Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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Ubuntu 12.04 failed to reboot after unsuccessful update done on 28/8/2013

I was updating kernel, mesa, firefox, thunderbird, python and some other packages on 28/8/2013. My internet connection terminated while updates were ongoing. So Laptop did not started in next reboot. ...
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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?
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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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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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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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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 ...