Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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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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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i did install samsung driver and it works with the printer but the scanner function didnt work. Some help?

Im working with a M2070 Samsung multifunctional. The print function is already ok the Samsung cant find my laptop to send the scanned files
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Installing Mediatomb or other DLNA Server to play files on Samsung series 5 LED TV

Need help installing a DLNA server so as to play video files through the ethernet port on Samsung Series 5 LED TV. Most of the links recommended Mediatomb, but I am unable to edit the config file in ...
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Secure Boot Violation on samsung

I need help! I just install 14.04 in my Samsung but when I press the reboot option I get the following message: Secure Boot Violation Invalid signature detected. If this error persists, seek ...
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Install Ubuntu Touch on Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 P3110 and followed this instruction to install Ubuntu Touch on it but stuck on bootloader. When I run this command adb reboot bootloader, all it does is restart my tab ...
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Samsung Chromebook with Ubuntu Crouton

I installed Ubuntu on my samsung chromebook following every step of this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpDtD4eKBB4 It worked as i installed it but now that ive turned my computer on again, i ...
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Ubuntu on Samsung Chromebook 2

I would like to load Ubuntu on an inexpensive 13" laptop with long battery life. I have been looking at chromebooks, but I do not find any certified by canonical. What is the consensus on the ...
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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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Getting function keys work on Samsung ATIV 9

I have 14.04 on a Samsung ATIV 9 and some of the function keys are not working. They are for wireless, fan and keyboard backlight. I found some instructions here: http://blog.nonobis.nl/?p=11 and ...
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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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Samsung M2675FN network printer does not print from Ubuntu 12.04

At work we have a Samsung M2675FN network printer. This printer works from Windows computers. My Ubuntu desktop recognizes the printer, but it does not print anything. Using CUPS or the printer ...
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Cannot Find Content in Samsung GT-N8000 (Note 10.1 Kitkat) Connected to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Dell)

I am a beginner-level Ubuntu user. My Samsung Note tablet (specs given in Title) connected without issues and showed as an external USB device on the dashbar at first. After a few days, and a lot of ...
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Samsung tv serial commands with python

I have a Samsung Plasma display that I use a Python script to turn on and off with its serial interface. (ex-link). import time, serial ser = serial.Serial(port='/dev/ttyUSB0', baudrate=9600, ...
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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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Xubuntu Backlit Keyboard not working on 14.04

Xubuntu 14.04 Backlit Keyboard not working on Samsung Series 7 NP730U3E with Voria PPA and Samsung-tools installed. Works fine with Ubuntu/Kubuntu 14.04 but prefer XFCE though gather XFCE is likely ...
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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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How do I get a Samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction printer/scanner working?

I have ubuntu 12.04 and I bought samsung SCX-4729fd multifunction. Printer function is working well but what about scanning i have found a default installed program called simple scan but it didn't ...
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Samsung Galaxy S2 I 9100 Ubuntu development

several users of great phone S2 are asking when will ubuntu be stable to flash on our devices.So im asking is there someone that will soon fix all necessery issues to make ubuntu live on our phone.We ...
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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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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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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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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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configure android access for adb device - Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 (7 in.)

--UPD-- i forgot settings / dev options /usb debugging = true... that solved it. issue - adb devices shows blank list ON the tab-4, when connected to PC, it does show USB symbol on sts bar ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on Samsung series 5

I want to install Ubuntu Linux 12.04.4 LTS on my samsung NP300-E5X-S02IN laptop but I have heard a lot about the bricking problems in samsung laptops (probably because of problems in UEFI boot ...
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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?
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How to install Universal Samsung Printer driver?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I wish to install my Samsung ML-1676 printer. I Googled all possible solutions and tried them, but I'm not getting any success. Please help.
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How to install Ubuntu Touch on a Samsung S4 clone [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to install Ubuntu Touch on a mobile device deciding on one which mimics (even in the operating system which is Android 4.2) a Samsung S4. To be precise, beyond that I ...
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What negative consequences can come from disabling access time logging?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and I have a SSD hardrive on my Samsung series 9. I'm told to do stuff so that my SSD hardrive doesn't die young :) I have set my swappiness to 1 (from the default 60) to avoid ...
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how to install ubuntu on android tablet [duplicate]

How can I install Ubuntu on Samsung tablet or any android tablet.Please answer in detail. It would be appreciated if done by video or any easy method.
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Install Ubuntu in ChromeBox Samsung

I am following this guide to install Ubuntu on my Samsung Chomebox dual boot chrome and Ubuntu I have trouble with step 3 is that the example places the Chromebox ASUS and I have the Samsung which ...
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Is the Samsung M2825DW Ubuntu friendly?

Does anyone have any experience using the above printer in Ubuntu? Going by the long list of compatible Samsung printers on Ubuntu's website, I'm sure it's a fairly safe bet, but if anyone can confirm ...
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Grub options are not visible on booting on Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite running Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I've managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my new Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite ultrabook. After updating some configuratiosn in the UEFI installation was very easy. The only questions and issue I believe I'm ...
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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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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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Can't boot Ubuntu or Windows 8 after Ubuntu 64-bit install on Samsung series 7 Windows 8 laptop, error “All boot options are tried.”

I have a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop (NP770Z5E) pre-installed with Windows 8, and I wanted to install Ubuntu 13.04 alongside it, so I can dual boot. Here is what I've done: Updated BIOS to lastest ...
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“all boot options are tried” after installation on Samsung Ativ Book 9 Lite [duplicate]

Hi i have the samsung ativ book 9 lite I just installed ubuntu 13.10 after removing windows 8.1 and have gotten the error all boot options are tried, after the installation After having a look around ...
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Ubuntu Won't Boot After Install on Samsung NP915S3G: error “All boot options are tried.” [duplicate]

So yesterday I went ahead and bought the Samsung NP915S3G (ATIV Book 9 Lite) and installed Tahr in hope that everything would go smoothly. For the most part it; everything necessary seems to work off ...