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How to install drivers in ubuntu 14.04 final beta [closed]

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 final beta. But i am looking for a way to install drivers for Nvidia graphic card, wireless card, touchpad. My laptop has a NVIDIA GEFORCE 710M with 2GB Dedicated ...
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Cannot FInd a Driver for a Wireless PCI Card, Netis Systems WF-2117

I'm running 12.04 and do not have a clue how to set up my wireless card. The strange thing is the box says that it's made by netis. But on a query (lspci) of the device, it says: 01:02.0 Network ...
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Delayed Xwindow start with nvidia drivers [closed]

I have some video driver trouble on Linux Mint 16, 64-bit, Cinnamon. My CPU is a Phenom II, my graphics card is a Geforce 650 Ti. I am switching between the NVIDIA 319.32 and the Nouveau 1:1.0.9 ...
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Workaround for printing with 32b canon drivers from Ubuntu 64bits?

I have installed 32bit Ubuntu versions for years since I feared incompatibility issues, but last time I installed it, I went for a 64 bit as this is the default now, and everything worked smoothly ...
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Xubuntu [fresh install] pushes my GPU to 129 Deg Celsius, 264 Farenheit

I have an Intel Core2Duo Dell Precision 390, with some kind of Nvidia graphics card - nothing special. While doing nothing, the GPU heats up to 129 degrees C, or 264 Farenheit, over the course of ...
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New Samsung ATIV 9 Ultrabook; Deleting Windows 8.1 and Installing Ubuntu

I understand from reading other threads that there are some complications with adding Ubuntu to a computer that came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I haven't used any of the Linux distros before. ...
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/usr folder permissions being changed to 8070 9999 breaking virtualbox [on hold]

Recently whilst running Ubuntu 13.10, I picked up a problem with virtualbox permission errors. The errors were "Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_OWNER_NOT_ROOT)." Eventually tracked this down to ...
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Missing phy0 wifi driver?

I was trying to install Ubuntu 14 beta 2 on my new laptop--a Lenovo Yoga Pro 2--and I couldn't use the wireless. So, I used rfkill list all, and got the result: 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft ...
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Wireless network driver

I just installed Ubuntu and I want to use wireless instead of an Ethernet port. I have an option for one, but it says it's installing. how long does it take to install?
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How can I get xrandr to detect both nvidia cards: 2 x GTX480, triple-head? [closed]

I am running Linux Mint 16 (Petra) I am running the default driver nvidia-319 shipped with the distro I have 2x GTX480 cards I have three monitors Using the Nvidia driver, all monitors and GPUs are ...
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Partition problem with dual booting

I'm trying to dual boot Ubuntu with Windows Xp. Windows is on the C drive and I want to install Ubuntu on the D drive. When I get to the partitions table during installation, there should be a dev/sda ...
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changed Graphic Driver on MacBook, cant boot now

So hello first, a few days I had the great idea to put ubuntu on my Macbook (Mid 2010, non-pro), because I needed a couple of programms for studying and the professor suggested using Ubuntu. I than ...
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What happens after the core selects mass-storage

When a usb mass-storage device is attached to the host, enumeration of the device happens and the process where an address is given to the device, getting the descriptors occurs, then the core checks ...
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how to install NVIDIA Gforce GT740M driver on ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

how do i install nvidia gforce gt 740 m driver on ubuntu 13.10,lenovo idealpad z410 laptop .Please help this question .
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xserver-xorg-video-ati do not support dual head with DVI connection

I am running (gnome) Ubuntu 13.10 and I have an AMD Radeon hd 7470 graphic card (dual head). I am using the xserver-xorg-video-ati as video driver. This driver is working fine if I connect my screens ...
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Lubuntu wireless driver problems (Lubuntu 12.04, Realtek RTL8190)

I have freshly installed Lubuntu on a friends PC, but I am unable to get the wireless working. There is no option to scan for networks and adding one manually does nothing. $ sudo lshw -C network ...
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ThinkPad T430 Express Card driver

