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Installing wifi driver on late macbook 2011 with ubuntu 12.10

I followed the directions on Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro Retina (10,1) sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter wget ...
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HP ProBook 4540s is overheating while using Ubuntu

I'm using dual boot with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I use Windows 8, everything works perfectly but when I use Ubuntu 12.04 my CPU heats up too quickly. Why does it happen only in Ubuntu and ...
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No sound after clean install

Did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 and everything working great except for the sound. Ubuntu doesn't even seem to be recognizing the fact my HP dv6000 has the capability of making sound! I have ...
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No wireless connectivity on Dell Inspiron 1520

I have just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 1520 that came pre installed with Windows Vista and i currently run both of the OS (I just choose when the computer starts up). The wifi definitely ...
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Samsung ML-2160 printer install

I need help a brand new Samsung ML-2160 printer installation on Ubuntu 12.04 The printer did not print all though it was recognized by my system and was labeled as "installed". Using different ...
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atheros ar5bmd22 wifi drivers

I have >120mb BB connection, via wifi on windows i get around 90+mb connection. I have an Asus RT-N66U Dark Night router, like i said on all other devices i have no issue. But using ubuntu 12.10 on ...
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p513w photo printer driver

When I go thru the installation wizard I don't find a driver for the P513w on the list. So I've been through all 7 (like 1100) that are on the list but none of them work. Anyone got any ideas? ...
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How to identify an unknown entry in `lshw`?

I have an unknown entry in my laptop hardware list. I was searching for my bluetooth adapter name and driver when I saw it. How do I identify what device is that? Also where do I find information on ...
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How do I get wireless usb adapter TL-WN727N working in 12.04?

annyone knows how to get the drivers for TL-WN272N? Tried the command: sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-wireless-generic wich didnt work (didnt find the package). the info from lsusb Bus ...
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Problems with AMD driver for ATI Radeon HD 3870

For some reason after installing the drivers for the video card ATI Radeon HD 3870, start lags. Slows scrolling, sometimes flash player and games. I'm tired. At first it was all in 12.04, and recently ...
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If im using nouveau there is no way to use vdpau with it?

Im using ubuntu 12.10 and im using the opensource driver which came reloaded with the distro tried to install the proper driver but I failed, so now im using the opensource driver and its okay, but ...
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Brightness control not working- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Macbook pro 5,5

I am new to Ubuntu and recently installed it on my Mac. I have ran all of the update i.e.: (apt-get update), and have as well installed the proprietary nVidia driver (nvidia-current-updates). After ...
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Wireless TP-Link doesn't work [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10. I have cabled in my TP Link Wi-Fi USB adpter but it doesn't work. Can anyone tell me where can I find drivers for linux? My model is TL-WN722N at 150 Mb/s.
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install paraller printer

i have an hp printer Deskjet 710c. I have tried to connect him to ubuntu 12.10 but when I click add in printers it gives me a host. Does it mean the driver? If so where can I get the driver for my ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Help! Everything is incredibly slow

I installed 12.10 from usb onto this machine. Intel celeron 2.00 GHz 496MB RAM I had to modify GNU-Grub to read "nomodeset" or i could not see the GUI. I have an Nvidia graphics card. Takes about ...
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How to get mac mini 3,1 ubuntu 12.10 hooked up to internet? compiling 802.11 Linux STA driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I just managed to get ubuntu 12.10 installed (couldn't get 12.04 LTS to work) on my mac mini 3,1 (early 2009) but ...
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12.10 doesn't recognize Integrated Graphics card of Intel g540

I couldn't find an answer to this question. Does anyone know how to make Ubuntu recognize the Intel g540 Integrated Graphics card?
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Problem with the AMD drivers in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

After installing the driver for the video card ATI Radeon HD 3870, I can not run Ubuntu (just a purple screen and all). Tried to go to recovery mode as root and write "apt-get purge fglrx*", but ...
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Wired connection doesn't work in Quantal - Toshiba c850

It has Realtek Wireless RTL8723AE card and Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090] I was able to get the wireless working from Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized but cannot get the ...
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Are there any 802.11ac adapters working in Ubuntu?

Has anyone got an 802.11ac adapter working in Linux/Ubuntu? PCI or USB. Looks like the a6200 might be having issues. And according to wikidev, it's the only released piece of client hardware for ...
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help with steam

when I run steam my computer it keep saying that I don't have the latest Nvidia drivers. I use Additional drives and it said that I have the latest one. I UN-install and re-install the divers but it ...
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NVidia Driver Issue MacBook Pro via Virtualbox

I installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 on my macbook pro via Virtualbox and for some reason I can not get my NVidia GeForce 9400M driver to install. What are the necessary steps to install this driver? I have ...
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BumbleBee / getting Nvidia 310.19 Drivers to Work | 12.10

Asus U31JG - A1 Laptop: -Intel Core i3 -Nvidia 415m / Intel HD Graphics ( Optimus Technology ) Hello, I have been trying for about 3 weeks now to get any kind of Nvidia driver to work, and now ...
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Triple-display setup using AMD drivers

I am currently running a dual display setup with nVidia 8800GTS video card, on a Ubuntu 12.10 box. The current setup uses nVidia TwinView to render the image on a 1920x1200 display and 1600x1200 one. ...
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How to change driver to nvidia-current?

Alright, I've already installed the nvidia drivers a while ago and had to deactivate them again because I couldn't change the resolution. Now I would like to activate them again for HDMI support. The ...
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ubuntu 12.04 nvidia breaks resolution

i am running ubuntu 12.04 64-bit and i have a nvidia Geforce GT 650m, it was running fine with 1920 x 1024, except a lot of tearing everytime i ran videos. I thought activating the nvidia driver maybe ...
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How do I install the X.org Radeon/ATI driver?

