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Ubuntu 12.04 Display resolution Issue after driver installtion

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit and everything worked perfectly. The display was recognized correctly as (ViewSonic Corporation 22") and the resolution was adjustable. Now the display shows up ...
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Xubuntu: audio does not work

I just installed Xfce on an Acer 3000 to bring it back to life (1GB DDR RAM, Sempron 3100+ 1.8GHZ), because it's pretty old. The first thing I did after I installed it was setting up the wifi, but ...
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Installing NVIDIA drivers for GeForce GT 525M on 14.04

I've been trying to install NVIDIA drivers for 14.04 so I can use a HDMI output on my laptop. However each time that I have tried to install nvidia drivers my screen is blank after logging in. I've ...
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Unable to start Genymotion in Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to start Genymotion in Ubuntu 12.04, but I am getting the following error : ~$ sudo lshw -c video *-display UNCLAIMED description: VGA compatible controller product: ...
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ralink 148f:760b mt7601 driver not working

I got new ralink mini WIFI dongle. lsusb returns: Bus 002 Device 003: ID 148f:760b Ralink Technology, Corp. it's based on MT7601UM chip. driver installed following :this instructions does not ...
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Nvidia gtx 760 drivers?

Running the nouveau driver I can use my max resolution of 1280x1050 However trying to setup 3d cube I get a weird tearing like effect as if I ran out of a source-game map Trying to switch to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - problem with nvidia drivers

I installed 12.04 LTS recently. I installed Nvidia drivers running the following in the terminal : $ sudo apt-get purge nvidia-* $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install nvidia-current-updates ...
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Setting MediaTek (Ralink) MT7601U USB driver

I have MediaTek (Ralink) MT7601U USB, and with their source, but I am user anyone can help how to run this USB Wifi?
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14.04 LTS on HP EliteBook 8740w with NVIDIA and DreamColor

I have been running Ubuntu 13.04 for quite some time and though I would upgrade to 14.04 LTS as I also wanted to migrate to a larger SSD disk. In the past it was tricky to install Ubuntu because the ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 won't connect to WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. WEP and open works. 14.04LTS

Cliffs: Can't get this to work with WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. Same laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) with a no-name USB Wifi dongle works fine connecting to the same networks. I realize this hardware is known ...
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Intel AC 7620 No Internet, Still Connected to Network

I bought a new Asus n550jv laptop which has a Intel AC 7620 wireless card inside of it. I installed Arch Linux on it and noticed that I will be connected to my corporate wifi and every once and a ...
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Wireless not being detected at all 12.04 Inspiron 15R

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R that came preinstalled with Windows 8.1 I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 in dual boot and got it working. Now i cannot connect to wifi. I tried How do I install BCM43142 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - incorrect graphics information

I am checking my system settings, but see Graphics as unknown. I have Nvidia graphics card. I tried this answer, and ran : sudo apt-get install mesa-utils Now if I check it, instead of showing my ...
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Is there any solution to set baud rate, line discipline etc., by only using our kernel module?

I wrote a kernel module for a touch screen monitor and earlier I used inputattach (written in userspace) to open serial port, set baud rate, control flags, line discipline etc. But now I want to ...
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Installing NVIDIA Drivers to 14.04? [duplicate]

I am running a Samsung Chronos 7 with an NVIDIA Geforce GT 640m graphics card. I would like to utilize this graphics card so that I may use my computer for various computer games. Previously, when I ...
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Ubuntu on Asus x550ca Laptop [duplicate]

i would like to know if there is the possibility of install ubuntu in my laptop asus x550c. How should i proceed to install all the drivers correctly? Thanks!
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Can Login as Guest but not me - Also no Wifi Drivers

Installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS as a side project, on an old computer that had its operating system erased. I can log in as guest and everything works fine, but when I log in as me, the screen is blank. ...
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Screes freezes when using an second monitor [closed]

I have an issue with Ubuntu 14. 04, when I wake up my laptop, and I have a second monitor connected (AOC 22 inch), it goes into a partial freeze, opening any app becomes impossible, the response for ...
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how to restart clickpad evdev driver

I am running a variant of evdev for the purpose of wheel emulation scrolling using the TrackPoint and clickpad on a modern ThinkPad. The driver works well but the scrolling emulation stops working ...
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How to switch on the web camera in my dell laptop(Ubuntu OS)?

Eagerly waiting for my web camera to switch on. How to switch on my web-cam which is not get switch on automatically ?
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Solution for installing cuda by 'apt-get' on Ubuntu 14.04?

I want to install CUDA on my laptop which have the GPU GeForce 760M. Here is the official page for .deb files for 12.04 and 13.04. When I set up the .deb for 13.04, I find out that it has a chain of ...
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Catalyst Control Center

I have this installed, but then what? Is this an application that you can open up and modify or is it like a driver that you just download and not touch again?
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NVidia-prime with 14.04 problems

Heeeelllppppp! System: I have a Dell 17xps with an NVidia Optimus 555M graphics card. Annoying History: It's all worked ok with Ubuntu 12.x and bumblebee. But I really want to use 14.04 and ...
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Does switching drivers via Additional Drivers impact performance?

I've just reinstalled Ubuntu and noticed a significant increase in graphical performance - mainly just the smoothness of the desktop. The older installation was also mainly new. The only major ...
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Graphic trouble with Acer Aspire One

My laptop (netbook) runs slow with the 32 bit Ubuntu. How can i get more speed? is there a driver missing? Thanks. My laptop is an Acer Aspire One D270-1621
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Install older drivers on newer Ubuntu?

