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Where can I find linux-backports-modules-wireless-cw package for ubuntu 14.04, kernel 3.19?

Here is what I've done so far which has the output to many commands for diagnosing the issue. The wifi on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop broke after (I think) this kernel update I don't remember doing. I've ...
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installing tp-link 722n driver

I checked the "V" on the status bar on the Virtual Machine using Virtual Box for enabling the USB port, and I still cant get access to the internet using a WLAN connection. How can I install a tp-link ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 wifi disconnects after 5 seconds [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and cant get to work with my wifi. No issues if i connect to my mobile via wifi hotspot but it throws a strange issue with our office wifi. I start ubuntu, connect to ...
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Slow connection speed with Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 in Ubuntu 16.04

I recently decided to dual boot my Acer VN7-571G-771E with Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm having problems with my wireless network. The connection seems to fade in and out: it varies from being comparable to ...
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Can I install files from boot menu?

Complete linux noob here. Trying to install Ubuntu from a usb (which worked on another system) but it always fails/hangs before getting to the desktop. I get a "No UMS support in Radeon" message, and ...
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Help Geany meet Python modules

I am trying to force Geany 1.27 (Ubuntu 16.04) to use additional Python modules such as pandas, but it doesn't see them saying 'no module named pandas' while running code from the Geany IDE. The ...
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Which AMD video driver I can use in Ubuntu 16.04.xx?

I have video card [AMD/ATI] Oland XT [Radeon HD 8670 / R7 250/350] and play games (Payday 2, Team Fortress 2, Civilization V) on Ubuntu 15.10 with AMD Catalyst drivers. Which drivers I can use in ...
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try to install tp-link wireless adapter ubantu 16.04

im new in ubantu 16.04, i dont understand nothing i download the driver to my adapter from http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/Archer-T2UH.html i cant install it, can someone help me to ...
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Ubuntu randomly not detecting USB devices and networking randomly not working?

Ok so this is the first time this has ever happened to me after installing Ubuntu on many laptops. Basically I am dual booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 and everything has been working fine and ...
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AMDGPU Pro driver not working on Xubuntu 16.04

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 16.04 and would like to install the AMDGPU Pro driver. The first time installing the driver, my secondary DVI monitor did not receive signal. The second attempt, not ...
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NVIDIA Driver problem with Bumblebeed

I installed the NVIDIA driver 361 with Bumblebeed: After that as I go to additional driver, the system shows NVIDIA driver is being used as following: Screenshot on Additional driver However, when I ...
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RTL8723BE PCIe wireless problem [duplicate]

I have the wireless network card RTL8723BE PCIe, which is not currently working. I suspect I managed to ruin the drivers, when trying to get bluetooth to work. This is the operating system and kernel: ...
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Problem with upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04: resolution messed up. “Could not apply the stored configuration for monitors”

I'm a bit of a newbie to Ubuntu. I use it via a virtual machine (Parallels on Mac OS 10.10.5)--although this shouldn't matter, as far as I know. I just updated to version 16.04. On start-up, I get ...
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Installation of Paraview 5 on Ubuntu 16.04: can't open Paraview due to libGL errors

I hope it's OK to cross-post; I have asked this question on StackExchange too. I'm trying to install the latest version of Paraview (version 5.1; http://www.paraview.org) on Ubuntu 16.04. After ...
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External screen random flashing

I'm a user of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s and I've recently started to use an external monitor. Apparently radomly the external screen flash becoming black. It could not happen in an ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, GPU Issue

I'm trying to install Ubuntu as my first distro ever, but it will not work. When I go to install it from my USB a few different things happen. I either get a black screen that keeps blinking, walls ...
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Do I need to install drivers for headless server?

I'm creating a file server with Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS. The motherboard doesn't have a on-board graphics card so I'm using a Nvidia graphics card for the install. I've tested that I can install with ...
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please help meeeee installing packages/software [closed]

i just started using ubuntu i was using cyborg hawk but was forced to switch due to my hardware switch would never turn on or so thats what it said wifi works perfect with everything elese i bought a ...
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Nvidia driver breaks X? [duplicate]

I have recently replaced my old broken hard drive in my laptop. The bad thing is that the old hard drive had a pre-installed ubuntu and recovery partition with all the drivers shipped with it. So ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi on broadcom starting not wok

I turned on my Lenovo G510 and the WiFi wasn't working. I does not do anything after yesterday. I tried restarting the network, tried running rfkill unblock all, and I tried reinstalling the driver by ...
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lxde + fluxbox screen flickering

Recently I've installed Lubuntu 16.04 with fluxbox window manager (I don't know what causes this problem). And I noticed that my screen start to flickering every once in a while (especially after ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when watching youtube videos

My copy of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just won't stop crashing when viewing YouTube videos but the worst part is that the problem is inconsistent because I can sometimes go days without any problems and other ...
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Wireless stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04

I never had any problems with Ubuntu for 2 years, but my WiFi randomly stopped working today. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed alongside Windows 10, and WiFi works on my Windows partition so I know it's ...
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Cannot get Broadcom BCM43225 to work on 16.04

Whatever I try to do, it will not work. The wireless menu tells me it's disabled by hardware switch. It worked by installing package bcmwl-kernel-source, but after an apt-get update and a reboot, it ...
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“No controller found” message during boot just after GRUB

The last 6 months have been a saga with my main computer, and as a result the motherboard, one of the processors, and the video card have all been replaced under warranty. I've just got it running ...
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Brief, Frequent Wifi Disconnects on Kubuntu 16.04

