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Module load can't work for some software

I have installed modules-3.2.9. When I type "module load" (I have set up the module path, and installed packages in the right file). It works fine for some software, however, for the ...
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Resolution problems (drivers?)

Okay, so I tried installing 3 distros, Elementary OS, Debian 8 and Ubuntu. All of them can't read my screen's resolution or something, best thing I get is a 1024x768. I have an AMD Radeon HD4650. I ...
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Nvidia drivers not loading

I'm using Kubuntu 15.04 with the latest kernel at the moment (4.2rc7) from here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.2-rc7-unstable/ and the latest Nvidia drivers form ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa ...
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Invalid ROM Contents - new install

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 from a CD over Windows Vista. I recently had a GPU failure on this machine, and while I was experiencing those problems (that made the computer unusable) I ...
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Get nvidia driver to work in gdm OR fix workspaces in lightdm

I have a lenovo with two GPUs, intel and nvidia. The problem is that if I set gdm, the driver doesn't work, and I can't switch to high performance mode. If I change gdm and select lightdm, that ...
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Ubuntu on Macbook 4,1 (pre-October 2008) Backlight Laptop Screen Issue

I cannot get Ubuntu or Ubuntu-based systems to wake from sleep properly on a Macbook 4,1 pre-October 2008. The backlight for the laptop screen does not turn back on after waking and signal does not ...
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Display Issues with Ubuntu

I'm a huge Linux fan, however lately, I've been really disappointed by one thing, the issue is my graphics card, It works smoothly with two monitors on windows, but as soon as I use any Linux distro, ...
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Games are laggy and unplayable on Linux

Currently i have my computer on a dual boot with windows 8 and Ubuntu 14, I have been trying to use Ubuntu more as of late because I would like to cut windows out of my life. However the one thing ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 will NOT run on HP DV2845se with dual core AMD Turion and nvidia 630M graphics

I have been an Ubuntu user for about 5 years and have had Ubuntu on the subject laptop the entire time. Yes I have had some trials and tribulations with the nvidia hardware but always managed to make ...
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Driver for SATA adapter

I am planning to migrate from Windows to Linux. I would need to buy some PCI(e) adapter with additional SATA-600 connectors. This one would work. However the manufacturer does not provide Linux ...
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Crashes -Ubuntu 15

I recently installed two video cards, 2X(NVIDIA GT730 2GB). I have installed the driver from the main Nvidia website and the driver works well. But, when I try to drag a file, nautilus crashes and ...
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Motherboard Monitor no image

First time posting here. I am running 14.04, and have been using it with my monitor plugged into my nvidia graphics card (GeForce GT 610). I recently obtained a new monitor, and tried to plug it ...
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Do Linux drivers depend on Linux kernel?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My external bluetooth adapter is not working in this version of Ubuntu, but it is working very well in Ubuntu 12.x versions. So i downloaded and installed Ubuntu 12.x kernel ...
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Drivers for HP deskjet 2545 ubuntu 14.04

Are there any drivers for HP deskjet 2545 for Ubuntu 14.04 ?
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Display turns off after Ubuntu system loading step

I encounter this problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04. My notebook display works properly with other OS. When I boot Ubuntu , loading logo looks and after loading step display turns off. I have ...
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Changing Nvidia Driver black screen

I searched everyone online for solution, but it is still not working. At first I changed the Nvidia driver to use the propriety driver from the additional tab, twice, and it shows black screen which ...
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RocketRaid 642l Driver Ubuntu 14.04.3

I am having issues installing the drivers for my rocketraid 642L card. What happens is during boot it just hangs and then the raid card makes a very loud beep until I reboot. Without their driver ...
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Ubuntu freezing but cursor moving

I just got a dell inspiron 17R with 8gig ram and 1 terabyte hardisk. I install windows 8 alongside Ubuntu 15.04 and it started freezing frequently, mostly freeze just after logging in or at the log in ...
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Wifi issue under ubuntu (RTL8723BE driver)

I have recently bought a new laptop (HP PAVILION 15-AB016NF) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8 in dual boot. Under Windows, my wireless works properly but under Ubuntu it does not: wireless ...
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Help setting up SD card reader for Asus Zenbook running 14.04?

