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Wi-fi Connection problem

I am using a laptop which hasn't got any hard drive. but I am using a 13.10 ubuntu which installed in a flash driver so I can bring my ubuntu whereever I want. so I have tried this little 32 GB ...
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How can I install the Webcam C170 drivers Ubuntu 12.04

The logitech camera green light comes on and go's back out, but does not load the application it self. Please advise
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Ttrying ubuntu 12.04 64 bit from a usb stick

I've only been using Ubuntu for a couple of weeks (ex Windows (pun intended)) and I've broken and reinstalled it 5 times. It's a new asrock board with AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2. ...
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Which proprietary driver should I activate?

I just recently built my own computer, and I am now trying to run Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it from a flash drive with "casper-rw persistence". I'm very new to the Ubuntu operating system, so I was ...
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Kubuntu on a ASUS X551C Fn keys not working

Kubuntu is the only Operating System on my ASUS X551C; however, the Fn keys not working: Doesn't sound like much of an issue; however, this means that there isn't wifi, touchpad, sound toggle etc.. my ...
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Trouble in installing Broadcomm drivers(Without Internet)

I had bought a new Dell Vostro 2520 with default OS Ubuntu 12.04 . Few days back the I the WIFI has not detected , - So i just deactivate the broadcomm driver through the "System Settings->Additional ...
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Will my software and soundcards work in Ubuntu?

If I change to Linux Ubuntu will my old SoundBlaster soundcard and some of my software that I used with windows XP still work?
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How do I disable a Nvida GPU (not on a Laptop, no Optimus)?

I have an MSI Z77A-GD55 mainboard with a Core i5-3570K CPU and integrated HD 4000 GPU. I also have a Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 GPU on PCIe. I mainly use Ubuntu, but occasionally boot into Windows for ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW network printer not detected on ubuntu 13.10

I have spent 4 days of over 20 hours trying to get my printer to recognize in 13.10. I have installed and un-installed both Ubuntu 13.10 and the printer numerous times. I have spent hours researching ...
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Asus X550LA with Ubuntu 13.10

I am using this Asus notebook with Ubuntu 13.10. All my function keys (Wifi, Bluetooth, Sound, etc.) are not working! Wifi gets started on boot up, but can not connect to most of the networks. Please ...
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Installing NVIDIA 720M driver in Ubuntu 12.04 with VERIFICATION

** QUESTION ** My laptop model is ASUS F550CC with NVIDIA 720M (not optimus) graphics card. I'm confused with what method should I really use to install NVIDIA 720M in my Ubuntu. Should it be via ...
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wpa_supplicant and ndiswrapper causing general protection fault

I managed to install the driver for my RTL8190 wifi adapter using ndiswrapper. wlan0 is up and running. However when I try to connect to a WPA2 protected network using network-manager, I get this : ...
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Help with Netgear Wireless Card [SOLVED]

Ok so I spent all day yesterday trying to get my wireless adapter to work with Ubuntu 13.10. I have internet access on my Windows install, but it's not working on Ubuntu. Downloaded and installed ...
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Tried installing Rift via Wine

I'm not exactly sure where I would post this. I'm going to try Rift forums also, but thought I could see what kind of help I could get here also. :) As the title says. I'm successfully installing Rift ...
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No *Stable* Proprietary drivers?

I am new to Ubuntu and have taken the liberty of Dual booting 12.04 with my Windows 7 on a separate partition. Everything went smooth, I downloaded all the updates and third party stuff etc. All I ...
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Ummm… Ubuntu 13.10 updates gives X.Org X Server at 1.14.3….but the latest AMD Beta Drivers only up to 1.13. How to fix? [duplicate]

Title explains a lot but I'll clarify. I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 from a USB stick. I booted in for the first time and just did the following 2 commands as suggested by ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 works very slow

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 a few days ago on my desktop, but it's so slow. When I click on anything, it takes about 10-15 seconds to be opened. Chromium freezes a lot. In addition, my motherboard has a ...
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Problem while watching movies or clips ubuntu 13.10 nvidia drives?

