Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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samsung galaxy ace GT 25830i [duplicate]

is it possible to run Ubuntu as the operating system in my samsung galaxy ace GT s5830i...im currently using Jellyblast which is kinda boring
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Ubuntu Dual Boot

Is it safe to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung NC-110 netbook from a liveUSB, or does it have UEFI problems? I'd like to install Ubuntu alongside my current Windows 7 OS, but I googled "problems dual ...
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MTP mount fails of samsung galaxy S4 on 13.10 on lenovo t440

When I connect my samsung galaxy S4 active to my lenovo t440 running 13.10, the device is detected and I'm offered to look at in Files. When I first upgraded, it would work about 50% of the time. ...
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Samsung 535u3c Very Slow

So here's my problem: Ubuntu on this notebook/ultra-book is just too slow! I'm now using UEFI installation because with the standard one there was the power's problem (100% CPU usage on AC-in). I'm ...
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My Samsung Ativ Smart PC (500T) wont install Ubuntu

I've been wanting to install Ubuntu on my Ativ Smart PC because it's really slow with windows, so I was hoping for a bit better speed with Linux. The problem is that it simply won't let me install ...
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I'm a total noob and need to know if Ubuntu will work properly in my laptop [duplicate]

So, as the title says: I'm not very tech savvy, but I tried Ubuntu and loved it! The thing is: I don't know if my laptop can handle Ubuntu or if I need to do something special to make it work ...
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Disable Touchpad on ARM Samsung Series 3 Chromebook Chrubuntu 12.04

Is there a way to disable the trackpad of an ARM device when it suspends? My current problem is that when my Samsung Series 3 is suspended, the trackpad is super sensitive and will wake the device ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and prior: fuzzy display. NP700Z7C. Pastebin and screenshot included

Model: Samsung-Series-NP700Z7C-S01US Intel HD4k + 650M http://pastebin.com/KU2MZhYa <-- xrandr --verbose Issue: http://imgur.com/Ven091g HDMI output is normal. VGA output is normal.
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How to boot with bluetooth turned off? [duplicate]

I want that my bluetooth by default be turned off. How can I do that on samsung laptop running Ubuntu 13.10?
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Steam launch error

when i try to download steam with ubuntu on my samsung arm it tells me: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 along with: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 and E: ...
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question about Ubuntu for Smart Phones [duplicate]

I have the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini, if i use Ubuntu on my phone, will I lose features such as SBeam? and will it be compatible with US Cellular Network?
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How can I get my monitor to work with my laptop?

I've got a DELL XPS.... something... and Ubuntu detected the nvidia card I apparantly have in there. It presented about 6 drivers I could optionally activate - so I did. Before I did that, the monitor ...
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Is it possible to install software from Google Play in Samsung Galaxy Chat from Ubuntu?

I'd want to install some apps in my mobile and haven't wifi or 3g here, is it possible connecting it trough usb in Ubuntu? Thanks.
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Samsung Printer on Ubuntu Server 12.04LTS

I have been playing with ubuntu for a while now and had everything going including a print server for windows machines. I shared my printers with Samba and managed them with cups. All of a sudden an ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 does not detect the touchpad on Samsung Ativ 8

Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Samsung Ativ 8. Unfortunately the Touchpad is not detected. Output from xinput list: Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ ...
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Samsung chromebook and the new Wacom intuos pen and touch tablet [duplicate]

I would like to use my new wacon Intuos pen and touch tablet with my Chromebook. I installed Ubuntu Unity 12.04 on my samsung chromebook. I works well. I have seen a that there is some kind of wacom ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung chromebook

I've tried to install ChrUbuntu on my Samsung series 3 chromebook. But after following all the steps the chromebook tells me this... [ 1659.467073] [DRM: find_win_disable] *ERROR* [FIMD:DP] Timed out ...
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How to install drivers for Samsung printer ml-2955 on ubuntu 13?

