Questions related to physical hardware, and how it interacts with Ubuntu.

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Wireless keeps disconnecting Intel AGB 3945

I've been having issues with my wireless connection. It seems as if the connection is fine for around 5 minutes, after which my wireless connection drops for no apparent reason. I have disabled power ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 graphics related problem

I have dell inspiron n-3521 model laptop with dual boot (Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04). When I open my work with Windows it performs normally, but when I open with Ubuntu 12.04 my laptop heats up ...
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Recovery disc data - two disk mounted in one file O_o

I need to recover data from the disk scsi-SATA_ST3120026A_5JT4G6C1. The BIOS can see this disk but is reporting a size of 0,0 Gb. The System can not see it by uuid. The System sees it, but it seems ...
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Reinstall drivers after migration to different hardware (12.04)

I've extracted HDD with existent 12.04 installation out of one laptop and plugged it in another laptop. Then I upgraded kernel from 3.2 to 3.8. Now I can see that some hardware features does not work ...
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Ubuntu Has Experiecned A Internal Error

I've been using Ubuntu as my main OS for the past week, I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. The error comes when I exit out of Nvidia X server settings. I have a Geforce GTX 650 graphics card with the ...
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How to know the Hardware encryption capabilities of a system

Assuming that I don't know on witch system I am (via a remote ssh connection for example and may be on boards powered by an amd thunderbird or an arm processor or the latest intel xeon ... or maybe ...
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Ethernet (eth0) not installed properly

I cannot see eth0, so I used lsmod to find the modem which in my case is called (e1000e). I used dmesg | grep e1000e to see if it was installed properly and it gave me this: ThinkPad-X201-Tablet:~$ ...
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Ndiswrapper fails when iPod is plugged in. I have no idea how to fix this

When I plug my iPod into my PC, Ndiswrapper fails to detect my wifi adapter and as long as my iPod is plugged in, I cannot access the internet because of that. When I unplug my iPod, it reconnects to ...
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Ubuntu compatability with the ASUS VivoBook X202E-DH31T-PK

Is the Asus Vivobook X202E-DH31T-PK compatible with Ubuntu? It seems like a nice laptop, but I don't want to be stuck with lots of hardware issues. I really don't care about the webcam or the ...
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Is Ubuntu “workable/possible” on a 3200 x 1800 resolution screen?

I'm buying a laptop with that resolution later, and I'm willing to use Ubuntu or some other Linux OS without full resolution independent support for now, but I guess I'm wondering if it's possible at ...
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How to install broadcom wireless driver?

I have a fresh installation of 12.04 LTS and i am unable to install the broadcom STA wireless driver. My laptop model is HP Elite book 2570P Here's the /var/log/jockey.log: ...
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Currently Inoperable Keyboard with partial functionality in host/fully functional in virtual machine 13.10

to be succinct as to the issue, i'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and have had no issues up to this point with the hardware compatibility; however, upon setting up my workstation today, i was aware of a sudden ...
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Visual artifacts, slow performance, AMD hardware accel

I finally got grub working and am now having some problems with Ubuntu 13.10. When I move my mouse I see visual artifacts, such as the mouse being left behind and copied, squares moving around and ...
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Hardware Testing and Export to Database

I am working on a project where I need to PXE boot a Linux Kernel and run several hardware tests and then save the results to a database. I am to the point where I can PXE boot Ubuntu 10 from a NFS ...
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Wrong display and frozen installation

My computer is HP Pavilion dv2000.There's a win7 OS in my hard disk before.I followed steps in Internet to install ubuntu from a image in my hd(0,6).Things seem to be right before i found that ...
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Restricted Video Drivers LiveCD vs Full Install

When booting to a live CD of Ubuntu 12.04 NO restricted video drivers are detected. However, after completing a full instillation restricted video drivers are found. Does anyone know why this is ...
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Ram speeds with dmidecode command

