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And when I just starting to think my problems are over

During beta process several times I installed Ubuntu with clean installation to see if it'll work as it should and with my surprise it did. After installing WiFi and Nvidia drivers (from additional ...
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change out nvidia graphics for radeon in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit

I've been using an nvivdia 560 ti in 16.04, previously 15.10, using nouveau (Gallium 0.4 on NVCF). Because of problems on the Windows 10 side of things, I am putting in a radeon r7 250. In windows I ...
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Canon Pixma MG2500 scanner local network does not work

I bought this printer: http://www.canon.it/printers/inkjet/pixma/pixma_mg2550/ I had attached it to my ubuntu server, I had configured this printer with cups and it works perfectly, but I have some ...
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Broadcom BCM4311MCG doesnt work in lubuntu and doesnt appear in terminal

My Broadcom BCM4311KFBG Wifi does not work in Lubuntu. I tried different terminal commands to see if it is detected but its not. Im not too familiar with linux so I need a hand. I like Linux but Im ...
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Can't log in Ubuntu 16.04 using Nvidia proprietary driver

I've recently upgraded from ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. Here him my laptop details: Acer Inspire V nitro 17 Nvidia GeForce 860M RAM 6Gb As I was using nvidia driver on 15.10, after the upgrade I ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 Driver Manager broken

The driver manager is hanging on the "Collecting Information about your system" phase it's not progressing past this point. Is any one else experiencing this, if so are there any known fixes?
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Bluetooth not working on a Lenovo ideapad 100-15iby (Wi-Fi unstable too)

I have made edits to this post and Wi-Fi works now, but I still have problems with Bluetooth, and is further explained below at "EDITS:" Original Question I've got everything working on this laptop ...
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Computer wont shutdown/restart and Ctrl+Alt+F1 no longer work after updating to nvidia drivers

I recently installed Nvidia drivers (361.42) for my GTX780 on ubuntu 14.04 to prevent random crashes/freezes. So far everything is working as intended however I no longer can shut down my computer ...
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Realtek wireless hard blocked

I have Lenovo G50-30 and I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome LTS and my wifi is hard blocked, I can connect via ethernet but nothing helps me with unblocking wifi. In BIOS wifi is enabled. I've tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Hp Pavilion - Qualcomm Atheros - WiFi not working

I have an Hp Pavilion Laptop with Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter. After an upgrade to RAM recently, WiFi started disconnecting randomly. After searching a bit at askubuntu, I tried ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia drivers don't work

I've just installed a new ubuntu 16.04 , fresh install clean , logged in the first and only thing i did is selecting the proprietary driver 361 for nvidia , rebooted the machine . anfter rebooting i ...
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ATI/Intel hybrid graphics 16.04 LTS

Since I have an onboard Intel graphics card, and a ATI Radeon display controller, I was wondering if I could switch between the two as my graphics in use, as I could in 14.04 LTS through ATI Catalyst? ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 additional drivers microcode AMD-E1 APU

So i was poking around with the Ubuntu 16.04, and i checked the additional drivers settings, and found this: I wonder if i should use it, I've seen similar questions since i have seen this option ...
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Driver/Resolution Problem Makes MATE 16.04 Useless

Just installed ubuntu mate 16.04 64-bit. Have screen resolution set as 1600x1200, which produces temporarily workable but distorted screen images. Native resolution is 1920x1080, but selecting that ...
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Ethernet not working on Ubuntu - Driver r8169: link down

This is the first time that I am using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Lenovo Z51. My Ethernet connection is not recognized in Ubuntu, but it is connected in Windows. Wireless is working fine. ...
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ubuntu 16.04: When I change the video card driver from `nouveau` to `nvidia`, the top menu bar can't be displsyed?

When I change my video card server to the Nvidia dirver, then when I log out, when I log in again, it turned back. Later, I changed the driver to Nouveau. When I reboot, the screen is a blank screen, ...
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Lenovo B560 with Ubuntu 16.04 can't discover my wifi

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop Lenovo B560 but can't discover my wifi, other devices can discover wifi, this laptop(16.04) can discover other wifi in neighborhood. Currently I use it with ...
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How to recover from a Nvidia fail on Ubuntu 16.04?

