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How can I tell if My machine has installed drivers for a (network based) scanner?

as per My other question here: Help installing the network scanner from a Brother MFC-J6910DW? I have been suggested to check if My device drivers are installed, how can I do this? I have researched ...
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Help installing the network scanner from a Brother MFC-J6910DW?

The printer driver install and setup is completed and working fine. (Installed via Brothers install scripts) The machine is connected to the network on 192.168.1.4 and if I point a web browser to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64(AMD) First time isntall FROZEN after login

I'm here because everything I searched online as a fix will not fix this I'm a new ubuntu user or at least trying to this was my first time ever downloading ubuntu, I installed ubuntu 14.04 64 AMD ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 no wireless

I just upgraded and lost the wireless connection. Here some basic information which might be helpful: Dell Inspiron i3-3217U Dual-Core CPU @ 1.8GHz 64-bit Chip ID: BCM43143 PCI-ID: 14e4:4365 Kernel ...
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How to run software which requires the latest Intel modules

I used this utility to upgrade all of my Intel modules on my machine, but soon after learned that it was a really bad idea to upgrade these because of incompatibilities, and especially with Unity. I ...
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Wifi Broadcam: ERROR (dkms apport) kernel not supported

m trying to install wifi driver for : Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03) in my Macbook pro, but after following this answer (Setup problems ubuntu ...
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installing drivers to kubuntu without internet

How can one install drivers to Kubuntu without any internet access? Every guide to installing drivers that I've seen online requires an internet connection. But how would one go about finding the ...
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mini.iso does not recognize disk controller

I've got an old PC with VIA chipset (northbridge: VIA P4M266, southbridge: VIA VT8235) and only CD drive. I want to install Ubuntu on it using the mini.iso disk image (14.04 LTS). Ubuntu booted, ...
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Dell M3800 poor performance using nvidia drivers [on hold]

I have Dell precision m3800 with Intel 4600 integrated graphics, and Quadro K1100m nvidia GPU Nvidia driver 349.12 from xorg-edgers ubuntu 14.04 (well elementaryos freya) kernel 3.13.0-49-generic ...
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Automatically load module on system startup

I have a Netgear A6100 USB Wi-Fi adapter connected to my desktop, using the 8812au kernel module. However, I have to run sudo modprobe 8812au on every system startup. How can I get Ubuntu to ...
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[SOLVED]Ubuntu doesnt install any driver

the thing is simple... I have a hp pavilion g4, i used ubuntu for some weeks and then it started to fail. First of all, the computer started to have problems with my wifi connection. Because of that, ...
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How to install Printer Drivers with rpm extension

I have a Canon Pixma P200 and I have downloaded the Linux drivers from their site. I extracted them and I found 4 .rpm files. I decided to open terminal and type in ...
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Clicking sound when playing audio

Before flagging this question as duplicate, this is not a random or periodic clicking sound. It only happens once a sound is played on the speakers for the "first time". "First time" being after a ...
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Will Ubuntu 15.04 support usb to vga adapters ? any news any updates? [on hold]

I have been looking all over the web for a valid answer about the usb - vga adapters I couldn't find anything relatively new in regards to this , all I got was out-dated news about how 90% of the ...
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¿How to install TP-LINK TL-WN722N on Ubuntu? [on hold]

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to install my TL-WN722N. I'v seen several tutorials on how, but the don't seem to stick... I've seen that it is supported by ubuntu, I "lsub" it and it does ...
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ath10k installation

I have exhausted google on how to do this, compounded by being a beginner. I am trying to install this module. I have a nice new Acer Nitro (which will be even nicer once I remove dependency on win ...
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AMD Radeon HD 6730M/6770M/7690M XT driver on 14.04.2

My laptop is Asus K43SA with Intel Core i5 and AMD Radeon HD 6730M (1GB). As title says I can't properly install the graphic driver on Ubuntu 14.04.2, since I'm new to Ubuntu. I have searched a lot ...
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Problem switching promitaty driver for Ubuntu Kylin [closed]

