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Falied installing ATI X.Org binary driver!! (ATI Radeon HD 5400)

The open source driver worked well with the fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04, but it drains my laptop battery faster. So I installed the proprietary driver from jockey-gtk. It gave me this error ...
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WiFi card driver install problems

I have a Linksys Wireless G PCI adapter with drivers for Windows downloaded. I have tried this method: cd /home/username/Desktop/filename/Drivers (With the correct information, of course) I then ...
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How do I Force my Wireless Card to use Mode 802.11n?

I'm using a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N card with an AR9285 chipset and an ath9k driver on Xubuntu 12.04.1 with Network manager. 'iwconfig wlan1' shows that it's using a bit-rate of 54 Mb/s. Is ...
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Switchable graphics in Ubuntu

I recently started using Ubuntu and a like it a lot. However Windows in my Acer laptop had a function that made the graphics switch to a lower quality (or something) whenever I didn't have the charger ...
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get Geforce gt630m driver issue

I have this hp pavilion 5008tx laptop: Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M 6 GB RAM DDR3 Mobile Intel HM77 Express NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR3 I'd just installed 12.04lts 64-bit (kernel ...
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How can I get Geforce gt630m working?

I have this hp 5008tx laptop: Core i5 (2nd Generation) 2450M 6 GB RAM DDR3 Mobile Intel HM77 Express NVIDIA GeForce 630M 2 GB DDR3 I'd just installed 12.04lts 64-bit (kernel 3.2.0-23-generic)
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How to download specific ubuntu drivers for my pc

I am using HP Compaq Presario SG3650IL desktop PC. I am new to Linux so all I want to know that how to download specific drivers for my PC.
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Enable Drivers on Lubuntu?

I installed the B43 Legacy drivers under the command-line using: apt-get install firmware-b43legacy-installer How do I enable the driver in Lubuntu? Ubuntu has System -> Administration -> ...
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Can't update Nvidia driver and having error near the end of the installation

I had just got Ubuntu (first timer to Ubuntu so be very descriptive). I think there a problem with my Nvida update it won't let me update it. This is the name of the update in update manager NVIDIA ...
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Installing mesa-utils messes up video driver info

After I installed mesa-utils in order to get rid of the "Unknown Driver" message (see here) I got contradicting info about which driver is actually being used. "System Settings" says: Gallium 0.4 on ...
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Will Ubuntu work with my laptop?

I have a Lenovo Ideapad Z570. Its specs are: Intel Core i5-2410M Processor with Intel Turbo Boost Technology* 2.0(2.30GHz, 3MB Cache) RAM 4GB Hard Disk 750GB Video Graphics Nvidia Geforce GT 520 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 patched b43 driver compilation error

I tried this How do I install this patched b43 driver? guide to install patched b43 driver on Ubuntu 12.04 with 3.2.0-31-generic kernel but I can't pass compilation phase.Here is what I did: wget ...
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Nvidia quantal/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I get an 404 error when I try to download Nvidia updates on Ubuntu 12.10 Beta2. The reason why I get this error is simply because ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Wireless Asus USB-N53 (rt3572sta) driver installation issue

My purchase of the Asus USB-N53 just came in today and I spent several hours Googling and researching drivers for this device. When I first plugged the device in it connected fine to my open system, ...
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Further question on Intel graphics driver

Ok, Josh answered almost immed.! I need to know specifically, now that I am using Nvidia card effectively, do I need to allow update manager to update the intel gr. drivers? I must add, I believe I ...
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Removing nvidia drivers without killing kubuntu-desktop (Kubuntu 12.04)

I am trying to install CUDA drivers on kubuntu 12.04, but in order to do so I need to remove nvidia drivers (which come in with the distro). The problem I have is that while doing so it also removes ...
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Getting Ethernet driver to crippled machine

The reply at How do I install drivers for the Atheros AR8161 Ethernet controller? probably helps me. I have a Toshiba S855, bought yesterday. lspci -vv | grep Atheros command from the terminal shows ...
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I need help installing my dlink dwa-160 usb adapter on ubuntu 12.04.1?

I bought the dlink dwa-160 usb adapter a few days ago and i could not get it work. I tried using windows wireless drivers and it found the device but no communication was made. I also tried to use ...
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Kodak ESP 1.2 Printer not printing on ubuntu 12.04

We installed Ubuntu 12.04 for a friend's mother. She bought a Kodak ESP 1.2 printer in the meantime which doesn't seem to work with it. The printer is connected via usb. She goes through the ...
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Crackling and feedback with Presonus AudioBox USB on 12.04

I'm using the Presonus AudioBox USB with the packaged microphone and headphones (AudioBox Studio Bundle with M7 High-Definition Condenser Microphone and HD7 Professional Monitoring Headphones). I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu/Lubuntu on a pc with a video card that is not supported if I add `nomodeset` in using the live cd/usb?

I have a computer with a video card that has no Linux support. I discovered this issue while trying to use a persistent usb to boot from. I found that I can boot like that if I change options and ...
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How do I adjust the screen brightness on an Acer Aspire One D270?

