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Questions tagged [drivers]

For questions related to modules, the ones that control and orchestrate how the kernel should communicate with the hardware

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/sys/class/leds/asus\:\:kbd_backlight missing

I have an ASUS GM501GM and it seems the keyboard backlight module isn't working. The keyboard works, except for special keys and the backlight. Any idea how to get it running?
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Connecting wifi on APQ8053 ARM board

I am trying to connect wifi on an APQ8053 ARM board using Ubuntu 16.04. After running the following script on the board I'm getting this error. Script: rm /usr/bin/QCMAP_ConnectionManager rm /usr/...
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same problem after i did what i saw here can anybody help me?thanks [duplicate]

$ sudo dkms build rtl8723de/5.1.1.8_21285.20171026_COEX20170111-1414 Kernel preparation unnecessary for this kernel. Skipping... Building module: cleaning build area... 'make' all KVER=4.15.0-39-...
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Brightness fn keys not working new HP gaming laptop

I know This has been asked to death. I have dealt with it before on other laptops. And I have tried al these combinations in /et/default/grub and run a sudo update-grub reboot, test, fail. ...
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Black wallpaper is not black (possible driver issue)

I recently upgraded my dead GPU to a brand new nvidia gtx 1060, the swap-over wasn't as smooth as i hoped, anyway only some solid colors in random areas are not displaying correctly, especially ...
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My Ubuntu 18.04 is unable to detect Wired network

I have sideloaded Ubuntu 18.04 with Windows 10 on my Surface book. When I boot Windows, it does detect the Wired network just fine, but not the same case with Ubuntu. Could someone please help me ...
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External monitors not detected after BIOS update

I have a Lenovo Legion Y530 with W10 and ubuntu 18.04. The laptop had some issues with the battery which were solved by updating the BIOS, which I did from windows downloading the update from the ...
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No WiFi adapter found, Dell XPS 9570, Killer 1350 card

Linux newbie here. I've installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 alongside Windows 10 on my machine. Everything was working smoothly for about a week and then, all of a sudden, the network card just decided to die on ...
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QEMU doesn't support spice OpenGL

I'm trying to use KVM on my machine (threadripepr 2950 CPU and AMD WX7100 GPU) running ubuntu 18.04. I have followed KVM and virtual machine manager and bridge networking procedure and first step was ...
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Massive color temperature shifts with GNOME Night Light when selecting text

GNOME night light works fine with color temperatures ~>4500. Once I start dipping below 4500 I get the behavior shown in the gif below. I issue the command gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon....
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Black screen in new install Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I decided to switch Windows to Linux. So I downloaded Ubuntu 18.04. I made a bootable USB drive and installed Ubuntu on it. After successful Ubuntu installation it says reboot your device. After ...
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RT3290 Ralink driver in Ubuntu 18.04

I have used instructions given in same question but got this make -C /lib/modules/4.15.0-38-generic/build M=/home/shubham/tmp/rtbth modules make[1]: Entering directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.15.0-...
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Change resolution of my intel graphic card

I have an issue with my notebook intel graphic card (the second nvidia graphic card is disabled). For a couple of weeks I can not change the resolution of the build in display. Native resolution is ...
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How to update “unsupported version of OpenGL” for Dying Light on Steam?

I just bought and downloaded Dying Light. When trying to start the game it gives me: Unsupported version of OpenGL!: Detected OpenGL version: 3.0 Mesa 18.2.2 Required OpenGL version: 3.3 Please ...
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Held Packages when installing Graphics Card Drivers

I am trying to install a graphics card driver for my NVIDIA GTX 750 Ti by using sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall However when I execute the command I am told E: Unable to correct problems, you have ...
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Slow Fresh Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu (Cosmic Cuttlefish 18.10) into a fresh (empty) 1TB disk drive, and man... I can't even login into the user, typing takes some time to refresh on the screen, and ...
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Upgrade to 18.04 from 16.04: cannot boot into desktop

