Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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Connecting to Samsung SCH-U340 phone using gammu

I have an old Samsung SCH-U340 mobile phone, which once connected to a PC using a USB cable. The phone has no SIM card, and apparently stores its phonebook inside the phone's ROM. I want to get my ...
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How to get my Samsung Galaxy Ace to connect to adhoc network?

So I've been struggling with this thing for some time now. I tried to set up an access point on Ubuntu 12.04, so I am able to use wifi on my phone through my netbook. I rooted my phone, got it to see ...
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Install / Dual-boot Ubuntu on a Android tablet? [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 (SM-T210), I would love to install Ubuntu on it. Is it currently possible? And is anyone developing a rom?
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what is the specific version of realtek sound card does my samsung np305e5a have

I have a Samsung laptop np305e5a-a03us, and I cannot seem to find the specific version of my sound card. all I see is that it is a realtek hd audio, but which realtek is it?
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Can't boot into 13.10 on Samsung Chronos 7

So for a few months I was dual booting Windows 8 and 13.04 without a problem, then recently I decided to get rid of Windows and replace both OSes with 13.10. The install went fine, I was able to boot ...
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USB tethering with Samsung Galaxy Ace?

The network center doesn't find a new wired connection when tethering is enabled. Whether tethering is enabled or not, output of lsusb | grep Samsung is same: Bus 003 Device 009: ID 04e8:681d ...
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WiFi on 12.04 Samsung RV511

I can't get WiFi on my samsung RV511 laptop running ubuntu 12.04. I went to additional drivers with an ethernet connection but it says that it won't download and to check /var/log/jockey.log for more ...
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Can i get my samsung galaxy discover driver from the repos? I cant seem to find it

Just wanting to know where to look for my driver, cause ubuntu 10.04 dosent reconize it. when i plug my phone into computer, all it will do is charge. Im wanting to sync with ubuntu one and upload ...
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Connect Android device

I've a phone with Android and I use Ubuntu in my PC. The thing is that I can connect my phone through USB and Ubuntu can read it, I mean, I can see the files and stuff, but that's it. I can't ...
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Samsung series 3 runnint ubuntu 12.04, battery indicator does not recognize when I unplug my charger

I have a Samsung series 3 (NP305E5A-S01CA) running 12.04, everything has been running great except for the battery and power management programs. Even when my AC charger is unplugged and it is running ...
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will booting Ubuntu in my samsung np550p5c-s06in brick it? [duplicate]

i bought this laptop in july,2013... and it was manufactured in march... i wanted to dual boot it with ubuntu (using wubi) and windows 8.1(running now). can it harm my computer? if yes then is there ...
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Install ubuntu touch as 2nd rom GT-I9300

I'm trying to install Ubuntu touch on my Galaxy S3 with the Siyah S3 1.9.1 kernel. But once I've installed it and want to run Ubuntu, I just get a black screen. Or it won't get past the Siyah start ...
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Unbuntu install SGS3 [duplicate]

Maybe this question was asked a thousand times. But i'm abolute not informed about installing operating system. I would like to install Unbuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S3 without lossing the fotos and ...
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Ubuntu Will not Recognise my Samsung C5220 Phone

I'm trying to use my Samsung C5220 mobile phone as a modem. I've installed Samsung PC Studio using Wine but it does not recognise the phone as being connected. I have done lsusb in a terminal ...
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Problems installing a Samsung CLP325 Colour Laser printer under Ubuntu 13.10

I have (unsuccessfully) tried to get my Samsung CLP325 colour laser printer to work under Ubuntu 13.10. The best I seem to achieve is in Black and White mode - but this is unacceptable. Has anyone ...
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Install Ubuntu with Android in Samsung Galaxy Note

hi I am a user of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and I just have seen an app "Ubuntu for Android" I have Android 4.1.2 in my Note. Please tell me if I am able to use both Ubuntu and android in the ...
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how do I install printer samsung ML--1865 with ubuntu 12.04?

