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How to set cpufreq governor to performance?

I am on Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. I have heard that setting the cpufreq governor to performance will, well, increase performance. Unfortunately, I am a bit of a newbie at this sort of thing, and I am not ...
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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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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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Nvidia-prime driver update

I'm using A laptop with Nvidia 710m Optimus running on Ubuntu 14.04 with nvidia-prime. A year ago, I had 12.04 with bumblebee and back then I had latest nvidia drives installed, now with nvidia-prime, ...
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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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After installing 12.04.5 HWE having major video problems

Everything on the system was fine. Graphics were good. Then I suddenly a few weeks ago got a warning that I needed to update to 12.04.5 HWE. I looked for what it did, but only got vague answers. I've ...
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Conexant Modem running under Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I've bought a USB 56k Dailup-Modem for using HylaFax later on. The Modem gets recognized by the system via lsusb as follows: Bus 006 Device 002: ID 0572:1329 Conexant Systems (Rockwell), Inc. But ...
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How do I Force my Wireless Card to use Mode 802.11n?

I'm using a TP-LINK TL-WN781ND Wireless N card with an AR9285 chipset and an ath9k driver on Xubuntu 12.04.1 with Network manager. 'iwconfig wlan1' shows that it's using a bit-rate of 54 Mb/s. Is ...
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How to install a second graphics card and use 4 monitors?

I finally decided to take the plunge and ditch windows. After several hours I got things working perfectly with all my apps installed. Only problem is that I run 4 desktop displays off 2 nvidia ...
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14.04 - USB microphone speaker device not working anymore

I own a PJP-20UR web conference microphone speaker, I have been using this USB device for ages with Linux, Windows, Mac never ever have had any issues with it. Since I upgraded from Ubuntu ...
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(32) Ad-Hoc mode is not supported by this device. - 13.10 on i5 NUC

Not sure if this is an Ubuntu issue or intel issue. Any insights will be appreciated. I have an intel NUC (D54250WYK) w/ intel 7260 wireless adapter and Ubuntu 13.10. I can connect to my local ...
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Dual screen problem with Optimus

I have a Lenovo T430 (with an Optimus graphical system), connected to a Dock Station with an output DVI (a 23" screen is on this output). I have Ubuntu 14.04 Beta 1. Optimus works great with the last ...
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Black screen before login

I'm having some trouble with my xubuntu. It was running just fine yesterday but it's not working today. I remember that I've flipped the power switch during the last shutdown (because it was taking ...
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Synaptics driver doesn't load sometimes

Sometimes (randomly), the synaptics touchpad driver won't load on bootup. When reading /var/log/boot.log, i don't see anything touchpad-driver-like being started when this happens. But the file ...
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Fujitsu S1300i advances document but doesn't scan

I'm using a Fujitsu ScanSnap S1300i. sudo sane-find-scanner (using sudo as a temporary workaround to minimise any permissions problems) returns: found USB scanner (vendor=0x04c5 [FUJITSU], ...
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Are micro/ultra DVD drives (i.e. those without drawers) supported?

I have a system with a Matsushita/Panasonic optical drive with no drawer i.e. it should detect when a disk is inserted and ingests it automatically. During boot, I can sucessfully insert a disk, ...
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Haswell Integrated/NVIDIA Graphics Issue

I recently purchased a Lenovo Y510p laptop. The laptop has an NVIDIA GeForce GT750M graphics card. Supposedly the laptop doesn't have integrated graphics but after installing Ubuntu 13.04 and ...
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Turn on Touchpad Momentum feature in ubuntu

I am using both Ubuntu 13.04 and windows. I am used to touchpad momentum feature in windows using my driver software for synaptic touchpad, but I cannot use that feature in Ubuntu as only a few ...
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Graphic card driver, Xorg (Open-source) version vs Proprietary (AMD and Nvidia) version, Which is the best?

i would like to ask about the graphic card driver on linux. from on my experience here is, im having a laptop with a HD6320 from E-450 APU, which is belong to my friend and i install it an Xubuntu ...
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Intel display controller unclaimed

I have just reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my Optimus laptop with Intel Ivy Bridge and Nvidia 650M graphics cards. I have set up Bumblebee following this guide: ...
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Does Ubuntu support NFC hardware on Nexus 7?

I was wondering if the NFC hardware on Nexus 7 is supported by Ubuntu. As I understand, the Nexus 7 contains the PN544 chip set. I installed the PC/SC service (pcscd) which works with external USB ...
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Video driver Radeon x1200

I got the issue when I play flash games or videos it's too slow. I reinstalled Ubuntu and it worked smooth for like 5 hours then I rebooted and it was slow again. When I type sudo lshw -C display ...
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NVIDIA GeForce4 4200 Go (Dell Mobile) Driver

I have a Dell Inspiron 8500 and would like a driver for the graphics card that works ok with 12.04. The one supplied makes the cursor sketchy and windows appear with black lines and fuzzy sections, ...
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Wireless driver only works after plugging the cable in with a BCM4313

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04 this week. I've had a couple of problems with my wireless card. After following some posts here on askubuntu I got it to work on a peculiar way: When I start my laptop ...
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How do I install an Edimax EW-7811Un wireless adapter?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 to my old computer (a Dell) after XP began to run very slow, and am now trying to install a Edimax EW-7811Un 150 Mbps Wireless 11n Nano Size USB Adapter to connect to ...
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How can I use monitors plugged into my graphics card and motherboard?

