Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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Samsung SSD, TRIM and Ubuntu 15.04

In light of a recent issue raised in regards to Samsung SSD firmware relating to TRIM and the related launchpad bugs for Ubuntu.. Bug# 1465663 'libata Samsung SSD 8 series TRIM blacklist' and the ...
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How to get Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy S3?

I guess I have a two part question. I've looked over the guide on how to set up a build environment and even tried doing some of those steps, every route failure. Why can't I just use someone else's ...
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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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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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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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Install driver for Samsung Xpress c46ofw on Ubuntu 12.04 caused by Password problem?

I tried most of the other suggestions for installing the driver. I downloaded from the Samsung website and unzipped, but now the Terminal says that my password is wrong, but gee, that's the one I use ...
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Samsung laptop running Ubuntu 15.04 shuts down at 30% battery without warning

My laptop shuts down suddenly at 30% battery when not charging. It does not show any warning. The screen turns black all of a sudden and I can only reboot after I've plugged in and started charging ...
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How to install wine on exagear 12.04lts

I'm having hard times with the installation of wine on exagear i386 Chromebook. Can some help me, is it possible or not.
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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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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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Samsung-laptop kernel module

Is samsung-laptop kernel module still blacklisted while using UEFI on a Samsung computer? Is there a way to load it without bricking my laptop?
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Error: The system is running in low-graphics mode in Ubuntu 14.04 Samsung np270e4e-k05mx

I'm trying the distribution Ubuntu 14.04 and when I start sometimes appears the error 'The System is running in low graphics mode', so I reboot and if I am lucky it will start normally but is annoying ...
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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 ...
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im trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on a samsung r430 from a USB and mi install goes to black screen after the login and password step.

im trying to install ubuntu 15.04 on a samsung r430 notebook from a USB and mi install goes to black screen after the login and password step. Mi OS is win 8, 2 gb of ram, trying to install a 64 bits ...
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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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Can we INSTAL linux os on a samsung galaxy tablet 2 and on phone Aquaris E4?

i would like to know if possible any how to instal a linux os on a samsung galaxy tablet 2, and on phone Aquaris E4 ? Ubuntu sems to be the most simple system but if not possible, i'd instal any ...
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Ubuntu freezing and suddenly shuting down

I am not an advanced user of Linux. Firstly, I'd installed Ubuntu 15.04, along with Windows 7, on my laptop which is a Samsung RF511-SD3. The boot went well, I was installing some additional drivers ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Win7 dual boot ssd - Is Samsung evo 850 a good choice?

Is Samsung Evo 850 a good choice for running Ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with win7? My main OS is Ubuntu 14.04 with WinXP running alongside on virtual box. My laptop is an Acer 1810tz (dual core su4100, ...
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Samsung Ml-1600 printer unrecognized

EDIT: Im using Ubuntu 15.04 (MATE), but from what I can remember, it didnt work on 14.10 (Unity) either! Hi everybody, as much as I dont like asking questions, Im forced to do so... Ive been browsing ...
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Brightness adjustment not working on a Samsung NP300e5za0pin

Recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Samsung NP300e5za0pin laptop . Brightness function is not fully functioning, and it will not bring down below 70% when I press the FN++Brighness. Brightness ...
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No Brightness Control in Samsung Q430 Laptop EXCEPT with Bumblebee and Ubuntu MATE 15.04

Over the last few years, I've used various flavors of Ubuntu (as well as Mint and other forks) and up to Kubuntu 15.04, they don't ever seem to have functional brightness control on my Samsung Q430 ...
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Can not access files in any folder on Samsung Galaxy SII

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy SII with USB cable my DCIM folder looks empty although I can see my files on phone. Do you have any idea what would be the problem? On computer: On phone:
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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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Brightness control on Samsung Ativ Book 6

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Samsung Ativ Book 6 (NP680Z5E-X01US). Since then I am completely unable to modify my brightness settings. The Fn buttons work fine, if I press Fn+F2/F3 I can ...
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Message {1.079026} ACPI PCC probe failed; starting version 219

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 (Vivid Vervet) with 3.19.5-031905-generic #201504211114 kernel and GNOME Shell 3.14.4 on a Samsung NP370R4E laptop. When I boot up, I see [1.079026] ACPI PCC probe failed ...
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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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Samsung scanner SCX-4824FN not working

After searching for any possible solution, I couldn't find it. So I decided to ask here, thanks in advance. I have a Samsung SCX-4824FN multifunction printer. No problem with installation and ...
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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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after flashing custom rom then restoring original rom I can no longer transfer filee to Samsung galaxy note 3 (android)

I receive the following message libmtp error: Could not send object property list when attempting to transfer files to my samsung phone from my PC running Ubuntu 14.04 - it was working fine until I ...
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Multimedia keys not working after updating gnome

I recently upgraded to gnome-shell 3.12 because my unity desktop stopped working. Everything is working fine except that my multimedia keys (volume, brightness, etc.) and my shortcuts (Ctrl-Alt-T) ...
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How do I enable Wireless hardware switch in a Samsung np270e5e?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the wireless worked fine.. However after install and reboot my wifi is being disabled by a hardware switch. Is a uefi machine and Windows8 is not working anymore. I try ...
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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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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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How to get working Samsung SL-M2070W printer on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have problems installing the driver for my printer Samsung SL-M2070W. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Any advice? I have downloaded the .tar.gz driver from Samsung website, but I don't know how to use it ...
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How to set the monitor to its native resolution which is not listed in the resolutions list?

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 with my Samsung SyncMaster B2030, native resolution (1600X900) is not found in the list of resolutions.
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Ubuntu can't find the correct max resolution with Samsung SyncMaster SA300

i decided to install ubuntu also on my desktop PC (Windows has been exorcised from my life) but i am having some problems i didn't have with previous hardware configurations. My display is a Samsung ...
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How do I connect Ubuntu 14.04 to Galaxy Note tablet [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 14.04 laptop connects to my Galaxy S3 with no problem. When I connect my Galaxy Note Pro the icon shows up in the launcher, but when I try to open it I get Unable to mount SAMSUNG Android ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 failed to reboot after unsuccessful update done on 28/8/2013

I did update on 28/8/2013. It includes the kernel update, mesa update, firefox, thunderbird, python, etc... Before all updates finishes, my internet connection terminated, so in the next reboot my ...
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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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Overheating Samsung Ultra 5 530U (Fan not spinning at all)

I installed Mint on the above mentioned ultrabook. Even in idle the machine gets really hot really fast. It is almost not possible to touch in on the bottom. I tried using Bumblebee but it doesn't ...
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How does Ubuntu detect a smartphone without any drivers?

The smartphone in this context is a Samsung Galaxy S i9000. Before when I've tried to transfer files to and from a computer running windows I've always needed drivers for the smartphone to be ...
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Can't compile Ubuntu Touch

I am trying to port Ubuntu Touch to my Galaxy s5, but I can't even get to the real building part. All I get when I "lunch" is this: build/core/product_config.mk:222: *** Can not locate config ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...