Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy S4 [on hold]

I am following this tutorial for installing Ubuntu. I'm stuck at the step adb reboot bootloader. When I run this command, my phone boots up and shows the ODIN-Screen "Downloading... Do not turn off ...
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how to fix broadcom drivers for ubuntu touch?

How can i solve my issue to get ubuntu touch running on my phone? I just create new defconfig for Ubuntu Touch to port on Galaxy S2 Plus, after compile it without problems, since my device doesn't ...
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Tablet OS download

I would like to see if I could download the OS for my Samsung galaxy tab 3 7 inch and see if it is compatible please help me.
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I'm trying to intsall Ubuntu to a (Samsung) NP300E4C laptop but can't access BIOS

The computer is currently running Windows (7). I've tried tapping and holding down F2 but it just boots to windows. I googled to see if i can find people with similar issues but found none. I'm ...
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Samsung SyncMaster 2033 Monitor Not working properly

I have a samsung sync master 2033 Monitor with a resolution of 1600x900 px. A few days earlier Ubuntu started behaving absurdly, It didn't recognise the monitor and now I'm stuck with 1024x768 px ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 [duplicate]

Just purchased Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and would love to install ubuntu touch. Is this possible? I currently have a system76 ubuntu laptop and want to use the tablet remotely. Thanks in advance. ...
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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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can't connect samsung printer to lubuntu

my printer won't print. I have LUBUNTU 14.1 (I think). My printer is a Samsung scx-4623f. sometimes the printer will start for a few seconds then quit...so i assume i don't have the correct driver. ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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Solved: Duplex printing with Samsung ML-2165W requires manual feed

I have a Samsung ML-2165W printer and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The printer works fine except for the duplex printing. Duplex printing requires to manually feed the paper after each printing, so if I ...
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driver instalation for Samsung M2020W Printer

The printer shows that it is installed but it is "Idle" and will not print. Tried a lot of other typical stuff.
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Webcam not detected on samsung series 7, Samsung-Tools has webcam set to “last status” but can't be changed

Ok, so it's taken me some time to find as much information as I've put together but here we go. I have a Samsung Series 7 laptop with elementary OS luna. The webcam is absolutely not detected, ...
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Any help installing a Samsung m2020w driver 14.04

Cannot find a driver for the Samsung 2020 laser jetin the db... The ppd causes a error requiring software component that is not in the base install. Is there a driver install that will work?
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Unclaimed interfaces on Samsung n210

I wanted to bring back to life my netbook Samsung n210 and decide to try it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I first run the Live version from my USB pen drive, and it worked as a charm! Everything was ...
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Laptop freezes whenever I unplug/plug in AC adapter

I have a Samsung Series 9 laptop, model NP900X4C. For a long time now this laptop has had issues with the battery and AC adapter, like this, which got fixed about six months ago: ...
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Can't boot from USB HDD on Samsung notebook

So I bought a new laptop, it is a Samsung Ativ Book 2 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 on it. I currently have installed Ubuntu 14.04, which I installed form a CD. I have no more CDs and on my older ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 14.04 access the files on my Android phone? [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a Xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I am no longer able to communicate with my Samsung S4! When ...
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E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list

I don't know what caused the following to happen: The content of /etc/apt/sources-list.d/mono-xamarin.list is sudo apt-get update.
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Samsung ssd Ubuntu 14.04 install won't boot on Lenovo B575, but works perfectly on a new ASUS Z87-A motherboard

I am trying to get a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung ssd drive to work on an older Lenovo B575 laptop (2011). For some reason when I go to boot from the ssd drive the system does not even ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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How 2 configure Windows 7 VirtualBox VM for Odin?

Several have claimed success at creating a VirtualBox VM and then using it to root their Samsung devices. Can anyone provide detailed instructions for getting this done?
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S3 mini [duplicate]

I know it is not on the list of supported devices, but I would like to know if it is at all possible to install Ubuntu Touch on the Samsung Galaxy S3 MINI. I am tired of the bogged down interface of ...
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Samsung S4 Android is not connecting using Ubuntu 14.04

I remember this working before but for some reason it has stopped. When I plug my USB cable into the phone and laptop the device appears in the file manager but when I click on it I get "Unable to ...
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Installing Samsung printer driver for SL-M2020W/XAA in Ubuntu 14.04

I just purchased a new Samsung Xpress SL-M2020W/XAA printer and am having trouble installing the drivers. The printer application does recognize the printer but when it searches for the drivers, they ...
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Hearthstone on chromebook (Samsung)

I've installed ubuntu with crouton (version 12.04 of ubuntu) and wonder if there's a chance I can install games like hearthstone on it, and if so, how? I'm aware that it's not a laptop for games and ...
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Scan app for Samsung SCX-4100

