Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
3answers
15k views

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, ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

configuring Samsung Xpress C460w and connect it wirelessly to the router

I just bought Samsung Xpress printer C460w and I installed the Linux package driver from its website, but I can't connect my printer wirelessly to my router. In other word, I didn't find how to ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Please HELP! I need to know if my PC is eligible for Linux (S.F. Ubuntu 16.04) [on hold]

Dear Ask Ubuntu forum community, I have purchased a new PC few days ago, however something went terribly wrong while I was trying to test some very intense programs on it (I was basically messing ...
1
vote
1answer
24 views

Samsung SCX-4200 Scanner not working (printing OK) 14.04

I have somehow lost the possiblity of scanning using my Samsung SCX-4200 3in1 printer. Priting works fine using the Linux driver, provided at initial instalation, however scanning stalls and fails. ...
0
votes
1answer
4k views

Installing Samsung Xpress M2825DW drivers on Kubuntu 12.04

I'm having trouble with installing printer drivers. I tried to find them in the data base and could not find them. So I downloaded the linux drivers from samsung.com ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Ubuntu tablet convergence on samsung galaxy note 8.0 gt-5110

I have a simple and straight forward question: Is my samsung galaxy note 8.0 (gt-5110) compatible with the new Ubuntu convergence tablet software, I would like to give it a spin :-) -Brainsalad
1
vote
4answers
6k views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

32 bit vs. 64 bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210

does anyone know if it is possible to run a 64-bit Ubuntu on a Samsung Netbook NC-210? And would there be advantages of using a 64 bit Ubuntu over the 32 bit version? In the MS Windows world this ...
1
vote
5answers
3k views

A Single wireless network is not showing up in Ubuntu that used too, and other devices have no issue finding or connecting to it

Up until about a week ago I could connect to my wireless, but now I suddenly can't. Every other wireless in the area show up in the network manager. My kindle can connect to it, my friend can connect ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Hard drive not mounting

I'm trying to connect to an external HD (Samsun D3 station). It is not recognize by any OS (MAC, windows and linux). I have tried with different cable (USB and AC) and no difference I even try open ...
3
votes
6answers
17k views

how to make Samsung CLX-3185 scanner-part work?

I have the Samsung CLX-3185 printer/scanner. The printer-part works fine using 3175 drivers found by (Xubuntu/XFCE) printer setup wizard. However it does not seem to recognize the scanner part. Xsane ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

steam for ubuntu “unity” 12.04 Lts 64 bit on samsung chromebook 3

OK, so I bought a Samsung Chromebook 3 model code: XE500C13-K01US just to figure out I cant play the games I wanted to.. should have done a little more research before purchasing.. but I found out you ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Does Samsung SL-M2070 work with ubuntu 14.04?

I'm planning to buy a Samsung SL-M2070 Multifunction Priter. Can you reinforce me that this device works with ubuntu 14.04? In particular to the scanner functionality. Thank you,
5
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Error when compiling ubuntu touch on 14.04 for the Samsung Galaxy Star Pro

I've been trying to compile Ubuntu Touch for my Samsung Galaxy Star Pro S7262, and I keep getting the same error after I do the lunch command. I get " [[device/samsung/logan2g/cm.mk]] ...
0
votes
2answers
54 views

Wifi & touchpad don't work in live USB - will they work after install? (Samsung NP900X5L)

I just booted from a live USB image of Ubuntu 14.04 desktop (64bit) on my Samsung laptop and found that the touchpad doesn't work and the wifi device isn't detected (ethernet works fine though). Will ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

My Samsung Galaxy E700H Not Detected ! fastboot? [duplicate]

I am having samsung galaxy e700h and I am interested in installing ubuntu touch via adb, fastboot and ubuntu-device-flash. But when I run the command fastboot oem unlock, I am always getting the ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Samsung R580 wireless not working properly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung R580 and have been having issues with my wireless connection. Previously on Windows 7 I had no issues with my wireless connection. When my laptop ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Visual fatigue in Ubuntu

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu. Visual fatigue is the problem. After using my pc, my eyes feel really tired. The problem? I have an LED monitor so it's not the technology that's the problem, ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Samsung printer not working properly

I have Samsung ML-1265 printer, and it actually did work right after I connected it to my PC via USB. At least I could print test page with no problem. But then when I tried to print some documents ...
0
votes
0answers
93 views

Whats the best way to install Ubuntu on a Samsung Chromebook?

I have been wondering what's the best way to install Ubuntu, on a Samsung Chromebook 2 Specification: Intel Celeron with 2GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash storage. I am really not sure if that will be ...
1
vote
1answer
141 views

Steam launch error

when I try to download steam with Ubuntu on my Samsung ARM it tells me: E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-dri:i386 E: unable to locate package libgl1-mesa-glx:i386 E: unable to locate package ...
4
votes
2answers
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
117 views

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not display/list my Samsung 950 Pro NVMe 256GB SSD under “Devices”

Does anyone know why I am unable to see the Samsung 950 NVMe 25GB SSD listed under "Devices" while logged into ubuntu 14.04 LTS??? I was able to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Samsung 950 Pro ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Power brightness issues

I recently switched to Xubuntu from windows. GOOD RIDDANCE! Anyway I cannot adjust my screen brightness and it is really dim. My computer is a Samsung NP470R5E. I am running Xubuntu 14.04. Any advice? ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

Ubuntu 14.04 and samsung printer driver — /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertospl not found

I just got a Samsung M267x series (M2675FN) monochrome multifunction printer today. I cannot seem to install the drivers correctly. It's starting to really frustrate me. I have tried the suld ...
0
votes
0answers
53 views

Cannot adjust brightness on Samsung NP370R5E-A06UK running Ubuntu 15.04

The issue is in the title. I have tried this as well as the top answer here, both achieved nothing. I should note however, that if I start up (or wake up from sleep) while not plugged in, I will get ...
1
vote
0answers
14k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

how to install rastertospl in my usr/lib/cups/filter?

