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Ubuntu 12.04: Samsung ML-2955DW not print

After installing and configuring "Unified Linux Driver" from the samsung website the printer doesn't print. I'm using 12.04.1. In the printer driver list, even after installing the "Unified Linux ...
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how to close x server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install latest NVIDIA drivers by hand? nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Thu Dec 13 21:28:38 2012 installer version: 304.64 ...
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How to get bearable 2D and 3D performance on AMD Radeon HD 6950?

I have had an AMD Radeon HD 6950 (i.e., Cayman series) for a couple years now, and I have tried a lot of combinations of drivers and settings with terrible results. I'm completely at a loss as to how ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 on Ati Radeon X1300/1550

Will Ubuntu will work without any problem on ATI Radeon X1300/1550? Are there drivers for it? Where do I get them?
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Nvidia graphic drivers slowing system

I installed ubuntu 12.10 first, and tried for 2 days.... everything looks great and problem started after I installed graphic drivers. I installed "additional drivers" software from software manager, ...
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Can't get Past Login Screen -Graphics Drivers 12.10

Newbie Linux user here. I just installed Ubuntu 12.10, dual booting with Windows 8 Preview Release Build 8400 on a Dell Precision 490 workstation with Nvidia Quandro NVS 55/280 PCI graphics card. I ...
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12.10 native drivers intel HD 4000

I have an intel 3770 i7 with build in HD 4000 which I intend to use as my primary video card for 3d editing. The problem is that I can't set it up correctly. First of all I've made a clean install ...
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What could cause Ubuntu to start loosing devices (12.10, T420)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu on a laptop where it had been running flawlessly for some time. It's a dualboot setup and all of the devices work fine under windows 7 however the wifi did not work ...
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Errors in Terminal trying to install Wireless Drivers

I'm trying to install the Linux drivers for a D-Link DWA-121 USB wireless adapter, found here: http://www.dlink.com/ca/en/support/product/dwa-121-wireless-n-150-pico-usb-adapter. I'm following the ...
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Laptop overheats and turns off even though the fan runs

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Studio 1747. The laptop fan is up and running as soon as the Ubuntu log on screen appears (even when the laptop is cold). The laptop ends up overheating and turning ...
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How to get my Broadcom 4365 WiFi adapter working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) My previous question about this issue had been closed, and I had been directed to this link. I read through it all day,...
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Ubuntu 12.10 driver for Epson XP-202

Can anyone advise me if there is a printer driver for an Epson XP-202 printer to work with Ubuntu 12.10? If not, is there a workaround?
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Trying to use amd fglrx driver, unity does not work ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Ubuntu on my Samsung series 3 laptop (NP305E7A-A02US) with an AMD A6-3420M with Radeon HD 6520g graphics, and I am trying to install the flgrx experimental driver. However, I can not ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal and AMD 12.11 Beta Driver

I'm using a Quantal AMDx64 install and a XFX Radeon HD5850 video card. I first enabled restricted drivers through additional drivers, but it resulted in breaking Unity and Compiz (I can only see my ...
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Additional drivers page shows nothing at all. (Not an nVidia problem) [closed]

I just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 because before the additional drivers page showed absolutely nothing. During the new install, I made sure to click install 3rd party software (I hadn't clicked this ...
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12.10 Unable to install ATI drivers

I've tried for litterally hours to get my AMD ATI drivers installed. This seems to be a populair problem as it has been asked a lot here and I've tried everything I found. Nothing does it. Either I ...
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Digi Pro Pen Tablet 640 Drivers

I have a Digi Pro Pen Tablet 640. I used to use it with windows. But my windows sucked so I switched to Ubuntu. Is there a way to install the drivers into Ubuntu? There is no Ubuntu drivers provided ...
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How do I install the drivers? Or how do I get them to list under “Additional Drivers”?

So i go to system settings in Ubuntu 12.10 and i want to install my drivers but under the Additional Drivers, My LAN doesnt work, Doesnt even pick up that im plugged in threw Ethernet cord. I have a ...
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Nvidia graphic driver (new to ubuntu) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which nvidia driver from additional drivers option should I choose? Which Nvidia driver should I use I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10. I have no idea about this ...
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Graphics Unusable With fglrx

I'm having graphics problems with a 1 day old install of 12.10 on a Sony Vaio VGN-FW139E with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3400. I could not get my HDMI display to be recognized, so I tried installing ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 OpenCL OpenGL Interop with ATI graphics

I have successfully installed the ATI Catalyst drivers on a my ATI hybrid graphics system running on Ubuntu 12.10. I have verified that OpenCL and OpenGL work independently; however OpenCL-OpenGL ...
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Black screen on boot after installing ati drivers

System: Xubuntu 12.10 x86 I installed the Ati drivers using the Software Center, everything apparently whent fine (no error messages). After rebooting the system i get a black screen. The system ...
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Nvidia Drivers, Repo v.s Website

I know the way to install both, I managed to get both working as it should, now im asking, Which is better ? as for your experience is there a different between Nvidia-Experimental-310 from Repo and ...
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How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

How to Install a Canon MF8040Cn Printer on Ubuntu 12.04. No help from Canon who say they support linux but don't even have a driver download on their site!
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No drivers listed?/How to install all drivers? 12.10

So i go to system settings in Ubuntu 12.10 and i want to install my drivers but under the Additional Drivers, My LAN doesnt work, Doesnt even pick up that im plugged in threw Ethernet cord. I have a ...
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How do I get a Texas Instruments ACX 111 wireless card working?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 and I have a Texas Instruments ACX 111 wifi card. I have looked at a few topics about how to get the drivers for it, though, all the download links don't work... Does ...
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12.10 nvidia driver issues

After installing the nvidia drivers from the additional drivers tab of software sources, running nvidia-xconfig and dpkg-reconfigure xorg xorg-server xorg-server-core, the system still boots into low ...
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Why don't I have System or Application on top?

