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No hardware events in perf list on PC w/ Intel Core i7-4770 CPU running Ubuntu Server?

I have dell desktop with Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.4GHz CPU. There, I have installed Ubuntu server 15.04. Afterwards I have install linux-tools-generic and linux-tools-common to install perf tools. ...
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I just installed Ubuntu 14 for the first time and cannot get the wireless to work [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14 on my laptop for the first time. After the installation I had no Wi-Fi connection. I went to "Edit Connections" and created a "Wi-Fi Connection", but don't know how to ...
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How to install drivers for Gefore 970M? [duplicate]

I've been researching this topic a lot recently, and I've become rather confused by all the sources that exist for how to do this because they all seem to say different things. I was hoping someone ...
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Which is version of cuda for nvidia 304.125

I am using ubuntu 14.04. I want to install CUDA. But I don't know which version is good for my laptop. I trace my drive that is $cat /proc/driver/nvidia/version NVRM version: NVIDIA UNIX x86_64 ...
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How all the drivers are included in linux kernel. How drivers are handled in Linux?

Its a general assumption that drivers are included in Linux. But then how come for different hardware does the same Ubuntu Installation CD works. I want to know how the concept of Drivers works in ...
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VMware on Ubuntu- Installed windows in VM - USB Issues

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, I have installed VMware and installed windows on there, when i plug in my USB stick, the host takes control and the light shows up on my usb to show its ...
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optirun/primusrun cannot load GPU driver on Ubuntu 15.04

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04. When I run optirun -vv glxinfo, I get: [ 790.194984] [DEBUG]Reading file: /etc/bumblebee/bumblebee.conf [ 790.195278] [DEBUG]optirun version 3.2.1 ...
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How to make the ambient light sensor work on Asus Zenbook UX303?

I have a Asus Zenboo UX303LN. There is a known issue with the brightness keys, which is no big deal for me but I would like the ambient light sensor to work. I didn't find much information on this ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 WiFi drivers with AP mode to create hotspot for android devices

I want to create WiFi hotspot for android device using Broadcom BCM43142 chipset. OS : 14.0.4but I am stuck at a STEP which says your Wireless card should support AP mode!The current driver: wl0 ...
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Graphics card problem on ubuntu 13 (HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook ) [duplicate]

HP-Pavilion-dv6-Notebook lspci | grep -i vga http://i.imgur.com/KFqBMGd.png 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family Integrated Graphics Controller ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Can't use newest OpenGL version

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on a laptop with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 765m with the nvidia-340 drivers from the xorg-edgers PPA. I'm trying to run an application that requires a recent version of ...
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Problem during shutdown

I had installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my new laptop and I have an issue during boot showing APCI probe failed and I login using systemctl default and I could login as normal. I don't have nvidia drivers. I ...
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gfx 970 drivers not working

I downloaded the latest gtx 970 drivers and tried to run them. It doesn't work because of Server x running. So I press Ctrl alt f1 and type sudo service lightdm stop and try again. It runs, I click ...
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Asus R9 270 not working

I just got a new graphics card and when I boot up it will only use the card to display the boot screen although once it boots it only uses the integrated graphics. The open source driver works fine ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 from 14.10, got the dreaded “starting version 219” error

When I try to login, it reverts me to the login screen. If I move my mouse, it shows a log of system events and then does the same thing. I can Clrl + Alt + F1 to a terminal, and do modifications from ...
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Why is my Ubuntu running so slow?

AMD E2-1800 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics × 2 4GB Memory (3.5 Usable) Gallium 0.4 on AMD PALM 64 Bit I know I have a slow processor but that shouldn't make my system run as slow as it is, even If I ...
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Are Device Drivers integrated in the Kernel?

