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usb 3.0 ports only real 3.0 usb devices

i have a MSI A88X-G43 AMD dual core 4.0 and running 8gb of ram on ubuntu 14.04. none of my 3.0 usb ports work with 2.0 or 1.0 usb flash drives,mouses,keyboards,ect. i always have the latest drives for ...
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I got a MSI Leopard GP60 2PE with two SSDs? :O [duplicate]

I have a laptop with two SSDs and one is almost completely empty: I have 500gb+250gb and the 250gb SSD has only 1gb of used space which is only a few folders like this: $RECYCLE.BIN/Papirkurv, ...
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Christmas Shopper Simulator on Linux/Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr [duplicate]

I want to try playing a game that I've seen a lot of videos on. It is called Christmas Shopper Simulator. I got the .msi file from the site, and tried to run it using Wine Windows Program Loader. ...
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MSI 970 Gaming USB 3.0 drivers

I recently switched to Ubuntu, with intents to make it my main OS. So far I've managed to get everything working correctly except my USB 3 ports. No matter what I plug in (I've tried flash drives, ...
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MSI SuperCharger on ubuntu

Is there a way to get MSI super charger working on Ubuntu. My motherboard is MSI Z97 Gaming 7.
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Problem installing Ubuntu 14.04 on MSI NIGHTBLADE B85-019XEU

Im trying to install Ubuntu 14.04 on a brand new machine, MSI NIGHTBLADE B85-019XEU. It came with no OS but the motherboard is a UEFI. Im trying to troubleshoot by looking for help in the forums but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Nvidia 840M driver help

I am trying to install the nvidia driver for the 840M but apparently it's the most hardest thing ever So far I've tried nvidia-346 (gave me a blank screen) nvidia-340 (gave me a blank screen) ...
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How to edit the .msi file in Ubuntu 10.04

I am using Ubuntu 10.04. I need to open and edit (not to install) the .msi file, is there any tool to do this in Ubuntu?
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“Turbo” mode engaged continuously

I have an MSI ge60 0nd and I am using Ubuntu 14.04. There is a light on my laptop that shows that I'm running in "Turbo" mode. When I was using Windows the light turned on when needed but under ...
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Cannot connect to internet running Ubuntu 14.04 using VirtualBox on my MSI GT60 - Windows 8.1 x64

I'm unsure if I am asking this question in the right place so please refer me elsewhere if necessary. I installed VirtualBox v 4.3.2 on my MSI GT60 running Windows 8.1 x64 a bit ago and created a VM ...
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New to Ubuntu need help with motherboard compatibility

I am very new to the Linux world and have started building my first computer. I am curious about some compatibility issues I have been coming across. I have been reading contradictory explanations ...
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Ubuntu Live CD boots to black screen, R9 290x [duplicate]

I'm having problem to install the Ubuntu, I have a video card R9 290x MSI. When I boot from USB, it shows all the choices, "Try Ubuntu, Install Ubuntu, Check disk", but when I choose one of this, the ...
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GT70 2PE Dominator Pro (or equal) keyboard backlight

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and have been searching the internet for a couple of hours, trying to get my keyboard's backlight to work . I know it works out of the box when you hit the ...
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issues connecting MSI wind u123 via wireless

Hello I own an MSI Wind u123 lspci output: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8187SE Wireless LAN Controller (rev 22) lspci -nn | grep 0280 02:00.0 Network controller ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 wireless driver

As I have searched for days and days online and couldn't find any solutions I decided to ask personally. I have MSi CX620MX laptop and I just upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 This is a laptop we ...
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Sound too low in Ubuntu

I had bought some new components for my PC. The fact is when I try to play any sound it's almost audible, the sound is very low, even at max level. This is not a hardware problem, because when I'm on ...
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No Boot Option After Install

Hello recently I built a computer with an msi 970A-G43, AMD FX 6300, and GSkill Ripjaw 2gb ram and was wondering if there's any compatibility issues because after installing Ubuntu it does not show up ...
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Cannot boot/install linux on MSI Z87-GD65 & GTX 770 (i7-4770K)

