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Is re-installation of wireless driver necessary after updating linux headers every time?

I updated my laptop with the recommended updates including the "Linux-header 3.8.0-34". After installation, i noticed my wireless was not working. I began troubleshooting and nothing worked. Finally ...
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connect my galaxy s duos phone as mass storage or drivers [duplicate]

i want the drivers of my phone to be installed in Ubuntu 12.04 Lts please help me on this
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Can drivers create a problem while switching from 32 bit to 64 bits?

I may sound like a noob , but I am going forward with it anyway.I have a windows xp 32 bit os .But my processor(Core 2 Duo) supports 64 bits .I want to install ubuntu.Now my question is whether I ...
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Fix a broken desktop GUI

I've been running 12.04 on a NVidia GPU. I attempted to install ATI's proprietary catalyst drivers and a second GPU. Now the X-desktop will not start. How do I refresh the borked desktop? Can ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 issues

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 and am having issues with my Wacom Bamboo model CTH-300. The built in GUI to configure Wacom input devices doesn't recognize my Bamboo tablet at all. When I issue - dmesg | ...
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Does Ubuntu Install Your PC Drivers Automatically?

Does Ubuntu install your PC drivers automatically? And does it need to be updated like Windows Update?
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VFS 495 finger print reader not working in Ubuntu

I have HP Probook 450 and it has integrated finger print reader VFS 495 from Validity Inc. I have Linux drivers from the HP site. Now I want to make it work it in Ubuntu. The drivers are in rpm format ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 loses ethernet driver after update and reboot

I have a I210 Gigabit Network Connection and it requires me to install the driver manually, the driver is igb-5.0.6 . So this is what I do: sudo make install sudo modprobe igb Then everything ...
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Can I uninstall and then immediately reinstall the Ubuntu printer driver

I am warned that if I uninstall the Ubuntu printer driver future updates will not include new items in the Ubuntu desktop system set. I don't wish to miss out. Still, several printer projects have ...
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Is Cairo-dock full compatible after installation of amd driver with The fan club website

I have installed on my Ubuntu 12.04. LTS, the version beta for the amd driver ( AMD Radeon HD 7650M) with the website tool The Fan Club (http://www.thefanclub.co.za/how-to/ubuntu-amd-catalyst-install) ...
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Should I install Any Drivers After ubuntu installation like sound driver , landriver

i am new to this should i install any drivers in it so it can be functionally active And what extension it uses for softwares
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Problems running ubuntu on Asus F550C

I am fairly new to ubuntu and Linux. I installed ubuntu on my Asus F550C,Intel i-5,nvidia geforce 720m. There are some issues installing and configuring the Graphicscard. When I install the driver ...
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could not load module rsyslog lmnsd_gtls.so

The rsyslog module is showing up in system log /var/log/syslog as message repeated. rsyslog was also showing 99% cpu use in top at one point, possibly unrelated. tail /var/log/syslog Dec 1 ...
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Nvidia driver removal to revert to xorg - I cannnot boot in recovery/failsafe mode

I'd like to remove the nvidia video driver and revert to the xorg, but I haven't been able to boot in recovery mode. Any suggestions ? I can boot from the installation disk, in the live disk mode, and ...
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FGLRX Intel/ATI Hybrid Video, Dual-Display Flickering

I'm sorry if the same question is already asked, I checked several ones but the reported problems are different or solution doesn't work. So I've successfully installed FGLRX driver on my laptop DELL ...
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Network cable unplugged message after Motherboard change

SOLVED!!! Jan 1, 2014. (see last edit) The motherboard on my win PC blew the PCI-EX slot, so I had to swap it to my Ubuntu box. Everything works fine except the NIC. I keep getting a cable unplugged ...
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Mouse not working (perrixx)

My perrixx mx3000 lights up but it does not move. Is there anyway to make it work? im stuck with my painfully broken mouse. I tried installing the drivers on the website but its only for windows. ...
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KVM CPUand some Video Card Problems

On boot I get these errors: This CPU is not supported by this model and kvm disabled by bios Here is my system specs: AMD FX 8120 M5a78l-m LX ATI Radeon HD6850 8gb ram(used memtest no problem ...
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how to find and add drivers to 13.10?

