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Driver for proper HD-playback using ATI FirePro M5800 [closed]

I have a HP 8540w notebook with a ATI FirePro M5800 graphic card and have tried several drivers: the default one, the proprietary one (available through the additional driver dialog) and ...
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Blank after selecting 'install ubuntu'

Hardware, new mac running some Radeon derivative. Looked at a few tutorials which ask me to press f6 and set 'nomodeset' but these all seem to be AFTER installing ubuntu. Where as i can't even get ...
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Why isn't my computer sending input to my monitor?

I have a desktop machine with 11.04. It has ATI/Radeon graphics: john@john:~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RS880 [Radeon HD 4250] I was attempting to ...
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Install of mod_proxy to get ProxyPass to work

I've been trying to follow these instructions, so that I could get the Citadel mail server to work alongside Apache, but I get an error when I try to restart Apache: Invalid command 'ProxyPass', ...
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How do I enable Ati Radeon 9200 drivers so I can use Unity?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my HP pavillion ZX500 with the Ati Radeon 9200 Graphics card. It works fine right now but the only problem is that the Unity desktop doesnt come on. It makes me have ...
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nVidia GeForce 8600gt not working after installing additional driver

After installing additional driver of My nVidia GeForce 8600gt in Ubuntu 11.04, it is not working. The Ubuntu loading dots show full but its not starting.
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Sound problem while using ubuntu

I could not hear audio.I install ubuntu 10 linux lucid and windows7.I am able to hear audio in windows but no sound in ubuntu. I have no sound card. How could I hear sound? My computers mother board ...
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Anyone get sound working on a HP 8540p?

When running 10.10 on my HP 8450p laptop, sound worked fine. I've followed the various instructions on the main Ubuntu site for DebuggingSoundProblems, but nothing yet. The hardware buttons on the ...
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OpenSource Driver with ATI HD 6770

Im currently using fglrx from AMD and wanna try other driver to see if I can get better performance with compiz (I'm getting flickering). Everything I've tried dont works(Radeon, RadeonHD), I think ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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What should I consider when purchasing a (flatbed) scanner?

I'm considering purchasing a new USB flatbed scanner for my parents whose laptop is running Ubuntu (10.04 LTS - Lucid Lynx). Doing a quick search around I found this thread over in the forums: ...
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How can I tell which driver my system is using?

How do I know which drivers my system is using (e.g. my ndiswrapper driver vs. the bundled driver)?
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What to do with extra video drivers?

I have 11.04 installed, and was poking around and saw that I had more than my Intel Video Drivers installed. Do I need them? What is the best way to "trim the fat"?
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broadcom 43225 wireless on acer laptop is disabled

I have a acer aspire 5820T with a broadcom 43225 wireless card. I previously used ubuntu 10.10 and the wireless worked straight away, but when I updated to 11.04 the wireless stopped working. I have ...
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how to install intel corporation 2nd generation core processor family integrated graphics in Ubuntu 11.04

I have recently installed ubuntu 11.04 in a dell inspiron 17R and everything is fine except that the system doesn't recognize additional drivers. It says no proprietary drivers are in use on this ...
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printer driver for konica minolta pagepro 1490mf

I bought a laser printer Konica PagePro 1490 MF, but I can not find the drivers. can anyone help me? THANKS IN ADVANCE
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How to install driver for AMD Radeon HD6470M

I've just bought new laptop ASUS K42J with no OS pre-installed. I had installed Ubuntu 10.04 on it. Everything is fine excluding video card performance - it looks like wide screen pulled on ...
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Unable to install Brother MFC7460DN Network Printer

I am unable to install my network printer in Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit, as the driver is not available in the repository. I am using Brother MFC7460DN. Any help would be appreciate it. TIA!
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Ubuntu 11.04 update error

I just updated my Ubuntu 11.04, but now when starting it a black screen is shown and prints: Checking battery state Stopping system v runlevel compatibility I tried to install the latest ...
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Can I have my cyberglove p5 working?

I have recently got this cool device: However, I can't find -any- information on it and ubuntu together, so i was wondering if any of you have any experience with this. I don't know anything about ...
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Synaptic mousepad not working! [closed]

When I first installed ubuntu my mousepad didn't have double touch. This was annoying and i found a thread that gave me some code. Now I can't scroll with my touchpad and it seems like it just ...
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How do i figure out why ubuntu is crashing on me randomly? [closed]

Ubuntu keeps crashing on me randomly. It just crashed 3 times in a row. Can someone please help me jolt down why. When it crashes, the PC just freezes. Mouse pointer goes un-responsive and I have to ...
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Screen is going crazy after connecting to wi-fi network [closed]

I just installed Xubuntu as my primary and only OS. In my opinion, its not only Xubuntu, but all Ubuntu family. You see, before I installed Xubuntu, I had Ubuntu as Live CD to try it... it end up with ...
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Acer Aspire 4820tg Graphic card driver

My ATI Radeon Video Card still has quite bad performance in Ubuntu 11.04 My Laptop is Acer Aspire 4820TG My Graphic card is ATI MOBILITY RADEON 5650
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My sound and ALSA has gone when I installed Realtek drivers [closed]

I made a confusion with some informations and I thought that I have a Realtek audio card, but in really I have an Intel 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller, so when I ...
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How to apply patch to rt2x00 driver for Ralink RT5390 support

I have a Pavilion dm1, with a known issue with the rt2x00 driver. There is a one line patch that fixes the issue. How do I apply it?
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Install Intel onboard graphic driver in Asus K53SV?

