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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 ...
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Installing Ethernet Card driver while inside Live CD

I want to install rtl8723au Ethernet driver before actually installing OS, so that i would have access to the internet in the process(wi-fi is the only option). I have all the files i need for that, ...
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Problems with graphics drivers on Latitude D600 running 14.04

this is my first time installing ubuntu on a laptop, which is the Dell Latitiude D600. I have been having a very specific issue related to what might be the graphics driver, but I am not completely ...
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Backports wifi driver wont reload after eboot on ubuntu 14.04

I am having some problems with wifi after installing Ubuntu on my ASUS F551CA.After having problems with a hard block (which i solved by black listing one of the two drivers) I was able to get a ...
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Nvidia GT 610 mouse lags bad now

I am having problems with Graphics and don't know what to do. I am very new to all this so please bear with me. My comps video card bit the dust so i picked up a Nvidia GT 610. Everything seemed to ...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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Is it a good idea to install propriatery drivers? [closed]

A few hours ago I installed 14.04 ubuntu and configured it for 2 hours and it just crashed and ran in low graphics mode. I was unable to fix this by (got very tired of it) and I just reinstalled it. ...
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Dual display detected but not working after startup 14.04

Here's my situation--I've got an HP Envy laptop running 14.04 with an AMD A10 APU. Catalyst display dashboard and the works are installed. As the system boots up, it acknowledges the external display ...
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Wifi is disabled by Hardware Switch - Compaq 610

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 the wireless switch in the laptop is not getting switched on. It was working fine with windows8 earlier. Here are some additional info rfkill list all 0: phy0: ...
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How to Install Trendnet TPL-406E2K Powerline Adapter in Ubuntu 14.04

How can I Install a Trendnet TPL-406E2K Powerline Adapter in Ubuntu 14.04? Is it possible? (I am brand new to Linux so please be gentle.)
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Graphic drivers for HD6850M Ubuntu 14.04

This is my *nth attempt to switch to Ubuntu, but the thing that always stops me are the mobile drivers for my graphic card. I have this laptop and even on Windows I had trouble with the drivers ( ...
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General tips/ strategies for troubleshooting driver issues?

Before I ask a question about each of the multiple driver issues I am having, what are some things I can do to either attempt to fix the issues myself or to at least provide helpful information in my ...
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Occasional artifacts when displaying characters

To summarize the answer: switching to proprietary drivers should work, but the artifacts disappeared for me even on the free drivers now. Update: since switching back to the proprietary AMD driver ...
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Internal SD card reader not mounted/detected HP realtek rts5227

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Envy m7-j020dx. The only problem I am currently having is that the internal SD card reader does not seem to be detected at all. I have tried to find a ...
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Laptop touchpad is not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not recognizing touchpad of laptop. What can be caused to this? Here some outputs: xinput list output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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Ubuntu is not recognizing android phone

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Android SDK, ADB and some other stuff to develop android app on Ubuntu but phone is not recognizing by computer. Adb is working and phone debug settings are ok. How can ...
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How to load BlackGold 3620 PCIe DVB-T2 TV Tuner driver in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to get my BlackGold 3620 DVB-T2 PCIe Tv tuner to work in Ubuntu. I have downloaded the open source driver provided by BlackGold here ...
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nVidia driver reset after each kernel update

I am using the official nVidia driver because my card (GeForce 750 Ti) isn't yet supported by the Ubuntu one. Every time the kernel updates, my system breaks. I've formatted my system two-three times ...
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I just installed Ubuntu and i've been having weird crashes

So I'll start from the beginning. When I first had installed Ubuntu I was sitting there on the desktop doing nothing. A update popped up and I decided to install it so i can have my Ubuntu up to ...
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12.04 lts wifi not working

I had been messing around trying to make it so it doesn't ask for Audi perms every npm command and that messed up all Audi commands eventuly I fixed it but now WiFi audio and the battery indicater ...
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Tevii s662 & Ubuntu 14.04

I have tevii s662 driver(media_build) and my system is ubuntu 14.04 .I want to know how to install this drive on my system
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Lubuntu wi-fi driver installation with no wired connection

I'm going to install Lubuntu on my parent's old PC (AMD 2200+ 1.8GHz, 1GB RAM, GeForce FX 5200) because new Linux Mint doesn't work with this GPU :( I tried the LiveCD and it does not look as good as ...
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nvidia driver problems with EDID

I have EDID problems with proprietary NVIDIA drivers in Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Y470 with dual NVIDIA/Intel graphics card. The resolution of the screen is 1366x768. I have tried drivers the ...
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Problem installing windows after ubuntu [closed]

I want to instal both windows and ubuntu and i have a bit of a situation. I had ubuntu on my laptop and i understand that it is better to install windows first. Whenever i try to install windows i get ...
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Getting wireless to work correctly on Lubuntu: Belkin N150 and/or Linksys wusb11

First, let me say I'm a semi-n00b on Linux. So bear with me. Second, I've scoured the internet, and there's a dozen solutions, none of which seem to work exactly right in my situation. PLEASE don't ...
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Login screen freeze

