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Struggling to get Kodi running on Ubuntu Server 14.04.2

I've just finished building a new machine and installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.2 LTS (typical install from USB flash drive). I'm currently having issues trying to get Kodi up and running (I suspect) ...
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Trying to install a package, throwing errors

apt-get install firmware-atheros Throws me an error. I've already changed sources.list to allow non-free. (Reading database ... (Reading database ... 5% (Reading database ... 10% (Reading database ...
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Ran nvidia-xconf as root, NVIDIA X-server settings utility still says I'm not using Nvidia X driver

I have an Nvidia GT 740M graphics card on my HP envy-j049tx. Running 14.04 UbuntuMATE. I wanted to use the proprietary Nvidia drivers in place of the noveau ones. Using the installation instructions ...
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Latest version of NVIDIA driver that supports bumblebee/prime

NVIDIA driver with version higher that 331 gives a black screen on boot. Apparently, messing up xrandr/xorg configs. I did not find some clear solution on this and the only working driver version for ...
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Graphics driver for macbook pro [duplicate]

Need higher res graphics driver for my macbook pro running ubuntu in a Virtual Box environment. Image is chopped off on the sides.
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Control a PCI phone / fax line in Ubuntu

I have a Conexant Systems FAX/Phone line controller plugged into my old desktop and was wondering if there was a way to interface with it. I just want to be able to "twiddle bits" on it, nothing fancy ...
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Trying to install new graphics card and get beeping on start up [migrated]

I am trying to install an EVGA GeForce GTX 750 Ti Super Clocked The card does not require external PCIe power. It requres a 300 watt minimum power supply, which is what I have. I'm running Ubuntu ...
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Catalyst or foss, and how to

im running omega 14.12 catalyst, laptop apu a3420m(6520g)- 6470m, well i play a lot of dota2 and thats why i didnt made my total change, still dual boot with windows 10, anyway, i can run dota2 at ...
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Blue screen on Ubuntu 14.04.2 [duplicate]

a few days ago I ran into a blue screen issue after downloading some updates. Since then I've been searching for information and trying countless procedures to solve it, to no avail. Here's some info ...
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Ubuntu-desktop not working when suspend/resume or connecting an external monitor -after upgrade this week (14.04)

I was happily using 14.04 with my Lenovo Y50. When I installed it, I had some troubles making my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB works with hardware acceleration, etc, but at the end everything was OK. ...
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Macbook Pro 7,1 wireless card and no network available

I write for a problem with the wireless card driver Broadcom B4322 on my MacBook Pro 7.1 under Ubuntu. In practice, the wireless card works (the system detects it and enables the wifi), but it does ...
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How to get a module to load on boot?

so I've been following this guide for making a driver for my keyboard lighting: Reverse-Engineer Driver for Multi-colored Backlit Keyboard on Clevo Laptops It works but I can't seem to add it to the ...
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My system shows the loading screen then goes blank. Is it a driver problem? [duplicate]

My system says "Ubuntu" and those dot things representing it's loading. When it then should show the log in screen, it goes blank. If I push the system power button, it says it's shutting down. Could ...
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USB wifi authenticates, mini PCI wifi does not

I have an HP Envy 300 (desktop) running Ubuntu 14.04. I have both a mini PCI wifi/bluetooth card (Broadcom BCM43228) and USB wifi. I can see both wireless options in the Networks component of ...
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How to install graphics drivers for Asus EEE PC x101ch?

