on how to do this, but am unable to get anywhere. Here is the wireless card I have: *-network description: Wireless interface ...
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Projector and external display not detected - driver issue? [closed]

I'm using a Panasonic CF-29 Toughbook. Ubuntu acts like it doesn't have the drivers to operate my graphics card neither on the internal side nor the external. What I'm getting at is when I had Debian ...
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Microtek ScanMaker 3880 drivers for 10.04?

Is there available Microtek ScanMaker 3880 drivers for Ubuntu 10.04? I couldn't found
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What driver should I use for BCM4313?

When I installed Ubuntu 11.04 it suggested I should use the proprietary STA driver, so I did. This caused a lot of problems and I spent hours troubleshooting. I then tried removing the driver by ...
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Blender Distorted UI

I have just downloaded the latest version of Blender from the website on to my Xubuntu machine, when I open it, I get this: The screenshot below is a zoomed in version of the top left of the screen, ...
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How to install and activate NVIDIA drivers without Jockey?

Short and precise: I would like to install and activate the most recent proprietary NVIDIA drivers from the repositories without using Jockey. How can I do that?
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How can I know/list available options for kernel modules?

As the question says it all, I would just like to elaborate with an example: i915.i915_enable_rc6=1 This is an option for i915 module or intel video driver. So is there any way to know or list ...
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ATI Driver from AMD Website keeps crashing?

I just solved a problem by installing the latest ATI Drivers from AMD's website. Problem is I think it crashes my system, like few times a day already ... How can I confirm its the cause and how can I ...
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Driver for proper HD-playback using ATI FirePro M5800 [closed]

I have a HP 8540w notebook with a ATI FirePro M5800 graphic card and have tried several drivers: the default one, the proprietary one (available through the additional driver dialog) and ...
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Blank after selecting 'install ubuntu'

Hardware, new mac running some Radeon derivative. Looked at a few tutorials which ask me to press f6 and set 'nomodeset' but these all seem to be AFTER installing ubuntu. Where as i can't even get ...
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Why isn't my computer sending input to my monitor?

I have a desktop machine with 11.04. It has ATI/Radeon graphics: john@john:~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS880 [Radeon HD 4250] I was attempting to ...
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Install of mod_proxy to get ProxyPass to work

I've been trying to follow these instructions, so that I could get the Citadel mail server to work alongside Apache, but I get an error when I try to restart Apache: Invalid command 'ProxyPass', ...
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How do I enable Ati Radeon 9200 drivers so I can use Unity?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my HP pavillion ZX500 with the Ati Radeon 9200 Graphics card. It works fine right now but the only problem is that the Unity desktop doesnt come on. It makes me have ...
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nVidia GeForce 8600gt not working after installing additional driver

After installing additional driver of My nVidia GeForce 8600gt in Ubuntu 11.04, it is not working. The Ubuntu loading dots show full but its not starting.
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Sound problem while using ubuntu

I could not hear audio.I install ubuntu 10 linux lucid and windows7.I am able to hear audio in windows but no sound in ubuntu. I have no sound card. How could I hear sound? My computers mother board ...
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Anyone get sound working on a HP 8540p?

When running 10.10 on my HP 8450p laptop, sound worked fine. I've followed the various instructions on the main Ubuntu site for DebuggingSoundProblems, but nothing yet. The hardware buttons on the ...
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OpenSource Driver with ATI HD 6770

Im currently using fglrx from AMD and wanna try other driver to see if I can get better performance with compiz (I'm getting flickering). Everything I've tried dont works(Radeon, RadeonHD), I think ...
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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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What should I consider when purchasing a (flatbed) scanner?

I'm considering purchasing a new USB flatbed scanner for my parents whose laptop is running Ubuntu (10.04 LTS - Lucid Lynx). Doing a quick search around I found this thread over in the forums: ...
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How can I tell which driver my system is using?

How do I know which drivers my system is using (e.g. my ndiswrapper driver vs. the bundled driver)?