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How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu from the main website with the hopes of dual booting it with Windows. While the operating system works, it says that I need to install a driver for my graphics card. When ...
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Laggy Windows, and cant install Post Release update driver

When I move my windows around they are really laggy. I had a feeling it's because Ubuntu isn't taking full advantage of my graphics card so i went to install the additional drivers. The normal ...
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Unable to connect my dell bh200 blue tooth head set

Hi I am using dell studio laptop with ubuntu 11.04 and very recently I bought dell bh 200 blue tooth head set but I am not able to connect and pair with my laptop, a quick googling showed few examples ...
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Help with Dial Up

I am trying to set up a computer for my friend that has dial up. The problem is nothing I try can detect the modem. GnomePPP can't find it and I can't figure Kppp out. I've been looking all over the ...
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AMD 11.12 driver issue

I followed the steps letter by letter in this post... Gnome 3.2 problems in the shell However I have come to a problem that I don't know how to solve... It is saying that package build has failed ...
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Install nvidia driver or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen Can't fix Plymouth resolution by any means I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently and discovered the following ...
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Lexmark X6675 Printer stopped working on 11.10

I have a problem. I've just upgraded to 11.10 and my printer stopped working with error_log reporting: The Printer cannot communicate with the computer. From the research I have done people say on ...
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Nvidia over ATI: Choosing a video card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: At Present Which is the best choice for a Ubuntu graphics card, AMD or nVidia? This is more of a generic question, call it a pool of issues vs stability in Ubuntu world. ...
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BCM4306 slow speeds when set to 54Mbps

I recently did a command line minimal installation of Ubuntu 11.10 on an old Compaq Presario 2500 laptop. This laptop has the Broadcom BCM4306 rev 02 Wi-Fi adapter. I've installed the ...
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Building driver for Ralink RT5370 USB WiFi WLAN Dongle

I have a Trim-Slice Value using Ubuntu 11.04. It comes with a Ralink RT5370 802.11n WiFi dongle. When I plug the dongle in, it does not 'just work'; ifconfig and iwconfig do not show the device, ...
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“AMD unsupported hardware” error message is displayed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How-to remove “amd unsupported hardware” without reinstalling the driver? I have a SAMSUNG 305U1A Netbook and just installed the AMD/ATI generic driver for ...
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Ubuntu Server driver source catalog

Where do I find this drivers on my .iso image for the server software, or what is the ftp: location to download these files as those are the two options i am given on how to solve this issue. ...
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Installed ATI Driver but no effects

I am newbie to Linux so I don't know if this is a proper question to ask. I installed my ATI Driver on Ubuntu 11 (Im using ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT) and since my system info shows "Graphic: VESA: RV630" ...
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how do I get the Hanvon graphic tablet driver?

I have a Hanvon Graphic Tablet, and guides are suggesting I should compile the driver. I have never had to compile a program before. A link to the driver is in this Ubuntu Forums post. I love Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu proprietary drivers vs open source

Which driver has better performance with the KDE desktop environment for kubuntu 11.10? Laptop integrated AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3200.
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ATI driver re-install fail

I know this is a common topic, I myself have even helped others with ATI issues. Unfortunately now I find myself in the position of having ATI driver issues. The 12.1 driver is out, and I heard some ...
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BCM4306, b43 legacy driver installed, but “firmware missing” error

I have the following wireless hardware on a Compaq evo N600c laptop running lubuntu latest. ciaran@compaq:~$ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 ...
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How can I install drivers for an Intel 82915G/GV/910GL?

I installed Ubuntu to try it in my computer and I'm in love with it, but it doesn´t recognize my Intel 82915G/GV/910GL Express Chipset Family Integrated, I need help to do this, because I'm new to ...
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How do I help uploading (printer) drivers to the Ubuntu repositories?

I have a new printer (a Brother MFC-9970CDW, so a pretty new one at the hour of me writing) and I tried to connect to it through the "Printing" utility. But at the step where I am supposed to select ...
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Ethernet and wireless will not work: Ubuntu 10.04 32-bit on a Gateway notebook

I have a Gateway notebook and installed Vista on it (successfully), but cannot get my new Ubuntu 10.4 installation to connect with the internet wirelessly. I can get a list of routers (on the ...
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How do I find out monitor make / model?

My friend has recently bought a second-hand vehicle with an in-car computer and it's wired up to a touchscreen monitor on the dashboard (very impressive!). Now, I've helped him install Ubuntu on it ...
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How to enable/activate openchrome driver?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a PC at my work, but my graphics don't work. Some examples: my mouse is a block with some pixels, my taskbars are completely white and I see no text and no pictures. ...
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Install printer driver from “tar.gz” file

I have Samsung ML-1915 printer, the printer wizard which pop ups when I connected the printer couldn't find the driver. So I download the driver from Samsung website, and now i unzip the tar.gz and ...
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What is the difference between Nvidia driver version 173 and version current?

