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How to install Sharp AR-M207 printer on Lubuntu 14.10

I've downloaded the proper driver from Sharp download center. After installing it no print job van reach the printer. Please help me solve this problem. Thanks.
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Steam, Ubuntu, AMD, Driver

i tried to get this one fixed a day or two. A week ago i finally upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 with the standard upgrade routine. After this all went wrong. When i tried so start steam it would ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 drivers for MagicJack

Does MagicJack work on Ubuntu 14.04? Can I download and install drivers to operate MagicJack on the Ubuntu 14.04 operating system?
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I installed wifi driver by using Windows wireless driver but It won't work

I installed wifi driver by using Windows wireless driver. it's shown Hardware present: yes but it won't work after I restart, the button about wireless on the top of the right was disappear. And in ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 with Nvidia Geforce FX 5200

I installed pure Ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install the restricted driver,but it became yellow-screen after reboot. I found this question: Help! 13.04 installation nvidia driver I do in this way: sudo ...
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Is it possible to use windows drivers in Ubuntu?

My KWorld UB430-AF dongle stopped working over 1 year ago. An Ubuntu user detected and then reported a kernel issue as the source of the problem (regression of kernel drivers): ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 No audio is being produced?

I earlier had a problem of low level of audio. so I tried installing Realtek audio codecs- Linux version,(software installation) Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs Realtek AC'97 Audio Codecs but ...
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Installing Wireless driver without connection

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my machine and I am trying to get it connected to the internet. I have a wireless adapter and have the install disc. Due to having no Internet during install ...
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How to disable -Werror=date-time/macro “__DATE__” might prevent reproducible builds

I am trying to compile a driver for a Netis WF2190 adapter. Yes, I just downloaded the latest from them. How can I disable the -Werror=date-time in the build? I can't find it anywhere in the build ...
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Correct way of downloading the running ubuntu 12.04 source code

If I download the source code as: git clone git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-precise.git In Makefile I can see VERSION = 3 PATCHLEVEL = 2 SUBLEVEL = 55 EXTRAVERSION = If I do this: ...
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Please Help me! Cant get my Wireless to work

i try to get my wireless adapter to work on Kali Linux (3.18.0-kali3-amd64). I read lots of post abot exactlly that topic, but none of that worked for me. I have a D-LINK WIRELESS ADAPTER DWA-171 i ...
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igpu and nvidia

I would like to connect 3 monitors to my computer. The problem is that the nvidia card i have does not support 3 monitors. So i connect 2 of them in the gpu (ASUS GTX 560 Ti) and the other in the igpu ...
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Wireless problems on an Ubuntu laptop

I'm new to Linux, and I'm having trouble getting wifi set up on my laptop. The laptop is a Lenovo T430, I'm running the most recent version of ubuntu, and my wireless card is an Intel Advanced-N ...
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How to set my Broadcom BCM4313 wireless card into AP mode?

I've been trying to create an Access Point hotspot using hostapd, but I get an error message saying that my card doesn't support AP mode. I tried sudo iwconfig eth1 mode master and I get the following ...
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Ubuntu Dell E7240 : Displayport Monitor resolution 14.04

I have a Dell E7240 which came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. I use it with a Dell docking station in work. On 12.04 it recognised the correct resolution for the monitor, after updating to 14.04 it ...
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How do I install the drivers for my Samsung printer?

I have a Samsung CLP-325w printer. I downloaded the .tar.gz file from their website, but I can't seem to figure out how to install it. Here's the link to the driver's tarball I've been following ...
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Ubuntu-desktop not working when suspend/resume or connecting an external monitor -after upgrade this week (14.04)

I was happily using 14.04 with my Lenovo Y50. When I installed it, I had some troubles making my NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M 2GB works with hardware acceleration, etc, but at the end everything was OK. ...
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could not start hostapd on ubuntu 14.10

Could not start hostapd , it shows the following message hrirks@hrirks-Aspire-5750G:/etc/hostapd$ sudo service hostapd start * Starting advanced IEEE 802.11 management hostapd ...
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If I don't want to use Broadcom drivers, what are my options?

I am having trouble with some wifi connections. Some questions I’ve read seem to blame the Broadcom drivers. I ran the following: sudo apt-get remove broadcom-sta-common broadcom-sta-source ...
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Huawei gsm modem K3765 on ubuntu 14.04

Hello i was trying all the things i found on internet and none worked for huawei K3765 and ubuntu 14.04. I want to use it for sending sms-s with kannek gateway but first i need to make ubuntu detect ...
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PlayOnLinux Unable to find 32bit opengl libraries Dual ATI Videocards

Im curently running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64Bit So, i installed league of legends fine the first time with the opensource ATI Drivers provided by ubuntu itself with no issues at all, but it runs so slow ...
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2 usb ports stopped working

I have HP pavillion g6, running xubuntu 14.04 64 bit. I have 3 usb ports. For some reason, 2 of them stopped working this morning, I have xserver-xorg-input-all installed, followed the instructions ...
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Sound won't work with Soundblaster Audigy Fx PCIe card

To start, I am a complete linux noob trying out Ubuntu to see if I can use it as my primary OS. Perfectly willing to put work into getting it setup, but I'm running into an issue that I can't find a ...
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I can not find scanner (brother DSmobile700D) driver for Ubuntu

I want to install brother DSmobile-700D drivers in Ubuntu 12.04. I visited brother's website but I was not able to find the driver. link to DSmobile-700D driver download site They ask what OS I am ...
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What's an alternative to Ubuntu with HD4650 fglrx support?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with fglrx drivers on it. With fglrx enabled my laptop overheat after a little and it goes into protection mode. That happens even if I do not strain it with complicated ...
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How do I remove Nvidia drivers and revert to nouveau (12.04)?

