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How to automate configuration of legacy wireless drivers during installation

Perhaps the most common roadblock in deploying Linux on donated machinery is getting them to access the wireless network, due to the known issues with supporting legacy Broadcom drivers. Instead of ...
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bumblebeed: No integrated video card found, quitting

I'm trying to get Bumblebee working on Ubuntu 14.10 x64 and NVIDIA OPTIMUS: - Intel HD3000 (don't know which drivers are used: I've installed Intel(R) Graphics Installer for Linux* 1.0.7 while being ...
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nVidia Optimus - switch graphic card without logout

I'm happy user of MSI GP60 Leopard. It has Intel HD Graphics 4600 and nVidia GeForce 840M. Official driver downloaded from nVidia website doesn't work. After install X server hangs right after login ...
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netdev watchdog timeouts with realtek NICs

Having some problems here I've been searching all over for but am yet to find a working answer for. Notably, examples of this: Feb 16 09:10:37 trillian kernel: [45756.292178] ------------[ cut here ...
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Brother mfc-8460N printer support

Want to see how far Ubuntu can take me by installing a fresh latest copy on its own drive. All went well until I tried to install the control center (Windows name) for my Brother MFC-8460N printer. ...
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microsoft lifecam vx-3000 doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I followed every istruction that i found in "how-to" sections of related topics. My cam still doesn't work. Any help? Thanks in advance
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Block device drivers for linux kernel > 2.6

I am new to drivers development under linux kernel. After starting with the simple examples from the book Linux Device Drivers v3, I realised that the block driver API has been totally changed since ...
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Which AMD drivers to install for crossfire 5770s? I use FAH alot

I was just wondering if there were any good AMD graphics drivers that won't kill my system performance and allow me to use Protein folding @ home from Standford school of medicine? I tried the ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network wirelessly using Broadcom

I have followed the first answer from Intalling Broadcom Wireless Drivers which told me that the required firmware is installed by default, the package linux-firmware. I tried this, but it didn't ...
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My AGP GeForce2 does nothing while compiz eats up all my CPU time

Ubuntu 14.04 (i386) can not accept NVidia Geforce2 MX 400 The "nouveau" driver does not use the nvidia capabilities on my AGP GeForce2 card, so Unity (compiz) eats up all my CPU time. I tried to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 740m and hd400 no screen detected

i tried every possible way that i found on google to install nvidia drvier with bumblebee and without and every version of the driver and i end up after booting with a black screen and a cursor witch ...
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Problem installing video driver in Ubuntu 14.10

I tried all possibilities that I found on the Internet to install drivers, but all I get is blank screen, errors and errors, I'm new to Ubuntu and don`t know very much, I used windows 7, now wanted to ...
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Wi-Fi connection problem with Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 adapter

I've switched my HP Pavilion dv6 from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS several months ago and had no problems whatsoever connecting to the internet via wifi. However, about two days ago, connection ...
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Get both Graphics cards working

I have 2 nVidia GeForce GTS 450/PCIe/SSE2 graphics cards, each with a DVI, VGA and HDMI port. Unfortunately, only one of these cards is detected by Ubuntu, so I have to have one screen on VGA and the ...
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How to make Canon imageRUNNER 2525 printer work on Kubuntu 14.10?

I am using Kubuntu 14.10, 64 bit on my laptop. for me adding HP printers were very easy just by choosing printer and model graphically. But I am not able to add office network printer Canon ...
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Switching between nvidia prop. and nouveau with reboot

There is a very similar question to this one but mind the difference: in this question I am ok with reboots between driver swaps. How can I easily switch between the nvidia prop. driver and nouveau, ...
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Screen problems - Ubuntu 14.04, Radeon HD 4850, Gallium drivers and 50 inch TV

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, Radeon HD 4850, using Gallium drivers and a 50" Panasonic TV for display attached to graphic cards HDMI output, but I can not get the desktop 100% inside the display ...
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Open source driver performance for Radeon HD 4870 vs legacy driver?

I have attempted to do a little benchmarking, but am running into a couple issues with the Legacy driver that have given me pause and realized that perhaps I should ask the question before bending ...
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How can I obtain stable ethernet connection using ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo G780?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo G780 and he problem is that my Ethernet connection keeps dropping all the time. The Network manager tells me it is still connected, but neither can I load websites ...
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Switching from dedicated graphics card to Intel integrated graphics, still having problems

I installed Ubuntu 12.04(I can't update because it breaks something) on a computer with a dedicated graphics card. The graphics card is an AMD Radeon 6570. It was installed in the computer when I put ...
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fglrx is not installed

This question was asked here fglrx doesn't seem to be installed, but no solution was given. I have the exact same issue, and I was wondering if any solution is available. The interesting thing ...
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LinkSys AC1200 Wireless-AC USB adapter install

Purchased a USB adapter( LinkSys AC1200 Wireless-AC USB adapter/ model WUSB6300) for my Windows laptop and the installation on that was easy. Tricky part is getting it to work in my Linux environment ...
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How to install drivers after installation? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu, and I don't know how / what drivers I need to install. I saw the additional drivers in the Settings.
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Broadcom LY-PHY WLAN card does not work in 14.04.1 on HP Mini 210

I have an HP Mini 210-1040NR that previously ran Windows 7 Starter. Because of extreme lag I downloaded and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and installed from a USB drive made by pendrivelinux. First, I used ...
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Suggestions for Epson WF-1110 WiFi printer?

I'm running Lubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386, and the printer install went seamlessly - system-config-printer found my printer on the network and recommended a driver. Unfortunately, that driver, and ...
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How to use my scanner in Ubuntu?

