Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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 ...
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No HDMI output sound (full system specs provided)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung NP355v5C (relatively seamlessly). The only issue I am having, so far, is with the HDMI port sound not going to the TV. My graphics card is an AMD ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installation problems on Samsung netbook

I have had problems installing Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung N10 netbook running Windows XP. In order to overcome the security problems with unsupported Windows XP I successfully installed Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Keyboard Backlight Samsung Ativ 6

I have a Samsung Ativ 6, it's my first notebook, and I'm new with Ubuntu and having some problems ;P My keyboard backlight doesn't work, I've already made a big search and couldn't solve the problem. ...
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Ubuntu Won't Boot After Install on Samsung NP915S3G: error “All boot options are tried.” [duplicate]

So yesterday I went ahead and bought the Samsung NP915S3G (ATIV Book 9 Lite) and installed Tahr in hope that everything would go smoothly. For the most part it; everything necessary seems to work off ...
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Intel HD graphics settings

if you got any laptop has an intel cpu in last 3 years in it you have a gpu from intel such as hd graphics 1000 or 5000, there is a program called intel hd graphics settings in windows, can you give ...
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Ubuntu does not see my hard drives and will not install

I have tried to install Ubuntu a few times and when I couldn't install it I tried other versions of linux to no avail. I have an ASUS Maximus IV Extreme Z mother board. I am trying to make a dual ...
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“all boot options are tried” after installation on Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite [duplicate]

Hi i have the samsung ativ book 9 lite I just installed ubuntu 13.10 after removing windows 8.1 and have gotten the error all boot options are tried, after the installation After having a look around ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on Samsung series 5

I want to install Ubuntu Linux 12.04.4 LTS on my samsung NP300-E5X-S02IN laptop but I have heard a lot about the bricking problems in samsung laptops (probably because of problems in UEFI boot ...
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Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab [duplicate]

I would like to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 (Wifi). While preparing for this I need (for the case restoring of Android is necessary) to know the name of the factory image for Galaxy Tab 3 ...
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New Samsung ATIV 9 Ultrabook; Deleting Windows 8.1 and Installing Ubuntu

I understand from reading other threads that there are some complications with adding Ubuntu to a computer that came with Windows 8.1 pre-installed. I haven't used any of the Linux distros before. ...
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System performance is extremely laggy when copying and extracting files

After a clean install of Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 (64-bit) and the according Gnome 3 (stable) PPA my system (Samsung 900X3C) is extremely laggy, when files are copied to the external hard-drive (HDD) or ...