My system specifications are: Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, Acer Aspire One D270, Intel Atom CPU The usual brightness increase/decrease key combination using Fn key doesn't work in Ubuntu as many pointed ...
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How to change back to xserver-xorg-video-nouveau? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Remove nVidia driver and go back to Nouveau I try to install GT 630M driver--NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-304.51.run and nvidia-current, but they decrease the resolution. That ...
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How to install gt630M driver on ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Nvidia GeForce GT630M/GT640M/GT650M graphics card support? I use ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I try to install NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-302.07.run and ...
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Canon IP4200 driver not working [duplicate]

Any Ideas how to setup a IP4200with Ubuntu 12.04 64bit? As far as I know, there is no official driver by canon. http://ppa.launchpad.net/michael-gruz/canon/ubuntu oneiric is not working Hope ...
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cant boot after update [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Xorg server configuration fail - no screens detected After update (28. september) my pc freezes and than restart after few secs. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 x64. I ...
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bought computer with ubuntu program messed up [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: bought computer with messed up Ubuntu i recently got a dell inspiron B130 with an ubuntu prgm on it and the main users desktop is scattered allover the place , files ...
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How to enable Gallium driver and remove radeon xorg driver, vesa,etc

How to remove radeon xorg driver, vesa etc. and enable de default Gallium driver?
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How do I get the graphics working on a Samsung R470? [closed]

I recently installed a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Samsung R470 Laptop. Before there was Ubuntu 10.?? running with Kernel 3.0.0-?? and everything was working fine. But now after startup when the login ...
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Error while installing nVidia driver

I'm trying to install the latest (as of 27/09/2012) nVidia drivers for my GTX 660 through the Additional Drivers tab in System Settings. It ends up aborting, producing a log that says something about ...
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Radeon HD 6290 terrible performance on a certified laptop [closed]

I bought Asus K53U laptop, which is Ubuntu certified with pre-installed 11.10. The graphic card is Radeon HD 6290 but 720p playback is terrible. Even page scrolling in Firefox is very laggy. ...
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Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN Laptop function key is not working

I have a Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN laptop. When using the function key to control volume, it is stuck. The wireless key is not working either. Please advise me on a good driver for my motherboard.
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BCM4311 “wireless is disabled by a hardware switch”

I am running a HP Pavilion dv6000 with BCM4311. I am new to ubuntu and admittedly am rather unfamiliar with running code in terminal. I have tried a dozen different ways i have found online and ...
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ati video driver failing (“BadRequest”) after installation [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04; the pc's graphics card is a Radeon HD797M, with Intel switchable graphics. My problem seems similar to some already reported (e.g. here) but the solutions in ...
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Why does compiling the “alx” driver from “compat-wireless” fail?

Trying to compile the compat-wireless-2012-09-25 driver module, without success. scrips/driver-select alx ; works make ; fails - scripts/Makefile.build:44 ...
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Missing driver ASUS PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter

I have problems with getting an Asus PCE-N53 11n N600 PCI-E Adapter card to work on my desktop computer. As far as I can tell no drivers are installed for the card. I know I can manually download the ...
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Cannot install “ATI/AMD proprietary FGLRX graphics driver” (SystemError)

I have just installed a fresh copy of 12.04.1 64bit. I formatted my PC completely and enabled updates during the installation. After the installation was complete, I went on updating my software. ...
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Do I need the ATI driver or open source for dual monitor setup (ATI HD 4350 - 1GB PCI-e) in Pear Linux 12.04?

I think I covered my question in the title. Right now both monitors are mirrored (both 19" at 1440x900). I guess what I need to know is do I need the ATI proprietary driver or will the open source ...
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Logitech C920 camera keeps freezing

Everytime using this camera it crash my system and gets unblessing freez. But when use Windows it works. Why Ubuntu it crash and freez? Its a USB camera logitech C920? How can i solve this? ...
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Will Nvidia problematic ubuntu laptops will be fixed in 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? First things to say... i have a good laptop in general, but i can just now count you 30 bugs that i see everyday.. bugs ...
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How do I get Graphics drivers / bluetooth / card reader working on an Acer Aspire V3-571G?

A couple of days ago I bought an Acer Aspire V3-571G laptop without a system installed on it. The only thing that was there was Linux Linpus. I created a bootable CD with Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit - I read ...
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Update drivers for TL-WN851ND

Today I bought a new PCI wireless card, TP-Link WN851ND, with Atheros AR9227 chipset. It has 2 antennas and is compatible with Wifi N so I thought it would improve the quality of the signal. But ...
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Which logs will tell me about the Touchpad and Keyboard locking up?

I have an Asus N53SM laptop that I leave running for several weeks at a time. I never put it in hibernate or suspend, I only close the lid when I'm not using it. After a few days or weeks of running, ...
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Problem installing Nvidia driver on Lenovo z570

I have a Lenovo z570, I found out that my laptop has two Graphic Card (Intel + Nvidia). When I tried to install Nvidia driver, I've got an error which says: The graphics driver could not find ...
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Can't access wireless network in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I've just installed ubuntu on a laptop that came with Windows 7 pre-installed. In Windows 7 I was able to connect to the same wireless network that the other computers in my house are connected to but ...
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wireless not working, tried to install drivers, did'nt work. what do I do?

okay, here is the output of lspci. 00:00.0 Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 760/M760 Host (rev 03) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SG86C202 00:02.0 ISA bridge: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 terminal only after nvidia driver upgrade

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 (after getting tired of Windows). Installation went fine. I had one problem when I got in suspend mode and then resumed my screen was scrambled. After some googling ...
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Lan Driver for Gigabyte g41m combo driver

Linux driver not in Cd of gigabyte g41m combo mother board. Need driver and installation instructions.
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Printer setup problem

Using Ubuntu 12.04 on old used to be XP desktop now dedicated to Ubuntu. Printer is Canon MX320. Had been running it on my other desktop and laptop thru a switch. No problem. Want to eliminate the ...
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12.04 doesn't recognize my wifi Broadcom BCM94318MPG

I have a Gateway MX6436 with a Broadcom BCM94318MPG WiFi. Everything else works fine but Ubuntu doesn't recognize my WiFi. It says it doesn't have the firmware. What to do? Please help.