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Ubuntu issues when upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04

I've upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. There were display driver issues and I could only work in a terminal. I have installed the nvidia drivers from here. During the installation there seemed to ...
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unfixable system crashing after replacing NVIDIA driver with xorg-server

I was offered a "hardware upgrade" in the update center of Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed it. Then, as I was automatically asked to "restart the computer to complete the installation", I did so. Now, ...
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Black screen after upgrade 12.10 now a very simple question

SO HERE IS MY QUESTION: What can I do to prevent this from happening next time I upgrade Ubuntu to another version? Here is a long involved saga of reinstalling nvidia drivers resulting in a happy ...
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Problems with Graphic mode aftert upgrade to 14.04

I'm practically new in Ubuntu, so I will appreciate any help with my current problem. I was using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Two days ago I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04, and after several updates and the ...
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All motherboard ports non-functional after upgrade from 13.10 to 14.04

I'm using Ubuntu Server - I've been running 13.04 for about a year. Since it's no longer supported, I did a release upgrade to 13.10. That went smoothly. I then did another upgrade from 13.10 to ...
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After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 from Ubuntu 13.10, my graphics card quit working.

Since I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 the browser scrolling has been laggy and isn't smooth. the graphics card isn't supported by ATI, and I don't know what driver I was using in Ubuntu 13.10. Here ...
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aticonfig still shows old config after replacing video card [duplicate]

I had a system with AMD 7950 video card installed, than I upgraded the video card to R9 280X and reinstalled the driver to the latest version AMD Catalystâ„¢ 14.1 Beta Driver I did this for reinstall ...
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Planing to switch from Windows

I want to switch from Windows & my use with PC is music movies picture editing (creating hdr, etc) and torrent download so I need security and performance. I'm currently using Windows 7 64bit ...
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Problems after upgrading from 12.04.2 to 12.10

So Yesterday, I upgraded my 12.04.2 to 12.10 using the Update Manager. After the 3-hour download and installation was done, when the system booted up, everything got laggy, no display driver, however, ...
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Upgrading Intel gpu drivers. PPA or from source?

I'm experiencing a bug with my i915 drivers for my Intel HD 4400 card (namely on leaving the laptop inactive for sometime, with screensaver running, I come back to find only a black screen with a ...
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How does Linux pick which modules to load?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS uname -a Linux guru 3.8.0-34-generic #49~precise1 [...] x86_64 [...] When I reboot, I see the following in syslog: Dec 29 06:30:22 guru kernel: [...] e1000e: Intel ...
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Upgraded nvidia driver, now when I boot my screen is black [duplicate]

I am a new user to ubuntu, I have the linux ubuntu 13.10 version on my dual boot computer. I booted up my ubuntu os this morning and logged in and the screen resolution was all big, so I thought it ...
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USB 3.0 Asix AX88179 not working on Ubuntu 13.10

I upgraded from 13.04 to 13.10 and I had the AX88179 driver installed from the PPA. When I upgraded the USB 3.0 to Ethernet converter stopped working although it should be included in the kernel ...
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Unity poor performance after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded recently from 13.04 to 13.10. I have Dell Inspiron 4GB RAM, Intel Core i3. Login takes a lot of time and all the graphics are very slow. Alt + Tab takes a lot of time (seconds). After ...
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Do I have to upgrade to 13.04 to use latest ATI driver

My question: Must we following the release each time it just comes out, to use latest application and drivers. Firstly I use Ubuntu on an old laptop and happy with it. I understand new release is ...
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Problems with 3D after upgrading

I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04. I use Sweet Home 3D. After upgrading, my driver for graphics Gallium 0.4 on AMD RV 610 doesn't display correctly anymore in 3D. The screen fills with pixels and strange ...
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1answer
547 views

What is the difference between the 2013Q1 Intel Linux Graphics Stack Release and xserver-xorg-video-intel?

