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Setting up teska K40 withATI radeon. End up with black screen while installation on ubuntu 14.04

For almost a week I can't set up Tesla K40 on CUDA. Currently I have 2 GPUs 1.Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R5 340X / R7 250/350X] 2. Nvidia Tesla K40 active ...
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Problems with my Wifi

I see the different connections and I can also connect to any of those connections and access internet, but i can do it about 10 minutes at the most, then it appears that I have signal, but internet ...
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Dual monitor setup , using AMD Radeon driver on 14.04

This is the updated version (June 2015) of the same question found in this forum for which none of the previously stated solution (x11 config,, add virtual, update fglrx) works. I would like to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - display unclaimed - can boot only in recovery mode

I can select recovery mode as option then boot normally. This works. But Normal mode doesn't work. the command: sudo lshw -c display results in *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA ...
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Install CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I am trying to install CUDA 7.0 on Ubuntu 14.04.2. I already tried everything I could find around: ...
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IEEE1394 / Firewire card - anything specific I need to check when buying?

I'll start by giving some background information, to avoid answers/comments suggesting that I do something else. I have a Sony DV video camera and a pile of DV tapes that I want to extract the video ...
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Random WiFI dropping in 15.04

I'm using 15.04-64 bit on a laptop 8GB RAM, Intel i7 4510U, Nvidia 840M. I only recently got Ubuntu to work after a lot of trouble with my Nvidia card. My WiFi randomly drops even though my router is ...
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iwconfig gives me no wireless interface

I have a toshiba laptop with dual-boot windows/ubuntu. The wifi card cannot be seen in ubuntu. When I run iwconfig I get no wireless extensions. When I run lshw -C I get the following: *-network ...
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Error in nvidia-331 causes me unable to install, delete, or do almost anything besides open up a browser

I have Ubuntu 14.10 I cannot purge, or reinstall nvidia-331 and this seems to be destroying my computer. This is what happens when I put in sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 ...
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which driver do I select with bleeding edge ppa?

Stupid newbie question! I removed fglrx, got the bleeding edge ppa, and re-downloaded fglrx followed by apt-get update and apt-get install and a restart. Now my question is, on the additional ...
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cannot get my nVidia drivers to install

I have a problem with the Driver & update window. I can't install the proprietary nVidia drivers. I select the top driver (a nVidia one) and hit apply. But it goes back to the 3rd option - ...
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After upgrade to 15.04 screen resolution stuck at low graphics

I was running 12.04 32bit on an old Asus laptop with ATI X1200 graphics and upgraded stepwise to 15.04. Somewhere along the way the graphics got stuck at low resolution. The upgraded system uses the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04Broadcomm 43142 wifi problem on HP p-011tx

Ubuntu 14.04 does not show wifi connection after new installation. Device is:HP p011tx Broadcomm 43142 802.11 adapter
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No module named _curses

I am very new to both Ubuntu and python. I am trying to run a code and getting : ImportError: No module named _curses. I tried: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install build-essential sudo ...
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Set Up Second Monitor in Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I'd like to use both of my dell 20'' 1600x900 resolution monitors. I can only use one of them. I have a Nvidia 980 graphics card and I have an msi motherboard (if ...
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Nvidia Coolbits don't work

nvidia-settings app outputs following in the console when i try to change frequencies. (nvidia-settings:3612): Gtk-CRITICAL **: IA__gtk_range_set_range: assertion 'min < max' failed I know ...
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Is Floating Point Texture Support Enabled in Mesa?

I am attempting to play a game through CrossOver for Linux. However, I get a warning that floating-point textures isn't supported in OpenGL. I recently found that this was due to a legal issue that ...
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OpenGL errors and Matlab R2015a

I recently installed Guest Additions (by pressing Ctrl D) to my Ubuntu 14.04 Virtualbox because everything (particularly Matlab) was running extremely slowly and 3D acceleration was not enabled ...
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Ubuntu Touch - USB serial drivers/modules

I have a BQ Aquarius E4.5 and would like to connect it to various peripherals so I can use it for remote monitoring/telemetry. This would be easy to do if I could get a USB serial adapter to work. I ...
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Is my opinion right or wrong ? ( hardware acceleration )

I always thought/think that hardware acceleration is bad because if you for normal/smooth playback of video must in player turn on the hardware acceleration it means that your CPU is weak. So if I in ...
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Switch WIFI driver?

I think my old WIFI card died a while back. I kept trying different versions of Linux to see if that would bring back my WIFI. Then, I thought my ethernet card was my WIFI card. Now, I got an Intel ...
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why doesn't lsmod show that bcmwl-kernel-source is already installed?

I'm confused. I installed bcmwl-kernel-source a couple of weeks ago, but I cannot see that it is installed with lsmod. However, if I try to install it again, it says I already have the latest version. ...
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Debugging 14.04 freeze with syslog

Since upgrading to 14.04 a few weeks back, I have been experiencing a problem wherein Ubuntu will freeze (i.e. the entire UI stops working, can't drop down runlevels, etc.), and the only solution is ...
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Broadcom B43 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Networking menu at the top said "Wi-fi is disabled by hardware swith". Windows 8.1 wifi switch is not working. lspci -vnn | grep Network ...
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Xorg PPA vs Michael Marley or Nouveau

Which driver source is better Xorg vs Michael Marley or should I stick with Nouveau? Please explain your answer? My graphic card is MSI GTX 760 2GB TF IV GAMING OC And what is the difference of this ...
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usbvgadock2 startech ubuntu driver

How do I get the USBVGADOCK2 to work with my Toshiba Ubuntu Laptop? Is there a driver available - it says on web that it is compatible although it keeps referring to Windows OS.
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Problems with unstable wireless (Ralink RT5392)

I am having trouble fixing an unusably slow wireless network on a new PC with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. After a while I have no network connection. It works if I restart my computer (still slow), ...
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[14.10]Blinking 2D elements in games with Intel HD Graphics

I'm using the open source drivers (I guess it's Nouveau), even though I tried the proprietary one. The GPU is an Intel 4000 HD Graphics. On games (primarily Steam ones), some 2D elements such as HUD ...
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How do I run Steam games without removing xorg-edgers?

