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Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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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i did install samsung driver and it works with the printer but the scanner function didnt work. Some help?

Im working with a M2070 Samsung multifunctional. The print function is already ok the Samsung cant find my laptop to send the scanned files
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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 ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 and followed this instruction to install Ubuntu Touch on it but stuck on bootloader. When I run this command adb reboot bootloader, all it does is restart my tab ...
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Getting function keys work on Samsung ATIV 9

I have 14.04 on a Samsung ATIV 9 and some of the function keys are not working. They are for wireless, fan and keyboard backlight. I found some instructions here: http://blog.nonobis.nl/?p=11 and ...
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Cannot Find Content in Samsung GT-N8000 (Note 10.1 Kitkat) Connected to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Dell)

I am a beginner-level Ubuntu user. My Samsung Note tablet (specs given in Title) connected without issues and showed as an external USB device on the dashbar at first. After a few days, and a lot of ...
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Samsung tv serial commands with python

I have a Samsung Plasma display that I use a Python script to turn on and off with its serial interface. (ex-link). import time, serial ser = serial.Serial(port='/dev/ttyUSB0', baudrate=9600, ...
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Samsung M2675FN network printer does not print from Ubuntu 12.04

At work we have a Samsung M2675FN network printer. This printer works from Windows computers. My Ubuntu desktop recognizes the printer, but it does not print anything. Using CUPS or the printer ...
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Xubuntu Backlit Keyboard not working on 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 Backlit Keyboard not working on Samsung Series 7 NP730U3E with Voria PPA and Samsung-tools installed. Works fine with Ubuntu/Kubuntu 14.04 but prefer XFCE though gather XFCE is likely ...
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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 I 9100 Ubuntu development

several users of great phone S2 are asking when will ubuntu be stable to flash on our devices.So im asking is there someone that will soon fix all necessery issues to make ubuntu live on our phone.We ...
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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy?

:) I have a Samsung Galaxy that doesn't communicate very easily with any computer... I want to be able to transfer files (now I email them one by one..., nope don't have cardreader either) I found ...
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Installing Samsung network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Samsung C410W printer on Ubuntu 14.04, however after 2 days of struggling any success. I tried to install it through "Add printer", through adding printer in CUPS and I tried ...
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Overheating Samsung Ultra 5 530U (Fan not spinning at all)

I installed Mint on the above mentioned ultrabook. Even in idle the machine gets really hot really fast. It is almost not possible to touch in on the bottom. I tried using Bumblebee but it doesn't ...
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configure android access for adb device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7 in.)

--UPD-- i forgot settings / dev options /usb debugging = true... that solved it. issue - adb devices shows blank list ON the tab-4, when connected to PC, it does show USB symbol on sts bar ...
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how to install rastertospl in my usr/lib/cups/filter?

For installing my Samsung ML -1676 Printer on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS how should I add filter rastertospl on my usr/lib/cups/filter folder?
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How to install Universal Samsung Printer driver?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I wish to install my Samsung ML-1676 printer. I Googled all possible solutions and tried them, but I'm not getting any success. Please help.
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung S4 clone [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to install Ubuntu Touch on a mobile device deciding on one which mimics (even in the operating system which is Android 4.2) a Samsung S4. To be precise, beyond that I ...
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What negative consequences can come from disabling access time logging?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and I have a SSD hardrive on my Samsung series 9. I'm told to do stuff so that my SSD hardrive doesn't die young :) I have set my swappiness to 1 (from the default 60) to avoid ...
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Install Ubuntu in ChromeBox Samsung

I am following this guide to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Chomebox dual boot chrome and Ubuntu I have trouble with step 3 is that the example places the Chromebox ASUS and I have the Samsung which ...
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Is the Samsung M2825DW Ubuntu friendly?

Does anyone have any experience using the above printer in Ubuntu? Going by the long list of compatible Samsung printers on Ubuntu's website, I'm sure it's a fairly safe bet, but if anyone can confirm ...
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Backlight keyboard won't turn on samsung ativbook 6 ubuntu 14.04

So I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I like it but I can't seem to make the back-light keyboard to work. I have search hours for a solution but I can't find the script: kbd_brightness ...
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Can't enter BIOS settings after installing Ubuntu (Samsung NP300E5S)

I've Samsung (NP300E5S-01IN) laptop, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it and now I want to install Windows 8.1 on another partition but whenever I press "F2" key to Enter BIOS settings. it brings me to ...
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Problems with HDMI output resolution using Xubuntu 14.04

I got a problem using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS while connecting it to the HDMI port from a Samsung LN40R81. Straight to the point, the resolution is lower than the required (1366 x 768). This resolution ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung Chromebook 2

I would like to load Ubuntu on an inexpensive 13" laptop with long battery life. I have been looking at chromebooks, but I do not find any certified by canonical. What is the consensus on the ...
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Sound broke after update [closed]

When I run gmusicbrowser, parole, etc the sound stops working after 5-10 min. Before system update (26.07.2014) sound worked good. How to repair it ? Xubuntu 14.04, Samsung 550P5C.
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Share internet with samsung tab over Samsung Kies & Cable [duplicate]

Here is the problem: I need internet on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 to update Android, but Wifi doesn't work and my mobile data plan is not sufficient (1GB MAX). I want to "reverse tether." I don't have ...
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How do you install ubuntu for android on a samsung galaxy s5? [duplicate]

I was looking into installing ubuntu on my Samsung s5 can this be done? if yes how?
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How to recover lost samsung photos? [closed]

I deleted some photos on my samsung phone, how can I recover lost samsung photos?
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Installing Ubuntu on Samsung [duplicate]

Can i install Ubuntu on a samsung GT-M3710, it doesn't have android, it has SHP. Thank you very much.
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Samsung-laptop kernel module

Is samsung-laptop kernel module still blacklisted while using UEFI on a samsung computer? Is there a way to load it without bricking my laptop?
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Samsung Galaxy s 2 plus i9105p [duplicate]

When I will can install ubuntu touch to my device samsung galaxy s 2 plus i9105p with NFC
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Installing Mediatomb or other DLNA Server to play files on Samsung series 5 LED TV

Need help installing a DLNA server so as to play video files through the ethernet port on Samsung Series 5 LED TV. Most of the links recommended Mediatomb, but I am unable to edit the config file in ...
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Samsung scanner scx 3205w doesn`t work on ubuntu 14.04

I have a multifunction device printer\scanner Samsung scx 3205w. The printer works normally, but the scanner cannot be recognized or found through the USB. I`m new on ubuntu but my last laptop was HP ...
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problems with sound on samsung np550p5c

I have two problems: I am unable to use 4-channel audio when viewing the movies with vlc. When checking the sound is also only two front channel played from all 4. And also closed the subwoofer. ...
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Samsung ML-3310nd stopped to work after updates

at the university where I work as a system administrator, we have a Samsung ML-3310nd which already worked for years, but last week it stopped to work on some of our Ubuntu 12.04 machines (those with ...
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Printer status is not updating, so it won't print after update to Ubuntu 14.04

Ubuntu 14.04 64bit (upgraded from 12.04), Samsung ML-2015 (ML-2010). When I first send printing job to the printer, it prints okay, but then printer status still says "Sending data to printer", while ...