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Desktop lagging and general problems with an ATI X1550

So recently i installed Ubuntu 11.10 and first thing i always do is checking additional drivers but nothing shows there , and when i go to "System Info" > "Graphic" there is "Driver:Unknown ...
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Slow internet connection with a Digicom Wireless 11n 300m (rt2800)

After upgrading to ubuntu 11.10 the speed of my internet connection has considerably reduced. I surf on internet using a wireless usb adapter Digicom Wireless 11n 300m which works with rt2800usb ...
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With Ubuntu 11.04 and 11.10, why do I have to run commands to enable two finger scrolling?

When I run the following commands in the terminal the radio button in the mouse options will enable two finger scrolling. If I do not run these commands first, then scrolling radio button no longer ...
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Can't start without X server in order to install video drivers

On 10.10 I was able to make quick Video Drivers installs just by starting Ubuntu in "recovery mode", which would me allow to modify the X server. But now if I start the system in recovery mode it ...
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USB card reader

I am using a Gear Head USB card reader on Ubuntu 11.1 and it works great. The model number of the device is CR3000MSD. I am looking for some working source code in any language really that will allow ...
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Need help to remove ATI Proprietary driver. And go back to default [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I Restore default video drives I did have Gallium 0.4 , on RV710 ATI driver. My gnome-shell did work well on that driver, there wasn't a glitch on the topbar. I ...
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Driver for Intel HD 3000 (Core i7 2630QM)

Ubuntu 11.10 can't recognize my intel HD 3000, where can i download the driver? The ouput of lspci -vnn | grep VGA is 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core ...
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Nvidia drivers don't like audio devices?

Fresh install of 11.10: Right after installing restricted drivers (nvidia) all audio devices disappear. Why could it be? EDIT: Also, after disabling these restricted drivers, the audio devices (sound ...
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How do I recover from this broken upgrade(?)?

I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 through the upgrade wizard. I had about 30 minutes left on my install, and had to leave. When I came back, my computer was frozen, so I had to do a hard reset. When ...
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Bad video driver installed- how to get rid of it?

I had good running system of v10.04 Ubuntu on my old Acer TravelMate 630 laptop (about 8 years old) for months. Then I upgraded to v11.10 via Update manager and it went like charm. After that, I ...
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6770 AMD Drivers… Nothing but trouble?

I downloaded 11.10 a couple days ago-- so far I love it, but I'm having issues with a graphics driver for the 6770 HD Radeon card. Firstly, if I try the two drivers from the driver program, one of ...
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No graphics acceleration with an Nvidia GeForce 8500 GT

Brand new installation of Ubuntu 11.10 and then install the nvidia proprietary driver (280.13) by selecting "Additional Drivers" -> driver activated and used (according to the same menu). When I type ...
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How do I install the drivers for my ATI 6850 graphics card?

How do I install the drivers for my graphics card, which is an ATI 6850? I know that sometimes things stop working when I download a third-party driver, so I'd like to know the right way to do this.
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How do I get an Acer FlatBed Scanner 22 working?

I have a scanner and I searched on Google that the Linux is the only one O.S. that have compatibility with this scanner (Acer FlatBed Scanner 22). Before I upgrade my Ubuntu O.S. from 11.04 to 11.10 ...
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HP Pavilion dv7 Graphics Driver [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I did all the software updates. When I went into Additional Drivers, I saw that my ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX Graphics Driver is not activated. It says (post-release ...
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nvidia geforce gt 240 overscan problem [closed]

I am having issues getting the proper resolution on my 46" samsung tv. when in win7 i had to manually adjust the settings because the default nvidia 1920x1080 is outside of my monitor, i had to scale ...
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Cannot print with Canon IP1200 printer

I was happy to find that finally there's a driver for my Canon ip1200 printer which as of 11.04 was not available. Plugged my USB cable and printer is recognized properly. Right click on the printer ...
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Ubuntu hits a black screen after boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have used wubi.exe to install Ubuntu 11.10 from Windows7. The OS boots properly most of the ...
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Installing Realtek 8188 wireless driver fails

When I try and install the RTL8188CUS drivers downloaded from Realtek (using their install.sh shell script) I installed the drivers in 11.04 using individual commands to make, etc., and that worked ...
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Unity Doesn't run after upgrading via xorg-edgers

After doing the xorg-edgers upgrade, I can't log into unity but I can access gnome 3. Any reasons why. The performance boost is amazing but I don't want to go back to the old drivers. unity 2d works. ...
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What's the difference between ATI FGLRX drivers and the “post release update” driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Differences between the 2 FGLRX graphics drivers So here's the deal: Fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10, got some basic applications like Code::Blocks, Wine, and such. I go ...
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How can I know that 11.10 won't introduce hardware compatibility problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to quickly and thoroughly use a LiveCD to test for hardware incompatibility? I haven't upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 yet & I am wary of doing it. I'm afraid that ...
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no video after new drivers

running Ubuntu 11.10 and after updating video driver it stops loading after (fail) on LightDM display manager. I can get to the command prompt but don't know any of the commands. I've been reading and ...
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Can't install certain drivers [closed]

I got a problem with my drivers installation. 3 days ago, I installed Ubuntu with Windows 7's installation program (Wubi). Then they asked me to activate or install the drivers, I said yes and ...
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Wireless drivers on install? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I install software offline? I've been having this question since ubuntu 9.xx, hopefully you guys know what I can do. Is it possible to make it detect the ...
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Is/will the AMD Radeon HD 6650M be supported? [closed]

I have a discrete AMD Radeon HD 6650M graphic card. I can't run it, whether with the free radeon driver and vga_switcheroo nor with fglrx and sudo aticonfig --px-dgpu. Will Ubuntu support this ...
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Why is the NVIDIA GPU so hot?

