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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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I'm trying to install Starcraft II on my system but the Battle.net client is messed-up

I'm a Linux newbie trying to run Starcraft 2 on my 14.04 Ubuntu system, I downloaded and installed Battle.net launcher successfully, but when I open it to try downloading the game client (I'm using ...
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Uninstalled faulty graphic drivers from root shell, now unable to access repositories and download new drivers

Non-expert user here, only good at following online advice, not much of a hacker myself. Here's my problem: Got the new Dell XPS 15 9550 with Windows 10, installed Ubuntu alongside it following all ...
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Screen flickers during 3D gameplay on 15.10

So this is not the first time this has happened. I recently installed an Nvidia graphics card, but even before that the screen would flicker from time to time on the Intel HD graphics. Installing the ...
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Is there any way to install Atheros e2400 drivers?

I have a new motherboard: MSI Z170A GAMING M5. This motherboard has an Atheros killer e2400 Ethernet controller. When I do lspci -nn, I get: 03.00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros ...
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How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343

How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343. Tried Libinput but it resulted in a jerky cursor. I have "blacklist i2c_hid" blacklisted in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf xinput list: ...
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Wireless Internet about Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS in MacBook Pro (mid 2012 13')

I am a newer in Ubuntu. Here is the information about my firmware. 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4331 802.11a/b/g/n [14e4:4331] (rev 02) Subsystem: Broadcom ...
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Wifi connections not showing in menu (ubuntu 12.04)

Not getting the option to select or even able the wireless connections in networking tab. Have also tried to restart the system couple of times and still not working. Following are the output on ...
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SD card reader (Realtek 522a) not working in Dell i7559 in Ubuntu 15.10

My new Dell Inspiron i7559 is not recognizing any SD cards. I have Ubuntu Mate 15.10, and everything else (including wifi) is working fine. The card reader device does not appear to be working. I have ...
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Cannot switch from Intel to Nvidia GPU somehow

I'm trying to get the GPU GeForce 940M on my new HP laptop ENVY 17-n101ng running, but have somehow extreme troubles switching from Intel to Nvidia. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (16-bit). I have ...
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how to restore default graphic driver configuration

I am running ubuntu 14 on a mac machine. recently I notice compiz was too slow, so I changed from default generic driver to propietary. after that, I got a blank screen. I am able to enter recovery ...
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Having problems adjusting brightness in Ubuntu 15.10

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my new MSI GP62 6QE laptop. I was having issues with Ubuntu 14.04 due to the Intel Wireless 3165 so I chose Ubuntu 15.10 instead since it comes with the Linux 4.2 ...
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Ethernet not working but wifi does

I have never used ethernet on my pc since install. Now I tried to connect it and it seems to try using 802.1x security(asks for credentials) on my home network.When I try to disable that security, I ...
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How can I install a TP Link Archer T4U driver on Ubuntu 15.04?

Im looking forward to buy a wireless USB adapter, now, you may ask why, well Im running Ubuntu 15.04 on a VirtualBox virtual machine, so I want to get access to wireless networks but my internal ...
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Better driver for synaptics touchpads

Ubuntu is said to have a 'generic driver' - does this mean it is missing features? There are a few features I miss from my touchpad under windows. I will list some of them here: 1.) Circular ...
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Ubuntu doesn't like my nvidia card

I've been trying to find a solution to this for around a month, with no luck. So I'm just going to ask. If I install the nvidia drivers, I cannot login. If I don't, the screen is too big. I've tried ...
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Intel Wirless Dual band 3165 Configuration

I tried following below link for installing wireless drivers, but still no joy How can I install Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165 drivers? magesh@magesh-HP-Pavilion-Notebook:~/Downloads/linux-4.4.1$ ...
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Are There Any Wireless Adapters for Ubuntu That Work “O.O.B.” and Meet These Requirements? [on hold]

