For questions related to modules, the ones that controls and orchestrate how the kernel should communicate with the hardware

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
1answer
66 views

Freeze on 14.04 installation: graphic issues with Nouveau (Nvidia Geforce 6100)

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on an older PC. Installation always freezes at a certain point as well as live cd running (at first just small glitches then hangs completely). Reason for that are ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Intel Wireless 7260 AC working intermitently

I have a problem with my dell XPS 12 haswell edition. My wifi card isn't recognized when I turn the computer on but it works if I suspend it and turn it on again, the same applies to bluetooth. I've ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

What are canonical steps for making a hardware work on Ubuntu?

I'm looking for a canonical answer Say you buy a new piece of hardware(a smartphone, a microscope or a computer enabled toaster). It does not work out of the box on Linux. You search on the internet, ...
1
vote
0answers
13 views

How do I install drivers for Asus PCE-N53 wireless adapter? [duplicate]

I just installed this wireless card into my build, but Ubuntu doesnt recognize it. I have the CD it came with but no optical drive. I was wondering how else I could install the drivers? I've never ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Bumblebee broke my nvidia drivers

I tried to install Bumblebee, since my graphics card supports Optimus. However, apparently there was no integrated graphics card in my computer so it turned out to be a bad idea. The desktop scaling ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

Relation between thinkpad-acpi and tp_smapi?

In my 14.04 on T400 laptop, what are the relation between the two modules thinkpad-acpi and tp_smapi? Are they both drivers for the power devices? thinkpad-acpi is said to be driver. So is tp_smapi? ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Installation of AMD Radeon R9 290 GPU Card on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

We have a Biostar workstation motherboard with built-in graphics card. We want to install an AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card for GPU computing. We still want to use the built-in graphics card for ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

wi-fi adapter driver TL-WN851nd on Ubuntu server 14.04 lts

when the team dmesg | grep Atheros, I get the answer: [ 8.243949] ieee80211 phy0: Atheros AR9287 Rev:2 mem=0xf84c0000, irq=19 Does this mean that the drivers work? Thank you in advance for your ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

Does. exe setups work??? [duplicate]

Does .exe setups work? On windows if I need a software I just download it from filehippo and install it but is it the same on Ubuntu.
0
votes
0answers
47 views

How to enable bluetooth on a HP ProBook 430 with a Realtek 8723BE

The built in drivers from Ubuntu 12 and Ubuntu 14 are not able to support bluetooth functionality of my RTL8723BE chip. I used to install the drivers from this two unofficial repos: ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Which AMD display driver to install?

I just fresh-installed Ubuntu 15.04 and I went to "Software Center" > "Additional Drivers" to install the driver for my card (AMD 5570 1GB). But I found 3 "Sources" and I don't know which one to ...
0
votes
2answers
63 views

Why do I have two drivers for my display?

I have bought a new laptop recently it is the Asus K555LD and I have ubuntu 14.04 installed and up to date. One of the problem I faced is finding the driver for my nVidia GeForce 820M. After some time ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

wifi no longer working Ubuntu on 14.10

I seem to be having the same problem that a lot of others have had. Toshiba Satellite M45-S359 Ubuntu 14.10 Wifi worked when I had Windows XP running, then when I ran the Ubuntu test ...
1
vote
2answers
69 views

Bus 001 Device 003: ID 13b1:003a Linksys AE2500 802.11abgn Wireless Adapter [Broadcom BCM43236] driver

Does anyone know how exactly to get the driver installed for this and give a step by step guide? Everything I've tried so far goes to a dead end.
0
votes
1answer
56 views

Nvidia Graphics driver in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

My laptop has 1 GB Nvidia graphics card. When i used windows i needed to install graphics card. Now i am using ubuntu 14.04 with windows 8.1 as dual boot. Do i need install a graphics driver for ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

Xubuntu 14.04 (and Mint 17.1) will not detect Canon scanner MP237 (MP230 series)

I just purchased a new multi-function Canon unit ... MP237; copier, printer and scanner. I have Simple Scan and XSane; along with Gimp, installed. I can print and copy (as far as I know) just fine. ...
0
votes
1answer
67 views