I tried to install 2 versions of printer drivers. specifically for Samsung printer ml-2955. the other one generic linux driver. I do not know how to install neither of them. there is autorun file ...
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Samsung Galaxy Tab P3110 Ubuntu Touch Not Working [duplicate]

I tried to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110, using multiple solutions found over the internet but all of them have the same result my tablet screen remains blank. I have tried ...
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Keyboard backlight

I have a Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5AH with keyboard backlight. After Ubuntu install it doesnt work, is it possible to fix? There was a "Fucntion" shortcut for the sharpness of the light FN+F9/F10.
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Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
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Samsung NP900X3G issues on Ubuntu 12.04 ( keyboard backlight, multitouch…)

I recently got the newest member of the Samsung Ativ Book 9 Family NP900X3G and I'm having the same issues that have been reported for the previous models but none of the fixes worked for me. ...
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Touchpad not detected in Ubuntu 13.10 (Samsung Series 3 NP350V5C)

Touchpad is not detected at all: >xinput list ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer ...
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Wireless connected but internet not working or extremely slow. Ubuntu 12.04 on Samsung N210

I've finally got Ubuntu installed but the wireless internet connection either doesn't work or runs extremely slowly. I also have Windows 7 and the internet works, but only because I updated my wirelss ...
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How to decrease the brightness in Samsung RV509?

I'm using a Samsung RV509 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Can anyone help me to decrease the brightness in my laptop?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Samsung HD204UI Spin-Up-Time Fail after Suspend

Samsung's HD204UI 2 Tbyte EcoDrives are known for their slow Spin-Up-Time, so I didn't really wonder about a recent SMART failure, after suspend, in the Spin-Up-Time category. Now there is a ...
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Ubuntu touch for Xcover 2 [duplicate]

Is there a way to install ubuntu on Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 GT-S7710? I have checked https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices and Galaxy isn't there. I wonder if there is way to install Galaxy S2 or S3 ...
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Detect Samsung Tab as USB Modem using gnome-ppp

I exploit internet in PC by tethering USB from Samsung Tab2 : Internet works fine , however, i cannot configure this device as usb modem using gnome-ppp i set /dev/ttyS0 , because when i run ...
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Ubuntu on smart tv

Is there anyway for Ubuntu to run on a Samsung Smart TV? At least on a USB? I personally don't like the smart hub that much and would like to watch cable and browse Ubuntu on my TV.
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Unable to boot from a USB drive nor hard disk on Samsung Series 9 notebook (NP915)

Samsung NP915S3G 1 - tried to install aside windows 8 - change partition (reduce) to have space for debian or ubuntu - boot on usb keys - using debian 7.2 7.3 fails - using ubuntu 13.04 ...
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does ubuntu run on Samsung Ativ One 5 Style

I don't find any information regarding Ubuntu on the new all-in-one from Samsung. It is a nice machine but I'll only buy it if it runs Ubuntu.
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Samsung ARM Chomebook no sound in dual os with Crouton

I found this fix https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/1246587 but i don't know how to mount the chrome os, anyone have fix for me? running ubuntu 12.04 with utilty
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Phonebook maintenance by PC

I try to maintain phonebook of my SGH-E250 cellphone using bluetooth and corresponding tool of 64 bit Ubuntu 12.4. Partial results: Nautilus works correctly using Bluez Wammu shows several data of ...
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Samsung Ativ book 9 lite install problems

So i have an incredible amount of issues regarding installation of ubuntu on my laptop. First of all the installation disc on usb does boot, but just ends up (after ubuntu logo) to a command line ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 on a Samsung 900X3C keyboard light and hotkey light

i have a Samsung np900x4c and I've installed ubuntu 13.10. But i have problems. 1.Problem: I can use my hotkey for example wifi on/off so i can turn off the wifi but the led status doesnt change it ...
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Can't boot OS from USB on Samsung Series 7

I downloaded the ISO and burned it via unetbootin. I go into BIOS and change the following settings: disable fast boot, and make the OS selection CMS make USB boot first Then when I boot, it ...
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need help w? Samsung ML-2545 printer on 12.04 LTS

I have a Samsung ML-2545 printer and cannot find a driver that can load.. Is there a driver that will load without special code? I am on 12.1
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Dual boot Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Where to put the grub

can anyone help me with getting this to work ? I have two physical SSD drives(Samsung and Kingston) - on the Samsung one I have Windows 8 installed , Kingston is free and formatted and It's ...
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updating latop to 13.04 raring / no gui but only terminal is present

Today I updated my laptop (Samsung NP-Z700 with hybrid graphics) to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring and following the update I am not able to see any graphical interface. I tried installing ATI drivers from ...
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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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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 ...