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14.10 two monitors with GeForce GTX750

I have some problem with my desktop pc and Ubuntu (both 14.04 and the newest 14.10). My pc has two monitors: the first one is old and has only VGA (D-SUB) plug - I plugged it to Intel Graphics ...
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GT 630 Nvidia card HDMI sound stops working on 14.04

Ok I've read all the other post similar to mine and is not the same case so I will present the one I have. My video card is a Nvidia 630GT configured with the .xorg drivers it was working properly ...
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elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop

My laptop's touchpad doesn't seem to be detected at all on my Gigabyte P35 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I think it's an Elantech touchpad. Any ideas on how to make it work? Here are some details: ...
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Lubuntu Wireless Driver for BCM4309 [14e4:4324] (rev 02) [duplicate]

I have installed Lubuntu on an old Dell D600 laptop. Everything is working great except for the wireless Ethernet card. "lspci -vnn -d 14e4:" reveals the following: ~~~~~ Broadcom Corporation ...
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TP-Link TLWN725N V2 low signal

I'm using Lubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit, kernel 3.13.0-24-generic. My TPlink, is always with low signal(normally 2%). The other computers are working just fine with other wireless pens, with good quality ...
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Canon Laser Shoot - LBP 1210 not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed the latest version and it's fine but not sure why it's not working. I'm giving some screen shots.
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kernel panic occured after installing wifi driver

I have exactly this problem. I retype some of it in case link goes offline. I have notebook lenovo E540. I think I'm using 14.04.1 LTS (didn't check) and kernel 3.13.0-35. My wifi stoped working after ...
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Unable to install nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo z570

I have NVIDIA GeForce GT520M graphics card on my laptop. Unfortunately I am unable to use it on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I tried installing drivers from Settings>Additional Drivers. But I am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Not recognizing GPU, EXTREMELY slow performance

I recently installed Ubuntu 14,04 on my Compaq Presario CQ62 laptop. Specs: 4GB 1600 MhZ DDR3 RAM Ati Mobility Radeon HD 4250 GPU AMD V120 CPU, 1 Core, 2200 MhZ I have installed Ubuntu using the ...
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Failed Installed AMD Radeon HD 3450 driver on ubntu 14.04

Several weeks ago, I try to install graphics card driver on Ubuntu 14.04 and i following several solutions in the following links: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - changing Intel graphics driver configurations?

I am running a graphics toolbox using Matlab called Psychophysics. I am this close to getting everything working, but I'm having drama with synchronization errors which has to do with my driver ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 used too much processor after latest updatest

after updating ubuntu 14.04 it uses 25-50% of my processor continuously causing my laptop turnoff automatically by overheating. i have no problem before the updates. graphic driver is not a problem, i ...
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NVidia-prime with 14.04 problems

Heeeelllppppp! System: I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. Annoying History: It's all worked ok with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee. But I really want to use 14.04 and ...
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How to load BlackGold 3620 PCIe DVB-T2 TV Tuner driver in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to get my BlackGold 3620 DVB-T2 PCIe Tv tuner to work in Ubuntu. I have downloaded the open source driver provided by BlackGold here ...
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Device Driver needed for LG 16x BLU-RAY/DVD WRITER

I built a new computer using an MSI Z97 Guard Pro motherboard and an I5 cpu. I installed 8 Gigs of ram. I used the old 500 GIG Sata hard drive but had to buy another Sata CDrom. It is an LG 16x ...
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rtl8192ce connection drops and fluctuation on desktop with 14.04 64bit with Encore N300 PCI-E

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on a custom desktop. I have Encore wireless N300 PCI-E Adapter ( seen here ) The driver is available for download at this link as well. I've read that a possible fix for ...
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RENESAS USB3.0 PCI-E Card Not Detected

I can't see this PCI-E card inside Ubuntu 14.04 - and its original CD comes with Windows driver only: RENESAS-USB3-Host-Driver-30120-setup.exe Anyway to make this card working in Ubuntu?
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How can I install the drivers for Ralink RT5592 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I am trying to install the drivers for a wireless PCIe card on my brother's Ubuntu 14.04 LTS partition (the other partition runs Windows Vista, where the card already works). We bought him this card ...
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Problems with drivers for ATI Radeon 4500 after upgraded to 14.04

I upgraded to 14.04 and have managed to break by graphics drivers. I'm not even sure where I'm at now. I have a Dell Studio 15 with a ATI Radeon 4500 video card. I know this is no longer supported by ...
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Brother HL-2240D printer printing off center after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

I've just upgraded from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. I connected my Brother HL-2240D laser printer which had been running successfully under 13.10. However, everything now prints off centre. This particular ...
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Acer R7 — Broadcom wireless driver does not load

This belongs in the category weird and freaky. I have one of the fancy "Ezel hinge" Acer R7 touch screen laptops. (i5, 12 GB RAM) Installing Linux to dual boot with Windows 8 is a pain... and so I ...
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How can I find out which cards are supported by the fglrx driver? [duplicate]

I want to know where I can find out which is the current fglrx-updates driver in the repo. I own a Radeon R9 270 and I need to know if it is supported since Trusty 14.04. Thanks! :)
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Installing TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k

I just bought a wireless adapter and am still trying to install its drivers onto Ubuntu. I have looked up ath9k and seen that it is compatible with kernal module ath9k. I'm new to ubuntu and most of ...
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Problem building an rtl8723 driver

We all know the problems with RTL8723 wireless card and some people achieved to install but i can't. I have Ubuntu 12.10. When I do the make in terminal, it gives me this error make -C ...
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Losing Drivers and Functionality on Ubuntu

