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Ubuntu 16.04 “Nvidia GPU Driver” can not use proprietary driver

After a fresh install (16.04) to my notebook which have Nvidia GT 750m, I want to change GPU driver from "Software & Updates" --> "Additional Drivers". System identifies my graphic card, no ...
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Can i use both discrete Nvidia and integrated Intel HD at the same time for dual monitor?

It is now 2016. and I've been wondering is it now possible to run simultaneously Intel HD 2500 and Nvidia GTX 650 Ti Boost on Ubuntu? I've set it up on Windows 7 after enabling iGPU support in BIOS ...
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No internet connection with Netgear N300 WiFi usb mini adapter

Good afternoon fellas, I am trying to connect a desktop to my wifi network using a Netgear N300 mini adapter. The stick connects to the network but fails to connect to internet. I can see the device ...
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Temperature sensors broken?

I just followed this guide to install lm-sensors on my machine but the output I get is kind of weird: asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: 0 RPM radeon-pci-0008 Adapter: PCI adapter ...
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Syntek Easycap Capture card sound problem

So a couple days back I picked up a Syntek (I know this through various experiments) Easycap capture card. (pictured below) So I have installed what I hope is the appropriate drivers from here but ...
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NVIDIA driver causing Blank screen, but not if Monitor is connected

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16, and chose NVIDIA drivers, for my Asus G55VW laptop. After rebooting, the screen remains blank with a cursor blinking on the top left. However, if I keep my BenQ ...
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Webcam won't capture video. Listed in lsusb & key is found in /proc/bus/input/devices/ but the device is not found in /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices

Not a resolution or permissions issue either. I'm not sure about the sigififance of it being listed under lsusb and /proc/.../devices but not /sys/kernel/debug/usb/devices. For example, cheese won't ...
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How to rebuild kernel for wacom tablet driver?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and my Wacom CTL-471 completely crashes the system every time I get near the surface with the pen. Every time I have to reboot, nothing helps. So I found out that these ...
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Unable to shutdown/restart when switch to Intel Graphics

I'm unable to shutdown/restart my computer when I switch the Intel Graphics. I have GTX 970M Graphics Card with i7 6700HQ, I'm able to start Ubuntu typing as boot parameter idle=nomwait, without this ...
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Verification/installation of chipset/video drivers

I found and downloaded the associated iteration of Ubuntu 12.04.1 for an IBM Server x3500 M4 listed on Ubuntu's website (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201205-11044/), but I'm confused ...
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Ubuntu unable to use Kinect v1

I used Kinect on my ubuntu laptop, with a 12V adapter connect Kinect to usb. But the light on Kinect is always flashing and when checking lsusb, I can sometimes see Motor plugin and NEC which I think ...
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OpenGL GLX extension not supported by display

So the title is pretty self explanatory about my problem. I went on vacation a couple weeks ago, everything was fine and now, two weeks later, I get back, no one has touched the computer and this ...
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How to Restore Ubuntu 14.04 kernel and Replace `bcmwl-kernel-source`?

I followed unsuccessfully an advice in the thread Will 16.04 Support Wlan driver of Mac air? and run sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get autoremove How can ...
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How to Disable System beep in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been getting the beep beep sound from my system on startup onwards, i have tried sudo modprobe pcspk (gives an output modprobe: FATAL: Module pcspk not found.) and edited ...
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pdo_mysql removed on updating to 16.04

I recently updated to 16.04 LTS. And it updated my php to 7.0. Now it some how removed pdo_mysql. I need this extension to develop magento website. In phpinfo, I find pdo support: enabled pdo ...
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Wi-fi won't work on my Lenovo. please help

I'm using a Lenovo G50-80 and i installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS last week, but for some reason i can't connect it to wifi without ethernet. I've tried a handful of different options on this forum, but the ...
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/etc/modprobe.d/ conf file ignored