I have bought a wireless adapter, but I just can't get it to work in Ubuntu, even with ndiswrapper! Does anyone know of any wireless adapters that: Are not buggy Work "Out of the Box" Support 2.4ghz ...
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wifi ath9k does not work with ubuntu 15.10

I bought a new laptop lenovo ideapad 300-14isk, and I can't use the wifi. i installed ubuntu 15.10 and updated the OS via Ethernet. see uname -a : Linux laptop-Lenovo-ideapad-300-14ISK ...
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Unload saa7164 module for Hauppauge 2250, and stop tvheadend to suspend Ubuntu 15.04

I'm a noob when it comes to using systemd. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with the Hauppauge 2250 TV tuner. Unfortunately, the driver/module for the 2250, "saa7164", is not compatible with suspend/resume so ...
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TP-Link Archer T2U installing driver issue

I have a TP-Link Archer T2U v1.0 as a Wi-Fi Adapter. It works flawlessly on Windows, but I am unable to install the driver on Ubuntu 15.10 64-bit. I downloaded the Linux driver from ...
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Lenovo S10 BCM 4312 (rev 01) WiFi not functioning

just created live USB 3 days ago and have been reading the forums here about getting WiFi card to work. Love the Lubuntu OS. Here is what I have done so far: Ran: sudo apt-­get update Ran: sudo ...
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I can't connect to internet with a BCM4312

This is my first time with Linux (I am using Ubuntu 12.04) and i am having trouble connecting to internte. I read some post and i did the following, if anybody knows what could be happening i will be ...
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problem with dual amd graphics card amd radeon r5 A8 and radeon r7 m260

Good day I have problem with dual AMD graphics card AMD Radeon R5 A8 and Radeon R7 M260. Hope, you can help me, I try to install drivers at additional driver in Ubuntu, try download and install from ...
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Ralink RT3573 chipset not working with Ralink linux driver for that chipset. What now?

So I have a netgear n900 usb adapter I wanted to use to obtain a wireless connection in the latest ubuntu system. I followed some instructions that I will post below in order to download a Ralink ...
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Installing “fimware-b43-installer” offline

My question is related to table inside this answer. Running lspci -nn -d 14e4: shows [14e4:4315] (rev 01) which is an unknown package in the table. Update: I used solution of this answer to install ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers

I'm having serious problems installing the Broadcom drivers for Ubuntu. It worked perfectly on my previous version, but now, it is impossible. What are the steps to install Broadcom wireless drivers ...
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Can I use a USB stick for a normal install? (to get platform adaptability)

So I know I can make a persistent LiveUSB whereby there would be anywhere up to 4GB (I think that's the max) of persistent storage for downloads, etc. I am asking the opposite, in a sense. I'd like ...
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15.10 login error Extension GLX missing on display 0

Been working on this problem for a day and half and got pretty far utilizing this forum. Posting for the first time. Upgraded to 15.10 had multiple errors and think I'm down to the last one (fingers ...
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Where can I find ASROCK E350M1 Integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics driver?

I just built a desktop computer using an ASRock E350M1 board, powered by an AMD Fusion E-350 APU (AMD Radeon HD 6310 GPU Model). I installed Ubuntu 10.04. Did all the updates. Almost everything works ...
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Why can't I type with some keys on my laptop?

After I installed Ubuntu 12.10, I noticed that some keys on my Asus A53U laptop have stopped working correctly, and others work for the wrong keys, i.e. I press the key below backspace (can't remember ...
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Touch not working on Dell Vostro 3000 series after moving from OEM to stock version

Everything works fine in the OEM version but when I move to the stock version I need to use USB mouse to operate. Please give me step by step by guide to solve this problem.
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Installed Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on Laptop, No Wifi

I installed Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on my Hp envy 360x laptop today. I believe that the system is not recognizing my wireless adapter as it says WiFi is disabled. Ethernet connection does work. I believe I ...
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No audio output devices detected in new computer build with Skylake (Z170) motherboard in 14.04

