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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 ...
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Looking for wifi drivers for Hp 250 g4 for ubuntu 14.04?

As I have purchased new hp 250 g4 laptop and when I tried to install WiFi drivers its taking other drivers but not working fine. most of the time it doesn't connected only to my WiFi device and also ...
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Canon Pixma MG3550 Disconnecting Wifi

I sincerely hope you can help. I have a Canon Pixma Mg3550 and it is the worst printer, well piece of technology even, I have ever encountered. Nearly every time I try to print something it either ...
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Is my AMD hybrid-graphics card supported by Ubuntu 16.04 driver?

so before I try a clean install of 16.04 LTS when it's released, is there any way to find out whether my AMD graphics card is fully supported by the driver? I'm not talking gaming, just the open ...
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Laptop Keyboard & Trackpad don't work - External keyboard/mouse DO work

Attempting to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a new laptop. Using the live USB, I'm able to get past the boot screen and load up the OS (using nomodeset since I use a GPU), but the laptop keyboard and ...
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Can't get nVidia drivers working with 16.04, logs out right after login

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 beta 2 on Monday, Apr 18th. When I try to install nvidia-current, nvidia-361 or the version that jockey installs, either lightdm fails to start entirely or I can't get ...
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Should I avoid Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Radeon Graphics card?

Should I avoid Ubuntu 16.04 with AMD Radeon R5 Graphics card? I heard AMD proprietary drivers are out and you must use the open-source ones. Anyone with experience with these graphics cards on ...
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Can't Install Cuda on Ubuntu 14.04 Because of Package Conflicts

I believe I have the same problem as this thread, but I have tried the steps listed, and I am not able to solve the problem. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a custom desktop with 4GB DDR3 ram, ...
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How disable the integraded GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the discrete GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M) on Ubuntu 16.04?

Is there a way to disable my integrated GPU (Intel HD 4000) and only use the dedicated GPU (AMD Radeon HD 8870M aka R9 M270X and M370X)? This used to be possible through the proprietary drivers ...
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Intel Graphic Installer Linux; Distribution is not suported

I am is new Ubuntu user, my laptop is Asus X200MA with Intel Graphic. I was experience some freeze and then I figure out what the problem. Just now, my laptop freeze again during i browsing with ...
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AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card can't download driver

I have Intel/AMD R7 M265 Hybrid Graphic Card and I am working on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. I am trying to setup AMD Drivers but it is not working. It always give to me same error. After I setup fglrx or ...
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What is oem-wireless-dw1550-1160187-dkms?

I am new to Ubuntu. Can anyone please tell me what oem-wireless-dw1550-1160187-dkms package is and what it does? I am always getting the error below whenever I install or upgrade anything. Errors ...
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external Samsuang HDMI monitor is not recognized after software update on Ubuntu 14.04

I have dell Vostro 5000 with Ubuntu 14.04 after software update it stopped recognize my external HDMI Samsung Monitor. It has both Nvidia and Nvidia and I am working on the Intel one. Can you please ...
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How do I get rid of the this display rendering problem (there are tiny lines everywhere)?

I did not have this problem in the start when I had Windows but it was present when I had Elementary OS before Ubuntu. edit : I am using ubuntu 15.10 but I had elementary OS before this and that ...
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When can i use linux on my new computer? [closed]

I have recently built a beast! however I am finding it very difficult to use Linux on it. I am still considered a noob for my level of Linux knowledge but I am not new to it. It is comprised mostly ...
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Ubuntu stopped working without apparent reason

I'm pretty new to the Linux System, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS and I am more then satisfied. I'm web delevoper,and for the first time in my life everything worked right away. I installed ...
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Wireless drivers for the newer linux kernels 4.x

I've recently tried to install the latest stable kernel which is 4.4.6 and when the kernel was compiled and I brought the kernel up and running, there was a problem and the wireless driver (MT7630e ...
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NVidia and Intel in same Laptop: which card is used?

I'm trying to get my graphics card working in my Dell Mobile Precision 5510, which should be an NVidia Quaddro M1000M. The machine also has Intel graphics. If I run lspci, I get, among other things, ...
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Install UBUNTU MINIMAL to external HDD

I am trying to install UBUNTU minimal to a Seagate 1TB external HDD. I have disconnected my internal drive so that this installation doesn't conflict with Windows 7. But I am experiencing problems as ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, how to get my GPU temp and fan speed?

On Ubuntu 14.04 I got used to run during the boot process a python script for conky to read my GPU temperature and then change my FAN speed according to the temperature. This is the script: # # ...
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How to find ppd's in printer-driver-escpr?

I am installing an Epson XP-830 printer. Openprinting doesn't list it (it's new), but the -820 seems like a close match. (Epson's own website also gives similar if not identical instructions for ...
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MacPro GPU upgrade compatibility [duplicate]

I am going to upgrade the GPU in my MacPro 3,1 (early 2008). For now I have GeForce 8800 GT and I want to upgrade it to GeForce GTX 970. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and would like to know if there are ...
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Modprobe wl module missing - Getting Broadcom wireless card working on Macbook with Kali? [closed]

I persistently get Module wl not found when trying to install the Broadcom drivers and get wireless working on a Macbook. I ran these instructions from @chili555, which helped me install the ...
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Getting an error when I do sudo apt-get upgrade

Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Calculating upgrade... The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: ...
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EPSON XP-235 Expression Home printer installed but WONT JUST PRINT

So I recently got an Epson XP-235 Expression Home printer and I have tried everything to the best of my ability, but IT WONT JUST PRINT. My computer is a Sony vaio with a 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 ...