I've decided to try out Ubuntu on my desktop, but I've ran into a problem. When I first booted into it, it only detected my small monitor plugged into my motherboard. I thought of this as a non-issue, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04x64 Printing Issues ( Not happenning in the other versions )

I have a Canon iR-ADV C5030 printer, I always had troubles before with Linux, but there is nothing to do with that. Since a while Canon develop the Linux drivers for this printer and they work great ...
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How do I configure the resolution on an HP Envy 15 with an AMD Radeom 7690M?

The computer: notebook, HP Envy 15 (2012) AMD Radeon 7690M also Intel HD graphics. The problem: After installing Ubuntu 14.04, my resolution is automatically at 1024x768 and system settings and ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 won't connect to WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. WEP and open works. 14.04LTS

Cliffs: Can't get this to work with WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. Same laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) with a no-name USB Wifi dongle works fine connecting to the same networks. I realize this hardware is known ...
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External PCIe USB 3.0 Controller NEC Corporation uPD720200 not recocnized since the upgrade to 14.04

I use an external USB 3.0 PCIe card. It used to work like a charm on 13.10. But ever since the upgrade to 14.04 hot-plug doesn't seem to work any more. It used to work before. Only when this card is ...
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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Is my CPU capable of running XBMC?

Is my CPU capable of running XBMC? I am asking this because when on start up XBMC crashes and say something about Opengl and say need update. *-display description: VGA ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in HP Pavillion 15-e015tx ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Earlier i installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and my laptop was showing "no bluetooth adapters found" and bluetooth icon was not appearing in the panel. Also wifi switch(f12) was not getting on but still Wifi ...
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Please help me install wifi driver

I am having trouble understanding how to install Asus wifi driver. Here are the instructions. I have gotten the first 3 parts done correctly I believe. Part 4 confuses me. I open the ...
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Wireless Driver for Ubuntu 14.04 2012 macbook pro 13.3 (unibody)

Yesterday, I finally was able to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my mid-2012 macbook pro 13.3in (NON-retina). I'm very new to this and I'm not sure how to get the wireless driver. I've already gone through a ...
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Nvidia gets a black screen after a few seconds on a game

I have a geforce gt 630 and Ubuntu 14.04. I installed the driver using: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update sudo sudo apt-get install nvidia-331 It works fine, but a few ...
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Installation of a Canon MF8380Cdw on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I am trying to install a Canon Color imageCLASS MF8380Cdw in a 64-bit installation of Ubuntu 14.04. I was able to download the Linux drivers here: ...
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How to install driver for RT5370 on Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to install a driver for my wireless adapter Ralink RT5370. I've downloaded the driver for linux from this website. Then I have modified : in os/linux/config.mk: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Nvidia Optimus how to update Opengl version with Mesa

So I'm writing a game engine in Java, and I cannot implement any shaders. The OpenGL version with mesa seems to be causing some issues when I try to load glsl shaders, stating: error: GLSL 3.00 is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AMD Dual Graphics 8650G / 8670M

I have a HP Pavillion Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It has an AMD APU with integrated 8650G and a discrete AMD 8670M GPUs. ajith@SoulCube:~$ uname -a Linux SoulCube 3.13.0-34-generic #60-Ubuntu ...
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nivida drivers install help

Hell i've been trying to install nivida drivers forever now and I keep running into this error. Setting up nvidia-prime (0.6.2) ... nvidia-prime start/running, process 4736 Setting up ...
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Installing Logitech Quick Cam Driver qc-usb 0.6.6 Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am having issues trying to install this driver. I have extracted the tar.gz to it's own folder but am unable to install the driver.
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Printer Driver error message

I'm trying to install a driver for a Canon MX882 printer. Two files are required: cnijfilter-common_3.50-1_i386.deb and cnijfilter-mx880series_3.50-1_i386.deb. The first file installs properly. ...
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No supported adapters, AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta, Ubuntu 14.04

It is probably a bug, but I have not found anything in the Internet. I am trying to install AMD Catalyst 14.6 Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 and getting the following error "amd_dcm64: No supported adapters ...
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How to turn off graphic card

My laptop is over heating. I need to turn off the Radeon graphics card and use the built in Intel graphics. The lspci output is shown below. lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: ...
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Enable Hardware Acceleration (HW)

I have a HP-Mini 110-1013TU Netbook with Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome) and Elementary OS installed. I have tried many Ubuntu based linux distro (Linux Mint 16 KDE & 17 MATE, Lubuntu 14.04, Kubuntu 14.04, ...
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14.04 update broke my graphic drivers

I updated from 13.10 to 14.04 .I had installed bumblebee and it was working fine until then. Now I'm getting the following error. [ 725.319677] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: Could not ...
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Bluetooth not working but wireless does - ubuntu 14.04 - Broadcom

My bluetooth does not work, but wireless works fine. rfkill shows only wireless. Below are the results of some diagnostics i ran : $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Mobile ...
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Printer problems with Lexmark Pro 905

Since updating to XUbuntu 12.1 I cannot print to my Lexmark Pro 905. Lexmak says their driver is not compatible with 12.1. Does anyone know of a work around for this.
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Unity doesn´t start

today I wanted to install the nvidia driver (from the nvidia site), but something went wrong. First I blacklistet the nouveau driver by adding this line echo "blacklist nouveau" | sudo tee -a ...