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Activate driver and complete installation

Background: I have a Dell Mini 9 that came with Ubuntu 8-something preinstalled. I created an Ubuntu 11-something installation USB. Booting from the USB, I was able to download/install the ...
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Choosing between binary or source Nvidia drivers

I've been using ubuntu for a while now and had a bit of a problem a while back with my graphics card and got to messing around with drivers. Even though I'va had experience (nasty ones) with drivers, ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR8131 ethernet card working?

I have an Atheros AR8131 Ethernet card on a Lenovo b560 laptop. Sometime in the past, probably at some upgrade or other my wired connection stopped functioning. I know the card is ok because it works ...
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Effects don't work after I install the Nvidia Drivers

I just installed ubuntu 11.10 64bit on my laptop and everything worked fine until I installed the nvidia driver (for a GeForce GT 525M). After I install the driver and reboot, the effects like snap ...
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How do I install the latest Nvidia drivers via the Additional Drivers tool?

Well obviously I can do it manually, I was just wondering why aren't these drivers available through "Additional Drivers", and why are the versions available there outdated.
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How do I make the system to recognize my dvd and cd drives

I installed mythbuntu 11.10, but it doesn't recognize my DVD and CD drives on DELL desktop 8400. How do I make it to recognize them? Thanks, Frank
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Error 'aticonfig: No supported adapters detected' while installing AMD Catalyst

I have Thinkpad E520 with two graphic cards: Intel and ATI Radeon 6630M. I am using Ubuntu 10.4 and laptop's internal display runs only on 1024x. I cannot use external displays (they are not ...
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intel 945GME x86/MMX/SSE2 driver [closed]

HD videos in Youtube doesn't run good on my Lenovo S10e Laptop. If someone can bring me a full guide of installing which is clear, I'll appreciate it much. I've tried one site but it was to ...
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How can I transfer photo's from my Kodak camera that normally would use KODAK EASYSHARE Software?

Normally I would plug my camera into my Windows XP pc, and the software would auto start, and transfer the files to a set location. I need to be able to perform the same or similar function on my PC ...
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Brightness keys don't work on a Toshiba Satellite t110

Ok well I have tried close to every single post about this problem that I could find and can not find a perm a fix for it. The fn + brightness up/down buttons do not work at all they show it changing ...
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Broadcom 4312 wireless not working on an HP dv6-1245 DX [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my HP dv6-1245 dx notebook and I do not have any wifi (it worked perfectly in ...
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Horizontal Scrolling checked but still doesn't work

I have an Asus N82JV with touchpad configured for single tap, double tap and two-finger vertical scroll. Even though I have the "Enable horizantal scrolling" in the mouse configurations it still ...
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Iis the 'radeon' open-source driver (not fglrx) able to produce sound through HDMI in 11.10 (x64)?

Just wanted to know if the open drivers provided for the Radeon graphics card --specifically the Juniper Radeon HD 5700 card -- are able to send sound through HDMI. I'm not able to do that, but I'm ...
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What driver do I need for a Radeon Mobility HD 2600 series card?

First of all I have 0 previous experience with any of linux, so I suspect it might be mistake from my part. But it seems that ubuntu 11.10 are not compatible with my graphic card. I have acer laptop ...
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How would I go about installing an AverTV Hybrid Volar HX?

How can I install the driver to get my AverTV Hybrid Volar HX working on brand new Ubuntu 11.10 computer? I'am a newby in linux world but Ubuntu looks great. Please give me a hand!
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Graphic effects are slow

İ'm using a HP Pavilion G6. Graphic card is HD6470M and switchable with HD4200. I have installed the proprietary driver in additional drivers. But graphic effects are very slow. I also tried install ...
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Is the Rocket Raid 2340 supported?

I have a server with a Rocket Raid 2340 card. I know it works in Solaris and FreeBSD, but strangely this old card doesn't work in Linux. The internet is full of people asking for help, so I decided to ...
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How do i install with makefile? I get erorr while typing `./configure` [closed]

I'm trying to install Intel driver from here: http://intellinuxgraphics.org/2011Q4.html However when running ./configure and then make I get the following output: $ ./configure checking for a ...
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ATI 5770 HD - its fan runs all time - how can I resolve this?

I have another problem with my HD 5770 ATI card. It's fan all the time runs with the same speed (i think it's about 60% cause i dont know how to measure it on Ubuntu). I have installed the drivers ...
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How do I Install Drivers for an ALFA AWUS036NHR?

I am very new to Ubuntu and I really need to get this USB wireless running. I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on a virtual machine. It comes with some instructions for setting up the drivers, but as ...
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Wireless on my EEE 1005HA doesn't work properly yet there's no additional driver listed

Reception is full but it often fails to connect to web pages. Kernel after updating: 3.0.0-15. Router Model is D-Link DIR-615. How can I find an appropriate Linux driver? The first one (output): ...
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Where can I download the drivers for a Canon MP 420 Series?

I'm trying to set up a Canon MP 420 Series printer on Ubuntu 11.10, but for some reason the wizard can't find the corresponding drivers. I looked for the drivers in , but they are not there. Even ...
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How to get better graphics at Toshiba C660?

Recently I installed Ubuntu 11.10 using wubi at my laptop Toshiba C660-1C8 (with built-in Intel HD Graphics). When I previously used Windows, I had many drivers from Toshiba including Display Driver ...
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Wide screen resolution in VirtualBox

I've installed Windows 7 in VirtualBox hosted by Ubuntu. After the installation in Windows 7 I can't see the resolution I need (wide screen). I have only the 4:3 (1024x768 etc.) How can I fix this? ...
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Recommended ATI driver?

