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Problems with video card or motherboard

I am using a Sony VGN-SZ32CP laptop, which is equipped with a nVidia GeForce Go 7400 video card with a 128MB memory, and a integrated card which is "Intel Corporation Mobile 945GM/GMS/GME, 943/940GML ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 won't boot after new AMD catalyst center [duplicate]

I am far from an experienced linux user. I uninstalled the latest catalyst center and installed the new AMD beta driver. The installation seemed to go fine then it said I should restart to avoid ...
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How to install Kodak 3250 printer driver?

My system is Ubuntu 13.04 and I have a Kodak 3250 AIO printer. The test paper printed great and that's it. I found c2esp_25c-1_i386.deb printer driver from SourceForge. Trying to install w/USC I get ...
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The same driver isn't being installed during every Ubuntu 12.04 install

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 several times, and during installation sometimes the version 304 Nvidia driver gets installed sometimes the version 173. I checked the integrity of the DVD, of course. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - how to do power off and power on of USB interfaces?

Like FreeBSD how can i do Ubuntu 12.04 USB interface power off and power on? Is there any packages or source codes for Ubuntu? usbconfig -u 1 -a 2 suspend usbconfig -u 1 -a 2 resume ...
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how can I reinstall my wireless drivers for bcm broadcomm 4311

I am using ubuntu 12.10, and I got the broadcomm 4311 bcm drivers working by the help from one of the ask ubuntu sites, but now for some reason the laptop looses connection on its own, while other ...
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working with modprobe for getting wifi driver working

After several months of research finally my wifi driver is being detected and working fine ;) That's good news with credits where i found solution is here Now, i still have one issue that every time ...
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Can't use my TL-WN725N [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 3.8.0-27-generic and I cannot use my TL-725N nano wireless adapter. lsusb : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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How to install Diamond XtremeSound 5.1. sound card driver for 12.04?

I bought a Diamond XtremeSound 5.1 sound card. I am looking for the driver for the sound card to install in Ubuntu 12.04.
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Does Ubuntu support my video cards? [duplicate]

I have a Dell Vostro 3500 and I have a lot of problem in Linux Mint 12 Lisa. The laptop overheat and shuts down when I have a lot of processing. I read that the problem is because of the video ...
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Cannot install Epson WF-2010 on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm unable to get a WF-2010 printer working with Kubuntu 12.04 (using the KDE printer settings). I've downloaded the amd64 drivers from Epson and installed them with dpkg. However, nothing much ...
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Is my GPU working?

If I boot to Ubuntu and lspci shows drivers for my GPU, does this mean it's working? I have tested performance using Globs and my scores averaged around 58 FPS. I'm having issues getting it to be ...
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Ethernet and wireless connection problems [duplicate]

I am unable get wireless or ethernet connection to work at all. I have tried many things like trying to download the drivers while booting from the installation disc, and so forth, because this was ...
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How do I uninstall USB wireless divers that didn't work?

Computer/OS stats: Old (5 yrs?) Dell desktop computer Ubuntu 12.04 is the ONLY OS installed Mem: 1.5GiB Processor: Intel Pentium 4 2.8GHz OS type: 32 bit Disk: 37.8GB Background info I moved my ...
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Can Ubuntu be installed on my system?

I apologize if this is a duplicated question asked a thousand times, but at the end of 3 days trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 I am close to giving up. I have managed to install it, but I am only able ...
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How can I use Ubuntu 12.04 to install its driver for a wireless usb adapter in a Ubuntu 10.04?