Trying to get a scanner app or program or anything for my Samsung SCX-4100 to scan onto Ubuntu 14.10. Have tried 6 of the scanner programs, but they cannot see the scanner. It works OK with Windows! ...
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Install driver for Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I need to install the ULD_V1.00.27.04.tar.gz Linux Printing & Scan Driver for the Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress from the Samsung Printer Xpress M2070F website. I have ...
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Multimedia keys not working after updating gnome

I recently upgraded to gnome-shell 3.12 because my unity desktop stopped working. Everything is working fine except that my multimedia keys (volume, brightness, etc.) and my shortcuts (ctrl-alt-t) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and MTP/Android (Samsung s3 mini)

I have some issues with MTP/Android on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I connect the cell phone to the Laptop (HP ZBook 17) it will be recognized by the system as well (sometimes I have to reconnect the cell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Share files with Samsung Tablet [duplicate]

How can I use my USB to transfer files to/from my 14.04 to/from Samsung Tablet. Thanks
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How to make a image file of Galaxy Note

I have a old Galaxy Note 1 - SHV-E160S which is connected to Ubuntu 14.04 PC with USB. > Galaxy Note Information : > - Model : SHV-E160S > - OS : Android 4.0.4 > - Kernel : ...
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How configure Samsung printer! (Add local printer, Cups etc). ML-2010/2015. Ubuntu 14.04

I used tutorial here to get my printer working: http://bchemnet.com/suldr/. Followed all the steps, installed the package. I am using Samsung ML-2015 (same as 2010). Checked that driver works for it. ...
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Can't Get to A login Screen When i logout of Ubuntu

So up to now I haven't been exploring ubuntu to its fullest and now i have started to look at different desktop environments. It says to install the packages and then says logout to the login screen. ...
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Cannot connect to remote printer after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.10 which connected to a printer shared in my network without any problem. but after upgrading to 14.04, I found I insert the username and password for the user on windows, clicks ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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How to start Ubuntu when not made it default [duplicate]

I can't make Ubuntu default on my chromebook so how to start Ubuntu from Chrome OS?
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Black screen trying to use Unity desktop on a Samsung Chrombook

I cannot open the unity desktop on my Samsung Chromebook. When I toggle to it I get a completely black screen.
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Installing 14.10 on 32G SSD taking days

I bought a Dell laptop with a classic Terabyte harddrive and a "32G ATA Samsung SSD CM85". I would like to install the latest Ubuntu on it but the installation seems to get very slow quickly. In the ...
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14.10 won't boot on Samsung Series 9 NPX9003D

14.04 boots fine on my laptop with secure boot enabled. Never had an issue with it. 14.10 will not. The laptop complains there is no boot disc available. I have tried updating 14.04 to 14.10 without ...
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Samsung series 9, touchpad does not work after suspend, Ubuntu 14.10

I got a brand-new Samsung series 9 (exact reference is: NP940X5J-K02US). Because of this question, mentioning it required at least a kernel 3.15, I waited a couple of weeks for Ubuntu 14.10 to be ...
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sporadically i get kernel panics Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my samsung

I have a samsung 7 chronos laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. every so often just out of the blue it'll crash and I get a "kernel panic - not syncing; Fatal exception in interrupt" I have noticed that ...
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sudo is denied access to change keyboard backlight?

Opening vim as sudo -i or sudo - still doesn't let me write to the file. Trying to change the keyboard backlight settings on my laptop gives me this output; even with sudo I can't change anything in ...
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Gave up waiting for root device (and cannot find drive from usb live)

I am seeking help for a typical problem for which I have tried many solutions. The typical problem is the Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - ...
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Samsung Magician on Ubuntu 14.04

I have replaced my laptop's HDD with a Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I know that the Samsung Magician software drastically improves SSD performance, but have not been able to ...
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s3 mini = Ubuntu [duplicate]

Good! my question is if a samsung galaxy s3 mini with android 4.1.2 phone can install Ubuntu I have really really want to install it but not if it is compatible before hand I thank you your answer ...
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Manual UMA = plymouth stop

I've a problem: if i set UMA to manual, using 128M size, ubuntu doesn't boot, stopping while running plymouth. Samsung 535u3c AMD A4 4355M
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Samsung series 5 power management

after many ubuntu versions (since 12.04 release) I noticed a big big bug (i think) which is still there in ubuntu 14.04. If I connect my Samsung 535u3c to the power, the cpu usage goes from 8% to more ...
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mtpfs error, tried everything it seems

Attempting to connect to my Samsung Galaxy S4 using mtpfs as many guides tell me to do results in this: leaves@sakamoto:~$ mtpfs Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.Listing raw ...
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Chromebook and Ubuntu

I bought a samsung chromebook, first model, when it came out a year or so ago. I am starting to get into Linux (I loaded Ubuntu on my mac) but this is acting a little different. I followed the ...
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Secure Boot Violation on samsung

I need help! I just install 14.04 in my Samsung but when I press the reboot option I get the following message: Secure Boot Violation Invalid signature detected. If this error persists, seek ...