Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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wubi said files is missing after selecting UEFI and csm [duplicate]

After installing ubuntu using wubi and selecting UEFI and csm UEFI as disabled in samsung series 5 with window 8, wubi said files is missing. Do i need to install with wubi again? i read the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't mount Samsung SE-218BB

I can't seem to mount the drive even though Samsung advertises it as being Linux compatible when switching it over to AV mode (by ejecting the tray and holding the eject button until the LED comes on) ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not recognizing android phone

I have a Samsung transform ultra smartphone and I am running Ubuntu 12.10. when I plug my phone in and set it to mass storage mode nothing happens on the Linux end. I was under the impression that it ...
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Samsung UEFI brick [closed]

I think I might have bricked the computer while trying to boot it from a USB stick. I had Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and the computer (Samsung NP550P5C) had come with preinstalled Windows ...
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Can't adjust screen brightness on Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My laptop is Samsung NP-Q430-JS03US. I have searched for the solution. I have tried editing grub acpi_osi=Linux and acpi_backlight=vendor, but still didn't work. Please help.
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How can I install Epson A3 printer and scanner drivers?

I have 2 printers- SAMSUNG ML1676 and EPSON stylus 1390 (A3 printer) and 1 scanner EPSON GT1500. I have installed samsung printer, but unable to install either of the epson product. The drivers does ...
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samsung NP305V5A power adapter stops working at boot screen, shuts down unexpectedly while running

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed wubi.exe for 12.04 LTS on my D: drive. Problem is when the login screen comes up at booting, my power adapter dies. If I unplug and plug it again immediately, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless network disconnects with Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.1O on my new Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL laptop. The problem is that it wireless internet keeps disconnecting, after a few minutes working, and I have to continuously ...
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Can I install Ubuntu without first booting Windows 8?

I want nothing to do with Windows. The only methods I see for installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 computer involve booting windows and restarting to change settings. However, this requires first ...
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Will Ubuntu for phone run well on a Samsung Galaxy Tab2 with 3G? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What hardware will the Ubuntu Mobile OS support? I want to buy a tablet, however I want a tablet that I can also use for phone calls (without VOIP services). So I'm ...
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issue with wireless connection on 12.10

i have a Samsung N150, a windows 7 machine and recently installed - for the first time - ubuntu. the install was successful apart for an issue with wireless connection. When i check the connection ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS drains my Samsung Series 9 900X3C ultrabook's battery extremely fast. Is there anything I can do to fix that?

The title basically says it all. My Samsung Series 9 900X3C ultrabook's battery is in the deep red around barely three hours after disconnecting it from the power - and during most of that time the ...
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Can I install Ubuntu on my samsung galaxy tab 2 GT-P5113? [duplicate]

Hi is there a way to install ubuntu on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1" Model# GT-P5113 I wanted to use the nexus 7 intaller but it requires "fastboot" but my tab does not have fastboot as it has a TI ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 and Lenovo X1 HDMI output

I'm trying desperately to output HDMI from my laptop to my Samsung 40EH6030 LED TV. I connected the HDMI1 on the TV to the computer, it shows that it detects the TV (40" Samsung Electric..) in the ...
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Set Samsung S3370b as USB Modem?

Back when I had a Windows PC; I used an application called "Samsung Kies" with my S3370b Mobile Phone (not Smartphone). A feature that was included in the software, was the ability to use the phone as ...
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Slow Samsung 830 SSD!

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04.1, ext4 with discard option & swappiness set to 0, mounting temp directory in RAM, (8GB.) I found performance was not stellar, in fact, marginally better ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric) on Samsung X10

After successfully running the live CD and testing WiFi and other things I decided to install Ubuntu as single operating system on my Samsung X10 laptop. So far everything seemed OK, installation took ...
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Accidently deleted “Setup” entry from Samsung UEFI boot menu. How to get it restored?

I have a Samsung NP900X3C-A07DE laptop. Somehow, I've managed to delete the "Setup" UEFI entry. Can someone with the same notebook send me output of efibootmgr -v, so I can restore mine?
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Samsung Galaxy?

I have Samsung Galaxy Pocket (full model name: Samsung Galaxy gt-s5300) Is there way to install Ubuntu properly on this device? If so, how to do so? thanks.
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How to make keyboard backlight Fn buttons work in Samsung Series 9?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Samsung 900X4C. However, I can't get the keyboard backlights to work. I added the keymaps as per community docs - Samsung Series 9 (section Function Keys). But ...
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Installing ubuntu 12.10 on a Samsung Series 5 Windows 8 laptop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installing Ubuntu on a Pre-Installed Windows 8 system I've recently tried to install Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows 8 which was preinstalled on my machine. I used the ...
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Ubuntu Doesn't Recognize My Samsung SCH-R580 Phone in USB

I plug my Samsung SCH-R580 cellphone with a micro sd card into my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop computer and the computer doesn't even know that it's connected. The phone says "Connected to PC" but not the PC. ...
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I can't get Ubuntu (12.10 Desktop) to recognize my Galaxy S3

I Plug my gs3 into my laptop, and nothing happens. I went to terminal, typed "lsusb" command, and the return print was, for one of the usb ports, "Bus 002 Device 015: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Samsung ML-2955DW not print

After installing and configuring "Unified Linux Driver" from the samsung website the printer doesn't print. I'm using 12.04.1. In the printer driver list, even after installing the "Unified Linux ...
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Strugling with Samsung NP300V5AH and bumblebee on 12.10

I have some problems with optimus on 12.10. I did a fresh install of Ubuntu and then followed the official wiki - https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bumblebee. Installation process went fine. But after restart i ...
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how to Scan with Samsung SCX-3200 over network

Printer is detected and is working over my wireless network, but i don't know how to detect scanner. Simple-scan doesn't see the device...
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DLNA on Ubuntu 1204 with gnome-classic icons in tray

I am trying different DLNA systems to share media in my laptop wirelessly to a Samsung SMART TV. The ones I've tried so far, Serviio and tvmobili, seem to run as a deamon but don't show an icon in the ...
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How to make webcam settings permanent?