I am trying to add a module option for the amdgpu module, but it is seemingly ignored. /etc/modprobe.d/amdgpu.conf contents: options amdgpu audio=1 Relevant output from modprobe -c | grep amdgpu, ...
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Ubuntu using Kinect error

I want to use Kinect(Xbox 360) on my Lenovo Y50-70 Ubuntu System. But after I plug in the Kinect, the light on it is always flashing. I check lsusb command and only find: Bus 001 Device 025: ID ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 installed AMD Drivers -oops

I upgraded Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 today... I wasn't thinking today, definitely failed to read the myriad of warning signs to not install AMD drivers -- but I did LOL facepalm Note: I downloaded and ...
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Nvidia HDMI sound is not working, cant update ALSA driver

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop PC. My graphics Card is 780GTX, it is recognized and works. I updated to the 361 nvidia binaries driver. But the sound over HDMI doesnt work. The ...
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My install (UBUNTU Precise) has No print drivers

I have UBUNTU Precise to run LINUX-CNC. I want to print setting sheets etc. on my BROTHER HL1470N network printer. The install Printer page finds the printer, but hangs when looking for the driver. on ...
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Unknown Display on ubuntu 16

Hey I'm having trouble with my display. When I go to System Settings > Display the monitor shows as unknown display. I've googled and tried a couple of solutions they offered and nothing, changed ...
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radeon 7640 laptop 16.04 work-arounds

I have Radeon 7640 video in my laptop. I don't like opensource radeon driver. It's slow as hell (and makes my laptop hot as hellfire too). But, it's a good machine with 4 cores, I love it. I heard ...
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My Toshiba R830 wont play any sound, do I need drivers or else?

I just installed Ubuntu on my R830 but for some odd reason I dont hear any kind of sound. I dont know if it's driver based or if my speakers or even Soundcard just died on me for some weird reason. ...
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Brother printer does not work after installation

I have problems with the installation of a Brother Printer Model DCP-375CW. I tried to install it on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I downloaded the drivers for linux from the brother website, ...
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Ubuntu flickering @ 144hz AMDGPU

I need some help. I've been trying to get 16.04 on my system since the second alpha came out but sadly whenever I try to run it the screens starts flickering like crazy when I start going through ...
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Canon Maxify MB2050 driver install

Good afternoon peeps, To set the scene, I am really proud to have converted my small business network from a Windows - IT support requiring, slow as hell, problematic, frustrating and generally ...
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How to make Brother DCP540CN scanner function in 16.04 LTS

I've been using Ubuntu for a few years and I'm very happy with it. Two days ago I wiped my hard drive and installed 16.04 LTS (64 bit). I was using 14.04 LTS prior to this. since doing this I've been ...
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Hauppauge winTv SoloHD unclaimed

I'm trying to use Hauppauge's winTv soloHd USB stick on ubuntu 16.04 and 15.10, both seem to detect the stick, but kaffeine as well as me-tv both say there's no dvb device attached to the computer; I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - VSync not enabled, screen tearing

I'm using: GTX950M Integrated Intel Chipset Graphics from i7-6700 Ubuntu 16.04 glxgear detects around 16000 fps. These are my nvidia drivers: aptitude search nvidia | grep ^i i nvidia-361 ...
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Problem with USB mouse in Ubuntu 16.04

Since I have Ubuntu 16.04 have not had any problems with the PS2 mouse, but a week ago I placed a new mouse USB. This mouse freezes randomly (Sometimes while I am using the PC and sometimes this ...
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Login loop on 16.04 and no access to console

I am using Lenovo Thinkpad P50 with dual booting system (Win 10 and Ubuntu 16.04), Wacom Pen support and multitouch screen. After I enabled the propriety nVidia driver (361.42?) and rebooted, I got ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 check wireless network adapter is working or not?

I have asus P53E laptop with running ubuntu 14.04. All thing was going on good. But suddenly I can see that the wireless is not working. I made several restart the system also googled over thousands ...
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Plasma 5 crashes after Nvidia proprietary drivers install!

