Proprietary means software (like an application or driver) that is not open-source. It is owned by a particular company or individual who is not willing to give out its source code, or does not allow the source to be used, changed, and redistributed. A common example of proprietary software in ...

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Unable to install nvidia drivers on ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo z570

I have NVIDIA GeForce GT520M graphics card on my laptop. Unfortunately I am unable to use it on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I tried installing drivers from Settings>Additional Drivers. But I am ...
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protected videos are not working on Ubuntu 14.04 on TVNZ on Demand

I installed Ubuntu on my wife's computer without her permission and she is very impressed, except that she can not watch: http://tvnz.co.nz/video - TVNZ on Demand... ohhhh I know what you are thinking....
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How can I install no longer available purchased software in Ubuntu 15.10?

I bought the game Family Farm within the Software Center of Ubuntu 14.04 and installed it. The game is not available any more in the Software Center of Ubuntu 15.10. How can I install the purchased ...
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Ati Radeon HD 3200 Graphics driver - Installation Problem

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 x86 and I am trying to install the proprietary driver for my "Radeon HD 3200 Graphics" video card. I know that there are already many threads about this ...
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Unity Not loading after installing Nvidia proprietary drivers

I just got a new Nvidia GTX 650. The huge downside at this point is that whenever I use the open source driver, the computer is ridiculously slow. Whenever I use the proprietary drivers and restart, ...
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0.646495 Error parsing PCC subspaces from PCCT

I have lenovo thnikpad e540 laptop with dual graphic, Intel integrated and Nvidia gt 740m discrete. After changing from nouveau drivers to Nvidia binary driver 346.82 proprietary before login screen I'...
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Is it possible to install the latest Amd Crimson Edition Proprietary Drivers?

Is it possible to install the latest Amd Crimson Edition Proprietary Drivers ? I tried many times (downloaded the driver from amd) but couldn't build dkms ! (i've installed all the required packages) ...
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Proprietary nvidia 310m driver - temperature issues?

Please help me. I have ubuntu 14.04. When I use nouveau driver gpu temperature don't up more then 70°C. But when I switch to nvidia-331-proprietary my temperature jump to 90°C or even higher when ...
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Ubuntu freezes at splash screen (plymouth) after gpu install

I have just installed my new Nvidia GTX 760 and even with the proper (proprietary) drivers installed Ubuntu freezes at the splash screen. If I take out the GPU it's fine. And when I put it in but don'...
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USB Mouse stops working after NVIDIA proprietary driver installation

After installation of NVIDIA drivers (331.38) through Driver Manager on Ubuntu 14.04, after a while usb mouse stops working without any success of reconnecting it (only reboot helps). When falling ...
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Do the AMD proprietary drivers even work in Ubuntu 13.10/Kernel 3.11?

I was looking at the system requirements for the latest beta proprietary driver on AMD's website and it said "Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.10)". However the unofficial AMD proprietary driver ...
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Proprietary drivers ATI Radeon HD in Ubuntu 13.04 don't work

I have a HP dv7 Pavillion with AMD/Intel hybrid graphics. The AMD is a Radeon HD 6370m, totally supported by AMD. I want to run with proprietary drivers to properly play games. I've already rigorously ...
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Problem with ATI graphics

I have a Radeon HD5850 graphic card and when trying to install the proprietary drivers I get Unity to start so I had to remove the fglrx driver and restore to the open driver. I tried again today to ...
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WebM in Ubuntu Touch

When I try to play a webm file in Ubuntu touch, it tells me the file is unsupported. Sometimes it'll play properly, sometimes just audio, and sometimes not at all. Why does Ubuntu Touch support the ...
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Random X-Server fails when booting (Maybe driver Issue)

So I have this Problem for quite some time now but I dont even know what to google. Sometimes when I boot Ubuntu the sceen will show some bootup messages and then turn black. This doesn't happen ...
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Proprietary nvidia drivers for TitanX screen refresh problems (Ubuntu 14.04)

How screen looks like with proprietary drivers Hi all, I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new machine. (Machine specs: Nvidia Titan X, dual Xeon E5-2687W v3, 128GB Ram). The machine works fine ...
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Help me with AMD integrated graphics please

I am trying to install Proprietary Graphics drivers(AMD) but I am finding it difficult to do it. I followed a youtube tutorial "how to run a .run file" but after that it shows me this:- Please check ...
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Problems while upgrading to 15.10 with AMD driver

Now first to explain my situation: I have upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. I have Intel/Amd hybrid graphics. The AMD GPU that I have is the radeon HD 6490m. My laptop is a HP probook 4530s(if you need ...
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How to fix the issue with proprietary nvidia driver and plymouth on trusty 14.04?

I have encountered the following problem: The xorg-server seems to be slow and crashing after a while on my nvidia quadro fx 4000. Screen freezes but becomes available again, when i make a screenshot ...
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Are proprietary drivers better for battery life?

