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nvidia-96 Drivers don't seem to exist?

In the Ubuntu Software Center, the nvidia-96 package come up when Searched, but when clicked on "more details", it brings me to a "Not Found" It doesn't work through the terminal either, apt-get ...
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PCSC smartcard reader on ARM based ubuntu

I am trying to get an omnikey5321 reader working on Ubuntu 14.04 running on a beaglebone black (arm based processor) - I have Ubuntu running very well with PCSC, it will detect my reader, but would ...
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Which graphic driver I have to choose? [duplicate]

I have 5 options and I don't know which one to choose: I have installed nvidia-current and nvidia-current-updates. Please help me, it's my 4th time that I installed Ubuntu, every time I reboot it ...
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Nvidia driver installed but nvidia-settings can't find it?

I have a NVIDIA driver installed. The command modinfo nvidia outputs: filename: /lib/modules/3.13.0-45-generic/kernel/drivers/video/nvidia.ko alias: char-major-195-* version: 346.35 ...
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14.04 Freeze on Splash after Installing NVIDIA Drivers

First of all, I have looked at a bunch of threads that are similar, but none of the solutions work for me. I am trying to install nvidia drivers (nvidia-340, specifically) but when I reboot the system ...
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Driver is automatically removed after kernel update

I had a problems with old wi-fi driver, so I have installed newer package, downloaded from the internet. Each time I had updates for kernel - this driver was removed after reboot, so I manually ...
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reinstal video driver only

I don't know how but it appears I've shot down the Intel video driver in 64-bit 14.04 for the built-in screen on an Asus x200ma. Search for similar issues has brought up only this one, where the same ...
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Where are the display configuration files in 14.04 LTS?

My display configuration has become corrupted. It takes longer to start Ubuntu than usual, and I notice the monitor is flickering multiple times, like when it is changing video modes. Since I first ...
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MSI GS60-GTX965 - Unable to get Bumblebee to run properly - Could not load GPU drivers

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my new laptop and while everything works great (save for the wifi card but that's a completely different matter) I'm having some trouble getting Bumblebee to run. I ...
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Multi-monitor on amd drivers

I have a 280x in my pc and 2 monitors connected to it and I had multi-monitory setup working on it by now it does not seem to start. In amd drivers center I keep getting this: The current ...
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Ubuntu toshiba c55 a 1h1 2 video cards and can't see the good one [closed]

I recently switched from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 14.04 and the only problem I cannot solve is making Ubuntu use only the NVidia video card (that is better than the incorporated one - avg). I installed ...
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put ALSA as module ERROR

I've got a problem. I have to enable on my kernel ALSA from built-in to Module because I need to install Realtek linux driver for ALC260. If I change it in my kernel configuration and I run make ...
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install driver for pci to serial card of Enter E-2S

Recently i have purchased Enter E-2S pci to serial card and got driver for linux in CD along card. I am not able to install the driver, actually it is giving compilation error. If someone has tried ...
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Ubuntu Gaming Question - Poor Performance

So this is sort of a hardware question relating to the performance of games on my laptop. I am trying to play Counter Strike: Global Offensive (Click here for required hardware), and am facing sever ...
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dkms skip version?

I am trying to run dkms with sudo dkms install -m 8192cu/1.9 but it wants me to provide the version number as well. There is no version number so it keeps failing every time I add the -v flag. Is ...
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How to get 60Hz at 4k resolution with Amd graphics card

I bought a Thinkvision 2840Pro monitor with 4k resolution. Problem is, I cannot set it into 60Hz at 4k. Both Catalyst and the system settings only offer 30Hz. However, 60Hz works fine under windows 7 ...
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BCM43142 Won't Work With Mint 17.1 Cinnamon x64 [migrated]

I have posted this on the official Mint forums as well, thought I'd cross-post here to see if I can get alternate suggestions I can try. I initially tried the bcmwl-kernel-source from 'Driver ...
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Unity in Ubuntu 14.10 not loading after installing and uninstalling FGLRX

I'm having a strange issue that I can't seem to resolve. I installed the latest catalyst drivers from AMD's website last night for my R9 270x through the software centre after downloading them. I'm ...
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VirtualBox for Ubuntu 14.10 Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

I have this error message: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem with /dev/vboxdrv. ...
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Install GPIO ports drivers for 12.04 on 14.04

I bought an embedded, fanless PC for work, which should run on Ubuntu 14.04. This PC has some direct GPIO ports as well, which came with a driver distributed from the OEM. But the driver is only ...
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Can I install an old version of my sound drivers on a new version of Ubuntu?

My audio output socket is damaged, but Ubuntu's older version was kind enough to let me plug earphones and use them anyway (windows wasn't as 'nice'). I didn't update for a while since I feared that ...
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why kernel assigns 250 as a major number in device driver

I recently stated working on device driver development. Initially, I build a simple driver and application. The thing which I notice are that every time when I inserts my module, kernel assign a major ...
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Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300

I am using Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300 with Kubuntu 14.10. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features. In the Start-menu > Settings > System Setting > input devices > ...
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Installing Nvidia Geforce on Ubuntu 14.10 & 14.04

I installed Nvidia Geforce GTX 850m driver from Nvidia official site on Ubuntu 14.10 & 14.04 and when restart laptop after installation process I get black screen I can't even access terminal I ...
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ATI HD5450 not playing sound over HDMI om Ubuntu 12.04.5

I have been battling with a major problem with my ATI card and getting sound to come out of the HDMI port to my TV. The card is a HD5450 by MSI and im using it in a HP Proliant Microserver. I ...
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Internet stopped working after installation [closed]