I am trying to get my internal SD Card reader working on Ubuntu. I have only found a general solution and that was to reboot the computer with an SD Card inserted, which didn't work. I'm thinking it ...
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I can't get wireless networking to work on my acer aspire laptop. (qualcomm atheros AR956x card)

I have been searching for about 5 hours on how to fix this, but it won't work. anyways, I just installed ubuntu 15.04 on my new Acer aspire 15" laptop. Inside, it has a Qualcomm Atheros AR956x ...
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Never Used Ubuntu Before [closed]

I'm pretty well over windows, and rather than "upgrade" from Win 7 to Win 10, I was thinking about going completely Linux (Ubuntu I presume). Before I do so I plan on dropping Ubuntu onto a spacious ...
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trying to install drivers on ubuntu 15.04 for my r7 260x graphics card NEED HELP

I'm totally new to Ubuntu and I have looked over this PDF:amd-catalyst-graphics-driver-installer-notes-for-linux-operating-systems.pdf I am aware in the PDF it says 14.04 is supported, but on the ...
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can`t install driver for alfa, help please

I am new user of ubuntu and need to install drivers for wireless internet usb receiver, Alfa, I have downloaded driver but do not know how to install thanks
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USB douesn't work after last update

I am sorry bu no any USB port are working after the last ubuntu's update. No mouse, no pendrive, no photomachine connection. Tuchpad works. My laptop is an ACER Aspire E1-532. Please help!!! ...
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Virtual disks not detected on hardware RAID with megaraid_sas drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server. I have an Intel RMS25CB080 hardware RAID controller, which internally has an LSI MegaRAID SAS 2208 controller. I boot off of a software (mdadm) RAID 1 array ...
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How update mpt2sas driver?

Is there some guide to update mpt2sas driver to latest version 20.100.00.00 (git)? I have strange NMIs in logs. Tried everything - CPUs, memory, MB Bios, raid controller (LSI 2008) bios and fw, Intel ...
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Cannot connect to bluetooth POS printer (TS-M210) - No supported services found

On my machine with KUbuntu 15.04 I am trying to establish bluetooth connection to mobile POS printer TS-M210. Now, bluetooth USB adapter works without problem, the printer is found, but I cannot ...
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Install AMD drivers [R9 280]

I have been using the Additional Drivers for my AMD GPU (non x version) since I got it. Everything seems to look fine on the outside; I get the right monitor resolution, colors seem right...but text ...
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Ubuntu lastest kernel update broke my GFX drivers [duplicate]

So, the latest kernel broke my AMD drivers and forced my system into a Low Graphics Mode on boot up now, the update I got was 3.19.0-26 and I'm now in ttyl consoles now instead of the Ubuntu desktop. ...
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How do I install AMD Drivers on Ubuntu 14.04?

I was planning on doing a Windows build but I had problems getting Daz to work so I'm here now. I'm trying to download the proprietary drivers for my AMD Radeon HD 6870 but nothing is working. I ...
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Attempting to setup a second monitor on 14.04 using an ATI/AMD graphics card

I have recently gotten a second monitor for my ubuntu 14.04 tower. I have an AMD/ATI juniper XT radeon hd 6770 graphics card and an asus p8z77-v lx motherboard. I have had an HP monitor installed into ...
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AOC USB monitor showing dark screen after installing DisplayLink driver

I connected an AOC usb monitor to my Acer Aspire laptop which is using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I then installed the DisplayLink driver. Unfortunately, the AOC monitor remains dark. Any ideas how to ...
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Can't log in in Ubuntu 14.04 after install realtek drivers

