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How do I install my new Canon MG5250 printer? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, but it's hard to get it to work. How do I install this printer?
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Are there better FGLRX drivers?

I have a Radeon HD 4770, the problem is that when I install the FGLRX drivers my computer becomes laggy as hell. Without them installed I can watch HD video(better than in windows with its official ...
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Can I disable the mouse for LightDM?

LightDM is having major problems with the xserver and generic graphics driver on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for me, and I really don't like the look and feel of GDM or LXDM, so I just want to disable the mouse ...
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New motherboard, Windows drivers?

Perhaps it's a silly question but I've recently purchased a new motherboard and of course it came with a CD with it's drivers only for Windows systems (you know, the Autorun cr@p and all that) So, ...
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Can't detect my graphics card (Nvidia GT 620M) on Xubuntu 11.10 & 12.04

The title pretty much sums it up. I recently purchased a new laptop with a Nvidia GT 620M, in order to use CUDA. I also have an Intel integrated graphics card. I first proceeded to install the ...
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Are Intel HD 4000 graphics supported on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS?

I have an intel Core i7-3700 system with Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics with a dual monitor setup (1 connected via VGA, the other via DVI) on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS 64bit. I'm trying to get my monitors ...
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Installation of Realtek USB Wifi dongle

I want to install a USB WiFi dongle under 12.04. I already searched the net for help, but did not find anything that helped. The dongle is a Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188SU 802.11n WLAN ...
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Very strange bug in Ubuntu (introduced in recent months' updates) [closed]

I have been using my ThinkPad x200 with Ubuntu since I bought it several yeas ago, every time doing a clean install when switching versions instead of upgrading one on top of the other. I have never ...
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Dell Precision M65 Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a USB stick and am having problems getting the wireless networking to ...
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How do I install drivers for ATI X1650 Pro

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 32-bit and I have an ATI X1650 Pro 512mb but there are no drivers for my video card in the restricted drivers. How can I install drivers?
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How to fix black screen whenever a game starts?

When I launch Minecraft, I log in, it updates, and then the screen turns black. When I launch Counter-Strike, it launches, shows the Valve screen, and then the screen turns black. I'm really pissed ...
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What does “VESA: Madison” in the graphics driver information mean?

It indicate "Experience:standard" on graphics driver. What does it mean, is there any other experience other than standard? or can it be upgraded?
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How does one get an Epson Stylus SX425W to work with ubuntu 12.04

Have tried down loading it from computer but it will only go so far then says that there is an error see /var/log/jockey.log. The printer will respond to the command print but will not print, it ...
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AMD Propietary drivers

Is it safe to install AMD Propietary drivers with Additional drivers feature? Arent they outdated? The one with (post release updates) tag fails after download. I tried to install the drivers using ...
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Acer laptop, Intel 2200BG, wireless “disabled by hardware switch” irrespective of switch position

I have the problem that on my old Acer Travelmate292 the wireless hardware switch has stopped working a couple releases ago. It worked fine in Windows. BIOS is at the latest version, the switch is ...
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Guest Additions in Virtualbox problem

IN UBUNTU 12.04... After installing Guest Additions, I restarted, then, I logged in. After logging in, all I see is a desktop with a invisible bar (top bar but invisible, I mean). when I clicked ...
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How do you purge NVIDIA GeForce 7025 drivers?

How do you remove and purge NVIDIA graphics drivers recommended for installation in Ubuntu 12.04?
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How do I install the Intel Graphics driver in my system?

Can someone help me out and explain or point me in the right direction on how to check video drivers and see if my video card running okay? I had 10.04 installed on my Thinkpad r61 with Compiz ...
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Can I manually load drivers for a particular device? I have a “Next Engine” 3d model scanner.

I desperately would like to use my Next Engine 3D model scanner(http://www.nextengine.com/) in Ubuntu 12.04. The software installs nicely using wine, but the device drivers do not install. I am ...
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Do I need to install extra drivers on an Aspire 4750 6801?

I have an aspire 4750 6801. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I want to install the hardware drivers but I got this message: "No proprietary drivers are in use on this system". I would like to know if ...
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Wireless card causes ubuntu 12.04 to freeze on startup

I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit with a TP-Link TL-WN851ND wireless card. Every time I start up, anywhere between 0 and 60 seconds after the login screen appears, the computer freezes ...
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Graphic Drivers ATI Radeon x600 for Ubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to find out how to install the Radeon x600 on this old laptop. I know this facts: It's a Legacy Driver The Kernel probably won't support it. I'm looking to be able to have some 3D ...
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I can't get my AMD APU to use the propriety drivers, is there anyway to fix this?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP machine running on a AMD APU A4. For some reason I can't install the video drivers to play WoW. Can someone help me out and it keeps telling me to check my jlogs?
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Quickly application How to call function from other .py files?

I'm new to programing and I'm writing my first python program using quickly. I have added new window and on this new window I want to call function from main window? I google for it and all I found is ...
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Ubuntu running too slow

My specs: AMD Athlon 4400+ 2.11 Ghz 2 GB RAM DDR2 ATI Radeon HD 3600 512 MB 320 GB HDD (2GB swap) OS Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit, fresh install from Ubuntu DVD I have a problem: My PC is running ...
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Updates in 12.04 mess up nvidia drivers

I am using the proprietary nVidia CUDA developer's drivers on my Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome 3 shell, from here: ...
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3dsp BlueW2310U bluetooth/wireless combo has no driver support in 12.04 LTS

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kernel 3.2.9-26-generic) on a touchpad with a 3dsp BlueW2310U bluetooth/wireless combo device internally installed. It does not work because the release does not ...
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Do I need to update my GPU drivers?

