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How to install open-source Radeon Mobility drivers?

I'm using Elementary OS. fglrx drivers don't work. I would like to install drivers that are being used by default in Ubuntu. Would love to have some help with that! (Lenovo y560, ATI HD5730, Version: ...
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Best desktop graphics card that can use open source drivers?

I know this has probably been asked somewhere before but things are always changing and being updated. So I want to ask again now. What is the best (performance-wise) desktop graphics card that can ...
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How to setup Canon iR2520 Network Scanner?

I have at my workplace Canon imageRUNNER 2520 Scan/Print machine. I managed to setup printing but scanning I don't know how. Can somebody help me?
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Since updating to Ubuntu 14.04, Chromium causes black screen

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04. Since I did that, while surfing in Chromium, some sites cause my computer to go black. It's still on due to the power light, but I can't do anything and have to ...
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Installing Asus Smart Gesture on Ubuntu

I just bought an Asus X750JA and decided to install Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 on it. The thing is, Ubuntu didn't install the Touch Pad drivers. For my model of PC, the version of the driver that works ...
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Installing fglrx on Xubuntu 14.04 won't work in any way

I cannot seem to install the ATI driver on Xubuntu 14.04.2. When trying to run sudo apt-get install fglrx or sudo apt-get install fglrx-updates I get the follwing error message: The following ...
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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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Install DVB-7010B Advantech Capture Card Driver (Driver Problem)

I just wanted to capture a PAL video from an analog camera. My OS: Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit. uname -r output: 3.13.0-46-generic lspci command output is: Multimedia video controller: Brooktree ...
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Trouble Installing Nvidia Driver

First time user here; Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I am currently desperate to install 970 Nvidia Drivers. It gives me an error saying that X server is currently running and needs to be stopped, ...
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Screen tearing with Nvidia Prime

I've installed Nvidia-346 (that also installed Prime) and prime-indicator from the ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 repository in Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I switch from Intel to nVidia I get a general screen ...
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Laptop keeps shutting down suddenly

I have Ubuntu 12 32 bits installed on my Emachines E728, and everytime I turn it in on and start using it it shuts down suddenly without a warning. I thought it's a heat problem but it seems like it's ...
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Dual monitor setup - filickering issue with ATI Radeon open source driver

I'm having a flickering issue on a Toshiba Satellite A305 laptop with Radeon Mobility HD3450 graphic card and external monitor setup. Ubuntu 14.04 with NO proprietary ATI drivers installed. The dual ...
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Bumblebee in Ubuntu 15.04 (Optirun/Primus) Error

I recently upgraded to 15.04 and after successful installation I noticed that Bumblebee has stopped working. Optirun/primus commands do not detect the gpu anymore (640M LE). Here's what I get when ...
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I have Lubuntu 15.05 on a V5535, I need the vesa driver

I own a Fujitsu Siemens V5535 netbook, and I used to have the vesa driver working on Ubuntu 14.10. I started a thread on ubuntuforums, and my question was answered (and solved), but having overwritten ...
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NVIDIA drivers cause screen flickering (Ubuntu 15.04) (Dell Inspiron 15-3542)

Installing NVIDIA drivers (340.76 proprietary or tested) from Additional Drivers causes screen flicker and doesn't go into the GUI. To be clear, laptop has Dual Graphics (NVIDIA GeForce 820M and Intel ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 not working with Broadcom B4311

I've installed a fresh copy of Xubuntu 15.04 and I can't get my Broadband B4311 Wifi card working. I had Ubuntu GNOME 14.04, and I solved the problem using the b43 driver, so I'd already done a lot of ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 vs Nvidia

Using Ubuntu 15.04 LTS on a Compaq Presario desktop computer I have experienced several situations and by reading on here and in other forums, I seem to have narrowed it down to my Nvidia graphics VGA ...
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Trying to install wacom drivers for intuos!

Dear Saints who peruse these forums. Long have I thanked you angels for trying to fix other people's stuff and managing to be useful to everyone else in the process. I need some help. I'm trying to ...
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Intel Haswell strange graphics and boot issue

I build a new system with a Core i5-4570S CPU and I use the internal graphics card. I can Install Ubuntu 13.04 without problem and everything seems to work fine, but during boot and when I turn the ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M running hot on Kubuntu 64bit

I'm using a Packard Bell - EasyNote TJ65 (64bit Core) with a NVIDIA GeForce GT 240M. I know my computer is not the newest nor fastest model but until now I never had Problems running Linux Kubuntu ...
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15.04: I can't change the resolution of my second screen (Nvidia)

I have installed the last proprietary Nvidia driver installed (346.59) on a GTX 750 card. After the upgrade to 15.04 (Kubuntu) I can't change the resolution of my second screen up to 800x600. 340 ...
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Which PCL 6/PCL XL driver?

I'm trying to setup a print server via CUPS. I've been told that a generic PCL6/PCL XL driver will work fine, but in CUPS there are a million versions listed: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL LF Printer - ...
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Cannot connect DSL after upgrade from 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrade Ubuntu I cannot connect to DSL. I have system message: (1) *Creating object for path '/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActiveConnection/9' failed in libnm-glib.* What is it? I have got ...
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How do I get the ath9k driver of backports-3.12-8 installed on Xubuntu 13.10?

I downloaded the 3.12-8 kernel files linux-headers-all.deb, linux-headers-generic_i368.deb; linux-image-generic_i386.deb from kernel.org and installed them via: dpkg -i *.deb Now I'm trying to ...
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how to enable the drivers for beats audio spekers for hp envy dv6?