I've installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop using Lili. When I try to log in after a few second screen freezes (I know I should change my display driver), The problem is I can't download the NVIDIA display ...
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How to install an HP C4700 Photosmart printer

I'm trying to install an HP C4700 Photosmart printer. It came with a software CD which I have in my CD drive, but I'm not sure how to use it. As with Windows it just popped up and I believe a wizard ...
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Cannot install drivers for GeForce 5600

I'm trying to get ubuntu on a machine w/ an old video card (nVidia GeForce 5600). I'm able to get to the desktop w/ a fresh install of 14.04 but its really laggy. I've tried the default nvidia ...
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Installing rtl8812AU_linux_v4.2.0_6952.20130315.tar.gz

Hi while trying to get the drivers for my "EDIMAX AC600 Dual-Band High Gain Wi-Fi USB Adapter" I run into the following problem: After sudo apt-get install build-essential and cd /home/"USERNAME" I ...
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Epson XP-212 does not print

I've been trying to get an Epson Expression Home XP-212 printer/scanner working on Ubuntu 12.04. From Epson's website I have downloaded and installed the following drivers: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 With Nvidia Proprietary Driver Problem

Okay hi guys, I've tried multiple solutions to other (similar) problems posted here but sadly they don't yield anything good :( My stuff: Acer Aspire V3-471G Intel Core i5-3210M Currently using ...
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Device Driver needed for LG 16x BLU-RAY/DVD WRITER

I built a new computer using an MSI Z97 Guard Pro motherboard and an I5 cpu. I installed 8 Gigs of ram. I used the old 500 GIG Sata hard drive but had to buy another Sata CDrom. It is an LG 16x ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is running super slow on compaq presario SR1232OM

I have a compaq presario sr1232om with a 2.2Ghz AMD Athlon xp 3200 processor 1.5GB RAM it has on-board graphics and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. it used to have Windows xp on it. anyway, my problem is that when ...
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Monitor resolutions with open source driver vs Nvidia driver, missing resolutions and refresh rates

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 with a Nvidia GT 640 (OEM Dell w/GDDR5) video card. When I use the open source driver the display detects as Dell 18" which is correct, as it is a Dell P96 Trinitron display. ...
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Stuck on loading screen after install displaylink driver

I am not sure if this is a bug or not, I just want a fix for this or revert what I had done. I have a fresh 12.04LTS ubuntu, and then I tried to install displaylink driver by running apt-get ...
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Will not play DVD with VLC missing drivers

Last year I put Ubuntu 13.10 in this laptop with VLC to play DVDs had problem with drivers called Samsung and they told me to install drivers,but now I put Ubuntu 14.04 in and no longer have drivers. ...
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lshw and modinfo show diff versions of driver

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a server that has an Intel 10GE NIC. I wanted to upgrade the driver for the NIC which is called ixgbe. I downloaded the latest version, performed make and make install on ...
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Problems installing Touch Controller - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

For the last week i've been trying to get a touch controller to work on Ubuntu 14.04. I think i know what the problem is but i have no idea on how to solve it. I've got a touch controller : ...
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Ubuntu Direct X issue [duplicate]

Im trying to play a game called Conquer Online. WHen I go to load the game i get an error that reads "Conquer online cannot be started. The problem could be from your version of Direct3D. It is ...
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Unable to get hybrid graphics to work (fglrx)

I am very sorry to annoy you with another fglrx issue, but i am simply unable to figure out a solution.. So my problem starts as I have two graphics cards inside my laptop supposed to work hybrid. ...
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How should I install latest nvidia driver to ubuntu 14.04?

I tried many different ways to install nvidia drivers to my fresh setup ubuntu 14.04. I tried the ones that are default in Ubuntu repository. I also tried the ones from 'xorg-edgers'. (ALL VARIATIONS ...
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problem of compilation

I try to install a driver for the inertial but I can not compiling I see on the screen: for n in BitMode EEPROM/erase EEPROM/read EEPROM/write EEPROM/user/read EEPROM/user/size EEPROM/user/write ...
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Problem with wireless driver installation

I'm new user of Kubuntu 14.04 (since yesterday). It's my first linux and i've got some problems with driver installation. Cos i couldn't use wifi (option is permanently disabled) i tried to install ...
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realtek rtl8192ee wifi card not working after installing kernel 3.16 rc2

I followed suggestions on this thread and installed kernel 3.16 rc2. Now my Ubuntu has successfully detected the wifi card and I am able to connect to my router. I also see that packages being ...
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Command-line program to manage trackpoint speed, sensitivity, etc… without restarting session

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and Thinkpad T520. This solution works to set values after a restart, but I would like to be able to set and get the values on the fly. Note: I already made a bash script to do ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo G50-70/G40-70

I am shopping around for a new laptop and came across Lenovo G50-70/G40-70 on the market which has an option of not having any OS installed. I regularly use Windows, but in the recent years I am ...
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Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? [on hold]

Does Ubuntu support Nvidia and ATI graphics cards? Are drivers for the graphics card available? I ask this because when I installed Ubuntu in a flash drive and ran it on my pc with a msi Nvidia ...