Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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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After booting the screen stays black [duplicate]

I am a real beginner in ubuntu and everything which actually relates to computer so don't be mad at me if I don't find the right words. I will try to explain my problem as detailed as possible so you ...
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E: Type 'sudo' is not known on line 1 in source list /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list

I don't know what caused the following to happen: The content of /etc/apt/sources-list.d/mono-xamarin.list is sudo apt-get update.
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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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Samsung printer ml-2545

I can't find a driver for my Samsung ml-2545 monochrome printer that will work. I tried getting it from Samsung but when I install it it says: missing file /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosplc ...
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Installing Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy S4 [closed]

I am following this tutorial for installing Ubuntu. I'm stuck at the step adb reboot bootloader. When I run this command, my phone boots up and shows the ODIN-Screen "Downloading... Do not turn off ...
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Touchpad too sensitive on Samsung Series 7

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my SAMSUNG Series 7 NP700Z5B-S01UB. The touchpad worked out of the box and that has been awesome. But the touch pad's tap to click is too sensitive. It keeps ...
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how to fix broadcom drivers for ubuntu touch?

How can i solve my issue to get ubuntu touch running on my phone? I just create new defconfig for Ubuntu Touch to port on Galaxy S2 Plus, after compile it without problems, since my device doesn't ...
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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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Tablet OS download

I would like to see if I could download the OS for my Samsung galaxy tab 3 7 inch and see if it is compatible please help me.
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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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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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How to transfer files from Samsung Galaxy?

:) I have a Samsung Galaxy that doesn't communicate very easily with any computer... I want to be able to transfer files (now I email them one by one..., nope don't have cardreader either) I found ...
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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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I'm trying to intsall Ubuntu to a (Samsung) NP300E4C laptop but can't access BIOS

The computer is currently running Windows (7). I've tried tapping and holding down F2 but it just boots to windows. I googled to see if i can find people with similar issues but found none. I'm ...
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Samsung SyncMaster 2033 Monitor Not working properly

I have a samsung sync master 2033 Monitor with a resolution of 1600x900 px. A few days earlier Ubuntu started behaving absurdly, It didn't recognise the monitor and now I'm stuck with 1024x768 px ...
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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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Unable to connect my mobile device to chrome on ubuntu 14.04

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop with chrome 39.0.2171.65 and I'm having a hard time connecting my samsung phone device to chrome. I installed adb and made sure that Ubuntu recognizes the ...
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Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 [duplicate]

Just purchased Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 and would love to install ubuntu touch. Is this possible? I currently have a system76 ubuntu laptop and want to use the tablet remotely. Thanks in advance. ...
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can't connect samsung printer to lubuntu

my printer won't print. I have LUBUNTU 14.1 (I think). My printer is a Samsung scx-4623f. sometimes the printer will start for a few seconds then quit...so i assume i don't have the correct driver. ...
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Ubuntu Dual Boot

Is it safe to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung NC-110 netbook from a liveUSB, or does it have UEFI problems? I'd like to install Ubuntu alongside my current Windows 7 OS, but I googled "problems dual ...
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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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Installing Samsung network printer on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install Samsung C410W printer on Ubuntu 14.04, however after 2 days of struggling any success. I tried to install it through "Add printer", through adding printer in CUPS and I tried ...
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Ubuntu touch on note 10.1 (2014) WITHOUT rooting

I just purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 2014 edition (SM-P600) and wanted to test Ubuntu on it (and maybe on my Galaxy S4 as well). It is still under warranty, so I do not want to root it or do ...
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Solved: Duplex printing with Samsung ML-2165W requires manual feed

I have a Samsung ML-2165W printer and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. The printer works fine except for the duplex printing. Duplex printing requires to manually feed the paper after each printing, so if I ...
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driver instalation for Samsung M2020W Printer

The printer shows that it is installed but it is "Idle" and will not print. Tried a lot of other typical stuff.
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Webcam not detected on samsung series 7, Samsung-Tools has webcam set to “last status” but can't be changed

Ok, so it's taken me some time to find as much information as I've put together but here we go. I have a Samsung Series 7 laptop with elementary OS luna. The webcam is absolutely not detected, ...
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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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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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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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Any help installing a Samsung m2020w driver 14.04

