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Drivers for a Brother MFC-240C printer, they still exist?

I'm trying to set up an old MFC-240c printer on an older box with Ubuntu 10.04 for a friend. I've found a couple of howtos but they all seem to be pretty out of date. They link to a page on the ...
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Freeze when moving mouse to bottom right corner of screen since Ati Catalyst 11.5

Today i upgraded from ATI Catalyst 11.4 beta to 11.5. When i move my mouse to the bottom right corner of the screen the system becomes unresponsive for ~1 second. Everywhere else is fine. I have no ...
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Should I use the Nouveau Gallium 3D driver?

Does the Nouveau 3D driver works with Ubuntu Natty Narwhal? What are the drawbacks of using this driver, i.e. is there any chance of breaking the desktop using this driver? The Nvidia driver will ...
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How to test a Live-CD/USB + add drivers for Broadcom wireless card + reboot and continue the Live-CD/USB testing?

Is it possible to test a Live-CD/USB by booting from it, adding drivers for a Broadcom wireless card, rebooting after that and have the drivers installed to keep on testing the Live-CD/USB?
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MSI RX1950 Pro-Series PCI-E video card - Is there a way to make 3D functions work?

I have the 3D-Card in the subject. It is ATI-based. I know proprietary driver support for Linux has been dropped a while ago, so I have been struggling for years now, with no success... my ...
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How do I set up Edirol FA-66 firewire audio?

I'll confess that I'm quite new to Linux in general, so please don't assume anything when answering. I've been trying to find information online about this audio device. People generally claim that ...
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How do I map the keyboard soft keys when they give no event notification?

I have a Silitek SK-2501B keyboard which has soft keys for volume and play pause and all that stuff. Only the mute and suspend button work. When I run the xev utility to determine the keycodes that ...
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Keeping the nVidia CUDA driver in sync with kernel updates

Does anybody know if it's possible to automatically reinstall the nVidia CUDA driver on kernel updates? As of know I need to switch to a console and run the driver installer manually on kernel ...
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How do I install the drivers for an ATI Radeon 9100IGP Integrated Motherboard Graphic Card?

I have fresh install the ubuntu 11.04 but still unlucky to install appropriate driver for my ATI Radeon 9100 IGP (built-in graphic card on Asus Motherboard), because of this UINTY is not working on my ...
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Wireless card can only connect to certain networks

I just did my first install of Ubuntu 11.04. I can connect to my neighbors' unsecured Wi-Fi networks, but not my own (secured) Wi-Fi network. I have a Ralink RT2070 (the cheapest wireless thingy I ...
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Classic mode missing desktop effects after updates

I formatted 10.10 and installed 11.04 today. My PC is kind of old so I'm using Ubuntu Classic. First time I booted it worked really nice, with the shortkeys, snap-function and improved workspace ...
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How do I use an activated(but not in use) driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use Under System > Administration > Additional Drivers It shows that I have a driver active but not in use. How can I ...
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Switched graphics cards and lost Unity

I was having serious Xorg freezing problems with my ATI Graphics card - but Unity was loading. So I removed it in favor of a new Nvidia card. During the initial boot-up before I could install the ...
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Which is the best place to check the compatibility of video cards?

I need to look for a laptop that will work flawlessly with Ubuntu, I know that Intel video cards nearly always have open source driver(rare exceptions exist) and that NVidia's proprietory driver works ...
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NVIDIA config missing “driver line” in default device section, not booting to gui

I've just installed a clean version of 11.04 and I am trying to get the NVIDIA driver to work. Just after installing I've seen Unity and used it. Then I activated the NVIDIA driver (from the ...
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When will the Catalyst 11.4 driver be available?

I've seen a lot of questions about unity performance . When is an official Ubuntu update for the proprietary ATI driver coming . People are saying this is improving unity performance a lot . Sorry but ...
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How do I get Unity working on an Asus UL50V?

After I first upgraded to Natty from 10.10 I went to fix my Compiz settings. First, the rotating cube wouldn't work. That was disappointing but not a huge deal. Later, every time I changed a setting ...
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Nvidia driver activated but not currently in use on Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use I have installed Nvidia drivers separately through sudo apt-get and additional drivers but same error occurs every time. ...
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Trouble with 64 bit Catalyst 11.4 x86_64 driver [closed]

I have a Radeon HD 4670. It used to work really well with the 11.3 after tweaking with vsync to remove tearing. After updating to Natty, I tried to install the new 11.4 driver, but it always seems ...
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Unity Geforce 8400 GS support [closed]

Why doesn"t Unity work with Nvidia GeForce 8400 GS ? This GPU supports Windows 7 Aero very well . I have tried to install Nvidia driver version 270.41.06 , but the installer requests to disable ...
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How can I be notified of updates on nvidia-current drivers?

Is there anyway to subscribe to updates on the nvidia-current drivers in Ubuntu Natty and the support for the nVidia 7300 / 7400 series. I don't want to upgrade to a system that does not support my ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 and ATI Drivers, HD4850 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: unity messed up by fglrx drivers. I have problems with ATI Drivers for my graphics HD4850. Opensource drivers work, but oftem lag mouse and other applications. Then I've ...
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How do I install the driver for a DLink DGE-528T?

additionally if i try to install the latest driver from TP-Link i get this error message. # make clean modules make -C src/ clean make[1]: Entering directory `/root/Downloads/TG-3269_100628/r1000/src' ...
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No sound after installing Catalyst 11.4

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 11.04 and everything went fine. The sound was working without a problem with the on-board device Azalia (Intel HDA) from the ASUS Crosshair IV Formula motherboard. ...
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Is The Nvidia Geforce 7300 LE Blacklisted?