Have an older Dell Inspirion 5720 that I just upgraded to 18.04... When the machine rebooted, it basically goes into an endless wait state: the GUI never loads and if I flip around on the terminals, ...
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Soundcard quiet output

I have an AKAI AMX controller which I use with the program "mixxx". I recently switched my laptop operating system from OSX to Ubuntu. I noticed that the audio output of the AMX controller is about ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freezes after resuming from suspend

After waking up from suspend, the computer just totally freezes, and a shutdown using the power button is the only option to exit it. Previously, I had ubuntu 16.10 which sometimes suddenly froze, ...
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Distorted sound in Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10

My (home built) computer is having distorted (I think it might be growling) sound no matter what OS I use (Ubuntu or Windows 10) and I have tried reinstalling the audio driver and turning off the ...
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How to extend rx buffer size for CDC-ACM? Reading from ttyACM is limited to 4096 bytes

I do have some boards (Nucleo-32, similar to Arduino nano) which are connected to my pc over USB. They will show up as ttyACM files in /dev/ directory. There are no special drivers used for these ...
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Network Card (NIC RTL8111HS) Driver installation 18.04

I just installed Ubuntu Server (Bionic Beaver) on a new PC. It seems like my internet connection does not work at all (pinging Google does not work and the orange LED on the ethernet port lights ...
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Ubuntu freezing when on Google Street View, Panorama

I am running on Ubuntu 18.04 Hp laptop hp dy0004au processer: AMD ryzen 3. Here is an image for more configuration information. This is a new installation of Ubuntu. When I am using graphics ...
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iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 - Why does this work briefly?

OS = Ubuntu 18.04 LTS PC = Lenovo Ideapad Y500 (released 2012) Wireless card = Intel Centrino Wireless N2230 I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on an old Lenovo Ideapad (notebook) model Y500. It works ...
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Wi-Fi does not work on Ubuntu 18.10

I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my laptop that had Windows 10 installed, but for some reason after installing Ubuntu the wifi connection stopped working. I only have access to the internet via wired ...
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blueman error No adapters found

Please anyone know how to solve this problem. I was trying to connect bluetooth speakers/ mouse. I tried lot of methods but not solved. Below is some information what i had tried. aejaz@aejaz-HP-...
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Hp Scanner and printer is not working despite installing hplip

I have a Laserjet N1212nf MFP, which is all in one. I have hplip version 3.18.9, yet I cannot scan or print. I tried scanning the document by simple scan. I got the error similar to ot. Failed to ...
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What should I put in the Network Manager configuration?

From this thread: Ubuntu GNOME 17.04: wi-fi not working -- mac address keeps changing? I'm having some problems with wi-fi networks in my Linux. I followed the thread above but when I put the code in ...
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16.04.5 - Wifi not working Matebook X Pro

I've been having problems getting wi-fi to work on my Huawei Matebook X Pro with Ubuntu 16.04.5 . The problem seems to be similar to the one found here, Wifi not working (Intel) on HP Spectre x360 13,...
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Installing NVidia 410 and CUDA 10 on Ubuntu 18.04

I am asking myself how to install the latest proprietary NVidia-driver (410.72) with the latest CUDA (10) for Ubuntu server 18.04 (Kernel 4.15.0-29) with a Tesla V100. $ lspci | grep NVIDIA 3b:00.0 ...
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Ralink USB Wi-fi Dongle

I'm very new to ubuntu. I use Ubuntu 18.04. After update from software updater my wireless usb won't work anymore. But through usb ethernet it's working. I'm really sad. I tried sudo apt update, sudo ...
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Getting webcam to work on Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Latitude 5290 2-in-1 tablet. The only element of the hardware I haven't been able to get Ubuntu to recognise is the video cameras. Judging from this ...
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Ubuntu wifi adapter (18.04.1 LTS)

I built my first PC a couple of days ago with a fair bit of help from a friend, so I'll try to describe my problem as best I can, but I am still getting my head around things. I have an ASUS X99 ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 wireless connections visible but won't connect BCM43602

Update: The problem is solved, I listed the solution that worked for me at the bottom. I have all wifi networks visible, but whenever I try to connect to one of them, the connection fails. I am ...
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Adding a new unrecognized USB audio device

