For questions related to modules, the ones that controls and orchestrate how the kernel should communicate with the hardware

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
9 views

ASUS Q550lf - Ubuntu 14.10 - Screen randomly freezes

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my ASUS laptop. Install was kinda rough, I had to change some settings around in BIOS to enable legacy settings but in the end I got it working. I was having ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Is this a display driver issue?

I can't really work out how to correctly describe my issue, but my best attempt would be that there is a artifacting error each time the system redraws the desktop. This means that a region of my ...
1
vote
0answers
214 views

Synaptics drivers are not loading on Kubuntu 14.10 on Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300

I am using Toshiba Portege R30-A X3300 with Kubuntu 14.10. everything is working fine except scrolling and multitouch features. In the Start-menu > Settings > System Setting > input devices > ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

MSI 970 Gaming USB 3.0 drivers

I recently switched to Ubuntu, with intents to make it my main OS. So far I've managed to get everything working correctly except my USB 3 ports. No matter what I plug in (I've tried flash drives, ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

How to get working Samsung SL-M2070W printer on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have problems installing the driver for my printer Samsung SL-M2070W. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Any advice? I have downloaded the .tar.gz driver from Samsung website, but I don't know how to use it ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Video driver installation

I do not think my video drivers are configurated properly. In the Driver manager I have checked the option: Using X.Org X server -- Nouveau display driver from xserver-xorg-video-nouveau, but running ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

xorg-edgers very slow access in China

In order to install Nvidia proprietary drivers I have added xorg-edgers repository. However it is insanely slow to access it in China and prevent to install my drivers (hours to download 75 Mb). I`m ...
1
vote
0answers
56 views

Ubuntu 14.04.2 nVidia 6200 proprietary drivers cause artefacts on unity/GUI

I had recently reformatted and installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 32-Bit desktop and my nVidia graphics card is playing up showing horrible artefacts on Unity. The open source driver that Ubuntu installs by ...
1
vote
1answer
153 views

bluetooth is not working on 14.04 with BCM43142

I own a Acer Aspire E5-551G. Wi-fi works fine, but Bluetooth is not working?. I already tried several methods to solve this problem, but nothing has worked for me. Here are some outputs which were ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Why does my wireless driver not loading on boot?

All before having any manually installed drivers, my wireless card was not working properly and I decided to download and install Broadcom BCM43225 drivers. It was a hard process for such a newbie ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

ASUS GTX750ti STRIX not working

I recently purchased a new GPU (specifically the ASUS GTX750ti STRIX) for use with my Ubuntu 14.10 machine. But when I launch it now, only my first monitor is displaying a picture (out of 2, the first ...
4
votes
2answers
79 views
+150

Writing to a specific memory location

I am trying to edit a file inside /proc/devices-tree to be exact, and i am unable to do so, I am getting: "permission denied" or "Input/Output error". I have tried all possible combinations of ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

Leoxsys USB WiFi device not deteting in ubuntu

I have bought a Leoxsys WiFi USB device to use WiFi in my PC. Its working absolutely fine in Windows7 as its provided with windows7 Drivers. Installing and using drivers in windows 7 is easy and Its ...
2
votes
0answers
28 views

Pixelated wallpaper/background

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P today. Everything worked fine, but after installing my graphics card driver the background became pixelated (Nvidia GeForce GT755m). I downloaded ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Pixelated display as if my display was 16bit

I Manually installed the latest Nvidia GeForce GT755m driver. The installation succeeded without any error but now my display is pixelated as if it was 16 bit. You can take a look at the picture ...
2
votes
1answer
224 views

CTRL and ALT keys mapped to Shift for some reason

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm loving it. However, when playing a game called Garry's Mod I noticed that my CTRL and ALT keys on my wired keyboard were both being detected as Shift. I looked at the ...
0
votes
1answer
261 views

