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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Will there be Ubuntu compatibility with AMD CPU / Processor: Samsung Exynos 5 Dual soon?

Will there be Ubuntu compatibility with AMD CPU / Processor: Samsung Exynos 5 Dual soon? I realize the Chromebook is recently out, but I would appreciate knowing if it's in the works.
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installed printer Samsung CLX-3185FW on Ubuntu 12.04. Printer not responding

I got the Unified Driver (.gz) from http://www.samsung.com/us/support/owners/product/CLX-3185FW/XAA I extracted the .gzip file in my home directory and took a terminal as root: root@joost-laptop:/...
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scanner of Samsung SCX-4200 does not work on ubuntu 12.10

I have a Samsung SCX-4200 multifunction printer/scanner which works fine under Windows 8. The printer works fine under Ubuntu 12.10, but the scanner doesn't work. "sudo sane-find-scanner" find ...
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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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How to activate my touchpad features on Samsung Series 7 Chronos

I'm just looking to how enable the features of my touchpad on my laptop running Ubuntu 12.10. The mouse is working but none of the features are working (like two fingers scrolling up/down). I visited ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't mount Samsung SE-218BB

I can't seem to mount the drive even though Samsung advertises it as being Linux compatible when switching it over to AV mode (by ejecting the tray and holding the eject button until the LED comes on) ...
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samsung NP305V5A power adapter stops working at boot screen, shuts down unexpectedly while running

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed wubi.exe for 12.04 LTS on my D: drive. Problem is when the login screen comes up at booting, my power adapter dies. If I unplug and plug it again immediately, it ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless network disconnects with Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.1O on my new Samsung NP350E7C-S05NL laptop. The problem is that it wireless internet keeps disconnecting, after a few minutes working, and I have to continuously ...
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Samsung 7 Graphics Nightmare

I just bought a Samsung 7 laptop with the Amd Radeon hd 6490m an I installed the driver. Everything was working smooth and it was rendering nice until I rebooted it. I noticed that it wouldn't boot my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS does not display/list my Samsung 950 Pro NVMe 256GB SSD under “Devices”

Does anyone know why I am unable to see the Samsung 950 NVMe 25GB SSD listed under "Devices" while logged into ubuntu 14.04 LTS??? I was able to install ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my new Samsung 950 Pro ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 installed on Samsung 850 Pro 512GB results in data corruption

In short: Does anybody know why running Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on Samsung 850 Pro 512GB drive results in corrupted file system and random files disappearing? Here is the long story: In 2013 I got ...
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Enabling integrated mouse in Samsung Q1 Ultra Premium (SQ1UP)

I have this nice little UMPC device and I want to make it work under 15.04: SQ1UP For now I was able to set up everything but an integreted mouse. A jog dial you can see on the left is a trackpoint/...
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go-mtpfs and Android Mounting problem

I had real problems mounting my samsung Galaxy S3 Neo on Ubuntu 12.04, one lucky random day and it mounts and then for several days it doesn't then again randomly for once does ! This had been going ...
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Blank screen after resume from suspend on 14.04 (installed on Samsung NP900X3A)

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my ultrabook Samsung NP900X3A. The main problem I get is the strange behaviour of the computer after resume from suspend: it seems to recover, but nothing appears on the ...
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ubuntu touch S6102 no bootloader

I have a Samsung S6102 with android 2.3.6. I have tried to install ubuntu touch while following the instalation instuctions on your page step by step. However I have a problem. While android is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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Problems with HDMI output resolution using Xubuntu 14.04

I got a problem using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS while connecting it to the HDMI port from a Samsung LN40R81. Straight to the point, the resolution is lower than the required (1366 x 768). This resolution ...
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problems with sound on samsung np550p5c

I have two problems: I am unable to use 4-channel audio when viewing the movies with vlc. When checking the sound is also only two front channel played from all 4. And also closed the subwoofer. ...
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14.04 Fails to mount Samsung Galaxy Note 3

13.10 mounted my Note 3 just fine, but 14.04 simply doesn't respond. I get a charging indicator when I plug in the USB cable, but no external mount.
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Sound problem in Pulse Audio

When I closed my Samsung Laptop with the audio jacked in my pulseaudio stoped working, in login screen I can see the sound icon, but when i log in to my account i can't see my indicator and can't ...
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Detect Samsung Tab as USB Modem using gnome-ppp

I exploit internet in PC by tethering USB from Samsung Tab2 : Internet works fine , however, i cannot configure this device as usb modem using gnome-ppp i set /dev/ttyS0 , because when i run ...
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Can't boot OS from USB on Samsung Series 7

I downloaded the ISO and burned it via unetbootin. I go into BIOS and change the following settings: disable fast boot, and make the OS selection CMS make USB boot first Then when I boot, it ...
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Installing the Touch Preview on my Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

I have a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). I have never liked the Android OS or the tablet in general, and wanted to try out Ubuntu Touch. I have done multiple searches on the internet to try to figure out ...
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Samsung Series 5 with bad output image quality

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04.02 64bit on my Samsung however I noticed bad HDMI / VGA quality on a Full HD TV. VGAs: Intel HD4000 and Nvidia GT 630M 2GB Resolutions: Laptop: 1366x768 ...
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Samsung screen is wrong. How do I correct?