Environment Ubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.16.0-46-generic I had a problem with wifi network and I try to install drivers from github rtlwifi_new and then I had a huger problem, because now I can not log ...
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Nvidia drivers cause Minecraft to crash

I play Minecraft on my computer, and whenever I press F3, it says "Gallium 0.4 on NV98" I looked up what this means, and found out that it is a default graphics driver. So, I looked around for how to ...
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Meizu MX4 Ubuntu edition Fastboot problem

My Meizu MX4 Ubuntu is stuck in a bootloop ... something is wrong with the OS image. I can get to fastboot. When i plug the device into windows 10 it never gets an ID. In ubuntu i get the device ...
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NVIDIA graphics drivers options

I have DELL inspirion laptop and i have both integrated and non-integrated nvidia 340 series graphics card. When I open additional drivers tab and i have 3 options : use NVIDIA binary driver - ...
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Bluetooth is not working on ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo G50

My bluetooth is not not working on ubuntu 14.04. I am not sure whether my bluetooth adapter is not getting recognized or necessary drivers are absent. I tried many things but no luck. I found that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04,Wifi is disabled by Hardware Switch - Lenevo G50-80, Qualcomm Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01)

I have brought new Lenovo G50-80 Laptop and make it dual boot. My wifi works fine in Windows 8.1, but not working in Ubuntu 14.04, showing Wifi is disabled by hardware switch. When I do rfkill*, I got ...
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Broadcom wireless driver not working

I keep getting disconnected from the internet. When I try to reconnect, the system sometimes freezes completely. This is a known issue for my Wireless Card (Broadcom BCM43142) that has been covered ...
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What's the difference between getting graphics drivers from the new ppa vs from Additional Drivers?

I've heard a lot of hype about the new PPA, but is it any better/different than using the Additional Drivers tab of the Software and Updates program?
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How to toggle easily between the AMD Catalyst driver and the open-source Radeon driver?

I've got an AMD Radeon R9 270X that works very well with the open-source Radeon driver. However, I am going to occasionally be using an OpenCL application that requires the proprietary Catalyst ...
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How to force Xorg to use integrated video (ASPEED) instead of my Tesla K20?

I'm trying to get my brand new server up and running for gpgpu with 14.04LTS, but I'm having issues with the graphics drivers. If I install the CUDA Toolkit, it also installs regular nvidia drivers ...
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Redistribution of Ubuntu 14.04 LXDE

I wish to inquire about the intellectual property policy, where it is stated: You can redistribute Ubuntu, but only where there has been no modification to it As a commercial company with ...
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Running OpenCL code on 14.04 with an NVIDIA GPU

I would like to use OpenCL with my Ubuntu desktop, with an NVIDIA Quadro K600 GPU. It is running the latest version of ubuntu (14.04.3 LTS). I cannot successfully run an OpenCL Hello World example ...
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Integrated Graphics not recognized on Ubuntu 15.04

I've got an Asus G751JW which has an Nvidia GTX 970M and some integrated intel graphics card as far as I know. What I'd like to do is disable the Nvidia card and just use the integrated graphics. ...
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Laptop backlight sets to maximum at startup (Xubuntu 15.04)

I've tried many solutions I've found on the Net, but had no luck with them: Tried first with xbacklight = value: output is No outputs have backlight property. Then I tried with GRUB options like ...
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Broway Card Reader For Custom PC

I'm using Ubuntu 15.04. I just got a card reader I purchased on Amazon today. Prior to buying it, I asked if it worked with Linux and said I was using 15.04. I got a "yes". It turns out that ONLY the ...
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how do i upgrade my gpu (drivers)

I want to get a new gpu, but I'm afraid if I just swap it out with the new one the drivers will not be compatible. Also do I even need to change the drivers manually, or can I just swap out the card ...
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Downloading Garmin Express to connect with Vivofit

I'd like to set up Garmin Express to sync my vivofit with my computer. There is a lovely (I assume) garmin communicator plugin for ubuntu here: ...