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How to install Wacom Intous 4 driver?

I did a lot of searches on Google in how to install Intous 4 driver, but I couldn't find anything that worked until now. I am looking for step by step installation tutorial to install the driver. ...
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What is the minimum requirement to compile Kernel modules

I want to compile a Kernel module. What is the minimal set of packages that I need to download to succeed? Cheers, Stefan
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How can I use an Epson Stylus C64 printer?

The Epson Stylus C64 is a USB printer. How can I install this so that I can print documents?
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How can I test an app in Unity without installing Ubuntu?

I want to test my Ubuntu app on Unity. I tried installing 11.04 on a VMWare virtual machine. I get a dialog saying I don't have 3d support so I can't turn on Unity. I learn that 3d drivers are not ...
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Fix for blinking Nvidia GTX 460m?

I have an Asus G73-JW Laptop and on official drivers, it will blink every time that the Powermizer will change the speed of the card. The only workaround I have found so far is to set it to maximum ...
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Which graphics driver alternatives do I have for Intel HD Graphics?

Having an Arrandale-based notebook with an on-die Intel GPU, which graphics drivers can and should I use?
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Synaptics touchpad stops working after hibernating a Dell XPS 16

I am currently experimenting with using Ubuntu as a my main OS instead of Windows 7. So far, pretty much everything is working fine, except for an issue that I am having with my touchpad. I have a ...
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Can't get Wireless RT2x00usb driver to work, and can't blacklist it

After a two year hiatus to Linux, I try it again out again. And then I run into to driver issues... I have an old Linksys WUSB54G v4 Wireless USB Adapter. In previous versions I had to use a ...
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Need wired driver for an Atheros AR8152

I have bought a new Dell Inspiron N4010 laptop with Windows 7 installed. I have installed Ubuntu via Wubi. I am using a BSNL Broadband connection with a ZXDSL 831A11 modem. Internet is working fine ...
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Option for enabling wireless network missing [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed into my laptop. The option for enabling wireless network in the network manager is missing. It comes only when I install my wireless driver(Broadcom STA) when I will ...
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Realtek RTL8111E8168B Ethernet driver doesn't work

Fortunately, I have an old PCI ethernet card that works fine. But unfortunately my LAN card embedded in my Asus (P7H55-M/USB3) motherboard doesn't work. Who could me help? I get this error when ...
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Why isn't a HD Video in 720p played without stops and glitches?

When i try to watch a video with a high HD Resolution 1280 x 720 H264 in Ubuntu it isn't played smoothly. There stops and glitches occur. It's no problem of the CPU or graphicscard, because under ...
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“Hardware Drivers” item missing from menu

I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu (10.10) and I am trying to get the appropriate drivers installed for the nvidia ion. However there is no system > administration > hardware drivers ...
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Hardware Divers option is not there [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: “Hardware Drivers” item missing from menu I just installed the newest version of Ubuntu (10.10) and I am trying to get the appropriate drivers installed for ...
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Better drivers for SiS 650/740 integrated video?

I installed Xubuntu 10.10 on an old box today and the graphical performance is horrid. According to lspci, the video card is this: 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] ...
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How can I load the standard wireless driver after I deinstall ndiswrapper?

since I have some problems with my download speed under ubuntu (see my other question) I installed ndiswrapper to load windows driver for my wifi card. Unfortunatly it didn't worked very well so I ...
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converting .c module to .o module

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 and the installed kernel for driver programming. In rubini's book it is mentioned to create a .o file from a .c file, but I'm not getting it. it uses obj-m := eg_drv1.o, but ...
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Xerox Workcentre 3220 Drivers

We just got a Xerox Workcentre 3220 in the office (yay nobody looked up linux compatibility when ordering), and the 3119 drivers keep showing "out of paper" when trying to print. Any ideas how to set ...
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Where can I download drivers for lenovo s10-3? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to download specific ubuntu drivers for my pc Where can I download drivers for Lenovo s10-3 to make it work in Ubuntu 10.xx? Or is the XP driver enough to work in ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

I have installed 10.04 in june 2010 and last time while updating I messed up with my graphics driver. I am not able to apply the extra visual effects and also yet I am unable to find out driver for ...
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Is it possible to get drivers for HP LaserJet 1200?

I know about ndiswrapper for Windows network drivers. Is there anything like that for Windows printer related drivers? (Or a "universal" driver for Ubuntu by HP?)
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How to enable graphics card XFX ATI RADEON HD 4350

I need to enable the 3D effects in the graphics card under Ubuntu 10.10 OS
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“no symbol version for module_layout” when trying to load usbhid.ko

I am trying to build my own module for usbhid.ko, but after I compiled, I can't load the module. dmesg says no symbol version for module_layout. I am wondering what is the problem? I have already used ...
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Driver installation: compiling source code for newer kernel

I am trying to install a driver for this DAQ card, but when I execute (as in given documentation): insmod /usr/.../advdrv_core.ko i get this error: invalid module format As I found out, this is ...
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Why does the “Mouse” preferences GUI not allow me to enable two-finger scrolling?

I know that my touchpad is capable of it. I can enable glitch-free two-finger scrolling by running this script: #! /bin/sh synclient VertTwoFingerScroll=1 synclient HorizTwoFingerScroll=1 synclient ...
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Syntek WebCam on ASUS F9E in Skype

Can't use my biult-in webcam with Skype. Bus 002 Device 002: ID 174f:6a33 Syntek Web Cam - Asus F3SA, F9J, F9S I've ran: sudo apt-get install subversion svn co ...
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Why is it so easy to install graphic card drivers and such a pain to install printer drivers?

