Questions about using or installing Ubuntu on Samsung hardware.

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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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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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How do I get Ubuntu to recognize my nvidia graphics card?

If i type lspci| grep VGA into the terminal i get this output: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Ivy Bridge Graphics Controller(rev 09) 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA ...
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Getting function keys working on Samsung RV510 notebook

I installed 10.10 on my Samsung RV510 notebook, but the function keys don't work. When I use them it seems as if they get locked on, and it becomes impossible to click things in the upper toolbar. ...
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Is it safe to install Ubuntu 64 Bit 12.10 in EFI mode on Samsung series 7 WIndows 8 laptop?

I have been reading about the issue of Samsung laptops bricking when attempted booting from live USB. I have Samsung Series 7 NP700Z5C (-S02UB to be specific) laptop. It came with Windows 8 preloaded. ...
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Brightness problem on a Samsung 530U3B

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung 530U3B laptop. Screen blinks on adjusting the brightness and CPU load grow up to 100%. Video device: Intel(R) Extreme Graphics 3 Controller. Seems like it ...
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Will “Ubuntu for Android” (12.04) work with the Samsung Galaxy S2?

I'm trying to buy a new Android phone and I own an Ubuntu 12.04 computer... I have the choice of a Google Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy S2 and an HTC Sensation XL. I am aware that the HTC already ...
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Samsung netbook N150Plus screen brightness not working

I have a Samsung netbook N150Plus (mod# NP-N150-JP02UK) on which I have just installed 11.04 but although the function key works for the screen brightness and brings up the brightness +/- animation, ...
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Installing Ubuntu touch on samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100

I need some one guidance to install ubuntu touch on my samsung galaxy tab 2 p3100 and i also wanna know what all app's supports it like whats's app, wechat, and wordpress ect.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Galaxy S not detected, how do I make it work?

Can anyone please provide the necessary steps to connect a Samsung Galaxy S with Ubuntu 10.10 please? I was thinking that perhaps it could detect something, but it doesn't, Anyone succeeded ? Thanks ...
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Brightness control Issue Samsung RV520 in Ubuntu 12.04

I am unable to change and reduce the Screen brightness of my laptop Samsung RV520, it has only one graphics card Nvidia's GT520M, although brightness control appears by pressing FN+UP/DOWN ...
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samsung new series 9, not all function keys working

i bought the samsung new series 9 ultrabook ( NP900X3C ). i installed ubuntu 12.04 and the mainline 3.5 kernel. almost everything works perfectly, except some important function keys don't work. 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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Printer Manual Duplex Emulation?

My printer have Emulated Duplex Mode under Windows 7. In which it says " Turn all Papers DownSide " . But my Printer Driver in Ubuntu doesn't support long edge and short edge Duplex Emulation. Its a ...
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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 do I get duplex printing working on a Samsung SCX 3201 G?

I am using this Samsing SCX 3201g. I have installed Samsung Unified Drivers from Samsung's Site. It is doesn't have Any Option for Duplex printing. Using same Printer on Windows 7 supports Duplex ...
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Galaxy Note II MTP on Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a branding new Galaxy Note II and I tried to mount its storage to my ubuntu laptop. As you know, Android 4.0+ uses MTP by default. Android 4.1 doesn't support USB Mass Storage anymore! So ...
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Can't edge scroll on Samsung RV510

I installed Ubuntu on my Samsung RV510, and I have edge scrolling checked for my touchpad but it simply doesn't work. Any ideas?
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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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Keyboard not working on a Samsung 300e5a laptop

I tried to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Samsung 300e5a laptop. The keyboard was not available during the installation, i don't know why, so i thought that it was just a glitch, and i used to virtual ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - gnome-settings-daemon crash and problem with fn keys

I know there are many questions similar to this, I've been reading them and searching for a solution for 2 days but no luck so far. I have a Samsung NP550P5C laptop and just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 ...
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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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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 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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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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Properly Configuring Clickpad in Samsung New Series 9 - NP900X4C

I just bought a Samsung NP900X4C, installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I noticed the clickpad started to behave very erratically (mostly moving the mouse whenever I tried to click anywhere). I googled a bit and ...
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Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook

I have a new Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (930X5J-K01) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on it. The touchpad is not working at all. There is no cursor visible but an external USB mouse is working ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 won't boot on Samsung Series 9 NP900X3A (ssd hard-drive)

I've recently bought the Samsung Series 9 NP900X3A I boot the live usb ubuntu 12.04 and format the ssd drive. I then created 2 partitions: 28GB for / and 100GB for /home After install I reboot the ...
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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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How to make webcam settings permanent?

With the built-in webcam of my Samsung NP535U3C I have the common problem of the picture looking too dark. I can easily adjust the settings of brightness, contrast, etc. using guvcview, but I can't ...
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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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MTP mount fails of samsung galaxy S4 on 13.10 on lenovo t440

When I connect my samsung galaxy S4 active to my lenovo t440 running 13.10, the device is detected and I'm offered to look at in Files. When I first upgraded, it would work about 50% of the time. ...
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Keyboard backlight function keys for Samsung Series 9 np900x3d and Ubuntu 13.10

I purchased a new Samsung New Series 9 NP900X3D and installed Ubuntu 13.10 tonight. The keyboard illumination function keys do not work. I've read on https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SamsungSeries9 ...
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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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Samsung driver doesn't detect SANE correctly

From 13.04 (server) I'm trying to install the Samsung Unified Printer Driver as specified by https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsPrintersSamsung which has a dead link. In any event, the ...
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Slow Samsung 830 SSD!

I did a fresh install of Xubuntu 12.04.1, ext4 with discard option & swappiness set to 0, mounting temp directory in RAM, (8GB.) I found performance was not stellar, in fact, marginally better ...
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Intel GMA3150 on Samsung N150

I'm new and proud owner of ubuntu on my Samsung N150. Everything seems to work fine, even the brightness which was an small issue in compare to Intel Media Graphics Accelerator (GMA 3150). I've read ...
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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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Followup question: How to get fix for trackpad bug from 3.15 kernel?

This is a followup question to Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook In that question, asker had trouble with the trackpad not working on Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (NP930X5J/NP940X5J) with ...
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Samsung ARM Chomebook no sound in dual os with Crouton

I found this fix https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/1246587 but i don't know how to mount the chrome os, anyone have fix for me? running ubuntu 12.04 with utilty
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Samsung NP305U1A laptop won't resume from suspension

I just bought a Samsung NP305U1A laptop and installed Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS on it. Whenever I suspend the computer and try to wake it back up, the monitor only shows a black screen and the only ...
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Wireless doesn't work after suspend on a Centrino Wireless-N 130 on a Samsung NC110-A01

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on a new Samsung NC110-AO1. Whenever I resume a session after being suspended, my wireless will connect to the network, but I will not be able to view any websites. No data is ...
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How to restore Windows on a Samsung laptop with broken display?

I have a broken monitor on my Samsung 7 chronos (NP700Z5C-S02UB), I can get it to show certain things in my external monitor, but only once Ubuntu starts to load. I really need to return the laptop to ...