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Ubuntu 14.04 and Nvidia GeForce (840M) compatability on 64-bit laptop

My laptop diagnostic shows several pre-fails and has other issues so I am urgently shopping for a new laptop, my second using Ubuntu. I need a laptop with good graphics capabilities and have come ...
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Backports wifi driver wont reload after eboot on ubuntu 14.04

I am having some problems with wifi after installing Ubuntu on my ASUS F551CA.After having problems with a hard block (which i solved by black listing one of the two drivers) I was able to get a ...
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Internal SD card reader not mounted/detected HP realtek rts5227

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Envy m7-j020dx. The only problem I am currently having is that the internal SD card reader does not seem to be detected at all. I have tried to find a ...
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Laptop touchpad is not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS but it's not recognizing touchpad of laptop. What can be caused to this? Here some outputs: xinput list output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 ...
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network card issues on ASUS N550JK with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

The network card (realtek gigabit ethernet) doesn't work, doesn't send or receive packets. There is an error message saying something about a transmit queue timeout. I'm including some output that may ...
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66 views

Do I need to install all the drivers for my Laptop?

I am using HP Mini Laptop. I am going to replace my Windows 7 OS with Ubuntu. Do I need to install all the supporting drivers (Like we do after installing Windows) of my Laptop(Graphic, WiFi, ...
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Screen flickering Ubuntu 13.10 Radeon 7970m 14.2 catalyst beta drivers

I recently installed the 14.2 catalyst beta drivers for my 7970m, I wanted to be able to choose to use it or intel hd graphics. It works well except for when at the Ubuntu screen there is a graphical ...
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ubuntu expectations for laptop drivers

I'm brand new to the ubuntu world. I'm trying to understand what ubuntu requires in the way of drivers (wireless, video, audio etc) when it's going to be installed on a laptop. I noticed when I ran ...
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860 views

Ubuntu for Lenovo G510 Laptop?

How good is Ubuntu Suitable for Lenobo G510. I am planning to buy a new laptop and G510 falls in my affordable range. There I am wondering which spec to take? the one with ATI card or not? Is there ...
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Ubuntu for old Amilo Pro [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu on my pc and I was amazed how fast it is. My parents got old laptop which they use only for surfing the Web and watching movies sometimes (they just plug tv into it and ...
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2answers
548 views

How to connect to WiFi on Asus F5RL?

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS with Xfce 4.10 on my Asus F5RL AP033C laptop. When I open nm-connection-editor from the notifications area (on it the "Enable Wireless" is in grey), in the ...
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274 views

how can i get driver for Acer V5 571-g laptop ubuntu 13.04

I made lshw on my laptop and become this: id: serial description: SMBus product: 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family SMBus Controller vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1f.3 bus ...
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Nvidia optimus driver

Got laptop aspire v3 771g with nvidia optimus tehnology. Installed nvidia driver bumblebee, everything seems ok glxspheres 21 fps, optirun glxspheres 200fps. But, desktop appearance seems working with ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Running Slow [closed]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 to get away from Windows 8(I never liked Windows). But Since I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 it has been very slow, such as opening or searching for a files. My ...
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how to install wireless driver for my old laptop hp dv6 1340ej

its connected to the internet and all fine but its very and slow and I've tried almost everything with some terminal commands and I got some improve but still slow compared to the internet win I login ...
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1answer
114 views

How/Where do I get Ubuntu Drivers?

I have an Acer Aspire 5745 laptop with all it's stock hardware, when I install Ubuntu 12.04.2 via windows installation it works, except for the drivers. There are no drivers installed, and I have ...
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Laptop Nvidia Bumblebee clarification

So this is partly clarification (to help future users) and partly questions to make sure I understand what's going on. Recently attempted to make the switch from MacOSX to Ubuntu as I can't afford ...
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1answer
381 views

How to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can someone tell me the steps to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M? My laptop is a SAMSUNG Series 7 NP700G7C-S01US. I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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Horrible grafical error, unusable

Hi I am brand new to Linux and Ubuntu and I recently attempted to install Ubuntu 12.10 on a really old laptop I found in my basement, a Presario 2700T. THe installation went well but then it went to ...
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Is there any list of laptops/desktops that fully work with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where to find information about ubuntu compatible or certified hardware/PC models Support for hardware components I bought a Dell XPS 15 (l502x) and i always have some ...
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1answer
771 views

How do i install HP 620 laptop graphics driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my graphics card to be recognized in System Info? On the intel site there is no Mobile Intel GMA 4500MHD driver for linux. They link this site though ...
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1answer
1k views

How to install hardware drivers for my laptop

Everytime I change the OS I usually format my laptop. It is an HP tx-2 Touchsmart. It has a touchscreen and additional hardware that isn't working (i.e. volume control buttons and the network ...
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Which logs will tell me about the Touchpad and Keyboard locking up?

