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Using a patch to modify drivers for surface pro 3

I don't know much about the command line aspect of things and have always been terrible with driver modification and things like that. currently when attempting to apply a patch on ubuntu for my ...
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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 ...
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Proprietary drivers ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.04 don't work

I have a HP dv7 Pavillion with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. The AMD is a Radeon HD 6370m, totally supported by AMD. I want to run with proprietary drivers to properly play games. I've already rigorously ...
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Loaded Modules Information using a trusted lsmod command

I have copied lsmod command script from /sbin/lsmod to a directory. I renamed lsmod to elsmod. Now when i run this command from a script it doesn't give me any output. what should i do to get the ...
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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 ...
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Official Nvidia drivers not compatible with ubuntu

So i'm sort of at a loss for words here, I have a brand new gaming laptop with a Nvidia Geoforce GTX 860M gpu. I noticed that the computer wasn't recognizing it. If I "optirun" anything I get the ...
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wireless problems on Samsung chrubuntu

I just installed cbrubuntu (14.04.2 LTS) on my Samsung ARM Chromebook (xe303c12). It starts up fine, and connects to my home WiFi, and the connection is listed in the Network Connections app. ...
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CS GO native opens then closes on black screen

Basically I've got Steam and CS:GO installed but when I try to open CS:GO it opens and then closes on the black screen back to my desktop. I've tried changing all Nvidia drivers from additional ...
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ATI Driver issue, fglrxinfo returning null display error, Xorg.conf file looks funky

I have a HP dv6, specifically with a ati radeon hd 5650. It's one of those wonderful hybrid graphics cards. I've spent a great amount of time trying to install the drivers for this graphics card ...
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Radeon Card not showing up on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Radeon HD 8770 M on my laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). I wanted to follow the instruction here to load the proprietary fglrx driver. When I run the first command lspci -vvnn | ...
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How do I install video4linux2 in Ubuntu 12.10, and do I need to?

I'm still pretty new to Ubuntu so please bear with me. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and I am trying to get a couple of old external USB webcams working on my laptops. The built-in laptop webcams work ...
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Error using the make command with RTL8273AE-BT driver

This is the error I'm getting. I'm assuming that it's because the driver is for a previous version of Ubuntu, but unfortunately it's the newest version of the driver I can find. The driver is for my ...
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Black-screen after enabling SLI or MultiGPU

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed. My Graphics Card is Nvidia GeForce GT755M SLI Whenever i enable SLI or MultiGPU the screen goes black after bootlogo. The bootlogo appears, when the bootload is ...
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Catastrophic GUI breakdown and feezing

I'm experiencing catastrophic GUI breakdowns and freezing with my Ubuntu machine. It also randomly freezes but the time it takes from booting to freezing is different everytime. Observation so far ...
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Uninstalling “previous install of the fglrx driver”

Firefox on Ubuntu is rendering pages extremely slowly despite having a decent connection. After some googling, I found out that this is probably due to my not having installed my grapic card driver. I ...
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Wireless card disables after I suspend laptop.Says Wi Fi is disabled by hardware switch, no switch on laptop

When I suspend my laptop and turn it back on my wireless card shows hardware blocked but there's no hardware switch on my laptop, all I have is an airplane mode button. Laptop is an HP ENVY 17-k200. ...
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How to fix limited wifi speed broadcom bcm4311 driver? (k)ubuntu 14.04

I installed kubuntu 14.04 LTS, on an old 2007 Acer aspire celeron 5310 laptop... It uses the broadcom BCM4311 wireless card. Installed the broadcom drivers via: sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter ...
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AMD radeon hd 8750m driver problems

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung 3-series laptop. I've got some troubles and I've come to the conclusion that it is my graphics card/chipset (don't know exactly what to call it) - ...
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Lubuntu compaq nc6000 WiFi Driver Help

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Compaq NC 6000. Currently, everything except WiFi works well. I've looked online at forums both for the card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless ...
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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 ...
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How do I install the latest NVIDIA drivers from the .run file?

This is what I am trying to do. I downloaded the latest driver for my VGA from http://www.nvidia.com. The installation needs the X11 to be shut down, so I log out of my account, then press ...
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Installing Wifi Driver from .tar.gz

My laptop does not have the right wifi driver so I cannot use the internet on it. I have gotten the correct driver in the .tar.gz format on another computer and transferred it to the Linux laptop, but ...
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How to download all required Ubuntu drivers

Is there a package of Ubuntu drivers as driver pack solution? I tried to search for it, but I did not find it. If there is, how can I easily get it?
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Need Help Updating NVIDIA Drivers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and I'm trying to get it working on a computer of mine. It's an older PC that I've had windows 7 on. Currently, when I boot to the desktop, within a few moments, the screen ...
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Updated my nvidia driver on 14.04, black screen nothing works

Hope you guys will be able to help me out. I formatted my Windows 8 machine and decided to go Linuxy after a horrible experience with Windows. After installing and having all my stuff working in ...
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Radeon HD 4850 drivers

So I am trying to get Beyond Earth to load correctly, currently it just comes to a black screen with a mouse cursor, I suspect it to be a driver issue. I have tried installing FGLRX and then Ubuntu ...
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Problem installing Asterisk on Ubuntu 14.04.2

First, the card A200 from Sangoma is detected... lspci does list the card. For installation, I followed the instructions at http://wiki.sangoma.com/wanpipe-linux-asterisk-dahdi. All was well until ...
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Nvidia GTX 860M ubuntu 14.04 blackscreen

community I have since a clean ubuntu 14.04.2 install and two weeks searching the following Problem. System Specs: OS: Ubuntu 14.04.02 Kernels: 3.16.0-30-generic (does not boot) 3.16.0-31-generic ...
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Nvidia 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 ...
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Transparent GUI on MSC Marc/Mentat 2013 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just finished installing Marc/Mentat 2013 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The program works, connects nicely with VPN to the university for the license. The only thing that work incorrectly is the GUI: it's ...
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can't connect to epson network printer

I have an Epson nx625 printer/scanner connected to my netgear router with wifi. Ubuntu 14.04 sees the printer but when I install epson drivers it locks up, when I install generic drivers it works but ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Wireless Works in Windows 7, but not Ubuntu 14.10

I'm running Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus U46E-BAL7 laptop. My wifi driver works with my home, school, and many other networks, but when I go to my girlfriends apartment, the wifi keeps failing to connect ...
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Acer Aspire ES1-512 Weak Wifi Signal Ubuntu 14.04

My Wireless LAN interface details are as follows: *-network description: Wireless interface product: QCA9565 / AR9565 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Qualcomm ...
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Nvida drivers update

I have downloaded that latest nvida drivers for my system they are in the downloads folder all i do is drag it into terminal when i am root user it checks the integrity and runs checks on it when it ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Pixelated display as if my display was 16bit [duplicate]

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...