Just after I installed Ubuntu 14.10, including updates, after I rebooted OS network manager shows no avaliable devices, and ifconfig only shows loopback. However both: ethernet and wifi devices are ...
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my wifi is not working need help on 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having problems connecting to my WiFi here is the troubleshooting steps i did after researching it on the Internet but it was not helping as i can see the WiFi being listed ...
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“Intel(R) Graphics Installer for Linux” for Ubuntu 14.10

I know that my Intel drivers are out of date, but I am unsure of exactly how to get them up-to-date, because when I was running Windows 7 I was able to run Intel's "Intel® Driver Update Utility" which ...
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Graphics bug using nVidia drivers

Good morning! I need some explanations, i'm using nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04 with nVidia 820m two dedicated gb and i have some strange bug moving the windows. If i use nouvea i have no problem but ...
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Wireless cuts out on 14.04 Toshiba Satellite L655 S5078

The internet cuts off at random times. Sometimes I start Ubuntu and it's instantly off, other times it's when I open or close a program. Sometimes I can operate for days at a time, before it stops ...
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Wireless not working after clean install on of ubuntu 14.04 on Dell 1501

I have installed Ubuntu for the first time and it looks great. I got the wired Internet to work using instructions from other threads but I can't get the wireless to work. Please see output from ...
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ZOTAC ZBOX CI320 nano problem with USB after installing Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed the 14.04 64-bit server on on the ZBOX CI320 nano and I am getting these errors at every boot: 4.055278] Switched to clocksource tsc [ 4.084832] ehci-pci 0000:00:1d.0: port 1 reset ...
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How to check my GPU in NVIDIA site?

At http://www.geforce.com/drivers there is a button called Auto detect GPU. It should automatically show drivers for my GPU. It requires java but java doesn't seem to work in chromium. I installed it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS on ASUS wifi disconnecting and reconnecting

Hi I'm a beginner and am currently running Ubuntu 14.04. When I use rfkill list I get: 0: phy0: Wireless LAN soft blocked: no hard blocked: yes 1: asus-wlan: wireless lan ...
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NVidia drivers and 1440p

I'm making the switch to Linux and in the process I've ran into a weird issue. After installing Nvidia drivers (I'm using a GTX 780) after reboot my 1440p monitor is not displaying. I found where ...
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No additional driver listed for Nvidia GPU - 14.10

Specs: Intel® Core™ i5-3570K CPU @ 3.40GHz × 4 GTX 980, but appears as VESA: GM204 Board 64bit When I try to install the proprietary drivers none are listed. When I enter lspci -v into terminal ...
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How to install Intel GM45 Graphics driver on ubuntu 14.10?

I am using Ubuntu Gnome 14.10 with Gnome 3.14,my fan is making a lot of noise and my cpu is processing a lot,output of this command, apt-cache policy xserver-xorg-video-intel* | grep Installed is ...
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Nvidia-drivers problem in Ubuntu 14.04.1 64bits

Today I've upgraded the system and the problem is that it appears and 640*480 screen with the login and the background, after logging in, the screen got stuck. I have an NVIDIA card, GT610 to be ...
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How can I switch between “wl” and “b43” wifi modules without rebooting?

If I restart my computer with the following in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: blacklist b43 blacklist ssb blacklist wl Then I can either modprobe wl (broadcom STA, works well) or modprobe b43 ...
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Install Zotac NVIDIA Linux x86_64 drivers in Ubuntu 14.10

Had to pull ideas from several sources to get this to work, so I thought I'd outline the steps here in one post. I just bought a Zotac GEForce GT630 video card (model ZT-60416-20L). I went with ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Gnome/Nvidia Driver Conflict

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 yesterday with full-disk encryption, installed all the updates, and then I installed G++, Clang 3.5, Intel Parallel Studio 2015 (Update 1), and Nvidia's newest stable ...
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Problems with Ubuntu 14.10 -> Onkyo TX NR616 -> Samsung UE55

I have problems getting sound/picture from Ubuntu PC's through HDMI to my Onkyo. Devices connected with HDMI: PS4 - working fine Windows 8.1 laptop - working fine. Devices NOT working with HDMI ...
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Problem installing drivers in 'low-graphics mode'

When I boot up I am getting a 'low-graphics mode' error. This happened just after installing some system updates. I have been trying some of the solutions from How to fix "The system is running ...
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Nvidia 840M driver installation Acer E5-571

After a lot of trying and installing I don't know anything more to I can do to get this running. I am having trouble installing the current Nvidia proprietary driver 346.35 on a Nvidia 840M graphics ...
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I'm trying to find a driver for my old Epson stylus1000 printer

First I should say I'm not exactly flush with computer knowledge but can follow instructions and that I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 I'm trying to get back the use of my elderly Epson Stylus 1000 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Freezes

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on my PC. After I've installed nVidia drivers (recommended) to solve the problem of the cursor that vanishes, Ubuntu freezes randomly when I'm working, I mean that ...
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Installing Epson Stylus SW235SX on Ubuntu

I would need some advise on installing an Epson Stylus SX235W scanner on an Ubuntu 14.04. After realising that my scanner was not seen by my computer, I did the following: I installed the latest ...
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Ubuntu - Method to install drivers [closed]

How do I install ethernet driver on Ubuntu? Isn there a program which installs the drivers?The .exe files dont work.There are linux editions but i do not know how to install them.
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Why recommended driver is different from the latest supported driver

I was going step by step reading this tutorial: http://www.binarytides.com/install-nvidia-drivers-ubuntu-14-04/ but after I installed nvidia-current and open the Kubuntu Driver Manager , the ...
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Blank screen boot after UPDATE

I have Ubuntu 14.04, with an Nvidia 740M card, I installed propriety drivers as well as bumblebee and everything was working great, I did an update the other day, restarted, and once it displays the ...