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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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How to install hardware drivers for my laptop

Everytime I change the OS I usually format my laptop. It is an HP tx-2 Touchsmart. It has a touchscreen and additional hardware that isn't working (i.e. volume control buttons and the network ...
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How to connect to my own WiFi using Broadcom STA drivers?

I'm trying hard to switch to Linux from Windows because of my engineering project. Unfortunately, everything is against that change! Before I have installed Broadcom STA proprietary drivers, I was ...
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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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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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Broadcom BCM4331 not working on new Mac Mini 5,1 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Broadcom BCM4331: “device not ready firmware missing” error I can't seem to get my wireless card working on my Mac Mini 5,1. Lspci returns: 03:00.0 Network controller: ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 cannot get nVidia driver 260.19.12?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 on Lenovo W520 with NVidia Quadro 1000M and Intel Integrated graphics cards. The following code only gets 260.19.06 rather than 260.19.12, the newer version is required for ...
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Graphic driver support for Z77 chipset

I just bought a Shuttle PC (type: SZ77R5) with a Intel Z77 chipset. The graphic device is integrated on the motherboard and I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the grahpic quality is really bad. I can ...
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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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Replace Broadcom “wl” driver with “b43”

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS, and in my laptop there is a Broadcom BCM4312 WLAN card. lspci output: 04:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g (rev 01) Subsystem: ...
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how to revert to default video driver from nvidia driver?

i downloaded the nvidia driver, and it seems to be messing things up. webcam programs dont work, blender isnt working. i need to revert to the default one. Any help!? this one doesnt make any since ...
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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 ...
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RTL8190 wireless card unclaimed

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I'm having problems with my (RTL8190) card. I followed the steps listed here - Ubuntu Help: Troubleshooting Wireless. After using the command sudo lshw -C ...
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How can I use prior version recovery mode?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 (from 11.10) this morning. After the installation succeeded, the computer restarted and since then I have not been able to use my keyboard or mouse (once I get to the ...
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12.04 occasionally freezes when Image Viewer opens pictures, possibly graphics driver related? [closed]

Is this a widespread problem? I can't find similar questions asked so it may not be. I use Image Viewer to sort all my photos. It was fine all the time I had 10.04, but now with 12.04 after an ...
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Is it possible to use binary nvidia driver with GeForce 7300 SE?

I have an Nvidia GeForce 7300 SE. It worked fine with the nvidia driver when I was using 10.10. When I upgraded to 12.04, the (nvidia-current) binary driver failed---I couldn't even get a login ...
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Parallel use of Intel and Nvidia (eGPU) driver / Not Hybrid!

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo X220 notebook with onboard Intel graphics. I purchased a so called external PCIe GPU (GeForce GTX 560 Ti) which is connected via the card slot of my laptop. Now I ...
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How to install SiS 671/771 Video Drivers in ubuntu?

Does sis have any drivers available for their 671/771 "video card" ? how can i install it and set it to 1280x800 resolution?
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How do install graphics drivers for radeon HD 6380g on a HP pavilion g6?

I installed ubuntu from wubi using a live cd but when i booted i just got a black screen so i followed the instructions from this forum http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=10089820&postcount=8 ...
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How do I install the drivers for my HCF Conexant modem?

How do I install drivers for my HCF Conexant modem in Ubuntu 11.10? Unfortunately Conexant driver is old with no update for new kernel version (upper 2.6) so I cant install and use my HCF modem. I ...
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Video not recognized? Ubuntu 11.10 Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller [closed]

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a HP touchsmart 520. At startup or during installation I have a black screen (solved temp with nomodeset), I now search for a proper driver to enable the full native ...
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How do I install the ethernet drivers in ubuntu 10.04

I ran the command: ifconfig -a which gave this output, there is no eth0: lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 ...
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Brightness keys don't work on a Toshiba Satellite t110

Ok well I have tried close to every single post about this problem that I could find and can not find a perm a fix for it. The fn + brightness up/down buttons do not work at all they show it changing ...
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How do I get my graphic card to work properly?

I been having some problems with my graphic card for a time now. But I had enough when I didn't get Oil Rush to work on my HP Pavilion g6. The system has suggested hardware drivers for me, but the ...
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Does ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with nvidia geforce 520mx?

I have found that ubuntu support dell inspiron one 2310 with AMD video card,but I'm not sure it support nvidia geforce 520mx or not? ps:I have tried my best to install the driver for 520mx on ...
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ATI Radeon 9250 Driver Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is my ATI graphics card supported in Ubuntu? I have a ATI Radeon 9250 video card (250mb) and is a PCI-Express slot. My problem is I don't have the video driver install ...
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Which NVIDIA drivers to use for dual-monitor support?

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 11.10 32-bit. The hardware I am running is: Asus P5Q Pro 4GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce 9600GT 24" LA2405wg connected via DisplayPort (shared with other machine) 20" ...
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Shall I install ATI drivers, or keep the open source ones for now?