For installing my Samsung ML -1676 Printer on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS how should I add filter rastertospl on my usr/lib/cups/filter folder?
0
votes
0answers
44 views

Touchpad Issue with Samsung Ultrabook PX900X4C-A07US

I have a slight issue with my touchpad and of course Samsung didn't develop any drivers for Linux. It works great when I turn on the laptop. I have full functionality when it has been on for 20 ...
0
votes
0answers
58 views

Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
1
vote
0answers
49 views

Blank screen after resume from suspend on 14.04 (installed on Samsung NP900X3A)

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my ultrabook Samsung NP900X3A. The main problem I get is the strange behaviour of the computer after resume from suspend: it seems to recover, but nothing appears on the ...
0
votes
0answers
27 views

Unbuntu on Android Tablet [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy tab pro 10.1 running Cyanogenmod at the moment. Is it possible to install Ubuntu Touch and have touch screen, wifi, bluetooth, available and working?
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Ubuntu 14.04 Adding #10 Envelope to Samsung M2070

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop, got Samsung M2070 added as my printer. Trying to print #10 envelopes from LibreOffice, when I ctrl+p, the preview shows letter size paper. Clicked properties and saw ...
2
votes
2answers
5k views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Samsung CLX-6220FX (scanner part)

I was not able to make my Ubuntu 15.10 recognize the scanner part of this device which is cable-connected to my LAN. No problem with the printer part of the device. Any suggestions?
0
votes
0answers
14 views

SD Card Controller for Samsung RC420

I have a Laptop Samsung RC420 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it has a SD Card port. The problem is that when I put an SD Card on it, I can not read it. I have to use my wifes PC in order to read my SD ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

ubuntu can't identify my samsung usb printer

My usb samsung printer can't be identified . When i connect it to my usb , ubuntu can't identify it . In "printers" in system settings it doesn't appear , i do search , no result.
0
votes
0answers
8 views

My installation is stuck on “determining file systems”

I translated the status from german so it might be a little different in english. Nothing happens since 30 min. or so. I can't even restart or cancel the installation. I'm a little worried my Windows ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

How to connect my Android phone in USB Debugging mode? [duplicate]

In windows, I used to connect my phones (Samsung Galaxy S3 I9300 & Samsung Galaxy Note3 N9005) to my PC after installing the USB driver, and enable USB Debuggng in the phone and debug my ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

Ubuntu on Galaxy Tab 2

I think that is an odd question but, here we go: Is there any way to install an up-to-date version of Ubuntu on a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2? Thanks in advance.
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Installing Samsung Multifunctional printer and scanner SCX3404FW under Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I am trying to install the printer. My printer is multi functional printer and scan device - Samsung SCX3405FW Please advise how to install them as wi fi network ...
7
votes
2answers
6k views

Connect Android device

I've a phone with Android and I use Ubuntu in my PC. The thing is that I can connect my phone through USB and Ubuntu can read it, I mean, I can see the files and stuff, but that's it. I can't ...
2
votes
1answer
68 views

Is it safe to install Ubuntu on Samsung Laptop from 2013 [duplicate]

What do I need to do to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Laptop from 2013? I heard that I can brick it. If I need to do an update then please give me instructions. Sorry for asking such an easy question. ...
0
votes
2answers
27 views

Ubuntu 14.04 and Samsung NP910S5J

I would like to buy the Samsung NP910S5J notebook. I would like to know if installing ubuntu 14.04 there can be problems. Has someone already done it? Thank you
0
votes
1answer
120 views

Getting wrong resolution on old samsung monitor

Today i connected my pc with old samsung sync master 591s monitor and getting strange display resolution. My resolution is being set at 800x600 but still cant see my side panal. Well its look like ...
1
vote
2answers
409 views

Samsung SSD performance in Linux

I'm going to replace my HDD with a Samsung SSD 850 EVO. I've seen a software called Samsung Magician that only works in windows. Can I get the same performance on Linux than in Windows? Or is better ...
2
votes
1answer
250 views

Keyboard backlight

I have a Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5AH with keyboard backlight. After Ubuntu install it doesnt work, is it possible to fix? There was a "Fucntion" shortcut for the sharpness of the light FN+F9/F10.
1
vote
0answers
53 views

Enabling integrated mouse in Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium (SQ1UP)

I have this nice little UMPC device and I want to make it work under 15.04: SQ1UP For now I was able to set up everything but an integreted mouse. A jog dial you can see on the left is a ...