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How do I get a Digital Personal U 4500 fingerprint scanner working?

I have an external USB-based fingerprint scanner. On MS Windows it is used to save fingerprints as images. Are there any drivers and softwares to get it working on Ubuntu? Edit: The device I use is ...
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Will a Logitech K750 keyboard work?

Is the Logitech K750 working in Ubuntu 10.10, Maverick Meerkat?
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Uninstalling ATI's drivers and installing Nvidia's?

I replaced my graphics card but I'm not sure how to set things up on Ubuntu. When the computer boots, it doesn't start GDM (I think that's what it's called). Instead, it asks me to log in the command ...
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How-to remove “amd unsupported hardware” without reinstalling the driver? [duplicate]

I installed driver from Additional drivers.... AMD Radeon HD 6450 My resolution is at maximum and Catalist Control Center is working but I have AMD Unsupported hardware image on the right bottom of ...
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Broadcom wireless card only works when the power is plugged in [closed]

I've a Dell, with a Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g wireless card. It works well when the laptop is plugged to the power suply, but when it's with battery it doesn't work well. Do you know why is this?
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How do I install drivers for an AMD Radeon HD 6450? [closed]

I bought new computer. The Graphics card is AMD Radeon HD 6450, on Windows 7 it works fine but I try to install driver on Ubuntu, and it says that "No supported adapters detected". I downloaded the ...
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Printing from a Pixma ip1900 printer says “printer stopped” [closed]

I have installed the drivers for pixma ip1900 printer, printed a test page, but when I try to print a document fromm open office I get a message saying 'printer stopped'. I am running 10.10 Maverick ...
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Alternative printing method(s) for an unsupported printer

I have in my office, a Konica Minolta bizhub 211 multifunction printer, it works well with windows workstations... It has a lot of good features, like duplex... I haven't found any drivers for ...
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Visual Effects not working on my Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated Video

My video card is Intel Corporation 82915G/GV/910GL Integrated and the custom visual effects don't work at all! Is it due to the VGA? How can I get visual effects to work?
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How to install a Logitech webcam?

I'm having problems with installing a webcam: Archive: /media/LWS_2_0/Setup.exe [/media/LWS_2_0/Setup.exe] End-of-central-directory signature not found. Either this file is not the last disk(s) ...
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WiFi works perfectly on Windows, but drops on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless Driver for HCL ME (Realtek rtl8191sevb)? I have a dual-boot computer with Windows XP on one partition and Ubuntu 10.10 on the other. In Windows XP I can ...
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How do I install PCI Wi-Fi card Tenda W322P (rt3062)? [closed]

lspci shows Network controller: RaLink Device 3062 Installed drivers from here http://www.ralinktech.com/support.php?s=2 Extracted make make install reboot ifconfig still doesn't show the ...
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How do I get a Canon PIXMA ip1900 to work?

I have a new canon photo printer (pixma ip1900) and I have a minor problem - the deb for it is 32bit and my system is 64bit. I can use the ppd file in the deb, but I need some pstcanonij program that ...
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HDTV resolution issue

Fresh ubuntu install, Nvidia drivers for 9600GTOC hooked up to a 26" Polaroid HDTV Via DVI - HDMI cable. The native resolution looks fine other than it goes out silghtly past the edge of my screen, ...
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How can I get wireless working on an HP-Mini 110-3500, I have only usb ports

How can I get wireless working on an HP-Mini 110-3500, I have only usb ports
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ATI graphics, Minecraft, and Compiz?

When I installed Ubuntu on my desktop, everything seemed to "just work" -- I used the proprietary ATI graphics card for my ATI Radeon HD 5870 and everything from Compiz to video to Amagetron Advanced ...
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How do I permanently load a kernel module?

I have a Compaq Presario CQ-61 320SQ, I am using Ubuntu 10.04 because after update to 10.10 my mouse and touchpad won't work, network won't work, sound won't work ... (I managed to fix most of them ...
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How do I get Flash 10.2 RC + Crystal HD for HW accelerated video to work?

I have a netbook with a N450 Atom and a BCM70012 aka Crystal HD card. On Windows 7 I can play HD flash video with very little CPU usage because of the RC of Flash 10.2. I did some reading and saw ...
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Support TrendNet TEW-643PI Wireless N network card

Has anyone been able to get a TrendNet TEW-643PI Wireless N card working under Ubuntu? If so, what drivers did you use and where did you find them? I have this card and would really like to be able ...
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Driver for Sound Blaster X-Fi HD

Do anyone know if there is drivers for Sound Blaster X-Fi HD ? And if not, is there any other good external soundcard that includes headphone amps? I bought some Sennheiser 595 HD Headphones, and ...
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How do I get my ART USB Dual Pre preamp to work?

I am using Audacity. I have an ART USB Dual Pre preamp. Ubuntu is not recognizing it whatsoever. I am able to record in Audacity, but it is using the mic that is built into my computer (which is a ...
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How can I install new wireless card driver before I insert card in PC? [closed]

I just purchased an ADDON NWP210 wires pci card. How can I install the drivers for this before I replace my current wireless card with it. (I need to install it before I swap them as I will have no ...
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Installation of driver from ati-driver-installer-10-12-x86.x86_64.run

I have installed "Additional Drivers" but there is a problem with ATI Catalyst Control Centre: There is no ATI graphics driver installed or it is not functioning properly I have downloaded the ...
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How can I find what video driver is in use on my system?

