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Having problems adjusting brightness in Ubuntu 15.10

I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my new MSI GP62 6QE laptop. I was having issues with Ubuntu 14.04 due to the Intel Wireless 3165 so I chose Ubuntu 15.10 instead since it comes with the Linux 4.2 ...
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change color on msi keyboard steelseries

I installed ubuntu 15.10 on my msi GS70. I want to change the keyboard color, i can light up/down with fn+ and fn- but I can't change the color. I tried to follow: Getting MSI GT70 GT60 ONC LEDs on ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 overheating problems

My MSI GT60 0NC desktop is overheating and shuts down even if I'm just browsing and listen to music, it's a new Ubuntu installation no weird programs are running. I have installed the last NVidia ...
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Can my laptop run ubuntu? // Problems with the nvidia graphic?

My laptop is a MSI, PX60 2QD-084XES (Prestige) . Specifications: * Intel® Core i7-5700HQ (2.7 GHz, 6 MB) * RAM 16GB DDR3 SODIMM (2x8GB) * Hard disk 1TB (7200 rpm S-ATA)+ 256GB SSD (1x256GB M.2 SATA) ...
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Can't set up wireless drivers on MSI Stealth, no output returned from lspci

Installed Ubuntu as dual boot with windows on an MSI GS70 laptop. Can't get wireless to show up in the toolbar & there are no software updates that appear under "System Settings | Additional ...
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Sound with Skylake on MSI H170M PRO-VDH

On a new machine based on MSI H170M PRO-VDH motherboard with a Intel Core i3 6100 processor, it's quite impossible to get sound. I try this page No audio output devices detected in new computer ...
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Battery capacity dropped from 97% to 30%. Is it ubuntu's problem?

I have MSI laptop (CX61 2QC). I have purchased it recently (about 1 month ago). I have made a installed ubuntu installed in it. Yesterday when I was using it the battery capacity was showing 97 %. ...
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Installing Ubuntu on MSI GT72S G-220

I'm having issues getting Ubuntu 15.10 on my system. These are my specs: 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6820HK (2.7 GHz) 32 GB Memory 1 TB HDD 256 GB M.2 SSD NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 8 GB GDDR5 ...
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Ubuntu on MSI GE72 6QD freezes except in recovery mode

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an MSI GE72 6QD and could not install a working video driver (except the xserver-xorg-video-nouveau with serious limitations). When I start normally, the machine ...
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ACPI : EC: Fail in evaluating the _REG object of EC device. Broken bios is suspected

I can't install linux with kernel over than 4.x on my computer. (MSI GP72-6QE-087XFR Leopard Pro) Tried : Ubuntu 15.10, debian 8 and linux mint 17.3. This is saying: "ACPI : EC: Fail in evaluating ...
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MSI Z170A Gaming M5 with Linux (dual-boot)

I've bought the MSI Z170A Gaming M5 motherboard for my new Skylake build (planning to set-up my new gear this week-end). As OS, I want to dual-boot to Windows 7 and Ubuntu (KUbuntu more precisely). ...
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Getting Ubuntu working properly on MSI GE62 6QF

I recently bought na laptop MSI GE62 6QF (http://www.msi.com/product/notebook/GE62-6QF-Apache-Pro.html) with i7 6700 processor and NVIDIA GTX970M \ Intel 530 graphics. I have Windows 10 installed but ...
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Screen flickering with Ubuntu 15 on MSI PE 60 2QE

My new MSI PE60 2QE laptop mounts an Intel Integrated Graphics Chipset 5600 connected to a Samsung 156HL01-102 display. The display works perfectly when I boot with the "nomodeset" parameter in the ...
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Screen shuts down after some seconds when trying to install into my MSI Ghost GS60

I acquired a MSI Ghost GS60 with a Nvidia Geforce GTX 965M. I am trying to install Ubuntu from a UEFI USB flash drive. The flashdrive boots smoothly, both to try ubuntu, or to install it. However, in ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect webcam

Cheese just doesn't detect the webcam .. nor other software. This is an MSI GT70 2PC. I cannot even find someone having the problem. The webcam even works fine on windows 8.1 . I also tried adding ...
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How to activate keyboard backlights

I want to know how to activate the keyboard backlights of an msi gt70-2pc laptop. They say here that this works but I just can't figure out exactly how.
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using inactive discrete nvidia graphics card for parallel processing on an optimus system

I have an MSI GT70 2PE Dominator Pro Laptop with 32GB's RAM, NVidia GTX 880 Graphics Card with 8 GB RAM and Integrated Intel 4600 Graphics Card Running Ubuntu 14.04. It is an Optimus system. Works ...
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Startech docking station: Video ports not working

I recently bought an MSI laptop and am running Ubuntu 14.04 on it. In order to use several screens, I have also bought a Startech docking station. Specifications can be found here, and review here ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...