I have noticed that the additional/restricted drivers control panel allows me to select a nvidia GPU driver and the options are 173 and current. What are the differences between the two? Are there ...
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ubuntu cant detect my video card(nvidia gtx 560)

i'm currently using ubuntu 11.10 and its a fresh install, i've already installed nvidia drivers through the terminal sudo apt-get install nvidia-current.. but ubuntu still cant detect my current video ...
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Power saving with free Radeon (ATI) driver

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 without the proprietary driver for ATI video cards and I like very much the performance. My only need is activate power saving when I use the laptop with the battery. Thanks
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ATI Radeon HD 5750 and lagging in games and youtube videos

I have a X-ONE W-601 desktop pc: 3,1GHz AMD QuadCore Athlon II 645 X4 8 GB DDR3 RAM 1000 GB Harddisk 7200RPM ATI Radeon HD5750 with 1GB DDR5 RAM I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and ...
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How do I cleanly remove NDISwrapper?

A while back (and for some time) I used this forum post at UbuntuForums.org to get the Broadcom wireless on my Dell Inspiron 1521 working properly. Now, a better method has been made available here ...
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Install agp driver on my Fujitsu v6555 laptop using Ubuntu 11.10

My laptop came with Windows7 home basic operating system but I am interested for on Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and tried to install it using dual boot. I faced a problem with installing it, I ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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Cant install ATI driver

Hi i cant install any of the two ATI drivers(Ubuntu 11.10). When i try i get the following error message: Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: ...
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Intel 845GL graphics driver issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing display issues on Intel 82845GL The screen divides into 4 segments after Ubuntu 11.4 or 11.10 is installed on the HDD. This issue does not show up when running ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize my nVidia GPU driver

I installed the driver from Additional drivers I can run nVidia configuration utility which recognises the GPU but when I go to system info it says Driver : Unknown Experience : Standard Also when ...
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How do I get my Bamboo Capture tablet working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wacom Bamboo Capture CTH-470 Pen and Touch not working As far as I know, only the first generation Wacom Bamboos work out of the box. But I use a third generation one (a ...
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Are card reader/writers supposed to poll all the time?

I am looking at top and noticed that after I managed to get my USB2.0-CRW (Realtek chip and it's built into my laptop), its kernel module keeps on showing up. top says it's using 0.0 memory but 1% ...
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How do I get a Tascam US-122L working?

I have tascam US-122L since Windows is really crappy with this, I decided to try linux and ubuntu to be specific.. I tried searching different forums and sites on how to make my US-122L work, but ...
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No audio on an Asus G51vx

I have an ASUS g51vx series. I installed Ubuntu on my ASUS and i cant get the audio to work from neither my speakers nor my headphones. New to UBUNTU so i dont really know how to manually install ...
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ATI 6470m & intel HD graphics 3000 drivers?

I have a Dell 15R 2nd Gen with an ATI 6470m GPU and Intel HD graphics 3000 (form the i5 processor). I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and can't get the graphics card to install. In system information it ...
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NVIDIA drivers stretching out the desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. My video card is G Force GTX 560TI and it's connected to HDTV LG RZ37LZ55. When using the default Linux driver, everything looks fine on res 1360x768. However, when I install ...
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ATI Radeon 9250 Driver Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I have a ATI Radeon 9250 video card (250mb) and is a PCI-Express slot. My problem is I don't have the video driver install ...
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Wireless not recognised on a Compaq Presario CQ57

Hello I just bought a new COMPAQ Presario CQ57-356SA laptop, and I'm having problems enabling the wireless. When I start the laptop the Wi-Fi icon glows orange (off), when Windows boots up somewhere ...
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Ubuntu driver for Intel Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? I have installed Edubuntu 11.10 on a HP Pro 3420 All-in-One PC (CPU G630, 64 bit). Initially I couldn't get any ...
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10.4 LTS only uses one Ethernet port, driver fails to compile

LSPCI reports they are on diffrent IRQ's They are both onboard. The intel system has a Linux driver but it fails to compile because it can not find Linux headers. Sudo apt-get install ...
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Is there a Printer Driver for a Fuji Xerox Docu Print CM205B Laser Printer?

I am very new to Ubuntu, having sold Windows based (and MSDOS + CP/M) computers for the last 30 years. How do I get a Fuji Xerox Docu Print CM205B Laser Printer working under Ubuntu?
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How to get intel 82845 graphic drivers for ubuntu?

When I had XP, after installing it, I used to run the setup.exe file for graphic driver. This used to greatly improve graphic quality, like good looking small icons, cleaner videos, and so on. Now, ...
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How do I improve performance on an ATI Radeon 9550?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu (32-bit) and I didn't find a solution to make my video card work fine. I mean that my graphic card has poor performance on watching videos. I've tried a lot of ...
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targeta grafica intel 8286g [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video not working properly on an integrated Intel 82865G card I need help knowing how to install and where to download my video card in it, intel 82865G 11.10 Ubuntu ...
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ATI Driver issue, fglrxinfo returning null display error, Xorg.conf file looks funky

I have a HP dv6, specifically with a ati radeon hd 5650. It's one of those wonderful hybrid graphics cards. I've spent a great amount of time trying to install the drivers for this graphics card ...
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Customizing an ISO to include Radeon graphics drivers

so I recently purchased the Toshiba satellite L7775D laptop. I wanted to install Ubuntu, but I can't even boot a livecd without the graphics card drivers for the proprietary Radeon card. So I need ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 and Mobility radeon HD 4570, 512MB can't find working drivers

i'm pretty new to Linux and my new problem is ATI drivers. When i installed Ubuntu then i had black screen issue with the blinking in left upper corner, fixed it with F6 and set the "nolapic" mode, ...