Ubuntu 14.04.2 freezes before log-in screen

Recently, I installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and made a few installations. After making these installations, Ubuntu would not load. It would freeze at the splash screen, displaying the Ubuntu ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

USB ports do not work with Kubuntu 15.04

I just downloaded Kubuntu and after the installation the screen resolution goes to 800x600 (I know I have to install GPU drivers) but the problem is the system does not recognize my mouse and keyboard ...
-1
votes
1answer
44 views

my nvidia graphics card keeps crashing after i installed it after upgrading to vivid vervet

i am a recent ubuntu user after having problems for so many years with windows vista. and all has been going ok so far. but recently,I upgraded to Vivid vervet 1504, and also updated my graphics ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

must wireless network turn on hard switch in ubuntu?

My computer comes with a built-in wireless adapter, but the hard switch is not very reliable and leads to constant drop off line, thus I purchased a belkin usb wireless adapter to help. It works ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Any drivers for Cisco Linksys AE2500 USB wifi adapter?

This has been asked before, but is there not some sort of simple driver you can install in the terminal to make it work?
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Ubuntu freezes and crashes on startup and nothing works [closed]

I've been trying for days to fix this. I thought it might have been my graphics card, but nothing happens when I try to install it from the command console. All Ubuntu has done for me so far is freeze ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

live usb nouveau drivers crash

I am trying to install ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop which i previously had done but there seems that there is some problem with the nouveau drivers. (i have a GTX770) I get errors of this kind: nouveau ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Goodix touchscreen, acpi, bluetooth/wifi drivers [14.10]

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on a Winbook Tw100 (bay trail) windows 8 tablet. I was going to install 15.04, but it was not able to install (it could only run in LiveCD mode). Surprisingly enough, ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Ubuntu alternative for DELL True Colors for Windows

I have purchased a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series lap top which comes with Windows 8.1 per-installed. It has an option called "Enable True Colors" in Dell's graphics configuration utility. Once ...
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Installing Nvidia Drivers: open source vs proprietary

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.2, and now I want to start using Nvidia's official drivers, rather than the Nouveau drivers that come as default with Ubuntu. So, on the Nvidia website, I ...
0
votes
1answer
90 views

Problems with Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter

I'am sorry to ask about this hardware again, but the problem is: ==lspci: 01:00.0 Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) ==lshw -C network ...
0
votes
2answers
710 views

AMD Drivers for HD4890 on Ubuntu 15.04

I have Ubuntu 15.04, I need someone to explain me how to install amd drivers for my graphic card on Ubuntu 15.04
0
votes
1answer
16 views

External display adapter (SIIG) does not work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I wanted to add another monitor to my Lenovo laptop, so I bought an external video adapter (USB-2.0 to VGA). Interestingly enough, the adapter displays the Ubuntu login prompt, ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

UBuntu 14.04 LTS - switching between nvidia and nouveau drivers - blacklist

I found a similiar question. In my case a catalog /etc/modprobe.d/ doesn't contain blacklist-nvidia-nouveau.conf but there is nvidia-graphics-drivers.conf Can I use following command (when switching ...
-1
votes
0answers
39 views

changing ethernet drivers acer aspire one D250 ubuntu mate 14.04

I was wondering if someone can help me out, I'm trying to help my mom fix her laptop, she has an acer aspire one D250, her wired internet connection stopped working suddenly, I think i have it ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

Is there any working wifi drivers available for HP Probook 440 G2 for ubuntu 14.04?

