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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)?
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What to do with extra video drivers?

I have 11.04 installed, and was poking around and saw that I had more than my Intel Video Drivers installed. Do I need them? What is the best way to "trim the fat"?
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broadcom 43225 wireless on acer laptop is disabled

I have a acer aspire 5820T with a broadcom 43225 wireless card. I previously used ubuntu 10.10 and the wireless worked straight away, but when I updated to 11.04 the wireless stopped working. I have ...
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how to install intel corporation 2nd generation core processor family integrated graphics in Ubuntu 11.04

I have recently installed ubuntu 11.04 in a dell inspiron 17R and everything is fine except that the system doesn't recognize additional drivers. It says no proprietary drivers are in use on this ...
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printer driver for konica minolta pagepro 1490mf

I bought a laser printer Konica PagePro 1490 MF, but I can not find the drivers. can anyone help me? THANKS IN ADVANCE
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How to install driver for AMD Radeon HD6470M

I've just bought new laptop ASUS K42J with no OS pre-installed. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Everything is fine excluding video card performance - it looks like wide screen pulled on ...
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Unable to install Brother MFC7460DN Network Printer

I am unable to install my network printer in Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit, as the driver is not available in the repository. I am using Brother MFC7460DN. Any help would be appreciate it. TIA!
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Ubuntu 11.04 update error

I just updated my Ubuntu 11.04, but now when starting it a black screen is shown and prints: Checking battery state Stopping system v runlevel compatibility I tried to install the latest ...
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Can I have my cyberglove p5 working?

I have recently got this cool device: However, I can't find -any- information on it and ubuntu together, so i was wondering if any of you have any experience with this. I don't know anything about ...
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Synaptic mousepad not working! [closed]

When I first installed ubuntu my mousepad didn't have double touch. This was annoying and i found a thread that gave me some code. Now I can't scroll with my touchpad and it seems like it just ...
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How do i figure out why ubuntu is crashing on me randomly? [closed]

Ubuntu keeps crashing on me randomly. It just crashed 3 times in a row. Can someone please help me jolt down why. When it crashes, the PC just freezes. Mouse pointer goes un-responsive and I have to ...
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Screen is going crazy after connecting to wi-fi network [closed]

I just installed Xubuntu as my primary and only OS. In my opinion, its not only Xubuntu, but all Ubuntu family. You see, before I installed Xubuntu, I had Ubuntu as Live CD to try it... it end up with ...
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Acer Aspire 4820tg Graphic card driver

My ATI Radeon Video Card still has quite bad performance in Ubuntu 11.04 My Laptop is Acer Aspire 4820TG My Graphic card is ATI MOBILITY RADEON 5650
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My sound and ALSA has gone when I installed Realtek drivers [closed]

I made a confusion with some informations and I thought that I have a Realtek audio card, but in really I have an Intel 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller, so when I ...
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How to apply patch to rt2x00 driver for Ralink RT5390 support

I have a Pavilion dm1, with a known issue with the rt2x00 driver. There is a one line patch that fixes the issue. How do I apply it?
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Install Intel onboard graphic driver in Asus K53SV?

From the first time installing Ubuntu, I can not enable desktop effects. My laptop is Asus K53SV core i7 SB with hybrid graphic card Intel HD 3000/ Nvidia 540 GM. After installing Bumblebee, I still ...
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How do I get my webcam to work?

since I started using ubuntu (9.04) I try to get my webcam working, but I never got any success, 2 years passed and I didn't get any progress, then, sometime ago I leave Windows out of my computer ...
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG stopped working

my wlan works right after i installed ubuntu 11.04, after several hours it just stop detecting my wlan. my wlan is an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan} Network Connection (rev 02). i downloaded ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA MX350 working on 64 bit?

Anybody successful on installing this printer on amd64 please? Canon supplies 32bit drivers -- as *.deb and also as source: http://www.canon.com.au/en-au/For-You/Printers/PIXMA-InkJet-Printers/MX350 ...