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How does the fglrx package's version relate to AMD's version numbers, like Catalyst 12.3?

When I learn about a new version of AMD's graphics driver, I usually see something like "Catalyst 12.3." However, the fglrx package in Ubuntu has a version like 2:8.960-0. Are these two version ...
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How do install graphics drivers for radeon HD 6380g on a HP pavilion g6?

I installed ubuntu from wubi using a live cd but when i booted i just got a black screen so i followed the instructions from this forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10089820&postcount=8 ...
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How do I fix drivers in pre-boot Ubuntu installer disk? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? My computer arrived yesterday, it runs perfectly fine with Windows 7, so I know it's a problem ...
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Which Ubuntu version to use on a MAXDATA laptop Eco 3100X ? with this system info [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu on 256MB RAM i am speaking as new ubuntu user, i just have installed ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop, but is running very slow... So i am here to ask you a question: ...
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Black screen after installing Ubuntu 11.10 on new pc [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? After installing Ubuntu on my fresh desktop, the Ubuntu loading screen shortly appears and then I ...
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How do I install the drivers for my HCF Conexant modem?

How do I install drivers for my HCF Conexant modem in Ubuntu 11.10? Unfortunately Conexant driver is old with no update for new kernel version (upper 2.6) so I cant install and use my HCF modem. I ...
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How to use Unity 3d and Gnome Shell without any drivers?

Currently I don't have any driver available for the laptop that I use , and because of this I only can use Unity 2d and Gnome Panel. I have Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed and no drivers for ...
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Shared wireless network immediately disconnects

I have an ethernet cable coming into my PC and I have a USB wireless adapter. I want to create a WiFi network that would use the wired connection's internet. So I've added a new wireless network, but ...
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Intel 865G chipset drivers

Is it important to install chipset drivers on Ubuntu? I'm not using onboard graphics but in windows it is important I think, I got linux drivers for my chipset and never tried to install them (Hard ...
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Not able to connect huawei ec1561

I have a huawei ec1561 broadband data card, ISP-MTS India. I am not able to connect internet through it. while connecting it via network manager it says "You are registered with home network" and ...
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ubuntu nic card issue

I am trying to install NIC r8168 and it shows everything installed ok. It is a brand new NIC and the lights wont come on when I plug in a ethernet. The NIC is that is not working is eth0. Why does it ...
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Is new Multi-Monitor feature on 12.04 working with nvidia binary driver?

I still can't use Multi-Monitor on 12.04 with nvidia binary driver. Anyone has a workaround for this ? I know i can use nvidia settings using twinview but this has several disadvantages (e.g. some ...
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Acer touchpad multitouch not working

I tried to get my Acer laptop's touchpad working properly. I installed driver package (psmouse-alps-dkms_0.10_all) which made the side scrolling working. However, the touchpad supports multitouch ...
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Where is the graphics card driver fot NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M on ubuntu 10.10?

The graphics card of my notebook is NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. I installed ubuntu 10.10. I installed NVIDIA-Linus-x86_64-295.33.run, but it seems not support NVIDIA GEFORCE 610M. Which driver should I ...
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Davicom DM9601 USB LAN NIC Ubuntu 11.10 issue

I have a davicom dm9601 USB ethernet card. When I plug in the device, it is detected and drivers are loaded, but I can't connect to internet using it. It works perfectly on XP, other laptop but not ...
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How do I find out what webcam driver is in use?

I need to troubleshoot a webcam that stopped working correctly in Ubuntu 12.04. It's always worked "out of the box" in the past so I have no idea what driver it uses. How do I go about looking that ...
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How well does Intel 3000 HD work?

Right now i have notebook with Nvidia 8400M GS (I know, it's not good card) and it's impossible to work normally when i'll plugin external monitor (1920x1080). Windows 7 can deal with it without ...
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How do I install a scanner driver for a Brother mfc-7420?

I am having difficulty installing driver for my mfc-7420 scanner. I got the printer portion right. But I think I may have got wrong driver downloaded for scanner. Now I think I have right one but ...
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Vga driver for Ubuntu-Server 11.10

Dear All, I am using Ubuntu Server 11.10 which is running on Intel server board S1200BT family G20500-003,.. But the resolution of the LCD monitor is very low (800x600),i want to change the monitor ...
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Error when trying to activate FGLRX graphic propietary control ATI/AMD

I'm new to Ubuntu. I still don't understand a lot of features. As far as I know, I can install the ATI drivers through the Additional drivers When I press 'Activate' in the FGLRX graphic propietary ...
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Problem detecting wireless networks on a Dell Inspiron 1420

my Dell inspiron 1420 running Ubuntu 11.10 [as of today] cannot detect any wireless networks [and I know there are some in range]. Perhaps a problem with the proprietary driver? How should I go about ...
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Wireless card unseen by lspci

I installed both Ubuntu 8.04 and 10.04. I tried to install the wireless card. although I succeeded in installing the driver using ndiswrapper, it tells me that the hardware is not present. When I use ...
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Video not recognized? Ubuntu 11.10 Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a HP touchsmart 520. At startup or during installation I have a black screen (solved temp with nomodeset), I now search for a proper driver to enable the full native ...
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Does ubuntu work on an Acer TravelMate 5742Z?

