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GPU, Dota 2 or RAM problem?

I knew that i used bleachbit to free my memory.I ticked it accidentally and did it.After i did that, the computer seems to slow down.A few days later i felt that it became slower, so i did a new fresh ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS Black Screen (Already purged NVIDIA)

What's happening: Black screen instead of desktop. I see the purple screen with the Ubuntu logo before it goes to black. My monitors are plugged into my motherboard (just like they were before I ...
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Can not achieve full USB 3.0 speed, identifying problem with NEC uPD720200

I have new flash drive SanDisk Extreme capable of high speed over USB 3.0 (up to 190 MB / sec), I can not get it to write over 80 MB / sec. All drivers are recognized and seem to be installed ...
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Stuck trying to get NVIDIA binary drivers 14.04

I am investigating updating to an NVIDIA binary driver for a GTX 860M card on Ubuntu 14.04 running KDE. I am following the directions at NVIDIA Binary Drivers HOWTO but my system is not cooperating ...
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Wireless not working on startup

im running ubuntu 14.04 on a MacBook Air from early 2008. It has a Broadcom 4321 wireless card, and I'm using the b43 wireless driver. Here is what I have to do to get wireless to work after it boots: ...
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Hang with 5 Red Dots after installing AMD Propetiary Driver

I've tried installing a new propetiary driver, and after reboot it hangs with 5 red dots on the screen. I'm currently using an AMD R7 265 Graphics Card. I'm also running Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lts resolution and unity crash after nvidia gpu drivers

i had a hard time upgrading to the new 14.04 lts, at first it was the resolution which wasnt native(problem still persists) and then the gpu drivers..... somehow i did manage to install gpu drivers ...
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Problem Updating from CUDA-5.0 to 6.5

I just tried updating from CUDA-5.0 to CUDA-6.5 and seem to have broken my GUI interface. I tried to update with the following procedure: sudo dpkg -i cuda-repo-ubuntu1404_6.5-14_amd64.deb sudo ...
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D link Wireless N USB for ubuntu 12.04

I am using a desktop and using ubuntu 12.04. I brought a D-Link Wiresless DWA 132 N USB adapter, yet its not recognize. How ever its recognized in my laptop , and I used that while my local PCs ...
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3D accelerator ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470

I've got an ATI Mobility Radeon HD5470 on my laptop running on Ubuntu with windows 7 on VMware. In order to run games etc I need 3D acceleration activated on VMware. I tried installing the ATI ...
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WMP45g Wireless-G Adapter

I can figure out how to get the driver? and that is my only way of getting online. I am not sure how else to get the driver
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Power outage while uninstalling graphics driver caused problems with unity/compiz

Recently installed an NVIDIA proprietary driver from http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us[1] I ran into trouble installing Steam, and planned on following this advice ( Steam won't ...
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Installing Nvidia driver 340 on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I am trying to install the proprietary Nvidia drivers on Ubuntu 14.04, which has a GeForce 880M graphics card (laptop). From the NVidia website, it tells me that I need the driver version 340. Here is ...
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How to install nvidia GT 840m driver in Ubuntu 14.04?

This is the 3rd reinstall of Ubuntu I have done today... I just bought a laptop with an i3 processor and a GT 840M card. I have installed the nvidia driver, using their .run file, and also following ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped detecting my HDMI montor

One normal day I started up my Acer Aspire (NVIDIA GEFORCE 720m) running Ubuntu 14.04 and the HDMI screen had stopped working. This has worked fine for ages and there is no reason I can see that it ...
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Why can't I get into my WiFi?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Pavilion DV6000...The WiFi does not work and the only way I can connect is through Ethernet... I go under the Software and Updates and then the Additional ...
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Wifi driver for hp 14-G008AU

i'm installing ubuntu 14.04 on my HP 14-G008AU, and it seems that wifi is not detected. Can anyone help me to resolve this problem? Thanks
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Ubuntu and Windows drivers question?

