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Trailing mouse and other small graphical glitches, unable to install proprietary drivers in 14.04 [closed]

So I've been trying to get various distros Ubuntu running on my PC for a few months now, on and off. I recently had success with 14.04 on my Laptop so I decided to give it a go on my PC, especially ...
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Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter

I've recently purchased a Dell Alienware 17 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kernel = 3.11.0-15) on it. The problem is that the wireless card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac ...
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Will a kernel update overwrite my wireless driver from a newer kernel?

i run ubuntu Release 12.04 (precise) 64-bit Kernel Linux 3.2.0-59-generic but I installed the wireless driver from backports-3.13-rc2-1. Now all works well. My question is about the kernel update ...
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Nvidia drivers making unity not working fine

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Gigabyte P35K. Unity was working fine at the first boot, but then I installed the Nvidia driver and now when I move a window it is pretty slow, when I take the ...
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Is it necessary to install AMD graphics driver for ubuntu?

Currently I'm using ubuntu 12.04. Previously I've used dual boot (Ubuntu 13.04 / Windows 7), both OS configured with ATI Catalyst Center. But few days back both OS started to crash. Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Lenovo Y580 reinstall network drivers

I had some issues with WiFi with my Lenovo y580, I could connect my home WiFi but it would disonnect me after few minutes and I wasn't able to reconnect I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I believe my network ...
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where do i get drivers for my Lenovo Ideatab a3000-h?

I need to back-up my tablet...where do i get the drivers for it? Its a Lenovo Ideatab A3000-H I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 When i plug my tablet into my laptop, I can't see it, so i assume i need the ...
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How do I install amd legacy drivers in Ubuntu 13.10? [closed]

I am new to Ubuntu and would like to know how I can install amd graphic drivers? Also do I need to manually uninstall the open-source drivers in use right now?
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Problems loging in after dealing with video drivers and black screen

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop alongside windows 8.1. I have a Nvidia GeForce GT 645M video card on it and was having black screen on boot issues. so I installed the xorg-edgers ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ATI Driver

Good day, So i just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (i'm now to Ubuntu and even Linux systems, but i've bored of the lot of brainfuck with Windows systems) So, i installed Steam and then 2 games (Left 4 ...
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Nvidia Drivers and Ubuntu 12.04 x64

I had Linux Mint installed on my desktop. I was using xserver to configure the cards and I could not for the life of me get my monitors to display properly. Here is some information on my setup: I ...
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Extreme difference in navigation speed between Win7 and Ubuntu 13.10

I have dual boot 13.10 and Windows 7. After the installation of the driver rtl8188ce in both Ubuntu and Windows, Ubuntu holds the connection, unlike before. But there is a very big difference in ...
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cant install “additional driver”

I uninstalled the "additional driver" app from the ubuntu software center. After that ,when I tried reinstalling it ,I am getting this error- Package dependencies cannot be resolved How can I ...
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Broadcom Wireless for Compaq 615 on Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS [duplicate]

I have a problem where after recent updates my Wifi stopped working. I can detect my wireless network but when attempting to join it the wifi icon in the task bar just 'rolls' the wifi signal ...
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Bad OpenGL performance when running the game windowed

I'm playing Dust Racing 2D (https://sourceforge.net/projects/dustrac/) on Ubuntu 13.10. The problem is that the performance is bad when running the game in a window. The fullscreen mode is perfectly ...
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ATI Driver issues - 13.10

I am installing Xubuntu 13.10 on an old laptop I have. When I boot up to the installer, the display is fine, everything seems to be working perfectly, however, on the Xubuntu boot screen, the colours ...
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How to install nvidia proprietary driver without getting a blankscreen after rebooting and login? [duplicate]

I tried all of these methods 1st method sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 2nd method sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa ...
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Installed fglrx and Selected fglrx-update from Software Settings - Now Black Screen on Boot

I have been tinkering around because I find that Ubuntu 13.10 (which I have as dual boot on my Asus laptop) get my computer a little hot and I get some crashing issues sometimes when watching videos, ...
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Are OEM's retaining Synaptics driver for linux? [duplicate]

On their website, Synaptics states that they delivers their linux driver to OEM when they buy Synaptics product : SGS-L is provided free of charge to Synaptics OEM/ODM partners when ordered with ...
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Can't change the resolution higher than 1024x768

Hello complete newbie here. So from the moment i installed ubuntu 12.04 i tried changing the resolution to the maximum supported by my monitor which is 1440x900. I tried installing the proprietary ...
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Problems after nvidia updates were installed

Hello everyone , I am very new with Ubuntu I installed yesterday about 5 nVidia drivers and after that the pc restarted and all I could see was a black screen with an underline on the top.All I want ...
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Lenovo wireless issue

When I turn on my Lenovo G550, the wireless card's led is not flashing and I cannot scan for wireless networks. When I go to the Additional Drivers to install the missing driver I indeed find my ...
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Setting power profile on radeo driver

I am trying to change the power profile on my ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4530 in order to prevent overheating. I'm following instructions which say to do the following: sudo sh -c "echo profile > /...
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How to disable USB storage device support

I want to disable a particular USB storage device (a sandisk flash drive). I read somewhere that you can use the .config file. How do i use it to disable that?
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why it is needed to update the linux-images in ubuntu

I had recently updated the linux image and kernel files.i found that after doing it,my system resolution becomes like a (without display driver) fonts,icons are big big..so....when entering to that ...
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Installing AMD Catalyst 13.12 64 bit

I have an AMD E1-1200 processor on my computer. After trying to install the current AMD Catalyst (13.12) drivers, my computer's display wouldn't work and I would boot into command prompt. I of ...
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“Dummy output” and no sound when update to the latest HDA drivers