I wanted to see my RAM capabilities so i runned dmidecode. The output: Memory Device Array Handle: 0x0028 Error Information Handle: 0x002B Total Width: 64 bits Data Width: 64 bits Size: 4096 MB Form ...
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Change the device order for graphics cards

Ubuntu 13.10. Mining rig. 7ea graphics cards (2 7900's and 5 7800's). Adapter 0 is a 7900, adapter 1-5 shows 7800, adapter 6 shows 7900. How can I make adapter 0 and 1 7900's while 2-6 are 7800's? ...
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Copy to Pen Drive - input/output error

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and having the following problem. I thought it might be a problem of my pen drive. But now I realise that it isn't. Because I tried with other pen drives and same problem is ...
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Mounting 2nd Hard Drive (Win7)

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my internal hard drive and I’m tiring to mount a 2nd internal to recover data off it. It has Win7 Home installed on it. I am having problems mounting it. What is the ...
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Upgrading gtx 560 to gtx 580 in ubuntu 12.04

I am fairly new to Ubuntu, I am currently running Ubuntu 12.04. I am upgrading my current gtx 560 (current driver 304.117) to a gtx 580. My question is what should I do to get the latest drivers for ...
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How To Get A CD/DVD to Run Manually

Occasionally when I insert a disk in the optical drive, CD or DVD it does not start to run automatically. Is there a terminal command that will start the disk running. I am running Ubuntu 13.10.
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Mouse stopped working completely

We have a desktop running ubuntu 13.10 as a sort of home theater. One day, literally in the middle of usage the mouse stopped working and hasn't worked since. I was moving it to click on something and ...
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Ethernet port suddenly stopped working in Ubuntu 13.04

It is a Dell Vostro, if that matters. I was uploading files on FTP when it suddenly stopped working. And it won't even connect back to the LAN. I tried most of of the solutions that were suggested on ...
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Microsoft Comfort Desktop 5000 Media Keys

After Spending A fair bit of money on my new Microsoft Comfort 5000 Desktop, some of the media keys and the window switch key does not work. the Favourites and the zoom being some of them. Please ...
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My laptop won't turn of properly

I have dell inspiron n5110 laptop. Now it didn't turn of completely either from Ubuntu 12.04 or Windows 7. stuck in the loading screen in Ubuntu but in Windows after screen turns off the hardware ...
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Problem with USB 3.0 on hot power off in 13.04

When I power off computer via poweroff command , USB 3.0 devices are correctly restored on the next boot, but when computer lose power, USB 3.0 devices are not visible after boot in output of lsusb or ...
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PCI-E to PCI adapter for DVB-cards

Does anyone know if something like this would work in Ubuntu (mythbuntu) to let me use 2 DVB-C-cards on a motherboard that only has PCI-E slots?
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My camera doesn't work on Ubuntu

I have an Acer Aspire 5670 with a CrystalEye webcam. But in Cheese it doesn't even detect that there is a camera. What can I do?
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In system information, SMBus is marked red

From system information, I found something which was boxed and written in red. I copied the lines below. Is it a problem? Because, my Ralink RT3290 wireless card is not working and it is also ...
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Running cdebconf-newt-detect-keys in an installed system

Is there a way to run cdebconf-newt-detect-keys in an installed system ? I want to know my new keyboard layout. Some keys aren't working.
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How to wake up TV tuner (Afatec 9033/9035) in Kaffeine on Ubuntu 13.10

I have a TV tuner, an Afatec 9033/9035. I'm using Kaffeine on Ubuntu 13.10. dmesg shows that the installation is OK. Kaffeine detects the tuner. However, it seems that the receiver doesn't start. My ...
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lenovo g580 touch pad issue

My Lenovo g580 touchpad get hanged in the middle while scrolling through the page and either I have to wait for it or I press tab button to resume the work. I also tried an external USB mouse, but ...
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Does Ubuntu work on the intel D975XBX2 motherboard?