I just connected my Genius Vivid-1200TA scanner to my laptop USB port, now how use it? In windows, there was a software and driver available for the device. The software has many good features to use ...
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Unable to get wireless in a HP G7000 laptop

Trying to get wireless in an old HP G7000 laptop to no avail. Already installed firmware-b43-installer but still nothing. This is the wifi card: ~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 01:00.0 Network controller ...
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Error : You try to remove a module that is installed or will be installed

Unable to uninstall custom module from Odoo v8.0. There is no Uninstall/Install button next to the custom module. When I try to delete it under "more" drop down button. I get this error mentioned ...
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VDPAU errors in VLC with official nVidia drivers installed

Playback seems fine until I try seeking the video, then I get this error over and over in the terminal: [00007fba4906ef78] avcodec decoder: Using NVIDIA VDPAU Driver Shared Library 343.36 Mon Dec ...
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Dual Screen / Dual GFX card issue

I recently added an additional video card (Radeon HD 6450) to my system and instead of improving the response time its worse than before. On the 1 GB card the video display is very laggy, on the ...
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Lost display after nvidia driver update on optimus laptop (everyting else works)

I've been using Ubuntu 14.10 with no problems for a couple of months. After fresh install I installed property Nvidia driver(nvidia-331) from software sources and had no problem using it with Nvidia ...
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Network connections appear unclaimed after purging linux-images

Yesterday I was having problems with Lubuntu 14.04 updates machine I had to follow this check-marked answer Not enough free disk space when upgrading The answer worked well but Today when I turned ...
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Compiling the Davicom driver on RK3188 chipset

I want to compile the module dm9601.c for ubuntu 14.04 on the mentioned chipset. I have read up the tutorials of Ian Morisson, e.g. here and here. I am also failiar with this. On an MK802 IV ...
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Flashing screen with Ubuntu 14.04

I had a dual boot which had Ubuntu 14.04 with the latest Nvidia driver installed, so far, so good. I formatted my hard drive and reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, but after I installed the Nvidia ...
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Is Ubuntu wrong for an HTPC or is it just wrong altogether? [closed]

This is my story and I'm stickin' to it Last year I built a Home Theater PC (HTPC) with an AMD A6-6400K processor. It has a built in GPU, just two other Intel systems in the household. I installed ...
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low performance NVIDIA-SLI

My notebook is an IdeaPad Y500 (Lenovo) with 2 GeForce GT 650M. Ubuntu 14.04LTS is the only OS on my notebook. I installed the latest NVIDIA-driver 346.35. I tried the vmalloc=256M method. Result is ...
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Need Ubuntu Driver for D-Link

I am trying to switch to ubuntu. I am not good with anything yet. I downloaded ubuntu 11.1 ocelot... because it was compatible with the only internet access I have. I downloaded this ...
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Issues with my wifi after installing ubuntu 14.04

Good day. I am a new linux user and after installing ubuntu trusty tahr I couldn't use my wifi anymore. I issued the command lspci -vnn | grep Network here is the output: 06:00.0 Network controller ...
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I can not get access to the system after logon

I have two graphic cards in my computer which installed ubuntu 14.04LTS 64bit, one is ati Radeon HD 8670D which is used to display, another is nvidia tesla c2075 which is used to do scientific ...
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modifying wireless network driver by adding data structure to it

I barely have any knowledge about writing a device driver. But now I am starting to work on a project which requires modification to the wireless network driver. I am actually using the Intel Wifi ...
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Ubuntu 14.10, chrome and chromiun very slow

Ubuntu 14.10, chrome and chromiun very slow my chrome and chromiun are very slow ,im not talking about internet speed, im talking about when i try to type something or try to change tabs ect any ...
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Wireless Printer Setup

I am trying to setup my wireless Canon MX520 printer: How do I obtain correct drivers for my Canon MX520 Wireless Printer? Instructions for driver installation for Canon MX520?
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Is there a program that I can use to find my drivers?

Ubuntu doesn't recognize or cannot find my built in cd/dvd driver nor my bluetooth device. I would really like to enjoy burning my works on cd and dvd.
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Sharp 5316e unable to print via usb

I'm trying to make the printer Sharp-5316e USB to work with cups under trusty, the USB device was just mounting on and off, under debian:jessie, the /dev/usb/lp0, is not mounting anymore and has ...
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Trouble with USB3 chipset uPD720201

I purchased a USB3 PCIe card with the NEC (Renesas) uPD720201 chipset after reading many reports that the NEC chipsets have excellent support in Linux. I have not been able to get it working at all. ...
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Qnix monitor, xorg.conf, and lightdm question

I am trying to install my Korean Qnix qx2710 monitor. From what I'm getting, I need to create a custom xorg.conf file with a modeline generated by cvt in order to get the NVidia driver to recognize ...
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I2C driver for Ubuntu 14.10 baytrail board

I use I2C to talk to eeepron on the board, but when I installed Ubuntu it had no i2c driver. Where can I get this device driver?
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PRO/Wireless 2200BG [Calexico2] Network Connection

My problem is with my laptop HP COMPAQ TC4200: I can't get the Wifi to start, even after following advice from the forums. Hardware data: Description: Notebook      Product: HP Compaq TC4200 ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 dropping connection

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.01 LTS on an Acer V Nitro laptop which has an Intel Dual Band Wireless 7265 controller. The driver version is 3.13.0-45-generic with firmware 22.24.8.0. The connection is ...
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Installing NVIDIA binaries. Hardware is probably not detected

I tried installing the NVIDIA binaries following the procedure given at http://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2015/01/install-nvidia-346-35-ubuntu-1404/ on a UBUNTU 14.10 with a NVIDIA Geforce 630M, but ...