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i915 errors after upgrade to 16.04

I had Intel Graphics installed on 14.04, and since upgrading to 16.04 I get frequent error messages on booting or updating. I've attached a screenshot. It's clearly something to do with the old Intel ...
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Ubuntu - performance - graphics drivers?

I have a Intel J1800 (integrated graphic card) with Ubuntu 16.04 installed. The problem is performance f.e while playing full HD movies (f.e. on yt). I know the processor is able to play such movies -...
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Help with wireless rtl8723be

So I was having connection problems in linux only and then found this: https://chirath02.wordpress.com/2016/05/12/installing-realtek-rtl8723be-driver-for-ubuntu-16-04/ After finding this I have found ...
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Realtek RTL8327B Wireless LAN 802.11n USB 2.0 Network Adapter not working in Ubuntu 16.04

Pretty much as the title says. This is an extremelly generic notebook from a local argentine brand. The model is PCBOX Kant 4, and it uses the network adaptor stated above, instead of a PCI one like ...
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Trying to run steam on kubuntu 16.04 but it crashes immediately after launch [duplicate]

I'm having an issue with steam whenever I launch the program it tries to load but abruptly crashes a few seconds after I launch it. I just ran it via the terminal and this is what I got Running ...
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Display configuration only shows max

Once I started using the proprietary NVidia driver, I have only been able to see the max. resolution in the display settings. If I use the NVidia app, I can see all configurations but they do not ...
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Wifi disconnects after sleep and after reboot Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]

I'm an Ubuntu newbie and I'm enjoying everything apart from the wonky WiFi. After sleep, or after reboot I often lose my WiFi connection and can't get it back (WiFi card works in Windows). I've ...
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Skylake Integrated Video says display UNCLAIMED on 16.04

I hope anyone can help me, I'm posting this as a new question because all solutions point to installing linux kernel 4.3, but I'm already on 4.4 from the start. I have tried to install the firmware ...
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Unable to connect to an external board using putty

I was trying to connect for the first time to a board using a Linux OS (I performed this before with Windows). I would like to remark that I have never worked before with external devices issues in ...
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XUbuntu 16.04 Intel HD Can't be used with normality [duplicate]

After my new acquisition of an ASUS ROG G501VW I knew I would have big problems with Intel Skylake. My friend had already bought one with 5th generation and had big problems... Anyway, somehow I ...
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USB Bluetooth doesn't reconnect after reboot

I have an Insignia USB bluetooth adapter and bluetooth mouse/keyboard. I can connect to them fine using bluman commands in terminal. However when I reboot, the devices loose connection immediately. ...
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installing epson xp-420 printer/scanner

I am new to Linux so not truly understanding what I'm doing (but loving it so far!!) I am trying to install my printer which is connected via WIFI but when I install the packages from Epson, I get: ...
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Errors with Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M on HP laptop - Ubuntu 16.04

I have a relatively fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 (from scratch). I have a hybrid Intel/Radeon GPU. See output of lspci -nn | grep VGA: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation ...
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Updated WiFi fix for Yoga 13 and Ubuntu 16.04?

I have a Lenovo Yoga 13 and I was running 14.04 on it and I've since upgraded to 16.04. I applied the fix descibed here (Lenovo Yoga 13 Realtek wireless driver) with 14.04 and it worked but no longer ...
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Opensource AMD driver for R5 M330 for Ubuntu 16

my HP Laptop comes with a hybrid graphics - Intel and AMD R5 M330. I want to install the opensource drivers (which is the only option from what I hear). I am not able to find the means to install it. ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE wifi card not detected and no internet via Wifi or Wired connection [duplicate]

When I am installing Ubuntu I cannot connect to my wifi network. It keeps trying and finally fails. After installation I am not able to use internet either via WLan or even if I directly attach the ...
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disable lp module

I would like to prevent lp module for loading gamepad module automatically. But lp module is disturbing. So I follow this guide. (How do I prevent the lp module from loading on boot?) Unfortunately, ...
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Issues with Nvidia graphics driver and CUDA after apt-get upgrade

I previously installed CUDA 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 using the "deb (network)" install from Nvidia. It has worked for a few months, until I ran sudo apt-get upgrade today. After doing this, I encountered ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and [AMD/ATI] Thames [Radeon HD 7550M/7570M/7650M] fan active most of the time

My notebook has Ubuntu 16.04 installed. But the fans are active most of the time. This reduces the time it can run on battery. This is unlike when I used Ubuntu 15.10. When you run the command: ...
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Screen sluggish in Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I have an old assembled PC with 2.6 GHz Intel core2 Duo 4 GB ram and Nvidia Gforce 7100 GS Graphic card. I tried to Install Ubuntu 14.04. When I tried it before installing it worked smoothly , ...
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WiFi is not working and doesn't show up in Network Manager and System settings

I have Ubuntu 16.04 and my wifi icon has just disppeared. It doesn't even show up in System Settings. The result of sudo lspci -nn is: 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless ...
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Dual monitor setup: one screen works, the other is a blank backlit screen

I have a dual monitor setup, on Ubuntu 15.10, with LightDM. Both monitors connected by HDMI, one connected to my NVidia GPU, and the other connected to my integrated graphics card. I recently ran into ...
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16.04, Nvidia GTX 950, HDMI: Unknown Display

I just freshly installed 16.04 including all updates. I installed the nvidia-367 drivers which work. Unfortunately, my Asus display that is connected to the Nvidia GTX 950 via HDMI, is not properly ...
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Low FPS after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

recently just installed 16.04, from 14.04 - did a fresh install - erased Hard drive. Everything went fine except now I get a drop of FPS from playing games, specially on steam. In fact, the reason why ...
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Why is my computer crashing when the discrete graphic card is turned off?

