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How to optimize an under-powered laptop for video

I have an old laptop that I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on for a family member. It's an HP xt3000 with 748MiB RAM and 60GB disk. I had to install with non-PAE support and nomodeset if that's relevant. ...
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Ubuntu cannot see Nvidia 730m

I have Bought a new Asus ux302LG and trying hard to install linux on it. The laptop has 3 screen options in hardware (HDMI,MiniDisplayPort, and build in laptop screen) The to external ports works, but ...
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Error with Canon imageclass D480 driver in Ubuntu 12.04 x64

After installing libglade2 I was able to get the cannon drivers to install per the instructions: dpkg -i cndrvcups-common_2.70-1_amd64.deb dpkg -i cndrvcups-ufr2-us_2.70-1_amd64.deb ...
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Ubuntu will not leave 2d mode

I am running 12.04 LTS, have received all of the updates, and cannot switch back to 3d mode. After restarting and notifying the GUI that I would like to start in Ubuntu (3d) mode, it goes to 2d mode ...
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How to install AMD graphics divers on hybrid system with intel onboard graphic card?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my PC, but without 2 AMD graphics card on PCIe. So I am using PC with Intel graphics card which is on board so far. But I bought 2 AMD graphics card HD7970. But for ...
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Thinkpad X61 (4965agn) wireless not working

So I have had ubuntu for a while now and I have tried literally every solution online, but to no avail, there just seems to be no way to solve this problem: the wifi signal on my x61 is not strong (2 ...
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Newbie question…My Intel DZ77BH-55K came with a windows express installer disk

Which obviously, even to me, doesn't work under Ubuntu 12.04. Does Ubuntu sort everything out for itself, or do I have to find drivers? somewhere. Along the same lines I have a Nvidia 450 GForce ...
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Overheating problem with driver fglrx on ATI radeon h5000 - mobility radeon h4000

I have an HP pavilion dv6-3127 el, with installed Ubuntu 12.04, i don't use new version of Ubuntu becouse i have overheating problem, temperature about 90 degree, instead in 12.04 i don't have this ...
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How to make Ricoh Aficio SP 100 work on Ubuntu 13.10

I bought a Ricoh Aficio SP 100 Monochome Laser Printer, but have been unable to make it work on Ubuntu 13.10. The printer has been detected, but the database doesn't have a driver for it. The closest ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless problem in hp pavilion g6 [duplicate]

This is the first time i use a linux distribution and i have a problem. I installed ubuntu without any problems but i can not connect networks. I simply can not turn on wifi because function keys do ...
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NVidia 331 driver with ubuntu 13.10 - graphics crash

I hope this is not a duplicate and will not be seen as one. I have browsed all the answers and solutions on this forum plus everything I could find on google. My problem is that when I install ...
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ubuntu 13.10 black screen after installing nvidia optimus drivers

I have a 3XS Graphite LG155 laptop from Scan, which has integrated intel graphics along with a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics card. Initially when installing 13.10 the setup was freezing but I ...
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Unable to use Tenda USB Antenna

So, guys. I just bought recently an antenna from Tenda. When I plug it in, the Ubuntu seems to conflict between two drivers. Here are two driver that Ubuntu listed: Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG ...
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Installing Windows programs and Lexmark X4650 printer [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. What software do I need to so I can install Windows programs from CD or flash drive? Is this software in the Ubuntu Software Center or do I download it from a website? At one ...
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Native Instruments Traktor Kontrol Z1

Sadly, as directed by Native Instruments support, there are no current ALSA drivers available for the Traktor Kontrol Z1. http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Vendor-Native_Instruments ...
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Which OS version, i386-driver scanner + server

I have some of a problem I must have some help with. Here's the thing: I have the responsibility to replace Windows XP with Linux on a HP Compaq DX2300. I will use Ubuntu since it is the flavour of ...
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NVIDIA GeForce 9200 Ubuntu 13.10 driver

What is the best driver to use with this GPU? Ubuntu is running fine with the internal driver, but is there a better one available?
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Is there a program to track the keyboard and display it on a terminal?

I have bought a new Blue Tooth keyboard for my desktop and got it to work with Ubuntu but the problem is that most of the function keys do not work properly and I wonder if the problem is with the ...
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13.10 network Epson printer stuck on “Installing”

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10, and I can't configure my wi-fi Epson TX430W printer. Using the Settings->Printers interface, I can detect the printer. When I click add, I briefly see a "Searching ...
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Ubuntu and multiple graphics cards [duplicate]

This question has been asked a lot before, but I am still having trouble following the tips. I have Intel HD Graphics 4000 (Inside an I7 3310QM) and an Nvidia GT630QM. What I basically want is to run ...
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PCIE USB 3.0 Controller not working

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and just got a Sharkoon USB 3.0 PCI-E x1 Controller but can't get it to work. I tried lspci -v and can see the controller. What now? $ lspci -v 02:00.0 USB controller: ...
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Ubuntu for old Amilo Pro [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my pc and I was amazed how fast it is. My parents got old laptop which they use only for surfing the Web and watching movies sometimes (they just plug tv into it and ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not recognize graphics card and is completely unresponsive from after the first booting

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 from a USB alongside Windows 8 in a Toshiba Satellite L855-149, which has a 2GB dedicated AMD Radeon HD 7670M graphics card. After I boot and select Ubuntu my ...
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Installing Epson Printer but Interrupted by lsb Dependency Error

I am installing the Epson XP-310 driver from this website. When I attempt to install the downloaded .deb file, I get the following error: The Package System is broken ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

I have a laptop with a 740m graphics card and I've tried installing drivers from the additional drivers program from the system settings but when I activate and reboot the driver says it's not being ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Amd Radeon HD 4870 No Drivers or Fglrx tools

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10. I have a AMD Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card. On 12.04 I used AMD Proprietary drivers from their website and had no problems but since switching to 13.10 ...
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Nvidia Drivers with Ubuntu 12.04

It's hard to believe how many postings you can find when searching the internet on Nvidia with Ubuntu problems, yet here goes one more: I have a NVIDIA GeForce GT 430 video card and a 32bit AMD ...
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cant install fglrx (proprietary ATI driver) for HD 8970M

I have an AMD HD 8970M video card and Ubuntu 13.10. I'm following these instructions to the letter, except that I of course use the latest non-beta AMD drivers (13.12) instead of the old version ...
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Coreect drivers for ATI Raedon hybrid graphics

I just bought a Dell Inspiron 15R 5521 laptop with i7, and hybrid graphics(Intel HD 4000 with 2GB ATI Raedon HD 8730M. As expected, it ran into overheating problems when installing Ubuntu. Thats ...
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how to custumize ubuntu 12.04 after installing NVIDA driver?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and install MyUnity tool. I was able to customize the interface but after I installed the NVIDIA Driver a lot of changes to the interface happens. Some changes are good when ...
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Wireless internet problems with Macbook Pro 11,1

I have xubuntu 13.10 installed on a late 2013 macbook pro. It has a broadcom wireless card: lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:1570] ...
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Wifi doesn't work on Ubuntu 13.10 in ASUS U32U Laptop

i'd installed ubuntu 12.04 but i could have the wireless adapter working during the install assistant, but when i started the first time appears the message wireless adapter connection closed. So i've ...
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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 ...