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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Status of Install Ubuntu on May 2019 Macbook Pro (with touchbar)

(highlevel: not a ticket of how-to, but a ticket of how-to-track-status) Hi, is it true that this is not yet possible? Based on some other questions, it seems that there may not be drivers yet for ...
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AMD GPU crashing when playing game

I have a problem on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine. I recently upgraded my GPU to a RX 580 from a GTX 960, but now it seems to crash every time I've played a game for a bit. This time interval isn't ...
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Wifi dongle speed is slower than advertised

I would like to start off by saying I am new to linux (been about 2-3 weeks). I purchased a Maxesla Mini WiFi Adapter 1200M 802.11ac Dual Band 2.4/5GHz AC1200 Wireless Network Adapter usb dongle and ...
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TP-Link AC1300 T3U drivers for Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

i am new to Ubuntu and linux ,can any one help me with the installation of USB wifi adapter drivers on Ubuntu . please see the link below for the adapter description . https://www.tp-link.com/en/...
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Drivers for LG 32LK 330 UB TV?

I got a LG Tv model 32LK330 UB. Monitor Preferences is showing it as a Goldstar 52 inch HDMI-0. The picture quality is not as good as it should be. Do I need a driver for it? Thanks
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Which printers can I use when running Ubuntu from USB stick?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04.2 from a USB stick, and need to print simple text pages over USB without installing any drivers (or at least, without connecting to the internet, but I'd like to keep it ...
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ATI graphics card detected but not used on Lubuntu 18.04

I have an IBM T43 laptop with an ATI X300 graphics card running Lubuntu 18.04 with latest updates. The graphics card is fully supported, is listed in the System Profiler and Benchmark app and lspci | ...
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Where did my Wifi adapter go (Ubuntu 19.04)?

Today, my laptops wifi randomly stopped working. I went to check the connection and there was no wifi icon to select. In the settings, it just states "No Wifi Adapter Found". The lspci command ...
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Difficulty installing NVIDIA graphics driver on Ubuntu 18.04

My Ubuntu screen resolution is far too low, and there is no option to change it to a different resolution in settings. I have a GTX 1650 graphics card, so I believe the problem is that the correct ...
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Touchscreen stops working after a few reboots

I'm unsure if this is Ubuntu specific or touchscreen specific so I apologize if this isn't the correct place to ask this question. I have a few touchscreens, all using PQLabs drivers (https://www....
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How to disconnect an internal (“fixed”) USB device on Ubuntu 18.04?

When I type lsusb I see a list of connected usb devices. One of them is 0955:7002 - "Nvidia Stereo Controller", which causes me a lot of problems. I want to remove the device but I really don't ...
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Possible upgrades for Lenovo Yoga 700 touchpad driver?

I was having a conversation with a coworker about how I've been trying out Ubuntu on a Lenovo Yoga 700 I picked up for cheap. I'm primarily a Mac user, so it's been rather difficult for me to get ...
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Already Disablng Wayland but Ubuntu still using it (NVIDIA error)

i know that wayland and nvidia drivers are not compatible, so i disable wayland by un-comennting it [daemon] # Uncoment the line below to force the login screen to use Xorg WaylandEnable=false on /...
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RTL8812au Driver was idle all night, died this morning

New upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04. The 16.04 is a new DVD install too. After install, decided to upgrade to 18.04. Quad core ASUS + AMD tower computer. 8GB RAM. Newer 1TB HDD. Downloaded the 8812au ...
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Alternative driver for Intel Wireless-AC 3165 to allow mac spoofing

Intel has stopped supporting mac spoofing in their wifi drivers. Are there any open source drivers that allow mac spoofing on Intel Wireless-AC 3165? Ubuntu 18.04.1 description: Wireless interface ...
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Running Linux on on Intel compute stick w5pro [on hold]

I recently purchased an Intel computer stick W5 pro (4gb/64bg). It comes pre-installed with windows but of course, I want to run Linux on it. The problem is the wireless card isn't supported out the ...
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Black screen before login 18.04.02

