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Drivers for TOOYA X(graphic tablet)

I have PenPower TOOYA X graphic tablet. website says, System requirements are: Windows 8 / Windows7 / Vista / XP Mac OS X 10.6 or later USB port There is no mention about Linux. How can I ...
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No network connectivity with Realtek 8111d

So I built a new computer a couple months ago and installed Windows 7 and Ubuntu 10.04 on it. It has a Gigabyte motherboard which has a Realtek 8111d onboard network card. In Windows, networking ...
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NVIDIA config missing “driver line” in default device section, not booting to gui

I've just installed a clean version of 11.04 and I am trying to get the NVIDIA driver to work. Just after installing I've seen Unity and used it. Then I activated the NVIDIA driver (from the ...
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Failed to load modules at startup: Could not find module by name 'off'

I just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10 and during the boot process I now get an error saying that some modules failed to load. So I ran systemctl status -l systemd-modules-load.service and I got this: ...
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Problem installing Bumblebee on Ubuntu 10.10 [closed]

I am installing bumblebee on my laptop(Ubuntu 10.10),and there are some problems when I use this code to install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Second monitor connected by HDMI stopped receiving signal but Ubuntu 14.04 still shows that a second screen is connected

About 30 minutes ago I was watching something on my TV which is connected by HDMI to the port on my Lenovo Thinkpad Yoga running Ubuntu 14.04. For whatever reason now, the TV is no longer receiving a ...
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pci-stub not claiming radeon card, only the audio device, radeon driver claiming graphics instead

im trying to bind my spare radeon card to pci-stub on kubuntu 15.04, ive got this for my boot options dmesg | grep pci-stub [ 0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.19.0-15-generic root=...
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Is it safe to install the Nvidia drivers in Ubuntu 13.04? [duplicate]

In 12.10, the installation of the Nvidia driver was risky and nerve-wrecking. Fortunately, I was able to find some instructions to get it to work, but unfortunately not until after borking an install....
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Laptops that will work with Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Who makes laptops for Ubuntu? Following on from my last question 'Laptop with Nvidia Optimus' I am looking for a new (current) laptop with a decent supported graphics card (...
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Can't use my TL-WN725N [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 3.8.0-27-generic and I cannot use my TL-725N nano wireless adapter. lsusb : Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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Where do I find drivers for the Realtek 8111E LAN controller?

I just bought an ASUS P8H61-M LX motherboard. This motherboard comes with a Windows driver package to enable the onboard ethernet port. My troubles with this board are documented here and here. After ...
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HDTV resolution issue

Fresh ubuntu install, Nvidia drivers for 9600GTOC hooked up to a 26" Polaroid HDTV Via DVI - HDMI cable. The native resolution looks fine other than it goes out silghtly past the edge of my screen, ...
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No Wifi on Acer Aspire E5 573 on any Linux Platform

I dual booted my Laptop Acer Aspire E5-573 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 and every since the first day I'm not able to use WiFi on any linux platform. I did everything I could have done still no ...
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Is iwlwifi or iwldvm or wext the wireless driver?

From https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi: iwlwifi is the wireless driver for Intel's current wireless chips. From https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi#...
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Installing driver for Netgear WNA1100 WiFi Adapter - Ubuntu Server 12.04

I recently purchased the WNA1100 WiFi Adapter for my Ubuntu Server 12.04 Box. Since I'm new to Ubuntu, I'm unable to install the drivers for the WiFi Adapter. I found that the WiFi adapter uses the ...
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Wireless problems with Atheros AR9285

I have a Samsung N210 and just installed Ubuntu. I'm new to Linux and I have some problems. I'm using Linksys WRT110 Router. When I'm connected via ethernet cable everything's fine but when I unplug ...
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Can't make RTL8188CE drivers

I just downloaded the RTL8188CE drivers striaght from Realtek website. I have both build-essentials and linux-generic-headers installed. I go to the top directory of the downloaded driver and run make ...
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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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Ubuntu doesn't detect second monitor

After a fresh ubuntu install I had some problems with the mouse flickering and disappearing. I intalled the AMD drivers from AMD's website but after restart I got a graphics error so had to remove the ...
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How do I install the drivers for an ATI Radeon 9100IGP Integrated Motherboard Graphic Card?

I have fresh install the ubuntu 11.04 but still unlucky to install appropriate driver for my ATI Radeon 9100 IGP (built-in graphic card on Asus Motherboard), because of this UINTY is not working on my ...
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Graphics card low graphics mode errors [duplicate]

Two days ago I updated my system. One of the updates was the nvidia driver. While updating it asked me if I wanted to update some config file as well. It told me the recommended thing to do was to ...
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fglrx and the broken atieventsd daemon (+maybe improve your battery life for AMD card owners)

I've been playing about with these things lately, and discovered a couple of things about the fglrx driver on Ubuntu that I thought worth sharing in the context of a broader question. The atieventsd ...
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WiFi failure in Ubuntu 14.04

My WiFi connection's been working fine for months and suddenly conked out. It's not the WiFi itself, as my phone and other machines can use it fine. It's my computer that can't connect to it (nor to ...
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5.1 Sound on Encore ENM232-6VIA

Only front right and left speaker work, and my 5.1 card, is recognized by Ubuntu 10.10, but I have no option for 5.1 in the profile combo Sound -> Hardware I have tried default-sample-channels = 6 ...
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Ubuntu unable to detect 'Realtek RTL8188CE Wireless'