I'm running 13.10 x64 on a T430. In general everything works well. However, the OS does not see the Express Card when it is inserted. I checked and the Express Card slot is enabled in the BIOS. Any ...
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Triple-screen setup w/ two mismatched GPU's

I am trying to run a triple-screen setup with two "mismatched" Nvidia GPU's, a GTX 470 and an 8400 GS, on Ubuntu 13.10. Two of the monitors are hooked up to my GTX 470 and the third is hooked up to ...
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problem with 5.1 Audio output

I installed 12.04 LTS but unable to get 5.1 audio output. There is no option as such in sound setting. Please help.
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How To Use Nvidia-Prime On Ubuntu?

I have optimus laptop so i have installed nvidia drivers with prime. I have googled but didn't found any help regarding using Nvidia-prime. So How do i use my optimus card ? I know i can switch to ...
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My Wifi stops working after browsing the web

So I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I have this USB wifi device (TP-Link TL-WN821N V4) in my computer. Now when I use internet via terminal, everything is just fine, I can upload and download the whole ...
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Install Intel gma 3150 graphics drive [duplicate]

Google Earth requires graphics drivers. The Intel driver provided from the Intel website is not supported by Ubuntu. My card is Intel gma 3150. How do I install drivers for this card in Ubuntu?
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Problem after manually installing NVidia Drivers, Unity issue

After manually installing Nvidia drivers (downloading nvidia .run driver) Laptop model - dell inspiron 14 3421 Video card - NVIDIA GeForce GT 625M I could still access the side bar(unity)/ Here's ...
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philips MFD 6050 printer installation ubuntu 12.04

I'm experiencing difficulties with the installation of the Philips MFD 6050 printer/scanner on a Lenovo laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. Official drivers can be downloaded here. They were for Ubuntu ...
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Not able to see pr_info output

I have added some pr_info statements in some source code files like driver/usb/core/generic.c , message.c , usb.c , hub.c , driver.c. When I run make modules;make modules_install;make install I am ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 AMD/ATI Radeon RESOLUTION PROBLEM after upgrade from 13.04

I have a problem with my screen resolution after I upgraded from Ubuntu 13.04 to Ubuntu 13.10. My computer: HP ProBook 4720s :: Intel® Core™ i7 CPU M 640 @ 2.80GHz × 4 :: 64-bit In System settings ...
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Can't connect wifi in dell inspiron 5420 in ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 in Dell Inspiron 5420. Though wlan is showing wifi is available but can not connect to network. I have checked with Ubuntu 13.04 and 12.04 also. It is working in 12.04 ...
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System won't recognize any wifi networks

I have recently built a new computer, and first ran it with ubuntu. After installation I go to setup my wifi so I can download drivers and games but my wifi will not ever connect even after I put in ...
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Wacom CTH680 not recognised - Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

I have followed all of the guides i can possibly find on compiling/installing the driver for my new CTH680 tablet. lsusb shows that the usb driver sees the tablet: Bus 002 Device 005: ID 056a:0303 ...
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How to install the driver for this printer? failing to start the daemon

How do i install the driver? its failing to start the daemon http://www.custom.biz/printers/vkp-VIII-Oii-48-6# root@s:~/Downloads/VKP80_CUPSDrv_64bit-1.03# uname -a Linux s 3.11.0-18-generic ...
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Installing D-Link DWA-131 (13.10)

I found this thread: How do I install a D-Link DWA-131? But it has been closed. One comment referred to this guide: http://bernaerts.dyndns.org/linux/74-ubuntu/277-ubuntu-precise-dwa-131-rev-b1 ...
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Installing TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k

I just bought a wireless adapter and am still trying to install its drivers onto Ubuntu. I have looked up ath9k and seen that it is compatible with kernal module ath9k. I'm new to ubuntu and most of ...
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System is running in low-graphics mode: 13.10

Been trying all the different answers out there about this issue and still have nothing working. I ran the updates today, April 5th, and upon rebooting I started getting this error. I'm running on an ...
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Wireless connection button on Acer Aspire 2930z won't work!