Just bought a new computer with splendid features inside... (Hp envy dv7-7300/ct i-7 core. n-vidia 2GB video... a "beats by dre" speaker with built in bass...) since I cleared the windows off from ...
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Installing new wacom driver for CTH-680 or CTH-480

Info: This is not needed in Ubuntu 14.04 anymore. The Tablets CTH-480 and CTH-680 work out of tho box now I bought a wacom graphic tablet and missed to look if it is supportet by ubuntu. The Tablet ...
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How do I install drivers for a NVIDIA 720M on Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu for the very first time. I am having trouble installing any drivers for my GT 720M card. I've tried to follow the guides for general NVIDIA driver installation but haven't ...
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How do I get a Realtek 8821 wireless card working?

I have a Transformer Book Trio, and just like there, Ubuntu seems not to see the wifi card. Here are the two commandlines I used : $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. $ lspci -nn | grep -i ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 recognizes wifi networks but won't connect (BCM4313) [duplicate]

So, I partitioned my hard driver and installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 in partition C:. First I installed Windows and got the wifi device working by installing the proper drivers for Broadcom ...
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Bumblebee does not work in my Lenovo g580 laptop

I'm pulling my hair trying to get this out. Since I know there is an issue with bumblebee and my laptop I've installed one of the latest stable kernels, so uname -r gives me 3.12.1-031201-generic ...
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Asus X550CA-XX275H Driver Problems

I am completely new to Ubuntu and Linux. I installed everything fast and easy, but I do not know what to do about drivers. I get messages about my graphics card drivers being out of date etc on ...
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Skype doesn't launch after NVIDIA driver installation [closed]

I just installed NVIDEA drivers and found that Skype doesn't launch. I tried several solutions that I found here (like that), but no one helped. So, that's what I see if I try to launch Skype from ...
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Why is the joydev module enabled on Ubuntu Server?

I'm studying for my LPIC level 1 exam and was looking into modules in Ubuntu Server. I noticed that the "joydev" module was enabled on my server and upon running modinfo, realised it is a module to ...
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How to install Canon LBP2900b drivers? [duplicate]

I am trying very hard to install Canon LBP2900b Printer in Ubuntu 13.10. I have searched and googled a lot for the solution over fortnight but none of the site / link gave me the simple solution for ...
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12.04.3 can start only after press “resume” in rescue mode (every boot) - problem with Nvidia driver

I tried to install maybe ten Linux distros on my new PC, and every time I have problems with video driver: black screen or visual artefacts. I was able to install only Ubuntu 12.04.3 x64 LTS, but ...
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Video Drivers Reinstall

I was trying to fix Steam, as it was showing nothing but white in the client. I updated all the video drivers, and after I did that Steam refused to even load up, so I removed / uninstalled all my ...
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What's the difference between LPR and cupswrapper drivers? How to install printer drivers?

I'm considering getting a Brother HL2230 printer. I can't find that printer listed in https://www.openprinting.org/printers However there're a few HL2230 Linux drivers available in ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA Corporation MCP61 Ethernet Ubuntu 13.04

I've just uninstalled Windows 7 from my pc and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop. Everything has gone well except for one very important thing, namely the network card. My network ...
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hpacucli on HP ProLiant DL320e Gen8 with Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bits

I'm trying to get working the HP Smart Array utility "hpacucli" on a ProLiant DL320e Gen8 server since it's officially certified. The program is installed successfully (I followed this guide) but ...
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install Ubuntu 13.10 on my notebook

It's ovi from Bangladesh. I want to install Ubuntu 13.10 on my notebook which is Compaq CQ-41 209-TU. On the official site I find drivers only for windows. What after installing Ubuntu? Without ...
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Screen flicker with Ubuntu 13.10

I am relatively new to Linux and installed Ubuntu 13.10 dual boot with Windows 7 on my Dell laptop. I am having a lot of issues with my screen flickering. I've seen this question asked before but have ...
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I am using 3d modeling softwares. Can Ubuntu 13.10 is good for me…?

