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Installing drivers for a windows 7 guest in virtualbox

I am new to ubuntu. I want to know how to install drivers such as lan, wifi, audio, video & graphics, webcam and so in Windows 7 32bit installed as a guest OS inside Ubuntu 10.10 (host) using ...
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271 views

How can I change system wide mouse sensitivity for all users?

Using Maverick 10.10 I was using an old USB optical Microsoft wheel mouse. It died and I threw a spare on the system but it is way too fast and jerky. I can slow it down using the command xinput ...
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0answers
761 views

“Sticky key”-like bug, KeyPress/Release events repeat indefinitely [closed]

I have had this bug for a long a time and have been unable to research a solution. If not a solution, some ideas of what other methods I could take to determine the exact cause would be helpful. ...
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6answers
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List the hardware info and status in my computer

I was wondering how to list all the hardware info in my computer? Both terminal and GUI solutions please. Is there a single utility to monitor most hardware's working status? Just like some ...
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2answers
748 views

Disk failing on Dell Mini, are there diagnostic tools?

my dell mini 10v running Ubuntu 10.10 runs ok for hours, but then will suddenly slow down drastically. Switching to a console shows lots of error messages, which also get into /var/log/syslog. These ...
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2answers
494 views

How are USB ports related to the computer power, and why would they cause my computer to freeze?

I have an issue with my new Toshiba laptop. Whenever I plug in an external USB device, if the laptop is not plugged in to the wall, the laptop freezes. However, nothing happens if the laptop is ...
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2answers
963 views

Left mouse button stops working

The left mouse button stops working after 5 or 10 minutes of running Ubuntu 10.10. It is a Logitech MX 1000 wireless USB mouse. Also is there a way to emulate the left mouse click on the keyboard? ...
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0answers
720 views

MacBook Pro Compatibility, Multitouch [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to get dragging working on a Macbook multi-touch touch pad? How is the hardware compatibility for the 2010 macbook pros? Does the trackpad multitouch ...
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Software and scanner for scanning photographic slides?

I am searching for software and hardware for scanning slides to import to digitize my old pictures.. I have already a scanner working in Windows, but I would like to scan them directly in Ubuntu. ...
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2answers
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Dell studio 1555 overheating and fan problem

The model of my laptop is Dell studio 1555 (ATI graphic card and A06 BIOS). I am using dual boot (Vista and Ubuntu). There aren't any problems related to heat and fan while using Vista. However with ...
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1answer
1k views

Hardware issues on Samsung NF208 (NF210)

I'm trying to get Ubuntu 10.10 running on my wife's Samsung NF208 (same spec as NF210, but shipped without OS), and I have run into a pile of problems: At first, there were problems with audio, ...
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1answer
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Looking for USB VGA Adapter that works for sure?

I can't seem to get a straight answer on this. I would like to add a 3rd display onto my laptop + external monitor setup. While my current setup (Thinkpad X201) has an open VGA port (am using the ...
2
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2answers
18k views

How do you setup the driver for a Philips based TV capture card?

I have a TV card that I have not managed to install with Ubuntu 10.10 i386. I have tried various topics in various forums and I could not install it. I hope you can help me to install it thank you. ...
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2answers
2k views

Is it possible to setup auto-detection of HDMI?

Right now when I plug my HDTV into my laptop's HDMI input I have to run 'xrandr' for it to recognize the display and then manually switch the audio hardware selection. Is there a way that Ubuntu ...
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2answers
1k views

Unable to mount Audio Disc

When I insert an audio disc, I get this message: Unable to mount Audio Disc Location is not mountable I use ubuntu 10.10 What can I do to fix this? Thanks.
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2answers
865 views

Is there any known problems with PCI-E based SSD disks?