It's easy to install nVidia or ATI drivers for graphic cards, just wait that Ubuntu detect it and propose you to install a proprietary driver. I've just change my old nVidia card with a new ATI with ...
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What is a good AMD Phenom compatible motherboard to use?

I'm buying a new computer and I think I will be going for a system based on a Phenom X6 CPU. I will be getting an nVidia GPU for support under Linux, and 8GB of memory. I expect to use 64-bit Ubuntu ...
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modprobe ath9k at startup?

I have finally managed to find a solution to make my wifi stable in ubuntu 10.10. I have had problems with my ASUS ul30vt and the Atheros AR9285 but by installing the latest compat-wireless from ...
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Why doesn't the IR module lirc_ene0100 exist in kernel 2.6.36?

I have an IR controller that uses the kernel module lirc_ene0100. I can load it with kernel 2.6.35 but it doesn't exist in 2.6.36 and 2.6.37-rc1.
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“No required driver detected for unity” on Apple iBook G4

I know this question exactly looks like “No required driver detected for unity” on Dell Mini 1010, but like the title states, I'm not using a Dell Mini 10, but an Apple iBook G4. From what I ...
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Live cam voice creative

I have a live cam voice of creative, but I cannot play because I don't know how to install driver. Can you help me?
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How to set up VIA chrome9 screen driver?

I have an old machine here with a VIA chipset. The default screen resolution is 800x600 but the monitor is a widescreen LCD monitor which is capable of much more. I've tried to install the ubuntu ...
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Will I be able to set a 2560x1440 resolution on a 27" screen?

I just picked up one of those fancy Dell U2711 27" screens that has a maximum resolution of 2560x1440. While I await delivery, I need to upgrade my graphics card to drive this baby as my current one ...
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How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? [duplicate]

I've installed ubuntu on a Asus 1015 netbook. Everything worked out of the box except for the Wireless adapter, which i had to install with the Additional Drivers application. It apparently installed ...
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Problem when booting, like old TV but when log in back to normal [closed]

I have Axioo laptop using SIS Mirage 3 (SIS M672+SIS968 Chipset) When I turn on my laptop, BIOS no problem, when booting ubuntu, problem with display like old TV (broken) but when log in back to ...
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Problem with “Texas Instruments ACX 100 22Mbps Wireless Interface” [closed]

I just did fresh install from Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop CD and I can't use my wiresless card. sylwia@mutalisk:~$ lspci (...) 00:0b.0 Network controller: Texas Instruments ACX 100 22Mbps Wireless ...
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Display Lag after installing Driver

I never had any problem with display. This morning Ubuntu gave me an option to install drivers for Wireless Card and Nvidia drivers for display. There were two options for wireless driver and two ...
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How do I install BCM4312 wireless drivers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) completely new to Ubuntu. How do I add Wireless driver for my laptop? I am running a Dell XPS M1330. Right now its ...
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Keep getting kicked back to login screen after Xorg -configure

Im using ubuntu 9.10 I have the following mobo in the computer: http://www.netonnet.se/art/dator/datorkomponenter/moderkort/intel-775/ASUS-P5KPL-AMSE/127329.4026/ (ASUS P5KPL-AM SE) The mobo uses a ...
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How can I tell which drivers are backported to stable kernels?

I was able to help this person by recommending the backported package of driver our kernel team provides. I had a hunch this would work because I happen to have the same hardware. I suspect it might ...
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Is there a way to force Ubuntu use WPA with my adapter?

I've built-in WiFi adapter in my notebook (made 5 years ago). Latest (dated 5 years ago) Windows drivers allow it to use WPA. I'm using Lubuntu 10.10 but it allow me to use only WEP (same situation ...
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Wifi speed with driver rtl8187 drops [closed]

I am using lucid lynx with this USB adapter and drivers rtl8187. When I start a download, it starts at 1500kpbs (if i use "iwconfig wlan0 rate [more than 11MB]" it starts at a lower speed), it ...
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Using same HDD on multiple laptops as boot drive

I have a hdd with ubuntu (Lucid Lynx) that I use on my samsung laptop. Can I use the same HDD as main (boot drive) on another laptop (HP)? Will it automatically install drivers? Do they override? Is ...
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I have a Tecra A4 laptop. How can I ensure I have the latest graphics driver for it?

I have a Tecra A4 laptop. How can I ensure I have the latest graphics driver for it? According to http://alatest.com/reviews/laptop-reviews/toshiba-tecra-a4-s211/po3-32484355,30/#details, I have a ...
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How do I get and install an unmodified kernel?

So, I want to learn how to develop drivers for Linux. And for that I heard it's recommended to use an unmodified kernel, since distributions can patch/change it a lot. I downloaded Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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Which is the best way to install new hplip versions?

Hplip is the software that drives most hp printers. Usually new printers are only supported in newer versions of the software. Canonical doesn't backport new versions packages to older Ubuntu ...
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Command to check graphics device and graphics driver

Is there a utility or terminal command to tell you what graphics device and driver you are using?
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NetworkManager Applet shows no networks

I am "the friend" referred to in the questions here and here. I decided to come and ask a question myself, as I can still not connect to the wireless network. I downloaded Keryx, as suggested here, ...
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Installing Netgear WG311v3 PCI adapter

I have installed Ubuntu 10.10 on Atom D410 desktop (I am new to Ubuntu). Every thing is working fine except my Netgear wireless WG311v3 PCI adapter. Is there any way to install the driver a driver ...