I have an Intel HD 4400 onboard video card. I was pondering getting the properitary linux drivers from Intel. Will this increase battery life and performance? Does this apply to other components as ...
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Troubleshooting Proprietary NVIDIA 319.49 Driver

Though I would prefer to use the open-source nouveau drivers, the support for my 485M chip has not proved fruitful in the past. Because NVIDIA's driver repository is somewhat dated, I downloaded the ...
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Commercial Drivers Install Fails

Upon trying to install "Software modem" or the "SmartLink modem daemon" a proprietary driver, I get the error "SystemError: E:Unable to correct problems, you have held broken packages." Is their ...
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Proper install NVIDIA drivers

i have a problem and i want to get rid of it. I have a EVGA 480 GTX graphic card and i can't install the proprietary drivers. I tried lots of distro, its everytime the same problem : TTY console or ...
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How to find out the name of the packages involved in the proprietary driver?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my HP Mini 110-3110BR for test purposes. A notification about a proprietary driver popped up. It's for the Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN ...
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AMD proprietary drivers on ubuntu 12.10 only see desktop

Hi I've been stuck with this problem and I hope someone can help. I've installed Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my system. Asus amd 6850 Intel celeron g530 8GB ram Motherboard: GA-H61MA-D3V (rev. 2.0) I ...
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Disable GPUScaling with Nividia binary driver 304

In former drivers there was an option in the nvidia-settings GUI for that. I also tried it manually: nvidia-settings --assign=GPUScaling=131074 Which gives me: ERROR: The attribute 'GPUScaling' ...
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Which driver should I use with a 9600 GT Mobile?

I checked the Additional Drivers offered for my card and I saw four options: NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers (version 173) NVIDIA accelerated graphics drivers (post-release updates) (version 173-...
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How to install AMD Radeon HD 6290 proprietary drivers in Ubuntu 15.10

I have been at this for days now. I have followed every guide that I can find. Purging and re-purging to get a clean start to try to reinstall once more but ultimately nothing has worked. I have tried ...
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Radeon R7 M260 & Proprietary Drivers: Bad Performance

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 5547 laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. Almost everything worked great out of the box. This laptop comes with two graphic cards, an Intel HD Graphics 4400 and ...
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Problems with EmusicJ on Ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in my new machine and have a subscription to emusic (because I used it before in my Windows days because of the great selection of classical music). I have used it on my old ...
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How do I lock my AMD overscan to 0% with HDMI?

I use an external monitor with my laptop, connected over HDMI. Every time I boot, the viewable area in the monitor is always reduced. Running the AMD Catalyst Control Centre and setting my display to ...
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Which non-free code gets installed by default in 12.04?

Which non-free components/programs ship with Ubuntu 12.04? I’m not referring to non-free software available from the repositories, but only to software that gets installed by default. (I’m not sure if ...
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how do I access Wifi on xubuntu 14.04? It has something to do with with the proprietary drivers stopping me

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Latitude D620, I do not know what kind of wifi card I have but I do know I have one. When I turn it on Xubuntu doesn't attempt to search for wireless networks, ...
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Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver 14.04

Please reopen this question, as 14.04 is now official and no longer a beta version, and the problem still exists: Unable to open /etc/ati/control, please reinstall the driver
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Ubuntu 13.04 and AMD proprietary graphics drivers with PPA

I want the AMD proprietary graphcis drivers installed via PPA. I don't want to install it manually because of updates. The open source drivers are not good for me because Unity is not smooth then. My ...
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Problem with hd video playback (AMD Radeon HD 6320)

I have Asus 1225b E-450 with AMD Radeon HD 6320 + Ubuntu 12.10. The problem consist in the video, it is so slow when playing 720p and 1080p. Proprietary drivers are installed. In what could be the ...
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proprietary amd drivers fglrx support for ubuntu

My system has ubuntu and it supports amd catalyst graphics cards of radeon HD 8000 series. Will it support readon HD 8670M?
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Nvidea drivers leaves the system session recycling to password log screen… (unbootable) Ubuntu 16.04

Had to reinstall system again and stick with x. What do you think?
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Ubuntu on pendrive : proprietary drivers

Is it possible anyway to get system specific proprietary drivers on USB drive which has complete ubuntu installation, so that I can use it on different PCs/Laptops (i installed 32-bit Ubuntu 14.4.4 to ...
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Unity Control Center removed after installing AMD proprietary drivers

I have installed the AMD proprietary drivers from the Additional Drivers list and everything seemed fine. Then I realized that the "System Settings..." option in the Ubuntu Power Off button in the top-...
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stuck with console after installing AMD proprietary drivers

I am using: Ubuntu 14 LTS (elementary OS) I used the AMD .run file for my APU specific integrated radeon and left everything on default during installation. Right after the first reboot my gui wasn't ...
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Should I update my Radeon drivers?

*-display description: VGA compatible controller product: RS880M [Mobility Radeon HD 4225/4250] vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...