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how to install AMD Catalyst or AMD Graphic Drivers and other drivers in Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I recently purchased an HP laptop (Intel-AMD Hybrid). I successfully installed Ubuntu 13.04 on it. But my battery is draining quite quickly. It hardly works for 30-50 minutes. I guess it might be due ...
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Can't Use Radeon 8790M on Latitude E6540 with Kubuntu 13.04

Trying to use the Radeon 8790M on my Dell Latitude E6540 running Kubuntu 13.04 (Raring). This laptop also has an Intel adapter (for power saving). lspci gives: $ lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA ...
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Monitors not Found After Nvidia Driver Update (situation details included)

Background I plugged an Nvidia GTX 650 Ti into a desktop computer running Kubuntu 13.04. I started out following this guide on dedoimedo.com, moving on to the general Nvidia driver omnianswer here on ...
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Why doesn't my system use hardware rendering?

Almost everything which is remotely using my GPU lags horribly, so I decided to dive into the system to check. chloridecull@SonicRainboom:~$ glxinfo | grep renderer OpenGL renderer string: Gallium ...
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Will I be able to use Win 8 drivers?

Will I be able to use windows 8 drivers on this OS or will I need to find different one to make stuff such as my killer wireless card and display work? I have a killer wireless 1202 with bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Black Screen at boot After changing Nvidia Driver

2 days ego i updated my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to latest updates but i ignored Grub Updating because I thought it will clear my grub settings (I'm so noob!). After restart every things was right, the Ubuntu ...
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Permission Denied for driver-select

Currently I'm new to Linux. I'm trying to add in wireless drivers and everytime I try to select my driver i get this ./scripts/driver-select ath9k bash: ./scripts/driver-select: Permission denied
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Do I have to upgrade to 13.04 to use latest ATI driver

My question: Must we following the release each time it just comes out, to use latest application and drivers. Firstly I use Ubuntu on an old laptop and happy with it. I understand new release is ...
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Wireless on Acer Aspire One & Ubuntu 13.04

I'm really new to Ubuntu, used it only a little 5 or so years ago and remember having wifi obstacles then too. I bought a crappy Acer Aspire One Netbook recently that came with Ubuntu on it, ethernet ...
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Total noob here. Just installed 13.04 and it doesn't recognize my second monitor

I click Detect Displays but it doesn't recognize my second monitor. I only see the main one. My graphics card is a geforce 9800 GT. Thanks
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Ubuntu/Linux unusable lag due to Graphics Driver/Card or Monitor?

Edit: I believe the problem lies with the Graphics driver, card, or my monitor itself. My problem happens even in an installed version of Linux/Ubuntu, not just the live CD. I've tried getting the ...
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How to install the HL 5470DW driver

there are two drivers on the website: ...
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error while installind TP-Link “RT-WN723n” Driver

hello I am trying to install the TP-Link "RT-WN723n" driver but I get this error: make: *** /lib/modules/3.8.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory. Stop. make: *** [modules] Error 2 please ...
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How to change screen resolution on my 10 year old Compaq Presario 2500

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old laptop as Windows XP was simply crawling. Ubuntu is a lot lot better..MANY THANKS! But my screen resolution/quality is not great. My display is RS200 ( RADEON ...
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Will my Laptop run Raring Ringtail without problems?

Intel i5 core processor (2.6gHz) 4gb of ddr3 ram 500gb hard drive Integrated graphics (Intel HD graphics 4000)
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system not loading after installing NVIDIA graphic card driver

After an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470 official driver installation I can't see the login screen. I only see a blinking "_" in the top, left corner of a black screen. But I can't type anything. I also can't ...
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How can I get a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner working in Ubuntu?

I was looking at a Canon CanoScan 4400F Scanner, however Canon does not appear to offer a driver for Linux Is there any other way to get this device to work on Ubuntu?
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Printer Problems: Epson-Stylus-NX420

I am new to Linux. I have heard one of the drawbacks to Linux is the peripheral support. I automatically installed my Epson Stylus NX420 using the "add printer" feature. It was super easy and I was ...
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Resolution too bulky [duplicate]

I noticed that my Intel graphics on my laptop (12.10) seem to work differently than my NVIDIA graphics card on my desktop. The only thing that is abnormal is the resolution. Compared to my old 2006 ...
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2 AMD 7950's do not work in crossfire mode

I have 2 7950 graphics cards. I have tried to get them working in crossfire mode in several different ways all ending the same. The computer boots to the login screen and then just freezes. In ...
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Ati x300 drivers on ubuntu 13.04 - poor video performance

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 on Lenovo T43 laptop. The resolution is OK, but the 2d video performance is terrible. I need a decent 2d performance and no 3d. I see the driver for the ati x300 video card ...
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How are kernel modules in /etc/modules determined (because one of mine fails to load)?

I was trying to setup lm-sensors (Community Guide) and when I get to step 4 (sudo service module-init-tools restart) the service fails to start. In /var/log/upstart/module-init-tools.log I get an ...
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Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN card - no GUI wireless configuration available

Machine is a Lenovo T400 with Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. Wireless card installed is an Intel PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN mini-PCIe adapter. I can manage the wireless card manually via iwconfig, but the graphical ...
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Can't print on Canon MF4450

I've attached the printer via USB, Ubuntu finds it, installs it (both the MF4450 and the MF4450 (Fax) printers, since it is a 4in1) but is not able to print even the Test Page. I'm new to Ubuntu as ...
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Missing file for driver patch (Atheros AR9485)

First, it should be known that I have never applied a patch before. It's high time I learned, and lord knows no one else is going to do it for me. Any info that could help me advance the ball would ...
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20in iMAC-iSight - 12.04 Black Screen with Mouse Icon after boot

I recently installed 12.04 onto a iMAC G5 2.1 GHz PPC. The install went fine and I am able too successfully boot, however upon boot I only see a black screen with a mouse pointer. My issue is the ...
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Wireless Card not detected?

