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ATI proprietary driver (post release) install fails. How can I fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics install fails, how can I resolve the problem? If ATI post release driver is selected, install fails. How can I fix it? And I don't ...
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Help, my NVIDIA drivers are completely broken

I'm on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and everything was fine up till about two hours ago, since when I've spent all my time trying to make things work again. I was trying to install the latest drivers from the ...
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How do i install ati radeon hd 3650 driver on my pc?

I need help on this. I want to try using ubuntu so i downloaded the 11.10 version over the net. Well after the installation my desktop, i have run the the additional drivers. It installed about ...
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Monitor sometimes displays “no signal detected” on an HD4200

I'm using the default drivers (Mesa?) installed by default in Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that in sometimes the monitor image is unstable and when the system turn on the screensaver, the monitor ...
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How do I get gcc installed without a network connection?

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 10.04.3 on a new motherboard. The driver(s) in the install do not support the Intel 82579V NIC on the motherboard. I've located and downloaded the NIC driver - but of ...
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My zte ac 8700 usb modem is not recognized. What should I do?

I am a new user to Ubuntu. I have seen Ubuntu on Youtube got attracted, so I installed it on my Acer Aspire One Happy 2 Netbook as a software in win 7 starter. Everything is good, but when comes to ...
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Questions regarding kernel multitouch input driver [closed]

I'm developing a linux kernel driver for a multitouch device. I have used as start point the usbtouchscreen driver included in linux-3.0 kernel source. Altough I can already make my mouse pointer ...
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How to force a proprietary driver to load on startup?

I've been having some problems with the driver for a wireless NIC supplied with the 3.0.0 kernel. I've compiled and installed the proprietary driver for it, so that I can switch it once the system has ...
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Drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 430?

I recently bought a Nvidia GeForceGT 430. When I boot into Ubuntu, it looks low quality. I think its because I don't have the device drivers. Does anyone know how to download the drivers?
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Graphics card problem

I'm having a ATI Radeon HD 4550 graphics card. The performance of my desktop is faster and smoother without install the driver for it. After installing the driver, the performance of my desktop is ...
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How t get Pressure sensitivity work on a Wacom bamboo pen ctl-460?

My tablet works fine except for the fact that I don't have any pressure sensitivity. Any idea on how to fix this? Edit: I have the same problem, but I can add that pressure sensitivity used to work ...
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Broadcom b43 power management [closed]

I can't enable power management functions on my Broadcom BCM4311 WLAN card (as sugested by PowerTOP) Here are some prints: root@grumpy:~# lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Videos in Totem kills X server

Using oneiric, up-to-date. 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 771/671 PCIE VGA Display Adapter (rev 10) With the SiS driver available in the repositories my videos ...
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Asus eee PC R011PX (Unity) 3D support ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I know if my video card can run Unity? I want to know if there is any chance to get Unity 3d working wit my Netbook?. I tried the x-swat (Ubuntu-X) ppa but when i ...
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Keyboard backlight sensor doesn't work on a Sony Vaio VPCS116FG

I have a VAIO laptop (VPCS116FG, S series). Its keyboard has sensors that can detect how bright the surrounding is, so it automatically turns on the backlight in dark places such as airplane cabins. ...
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Sentelic Touchpad Scrolling ASUS UX31 Zenbook

The capabilities of the touchpad on the new ASUS UX31 Zenbook leave much to be desired. The touchpad works like a mouse, but no vertical or horizontal scrolling. I contacted a developer who works for ...
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Help me to determine: Does this laptop have wireless?

I've got a pair of HP-Compaq nc8000s and it seems they should have wireless... but when I check networkmanager I don't see it, nor when I check in all the normal places. From this lshw output: ...
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How to install graphics and sound driver again?

One of my friends, when trying to make an USB speaker work in ubuntu 11.10+gnome 3.2+no graphics card HP machine, accidentally removed the pulseaudio driver as well as the graphics driver. So after ...
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After downloading my USB Adapter Driver zipped file, how can i install it(after extracting) [closed]

i just downloaded my ALFA AWUS036H wireless USB driver for my Linux machine, but i have no clue about installing it on my machine, how can i do that? please help me..
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How to install LLVMpipe?

I hear about the LLVMpipe gallium 3d state tracker that is said to be faster than software renderer. But I cannot find a good instruction from a to z that tell me how to install it. So here I am, ...
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Nvidia GTS450, turn on nvidia drivers = blank screen after boot

I know this is possibly a duplicate of Blank screen after installing nvidia restricted driver. But now 11.10 has been released. Is this issue near to being resolved? I've even uninstalled the ...
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Can I revert an NVIDIA driver?

I tried to update to driver 286.05.09 (nvidia says these are the latest) and now I cannot log into ubuntu, is it possible to revert back to the recommended? The pic below is what I see, but I can ...
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How do I get my Turtle Beach Ear Force Z1's to work? [closed]

I recently deleted windows and installed Ubuntu and now when I try to use skype (or any other app) my mic does not want to pick up my voice. I tried fixing the issue in the system settings but when I ...
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Why can't I create an ad-hoc wireless network using Intel 4965AGN?

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and I want to create a ad-hoc wireless network. I get that my wireless card (INTEL 4965AGN) apparently does not support the ad-hoc mode: $ sudo service network-manager stop ...
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How can i kill x server and be put into a command prompt?

