Questions tagged [additional-drivers]

A user interface for configuring third-party drivers, such as the Nvidia and ATI fglrx X.org and various Wireless LAN kernel modules.

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7zip destination folder

Suppose I am extracting zip files using: 7z e *.zip -o* Now I have a folder with more zip files in it How can I create a 7z archive (using the original zip filename) from those folders Ex: extracting ...
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Can't get my computer to recognize my vintage keyboard

Vintage Mouse/Keyboard new OS and computer Okay so I have this Liteon SK-6000 model keyboard and a Logitech model M-C48 mouse that I’ve been trying to figure out how to get working on my desktop just ...
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How to install mantra rd services inUbuntu

How to Install RD Services in our Ubuntu Software? You have any Idea? I am see all code's and try. But, I have not Good Result's.
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Trying to install snd-aloop 5.15.0-1006-raspi

I need to make a loopback device. I'm using kinetic Kuzu daily build from 8/4/2022 kernel 5.15.0-1006-raspi Because of the unreleased status of the distro or alsa being partly depreciated, snd-aloop ...
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Failed to run nvidia driver after install

I have installed ubuntu 20.04 on my external drive. I have an Nvidia graphics card of "01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GA107M [GeForce RTX 3050 Mobile] (rev a1)."I have ...
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How to get back Nvidia graphics drivers without an internet connection

I have a dual boot of Ubuntu 22.04 and Windows 10. In my Ubuntu 22.04 suddenly from Additional Drivers in Software & Updates, as shown in the attached image, at first there were only the first two ...
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TPLink AC1300 V1 won't work [duplicate]

So I'm on Ubuntu 22 and although when listing USBs my TPLink is visible and the driver should be and is integrated into the system, the thing won't start. It doesn't light up when plugged in, seems ...
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No Signal on external monitor on Ubuntu 20.04.4 using HDMI

Till a couple of weeks back , my Dell Latitude 5420 having Ubuntu 20.04.4 worked flawlessly with an external monitor. However, one fine day, out of the blue, it stopped working completely. Current ...
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I reinstalled the Nvidia proprietary drivers and USB stopped working after reboot. Neither my mouse nor my kb work and I am stuck in the login screen

After encountering a problem with my Nvidia drivers (described here: enter link description here ), I managed to reinstall them using the instructions here: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/updating-...
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I manually removed Nvidia CUDA, that corrupted my Nvidia drivers, and now I cannot reinstall them

I manually removed Nvidia CUDA, that corrupted my Nvidia drivers. I removed all Nvidia old drivers and packages, and now I cannot reinstall the drivers no matter what I've tried. A. When I try sudo ...
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Issues with simultaneous connection: gamepad and headphones via bluetooth

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 and I want to do some gaming. I have connected my xbox one gamepad and my sennheiser headset as A2DP sink via bluetooth. However, the audio stream is unstable (the sound you ...
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Driver manager does not launch on Kubuntu 22.04

I have made a fresh install of Kubuntu 22.04, and have a following problem - I can't launch driver manager. When I go to settings, and then click on its button, xterm window opens asking for password. ...
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cannot launch software-properties-gtk: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name :1.268 was not provided by any .service files

all of these applications fail to launch on Ubuntu 20.04 Software & Updates Additional Drivers from a terminal I get this error when I launch software-properties-gtk ERROR:dbus.proxies:...
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graphics driver new version not tested

after updating nvidia driver to version 510, in the additional drivers instead 510 tested it showing 470 tested and it happens after reinstalling ubuntu(21.10). My device with hybrid graphic cards. Is ...
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Issues with Nvidia Display drivers after updates

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 and did the latest round of updates, and once completed I was getting to the login screen but it was just blank. I used Ctrl+Alt+F5 to get to a terminal and saw a message ...
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How to fix Intel Corporation: Unknown on Ubuntu 18.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. When I open Software & Updates on the Additional Drivers tab there is Intel Corporation: Unknown This device is not working. My wifi is normally working, but the signal is ...
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Failed to update driver: "pk-client-error-quark:Failed to obtain authentication(303)"

I am new to Linux and I am using Ubuntu. I was use x.org drivers and I want to change to Nvidia. When I get into Software & Updates and in Additional Drivers try to change x.org to nvidia I get an ...
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Can't install NVIDIA drivers after I accidentally removed them

