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Ralink USB Wifi completely Locks up System

Using Ubuntu 12.04 After about 5 to 10 minutes of transferring files over rsync, my computer locks up completely. It happens everytime. The syslog repeats the error below dozens of times. kernel: ...
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If i install ubuntu, do i need to install specific drivers?

Recently i got a very old pentium 4 windows machine and it didn't have any sound drivers. I tried looking for them and after i found them i couldn't install them. I was thinking of moving to ubuntu ...
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Issue with Broadcom 4313 under Ubuntu 13.10

I have been stucked for almost a week finding way to make my wifi work. I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 as the title says Well I have Broadcom BCM4313, right now I've followed all possible steps by purging ...
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Black screen after installing Catalyst 13.12

I'm having a serious issue with my Ubuntu 13.10 installation. I have recently upgraded from 13.04 and everything was working fine. I was using some generic drivers and was everything was pretty nice. ...
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No sound output with Ubuntu 13.10 After changing Drivers

I have previously get my sound to be working with this version after I follow the article here. But just after I change the driver at Software and updates-> Additional Drivers to a proprietary ...
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Display Driver and Resolution Issues

I'm recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC and it was working fine. However, I was messing around with Conky (the system resource monitor) and was having some issues. I did a little research and ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers, multiple methods tried, all failed, have reinstalled Ubuntu multiple times

I have never used a linux distribution before in my life. After downloading Ubuntu 13.10 because it is the only one compatible with my motherboards onboard lan, I wanted to install the drivers for my ...
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Ubuntu touchpad issues

My touch pad is not scrolling when I try opening synaptiks I get the message "Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?", and in mouse and touch pad settings i do not get any ...
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A wireless USB receiver that works out of the box on Ubuntu

I have a desktop computer with no wired internet access; however, I do have access to a wireless connection. I am running Ubunt 13.10. I do not have a builtin wireless on this desktop, so I am ...
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(Urgent) Hybrid Graphics: AMD Card faulty, need to use Intel card ONLY

EDIT: Using VGAswitcheroo is NOT possible because it's accessible only if the radeon module loads. But my whole problem is that the radeon card doesn't load, if Ubuntu tries to load it, it hangs. ...
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How to revert back to fglrx-updates driver?

I switched to xorg graphics driver and rebooted but then i faced some error messages so i switched to fglrx proprietry drivr since i read its more stable thab fglrx-updates '!!!', so after installing ...
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Which is the recommended driver for my graphics card?

I have a Dell Latitude E6500 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and after a fresh reinstall, I notice some sluggishness, which is probably due to the video drivers. My graphics card is a NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M. ...
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ubuntu 12.04 graphic error on boot after update from 10.04

After an update to ubuntu 12.04 from 10.04, I have a strange problem: in grub menu if I select ubuntu kernel 3.2.0-58-generic the graphical interface just hangs there, I get this black screen with a ...
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Problem installing Huwaei E303C modem driver [duplicate]

I extracted the Huwaei Linux driver on my desktop directory and then ran the following commands: cd Desktop/driver ./install /home/<name>/Desktop/driver DRIVER COPY START STA_PATH_FLAG=. ...
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Blank Screen after trying to install nvidia proprietary drivers [duplicate]

I tried to install the nvidia-331 drivers but as usual it doesn't want to work... I get a blank screen when I boot up. I tried the instructions here Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted ...
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Can't reach wi-fi signal on Ubuntu, but can do it on other OS/devices (ath9k)

I have two laptops, both running Ubuntu 13.10, as well as a different OS (Windows 7), dual boot on both. My wi-fi router is on my bedroom and I want to get the wi-fi signal from the living room. I ...
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Nvidia Drivers for Asus K73SV-TY238V

I have a 2 year old laptop (an ASUS K73SV, 8Gb RAM, intel i7-2630QM, nVIDIA GeForce GT540M 1Gb) and the GPU setup is a hybrid system (which means it switches between the intel HD integrated in the ...
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Unable to boot to GUI from a Text Window

I have installed nvidia cuda drivers and toolkit in ubuntu 12.04 as given in the book CUDA Programming A Developer’s Guide to Parallel Computing with GPUs by Shane Cook. I have used these commands ...
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Propietary Nvidia driver kernel initialization error

Brief summary: I installed Nvidia proprietary drivers and at boot I see the splash screen and then it drops to the command line login screen. Details: I am running Kubuntu 13.10 and wanted to install ...
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Sabertooth 990fx audio drivers (Kubuntu)

Not sure if I'm right here but I have a very hardware specific question. Just installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my gaming rig yesterday (to play KSP on 64bit ;) ). And so far everything worked rather well ...
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wifi not working in ubuntu 13.04 on lenovo g430 [duplicate]

I have lenovo g430 system in which my wireless card is bcm4312 . i just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my lenovo system along with windows 7 . All things are working properly except my wireless not ...
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no graphic card performance on Mate desktop [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 and installed my Nvidia graphic card proprietary drivers ! and that worked fine with the compiz effects ! then i installed Mate desktop but there those effects ...
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How to install network drivers via terminal?

I have a PC with: 32GB RAM 1T harddisk 8 core cpu ubuntu server 12.04 I installed virtualbox and created four VMs. I think my mistake was I didn't leave any space for the host so I got "The ...
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Dark Arts Required to Get NVIDIA Driver Working [duplicate]

Okay, so I know there are a metric ton of "Why doesn't my NVIDIA gfx work on Ubuntu [x.xx]?" here already; in the process of trying to get my own drivers to even install correctly, I've read them all. ...
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Cannot load module after updating php to 5.5

after updating php and restarting the apache2 i get this error: Cannot load /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_R.so into server: /usr/lib/apache2/modules /mod_R.so: undefined symbol: ap_log_rerror This ...
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Ubuntu Precise with Raring kernel, how to create deb? Precise or raring?

I wish to build a deb package (in order to install latest AMD proprietary drivers for my troublesome gfx card), given I have Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS precise, but with the raring kernel:Linux ...
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Drivers for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

HI I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS version. When I open bluetooth it says No adapter found. I own a HP Probook 445 G1. Can someone please give me a link for all the drivers? rfkill list all output ...
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Cannot connect to wifi after upgrade to 13.10 (BCM4313)

[Edit: the solution provided by chili555 solved my problem. However, note that I further had to remove the drivers "brcmsmac" and "bcma" from blacklisting in order for them to load at each boot ...
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Install NVidia drivers from .run provided by geforce.com

I am currently using the Nvidia 319 drivers provided by Ubuntu repos, but I want to use the 331 driver. The problem is the xorg edgers ppa I used to rely on, offers a broken 331 driver (installs ...
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Installing latest Nvidia from Xorg PPA gives black screen

After several years of using dual boot (windows to play and Ubuntu to work) I decided to just use ubuntu, but I have a problem after installing nvidia-drivers 331.20 and rebooting the screen is black, ...
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How can I connect to wi-fi with this old laptop? [duplicate]

I recently got an old Dell Latitude-D610 laptop that was running Windows XP, I think, so I completely deleted XP and put Ubuntu on. Before I put Ubuntu on, the wi-fi was working just fine, but now it ...
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USB Audio Interface not listed after installing nVidia drivers

After installing nVidia additional drivers (319) my Fast Track Pro soundcard suddently disappeared from the list of the devices in the "sound" settings window, the thing is when i excute "aplay -l" ...
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need help w? Samsung ML-2545 printer on 12.04 LTS

I have a Samsung ML-2545 printer and cannot find a driver that can load.. Is there a driver that will load without special code? I am on 12.1
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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Laptop temperature too high

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04, My laptop temperature is too high 78. Output of lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI ...
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GFX card crashed, dash slow, what can I do?

So, my graphics card (GeForce 550Ti) took a crap the other day, fan blades broke and flew off and yeah...a mess. Now my Ubuntu install is slower than hell. I click the icon or press super and the dash ...
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I can't install NDISWRAPPER

I built a computer and installed Ubuntu 13.10. I've never used Linux before. I have installed in it a wireless network card, Broadcom BCM4318, chip 14e4:4318. I'm told that to use it I need to ...
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issues with fglrx and catalyst - have there been changes?

I have never had any issues with AMD proprietary drivers, but is seems maybe something has changed in Ubuntu that is causing issues? When switching to proprietary drivers the computer returns from ...
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Toshiba Satellite S50-A [duplicate]

Can I install Ubuntu on this laptop? Where can I get drivers? http://www.toshiba.com/us/computers/laptops/satellite/S50
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Intel Graphics Driver for Intel GMA 3650 on 12.04 [duplicate]

I just obtained a small computer from ASUS with Ubuntu pre-installed. The scrolling, video, and animations are sluggish and choppy, though. The Details from All Settings states that the driver in use ...
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GPU overheating with the open source radeon driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop and would really like to keep using the open source drivers for my RadeonHD 6970 graphics card. However, during boot and after startup, the GPU ...
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Additional Drivers crashes in Software Properties

I'm trying to use Software Properties (software-properties-gtk) to install nvidia drivers. When I open the Additional Drivers tab it just says "searching for additional drivers..." and then Apport ...
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Problems re-establishing wireless connection after messing with ndiswrapper/modules

My wireless connection speed only crawled, but when connected, very fast. With the help of a community member, I thought I had it fixed by installing ndiswrapper, downloading .inf driver file ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 doesnt detect my nvidia 635m on my laptop

I dont see any other hardware detected in my additional drivers section but my wifi adaptor.In only detects my intel hd 4000 video card and not my nvidia one how can i fix that ?
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Install driver on windows? same for ubuntu?

I just have a quick question, I'm planning on dual booting my computer with Windows/Ubuntu 12.04. If I install a driver for a graphic card on Windows? would I have to do the same for Ubuntu or does ...
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what graphics drivers are now in use on this NVIDIA card?

Given the following /var/log/Xorg.0.log, which graphics driver is the X server currently using? This log is too confusing for me to parse (I had to snip hopefully irrelevant parts to be able to post ...
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How to check if Nvidia Optimus drivers are install

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an Nvidia Geforce 640m Card. I installed the bumblebee PPA follow the instructions from the original website. I rebooted but how do I check if the drivers were ...
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How to solve the error : “Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: /var/log/jockey.log” [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and on updating driver from GUI additional driver, it prompts me for the missing of broadcom driver . on accepting the download option. the message get prompted ...
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Trouble finding ubuntu compatable usb wifi adapters [closed]

I've read the forums, I looked at that page that everyone posts on. I don't mean to sound like a douche but can you guys just seriously help a noob out and recommend a USB wifi device that works in ...
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Help with the RT3290 Wireless adapter

I know there is a lot of questions about RT3290 wireless adapter, but I read many many of them and noone helped me with my problem. So, I have the HP Pavilion dm1 laptop and I installed Xubuntu 13.10 ...