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PlayOnLinux FPS problems and glxChooseVisual failed

Here's my setup: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor PCI Express x16 ...
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cannot see wlan0 after changes in firmware

I am using ubuntu version 14.04.1 in my Asus s550CM laptop. I have replaced my wifi card to intel WiFi Link 5300 (802.11n). I have to install modified hardware for this and this is the link for that ...
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How can I get Ubuntu 16.04 Driver Manager Tools?

I want to get a tool to manage the drivers. How Can I get the tools? I know the tools like Mini Driver Manager, Device Driver Manager. But they do not support for Ubuntu16.04.
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Problems with display resolution

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I have a problem with the display resolution of my monitor. My monitor can go up to 1440x900, but I am unable to see this option in Displays, with it instead ...
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nvidia-current vs ubuntu-drivers for graphics card?

The Problem: I recently installed Ubuntu and I realized I'm probably not using the Nvidia drivers. I found that I could get the right driver via "Software and Updates," but wanted to learn how to do ...
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How do I figure out the “usblp0”

I'm trying to troubleshoot a printer... some people online have had luck printing using this command: echo test > /dev/usblp0 But it doesn't work for me. if I do "lsusb" I do see the printer: ...
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ASRock asrock H110M-ITX/ac Audio Issue

I'm Patrick I'm fairly new to computers as I'm only 16 and just built my first computer. It is a mini ITX build using an asrock h110m-itx/ac motherboard and I use it primarily for coding, schoolwork, ...
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Unable to connect to WiFi after the upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I was previously running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS and have just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and after the upgrade my WiFi driver is no longer working. I know that is vague, so for further insight what I ...
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Canon printer ink level detection

When I installed Ubuntu 14.04 printing to my Canon MG6250 printer worked out of the box. However automatic paper switching did not. After unsuccessfully asking for help on the Gutenprint forum I ...
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MacBook Pro 7,1 + Ubuntu 16.04 LTS + nVidia drivers

After following the guide I found here I found that although my hardware is the same as its author I could not reproduce the same results. After creating the GRUB script to register the PCI registers ...
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16.04 change from Intel HD Graphics to Radeon

sudo lshw -c video I get: *-display description: VGA compatible controller product: HD Graphics 520 vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 2 bus ...
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WiFi not working after aptitude update

I was trying to solve requires installation from untrusted packages. So I tried sudo aptitude upgrade After that, wifi stopped working. I checked additional drivers and wifi driver was already ...
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Wifi not working on Realtek rtl8723be wifi adapter

I am using kubuntu 16.04 on this PC . The problem that I am facing is: Wifi issue: It doesn't discover wifi at times and keeps getting disconnected randomly. Also, when I am connected to a WiFi ...
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Problem with opening cd tray

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad T400. I have had a problem with my cd tray for two years. Today I pressed the button on the cd tray, and inserted a cd into the cd tray, and then I opened and ...
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Alternative to Psensor?

I am looking for an alternative to Psensor. I am running 16.04 LTS on my mid-2010 MacBook Pro and am wanting to monitor temperature and such. I have been using Psensor, and after seeing my CPU ...
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Install Ubuntu on new Hardware

I try to install Ubuntu and Mint on my PC, but no Version works :( I put the OS on a USB-Stick and let them boot. All i get is: With SLI: Blackscreen after the Ubuntu-Logo. Afer a view seconds the ...
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Xenial 16.04 crashes with nouveau CACHE_ERROR

Video locked up completely. Mouse wouldn't move, CTL-ALT-F1 wouldn't switch to emergency backup console. Logged in via putty; from that login, the system seemed to be running normally, but nothing ...
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What is this device in “additional drivers”? [duplicate]

What is this unknown device? It defaulted to "do not use this device" and said "this device is not working". I had to choose the proprietary option and now it says "This device is using an ...
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Acer Aspire E5-571 Display Driver

How do I install the correct display/graphics drivers for my Acer Aspire E5-571 laptop? The most things seems to display correctly and the resolution is the same as when I had Windows 10 installed on ...
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15.10 unable to select graphics driver in `additional drivers` and have no hdmi after software update

Before a general software update I was able to switch between open source graphics driver and fglrx driver. Now I no longer get hdmi out and all the graphics drivers options are greyed out. And ...
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RT3290 Wifi not working ubuntu 16.04

This driver has always been problem with ubuntu. I managed it to work in ubuntu 12.04 but later it automatically stopped working. I have fresh install of ubuntu 16.04, the wifi is disabled by default ...
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Ethernet Connection issues

I have a similar problem to this one: Ethernet connection not working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I also have a dual boot with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04. My ethernet connection has always ...
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Can't print on Ubuntu 16.04 with Epson L210

Even yesterday I printed with my Epson L210 printer on Ubuntu 16.04 and after shutdown - today - it does not work. Firstly, there was written, that printer filter was not found, so I reinstalled cups ...
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NVIDIA problem: nvidia-smi and all other related nvidia commands freeze the terminal

I just rebooted a server with 2 nvidia titan X that was perfectly working but now when I type nvidia-smi or start a python process that uses one of the GPUs, the terminal freezes. Do you have any ...
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Bumblebee with LD_LIBRARY_PATH and ModulePath empty

I've been struggling with this problem for quite a time. I just upgraded my xubuntu to 16.04 and my nvidia drivers broke again. So, as usual, I had to uninstall all nvidia drivers (I was using ...
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ASUS ROG G551VW Nvidia driver issues

I have ASUS G551VW laptop with NVIDIA Geforce GTX 960M. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on it. It works fine until I try to install NVIDIA driver on it. When I install NVIDIA driver from nvidia ...
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Radeon HD6870 fan goes frenzy after unsuspend

I am using Ubuntu 14.04: Linux hometower 3.16.0-71-generic #91~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 18 19:43:36 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I have Radeon HD6870 Video Card, which is working ...
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Crystal eye Webcam not recognized after installing V4L-DVB [closed]

My Acer Aspire 4736 was working but not giving the desired resolution (1280 x 1024). Since the resolution being provided (640 x 480) was not good enough I tried to find the cause of that ...
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How can I restore my broken (appears to be renamed) wired ethernet connection?

