Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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Ubuntu won't install on Samsung 950 Pro NVME SSD

Here's my PC configuration: i7 6700K, Asus Maximus Gene VIII (latest BIOS), Samsung 950 Pro 512GB NVME SSD, MSI GTX 980Ti 6GB GPU, 3TB HDD So I have been trying to install Ubuntu and it's ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Install no hard disk

Issue: When installing ubuntu 16.04 on the laptop it does not detect any hard disks. Clicking on the + icon to add partition causes the system to hang. Specs: The hard disk is: samsung mzvlv512HCHG-...
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HDD+SSD Dualboot Setup Questions

I have a Samsung Gaming Series Laptop that is about 3 years old running 16.04 that I tried to upgrade from 2 750GB HDDs to a 1.5 TB 5400 RPM HDD for Storage and a 500GB Samsung Evo 850. I hit a brick ...
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installing ubuntu touch on android os phone

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy wonder. It freezes while I reboot when I issue the command adb reboot bootloader. I then have to use the volume bottom to accept or say "no" to the ...
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Cannot connect Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition to samsung E48H6500 TV via Miracast

I'm trying to connect the Meizu Pro 5 to Samsung Smart TV. Everything seems to work properly in the beginning - the TV is dicovered as it should be. After choosing the TV to connect the TV displays ...
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Samsung Battery Life Extender - limit battery charging to 80% under Ubuntu

Some of you may have used Easy Settings app that's provided by Samsung for Windows OS. Similar Samsung's tool for Linux OS distributions isn't available. I missed Battery Life Extender function the ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 16.04 NVME Driver

I can't seem to install Ubuntu on my yoga 900. The device has a 512 gb NVME Samsung hard drive in it. This drive is seen by the BIOS but not by the Ubuntu installer. There is no option to change the ...
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No control over screen brightness on Ubuntu-Mate 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu MATE on a samsung N210 netbook, which is rather old. I had it running Ubuntu 14.04, till yesterday, and the screen brightness control worked fine since day one. After installing ...
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Where is lib/udev/keymaps in UEFI mode? (16.04)

I was looking at fixing some Fn key problems on 16.04 (like this one or this), but all the guides suggest doing something in lib/udev/keymaps folder, which should contain a bunch of vendor specific ...
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16.04 Will not Resume after Suspend

I'm running 16.04 LTS on Samsung 700Z Chronos i7-2675QM. It will not resume after being suspended. Closing the lid, selecting suspend or after time-out will all make the computer suspended. After ...
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Ati Radeon HD 8250 - Samsung ATIV 9

I've been trying to deal with this issue by myself since the last few weeks. I have a Samsung ATIV 9 laptop with Radeon HD 8250 and as soon as I start some graphic task like a movie, after 20-30 ...
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configuring Samsung Xpress C460w and connect it wirelessly to the router

I just bought Samsung Xpress printer C460w and I installed the Linux package driver from its website, but I can't connect my printer wirelessly to my router. In other word, I didn't find how to ...
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Ubuntu tablet convergence on samsung galaxy note 8.0 gt-5110

I have a simple and straight forward question: Is my samsung galaxy note 8.0 (gt-5110) compatible with the new Ubuntu convergence tablet software, I would like to give it a spin :-) -Brainsalad
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32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210

does anyone know if it is possible to run a 64-bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210? And would there be advantages of using a 64 bit Ubuntu over the 32 bit version? In the MS Windows world this ...
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Hard drive not mounting

I'm trying to connect to an external HD (Samsun D3 station). It is not recognize by any OS (MAC, windows and linux). I have tried with different cable (USB and AC) and no difference I even try open ...
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steam for ubuntu “unity” 12.04 Lts 64 bit on samsung chromebook 3

OK, so I bought a Samsung Chromebook 3 model code: XE500C13-K01US just to figure out I cant play the games I wanted to.. should have done a little more research before purchasing.. but I found out you ...
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Samsung SCX-4200 Scanner not working (printing OK) 14.04

I have somehow lost the possiblity of scanning using my Samsung SCX-4200 3in1 printer. Priting works fine using the Linux driver, provided at initial instalation, however scanning stalls and fails. ...
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Does Samsung SL-M2070 work with ubuntu 14.04?

I'm planning to buy a Samsung SL-M2070 Multifunction Priter. Can you reinforce me that this device works with ubuntu 14.04? In particular to the scanner functionality. Thank you,
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Error when compiling ubuntu touch on 14.04 for the Samsung Galaxy Star Pro

I've been trying to compile Ubuntu Touch for my Samsung Galaxy Star Pro S7262, and I keep getting the same error after I do the lunch command. I get " [[device/samsung/logan2g/cm.mk]] 'vendor/cm/...
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My Samsung Galaxy E700H Not Detected ! fastboot? [duplicate]

I am having samsung galaxy e700h and I am interested in installing ubuntu touch via adb, fastboot and ubuntu-device-flash. But when I run the command fastboot oem unlock, I am always getting the ...
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Wifi & touchpad don't work in live USB - will they work after install? (Samsung NP900X5L)

I just booted from a live USB image of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop (64bit) on my Samsung laptop and found that the touchpad doesn't work and the wifi device isn't detected (ethernet works fine though). Will ...
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Samsung R580 wireless not working properly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung R580 and have been having issues with my wireless connection. Previously on Windows 7 I had no issues with my wireless connection. When my laptop ...
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Samsung printer not working properly

I have Samsung ML-1265 printer, and it actually did work right after I connected it to my PC via USB. At least I could print test page with no problem. But then when I tried to print some documents ...
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Whats the best way to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook?