My system keeps asking for an HDA drivers update, but everytime I update those drivers to the latest version, sound disappers and only "Dummy output" is available as a choice in the Audio settings ...
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Error while installing Catalyst 13.1 on Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I have Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV730 Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU P7350 @ 2.00GHz × 2 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV730/M96 [Mobility Radeon HD 4650/5165] I downloaded the AMD Catalyst™ 13.1 ...
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Placa de Video GeForce GT 520M

Translated text (using Google Translate): Good afternoon, I have a Dell XPS-14z laptop it has a GeForce GT 520M 1GB. I'm not getting this video card work properly because Microport output -> VGA ...
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Title bar graphic mangled on nvidia hybrid graphic system

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and I'm currently having problems with the title bar on every window I open it looks really bad, here's a pic. Thanks in advance . The ubuntu version is 13.10 64-bit, the ...
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Arduino serial port not found

I'm on Xububtu 13.10 64 bit. I installed Arduino IDE from the software. I have Arduino uno board. when I try to execute any code, I get this error Is there a driver missing?
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broadcom wireless BCM43142 does not discover all wireless networks in range

I reviewed this, and I'm familiar with wlan device disappear (BCM43142) although it seems that the wireless adapter is installed (claimed) correctly, I'm unable to discover all wireless network in ...
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Horrible graphics on my Dell Inspiron 17 with Ubuntu 13.10

I just got a new laptop: Dell Inspiron 17 (3737) BTX Base. The graphic card is Intel® HD Graphics 4400 I installed Ubuntu 13.10. The graphics are just horrible. It looks like an old 4 bits color ...
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Help wanted to connect to WiFi.

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell latitude e6400 and am unable to connect to wifi. No networks show up. It says I don't have the proper drivers, which I can't get without a connection. I'm ...
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My graphic drivers are gone

I am on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. This question tells you everything you need to know about my graphic card. Yesterday I had a problem, my graphic card driver failed, now if I login to xubuntu default ...
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Sound won't work with Soundblaster Audigy Fx PCIe card

To start, I am a complete linux noob trying out Ubuntu to see if I can use it as my primary OS. Perfectly willing to put work into getting it setup, but I'm running into an issue that I can't find a ...
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Touchpad on Fujiitsu Lifebook AH532 not working correctly

Ubuntu 13.10, Fujitsu Lifebook AH532 Touchpad appearing as PS/2 Mouse under xinput --list, so no multi-touch or scroll support or anything like that. Have tried installing alternate driver as ...
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Wireless driver (Relink RT3290) not working

I'm having HP ProBook 450 and Ubuntu 13.10 with 3.11 kernel. Laptop was new, it came with SuSe Enterprise edition but as it was not possible to be translated to my local language I installed Ubuntu. ...
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Error while installing Catalyst 13.12 on Ubuntu 13.10 32 bit

I have downloaded Catalyst drivers from amd site, unpacked it and created a package with $ sudo ./amd-catalyst-13.12-linux-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/saucy Created directory fglrx-install....
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Wifi adapter worked from 12.04 DVD but won't connect after installing UB 12.04

I really don't get it, my wifi worked fine when I booted from dvd but after installing ub 12.04 my wifi only detects all APs but I suddenly can't connect to any of 'm and my neighbor upstairs and me ...
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Samsung chromebook and the new Wacom intuos pen and touch tablet [duplicate]

I would like to use my new wacon Intuos pen and touch tablet with my Chromebook. I installed Ubuntu Unity 12.04 on my samsung chromebook. I works well. I have seen a that there is some kind of wacom ...
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Trying to make Install zulucrypt but cannot find packages

I have downloaded the source code of zulucrypt from http://code.google.com/p/zulucrypt/ because there is no .deb file. This is my first time to install from source and i need a little help by doing ...
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Dell Inspiron 3537, problems with resuming from suspend with AMD Radeon HD 8800M graphics card

I installed ubuntu (12.04.04 LTS, 64 bit) on a laptop Dell Inspiron 3537. It's working great. Recently, I had some trouble with running applications through wine. Those problems were resolved once I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 installation doesn't work

I uninstalled Ubuntu 13.10 due to problems with the Nvidia driver and installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 and it has the same problems, but in the Ubuntu 12.04.4 version I can't login to the session because the ...
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Can't connect to wired or wireless network with Dell D520

I recently found my old Dell Latitude D520 and I decided it would be a learning experience to try and dual boot Ubuntu on it and play with a new operating system. I installed Ubuntu but to my surprise ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Sound Dumy Output after Updates

I had NOT installed any updates to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS since September 2013. Today, I just updated ALL recommendations from the Update Manager. My audio WAS working fine and now it is NOT working at ...
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How fix ATI fglrx driver after kernel upgrade

I upgraded to the 12.04.4 lts saucy stack from 12.04.3: sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-saucy xserver-xorg-lts-saucy libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-saucy That installed the 3.11 ...
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Additional Drivers not found now that I have switched Motherbaords

So, long story short my Asus P8Z77-v Pro died on Sunday (the second one I've had die) so I got myself an AsRock P77 Extreme4 to tide me over/replace it. Problem is that when I goto install my NVIDIA ...
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Alternative graphic drivers? [duplicate]

My graphics graphics card is a Radeon HD 4250 and ATI has dropped the support for x-server version higher than 1.12. Are there any alternative graphic drivers I can use besides the opensource driver, ...
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How do I open my downloaded program?

I have been trying to download a program onto my new Ubuntu but this message comes up over and over when I try to load the archive with the Archive Manager. I can't find a way around it. What does ...