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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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configuring a waltop graphic tablet in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a walcom 10.6" graphic tablet and pen. It works with the 18.04 installed kernel driver. However I would like to program the "hot patches" around the edges of the tablet and to configure the two ...
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How to reconfigure wifi after mistake?

My wifi was suffering badly in the past week. Very slow speeds and lots of interruptions. I know found out that the problem was with the modem and not with Ubuntu. In the mean time I used this answer ...
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Printer install on Ubuntu 18.04

I've been using Ubuntu ever since my 69th birthday which was about 2 weeks ago so I don't know much. Been trying to install printers -- a Canon PIXMA MX340 and an HP Laserjet P1006 in Ubuntu 18.04.1. ...
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no multiple X-screens with AMD FirePro W600

I am trying to set up a system with 9 connected monitors using two AMD FirePro W600 cards where I need to configure each monitor as separate X-screen. So far, I managed to get both cars working, i.e. ...
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HDMI not detected after upgrade to 18.10

I upgraded my Asus n76vj from 18.04 to 18.10 and HDMI stopped working (it works on Windows 10). Here are some info on my system: $ lspci | grep -iE "display|vga|hdmi" 00:02.0 VGA compatible ...
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Ubuntu Print Server - Keep needing to disconnect/reconnect USB Printer

I am trying to use an old Advent 32bit netbook running Ubuntu 16.04 as a print server with a Brother LASER printer. The Windows 10 computer finds the printer using Bonjour, connects and installs ...
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Problems with Dell B2360dn printer on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having trouble with my Dell B2360dn laser printer since the operating system upgrade. I cannot find drivers for it. The printer is connected and can print some jobs, but at the moment I cannot ...
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Creating a machine image that can work on 2 machines with different graphics cards

My scenario: I have two different Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machines. Both have NVidia GPUs. Both are Tesla cards with different architectures and require different drivers. Both have all drivers ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 slow wired connection speed

Have tried several fixes from the internet on this, no luck so far. Just installed 18.04 on an old laptop, dual boot with Win 10. I've played with Linux a bit before (on a Raspberry Pi) but am not ...
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Tenserflow installation problem with GPU?

I want to install tenserflow using this command: $pip install tenserflow-gpu but i can't run it on my computer i want to check if my GPU can run it or not supported $ sudo lshw -C display [sudo] ...
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I built a PC with a hard drive from an old system, and now my TP Link Archer T4U USB isn't working properly

I have tried every single thing to get it to work. Reinstalled Drivers Used both Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and 16.04 (I have both on the same drive) Tried using a completely different USB Stick But nothing ...
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Issue with 920MX on Ubuntu 18.04

I get: [ 669.581084] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) NOUVEAU(0): [drm] failed to set drm interface version. [ 669.581112] [ERROR]Aborting because fallback start is disabled. ...
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error = radeon 0000:01:00.0 : failed VCE resume (-110) while installing Ubuntu 18.04

It happens when trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop. Graphics info *-display descripción: Display controller producto: Mars [Radeon HD 8670A/8670M/8750M] fabricante:...
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What is “options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1” in WiFi setting?

One of the common solutions for improving WiFi signal is to use this command options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 in /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf And the number can be 0, 1, 2, 8. I was unable to find ...
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Need help installing wifi driver for TP-Link tl-wn821n v6 [duplicate]

I have a TP-Link tl-wn821n v6 and there is no driver for the 18.04 version of Ubuntu. The latest one that I found is this one. I don't know much about Linux in general... I would really appreciate it ...
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Thinkpad x61 with Mint 19.1 connecting to TV but NOT to projector [migrated]

I have a Thinkpad x61 that I plan on using to teach at university. It comes with a tablet screen and stylus. When using Xournal, it allows me to write notes and create narrations very effectively! ...
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Help requested to get Adaptec 7850T/7856T working again

I have an Adaptec AIC-7850T/7856T installed in a system running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It's connected to a Nikon LS-2000 scanner. It used to work with VueScan. According to my notes, all I did to get ...
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M with Ubuntu 16.04

My ubuntu not using my video card. I got two of them: Intel and Nvidia So, I got several questions: Steam games not running with '-vulkan' option. (vulkan installed by steam) Why only one driver in '...
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Internet through wifi just can access google site

I just have installed Ubuntu 18.04 and upgraded to Ubuntu 18.10. I install php, mysql, phpmyadmin and remove all these completely. After all, I get a problem where my wifi connection just can access ...
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Broadcom BCM3452 802.11ac wireless network adaptor Fix?

