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Dell Power Managerment Drivers for Ubuntu 16.04

On Windows, Dell Power Management drivers are available for laptops for maximizing the health of battery. Due to drivers on Windows, Desktop Mode and Logetivity mode are available for maximizing ...
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ASUS VivoBook Pro N552VW - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS [on hold]

Anyone has been installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on ASUS N552VW-A? There's some problems after installing Ubuntu: UI scale factor on highest resolution (4K) is not readable. After some workaround some ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 16.04 with [0cf3:3004] Atheros adapter

My laptop, an MSI GS70 Stealth Pro, has build a build in Bluetooth device that Ubuntu seems to not recognize. When I go to System Settings > Bluetooth it says No Bluetooth adapters found. From ...
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Why does katoolin break my Ubuntu 16.04 instalation? [on hold]

I am running a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04, after breaking it for the fifth time and reinstalling it for the sixth. I tried to install select Kali tools using Katoolin using these instructions: http:...
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Not working brother Scanner in Ubuntu 16.04 though driver installed

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and a brother DCP-375CW, a printer and scanner all in one. I downloaded the drivers and used the Driver Install Tool by brother. This is the result: the system says the ...
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linux wifi work only if reboot with “sudo reboot” after restarting “/etc/init.d/networking”

I have dual boot Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Windows 10 on a Dell computer. After we got a new router, it did not detect any wireless network. Networking was on but it said ‘no network devices available‘. (...
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Do I need to install Vulkan for better performance?

afaik Vulkan is like DirectX. Will installing it be "like a drivers upgrade" for my system? I mean will my gaming performance be better? Some say it wouldn't and it's just intended for developers. ......
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Trouble installing Ubuntu 16.04 since I got GTX 1070

I was running ubuntu with windows, and once I got my GTX 1070, and installed the nvidia drivers on windows it caused Ubuntu to go black screen whenever I would load it from grub. Additionally my asus ...
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Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I faster on Windows than Linux

I just bought the Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I wireless card for my PC, and it worked right out of the box, which is very nice. I tested the speed on speedtest.net and I was getting about 30 Mb/s, which is ...
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RPi WIFI Dongle 0e8d:761b MediaTek Inc. problem with drivers

I bought USB Dongle WiFi from Ebay and I have problem with drivers. I get CD with this device but I don't know how to install it. On screen shot you can see what CD include. When I put lsusb I am ...
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Updated WNA3100 Driver [on hold]

Can someone please update the broadcom Netgear WNA3100 driver link for Ubuntu? All other links to the driver that I have found have returned the 404 error. Please send the link. I already have ...
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What's the difference between kernel, HAL and drivers? [closed]

As far as I know, the kernel is the API between hardware and software. The same for the drivers. But now I found out about HAL (hardware abstraction layer) and I'm completely lost. What's the ...
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can't add a new pci identifier /sys/bus/pci/drivers/ahci/new_id

Ubuntu does not mount my disks connected with Marvell 88SE9172 SATA 6Gb/s interface. In some forums i found this is a kernel issue and under following link I found some workaround that adding new pci ...
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Satellite Series C75D-B7300 [on hold]

I recently got this Toshiba C75D-B7300 and I want to mess around with it and I've come across ubuntu which I think is a great OS about getting out of windows 10 (upgraded from windows 8.1). But ...
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Wireless adapter not working after updates TP LINK Archer T4U

I've got TP-Link Archer T4U and Ubuntu 16.04 In order to make it work, I installed community drivers from github The installation proccess was like this: # sudo cp -R . /usr/src/...
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Cannot connect to wifi with Realtek RTL8191SU on Ubuntu 16.04

I upgrade my notebook from 14.xx to 16.04. On Ubuntu 14 can i connect to my wifi network without problems. My wifi network is protected with WPA/WPA2 Personal and using mac filtering on modem. After ...
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AMD-INTEL hybrid graphics on Ubuntu 16.04

I saw many saying that the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04 contains opensource driver for ATI. I have an HP laptop with AMD 6770m + Intel HD 3000 hybrid graphics and wants to install Kubuntu on it. I ...
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Wireless mouse (ASUS combo keyboard and mouse) not working

I have an ASUS W2000 Chiclet Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Set ASUS keyboard and mouse combo. Interestingly, the keyboard works perfectly but the mouse doesn't. Both devices are connected with one ...
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How to setup the alfa AWUS036NH driver on Kali Linux? [closed]

I bought this Alfa awus036nh and i want to use it on Kali Linux. I'm running Kali on a Virtual Machine and fixed the USB issue and now the machine recognizes the adapter. I need to setup the driver ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes frequently with dual boot windows 10

I have a Dell New Inspiron 7559 laptop with Intel and Nvidia GTX960M Hybrid Graphic Card. I'm facing some problems with the system after installing Ubuntu on my new laptop. First, sometimes, the ...
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Depmod issue: modules.order and module.built in don't exist when trying to install a .deb

I'm running Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS and am in the process of installing a driver for a PCIE card, but I have an issue where it says the following: depmod: WARNING: could not open /lib/modules/3.13.0-...
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Problem with NVIDIA drivers and encrypted partition (dual boot)

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 but I have problems when I boot up. My machine has 2 SSDs: First one with Windows 10 Second one with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 (on which I boot) ...
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AMD RADEON 6870 ubuntu 16.04

I'm starting linux, and have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and my gpu is an AMD radeon 6870 (saphire), i read that amd doesn't support Ubuntu 16.04, so in system info the installed driver is Gallium 0.4 (...
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How to configure an application to always run with DRI_PRIME=1 set? Is there an other way besides terminal?