I'm probably the world's newest Ubuntu user; just installed it today. I'm so excited to start using it. However, I have a slight problem. I have a wirless keyboard and mouse called "Microsoft Wireless ...
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ATI Radeon X600 and two monitors

just installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS, can not customize as expected two monitors in any attempt to change the parameters of their joint work- error, and indeed the system slows down, I think it's because ...
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Nvidia Prime does not detect external VGA monitor after updating Ubuntu-drivers-common and xorg

This post is a followup to another post I had about accessing my external monitor after upgrading my ubuntu-drivers-common package. I had found the cause to be this bug, but now that a fix is ...
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Messed ATI drivers and cannot start ubuntu desktop properly

Okay, I messed my ubuntu 14.04 for the third time, first two times resulting in a complete reinstall since the issues were not solvable, so as you can imagine, starting to get a little frustrated, ...
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Installing proprietary NVIDIA driver on Ubuntu

I have just done a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, and I now want to update the graphics driver from the default open-source one, to the proprietary Nvidia one, to enable work with CUDA. My graphics ...
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nVidia on Ubuntu 14.04 black login screen (not freeze)

Recently I installed STEAM on my Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p (core i7 + nVidia 755m) laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use nVidia for sessions when I play games and Intel for everything else. Therefore ...
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Configuring Ubuntu to use 2 graphics card

I have a desktop that as 2 graphics card that connect 5 monitors. They are a Radeon HD 7970 and a Radeon HD 8490. Ubuntu detects both of them however only the monitors connected to the 7970 are ...
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PYTHONPATH env variable vs. where apt-get intalls packages

Hello I am new to linux generally and to ubuntu in particular. I'm trying to download data from the Python NLTK, which I installed via sudo apt-get install python-nltk. Apparently this put the ...
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Does Ubuntu have a driver for the EVGA GeForce GTX760?

the graphics card i want to buy only has drivers for windows and I was wondering if ubuntu had any drivers for the: EVGA GeForce GTX760 FTW with ACX Cooler 4GB GDDR5 256Bit Dual-Link DVI-I DVI-D HDMI ...
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Radeon 9600 on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Latest drivers

Sorry for my bad English. I am a Pole. I searched on the internet a lot but I have not found. I have Ubuntu 14.04LTS and Radeon 9600. When I installed "Catalalyst 9.3" was the error: Error: ...
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Wireless going in and out

I apologize if this answer is somewhere else. I've tried searching for a solution for my problem, but I only find answers that are a couple of years old and I don't know if they are still relevant. ...
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How to timestamp TX/RX/IDLE state of my TP-Link WN722N

I'm working to develop a new Networking protocol in AdHoc Network, I need to timestamp activity in the driver when start/ stop TX, RX, and IDLE states, I'm working in Ubuntu 12.04 with x86_64 platform ...
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Intel HD 2000 video card only 640x480 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

First time installing anything but Windows, and have run into the following problem: When I ran the Ubuntu installation, I got the odd unintelligible vertical and horizontal lines instead of the ...
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problems installing gpu driver

after running the installation of the driver i get an error that i need to install some prerequisites found in the fglrx-install.log file and there i found this NOTE: If your system has logged the ...
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Weird (and annoying) screen flicker on Compaq Presario CQ50

I have a Compaq Presario CQ50 laptop. It is running Windows Vista Home Premium and Ubuntu 14 LTS. I have a NVIDIA GeFORCE 8200M G. I installed 331.79 drivers for it (as recommended in another post) to ...
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Screen tearing with multiple monitors

I've got three monitors total, in portrait mode. There's a lot of screen tearing when dragging windows around. How can that be fixed? Additional information: OS: Ubuntu 14.10 graphics card: AMD ...
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14.04 LTS Black screen after installing bumblebee (MBP 9,1)

I'm kindof a noob when it comes to Ubuntu/not windows so please pardon my inexperience. I've been messing around with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro (9,1 mid 2012, non retina), installed as a dual ...
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Intel q35 Screen Artifacts. Ubuntu 14.10 How to fix?

