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Installation of newest AMD drivers fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I'm trying to update my drivers to the latest version provided by AMD. I couldn't find a way to simply update them, so I decided to uninstall them completely by doing this: ...
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Connected to Wifi, but no ping to router - Netgear AC6100 driver: 8812au

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with updates via Ethernet. Now I want to use my Wifi at home. I have a Netgear AC6100 (Wifi USB stick) and found a driver for the stick on Github. I compliled it and load it ...
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Wireless problem BCM4313 Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu community, Most of the times you've helped me a lot, when things got difficult. However, I'm facing problems now with my wireless and I don't know how to solve them. I have too little ...
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How to fix my pendrive?

Its showing this kind of, Error mounting /dev/sdb at /media/sashank/SATISH: Command-line 'mount -t "vfat" -o ...
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Required proper installation/configuration for a dual-GPU setup

The machine configuration is as follows: CPU: Intel Pentium G2020 (with built-in basic Intel GPU) Motherboard: Gigabyte B75M-D3H (has 2 PCIe slots that can be used to install GPUs) RAM: Corsair ...
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Fresh install to running Diablo 3 through playonlinux

I have just installed Ubuntu on my laptop - ASUS G750JM lspci out: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor DRAM Controller (rev 06) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Install Ubuntu 14.04 while display is distorted

I'm currently trying to install ver. 14.04 booting off of a USB, however my display is distorted. I believe I need to install the correct video card drivers, but how can I do that if I can't get ...
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connecting to a wireless network BCM 4318 Rev 2

I have recently downloaded Ubuntu 10.10 to replace Windows XP on our family laptop. I have accomplished a sound OS with one exception. The laptop will not detect a wireless network. before ...
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Problems with network card driver

I have some problems with wifi. The same problems as shown here. So I followed this answer and it resulted in the WiFi status bar indicator disappearing. At least ired connection still works. So ...
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Installing .tgz driver for Asus USB-N13 Wifi adapter [duplicate]

I've recently bought a USB wifi adapter, and wanted to install the driver, it's in the form of a .tgz so I'm unsure how to do this Here is the driver: ...
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Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT drivers

Hello I'm a new user of ubuntu and i can't figure out how to install and where to get the right driver for my Nvidia GeForce 8600M GT hardware. The version of ubuntu that i have is 12.04 and at the ...
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Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 problem!

I tried this Ralink rt3290 wifi driver is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 but i get this error sudo dkms install -m rt3290sta -v 2.6.0.0 --force Error! Could not find module source directory. Directory: ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Super slow after trying to install nvidia drivers

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 that has both an Intel Graphics Media chip, and a GeForce GT 525M Graphics Card. I recently clean installed Ubuntu 14.10 after having upgraded from 14.04 and running into ...
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Ubuntu 14 Graphics

In my current Ubuntu computer I have a Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] RV370/M22 [Mobility Radeon X300] and I'm wondering how to get better divers for it I tried to install fglrx but could not ...
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Which nvidia drivers in additional drivers (please describe drivers)? Please recommend post-install checks

After a lot of work I have got Ubuntu 14.04 (32bit) working on my laptop. I had trouble with the login splash screen freezing, but I resolved it by logging-in in recovery mode and choosing an nvidia ...
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Wacom Bamboo CTH-300 not recognized Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got the Wacom Bamboo tablet (CTH-300) and, obviously, I wanted to try it out! So, I plugged it in...and nothing happened. I tried changing USB ports - nothing. I checked out the Wacom ...
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Loud fan noise on ubuntu 14.04 - Alienware x51 i3 desktop

I have a really loud fan on my alienware x51 i3 desktop running ubuntu 14.04. I thought it was a driver issue, so changed driver from open source to a proprietary driver - but not driver changes have ...
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I just installed a new nvidia gt 730 and it is giving me problems

I just installed a new graphics card and ubuntu starts like a text and dots instead of the nice ubuntu image and the dots also it lags with the ubuntu graphical menu, its brand new and its better than ...
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Nvidia driver not workin on Ubuntu 14.04 LST

A day ago I try to get my graphics driver for Geforce GT 755M SLI installed on my Lenovo Y510P laptop. I read and tried at least 6 type of installing most of them just ruin the resolution from ...
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Nvidia 331 on kernel 3.18.1

ThinkPad t540p, running Ubuntu 14.10 and kernel 3.18.1. Trying to install bumblebee and as I understand it get nvidia-331 to work... Installing nvidia-331 yields an error and dpkg-reconfigure does ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 LSI 9240-8i driver installation

I'm quite new to Linux and just got my LSI 9240-8i I'm running ubuntu on a normal SSD on the Mobo sata port. i've downloaded the drivers for ubuntu from here: ...
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Are proprietary drivers better for battery life?

I have an Intel HD 4400 onboard video card. I was pondering getting the properitary linux drivers from Intel. Will this increase battery life and performance? Does this apply to other components as ...
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Which package did kernel modules move to between LTS 12.04 to LTS 14.04?