I have an old USB sound card here that lsusb shows as 07fd:0004 Mark of the Unicorn It was not mentioned in https://usb-ids.gowdy.us/read/UD (I added it) Is there any way I can see if device :0004 ...
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VGA to DVI -> DVI No Signal after boot

Problem as Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rt3vIiUk5mg I've just upgraded from Windows to Ubuntu and I have two monitors and they're both displaying the same stuff until the first purple ...
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NVidia + Ubuntu 18:04: org.freedesktop.systemd1 failed during graphical login

Running Ubuntu LTS 18:04 with nvidia, was working fine. Recently did an apt-get upgrade, and now am no longer able to log in to my desktop. Lightdm starts fine, with both monitors supported, but when ...
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HP ProBook 640 G1 Notebook PC Driver [closed]

where i can find driver for my HP ProBook 640 G1? i need at least wifi driver to connect to internet.
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How can I install drivers for Realtek-RTL8192EU-chipset-0bda:f179 without internet access? [duplicate]

I am unable to install wifi drivers. I need a solution which does not require an internet connection. I am able to detect the wifi adapter on my system Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Realtek-RTL8192EU-chipset-...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Vulkan stop to work since yesterday (Nvidia, drivers propietary)

Yesterday, I was forced to install the new driver of Nvidia, because I've install before the driver manually (something like that). Well, yesterday I installed the ver. of the PPA of graphic-drivers ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Gnome crashes with Nvidia 1050 ti driver 410 and Xorg, but not Wayland

Question is pretty self-explanatory. If I install the Nvidia properietary driver and enable it with sudo prime-select nvidia and reboot, I cannot log into Xorg (it immediately crashes and returns ...
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prime-select nvidia not reflected in “about” Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Dell XPS 15 9570 with both intel graphics and nvidia grpahics. Currently I am running Wayland (to avoid screen tearing issues) and the nvidia 410 driver. I want to always know whether I am ...
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IPMI BMC KCS driver needed for Intel server, recommended source missing from web

After installing lm-sensors in 18.04.1 LTS, I ran sudo /etc/init.d/mod start as it requested. That revealed the IPMI BMC KCS driver was missing from the server's Ubuntu install, so I went as mod start ...
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WMI Error ACPI Exception - AE_NOT_FOUND

OS - Ubuntu 18.04 Computer - MSI GS65 Stealth thin 8rf Backstory: The discrete touchpad enable/disable switch does not work on Ubuntu but works perfectly on windows. This is probably an issue of the ...
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How to execute a script before system load nvidia device driver?

Its a workaround for bug in nvidia-driver-410.I want then to execute before system start to load Nvidia driver. Where to add these 2 commands.Similarly when "/dev/nvidia0" and "/dev/nvidiactl" files ...
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PCI Wifi Card recognized, but no wifi networks listed

I have recently decided to dual boot ubuntu and windows 10 since Ubuntu is superior for development. The installation process went smoothly and in no time I had Ubuntu installed. However, I have ...
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Nvidia Drivers won't load on Regular Boot

I am using nvidia-driver-390 on Ubuntu 18.04 with a GTX 1080. On a nearly fresh install of Ubuntu, I installed the driver from the "Software and Updates" app, and rebooted the machine. After doing ...
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Why is Ubuntu 18.10 running slower than Windows 10? [on hold]

Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 18.10 on a secondary drive from my Windows 10 installation. So far, I've noticed that it runs significantly slower than Windows 10 does. For example, on Windows 10, I ...
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how to fix freezes when using nvidia prime

today I installed nvidia prime for optimus support for my aspire e5 575g running ubuntu 18.10 fresh install. specs : intel core i5 7200u with integrated graphic card nvidia 950M second graphic card 8 ...
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How to get nvidia-settings to work in 16.04.5

I'm repairing a Xenial (16.04.5 LTS) system, and I need to hold it back to that release because I also need the proprietary nVidia driver 304 on its graphics, and that package cannot be installed on ...