Since yesterday I can't log in. There is a black screen and even the Dell logo doesn't appear. Anyway, I can access to GRUB, go to recovery mode and boot normally but after I shut down my computer, it ...
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Issues running a virtual machine

Went to do an initial boot for a virtual machine I had setup and received the following error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver is either not loaded or not ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 | Wi-Fi randomly disconnects then reconnects

I don't have a problem on either Windows 10 with this adapter. And it isn't a problem with my other devices either as the router isn't the problem.
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How to install USB to TTL drivers at Ubuntu server

i installed Ubuntu server (14.04) at my orange pi pc.I download the image from their site.The problem is that i can't detect the USB to serial modules i attach like ftdi,ch340,cp210 etc.I try lsusb ...
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Wireless network does not work all the time. Using Ubuntu 18.04

It's being while since this problem have started. Sometimes when Ubuntu boots the wireless network function as expected, but most of the time it does not. At the time I'm asking this question the ...
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Asus X554LJ no audio only HDMI/Display Port

Ciao everyone. I've been browsing through askubuntu but I didn't manage to find a solution. I have a laptop where I installed armando@armando-X555LJ:~$ uname -a Linux armando-X555LJ 4.18.0-21-...
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No WiFi on Mac Mini 7,1 for kubuntu 19.04

I installed kubuntu on one of my hardrives to do some stuff with the internet but I dont have wifi drivers. I am using a bluetooth pan to acesss the internet I am going to try these commands sudo ...
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I can install Nvidia driver v340 but not v430. However, my GPU supports v430. Help please?

Note: 1) I've alrdy ran the command "sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa". 2) I've alrdy selected Nvidia GPU using prime-select (CLI) / prime profile (GUI). 3) I tried with v418 and end ...
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System doesn't see SD card

I am running a live USB, works fine, except that it can't see my SD card. The card and card reader works fine in Windows. I can see it in the output from lsusb, lspci or lsblk (output below). I'm ...
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Ubuntu 18.4. Wireless driver help [duplicate]

I just installed it and dont know barely anything of Ubuntu as i am new to linux i just noticed after install the wifi option was gone n uninstalled i was wondering what can i do to get the adapter to ...
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W530 with replaced lcd 1920x1080 nvidia no display

My original screen was 1440x900 but it broke, so I bought a new one with Full HD resolution (1920x1080) but under Linux with nvidia drivers it's not working :( 3225.283] (II) Module ...
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There is some driver for a Epson AcuLaser c1700 printer enable for Linux (Ubuntu)?

I moving to Ubuntu, and I like to install a printer, automatically when I connect the USB of my printer to my computer, this detect it, but the printer doesn't print because it doesn't installed a ...
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Low Volume Through Speakers - Realtek audio

Im running Ubuntu 19.04 on a HP Omen Gaming Machine. The sound is very low when compared to Windows 10 ( I am dual booting ), almost like half throttle with the sound all the way up. I have tried ...
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Cannot run on dedicated graphics card; annot force on with vga switcheroo & errors using DRI_PRIME

I'm running Xubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Inpiron 15 7548. Machine has integrated HD 5500 graphics, and a dedicated AMD R7 card. I've tried getting access to my dedicated card several times, but always ...
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How do I get my Radon X1300 add-on graphics card to work with Ubuntu 18.04.2?

My system: HP m7640n Media Center tower AMD Athlon 64 X 2 Dual Core Processor 5000+ 2.605 GHz 4GB RAM DDR2 Operating system: Dual boot - Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (x86_64) – Windows XP SP3 On-board ...
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What is the best linux distro to run android studio [closed]

I want to know what is the best linux distro to run android studio properly in my asus probook laptop,
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Ubuntu very slow boot after chaning driver (Nvidia)

I previously used X.Org driver for my Ubuntu desktop, and my graphic card is Nvidia GTX 1070, actually I've never been satisfied with my boot time because I use an high-end SSD and the boot time ...
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AMD A10-4600M has 2 cores instead 4 problem!

