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Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit Drivers (NOT WIFI)

I just purchased a TRULink Wireless USB Device Adapter Kit (Model #29571), and the drivers it comes with are only for Windows. Are there drivers available for Ubuntu as well? Are there any drivers ...
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Fujitsu Siemens 6012 drivers

I have a Fujitsu Siemens stylistic st6012, on which I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Now a few buttons, fingerprint sensor, and wireless module do not work How do I fix this issue?
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Ubuntu 14.04 scratchy sound

Can someone please help me with this very important thing? It doesn't matter what I am listening to, but everything sounds scratchy at some frequencies. Any mp3 file, movie, youtube... Bellow you ...
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VESA: Intel® Sandybridge/Ivybridge removal

I accidentally installed very outdated drivers, I have been tricked into installing this old graphics driver and I need the original default drivers the computer came with! I really need help with ...
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Cannot connect Micromax MMX354G datacard in Ubuntu

I am using Micromax MMX354G datacard. I want to connect it to my Ubuntu PC, which is a 64 bit PC having Ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. The datacard comes with the linux drivers ...
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Printer Epson SX218 wont print monochrome && draft mode

I installed my printer Epson SX218 (similar to SX200/210/215) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. After a lot of problems during installation it works fine but: 1) it won't print monochrome although using ...
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Asus Radeon R7 260X 2GB DirectCU II Video Card ubuntu black screen when installing

So, I was using a USB stick to install Ubuntu onto my computer and everything loads fine. I clicked the install button and it loads Ubuntu with the dots under it. It goes to "no signal". Where the ...
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Error: USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error -22

I have been running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer Aspire One 756 quite happily for a while now. However, every time I boot up my notebook, it displays the error "USB 1-1.1 string descriptor 0 read error ...
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How do I disable the default Broadcom Wireless driver in favor of a Windows driver

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and I'm trying to get my Cisco AE2500 USB wireless receiver to pick up the wireless signal. Initially during the install of Ubuntu onto my system I had it ...
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Visual bug when at log in screen. Need help fixing it

A couple months ago I installed 14.04 and after I did so my screen would always bug out after I type out my password and hit enter. This is what it looks like. Login screen This is wat i can see ...
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Unable to uninstall xbox driver

I've used the following article to install xbox 360 drivers on my Elementary OS Luna installation http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/07/dealing-with-xbox-controllers-in-ubuntu Now, I'm facing some ...
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Touchpad Options missing from System Settings

I have a Razer Blade 14" running 14.04. When I start the computer rarely will the touchpad options appear in the settings. When they do, it works fine. More often than not, however, the settings are ...
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AMD legacy driver installation failed due to missing kernel headers

I am trying to install amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-legacy-linux-x86.x86_64 on Ubuntu 14.04, and failing due missing /lib/modules/3.13.0-37-generic/build/include/linux/version.h. I tried to ...
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Alternate to the generic i915 kernel module

AFAIU the i915 kernel module is kind of a generic module for Intel graphics controllers e.g my Intel Xeon E3-1200 and 4 Series Chipset both use the same module. The problem is my Xeon machine on which ...
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Fundamental difference between a Ethernet (networking) driver and a pcie driver

May be its a dumb question but can somebody explain the fundamental difference when you say a pcie or a Ethernet drivers. As such there are many networking cards with pcie interface. Consider below ...
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How do I get Bumblebee working on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I have an Alienware 14 that I plan to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 on. I'm wondering what the best procedure to get Bumblebee working is. Would I be okay to install bumblebee (if someone ...
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Wifi not working on live usb

I just booted up ubuntu 14.04 from a usb and am running it live but the problem is that the wifi is not working. The light on my wifi switch is not turning on but it turns on in windows.
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Problem with hybrid Intel/Nvidia Ubuntu 14.04

So it took me week looking for solution and trying almost everything here and on other places. Before flaging this as duplicate be aware that I tried Is a NVIDIA GeForce with Optimus Technology ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, fresh installation, fail to setup nvidia graphics, GeForce FX5500

I've been strugling with this issue for a while now. I figured I need nvidia-173 drivers, so I installed them, module is fine and loading. But as soon as X server starts, I get nice NVIDIA logo on ...
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how to use DeveDe to create a disk with many different videos, playable on external dvd drivers

I have many videos of religious recitations, of which i am planning to prepare a DVD which can be played on external drivers, I basically have 9 videos, which are totally different from each other, ...
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no CUDA-capable device is detected

my computer was custom-build, I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, now I want to run cuda sdk, I have a nvidia tesla c2075, the driver was installed in this way: sudo apt-add-repository ...
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Make Lubuntu wireless driver solution persistent

I installed Lubuntu in a USB 3.0 16GB Flash Drive, and it worked fine. The only problem that I had was with my Broadcom 802.11n Wireless Driver, it was not being recognized and I solved using the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Running Too Slow after Intel Driver Update?

After installation of Intel Ubuntu 14.04 Linux Graphics Driver Installer Source Of Installation, my PC is running too slow, even i can't scroll down the website pages.Is it something else is working ...
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Blacklisting not working in 14.04

I blacklisted some modules in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf (e.g. "blacklist b43") but they are still being loaded. What am I doing wrong? PS I also tried adding 'b43.blacklist=yes' to the boot ...
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Wifi drivers, cannot view the right wifi drivers i can only see nvidia so i cannot go wirelessly

I am trying to go wireless but I cannot see the broadcom drivers in additional drivers. my Ubuntu version is 12.04 lts so I cannot connect without a Ethernet cable and when i typelshw it popped up: ...
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tplink wn722n and interternal wifi card

Hello fellow ubunuites... I have managed to get my new TP-LINKwn722n working great on my Asus UL50v laptop and running ubuntu 14.04 using this thread: How to install driver for TP-Link TL-WN722N on ...
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How to install ndiswrapper without an internet connection?