I have HP ProBook 440 G2 laptop and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 using the 3.13.0-52-generic kernel. Google search revealed that the official wireless driver for this kernel version is not available yet. ...
0
votes
0answers
107 views

graphic issue with intel 4400 graphic card on ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on a Dell Latitude E5450 machine. The kernel version is: Linux 3.16.0-37-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu. The issue: When I start the machine and boot normally, the screen is ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

GTX660 ubuntu 15.05 second display correct resolution not displayed

Got a Nvidia GTX660. Tried all driver versions since 6 months without getting the solution to work in 1024x768 60. Now I choosed to use the 346.59-0ubuntu1 driver. It was working with the "nouveau ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Dell E4300 Bluetooth not working

So I'm completely new to ubuntu. Even having previously installed 13.04.... My problem is that the little light for the bluetooth is not on, I've tried enabling bluetooth but it says it's disabled. (I ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Ubuntu has a heavily pixelated screen when I try to use it

I was going to install it and tried it out before actually going through with the installation, but when I did that, the desktop loaded up for a few seconds then became a heavily reddish-orange ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

video drivers installed, but no WebGL or OpenGL acceleration working

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition with 14.04 (my first serious go with linux outside of a server) and oem video drivers installed, but nothing requiring 3d acceleration is working. lspci | grep ...
2
votes
0answers
54 views

rtl8192eu driver does not work

since the kernel upgrade to 4.0.1, because I had a version 3.1x, when you update the driver rtl8192eu not work for me, I get the following error make [1]: [_module_ / home / kevin / Desktop / ...
2
votes
0answers
25 views

14.04 - How to use integrated CPU graphics with NVIDIA driver?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and am having some graphics troubles. Basically, what I want to do is have the NVIDIA driver installed, while still use CPU graphics for the display, and have my NVIDIA ...
1
vote
0answers
9 views

Installing a video driver on the demo system

I want to test the latest Kubuntu distribution DVD on a new computer, but with this twist: I also want to install a video driver from a hardware website to see how well it works. If I simply try to ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

Every time I get an update that says “Ubuntu Base” I lose graphics, and have to reinstall the driver. Is there a fix?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a 64 bit Intel box with a GeForce GTX 750 Ti (used for gaming on my Windows partition). Every time I get an update to Ubuntu Base, I lose graphics. The only way I've ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

SD Card reader stopped working: cannot even mount it

On my HP 625 Laptop running Ubuntu 14.10 with kernel 3.16.0-28, the SD card reader stopped working after some time. The last actions related to this device were installing exfat-fuse and exfat-utils ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Clickable file that adds code in terminal and runs it automatically?

As my wi-fi driver is doing a bit weird I need to add codes into the terminal everytime I restart my PC to use Wi-Fi. I get that opening the terminal and typing in two lines of code isn't that much ...
0
votes
2answers
178 views

Ubuntu 15.04, Asus Flipbook TP500LN No Internet and touchpad did use NDISwrapper [SOLVED]

So I installed Ubunutu 15.04 on my Asus Flipbook TP500LN, but I don't have acces to wi-fi (ethernet does work). Now I read about Ndiswrapper, I installed the program and used it to install my wi-fi ...
1
vote
1answer
68 views

Can't upgrade kernal after installing Nvidia drivers

A while back I set up an installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1. Part of this process, I installed Nvidia drivers from the Ubuntu Software Center. Everything went ok and I never thought anything about it ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

Unable to start steam on lubuntu

whenever i try to start steam i am greeted with this error message Running Steam on ubuntu 15.04 32-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
1
vote
1answer
73 views

wifi won't stay connected

I have a HP Pavillion dv6000 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Broadcom wireless card (BCM4312). My Ethernet connection is fine. But when the wifi is turned on, it will stay connected for a short time and ...
-2
votes
0answers
27 views

No connection, network card drivers?

I'm new to Ubuntu and I've just installed Ubuntu 15.04 as a dual boot with my Windows 8.1 64-bit. After the installation I can't connect to my wifi and the system doesn't recognize any network. What ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Wireless Driver for Broadcom BCM 4312 will not stay connected to a wireless network

I have a HP Pavillion dv6000 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and a Broadcom wireless card (BCM4312). My Ethernet connection is fine. But when the wifi is turned on, it will stay connected for a short time and ...
2
votes
1answer
70 views

Is iwlwifi or iwldvm or wext the wireless driver?

From https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi: iwlwifi is the wireless driver for Intel's current wireless chips. From ...