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Want to know how to connect any Samsung, brother, epson, canon or other usb printer multifunction eg scx 3400..? [on hold]

I notice a lot of issues some people have installing their Samsung, or any other brand of printer. If the installers that come with the printers don't work, then go to their website and download the ...
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Ubuntu newbie: Getting my AMD A8-6600K APU with built in Radeon HD 8570D to work

I am trying to get my inbuilt Radeon 8570D to work with my ubuntu 14.04 as when I put hdmi in ubuntu freezes and mouse disappears. So I have to use VGA but would prefer to use HDMI. Now I understand ...
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Can't install nvidia drivers on a 2 card laptop for xubuntu 14.04

I just installed xubuntu 14.04 on an asus gl771j laptop. It comes with an integrated intel video card and another nvidia 860m video card. I open the additional drivers setting window and I get "no ...
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Cant turn on bluetooth

I can't turn on my Bluetooth. Anytime I go to Bluetooth under the system settings, I see Bluetooth turned off and I see no bluetooth adapter found but if I boot to bios, I do see the Bluetooth ID ...
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Mac mini late 2009 Ubuntu 14.04 since last update Sound problems

I have a Mac mini (late 2009 Model) with the following soundchip: 0 [NVidia ]: HDA-Intel - HDA NVidia HDA NVidia at 0xd3480000 irq 20 Codec: Realtek ALC889A My problem ...
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Crazy Wifi Connection

I've just bought a DELL XPS 13". Testing the new Ubuntu 15.04, everything was ok. During the test I've just enabled an additional driver for the Wi-fi (Broadcom bcm4352 ). So I've installed Ubuntu. ...
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AMD Catalyst Installation on Ubuntu; No supported adapters detected

I'm trying to install AMD Catalyst on my Linux Mint 17 (Ubuntu 14.04) OS. My notebook has switchable graphics, Intel HD 3000 and Radeon HD 7550M. Following lots of instructions here and other blogs, ...
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bumblebee on Ubuntu 15.04

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 on it and Nvidia video card GT840M. I've installed video driver in a way like this: sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates ...
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how exactly does a device driver interact with user level application?

I recently wrote a device driver for an eeprom . in the driver code i used the function i2c_smbus_write_byte_data to write to the eeprom and i2c_smbus_read_byte_data to read to the eeprom. from the ...
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getting rid of nouveau and using intel graphics

I'm running a Asus N550JK notebook, which uses an Intel HD4000-something-something Integrated GPU together with a proprietary nVidia GTX850m (known as nVidia Optimus). I just installed Ubuntu-Server ...
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Dell M3800 with Nvidia Driver and External Monitor

I have problems with my notebook DELL Precision M3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100 and Intel. I need to use the proprietary driver nvidia (I tested the 331 that 349) with my external monitor. My ...
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iwlwifi driver not working on 5Ghz / 2.4Ghz hybrid SSIDs

I set my router to broadcast wifi on both 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz, with the same access credentials and SSIDs. MyWifiHybrid Works fine on Windows, but on Ubuntu I noticed the iwlwifi (iwlmvm) driver is ...
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nVidia profile switching

I'm new to Ubuntu (running 14.04) with limited linux experience. I have a dell m3800 with NVIDIA Quadro K1100M/Intel GPUs. I've loaded the NVIDIA driver 331.113 (proprietary, tested). Unlike many ...
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-half resolved- Bamboo Pad not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I got a Bamboo Pad graphic tablet, which does not work. I'm running standard Ubuntu 15.04 on a Lenovo Yoga 2 pro. I tried updating grub and other tips given here which seem to work in 14.10, but do ...
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How to install RICOH SP 203SFN driver?