So, I accidentally uninstalled NVIDIA drivers with apt autoremove, I tried to reinstall it from "Software & Updates" app but all the options in Additional drivers are greyed out. I don't ...
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How to add Dolby Atmos in Ubuntu 20.04

I had installed Dolby Atmos in my windows10 and it worked amazing. But now that I have shifted to ubuntu 20.04, I am not able to find any way to add it to my system. I searched it online but couldn't ...
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Why under the "Additional Drivers" tab says "Unknown: Unknowm"

I am not sure if this is normal for my machine but it seems like my drivers is unknown. The link is a screen shot what it looks like. FYI I just install Ubuntu like 2 weeks ago. I have a Thinkpad t14 ...
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Ubuntu 20.04LTS and Ubuntu 21.04 No Additional drivers option of NVIDIA, how can I add additional driver to be able to install nvidia properly.?

I am not able to get any additional drivers that i can choose for nvidia, for installation. I need to install nvidia and it wont work,
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Can't use keyboard & mouse after switch additional driver (xserver-xorg-...) on login account

I need some help about my Ubuntu 18.04 (installed in Dualboot). I was going to work, but recently I changed my GTX 970 => RTX 3070. Once logged into Ubuntu I have a resolution stuck at 1024 * 768, ...
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Mobile hotspot of my android device not showing in xubuntu

I recently installed Xubuntu on my system (dual boot with windows 10), but the hotspot of my mobile is not showing in the available networks list, while there is no such problem in windows. Also I ...
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why did i lose the functionality of my third-party driver in the updated version even after reinstalling the driver?

In synaptic i find an installed kernel version ...> 4.15.0-139.143 (what is that weird version that dot?) but i can't find such version in apt-get. the problem is the new updated kernel (4.15.0-140-...
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printer problems

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18 to the 20 version and now the printer won't work right. I have the latest driver from HP---the printer is an Officejet Pro 8610 and works fine with all the older ...
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How to configure additional drivers from command line?

I want to configure the drivers for my nvidia graphics on my 20.04 system using only the command line (the gui isn't up). I have found the command ubuntu-drivers however, it feels incomplete, or ...
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Unable to connect to wifi/tether to iphone and error installing dkms package from the bootable flashdrive for ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am unable to connect to WiFi or tether to my iPhone for internet. Therefore unable to install any additional drivers from the software center. I did my reading on the problems and I suspect that the ...
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Ubuntu 20.10 Boots Only in recovery Mode

Ubuntu stuck on the hp starting screen. It's booting in Recovery mode; This problem started when I mistakenly tried to install the Nvidia graphics driver when I had Radeon graphics in laptop. On ...
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Nvidia Drivers Not Available Anymore

A few days ago I installed Ubuntu Studio 20.10, called for additional drivers, and selected Nvidia drives version 455 (see below). nvidia-smi worked properly. Now I done an apt upgrade, and nvidia-smi ...
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ubuntu 18.04 software-properties-gtk failing

ubuntu 18.04 software-properties-gtk failing when I try to open the software&update it doesn't open and when I tried to sudo software-properties-gtk it return this error ERROR:dbus.proxies:...
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Can´t set up Wifi, says it´s using alternate drivers(?)

I just installed the latest version of amd64 Ubuntu. Spent hours trying to get the wifi card up and running and I just can´t, it says that the card is using "alternate drivers", and can´t ...
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Primary display is not being detected after installing Nvidia driver

The laptop which I'm using is Acer Predator Helios 300 (i5 8th gen). The specs of my laptop are: GPU: GeForce GTX 1050 Ti Ubuntu version: 18.04.4 LTS Dual boot: Windows 10 and Ubuntu Current driver: ...
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How to install Nvidia GTX1660Ti in Ubuntu 20.04?

I recently bought a new laptop, Acer Predator Helios 300. And I'm deciding to install Ubuntu on it. But I heard that Nvidia doesn't work with Linux really well. So I'm asking how to install Nvidia ...
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What is the NVIDIA Server Driver?