On a new Ubuntu install desktop, "Install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS" install seems to have determined I was using a Samsung 20" screen. But I'm using a Samsung 19" screen, and an inch of display is off-screen....
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Ubuntu won't install on Samsung 950 Pro NVME SSD

Here's my PC configuration: i7 6700K, Asus Maximus Gene VIII (latest BIOS), Samsung 950 Pro 512GB NVME SSD, MSI GTX 980Ti 6GB GPU, 3TB HDD So I have been trying to install Ubuntu and it's ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Install no hard disk

Issue: When installing ubuntu 16.04 on the laptop it does not detect any hard disks. Clicking on the + icon to add partition causes the system to hang. Specs: The hard disk is: samsung mzvlv512HCHG-...
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installing ubuntu touch on android os phone

I want to install Ubuntu Touch on my Samsung Galaxy wonder. It freezes while I reboot when I issue the command adb reboot bootloader. I then have to use the volume bottom to accept or say "no" to the ...
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Cannot connect Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu Edition to samsung E48H6500 TV via Miracast

I'm trying to connect the Meizu Pro 5 to Samsung Smart TV. Everything seems to work properly in the beginning - the TV is dicovered as it should be. After choosing the TV to connect the TV displays ...
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Can't Install Ubuntu 16.04 NVME Driver

I can't seem to install Ubuntu on my yoga 900. The device has a 512 gb NVME Samsung hard drive in it. This drive is seen by the BIOS but not by the Ubuntu installer. There is no option to change the ...
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Where is lib/udev/keymaps in UEFI mode? (16.04)

I was looking at fixing some Fn key problems on 16.04 (like this one or this), but all the guides suggest doing something in lib/udev/keymaps folder, which should contain a bunch of vendor specific ...
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Ati Radeon HD 8250 - Samsung ATIV 9

I've been trying to deal with this issue by myself since the last few weeks. I have a Samsung ATIV 9 laptop with Radeon HD 8250 and as soon as I start some graphic task like a movie, after 20-30 ...
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steam for ubuntu “unity” 12.04 Lts 64 bit on samsung chromebook 3

OK, so I bought a Samsung Chromebook 3 model code: XE500C13-K01US just to figure out I cant play the games I wanted to.. should have done a little more research before purchasing.. but I found out you ...
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Error when compiling ubuntu touch on 14.04 for the Samsung Galaxy Star Pro

I've been trying to compile Ubuntu Touch for my Samsung Galaxy Star Pro S7262, and I keep getting the same error after I do the lunch command. I get " [[device/samsung/logan2g/cm.mk]] 'vendor/cm/...
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Samsung R580 wireless not working properly

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Samsung R580 and have been having issues with my wireless connection. Previously on Windows 7 I had no issues with my wireless connection. When my laptop ...
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Samsung printer not working properly

I have Samsung ML-1265 printer, and it actually did work right after I connected it to my PC via USB. At least I could print test page with no problem. But then when I tried to print some documents ...
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Power brightness issues

I recently switched to Xubuntu from windows. GOOD RIDDANCE! Anyway I cannot adjust my screen brightness and it is really dim. My computer is a Samsung NP470R5E. I am running Xubuntu 14.04. Any advice?
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Touchpad Issue with Samsung Ultrabook PX900X4C-A07US

I have a slight issue with my touchpad and of course Samsung didn't develop any drivers for Linux. It works great when I turn on the laptop. I have full functionality when it has been on for 20 ...
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Samsung ML1915 USB printer not detected by cups

My Samsung printer stopped working. I tried to remove it from installed devices, but I'm unable to add it again since it isn't detected anymore. The problem seems CUPS related since the printer seems ...
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Cannot adjust brightness on Samsung NP370R5E-A06UK running Ubuntu 15.04

The issue is in the title. I have tried this as well as the top answer here, both achieved nothing. I should note however, that if I start up (or wake up from sleep) while not plugged in, I will get ...