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Have tried every boot mode on my computer, now what?

Okay so, I apologize in advance if the solution is plainly and painfully obvious, as I am a complete Ubuntu noob. To keep things short, basically: longtime Mac user, disgruntled with Apple hardware ...
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I can't type in the first window

I bought a MSI laptop recently and I struggled to install Ubuntu. Now I have it installed and I have a weird issue. When I open, for example, a Terminal, I can't type anything. But if I open a new one ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on MSI GS60 Ghost Pro 2QE [duplicate]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop but so far I couldn't manage it. First I tried to install it with no extra BIOS changes but it stuck on installation screen. Secondly I tried to ...
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Fan control on MSI laptop: no pwm-capable sensors?

I'm trying to control the fan speed of my MSI GS60-2PC laptop on Ubuntu 16.04. But pwmconfig reports that "There are no pwm-capable sensors modules installed". I'm pretty sure these fans can be ...
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Nvidia GTX970M Optimus Driver installation on ubuntu 14.04 with MSI 6QF Apache Pro

I recently bought a MSI 6QF Apache Pro equipped with Nvidia GTX970M graphics card. I needed to install Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 for engineering projects. My first issue was to get Ubuntu ...
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How to install Ubuntu (any version) on my laptop (MSI GE72-6QF-073)?

I try to install the Ubuntu version 14.04 14.10 15.04 15.10 16.04 ,but all failed. Only one time, I success install 14.04, but it is too lagging and not smooth to use. So I reinstalled it , and it ...
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Brightness randomly up and down on MSI laptop

I am experiencing this issue on my MSI GS60. It starts happening as soon as I use an Fn Key for the first time while running Ubuntu (I have also tested the issue on Arch and it's even worse there). ...
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MSI laptop wifi and Ethernet issue

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 into MSI GE62 6QD laptop. I found few issues and had to disable the ACPI by setting it "acpi=off". However, that has disabled wifi and Ethernet connections. If I enable ...
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15.10 x64 Ubuntu Live CD crashes on MSI GX70

I am trying to install Lubuntu 15.10 64 bit in my MSI GX70 laptop which has Windows 7 preinstalled. I load the ISO onto the USB drive using UNetbootin and then boot as I used to do with my old laptop. ...
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Screen tears with MSI GE72 2QD Apache Pro dual booting Linux with windows 10

I have been losing my mind and sleep for the past 4 days. I used Ubuntu to run linux alongside windows. (That was a huge pain in the ass.) Now I am getting a bunch of screen tears. I have tried loads ...
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Install Ubuntu MSI GP72. ACPI : EC: Fail in evaluating the _REG object of EC device. Broken bios is suspected

I want to install the ubuntu mate 16.04, I tried the ubuntu 15.10 and 14.04 and no one work, always it is showing [ACPI : EC: Fail in evaluating the _REG object of EC device. Broken bios is ...
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Unable to install ubuntu 15.10 on MSI GL62

I can't install ubuntu 15.10 at MSI GL62 6QD. Any options (install or try without install), as checking this disk makes the laptop freeze after two lines of Nouveau driver are shown. I've checked the ...
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dual boot MSI GS-60 with ubuntu and windows

Hi I have bought a notebook MSI GS60-6QE16H11 Ghost 15,6" 4K-UHD / Intel Core i7-6700HQ / 16GB / Hybrid 1128GB / GTX 970M / Win 10. And I want to have dual boot with ubuntu 14.04 or 15.10 but I can ...
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Unable to run Ubuntu on a MSI laptop without disabling ACPI

I own a MSI GP62 6QE-260XFR, which is a laptop featuring an i5-6300HQ CPU and a GTX 950M graphics card, sold without OS. I've installed Windows 10 on a partition. It works just fine. My problem is ...
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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 kernel....
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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 17....
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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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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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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. Then,...
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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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“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 acpi_backlight=...
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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: 1524,...
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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 ...