I know that sometimes I have the option to change my video display driver, and I can access this functionality by using System→Administration→Additional Drivers. But what's the simple way to see what ...
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Intel Wireless N 5300 - Personal Area Network Support

My wireless card supports what Intel calls "MyWifi" which means that it can act as an access point for other computers. How can I discover if this is supported in Ubuntu?
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Wireless Driver for HCL ME (Realtek rtl8191sevb)?

I recently bought HCL ME with Windows. I formatted and installed Ubuntu netbook version. I am getting wifi is not connection it looks disabled in network place. My network controller is Realtek ...
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Persistent LiveUSB fails to install Nvidia drivers

I have live Ubuntu (tried also Mint and Kubuntu, same effect) on a USB stick with persistence enabled. My laptop is however very noisy (VGA still on max?). I solved this problem before back with Mint ...
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Doesn't boot after installing fglrx for ati 5650

I'm a complete noob here, I recently bought an HP 3161 with an ATI 5650 hd card, when I installed 10.04 LTS everything was working fine until I was prompted to activate proprietary driver fglrx, after ...
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Can I install extra drivers via the command prompt?

Since I can't seem to open the Additional Drivers program? And how do I know what driver I need to install?
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Driver for a ATI Radeon xpress 200m graphics card? [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu 10.10. where could i find my graphics card driver for my graphics card ati radeon xpress 200m. Thanks in advance.
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Usage of inb, inl, inw to access kernel space from user space

Could you please give me some user space examples of using inb, inl, inw to access kernel space in ubuntu? /Kanu
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Why does “Additional Drivers” Fail?

When trying to Activate, Broadcom B43legacy wireless driver I get the following error, SystemError: installArchives() failed. Please help.
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How do I get a TeckNet New Webcam Camera to work?

I recently bought this webcam. I stupidly assumed Ubuntu would automatically recognize it as it has done with everything else so far, can anyone help me to get it to work? At the moment, when I plug ...
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Mouse pointer strange problem

i have last ubuntu installed (10.10), but from an year and thousand updates, video drivers updates, an hundreds of tricks, the mouse pointer is showed like an UGLY square... These are the ...
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Where can I see a list of supported bluetooth drivers?

Where can I see a list of supported bluetooth drivers?
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How to install wireless antenna TP-LINK TL-WN722N?

TP-LINK TL-WN722N is a usb antenna for wireless network. The antenna cames with a cd for windows (and works just fine), but how can I install it on Ubuntu? It's not recognizing alone.
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Using extra features on Mac & iDevice supported headphones [closed]

I bought some headphones and was wondering if I could find any drivers that could support the mic, the volume buttons, and playlist navigation button. I am not positive, but the drivers used by the ...
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How to determine the version and origin of proprietary drivers installed by Additional Drivers?

How can I tell which version and from which repository the Additional Drivers tool is trying to install the fglrx graphics driver? It says that I have a different version of the driver in use. I ...
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How do I get a Broadcom BCM4312 wireless card to work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom Wireless card (BCM43XX) I am currently using Ubuntu 10.10 on my laptop , the model of my wireless chip is broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY . I ...
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Has anyone got “Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro” - (usb Interface) installed?

Has anyone tried this external usb sound blaster on ubuntu. http://us.store.creative.com/Sound-Blaster-XFi-Surround-5.1-Pro/M/B0044DEDCA.htm. I have bought M-Audio Bx5a deluxe Studio Monitors for my ...
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Are there any Apps to run Kodak ESP 3250?

All I can find is for Windows and Mac
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Why does my system show blank screen during startup?

When I try to login to Ubuntu 10.10 I get a flickering screen for a second showing - Ubuntu 10.10 ............. and then I get a blank purple coloured screen[Ubuntu's theme colour] which doesn't ...
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What's the difference between insmod and modprobe?

Are there any differences between insmod and modprobe?
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Recent unreliable wireless connection

Recently, my internet connection over wireless has become unreliable, on both a Dell laptop running Ubuntu 10.04 as well as my Desktop running Ubuntu 10.10 . The problem does not seem to occur on a ...
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Getting vga_switcheroo with ATI Mobility Radeon 5650 HD to work

I have a new HP dv7 laptop with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5650 graphics card, and also Intel graphics (switchable). I have done the following and want to understand what is going on with my graphics ...
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How do I get a SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio driver to support microphone?

The microphone is not working on UBUNTU, I checked ALSA mixer and i don't seem to have any channel muted. I believe its a driver issue, since i already faced a lot of problems regarding driver ...
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Problem detecting mic on SONY VIOS PCG 7192L

Ubuntu 9.10 problem detecting mic on SONY VIOS PCG 7192L, pls help.
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Why is my wi-fi still not working?

i have 10.10, and have gotten ndiswrapper and the proper driver, it installed properly, but still my wi-fi isn't working. In terminal it say its disabled, but its enabled EVERYWHERE... even when I ...
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How do I get a Rosewill RNX-N2LX wireless adapter working?

I'm not able to install a wireless driver into ubuntu 10.10. the driver is made for Linux kernel 2.6.32 and below. there is also an windows driver for it. the wireless device is a Rosewill RNX-N2LX. ...
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Wireless problems with Atheros AR9285

I have a Samsung N210 and just installed Ubuntu. I'm new to Linux and I have some problems. I'm using Linksys WRT110 Router. When I'm connected via ethernet cable everything's fine but when I unplug ...