Specifically, I have a DELL laptop where not all of the hardware works OOB with 14.04. I would like to install Ubuntu 14.04, but install drivers DELL created for 12.04. Being somewhat newbie to ...
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SD card reader only works if card is inserted during boot

I'm trying to get the Realtek RTS5229 SD Card Reader to run on my newly installed system. I installed linux-firmware-nonfree to get the driver for the RTS5229 SD card reader, according to my other ...
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Dell Latitude E5440 Sound

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude E5440 but i am getting no sound. I've check to ensure that the sound is not muted. Alsamixer tells me it's: an Intel HDA HDMI with and Intel Haswell ...
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b43-fwcutter won't install on my Ubuntu

I am doing an offline installation and I got the .deb package for b43-fwcutter and it shows the install button but I cannot click it
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How to install Epson Stylus SX435W printer on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

Just escaped from Windows XP and finding my way in Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. Please help me find and install drivers for Epson Stylus SX435 printer and get it working. In system settings printer shows as ...
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Unable to use keyboard at Grub menu OS selection

I am dual-booting Windows and Ubuntu. Recently I bought a new keyboard, the problem is that the keyboard does not work on the grub menu. On the login screen and desktop, the keyboard works fine.
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Delete sources after installing driver

I recently installed lubuntu in my ASUS laptop, as the sound was dead, I installed the realtek official drivers. My mistake (I think) was that I installed the drivers from the "Downloads" folder with ...
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Discreate GPU (7670M) not being detected Ubuntu 14.04 , Hp laptop with dual graphics ( 7640G + 7670M)

I have HP laptop (2005ax) with AMD A8 processor and dual GPU 7640G + 7670M I'm running ubuntu 14.04 with AMD proprietary drivers installed. I'm not able to select discrete GPU, hence not being able ...
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MSI Radeon R9 270 Graphics drivers

How am i supposed to download these drivers and utilities? I am a complete newb to linux, any help will be greatly appreciated! Note: The drivers and utilities are windows based
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Sound Blaster Live! CT4850 doesn't work, driver installation?

Well, my Sound Blaster Live! card doesn't work in Ubuntu, even though it's recognized under the sound settings. I tested each of the options, (It's just selections between Digital and Analog W or W/O ...
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Looking for Ubuntu 14.04 Drivers for HP m8034n

Looking for Ubuntu 14.04 Drivers for HP m8034n. I have spent many hours trying to find drivers for this computer and was not able to find any. I am particularly looking for the audio drivers. I have ...
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HDMI issue with Macbook pro 8,1 on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Macbook pro (MBP) 8,1 OSX version 10.7.5, and I'm am running Ubuntu 14.04 I have been trying to connect my MBP to my TV with my HDMI cable but it seems like Ubuntu does not detect anything ...
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inserting own module in Linux kernel [closed]

I am trying to insert module in the kernel but it shows error. I made the C file as: #include `linux/init.h` #include `linux/module.h` static int hello_init(void) { printk(KERN_ALERT "TEST: ...
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Problems with 5 Ghz wifi

I have a TP-link tl-wdn4200 dual band wifi card with the RALINK RT3573 chipset. On Ubuntu 14.04, the default driver was the RT2800 which does not support dual band. I compiled the RT3573 drivers and ...
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Nvidia GPU Fan Speed Setting Not Staying Permanent

Running a Nvidia 660ti and Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia driver 331.38 from the stock additional drivers repo. This also effects my 12.04.4 box running the 319.76 proprietary driver from nvidia as well. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 realtime kernels = 3.13

I use OpenGL 4.4 drivers with ATI drivers (only for kernel 3.13) System Requirements for opengl 4.4: Xorg/Xserver 7.4 and above (up to 1.15) Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.13) glibc ...
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How do i install drivers for Lexmark Z1300 printer for ubuntu 13.10?

I bought a new Lexmark Z1300 printer, I couldn't find any drivers for linux for this series, Is there any way to install drivers and make use of this printer on ubuntu 13.10 or i have to switch back ...
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Dell Trackpad not recognized in Ubuntu 14.04

Thank you in advance for your assistance. I recently purchased a new laptop for use with Ubuntu 14.04 (Dell Inspiron i3542-8334BK), and am pleased to report that almost everything works out of the ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Acer Aspire 3050 and it wouldn't recognize the wired network card or the wireless

I was able to get wireless card to work following instructions to look for the broadcom wireless card but it doesn't even see the wired network card. I put a Xircom PCMCIA ethernet card and it is ...
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Atheros AR928X connection problem

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire 5740. But it seems that my wireless adapter doesn't work on it. I tried lots of things, but I couldn't make it work. Here's some information you may ...
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Ubuntu 14.04lts system-installation screen like watching paint dry

I've installed 14.04LTS but the screen runs (walks) exceedingly slowly. I used to run 11.10 which was fine. When I tried upgrading to 12.04, I ended up with a black screen so I went back to 11.10. ...
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r128 driver not loaded

I have now successfully installed Lubuntu, only to find that something is very wrong with the graphics. glxinfo | grep -i vendor gave me this output: libGL error: dlopen ...
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Unable to unblock Ideapad z570 broadcom wireless adapter

I have a lenovo ideapad z570 laptop with BCM4313 adapter... $ lspci -vvnn | grep 14e4 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] ...
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Need some help building wifi drivers

I have never compiled a driver before so I'm trying to figure out how to do this. I'm on kernel 3.14.1 by the way. I'm trying to build Ralink RT3573 drivers from github. I'm getting errors when I do ...
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Screen stays Black when trying to install ubuntu on laptop

I've Been trying to install this linux distro on my laptop some time now and i always get a black screen and the only way to use it is using no mode set. my graphics card is Intel Mobile Intel 4 ...