From the first time installing Ubuntu, I can not enable desktop effects. My laptop is Asus K53SV core i7 SB with hybrid graphic card Intel HD 3000/ Nvidia 540 GM. After installing Bumblebee, I still ...
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How do I get my webcam to work?

since I started using ubuntu (9.04) I try to get my webcam working, but I never got any success, 2 years passed and I didn't get any progress, then, sometime ago I leave Windows out of my computer ...
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Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG stopped working

my wlan works right after i installed ubuntu 11.04, after several hours it just stop detecting my wlan. my wlan is an Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG [Golan} Network Connection (rev 02). i downloaded ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA MX350 working on 64 bit?

Anybody successful on installing this printer on amd64 please? Canon supplies 32bit drivers -- as *.deb and also as source: http://www.canon.com.au/en-au/For-You/Printers/PIXMA-InkJet-Printers/MX350 ...
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Ricoh aficio mp c6501 only prints white pages

We have ricoh "aficio mp c6501" in my job and I try to print from ubuntu 11.04. But it prints some hundred white pages.... When I install the printer, Ubuntu found it but when I try to print.... only ...
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How to re-install dvd-driver in ubuntu

I have removed the dvd-rom drive from my laptop(not the disk). When I install the drive again. The device didn't displayed in /dev/cdrom or /dev/dvd Is there a command that can make ubuntu scan for ...
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Modules loading despite being added to the blacklist

I'd like to blacklist a couple of modules, namely drm, drm_kms_helper, i2c_algo_bit and i915 to forbid my integrated Intel GPU to be used, but to use my Nvidia MXM card instead. I inserted the ...
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How to add kernel module parameters?

How to add a kernel module parameter in Ubuntu 11.04? Can I use the /etc/module file? If yes, how?
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How can I install a driver?

Although my ethernet card worked, I had very bad latency and speed. I looked up the hardware and I found a driver. Having run its autorun.sh script makes the hardware work correctly. It loads the ...
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composite-video-to-usb adaptor

I bought a composite-video-to-usb adaptor. I want to stream video game in ubuntu. How can I do that? My environment: Monoprice USB Video and Audio Grabber Ubuntu 11.04 The relevant output of ...
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Only starting in command mode after I tried installing nvidia drivers

I had put in a new video card on the box and tried installing nvidia drivers version 173 via command line and System ➜ Administration ➜ Additional Drivers. Now when I try to restart ubuntu 11.04 it ...
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ATI X 1270 on Packard Bell Dot ma netbook

Dont understand why there are no support for this video card. I have to quit using ubuntu because of that!!!
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Can ndiswrapper be used for things other than wireless drivers?

I have never used Ndiswrapper for wireless drivers but i have used to get flash 32bit working on a 64bin system. My question is can it be used for other kinds of drivers for peripheral devices such as ...
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Errors when trying to compile the driver for the rtl8192su wireless adapter

I have a wireless to usb adapter, and I'm having some trouble to install the drivers on Ubuntu. First of all, the readme says to use the make command, and I already got errors: $ make make[1]: ...
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How to troubleshoot and tweek unreasonably slow wireless connection?

I've just acquired a USB F5D8053ed Belkin adapter and it is unreasonably slow. Details of how I installed the firmware and device driver are described in this AU Question. I believe there is either ...
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Trouble installing additional driver

I tried to enable ATI/AMD FGLRX graphic driver (I'm currently using ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics card.) using System / Administration / Additional Drivers. However, every time I tried, I got ...
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Can't login to 11.04 ~90% of the time [closed]

Since I installed Ubuntu 11.04, one of the following things happen when I try to login: I see my wallpaper and my mouse cursor, but nothing else loads. Every ~10-20 seconds, the screen goes black ...
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Driver for Integrated Display on Lenovo 420s Core i7

I am looking for the drivers for Integrated Display on Lenovo 420s Core i7. This computer has the nvidia optimus option. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
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Sigmatel sound card not working on an Dell XPS m2010

I've installed Ubuntu 11.4 on my dell xps m2010 using wubi. Then booted up and could not connect to the Internet using 3three huawei e122 usb mobile broadband (I would like this to work also). ...
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Slow Internet connection with 11.04

My internet connection is extremely slow after installing 11.04, It took me over night to download and install firefox flash player pluggin. I have a laptop on the same network which is running ...
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How to disable VGA

If i run lspci | grep VGA I get below output which tells me below VGA cards are present on my computer. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation GT216 [GeForce GT 220] (rev a2) ...
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How to install ATI Radeon 6770 drivers on 10.04?

How to install ATI Radeon 6770 drivers on 10.04? Are there drivers for this video card at all?
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Opensource driver for ATI HD 6600 needed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I restore default video drivers? Laptop: Vostro 3550 OS: Ubuntu 11.04 Card: Intel integrated => having trouble with booting up; ATI HD 6600, the proprietary ...
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Is a Zotac Geforce GT 220 supported?

I am planning to install Ubuntu 11.04 on a machine using Zotac Geforce GT 220. Does anyone know if this card is supported? Thanks