In the Software & Updates app in Ubuntu 20.04, in the Additional Drivers tab, there is an NVIDIA Server Driver option that I don't remember seeing in previous Ubuntu releases. The package name is ...
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install/uninstall ASUS USB-AC56 on Ubuntu 20.04

I just bought a USB-AC56 Asus dual-band wirless-ac 1300 adapter. It works out of the box for Windows. But on Ubuntu you need to install the drivers. the output of lsusb relevant to the adapter: Bus ...
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How to create an auto executeable file of some terminal commands used for running any specific application

I have a .sh file of XP Pentablet driver Every time I need to run these commands to run in order to run the program $ cd /home/path/ $ chmod +x Pentablet_Driver.sh $ sudo ./Pentablet_Driver I wanna ...
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Does the Linux kernel load Nvidia GPU drivers (only) when needed?

I have built a portable Lubuntu installation on USB. In my pursuit of working on all x86_64 systems, I have successfully got it to work in both BIOS and UEFI environments, and also added Mac-specific ...
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Need help downgrading Nvidia drivers from 340 to 331 - Ubuntu 20.04

everyone I'm brand new here, and new to Linux. I'm very comfortable with Windows and macOS. But Linux is a whole different beast and I'm quite overwhelmed. I thought I'd give Linux a try on my old ...
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Problem installing Dual Band USB Adapter 2.4/5GHz Wi-Fi on Ubuntu 18.04.4

DUAL BAND USB ADAPTER 2.4/5GHz 1200(866+300)Mbps WIRELESS SPEED WITH 802.11ac So lately I bought Dual Band USB Adapter with the driver on the CD to install on Windows, Mac, and Linux. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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NVIDIA DRIVERS INSTALLING

I'm sorry from my ignorance but I am completely fresh with using linux UBUNTU. 1.So my problem begin from the installation UBUNTU (doesn't matter the version i have tried with 18.04 and 20.04). That ...
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Nvidia graphic driver 1650 is not recognized

I recently bought Lenovo Legion Y540 i7 9th gen and Nvidia GTX 1650 Laptop. I decided to dual boot it with ubuntu 18.04. The steps I followed were: 1. Creating a bootable pen drive for ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Signing dkms module automatically enabled in ubuntu 20.04

On Ubuntu 20.04 the driver for the realtek wireless card I need is listed under additional drivers in settings. I enabled this driver which is a dkms module, but I can only get this to load on ...
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I can't change my graphic card's driver 18.04

I've R5 220 Graphic card. When I open the software-properties-gtk I can see 2 drivers which are xserver-xorg-video-ati fglrx and I want to use xserver-xorg-video-ati driver instead of fglrx. Here is ...
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Cannot open Software & Updates or Additional Drivers and can't add PPAs

I have searched for my issue and none of the answers in other peoples' questions helped my case. In my case, I cannot open Software & Updates or Additional Drivers, and I can't add any PPAs ...
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Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Troubleshooting: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Intel AX200

I'm a new user to Ubuntu, but a novice/moderate experienced Linux user. I am getting strange Bluetooth behavior, and I found out my new hardware is Intel chipset that is both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi. ...
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Lubuntu installed on XTablet7200. Inverted Y axis on Touchscreen, mouse works fine

Newbie here with no coding experience. I need this devise to be mobile so touch is important for my farm works. I have tried all the usual xinput workarounds on the internet. nothing works after ...
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WiFi driver for Vostro 3300 [duplicate]

I have a Vostro 3300 (tech sheet). When I first used it I had to install the driver to connect to WiFi. Having installed Ubuntu Desktop 18.04.4 I believe I no longer have this driver. I have seen a ...
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how to remove old entries in Additional Drivers pane in settings panel

When I open 'software and updates and go to settings, there are several tabs, one of which is 'additional drivers'. Over time this has accumulated several entries and I would like to clean it out. How ...
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Failing to install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with AMD Vega 56

I have a DELL Precision T5610 workstation with an Gigabyte AMD Vega 56 graphic card installed running a dual-boot Windows 10 + Linux environment. The graphic card is connected via DisplayPort cable to ...
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Lenovo Flex 14 Fingerprint Sensor in Ubuntu

I recently bought a Lenovo Flex 14 and installed Ubuntu 18.04 on it. This computer has a fingerprint sensor and I want to be able to use it in Ubuntu. I have tried FPrint and Fingerprint GUI but both ...