If you have an older Nividia video card, as I do, chances are near certain your PC will crash after installing any Nvidia driver into Ubuntu 16.04. In my case, I got to the login screen but no ...
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lsb3.2 Epson printer error in Xenial

With Ubuntu 15.10 my Epson L355 printer installed without any troubles. Now, with Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) the printer's installation failed. Before Xenial, I added to the sources list: deb ...
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Realtek driver RTL8723BE not working in Ubuntu 16.04 (kernel 4.4)

I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 (on which the driver had no issues whatsoever), to the LTS version 16.04 a day back. I knew I would have to reinstall the wifi driver for my card(Realtek RTL8723BE), and ...
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Trying to use Epson XP-420 printer as a scanner

I have an Epson XP-420 all-in-one printer. The printer works OK. However, I cannot get the scanner working. I installed the linux driver and had the Image Scan for Epson application showing up. But, ...
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Old desktop with libGL error about mga_dri.so

I've install Lubuntu on an old desktop but getting this "laggy" behaviour and CPU usage at 100% when I move a window around on the desktop. The machine has a Matrox Millennium G450 32Mb SDRAM Dual ...
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Ricoh SP 211SU Driver

I am a complete noob to Ubuntu and want my Ricoh SP 211SU printer to work. But there is no driver... I am Using 14.04 LTS. Can anyone help me with a driver or an instruction?
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Can't find Ubuntu drivers for the HP Envy 4520 printer

My daughter bought me an HP Envy 4520 AllInOne printer. I am trying to install drivers for that printer on Ubuntu and when I go to the HP Linux site, I see lots of printers but not that one. Has ...
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Lenovo Z50-75 80EC | QCA6164 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter | Not working

Currently my wireless does not seem to want to work for me, and it looks like I have an active driver listed when running lshw command; zero@zero-Lenovo-Z50-75:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network ...
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Infinite login loop after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

I got infinite login loop after upgraded from 15.10 to 16.04. I have a dell 8700 desktop with Nvidia GTX 960 video card. I have tried nvidia-361 or nvidia-364, both have the same problem. I have to ...
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ubuntu 16.04 xorg crash with AMD R7 370

Upgraded 15.10 to 16.04 today. Resulting in Xorg crash and really slow graphics (llvmpipe). With AMD R7 370 graphics card. From error log read: Xorg crashed with SIGABRT in DoConfigure(). What could ...
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Wifi Ralink does not work on Ubuntu 16.04

After updating to 16.04 my Wifi card does not work anymore. And I have no idea what to do. lspci 04:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe sudo lshw -C network ...
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ubuntu 14.04 freezes on dual monitor desktop setup powered by nVidia GT730 graphics card

first things first I am really new to ubuntu so forgive me if my what I am about to ask sounds a little bit stupid!I have desktop setup with nVidia 730 card and intel core i5 processor with dell ...
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NVIDIA proprietary driver does not load when using shimx64 since xenial

I have a strange behavior after upgrading my PC from wily to xenial (both Kubuntu flavor). Before and after the upgrade I have two "ubuntu" boot options in my BIOS. Here you can see the values behind ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and amdgpu issues

So I upgraded from 15.10 and I used fglrx driver. Now that has been deprecated and amdgpu driver is the new recommended one. Unfortunately, since I upgraded my system just doesn't work anymore. I ...
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Intel 7265D wireless driver/firmware ubuntu 16.04

How do I make intel 7265D wireless firmeware/driver to work on ubuntu 16.04? There is no network when I live boot into ubuntu 16.04 & dmesg reported this: Detected Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless AC ...
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installing a windows driver on ubuntu

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and I am new to using it. I am trying to connect my computer to my printer but the driver for the printer is for windows, and the disc will not load. Can anyone ...
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Wifi troubles after reboot