I have an ASUS eee pc x101ch, running an Atom intel graphics card, but Ubuntu 14.04 doesn't pick up the graphics card and intel isn't supplying the driver for this version (as far as I'm aware). I ...
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Can't install amd driver, new ubuntu user [duplicate]

I am new to ubuntu, just wanted to try it out of curiosity, but since I don't have a clue what am I doing I need some help even for some basic things. So I downloaded driver from amd site and it is ...
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Is the Dell XPS 8500 Compatible with the latest version of Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Hello i am new Ubuntu user and i need some information.I would like to know if the Dell XPS 8500 hardware is compatible with the latest version of Ubuntu? I also need assistance with how to create a ...
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How do I setup/install Philips Semiconductors Multi Media Controller PCI Card SAA7146 (rev 01)

lspci 00:0a.0 Multimedia controller: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 (rev 01) lspci -vnn 00:0a.0 Multimedia controller [0480]: Philips Semiconductors SAA7146 [1131:7146] (rev 01) Subsystem: Device ...
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i need help installing RR2680 driver (lubuntu 14)

im a linux noob i got an old rocketraid / highpoint PCIE 2680 SATA 8 port raid card. i am trying to install it. but i have never tried it before. i saw this thread on RR but a newer card ...
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D-Link DWA-171 Driver installation problem

Hello so i downloaded official D-Link DWA-171 drivers http://www.dlink.com/xk/sq/support/product/dwa-171-wireless-ac-dual-band-usb-adapter, But when i try to install them in terminal using ...
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Huion 610 pro unresponsive

I have been using a Huion 610 pro graphic tablet for the last 2 months or so without any major issues. I installed using these drivers. Being new to Ubuntu at the time, I used these instructions and ...
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Behringer ASIO audio card in Ubuntu

I am owner of Behringer UMC202 audio card and i want to get it working with my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. There is no official support for this card on Mac or Linux (probably). If i connect device to my PC ...
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What does display UNCLAIMED mean?

Having added a second video card to my computer I am having difficulties getting it to work. I have connected a television to this second video card, but I don't get any signal on the television. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi not working with BCM4312 [duplicate]

I'm working on a dell inspiron1545 can get the wired connection to the internet to work but not the wireless. something with the driver? very new to Ubuntu. 1545:~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 0c:00.0 Network ...
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touch screen not working for HP Compaq 2710p !!!NEED HELP!

I have a huge problem when I installed Ubuntu to my HP Compaq 2710p I lost my touch screen capabilities its touch through pen only. Does anyone know how I can fix this problem. 0(>_>)0
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How to properly install Ubuntu to an Aspire E5 laptop?

I have an Acer Aspire E5-551G-83LH laptop with the following specification: AMD Quad-Core Processor A8-7100 (that is an APU) AMD Radeon R7 M265 with 2 GB Dedicated VRAM 4 GB DDR3 L Memory I ...
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can ubuntu have drivers for 2 different gpus [duplicate]

can ubuntu have drivers for 2 different gpus I have a geforce gt730 and I want to Get a geforce gtx560 and I need to know if I can have both drivers
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How do I enable automatically nvidia-uvm?

in order to use darktable with OpenCL everytime before starting darktable I have to issue sudo modprobe nvidia-uvm sudo mknod -m 666 /dev/nvidia-uvm c 250 0 What is the right way to enable ...
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After system reinstall cannot connect to wi-fi

I am struggling to get my wireless network working again after a re-installation of Ubuntu 14.04. The wireless network was working perfectly before re-install. I followed the same methods as I had ...
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Ubuntu (14.04) boot animation is different/lower graphics after using nvidia graphics driver

My system used to have a problem where it would hang on wake up from suspend. I started using the proprietary Nvidia drivers as suggested in some AskUbuntu post. After that Ubuntu would always boot ...
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Open source drivers Vsync

I have a question related to open source ATI drivers, I want to disable Vsync because it makes minecraft laggy (on Ubuntu 14.04). Can someone tell me how to do that? I've found this. But since I'm not ...
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Nvidia GeForce GT 720M + closed drivers + hdmi means crashed

I tried submitting this question on Linux Mint forum but nobody answer me. I understand it's dedicated for Ubuntu but this should be similar. From over a year i'm using my laptop asus X550VC using ...
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Ubuntu Issues on HP Pavilion Slimline s3713w

This is my grandfather's PC specifications and I'm trying to get any version of Linux to work on it. I like Ubuntu the most, cause I can customize it to only give him what he needs. It tries to boot ...
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prevent software updater from updating nvidia driver [duplicate]