How can I use an installed Ubuntu 12.04 system to install its driver rt2800usb (for a Ralink RT3070 net adapter), or a similar one that works, in Ubuntu 10.04? Is it possible? Thank you The driver's ...
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Hyper-V frambuffer driver not working correctly

Running the up to date Alpha of Xubuntu 13.10 on Hyper-V (WIndows 8 Pro) I noticed the included Hyper-V frambuffer driver does not work as expected. According to the commit message ...
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Pre-upgrade questions about upgrading from ATI 4870 to nVidia GTX650 on 12.04

I'm upgrading my computer's video card. I've been using the open source 'radeon' driver with an AMD HD4870. My new card is a nVidia GTX650 that I'm planning on using the proprietary drivers with. I ...
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I can not connect to wireless network Ubuntu 12.04

Below is my wireless card information. Command : sudo lshw -C network Output : *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN Controller ...
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Motherboard, sound and CD Drivers not working after initial boot

I have booted up my new build yesterday with Ubunutu 12.04 and am having a few issues! I am new to Ubuntu so some advise would be appreciated. Anyway, I managed to get everything up and running ...
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Why doesn't Bumblebee work with NVidia GTX675M in Ubuntu 12.04.2

I'm trying use my NVidia video card in Ubuntu 12.04.2 but without success. The model of my video card is GTX675M. I've installed Bumblebee using the following commands: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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Wifi Connection up and down Kubuntu 13.04

Currently I am using an ethernet cable. The problem is that my wifi connection is up and down, sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't. I get a list of networks to choose from and instead of ...
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No network drivers after ubuntu netinstall

After a minimal/net installation of Ubuntu 13.04 (mini.iso) both drivers for wifi and wired network are missing. Wired: Atheros 8131 I did some research here and it seems to compile the needed ...
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How to install the driver for iball 3.5G connect in ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

How do I install the driver for iball 3.5G connect wireless Modem in Ubuntu 12.04? My Laptop is Dell Inspiron N4010. Modem is not getting detected.
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Localhost printer stuck at “Rendering Completed”

I am unable to print documents using my HP printer. However, I am able to print test pages. What I tried: I have tried removing and re-installing the printer from the system settings but I can only ...
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Can ubuntu run on one machine while being installed on another?

I have an desktop computer on which the hard disk gave out its is also connected by network to a brand new i5 desktop running windows. is there a way in which i can install ubuntu on a shared drive in ...
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broadcom 4313gn wifi adapter can't connect wifi 12.04

I have a HP sleekbook envy with a broadcom 4313gn wifi adapter, and i can't get the wireless adapter to work. I can see wireless connections that are available, but when i try to connect and put in ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 boots as terminal. No graphics. Radeon HD 7550M

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a pre-installed windows 8 Vaio. The thing is, Ubuntu boots as terminal, no graphic enviroment. (In fact, when it boots the screen starts to flash and flicker, though I ...
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Improve World of Warcraft in WINE? (GTX 660)

Before you say anything, I know I'm not going to get the same performance under WINE as in Windows. Now, I've been getting really poor performace with running WoW: Mists of Pandaria, and it's not ...
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Ubuntu Wont install packages from CD

I'm running a fresh install of 13.04, and I'm trying to install ndiswrapper to make my old pci wireless card work and I've found the correct drivers (according to the ndiswrapper wiki) but when i ...
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How do I set a monitor resolution that is not available in the Display Settings dialog?

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 x64 My resolution is 800x600 and there is no other option. I tried to install the nvidia driver 313 but still nothing. I tried doing this ...
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How to install compat-drivers? [duplicate]

I followed many many tutorials but it doesn't work. I want to install the compat-drivers which include the negative-one-patch. In airodump-ng I always get the error: mon0 is on channel -1, but the AP ...
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Ubuntu doesn't find installed drivers for Brother MFC-255CW printer

I am brand new to Ubuntu, but I a fairly experienced computer user. Following the instructions provided by the Brother website, I was able to install the drivers (CUPSwrapper and LPR) for the ...
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Change disk ssd. How check which SATA version is supported?

I hava Lenovo g580 laptop. I want to change disk to SSD drive, but I'm not sure if my laptop support SATA 3 (6Gbps). I write following output: dmesg | grep SATA [ 3.190743] ahci 0000:00:1f.2: ...
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AMD Radeon HD 7310 HDMI Functionality on any Ubuntu?

