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Need driver for Alps touchpad on a Vaio F2 VPCF2190X that supports Multi-touch

I have a Sony Vaio VPCF2190X with an Alps Multi-touch trackpad, and I can't use multi-touch. Is there a resolution?
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Strange correlation between issues with audio and wlan. [closed]

Sometimes, for no apparent reason, my audio suddenly goes crazy and a few seconds later, the wireless network stops working. It'll ask me to enter the password for my wireless network, but it won't ...
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Video Drivers for Onboard GeForce 6150SE

I'm currently using the proprietary driver (version current-updates). Everything's working okay, but if I try and watch a YouTube video or movie in full screen the playback is extremely choppy. Am I ...
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How do I reinstall graphics drivers after swapping my nVidia for an ATI?

A highly foolish thing to do, i know, but now the poor old pc is stuck bios & grub start ok booting into recovery mode is possible, can get a root shell botting normal mode gets as far as the ...
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Graphic Card Installation Failure (NV 9600M GT)

I wanted to switch from 7 to Ubuntu. Now, the first thing that holds me back is the installation of the driver for my Nvidia 9600M GT. Ubuntu recommends me 4 drivers from the "Additional Driver" ...
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How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info?

I am new to Linux/Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Lenovo IdeaPad y510. System info says Graphics: unknown. Driver: unknown, Experience: Standard. What should I do to use all my ...
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Videos, songs, and all media playing in fast forward

Whenever I try to play a video or song, on YouTube or using Banshee, the media plays as if it's in fast forward. Everything ran fine, videos and songs played normal, all hardware worked fine, and then ...
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Where did printer driver settings go on a Canon IP 3100?

I have had my Canon IP 3100 printer for years, and with every version of Ubuntu, since around 8 or so, it has been auto detected and worked perfectly. Now, with Ubuntu 11.10, it has been detected as ...
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Display problem on an Acer 7700GX

i have just put ubuntu onto an old Acer 7700GX. it all looks lovely for a few minutes but then the desktop background goes blocky and the text goes a bit crazy. this doesn't seem to affect new windows ...
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I can not install drivers for ATI Radeon HD 6770

I can not install drivers for ATI Radeon HD 6770. Here comes the message: Sorry, this driver installation failed. Please refer to the log file for more information: / var / log / jockey.log From ...
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Why do I see fixed horizontal lines on my desktop? [closed]

I've just installed Ubuntu on my computer and there is something wrong on my desktop. This is an image of the problem (look at the top): My graphics card is an ATI Radeon X1250; I read the drivers ...
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Disable updating of ethernet driver

I discovered that the latest driver for my computers ethernet-adapter did not work. I fixed this by downloading an earlier driver, which worked perfectly. However every time I run "apt-get upgrade", ...
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Getting drivers to work for intel gma 950

I recently switched over my netbook to Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm having issues with detecting the graphics chipset. The closest I've come to finding a solution that does not require messing with git ...
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11.10 7600gt display error

So i used to use Ubuntu back when it was 8 and it never gave me any problems but recently i did a fresh install of 11.10. But now when i install the N-Vidia restricted drivers i cant change my screen ...
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How do I install a driver for a Brother MFC-J270W printer?

I own a Brother Printer/Scanner, model MFC-J270W. I'm running on both a Sony Vaio laptop with ATI graphics and a core i5, and an older Dell desktop with a Core 2 Duo. I had no problems installing it ...
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Which NVIDIA drivers to use for dual-monitor support?

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit. The hardware I am running is: Asus P5Q Pro 4GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT 24" LA2405wg connected via DisplayPort (shared with other machine) 20" ...
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I can't install my ATI card drivers. I'm using the ATI radeon HD5450 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I just installed new drivers (the AMD ones) from theyr'e site... but now I want to remove them.. is there any way to that ...
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How to install a Logitech c310 webcam?

I bought a new Logitech C310 webcam. I don't know how to install it on Ubuntu. I am trying to install this software through the terminal window. wine /media/LWS_2_0/Setup.exe but its showing as ...
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Is the Logitech C310 webcam compatible?

Does the Logitech C310 webcam work in Ubuntu 11.10? Do we require any drivers to install that webcam on Ubuntu 11.10?
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How do I keep some drivers from old kernel?

My bluetooth dongle drivers were in kernel 2.6.38. Since then it never worked with any new kernel. So my only way to use it is to boot into old kernels. But I want to update kernel to 3.1 with new ...
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Video card not found on an HP Mini 210-2000ew [closed]

I've installed newest Ubuntu on my HP Mini 210-2000ew and I have problems with drivers. My system works very slow, because it doesn't even recognize my graphic card. Could someone give me links for ...
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Can't boot after compiling 3.1 kernel, can only get to terminal [closed]

Long story short: I tried compiling kernel 3.1 on Ubuntu 11.10 at the same time I had an update waiting for a reboot. Computer would boot to a black screen and would hang there. Ended up installing ...
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mouse pointer moves too fast [closed]

the mouse settings are already set to "accellaration" - "slow" and "Sensitivity" "Low" and the mouse pointer moves fast. Any fixes for this. I'm using a Gigabyte Bluetooth mouse, Unity 11.10.
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How to uninstall/reinstall Raderon 7500 driver?

How I can uninstall or reinstall my Radeon 7500 driver? Also, can I try a different Xorg version? My T40 (Thinkpad) is not getting 3D acceleration on Ubuntu 11.10. What is the best Ubuntu version if I ...
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How can I get my wireless webcam to work?

I recently bought this wireless webcam. I'm having trouble getting it to work on Ubuntu 11.04. I ran lsusb and got the folowing information about the device Bus 006 Device 003: ID 0416:a91a Winbond ...
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How do I get a BCMWL4306 wireless card working?

