Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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?
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Which installer will install ubuntu on an AMD E450 APU with Radeon 2 GB RAM on samsung machine

I want to install Ubuntu to install Oracle database for learning purpose. I have Samsung machine with AMD E450 APU with Radeon 2 GB Ram.
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scanner of Samsung SCX-4200 does not work on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Samsung SCX-4200 multifunction printer/scanner which works fine under Windows 8. The printer works fine under Ubuntu 12.10, but the scanner doesn't work. "sudo sane-find-scanner" find ...
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how to install ubuntu on my Samsung galaxy s2 [duplicate]

How to install ubuntu on my Samsung galaxy s2? I do not know if I understood correctly. Can I install Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy S2 or is there a program to run on the Android?
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Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro Touch Screen not recognized, only stylus is

I am having an issue with Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro. Basically, the touchscreen doesn't seem to be recognized, everything is acting like the stylus instead. This causes really ...
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Can I install Ubuntu Mobile OS in my Samsung Galaxy Grand (android)? [duplicate]

I want to use Ubuntu in my smart phone, as I was a huge fan of it. So, is there any possibility to install Ubuntu OS in android mobiles? Thanks, sairam
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No USB tethering possible with Galaxy S3

I have a Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747; Android 4.1.1; AT&T) and a Galaxy Note (SGH-I717; Android 4.1.2; AT&T). They are both on the same AT&T family plan, which includes the tethering/wi-fi ...
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Mouse/Touchpad Settings for Samsung Series 9 in Ubuntu 13.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung Series 9, and I'm having trackpad issues. The community page for the series 9 indicates that the trackpad (including gestures, etc) works out of the box, ...
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Internal webcam not recognised

I have a Samsung Series 7 Chronos, model number NP700Z5C-SO2UB, with Ubuntu 13.04, and the internal webcam doesn't work. Following advice for others who had similar problems I installed Cheese, and ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S Wifi 4.2 tablet

Can I install Ubuntu touch on Galaxy S wifi 4.2 tablet? Do I have to root it before? Anyone have tried?
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How can I connect my Samsung S3 Mini to Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried many things including the installation of gMTP from Ubuntu's PPA, and with it many other that include mtp-dev... I have forgotten now the bunch of files I have installed. The problem is ...
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The dreaded Brightness issue (Fn keys + Max brightness)

EDIT: Updating to Ubuntu 13.10 solved this issue for me out of the box. I'm trying to get some control over the brightness of my Samsung QX411 (Integrated Intel and discrete Nvidia, though Ubuntu ...
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Samsung driver doesn't detect SANE correctly

From 13.04 (server) I'm trying to install the Samsung Unified Printer Driver as specified by https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsPrintersSamsung which has a dead link. In any event, the ...
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samsung 3401 - cant connect scanner

i downloaded samsung linux driver for my scanner cum printer samsung 3401 and when i click on folder , click on cdroot click on auto run i get this error" ! /bin/sh BASE=dirname "$0" exec sh ...
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Backlight will not dim using function key

Laptop is Samsung R580 with AMD/ATI, running Ubuntu 13.04. The Function Key has no effect on brightness. Screen brightness is OK when operating on mains power, but when mains supply is disconnected ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 CD-R doesn't start when i start the PC [duplicate]

I've got an Ubuntu CD-R and a Samsung Laptop with Windows 8 64 Bit. When i start the Laptop with the Ubuntu CD-R in it, it shows the Samsung-sign, makes a "Beep" tune, shows the normal ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung series 7 Chronos. Advice please?

I just bought a refurbished Samsung series 7 (NP700Z5C). I got a great deal on it from Best Buy so that's why I went with it. My intention all along has been to remove windows 8 completely and install ...
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How do I get the brightness keys working on a Samsung NC110?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 on my Samsung NC110 notebook and the keys for the brightness aren't working. Can someone help me?
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Can I get my laptop fn-keys to work in Ubuntu?

I have a Samsung Series 5 laptop, model NP535U3C-A01SE. I recently decided to try Ubuntu and installed 12.04 LTS. One thing that bothers me is that my function keys don't work properly. I read on a ...
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Which architecture should I install on Samsung N145 Plus? [duplicate]

I have a Netbook Samsung N145 plus and I want to know which of Ubuntu versions is the best for me. I will use GCC compiler on Ubuntu and some other programs for code development (Netbeans, Eclipse). ...
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How to Dual Boot Ubuntu In Samsung RF511 while keeping the samsung recovery solutions alive?

See i have a samsung rf511 and i really want to dual boot it with my existing windows 7 (factory default) and Ubuntu 12.04 and i want to have samsung recovery solution working pls if any one from ...
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Samsung rv515 trackpad issues [duplicate]

I'm currently on a Samsung RV515 laptop running Windows 7. I'm relatively new to the world of Linux in general, so I started with the Wubi installer to keep things simple. It worked great, however ...
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How to activate my touchpad features on Samsung Series 7 Chronos

I'm just looking to how enable the features of my touchpad on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10. The mouse is working but none of the features are working (like two fingers scrolling up/down). I visited ...
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Can not install Ubuntu on Samsung Ultrabook Series 5 (Win 7!)

I have a Samsung Ultrabook Series 5 with Windows 7 (which I want to keep)... I can boot from a USB stick without a problem and ubuntu work fine, but when I want to install it, the installation ...
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How to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Can someone tell me the steps to install NVIDIA GeForce GTX 675M? My laptop is a SAMSUNG Series 7 NP700G7C-S01US. I have Ubuntu 12.10.
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Does Ubuntu 13 Raring Ringtail fix the Samsung brick issue? [closed]

Does Ubuntu 13 Raring Ringtail fix the Samsung brick issue? I really want to install Ubuntu on my NP700Z7C, however 12.10 reduces it to a shiny brick... Since it takes samsung over 2 weeks to fix the ...
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PulseAudio high CPU load and sound gets interrupted

Serious sound problems starting occuring about last week, with no particular reason. The problem is that all programs that send sound to PulseAudio, at some point stop playing sound, they continue for ...
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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy to Ubuntu 12.04?