I recently downloaded version 7 of the Radeon/ATI X.org Driver from this link: http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/driver/xf86-video-ati My question is how do I compile and install it? I don't like ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - nVidia driver problems

I recently purchased a new Dell XPS 14, I was dual booting Windows 8 with Ubuntu 12.10. Initially, I had problems with getting the NVidia drivers to work correctly. When I reboot after the driver ...
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ThinkPad Ubuntu 12.10 Savage driver not working

When I upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 the display does not work. Reading posts from other distros they claim the savage driver is now broken. I've tried installing other Debian based distros and they ...
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After running updates in 10.10 Netbook Remix, Ralink 5390 Not working

Additional Drivers still lists the driver. Reports it as being activated but not in use. Prior to running updates, wireless was working fine. Set it up using this guide: How To Install Drivers For ...
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What is the program “Additional Drivers” (jockey-gtk) talking me about?

The program says: "No proprietary drivers are in use on this system" But it doesn't say if it is talking about graphical drivers only or what. Then, it lists two drivers: NVIDIA accelerated ...
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Drivers for wifi card Atheros AR928X - Find and install

I am new in Ubuntu and I had a big trouble with wifi. My ubuntu 12.10 doesn't detect my wifi card and I can't toggle the "activate wireless" option on the tasks bar (it is grey). I searched for ...
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Alienware m14x r2 Drivers?

So I just bought a brand new Alienware M14xR2 and I love the thing to death. I decided to install Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on it and I was surprised how smoothly the install went, but when I went to check ...
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How can I reduce overscan in 1080p with AMD HD 6xxx - Ubuntu 12.10 over HDMI

My TV and/or receiver do not have native scaling options, nor would that be feasible. Installation of ANY Catalyst drivers (12.9, 12.10, and 12.11 beta) do not seem to work with Ubuntu 12.10 ...
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Problem installing Epson 645 drivers related to lsb

I previously had this working with Ubuntu 10.x, and just recently upgraded to 12.04 (64 bit). I had installed the driver from Epson: epson-inkjet-printer-escpr_1.2.0-1lsb3.2_i386.deb, and now also ...
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Will AMD continue to update the legacy Fglrx driver?

I have a ATI/AMD HD3450, and clearly it's not supported by the Proprietary drivers in 12.10. However, there is a legacy driver, which is also not supported at this time. Is this legacy driver kept ...
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installing nvidia drivers and control panel

I have Ubuntu 12.04. I downloaded the nvidia drivers but couldn't get the .run file to work I installed the drivers for my GTX 570 via the additional drivers control panel and it says that they are ...
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ANSA wont start after upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10

after updating ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.10, the CAE tool ANSA 13.2.3 wont start. I'm using a Dell Latitude E6330 (core i5-3320M, Intel HD Graphics 4000). I get the following from LIBGL_DEBUG=verbose: ...
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Searching for printer/scanner canon pixma mp230 (32bit) ubuntu 12.04 drivers and how to install

Searching for canon pixma mp230 (32bit) ubuntu 12.04 drivers and how to install. Found the drivers on http://www.canon-asia.com/personal/search?languageCode=EN&filter=p&q=mp230%20linux but ...
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How to uninstall manually installed Nvidia drivers?

How do I uninstall manually installed Nvidia drivers 310.14 and revert to Noveau. I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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Overscan, Ubuntu 12.04, Nvidia driver

I know there are many questions about overscan around but I cant seem to find a working solution. I know the cause of this is the Nvidia driver, as I have no problems with the default driver, so I ...
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Dual head switching problem

My media player runs Ubuntu 12.10 with video drivers Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV710, experience standard. The graphics card is reported (lshw) as a Radeon HD 4350. This card is driving two displays. The ...
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How would I install drivers for N900 WNDA4100 wireless adapter?

I am currently using a N900 WNDA4100 wireless adapter, and I am unable to install the drivers for it. It is using a Ralink chipset http://www.wikidevi.com/wiki/Netgear_WNDA4100 I found that Ralink ...
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Where do I get my drivers

I have a sony laptop and I can't find my drivers that are going to be compatible with Ubuntu no matter where I look, does anybody have somewhere to recommend for me? Thanks guys.
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How do i install Nvidia geforce GTX 460 on a fresh 12.10 Installation?

I've installed Ubuntu on my computer for the first time, so I'm an Ubuntu-noob. Can anyone please tell me how I install my gfx? I've tried to install it by using some guides, but I can't do it the ...
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How do I get the fingerprint reader to work on a Lenovo x230 Tablet?

I followed this post: How to enable finger printer with Thinkpad X230 and tried to install software support for my fingerprint reader. But the software does not find it. This is the message when i ...
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How to install graphics drivers (no additional drivers under software sources)?

I am using ubuntu gnome remix 12.10 with ATI mobility radeon HD 4300 graphics card. Software sources do not show any additional drivers. How do I install the graphics drivers for my system? $ lspci | ...
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some errors into the driver RT539x PCIe

I have a laptop HP650 with Wi fi chip RT539a. I'm using OS ubuntu 12.04, but the wifi does not work on this OS. The forum ubuntu gave me a couple of tips on how to solve these issues. Here they are: ...
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How do I install a bz2.bz2 file?

I need to install the driver for my wireless card (hp pavilion g6) in order to get wireless working on my computer. Problem is (as far as I can tell) it's not a tar.bz2 and none of the instructions ...
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lsusb shows “rt3572” but lshw shows “generic 2800” driver after installing the latest ralink

I have a quick question. I just got the ae1000 linksys usb wifi card. I installed the latest drivers from ralink (rt3572). Now, when I use "lsusb" I see "Linksys AE1000 v1 802.11n [Ralink RT3572]. ...