I'd like to give the new nouveau drivers a try. When I try a Ubuntu live distro, they work pretty flawlessly, but I don't seem to be able to use them correctly on my installed system. What I do is ...
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MacBook Pro 9.2 Ubuntu 14.04 Full Link Quality Wireless Error

Hey guys I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my mac, After being on the wifi for around 5 to 10 mins it randomly shows the signal as being maxed but the internet stops working all together. Here is what it ...
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Wifi (Broadcom BCM43225) not working on 14.04 LTS x64

I have this on my Acer 3820 Notebook: lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Qualcomm Atheros AR8151 v1.0 Gigabit Ethernet [1969:1073] (rev c0) Subsystem: Acer ...
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No audio input and non-existing S/PDIF sinks/sources in list

I've installed simple utility for audio recording Sound Recorder, but it won't start recording, as there is only one source: "Master". I use Behringer UMC202 USB audio interface, it has one stereo ...
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How to install wifi driver Ralink RT3290

I'm new to Ubuntu. How can i install wifi driver Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn? And please if you can help me step by step :D Thank you very much!
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How to install offical Nvidia driver on ubuntu 14.04.1?

I want to install cuda7.0. So I must install offical Nvidia driver prior to cuda7.0. But so long as I install offical driver, my ubuntu is unable to enter desktop after I input login password. It ...
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Asus N46VZ, subwofer off

I am one of the Asus N46VZ users and I just switched to linux. However, I have a little problem at the driver subwofer (bass output). When I try to use linux subwofer, it I can not be functioned. ...
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Cannot install Xorg Edgers fglrx

I was following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ka5gBMlo-zo And following it step by step. I decided to add the stable ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates afterwards tried installing fglrx and ...
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Ubuntu is not reading my keyboard

So i turned on my laptop once and logged in and everything looked fine until i was in the middle of typing. Then, my keyboard stops dead in its tracks and i cant type anything. My laptop has an ...
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where is /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ directory in ubuntu

I am trying to setup usb gsm Modem. I can't find /etc/sysconfig/networking/devices/ directory to put driver configuration file. In ubuntu where can i find this directory? I want to put ...
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How to install NVIDIA driver in Ubuntu

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on DELL XPS L501 - Nvidia GeForce GT 420M. I'm using kernel 3.9.0-030900-generic. All kernel-headers are installed in the system. and I've tried the following. Use ...
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Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers for “Chip ID”: BCM4360, “PCI-ID”: 14e4:43a0 (rev 03) on Ubuntu 14.04

I was trying to follow instructions provided in this question AFAIU bcmwl-kernel-source is a proper driver for me. But after installation nothing changed. By "nothing changed" I mean iwconfig shows ...
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Issue with graphics drivers after install [duplicate]

I have been having an issue and I hate to say Windows comes better :( I have an old laptop HP Pavilion DV2000 to be exact I can install windows fine. Windows XP, 8 and 8.1 Ubuntu 12.04 installs and ...
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How do I get Ubuntu to laod Radeon drivers after install?

Using the LIVE USB S/W everything is OK. And before with 12.x it was fine. Now I get VGA graphics mode after installing 14.04. I have modified GRUB to "NOMODESET" which took care of blank screens.
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How to open the additional drivers window using command line

How can I launch the additional drivers window from the command line?
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Unable to login during boot without reinstalling Graphic drivers

My system has a recurring problem where I am unable to login after certain packages have been updated. Below is s list the most recently install packages taken from /var/log/dpkg.log and upon reboot I ...
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How to install brother mfc-J615w printer wirelessly on ubuntu14.04

I am trying to use my Brother MFC-J615W wireless printer in Ubuntu 14.04. I have installed the driver available from Brother ...
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USB wifi authenticates, mini PCI wifi does not

I have an HP Envy 300 (desktop) running Ubuntu 14.04. I have both a mini PCI wifi/bluetooth card (Broadcom BCM43228) and USB wifi. I can see both wireless options in the Networks component of ...
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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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Lenovo w540 lan

I am new to Linux and don't know much but installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64 on my new Lenovo ThinkPad W540 everything seems to be working except I can't get on the lan at work and not sure what to look for ...
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Wacom Tablet Weird interaction with Manga Studios

I installed Manga Studios 5EX with WINE, the application seems to be working fine. I used source forge to get drivers for my Intuos 4 Tablet, and although the Tablet settings options are very ...
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OpenGL GLX context is not using direct rendering, which may cause performance problems. (steam) AMD DRIVER

When I start steam in a terminal, I get the following error messages charlie@SteamMPL:~$ steam rm: no se puede borrar «/home/charlie/.steam/steam»: Es un directorio rm: no se puede borrar ...
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Screen freezes but all else continues

The last few days (about a week now), I have been having some weird issues with 14.10. Whilst working away, watching a video or anything trivial for that matter, my screen randomly freezes. What's ...
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How to install bcm43142 drivers on my hp-p001tx

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I searched my problem on askubuntu and installed many drivers and used many codes but in vain. I'm a newbie to Linux. Please guide me. On system updated its showing the ...