Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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lsusb lists Galaxy Samsung Tab s2 & adb devices lists nothing

really, I do all my efforts to run an android project through eclipse on a tablet "Samsung galaxy Tab s2/ GT-P3100" under Ubuntu 12.04. i add the vendor id of samsung in ~/.android/adb_usb.ini ...
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Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite

I'm thinking of replacing Win 8 with ubuntu and I have booted from a flash drive, as well as trying from a dvd drive, selecting the try option instead of install. I get the ubuntu loading screen ...
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Wich version of ubuntu should i use with my processor [duplicate]

I bought a laptop a while ago and i'm sort of trough with windows. I wanted to try ubuntu but I don't know wich version I should take. I got a Samsung NP300E5A-S02NL It has a Intel I3 ...
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How do I add my Samsung laptop's volume keys?

I have a Samsung NP355V5C, and just installed Ubuntu Gnome. When I try to bind the volume keys, the keyboard settings do not recognise the keys. How do I restore these keys?
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samsung laptop brightness issue? can,t change brightness on my laptop [closed]

I have installed windows 7 on my samsung laptop,but there is no effect of brightness when i press fn keys,brightness remains same.what can i do? i m very worried! please help me.
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Ubuntu 13.04: keyboard and trackpad do not work on Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro

I created a bootable USB drive with Ubuntu 13.04 image. I managed to boot my Samsung ATIV. the GUI, mouse and keyboard work perfectly, and the installation works without problems. When I boot the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boots very slow [duplicate]

I've been using ubuntu since version 10.04 and so far I was never in a situation I could not solve on my own googling other people's questions. In this case, there seem to be such a variety of reasons ...
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Laptop Charger Not Recognised Properly on Samsung NP900X3F

Firstly thanks for your time. Secondly, having an issue with my power charger on my Samsung Series 9 NP900X3F. When I boot into Ubuntu with the charger plugged in it recognises it as charging. When I ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu and Windows 8 on Samsung 530U (500GB+24GB)

I have Samsung 530U (model NP530U3C-A06CZ), which has 500GB HDD + 24GB SSD. I would like to have dual boot Ubuntu 12.04 + Windows 8, but I don't know how I can do it. According to my information ...
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Installing the Touch Preview on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). I have never liked the Android OS or the tablet in general, and wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch. I have done multiple searches on the internet to try to figure out ...
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printer samsung ml-2165w

I couldn't make samsung ml-2165w work for ubuntu 13.04. I had general linux driver from samsung installed. The installation was succesfull, printer didn't print a test page.
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Ubuntu 12.04 failed to reboot after unsuccessful update done on 28/8/2013

I did update on 28/8/2013. It includes the kernel update, mesa update, firefox, thunderbird, python, etc... Before all updates finishes, my internet connection terminated, so in the next reboot my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 display problem (Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite)

I'm into trouble for few days and I really need help. So, I've got a new laptop (Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite) and installed Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit). Now everything look good but my graphical display is ...
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How can i mount my galaxy s4 on ubuntu 12.04

this is the error message i get when i plug my S4 into the usb port: Error initializing camera: -1: Unspecified error how can i correct this?
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Can't connect Samsung Galaxy GIo to my ubuntu 13.04

When I connect my mobile phone Ubuntu doesn't recognize it.
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Data recovery on a Samsung SV1203N HDD

Let me start by saying that I am a beginner in Ubuntu, but pretty knowledgeable with Windows. I am having a strange problem trying to recover data from a Samsung SV1203N HDD (120 GiB). I have tried ...
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What is the correct driver to use for a Samsung CLP365W printer?

I cannot get my new Samsung CLP365W printer to print via either wired (USB printer cable) or Wireless. Wireless printing works in 'doze Vista. I have tried installing the drivers Ubuntu recommended ...
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Horizontal lines with Samsung series 9/Intel Ivy Bridge

I have a new Samsung 9 series laptop with Intel Ivy Bridge graphics and a dual Windows 8/Ubuntu 13.04 boot configuration. As soon I reach the login screen my graphics goes awry: 1) Black horizontal ...
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Can i install Ubuntu 13.04 on a Samsung NP355V5C (Windows 8 preinstalled) laptop?

I heard that installing Ubuntu on some Samsung laptops with a preinstalled Windows 8 and a UEFI Bios can crash them. I want to install Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung NP355V5C, but i'm not sure if it will ...
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trouble installing 13.04 on samsung series 9

I have been having the hardest time trying to install Ubuntu on my Samsung series 9 NP900X3A-A03US. After installing, it goes in an infinite reboot loop. I tried different ways of installing, the ...
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Installing Ubuntu touch on samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100

I need some one guidance to install ubuntu touch on my samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100 and i also wanna know what all app's supports it like whats's app, wechat, and wordpress ect.
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Configure Atmel MaxTouch Digitizer on Samsung ATIV 6

I am trying to figure out how to configure the touch screen for my Samsung ATIV 6. I am running Kubuntu 13.04. It is an Amtel maXTouch Digitzer. It recognizes touch, but it only single clicks. Also, ...
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Will there be Ubuntu compatibility with AMD CPU / Processor: Samsung Exynos 5 Dual soon?

