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How do I find out monitor make / model?

My friend has recently bought a second-hand vehicle with an in-car computer and it's wired up to a touchscreen monitor on the dashboard (very impressive!). Now, I've helped him install Ubuntu on it ...
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How to enable/activate openchrome driver?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a PC at my work, but my graphics don't work. Some examples: my mouse is a block with some pixels, my taskbars are completely white and I see no text and no pictures. ...
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Install printer driver from “tar.gz” file

I have Samsung ML-1915 printer, the printer wizard which pop ups when I connected the printer couldn't find the driver. So I download the driver from Samsung website, and now i unzip the tar.gz and ...
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What is the difference between Nvidia driver version 173 and version current?

I have noticed that the additional/restricted drivers control panel allows me to select a nvidia GPU driver and the options are 173 and current. What are the differences between the two? Are there ...
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ubuntu cant detect my video card(nvidia gtx 560)

i'm currently using ubuntu 11.10 and its a fresh install, i've already installed nvidia drivers through the terminal sudo apt-get install nvidia-current.. but ubuntu still cant detect my current video ...
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Power saving with free Radeon (ATI) driver

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 without the proprietary driver for ATI video cards and I like very much the performance. My only need is activate power saving when I use the laptop with the battery. Thanks
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ATI Radeon HD 5750 and lagging in games and youtube videos

I have a X-ONE W-601 desktop pc: 3,1GHz AMD QuadCore Athlon II 645 X4 8 GB DDR3 RAM 1000 GB Harddisk 7200RPM ATI Radeon HD5750 with 1GB DDR5 RAM I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit and ...
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How do I cleanly remove NDISwrapper?

A while back (and for some time) I used this forum post at UbuntuForums.org to get the Broadcom wireless on my Dell Inspiron 1521 working properly. Now, a better method has been made available here ...
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Install agp driver on my Fujitsu v6555 laptop using Ubuntu 11.10

My laptop came with Windows7 home basic operating system but I am interested for on Ubuntu. I downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and tried to install it using dual boot. I faced a problem with installing it, I ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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Cant install ATI driver

Hi i cant install any of the two ATI drivers(Ubuntu 11.10). When i try i get the following error message: Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have a look at the log file for details: ...
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Intel 845GL graphics driver issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Fixing display issues on Intel 82845GL The screen divides into 4 segments after Ubuntu 11.4 or 11.10 is installed on the HDD. This issue does not show up when running ...
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Ubuntu does not recognize my nVidia GPU driver

I installed the driver from Additional drivers I can run nVidia configuration utility which recognises the GPU but when I go to system info it says Driver : Unknown Experience : Standard Also when ...
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How do I get my Bamboo Capture tablet working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wacom Bamboo Capture CTH-470 Pen and Touch not working As far as I know, only the first generation Wacom Bamboos work out of the box. But I use a third generation one (a ...
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Are card reader/writers supposed to poll all the time?

I am looking at top and noticed that after I managed to get my USB2.0-CRW (Realtek chip and it's built into my laptop), its kernel module keeps on showing up. top says it's using 0.0 memory but 1% ...
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How do I get a Tascam US-122L working?

I have tascam US-122L since Windows is really crappy with this, I decided to try linux and ubuntu to be specific.. I tried searching different forums and sites on how to make my US-122L work, but ...
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No audio on an Asus G51vx

I have an ASUS g51vx series. I installed Ubuntu on my ASUS and i cant get the audio to work from neither my speakers nor my headphones. New to UBUNTU so i dont really know how to manually install ...
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ATI 6470m & intel HD graphics 3000 drivers?

I have a Dell 15R 2nd Gen with an ATI 6470m GPU and Intel HD graphics 3000 (form the i5 processor). I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and can't get the graphics card to install. In system information it ...
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NVIDIA drivers stretching out the desktop?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10. My video card is G Force GTX 560TI and it's connected to HDTV LG RZ37LZ55. When using the default Linux driver, everything looks fine on res 1360x768. However, when I install ...
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ATI Radeon 9250 Driver Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I have a ATI Radeon 9250 video card (250mb) and is a PCI-Express slot. My problem is I don't have the video driver install ...
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Wireless not recognised on a Compaq Presario CQ57

Hello I just bought a new COMPAQ Presario CQ57-356SA laptop, and I'm having problems enabling the wireless. When I start the laptop the Wi-Fi icon glows orange (off), when Windows boots up somewhere ...
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Ubuntu driver for Intel Sandybridge/Ivybridge Graphics [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? I have installed Edubuntu 11.10 on a HP Pro 3420 All-in-One PC (CPU G630, 64 bit). Initially I couldn't get any ...
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10.4 LTS only uses one Ethernet port, driver fails to compile

LSPCI reports they are on diffrent IRQ's They are both onboard. The intel system has a Linux driver but it fails to compile because it can not find Linux headers. Sudo apt-get install ...
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Is there a Printer Driver for a Fuji Xerox Docu Print CM205B Laser Printer?

I am very new to Ubuntu, having sold Windows based (and MSDOS + CP/M) computers for the last 30 years. How do I get a Fuji Xerox Docu Print CM205B Laser Printer working under Ubuntu?
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How to get intel 82845 graphic drivers for ubuntu?

When I had XP, after installing it, I used to run the setup.exe file for graphic driver. This used to greatly improve graphic quality, like good looking small icons, cleaner videos, and so on. Now, ...
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How do I improve performance on an ATI Radeon 9550?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu (32-bit) and I didn't find a solution to make my video card work fine. I mean that my graphic card has poor performance on watching videos. I've tried a lot of ...
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targeta grafica intel 8286g [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Video not working properly on an integrated Intel 82865G card I need help knowing how to install and where to download my video card in it, intel 82865G 11.10 Ubuntu ...
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ATI Driver issue, fglrxinfo returning null display error, Xorg.conf file looks funky

I have a HP dv6, specifically with a ati radeon hd 5650. It's one of those wonderful hybrid graphics cards. I've spent a great amount of time trying to install the drivers for this graphics card ...
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Customizing an ISO to include Radeon graphics drivers

so I recently purchased the Toshiba satellite L7775D laptop. I wanted to install Ubuntu, but I can't even boot a livecd without the graphics card drivers for the proprietary Radeon card. So I need ...
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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 ...