The kernel modules (/lib/modules/<kernel-version>/*/*.ko) files that used to be in linux-image- packages in LTS 12.04 are no longer there. This includes GPU DRM kernel drivers for video cards ...
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Laggy desktop effects Nvidia GT 740 M

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.So far so good,everything seems to go in the right way,except one thing.When i switch to Nvidia,the desktop effects are laggy,i've even got an error,can't remember ...
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Can't get wireless dongle DWA 131 to work on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently got a D-link DWA-131 wireless usb dongle to work on my desktop PC. I was in quite a hurry when I chose it, but considering the abundant documentation on how to successfully get it to work ...
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Laptop Sim Card & Ubuntu Studio 14.04

How can i enable my laptop sim card port. I want to use it for calls and internet...anyone?
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unable to login to my ISP

I have to login to my ISP before I use internet. Although I do get IP address assigned before that. The issue is I have to enter some website address(for example, google.com) and I will be redirected ...
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Wifi still doesn't work with BCM43142 in ubuntu 14.04

I have an Asus K555LN with a Broadcom BCM43142. Ubuntu sees the network controller and I can connect with the WiFi network but the range is very very bad (when I'm standing next to the router I have ...
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Live USB 14.04 Dash works but other windows do not

I'm testing out Ubuntu on my son's new laptop in order to make sure it will work well enough for him. It's an HP Home Notebook PC that is AMD based and specifically has this graphics driver: AMD ...
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Ubuntu. No Ethernet. No wireless. No optical drive. How to install wireless drivers?

Got a PC, I had to build it myself. Now, it doesn't have an optical drive, so I can't just put the disk with the drivers in and get them in. I also don't have ethernet or wireless internet due to me ...
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What is the best way to install graphic card drivers?

I have a 64bit laptop with two grapgic cards (and one of them is Nvidia). In application Additional Drivers there was nothing under the tab "Additional drivers". So I wondered - should I download GPU ...
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Sound Problems Ubuntu 14.10

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I have sound problems. Currently I have installed both Windows and Ubuntu. Sound is played form a tv combo monitor. Video stream goes from the pc to the monitor with ...
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Linux alternatives Softwares Xbox controller

I already know it's possible to manually configure a HID device from terminal in Linux using a couple (many) commands. I wonder if it's also possible to get easier in the process using something ...
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Easy Nvidia to Nouveau switching

Recently installed the latest NVidia drivers (340), and the tearing, even while scrolling is unworkable. So, after trying various fixes with no avail, Iv'e decided to try and swicth back and forth ...
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primus: fatal: Bumblebee daemon reported: error: Could not load GPU driver after Intel driver installation

I installed the latest Intel drivers today using this tool: https://01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads I wanted to play Dota 2 with my nVidia graphics card. I loaded up the game and it never loaded. I ...
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log files too big

I have a lot of kern.log files with sizes of 10GB+ which have many lines similar to: AMD-Vi : Event logged [IO_PAGE_FAULT device=01:00.0 domain=0x0014 address=0x0000000000001000 flags=0x0000] A few ...
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Software updates crashes on nvidia driver [duplicate]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, Software updates crashes when it gets to the nvidia driver. ...
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Can't get surround sound working on Logitech G340 Headset [Ubuntu 14.04]

Havn't really tried installing any drivers or anything yet, they worked out of the box except for the 7.1 surround sound. Just wondering if anyone here had any ideas before i start installing drivers ...
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ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470 Graphics (switchable)

I know there are a few threads with this very same issue. But none have actually generated a solution. So the laptop is an HP Pavilion dv6-3150sa (http://tinyurl.com/pkpcs3l) which has an integrated ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn Not Recognizing 64gb SDXC Card That Was Recognized by 14.04

My SDXC 64 GB card was recognized in 14.04 I upgraded to 14.10 and now it is not recognized. I plug it in using either my camera, or remove it from my camera and use a reader, and either way, the card ...
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No audio hardware detected

I am having a sound issue. I recently (today) switched over to Unbuntu and everything works great except my sound. I am using on board audio. No output options show in the sound settings. I am super ...
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Ubuntu boots into black/purple screen [duplicate]

I tried to install ATI proprietary drivers to my Ubuntu 14.04.1. It didnt work and now I'm just trying to get back to where I started. I uninstalled all fglrx drivers and removed xorg.conf files. My ...
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fglrx-updates not working on Ubuntu 14.10

I installed fglrx-updates and fglrx-amdcccle-updates packages. Then also executed the command amdconfig --initial. My system started and all was fine. Then I started amdcccle(AMD Catalyst Control ...
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Where can i find linux 3.8.11 kernel image in order to build wacom drivers for Samsung Chromebook 2

New to Ubuntu/Linux, so please bare with me. My setup: Samsung Chromebook 2 -> running Ubuntu via crouton (trusty with KDE). Im in the process of installing the Wacom Intuos drawing tablet, and i ...
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How do I load a module that has no signature in ubuntu 12.04?

I've got a custom module for a Mightex camera that has been tested for ubuntu 12.04 which I'm using. I have installed it however something is not working. I think it has to do with this dmesg output: ...
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Solved : Mobility Radeon HD 4650 and Kubuntu 14.04

I'm trying ton use my Mobility Radeon HD 4650 with Kubuntu 14.04. I've seen that the propriatory driver doesn't work with Kubuntu 14.04 and the new kernel and that I must use the free radeon driver. ...
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How to change resolution (with Bumblebee)?

I need to change the resolution on my laptop, unfortunately, xrandr only shows something like that. By nvidia-settings doesn't work. xrandr -q xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default ...
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How do you install drivers during/prior to Lubuntu alternative installation?

I have a Dell Vostro 1000 laptop with a broadcom wireless card. I have successfully installed Lubuntu and gotten the WLAN working in the past. I am currently trying to perform a fresh install using ...
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Installing nvidia 340 driver on ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I want to install nvidia-340 driver to use the opencl and cuda 6.5 but when I install it, the black screen appears. I looked for this problem I found many different threads but none of them work on my ...
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Black screen on Radeon HD 6790 (DVI), working on integrated graphic card (VGA)

My computer: Gigabyte GA-H81M-HD3 GoodRam DDR3 4GB/1600 CL11 Intel Pentium G3420 AMD Radeon HD 6790 Is there any chance to repair ubuntu on Radeon? I have also Windows 7 and everythink work good, ...