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no video after new drivers

running Ubuntu 11.10 and after updating video driver it stops loading after (fail) on LightDM display manager. I can get to the command prompt but don't know any of the commands. I've been reading and ...
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Can't install certain drivers [closed]

I got a problem with my drivers installation. 3 days ago, I installed Ubuntu with Windows 7's installation program (Wubi). Then they asked me to activate or install the drivers, I said yes and ...
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Wireless drivers on install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? I've been having this question since ubuntu 9.xx, hopefully you guys know what I can do. Is it possible to make it detect the ...
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Is/will the AMD Radeon HD 6650M be supported? [closed]

I have a discrete AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphic card. I can't run it, whether with the free radeon driver and vga_switcheroo nor with fglrx and sudo aticonfig --px-dgpu. Will Ubuntu support this ...
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Why is the NVIDIA GPU so hot?

I have just installed 11.10 and installed the recommended driver for NVIDIA (230M). The current driver installed is 280.13. The temperature of the card is 85°C. I have tried using LXDE and Unity 2D, ...
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Driver Radeon HD 5770 locking

okay? I was amazed Ubuntu 11.10, but my nightmare is when I install the driver of my vga. I have a Radeon HD 5770 and install the driver that Ubuntu recommends itself. After I install the driver and ...
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Dell XPS 17 Nvidia Driver - Bumblebee [closed]

Ok, so first of all , I have the same problem as here: Problems with nvidia drivers on Dell XPS I know what is the problem, and that Bumblebee can solve this . My question is : Do I have to install ...
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Windows go blank when resizing

Usually it happens when I make a window bigger. I just updated to Ubuntu 11.10. I'm using an AMD Athlon and this is my driver's configuration: (I remember I removed my video card though). Any ...
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What's the difference between the nvidia-current, and nvidia-current-updates packages?

What's the difference between the nvidia-current, and nvidia-current-updates packages? The former has a higher version number, and the description of the packages are the same. Which do I use? ...
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How do I install the experimental Nvidia open-source drivers?

During the Ubuntu 11.10 beta 1 there were experimental Nvidia open source drivers. I liked them a lot more than the proprietary ones because they let me use the native dual-screen settings from ...
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How to install driver for Rosewill RNX-N150UBE? [closed]

link to driver i am a super noob, so super simple walkthrough would be appreciated
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GUI apps always generate Xlib: extension “RANDR” missing on display “:0.0”. [closed]

For a long time, I've had the following show up every time I launch a GUI application from the terminal: Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". I've had this forever and I've also had ...
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How do I solve this Nvidia driver download error?

I can't enable or download any Nvidia drivers. In the image below, you can see I am offered four options. Selecting to enable any of them results in the error message shown: Here's some of what is ...
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How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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Problems after installing ATI proprietary driver

I'm an absolute beginner with ubuntu. After installing 11.10 I get a message to install ATI proprietary driver. The new one can't be installed, the older one get installed. After installation I must ...
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Will installing ATIs drivers fix the choppiness of my ATi Mobility Radeon HD 4250?

I have some questions about the drivers for ATi video cards. I recently downloaded and installed the drivers for my machine, and the experience became very choppy and laggy, though it did fix the lag ...
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Madwifi Driver Installation Error : “Cannot detect kernel version”

I cannot get past this error when trying to run "make" on the driver source. Makefile.inc:81: *** Cannot detect kernel version - please check compiler and KERNELPATH. Stop. Does anyone know the ...
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Module nvidia_173 not found

I just did a fresh ubuntu 11.10 install on my laptop, but i cannot manage to start the graphic mode. When the laptop boots it gets stuck after the loading screen. I tried to Ctrl-Alt-F1, log in and ...
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gnome-panel messed up after installing ATI driver

After installing the proprietary ati driver, the gnome-panel in the gnome3 shell is completely messed up. uninstalling the driver doesn't work, any ideas?
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how do I replace and update intel i910 chipset driver in ubuntu-9.04

I have a question about vga driver issue, I am now have ubuntu-9.04 with linux-kernel-2.6.28 install in my machine. My machine has intel i910 chipset. And I found that when I use the external monitor, ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 wireless card working?

Hi I have a Sony Laptop with Sandy Bridge chipset. I installed the new version of Ubuntu 11.10 because of I read that this release should have support for this chipset. In fact, almost all devices of ...
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Can I make Ubuntu graphics equivelant to Windows 7 with a hd 3000 chip?

Every time I run Ubuntu on my Thinkpad the visual appearance of the system, desktop and applications does not look very crisp and the colors don't stand out. When I load windows 7, graphics are much ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't seem to be using Unity

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. I upgraded from 10.04 several weeks ago. I noticed that it seems to be using the old GNOME 2 user interface. I'm curious if this is because of my graphics card, ...
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How do I get the stylus working on a Lenovo X220 Tablet?

