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Hybrid Nvidia and Intel cards, bumblebee optirun not working and OpenGL not being Intel

I have been fighting with the installation and correct usage of my Nvidia GTX960M together with an Intel i7-4720M CPU on Ubuntu 15.04. I have followed lots of links on this website, on ubuntu wiki ...
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how to install software for wifi dongle

I've got a new Realtek USB wifi dongle comes with installation cd. that includes Linux. It is not, despite assurances that it should be, recognised by the system. How can I use the software supplied ...
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Recommended branch

I am on 14.04 and I was trying to solve my weak wireless connection (download 1Mbs vs 30 Mbs wired) problem using this tread. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2219952 by doing the following ...
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Boot “hangs” when NVIDIA binary driver is installed

THE BACKGROUND Installed a fresh version of Xubuntu 15.04 and started up a game (Team Fortress 2), to my surprise it ran horribly even though I have a GTX 970. My system apparently recognized the ...
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xorg.conf is ignored

I created a /etc/X11/xorg.conf using aticonfig --initial which looks like this: Section "ServerLayout" Identifier "aticonfig Layout" Screen 0 "aticonfig-Screen[0]-0" 0 0 ...
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Netgear N300 WNA3100 to Work on Ubuntu 14.04

I followed the instructions here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=885520 to get my Netgear N300 WNA3100 wireless adapter working on Ubuntu 14.04 however I get to the point where I list ...
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AMD discrete graphics unusable on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro 8,2 with a proper EFI single boot. All works like a charm and the boot process is really fast, I'm really satisfied. I have only one issue: I can use ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 nVidia GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost External Monitors Detected as Built-In Display

http://i.stack.imgur.com/x9Vh4.jpg http://i.stack.imgur.com/lBgsS.jpg Ever since I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.10, my GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost has not worked well with Ubuntu 15.04. I installed Driver ...
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Which of these hardware devices are not listed in the /dev directory?

(1) Mouse (2) Video adapter (3) Network adapter (4) Webcam (5) Hard drive (6) USB drive I feel like all of them is listed except for the network adapter , Is that correct ?
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troubleshooting my wireless card to use aircrack-ng

I am using Mediatek MT7630E as my wireless card. I am bit confused about my injection capabilities of my wireless card . Wherever I try to de-authenticate a client I get a following error ...
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Netowork manager doesnot show wireless option

I forced closed my ubuntu 14.04 while updating and now i think some drivers aren't working since there is no sound while playing video and i cannot find wired and wireless option in network manager ...
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xbox one controller locks up system [closed]

I have an Xbox One controller and when I plug it into my BETA wily werewolf system running kernel 4.1.0-3-generic it locks up completely. Input stops working and everything freezes. Unplugging the ...
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Ubuntu 15.04: unknown display & can't change brightness

I have Ubuntu 15.04 on my Toshiba Satellite A500-14H with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4650. First Problem: When I go to settings - display devices (hardwares), it tells me "Unknown Display". I get the ...
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Module load can't work for some software

I have installed modules-3.2.9. When I type "module load" (I have set up the module path, and installed packages in the right file). It works fine for some software, however, for the ...
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Resolution problems (drivers?)

Okay, so I tried installing 3 distros, Elementary OS, Debian 8 and Ubuntu. All of them can't read my screen's resolution or something, best thing I get is a 1024x768. I have an AMD Radeon HD4650. I ...
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Nvidia drivers not loading

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 with the latest kernel at the moment (4.2rc7) from here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.2-rc7-unstable/ and the latest Nvidia drivers form ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa ...
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Invalid ROM Contents - new install

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a CD over Windows Vista. I recently had a GPU failure on this machine, and while I was experiencing those problems (that made the computer unusable) I ...
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Get nvidia driver to work in gdm OR fix workspaces in lightdm

I have a lenovo with two GPUs, intel and nvidia. The problem is that if I set gdm, the driver doesn't work, and I can't switch to high performance mode. If I change gdm and select lightdm, that ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook 4,1 (pre-October 2008) Backlight Laptop Screen Issue

I cannot get Ubuntu or Ubuntu-based systems to wake from sleep properly on a Macbook 4,1 pre-October 2008. The backlight for the laptop screen does not turn back on after waking and signal does not ...
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Display Issues with Ubuntu

I'm a huge Linux fan, however lately, I've been really disappointed by one thing, the issue is my graphics card, It works smoothly with two monitors on windows, but as soon as I use any Linux distro, ...
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Games are laggy and unplayable on Linux

Currently i have my computer on a dual boot with windows 8 and Ubuntu 14, I have been trying to use Ubuntu more as of late because I would like to cut windows out of my life. However the one thing ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 will NOT run on HP DV2845se with dual core AMD Turion and nvidia 630M graphics

I have been an Ubuntu user for about 5 years and have had Ubuntu on the subject laptop the entire time. Yes I have had some trials and tribulations with the nvidia hardware but always managed to make ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 apt-get not installing xorg-edgers [closed]

I added the edgers repository and it successfully appears in my list of places to check for software, but it won't actually use it. I've removed ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa and re-added it successfully more ...
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Driver for SATA adapter

I am planning to migrate from Windows to Linux. I would need to buy some PCI(e) adapter with additional SATA-600 connectors. This one would work. However the manufacturer does not provide Linux ...
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Crashes -Ubuntu 15

I recently installed two video cards, 2X(NVIDIA GT730 2GB). I have installed the driver from the main Nvidia website and the driver works well. But, when I try to drag a file, nautilus crashes and ...
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Motherboard Monitor no image

