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You should install and use the latest stable drivers supporting your NVIDIA GEFORCE 940M card. Remove the drivers 331 - open a terminal and execute : sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo reboot Install the drivers 352 - open a terminal and execute : sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 nvidia-prime sudo reboot In case it still ...


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You need to install firmware-b43-installer. If you do not have an alternative internet connection, do it this way. If you installed bcmwl-kernel-source, then remove it. sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source Download these files http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/b/b43-fwcutter/b43-fwcutter_015-9_amd64.deb ...


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The Dell XPS 13 9343 is a certified Ubuntu Laptop. You can install it without mayor issues, with drivers and etc. Quick note: Most drivers - minus Nvida drivers - are already in the kernel. In some cases like nvidia, the company behind the drivers don't allow adding there drivers in an Operating System. You would have to pay Nvidia a hefty some, to get the ...


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I think it is not Intel adapter crashing, but the problem is with the open source Nvidia driver. Install the correct driver by sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 Reboot and switch to Nvidia sudo prime-select nvidia Then log off and on. But I suspect that Intel will work OK too.


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Generally you should use the NVIDIA drivers from the Ubuntu repositories. But when there are problems with the drivers - and you are having problems ... then you can install the latest official NVIDIA drivers from the GPU Drivers PPA. This often leads to properly working graphics, especially on "NVIDIA power cards". Remove the currently installed drivers - ...


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You lack the needed firmware file to enable your card and driver to work properly. Please download this file on another computer and transfer it to the Ubuntu computer on a USB key or similar: http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux-firmware/linux-firmware_1.155_all.deb Drag and drop it to the desktop of the Ubuntu computer. Install it from the ...


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You can easily fix it. Press Ctrl+Alt+F1. login to console and run sudo apt-get purge 'nvidia.*' That will remove Nvidia drivers. Then you can install some driver, like sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 Then reboot sudo reboot


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You can switch them this way: sudo aticonfig --px-igpu to the integrated adapter. sudo aticonfig --px-dgpu to the descrete adapter. Log off and log on after that. You can see the status by aticonfig --pxl You can also switch the adapters using Catalyst Control Center GUI utility. Note: This should work on a supported Ubuntu version (14.04 or ...


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You can install a new driver. I just updated the PPA to the latest version. Run in terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/rtlwifi sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install rtlwifi-new-dkms Reboot after install. Remove this driver by: sudo apt-get purge rtlwifi-new-dkms sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:hanipouspilot/rtlwifi


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In many cases, the issue with "...i'm getting a good connection when im close to the router.. but once i step a few meters away .. the signal drastically drops..." is a sign that the Linux driver is unable to sense and change to the antenna connector that is active, that is, has the wire connected. This is a well-known issue with the rtl8723be. There are a ...


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Now (in 2016) it works well in Ubuntu, although it still took some trouble to figure out the steps. It boils down to this: Download UFR II/UFR II LT Printer Driver for Linux Version 3.10. One source is: http://support-asia.canon-asia.com/contents/ASIA/EN/0100270810.html Open a terminal (press CTRL-ALT-T). Extract the downloaded file and enter the ...


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I downloaded this 1.04 version and then installed it as follows using the Terminal. It seems to be working. cd cd Downloads gunzip B1160w_Linux_v1.04_Driver.tar.gz tar -xvf B1160w_Linux_v1.04_Driver.tar cd cdroot cd Linux/ sudo ./install.sh


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I have tried hard to work this TV-tuner with Ubuntu but with no luck.As working with a unsupported hardware in Linux is very difficult.So to use this TV-tuner you should have dual boot with Windows.But if I ever found a work-around I'll let you know.


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You can play with setting different values to different trackpoint properties and maybe compare props of your Lenovo trackpoint with Dell's. Use the command xinput list to see all input devices and their IDs. Then use xinput list-props $ID to see what the device is capable of and xinput set-prop $ID $PropID $value. I wrote some examples in another topic, but ...


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Quite often, the weak signal is a symptom of the antenna wire being connected to connection #1 on the card when the default driver is expecting to see the signal at connection #2. Of course, you could open the laptop and switch the wire or you could install a newer driver that permits antenna selection at the driver level. Please obtain a temporary ethernet ...


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I also have the late 2015 Dell XPS 13. The jack is Intel's new multi-purpose connector. It is an integrated USB-C and Thunderbolt 3. So you can use a dongle that operates on either standard. (I'm not allowed to comment or I would put this there).


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Your system cannot find the firmware for your wireless adapter. apt-file search -x 'iwlwifi-8000C-.*\.ucode' returns: linux-firmware: /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-8000C-13.ucode The most likely solution to your issue seems to be to install that package, if you can find another method to connect your computer to the internet: sudo apt-get install linux-firmware ...


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You have two graphics adapters in your system. Now both of them are enabled and consume power. Also the nouveau driver is not good in terms of power. You need to install proprietary drivers. Run in terminal: sudo apt-get install nvidia-352 nvidia-prime and reboot. You can save more power and make the computer cooler if you switch to the integrated ...


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This will work on your current kernel wget https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/_media/en/users/drivers/iwlwifi-7265-ucode-25.17.12.0.tgz tar zxvf iwlwifi-7265-ucode-25.17.12.0.tgz cd iwlwifi-7265-ucode-25.17.12.0 sudo cp iwlwifi-7265D-12.ucode /lib/firmware/iwlwifi-3165-12.ucode Reboot


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Find your current kernel version and follow the steps of any answer to What's a simple way to recompile the kernel?. Let's go with the accepted answer for the sake of simplicity. Apply the patch mentioned in the bug report. Inside the root directory of the kernel source: wget -O rts522a-20150628.patch http://lkml.org/lkml/diff/2015/6/28/134/1 patch -p1 ...



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