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Laptop shuts down immediately upon starting game from Steam

I have just reformatted Ubuntu, and have updated the drivers. Games from Steam crash and the computer shuts down immediately upon loading or starting the game. This happens both on Windows 7 and ...
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Black screen then shut down during boot up [duplicate]

Just new to Ubuntu and installed version 13.10. So I installed it on my laptop which has an nvidia graphics card (gt 425m) and got the drivers from the additional updates thing. Then when I boot up my ...
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228 views

Lenovo T530 randomly turns off when connected to external monitor

I've been experiencing a very strange problem on my Lenovo T530 on Ubuntu 12.04. The computer randomly shuts off with no warning. This seems to be completely random, although I've noticed that it only ...
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Ubuntu very hot and is shutting down

I have tried all posted solutions about this topic, but none seem to be successful. I have a feeling that my computer is running way too hot and that is why it is shutting down. It has always been a ...
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73 views

Ubuntu reboots when viewing flash videos and while gaming CPU or GPU problem?

i had a Nexoc Notebook with a Intel E6850 dual core 4Gig ram and a GTX 9800 but my graphic card broke and so i desided switch notebook. I took my old HDD's from the old one and integrated them in the ...
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Close down screen text problem

When I shut down, the Ubuntu logo and dots appear for about half a second then the screen is populated with text. This in itself isn't too bad, but the fact that it is in low resolution and overwrites ...
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372 views

What is the proper way to install the 3.4 kernel?

Kernel 3.2 has an annoying error for my wireless card (rtl8192se-b) that makes the connection drop and/or prevents the card to make a connection to the wireless router. Dealing with it was very ...
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1answer
547 views

Shouldn't System-Settings-->Display “see” the monitor correctly?

This is a 12.04 Intel 32-bit system with 8GB Ram and a Gigabyte GT220 NVidia graphics card. The resolution displayed by System-Settings-->Display is correct, but the monitor is detected as "Laptop", ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 sometimes doesn't halt completely

I am using an Dell Latitude D830 with Ubuntu 12.04. Now, when I turn off the pc, Ubuntu doesn't halt completely sometimes. I think that is due to the latest Nvidia drivers, because in the past with ...
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3answers
514 views

Precise Beta 2: Screen won't power down

I am running Precise beta 2 on a Dell Latitude E6410 with nVidia graphics. I have set up the power management to turn the screen off after 10 mins of inactivity. Instead of it turning off, it simply ...
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Installing nVidia drivers for Quadro FX 880M on 10.10 caused shutdown/startup issues

So I was facing weird graphics drivers issues due to the default nouveau drivers that came installed with Ubuntu 10.10 hence I installed the latest nVidia graphics drivers & the weird graphics ...