How would I go about installing ndiswrapper on Ubuntu without an Internet connection or without a CD? I can download files on my laptop, and transfer them to my internet-less computer via USB. I am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Issue: Both Audio Channels Playing Over Only One Speaker

Looking for some help as I have already posted in numerous help forums and was still unable to resolve an issue. System Info: HP Probook 6470b (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Win7) Intel Corporation 7 ...
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Nvidia X Server Settings does not allow me to apply changes

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, Nvidia X server settings no longer allows me to configure for a second display (a projector). The two displays are detected just fine, and I change the ...
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Kubuntu freezes after login

In Kubuntu 14.04 I have installed the Recommended NVIDIA drivers with the driver manager and now the computer freezes a moment after login, if I access the terminal it doesn't freeze. The graphic card ...
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ERROR: No boot disk has been detected or the disk has failed

I've acer-pc which had at the beginning installed oem windows 8 or 8.1 x64. Later I wanted to install custom ubuntu. I checked oem/normal/x86/x64, other windows installations. I've installed os even ...
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Extra tools to install ATI drivers catalyst? (overheating problem)

I have a question, i hope i find some one who could help me, im tired of searching. this and another things. Im installing ati radeon drivers for my lap top, but after running the .RUN file, in ...
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WiFi messed up on Lenovo e530 with bcom4313

I was having issues connecting to my campus wifi upon switching to Ubuntu from Windows 8.1 (dual booted). I realized it must be a driver issue since on Windows I connect instantly and hardly ever ...
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Ndiswrapper won't install; no internet

I tried to install ndiswrapper from this link on my linux machine. I put the files on my flash drive and moved them over to my machine without Internet. ...
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Are drivers needed after an ubuntu install

i wanted to install ubuntu 14.04 on my 7 years old laptop. I have a computer maintenance class in school where we installed Windows XP and we had to search for drivers. It is tiring and iI still ...
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Defect display driver

I've encountered a quite serious problem with my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My display driver is defect and I really need this one file on the desktop. The display will turn black whenever I start Ubuntu. Is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with Nvidia driver - blank screen after kernel update

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 system on which I installed the 64-bit Nvidia driver (version 343.22) from their website. Everything works fine, however whenever there is a kernel update, after reboot the ...
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NVidia GeForce GT630 laggy in Ubuntu 14.04, specially flash player based videos. Why?

I was happy with my onboard graphics but I wanted to be able to run some games in this machine from time to time, so I bought a GT630 1GB DDR3 VRAM. When I boot into Windows everything is fine, gaming ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Amd/Intel Graphics, Fan and Battery Life problem

I am new to linux and ubuntu so i am having problems with it. I have dell inspiron 5521 which has hybrid graphics. My problem is that i can not switch between graphic cards -vgaswitcheroo does not ...
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Ubuntu can not load GUI after installing nVidia proprietary drivers

I recently updated my Nvidia drivers to the latest version from their website, and now my computer will not boot properly. It boots up partially, but sometime before the login screen should appear, it ...
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How to install best drivers for my ATI Dynamic Switchable Graphics ? - heating & crushing before or right after end of install (12.04, 12.10)

I am aware that similar questions for specific GPUs have been posted here and many have not received answers maybe because the issue is sometimes limited to a specific GPU. But while the problem is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 desktop won't load after uninstalling graphics driver

I had to uninstall my graphics drivers(nvidia drivers from their driver page) in order to fix a problem with another program not working(steam). I restart my computer, log in, and the desktop won't ...
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Can`t enter system after installation of driver of NVIDIA tesla c2075

My linux system is ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit, I just manually installed graphic card driver of nvidia tesla c2075 successfully, however, when I restart lightdm I can`t enter the system, the screen just ...
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“unable to load kernel module nvidia.ko” BUT “modprobe -r nouveau” = FATAL (not found)

Im lost. I've tried many things and even broke my installation. This is a new installation, which I'm more carefull with. I've blacklisted nouveau, and It seems it's not loaded as "modprobe -r ...
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No bluetooth on xubuntu 14.04

The Bluetooth Manager(gui tool) allows to search but all for nothing. dmesg | grep Blue returns [ 11.187895] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17 [ 11.187914] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection ...
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Windows 8/ Ubuntu Dual Installation Problem!

Okay, so I have fulfilled all the requirements necessary to dual booting Ubuntu 14.04.1 on Windows 8 (disabling secure boot and fast boot, making liveCD, and partitioning 50gb of free space on my 2tb ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 Graphics

I am new to linux. I did install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 to my Dell Inspiron 5521. My laptop has two graphic cards; Intel hd graphics 4000 and amd radeon hd 8730m. I tried to install both fglrx and open ...
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WiFi not working on 4,1 Macbok pro

The computer gods are against me, as it took me 3 weeks to install Ubuntu in the first place, and now I'm having trouble with my internet connections. I have a Macbook Pro (4,1) running Ubuntu 14.04, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.8 Wireless not working (BCM43142 chipset)

I have a Dell Laptop with a BCM43142 chip on the wireless card. If I'll stay on 3.5 kernel it works with wl driver, but the Bluetooth is not finding any device (like it is off). I tried to upgrade the ...
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Install Adaptec RAID 6405 on Ubuntu 12.04 (3.13.0-37-generic)

I'm trying to install an Adaptec RAID controller on Ubuntu 12.04. So far, I've downloaded different versions of the driver, but executing the specified commands yields some errors. sudo dpkg -i ...