I recently shifted to Ubuntu. i am very happy to be a part of ubuntu family,but now i have a problem. That is beats audio speakers in the my laptop are not working. i am using hp ENVY dv6 laptop. so ...
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ubuntu 14.04 logs out randomly

After installing new graphic card (Radeon HD 3450) Ubuntu 14.04 keeps logging out randomly, for example it logs out when I use the command : unity --replace && setsid unity I tried installing ...
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Unknown Additional Driver: Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs for intel-microcode

After upgrading to 15.04, I have one additional driver (it did not appear in 14.10). What is the purpose of this driver and should I enable it?
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Proprietary NVidia drivers with EFI on Mac, to prevent overheating

I have a dual-boot Mac OS X 10.8 and Kubuntu 12.10 64x on my white MacBook from mid-2010 installed. (Model identifier: MacBook7,1 . I have upgraded my RAM from 2GB to 8GB, if that matters.) I have ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezing on shutdown/reset and having problem with AMD

Having upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04 my AMD graphics were still working but going to TTY, reset or shutdown would result in a freeze. The logs gave no real clues as to what is going on. What I found ...
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ath10k installation

I have exhausted google on how to do this, compounded by being a beginner. I am trying to install this module. I have a nice new Acer Nitro (which will be even nicer once I remove dependency on win ...
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Not able to install MFC-L2700DW in Ubuntu

I have been trying to install this printer for 2 hours without success. So far I've tried the following: 1) Out of the box: not working, see end of the question 2) Tried this, ...
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Dual display settings problem

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 with dual displays in an extended display configuration. When I play any of several games both displays go to clone configuration and must be manually reset after the program ...
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How do I install a Wimax usb driver?

I am using wimax usb modem in Ubuntu 9.04 properly. I am familiar with Ubuntu 10.04 and try to install the same deb file to use my wimax USB modem, but it could not install and give me the following ...
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How to install (or troubleshoot) a USB 3.0 AX88179 Gigabit Ethernet adapter?

I have a USB 3.0 AX88179 based Gigabit Ethernet adapter and after searching online, I found many people reporting success with this device under Linux. The driver entered the mainline kernel on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Netgear WNDA3100v2 wifi unstable and stops working randomly

I have spend a large amount of my time trying to get my WNDA3100v2 Netgear Wifi dongle to work. After hours of searching I was able to find out how to install the needed,bcmn43xx64.inf driver for it ...
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Which Gigabyte mother board will work well with Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop? [on hold]

The Ubuntu officially certified list is very short and I think a bit outdated. I want to build several software development machines. Just want a good onboard graphics controller, DDR3 RAM, MicroATX ...
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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 > ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode 12.04 LTS [duplicate]

I'm running an old CES mainboard w/ 1 gig ram and an AMD Athlon 1700 processor, WD 160 GB HD. I have the board drivers on disk. I'm completely new to Ubuntu and don't know what to do at this point. ...
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Ubuntu Network Error (Ubuntu 12.04)

We run a 1000BaseT, full duplex network, however we use auto-negotiate to ensure that minimal errors occur. A few days ago, all Ubuntu servers started having an extremely slow upload (to the outside ...
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How do I disable 5GHz channel with ath9k driver module?

I am looking for a way to disable the 5GHz in ath9k other than setting the country code. I have found that there is a patch files for the ath9k or actually the latest kernel 3.19 and 4.0 updated this ...
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TP-Link WDN-4800 WLAN can ping and browse one webpage before not doing anything

I recently put together my first build, and I have a TP-Link WN-4800 WLAN for Wifi. I put it on my motherboard, and it was detected fine right away. It shows up in my network manager and can connect ...
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Enabling 3d acceleration in OS AMD/ATI driver

Need help from the community enabling 3D acceleration on an AMD/ATI HD6450 graphics card driven by the Open Source Radeon driver. It may help to know that this card replaced an 275GTX NVidia, ...
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A werid driver appeared after upgrade to 15.04

In english this sounds something like this: *Unknown: Unknown This device is not working *Using Processor midcrocode firmware for Intel CPUs from intel-microcode (propiretary *Don't use this ...
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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 ...
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How can I read usb in Virtual Box with Windows 7 in my Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I just installed Windows 7 64-bit in Virtual Box, but I need to install the network driver and it doesn't detect the USB, only in Ubuntu. Answers are much appreciated, Thanks Emilie
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Switching between graphics driver in combined dual boot/Virtualbox setup

I have set up a combined dual boot/Virtualbox system with Windows 8 as my main OS and a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hard drive which can also be accessed as a virtual machine by VirtualBox using this guide. ...
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Having trouble installing Bradcom STA driver

I just installed Ubuntu and love it so much, its so fast now. But I have a problem connecting to the internet. I checked and saw I have to install the driver Broadcom STA wireless driver but every ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with interesting boot options and now it's black screen instead of GUI

Installed Ubuntu 14.04 with acpi=off, nolapic, and nomodeset to get it to skirt around my discreet graphics card only to find it running super slow. The frame rate was terrible. So I decided to ...
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wireless problem in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am a newbie user in Linux/Ubuntu and I installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 8 in laptop hp 450 g1 but in Ubuntu my wireless driver and Bluetooth doesn't work and really i confused and didn't know what ...
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Wiereless Not Working in Macbook Pro Retina (2014)

I am a new Linux user. I have had a problem with the detection of my wireless network adapter in Kali Linux for a while. I have posted in their forums but with no success, but as I have seen that ...