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Ubuntu 16.04 completely freezes when using Nvidia card

If I change the PRIME profile configuration on Nvidia XServer Settings to NVIDIA performance mode, it tells me to logout and log in again to apply the alterations. When I do that, nothing changes. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes frequently with dual boot windows 10

I have a Dell New Inspiron 7559 laptop with Intel and Nvidia GTX960M Hybrid Graphic Card. I'm facing some problems with the system after installing Ubuntu on my new laptop. First, sometimes, the ...
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Depmod issue: modules.order and module.built in don't exist when trying to install a .deb

I'm running Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS and am in the process of installing a driver for a PCIE card, but I have an issue where it says the following: depmod: WARNING: could not open /lib/modules/3.13.0-...
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Problem with NVIDIA drivers and encrypted partition (dual boot)

I'm trying to install Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 but I have problems when I boot up. My machine has 2 SSDs: First one with Windows 10 Second one with Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 (on which I boot) ...
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AMD RADEON 6870 ubuntu 16.04

I'm starting linux, and have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and my gpu is an AMD radeon 6870 (saphire), i read that amd doesn't support Ubuntu 16.04, so in system info the installed driver is Gallium 0.4 (...
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How to configure an application to always run with DRI_PRIME=1 set? Is there an other way besides terminal?

I had followed the instructions posted by emk2203 (My AMD Radeon graphic card is not working on 16.04) and now I could make the apps use my secondary AMD card and it's work! Look: Firefox running (...
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Bad network card driver Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS

After installation Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS network card does not work. lshw -c network description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller On Windows ...
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Nvidia driver doesn't work after successful installation

I have an Asus k401 notebook with an Nvidia GeForce 940m. I've added the graphics ppa and installed the most recent version (nvidia-367). The installation was successful and, according to the ...
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How to update drivers for a device that typically comes with windows?

I just got a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition, and am having some problems. Videos are giving me extremely choppy playback, so I want to start by trying to update all my drivers and BIOS. But Dell's ...
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What does “Supported, but hardware is too old for Unity” mean with respects to AMD Graphics

I have recently migrated from 15.04 to 16.04 (A minor disaster related to 15.10 in between). Today I decided to see if I could get my graphics card working. It is a Radeon 8500 2GB, and is on the list ...
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How can I remove focaltech touchpad

I was trying to update my touchpad mouse, and I follow this steps $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install focaltech-dkms $ sudo ...
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Wi-Fi firmware crashing in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter that works fine after rebooting the computer, but if I disable and re-enable wi-fi via the GUI control at the top right corner of ...
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Dual monitor started to flicker after upgrade to 16.04

I am running dual monitor setup (in mirror mode) on ubuntu. Right after upgrade to 16.04, I am experiencing issues with flickering (image on/off) on second screen (which is LGD LED TV), specifically ...
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How do I re-enable input devices in Windows 7 while dualbooting with Ubuntu? [closed]

I decided that it would be most useful to me to have both Ubuntu and Windows 7 on my machine, and dualbooted correctly (I think) to have both fully functional (initially). I installed Windows 7 and, ...
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Problems after installing gtx 950

I have a dual boot machine with windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 installed. I used to use the intel igpu for displaying and it works well for both systems. Recently I put a nvidia gtx 950 on my machine. ...
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is amd graphics supports ubuntu 16.04 now

I am very new to ubuntu. Ubuntu 16.04LTS Release on 21 April 2016. i read post on http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2016/03/ubuntu-drops-amd-catalyst-fglrx-driver-16-04. i said that ubuntu 16.04 does not ...
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“Cannot find a backlight controller” when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Pavilion g6 Notebook

Most if not all Ubuntu backlight solutions depend on the backlight driver working. Like this one for example. In my case, when normally booting Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Hewlett-Packard Pavilion g6 ...
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NVIDIA GT860m GPU clock stuck at 33Mhz after resume from suspend 14.04 -> 16.04

Every time my laptop resumes from suspend GPU performance becomes poor (e.g. glxgears performance test shows ~100 fps while on normal mode it shows around 19k). nvidia-settings' powermiser shows ...
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TL-WN725N driver Ubuntu disconnect problem

I can't get my TL-WN725N WiFi USB adapter to work on Ubuntu. I tried every solution I found on internet and they didn't work. Description of the problem and my system is bellow. Problem: WiFi ...
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How do I find Linux Drivers for my sound card?

I did check the list of sound cards supported by Ubuntu and I believe my card is supported. It is a Creative Soundblaster X-Fi Extreme card. I used the Linux command lspci to get the information ...
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LAN to LAN communication not working while internet works fine. (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

I have 2 ethernet WLAN ports on my PC1 and 1 ethernet port PC2. I have a small piece of code that sends and receives packets through ethernet port from PC1 to PC2(LAN to LAN communication). ...
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miss wifi hardware driver [duplicate]

After upgrading from 14.xx.xx to 16.04 I miss the wifi. Herewith is the nice report... so... anybody has a clue about what I should do now? Thank you in advance. dmesg | grep -i firmware [ 14....
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Is there a Windows Cortana voice equivalent in Linux? [duplicate]

I really like Windows Cortana voice or at least the idea of Cortana voice. I'm running ubuntu 16.04. Is there a voice assistant for ubuntu?
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Installing Ubuntu 16.04 with NVidia GPU

I am performing a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and have a Titan X Nvidia GPU card. Should I have the GPU plugged in while installing the new OS? I have tried without it plugged in (which works) but ...
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Headphones not working on Ubuntu 16.04 installed on Alienware 17 R3

I own a Sony MDR-XB450 headphones and it is not being detected. Sound keeps playing through external speakers Alsamixer gives the details as below Card: HDA Intel PCH Chip: Creative CA0132 I can mute/...
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Why is there a five second pause at the beginning of every video?

