Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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Can't boot from USB HDD on Samsung notebook

So I bought a new laptop, it is a Samsung Ativ Book 2 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 on it. I currently have installed Ubuntu 14.04, which I installed form a CD. I have no more CDs and on my older ...
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Why can't Ubuntu 14.04 access the files on my Android phone? [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a Xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I am no longer able to communicate with my Samsung S4! When ...
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E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list

I don't know what caused the following to happen: The content of /etc/apt/sources-list.d/mono-xamarin.list is sudo apt-get update.
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S3 mini [duplicate]

I know it is not on the list of supported devices, but I would like to know if it is at all possible to install Ubuntu Touch on the Samsung Galaxy S3 MINI. I am tired of the bogged down interface of ...
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Samsung S4 Android is not connecting using Ubuntu 14.04

I remember this working before but for some reason it has stopped. When I plug my USB cable into the phone and laptop the device appears in the file manager but when I click on it I get "Unable to ...
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Installing Samsung printer driver for SL-M2020W/XAA in Ubuntu 14.04

I just purchased a new Samsung Xpress SL-M2020W/XAA printer and am having trouble installing the drivers. The printer application does recognize the printer but when it searches for the drivers, they ...
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Hearthstone on chromebook (Samsung)

I've installed ubuntu with crouton (version 12.04 of ubuntu) and wonder if there's a chance I can install games like hearthstone on it, and if so, how? I'm aware that it's not a laptop for games and ...
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Scan app for Samsung SCX-4100

Trying to get a scanner app or program or anything for my Samsung SCX-4100 to scan onto Ubuntu 14.10. Have tried 6 of the scanner programs, but they cannot see the scanner. It works OK with Windows! ...
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Install driver for Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I need to install the ULD_V1.00.27.04.tar.gz Linux Printing & Scan Driver for the Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress from the Samsung Printer Xpress M2070F website. I have ...
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Multimedia keys not working after updating gnome

I recently upgraded to gnome-shell 3.12 because my unity desktop stopped working. Everything is working fine except that my multimedia keys (volume, brightness, etc.) and my shortcuts (Ctrl-Alt-T) ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and MTP/Android (Samsung s3 mini)

I have some issues with MTP/Android on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I connect the cell phone to the Laptop (HP ZBook 17) it will be recognized by the system as well (sometimes I have to reconnect the cell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Share files with Samsung Tablet [duplicate]

How can I use my USB to transfer files to/from my 14.04 to/from Samsung Tablet. Thanks
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How to make a image file of Galaxy Note

I have a old Galaxy Note 1 - SHV-E160S which is connected to Ubuntu 14.04 PC with USB. > Galaxy Note Information : > - Model : SHV-E160S > - OS : Android 4.0.4 > - Kernel : ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...