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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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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How to make possible to install Samsung Kies?

I am not sure where this question is set to proper place or not. If not then please guide me to that place. I have a Samsung Galaxy SII, and doing Android development. A couple of days before I was ...
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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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Ubuntu on samsung 9 series thin laptop

Has anyone tried loading ubuntu 11.04/10.10 on new Samsung Series 9 (NP900X3A). It looks pretty thinner and similar to Macbook Air. Does it has good support with ubuntu ?.
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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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All printouts condensed into left half on a Samsung Color Laser printer CLP-365W

After installing the Samsung Color Laser Printer CLP-365W in 12.04, the printout is condensed into the left half of the A4 page (regardless whether 'fit to page' on or off). This happens both with the ...
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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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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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Touchpad keeps working while typing even after disabling the option in configuration

My problem is that touchpad in my Samsung R580 keeps working while I'm typing. I already disabled the option in the mouse configuration. If you need more info, just ask. Thank you for any help!
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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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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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Does Ubuntu support Radeon HD 6750M or 6490M?

Looking at a Samsung Series 7 laptop.. Anyone know if Ubuntu supports AMD Radeon HD 6490M or 6750M?
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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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How do I update the BIOS of a Samsung Series 9?

I'm using a Samsung Series 9 900x3c and since there is a Bios update available for this model (unfortunately only with Windows). I was wondering if anybody knows a good method to upgrade the Bios ...
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How to get Elantech trackpad to be identified properly, curently has no extended functionality

I have a Samsung RF510 laptop computer. Upon installing Ubuntu 10.10 onto it I could not get the trackpad to function properly. It works as a basic mouse (point and click) but had no functionality for ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 very slow on samsung netbook

I have a samsung netbook n150 1Gb Ram (Intel graphic card), 1,66GHz Intel Atom processor. It was working great with the ubuntu 10.04 netbook edition, really fast boot very eficient but I have updated ...
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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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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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Constant noise in speakers and headphones

On my laptop, Samsung 300V5A-S19 I have the constant noise from the speakers. If I wear headphones, the sound becomes more pronounced (at half volume it mutes the music). The noise level is ...
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How to sync a Samsung Galaxy Pro with Banshee?

I have a Samsung Galaxy Pro with Android Froyo which has 8GB worth of songs and I want to sync those with banshee on my home desktop which runs Ubuntu Natty 64 bit. There are videos on Youtube which ...
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PulseAudio high CPU load and sound gets interrupted

Serious sound problems starting occuring about last week, with no particular reason. The problem is that all programs that send sound to PulseAudio, at some point stop playing sound, they continue for ...
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Samsung SCX-3201 MFP scanner not working

I have a Samsung SCX-3201 MFP multifunction printer and after plugging it into the computer it recognises the printer part, but the scanner is not detected. Since that I've fresh installed and did ...
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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 level issues

About two updates ago, everything with brightness was working perfect! But since then, the Function keys for brightness(Fn + up and Fn + down) are not working... I mean the brightness reduces only ...
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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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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 can i write a shell script that will run at startup and introduce a delay in the start of an application

I have an application installed for my samsung NP-RV509 installed that makes the fn keys work properly.. I figured it out that it is the reason behind almost 30sec xtra booting time... so i was ...
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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 I install Ubuntu without first booting Windows 8?

I want nothing to do with Windows. The only methods I see for installing Ubuntu on a Windows 8 computer involve booting windows and restarting to change settings. However, this requires first ...
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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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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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GMA3150 on Samsung N100 (Atom N435) not working

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop on Samsung n100 instead of MeeGo. And, unfortunately, when I opened System info, I saw that the graphics are undefined. I've installed the latest intel drivers ...
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Samsung N150 backlight issue [closed]

I have a Samsung N150 Netbook and I try Ubuntu 11.10. In Natty backlight changing does not work at all. In Oneiric it does, but I can only switch between 100% and minimum. If I boot in battery mode ...
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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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How can I connect my Samsung S3 Mini to Ubuntu 12.10

I have tried many things including the installation of gMTP from Ubuntu's PPA, and with it many other that include mtp-dev... I have forgotten now the bunch of files I have installed. The problem is ...
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how to Scan with Samsung SCX-3200 over network

Printer is detected and is working over my wireless network, but i don't know how to detect scanner. Simple-scan doesn't see the device...
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I can't open any file from my (Samsung) S3 Mini on Ubuntu 14.04

I hate the way Samsung uses to transfer files, I wonder if there is a driver or something i can install to fix this problem because I downloaded a driver on Windows in order to use my s3 mini, I am ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Samsung Galaxy?

I have Samsung Galaxy Pocket (full model name: Samsung Galaxy gt-s5300) Is there way to install Ubuntu properly on this device? If so, how to do so? thanks.
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I can't get Ubuntu (12.10 Desktop) to recognize my Galaxy S3

I Plug my gs3 into my laptop, and nothing happens. I went to terminal, typed "lsusb" command, and the return print was, for one of the usb ports, "Bus 002 Device 015: ID 04e8:6860 Samsung Electronics ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: Samsung ML-2955DW not print

After installing and configuring "Unified Linux Driver" from the samsung website the printer doesn't print. I'm using 12.04.1. In the printer driver list, even after installing the "Unified Linux ...
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How can I stop my Samsung NC150+ from thinking it's american and no longer being able to connect to wireless networks set to channel 12 and 13

So a while a go I discovered that the reason why everyone else was able to connect to the wireless except for me (whilst being able to see other networks) was that the wireless I used to be able to ...
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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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Cannot connect to password protected wireless networks on a Samsung NC20

My problem is pretty much a duplicate of wireless security (wpa + wpa2) passwords not accepted; wireless security = 'none' is functional but there was no proper answer there and I couldn't ...
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Android device is not recognized in adb

I'm having a huge problem with my android samsung galaxy tab 7". Whenever I try to connect it to my computer, instead of showing normally in my adb devices, the name of the device is : ????? and it ...
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1080p Screen resolution problem after 10.04 to 12.04 update

I have a Samsung LCD 40" with a NVidia GeForce 6150SE nForce 430 Card. I recently upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04 and the best resolution I can get is 1360x768. I've tried the propietary drivers ...
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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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Changing brightness in Samsung N140 Plus

How to change screen/backlight brightness on Samsung N140 Plus? I tried xbacklight, but is says it can't see a backlighted out. The install is out-of-box Ubuntu 10.10 desktop. So how do I change the ...
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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 ...