When i try to switch to my AMD graphic accelerators it just jumps back to the x.org ones after hitting apply changes. Ive tryed to switch to the main server, and it seems to get it one step futher ...
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QR code reader on Ubuntu

I'm trying to use a QR code reader on Ubuntu, but the drivers are only for Windows. Is there a possibility to use it on Ubuntu? The model is SL-QC15S. lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 058f:9360 Alcor ...
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Dual displays not working

I have installed Dell Precision Tower 7810 Xeon processor with Nvidia Quadro K620. We are running 12.04.5 as per recommended by dell. however only one display is working, which is detected as "Laptop" ...
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No wifi detected after today's(Apr 10 -2015) Ubuntu software update

I updated Ubuntu 14.04 system when it asked for a software update and after the installation I observed that no WiFi network is detected. I rechecked the driver setting and it is set to Broadcom ...
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X11 hangs, leaves me with black&white text display, Intel i915, precise1-Ubuntu

I am running a Bodhi derivative Ubuntu, ("tainted") based on Precise, on an Acer Chromebook. After a system update, X11 dies, leaves me "hung" with text display. If I reboot in recovery mode, and ...
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How can I be sure that I have removed the Intel graphics driver?

I wanted to use openGL on my laptop (HP-dv6500), with the Intel GM965 graphics chipset. I used the Intel graphics installer to install the driver, and the installation succeeded. However, after I ...
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lshw not showing wireless card

After a long battle with my Netgear WNDA3100v2, I can now see my adapter with the lsusb command, but it is not showing up on the lshw. I did get the Broadcom BCM43xx driver installed successfully, so ...
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Install nvidia-driver from nvidia's website along with nvidia-prime [duplicate]

I have a laptop(Asus K551L) includes Nvidia GEFORCE 740M (optimus graphics) with Intel on board graphics. I already installed nvidia-331, nvidia-prime and successfully able to switch between Intel and ...
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Linux not recognizing nvidia 540m graphics chip

I've tried to enable the 540m@1Gb nvidia chip on my Asus N53SV laptop(i3-2310, 2x4Gb RAM@1333, 500Gb Seagate HDD(LVM split into an 80Gb, Ext4 / and the rest also an Ext4 for storage)). I've updated ...
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installing wifi drivers on 2006 white imac [duplicate]

I recently purchased an imac on ebay and installed ubuntu on it but ther is no wifi available.I ran the command to find out the wifi card and this is what i got. ...
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Which driver for NVidia for Ubuntu 14.04 should I choose from Software & Updates? [duplicate]

I have NVIDIA graphic card and quite some problems making it run smoothly in Ubuntu 14.04. Finally I managed to get it up to here: What should I choose? I have already reinstalled Ubuntu 14 twice ...
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Installing drivers for TL wn723n v3

I downloaded the driver from here git clone git://github.com/lwfinger/rtl8188eu and compile them but when I calling the iwconfig elk@elkcorp:~$ iwconfig ppp0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 ...
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After every kernel update I reinstall the Nvidia drivers and lose the Unity bar

After each kernel update, after the reboot I don’t get anything on screen, therefore I switch to the console (Ctrl+Alt+F1) and reinstall the Nvidia drivers, then I reboot but I don’t get any Unity ...
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CUDA not working after returning laptop from sleep

I have installed cuda 7 toolkit with newest driver, and it passed all the tests, it seems that driver is loaded, but every time when I just put my laptop to sleep, and wake it up from sleep, cuda ...
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NetGear WNDA3100v2 802.11 not instaling

so far I managed to get the headers downloaded, and the system updated, I have ndiswrapper installed. But when I get to the checkinstall I get this: ***************************************** **** ...
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Ubuntu driver package for Dell latitude e5250? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell latitude e5250 and everything except fingerprint reader (tried the fprint package) seems to work fine. Searched and found this driver package for the laptop and ...
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Radeon HD 7470M Black screen issue on Ubuntu 14.04

