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How can I overclock a graphics card from within Ubuntu?

I would like to boost the Core frequency, shader clock, and memory clock on an eVGA GTX 480 I have in my development box running 10.04. Is it possible to overclock a recent graphics card from within ...
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Vmware Player modules not saved into Ubuntu Kernel

I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 with the 2.6.35-22.34-generic kernel and have the latest Vmware player installed, but each time I run Vmware Player it says it needs to load some modules into the running ...
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How can I know if my pc has the right drivers?

I'm new to linux, I got myself an Ubuntu 10.04 I think that the audio drivers aren't working well, since the sound is not as good as before (on windows). I also think the graphic drivers aren't ...
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Why doesn't 3d acceleration work?

Hello first of all and sorry if my english is hard to understand hehe I've been using Ubuntu since 9.04 and I used the 3d effects. But since the 9.10 version, the drivers stop working. I have a ...
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Is there any PPA for ralink 3090 64bit?

Is there any PPA for ralink 3090 64bit? I have just added this markus-tisoft PPA but I have not found any driver for ralink 3090 yet in Synaptic Package Manager. (it is only available for 32bit ...
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Provide driver on removable media during installation?

During installation if the installer is unable to detect any disks it will present you a list of all the available drivers to select or you can select none of these. Once you select that it gives you ...
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No WiFi on HP Netbook 2133

After installation of 10.10 in my HP Mini 2133. I have no wireless connexion. The blue led is on but no way to detect the WiFi beside me. The WiFi integrated card is a Broadcom BCM 4312 802.11 a:b:g ...
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RTL8180L wireless card doesn't work? [closed]

The lspci sees the card Installed ndiswrapper, and Windows drivers too, the ndisgtk sees the card. The system doesn't detect any wireless network. I've tried everything (command line, etc.) but no ...
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Nvidia graphics card failed after upgrade to 10.10

After upgrade to 10.10 my system is unable to start in normal mode due to problems with graphics drivers. The laptop (hp dv9500) boots only in failsafe, low resolution graphics mode. Here's the ...
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No network connectivity with Realtek 8111d

So I built a new computer a couple months ago and installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 on it. It has a Gigabyte motherboard which has a Realtek 8111d onboard network card. In Windows, networking ...
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How to install proprietary drivers via Cdrom on a netbook?

I need to install the internet card drivers on my netbook the problem is that it dosent have cd tray so I can't install them via the Cd or atleast I dont know where to mount the iso so Ubuntu ...
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How do I install drivers for a Canon LBP-2900 printer?

I seen many times how people describe how to's about LBP-2900, and 10-12 steps from start to end of how to download, unpack, build driver, fix driver, make it work... Could be there some .deb package ...
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Are the Ralink RT3090 drivers incompatible with Ubuntu 10.10?

Ralink Technology publishes their drivers in source code form on their website here. When complied with make and make install in 10.04, the drivers worked well in 32 and 64 bit versions of Lucid. ...
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ATI drivers: delay when unminimizing

I installed the proprietary ATI/AMD FGLRX graphics driver through "jockey-gtk" to get rid of my computer's over heating problems. While my computer no longer overheats, I am stuck with a new problem: ...
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How to fix a dpkg broken by the Brother MFC-7340 deb driver

I'm getting an apt-get error that says E: The package brmfc7340lpr needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. The brmfc7340lpr is a printer driver -- it's a local deb file. Doing a ...
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Graphics card problems after update

During the week I did a update through the update manager and since then my desktop graphics have stopped working properly. I usually just quickly glance through the list of packages to be updated ...
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ESI ESU 1808 soundcard support

I need to know if the ESI ESU 1808 soundcard will work on my ubuntu, before I buy it. I've tried to google some answer, but could not find anything relevant.
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How to get NVidia GeForce GT 210 drivers working on Lucid Lynx?

I have a workstation with NVIDIA GeForce GT 210 graphics card & Ubuntu 10.4, and am having rather annoying problems trying to get them working together. (On other machines and earlier Ubuntu ...
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How do I install my microphone?

My microphone doesn't work in Ubuntu. I have a Dell Studio XPS 16 laptop. What are the steps to install microphone support?
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Install a i386 printer driver into an amd64 distribution or how can I find a good printer based on features?

I just bought a Lexmark Interpret S408 all-in-one printer. The box said that it supported Ubuntu 8.04, but I told myself it should work with Lucid... well no. The only driver I have found is for i386 ...
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What is the current status of the performance of nVidia vs ATI video cards?

Which is probably better for a new machine running Ubuntu?
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Unable to connect to Wireless Network [closed]

I am running 10.04 with the latest updates on an MSI 1719 (GX700) laptop and am unable to get it to connect to my wireless network. It sees the available networks and allows me to go through the ...
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Is there any support whatsoever for the ART Tube MP Project Series w/USB? [closed]

Here's the product's page off the mfg's website so you know exactly what i'm talking about. Any help is appreciated. http://artproaudio.com/products.asp?id=124&cat=9&type=86
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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 ...