how do I install printer samsung ML-1865 with ubuntu 12.04 ? I have tried to use add printer, but it doesnt work . it comes up with driver 1860 then recommends 1750 after searching not 1865 and test ...
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I Can't enter to BIOS after I've installed Ubuntu 13.10

I having this problem. I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 and after this when booting only satars directly on Ubuntu, if I want to boot from a USB Flash Drive I can't. So You can say "Go to the boot settings ...
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Which OS would be the most compatible? [duplicate]

My notebook is Samsung NP-N102S and I would like to ask which OS from ubuntu or Linux would be the most compatible with that? The specifications of the notebook can be found here.
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Ubuntu for Android on Samsung Galaxy Note [duplicate]

Will Ubuntu for Android work on a Samsung Galaxy Note. And if so, where can I get a decent docking device with HDMI and usb interfaces
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S Duos (GT-S7562) [duplicate]

I am using Samsung Galaxy S Duos smartphone with Android v4.0 OS. How do I install Ubuntu on my phone? What are the requirements? Can it work along with Android just like Ubuntu works along with ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 Screen Brightness Fn Keys

I have a Samsung Series 9 NP900X3C, which has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip. When I use the the Fn keys for changing the brightness, it shows me a nice OSD and sets the value in ...
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Force key release problems

My problem is that when I press FN+F6/F7/F8 it is not releasing the key. Its just these ones, once I've pressed them they don't stop and my whole keyboard ceases up and doesn't work, obviously ...
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error while transfering files between samsung galaxy chat & ubuntu 12.10 via usb

I have a galaxy chat b-5330 with android 4.1.2 when i connect it to my Ubuntu pc via usb(mtp option is selected),an error message is shown as follows. but the files are still shown by nautilus.it is ...
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Samsung series 9 battery time indicator keeps changing and keyboard light not working

I have a Samsung series 9 laptop currently with ubuntu 13.04 on it. Unfortunately there are some issues i am having with it and was wanting to see if anyone had an answer as to a fix. -First, my ...
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Wifi signal weak and disconnecting on Ubuntu 13.04 with an Intel wifi card

I have a very bad signal strength when my laptop is about 4-5 meters away from the router. The wifi struggles to connect, and when it eventually connects the signal is very low, about two bars. My ...
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Keyboard backlight function keys for Samsung Series 9 np900x3d and Ubuntu 13.10

I purchased a new Samsung New Series 9 NP900X3D and installed Ubuntu 13.10 tonight. The keyboard illumination function keys do not work. I've read on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SamsungSeries9 ...
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can ubuntu will be installed on samsung omnia w? [duplicate]

i like Ubuntu very much and appreciate your work . but i wanna install it on my Samsung Omnia w gt i 8350. which is now running windows phone 7.8 .which sucks . please tell me if Ubuntu can be ...
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New Samsung (NP550P5C-A08UK) Notebook > Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 > Sound Lacks Depth that Windows had!

I got this new notebook a couple of months ago, with Windows 8 loaded, long story short I hated Windows 8, so decided to go back to Ubuntu which I had used successfully on other machines. Having ...
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Samsung netbook N150 Plus, Built-in (web)cam not detected after 13.10 upgrade

Just upgraded my Samsung netbook N150 Plus to 13.10 and everything seems to be working out of the box except for the Built-in (web)cam. It is not detected by 13.10... Any ideas how to get it to work? ...
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How can I install Ubuntu 13.10 on a Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite? (screen turns off)

I already tried to with install Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite with the UEFI and CMS OS option in the BIOS, but I still have the same problem. I'm trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 from a ...
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Unable to boot ubuntu 13.04 alongside windows 8 on a Samsung Series 9

After installing ubuntu 13.04 on my new Samsung Series 9 NP900X, alongside the pre-installed Windows 8, when booting it goes directly into Windows 9. I tried fixing the problem as descrbied here: ...
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Which Ubuntu image for Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad core Cortex-A9?

I hope you can help me even if the question might seem a little bit stupid! :( I have a tablet PC which has a Samsung Exynos 4412 Quad core Cortex-A9 CPU and I would like to install Ubuntu on it. I ...
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Can I install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01?

