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You can download the driver for your video card for Ubuntu 64bit from here. Assuming that you are using Ubuntu 64bit now. If you installed Ubuntu 32 bit, there is 331 version of the same driver for Ubuntu 32bit. Save your driver somewhere where you can easily access it, like your user home directory or inside a newly created nvidia directory in your user ...


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Steam ships with it's own gcc libraries, which are outdated and do not work on distributions with newer libraries. For further information, check out: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/steam#Steam_runtime_issues To solve your problem on Ubuntu 14.04, close Steam and run: rm ...


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It seems to work for me in Ubuntu 14.04 with 2 flash keys & android phone as storage and usb network adapter & webcam as other type. (I couldn't test placing a usb hub) Check USB port (which is a parent device for the plugged device) $ udevadm info --name=/dev/sdc --attribute-walk looking at parent device ...


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I too had this problem after upgrading to 14.04 The solution mentioned here worked wonders for me, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg-server/+bug/1278012/comments/12 A workaround for ubuntu 14.04 with nvidia driver is to disable backing store in xorg: Make sure you have the "-bs" option in lightdm config file: cat ...


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As you get the following error: Error: alternatives are not set up properly You may try to set the alternatives yourself. When I switch to Intel I see: update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/nvidia-331-prime/ld.so.conf to provide /etc/ld.so.conf.d/x86_64-linux-gnu_GL.conf (x86_64-linux-gnu_gl_conf) in manual mode update-alternatives: using ...


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This is a bug (LP #1214508). You can switch using: sudo prime-select intel sudo prime-select nvidia Also, Bumblebee is still supported so you can install it if you prefer. You'll have to remove nvidia-prime then as you can't use both.


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I have ubuntu 13.04 64 bit and same problem: Nvidia GTX 750ti and no boot. I solve by following these steps: go on nvidea driver download I have get NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-334.21.run put it in a folder you remember (your home) and make it executable (chmod u+x ./NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-334.21.run) sudo apt-get purge nvidia* sudo apt-get purge ...


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Here's what I do (via PPA): I add a xorg-edgers PPA first: sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa Then I either install from command line or from additional drivers section. First, update your package list: sudo apt-get update Additional drivers are now updated with newer packages. And alternatively, from terminal, install nvidia-331 (for ...


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On some computers the new versions that are installed with the intel-linux-graphics-installer have those exact same issues, I had it happen with two netbooks so it dosn't seem to be a conflict between nouveau/intel but a problem with the newer graphics installed from Intel. First you need to remove the source that Intel installed automatically when you ran ...


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Nvidia 343.22 added support for GeForce GTX 970 and GTX 980. It's not available in the official repositories. This repository is meant to be used only for testing, not on daily basis, please make sure to read the following link to understand the risk. https://launchpad.net/~xorg-edgers/+archive/ubuntu/ppa and follow the instruction on the above link as ...


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Holy crap, I finally got it to work. Okay, so here's what I did. From the last line of lspci it was clear that I needed the RTS5227 driver. However, I really couldn't find this anywhere online. Instead, I took the RTS5229 driver from the Realtek website and did the following. I uploaded these files to use as the RTS5227 driver for anyone else in need. ...


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Just to sum up to the Brenden's answer, the real problem is with the libsdl1.2 package, as stated in this bug report. The solution is ready, but somehow isn't available on default Ubuntu package sources yet (at least not for me). So, a way to solve this is to import the developer PPA and install the patched package directly: sudo apt-add-repository ...


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Ok, so after a lot of hair pulling and googling, I finally got my fingerprint sensor to work: EDIT (03/01/2015): Building the package from source (You might need to set up a build environment first): Script for auto build and install (written by me and shared from my Dropbox). cd to wherever you downloaded the script to and and run it with superuser: $ ...


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The root of the problem described above is probably a lightdm bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/unity-greeter/+bug/1292467. I had this problem on an Atom Mini-ITX motherboard with Intel NM10 graphics which includes an internal LVDS display port. The Boot with "video=LVDS-1:d" workaround solved it for me. Instructions for making the boot option ...


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Lets focus on getting you connected, things will be easier then. Wireless The chipset of your laptop should be supported. Could you paste the output of lspci and iwconfig Wired Ethernet There should be a LAN port on your laptop, but it seems to have an additional cover. Have you had a look at the port between your VGA and DisplayPort. Can that be ...