I'm guessing the problem is that my motherboard is very recent; it's a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 using the new Z170 (Skylake) chipset. The output of lspci -v shows two "Audio device" blocks, but I ...
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linux driver for ICEpower ASUS SonicMaster

It's my first Linux experience (mint, o.k., but it's an ubuntu derivat, isn't it?). I bought an ASUS UX303U with „audio by ICE Power“ and got rid of Windows 10 by installung Mint 17.2. Everything is ...
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No back light on my Acer Aspire 5734z

I installed Ubuntu (12.04) on my Acer Aspire 5734z and the back light stopped working. I have tried the fix by editing the grub file posted on here a couple of days ago but that hasn't fixed it. I ...
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Error on boot, driver ebridge is already registered, cannot enter ubuntu

I run Ubuntu 15.10. After clean reinstalling drivers for graphics card I got the following error while trying to boot: Error: Driver 'ebridge' is already registered, aborting... ...after a few ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS keeps freezing, I feel like it's the Nvidia card I have

I've been having troubles with my computer as of late. I was running Ubuntu previously and it suddenly crashed on me so I did a fresh install and it has become a bit better but not really. 1) Whole ...
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Ethernet stopped working after the latest updates (Ubuntu 14.04)

My laptop doesn't have an ethernet port so I bought an ethernet adapter (D-link's DUB 13-12 USB 3.0 ethernet adapter) and after I installed the drivers (which took me weeks due to my inexperience) my ...
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unable to log in after tinkering with drivers

I was having some trouble getting steam to work on my ubuntu installation, while doing this I followed some suggestions about deleting/changing various files and changed a few packages. At some point ...
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Proprietary nvidia drivers for TitanX screen refresh problems (Ubuntu 14.04)

How screen looks like with proprietary drivers Hi all, I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new machine. (Machine specs: Nvidia Titan X, dual Xeon E5-2687W v3, 128GB Ram). The machine works fine ...
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wifi connection keeps dropping in Ubuntu 15.10 - RTL8821AE

I recently purchased a lenovo ideapad300 and installed a dual boot system. the wifi for windows 10 works seamlessly while its problematic in ubuntu this is the output for lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 ...
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High latency spikes BCM4352

Here's the facts: Using Ubuntu 15.10 Using network-manager (also tested with wpa_supplicant) Using bcmwl_kernel_source (unable to compile broadcom_sta, other kernel_source versions are not working) ...
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15.10 - Bad performance, even with a SSD?

already asked this at the ubuntu forums, hopefully i get an answer here, I migrated from Windows10 to Ubuntu. I used Linux already in the past and distrohopped from Arch, to Fedora, to Debian and ...
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Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop with RTL8723BE Wi-fi card. But it is always disconnecting from network. I have tried echo "options rtl8723be fwlps=N ips=N" | sudo tee ...
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Possible Graphics Problem Playing Out Of Reach

Ok so im running ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to play a steam game and my system dose meet the minimum system requirement and I have no problem playing the game itself just some minor graphics problem. My ...
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Installing new network driver ubuntu server 14.10

Ok first of all I was trying to connect my server to my router and set up my apache2 server so my server could be viewable online. But in my attempts to connect, I found that I have no eth0 ...
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Nvidia GT750M driver Ubuntu14.04

I configured my graphic card with the nvidia driver-331 by terminal with the command explained in this guide. ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9565 Wifi Adapter. Can't find drivers

I am simply looking for where I can download the drivers(source code is fine, doesn't have to be precompiled) for my wifi adapter. My laptop manufacture is Lenovo and the model is Z50-75. The wifi ...
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How to use only the Nvidia GPU?

I have a laptop with an integrated Intel HD Graphics 3000 and a dedicated GPU from Nvidia. Since the Intel HD Graphisc is crashing all the time, how can I switch only on the Nvidia GPU and never use ...