I am new to Ubuntu and I had some troubles getting my wifi to work after I installed Ubuntu. I could get my wifi to work, but after rebooting, it would not detect any networks anymore. It was ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 hybrid amd graphics card blank window

I am on a laptop with Intel/AMD hybrid GPU, and I believe I have the driver AMDGPU enabled by default. xrandr --setprovideroffloadsink was also set to the AMD card. So I tried to launch steam with ...
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16.04 Nvidia proprietary driver problems

On 16.04 xubuntu fresh install, I have an Nvidia Gtx 980 and an apple 30" 2560x1600 display, after installing proprietary nvidia drivers, I get two problems, the first, I can't log in during the ...
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How to install Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M graphic card driver on Ubuntu 16.04?

I know that there are some problems with the AMD graphics drivers in Ubuntu 16.04 but are there any solutions to solve this? I just found out about this after installing the new OS. These are some ...
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WiFi driver installation fails - SSL error:02001002:system library:fopen:No such file or directory: bss_file.c:175

I have just installed 16.04 on my Aspire E 15 (E5-573-35Q3) I have a Qualcom Atheros shown by the following: $ lspci -vvnn 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev ...
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No (Qualcomm Atheros) Wi-Fi on Lenovo G50-45 after 16.04 install

So I've just performed a "clean" install of Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ("Xenial Xerus") on my son's Lenovo G50-45 to Ubuntu and as you can see here, I had problems in the past with Wi-Fi disappearing... ...
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Default wireless driver doesn't work on MacBook Pro 7,1

So I just installed Ubuntu 16.04, and I'm having a couple of problems. The biggest one so far is that, for some bizarre reason, the bcmwl-kernel-source driver does not work at all for it. When I ...
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Driver for Wireless 7260

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a laptop with Intel Wireless 7260, but the kernel does not recognize wifi. The laptop does not have ethernet, and wifi is my only way to connect to the internet. As I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Nvidia Driver = Blank screen

SOLUTION UPDATE 1: To make the grub change permanent: from terminal run: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub add nomodeset i.e. (GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="nomodeset quiet splash") save the file from ...
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Intel NUC No Sound - ubuntu 16.04

This problem seems to be fixed with these instructions for previous versions https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Audio/UpgradingAlsa/DKMS Does anyone knows if .deb (amd64) file will be uploaded for ubuntu 16.04? ...
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Unable to load the kernel module 'nvidia.ko' Ubuntu 16.04

Stopped lightdm, placed nvidia.sh in /, ran with sh. Came out with this: Here's the Installer Log. Any help is appreciated! (Please note, I'm using an Nvidia GeForce GTX 750Ti EVGA FTW Edition ...
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Qualcomm Atheros qca61x4 network adapter not working

I have looked at almost every similar question and tried the suggestions and answers people have given with no luck as of yet. I was on ubuntu 15.10 but just recently upgraded to 16.04 hoping that ...
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Broadcom Wireless card not seeing wireless networks even after driver install and reboot

I am a newbie to Linux, coming from Vista, so please walk me through each step. I installed Ubuntu and removed Vista. My wireless card worked on Vista, but Ubuntu can't see it. I followed the ...
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Intel Wifi Link 5100 - unstable connection

i'd really love to move from windows to ubuntu, but there is a problem i have with my wireless connection. I have old Toshiba Satellite A300 with Intel Wifi Link 5100. I can see wireless networks and ...
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Wacom Intuos 5 detected but not working

I have an Intuos 3 A5 and for about 1-2 months now it's not working anymore. dread@FreezingMoon:~$ lsusb Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 002 Device 001: ID ...
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Dual monitor setup on 16.04 using AMD Radeon 7470M?

As the title says, fglrx is not supported by new kernel, and Gallium driver cannot output to more than one monitor at the same time. Should I skip this edition, or there is some way I could make it ...
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SPI connection in Ubuntu 16.04

i have just installed ubuntu 16.04 in my raspberry pi 2 and i am trying to connect my rpi2 with my arduino through SPI. Usually it was applicable with jessie but due to eduroam wifi i installed 16.04 ...