Asus STRIX Claw mouse and Tactic Pro keyboard not working under Ubuntu 14.10

The Asus STRIX Claw mouse is detected, but wrongly reported as a keyboard, and doesn't work at all. The Asus STRIX Tactic Pro keyboard partially works in non NKRO mode, but keys combinations aren't ...
0
votes
2answers
57 views

Remove/Add nvidia drivers ubuntu 14.04.2

I'm following Ubuntu Wiki to install the drivers for hybrid-graphics in Ubuntu 14.04.2. Here are the steps: NVIDIA systems: Make sure that no other NVIDIA driver is installed (keep the ...
0
votes
1answer
50 views

Can I get LiveCD/USB platform adaptability on a normal install?

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
266 views

Possible Nvidia Geforce 755m driver problem - Ubuntu 14.10

I have noticed lately that my screen has gone black for a couple seconds, then went back to normal. This will happen regardless of the application I am in, and in a bad spell will occur every 30 ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Ubuntu can't detect wifi, even after reinstalling the driver (BCM43142)

Recently after fiddling a bit with routers in my apartment I discovered that ubuntu can't detect my own home network anymore. It had no problems doing it for last 6 months. What I already did: sudo ...
1
vote
0answers
19 views

is there any opensource software for USB Endoscope Borescope Camera?

is there any ubuntu driver USB Waterproof Endoscope Borescope Inspection Camera?
-1
votes
0answers
34 views

How to install Nvidia Drivers

So I literally just installed ubuntu, but I just can't seem to find an answer that makes any sense and works for me. I have an Nvidia GTX 750Ti GPU, and I want to play some steam games. I am using ...
1
vote
1answer
94 views

nvidia-346 driver works, but UI shows “nouveau”

I am running 14.04 on a lenovo y510P with a GT 750M graphics card and I installed the NVIDIA-346 driver from xorg to run CUDA 7. CUDA 7 requires the 346 driver. I didn't install the driver which came ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

Wireless does not work on some applications on 14.04

I am running 14.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1200, so I have to use a wireless card (pre built-in WiFi). Using the card works on MOST all applications - but when I try to use it to connect Seti@Home (BOINC) ...
-1
votes
1answer
24 views

Changing kernel driver from wl to b43

im running on ubuntu 14.10 and i want to change my wireless kernel driver from wl to b43. is there a step by step procedure to do this? here's my adapter info. i run sudo lspci -k 08:00.0 ...
-1
votes
0answers
32 views

trying to use ubuntu, but video driver doesn't work

I've been trying to use Ubuntu over the past two years (believe or not, not constantly though), everything works fine, Network, audio, but i never could get the graphics driver working. after ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

Run OpenGL apps with CUDA with Nvidia Optimus and Bumblebee

I am attempting to start learning CUDA using my old laptop with a hybrid Nvidia GT650M/Intel iGPU setup. I have tried following the instructions on a couple resources[1,2,3]. Those resources helped ...
2
votes
1answer
557 views

Help needed with Eazycap (somagic) PLEASE!

I followed this guide easycap-somagic-wiki installing both the Deb somagic-capture and the Deb somagic-capture-tools packages.I skipped both source installs and the "Downloading and building git ...
8
votes
6answers
14k views

How do I install my new Canon MG5250 printer? (MG5200 series)

I just bought a Canon MG5250 multifunction printer because I thought that it would work well with Ubuntu, but it's hard to get it to work. How do I install this printer?
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Won't let me pick proprietary drivers in “Additional Drivers” menu?

I have an AMD Radeon HD 7520G graphics card on my HP Pavilion g6 laptop. I'm trying to play a game called Toontown Rewritten -- however the game appears only in a very weird form, with no floor and ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

AMD video driver

I'm using fgrlx on Ubuntu 14.10, with an AMD HD7950 DIRECTCU II ASUS. My question is, is Gallium3D better than fgrlx? and is it compatible with my graphic card? I searched for a supported graphic ...
1
vote
0answers
25 views

How can I update my graphic card?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. Below is my details: lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) 01:00.0 VGA ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

getting error when inserting driver module

error as can not be read private key when I install driver Realtek driver module to linux ubuntu 14.04 (3.13-.0-32-generic) how to resolve this problem . can i downgrade my kernel version of current ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Before I install Ubuntu, I want to be sure that there are wireless drivers for my card. Where do I go to find these drivers?