I recently bought an Acer Aspire V5-591G and a couple days ago I updated my Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16.04. Since the graphics card was not working properly (even before upgrade) I tried to install the ...
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hp thin client t510 please help noobish

Ok I'm a noob sorry in advance I've played a lot with the command line but no expert just good at following directions ... i just cannot find the correct info on the web i find broken links or the ...
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Wacom Intuos 5 Art Small isn't detected by Wacom Properties window

recently i buy a wacom intuos 2015 and works perfectly on windows 10 but in Ubuntu when i plug the tablet the system doesn't detect it, so i searched and installed the drivers and now the pressure is ...
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Why is Ubuntu 16.04 fine with AMD

So, before Ubuntu 16.04 came out, websites were saying that users with AMD might not want to upgrade. I have an AMD processor and I assume an AMD graphics card (I'm on an HP laptop), and Ubuntu 16 ...
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SoundCard isn't recognized at all

I just install ubuntu 16.04 on my HP pavilion x2 210. I don't have sound at all. In the settings the sound card is marked as dummy. On the HP website they give driver for realtek audio. but the driver ...
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16.04 ALSA / Radeon R9 380 HDMI Audio

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu Studio 15.10 to 16.04, and audio output from my GPU's HDMI port no longer seems to work at all. Output from alsa-info.sh can be found here, which includes aplay -l ...
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Asus N752V Ubuntu iwlwifi issues during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my new laptop, but right in the beginning of the installation stops with the following error: wilwifi 0000:02:00.0: unsupported splx structure Does anyone know ...
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16.04: What driver I install for AMD Radeon R7 M260 ?

I have a Dell with AMD Radeon R7 M260 Graphics card with Ubuntu 14.04. I have already installed drivers for AMD Radeon R7 M260 in website in AMD. But If I upgrade my ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04, what ...
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DVD drive doesn't work properly in Ubuntu

I ran System Testing app on my system and it didn't seem to work properly and stopped or crashed 2 or 3 times during tests and the last time during the Optical Drive test it took so long and the test ...
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Nvidia drivers on 14.04

I'd like to install the proper Nvidia drivers on my system, it's got a GTX 860M, but lspci | grep VGA|3D returns: 00:02.0 Intel Corporation 4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller (rev ...
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Disabled (black) screen after upgrading to 16 LTS, system working though no view, is it driver thing ? What to do?

recently I have upgraded Ubuntu from 15.10 to 16 LTS. I used it a few days and shut down, after turning on it starting normal, it showing that screen "to press f11 for boot" etc, but after that, ...
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How to install RTL8723AE driver on ubuntu 16.04?

I'm trying to config ubuntu 16.04 on a MSI s12 notebook, but the network adapter (RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter) is not recognized by ubuntu. $ iwconfig syas: lo no wireless ...
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Unable to connect the weak wifi signal to Ubuntu 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed in my computer, I have Broadcom Wifi in my computer. This wifi is not able to connect to the weak wifi signals around the computer, these are connected by my friends' ...
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16.04 - How To Purge Intel Default Drivers & Reinstall Intel Graphic Drivers

I posted this question as I am encountering display problems after upgrading Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04. I went into 'additional drivers' & noticed this: I was wondering whether purging the current ...
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fastboot not detect my android device - ubuntu

I have Lenovo Yoga Tablet PC 1051L. I try this : $ lsusb result : Bus 002 Device 006: ID 17ef:77a5 Lenovo then: $ adb devices result: List of devices attached Baytrail678EC0A0 device ...
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How can I switch graphics (Intel integrated/ ATI discreet) in 16.04 LTS

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Lenovo system with an onboard Intel graphics and an ATI Radeon display controller. I was wondering how I could switch to the ATI display or make it my VGA ...
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Graphic Issues After Ubuntu 16.04 Upgrade

I upgraded my Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 last night & now have graphical issues. I have gone through as many of the 'ask Ubuntu' questions on this topic as I could find and tried those solutions, ...