I have a Geforce 7300 LE. Is that blacklisted in Natty? Are there any video card checking utilities available that will check compatibility with Natty before downloading/installing? I want to make ...
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Do I really need ATI proprietary drivers?

Ever since I installed 11.04, I have problems with ATI. If I don't enable it, am I still able to use HDMI with no problems?
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How to enable dual monitor with an ATI Radeon X300 card?

I am trying to enable dual monitor for my Ubuntu 11.04 and ATI Radeon X300 video card. Here is the information about my monitors: $ sudo lshw -C display *-display:0 description: VGA ...
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Is there a way to include NVIDIA drivers before installation?

My laptop hates Nouveau, and to save me the bother of upgrading from 10.04 to 11.04 (as I did with 10.10) I was wondering if there was a way to modify an Ubuntu ISO to run on the nVidia drivers ...
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Nvidia 5200 graphic card active but not currently in use [closed]

Nvidia 5200 graphic card active but not currently in use on Ubuntu 11.04 how to do that?
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HP Laserjet p1005 stopped working after upgrade

I have a problem that's been bugging me since Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2: My printer (a HP Laserjet P1005) have been installed and working in Ubuntu 10.10. After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 1, it still ...
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Laptop with hybrid graphics. Problem with drivers

I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. After booting, system recommended me some drivers for my graphic card (nVidia GT 325M). After installation and reboot all I see is black screen. Recovery mode ...
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ralink 5390 card in laptop does not work after installing driver

I recently bought a HP g62x laptop for myself. It sports a decent Core i3 processor, 4 gigs of RAM and a 500GB HDD. It also came with Wireless-N, a real bonus because I am using a Wireless-N router. ...
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fglrx fails to load causing black screen on boot

I've updated my system, the system boots but I never get to the graphic interface. It seems to hang. I get a black screen, at the end of the screen, I got my cursor _ blinking and I don't know what ...
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Can't get wireless card to be recognized - Dell D630 - Broadcom BCM4311 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? Below are the results for sudo lshw -c network command. I believe "UNCLAIMED" refers to missing drivers. *-network ...
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Why is my internet so slow with an Atheros wireless card?

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04, my internet connection is as slow as hell. I have tested my other 10.10 machine and it is just as quick as the first one was. What has happened? Why is ...
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Help restore driver after messing it [closed]

firstly I'm new to Ubuntu. Well my problem is I have RTL8187L Wireless USB adapter and I'm using Ubuntu 10.10.However, stock driver shipped with this Ubuntu won't work with my adapter. It detect the ...
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Nvidia driver activated but currently not in use

I have just finished an install of ubuntu 11.04 beta 2. At the end of the installation I got a message informing that I do not have the required hardware for unity, and that I should choose "ubuntu ...
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Laptops that will work with Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Who makes laptops for Ubuntu? Following on from my last question 'Laptop with Nvidia Optimus' I am looking for a new (current) laptop with a decent supported graphics ...
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Dell Inspiron N5010 mic not working

I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 with Ubuntu 10.04 installed , and i canot get the inbuilt or any other microphone to work on it . Is it some driver issue ?
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How To Install New Nvidia Linux Driver Supports Ubuntu 11.04 Series 270.41.06? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install .run files? My friends tell to me about New Nvidia linux driver and can supports Ubuntu 11.04, But I can't install on my Ubuntu right now because the ...
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Blurry vertical sections using fglrx with Radeon hd 6970

So I managed to get fglrx working by downloading the drivers from ATI because the ones from additional drivers boot to a black screen and the open source dont let me change resolution. My one issue is ...
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Network Interfaces Do Not Function When Ubuntu Is Installed On An Asus 'Striker Extreme' Motherboard

I am attempting to install Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS on my computer. This computer is based around an Asus 'Striker Extreme' motherboard. I can install Ubuntu, but the machine cannot connect to the ...
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Boot into recovery console

I found out that since my brand new Alienware M17xR3 laptop is running Intel Sandy Bridge, I have two options to get it to work: Run 11.04 which has experimental Sandy Bridge support in the kernel ...
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Cannot enable desktop effects on an hp dv2000

I have a laptop Hp dv2000. I recently install ubuntu 10.10. I also install the compiz fusion and update Desktop effects could not be enabled. When I change the preference appearance visual effect it ...
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Runs ok in 10.10, screen flickers continuously like neon light in 11.04

I have an Alienware M17x R3 laptop with 460M nvidia card. I just got it brand new from Alienware today. Running nvidia driver doesn't work in 10.10 (GDM doesn't load at all), so I switch back to ...
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Unity and games don't work on new Thinkpad T420

Here's my setup: Lenovo ThinkPad T420, brand new NVIDIA Graphics Card 4GB of Ram 128GB Solid State Drive Intel Core i5 Processor Given these specs, there's no reason games and Unity shouldn't be ...
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How do I blacklist the gallium ATI driver?

Is there a way to stop the gallium driver loading?
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Sitecom Wireless Network USB Micro Adapter Problem

I have problem with Sitecom Wireless Network USB Micro Adapter 300N WL-364. I use Ubuntu 10.10 64bit and it does not recognize any drivers for this model. What I did so far: used ndiswrapper to ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 doesn't distinguish between audio outputs?

My PC has two audio 3.5mm audio outputs: back - used for speaker system front - used for headset This is my audio controller: id: multimedia description: Audio device product: N10/ICH 7 ...
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Will the Nouveau driver continue to get updates?

I installed Natty yesterday and it gave me the option to install "Experimental 3D support for NVIDIA cards" (which I'm assuming is Nouveau). Now, is there a PPA I will need to add to receive regular ...