Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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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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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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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can you put in contact with Android developer? [closed]

I am sick to death of not being able to find software updates for my phone. Samsung has this infamous problem with not providing Android updates after their initial factory release; and it's driving ...
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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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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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To install Ubuntu Phone in a samsung galaxy S5? [duplicate]

I would like to install this operating system in my smartphone but if already there is a version for my smartphone or to wait for myself to which a smartphone comes to my country Costa Rica, I make ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Hearthstone on chromebook (Samsung)

I've installed ubuntu with crouton (version 12.04 of ubuntu) and wonder if there's a chance I can install games like hearthstone on it, and if so, how? I'm aware that it's not a laptop for games and ...
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Scan app for Samsung SCX-4100

Trying to get a scanner app or program or anything for my Samsung SCX-4100 to scan onto Ubuntu 14.10. Have tried 6 of the scanner programs, but they cannot see the scanner. It works OK with Windows! ...
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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 M2070F SL Printer Xpress [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I need to install the ULD_V1.00.27.04.tar.gz Linux Printing & Scan Driver for the Samsung M2070F SL Printer Xpress from the Samsung Printer Xpress M2070F website. I have ...
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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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Xubuntu 13.10 Screen Brightness Fn Keys

I have a Samsung Series 9 NP900X3C, which has a Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip. When I use the the Fn keys for changing the brightness, it shows me a nice OSD and sets the value in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and MTP/Android (Samsung s3 mini)

I have some issues with MTP/Android on my Ubuntu 14.04. When I connect the cell phone to the Laptop (HP ZBook 17) it will be recognized by the system as well (sometimes I have to reconnect the cell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Share files with Samsung Tablet [duplicate]

How can I use my USB to transfer files to/from my 14.04 to/from Samsung Tablet. Thanks
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Best tablet to purchase with Ubuntu OS in mind

Currently I've got an old Nexus 7 (2012) and ubuntu laptops though I'm looking at purchasing a tablet for doing some everyday tasks; google docs or web browsing. I'm not worried so much by the price ...
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Samsung series 9, touchpad does not work after suspend, Ubuntu 14.10

I got a brand-new Samsung series 9 (exact reference is: NP940X5J-K02US). Because of this question, mentioning it required at least a kernel 3.15, I waited a couple of weeks for Ubuntu 14.10 to be ...
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How to make a image file of Galaxy Note

I have a old Galaxy Note 1 - SHV-E160S which is connected to Ubuntu 14.04 PC with USB. > Galaxy Note Information : > - Model : SHV-E160S > - OS : Android 4.0.4 > - Kernel : ...
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How configure Samsung printer! (Add local printer, Cups etc). ML-2010/2015. Ubuntu 14.04

I used tutorial here to get my printer working: http://bchemnet.com/suldr/. Followed all the steps, installed the package. I am using Samsung ML-2015 (same as 2010). Checked that driver works for it. ...
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Can't Get to A login Screen When i logout of Ubuntu

So up to now I haven't been exploring ubuntu to its fullest and now i have started to look at different desktop environments. It says to install the packages and then says logout to the login screen. ...
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Cannot connect to remote printer after upgrading to ubuntu 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.10 which connected to a printer shared in my network without any problem. but after upgrading to 14.04, I found I insert the username and password for the user on windows, clicks ...
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Trouble loading ubuntu onto Samsung Galaxy III

I am having some trouble loading Ubuntu onto my galaxy III phone. When it comes to the unlocking step, I am getting the robot vertical rather than lying down with it's body open. I am doing $ fastboot ...
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How to start Ubuntu when not made it default [duplicate]

I can't make Ubuntu default on my chromebook so how to start Ubuntu from Chrome OS?
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14.10 won't boot on Samsung Series 9 NPX9003D

14.04 boots fine on my laptop with secure boot enabled. Never had an issue with it. 14.10 will not. The laptop complains there is no boot disc available. I have tried updating 14.04 to 14.10 without ...
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Installing 14.10 on 32G SSD taking days

I bought a Dell laptop with a classic Terabyte harddrive and a "32G ATA Samsung SSD CM85". I would like to install the latest Ubuntu on it but the installation seems to get very slow quickly. In the ...
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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 ...
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Intel HD graphics settings

if you got any laptop has an intel cpu in last 3 years in it you have a gpu from intel such as hd graphics 1000 or 5000, there is a program called intel hd graphics settings in windows, can you give ...
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sporadically i get kernel panics Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit on my samsung

I have a samsung 7 chronos laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. every so often just out of the blue it'll crash and I get a "kernel panic - not syncing; Fatal exception in interrupt" I have noticed that ...
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sudo is denied access to change keyboard backlight?

Opening vim as sudo -i or sudo - still doesn't let me write to the file. Trying to change the keyboard backlight settings on my laptop gives me this output; even with sudo I can't change anything in ...
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Gave up waiting for root device (and cannot find drive from usb live)

I am seeking help for a typical problem for which I have tried many solutions. The typical problem is the Gave up waiting for root device. Common problems: - Boot args (cat /proc/cmdline) - ...
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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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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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s3 mini = Ubuntu [duplicate]

Good! my question is if a samsung galaxy s3 mini with android 4.1.2 phone can install Ubuntu I have really really want to install it but not if it is compatible before hand I thank you your answer ...
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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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Manual UMA = plymouth stop

I've a problem: if i set UMA to manual, using 128M size, ubuntu doesn't boot, stopping while running plymouth. Samsung 535u3c AMD A4 4355M
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Samsung series 5 power management

after many ubuntu versions (since 12.04 release) I noticed a big big bug (i think) which is still there in ubuntu 14.04. If I connect my Samsung 535u3c to the power, the cpu usage goes from 8% to more ...
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mtpfs error, tried everything it seems

Attempting to connect to my Samsung Galaxy S4 using mtpfs as many guides tell me to do results in this: leaves@sakamoto:~$ mtpfs Unable to open ~/.mtpz-data for reading, MTPZ disabled.Listing raw ...
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Chromebook and Ubuntu

I bought a samsung chromebook, first model, when it came out a year or so ago. I am starting to get into Linux (I loaded Ubuntu on my mac) but this is acting a little different. I followed the ...