I need the driver for my wireless chip, and I don't know where to get it. Can anyone help? P.S. The driver needed is a BCMWL4306. Also, tell me if I need to use NDISwrapper.
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How do I install the NVIDIA driver for a GeForce 6200?

I have been recently trying to find a solution for this on the web but did not find something useful or accurate for Ubuntu 11.10. I also consulted the NVIDIA help, but things there did not work for ...
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MFC-240C printer still not showing up after installing lpr drivers [closed]

I am trying to get my Brother MFC-240C printer to work but I think I must be missing a step. I think I successfully installed the lpr drivers using the command supplied in this post but the printer ...
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Do open source(or amd's) drivers work well for hd5570 graphics card?

Do open source(or amd's) drivers work well for hd5570? Especially on ubuntu 11.10 I don't have it but i want to buy so if anyone could tell me i would be greatful. Thanks!
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After moving my installation to a new computer, how can I have Ubuntu redetect sound hardware?

I want to move a working install of Ubuntu from one computer to another by taking the hard drive out of the first and putting it into the second. Everything seems to work except that I have no sound ...
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dev driver install with linux kernel 3.0 fails

I tried install dev driver nvidia (ubuntu 11.10) my /var/log/nvidia-installer.log: http://pastebin.com/UPZsG4au How to solve this problem? nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' ...
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RTL8192CE Wifi driver Issue

Everyone , I am using Ubuntu10.10. My Laptop is Lenovo Model T420. I am not able to install it's WIFI driver.Please tell me how can i install it's Wifi driver.
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Re-installing default video driver?

I am experiencing quite major problem with Ubuntu 11.10. Here is what happened: I installed the closed source video driver suggested by Ubuntu (my graphics card is ATI Mobility Radeon HD 560v). ...
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Issue with text in a Intel 82945G Express Chipset Family

I am on Ubuntu 11.04 and the text in all the applications often looks with visual artifacts. I have installed xserver-xorg-video-intel. Attached a image so you can appreciate. lshw -c video ...
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How reinstall the default graphics drivers?

When I installed ubuntu 11.10, 64 bits I didn't have to install any kind of graphics drivers and all 3d efects were working fine. Now, it seems to be that graphics drivers are uninstalled. I can't use ...
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Choppy ATI Radeon performance multiple monitors

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I have a ATI RADEON HD6850 card (made by ASUS) and 3 monitors (DELL U3011 (30") and 2x DELL U2410 (24 ")). I recently upgraded to Intel Sandy Bridge E 3930K processor and ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-670 is not detected

I've a Wacom Bamboo Create Pen Tablet (CTH-670) which is not detected by the system settings, ubuntu 11.10 uname -r 3.0.0-13-generic-pae Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root ...
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My BCM 4311 Wireless is not working. How can I fix this?

Hi I've spent hours trying all the suggestions listed on Forums on this problem all over the Internet and I still can't get my wireless working. It's very discouraging because it might force me to go ...
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How do you install Intel video drivers for a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086?

Need help installing Intel video drivers on Ubuntu 11.10 for a Toshiba Satellite A665-S6086. Nothing is showing in Additional Drivers and there doesn't seem to be a whole lot on Google. I'm also ...
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Strange random display issue [closed]

I had this random display issue ever since Ubuntu 11.04 and now running Ubuntu 11.10 and this problem still persist. It is very hard for me to explain, so I uploaded a video to elaborate itself. ...
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How do I get an Hp Scanjet 2300c working? [closed]

After i connect my HP Scanjet 2300c, Ubuntu 11.10 won't detect it. I have searched for a driver in the internet but i still haven't found any compatible driver for the Scanjet 2300c.
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Is it possible to get a mouse button (not recognized by xev) working?

I am using Microsoft Explorer Touch Mouse and I am trying to get two buttons recognized. Mouse, of course, comes with a custom software for Windows and Macosx to customize the buttons, but not for ...
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Kernel panic after installing RT3060 driver [closed]

I'm currently running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my desktop. I got Ralink Corp RT3060 ( rt3562sta ) Wireless device. There was no proper support for this driver for ubuntu on their official site. So I ...
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How can I install the Realtek RTL8111E version 8168 driver?

I downloaded and extracted the latest Linux driver version from Realtek. I read the readme file and it instructed me to run ./autorun.sh as root. I did that. It compiled the driver for my kernel, ...
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Interacting with a linux input kernel driver from userspace

I'm developing a linux kernel driver for a multitouch device. Right now I have already touch being injected to the linux kernel subsystem and it is working. The problem is that I also need to interact ...
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No audio and microphone working on Asus 1101Eeepc

I have just installed the latest distribution of Ubuntu (11.10), in my Asus netbook and -what a pitty- built in microphone is not working on Skype and also the speaker sound is worse. Seems something ...
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How do I remove the FGLRX drivers after I've installed them by hand?

I installed ati-driver-installer-11-9-x86.x86_64.run downloaded from the ATI Website. However I installed the generic version instead of building a distribution specific installer. Now I have the ...
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How do I install the penmountlpc kernel module?

I would like to install the penmountlpc touchscreen driver in Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dialogue Flybook A33i. When I try installing it using module-assistant from the source packed in ...
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How to change sound driver? (pulse -> oss)

I think Ubuntu is set by default to use pulse audio driver. How do I change to OSS? Some softwares that I am using only allow this type of sound driver to use corectly the sound system. Thank you for ...
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Shall I install ATI drivers, or keep the open source ones for now?

Shall I install the ATI drivers from Jockey (which i think are 11.8), download the latest from ati.com or continue with the open source pre-installed gfx drivers? Im running Ubuntu 11.10 with KDE ...