I have experienced overheating with the default installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on my MSI Destroyer notebook with dual graphic card (see relevant part of output of sudo lspci -v at bottom). After some ...
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Unable to install any version of CUDA in any Ubuntu version

I have a nvidia geforce gt 755m (which is CUDA compatible) and I'm desperately trying to install it on Ubuntu. I've tried to install version 7.0 and version 7.5 on Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04, using both ...
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TP-Link AC600 driver on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS x64 [duplicate]

I tried to mt7610u on 16.04 and it worked but I can't get the WiFi to load. It just says "device not managed": sudo apt-get install git build-essential linux-headers-generic git clone https://...
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(Proprietary?) install NVidia OpenCL drivers

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 64 bit desktop and have successfully installed graphics driver 364.19. (and CUDA was included with that install). I need OpenCL and I'm used to getting it in the same package ...
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Installing NVIDIA 361.45.11?

I was checking recent packages and figured out that NVIDIA 361.45.11 [recent version] is available here. I am new here and cant understand how to install this package (NVIDIA binary driver - version ...
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How to make Fingerprint reader of Dell latitude e6510 work on ubuntu 16.04

I want to make the fingerprint reader work. Can you please help. I seems like the system detects the fingerprint sensor $ lsusb Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a5c:5801 Broadcom Corp. BCM5880 Secure ...
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How do I fix a system running in low-graphics mode?

At first, I know that there is really a lot of the same questions, but I tried almost everything (e.g. every upvoted answer from How to fix "The system is running in low-graphics mode" error?...
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Canon printer users: How do you change printer Lan settings using linux?

I need to buy a new printer and i have some questions: How do i change the printer Lan settings using Linux after i installed the Linux driver and the Scangear application? I read the printer manual ...
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Running two monitors on two different nVidia cards

I have two different nVidia cards. I'm using a GTX750 as my primary cards and it's connected to a 1600x900 screen. The other card, Geforce G210 is connected to another screen, but the screen stays ...
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After updating the software wireless drivers were lost

I have updated Ubuntu software on 14.04 which resulted in the loss of the wireless drivers from my laptop acer E5-573-32IT. I am new to Linux. Please help. on typing as below in the terminal ...
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libcuda-364 & nvidia-opencl-icd-364 'stuck' cannot purge or update them [duplicate]

I upgraded my Optimus laptop to 16.04 over the weekend, as always I started the rigmarole of trying to get Bumblebee working. I had been using nvidia-364 in 15.10 so went straight for that option, it ...
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Wireless networks not working Ubuntu 16.04

I don't have any menu about wireless in my network menu, only a grey option called "Ethernet Network (Intel Wireless 8260)". "Edit connections" also doesn't show wireless. In "Software and Updates", ...
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16.04 image tearing and lagging

On ubuntu 16.04 when I watch movies in Kodi if I press the volume up/down hotkey I see little stutter in movie (cca les than a sec). And also if vlc is open and ff in background with YT I see image ...
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Ubuntu physical & VM - cannot login (nVidia drivers)

I've got an Ubuntu 16.04 set up on one of my harddrives that I can dual boot with Windows 10 and use without any hassle. Now I would like to also use this same installation in a VM when I've booted ...
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Visual glitches when rotating display - ATI Radeon

When rotating my display with xrandr --output DVI-0 --rotate left (or right or inverted), i get this weird, sort-of screen tearing effect that doesn't show up in screenshots. (Image shows output of ...
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Touchpad is not recognized

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 in my dell inspiron n4050. Everything was beyond perfect until yesterday when my touchpad started to suddenly stop. So i restarted and it worked fine till a few hours ...
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Linux Kernel 4.6.1 Nvidia Driver 340

I have recently upgraded my system to 16.04. I have the NVIDIA 340 legacy driver. I decided to get the Linux Kernel 4.6.1 from the Mainline Kernel repository (http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/...
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Ubuntu 14.04 monitor goes to no signal when rotated

Currently I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and when I use Xrandr to rotate my monitor like so xrandr --output DVI-1 --rotate right the screen goes to no signal. If I switch it back to normal I get a signal ...
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How to install Epson L210 scanner in Ububtu 16.04? [duplicate]

Epson L210 printer and scanner was working in Ubuntu 14.04 but upgrading to 16.04 only printer is working. I have the scanner driver deb amd 64 package but I don't know how to install.
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How to assign different applications to different graphics cards on Ubuntu

I am considering this buils: ASUS H170 Pro CPU: Intel core i5 6500 GPU: R9 380 How do I assign Separate applications to these different graphics cards: Like in a laptop, i can assign VLC to my ...
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Swapping between video cards on Ubuntu 16.04

With Ubuntu 16.04, fglrx and Catalyst Center is no more. How can I change my primary video card on dual graphic systems like Intel/AMD or AMD/AMD. Is there a script for this, or a good manual? Update ...
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How to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the Wili package?

I need install a driver for "Canon MF8330", which is discussed here Printer driver depends on libbeecrypt7:i386 but it's not in repositories. I know I need to install libeecrypt7:i386 from the ...
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Problem running Steam on 16.04 with newest NVIDIA driver

Steam is running when install I install nvidia-current (304). If I switch to the newest available 361 I get the error: $ steam ILocalize::AddFile() failed to load file "public/...
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Simple Scan, duplex scan Epson WF-3620 not working

I setup my Epson WF-3620 all in one printer / fax / scanner today. After installing the necessary drivers via Ubuntu repositories (sudo apt install epson-inkjet-printer-escpr) and Epsons website (...
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graphics hardware acceleration 16.04 radeon

I upgraded my Acer Aspire E 15 to Ubuntu 16.04. Now videos are running very slowly if at all. The laptop contains AMD Radeon R7 and the radeon driver is used. But if I run vdpauinfo the following is ...