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How to install my nVidia drivers? nvidia-current gives black screen at login

I am a new user to Ubuntu (14.04), and I want to install nvidia drivers to get my second monitor to work, however if I use sudo apt-get install nvidia-current, I get problems during boot. When I boot, ...
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D-Link DWA 127 Rev. B1 not working

Vid and pid of the product aren't registered in the driver. lsusb Bus 002 Device 010: ID 2001:3d04 D-Link Corp. usb-devices: Bus=02 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=01 Cnt=01 Dev#=10 Spd=480 MxCh=0 Ver=2.01 ...
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Wifi works fine but after a while even though it's connect , no internet

Okay let me explain. I have a Lenovo Z50 70 running Ubuntu 15.04. Everything works great except 2 things. One is if the wifi stays inactive for a while it loses connection with the router even though ...
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error while compile driver

when i want compile broadcom wireless driver it give this error : root@hello-notebook:/home/hello/bcm/broadcom# make KBUILD_NOPEDANTIC=1 make -C /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build M=`pwd` make[1]: ...
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System Runs slowly

I installed the Ubuntu 13.04 OS, i really like it that's why i want to keep it on my laptop but it's Run slow . system specification Memory 2.5 Gb Processor Core 2 CPU T5600 1.83GHz x 2 Graphics ...
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rtl8723ae unstable on Ubuntu 14.04

I have searched through the internet and in AskUbuntu, but I could not find a working solution for my little problem. The RTL8723ae wlan is behaving strangely on Ubuntu 14.04 and drops the wlan ...
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Cannot read/write files from ubuntu hard drive plugged into another computer

Recently I tried to install the fglrx (AMD) graphics driver on my computer running Ubuntu 14.10. Long story short, it didn't work, and I messed up my computer pretty badly. Then I fixed it, and tried ...
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Driver for VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader on Dell Vostro 3550

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 laptop. Fingerprint Reader: Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader (USB-id: 138a:0011) I have searched, but I couldn't get this driver for Linux. I have ...
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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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Nvidia driver not loading properly for Geforce GTX 570hd

I'm having a problem with using the nvidia driver for my Geforce GTX 570. I've tried re-installing the drivers, installing using the .sh file from nvidia's website, and using every driver available ...
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There is a way to patch AMD catalyst 14.12 in order to make it work with kernel 4.0.1?

here I go: my OS is Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering about upgrading the kernel to the recent and latest stable 4.0.1 version (my current one is 3.16). Since I have already installed AMD Omega drivers ...
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How do I install drivers for a Powercolor R9 290?

I got all my parts together for this great new machine, and got it put together. It's working, but Team Fortress 2 does not run at all (maybe 2-3 fps?), and in System Info, it tells me that the system ...
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Intel Wireless 7260 card not working at all Ubuntu 15.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04, my wifi will not work. I have the Intel 7260 Wireless AC card and my system is saying that the wifi is disabled due to the hardware switch, but I can't turn on ...
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WIFI Drivers not getting Installed on Ubuntu 14.04.2 Broadcom Corporation BCM4360 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43a0] (rev 03)

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on my Mac. I realized that the wifi was not being detected by Ubuntu. Upon googling from another device, I realized that I need to install Drivers in order to get it stared. ...
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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 ...
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Unable to install AMD Radeon HD 5450 on Ubuntu13.04 due to no display

So here is my issue, I got Ubuntu 13.04 installed on a system with the following specs: AMD Athlon 64 X2 5600+ Nf-M2 nView FM2 3 GB DDR2 800 RAM WD 250 GB HDD Coolmax CUG-700B 500W I cannot install ...
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Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a brand new machine. Fresh install and everything. I have a GeForce 610 video card with an HDMI out, and the PC is hooked up to a TV. The video transmits fine - but ...
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Rtl8188ce step by step guide

My problem is that my realtek rtl8188ce not work, I have declared Internet through rj32 cable . I announce accustomed to windows and are completely new to ubuntu . I have not installed driver and I do ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter not working on Ubuntu 13.10

Solution 1 Hi I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop alongside windows. I have an Atheros AR9485 adapter. It worked well for a few weeks and now won't work anymore although it still works for ...
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Can't get NVIDIA Driver or CUDA working on Optimus laptop

I have an acer aspire V5-573G which comes with a NVIDIA OPTIMUS chipset and 750M gfx card. I have a fairly fresh install of 14.04 and I have tried a number of things to install driver and CUDA. In the ...
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Epson Perfection V19 scanner unrecognized

I have an Epson perfection v19 scanner. I have iscan-data, iscan, and sane installed. When I run iscan, it says to "check the printer status". Xsane also does not recognize it. How do I scan?
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CPU Locks up due to intel sound drivers during boot

My Vivid Vevet install was working just fine until I did an update. On the next startup the screen would just freeze on the loading screen before I could decrypt the hard drive. I can't get to ...
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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 do I install tar bz2 and gz files [duplicate]

ubuntu 14.04 version printer lq 2180 is not detected. i have connected pci express LPT card that drivers is in .tar file format. So i need to install the drivers of LPT card. help me
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Ubuntu Graphics Not Loading Properly even after fresh installation