I think there is a general problem with Ricoh printers drievers. I can't configure drivers for RICOH SP 203SFN Already read this questions: How to make Ricoh Aficio SP 100 work on Ubuntu 13.10 How ...
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NVIDIA Driver Problem After New Kernel Build

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 in my system. Recently I did a clean build from the source code and installed the new kernel but unfortunately when I try to start the new kernel, the desktop remains blank. ...
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Problem with Broadcom wireless driver in 14.04 LTS

I am using an Inspirion 1545 and updated to 14.04 using a CD download. After this, I have no wifi. In additional drivers it shows Broadcom 802.11 Linux sta wireless driver source bcm-kernel-source. ...
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How to prevent screen tear with VSync on games with radeon free driver?

In 3d games like Kerbal Space Program and Shadow Warrior, it is visible a horizontal tear, even when VSync is enabled in the games options. I have tried multiple values for "vblank_mode" in ~/.drirc ...
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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.4 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...
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Installation of Ubuntu 15.04 on MacBookPro7,1 with proper NVIDIA drivers

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 15.04 on a MacBookPro7,1, and have a few questions. I successfully installed Ubuntu previously, but it failed to boot eventually; there was a purple screen with a black ...
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I need the Broadcom ethernet Driver installer for Dell inspiron 1521 ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Ethernet controller [0200]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX [14e4:170c] (rev 02)
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Graphics driver for Gigabyte G41M Combo on Xubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a Intel Pentium D Processor along with Gigabyte GA-G41M Combo motherboard & 2GB DDR2 RAM. I am repeatedly getting flickering screen. The screen boots up quite nicely but whenever I open a ...
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Nvidia drivers causing overcurrent on USB ports

I have Asus laptop with (unfortunately) Optimus technology for graphics. Overcurrent information on my two USB ports is displayed every time on boot when using any nvidia driver(331.113 and ...
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Corrupt video display on D630 laptop

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a D630 laptop with an Intel GM965 video card running at 1440x900 resolution. I'm finding the display gets all messed up after half an hour or so of running, with text ...
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nVidia drivers on 15.04 kernel 3.19 stalling system load

all. I recently bombed my Zorin OS 9 system by unsuccessfully installing kernel 4.0 so I decided to go back to Ubuntu - which I haven't used since 10.04 - and am stumbling across some issues. First is ...
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Wimax in XUbuntu?

I have a problem, I am using the Intel Centrino Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150 as wifi and wimax card but I can only use wifi. I googled a lot about drivers and stuff but I can not find the way to activate ...
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Why am I getting disconnected from WiFi after about 15 minutes of use?

I am dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Portege laptop, and for some reason I lose my wireless internet connection after about 15 minutes of use on Ubunutu after booting up. I am ...
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Installation of Ubuntu on Gateway CX210 notebook

The installation goes normally, but at first reboot the system stalls, right after post. I suspect a controller or hard drive driver issue? Any ideas on how to get through this? Using the latest ...
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Audio not working on upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I have upgraded ubuntu from previous version to latest 15.04 on my desktop, 32-bit(os). I found that my audio files are not giving sound while playing, I tested online video from youtube, even they ...
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How am I suddenly using property driver?

I just fresh installed ubuntu 15.04. I accidentally opened additional divers tab to find out that I'm using Intel property driver. In previous releases it always showed that no property driver is in ...
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ubuntu 15.04 wireless driver is not working on HP-Elitebook 6930p [closed]

i have a problem .my laptop is HP-Elitebook 6930p now i run ubuntu 15.04. my wireless wifi driver is not working how can i fix? Please help me!
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Update opengl 1.4 to 1.5+ in xubuntu-14.04 intel gfx

Im trying out a Qt sample and it wants opengl 1.5. Tried: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade but did not change anything. glxinfo|grep ...
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Wireless USB Adapter disconnects from network every 5-10 minutes

My Netgear WNA1000M 802.11bgn USB wifi adapter disconnects from the wifi network I'm using randomly at very short intervals. I'm running Windows 8 on the same system and it has no issue with internet, ...
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With previous versions of Linux, had version of wired network card detect and install a working network drivers

