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How do I install a driver provided as source code?

I have a USB-to-LAN converter, and downloaded the its drivers. The driver folder consists of a Makefile file, a .c file and a .h file. How do I install such a driver?
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How can I install a driver for an Intel 82573 Gigabit ethernet card?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer, The only problem so far is there is no Internet connection. I believe that's due to missing drivers which are difficult to install without Internet. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Installation Driver Issue [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'm almost certain I'm experiencing a driver issue, but I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Installed Nvidia driver got blank screen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I'm having the problem with updating Nvidia. After updating the driver, I logged in and got a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot on Toshiba Satellite L855

I recently attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto Satellite and problems during the boot splash, right after grub. I tried booting from a USB as well as a CD. I put a friend's hard drive into the ...
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Should i install the fglrx drivers or stick with radeon? [Ubuntu 12.04] [Radeon HD 4850]

I've heard many people complain about the ATI drivers on Ubuntu 12.04. So should i stay with radeon drivers (which im not sure if they are good enough) or try install fglrx and risk getting a buggy ...
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Wireless driver only works after plugging the cable in with a BCM4313

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 this week. I've had a couple of problems with my wireless card. After following some posts here on askubuntu I got it to work on a peculiar way: When I start my laptop ...
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Complete Disk Wipe, reformat and OS change

I have an old laptop, that I wish to rejuvenate. I need to completely wipe the hard drive as well as reformat it and install a new Operating System. I have decided to move to Ubuntu, and no longer use ...
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ATI HD Missing Driver On Official Site

Can someone give me a hand with a HD 4650 SAPPHIRE driver? I searched on the official site and this is what I get: AMD Catalyst™ Driver for AMD Radeon™ HD 4000, HD 3000 and HD 2000 Series AMD has ...
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Can I upgrade my graphics driver to support the latest OpenGL versions?

My laptop is a Core 2 Duo Dell from 2008. I am trying to run some OpenGL programs. The program with following code doesn't work: glutInitContextVersion(4, 0); ...
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My Huawei E353 modem is recognized as another model and is not fully functional

I have Huawei USB modem E353. But it is just working with Ubuntu 12.04. I am able to connect to internet. But I am not able to use ixconn and Gammu for retrieving messages. I need USSD Functionality. ...
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How do I configure an Asus N56VM?

I'm trying to configure all the hardware and make sure that everything is working on an Asus N56VM-S4060x. I've made some progress based on other answers, but there are still a number of things that ...
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Unable to Install Wireless Drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Hi Have just 'upgraded' to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11. Wireless connection worked fine prior to connection. In fact used ...
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Will Ubuntu be releasing an update for Cedar Trail Processors?

There is a file available on the Intel web site with the file name "cdv-gfx-drivers-1.0.1_bee.tar.bz2" and a date of July 6, 2012. It can be found by searching the Intel Download Center for the ...
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How to Force Ubuntu to load and use my .ppd printer driver instead of the default one?

I have a Dell 1815dn printer and a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Ubuntu recognizes the printer automatically and installs a default driver. But this driver lacks the option to bypass the toner-saver ...
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What to do after Installing 12.04 LTS via WUBI?

I just installed Ubuntu via WUBI and I have a few questions: How would I know if my video card's driver is installed and if not, how do I install it? I have NVIDIA GT220 1GB. I don't see proprietary ...
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How do I remove ATI video drivers? [duplicate]

I have a Radeon HD4850 video card and two monitors. When I try to activate the drivers from the "Additional Drivers" app, it either fails or it will not let me use two monitors. I downloaded the ...
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AMD Binary Driver Fails to Initialize Graphics Card, Any Ideas?

I'm at my wits end - after trying solid for the past week to get a working display driver on my new hand-built machine, I have had zero success. I've exhausted the forums, trying every possible ...
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How activate NVIDIA drivers? [closed]

Yesterday I was having a few memory leaks with Compiz, I decided to put this down to the new NVIDIA drivers that I installed. I purged everything with NVIDIA from my system and booted into Ubuntu ...
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Nvidia Driver problems: 1440x900 resolution - 12.04 [closed]

I installed 12.04 and my system works fine. But after updating packages with the update manager, problems occurred. I can't activate the Nvidia drivers (Control Center -> Additional Drivers). When I ...
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IBM x3650 M3 installation 10.04LTS

Hi Just about to purchase two IBM servers x3650 and need to run 10.04LTS as it is the only version that will support a particular application. The server has the following Spec: IBM System x3650 M3 ...
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Can't connect to the internet in Ubuntu 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I recently put together my own computer and I installed a wireless card in it, but I need to use a CD to install drivers so it is recognized. The problem is, Ubuntu doesn't seem to ...
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How to install Printer drivers

I have two questions: Once downloaded install it directly without uninstalling window 7 right? where do I download drivers for the printers? Thank you!
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That pesky Intel Centrino wireless N + WiMAX 6150 wireless card

I'm new to Linux and just got Ubuntu 12.04 up and running on my ASUS laptop last night. Aside from the wireless everything seems to be working. The card is able to recognize networks but cannot make ...
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Use windows touchpad driver in ubuntu

Is it possible to use Windows touchpad driver in Ubuntu? I have a Dell n5110 and the touchpad is not recognized. I cannot use scroll, and most annoying, while typing the pointer usually jumps if the ...
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How do I get duplex printing working on a Samsung SCX 3201 G?