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my gaming PC (I use *nix on all my other machines) for quite a while, never got to it really because everytime I get this problem and can't get it to work. So ...
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Compatibility Ubuntu and MSI GE60

We are an online shop willing to sell laptops with Ubuntu installed. We have an order with a distributor of MSI but have not tried Ubuntu on MSI laptops previously. These are the laptops: MSI GE60 ...
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Touchpad acting weird in 14.04 on MSI CR70 2M

I don't know if I am doing it right(or at the right place). It's the first time I report a bug. I have a disturbing bug. My touchpad left click (tapping and mechanical) stops working sometimes. It ...
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Grub boot menu not available after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on MSI GE 60

I installed Windows 8.1 on an MSI GE60 laptop; then proceeded to partition it using GParted (resized the NTFS partitions) and installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS in the free space I created /dev/sda8. When ...
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My system reboots at login screen after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04

I am having trouble installing either Ubuntu or Xubuntu 14.04 or even upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04. I get a consistent result which is that once the system gets to the login screen or, if I'm booting ...
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MSI Radeon R9 270 Graphics drivers

How am i supposed to download these drivers and utilities? I am a complete newb to linux, any help will be greatly appreciated! Note: The drivers and utilities are windows based
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Cannot lower brightness in Ubuntu 14.04 with amd drivers

So I cannot adjust my brightness at all. It is always at the max and I have tried updating the grub with acpi_osi=linux & acpi_backlight=vendor & acpi_osi= & acpi_osi=Linux ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 on MSI GP60 with Gigabyte motherboard

today I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I have two problems. First is with my USB mouse (which not responding) and second is that after few minutes whole system freeze. Know someone how to solve ...
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CryptoSLAX with Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200

As many people, I am a newbie on Linux but found CryptoSLAX an amazing tool for cryptomining. I am currently trying to make my ethernet cards from my mobo MSI Z87G45 Gaming to work on CryptoSLAX, but ...
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PowerTOP: why sum of “Power est” values is much less than discharge rate?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a MSI gs70 Stealth laptop. When I run powertop 2.4, I see: The battery reports a discharge rate of 38.1 W The estimated remaining time is 0 hours, 5 minutes Summary: ...
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PowerTOP: what is “System baseline power”?

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on a MSI gs70 Stealth laptop. When I run powertop 2.4 it tells that (Device stats tab): The battery reports a discharge rate of 39.8 W System baseline power is estimated at ...
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Linux Live USB's will not boot on MSI GT70-2OC [duplicate]

I recently got a new laptop for Christmas, I love it. There is one crucial error though. It runs Windows 8. I cannot stand Windows, let alone Windows 8. I want to keep Windows 8 for the simple fact ...
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Install Ubuntu 13.10 on MSI GS 70 Stealth - NVIDIA GTX 760 / Intel HD 4000

I recently bought an MSI GS 70 Stealth Notebook with Windows 8 preinstalled. I updated it to Windows 8.1 and reinstalled all the latest drivers and BIOS/firmware. I tried to install Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 ...
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Nvidia moduel not found

my laptop has NVidia Optimus and I've been trying to get bumblee to work for weeks. Installing bumblebee or nvidia-drivers show no errors, I configured it like described in this article: ...
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Will Ubuntu work on MSI GE40?

I am going to buy a new laptop and I am thinking about MSI GE40 2OL-276 because of it's power and relatively low weight. But at the same time I am going to use it with Ubuntu. There are not too many ...
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How to install NetworkDriver?

I want to use eth0 driver, but my network card is UNCLAIMED. I use Killer e2200 Gigabit Ethernet controller. How to install the Networkdriver? And how to use eth0?
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Cant Install Ubuntu on my MSI+AMD Pc [duplicate]

I have tired to install ubuntu on my pc several times but it shows a black/rubbish screen when i boot it from cd. Here is my pc config : AMD FX-8120 8-core processor MSI 990XA-GD55 Graphics 2GB ATI ...
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installation of ubuntu 12.04 64bit on msi gt70 2OC

ok so my problem is i can't install the 64 bit version of ubuntu on my system, i have tried every bios config shown in threads but it stops on the screen after selecting install ubuntu. I'm installing ...
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Can't boot to ubuntu from GT60 2OC! Any help?

