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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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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 I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Ubuntu Phone/Touch for Samsung Galaxy S6

Is there a way to install Ubuntu in my Samsung Galaxy S6? I didn't find anything about that and I'm wondering if there's a way or something else.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: https://bugs....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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. ...
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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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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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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 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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List of drivers for Samsung NP300E5Z-S08IN

I am looking for a list of drivers for my samsung model mentioned in the title. For specs please visit the website. The laptop came with a version of free-dos installed. I overwrote that one with ...
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Samsung Series 9 NP900X3A NO WIFI INTERNET

The connection is established but there is no internet connection at all. My NIC is a Intel ultimate-n 6300. Sometimes it connects but very slow! I'm not really sure what commands i have read will ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 display problem (Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite)

I'm into trouble for few days and I really need help. So, I've got a new laptop (Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite) and installed Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit). Now everything look good but my graphical display is ...
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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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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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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 ...