With the built-in webcam of my Samsung NP535U3C I have the common problem of the picture looking too dark. I can easily adjust the settings of brightness, contrast, etc. using guvcview, but I can't ...
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Samsung phone not recognized in Ubuntu 12.10 using USB cable [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.10 ,when i connect Samsung Galaxy Ace plus to PC it is not recognized by Ubuntu and USB icon does not appear in phone screen, so i cannot connect my phone to PC. Please help about it. ...
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Constant noise in speakers and headphones

On my laptop, Samsung 300V5A-S19 I have the constant noise from the speakers. If I wear headphones, the sound becomes more pronounced (at half volume it mutes the music). The noise level is ...
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How do I get a Samsung ES 73 Camera working?

I am using a Samsung ES73 Digital Camera. I am looking to use this camera on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Please guide, how any software can help me transfer or view photos from this camera? Please guide, any ...
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There is no two finger scroll option in my “Mouse and Touchpad” settings

I simply do not have the option for "two-finger scrolling" available in my "Mouse and Touchpad" settings. I have tried a lot of terminal commands that I have found in the forums with no success. Who ...
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Galaxy Note II MTP on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a branding new Galaxy Note II and I tried to mount its storage to my ubuntu laptop. As you know, Android 4.0+ uses MTP by default. Android 4.1 doesn't support USB Mass Storage anymore! So ...
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WebCam is not recognized on my Samsung 300v5a-s19

I have Samsung 300v5a-s19ru laptop, and its WebCam is not recognized. I tried to follow this manual, but it doesn't work for me. When I'm trying to start Cheese, it doesn't see any WebCam at all. ...
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samgung galaxy s3 won't connect to macbook via usb. What should I do? [closed]

I updated the software on my phone yesterday and since it was updated me phone will not connect to my macbook. It will charge but the android file transfering program will not open or recognize that ...
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Samsung Series 5 overheating

I bought a Samsung Series 5 Ultra 2 weeks ago and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I am experiencing problems with overheating. When streaming, watching a movie or when having several programms/actions ...
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how can i write a shell script that will run at startup and introduce a delay in the start of an application

I have an application installed for my samsung NP-RV509 installed that makes the fn keys work properly.. I figured it out that it is the reason behind almost 30sec xtra booting time... so i was ...
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Ubuntu one on samsung galaxi mini2: i can see my folders but not the files inside!

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop and I use Ubuntu one for my back ups and as cloud...I have my music there and my photos out of any back up folder. I just bought a smartphone Samsung Galaxy mini2 and I ...
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Make Unity run in 3D mode on Ubuntu 12.04

My computer, a Samsung q330 with a Intel® Core™ i3 CPU M 380 @ 2.53GHz with 4 GB RAM, runs Unity in 2D mode. I have tried to see how to activate 3D mode, but I cant figure out how to do it and I am in ...
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How to install samsung-backlight on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I fix a 404 Error using a PPA? I'd like to install samsung-backlight from Voria Tools as suggested here, but after adding the PPA I can read some 404 errors for ...
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System doesn't boot when ubuntu is installed on an SSD

I've recently discovered Ubuntu and decided to give it a try. I am using a Samsung Series 5 p530u3c-ad1 which comes with a 24gb SSD and a ~500gb HDD, My intention is to set the system files to the ...
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Samsung series 5 ultra - suspend on lid closing is disabled by kernel

I have a Samsung series 5 ultra (np530U4c - ivy bridge/Nvidia version). The machine won't suspend on lid closing. I has worked on fresh install. After it I added "pcie_aspm=force ...
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Strange Grub behavior on Samsung Laptop

I have got a Samsung Series 9 900x3c with Ubuntu 12.04 on it. After installing Ubuntu Grub would not load completely (only parts of the Menu were showing) every time so I launched the Boot repair ...
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How do I update the BIOS of a Samsung Series 9?

I'm using a Samsung Series 9 900x3c and since there is a Bios update available for this model (unfortunately only with Windows). I was wondering if anybody knows a good method to upgrade the Bios ...
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Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN Laptop function key is not working

I have a Samsung NP355V5C-S03IN laptop. When using the function key to control volume, it is stuck. The wireless key is not working either. Please advise me on a good driver for my motherboard.
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What's the difference between the various printer connections?

I'm installing a new printer and I'm given 4 connection options. AppSocket/JetDirect network printer via DNS-SD LPD network printer via DNS-SD IPP network printer via DNS-SD AppSocket/HP JetDirect ...
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Install Ubuntu on Samsung series 5 ultra SSD

I was wondering if anyone had had any luck with installing ubuntu 12.04 on samsung series 5 ultra? The thing is that I want to install root on the SSD for fast boot (along with windows7)... if anyone ...
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Samsung TV - mode not supported

I am trying to install Ubuntu on an old Aopen XC cube. It works fine on a normal PC screen, but when I connect it to the Samsung flat-screen TV I am going to use it on, I get the message Mode not ...
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Wammu, Samsung J700 error GetNextMemory code: 56

I have got a (old) Samsung J700i. When connecting with a USB cabel to Wammu first the access was denied. Now it is oké... However, when I try to get info out from the phone... I get error message: ...
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All printouts condensed into left half on a Samsung Color Laser printer CLP-365W

After installing the Samsung Color Laser Printer CLP-365W in 12.04, the printout is condensed into the left half of the A4 page (regardless whether 'fit to page' on or off). This happens both with the ...