I made my USB boot disc with Ubuntu 18.04.1LTS, went through the installation process used all recommended by the official website and I can not connect to the internet as my only means to connect is ...
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Valve's game, Artifact Error! Create swap chain Unable query size of supported formats!

I don't know if it's ok to post here and If it's not I'm sorry and I will delete it. I have Geforce 660M, tried to install mesa drivers, but I think I did something worst than good. If I switched on ...
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Palm detection doesn't work in Ubuntu 18.04 (X1E)

I am running Kubuntu 18.04 with latest synaptics driver on my ThinkPad X1 Extreme and my palm detection doesn't work. I suspect it's because the synaptics driver is not getting value ABS_TOOL_WIDTH ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 WiFi Networks are not displaying even though there are 3 nearby

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my 2009 mac mini. I used a bootable flash drive and all is well. Initially, WiFi adapter where not found, but after going into the Software & Updates > ...
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ASUS PCE cant detect 5ghz network

I have a wifi card with support for 5Ghz. The card is the ASUS PCE AC56. I have installed the drivers for my WiFi card from the "Additions drivers" tab in "Software & Updates", using the "...
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drivers para apu amd a10 8700p

Hola quisiera saber si alguien me puede ayudar con los driver para esta apu de amd porque cuando uso youtube se corta la imagen, y cuando miro netflix, hay algun software abierto o privativo que me ...
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Wifi stopped working after kernel update (Ubuntu 14.04 on MacBook Air 2014)

I have to run Ubuntu 14.04 on a MacBook Air 2014. After installing the OS years ago, I remember having to install a wifi driver manually using an ethernet connection. Wifi has worked flawlessly ever ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS only one resolution available

I have an XPS13 with an Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS running on it. It has a Intel Corporation HD Graphics 5500 integrated graphical card. Everything was fine till the last reboot (before the reboot I have ...
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No internet access in Ubuntu, No ethernet Port, No wifi capability! Help!

Okay so here is the rundown. I have a lenovo 330s laptop. I have put Ubuntu 18.04 onto a USB device, and I am running it in compatibility mode (if I don't I have to click e to edit and type in noapic ...
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Why Ubuntu is using NVIDIA Card?

I just installed Ubuntu(dual boot) on my MSI GS65 Stealth Thin 8RE! There's a small light near the power button which shows the current graphics card being used. Red is NVIDIA and white is Intel. ...
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Has any one managed to use Sound BlasterX AE-5 on ubuntu?

Is there a driver for the Sound BlasterX AE-5? There is this page: https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Sound-BlasterX-AE-5-Linux How would i install these patches?
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External monitor not detected in 18.10

I use 18.10 and want to use an external monitor. The display of the GUI on the build-in laptop screen is ok, but when I plug in an external monitor using HDMI, it is not detected. randr says its ...
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My ubuntu on PC boots to a black screen, after installing firmware-b43-installer

I wanted to make a hotspot and to solve a problem I ran the following command: sudo apt install firmware-b43-installer and rebooted the machine to see the effects, but I got a black screen, I can ...
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installing the nvidia driver prevents login to ubuntu gui

I'm trying to install the nvidia driver on an AsRock with a ZOTAC GEFORCE GRAPHICS CARD. Following these instructions: Install CUDA 9.0 and cuDNN 7.0 for TensorFlow/PyTorch (GPU) on Ubuntu 16.04 I ...
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Cannot connect to g/n wifi networks - is my driver the issue?