I've had problems in the past with LInux distributions not having drivers for my hardware. HOw can I be sure that I will find drivers for my current machine and all of its components? I have a Dell ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

How to get nvidia-346 driver with optimus to work on Ubuntu 14.10

I'm using notebook with optimus technology (Asus K73SV). I have installed proprietary nvidia 346 (346.47-0ubuntu4~xedgers14.10.1 from ppa xorg-edgers) on Ubuntu 14.10. If I select to use an intel ...
0
votes
3answers
106 views

WiFi driver is not installed on Asus PCE AC68?

I am not able to install wireless card driver on Ubuntu? I tried to install it manually but not able to install?
1
vote
1answer
33 views

WACOM INTUOS CTH-680 doesn't work out of the box on Ubuntu 14.4

I bought a WACOM INTUOS CTH-680 but it doesn't work out of the box on the newest ubuntu version. I can draw in gimp but the buttons and the eraser don't work. There is also no recognition of the ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

nvidia 840m driver problem with kubuntu 14.10

I'm having some trouble installing the 346 driver on Kubuntu 14.10. After I followed this tutorial and after I reboot the system (without anything saying that I must do that after installation), It ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

NVIDIA Graphics Card Issues

Apparently Ubuntu and NVIDIA graphics cards don't get along. This is because I have received a multitude of issues while trying to install and use my NVIDIA GTX 750Ti graphics card. ISSUE 1: I ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

SensorKinect installation failure

I'm in ubuntu. I'm installing Kinect driver and from avin2's SensorKinect, and I followed the steps from here: http://igorbarbosa.com/articles/how-to-install-kin-in-linux-mint-12-ubuntu/ After that, ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

HP EliteBook has no audio in speakers

For weeks I've had problems with the speakers of my HP EliteBook 8440p, installing and uninstalling Alsa and PulseAudio and formatting, among other things. I'm asking you for help with the ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

14.04 LTS only boots through recovery

A regular boot through GRUB (non-recovery) stops around 75 seconds into the dmesg log. dmesg isn't saved during this process (I see older dmesg logs as .gz in /var/log but not the ones from the ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Ubuntu 14.10 Intel Wireless 7260 - Bluetooth not working

I just installed the new wireless card, connected via Ethernet and Ubuntu recognized the new card, it recognized the card and installed the software and the WiFi on 2.4 and 5GHz started working ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

How do I use Nvidia GTX 860M with 14.04?

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 there were no drivers in the additional drivers dialogue for my graphics card. I installed x-org edgers PPA and used a driver but it causes ubuntu to freeze when using ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

Do nvidia drivers update?

In order to get the latest nvidia drivers for my Nvidia GTX 560 ti, I am installing the proprietary Nvidia drivers from their website. Will these update automatically? Is it worthwhile to do so?
0
votes
1answer
984 views

How to install Epson Stylus SX435W printer on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

Just escaped from Windows XP and finding my way in Ubuntu 14.04 32bit. Please help me find and install drivers for Epson Stylus SX435 printer and get it working. In system settings printer shows as ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Trying to Remove Manually Installed AMD fglrx drivers

I need to remove some manually installed AMD fglrx drivers from my computer because of an issue with Steam. The backstory: I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer. I wanted to be able to use ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

Notebook overheating and system hangs - ubuntu 14.04.2

I installed ubuntu 14.04.2 and my notebooks overheats really fast and sometimes hangs(freezes) - no response at all , so I just have to shutdown manually. Here's the result of some commands I found ...