Webup8 recently posted a description on how to upgrade your intel graphics driver to the "2013Q1 Intel Linux Graphics Stack Release". I already have xserver-xorg-video-intel installed from the main ...
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1answer
282 views

Wireless adaptor problem after upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04

My wireless adapter was working probably after I used these two commands: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree sudo modprobe -r b43 && sudo modprobe b43 But when I upgrade to 13.04, ...
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problems after upgrading to 12.04 LTS

I am having some problems after upgrading to 12.04LTS. Wireless now won't connect, Wireless adapter shows as unclaimed. sudo lshw -C network shows liz@liz-N220:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] ...
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Will video drivers after upgrade to 13.04 still work?

The biggest fear I have if I upgrade to 13.04 is that the video driver I use will no longer work on the new version. I'm currently using a AMD Radeon and the driver is here ...
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1answer
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After Upgrading from 12.04.to 12.10 will i have to install my drivers again?

I want to upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 but will i have to install the broadcom drivers and some softwares that i installed from backtrack repository??
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how to close x server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install latest NVIDIA drivers by hand? nvidia-installer log file '/var/log/nvidia-installer.log' creation time: Thu Dec 13 21:28:38 2012 installer version: ...
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Toshiba c850 wireless driver not installing in 12.10

I was using 12.04 and wireless card installed well working too. But when i upgraded to 12.10 wireless driver not working. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2040656 I tried the above one but ...
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1answer
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Can I upgrade my graphics driver to support the latest OpenGL versions?

My laptop is a Core 2 Duo Dell from 2008. I am trying to run some OpenGL programs. The program with following code doesn't work: glutInitContextVersion(4, 0); ...
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Unable to Install Wireless Drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get Broadcom BCM4311 Wireless working? Hi Have just 'upgraded' to Ubuntu 12.04 from 11. Wireless connection worked fine prior to connection. In fact used ...
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system76 drivers information and updates

I installed the system76 driver application for my laptop. The system information tab shows my model, and the install drivers tab does something that looks like it's installing drivers. How can I ...
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Triggering driver module rebuild on kernel update

I'm using hardware that requires a driver to be built which is not present in the kernel source tree, i.e. not "part of" linux. Currently I'm finding it necessary to rebuild and install the driver ...
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Installing a Nvidia FX 5600 AGP to replace SiS onboard graphics

My first question so please bear with me. I have a Compaq SR1417cl with an ASUS built K8SLA motherboard, AMD Sempron 1.8Ghz CPU and a SiS 760 onboard graphics chip. It also has 2GB of DDR ram. I have ...
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Graphics driver for Intel Mobile 4 chipset [closed]

I have the following graphics chipset: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Mobile 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 07) Seems my driver is not configured ...
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2answers
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How do I recover from this broken upgrade(?)?

I tried to upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 through the upgrade wizard. I had about 30 minutes left on my install, and had to leave. When I came back, my computer was frozen, so I had to do a hard reset. When ...
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1answer
115 views

How can I know that 11.10 won't introduce hardware compatibility problems? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to quickly and thoroughly use a LiveCD to test for hardware incompatibility? I haven't upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 yet & I am wary of doing it. I'm afraid that ...
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How do I solve this Nvidia driver download error?

I can't enable or download any Nvidia drivers. In the image below, you can see I am offered four options. Selecting to enable any of them results in the error message shown: Here's some of what is ...
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Nvidia 5200 graphic card active but not currently in use [closed]

Nvidia 5200 graphic card active but not currently in use on Ubuntu 11.04 how to do that?
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1answer
288 views

Upgrade from 10.04 to 10.10

I have installed 10.04 in june 2010 and last time while updating I messed up with my graphics driver. I am not able to apply the extra visual effects and also yet I am unable to find out driver for ...
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2answers
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Upgrading kernel and drivers in a BackTrack ISO

I'm using the latest BackTrack ISO release for security analysis. BackTrack is basically a configured Ubuntu distro. However, I'm missing my wireless card driver (Broadcom 4313). There are several ...
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3answers
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Black tty 1-6 screens

After installing Ubuntu 10.04 I had some flickering issues, so I tried upgrading drivers and such, then I installed the fglrx driver and the flickering have gone away but when trying to access the TTY ...