I'm using a laptop with a mobility radeon hd 540v. I'd like to install the driver recommended by the AMD website. Is that fine or should I install one from the "additional drivers" menu? Do I have to ...
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Additional drivers: “You are not authorized to perform this action”

Anytime I do anything requiring root privileges I need to enter my password and it works. With only one exception: running "Additional drivers", which simply complains "You are not authorized to ...
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What is this error when trying to install ATI video driver?

When trying to install the driver the following error message occurs Error: ./default_policy.sh does not support version default:v2:i686:lib::none:3.0.0-15-generic; make sure that the version is ...
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ATI Catalyst drivers slowness

I have managed to install the drivers, but after installing those drivers moving different windows such as browser is very laggy. Why is that? I also tried older drivers, but they all have the same ...
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screen flickers after waking from blank screen

Every time I lock my screen and then unlock it again I get a really annoying screen flicker that stays until the next reboot. It's not like a graphic glitch it's like the screen is refreshing at a ...
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How do I activate the Broadcom wireless driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install a graphics or wireless card driver? I have downloaded the drivers that are supposed to fix my wireless problem. The problem is the instructions do not ...
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Something Different with ATI Driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I speed up Unity with an ATI card? I have ATI radeon HD 4850 and use ati 12.11 Driver on my ubuntu. I've downloaded in AMD official site but the performance ...
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How do I get my graphic card to work properly?

I been having some problems with my graphic card for a time now. But I had enough when I didn't get Oil Rush to work on my HP Pavilion g6. The system has suggested hardware drivers for me, but the ...
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Thinkpad T520 - problem detecting nvidia card after enabling it after installation

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit edition on my Lenovo Thinkpad T520. At that time, I had turn off the discrete graphics through the BIOS settings to preserve battery life. Now, I want to enable ...
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Does ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with nvidia geforce 520mx?

I have found that ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with AMD video card,but I'm not sure it support nvidia geforce 520mx or not? ps:I have tried my best to install the driver for 520mx on ...
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How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu from the main website with the hopes of dual booting it with Windows. While the operating system works, it says that I need to install a driver for my graphics card. When ...
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Laggy Windows, and cant install Post Release update driver

When I move my windows around they are really laggy. I had a feeling it's because Ubuntu isn't taking full advantage of my graphics card so i went to install the additional drivers. The normal ...
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Unable to connect my dell bh200 blue tooth head set

Hi I am using dell studio laptop with ubuntu 11.04 and very recently I bought dell bh 200 blue tooth head set but I am not able to connect and pair with my laptop, a quick googling showed few examples ...
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Help with Dial Up

I am trying to set up a computer for my friend that has dial up. The problem is nothing I try can detect the modem. GnomePPP can't find it and I can't figure Kppp out. I've been looking all over the ...
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AMD 11.12 driver issue

I followed the steps letter by letter in this post... Gnome 3.2 problems in the shell However I have come to a problem that I don't know how to solve... It is saying that package build has failed ...
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Install nvidia driver or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Enabling Nvidia driver messes up splash screen Can't fix Plymouth resolution by any means I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 recently and discovered the following ...
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Lexmark X6675 Printer stopped working on 11.10

I have a problem. I've just upgraded to 11.10 and my printer stopped working with error_log reporting: The Printer cannot communicate with the computer. From the research I have done people say on ...
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Nvidia over ATI: Choosing a video card [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: At Present Which is the best choice for a Ubuntu graphics card, AMD or nVidia? This is more of a generic question, call it a pool of issues vs stability in Ubuntu world. ...
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BCM4306 slow speeds when set to 54Mbps

I recently did a command line minimal installation of Ubuntu 11.10 on an old Compaq Presario 2500 laptop. This laptop has the Broadcom BCM4306 rev 02 Wi-Fi adapter. I've installed the ...
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Building driver for Ralink RT5370 USB WiFi WLAN Dongle

I have a Trim-Slice Value using Ubuntu 11.04. It comes with a Ralink RT5370 802.11n WiFi dongle. When I plug the dongle in, it does not 'just work'; ifconfig and iwconfig do not show the device, ...
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“AMD unsupported hardware” error message is displayed [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How-to remove “amd unsupported hardware” without reinstalling the driver? I have a SAMSUNG 305U1A Netbook and just installed the AMD/ATI generic driver for ...
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Ubuntu Server driver source catalog

Where do I find this drivers on my .iso image for the server software, or what is the ftp: location to download these files as those are the two options i am given on how to solve this issue. ...
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Installed ATI Driver but no effects

I am newbie to Linux so I don't know if this is a proper question to ask. I installed my ATI Driver on Ubuntu 11 (Im using ATI Radeon HD 2600 XT) and since my system info shows "Graphic: VESA: RV630" ...
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how do I get the Hanvon graphic tablet driver?

I have a Hanvon Graphic Tablet, and guides are suggesting I should compile the driver. I have never had to compile a program before. A link to the driver is in this Ubuntu Forums post. I love Ubuntu ...
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Kubuntu proprietary drivers vs open source

Which driver has better performance with the KDE desktop environment for kubuntu 11.10? Laptop integrated AMD Mobility Radeon HD 3200.
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ATI driver re-install fail

I know this is a common topic, I myself have even helped others with ATI issues. Unfortunately now I find myself in the position of having ATI driver issues. The 12.1 driver is out, and I heard some ...