Recently, I've started to experience 5-6 seconds delay when starting to watch any video (On Youtube, VLC, Movies Application, etc...) Also, if I pause a video and wait 5-6 seconds and then hit play, ...
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What is the right PPD file for KONICA MINOLTA C754Series printer?

I try to connect my Ubuntu (installed as a guest OS under Mac OS X) to a network printer. The printer's model is KONICA MINOLTA C754Series, as detected by Ubuntu. During setup, I don't find the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & NVIDIA Dual Monitor Issue

I am having bad time with Ubuntu 14.04 dual monitor screen resolution issues, the second monitor is a real badass that in any mean it can't be configured. I have NVIDIA card and its latest driver ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS having internet connectivity and HP printer connectivity problems

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS " Xneial Xerus"-64bit on 2TB-16GB RAM. I am facing most of INTERNET connectivity problems in whole day via both of LAN and WiFi at every startup. I always used: I ...
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Switch between Intel & nVidia cards ubuntu 16.04

I just bought a new laptop with both an Intel HD 5500 and nVidia GeForce 920M, and I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. According to Google, all I have to do is install the proprietary drivers and choose ...
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Wifi disconnecting frequently (16.04 - Ralink RT5392)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer. Everything works fine except the wifi which disconnects frequently (5-10 times per day): each time I have to disable wifi and enable it to make it works ...
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ubuntu 16.04 libgl errors [duplicate]

So I'm new to Ubuntu this is my first time using it and I wanted to get steam to play some games and after I have installed steam I downloaded counter strike global offensive and every time i start ...
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Installing problem Intel graphics driver in Ubuntu 16.04?

Intel graphics driver installing problem in Ubuntu 16.04.
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS make BCM4313 also use channel 12 and 13

I have already done some 5h of online research to fix this problem but somehow I can not manage to have my wifi adapter use channel 12 or 13 (which my router will use when set to AUTO channel). ...
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How to Downgrade kernel version 4.4 to 3.10

I have brought a TP-Link adapter TP-WN823N which work fine on Windows & Mac but they didn't provided drivers for Linux however I found drivers for linux but it is compatible only for linux(kernel ...
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ubuntu 16.04 + GTX 1070 causes black screen after choosing ubuntu on grub

Problem: I have a dual boot of Ubuntu and windows on my desktop and I have recently encountered a problem. I installed my GTX 1070 into my desktop and installed the nvidia drivers and everything has ...
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PCI IRQ RT_PREEPMT Issue

I have a PCI PMC card installed on my Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS 64-bit system. I recently moved from a version without the RT-PREEMPT extension to that with the extension. Since moving from the old system ...
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what does this mean for a module to have a bad taint?

When looking at the syslog (dmesg), I get several of: <module name>: module has bad taint, not creating trace events What does this mean ?
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Trouble with Alfa Network UBDo-nt(5) RT3070 on Ubuntu 16.04 (and Kali 2)

Please help to resolve my very sad and annoying issue - I have NO idea what to do to compile/install my USB Wireless Adapter and get it working. I've tried various instructions and manuals with no ...
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Installing Epson Workforce WF-7610 on Ubuntu 16.04

I'd like to install the printer driver for the Epson Workforcd WF-7610 and would appreciate any hinter towards achieving this goal.
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Cursor dissappears when set to high resolution in Ubuntu 14.04

I had a problem with the cursor . Currently installed Ubuntu 14.04, kernel driver i915. When i set the resolution 1920x1080 screen , the cursor disappears. At lower resolutions , the cursor is ...
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ubuntu 16 on hp envy wifi interface does not come up after reboot

I have an HP Envy laptop installed with ubuntu 16. It has a ralink 3290 wifi chip in it. I have since found the 2016 version of the driver and it works. Until the next reboot. Then I have to run a ...
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Select at boot time, from Grub, Nouveau or Nvidia driver

I have a laptop MSI GS60 6QE; CPU is Skylake I7-6700HQ and GPU NVIDIA GTX 970. I had installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it and is working quiet good. I've installed NVIDIA 364.19 driver from ppa.launchpad.net/...
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Webcam hasn't working on Ubuntu 16.04?

How can I do to solve this problem?
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Problem with wifi (iwlwifi)

My wifi connection has some problem: when I first boot and login to KDE it is connected to my wifi modem automatically and when clicking on the network-manager icon it display all the wifi Access-...
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Wifi not working in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Using Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless Network Adapter) [duplicate]

I've visited each and every thread on the topic and tried every solution available over the last two days, including using ethernet to import the drivers from GitHub, but my Laptop refuses to ...
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Is it safe to install drivers for 14.04 LTS on 16.04 LTS?

I upgraded my HP Z230 from 14.04 LTS to 16.04 LTS. HP provides drivers for 14.04, but not for 16.04. Is it safe to install the drivers for 14.04?
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Device Not Ready (Firmware missing)

Im using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in network menu shown: Device Not Ready (Firmware missing). Please help me to get work my pc's wireless adapter. When i run lspci -v it shows 09:00.0 Network ...
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Where to find drivers for Epson W-3540 [closed]

I can't seem to find drivers for Epson W-3540 All-in-One printer/scanner. Any ideas?
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Stuttering Graphics on ATI Mobility Radeon 5470 S; how to fix?

I have an HP Pavilion dv7-4179nr Laptop, and I am using Ubuntu GNome. The graphics work smoothly for around 10 seconds, and then it freezes the graphics for 2 seconds! Seems like a driver issue to me, ...