So for updating drivers and everything it seems that everyone says go to "system" which is at the top, I dont have that. I have "File edit View Go and Help" I have Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit (idk if it ...
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Philips Semiconductors SAA7160 tv tuner driver installation help

First of all new to Linux. Ive been trying to install the driver for my tvtuner on my dv6 intel/nvidia setup Everytime i try to install the driver I get access denied. So im stumped? Now heres some ...
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Nvidia Drivers, Ubuntu 12.10, GeForce GT 540m

How do I install Nvidia drivers for Ubuntu 12.10? I have a GeForce GT 540m and have been trying to do this for the past 2 months with no luck. I tried the official repository, then I added the x swat ...
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Need help connecting to the internet but the option to connect to networks is not even listed

I have an Acer Aspire running windows 7 and Ubuntu. I am new to Ubuntu so treat me like i know nothing. I decided to install ubuntu so I installed it as a separate operating selectable on startup. ...
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First time using Ubuntu, need help with drivers! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install extra drivers? I have just successfully built my first computer last night. I went through the boot menu and got Ubuntu 12.10 installed properly and ...
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Wireless Lan driver for Toshiba Satellite C850-A823 PSKCCV-02300XAR

I have Toshiba Satellite C850-A823 PSKCCV-02300XAR Laptop, i had installed Ubuntu 12.10 as dual boot (windows 7 already working), after the installation i had noticed that wireless driver not ...
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Ubuntu compatibility with Wacom tablet CTH-461

I just recently learned about the existence of Ubuntu, as I am considering purchasing a netbook with this Operating system installed. I have been reading up about it all week now, but as I'm not at ...
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Cant see the desktop except for the background Ubuntu 12.10

This happened after I reinstalled the fglrx graphic drivers. Is this a problem with Unity or Compiz?
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Failure of LAN Driver on Ubuntu 12.10 installed on Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010

I bought a new laptop Toshiba Satelite C850-P5010.After installing Ubuntu 12.10,failed to connect to Internet using an external modem. I connected the modem (beetel 110TC1) to the LAN port the PC led ...
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Ubuntu stops using Nvidia driver after kernel upgrade

Just updated and restarted, Ubuntu's doesn't display correctly. After restart, the desktop now looks like this. I've temporarily switched to the Nouveau driver. The update history reveals the kernel ...
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launcher problem after installing the nvidia driver

I am using ubuntu 12.10 and unity as my desktop. recently I installed the nvidia driver using the package nvidia-current-updates but after that, when I move my mouse to the left side of the screen the ...
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Installing wifi driver on late macbook 2011 with ubuntu 12.10

I followed the directions on Installing Ubuntu 12.10 on Macbook Pro Retina (10,1) sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter wget http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-...
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HP ProBook 4540s is overheating while using Ubuntu

I'm using dual boot with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.04. When I use Windows 8, everything works perfectly but when I use Ubuntu 12.04 my CPU heats up too quickly. Why does it happen only in Ubuntu and ...
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No sound after clean install

Did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.10 and everything working great except for the sound. Ubuntu doesn't even seem to be recognizing the fact my HP dv6000 has the capability of making sound! I have ...
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No wireless connectivity on Dell Inspiron 1520

I have just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Inspiron 1520 that came pre installed with Windows Vista and i currently run both of the OS (I just choose when the computer starts up). The wifi definitely ...
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Samsung ML-2160 printer install

I need help a brand new Samsung ML-2160 printer installation on Ubuntu 12.04 The printer did not print all though it was recognized by my system and was labeled as "installed". Using different ...
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atheros ar5bmd22 wifi drivers

I have >120mb BB connection, via wifi on windows i get around 90+mb connection. I have an Asus RT-N66U Dark Night router, like i said on all other devices i have no issue. But using ubuntu 12.10 on ...
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p513w photo printer driver

When I go thru the installation wizard I don't find a driver for the P513w on the list. So I've been through all 7 (like 1100) that are on the list but none of them work. Anyone got any ideas? ...
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How to identify an unknown entry in `lshw`?

I have an unknown entry in my laptop hardware list. I was searching for my bluetooth adapter name and driver when I saw it. How do I identify what device is that? Also where do I find information on ...
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How do I get wireless usb adapter TL-WN727N working in 12.04?

annyone knows how to get the drivers for TL-WN272N? Tried the command: sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-wireless-generic wich didnt work (didnt find the package). the info from lsusb Bus ...
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Problems with AMD driver for ATI Radeon HD 3870

For some reason after installing the drivers for the video card ATI Radeon HD 3870, start lags. Slows scrolling, sometimes flash player and games. I'm tired. At first it was all in 12.04, and recently ...
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If im using nouveau there is no way to use vdpau with it?

Im using ubuntu 12.10 and im using the opensource driver which came reloaded with the distro tried to install the proper driver but I failed, so now im using the opensource driver and its okay, but ...
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Brightness control not working- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS - Macbook pro 5,5

I am new to Ubuntu and recently installed it on my Mac. I have ran all of the update i.e.: (apt-get update), and have as well installed the proprietary nVidia driver (nvidia-current-updates). After ...