I'm trying the 64bit Ubuntu 12.04 on my new laptop to see if I'd like to get rid of Windows 8. The problem is that it's not detecting my wireless. It works in Windows 8, but won't work in Ubuntu.. I ...
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New rig z170, 15.04 - on board sound card not recognized

I bought a new rig which consists of an I5 skylake CPU, Asus Z170 mobo, and a radeon 390 GPU. Had some issues which by now are sorted, although I am left with the audio problem still, sound card is ...
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HP LaserJet won't print (16.04 LTS)

I have a weird problem I cannot trace a cause to. I successfully install HP LaserJet 1018, through Printers / Add Printer / (recognizes the USB connected printer) / select HP / Select driver / ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 on MacBookPro4,1 nVidia 8600m - cannot load binary drivers

I am switching from MacOS to Xubuntu after endless issues trying to extend the useful life of my treasured A1260 MacBook Pro (issues including USB3.0, NTFS, iTunes, App Store, quite a few). The ...
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Certified Nvidia driver (from website) downloaded/installed and still doesnt support any graphics

I just installed the correct driver for my GeForce 6600 gt which is called x86. I had to run it through a ctrl-alt-f1 and stop x server. all went well, so i reboot and it looks like the driver is ...
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Drivers for Lenovo Thinkpad S540 Touchpad (erratic mouse cursor)

The touch-pad on the Thinkpad S540 is extremely erratic (the cursor often jumps when right-clicking, making it extremely difficult to right click anything, and even left-click sensitivity seems to be ...
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How to Enable AMDGPU?

I didn't know that Ubuntu was using AMDGPU by default and I've installed fglrx. It's already removed now. I want to reactivate AMDGPU, how can I do that? lspci -nn | grep VGA lsmod | grep amd
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ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth BCM43142 no discovery (tx timeout)

i was browsing many posts regarding the issue, though i could not find a monolithic answer. the issue: unable to discover\detect other bluetooth nodes. information: $ uname -r 3.13.0-59-generic $ ...
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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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Blacklisting Nouveau not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I know there is plenty of documentation on blacklisting the Nouveau driver. However the normal methods are not working for me. I tried adding the below lines in the /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf file,...
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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 time ...
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WiFi works perfectly on Windows, but drops on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless Driver for HCL ME (Realtek rtl8191sevb)? I have a dual-boot computer with Windows XP on one partition and Ubuntu 10.10 on the other. In Windows XP I can connect ...
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How to install propetary drivers for old ATI cards on latest Ubuntu distros? [duplicate]

I would like to install the driver for my video card. It belongs to the following family: Legacy driver for AMD Radeon™ HD/Mobility Radeon™ HD 4000, HD 3000 and HD 2000 series cards: http://support....
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How do I enable Extra Visual Effects using an Intel graphics controller?

I'm using an office desktop computer with Ubuntu 10.04 installed. I know the Intel graphics controller should be able to pull off the simple desktop effects made available by Compiz, but I can't ...
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ubuntu 13.10 black screen after installing nvidia optimus drivers

I have a 3XS Graphite LG155 laptop from Scan, which has integrated intel graphics along with a 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M graphics card. Initially when installing 13.10 the setup was freezing but I ...
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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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Failling install Ralink RT5592 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My problem concerns the installation of a wi-fi driver (RT5592) for my new wi-fi adapter (PCE-N53) on my newly built computer. Basically, I don't manage to get the driver installed and therefore I ...
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Nvidia 840m Boots to Blank Screen Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu but I have been trying to get my Nvidia 840m graphics drivers working correctly for months. My set up - HP Envy 15 - i7 - 8GB - Nvidia 840m graphics I have installed the Nvidia ...
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How to install (or troubleshoot) a USB 3.0 AX88179 Gigabit Ethernet adapter?

I have a USB 3.0 AX88179 based Gigabit Ethernet adapter and after searching online, I found many people reporting success with this device under Linux. The driver entered the mainline kernel on ...
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Getting the right ATI Drivers for 6370m [closed]

Just bought a Lenovo G570 with a Radeon 6370m video card. Tried both drivers recommended under "additional drivers". The first driver failed. Sorry, installation of this driver failed. Please have ...
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Samsung driver doesn't detect SANE correctly

From 13.04 (server) I'm trying to install the Samsung Unified Printer Driver as specified by https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsPrintersSamsung which has a dead link. In any event, the ...
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Printer scanner driver for Epson Workforce WF-5320

Having trouble with setup here. I have 64-bit Ubuntu Unity 12.10. First I ran sudo apt-get install xsltproc Then I clicked accept on the Epson website here. I downloaded iscan-data_1.25.0-...
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How do I know whether my graphic drivers are installed or not

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my lenovo laptop and found a "chip" image on the top of the screen. It showed me to install 3 drivers ATI/AMD Proprietary FGLRX graphics drivers (post-release ...
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netgear N300 USB mini adapter WNA3100M is unable to connect to wifi on ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed ubuntu 15.04 on my desktop.. MY netgear WNA3100M USB wifi adapter cannot connect to tp-link router wifi network. I can see the available network though.and to my horror i can ...
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Wireless Internet not working - cannot activate broadcom proprietary driver

I have seen this question asked by others but despite trying as many solutions as I can nothing seems to be working! The closest I have come is using the answer to this question Broadcom driver woes ...
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Wifi speed with driver rtl8187 drops [closed]

I am using lucid lynx with this USB adapter and drivers rtl8187. When I start a download, it starts at 1500kpbs (if i use "iwconfig wlan0 rate [more than 11MB]" it starts at a lower speed), it ...