I know that the kernel uses device drivers to interact with hardware. But laptops for example come with all kind of hardware configurations. Yet, after installing Linux, somehow the kernel manages to ...
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Whenever I enable propriety driver from additional drivers menu it switches back to NVIDIA binary driver

I tried the solution from: Can't activate proprietary driver for NVIDIA from "Additional drivers" Ubuntu 14.04 But it didn't work. Also on the Minecraft launcher the text looks all ...
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cant find a driver for HP AMD Radeon HD 6450 512MB PCIEX16 for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been trying for quite some time to get a "HP AMD Radeon HD 6450 512MB PCIEX16" GPU to work. I have a HP 6200 Compaq pro SFF, so my gpu options were limited but I picked what I thought was the ...
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Asus Q502L Elantech ETD0108 touchpad not working

My touch pad on the Asus Q502L is not working with Ubuntu 14.04. My peer who has the exact same machine with the same version installed is currently working. I read to update the BIOS and I have the ...
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Will Ubuntu work on the HP ENVY 17 j180ca?

I was wondering if Ubuntu will work on my laptop. By working, I mean having the correct drivers (especially the graphics, because I do a ton of 3d design). Here are the specs: -HP ENVY 17 j180ca (Pre ...
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Triple moniter SLI with intel graphics

Hello I am putting a Linux distro on my desktop and I have Triple monitors and wanting to run the Intel graphics chips on the 2 side 1080p monitors while my sli runs the center monitor on Ubuntu ...
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New installation (and user) unable to get Broadcom adapter to work

Having trouble using the help section to get my Broadcom adapter to work. It is not helped by the fact that I don't have another internet connection. I found this page ...
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Bose USB speakers fail to load driver

I've followed several guides to get my speakers working. Primarily the need to modify /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf for the proper index. The speakers were working with my current config. However, ...
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Monitor showing as DVI although plugged in as VGA

Recently I had my computer upgraded because I was having problems getting Ubuntu 14.04 to work. I now have more than the min requirements but am still having trouble getting the graphics to work once ...
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Nvidia-settings is installed according to apt-get, but is missing

Under Kubuntu 14.04, I got trouble with nvidia-settings: whereas it appears as already installed in apt-get, it is nowhere on the computer (or it is well hidden...). I tried to remove and reinstalled, ...
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Once Ubuntu 14.04LTS is installed, is it necessary to enable network devices or drivers? The eth0 and wlan0 are there, however they are unusable

XFX MG63Mi7109 LGA 775 NVIDIA GeForce 7100 / nForce 630i HDMI Micro ATX Intel Motherboard TP-LINK TL-WDN4800 Dual Band Wireless N900 PCI Express Adapter,2.4GHz 450Mbps/5Ghz 450Mbps Intel Core 2 Quad ...
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Macbook Nvidia black screen and booting from usb flash drive

So about a month ago I made Ubuntu 15.04 my sole os on my mid 2007 macbook to speed it up a bit and just try it out as I had been thinking about building a desktop and wanted to see if Linux was ...
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Low fps Dota 2: Am I just out of options?

System: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, using Gnome 3 DE at the moment. I feel as if I've tried everything to maximize my fps in Dota 2. I have an i7-3770k CPU and Radeon 7950 3GB gpu; I do believe the latter is ...
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usb ethernet cable

Does anyone know how to connect a ubuntu laptop to the internet via USB and ethernet? I tried to connect my Sony vaio laptop to the internet via an ordinary USB-ethernet-cable but it turns out I (and ...
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Intel N6300 wireless card doesn't support AP mode

I couldn't get my intel N6300 wireless card to work in AP mode. $lspci|grep 6300 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (rev 35) It is uploading the latest firmware ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install Poor graphics quality

I just installed ubuntu on a partition and I am having trouble getting everything going because I cannot even read my screen. Certain letters are legible which makes it possible to make somethings ...
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Nvidia drivers and external connections via HDMI not working when using a dual card laptop, but works with Intel card

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 (coming from Linux mint 17 for gnome shell). Everything works fine with the exception of my second monitor, attached to my laptop via HDMI. I installed the ...
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Wireless mouse shows up on lsusb and dmesg but does not work