I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04.2 in my workstation ( Dell T7500 ). I installed it successfully once but after recent problems and finally messing up while installing my Nvidia driver ( Nvdia ...
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Why do I have to turn on wifi by commands every time Ubuntu starts?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Lenovo G50-30. When I installed Ubuntu I got some troubles with the WiFi. I couldn't turn it on/off. I searched on Internet and found out some commands to fix ...
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Ubuntu won't detect my Dell 1395 WLAN mini wireless card

I had just downloaded Ubuntu alongside windows using WUBI. I love Ubuntu but Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize my wireless card. I have read elsewhere about installing the Ndiswrapper but that requires ...
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Wi-Fi problem on Lenovo z50-70 with Realtek RTL8723BE

I've recently bought Lenovo z5070, I've installed on it both windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 trusty. I have some serous problem with Wi-Fi in Ubuntu. First, when I turn on laptop at that moment the ...
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Radeon HD7900 driver?

What driver should I get for this graphics card? I attempted installing the standard one for Linux on AMD's site.. Boy was that a mess. Had to reinstall my entire system for it! Any suggestions?
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installed nvidia bumblebee, shoud i install driver?

I'm newbie user in linux. I'm using laptop with dedicated nVidia graphic card. I was using integrated graphic card, there was no need to install nvidia driver. So i need to use nVidia CUDA. Once i ...
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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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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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Bumblebee installation problems for Nvidia GTX 970M

I have a weirds problems with ubuntu 15 when I try install bumblebee on my MSI GS60-2QE. I had try many installations way especialy this one: How to install nVidia drivers with Bumblebee on Ubuntu ...
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Is there any working wifi drivers available for HP Probook 440 G2 for ubuntu 14.04?

I have HP ProBook 440 G2 laptop and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 using the 3.13.0-52-generic kernel. Google search revealed that the official wireless driver for this kernel version is not available yet. ...
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Linux driver for tplink-wn725n nano wireless adapter

I have recently installed UBUNTU 12.04 but can not connect to the net as my wireless adapter has no drivers yet. I found some documentation on it, but I am such a noob I don’t know what to do with all ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Wifi Disconnecting After few minutes

I have Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN. I am successfully connected to a network and doing works for minutes. Suddenly I noticed after few minutes that not a single page is opening, showing resolving ...
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Epson XP-202 driver for Ubuntu 15.04

I did install Ubuntu 15.04 today...my printer Epson XP-202 is not working! Am looking for the driver...Does anyone know where I can find it?
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Ubuntu 15.04 flashes log-in screen then black

A few weeks ago, I built a desktop and installed Ubuntu 15.04 and have been battling with it ever since. There seems to be an issue with the compatibility of the NVIDIA drivers and Ubuntu. (After ...
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Wi-fi is enabled but unable to view Wi-Fi networks. [system wireless is ON]

Please help me. My Wi-Fi is not working from few days but my LAN is working fine. System wireless is ON. System is updated according to me. system has : Network controller [0280]: Intel ...
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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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How to install Intel CedarView drivers on Ubuntu 12.10 or higher?

I am looking for instructions on how to install cedarview graphics drivers on Ubuntu 13.04 32bit. My graphics hardware is a GMA3600 aka Power VR SGX545. EDIT: It seems that they are not in Raring ...
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Where to find the Canon CAPT Driver?

Canon CAPT Driver v2.4 was to be download from a link posted here, but when I write this the link is dead. I had the driver and have uploaded it here. But I suppose the driver and even a newer ...
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Blank screen after Nvidia driver installation

What I have done: I have follow the steps here. I downloaded the Nvidia driver for Linux 64 bit version 346.72. Does that have anything with Optimus? After seeing the said blank screen, I've ...
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how to install canon capt driver in ubuntu 14.04LTS [duplicate]

i have downloaded the canon CAPT driver but i do not know how to install the driver
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Localhost printer stuck at “Rendering Completed”

I am unable to print documents using my HP printer. However, I am able to print test pages. What I tried: I have tried removing and re-installing the printer from the system settings but I can only ...
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TRENDnet TEW-648UBM 802.11n 150Mbps Micro Wireless N Adapter not working

Okay, so I purchased a usb wireless adapter for about 25 bucks in the hopes that it might work better than my on-board Broadcom one. When I type in the following command: lsusb I get the following: ...
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Missing WiFi drivers on old Mac

I am having trouble with the Wifi drivers on my new instillation of Ubuntu. This is my first time using Linux, but I am familiar with Unix from OS X. I have replaced OS X with Ubuntu on an older model ...
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How to install, fglrx on (K)ubuntu 15.04 ? Starting version 219 AMD R9 290x

i have upgraded my Ubuntu 14.10 to Kubuntu 15.04 and as i thought the graphics driver would mess up. I am looking for a step-by-step tutorial how to install fglrx on Kubuntu 15.04. On 14.04 i had ...
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Full Trackpad Features on Ubuntu Laptop

I recently scrubbed my Windows 8 entirely from my Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 and put Ubuntu 14.04 on it. So far its much better (of course!) However there are a few nuances that I am trying to ...
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“Install VMware Tools” greyed out after installing ubuntu 15.4 on vmware player 7.1

"Install VMware Tools" greyed out after installing Ubuntu 15.04 on VMware Player 7.1. I tried checking "No proxy" instead of default "Windows proxy settings" at "File->Preferences->Software updates-> ...