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Upgrading kernel and drivers in a BackTrack ISO

I'm using the latest BackTrack ISO release for security analysis. BackTrack is basically a configured Ubuntu distro. However, I'm missing my wireless card driver (Broadcom 4313). There are several ...
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Wine turned off my audio!

I opened Wine configuration page for the first time while music was playing in the background. Just when I opened the Audio tab, the sound stopped working and Wine alerted me about my audio driver. ...
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Drivers for the Tenda twl541u wireless card? [closed]

I have a Tenda TWL541U wireless usb card and I cannot make it work with Ubuntu 10.10 64 bits. I've tried the Windows XP drivers with ndiswrapper to no avail. In Windows 7 I've made it work with using ...
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ATI proprietary driver performance?

I'm about to (at least, want to..) buy a laptop with an ATI Radeon HD 4250, and I haven't a good opinion on ATI's drivers. How is the actual performance of the open/proprietary driver (currently I ...
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Setting up a 3m Serial Touchscreen

I've been attempting for quite a long time to get a Serial 3m Touchscreen to work on Ubuntu 10.04 The closest post I could find to what I needed was this one: ...
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Nvidia proprietary driver performance in 10.10

I've just upgraded to Maverick 10.10 beta and notice heavy performance penalty on my Nvidia GT240 card. Will it be fixed for release? EDIT:For me, 260.19.12 fixes all bugs. Perfomance & stability ...
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Black tty 1-6 screens

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 I had some flickering issues, so I tried upgrading drivers and such, then I installed the fglrx driver and the flickering have gone away but when trying to access the TTY ...
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multi-touch support with fujitsu t900 [closed]

The pen works great out of the box. Any idea how to get multi-touch working? Thanks!
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How do I print CD Cover in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have and HP Officejet 6500 Wireless printer and I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 32bit. I want to print CD covers, what kind of software can i use to do that? I already tried glables, Gimp, and Image ...
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MadWifi vs. ndiswrapper

I'm going to try and setup wifi on a computer with Ubuntu installed where it doesn't work out of the box. The computer is an Acer Veriton L460 with a AR5001 wifi card. There are two options as far ...
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Can I override an SD card's write-protect switch?

The write-protect switch on an SD card doesn't connect to any internal electronics, so it must just be respected by the software controlling the card reader. Is there any way for me to override this ...
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How I can use Xorg with Intel video drivers? [closed]

I have notebook HP Compaq nx9020 with Intel graphick 855MG. When I installing ubuntu 10.04 in text mode all work good. After reboot notebook is frezze after screen Ubuntu. Windows work fine. Hardware ...
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Modules aren't loading - or something even more serious is wrong

I am trying to solve this problem. In the process, I messed up the kernel configuration and some of the modules aren't loading. Whenever I start that particular kernel, I get a message saying "Module ...
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Can you get a Source RPM to build as a DEB?

The manufacturer of our printer (Canon) does provide Linux printer drivers for most its printers. However, they are all 32bit and only the newer printer drivers are available in both DEB and RPM. The ...
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How do I configure touchscreen on my HP tx1000 laptop running xubuntu?

I tried looking online for all possible solutions and even installing evtouch package, but nothing seems to work. I know that the tx1000 series laptops are notoriously linux unfriendly. Does anyone ...
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Has anyone got graphics working properly on 10.04 on a Sony Vaio P series? [closed]

A fresh install gives me full native resolution but it's still pretty unusable. Scrolling a browser or page of text is so slow it's forced me back to windows (!). Youtube video is out of the question. ...
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Installing drivers for internet connectivity

I'm having problems installing the drivers for internet connectivity from service provider. My computer recognizes the files when I insert the stick but does not want to install the drivers when I ...
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Can't get HP Officejet 6500 card reader to work

This network (wired) printer works great using the latest HPLIP drivers. However when I plug in an SD card, it just blinks and never shows up mounted anywhere. Has anyone come up with a way to mount ...
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Accessing a specific URL with firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu 10.4 crashed the OS, how should I debug this?

The system is a spare Dell 2400 I wiped clean, with Ubuntu 10.4 installed. Update manager has everything current, and I haven't been mucking with drivers or tricky system settings. In fact, it has ...
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Conexant modem in Ubuntu

Previously linuxant release driver for conexant modem (HCF or HSF), now for newer kernel this site doesn't release for newer kernel version (after 2.6.31-17 version). how to use conexant modem in ...
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How can I resolve the disabled Bluetooth on resume/power issue on Lenovo laptops?

After you install Ubuntu on a Lenovo laptop the Bluetooth will be disabled after reboot or resume. The only workaround for this issue is to load factory default from the BIOS but this is not ...
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How to install relink wireless driver for LG X130 nebook

how to install relink wireless driver for LG X130 netbook in Ubuntu 10.04
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Something similar to Eyefinity?

Is there anything simular to Eyefinity for Ubuntu? More the idea of turning 3 smaller monitors into one big monitor Thanks
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Where can I find the Brother HL-2170W 64-bit printer driver?

I'm looking to install drivers for my "Brother HL-2170W" network printer. I can't seem to find the correct driver on the Brother site. Any help would be appreciated. I'm running on Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS ...