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Ubuntu 11.10 and Mobility radeon HD 4570, 512MB can't find working drivers

i'm pretty new to Linux and my new problem is ATI drivers. When i installed Ubuntu then i had black screen issue with the blinking in left upper corner, fixed it with F6 and set the "nolapic" mode, ...
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Nvidia not showing both video cards

Im running Ubuntu 11.10. I installed the nvidia drivers version "current version" and they are installed correctly and currently in use - this is what the Additional Drivers program tells me. I go ...
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Slow window movement with unity on AMD 6950

I am new to Ubuntu and I like it. I have some issues with the window movement performance (in Unity). My PC has a AMD Phenom X4 955 processor, 4 GB ram and AMD HD 6950 graphics card. So its not that ...
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NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M in the Dell Latitude E6500

How can i install NVIDIA Quadro NVS 160M driver for my Dell Latitude E6500? I downloaded NVIDIA-Linux-x86-290.10.run by searching in nvidia site. After download I stop lightdm service and then run ...
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If I make a script that requires root privileges, do I need to put sudo in the script too?

I'm working on an installer script for the latest ATI drivers (as they are not in repo) and was wondering if I need to include sudo in the script, because it will be needed for the install.
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Macbook Pro 8.1 Wireless Instructions

I have been following some instructions on how to get the wireless card working on my early 2011 MBP running Ubuntu 11.10. These can be found here. I get to the following steps: Extract the ...
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How does the kernel detect hardware and load device drivers during boot up? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Ubuntu detect hardware? Recently I am playing with Android x86 (http://www.android-x86.org/). From what I know, the Android kernel is very similar to Ubuntu ...
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In tty1 after login it says “Module Unknown” and log me out automatically [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. After I login in any tty1-6 it show the message "Module unknown" and log me out automatically. But in the graphical session I am logged in correctly. How to solve the problem? ...
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VAIO laptop's wireless indicator blinking when connected to access point

I have a VAIO laptop model VGN-C22GH. It has a built in wireless card with a Intel Centrino processor on his motherboard. When using Ubuntu 10.04, the wireless indicator blinks violently. This ...
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Certified Nvidia driver (from website) downloaded/installed and still doesnt support any graphics

I just installed the correct driver for my GeForce 6600 gt which is called x86. I had to run it through a ctrl-alt-f1 and stop x server. all went well, so i reboot and it looks like the driver is ...
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Nvidia VGA and Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 and it used the default settings and vga driver: unknown both screens sere working regardless of the errors of turning the laptop's off then both go off forever! So I ...
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Installing drivers for a windows 7 guest in virtualbox

I am new to ubuntu. I want to know how to install drivers such as lan, wifi, audio, video & graphics, webcam and so in Windows 7 32bit installed as a guest OS inside Ubuntu 10.10 (host) using ...
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Is there a Canon MG5350 Driver cq alternative driver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Canon MG, MP and MX series USB printer working? The Canon MG5350 printer comes without a linux driver. Probably never will, recording several reactions on ...
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Canon printer on a Windows share not working

I have a windows 7 machine with a Canon MG5250 connected via USB. It is shared on the network. I have my Ubuntu 11.10 machine on the network also, which I want to print from. I got as far as browsing ...
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open source ATI drivers not working

Default Ubuntu 10.10 install. system info -> graphics -> driver says "unknown" and experiece : 'standard' Hardware -> additional drivers : totally empty. Windows are moving around sorta slow. lspci ...
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How do I install a webcam driver for an hp g62? [closed]

I have ubuntu 10.10 (maverick meerkat) on my hp laptop (g-62). Please guide me on how to install the webcam driver. Thanks.
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Installing a Nvidia FX 5600 AGP to replace SiS onboard graphics

My first question so please bear with me. I have a Compaq SR1417cl with an ASUS built K8SLA motherboard, AMD Sempron 1.8Ghz CPU and a SiS 760 onboard graphics chip. It also has 2GB of DDR ram. I have ...
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How do I get a iRez K2 video camera working? [closed]

I think I just need a driver, if anyone knows how I can get one. When I plug the iRez K2 camera into the (appropriate) USB 2 port, I get nothing - no LED light on the camera, no image on the monitor, ...
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How to enable 3D Acceleration for Nvidia GeForce GTS 250?

I'm a Linux newbie and I need help please I'm using Ubuntu 11.10, and I want to enable 3D acceleration In my system info it says the graphics card is GeForce GTS 250/PCI/SSE2 Please if you can help ...
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How do I install the binary ATI graphics driver?

I have been trying all day to get a driver up and running on my quad core 64b machine runing 11.10 32b. I put the driver into downloads and eventually got it permission. However I am not there yet. ...
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installation of driver permission denied

I am trying to install a driver but after antony@antony and password etc cd /home/you-user-name/Downloads and then typed ./ati-driver-installer-11-12-x86.x86_64.run I get permission denied. Can ...
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touchpad raw input

I am researching the extra possibilities for using a laptop touchpad as an input device apart from mouse movement similar to this one: ...
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Is it possible to use a USB guitar interface meant for ASIO on Windows with Ubuntu?

I have the peavey xport usb guitar interface. It comes with an installation CD to set it up with ASIO drivers on windows. Would it be possible to use the interface on ubuntu so that I could make use ...
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Problem with pwmconfig - can't control CPU fan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get fan control working? On Windows 7 I can set CPU fan speed via ASUS software that was included on CD. I tried to set CPU fan also on Ubuntu and I found this: ...
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Wireless driver installation on LG-X130 8.04

Recently installed 8.04. I can't connect through wireless. I have a wired connection. My card is a Ralink rt3090
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RTL8192SU-based Wi-Fi adapter disconnects permanently

I've already tried all possible (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10129571&postcount=43) solutions, no progress. I'm in despair. In Windows (on the same machine) this adapter works stably. ...
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Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core

I bought a new laptop with Amd A8 quadcore processor. It has duel graphics with an on board Ati Radeon HD6470M card and H6620G After a lot of effort I managed to install 11.10 by using F6 nomodeset. ...
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Proprietry or open source drivers whats best? [closed]

I would like to know please, what's the best driver: open source or manufacturer? And what's the difference between the two? I am having trouble with my ATD hd6470 in 11.10, and my system will not ...
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installation of driver under root

I am trying to install a graphics driver as Ubuntu wont boot on my new laptop due to graphics card problem I have downloaded laterst driver and put it on a pendrive can someone give me the commands ...
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How to download a driver when you can't boot?

Can someone please tell me how to download a driver to fix ubuntu 11.10 graphic driver problem (Radeon HD 6470) if I cant boot Ubuntu. I cannot set to acces with graphic commands so I am hoping I can ...
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Should I install additional drivers?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu. I have a laptop. This is designed for Windows 7. Anyway I want to install Ubuntu here. I used Ubuntu Server several times, but all in the virtual machines. So installation on ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu with a Samsung dual graphics card 305V5A-s02 notebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core. These are the things I have tried so far I need to download a driver for ...
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Major problem with Nvidia drivers

Since I decided to use Ubuntu -yesterday- I've been struggling with the drivers. It isn't recognizing my optical disc drive nor my video card, a Nvidia 8500gt. For the matter, here's how I ...
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I cannot activate my ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver (post-release updates)

I have recently have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and I have not been able to activate by ATI Radeon Mobility HD5400 driver. I have been able to activate the ATI/AMD propreitary FGLRX graphics driver ...
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Help with Graphics Card - GeForce 9500

Bad quality video on Internet! I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my machine that is an AMD Athlon x2 5000+ 4 gb ddr3 GeForce 9500 GT/PCI/SSE2 When I play some video on Internet, like you-tube, in 480 ...
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Cannot Enable My Graphic Card (ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics)

I'm new to Ubuntu. I hve update all my driver after installation and all of the driver was enable except for the graphic driver. I'm using Compaq Presario cq40. Here are the details: *-display ...
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How do I remove ATI/AMD Drivers downloaded from their site? [duplicate]

I downloaded ATI drivers from AMD's site, installed, but found that they dont work with GNOME shell. Now I want to remove it. How do I do that?
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Graphics driver for Intel Mobile 4 chipset [closed]

I have the following graphics chipset: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) Seems my driver is not configured ...
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Shouldn't there be a specific Wayland ATI driver?

I use a 1Gb ATI HD Radeon Graphic card on a Dell Laptop I'm still a newbee at this; But from my understanding, the latest Ubuntu does not use X.org anymore, but uses Wayland. And the fglrx (both the ...
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Wacom Bamboo Capture CTH-470 Pen and Touch not working

I am trying to get my new Bamboo Pen&Touch tablet to work on ubuntu. I tried following the guide on this page; I installed and updated the wacom-dkms package, and nothing. I followed the guide ...
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How to configure Internet/Network connection

I am unable to connect to the internet. I attached a LAN wire but i really cant understand the issue behind it. I need appropriate network drivers for acer aspire 5742. Please help
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One SSD, two computers (with different video cards). Best approach for video drivers?

I have a single SSD I dual-boot with Windows 7 / Ubuntu 11.10. I switch this drive daily between two computers. One is a laptop with integrated Intel graphics. The other is a desktop with an NVIDIA ...
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install Cirrus Logic cs46xx (audio card) drivers

I have two sounds cards, one is the on-board (it's VIA) the other is Cirrus Logic cs46xx. This is what lspci shows me: 04:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24/30 [CrystalClear ...
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Do I need to install a driver for a Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I'm currently running 2 os on my laptop (HP Compaq 420), win 7 ultimate and ubuntu. Im just wonderin what ...
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No sound after fresh install [closed]

lspci shows me this: 80:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A/VT8251 HDA Controller (rev 10) I have openchrome installed (it appears installed in the software center) but I can't hear ...
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How to make my Dell 1390 wlan minicard work

I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that's what it said. Later on I ...
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How do i get sound to work with ATI Technologies Inc RV710/730 soundcard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound not working on an Intel 5 Series/3400 Im new to Linux, and just installed ubuntu 11.10. I can't get my sound to work, with either my internal sound card or the ...
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Will I benefit from windows drivers in virtual machine?

I ordered a Sony Vaio VPC-SE1 (S-series) laptop, but I want to keep using Ubuntu. Searching the internet for issues with Vaio laptops in Ubuntu, there could be 1 particular issue that really bugs me, ...
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Why is it that when I maximize a window the screen becomes white?

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 and i installed my nVIDIA graphic driver. Every thing is good except SOMETIMES when i maximize a window , movie , a software or whatever all screen will become white and when i ...
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How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics?

In System Info in 11.10, the graphics driver wasn't detected. I use ACER Aspire 4750 with Intel Core i3-2340M and Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphic card How to install the driver for my Ubuntu?