Not sure if this is possible, but I want to prevent the ubuntu software updater from updating the graphics driver. I've install nvidia cuda driver 7.0. and each time I run the software updater, ...
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Audigy 4 non pro (sb610) recognised as Audigy2 Value (sb400) by alsa

Background: I have checked out alsa compatibility list and they have support for my audigy 4 (non pro) but it shows up as audigy 2 value and there is quite a big difference between the 2 card. I had ...
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Active window is back after installing graphic card driver

Im running Ubuntu 14.04 and got a GeForce GT 720M and installed a graphic card driver lately Now i cant see anymore whats going on at the aktive window I know i can just uninstall it and it should ...
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Unable to login during boot without reinstalling Graphic drivers

My system has a recurring problem where I am unable to login after certain packages have been updated. Below is s list the most recently install packages taken from /var/log/dpkg.log and upon reboot I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck at console mode after graphics driver update

Actually I wanted to correct the well known Ubuntu brightness issue as addressed in this YouTubeVideo In essence, the guy says to change the Nvidia driver from open source to any other proprietary ...
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Ubuntu Camera Dell Inspiron 14

Hello I'm new in this page, I bought a Dell Inspiron 14 with Ubuntu Installed (factory) two years ago, I have never need the integrated camera but now I need it and don't work. I try to find some ...
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Graphics acceleration not working [closed]

I am new to Linux. I have an old Dell Inspiron 5160 with a Trident Microsystems XGI Volari XP5 graphics card. I installed Linux Mint (based on Ubuntu) 17.1. It is not finding or loading graphics ...
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I can't connect WIFI with broadcom on ACER V5-122P

I have a Acer V5 122P, only WIFI, without Ethernet port and I can't connect to WiFi, I have this information: $ ifconfig lo Link encap:Bucle local Direc. inet:127.0.0.1 ...
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Athlon 5150 drivers

what is the best driver for the Athlon 5150 for general use? and does one exceed in areas where the other falls short?
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14.04: How to use NVIDIA Graphics instead of Intel integrated graphics?

I previously tried to install my nvidia graphics card driver more than 50 times when this version was released (14.04) and every time i always got either blank screen, terminal only with no x-server ...
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how to install nvidia driver | ubuntu 14.10

i want install Nvidia geforce 630M driver on ubuntu 14.10 (Laptop Acer Aspire v3 571G) Yesterday i install << nvidia 331 proprieatry,tested >> and after restart screen Black(This problem was ...
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Broadcom bcm43142 4365 rev01 temporarily improved by routine Ubuntu update then reverted on reboot - why?

I need a little help .I have just purchased a new HP Pavilion 17 f200na i3 5010u and set it up to dual boot Windows8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04.1 64. Initially the Broadcom bcm43142 14e4:4365 rev 01 wifi ...
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Asus f550c, double graphic card: what is the best setting? nvidia driver, using only integrated card lags too much

My laptop is an Asus f550c, with double graphic card. I have installed nvidia driver (version 331.113-updates) and using the integrated card as default. The problem is that sometimes it lags too ...
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14.04 Gnome problems after installing drivers (Macbook Pro)

I am installing Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on my early 2013 Retina Macbook Pro 15. As far as installing and booting the first time, I have had no issues. Once I boot for the first time into the the ...
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How to properly use latest Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 14.04

As a newer Ubuntu user switching from Windows a few months ago (and couldn't be happier), I have to seek help with the proprietary Nvidia drivers. I've only been able to get the nvidia-331-updates ...
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Black screen after AMD driver install, tested different approaches

I have been searching the net and trying different approaches, installing different driver versions, both from software center and by different guides but after reboot I always get a black screen. ...
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how to fix broadcom drivers for ubuntu touch?

How can i solve my issue to get ubuntu touch running on my phone? I just create new defconfig for Ubuntu Touch to port on Galaxy S2 Plus, after compile it without problems, since my device doesn't ...