So, i had a GT60 ONC (msi-16f3), it would easily boot to a liveCD and to ubuntu and android-x86 alongside windows. But i recently "upgraded" to a GT60 2OC (msi-16f4) and now... I can't boot to the ...
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Z87-GD65 Gaming Motherboard Killer Ethernet not working [duplicate]

I just built my new computer today, install Ubuntu 13.04 on it, took a bit of hacking to get it working and such but now that it boots, I cannot get the ethernet to work. It simply do not sees it ...
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Unable to install Ubuntu on MSI GT60

So I recently bought a MSI GT60 laptop with W8 preinstalled and I want to dual boot with Ubuntu. I've been trying to make a live USB for 13.04 and I have not yet been able to boot into live or ...
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Getting MSI GT70 GT60 ONC LEDs on SteelSeries keyboard working?

I have an MSI GT70 ONC laptop. The laptop comes with steelseries keyboard that has LEDs in the keys. On windows 7 I can use change the LEDs to light up any colour. I would like to know how to find ...
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How do I run in Wine a program installed from an msi?

I have installed a .msi file with wine, by right-clicking on it and selecting "run with Wine". Wine has apparently succesfully installed the application: now how am I supposed to run it? I have typed ...
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Rhino 3D 5.0 64bit

I would do anything to get Rhino 5 working on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS. First the extension of the file is .msi. I have tried using CrossOver to install it, but failed. I tried to install it using wine ...
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MSI mobo built in wifi [closed]

I just bought a new computer with the following mobo: MSI Z77IA-E53. It has built in wifi but to use it you need to install drivers from a cd, and they are only for windows. I went to the MSI UK ...
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after upgrade to 12.04 wifi alone does not work, but wifi AND LAN together do!

I upgraded ubuntu to 12.04 on my MSI U100 Plus netbook and found that the wifi icon is missing and I have no internet connection. However, if I plug in the ethernet cable and reboot, then the computer ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with AMD radeon HD 3870 Error

I'm very new to ubuntu. I try to change my desktop for Ubuntu because I'm bored with windows 7 and I'm try to learn about ubuntu. First I'm try Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit. After i choose "Instal ubuntu" ...
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Reverting to Gnome classic after kernel update

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.1 with Gnome 3, and it just updated the kernel from 3.2.0-31 to 3.2.0-32. Now, Gnome reverts to classic mode. I can confirm that it is the kernel, because if I select 3.2.0-31 ...
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Failed to enable MSI-X

I tried to make a copy of my kernel so I can use the copy of the .config to mess around with it so I can learn it better. I followed the guide here - ...
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Installation issue in MSI GT780DX, screen freezes

Configuration: i7 2670, Nvidia GTX 570, 1920X1080, 17.3", HDD 750GB, RAM 12 GB, trying to install under Windows 7, 64bit. Used 64 bit Ubuntu for installation, both 12.04 and 11.04, none worked, in 12, ...
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Having Trouble Updating Nvidia Drivers

I've just bought a new laptop and am trying to install Ubuntu on it. This is the first time I'm installing linux on my own machine (I've used it on machines at work and school before, but I've never ...
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How can I test if input device (mic) is detected?

My friend's Ubuntu 12.04 is installed with Wubi and there is no Input device in Sound settings. Is there a command to see if there is something visible for the system or a fix for this? It is a ...
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Wifi slows Ubuntu to a halt after waking from sleep

The computer is a MSI Wind U100+ Netbook with Ralink RT2700E. There was a similar issue I was able to correct in 10.04 by adding some blacklist drivers in /etc/modprob.d but the issue then only meant ...