I opened up my Laptop and I can see the Wireless Card installed. [The hardware]. Yet I don't see it working. Here's a screenshot Screenshot Wi-fi device is {none}. What does this mean? Does it ...
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No webGL in Chromium for Radeon Xpress 1250 (RS600M) in Raring

Before I say anything else, here's my lspci response: $ lspci | grep 'VGA' 01:05.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RS600M [Radeon Xpress 1250] I'm running ...
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Technisat does not provide LINUXdriver

My -Technisat sky star 2- TVcard needs LINUXdrivers wich are not provided by Technisat. What can i do? I am a 74 old LINUXbeginner,until recently windowsuser und would be glad to find a solution for ...
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Can't get full resolution with Dell U3011 monitor

Can't get full resolution with the Dell U3011 monitor. The machine is a Lenovo M92p which has integrated graphics (HD 4000). The OS is ubuntu 13.10. Any idea how to get the full resolution of 2560 x ...
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How can I install Geforce 310M drivers Raring Ringtail?

I've got a problem. I've installed Raring Ringtail, and have done all the updates. However, my hardware, Geforce 310M, is not detected and does not appear in additional drivers (software update). ...
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Black screen after booting after installed nvidia drivers [duplicate]

i am a new in ubuntu. So, the problem is, that i have installed nvidia-current drivers on Ubuntu 13.04 on my macbook pro(geforce 320m videocard), and after that, when i am trying to boot, there is a ...
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Can't make intel hd 4000 drivers to work

After replacing my xserver with sudo apt-get remove --purge xserver-xorg sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg I can't get my Intel HD 4000 card to work in 12.04. Or ...
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Displaying at 1080i instead of 1080p

I am trying to get my display working at 1080p instead of 1080i, I have no problem with this on my xbox or in windows 7 and I can sort of put together a solution that is already on this website. I am ...
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HD5450 “This driver is actived but currently not in use”

I don't understand why I can't find the answer to the simple question of how to get a driver status changed from "Activated but currently not in use" to in use. Install directions are not what I am ...
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Protocol driver not attached (hfs+)

On a 12.04 LTS system, I am attempting to mount an SSD that was formerly in a Macbook Pro. It has four partitions, one with a Ubuntu install, one for swap, one a Macintosh recovery partition, and the ...
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battery indicator is blank

Novice - installed ubuntu LTS on acer laptop but the battery status does not appear to 'know' anything about my battery. Laptop charges fine etc but no info available?
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Nvidia and ATI on 13.04 step by step

Im have Dual Xeon system for Photogrammetric related stuff and need setup Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia 560Ti and AMD 7970 3GB card on 2 monitors. And use BOTH cards with OpenCL drivers. Its possible to ...
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Drivers for gaming Nvidia and wine and what happened to wine tricks?

Witch Nvidia driver should I be using for gaming under wine ? I ask this question after installing one of my favourite games ,sins of a solar empire, in wine. The game seems to run fine, its not to ...
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Ubuntu wlan drivers installation. (NETWJORK W522U and ZyXEL AWD 2205) ubuntu 10.04

At beginning I must to say I'm sorry for my bad English. I have both of the wlan adapters and I tried to install drivers but they are not doing anything. There are what I had do: I bought Zyxel ...
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Installing Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 12.04

So, I've been trying to run Steam on my computer (hp Pavilion dv7, Ubuntu 12.04), but I end up with the following error : Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0". After some research, I ...
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Kubuntu white stripes Ubuntu 12.04

I made a clean installation of Ubuntu 12.04 and added the Kubuntu desktop. Now I have white stripes at the bottom of the desktop (in the task bar) they are paired and in a regular distance to each ...
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Installing downloaded Python modules

How can I move downloaded Python modules to my Python directory?
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Drivers for HP Pavilion dv7-3165dx

Hello I am installing ubuntu on my HP Pavilion dv7-3165dx laptop and was curious if there were drivers compatible with my laptop i did some searching and came up with nothing...the biggest things for ...
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Unable to detect graphics card in 12.04 LTS

Hi I just recently installed Ubuntu onto my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15r 5520 64-bit) alongside Windows 8. While Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS seems to be working fine otherwise, in System Settings it is unable to ...
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OpenGL Warning not in mesa table

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a virtual machine. My host is: windows 7 64 bit machine i7-2630QM NVIDIA geforce gtx 460M graphics I have installed openGL, glut and mesa onto my Linux OS in the ...
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(13.04) No laptop speaker output on HP ENVY dv7 Quad Core edition

Recently, I decided to use Ubuntu as a work related OS. I was impressed with its overall performance and its simplicity (yes, Ubuntu is simple to me). Everything was working great until I found out ...
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Catalyst on Ubuntu 13.04 hybrid graphics supporting dual screen?

anyone made double screen configuration works on Ubuntu 13.04 using Catalyst? I followed this guide How do I get AMD/Intel Hybrid Graphics drivers to work? I have tried several drivers (the latest ...
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Wireless Manager On A Rampage - Ranlink Driver RT3290 Active & In Use But Not Working

I've just replaced Windows 8 on a HP Envy notebook with Ubuntu 12.04 and whereas before, the wireless LED on F12 would be blue to connect with wireless networks, it's now permanently red (not working) ...
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Which driver should I install? [duplicate]

Does anybody know which driver I should install to update Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 I have a ATI Radeon Xpress 200 graphics card. When Ubuntu searches for drivers, it doesn't find anything but ...