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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Wireless Driver Installation (BCM4312)

I have just installed Lubuntu 12.10 in my Lenovo IdeaPad S10 (don't know the exact series). I have Broadcom BCM4312 wireless chipset for my wi-fi and I have tried installing the firmware using the ...
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Unable to install drivers for Linux Brother DCP-J140W printer

I'm not able to install the drivers for dcp-j140w brother printer. Brother page for linux shows four drivers, of which i can install only the last two (scanner). Therefore, the first two (printer) ...
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Is there a standard WiFi driver for the Edimax EW-7811Un?

I have this WiFI dongle (Edimax EW-7811Un) Is there an Ubuntu package I can use to get it working? If not, how can I get this WiFi to work?
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Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-Bit and have a Edimax EW-7811Un wifi adapter. I have tired to get it to work but have no luck. when I run lsusb command I get: Bus 001 Device 005: ID 7392:7811 ...
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Graphic driver issue on 14.10

I think I am experiencing issues with the graphic driver. I have installed 14.10 with encrypted hd. When I boot there is a graphical prompt for the password of the root partition. The keyboard ...
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No USB ports working after updates

All usb ports stopped working. I observe the light coming out of the mouse and it stops lighting when that nvidia splash screen comes. (which I've never seen before) Apparently it is the graphics ...
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How to Force Ubuntu to load and use my .ppd printer driver instead of the default one?

I have a Dell 1815dn printer and a laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Ubuntu recognizes the printer automatically and installs a default driver. But this driver lacks the option to bypass the toner-saver ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 “could not find required OpenGL entry point 'glGetError'!"

I am trying to play Dota2 and FT2 on my pc when I got this error: "Could not find OpenGL entry point 'GLGetError'! Either your video card is unsupported or it needs to be updated." I have ...
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Why doesn't my nvidia driver module get aliased to just 'nvidia'

I have nvidia-346, nvidia-346-dev and nvidia-346-uvm installed (on my Kubuntu 14.04). For some reason, the modprobe.d file this installation create does not alias 'nvidia-346' as just 'nvidia'. Why? ...
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In Kernel 3.18, vidioc_g_fmt_type_private is missing from v4l2-ioctl.h

Kernel version 3.18 doesn't have vidioc_g_fmt_type_private defined v4l2-ioctl.h, Could someone please let me know the replcement call for this? Thanks, Mahesh
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Wired connection of Qualcom card not working, can't compile drivers

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and I can't get my wirdec connection to work: srd@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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Installing Samsung m2020 printer

I have found relevant PPD files but it gives me this when I try to print Printer 'Samsung-M2020-Series' requires the '/usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl' program but it is not currently installed.
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Ubuntu 12.10 driver for Epson XP-202

Can anyone advise me if there is a printer driver for an Epson XP-202 printer to work with Ubuntu 12.10? If not, is there a workaround?