Shall I install the ATI drivers from Jockey (which i think are 11.8), download the latest from ati.com or continue with the open source pre-installed gfx drivers? Im running Ubuntu 11.10 with KDE ...
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Broadcom b43 power management [closed]

I can't enable power management functions on my Broadcom BCM4311 WLAN card (as sugested by PowerTOP) Here are some prints: root@grumpy:~# lspci -vnn | grep 14e4 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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How to stop disconnecting when using ALFA wireless USB device?

my Internet keep disconnecting every 3 minutes, Ubuntu connected to Internet using my ALFA Wireless adapter AWUS036H without any drivers, but still i get disconnects.. should i install driver for my ...
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What version of the Catalyst driver ships with 11.10?

Hello i wonder if Ubuntu is using the new 11.10 driver. or do i have to install it manually from AMD's site?
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Installation of Broadcom driver has failed on a Dell Inspiron 1545

I just installed 11.10 on my inspiron 1545 laptop. When I was running it off my flash drive the driver "Broadcom STA Wireless Driver" installed fine and I could use my wifi. After I installed it onto ...
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Lenovo L520 HD 3000 driver problem [closed]

I bought a Lenovo L520 with Intel HD 3000 Graphics. I installed Ubuntu 11.04 latest release. When i start up the laptop by default I get the start sound and then I see vertical colored lines ...
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broadcom 43225 wireless on acer laptop is disabled

I have a acer aspire 5820T with a broadcom 43225 wireless card. I previously used ubuntu 10.10 and the wireless worked straight away, but when I updated to 11.04 the wireless stopped working. I have ...
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How To Install New Nvidia Linux Driver Supports Ubuntu 11.04 Series 270.41.06? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install .run files? My friends tell to me about New Nvidia linux driver and can supports Ubuntu 11.04, But I can't install on my Ubuntu right now because the ...
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Is there a driver for a NVIDIA GeForce GT525M?

I'm planning to buy a new laptop : http://www.dell.com/us/p/xps-l502x/pd?oc=dndodq1&model_id=xps-l502x In this laptop there is a 1024MB NVIDIA® GeForce® GT525M video card. But when i looked on ...
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Intel 3945ABG wireless not working at all

Link to original launchpad discussion Basically for a few weeks my wireless hasn't been working properly. I could see wireless networks, but not connect to them. Asked launchpad on how to help, and ...
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How to install windows wireless driver?

i have installed ndistgk package in ubuntu 10.10. now i want to install windows wireless driver so where i can get windows.inf file?
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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 ...
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How can I get wireless working on an HP-Mini 110-3150?

I just got an HP Mini 110-3150, and booting from an external hard disk with Ubuntu 10.10 works all fine, except that there is no wireless detected. I noticed that the Wireless indicator is red under ...
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Driver installation: compiling source code for newer kernel

I am trying to install a driver for this DAQ card, but when I execute (as in given documentation): insmod /usr/.../advdrv_core.ko i get this error: invalid module format As I found out, this is ...
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How can I resolve the disabled Bluetooth on resume/power issue on Lenovo laptops?

After you install Ubuntu on a Lenovo laptop the Bluetooth will be disabled after reboot or resume. The only workaround for this issue is to load factory default from the BIOS but this is not ...
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ATI “Radeon HD 2400 PRO” VIdeo card on Ubuntu 15.04 (x64)

When using 2 screens it works very slowly. WHY? I thought I need to update video driver. I go to to official site http://support.amd.com/en-us/download/desktop?os=Ubuntu+x86+64 it says ...
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Unable to load kernel module

I've clean install ubuntu 15.04 and updated all required packages for installing:- LINUX X64 (AMD64/EM64T) DISPLAY DRIVER Version: 346.87 Release Date: 2015.7.21 Operating System: Linux ...
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HP ProBook 855 G2 wireless problem in 12.04

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my laptop HP ProBook 855 G2, I found that my wireless network wasn't working. I noticed many people had the same problem, all of them having the same card RealTek ...
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The system is running in low-graphics mode?

First off, I've searched and tried every method I could find the last ~6 hours. Nvidia 750 TI graphics card. Running in VMWare. The system ran fine for a few days and out of nowhere I received a ...
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Nvidia driver crashes and kernel errors on fresh install of Kubuntu 15.04

I have an MSI GE70 2OE-071US laptop, with Optimus and an Nvidia GeForce GTX765M graphics card. On Kubuntu 14.10, I was once able to run CUDA using Bumblebee with reasonable reproducibility. On Kubuntu ...
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problems with mi wifi Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL87

I have troubles to get an a stable conection with wifi, only work in my home, but if i go out it never work propertly. This is my wifi card and the chip, is a driver problem how can i download it a ...
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Unable to connect wifi ubuntu 14.04 LTS HP Pavilion Network driver rtl8723be

I have purchased a new HP Pavilion 15-ab030TX, just installed dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 next to Win8. But my wifi has been showing either very weak signal at times or none at all. I tried multiple ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Login fails and returns to login

I recently upgraded my desktop from an NVIDIA 560ti graphics card to a 970 SC. Before upgrading the card, I updated to Vivid Vervet with no issues. After upgrading the card, my login screen is blown ...