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Ubuntu won't recognize DVD drive

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my HP pavilion dv2000 and it won't recognize my DVD drive. I know very little about computers. Can anybody walk me through figuring this out? I originally installed ...
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Reconfiguration of xserver-xorg package fails on 12.04 LTS with Raring HWE installed

I am attempting to remove fglrx (proprietary AMD/ATI drivers) and install the radeon open source driver. I am following the steps here: RadeonDriver - Community Ubuntu Documentation ...
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`make install` fails apparently due to typo, but not in makefile: How to find and fix?

I'm trying to install the fujitsu-usb-touchscreen drivers from here, on Kubuntu 12.04 on my new Fujitsu LifeBook P1630. (See fujitsu-usb-touchscreen on kubuntu 13.04 (64-bit) on P1630: `make` errors.) ...
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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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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Purple and green screen when watching video on youtube?

Just installed ubuntu 12.04 lts onto my desktop. Everything works great but when i go to watch a video on youtube the video appears only in green and purple? Sound is coming through just fine and ...
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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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I am finding it Impossible to install Ubuntu 13.04 stuck on splash screen

Ubuntu 13.10 (19 august 2913 daily build) works! I would prefer not using a in development version but it's ok, even if it's too instable in two months is going to be released. Even WiFi works out ...
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Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX - Glitches on screen

I have an Nvidia Geforce 680 GTX and installed the prob. driver Ubuntu showed me![Screenshot1]. I have the problem that if e. g. I have to scroll down a large document I get glitches. I looks like ...
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Diagnosing the problem when Canon printer fails to print under Ubuntu

I understand that the issue of Canon printer under Linux has a number of posts. Actually one of these, was started by me. After inputs from others I have successfully printed using Canon LBP6000 from ...
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Installing Epson printer/ scanner

How can I install my Epson ME Office 535 All-in-one printer/scanner in Ubuntu 13.04? .
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Problem with AMD HD 8xxx Series graphics card

I bought a Dell inspiron 17R 5721 it has 2 graphics cards, an Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 and a AMD Radeon HD 8730M. Intel's card (on board) works just fine after doing what it says in this article. ...
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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) ...
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Proprietary ATI Driver fglrx kills my Video

So, I'll explain the problem, but first I want to cry aloud PLEASE HELP! I've used Ubuntu 12.04 for more than half an year and everything is set up just the way I want it. But I did a stupid mistake ...
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Macbook 3,1: Wireless not enabled on startup after upgrade to 13.04

After having upgraded my Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 the wireless device has stopped working. It simply does not show up in the panel nor in the network settings. lspci gives: $ lspci -nn -d 14e4: ...
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Need wireless drivers for Dell Latitude E5420

I have an Dell Latitude E5420 with Ubuntu 12.10. I need my wireless to work. Where can I can get the driver or how can I get the WiFi working?
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Savage S3 and Lubuntu (or any flavour) 12.10 big issue

Please be nice with me: I spent all the night with it and I'm exausted. I've got an old Acer Aspire1300 15"(512+256RAM and 1.3 mhz cpu). I tried all night installing Lubuntu, XUbuntu.. lspci -k ...
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Cannot install Nvidia graphics driver

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.10.When I tried to install nvidia drivers the following errors occurred. Please help. Can I use Nvidia drivers with Unity? khat33b@Oa:~$ sudo apt-get install ...
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How to get EMU 1212m, EMU 1616m, or EMU 1010 to work with Ubuntu?

All of these models actually use the same exact PCIe card. I happen to have the 1212m model. It worked great in Windows, but unfortunately, Creative Labs E-MU only offers Windows drivers for this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.2 won't boot after bumblebee instalation

First of all sorry for my English, it's not my first language. Here is what I have done: I had a working ubuntu 12.04 with all updates and working bumblebee, so I could do optirun command and ...
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Problem with HP mini 1104 wifi card in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a HP mini 1104 with windows 7 installed by default. When I install Ubuntu 12.04 and try to activate the proprietary drivers, I only see the graphics card. When you connect to the wifi wireless ...
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How do I get drivers (especially WLAN/bluetooth) working on HP Envy dv6?

I have a new HP Envy dv6-7315tx laptop. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit), which went smoothly after switching the BIOS to legacy mode, and it has completely replaced Windows 8. However, there are no ...
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Installing Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw Drivers in Ubuntu 12.10

I am trying to install the drivers for a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 12.10. Since Ubuntu did not contain the drivers, I needed to download the drivers for this ...
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Chrome Screen Tearing while rendering pages

I know my question might be close to this question, but for me none of the solution fixed the issue completely, although one has improved the situation a bit. Simply put, I have rendering problems on ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R [Special Edition] fan speed problem

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R SE (click here for details). I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 via Wubi on it. The OS works perfectly fine, but there are some issues: The fan speed is so high that it is ...
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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 ...