I have been wondering what's the best way to install Ubuntu, on a Samsung Chromebook 2 Specification: Intel Celeron with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash storage. I am really not sure if that will be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not display/list my Samsung 950 Pro NVMe 256GB SSD under “Devices”

Does anyone know why I am unable to see the Samsung 950 NVMe 25GB SSD listed under "Devices" while logged into ubuntu 14.04 LTS??? I was able to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Samsung 950 Pro ...
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Power brightness issues

I recently switched to Xubuntu from windows. GOOD RIDDANCE! Anyway I cannot adjust my screen brightness and it is really dim. My computer is a Samsung NP470R5E. I am running Xubuntu 14.04. Any advice?
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Ubuntu 14.04 and samsung printer driver — /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl not found

I just got a Samsung M267x series (M2675FN) monochrome multifunction printer today. I cannot seem to install the drivers correctly. It's starting to really frustrate me. I have tried the suld ...
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Touchpad Issue with Samsung Ultrabook PX900X4C-A07US

I have a slight issue with my touchpad and of course Samsung didn't develop any drivers for Linux. It works great when I turn on the laptop. I have full functionality when it has been on for 20 ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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Unbuntu on Android Tablet [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
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Cannot adjust brightness on Samsung NP370R5E-A06UK running Ubuntu 15.04

The issue is in the title. I have tried this as well as the top answer here, both achieved nothing. I should note however, that if I start up (or wake up from sleep) while not plugged in, I will get ...
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Samsung CLX-6220FX (scanner part)

I was not able to make my Ubuntu 15.10 recognize the scanner part of this device which is cable-connected to my LAN. No problem with the printer part of the device. Any suggestions?
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SD Card Controller for Samsung RC420

I have a Laptop Samsung RC420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it has a SD Card port. The problem is that when I put an SD Card on it, I can not read it. I have to use my wifes PC in order to read my SD Card....
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Ubuntu 14.04 Adding #10 Envelope to Samsung M2070

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, got Samsung M2070 added as my printer. Trying to print #10 envelopes from LibreOffice, when I ctrl+p, the preview shows letter size paper. Clicked properties and saw ...
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ubuntu can't identify my samsung usb printer

My usb samsung printer can't be identified . When i connect it to my usb , ubuntu can't identify it . In "printers" in system settings it doesn't appear , i do search , no result.
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Visual fatigue in Ubuntu

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu. Visual fatigue is the problem. After using my pc, my eyes feel really tired. The problem? I have an LED monitor so it's not the technology that's the problem, ...
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My installation is stuck on “determining file systems”

I translated the status from german so it might be a little different in english. Nothing happens since 30 min. or so. I can't even restart or cancel the installation. I'm a little worried my Windows ...
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Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab 2

I think that is an odd question but, here we go: Is there any way to install an up-to-date version of Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2? Thanks in advance.
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Installing Samsung Multifunctional printer and scanner SCX3404FW under Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I am trying to install the printer. My printer is multi functional printer and scan device - Samsung SCX3405FW Please advise how to install them as wi fi network ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Samsung NP910S5J

I would like to buy the Samsung NP910S5J notebook. I would like to know if installing ubuntu 14.04 there can be problems. Has someone already done it? Thank you
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Is it safe to install Ubuntu on Samsung Laptop from 2013 [duplicate]

What do I need to do to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Laptop from 2013? I heard that I can brick it. If I need to do an update then please give me instructions. Sorry for asking such an easy question. ...
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Getting wrong resolution on old samsung monitor

Today i connected my pc with old samsung sync master 591s monitor and getting strange display resolution. My resolution is being set at 800x600 but still cant see my side panal. Well its look like ...
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How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
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Samsung SSD performance in Linux

I'm going to replace my HDD with a Samsung SSD 850 EVO. I've seen a software called Samsung Magician that only works in windows. Can I get the same performance on Linux than in Windows? Or is better ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on a bricked Samsung Galaxy 3 tablet? [closed]

I'm not asking if it's supported, I'm asking if it's possible. I read up on the instructions for installing onto a tablet, but it tells me to allow USB debugging via my android tablet. Can I install ...
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Cant seem to access my Samsung Galaxy S5 phone files via Ubuntu 14.04(Xubuntu)

I plug in the phone and Xubuntu 14.04 recognizes it, and i can see the folders and files. I even created a folder, but when I try and add files or move files, I get the error that the "Operation ...
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Unable to see files Android phone Galaxy S5 connected via usb

Does anybody know how to make files from the phone to show on my computer. 14.04 I need to transfer photos and videos to computer. It was working fine yesterday. Here is the screenshot, as you can ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installed on Samsung 850 Pro 512GB results in data corruption

In short: Does anybody know why running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on Samsung 850 Pro 512GB drive results in corrupted file system and random files disappearing? Here is the long story: In 2013 I got ...
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Can i install Ubuntu Touch on a samsung GT-S3810p [duplicate]

I've been trying to install touch on my galaxy fame but can't get it to boot into the bootloader menu with adb reboot-bootloader. It just reboots as normal. Thanks for any help
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Why I can not format Samsung NB530UB Ultrabook 16gb SSD to install Ubuntu 15.10

I have Ultrabook from Samsung model NB530UB. It has 16 Gb SSD. Here is list of harddrives: Model: ATA Hitachi HTS54505 (scsi) Disk /dev/sda: 500GB Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/4096B ...