This is a weird scenario, but I was using my mouse just fine yesterday, and today it won't work. I have a laptop that I dual boot Windows and Ubuntu with, and my mouse is a wireless 2.4GHz Mazer ...
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Creative Soundblaster Z “almost” works on (K)Ubuntu 15.04

So, since some time back I've had a dedicated sound card. A Creative Soundblaster Z, but after installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 some time back I noticed that the sound card was either found or working. So, ...
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Why amdcccle is not working on 15.04 with dual graphic card

So I've got an Intel(R) HD Graphics 5500 (Broadwell GT2) and an AMD Radeon R7 M265 Series in a dell Inspiron 7000 series. The thing is, I installed the AMD control centre to change between the Intel ...
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ftdio installation problem

while installing ftdio drivers i had to use make -B in that case i got error such as for n in BitMode EEPROM/erase EEPROM/read EEPROM/write EEPROM/user/read EEPROM/user/size EEPROM/user/write ...
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Ubuntu Wifi Not working on fresh install of 15.04 - Broadcom Drivers

I helped a friend install Ubuntu 15.04 over Skype and Teamviewer recently. Here is the problem: In the live cd wifi wasnt working so i issued this command to get some info: lspci -nn -d 14e4: cause i ...
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How to fix black screen after Intel Graphics Installer on 14.10? [duplicate]

I upgraded 14.04 to 14.10 without issues. Then I installed fresh video drivers with Intel Graphics Installer without any errors. But after reboot I have black screen with blinking cursor. After that, ...
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Frequent timeouts on browser connection

I asked this question before and now the problem came back. Every once in a while, I have to disable and re-enable Wi-Fi in order to make the browser work again. When the problem occurs, the page ...
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Perfromance in gaming, In Ubuntu 15.04

I have problem with game performance, for example in War Thunder when I'm setting up a lowest graphic settings I have around 20-30 FPS (same situation in CS:GO), it's very poor performance for my ...
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Multiple monitors with Xubuntu - BIOS Setting missing?

I'm running Xubuntu 14.0.4.2 LTS, and I'm trying to set up a multiple monitor extended desktop. My motherboard has integrated graphics (a VGA soldered on to the motherboard), so I bought a Nvidia ...
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UbuntuGnome XPS 13 (9434) WiFi Issues

I recently purchased the new XPS 13 2015. I have managed to get nearly everything to work with various fixes but the WiFi is not one of those issues. After installing the bcm-kernel-source driver the ...
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ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS installation problem

I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on external hard disk. My main hardware is: computer Acer Aspire 4530 pre installed with windows vista home basic. Graphic card by nvidia GEForce 9100M G. After ...
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How to Make Waltop Graphics tablet fully functional in ubuntu using digimend patches

I have Waltop Media Tablet 10.6” (Rebranded as Genius G-Pen M609X). The tablet works out of the box in ubuntu 14.10, but has only basic functionality. All the extra keys and scroll wheels are ...
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How Can I tell if Firefox is Freezing Ubuntu?

Recently installed Ubuntu 14 on somewhat older system. For the most part it runs smoothly and quickly. However, every once in a while I get a complete system freeze, no mouse, nothing. Only REISUB ...
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GFX tearing in Chromium Window

I seem to be having a tearing problem in Chromium. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04, and am using the proprietary AMD graphics. I enabled by going to software & updates, and selected the fglrx-updates. ...
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XPS 13 Ubuntu Issues

I recently installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.04 on my XPS 13 (2015 UHD Screen) laptop as the scaling is a lot better than in windows. Anyway, I have got a few issues that I don't know how to adress. The ...
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cannot use wifi broadcom 802.11 alternative drive in ubuntu 15.04

I have a dell Inspiron 11 with the Broadcom 802.11 driver. Playing with Ubuntu 15.04 live cd it works ok. I have to select additional drivers, check on "Using Broadcom 802.11 Linux STA wireless ...
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When I try to log into my account the screen flashes

This happens every time i log into my account only, the screen flashes black and tiles different parys of what is supposed to be displayed. The wierd part about it is that when i log into the guest ...