Will there be Ubuntu compatibility with AMD CPU / Processor: Samsung Exynos 5 Dual soon? I realize the Chromebook is recently out, but I would appreciate knowing if it's in the works.
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Can't boot Ubuntu or Windows 8 after Ubuntu 64-bit install on Samsung series 7 Windows 8 laptop, error “All boot options are tried.”

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop (NP770Z5E) pre-installed with Windows 8, and I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside it, so I can dual boot. Here is what I've done: Updated BIOS to lastest ...
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Ubuntu Phone to be instal on a samsung device [duplicate]

Can i instal ubuntu on my Samsung Galaxy S Advance? If yes, what are the procedures?
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Can I install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Fit?

I have a samsung galaxy fit GT-S5670L with Android 2.3.5 and I whant to install ubuntu on it with out modifying the android. It´s that possible ?
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Installing Ubuntu 13.04 on samsung seties 5

how to install Ubuntu 13.04 using usb on my Samsung Series 5 laptop (windows 8)? i don't want to delete windows and i want to use both of them. Thanks.
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Want printer to pause after printing one page ( to let me reverse )

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and have a Samsung SCX3200 series MFP. Problem statement: Suppose I have multiple pages to print but I want to print both sides. To do so, I must print one page at a time and ...
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installed printer Samsung CLX-3185FW on Ubuntu 12.04. Printer not responding

I got the Unified Driver (.gz) from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/CLX-3185FW/XAA I extracted the .gzip file in my home directory and took a terminal as root: ...
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How to build ubuntu touch for unofficial cyanogenmod device [duplicate]

I own a Samsung galaxy scl i9003 and I would like to port Ubuntu touch on this device. We don't have an official cyanogenmod, but we have an unofficial version of it. I did the built of the unofficial ...
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How to restore Windows on a Samsung laptop with broken display?

I have a broken monitor on my Samsung 7 chronos (NP700Z5C-S02UB), I can get it to show certain things in my external monitor, but only once Ubuntu starts to load. I really need to return the laptop to ...
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minidlna and samsung tv file format doesn't support

I have PC with XUbuntu 12.04 and Samsung 27A950, so I want to use my PC like dlna server. But I can run file of any format on my TV, get error: "File format doesn't support". I try to open *.avi, ...
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Does ubuntu support Samsung 350V5C-S05FR series 3? [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu support the Samsung series 3 350V5C-S05FR (Core i5 3210M) laptop ? I saw that Ubuntu supports the 350V5C-S06FR laptop range.
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Ubuntu freezes on first boot on samsumg series 9

I have just wiped windows 8 from my samsumg series 9 by installing Ubuntu 12 64 bit over it through usb. I have fast bios mode disabled and os mode selection set to csm os and the boot usb removed ...
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Missing File - Unable to install alongside windows 8 or on own on Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook

I currently have a Samsung Series 9 Ultrabook 128GB SSD and 8GB of ram. I have been trying to install Ubuntu to run alongside windows but I cannot get it to work properly. I tried disabling secure ...
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Samsung UEFI Laptop won't boot from Live USB (Preinstalled with Windows 8 [duplicate]

I have a Saumsung 5 Ultrabook preinstalled with Windows 8, and am looking to do away with Windows completely, and install Ubuntu (So far I've been trying with 13.04 64bit). I made my LiveUSB using ...
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Access mtpfs on the fly from any application

I have a Samsung Galaxy S2 witch I want to use to store some sensitive data. I am using the application EDS Lite to store encrypted files in a container, that can be mounted by the TrueCrypt ...
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No touchpad gestures on Samsung Series 9 / 13.04

I recently installed 13.04 and like many others, my touchpad gestures do not work. How can I troubleshoot this issue?
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Ubuntu on Samsung Series 5

I want to buy a Samsung Series 5 laptop, but I read, that an installation of Ubuntu could break it (because of UEFI). But I also read, that Ubuntu fixed the Problem. Is that right? can I install ...
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android file transfer difficulties

I'm having problems transferring stuff to my Samsung Galaxy S4 and its memory card. The long and short of it is that I just can't transfer certain files across: the music is mostly in .wma format, ...
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Trouble with dual booting on a samsung laptop

I am currently using a samsung np355v5 laptop (amd a6 processor with hd7520G integrated graphics) and I am trying to dual boot ubuntu 12.04 with windows 7. I ideally don't want to use wubi because I ...
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Ubuntu Touch on SII phone

I have the Samsung Galaxy SII Straight Talk phone. I want to install Ubuntu Touch. The model is different from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Touch/Devices/i9100 Should it still work with my phone?