Hi guys I have a problem I hope you can help me with. I just installed ubuntu 13.10 on my ASUS N76VZ laptop and am dual booting it with windows 7. So I have problems when I am watching a fhd movie ...
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Removing AX88179 Driver

Hi I have issued the following command to install the ASIX AX88179 driver : sudo make install su -c "cp -v ax88179_178a.ko /lib/modules/3.8.0-37-generic/kernel/drivers/net/usb && ...
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Is there any problem with drivers when lshw shows serial and power as unclaimed?

Recently I set up a new server with Ubuntu Server 12.04. The motherboard model is : Gigabyte H81M-DS2V. I think I have some problem with the drivers. Here is the output of lshw: *-serial UNCLAIMED ...
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Unable to boot up due to driver issues

I've been having an issue booting up for a while. When I turn on my computer, I get this and I cant really do anything beyond that. I've tried reinstalling Ubuntu and and that worked but after ...
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OpenGL (2.1 or greater) on Oracle VirtualBox?

I need to run the Corona SDK, but I'm running Ubuntu (13.10), so I installed the W8 as guest on the VirtualBox. I am struggling to make it work, because the Corona SDK states the following when I run ...
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Issue with installing Ubuntu on Asus N56DP-DH11

I'm new to Linux and just tried installing Ubuntu on my laptop. After installing it needs a reboot which leads me into this error message "The system is running in low-graphics mode Your screen, ...
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Setup Brother MFC-465CN Multifunction Center: CUPS Server Error

I am absolutely new to Ubuntu (and Linux) and trying to set up a Brother MFC-465CN Multifunction Center. I went through the process of setting up the printer and used the recommended generic driver. ...
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Nvidia DVI/VGA problem

I have a Nvidia GT 630 with two LG Flatron E2242 screens connected. One of them is connected with a DVI/VGA connector because the card has 1 DVI and 1 VGA output. The driver (got the latest one) ...
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miInitializeBackingStore, Rage M3 and Lubuntu 13.10: Screen goes blank

I have installed Lubuntu 13.10 on a Dell Latitude C600, using the alternate installer. After the initial splash screen, the screen goes blank. After some poking around, I discovered in the ...
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Printer Issue canon PIXMA MG3510

I just bought a canon PIXMA MG3510 printer, and I can't get it to work. The system completed the setup and it sends the commands. The printer starts but it doesn't print. I already tried the printer ...
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Why ubuntu is not detecting my AMD Radeon graphics?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop HP Pavilion dv6 6121se Specs: intel core i7 2670QM 2.2 GHz AMD Radeon 6490M 512 MB Intel HD 3000 512 MB 4 GB RAM 500 GB HDD Dual boot between Windows 7 and this ...
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How well does the GTX 780 perform on Ubuntu?

I looked at the related questions and found a few pertaining to the drivers for the 780 not working correctly, but I assume those are isolated cases. Anyhow, I'm a gamer, and I have my computer that ...
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I want to use Ubuntu, but I have some issues with hardware peripherals

I'm really interested in Ubuntu, but I've always run into a constant blockade that prevents me from moving forward; lack of driver support for the devices I use. Below is my current mouse and headset, ...
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'unable to open uinput' when using wminput with or without sudo

I'm trying to get a wii classic controller paired to my chromebook running Chrubuntu (12.04). It works when using xwii, but although the buttons function, the analogue sticks do not. I wanted to try ...
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Error installing Catalyst 13.12 proprietary drivers (Ubuntu 13.10) [duplicate]

Hoping somebody can help me out here. Fresh install of 13.10. I download and buildpkg the fglrx*.deb files from the AMD website. Everything installs correctly when you follow this patch ...
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AMD Catalyst 13.12 x64 problem when installing on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x64 (HD6950) => Solution

I have encountered a problem when trying to install AMD Catalyst driver for Ubuntu 12.04LTS x64, obviously the drivers where x64 bit is well. I found out that the kernel version which is 3.11 has a ...
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wifi does not work in ubuntu 13.10 and broadcom bcm4313 hardware