I have an Acer TravelMate 5742Z, and I would like to install Ubuntu on it. Could someone please explain the following: Where are the drivers for my computer (Acer TravelMate 5742Z)? And if they don't ...
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Sketchy textboxes over text

I have a problem with my Ubuntu 11.10 (up to date) running on laptop with the graphic card ATI Radeon x1200 with the (I think edgers driver since I updated it because of the lag I had) it shows some ...
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Broadcom Corporation NetLink BCM57785 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe driver tg3 will not install?

aries@aries-laptop:~$ sudo ifconfig eth0 up eth0: ERROR while getting interface flags: No such device aries@aries-laptop:~$ lspci -nn 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Device ...
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no wlan0, Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 3945ABG

I have a hp nx7400 installed with Xubuntu 11.10. Somehow the wireless does not work, I have read a lot of articles about this but I think I broke more then fixed thinks. When I do sudo lshw -C ...
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Nvidia gt555m and Ubuntu 11.10 drivers

I have a laptop with the Nvidia gt555m on it but i want to use its full power not just the on board graphics. I tried installing the driver provided by Nvidia at ...
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How do I install the ethernet drivers in ubuntu 10.04

I ran the command: ifconfig -a which gave this output, there is no eth0: lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 won't detect drivers for Intel HD Graphics 3000 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info From what I read, Ubuntu 11.10 should just pick up and install the drivers. But it's not, ...
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How to open and run terminal and install driver for Broadcom 802.g wireleiss

I'm new to Ubuntu and can't find a way to just open and execute the driver. I tried to download the driver, had to use windows to download and then transfer it to a usb drive, then i right clicked on ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 - Do I need to install Audio Drivers for ASROCK E350M1?

I just successfully installed the graphics driver on my ASROCK E350M1 -THANKS Daniel!- and now I am trying to determine if there is any need to install an audio driver. Audio is fine, I just don't ...
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How to configure Brother DCP-7030 Scanner?

Can I install my scanner drivers through wine, using the windows driver cd packaged with my scanner? I am using the Brother DCP-7030 Scanner and my system is running Ubuntu 11.10. I need help to set ...
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Can I trust in X/SWAT PPA?

This is the repository for get the lastest NVIDIA propietary. Im not happy with the repos one because Im having problems with unity, sometimes it lags and freezes. But I want to know if I should ...
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No Proprietary drivers after enabling LDAP login?

I have a 10.04 workstation that was running Compiz with Restricted nVidia drivers. I setup PAM to use LDAP authentication and mounted /home on NFS. I can now login via LDAP with NFS homes, but my ...
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Where can I find ASROCK E350M1 Integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics driver?

I just built a desktop computer using an ASRock E350M1 board, powered by an AMD Fusion E-350 APU (AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Model). I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Did all the updates. Almost everything works ...
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Atheros ar5b125 Wireless Driver

I have an Atheros ar5b125, can't find any drivers for it, all I've seen are drivers for Windows7, none for any Linux distro. What should I do to get it working under Ubuntu?
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ethernet and wireless do not work on Lenovo W520 under Ubuntu 10.04.3 [closed]

An Ubuntu newbie installed CAELinux 2011 which is based on Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS 64bit side-by-side with Windows 7 on Lenovo W520. Although both ethernet and wireless cards work on Windows 7, they do not ...
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How to install ati x1300 driver on Ubuntu 11.10 x64? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I'm a new Ubuntu user so i don't know very much about it.I looked some websites but i couldn't make it.Can someone help me?
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Ralink Wireless N Wifi card not working

I have a wireless-N card from Ralink. On the chip I can read the number "RT3062f". I'm running Ubuntu 11.10. On a fresh Ubuntu install, the card is recognized, but does not detect any signals (which ...
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Enable Dolby 5.1 or at least subwoofer on Acer laptop?

I have Dolby Virtual Surround Sound 5.1 speakers with Tuba CineBass Subwoofer on Acer laptop (mine is 5951G but there is also bunch of models with similar configuration of speakers with/without ...
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How do I correctly install r8169 Network driver?

My network driver drops out within a short time of logging on. The situation is explained more readily in the following forums thread which has not been replied to as yet. ...
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USB ports not working - how do I check for drivers and diagnose problem?

My USB ports used to work, but have stopped working. I would re-install ubuntu but do not want to do that until I can back up my data which I cannot until my USB ports are fixed. How do I check to ...
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Triggering driver module rebuild on kernel update

I'm using hardware that requires a driver to be built which is not present in the kernel source tree, i.e. not "part of" linux. Currently I'm finding it necessary to rebuild and install the driver ...
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Recommended Wireless Hardware

I would like to buy a wireless card or usb adapter in order to be able to connect to my home wireless network from my desktop computer. I heard that some cards are pain in Ubuntu, because of drivers. ...
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Where is wireless driver on CD?

I made an installation CD (10.04), the CD has a driver for my wireless network card (in the trial version), how do I find the driver so I can use it with my new installation ? I tried whereis ...
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Why can I not start cheese

I have install many applications and cheese was one of those but I can not open I have tried cheese on debian 6.04 and cheese works fine but not on Ubuntu. Maybe, I do not any drivers installed on ...
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Black Screen logging into Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I've had Ubuntu downloaded on my Dell computer for about year and it's been working perfectly. But ...
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Drivers to screen, audio, keyboard/mouse

I am new to ubuntu, and I am about to replace Windows 7 with Ubuntu 11.10. I know how to install the operating system from a CD. But when I have done that, do I need to install any drivers? for ...
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Help with Zotac zbox nano ad10 mini pc ?

I have a Zotac Zbox nano ad10. I have it connected to a Samsung Syncmaster t220hd monitor via a HDMI cable for audio and sound, everything else works apart from sound. I have tired Ubuntu 11.04, ...