I apologize for the unclear description. The situation is that my wifi stays connected, and browsers work just fine. However, other scripts and programs requiring an internet connection periodically ...
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Selecting proper laser printer driver to allow embeding of PCL-3 escape sequences

I ONLY print plain ascii text. NO Post Script. I need to embed at various places in a text file PCL-3 escape sequences AND have the laser printer respond to those sequences. All the drivers I tried ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, Nvidia GPU isn't outputting a Video signal. Motherboard doesn't have a video out [duplicate]

Fairly new to Ubuntu and I've just updated a machine from 14.04 to 16.04 and when finished updating the screen is black and I'm not getting any video signal out from the Nvidia GPU. There isn't ...
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wifi networks not showing up in ubuntu 14.04 (Asus x555lb) [duplicate]

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wifi networks are not showing. I do not have the broadcom wifi driver in my settings and I've tried the mediatek wifi adapter, but I get "modprobe: ERROR: ...
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Sound card not detected

I am unable to play any audio on my laptop. So, I was trying to reinstall the audio drivers and hence had to find what sound card I have. aplay -l gives: $ aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards ...
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How to install Wireless drivers? [duplicate]

I went around Google and looked on YouTube for some videos, but for whatever reason, nothing worked. I tried going into "Additional drivers" and switching the driver that way, but nothing actually ...
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how to install brother mfc-j200 in Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to install Brother MFC-J200 in Ubuntu 14.04 , but I cannot get the PPD drivers on the web please help
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Intel centrino 6205 doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04

I bought a refurbished ThinPad x220 and installed ubuntu 16.04. The problem is that the wireless connection drops periodically while shown as connected. I have an Intel centrino advances-N 6205 ...
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Could not load vboxdrv in Ubuntu 14.04 (and I want to keep secure boot)

I encounter the exact same problem as here except I'm not able to recover using the proposed solution. Could not load 'vboxdrv' after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 (and I want to keep secure boot) ...
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Ubuntu and Nvidia 960m

I've noticed several issues with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64-bits) and my Nvidia drivers. I have an Acer V-Nitro7 with a Intel® HD Graphics 530 (Skylake GT2) and Nvidia GTX 960M. Two major issues One is ...
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Wifi is not working and no wlan0 or wireless connections

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and there are no wireless networks shown. Here's some info: ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 17 Jul 2016 20:16 PDT -0700 Booted last: 17 Jul ...
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VGA passthrough with QEMU and KVM - Nothing on screen

These last few days I've been trying to set up a windows virtual machine with VGA passthrough, using this guide as my main reference: https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Multiheaded-NVIDIA-...
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wifi setting missing - No additional drivers available. -Network UNCLAIMED

I'm a new user of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T460s. I have a problem with the Network settings, since there not appear any icon about the wifi and I can only use the wired connection. I noticed ...
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Is there a driver for the touchpad of the Dell Latitude E7270?

The touchpad on the Dell Latitude E7270 works out of the box, but there is no possible configuration about it. In the mouse settings, there is no tab for the touchpad. I searched for the model of ...
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2nd monitor refresh rate not supported?

It's my first time with Linux, so I'm totally noob, but I wanna learn. I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on my PC (along with Windows 10). My GPU is Radeon HD7850 (not sure what drivers I'm using - stock) ...
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driver for Realtel Waves Maxx audio on Dell inspiron 15

I know that a simillar question has being asked earlier (here), but I am afraid to try the accepted solution, as the solution is given for the Ubuntu 12.04 and I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04. Since ...
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AMD R290 underperforming [closed]

I have an AMD R290, I am aware that the proprietary drivers have been dropped. However the performance of the open source driver should be acceptable per the Phornoix Benchmarks. I am not however ...
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HP Pavilion X2 10 - Ubuntu 16.04 having no drivers [closed]

I am using HP Pavilion X2 10 (Detachable n182ng). On Windows 10 everything seems to work, while on Ubuntu 16.04 no hardware seems to be supported. The touchpad doesn't recognize sliding, battery has ...
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problem-with-wireless-driver-on-ubuntu-15-04-and-lenovo-z51-70

Wifi driver is not working on lenovo z51-70 earlier i have followed the below steps and it worked well but its seems that with new linux kernel image release solution is not working . Problem with ...
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Screen flickering on Ubuntu 16.4 while inactivity

I am a total Linux newbie and just installed Ubuntu 16.04 Unity a few days ago as a second OS besides Windows 10. Unfortunately it seems there is something wrong with the screen. Whenever there is no ...
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Unable to use Xmos F-1 usb to Spdif converter

I am trying to install a USB XMOS f-1 converter. THe sound settings doesnt see it. the dmesg gets me this [ 2.834638] usbcore: registered new interface driver btusb [ 672.736106] usb 3-1: new ...
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wireless adapter asus-n13 keeps disconnecting

I have just recently installed Ubuntu and I am new to Linux. My network adaptor, Asus usb-n13, keeps disconnecting every few minutes and I lose internet connection. the only way to connect back to ...
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External drives not detected but pendrives are

Xubuntu 14.04. " pid=520 comm="apparmor_parser" [ 3.359914] type=1400 audit(1468720969.240:8): apparmor="STATUS" operation="profile_replace" profile="unconfined" name="/usr/lib/NetworkManager/...
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Why is the motherboard temperature is high when idle , but is normal under Windows?

I have a Lenovo y50-70 with the following specs: CPU: Intel® Core™ i7-4720HQ CPU @ 2.60GHz × 8 Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M and Intel HD Graphics 4600 I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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wifi networks still not available

I posted this question yesterday but no-one has come to my assistance. I really need to get the wifi networks working again on my Sony laptop. I have spent all day today trawling through ask ubuntu ...