I have already tried opensource as well as proprietary drivers but nothing seems to work. I'm stuck on this from 3 days, nothing seems to work. First I installed the proprietary drivers with apt-get ...
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Network Card drive for Intel 1200v3RPS for Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64

I am configuring an custom built server with Intel Server Board 1200v3RPS. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64 as the OS. Issue that I am facing in this is, On-board Network has not been ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Radeon HD 7470M

Im running Ubuntu 13.10 with Radeon HD 7470M. I have installed fglrx and it is working... in some way. When I have only monitor of my laptop - a black screen apears. I mean I can see tty1 (console or ...
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install problem with Broadcom driver--apparent disk label mismatch

I'm installing Ubuntu 13.10 on an Acer laptop which incorporates a Broadcom 4312 wifi adapter. When I was running off the live CD (from the 32 bit download) I was able to install the required ...
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ubuntu 13.10 video doesn't load when I login after I changed the driver

I just changed the video driver and when I tried to login again, the desktop doesn't load anymore. Is there a way (a command) I can return to the other option (the recommeded one) with the text mode? ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.11.0-15 generic (x86_64) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have multiple GPUs (R9 280X, MSI Gaming 3g). I've followed the guides on how to install the GPU drivers correctly. Unfortunately, no matter what, during the ...
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low-graphics mode after update to 13.10 and reinstaltion of nvidia drivers

I recently updated to 13.10, it broke all my opencv installation (impossible to compile or run previous programs that were ok on 13.04). I've found out that cuda wasn't installed anymore, nor were the ...
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Installing the AMD/ATI Catalyst drivers for 12.04

I've tried installing these driver using ever method that I could find. The first way I tried was to just download the drivers from here: ...
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12.04 - Problems Installing netis WF-2120 Wireless Adapter Driver

Disclaimer: I'm an Ubuntu noob I recently bought a netis WF-2120 wireless adapter. It came with a disk which contained the linux driver. There is an install.sh file, so I run the command: sudo sh ...
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black screen after aticonfig --adapter=all" --initial. (12.04 LTS) [duplicate]

To keep it simple and not bore you with a story. Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS from USB stick. Have R9 280X MSI Gaming 3g video cards (all cards supported by Catalyst drivers). After install of ...
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How to install the Tevii S662 driver?

Well. I've downloaded the Tevii_Product_20140130_media_build_b51.tar.bz2.rar driver tarball to ~ from the homepage, installed the prerequisites (git libproc-processtable-perl patchutils make gcc) on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS black screen / unable to boot following “aticonfig --adapter=all --initial” + other problems

long time lurker/first time poster. I am very new to Linux but seem to have picked some stuff up quick. Will try to provide as much relevant information as humanly possible: After installing Ubuntu ...
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Driver for WNDA3100v2 [duplicate]

Dell Dimension 3000 Ubuntu 12.04.4 Netgear WNDA3100v2 USB network adapter Is there a driver for this, or do we need a different adapter?
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Ubuntu unity corrupted, glitching after fresh install

I am doing a fresh install of Ubuntu on ASUS F3U, however after the initial startup and downloading updates I am unable to fix the display which is clearly glitched. I have made 2 screenshots covering ...
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How to install Trust SC-5500p USB 5.1 external sound card?

Update: I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 beta - which works great - but doesn't help resolving the issue with SC-5500p. I would also accept as an answer (not to mention the upvote) any help that gets ...
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Add printer Epson L110

I have been using kubuntu 13.10 now,. but I have problem,. when I have installed driver epson L110 on my kubuntu I dont know how to print on my kubuntu,. i cant printer device in my kubuntu) can ...
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How can i make NGS TX-SIGHT work in ubuntu 13.10?

I have the Ngs TX-Sight webcam for a long time and knowing ubuntu has a huge database for drivers I wonder if it will have the right driver for this, if not, how to make it work? if not, nevermind ...