I am using a Dell XPS 13. My laptop cannot connect to a wifi network after it disabled its support for b-range wifi and started exclusively using g/n range wifi. This makes me suspect that my laptop ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS, Dummy output, no sound

I connected my PC to my TV via HDMI and had to set the default video and audio outputs to the TV, everything worked fine, but after I disconnected, the video playback speed was at 0.5x and the audio ...
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Intel UHD Graphics 605 can't see screen to boot/install

I have been attempting to install 18.04 on my new Lenovo D330. It has a Intel UHD Graphics 605. While I can get to grub (try ubuntu/install ubuntu) I cannot get beyond that unless I add nomodeset to ...
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How to install latest version of CUDA on Ubuntu 18.04

I tried to install CUDA on Ubuntu but got errors. I follow official guide for installation. And actually I succeed on my own mac. But on ubuntu 18.04 machine, when I tried to test those samples, it ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 keeps disconnecting from wifi (Qualcomm Atheros QCA 95665/ AR9565)

I have a dell Latitude E5450 that had windows installed. I erased the hard drive and put installed Ubuntu 18.04. The wifi stays connected for a few minutes and then goes out. I have to go to settings ...
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Ubuntu and Numark NS6

I want to work with Ubuntu and my console Numark NS6, but there are no drivers for Ubuntu, only for macOS and Windows.
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XP Pen PenTablet driver installing issues on Ubuntu 16.04

New to Linux, I have been trying to install drivers for my XP Pen G640 because the tablet doesn't works correctly with my current system (Ubuntu 16.04.05). Now they have provided Beta version of ...
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How to determine the correct nvidia proprietary driver for my GPU?

I'm switching to 18.04 and out of box, ubuntu suggests 390 in additional drivers for my GPU. lspci gives me 02:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GM108M [GeForce 940MX] (rev a2) This suggests ...
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Networking - Install wifi Adapter HP laptop Ubuntu 18.10 rtl8723be

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 17.10 to 18.10 and I have lost my WiFi adapter drivers I can't see WiFi option in the menu list. I have tried installing drives from repo https://github.com/lwfinger/...
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Unable to install drivers for Toshiba Dynadock using Ubuntu 18.04

I'm running a Toshiba Protege z30 and I have a Toshiba Dynadock which I'd like to use so I can run 3 screens. I've tried to download the drivers from the Displaylink site however I've had multiple ...
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Installed Nvidia Drivers and resolution was reduced to 720 x 400 [duplicate]

I got bored playing at bad quality on TF2, so installed an nvidia driver, i paste some code in there from this website. After restarting I noticed the resolution was really bad. I need to fix it ...
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Using IJ Scan Utility in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I wish to install the drivers for my Canon Pixma MX494 so that I can use IJ Scan Utility. Nevertheless, I don't know if I can scan a document with the said printer in Ubuntu 16.04 without necessarily ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Ethernet device not found (WiFi working fine)

I am using a brand new Dell XPS 13 9370 (developer edition with Ubuntu 18.04) with Dell dock WD15 (which has a RealTek Gigabit ethernet adapter). The wired connection was working on the first day or ...
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UBUNTU 18.04 with Intel Integrated Graphics caps the resolution to 2048x1080 on 1440p display

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 5000 series laptop. It has an Intel i7 with integrated graphics. The graphics card, works perfectly on Windows, tested for weeks before the switch. With Ubuntu 18.04, though ...
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Cannot connecct to external display?

I own a Lenovo Ideapad 330, dual-booting Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Out of curiosity, I attempted to connect my laptop to my Element PowerOn TV and the Display Settings didn't provide me with any ...
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Resolution dropped to 720 x 400 after installing Nvidia drivers [closed]

I wanted to install Nvidia driver for playing tf2 a bit better, so I copy some code in the terminal. I can't remember what I put in, but I was removing the kernel and put in the Nvidia driver in, and ...
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How do I check the status of my drivers and install them if needed?

I'm trying to learn how to use Ubuntu, but I must say I didn't have half as many issues with 16 as I have had with 18.04 I'm using a laptop and I'm at a beginner-level. (But I'm willing to learn) And ...