I have just recently found out the problem to my previous question seen here in which I concluded that the problem was the xorg-edgers PPA. I don't want to remove it becuase: I require better ...
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Is this a smplayer bug and how can I fix it? [closed]

Smplayer: When I use the Nouveau drivers I get image tearing how can I fix that? When I use Nvidia drivers with xy output there also happens image tearing. When I use the VPDAU output I get green ...
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Are these bugs and how can I fix them VLC [closed]

VLC with Nouveau drivers. There is a stuttering and also image tearing when Firefox is in the background opened with song on You Tube why? But there is no stuttering or tearing when chrome is opened ...
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Cant purge nvidia-331-updates

Just cant install/purge/update ANYTHING because apt-get tells me it MUST DELETE nvidia-331-updates before that. Purging/installing/deleting nvidia-331-updates fails with a message from dpkg. Removing ...
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Linux Kernel and drivers [duplicate]

Does the kernel have every driver software built in or does it have to identify the platform it's running on and source the relevant drivers from the internet? The reason why I ask is that I have ...
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Dell vs Lenovo trackpoint/nipple/trackstick mouse drivers?

I have a Dell Latitude 6 series, 3rd gen, with a trackpoint. In windows, it feels great. In linux, it feels kind of shitty. The best way I can describe it is that it is too easy to move it in a ...
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every time Software Updater installs something new,ethernet adapter goes wrong

After Software Updater installed something,my network didn't work.it seemed that ethernet adapter driver was updated and the new driver didn't work on my computer.so i have to install the old one ...
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My wi-fi keeps disconnecting/reconnecting

I tried several reinstallations from 14.04 - 15.04. versions, currently on 15.04. It seems until regular automatic updates take place it does not happen but after them, my wifi-connection (not just ...
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Problems to install Broadcom BCM4352 driver under Ubuntu 15.04 [duplicate]

I'm trying to get the Broadcom BCM4352 802.11ac with PCID [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) Wifi card working in my DELL XPS 13 (early 2015). Other posts related to this chips are either related to Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Software controller for any ATI/Nvidia GPU

I wanted to know which GPU to buy for my new PC in order to: 1) Work with Ubuntu. 2) Manage the contrast, brightness... etc. This is really important as I normally have my screens very dim (Via ...
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Full screen flickering screen in ubuntu 14.04 not in windows

Some days ago, my dell laptop screen having Ubuntu 14.04 started flickering constantly. I went through various blogs for this issue and tried everything out there but this flickering is not going. ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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Could not find OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'

I recently downloaded steam and purchased team fortress 2 and Garry's mod on Ubuntu 15.04. And it came up with the error Could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'! Either your video ...
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openCL on “GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller”

Running Lubuntu 14.10 32-bit Intel Core 2 Duo processor lspci | grep "VGA" = "GM965/GL960 Integrated Graphics Controller" I need to get at least CPU-based openCL support for a program I'm trying to ...
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Dual monitor problem (only 1 monitor displays)

so I have 2 working monitors, and after installing Linux ChaletOS x64 (based on Ubuntu 14.04) only one of them is displaying. Now at 1st neither would show anything pass the bios, so i changed them ...
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Ubuntu not booting properly with GTX 970

I'm having a problem with booting into Ubuntu 14.04 through my GTX 970 graphics card. I had installed it previously onto my system along with the NVIDIA driver and it was working fine for the most ...
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802.11ac driver issue

I just bought an Asus X552L (network card: 802.11 ac) and installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04. I can connect to the internet via Wi-Fi. But very often the internet will stop working (Ubuntu still thinks it ...
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Resolution wierd and stuck on built in display - drivers?

I'm a complete noob at Ubuntu and Linux. I just built a pc, and installed Ubuntu as my only operating system. The resolution is really weird - zoomed in and pixelated, and it thinks it is using a ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 650m Blank Screen on Reboot with Asus UX51VZ on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm starting from a fresh install from the lxde alternate iso. I then purged lubuntu in favor of ubuntu-gnome (I'm following the guide here: http://ux51vz.blogspot.com and didn't know how to make ...
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Nvidia graphics drivers not installing properly

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I didn't find a solution to my problem anywhere (even though I read countless threads about Nvidia drivers) and I am starting to think that it may be hardware problem. I ...
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How can I use mac to print, as an intermediate computer?

Here is the situation: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, we have a printer(Lenovo-LJ2650DN) in our office's local network. Everyone is printing via the local network, but I can't! Why? Because there is no ...
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macbook 11,5 Wifi [14e4:43ba] doesn't work on 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04.02 on a new macbook pro 11,5 (15 inch), but wifi doesn't work. Here are some information about the wifi adapter. $ lspci -nn | grep 0280 04:00.0 Network controller ...