I am using this Samsing SCX 3201g. I have installed Samsung Unified Drivers from Samsung's Site. It is doesn't have Any Option for Duplex printing. Using same Printer on Windows 7 supports Duplex ...
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Lenovo G550 - Intel GMA4500 slowness on 12.04

My machine is Lenovo G550 with Intel GMA4500 and clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 Every new version of Ubuntu and maby sometimes when I have time I came to Ubuntu and give it a try. But every time I ...
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How do I update my nvidia modules after updating my kernel?

Every time there's a kernel update, nvidia graphics drivers stops working because there's not a valid kernel module. What is the ubuntu way to 'recompile' the nvidia module for the new kernel? ...
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How do I get a Canon Multipass MP390 working?

Setting up a computer for a college student. Have this Canon MultiPASS MP390 printer/scanner/copier with the Canon CD. Will not load into Ubuntu 11.10. Trying to print comes up empty. Went to Canon's ...
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How to use a driver for Ubuntu with a higher kernel version(2.6.36) on ubuntu with lower kernel version (2.6.30))

I want to use EASYCAP on my Ubuntu(kernel version 2.6.30). The problem is that ,the drivers for EASYCAP are included in kernel version 2.6.36 and higher. I have extracted all the files corresponding ...
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Error Installing FGLRX driver

My computer uses a Radeon HD 6950. I installed the "ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver" just fine, however, when I tried to install the "post-release updates", I received an error ("Sorry, ...
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Why my wireless mouse doesn't work in Ubuntu

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop but my wireless mouse is not working on it. I have Windows 7 installed on my laptop but my mouse is working properly on it. my mouse is 2.4 GH Generous ...
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Why won't HDMI audio work with Radeon HD 7850?

I've got a brand new build and an updated install of 12.04. I was having trouble with installing Radeon drivers from the 'Additional Drivers' application, so I followed the directions here: ...
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Updating Realtek wireless driver

so I've had problems with my wireless for a few months and now I really have to use linux to start programming again so I really need to get this fixed. I've been searching the web about my problem ...
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HP 430 AND 630 graphics drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? My HP 630 laptop is Rrunning in low graphics mode. What can I do?
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Installing Wine without an internet connection on 12.04

I have an old desktop - 7 years old - without a wifi card and without access to a physical internet connection. Instead of upgrading from 11.04 to 12.04, I had to do a fresh install of 12.04 due to ...
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OrthoMouse doesn't work in ubuntu 12.04

I have a OrthoMouse for carpal tunnel and the mouse pointer doesn't move at all. The buttons (right, left, wheel) work fine but i can't move the pointer. The mouse works fine in windows. I have a ...
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Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E

I had Ubuntu 11.10 and in the last few weeks I experienced an obscure problem: after I had the computer running for a few days I could no longer connect to google.com or anything related to google. ...
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Why are most laptop wireless and dedicated graphics drivers are proprietary?

Why are most laptop wireless or dedicated graphics drivers proprietary? I have searched the Internet for this but I have found no answers.
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12.04 can't connect to wired network/ crashes

I've tried the server and desktop version of 12.04 and I get the same issues: Entire system crashes while trying to install updates Loses ability to connect to network (usually after a crash) I ...
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Not able to get graphs on screen with gnuplot

I have installed 12.04 along with Windows 7 and also installed gnuplot 4.6.0. When I type gnuplot on the terminal, I am getting the error message: Terminal type set to unknown. When I tried plot ...
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Will Ubuntu install necessary drivers for my Computer?

I am planning on installing ubuntu removing the existing windows vista. My question is, will ubuntu detect my hardware and install the necessary drivers ?
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Getting dwa 123 Dlink wireless usb adapter working

I compiled the source code and inserted the USB device, according to this blogs instruction: Install DWA-125 wireless driver on Ubuntu 11.10 When I do a lsmod: lsmod | grep rt rt5370sta ...
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Wireless problem when turned off on Windows 7

I'm having little problems with wireless connection on my Ubuntu 12.04. It works, but when booting on Windows 7, then turning the wireless off(FN + F5, in my case) then rebooting to Ubuntu, it just ...
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How make scanner function of Canon MG5250 work? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, and the printing function is installed using these instructions. But I still need to get the ...
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Which nvidia driver from additional drivers option should I choose?

I have NVIDIA Geforece 7025 / nForce 630a integrated gfx card on my UBUNTU 12.04.And I have 4 options in Additional drivers: NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver (version 173) NVIDIA accelerated ...
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How do I install the drivers for my Samsung printer?

I have a Samsung CLP-325w printer. I downloaded the .tar.gz file from their website, but I can't seem to figure out how to install it. Here's the link to the driver's tarball I've been following ...
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Does anyone know where to get printer drivers?

Running lubuntu 12.04 My model is Canon IP4850, but anything resembling canon would be a good start. I didn't see anything looking remotely useful in the package manager. Ideas? Checked for canon ...
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How to get brcmsac wireless drivers working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? i just installed ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Pavilion dv6 series laptop, and i am trying to get the included broadcom 4313 ...
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No “Additional Drivers” for Radeon 2100 under Ubuntu 12.04

After the upgrade to 12.04, it doesn't find drivers for my Radeon 2100 in the "Additional Drivers" window. I can't remember having problems with this before. Moving windows etc is very slow, and I ...