Is there a way to kil xserver and put me into a command prompt or something? (Ubuntu 11.10) Normally killing xserver with sudo stop lightgdm puts me into a BIOS-esque black screen. Where can I type ...
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How to stop disconnecting when using ALFA wireless USB device?

my Internet keep disconnecting every 3 minutes, Ubuntu connected to Internet using my ALFA Wireless adapter AWUS036H without any drivers, but still i get disconnects.. should i install driver for my ...
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Intel HD drivers [closed]

I have a Lenovo G470 notebook and I want know if to improve my video card driver I have to only install kernel 3.1, or if I have to install a new intel video card driver, eg. Xorg Edgers? Thanks.
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What version of the Catalyst driver ships with 11.10?

Hello i wonder if Ubuntu is using the new 11.10 driver. or do i have to install it manually from AMD's site?
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kernel multitouch events injection / example / source where can I find?

I'm developing a kernel driver for a multitouch digitizer. How can I find an example of how should the event be injected to the OS subsystem? Is there any open source driver out there that could ...
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Error after installing proprietary driver for graphic card

I'm using ubuntu 11.10 + gnome 3. Before I installed proprietary driver for my discrete card, Everything had worked fine (System indicator, Activities corner, dash,...). After installing the driver, ...
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I'm trying to print on my HP Deskjet 841C printer in Ubuntu 10.04, but it's not working

As soon as I hooked the printer into the computer, Ubuntu said that it was installed. So, I tried printing, and a paper prints saying "** Unable to open the initial device, quitting." Then I run a ...
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Installed Ubuntu 11.10, and networking constantly fails

I just installed Ocelot on my new machine (with an ASUS M5A99X EVO motherboard and on-board gigabit ethernet), and I asked it to download updates while it installed. The install took forever, the ...
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Monitor will not be detected, stuck at 640x480 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting screen resolution correct with nvidia drivers I'm completely new to Linux but know the basics of command entry. Here's what I've tried: First off, I installed my ...
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Radeon 9200 open source drivers

I have installed on my friend old computer Ubuntu 11.10 but it's slower then Windows XP. Probably because of drivers for graphic card - Radeon 9200. Can I install open source drivers for it?
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Should I install the nvidia drivers for my computer after I've installed bumblebee?

I'm running an optimus enabled laptop. I installed bumblebee and everything seems to work great. However I'm confused what i should do next. Should i install the nvidia drivers for my computer or ...
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How do I get the touchscreen pointer driver working on a Panasonic CF-19 Toughbook? [closed]

The only instructions I have managed to find in google are related to Ubuntu 8.04 - While mine is 11.10. Have anyone managed to get it solved out? https://wiki.ubuntu.com/CF-19
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How do I set up a Matrox TripleHead2go?

Does anybody know how to set up the Matrox TripleHead2go on ubuntu 10.10 or 11.10? I have 3x 22"monitors and a GTS450 Nvidia video card.
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Can someone get me a link to download the The driver of nvidia-Ion 2 Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: link to download the appropriate driver nvidia-Ion 2 Can someone get me a link to download the The driver of nvidia-Ion 2 Ubuntu 11.10
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link to download the appropriate driver nvidia-Ion 2

I have a ASUS laptop model n2015 and has also built video card - nvidia-Ion 2 Shipping Can anyone direct me to a link to download the appropriate driver nvidia-Ion 2 Ubuntu 11.10
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Graphics driver for Intel 3150?

Hello everyone can anyone give me a link to the Ubuntu driver of graphics card designed for Intel 3150? And is there software which provides a substitute Ubuntu Store Windus content of the file ...
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Getting the right ATI Drivers for 6370m [closed]

Just bought a Lenovo G570 with a Radeon 6370m video card. Tried both drivers recommended under "additional drivers". The first driver failed. Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have ...
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nVidia driver Failed Install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? If I try to install the driver for my nvidia 320M card it shows me Sorry, this driver installation failed. For more ...
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How do I install my graphics driver for Dell Latitude D620?

I have a Dell Latitude D620 with 11.10 on it, and I am wondering how to install Intel or Intel-Compatible drivers for my integrated video card.
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USB SATA hard drive enclosure

I'm trying to use a USB to SATA hard drive enclosure on 10.10. It shows up in the file manager, but I cannot open it or anything else. Is there a driver I need or some other configuration I must do to ...
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Support for Realtek8111e [closed]

Putting Realtek 8111e support into 11.10 requires an unreasonable amount of work if one only wants a 'Live' CD to evaluate Ubuntu. Since Linux is worthless without the Internet, I can't even evaluate ...
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How to configure Logitech VX Revolution's extra buttons (zoom slider, ect.)?

Is there any way to make work my Logitech VX Revolution's extra buttons under Ubuntu 11.10? Under Ubuntu 9.10 I've found a graphical interface program that was suitable to configure the extra buttons, ...
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Rollback from proprietary to open source ATI drivers causes Unity to not start anymore

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10. I changed the open drivers for the proprietary ones and had all sorts of problems while trying to make dual screens work, so I decided to roll back the drivers. Now ...
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Installing “RadeonHD” drivers

How do I go about install the "radeonhd" drivers in ubuntu 11.04?
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How I can install the Epson TX 135?

How I can install? whenever I connect, it tells me not found the appropriate driver, any help is welcome, thanks. ¿Como puedo instalarlo? Cada vez que conecto la impresora me dice que no encuentra ...
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How do I install drivers for an HD6950?

I have a HD6950 graphics card and a fresh install of ubuntu 10.04. I have a SyncMaster 2032BW monitor that can handle resolutions upto 1680x1050. Ubuntu will only let me put my resolution upto ...