First time posting here. I am running 14.04, and have been using it with my monitor plugged into my nvidia graphics card (GeForce GT 610). I recently obtained a new monitor, and tried to plug it ...
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Do Linux drivers depend on Linux kernel?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My external bluetooth adapter is not working in this version of Ubuntu, but it is working very well in Ubuntu 12.x versions. So i downloaded and installed Ubuntu 12.x kernel ...
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Drivers for HP deskjet 2545 ubuntu 14.04

Are there any drivers for HP deskjet 2545 for Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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Display turns off after Ubuntu system loading step

I encounter this problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04. My notebook display works properly with other OS. When I boot Ubuntu , loading logo looks and after loading step display turns off. I have ...
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Changing Nvidia Driver black screen

I searched everyone online for solution, but it is still not working. At first I changed the Nvidia driver to use the propriety driver from the additional tab, twice, and it shows black screen which ...
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RocketRaid 642l Driver Ubuntu 14.04.3

I am having issues installing the drivers for my rocketraid 642L card. What happens is during boot it just hangs and then the raid card makes a very loud beep until I reboot. Without their driver ...
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Ubuntu freezing but cursor moving

I just got a dell inspiron 17R with 8gig ram and 1 terabyte hardisk. I install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 15.04 and it started freezing frequently, mostly freeze just after logging in or at the log in ...
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Wifi issue under ubuntu (RTL8723BE driver)

I have recently bought a new laptop (HP PAVILION 15-AB016NF) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 in dual boot. Under Windows, my wireless works properly but under Ubuntu it does not: wireless ...
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Help setting up SD card reader for Asus Zenbook running 14.04?

I am trying to get my internal SD Card reader working on Ubuntu. I have only found a general solution and that was to reboot the computer with an SD Card inserted, which didn't work. I'm thinking it ...
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I can't get wireless networking to work on my acer aspire laptop. (qualcomm atheros AR956x card)

I have been searching for about 5 hours on how to fix this, but it won't work. anyways, I just installed ubuntu 15.04 on my new Acer aspire 15" laptop. Inside, it has a Qualcomm Atheros AR956x ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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Trouble to boot after graphics driver installation [closed]

I run a fresh installed Windows 7/ Kubuntu 14.10 dual boot with a ATI Radeon HD 5450 graphics card. The Installation process and first couple of restarts worked totally fine with boot option ...
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trying to install drivers on ubuntu 15.04 for my r7 260x graphics card NEED HELP

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and I have looked over this PDF:amd-catalyst-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux-operating-systems.pdf I am aware in the PDF it says 14.04 is supported, but on the ...
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can`t install driver for alfa, help please

I am new user of ubuntu and need to install drivers for wireless internet usb receiver, Alfa, I have downloaded driver but do not know how to install thanks
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USB douesn't work after last update

I am sorry bu no any USB port are working after the last ubuntu's update. No mouse, no pendrive, no photomachine connection. Tuchpad works. My laptop is an ACER Aspire E1-532. Please help!!! ...
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Virtual disks not detected on hardware RAID with megaraid_sas drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server. I have an Intel RMS25CB080 hardware RAID controller, which internally has an LSI MegaRAID SAS 2208 controller. I boot off of a software (mdadm) RAID 1 array ...
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How update mpt2sas driver?

Is there some guide to update mpt2sas driver to latest version 20.100.00.00 (git)? I have strange NMIs in logs. Tried everything - CPUs, memory, MB Bios, raid controller (LSI 2008) bios and fw, Intel ...
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Can't Conect To the Ethernet or Wifi after installing Ubuntu 14 [closed]

I just bought a laptop Acer E5-422G and came along Linux Limpus (a basic non graphical interfaced version of it) After trying to get it to work I gave up and installed linux Ubuntu 14.10 from a app ...
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Cannot connect to bluetooth POS printer (TS-M210) - No supported services found

On my machine with KUbuntu 15.04 I am trying to establish bluetooth connection to mobile POS printer TS-M210. Now, bluetooth USB adapter works without problem, the printer is found, but I cannot ...
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Install AMD drivers [R9 280]

I have been using the Additional Drivers for my AMD GPU (non x version) since I got it. Everything seems to look fine on the outside; I get the right monitor resolution, colors seem right...but text ...
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Ubuntu lastest kernel update broke my GFX drivers [duplicate]

So, the latest kernel broke my AMD drivers and forced my system into a Low Graphics Mode on boot up now, the update I got was 3.19.0-26 and I'm now in ttyl consoles now instead of the Ubuntu desktop. ...
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How do I install AMD Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was planning on doing a Windows build but I had problems getting Daz to work so I'm here now. I'm trying to download the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon HD 6870 but nothing is working. I ...
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Attempting to setup a second monitor on 14.04 using an ATI/AMD graphics card

I have recently gotten a second monitor for my ubuntu 14.04 tower. I have an AMD/ATI juniper XT radeon hd 6770 graphics card and an asus p8z77-v lx motherboard. I have had an HP monitor installed into ...
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AOC USB monitor showing dark screen after installing DisplayLink driver

I connected an AOC usb monitor to my Acer Aspire laptop which is using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I then installed the DisplayLink driver. Unfortunately, the AOC monitor remains dark. Any ideas how to ...
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Can't log in in Ubuntu 14.04 after install realtek drivers

Environment Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.16.0-46-generic I had a problem with wifi network and I try to install drivers from github rtlwifi_new and then I had a huger problem, because now I can not log ...