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That software checks /etc/lsb-release and that is a text file we can edit ourself so it might be fairly easy to circumvent. Make a backup first though if you do not know what this means. From a command line: sudo cp /etc/lsb-release /etc/lsb-release.backup And then edit the file ... sudo gedit /etc/lsb-release And change the lines that look like ...


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After 1st boot failure and switching to console (Ctrl+Alt+F1 or any to F6). Build driver modules for the current kernel (which just installed) sudo sh ./<DRIVER>.run -K Reboot: sudo reboot Reference: Ubuntu Wiki: Nvidia Manual - Kernel and Mesa Updates No need to reboot multiple times and switch adapters. To be complete, For driver release ...


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The recipe to build a custom module might need to be split in thee sections. Setup once $ cd ~ $ apt-get source linux-source-3.13.0 I am too lazy to copy the mvsas specific driver source files, just copy them all to your current working directory. $ cd linux-3.13.0 $ make oldconfig $ make prepare $ make scripts This will prepare some files necessary ...


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I think I found the fix. Source: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xorg/+bug/1314367/comments/22 so far so good. I'll update this if it starts flickering again. For those that are wondering, you need to install compizconfig-settings-manager first from terminal. sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Open it and go to workarounds and ...


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You simply need to open the setting menu for ubuntu, Click "Software & Updates". Select the far right tab "Additional Drivers" and wait a few seconds for Ubuntu to build a list of drivers you can use. It should looks something like this: Note: you may see different drivers than me. Make sure to pick the one that has the message (proprietary, ...


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There's an application called cheese which can do this. IIRC it's installed by default. If not, you can install it manually using the software center or by typing sudo apt-get install cheese into a terminal window.


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Here is how you install it in about five minutes. Krato: "Hey, friend, can I borrow your ethernet connection for just a few minutes? I brought along six of your favorite beverage." Friend: "Sure, Krato, glad to help you! Let me put a couple of those beverages on ice." You then open a terminal and do: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic ...


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OK, so I finally fixed this :D First here's what I learnt in the process: NEVER ram your OS with different drivers or modules haphazardly until your problem gets fixed, at least not without a) Knowing what / why you are doing, and b) MOST IMPORTANTLY How to undo the same. Whenever you try a different driver, module, or package, first uninstall the package ...


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To find the model of your wireless card: lspci -nn | grep 0280 The pipe symbol | is on the right side of my keyboard on the same key with backslash. We added -nn because we want numerical details, particularly the pci.id, that may help diagnose a problem. 0280 is the class used by lspci for wireless devices: for example: 03:00.0 Network controller ...


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Try this, as mentioned in this question:sudo ln -s /usr/lib/fglrx/bin/aticonfig /usr/bin/aticonfig sudo ln -s /usr/lib/fglrx/etc/ati/ /etc/atiYou may just miss these symbolic links.


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The xserver-xorg-video-intel package provides the basic Xorg driver which is used for 2D drawing, etc. llvmpipe is the software renderer for 3D operations, if you install the libgl1-mesa-dri package, then you should have the Mesa DRI Intel(r) ... renderer. Note that the original drivers shipped with 12.04 are quite old, you are suggested to install the LTS ...


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I opened a terminal and launched system-config-printer, the old configuration interface. I followed the steps until I was presented with 3 driver options for the printer. system-config-printer dumps data about these drivers to the terminal, in particular the URL for the deb file served by Epson. I manually downloaded and installed the driver. With the ...


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According lsusb I have the same device: Bus 002 Device 018: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. The CD contains the following file: DPO_MT7601U_LinuxSTA_3.0.0.4_20130913.tar.bz2 Can be downloaded from official website, too: http://www.mediatek.com/en/downloads/mt7610u-usb/ Extract the file, enter the directory, which contains the Makefile, and run: ...


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I was once looking at doing this myself, but it wasn't guarenteed to work, depending on what model and spec of your tablet is. XDA Developers forums had quite a few devs trying out different custom ROMs to get Ubuntu to install and very few were successful, so you may want to head over there and read through what they tried. Since Ubuntu has already ...


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It looks like the missing 32bit libraries are what cause this problem. I had to run the following command twice as it stopped at one point. Then it seems to work. sudo apt-get install libc6-i386 ia32-libs lib32z1 This solution was found in http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1427330&page=10 I hope this helps someone else who struggling with the ...



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