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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 ...
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touchpad raw input

I am researching the extra possibilities for using a laptop touchpad as an input device apart from mouse movement similar to this one: ...
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Is it possible to use a USB guitar interface meant for ASIO on Windows with Ubuntu?

I have the peavey xport usb guitar interface. It comes with an installation CD to set it up with ASIO drivers on windows. Would it be possible to use the interface on ubuntu so that I could make use ...
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Problem with pwmconfig - can't control CPU fan [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get fan control working? On Windows 7 I can set CPU fan speed via ASUS software that was included on CD. I tried to set CPU fan also on Ubuntu and I found this: ...
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Wireless driver installation on LG-X130 8.04

Recently installed 8.04. I can't connect through wireless. I have a wired connection. My card is a Ralink rt3090
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RTL8192SU-based Wi-Fi adapter disconnects permanently

I've already tried all possible (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10129571&postcount=43) solutions, no progress. I'm in despair. In Windows (on the same machine) this adapter works stably. ...
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Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core

I bought a new laptop with Amd A8 quadcore processor. It has duel graphics with an on board Ati Radeon HD6470M card and H6620G After a lot of effort I managed to install 11.10 by using F6 nomodeset. ...
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Proprietry or open source drivers whats best? [closed]

I would like to know please, what's the best driver: open source or manufacturer? And what's the difference between the two? I am having trouble with my ATD hd6470 in 11.10, and my system will not ...
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installation of driver under root

I am trying to install a graphics driver as Ubuntu wont boot on my new laptop due to graphics card problem I have downloaded laterst driver and put it on a pendrive can someone give me the commands ...
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How to download a driver when you can't boot?

Can someone please tell me how to download a driver to fix ubuntu 11.10 graphic driver problem (Radeon HD 6470) if I cant boot Ubuntu. I cannot set to acces with graphic commands so I am hoping I can ...
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Should I install additional drivers?

I'm newbie to Ubuntu. I have a laptop. This is designed for Windows 7. Anyway I want to install Ubuntu here. I used Ubuntu Server several times, but all in the virtual machines. So installation on ...
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Cannot boot Ubuntu with a Samsung dual graphics card 305V5A-s02 notebook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unable to boot 11.10 due to graphic driver problem with ati Radeon HD6470M o Amd A8 quad core. These are the things I have tried so far I need to download a driver for ...
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Major problem with Nvidia drivers

Since I decided to use Ubuntu -yesterday- I've been struggling with the drivers. It isn't recognizing my optical disc drive nor my video card, a Nvidia 8500gt. For the matter, here's how I ...
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I cannot activate my ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver (post-release updates)

I have recently have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 and I have not been able to activate by ATI Radeon Mobility HD5400 driver. I have been able to activate the ATI/AMD propreitary FGLRX graphics driver ...
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Help with Graphics Card - GeForce 9500

Bad quality video on Internet! I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my machine that is an AMD Athlon x2 5000+ 4 gb ddr3 GeForce 9500 GT/PCI/SSE2 When I play some video on Internet, like you-tube, in 480 ...
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Cannot Enable My Graphic Card (ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics)

I'm new to Ubuntu. I hve update all my driver after installation and all of the driver was enable except for the graphic driver. I'm using Compaq Presario cq40. Here are the details: *-display ...
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How do I remove ATI/AMD Drivers downloaded from their site? [duplicate]

I downloaded ATI drivers from AMD's site, installed, but found that they dont work with GNOME shell. Now I want to remove it. How do I do that?
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Graphics driver for Intel Mobile 4 chipset [closed]

I have the following graphics chipset: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) Seems my driver is not configured ...
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Shouldn't there be a specific Wayland ATI driver?

I use a 1Gb ATI HD Radeon Graphic card on a Dell Laptop I'm still a newbee at this; But from my understanding, the latest Ubuntu does not use X.org anymore, but uses Wayland. And the fglrx (both the ...
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Wacom Bamboo Capture CTH-470 Pen and Touch not working

I am trying to get my new Bamboo Pen&Touch tablet to work on ubuntu. I tried following the guide on this page; I installed and updated the wacom-dkms package, and nothing. I followed the guide ...
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How to configure Internet/Network connection

I am unable to connect to the internet. I attached a LAN wire but i really cant understand the issue behind it. I need appropriate network drivers for acer aspire 5742. Please help
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One SSD, two computers (with different video cards). Best approach for video drivers?

I have a single SSD I dual-boot with Windows 7 / Ubuntu 11.10. I switch this drive daily between two computers. One is a laptop with integrated Intel graphics. The other is a desktop with an NVIDIA ...
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install Cirrus Logic cs46xx (audio card) drivers

I have two sounds cards, one is the on-board (it's VIA) the other is Cirrus Logic cs46xx. This is what lspci shows me: 04:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: Cirrus Logic CS 4614/22/24/30 [CrystalClear ...
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Do I need to install a driver for a Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family video? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? I'm currently running 2 os on my laptop (HP Compaq 420), win 7 ultimate and ubuntu. Im just wonderin what ...
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No sound after fresh install [closed]

lspci shows me this: 80:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A/VT8251 HDA Controller (rev 10) I have openchrome installed (it appears installed in the software center) but I can't hear ...
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How to make my Dell 1390 wlan minicard work

I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that's what it said. Later on I ...
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How do i get sound to work with ATI Technologies Inc RV710/730 soundcard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound not working on an Intel 5 Series/3400 Im new to Linux, and just installed ubuntu 11.10. I can't get my sound to work, with either my internal sound card or the ...
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Will I benefit from windows drivers in virtual machine?