I have just got a Lenovo X220 Tablet and I would like to have a dual boot with Ubuntu. I installed it successfully but after installing Inkscape and Xournal I realized that the stylus doesn't work (it ...
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Integrated Bluetooth and Webcam not working Asus Z53U [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit on a Asus Z53U M/B F3U (Athlon x2 64) which has both bluetooth and a 1.3 mpx webcam on-board. Both wont work: Doesn't find the Bluetooth module Webcam wont load ...
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Is Radeon HD 6950 working with 11.10?

I have tried to install the AMD Proprietary Driver by following this guide http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Natty_Installation_Guide but I guess I didn't succeed. In the standard Unity mode, ...
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Dual screen not working with a Nvidia binary driver

I just checked out the new ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 64bit and I can't get my second screen to work. It worked with kubuntu 11.04 (with binary drivers and with the drivers from nvidia website though not ...
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Where can I find a driver for the EPSON AL-MX14 all-in-one printer?

I've tried searching for the EPSON MX14 driver on Google but nothing turns up. I get similar model numbers, but nothing exact. These drivers didn't work. I click on 'System Settings' - 'Printing' - ...
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Wireless driver working as ethernet? (ubuntu 11.04)

I haven't very affinity with Networking/LAN, so I do not quite understand what's going on with my wireless driver, that's why I came here for help. My drive does not find any working wireless ...
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How can I install modem drivers for HP DV6531NR? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on an HP DV6135NR laptop. Ubuntu does not find drivers to install for the built in modem. Does anyone have experience with obtaining and installing modem drivers on this ...
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How to see which graphics card is loaded on start or install [closed]

I have a brand new HP Desktop PC (Pavilion Elite HPE-557de). I have tried to install some versions of Ubuntu (10.10, 11.04, 11.10 Beta 2) for 2 days, and every time GNOME is started, after 2-3 ...
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Sandy Bridge support any good yet?

I'm looking at a G530 Sandy Bridge and wondering if the integrated GPU, sound, and networking will work well out of the box? I'm particularly interested in VDPAU support in mplayer, and would like ...
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Is Logitech HD Webcam C615 supported?

Is Logitech HD Webcam C615 supported under Ubuntu? The list of drivers can be found here: http://www.ideasonboard.org/uvc/ But Logitech HD C510 is not on that list and I have that camera and it ...
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Amd HD 6850M, Acer 7750G driver issues

I have the configuration mentioned in the title. To name the exact problem : I wanted to be a full Linux convert from windows. Bought very fast laptop but did not check graphics compatibility. Now ...
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Writing a “Hello World” Device Driver for kernel 2.6 using Eclipse

Goal I am trying to write a simple device driver on Ubuntu. I want to do this using Eclipse (or a better IDE that is suitable for driver programming). Here is the code: #include ...
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Alternative to Broadcom STA Wireless Driver

I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 on a Macbook Pro 5.5. Everything has worked nearly flawlessly, with the exception of the wireless. I cannot describe how poor the proprietary Broadcom driver is. I'm unable ...
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iscsi_trgt missing because can't build kernel module

When attempting to start the iscsitarget service, I get FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. Trying to build module using instructions from ...
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If I'm running a hybrid graphics card, should I disable/uninstall NVidia drivers, and what do I switch to?

I'm running a Dell XPS L502X, one of those hybrid graphics models that don't yet "just work" on Linux :( When I installed Ubuntu (Natty) I just went ahead and accepted whatever options I was given, ...
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Graphical glitches with Ubuntu 11.04 x64 and Catalyst [closed]

I've had this setup since early July. The card is an AMD Radeon HD 6450 and I'm using the version of Catalyst which was provided in Jockey. When Compiz is enabled, I get problems with laggy window ...
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What fanless ATI Radeon cards work with the open-source drivers?

I am building four Intel Core i5 desktop systems. The systems should run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and be used for watching HD movies, Youtube etc. not for gaming. I want to use fanless ATI Radeon cards and ...
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How do I remove drivers from the blacklist? [closed]

I have a computer with a nVidia geforce go 7400 graphics chip, and it has the same problem with the 7300 - unity won't work with it because it is blacklisted. I use UNITY_FORCE_START=1 to get unity ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 does not recognize external projector

I have tried to use an external projector at work, which works alright with the same laptop on windows. As I am not very skilled in computers, so I am just kind of freaking out. could you give me some ...
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Internet speed problem [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and I'm having a hard time while browsing the web. When for an example I'm trying to watch a movie on youtube, at the same time I can't access any other webpage - it's simply ...
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How to get HDMI output working with NVIDIA graphics card [closed]

On my nvidia card, if I enable one of the nvidia drivers then it does not recognize the hdmi output (even after installing nvidia-settings and nvtv). However, if I use Ubuntu's default driver... it ...
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How can I fix my xvinfo?

How can i fix my X server/driver? $ xvinfo X-Video Extension version 2.2 screen #0 no adaptors present Additional info: $ uname -a Linux desktop 2.6.32-33-generic #70-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jul 7 ...
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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 ...