I had followed the instructions posted by emk2203 (My AMD Radeon graphic card is not working on 16.04) and now I could make the apps use my secondary AMD card and it's work! Look: Firefox running (...
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How to know the utilization of intel CPU and GPU in Linux? [closed]

In ubuntu, to know the time taken by CPU to run a program we would use 'time' in terminal. Whereas in case of intel GPU, we would use 'intel_gpu_time'. But in case of CentOS 'time' command works. But '...
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Bad network card driver Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS

After installation Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS network card does not work. lshw -c network description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller On Windows ...
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Nvidia driver doesn't work after successful installation

I have an Asus k401 notebook with an Nvidia GeForce 940m. I've added the graphics ppa and installed the most recent version (nvidia-367). The installation was successful and, according to the ...
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How to update drivers for a device that typically comes with windows?

I just got a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition, and am having some problems. Videos are giving me extremely choppy playback, so I want to start by trying to update all my drivers and BIOS. But Dell's ...
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What does “Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity” mean with respects to AMD Graphics

I have recently migrated from 15.04 to 16.04 (A minor disaster related to 15.10 in between). Today I decided to see if I could get my graphics card working. It is a Radeon 8500 2GB, and is on the list ...
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How can I remove focaltech touchpad

I was trying to update my touchpad mouse, and I follow this steps $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms $ sudo ...
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How to get more FPS on League Of Legends? [closed]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and when playing League Of Legends which I installed from PlayOnLinux, I get 10-15 FPS even when using the lowest possible graphics. I updated my graphics driver as suggested on ...
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Wi-Fi firmware crashing in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter that works fine after rebooting the computer, but if I disable and re-enable wi-fi via the GUI control at the top right corner of ...
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Dual monitor started to flicker after upgrade to 16.04

I am running dual monitor setup (in mirror mode) on ubuntu. Right after upgrade to 16.04, I am experiencing issues with flickering (image on/off) on second screen (which is LGD LED TV), specifically ...
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How do I re-enable input devices in Windows 7 while dualbooting with Ubuntu?

I decided that it would be most useful to me to have both Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my machine, and dualbooted correctly (I think) to have both fully functional (initially). I installed Windows 7 and, ...
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Problems after installing gtx 950

I have a dual boot machine with windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 installed. I used to use the intel igpu for displaying and it works well for both systems. Recently I put a nvidia gtx 950 on my machine. ...
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is amd graphics supports ubuntu 16.04 now

I am very new to ubuntu. Ubuntu 16.04LTS Release on 21 April 2016. i read post on http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/03/ubuntu-drops-amd-catalyst-fglrx-driver-16-04. i said that ubuntu 16.04 does not ...
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“Cannot find a backlight controller” when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Pavilion g6 Notebook

Most if not all Ubuntu backlight solutions depend on the backlight driver working. Like this one for example. In my case, when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Hewlett-Packard Pavilion g6 ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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TL-WN725N driver Ubuntu disconnect problem

I can't get my TL-WN725N WiFi USB adapter to work on Ubuntu. I tried every solution I found on internet and they didn't work. Description of the problem and my system is bellow. Problem: WiFi ...
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How do I find Linux Drivers for my sound card?

I did check the list of sound cards supported by Ubuntu and I believe my card is supported. It is a Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Extreme card. I used the Linux command lspci to get the information ...
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LAN to LAN communication not working while internet works fine. (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

I have 2 ethernet WLAN ports on my PC1 and 1 ethernet port PC2. I have a small piece of code that sends and receives packets through ethernet port from PC1 to PC2(LAN to LAN communication). ...
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miss wifi hardware driver [duplicate]

After upgrading from 14.xx.xx to 16.04 I miss the wifi. Herewith is the nice report... so... anybody has a clue about what I should do now? Thank you in advance. dmesg | grep -i firmware [ 14....
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Is there a Windows Cortana voice equivalent in Linux? [duplicate]

I really like Windows Cortana voice or at least the idea of Cortana voice. I'm running ubuntu 16.04. Is there a voice assistant for ubuntu?
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVidia GPU

I am performing a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and have a Titan X Nvidia GPU card. Should I have the GPU plugged in while installing the new OS? I have tried without it plugged in (which works) but ...
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Driver for TP-LINK usb adapter mod"Archer TU4-1

How to install driver on Ubuntu 14.04?. I down loaded TPLINK'S Linux driver, but do not know how to install;to see if it will work! I could not find a usb adpter for wireless any where. Does a ...
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Headphones not working on Ubuntu 16.04 installed on Alienware 17 R3

I own a Sony MDR-XB450 headphones and it is not being detected. Sound keeps playing through external speakers Alsamixer gives the details as below Card: HDA Intel PCH Chip: Creative CA0132 I can mute/...
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Why is there a five second pause at the beginning of every video?

Recently, I've started to experience 5-6 seconds delay when starting to watch any video (On Youtube, VLC, Movies Application, etc...) Also, if I pause a video and wait 5-6 seconds and then hit play, ...
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What is the right PPD file for KONICA MINOLTA C754Series printer?

I try to connect my Ubuntu (installed as a guest OS under Mac OS X) to a network printer. The printer's model is KONICA MINOLTA C754Series, as detected by Ubuntu. During setup, I don't find the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & NVIDIA Dual Monitor Issue

I am having bad time with Ubuntu 14.04 dual monitor screen resolution issues, the second monitor is a real badass that in any mean it can't be configured. I have NVIDIA card and its latest driver ...