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lpb8f40hfjsg9w0/Screenshot%20from%202014-11-09%2019%3A54%3A13.png?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fkzv64cpkpf7qqk/Screenshot%20from%202014-11-09%2019%3A54%3A30.png?dl=0 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Nvidia driver for GeForce GTX 770 is activated but will not load and is not in use

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 with a GeForce GTX 770 (product no. P4-2773-KR). A few days ago, after a reboot, the Nvidia driver stopped working. The "Additional Drivers" windows says that nvidia driver ...
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HPLaserjet 1000 stopped working with Rel. 14

HP Laserjet 1000 stopped working when I upgraded to Rel. 14. Have tried similar problem fixes found on Ubuntu sites, but none of the suggestions worked. Can anyone point me to a similar problem that ...
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Installation of wifi driver stops

I am installing the drivers for the wifi on my macbook on which i recently installed ubuntu through the "Software & updates" menu under the "Additional drivers" tab. When i choose the driver and ...
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Correct resolution does not appear in display settings

http://i60.tinypic.com/nz1ytw.png The only resolutions displayed are 1024x768 and a 800x600. I opened Additional Drivers and it says driver is installed (for my Nvidia GPU) but not currently in use. ...
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A bunch of questions

I've been using Ubuntu on and off (mostly off) since 11.10. I'm probably not going to switch my main desktop to Ubuntu anytime soon, but I would like to use it on my netbook. So here's the thing(s), ...
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SD card reader dead, in lenovo g4050

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS and has been impossible to use the buit in SD card reader. I've found some related solutions here, but none work'd. Some few have solved this issue by downloading the ...
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Setting up wifi / Installing b43 driver

I'm on a 2009 macbook pro dual boot. When booting linux, I get a message saying I don't have the wireless driver I need. I tried following the instructions from the website shown, but after I execute ...
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Wireless Atheros Qualcomm AR9285 not working

My WiFi doesn't work. However, a driver is claimed. There is no soft nor hard block. The laptop I'm dealing with is a Lenovo B570e. On the link below you can see this is a verified laptop for the use ...
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Repackaging AMD-driver. Utopic

There is a bug in fglrx packages in Ubuntu Utopic that makes it impossible to install both wine and proprietary ATI-drivers: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wine1.6/+bug/1376587 . There is ...
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Saving Nvidia resolution settings

before I begin, I want to say that until now I have only used Windows OS and have no experience with linux at all. I have decided to make the switch to Ubuntu and installed 14.04.1. I am using a ...
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ive got radeon r5 grapgjics card what drivers do i need

what drivers do i need to make my graphics card work? my details are below. VGA compatible controller Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kaveri [Radeon R5 Graphics]
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Ubuntu stuck after login when I install Nvidia driver

I have 2 graphics card in (Tesla k10, K40) my supermicro SuperServer 7047GR-TPRF. I installed ubuntu server 14.04 also ubuntu 14.04 but in both OS, when I install cuda or Nvidia graphics driver ...
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unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers

I am using Ubuntu in a virtualbox, when I try to install guest additions I get the error: Warning: unknown version of the X Window System installed. Not installing X Window System drivers. ...
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Black screen after update to 14.10

I recently update to 14.10 from 14.04 and after boot I get a black screen. I'm using APU video card from a AMD-A10 processor. I tried to reinstall the catalyst drivers by following method 2.1 of this ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Display Issue - How do i fix? (My Other answer wasnt really unanswered. Please support me!) [duplicate]

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lpb8f40hfjsg9w0/Screenshot%20from%202014-11-09%2019%3A54%3A13.png?dl=0 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fkzv64cpkpf7qqk/Screenshot%20from%202014-11-09%2019%3A54%3A30.png?dl=0 I ...