I own a notebook with mentioned discrete video-adapter. I've especially installed Ubuntu 14.04, as specified in AMD web-site. I've downloaded installer, successfully built and installed packages: ...
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Asus Z87 PRO - fan speed detector - failed to 'make' nct6775 drivers

I want to monitor the fans in my HTPC due to a recent and inexplicable temperature increase of 5+ degrees C. Package 'lm-sensors' does not detect fan sensors. After some investigation I found there ...
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cannot change brightness Ubuntu 14.04 on ASUS x552E

I have ASUS laptop with ADM RADEON HD 8670M and I cannot change brightness at all! I tried to use open source drivers (with adding in grub "acpi_backlight=vendor radeon.dpm=1") I tried use ...
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I'm certain Ubuntu doesn't recognise that I have two GPUs

The possible duplicate is regarding multiple monitor setups and intergrated GPUs, so it's unfortunately not at all relevant. I use two GeForce GTX 780 Phantom GPUs, and I've never had a trouble ...
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Screen goes blank after updating nvidia Geforce driver (Ubuntu 14.04, Geforce Go 7200)

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Sony Vaio VGN-SZ 90PS which has a Geforce Go 7200 card. I do not know the first thing about ubuntu or linux in general, am not an IT professional or ...
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Cannot get Linksys AE1200 to work with Ubuntu 14.04

Apologies for being a complete and utter newbie - I have much to learn. Have tried following the steps from many different users and posts - including: How do I install the driver for my Linksys ...
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Why ubuntu self writes '~' series in the terminal?

I have a problem that in random intervals (few minutes a day or two) ubuntu starts acting as if ~ key was down all the time when I am in the terminal or some weird key shortcut when I use sublime text ...
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Sound not working on HP notebook

Since yesterday my laptop will not play music or videos on YouTube, and if it plays them at all, the videos are without any sound. Besides which, it stays stuck out of nowhere with any webpage I open. ...
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Update to 14.04 lts DNW [duplicate]

I am having a problem installing 14.04 LTS . I get a black screen at start up. I believe the problem is with the graphics card driver. I have nVidia GeForce 7300LE I have been running 12.04 for the ...
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Using Media Controls From Headphone Jack

I have a brand new Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 15.04-beta2. In OSX, I was able to use my iPhone headphones into the "headphone" jack and use the media keys on the headphones to control my system ...
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Cannot scan for WiFi networks with BCM4321

I believe I followed this guide for installing WiFi drivers for my Broadcom 4321 chipset, but alas I still get the following: arjun@perseus:~$ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan wlan0 No scan results For ...
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Howto get the video driver to work for Raspberry Pi 2 in Ubuntu

I'm struggling to get the video drivers to work with the Raspberry Pi 2 on Ubuntu 14.04. I followed every step (until serial console) on this page to install Ubuntu on the Pi. Everything is working ...
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Error from install file: “No module named: _struct”

OK, so this all started trying to install OpenBazaar, but I've talked to their devs and it's my python that seems messed up somehow. I think I may have created/deleted a symbolic link somewhere like ...
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Which driver shall I install for my graphic controller/card?

My laptop thinkpad T400 is using Intel GMA X4500HD (IGP) max.384MB shared memory, which lshw calls "Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller". Is my graphic controller NVidia's which ...
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dkms Installed kernel module but not working after reboot

I bought a keyboard that is shown on lsusb: Bus 002 Device 009: ID 0c45:7603 Microdia but the Ctrl, Windows/Super and Alt buttons are all mapped to Shift button. So I followed the hardware code and ...
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MacBook Pro 8,2 - cannot load desktop with fglrx

I'm trying to maximize my OpenGL usage and fix a weird display issue. No solutions I've read about work, including this one and this one. I thought perhaps the open source driver was related, so I ...
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Nvidia Driver Install Error - “Kernel module failed to build.”

I'm trying to install this because Nouveau / the default driver, is unstable for me, and eventually results in GPU lockups unless I'm running low graphic mode. Got this error while trying to install ...