I have an Acer 3050 laptop with current version of Ubuntu 14.10. For about the 4 last versions it fails to find the network cart. I have a built in wireless network card that failed to be detected. ...
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Is fglrx incompatible with xUbuntu ? (14.04)

I had some video driver issues previously , my laptop used to get struck after I (close the lid) put it on standby and when I try to start the screen doesn't show up. So I installed libcheese* and ...
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Wireless not recognized on my Lenovo G510 laptop on Ubuntu 15.04

How do I enable my Broadcom wireless network adapter on Ubuntu 15.04 offline? I have no LAN access.
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Printer Drivers for the Epson XP-200 for ubuntu 14.04

My printer is the Epson Expression XP-200, and I am unable to locate drivers for my printer. I have tried using "Add printer" to no avail. The Epson website does not list Linux drivers for this ...
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How to stop Realtek driver spamming the syslog

I recently installed an Edimax AC1200 Pci-E wireless adapter. This uses the realtek rtl8821.ae driver. This is spamming my syslog and I would love someone to tell me how to stop these continuous ...
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Graphical glitches after updating 14.10 to 15.04

I have a Radeon HD 7800 series card, after updating to 15.04 I am getting random graphical glitches: Not a screenshot because it didn't capture the issue. For whatever reason, this game was ...
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How to update wifi drivers for Toshiba Qosmio X775-SP7203L?

I am having trouble to connect to a network, I have two Wifi bars, but I am unable to connect. However, a friend of mine who is almost next to me is able to connect without trouble, and she has from 3 ...
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AMD Graphics with Multiple Monitors

I have two graphics cards in my computer and I'm having trouble getting them to play nicely with my 4 monitors. Before upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10, I had all 4 working together nicely, though ...
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How to install open-source Radeon Mobility drivers? [closed]

I'm using Elementary OS. fglrx drivers don't work. I would like to install drivers that are being used by default in Ubuntu. Would love to have some help with that! (Lenovo y560, ATI HD5730, Version: ...
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Best desktop graphics card that can use open source drivers?

I know this has probably been asked somewhere before but things are always changing and being updated. So I want to ask again now. What is the best (performance-wise) desktop graphics card that can ...
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Install DVB-7010B Advantech Capture Card Driver (Driver Problem)

I just wanted to capture a PAL video from an analog camera. My OS: Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. uname -r output: 3.13.0-46-generic lspci command output is: Multimedia video controller: Brooktree ...
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Trouble Installing Nvidia Driver

First time user here; Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am currently desperate to install 970 Nvidia Drivers. It gives me an error saying that X server is currently running and needs to be stopped, ...
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Installing fglrx on Xubuntu 14.04 won't work in any way [duplicate]

I cannot seem to install the ATI driver on Xubuntu 14.04.2. When trying to run sudo apt-get install fglrx or sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates I get the follwing error message: The following ...
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NVIDIA drivers cause screen flickering (Ubuntu 15.04) (Dell Inspiron 15-3542)

Installing NVIDIA drivers (340.76 proprietary or tested) from Additional Drivers causes screen flicker and doesn't go into the GUI. To be clear, laptop has Dual Graphics (NVIDIA GeForce 820M and Intel ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not working with Broadcom B4311

I've installed a fresh copy of Xubuntu 15.04 and I can't get my Broadband B4311 Wifi card working. I had Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, and I solved the problem using the b43 driver, so I'd already done a lot of ...
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Trying to install wacom drivers for intuos!

Dear Saints who peruse these forums. Long have I thanked you angels for trying to fix other people's stuff and managing to be useful to everyone else in the process. I need some help. I'm trying to ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M running hot on Kubuntu 64bit

I'm using a Packard Bell - EasyNote TJ65 (64bit Core) with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M. I know my computer is not the newest nor fastest model but until now I never had Problems running Linux Kubuntu ...