I have a Samsung Galaxy GT-S7562 with Android 4.0.4 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Vostro 1510. I have just found out I cannot transfer files from Android to Ubuntu with a USB connection because the ...
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Does high definition videos play smoothly on Samsung N150 Plus?

I have a Samsung N-150 plus net-book, and I have always had difficulties in watching movies on it. I thought it's due to Windows 7 starter, so I changed my OS to Windows XP. Although its been running ...
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Ubuntu brightness issue

I used to set the brightness in low level and ma icons size to small. But whenever I reboot, it set the default brightness and icons size. Icon size I managee but I have to set the brightness to low ...
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Samsung n150 Wifi problem

I have Samsung N150 with Ubuntu 12.04 installed on it. I can't connect to internet through wifi. It just keeps asking me for password. How can I fix it?
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Stuck at installing Ubuntu on Samsung Notebook 3

In my Samsung Notebook 3, when installing ubuntu 12.10 using usb stick it got stuck at the ubuntu logo. I am sure my iso fine , first i tried ubuntu-12.10-desktop-i386 it got stuck now i have tried ...
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Is it safe to install Ubuntu 64 Bit 12.10 in EFI mode on Samsung series 7 WIndows 8 laptop?

I have been reading about the issue of Samsung laptops bricking when attempted booting from live USB. I have Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5C (-S02UB to be specific) laptop. It came with Windows 8 preloaded. ...
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Where is secure boot UEFI enabled Ubuntu 12.04.2? [closed]

currently I'm downloading ubuntu 12.04.2 from official http://www.ubuntu.com/download I just read on m.h-online.com and on linux.com that Secure UEFI Boot version have been released. So I wanted ...
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Does booting Ubuntu in Samsung laptop brick them? How do I know without taking risk of my laptops

I've got 2 Samsung laptops (Samsung NP550P5C-S01IN & Samsung NP350V5C-S06IN) I've read it recently that booting Linux in Samsung laptops bricked them permanently. I wish to install Ubuntu on ...
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plugging in external monitor to ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS causes unknown error at start-up

OS : ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS OS Arch. : X86_64 Graphic : Nvidia NVS 3100M External Monitor : Samsung SyncMaster S20R315B Plus Laptop Model : DELL Latitude E6410 today I bought "Samsung ...
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Samsung Series 5 with bad output image quality

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04.02 64bit on my Samsung however I noticed bad HDMI / VGA quality on a Full HD TV. VGAs: Intel HD4000 and Nvidia GT 630M 2GB Resolutions: Laptop: 1366x768 ...
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How to make Samsung multifunction printer work under Ubuntu?

Hi how do I set this Samsung CLX 3305FN printer scanner to scan? I can get the printer to work both USB and Network, but simple scan tells me nothing is detected? Can someone tell me what I need ...
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Why are Samsung-Tools not working?

I have a Samsung NP700Z5A-S0AUS laptop and I've installed Samsung-Tools. But when i go to run the following command to turn on the back lit keyboard i get the following error: sudo echo 8 > ...
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samsung backlight

I have a Samsung Series 7 Chronos (700Z5C-S02UB) and a couple of kernel updates ago (I'm currently on 3.5.0-25-generic ), I lost the keyboard backlight support. Any idea on how to turn it back on? ...
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Put Ubuntu Touch on Samsung GS3?

I saw that Ubuntu Touch has been released and am wondering what the steps are in order to put it onto my Samsung Galaxy S3. I currently have an un-rooted GS3 running Jellybean and would love to get ...
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Samsung Galaxy S3 With easy install Ubuntu 12.04 can I use aircrack-ng? [closed]

This is the easiest way I've gotten Ubuntu to work on the Galaxy S3. Can I put it in monitor mode? I have a external wireless card to use alfa card with the 5 pin usb female to usb adapter. I know ...
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How do I install Ubuntu for phone on Samsung Galaxy Mini? [duplicate]

Any completed procedure to install Ubuntu on Samsung Galaxy Mini.
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Problems with Windows 8 Installation

I've followed all the instructions and when I get to dual screen boot I choose Ubuntu and I receive a message: 1. Insert Windows Installation Disc and restart. 2. Choose Language end then press next. ...
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Does Ubuntu support the CDMA version of the Galaxy Nexus? [closed]

Looking at the list of supported devices, I see that GSM Galaxy Nexus devices (takju and yakju) are supported but nothing about the CDMA (toro/Verizon or toroplus/Sprint) versions of the Galaxy Nexus. ...
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Ubuntu TV on Samsung Smart TV 2012

Are there any chances that Samsung Smart TVs from 2012 will be supported by Ubuntu TV? Only thing i could find is: SamyGo.tv: They have a Forum, a Wiki and there even is Quake running on it!
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Why does my screen go white?

Ubuntu 12.04. Ok, I don't know if it's my driver's fault or Ubuntu's fault or mine. But while in Ubuntu my laptop's screen goes all white when not adjusting anything to the screen. I don't know why, ...
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Can't install Ubuntu for several reasons

I'm having some issues installing Ubuntu on my Samsung NP-RV520-S02SE Laptop. First off, I'm getting error: failure reading sector somethingsomething when booting the CD and hitting "Install Ubuntu". ...