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Samsung Keyboard Brightness Keys

So I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic). It's mostly working with my Samsung NP540U4E laptop, just having some trouble with the keyboard brightness change function keys. ...
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Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook

I have a new Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (930X5J-K01) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. The touchpad is not working at all. There is no cursor visible but an external USB mouse is working ...
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Ubuntu Won't Boot After Install on Samsung NP915S3G: error “All boot options are tried.” [duplicate]

So yesterday I went ahead and bought the Samsung NP915S3G (ATIV Book 9 Lite) and installed Tahr in hope that everything would go smoothly. For the most part it; everything necessary seems to work off ...
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I'm a total noob and need to know if Ubuntu will work properly in my laptop [duplicate]

So, as the title says: I'm not very tech savvy, but I tried Ubuntu and loved it! The thing is: I don't know if my laptop can handle Ubuntu or if I need to do something special to make it work ...
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2answers
54 views

updating latop to 13.04 raring / no gui but only terminal is present

Today I updated my laptop (Samsung NP-Z700 with hybrid graphics) to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring and following the update I am not able to see any graphical interface. I tried installing ATI drivers from ...
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what is the specific version of realtek sound card does my samsung np305e5a have

I have a Samsung laptop np305e5a-a03us, and I cannot seem to find the specific version of my sound card. all I see is that it is a realtek hd audio, but which realtek is it?
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119 views

Force key release problems

My problem is that when I press FN+F6/F7/F8 it is not releasing the key. Its just these ones, once I've pressed them they don't stop and my whole keyboard ceases up and doesn't work, obviously ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01?

I want to buy a laptop, but I want to use it with Ubuntu! So, Can I install it on the SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01 ? Thanks ! Specifications Processor : Brand/Family : Intel Core i5-3210M CPU Speed : ...
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1answer
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samsung laptop brightness issue? can,t change brightness on my laptop [closed]

I have installed windows 7 on my samsung laptop,but there is no effect of brightness when i press fn keys,brightness remains same.what can i do? i m very worried! please help me.
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136 views

GRUB Doesn't Show - Windows 7 Launches Straight Away (Samsung Series 3)

Title says it all pretty much... I installed Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 7 but when I turn on my laptop, the GRUB boot loader doesn't appear at all and Windows 7 boots immediately.
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How to Dual Boot Ubuntu In Samsung RF511 while keeping the samsung recovery solutions alive?

See i have a samsung rf511 and i really want to dual boot it with my existing windows 7 (factory default) and Ubuntu 12.04 and i want to have samsung recovery solution working pls if any one from ...
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Samsung rv515 trackpad issues [duplicate]

I'm currently on a Samsung RV515 laptop running Windows 7. I'm relatively new to the world of Linux in general, so I started with the Wubi installer to keep things simple. It worked great, however ...
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1answer
378 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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1answer
284 views

Can't install Ubuntu for several reasons

I'm having some issues installing Ubuntu on my Samsung NP-RV520-S02SE Laptop. First off, I'm getting error: failure reading sector somethingsomething when booting the CD and hitting "Install Ubuntu". ...
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0answers
341 views

Ubuntu 12.10 wireless network disconnects with Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.1O on my new Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL laptop. The problem is that it wireless internet keeps disconnecting, after a few minutes working, and I have to continuously ...
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6answers
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How to make keyboard backlight Fn buttons work in Samsung Series 9?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Samsung 900X4C. However, I can't get the keyboard backlights to work. I added the keymaps as per community docs - Samsung Series 9 (section Function Keys). But ...
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1answer
958 views

Install Ubuntu on Samsung series 5 ultra SSD

I was wondering if anyone had had any luck with installing ubuntu 12.04 on samsung series 5 ultra? The thing is that I want to install root on the SSD for fast boot (along with windows7)... if anyone ...
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2answers
688 views

Backlight settings not stored

Recently bought a new laptop (Samsung 700Z) and installed ubuntu 12.04. Most stuff works out of the box, but some details are driving me crazy. I installed the fglrx driver to shut down the fans and ...
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Overheating problem in Samsung NP550P7C Laptop

I've been struggling with some issues. First I will start off with a listing of my hardware. 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge DRAM Controller (rev 09) 00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel ...
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Click and Drag from touchpad stops working

I've got a Samsung Notebook (NP-QX412-S01AU) with a touchpad / clickpad. I'm running 12.04 Precise. When I first log into my computer, the touchpad behaves exactly as expected and desired. The ...
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1answer
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Fn key is not functioning on SAMSUNG NP-RV513 laptop

i cannot adjust brightness, Sound etc.. using Fn key in my Samsung NP-RV513 laptop. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32bit as a dual boot with windows 7.Processor: AMD Dual Core Processor E-350 (1.6GHz, 1MB) ...
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2answers
938 views

unsuccessful upgrade from 11.10 to 12.4 LTS

I had upgrade from ubuntu 11.10, that runs alongside windows7, to 12.4 lts in a netbook Samsung nc110. After upgrade Ubuntu doesnt run. After log in all the screen is in blue. What can i do? Thanks ...
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12.04 is overheating my Samsung RF411

I was using Windows 7 for months and never had any problem with overheating, then I decided to try Ubuntu and I just loved it and decided to migrate. However, the computer keeps shutting down for ...
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2answers
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Keyboard not working on a Samsung 300e5a laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung 300e5a laptop. The keyboard was not available during the installation, i don't know why, so i thought that it was just a glitch, and i used to virtual ...
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1answer
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Can't decrease/increase brightness on Samsung NP300V3A more than 1 step

I just installed Oneiric on a SAMSUNG NP300V3A (Series 3) laptop. Everything seems to work fine more or less except one thing: I can't reduce screen brightness more than 10% or so. Fn+F3 (brightness ...
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1answer
504 views

Will Samsung laptops be fully (OOTB) supported by Ubuntu?

Power management like: suspend, hibernate, open/close LID, optimal ("healthy") disc activity, internal modem, backlight control, FN keys etc. Will it be fully supported by Ubuntu out of the box? So ...
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Ubuntu on samsung 9 series thin laptop

Has anyone tried loading ubuntu 11.04/10.10 on new Samsung Series 9 (NP900X3A). It looks pretty thinner and similar to Macbook Air. Does it has good support with ubuntu ?.