I want to buy a laptop, but I want to use it with Ubuntu! So, Can I install it on the SAMSUNG NP300E5X-S01 ? Thanks ! Specifications Processor : Brand/Family : Intel Core i5-3210M CPU Speed : ...
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Cannot Upgrade From 11.10 for My SAMSUNG X05 LAPTOP [duplicate]

Installed Ubuntu 11.10 desktop, my SAMSUNG X05 LAPTOP work perfectly now. But while what to upgrade to 12.4 LTS or 13, it tell me that my features not supported by the CPU, and cannot install. Does ...
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how to fix faint printouts on samsung clp-610 on 12.04

I have a Samsung CLP-610 printer. When I print a Google map, the colors are faint to the point that it is almost useless. If I use Windows 7 or a Mac or an older Fedora 10 box to print the same file, ...
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Keyboard backlight won't work on my Samsung series 9

I got a Samsung Series 9 NP900X3E laptop, running Ubuntu 12.04 When I press Fn + F10, the keyboard backlight won't turn on. In the upper right corner, I can see that it recognizes it (with the ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3: It opens with a media player

I just wanna ask how to open the default folder again of my Samsung Galaxy Tab 3. This is what happened: First, I connected the USB Plug. The tab says: "connected as a media device", but it opens ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on Samsung ultrabook (np900x4c) - no wifi or graphics

Just upgraded my laptop (NP900X4C-A04SE) to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. I realized that my wifi connection is no longer functional nor my graphic card. I'm getting black borders around open windows such ...
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How can I get sound input with ChrUbuntu 12.04 on a Samsung 5 series Chromebook?

I have ChrUbuntu 12.04 running on my Samsung Chromebook 5 series. It uses the custom Chrome OS kernel compiled for 64 bit (the Chrome OS on these older Chromebooks has reverted back to 32 bit although ...
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Samsung 305u notebook touchpad not working in Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung 305u notebook. The problem is that the touchpad (cursor and clicking) doesn't work, it does nothing. The only way to fix it is to plug an external mouse, ...
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Samsung 40“ TV Showing ”Samsung Electric 7“” in Display Settings

Apologies if this has been asked before, but I have looked for a long while trying to find a similar query to this, but I can't see, to find one, especially one with an Answer... This is also a long ...
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samsung galaxy SIII mini drivers for linux

I want to install samsung galaxy sIII mini GT-I8190 driver on Ubuntu so that is detected, in particular by Odin software. only available drivers are for windows or mac. wine software obviously cannot ...
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Lubuntu netbook screen brightness

I can't change my screen brightness. I've looked online and tried all of the potential solutions I could find. I am running Lubuntu on a Samsung NC110 Netbook. When I press "fn + up/down" I get a ...
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Samsung Series 9 NP900X3A NO WIFI INTERNET

The connection is established but there is no internet connection at all. My NIC is a Intel ultimate-n 6300. Sometimes it connects but very slow! I'm not really sure what commands i have read will ...
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ubuntu touch on galaxy tab 3 p5210 [duplicate]

sorry for my english i was thinking in buy a samsung galaxy tab 3 p5210 in christmast but before i want to know if i could install ubuntu touch i wathed that is available for galaxy tab 2 ...
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Is there any way i can connect my SAMSUNG HD400LD NDAS network drive?

As the title says, i have a SAMSUNG HD400LD NDAS drive connected to my network, i also had to install a specific driver + some kind of tool in windows to be able to connect, anyone have had this ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - gnome-settings-daemon crash and problem with fn keys

I know there are many questions similar to this, I've been reading them and searching for a solution for 2 days but no luck so far. I have a Samsung NP550P5C laptop and just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 ...
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How to install the drivers for a samsung ml-1670?

I have just re-installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via internet but I'm not able to print anything with my Laser Printer SAMSUNG ML-1670. Where or how I can find and install the proper driver for Ubuntu??
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Ubuntu download not asking me to set a size for download

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 onto my samsung arm chromebook (series 3) and when i do so the download is not asking me to set a size for ubuntu and instead just downloading. Then when I try to ...