I have an Asus N53SM laptop that I leave running for several weeks at a time. I never put it in hibernate or suspend, I only close the lid when I'm not using it. After a few days or weeks of running, ...
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1answer
555 views

Can't adjust brightness

I have a Toshiba Satellite A105-4244 (Intel Chipset+Integrated Graphics) and I can't adjust the brightness. Neither the buttons nor the system settings/brightness and lock work. Also I tried the ...
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Do I need any drivers?

I am new to Ubuntu so I have some doubts regarding Ubuntu. My system is Dell Inspiron N4010 with 3GB RAM and preloaded with Windows 64 bit. I would like to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. So I downloaded ...
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Where are laptop keyboard drivers found?

I have a Toshiba Satellite Intel centrino duo laptop running ubuntu 12.04 What files are responsible for the keyboard working / Where are the keyboard drivers located? Say hypothetically the caps ...
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Why are most laptop wireless and dedicated graphics drivers are proprietary?

Why are most laptop wireless or dedicated graphics drivers proprietary? I have searched the Internet for this but I have found no answers.
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1answer
3k views

Intel I945GMS driver for Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install drivers for an Intel HD Graphics? I can't find the proprietary driver of Intel I945GMS for Ubuntu 12.04! Does it exist for Intel i945gms notebook ...
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2answers
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No back light on my Acer Aspire 5734z

I installed Ubuntu (12.04) on my Acer Aspire 5734z and the back light stopped working. I have tried the fix by editing the grub file posted on here a couple of days ago but that hasn't fixed it. I ...
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1answer
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Acer touchpad multitouch not working

I tried to get my Acer laptop's touchpad working properly. I installed driver package (psmouse-alps-dkms_0.10_all) which made the side scrolling working. However, the touchpad supports multitouch ...
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1answer
746 views

How do I install a webcam driver for an hp g62? [closed]

I have ubuntu 10.10 (maverick meerkat) on my hp laptop (g-62). Please guide me on how to install the webcam driver. Thanks.
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Keyboard backlight sensor doesn't work on a Sony Vaio VPCS116FG

I have a VAIO laptop (VPCS116FG, S series). Its keyboard has sensors that can detect how bright the surrounding is, so it automatically turns on the backlight in dark places such as airplane cabins. ...
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169 views

How can I install modem drivers for HP DV6531NR? [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on an HP DV6135NR laptop. Ubuntu does not find drivers to install for the built in modem. Does anyone have experience with obtaining and installing modem drivers on this ...
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1answer
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I have a Fujitsu Siemens AMILO Pro V3515 laptop. Where can I get the proper drivers?

I have been using Ubuntu for several weeks now. (With some prior Linux usage.) Several programs I have used have given me this error message: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". I think ...
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Fix for blinking Nvidia GTX 460m?

I have an Asus G73-JW Laptop and on official drivers, it will blink every time that the Powermizer will change the speed of the card. The only workaround I have found so far is to set it to maximum ...
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1answer
1k views

Option for enabling wireless network missing [closed]

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed into my laptop. The option for enabling wireless network in the network manager is missing. It comes only when I install my wireless driver(Broadcom STA) when I will ...
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2answers
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I have a Tecra A4 laptop. How can I ensure I have the latest graphics driver for it?

I have a Tecra A4 laptop. How can I ensure I have the latest graphics driver for it? According to http://alatest.com/reviews/laptop-reviews/toshiba-tecra-a4-s211/po3-32484355,30/#details, I have a ...
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1answer
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How do I configure touchscreen on my HP tx1000 laptop running xubuntu?

I tried looking online for all possible solutions and even installing evtouch package, but nothing seems to work. I know that the tx1000 series laptops are notoriously linux unfriendly. Does anyone ...
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How can I resolve the disabled Bluetooth on resume/power issue on Lenovo laptops?

After you install Ubuntu on a Lenovo laptop the Bluetooth will be disabled after reboot or resume. The only workaround for this issue is to load factory default from the BIOS but this is not ...