I have just installed 11.10 and installed the recommended driver for NVIDIA (230M). The current driver installed is 280.13. The temperature of the card is 85°C. I have tried using LXDE and Unity 2D, ...
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Driver Radeon HD 5770 locking

okay? I was amazed Ubuntu 11.10, but my nightmare is when I install the driver of my vga. I have a Radeon HD 5770 and install the driver that Ubuntu recommends itself. After I install the driver and ...
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Dell XPS 17 Nvidia Driver - Bumblebee [closed]

Ok, so first of all , I have the same problem as here: Problems with nvidia drivers on Dell XPS I know what is the problem, and that Bumblebee can solve this . My question is : Do I have to install ...
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Windows go blank when resizing

Usually it happens when I make a window bigger. I just updated to Ubuntu 11.10. I'm using an AMD Athlon and this is my driver's configuration: (I remember I removed my video card though). Any ...
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What's the difference between the nvidia-current, and nvidia-current-updates packages?

What's the difference between the nvidia-current, and nvidia-current-updates packages? The former has a higher version number, and the description of the packages are the same. Which do I use? ...
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How do I install the experimental Nvidia open-source drivers?

During the Ubuntu 11.10 beta 1 there were experimental Nvidia open source drivers. I liked them a lot more than the proprietary ones because they let me use the native dual-screen settings from ...
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How to install driver for Rosewill RNX-N150UBE? [closed]

link to driver i am a super noob, so super simple walkthrough would be appreciated
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GUI apps always generate Xlib: extension “RANDR” missing on display “:0.0”. [closed]

For a long time, I've had the following show up every time I launch a GUI application from the terminal: Xlib: extension "RANDR" missing on display ":0.0". I've had this forever and I've also had ...
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How do I solve this Nvidia driver download error?

I can't enable or download any Nvidia drivers. In the image below, you can see I am offered four options. Selecting to enable any of them results in the error message shown: Here's some of what is ...
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How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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Problems after installing ATI proprietary driver

I'm an absolute beginner with ubuntu. After installing 11.10 I get a message to install ATI proprietary driver. The new one can't be installed, the older one get installed. After installation I must ...
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Will installing ATIs drivers fix the choppiness of my ATi Mobility Radeon HD 4250?

I have some questions about the drivers for ATi video cards. I recently downloaded and installed the drivers for my machine, and the experience became very choppy and laggy, though it did fix the lag ...
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Madwifi Driver Installation Error : “Cannot detect kernel version”

I cannot get past this error when trying to run "make" on the driver source. Makefile.inc:81: *** Cannot detect kernel version - please check compiler and KERNELPATH. Stop. Does anyone know the ...
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Module nvidia_173 not found

I just did a fresh ubuntu 11.10 install on my laptop, but i cannot manage to start the graphic mode. When the laptop boots it gets stuck after the loading screen. I tried to Ctrl-Alt-F1, log in and ...
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gnome-panel messed up after installing ATI driver

After installing the proprietary ati driver, the gnome-panel in the gnome3 shell is completely messed up. uninstalling the driver doesn't work, any ideas?
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how do I replace and update intel i910 chipset driver in ubuntu-9.04

I have a question about vga driver issue, I am now have ubuntu-9.04 with linux-kernel-2.6.28 install in my machine. My machine has intel i910 chipset. And I found that when I use the external monitor, ...
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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 wireless card working?

Hi I have a Sony Laptop with Sandy Bridge chipset. I installed the new version of Ubuntu 11.10 because of I read that this release should have support for this chipset. In fact, almost all devices of ...
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Can I make Ubuntu graphics equivelant to Windows 7 with a hd 3000 chip?

Every time I run Ubuntu on my Thinkpad the visual appearance of the system, desktop and applications does not look very crisp and the colors don't stand out. When I load windows 7, graphics are much ...
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My Ubuntu doesn't seem to be using Unity

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop. I upgraded from 10.04 several weeks ago. I noticed that it seems to be using the old GNOME 2 user interface. I'm curious if this is because of my graphics card, ...
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How do I get the stylus working on a Lenovo X220 Tablet?

I have just got a Lenovo X220 Tablet and I would like to have a dual boot with Ubuntu. I installed it successfully but after installing Inkscape and Xournal I realized that the stylus doesn't work (it ...
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Integrated Bluetooth and Webcam not working Asus Z53U [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.04 32 bit on a Asus Z53U M/B F3U (Athlon x2 64) which has both bluetooth and a 1.3 mpx webcam on-board. Both wont work: Doesn't find the Bluetooth module Webcam wont load ...
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Is Radeon HD 6950 working with 11.10?

I have tried to install the AMD Proprietary Driver by following this guide http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubuntu_Natty_Installation_Guide but I guess I didn't succeed. In the standard Unity mode, ...
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Dual screen not working with a Nvidia binary driver

I just checked out the new ubuntu 11.10 Beta 2 64bit and I can't get my second screen to work. It worked with kubuntu 11.04 (with binary drivers and with the drivers from nvidia website though not ...
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Where can I find a driver for the EPSON AL-MX14 all-in-one printer?

I've tried searching for the EPSON MX14 driver on Google but nothing turns up. I get similar model numbers, but nothing exact. These drivers didn't work. I click on 'System Settings' - 'Printing' - ...