I found a great deal on a desktop pc that I would like to run and a media server with ubuntu and xbmc. It uses an AMD Radeon HD 7310 and supports HDMI output via Windows 8. I need to know that ubuntu ...
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Driver and Hardware compatiblity

I am looking at a laptop and there are two things that I think might not be compatible. It has: a dual SLI-Nvidia Gtx 650, and a hybrid drive 1TBHDD+16GB SSD. Here's the laptop. So, I want to ...
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bbswitch problem in ubuntu 13.04!

I have a Sager np8290 laptop with NVidia geforce GTX 770m (optimus). I'm currently trying to get bumblebee to work with Ubuntu 13.04. Through all the mess, and fresh system installs, I have been able ...
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Driver for old wireless card

I have an old buffalo WLI2-PCI-G545 model wireless card and Ubuntu won't recognize it. I was wondering if there was some way I could rig it to work. Thanks.
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slow wifi connection on ubuntu 13.04 with rtl8723ae realtek wireless driver

so i have installed ubuntu four days ago on my toshiba SATELLITE-C855-2CF and everything is going well, but i noticed that my wifi connection is slow and when i did a speed test online i found that i ...
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Using nVidia Graphics card on Kubuntu 13.04

I tried to install the nVidia graphics card using the answer in "You do not appear to be using the nvidia x server"(screenshot included) since I was having rendering issues and my laptop ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 on Alienware M17x R5 [duplicate]

I've got an M17X-R5 with the Intel 4800 cpu, Nvidia 3d graphics and it came with 5g wifi and a killer ethernet card. This is to replace my ageing M17x R1 which until recently worked perfectly with all ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 invert touch pad scroll direction

after being away from ubuntu for a while and being used to an inverted touchpad scrolling, I have recently jumped on ubuntu 13.04 bandwagon again. I have being having a hard time and am wondering if ...
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Wireless won't connect!

I recently installed Ubuntu onto my Dell Inspiron 1545 laptop. I can connect to the Internet via Ethernet, but wireless won't work. The prompt to put in the wifi password pops up, but when I put in ...
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Can't use nvidia driver

I have a NVidia GTX 765M video card in my notebook running Ubuntu 12.04.2 and can't figure out why it doesn't use nvidia driver. I've installed nvidia-current and nvidia-settings from this repository: ...
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Unable to connect to Internet via AR8161 Ethernet card

I have a desktop which uses only an AR8161 Ethernet card to connect to the Internet but it does not work whenever I go into Ubuntu. Is it a driver issue or some configuration issue? How can I go about ...
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System freeze / lockup fglrx drivers [12.04]

I'm using an E45M1-I Deluxe (AMD E450 series with onboard graphics) with 4GB RAM running Ubuntu 12.04 with Catalyst 13.6beta. My system freezes after a few minutes when a graphical interface is ...
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Wifi not working on Lenovo z570 Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 Precise on a Lenovo Z570, but the WiFi isn't working. I noticed that the WiFi Network is UNCLAIMED using the command sudo lshw -C network. Anybody can help? WiFi card: Intel ...
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AMD Radeon HD 3000 Series (I installed but where is aticonfig) [duplicate]

I had Dell studio 1536 laptop with windows vista defaults already installed. recently I decided to shift from Microsoft windows to ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu gnome 3. After installation It's look ...
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How can I be sure to install the latest AMD/ATI graphics driver

I currently have the graphic GPU as follows: [url]http://us.toshiba.com/computers/laptops/satellite/P770/P775D-S7144[/url] no longer being sold but to help you determine the best driver for my system ...
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how to install AMD Catalyst or AMD Graphic Drivers and other drivers in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I recently purchased an HP laptop (Intel-AMD Hybrid). I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.04 on it. But my battery is draining quite quickly. It hardly works for 30-50 minutes. I guess it might be due ...