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire 2930z, along side my Windows 7 (Dual Boot). Problem is - I can't get a wifi connection - the wifi button is off and doesn't respond. Connection is ...
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Problems with nvidia gt630m drivers

Hello i have used Ubuntu 12.04 for some time now but now i have encountered a really annoying problem that drives me crazy. I first got this problem when i updated my nvidia drivers, version 331 ...
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Intel IF56A-CL Modem Drivers

Complete Linux Noob. I'm looking for some linux drivers to this modem: Intel IF56A-CL. I have a zip of the windows XP drivers if that helps. The problem is as the PC is so old the only Ethernet ports ...
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how to install driver for middle button clickpad scrolling

I want to use this as this: Specifically, I'm trying to enable scroll wheel emulation using the TrackPoint when the middle button 2 of the clickpad is pressed. I've examined the xev output when ...
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Wireless issue on Lenovo Thinkpad L540

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Lenovo Thinkpad L540. It has problem with the wifi connection. When just booted it works then suddenly it drops the connection and cannot even see the wifi ...
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Unable to build kernel module in VMware 7

Unable to build kernel module. See log file /tmp/vmware-root/setup-7178.log for details. Apr 05 11:36:38.648: app-3076208320| Log for VMware Workstation pid=5555 version=7.0.0 build=build-203739 ...
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Driver Nvidia 96.43.23 for Quadro 4 wont stay installed [migrated]

No matter how many times I re-install my driver it will be uninstalled after restart. I select and install the correct driver using Device Driver Manager by Mint I restart as prompted It comes back ...
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Dota2 fps freeze

So I installed Steam and Dota 2 on my 13.10 Ubuntu. The game starts up and works with acceptable fps, but every 5-10 minutes or so it just freezes for 2-5 seconds. I'm positive this is not network lag ...
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Installing Broadcom driver failed to install Acer AspireOne

I'm sure there is an answer to my problem somewhere, but I'm not able to find it. I'm a complete newbie, just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 LTS a few days ago. It's on double boot at the moment as I wanted ...
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Video Driver: works under 12.04 LTS, does not under 13.10

Recently I've installed a 12.04 LTS for one of my relatives. All seemed to work fine, except for Flash Player plugin within Firefox. Since that was "mission-critical", I've reinstalled the machine to ...
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Loading a proprietary disk driver into Ubuntu Server Initramfs

I have a Revodrive 3 X2, and I am installing Ubuntu on it. I followed the guide by Alex Burgess for a complete fresh copy. I also topped this guide (which works perfectly when using the exact ubuntu ...
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Problems with Nvidia graphics driver (6600GT)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, and I am new to Linux. After my first attempt, the system crashed and ubuntu would not start, not even in recovery mode with low graphics. The error message ...
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If not manually launching with bumblebee, are nvidia drivers irrelevant to display problems?

I have a Dell XPS 17 L702X with an Nvidia optimus card. I have installed bumblebee. Is the following correct? If I don't manually launch a program with optirun or primusrun, then bumblebee is not ...
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Moving window is slow and tearing after installing Nvidia driver

When I installed Ubuntu 13.10, the Nouveau driver was on it. Everything was fine, windows moved very smoothly with my 144 Hz monitor. Now I installed the latest driver from xorg-edgers and after ...
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TEW-664UB wireless adaptor wont connect 12.04? [duplicate]

I have TEW-664UB wireless adaptor but I dont know how to get connected wirelessly. I have wired connection now. I dont even know where to start. Using 12.04
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Wi-fi Connection problem

I am using a laptop which hasn't got any hard drive. but I am using a 13.10 ubuntu which installed in a flash driver so I can bring my ubuntu whereever I want. so I have tried this little 32 GB ...
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How can I install the Webcam C170 drivers Ubuntu 12.04

The logitech camera green light comes on and go's back out, but does not load the application it self. Please advise