Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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can't access Bios or boot after uninstalling uBuntu on Samsung laptop

I've uninstalled ubunto (after encountering a bug that wiped up my HDD and prevented me from accessing BIOS) and installed Linux Mint 17, removed all then installed Windows alone (to recover my ...
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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 ...
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Followup question: How to get fix for trackpad bug from 3.15 kernel?

This is a followup question to Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook In that question, asker had trouble with the trackpad not working on Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (NP930X5J/NP940X5J) with ...
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Laptop keeps wiping hard drive every reboot on full linux PC

I am trying to install Ubuntu on my $3,500 laptop. I have a Samsung NP905S3G-K01AU Laptop with GRUB and the Samsung bootloader screen... I inserted my USB and booted my computer, it iscoming up with ...
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14.04 Fails to mount Samsung Galaxy Note 3

13.10 mounted my Note 3 just fine, but 14.04 simply doesn't respond. I get a charging indicator when I plug in the USB cable, but no external mount.
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Win8 x64 Laptop (Samsung) unable to boot after installing Ubuntu

I posted here a while back and no one was able to help me so I am going to try to explain my problem better. I have a Samsung series 7 Ultrabook and I connected a USB optical drive with an Ubuntu ...
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Dual boot ubuntu Samsung RF511-S07AU [duplicate]

Can I dual boot with windows 7 & Ubuntu or its derivatives safely? I am considering buying a Samsung RF511-S07AU second hand laptop. Looking forward to your reply.
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A question about Samsung 840 Pro SSD with Kubuntu 14.04

I recently purchased Samsung 840 Pro SSD and installed Kubuntu 14.04 (13.10 first, then upgraded to 14.04). I did almost all the tricks (firmware latest version, trim by discard in fstab, ext4 ...
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samsung np350u2b screen brightness out of control after 14.04 do-release-upgrade

I have upgraded 13.10 to 14.04 on my samsung np350u2b notebook. everything works fine except that when I put the notebook into standby then powerup again, screen backlight becomes darker and I cannot ...
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Grub options are not visible on booting on Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite running Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I've managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite ultrabook. After updating some configuratiosn in the UEFI installation was very easy. The only questions and issue I believe I'm ...
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(Solved)Error: The system is running in low-graphics mode in Ubuntu 14.04 Samsung np270e4e-k05mx

I'm trying the distribution Ubuntu 14.04 and when I start sometimes appears the error 'The System is running in low graphics mode', so I reboot and if I am lucky it will start normally but is annoying ...
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Installing printer samsung ml-1860 with xubuntu 14.04?

Having problem with installing printer samsung ml-1860 wiht xubuntu 14.04. rastertosplc file missing in cups/filter directory.
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Samsung Keyboard Brightness Keys

So I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel: 3.13.0-24-generic). It's mostly working with my Samsung NP540U4E laptop, just having some trouble with the keyboard brightness change function keys. ...
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Can ubuntu be installed on samsung galaxy s advance i9070 with android 4.1.2 [duplicate]

i have galaxy s advance i9070 phone. I want to use ubuntu on the device. Is there any ubuntu image available for galaxy s advance i9070 and can it be installed with android as dual boot?
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Sound problem in Pulse Audio

When I closed my Samsung Laptop with the audio jacked in my pulseaudio stoped working, in login screen I can see the sound icon, but when i log in to my account i can't see my indicator and can't ...
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Ubuntu Touch Blank Screen problem on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0(GT-P3100)

I'm having my Galaxy tab 2 7.0 which has custom rom installed (CynogenMod Version 10.1.0-p3100). I have gone through many installation guides. The official one is this I have also downloaded ...
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I can't open any file from my (Samsung) S3 Mini on Ubuntu 14.04

I hate the way Samsung uses to transfer files, I wonder if there is a driver or something i can install to fix this problem because I downloaded a driver on Windows in order to use my s3 mini, I am ...
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Galaxy Tab 3 - T217S [duplicate]

I would really like to get Ubuntu on this device of mine. Can anyone offer a solution for me to build Ubuntu myself for this device?
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Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook

I have a new Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (930X5J-K01) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. The touchpad is not working at all. There is no cursor visible but an external USB mouse is working ...
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Wifi not 100% detected, same hotspot previously configured, Ubuntu 14.04

This "bug" still persists after doing a clean install of 14.04 (coming from 13.10). When I power on, sometimes I just see the WiFi icon animation, trying to connect but not succeeding. I do several ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 + Samsung Series 7 Slate + Wacom Palm Rejection Not Working

Please forgive me if this question has already been asked. Is there a way to get Palm Rejection working in 14.04 on a Samsung Series 7 Slate? I am tired of holding my hand above the screen and would ...