I know Intel does not support linux on the board, but it is a good machine, and I do not want to trash it. (No windows 7 or 8 support). I could not find any hardware advice on the Ubuntu site.
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Running Ubuntu on a Microprocessing Board

I'm pursuing a project that requires the use of a microprocessing board that can run Ubuntu. I have been searching the web, and have found some relatively expensive TI boards that will run it, as ...
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Hardware switch only turns off Bluetooth, while Wifi stays on

I've got Dell Latitude E6540 with Ubuntu 13.10 64bit installed on it. The laptop has a hardware switch to turn off wireless. In Windows, it turns off both Bluetooth and Wifi, but in Ubuntu, it only ...
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how do I reproduce the F4 'repeat last action' key windows users have

When using office, the F4 key will repeat any last action taken, such as deleting rows. highlighting selections, changing formats. This speeds up repetitive tasks. I can't find this function in Ubuntu ...
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Asus X79DELUXE Motherboard

Has anyone run Ubuntu on this motherboard, Does everything work. My current Motherboard(Asus P8Z68-V) does not have USB3.0 or RAID support. Everything else does work. X79DELUXE
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selecting a motherboard for new build

I am designing a new system based around Ubuntu(of course) and I am looking at a list of compatible Motherboards. The motherboard I currently have Asus P8Z68-V does not have RAID or USB3.0 support for ...
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about Ubuntu “System Testing”

I have a question. I want to do a full hardware diagnostic on my PC and test every piece of hardware possible. So I was wondering what hardware components does 'System Testing' app cover. Are all ...
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keyboard not working in hp mini

I used lubuntu. At first keyboard worked properly. but later some switches of keyboard did not work. then i changed to Ubuntu. But the problem did not solved. Some switches (eg. all number except 6.5 ...
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Where can I get the newest proprietary Nvidia drivers

Ubuntu 13.04 Nvidia gtx580 As you can see in the image the newest proprietary Nvidia driver is version 313. The newest open-source one is version 331. Where can I get the newest proprietary ...
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How to enable my mobile broadband card on my Dell Latitude E6410?

I have a Dell Latitude E6410 laptop with a mobile broadband card. When I put a sim card in it, nothing happens. How can i enable it and use the sim card on my laptop? I run lspci in terminal and the ...
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Installed New Graphic Nvidia GeForce GT610 WITH VGA HDMI DVI PORTS

Hi My Pc had only VGA output so I bought this card to run my PC from HDMI port. Installed card: switched on PC. Ubuntu started. changed monitor settings to hdmi, connected cable but black screen. ...
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Cursor teleporting, problems pointing, scroll erratic — how do I know if it's a hardware or software problem?

My cursor has become really unwieldy. I have trouble with precise movements, or even just clicking the right word. Scroll (I use the traditional edge scroll) seems completely random at times, or I'm ...
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Red items in HTML sudo lshw -html > ~/hardware.html

I am checking list of devices installed in my system I used the following sudo lshw -html > ~/hardware.html Many items come in red in that list , other come in yellow color. Does red means ...
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Does Ubuntu 13.04 support touchscreen input in any way?

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook T732 Tablet convertible notebook PC, and I'd like to be able to use the touchscreen on Ubuntu. Is there any application written to adapt Ubuntu to my touchscreen hardware?
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Ubuntu compatibility with new Apple Mac Pro hardware

Apple's new Mac Pro is being released this Fall. The hardware specs look great, but I also don't have enough understanding of hardware, hardware drivers, and linux kernel to make an educated guess as ...
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How to install a HP LaserJet P1102w?

I just did an install of the hp laserjet P1102w printer and its not working. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04,and I went to see if I had hplip installed and it said I did. How do I do this?
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Ubuntu not picking up network and doesnt find SD or wirless mouse

I just started using Ubuntu on my Toshiba a month or so ago. It's been working great until this morning. Now it doesn't find any wireless networks, and when I run an Ethernet cable, still nothing. ...