I ordered a Sony Vaio VPC-SE1 (S-series) laptop, but I want to keep using Ubuntu. Searching the internet for issues with Vaio laptops in Ubuntu, there could be 1 particular issue that really bugs me, ...
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Why is it that when I maximize a window the screen becomes white?

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 and i installed my nVIDIA graphic driver. Every thing is good except SOMETIMES when i maximize a window , movie , a software or whatever all screen will become white and when i ...
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How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics?

In System Info in 11.10, the graphics driver wasn't detected. I use ACER Aspire 4750 with Intel Core i3-2340M and Intel HD Graphics 3000 graphic card How to install the driver for my Ubuntu?
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How can I restore my previous version of Linux after a bad video driver install?

After I installed the ATI/AMD FGLRX graphic drivers, the display output doesn't work and my display goes to sleep. I installed the drivers through the Additional Drivers systems settings tool. I am ...
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Can't get wireless to work on Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop [closed]

I can't connect to any wireless networks and my laptop even doesn't detect any at all. Although when i boot into Windows, my wireless works just fine. When I mouse over my network icon in the main ...
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Why I can't use my Nvidia video driver with Gnome-Shell?

I've a notebook Asus Aspire 5742G with a video card Nvidia GeForce GT 540M. If I install raccomended driver from jockey, Gnome shell after login goes into fallback mode. Can I solve this?
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Removed Nvidia Driver and now can't boot

I have an older Gateway 510x and I recently installed a GeForce 6200 card and upgraded fine to 11.10. However due to hibernate and wakeup problems and indication's that this could be due to the ...
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HP Mini 5102 running 11.10 extremely slow [closed]

I have an HP mini 5102. I had been running 10.10 with no problems. When 11.04 came out, I upgraded but found that it was running extremely slow. I went back to 10.10 and things were fine. I recently ...
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Cannot install ATI proprietary driver

When I try gladoscc@comp001:~$ sudo apt-get install fglrx fglrx-amdcccle (The additional drivers doesn't work, gives me errors) I get: update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/pxpress/ld.so.conf ...
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Which graphics driver set is better to test in the long run?

So, my computer has a Radeon mobility card and Compiz doesn't seem to want to play nice with it. The nets me a tradeoff: I can use the proprietary drivers and get the boosted performance and take a ...
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Need driver for Alps touchpad on a Vaio F2 VPCF2190X that supports Multi-touch

I have a Sony Vaio VPCF2190X with an Alps Multi-touch trackpad, and I can't use multi-touch. Is there a resolution?
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Strange correlation between issues with audio and wlan. [closed]

Sometimes, for no apparent reason, my audio suddenly goes crazy and a few seconds later, the wireless network stops working. It'll ask me to enter the password for my wireless network, but it won't ...
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Video Drivers for Onboard GeForce 6150SE

I'm currently using the proprietary driver (version current-updates). Everything's working okay, but if I try and watch a YouTube video or movie in full screen the playback is extremely choppy. Am I ...
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How do I reinstall graphics drivers after swapping my nVidia for an ATI?

A highly foolish thing to do, i know, but now the poor old pc is stuck bios & grub start ok booting into recovery mode is possible, can get a root shell botting normal mode gets as far as the ...
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Graphic Card Installation Failure (NV 9600M GT)

I wanted to switch from 7 to Ubuntu. Now, the first thing that holds me back is the installation of the driver for my Nvidia 9600M GT. Ubuntu recommends me 4 drivers from the "Additional Driver" ...
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How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info?

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo IdeaPad y510. System info says Graphics: unknown. Driver: unknown, Experience: Standard. What should I do to use all my ...
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Videos, songs, and all media playing in fast forward

Whenever I try to play a video or song, on YouTube or using Banshee, the media plays as if it's in fast forward. Everything ran fine, videos and songs played normal, all hardware worked fine, and then ...
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Where did printer driver settings go on a Canon IP 3100?

I have had my Canon IP 3100 printer for years, and with every version of Ubuntu, since around 8 or so, it has been auto detected and worked perfectly. Now, with Ubuntu 11.10, it has been detected as ...
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Display problem on an Acer 7700GX

i have just put ubuntu onto an old Acer 7700GX. it all looks lovely for a few minutes but then the desktop background goes blocky and the text goes a bit crazy. this doesn't seem to affect new windows ...
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I can not install drivers for ATI Radeon HD 6770

I can not install drivers for ATI Radeon HD 6770. Here comes the message: Sorry, this driver installation failed. Please refer to the log file for more information: / var / log / jockey.log From ...
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Why do I see fixed horizontal lines on my desktop? [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu on my computer and there is something wrong on my desktop. This is an image of the problem (look at the top): My graphics card is an ATI Radeon X1250; I read the drivers ...