I have the following system running Ubuntu 12.04 with Wine 5.8: AMD Phenom I x4 2.8 Ghz XFX GTs 250 1GB 3GB DDR 2 Ram I have tried the 2 drivers in the additional drivers program and both have the ...
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Nvidia drivers with GeForce 680M problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I have a new Alienware M17x which I have installed 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10 (dual boot). I have ...
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How to get my AE1000 adapter to work?

So I am so frustrated because my wireless netowrk is not getting picked up by my laptop so I put my AE1000 cisco adapter in it but it needs the driver to make it work! How do I get it to work? If you ...
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What exactly are items in the /dev directory?

I have been writing an application in C++ that transmits radio messages by writing to a modem connected to the serial port. To do this I need to get a file descriptor using code of the form ...
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How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04-64 bit on my Lenovo IdeaPad laptop, and the wired Ethernet (LAN) connection doesn't work. Running the lspci -vv | grep Atheros command from the terminal shows me I have ...
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In need of driver for C-Media CMI8788

I have a HT Omega eClaro in a system that I use for ripping vinyl. Will I ever be able to use this machine it with Ubuntu?
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How to install Xerox workcentre 5020

Cups doesn't have a driver for WorkCentre 5020b. But the printer is detected by Ubuntu cups and the config utility. What should I do to install this printer to my Desktop system? I want this set up ...
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Running Ubuntu On My OCZ RevoDrive 2 - No such drivers exist?

Would anyone know if there are future plans or a possiblity of getting some drivers for my SSD; There is very little to no support from OCZ regarding linux drivers - Is there a coder out there that ...
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How to install Network Adapter Drivers for Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How can I install drivers for 64-bit Atheros AR8161/8165 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20) for Ubuntu 12.04. I dual boot Windows7/Ubuntu 12.04 drivers work for 64-bit Windows 7. lspic ...
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Unity 3D and Gnome 3 aren't working

When I first got my laptop, Unity 3D worked fine. Then, suddenly, it stopped. Then, regardless of which desktop environment I chose, it booted Unity 2D. I tried installing my ATI/AMD graphics ...
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Ubuntu hardware recognition and driver loading - how does it happen? [closed]

After doing some reading about device drivers and .ko files and drivers built into the kernel at compile time I was wondering what happens at boot time. Does the boot up process identify hardware and ...
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Graphics drivers for ATI Radeon 5450

I've been googling everywhere I could think of for the past three days now and I finally just made an account here to ask my question. I'm a total Ubuntu n00b, I'm converting from Windows (which I ...
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Proprietary Drivers Required for my Lenovo Edge 320

Sooo...I have ordered myself a Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 320. I'm realy excited about the Laptop and about trying Ubuntu. I'm completly new to linux. So i did find out that the laptop is certified for ...
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Graphics freezes on Acer Aspire 5516

I have a problem with graphics on my aspire 5516. I use default drivers for lan(atheros) and video(ati radion 1200) cards. So, graphics freezes when my lan adapter is turn on but the cable isn't ...
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Correct way to install nvidia-173 driver on Ubuntu 12.04?

After chasing around an unfortunate bug wherein my Dell's Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 requires a driver other than either nouveau or nvidia-current, I came across this: ...
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how to install rtl8187 driver on Ubuntu 12.04

I tried to install this driver and keeps giving me errors I don't understand!! here is the log on Aircrack's driver installation In file included from ...
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Vista to Ubuntu 12.04, no internet connectivity

I'm new to Linux. This is my first time downloading another operating system to anything. I was pleased when I saw Ubuntu's capabilities and downloaded the .iso at once to try the live CD. When trying ...
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Installing Nvidia 610m 2gb from root

I've read some answers regarding on how to install the nvidia driver. I followed those steps but got a problem when I ran it in the terminal. This is the error: ERROR: You appear to be running an X ...
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Nvidia geforce 610m driver download and installation

I downloaded the driver of Nvidia 610m driver on http://www.geforce.com/drivers but I don't know how to install it in ubuntu.It is my first time to use ubuntu. I've already read some answers from the ...
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Triple Monitor Ubuntu 12.04

I have just installed my first ever Ubuntu! The first major problem is that my second graphics card is not registering. I have 2 x Radeon HD 6800's connected with a crossfire attatchment. The triple ...
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Which is the X display driver for the AMD Radeon HD series in 12.04?

I'm looking for the AMD open source drivers for the HD series like my HD6250, but i can't find this drivers in the official repository, this package xserver-xorg-video-radeonhd is simply not available ...
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Which device drivers are built into the kernel?

I recently installed a vendor supplied embedded linux onto a hardware device. When I ran lsmod on the device command line the response was empty. I was lead to believe that this means that the drivers ...
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How do I install Bumblebee on Nvidia 540M in 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? I am new to Linux ("Ubuntu") and have been using Windows until now. I have decided to try Ubuntu out since version 11 ...