Cannot find a driver for the Samsung 2020 laser jetin the db... The ppd causes a error requiring software component that is not in the base install. Is there a driver install that will work?
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Why can't Ubuntu 14.04 access the files on my Android phone? [closed]

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a Xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed, I am no longer able to communicate with my Samsung S4! When ...
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Ubuntu Touch Blank Screen problem on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0(GT-P3100)

I'm having my Galaxy tab 2 7.0 which has custom rom installed (CynogenMod Version 10.1.0-p3100). I have gone through many installation guides. The official one is this I have also downloaded ...
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Laptop freezes whenever I unplug/plug in AC adapter

I have a Samsung Series 9 laptop, model NP900X4C. For a long time now this laptop has had issues with the battery and AC adapter, like this, which got fixed about six months ago: ...
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Can't enter BIOS settings after installing Ubuntu (Samsung NP300E5S)

I've Samsung (NP300E5S-01IN) laptop, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it and now I want to install Windows 8.1 on another partition but whenever I press "F2" key to Enter BIOS settings. it brings me to ...
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Unclaimed interfaces on Samsung n210

I wanted to bring back to life my netbook Samsung n210 and decide to try it with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I first run the Live version from my USB pen drive, and it worked as a charm! Everything was ...
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Can't boot from USB HDD on Samsung notebook

So I bought a new laptop, it is a Samsung Ativ Book 2 and I want to install Ubuntu 14.10 on it. I currently have installed Ubuntu 14.04, which I installed form a CD. I have no more CDs and on my older ...
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Samsung Magician on Ubuntu 14.04

I have replaced my laptop's HDD with a Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250GB and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I know that the Samsung Magician software drastically improves SSD performance, but have not been able to ...
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Samsung ssd Ubuntu 14.04 install won't boot on Lenovo B575, but works perfectly on a new ASUS Z87-A motherboard

I am trying to get a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 on a Samsung ssd drive to work on an older Lenovo B575 laptop (2011). For some reason when I go to boot from the ssd drive the system does not even ...
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Samsung S4 Android is not connecting using Ubuntu 14.04

I remember this working before but for some reason it has stopped. When I plug my USB cable into the phone and laptop the device appears in the file manager but when I click on it I get "Unable to ...
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SCX-4521F scanner is not working ubuntu 14.04 amd64

I installed the Samsung Unified Driver for the scx 4521F and printing works. Neither program can find a scanner though: sane-find-scanner, SimpleScan and Xsane all reporting "no scanner found" Also ...
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How 2 configure Windows 7 VirtualBox VM for Odin?

Several have claimed success at creating a VirtualBox VM and then using it to root their Samsung devices. Can anyone provide detailed instructions for getting this done?
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How to decrease the brightness in Samsung RV509?

I'm using a Samsung RV509 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Can anyone help me to decrease the brightness in my laptop?
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How do I fix the brightness on a Samsung Aura R700 Dillen?

My Problem: Since Ubuntu 10.04 I can no longer adjust the background brightness of the built in LCD-Panel. The Laptop (Samsung Aura R700 Dillen - Nvidia 8600M GT GPU) is always on a very low ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch on Galaxy S3 mini [duplicate]

I know it is not on the list of supported devices, but I would like to know if it is at all possible to install Ubuntu Touch on the Samsung Galaxy S3 MINI. I am tired of the bogged down interface of ...
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Install Ubuntu with Android in Samsung Galaxy Note

hi I am a user of Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 and I just have seen an app "Ubuntu for Android" I have Android 4.1.2 in my Note. Please tell me if I am able to use both Ubuntu and android in the ...
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Black screen trying to use Unity desktop on a Samsung Chrombook

I cannot open the unity desktop on my Samsung Chromebook. When I toggle to it I get a completely black screen.
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Installing printer samsung ml-1860 with xubuntu 14.04?

Having problem with installing printer samsung ml-1860 wiht xubuntu 14.04. rastertosplc file missing in cups/filter directory.
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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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Installing Samsung printer driver for SL-M2020W/XAA in Ubuntu 14.04

I just purchased a new Samsung Xpress SL-M2020W/XAA printer and am having trouble installing the drivers. The printer application does recognize the printer but when it searches for the drivers, they ...