Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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 "$0" exec sh "$BASE/...
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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 "Loading-Circle"...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 > /sys/...
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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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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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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". ...
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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 answer,...
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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 8....
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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 asking ...
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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 ...