I have a machine that runs ubuntu 13.10. It has been slowly but surely losing system functionality for a couple of months. Application center stopped working a couple of months ago because X Drawable ...
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How to decide which drivers for Ralink 148f:7601? [duplicate]

I have just got my new usb wifi dongle and I am trying to get it running on 13.10. lsusb gives me the following: $ lsusb -v Bus 002 Device 005: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Amd Radeon HD 4870 No Drivers or Fglrx tools

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10. I have a AMD Radeon HD 4870 Graphics Card. On 12.04 I used AMD Proprietary drivers from their website and had no problems but since switching to 13.10 ...
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Black screen after installing gflrx on Ubuntu 13.10

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 on my PC with 2x Sapphire Radeon HD 7950. After I installed fglrx, ran sudo aticonfig --adapter=all --initial and rebooted, I get a black screen. When I go into recovery ...
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How to compile wireless driver for 13.10

im trying to compile a wireless driver for the Realtek RTL8812AU chipset. i got the tar file from github. i did a "sudo make" but i got some errors. And i would like to learn how to install it.
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Help with the RT3290 Wireless adapter

I know there is a lot of questions about RT3290 wireless adapter, but I read many many of them and noone helped me with my problem. So, I have the HP Pavilion dm1 laptop and I installed Xubuntu 13.10 ...
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network unclaimed for ar9565 qualcom Atheros

*-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Qualcomm Atheros physical id: 0 bus info: ...
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Samsung printer ml-2545

I can't find a driver for my Samsung ml-2545 monochrome printer that will work. I tried getting it from Samsung but when I install it it says: missing file /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 loses ethernet driver after update and reboot

I have a I210 Gigabit Network Connection and it requires me to install the driver manually, the driver is igb-5.0.6 . So this is what I do: sudo make install sudo modprobe igb Then everything ...
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Why wont my 360 controller recognise

Okay so I've done alot of trial and error on the subject of gaming on Ubuntu and Mint, all on fresh installs fully updated. Lately I installed the latest Ubuntu LTS 64 bit on my rig. I installed all ...
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TP-Link WN725N, unable to get drivers to work with 13.04 after upgrade (worked on 12.10 and prior)

I went back to my desktop after a bunch of months not using it, and I decided to upgrade Ubuntu to the newest version (I was still in 12.04). I had to download a driver for my TP-Link USB wireless ...
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Wireless drivers

The results for my laptop are as below. How will i install wireless drivers and graphics? $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM Controller (rev 09) ...
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Unity system details shows that my driver is Unknown, is there a way to fix this?

On running Ubuntu 12.10 through hard disk installation, the "details" app shows that graphics driver is unknown, as shown in the following image. But when running an Ubuntu live usb, which contains ...
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Need help installing Canon D530 drivers

The default printer app didn't pick the right drivers so I installed the drivers from the Canon website which gave me a tar.gz file that I extracted and now I have the folder with the 32-bit and ...
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Compiling rtl8188ee driver fails

I am trying to compile and install the proprietary driver for my RTL8188ee Wireless card. Using make in the download directory ...
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Broadcom's BCM43227 freezes Ubuntu

I am running an Ubuntu 13.04 (fresh installation) in my laptop Acer Aspire 5750G. After being working some time, Ubuntu gets stuck, it freezes, and the only thing I can do is to switch off the laptop. ...
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Compilation error when installing Realtek 8192cu driver

I'm using a laptop with Ubuntu 13.04 64 bits. After "fighting" for some time, I gave up trying to have my Realtek 8188ce wireless card work properly (the wifi connection is annoyingly unstable). So I ...
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Broadcom STA wireless driver [duplicate]

When trying to activate the wireless driver, I get it could not be activated. It says to check the logs. I am a complete noobie to ubuntu and am generally trying to learn more about computers as I go. ...
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Unity is working but not visible after installing AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta2

I have installed AMD Catalyst 13.8 Beta 2 Drivers Now the Unity is working i can click the close button or maximize button or everything if i remember their locations they are nto visible :( Some ...
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Broadcom Cooperation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY Driver [duplicate]

I need a Broadcom Cooperation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY Driver Please note: I have no ethernet card, and my Ubuntu laptop has no internet access.
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Patching kernel for graphics tablet, not sure if it'll work

I just got a new graphics tablet that seems to be supported in kernel 3.11, found this: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/2624521/ I downloaded the new kernel deb packages from here ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 runs slow

Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 13.04 32-bit on my PC, but it runs slow. I don't know why. I'm a new Linux user in general. Hardware • Processor: Intel Atom CPU N26000 1.60GHz x 4 • Graphics card: Intel ...
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Disabling restricted graphics drivers not listed by jockey-text

I've got a Mid 2010 13" Macbook Pro (7.1) that's been running 12.04 happily for the past year or so. I recently upgraded to 12.10, and so reverted to Nouveau graphics drivers. This led to serious 3D ...
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Trackpad driver

I have an hp pavilion that came with windows 7. It has a feature that when I slide two fingers across the track pad it scrolls the current page. This works well in Windows 7 but does not work in ...
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Cannot install the RTL8188C driver on 13.04 [duplicate]

After running install.sh I get an error at the end. Any ideas? Realtek Wi-Fi driver Auto installation script Novembor, 21 2011 v1.1.0 ################################################## Decompress ...
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Unable to install drivers for Linux Brother DCP-J140W printer

I'm not able to install the drivers for dcp-j140w brother printer. Brother page for linux shows four drivers, of which i can install only the last two (scanner). Therefore, the first two (printer) ...