I have a HP Pavilion g6 2230tx laptop with Radeon 7670m graphic card. I am frustrated to using windows now. So I think to upgrade my windows platform to linux. My question is can I use autodesk ...
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Cant access the internet

I am new user of Ubuntu. Almost everything is working fine, but I can't access the internet. I am connected to my home wifi, but can't access internet. Wifi is working fine on Windows 8 and cable ...
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Dummy Output in Audio; nothing is working (ALSA broken?)

Problem: My audio is not working. I'm getting that "Dummy Output" in the sound settings. I've been scouring the web, but nothing I try is working. I've tried sudo alsa force-reload sudo apt-get ...
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Graphics issues after migration from 12.04 to 13.10 with AMD graphics

I used 12.04 for a long time and all worked fine. Now i downloaded 13.10 and I think, graphics drivers doesn't work as they should. Launcher doesn't hide (Although it's set in settings) and launcher ...
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Advice on building my first pc with ubuntu

I have just started to receive the pieces of my computer, I am planning on using just Ubuntu on this computer. I have ordered an AMD A10 APU, a MSI Motherboard, a Seagate hard-drive, and 4GB of RAM. ...
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How can I install a USB bluetooth dongle in Ubuntu 12.04?

I would like to use a USB bluetooth dongle on Ubuntu 12.04. I guess that I will have install some drivers first. So where do I get those? Are there any universal bluetooth drivers? Do I have to do ...
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Differences between the hardware driver and the kernel driver?

I am pretty new to Linux. I always see two terms hardware driver and kernel driver. So what are the differences between the hardware driver and the kernel driver?
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Dell inspiron N51100 black screen after login

After a normal login screen in Ubuntu 13.10 I get a black screen with only my cursor. I tried to open in recovery mode to adjust the driver settings but that didn't work. I get an error that the ...
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Can't Reinstall Ubuntu-Desktop due to strange error with printer-driver-pnm2ppa

I've been trying to fix this error for hours with no avail. My apt-get seems to be paralyzed by an error I'm receiving with this printer-driver-pnm2ppa. I don't actually need the driver but it's a ...
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Install a Graphic driver is it really necessary?

I'm just start using ubuntu, a few months but just for fun (having a diferent SO, :)...) but now I want to improve and understand some things: when I installed ubuntu 13, it came with a "gallium 0.4 ...
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Ubuntu and Hp pavilion 15e069sl

does wi-fi connection works on Hp pavilion 15e069sl if i install the latest version of ubuntu on it? if it doesn't work where can I find the drivers to make it run?
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Drivers for TP-LINK TL-WN725N Nano USB Wireless N adapter

Can you advise me on what drivers to install for the TP-LINK TL-WN725N USB wireless adapter on UBUNTU 12.04. TP-LINK only provide Windows drivers.
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12.04 installing lexmark s605 on network

I haven't used unix for twenty years, heaven help us I was a unix box product manager once. My how it's changed, I'll call myself a newbie. Anyway: I have a lexmark S605 printer on the network. it ...
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After downgrade of Nvidia driver cannot start Nvidia Settings in Ubuntu 12.04

I have some issues with Nvidia Settings and can't get what's the problem? I dowgraded my recommended Nvidia driver to older version and everything seems to be fine the resolution and video, so on, I ...
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Nvidia GeForce GTX650

I have read this post but there is no feedback. I've also googled it (maybe with the wrong keywords?) but I couldn't find a recent list of supported graphic cards. I'm building my desktop and I would ...