I'm going to add SSD disk to my Ubuntu computer. Is there any known problems with PCI-E based SSD disks in Ubuntu (this, for instance)? Or should I prefer SSD disk with SATA interface to achieve ...
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3answers
2k views

No sound after installing a new Graphics Card

I've just upgraded my graphics card to an Asus Geforce 210 and now my system has no sound. I've ran Update Manager and the Additional Drivers utility which installed the latest Nvida driver. The ...
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0answers
651 views

Z600 Workstation ACPI Fan Noise [closed]

I have an HP z600 workstation that has the FAN running full when idle. In fact, after the boot, the fan never slows down or varies. I looked in dmesg, and noticed this: [ 1.516778] ACPI Error ...
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1answer
222 views

Various issues linked to my CD drive, when it has a disc in it

When I go to the Desktop and click on a media icon (for my flash drive, a CD, whatever it is), the following problems occur, in this approximate sequence: Nautilus will close if it's open. the ...
4
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1answer
2k views

Sometimes keyboard & touchpad work… sometimes not [closed]

When I first ran Ubuntu from CD on this Dell Inspiron 2650, it worked for about ten to fifteen minutes, then it hung (I was probably trying to do too much at once from a Live CD). The next time, my ...
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1answer
1k views

How to remove flickering green lines on screen?

I've been using Ubuntu 10.10 on my HP Pavilion dv4-1430us Notebook. For some time now, I've been getting these thin green flickering lines at the bottom of my screen. And I've no clue as to what's ...
3
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1answer
869 views

How to enable HP pavillon dv9000 pci express card [closed]

I Have an HP Pavillon dv9000, I recently installed Ubuntu 10.10 x64 on this laptop, everything works very very fine, but when I insert my eSATA pci express card in the slot, and attach my external ...
5
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1answer
1k views

How do I install my Wacom Intuos 2 serial tablet?

I've seen many topics on the subjects but they are too complicated for me. I'm not confident in compiling stuff. Is there some headache-free way to make it work under Ubuntu? Where do I start? Edit : ...
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5answers
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Built in media card reader not working

I have a HP pavilion dv4 laptop and the card reader just doesn't work :o it used to work in 10.04 though... but it doesn't seem to be working here. Went through many other threads but everybody is ...
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1answer
368 views

Support for Intel Core 2 Quad and 4GB of RAM

How to set Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop to take advantage of a) Core 2 Quad intel processor b) 4 GB RAM Thanks.
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3answers
1k views

5.1 Sound on Encore ENM232-6VIA

Only front right and left speaker work, and my 5.1 card, is recognized by Ubuntu 10.10, but I have no option for 5.1 in the profile combo Sound -> Hardware I have tried default-sample-channels = 6 ...
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4answers
5k views

Right click doesn't work on HP mini 210 touchpad

Need help in getting the right mouse click to work on a HP mini 210-1015TU when using the touchpad. If I plug in a USB mouse, both left click and right click function as normal. Using the touchpad ...
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3answers
1k views

How can I make my Pinnacle PCTV HD PCI card work in Lucid or Maverick?

I have Pinnacle PCTV HD PCI card . I am able to view and hear ATSC/QAM channels with this card using Kaffeine. I can also view all of the analog channels. The problem is that there is no sound in ...
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2answers
3k views

How to enable the hdmi sound on a ECS GT240?

I can't enable the sound os HDMI in Maverick with a ECS GT240. Why this not work "out of the box"?
7
votes
4answers
9k views

Touchpad not working on HP Pavilion dv6

Everything worked fine in Ubuntu 10.04, flawless in fact, I admired the way the Operating System had handled such a unique touchpad so well. I have an HP Pavilion dv6. The touchpad and left, middle, ...
2
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2answers
1k views

How do work the Dell Studio 1537's remote control with infrared receiver port IT8512 CIR

I use Ubuntu 10.10. Please Can someone help me? the remote control is the only component that does not work with Ubuntu. @Martin many thanks for your answer and excuse me for the delay. i have test ...
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2answers
801 views

How to get media card reader in NV52 Gateway to work?

Does anyone know how to get a built-in media card reader to work in Ubuntu 10.10? My laptop is a Gateway NV52.