I have Ubuntu 19.04(this problem occurs in 18.04 and 12.04 too), AMD-4600M processor. A lscpu command, settings and /proc/cpuinfo say that my processor has 2 cores, 2 threads, 2048M l2 cache. But I ...
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Killer E3000 Support in Ubuntu 19.04

I have an Alienware Area51M here that has a Killer E3000 Ethernet Adaptor. It doesn't look like there's any patches yet to get it working unlike the AX1650 patch that's available here for the Wifi ...
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Drivers for IBALL Pen Digitizer 8068U in Ubuntu 19.04

I own iball pen digitizer 8068U. The detailed specification for the product can be found in this link. When I connect this tablet to my laptop it gets detected automatically. However, the mouse ...
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not able to install Nvidia Driver

The Problem as the picture states I'm having a problem switching Display drivers. The only one i touched during install was broadcom so im trying to figure this any help would be appreciated.
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Lenovo Y510P - SLI and Ubuntu?

Long time listener, first time caller. I have a Lenovo Y510P with windows 8, and am looking to get linux on it. I have rolled through the forums, and it seems to be there was little to no driver ...
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Nvidia driver installed but not running

I have ubuntu 18.04 with nvidia geforce 1050Ti I have installed nvidia driver (390 first and than 430) from the installation it looks like everything went well When I run nvidia-setting it states I am ...
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nvidia driver file error *mint* [closed]

probably in the wrong spot for this because I run a mint machine but I'm not sure where else to look. My problem is that I'm trying to install new drivers for my graphics card but I keep getting an ...
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Aspire R5-471T touchpad

I have a touchpad issue that seems to break the rules. The model is Aspire R5-471T, and unlike my other acer i had where the touchpad didn't work in advanced mode but worked in basic mode, This ...
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WIFI does not work on Lenovo Ideapad 120s (Ubuntu 18.04)

I took apart the computer to upgrade some hardware, but afterwards I cannot connect to wifi. OS: Ubuntu 18.04 CPU: Intel Celeron N3350 Output of nmcli device show > GENERAL.DEVICE: ...
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19.04 on Surface Studio Nvidia drivers not running

I've installed the recommended driver version 418 nvidia-driver-418 using the Ubuntu Software & Updates GUI. My secure boot is disabled. $ prime-select query returns only nvidia $ nvidia-smi ...
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Ubuntu display problems on 19.04

Recently I decided to install Ubuntu onto my existing windows machine. The main reason for this, want to emulate games using my amd build. I have been using this youtube guide to install Linux: https:/...
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Sublevel version mismatch when trying to compile current kernel

I am trying to recompile the sound/usb module on Ubuntu 18.10 against the running kernel. I get no compilation errors but when I try to load the module I get this error: Invalid module format I am ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] (rev 01) is not working on Ubuntu 18.04

lspci -vvnn | grep -A 9 Network 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:4727] (rev 01) Subsystem: Broadcom Inc. and ...
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Switch nvidia drivers on and off at boot time

I am booting the same Linux partition both directly ("bare metal") and as a guest under VirtualBox in Windows. When I boot this partition directly, it boots up and displays the desktop fine. However, ...
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GPU fans not spinning on a headless ubuntu server 18.04

I got a PC from a friend of mine, which has an i5 and a GTX 1060 from Gigabyte. I installed Ubuntu Server 18.04 on the machine to use it as a server, however, the GPU fans are not spinning. I've ...
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What graphics driver should I use? [duplicate]

On my Lenovo Yoga I have a Nvidia graphics card and it seems like there are 2 drivers as seen in this image But which one should I use, or, more so, which one is the better one? Especially for ...
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Network issues on ubuntu 18.04

I am becoming quite frustrated with my internet connection on my Ubuntu 18.04.2 xfce. The connection is quite unstable at times, symptoms are variable speeds and drop outs. when the instability ...