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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21.04 apparently not supporting RTL8125

ran into the ethernet limited to 100 problem. tried the suggested update to ubuntu 21.04 since the support has supposedly been added to that kernel. am i missing a step, or is there still a problem ...
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Stuck while rebooting after installing nvdia graphics driver

I tried installing nvdia driver using gui and it prompted me to restart but since then I'm stuck at this screen. I tried restarting and going into recovery mode, then to root shell command and there I ...
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How to switch back to NVIDIA drivers below 450?

I've had a lot of problems over the past couple of months and the biggest one is really bad spikes of low frame rate. This is the output from the graphics card and not the system. For some odd reason, ...
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How to install USB wifi dongle using my linux drivers from cd installation?

I am using Ubuntu now for three days. I have no skills in coding and fixing stuff with terminals. But I like this OS so far because of customization and smooth UI. Anyways, all drivers seem fine, but ...
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I am not able to install better amd gpu drivers in ubuntu 20.04

I am not a noob but also not a pro in using Linux I have a old gpu Output of command sudo lshw -c video | grep product: product: Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller product: Sun XT [Radeon HD ...
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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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Dual monitor not detected after update in Ubuntu 20.04

Some weeks ago, I posted this question: Second monitor not showing the mouse in Ubuntu 20.04 I had no answers, so I had to reinstall Ubuntu entirely for the second monitor to work again. Now, after an ...
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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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Wrong aspect ratio of display in newly installed Ubuntu 18.04.5

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop with Intel Iris Xe graphics but the aspect ratio of display is wrong its stuck at 800x600 (4:3) and I think its because of absence of proper graphic driver. I ...
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Ubuntu installation is sluggish and prone to crashing

The Situation I've recently bought a new desktop. These are the hardware specs: Processor: Intel® Core™ i5 Six Core Processor i5-9400F (2.9GHz) 9MB Cache Motherboard: ASUS® H310M-A R2.0: Micro-ATX, ...
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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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Installed Ubuntu 20.01 on Lenovo Ideapad 130S-11IGM with 2GB RAM, no WiFi and no additional drivers found

I was recently given a Lenovo Ideapad 130S-11IGM, and it has 2GB RAM. After some research I learned that Ubuntu 20.04 requires at least 4GB, although so far it seems to be working smoothly on my 2GB. ...
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Installing NVIDIA GTX 1080 Mobile Drivers on Ubuntu 20.10 - X as well as Wayland

My Laptop: Acer Nitro 5 - AN515-51. OS: Ubuntu 20.10 Issue: Laptop freezes during boot after installing Nvidia drivers I installed Ubuntu 20.10 on 31 December 2020 and updated it on a daily basis. On ...
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Compilation of SANE Project Scanner Driver Reported Warnings

I just compiled the backends of the SANE project that come with a driver for use with the scanner component of my multifunction Canon PIXMA TR8520 device. To do so, I first cloned the repository in ...
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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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drivers for Edimax EW-7811DAC on kernel 5.x

how to install drivers for edimax ew-7811dac on kernel 5.x ?
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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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USB device not recognized by ubuntu 20.04

I have 2 USB wireless antennas which I am trying to use to connect my DELL Inspiron 400 zino HD to connect to my netgear router. I have Ubuntu 20.04 version : 802.11A 802.11AC My desktop was Able ...
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20.04 batch install most common wireless drivers

I had a spare SSD and I've configured it to work as a bootable removable persistent system on a stick. My problem now is that depending on device I run it from I may be missing 3rd party drives for ...
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MitsubishiElectric CP-M1 printer to Mate 1.12.1

How to connect my newly acquired MitsubishiElectric CP-M1 photographic printer to Ubuntu Mate 1.12.1? Is there any driver that I can download?
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Open-GL issues with 20.04+450/455 driver. Want easy access to 440. Make 440 available again via “Additional Drivers”/“ubuntu-drivers devices” command!

It's obvious from even a cursory search of the internet that the nvidia driver 450 (& follow-on 455) have serious issues. That's to be expected from time to time. What's not to be expected (or ...
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Nvidia GTX 1650 driver dilemma

I have nvidia gtx1650 on my Lenovo Legion Y540 laptop and run Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. In additional drivers i have the following options: nvidia-driver-440-server nvidia-driver-440 nvidia-driver-435 ...
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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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Ubuntu 20.04 unable to get Wi-Fi working, software refresh freezes, get update not working

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 but I cannot get the Wi-Fi to work. I tried to use the Ubuntu ISO to CD-ROM to get the driver file but when I try to apply the change the software refresh freezes every ...
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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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/usr/src/linux-headers-5.4.0-42-generic/tools/build/Build.include: File or directory not found

/usr/src/linux-headers-5.4.0-42-generic/tools/build/Makefile.build:37:/usr/src/linux-headers-5.4.0-42-generic/tools/build/Build.include: Datei oder Verzeichnis nicht gefunden "Datei oder ...
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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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I can't install my own bl-link WiFi adapter “ LB-Link- WN151P ” I wonder if there's a way to do that? [duplicate]

I am new in using ubuntu so I hope to show me the steps specifically shujaa-addin@Shujaa:~$ lsusb Bus 002 Device 022: ID 0bda:f179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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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 ...
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How to get details for hardware with “This device is not working” message

How do you get detailed information about hardware displayed in the GUI as not working? When I go to Software & Updates -> Additional Drivers -> Intel Corporation: Unknown, I see the message This ...