Yesterday I lost my internet connection after rebooting my Ubuntu 16.04 installation. Now when Ubuntu boots, it searches for a network for a couple of minutes, then states "Connection established" but ...
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iwconfig crashes after installing D-Link DWA-182 hardware revision c driver

My D-Link DWA-182 was listed in lsusb when connected but was not displayed as a wlan interface with iwconfig. That problem has already been asked here and I followed the steps of the first answer. ...
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LBP 2900 printer error

I hope some one can help. I have been using my LBP2900 printer on Ubuntu 14.04 for 2 years without major problems, but recently after some updates it stopped working. I'm unsure what updates it was ...
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Install Open Source AMDGPU driver on 16.04

How could I switch from using the "radeon" open source driver to the "AMDGPU" open source driver? I have man packages for both, tried setting an xorg.conf for Driver "amdgpu" but to my understanding ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Login Loop/no launcher nvidia

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 15 (.10 I think) to Ubuntu 16.04, and had the login loop issue (where I would enter my password, press enter and then it would take me right back to login screen, same ...
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Radeon R4 + Radeon R5

On my laptop HP Probook 455 G2 I have installed ubuntu 16.04 and 2 videocards: Radeon R4(Kaveri) - which working on open source radeon driver. Radeon R5(Topaz) - which working on AMDGPU driver # ...
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HOW TO install epson driver on Ubuntu 16.04

I was having a problem getting my printer to work when I installed Ubutnu 16.04. After searching a few hours, I could't find an answer. So I came up with this method. Step 1: Download the driver for ...
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GPU plus default graphics card - ubuntu X desktop does not start

situation is as follows I have a server with a matrox GMA200, I installed a titan X, then: sudo service lightdm stop installed nvidia drivers created xorg.conf ... forced display to run with the old ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Freezes Frequently

I am running 15.10 on a Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208D Laptop and it freezes frequently. Before marking this as a duplicate please read all of the things I have tried. I have tried every solution I've ...
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Bluetooth broadcom 43142 unstable connection and other bugs during work

I could successfully install drivers for this module thanks to this answer, but there are some issues. I need bluetooth for my keyboard, which works just fine under Windows. But with linux ...
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Mousepad sensitivity with Evdev driver in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Newly installed and updated Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Toshiba Satellite Pro R50. The mousepad is hypersensitive and jumps around. Running Xinput list-props for the PS/2 Generic Mousepad shows there is an ...
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Bluetooth Atheros AR5B125

thanks in advance! I am trying to get bluetooth to work on the combo card AR5B125 (module name found on sticker on my laptop Acer Aspire V5-121). I'm using Lubuntu 16.04. Wireless works oob. What I ...
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16.04 LTS : just installed it and tried to install a wifi driver but it does not read it?[SOLVED]

Here is the image of the additional drivers i see and this does not help me to see wifi. Please help me. I cab connect to the net with ethernet but otherwise i don't see any wifi
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Unable to Turn Off Airplane Mode on Ubuntu 16.04

After installing Ubuntu 16.04 in my HP Pavilion dv6 notebook I can not turn off my Airplane Mode. The toggle button for Airplane Mode in Network option in turned off and it is grayed out. Here is a ...
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Wifi Driver in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my old PowerBook G4. When Installation was complete, I noticed that there was no Wifi! I did a google search and found that I needed a driver. I identified my ...
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How to reinstall the Nvidia graphic driver in the recovery mode of Ubuntu?

I use Titan X graphic card in Ubuntu. But it crashes yesterday and I can't login after reboot. But I am able to login in the recovery mode. I think it is the driver that caused the problem and I wish ...
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HP Envy Bluetooth Keyboard Missing Driver?

I'm talking about this bad boy: I think it was charging before when I first installed Ubuntu, but then I went and tested out some other Linux OS's and quickly realised I cannot survive without ...
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Rotate External Display with NVIDIA drivers

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 64-bit and have an NVIDIA GeForce 940M graphics card (proprietary NVIDIA drivers are installed for this). I have an external monitor that I want to rotate Counter-Clockwise ...
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Blacklisting a module only for specific kernel versions?

When I boot a 4.4.x kernel, I want to make sure that the buggy staging driver r8723au is blacklisted, in favor of the much-improved mainline rtl8xxxu. However, when I boot an older 4.2.x kernel, I'll ...
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make command output error 2

I'm trying to install a driver for my k40 keyboard which I got from https://github.com/cvuchener/k90-linux-driver. There's a forum post talking about it here ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 slow [closed]

I've recently made the switch from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit), but I've begun noticing that a lot of things are running a lot slower. A few examples: Fast-forwarding video files (using VLC) ...
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Connection Problems On TP-Link N900

So, I recently got a PCI wireless internet adapter - a TP-Link N900. The model number's TL-WDN4800. Anyway, I have problems connecting to any access points, 5Ghz or 2.4. I can connect to 2.4 points, ...