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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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Offline installation of addtional drivers , how to determine correct pakage [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does 12.04 need graphics drivers for NVidia? I have an old system which is not connected to internet. The computer specification as below, Intel Dual Core 3GB RAM Mobo : ...
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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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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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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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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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nvidia-settings won't work properly in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.5. I want to upgrade to 14.04 but the update manager told me that my graphics hardware might not be suitable for 14.04, like this: Your graphics hardware may not be fully ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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After nvidia driver update screen is 640x480. How to undo?

I recently tried to upgrade/update my graphics drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. Now the screen is all zoomed to a 640 x 480 resolution and I can't figure out how to undo what I did. How can I revert to the ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow .....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Install all xorg-edgers updates?

I'm currently using ubuntu 13.04 and recently got a nvidia gpu. I've found that the easiest way for me to install the driver is to use the xorg-edgers ppa and it works really well. However, I also ...
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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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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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How to fix ubuntu load screen after install nvidia driver (331,38)

I installed nvidia proprietary driver (331.38 on ubuntu 14.04 by sudo apt-get install nvidia-331) and now the Ubuntu load screen is with a bad resolution (640x480). I followed some recommendations ...
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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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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 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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Dual monitors using different Nvidia GPUs not working

In my machine, I have two Nvidia graphics cards. I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4.2 x64. My primary card is a GTX650, and my secondary card is an 8600GT. I would like to have dual monitors, with one ...
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Can I upgrade my graphics driver to support the latest OpenGL versions?

My laptop is a Core 2 Duo Dell from 2008. I am trying to run some OpenGL programs. The program with following code doesn't work: glutInitContextVersion(4, 0); glutInitContextFlags(...
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Screen connected to the 'mini-displayport' doesn't work anymore on an Apple Monitor

I am running Ubuntu on a Mac Pro with a Apple monitor. The machine has a GeForce GT 120 (aka GeForce 9500GT). The DVI output is still working, but the screen connected to the 'mini-displayport' doesn'...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot on Toshiba Satellite L855

I recently attempted to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto Satellite and problems during the boot splash, right after grub. I tried booting from a USB as well as a CD. I put a friend's hard drive into 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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lsb3.2 Epson printer error in Xenial

With Ubuntu 15.10 my Epson L355 printer installed without any troubles. Now, with Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) the printer's installation failed. Before Xenial, I added to the sources list: deb http://...
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System 76 Oryx Pro with Samsung 4k flickering issues

I got my Oryx Pro hooked up to my Samsung U28D590D. Using various connections I get the following behaviour: Displayport: random artifac happening across the screen (similar to artifacts) random ...