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Problem with the rendering of text, menus, and icons

I have a problem with the rendering of text and icons. Sometimes the problem disappears as suddenly as it appeared. There are times when I don't have the problem at all. It helps as I hover my mouse ...
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XPS15 9570 + Thunderbolt 3 ethernet constantly dropping out

I have an XPS 9570 running Ubtuntu 20.10 and an Elgato Thunderbolt 3 mini dock. All the ports are working, but the ethernet is really unstable. It works for about 2 seconds and afterwards it drops out ...
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How to configure Xserver, with nvidia OPTIMUS, dual GPU?

Hardware: Intel Core i7-8750H Nvidia GTX 1050ti Acer Aspire 7 I want to set up my dual GPU laptop with proprietary NVIDIA driver, to use with an external monitor. I can not find any up to date guide, ...
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MathJax not properly rendered on Ubuntu

As you know, some sites associated to stack exchange require MathJax to display equations in a Latex-type format, however, this is how it looks in my computer: I installed Ubuntu a few days ago with ...
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Installing drivers on my nvidia graphics card. One command claims I have proper drivers the other one contradicts

I have tried many methods to install drivers. Using ppa, using .run file, using terminal autoinstall. Nothing seems to work when I input: $ dpkg -l | grep nvidia I get: ii libnvidia-compute-460:...
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Please help me install Nvidia drivers

please help and please explain it like I'm five. It's been a long time since I've done any Ubuntu computer tasks. So I have dug out my old HP ISTART-D2314 computer. The specs are Memory - 1.7 GiB ...
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How can I increase display screen size and resolution?

I am a newbie learning Linux. I need a Linux install to work through an edx.org course. I have chosen Ubuntu 20.04 to install in a VM. All seems OK but screen display is quite small and does not ...
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Broadcom network modules fail to install in new kernels. Ubuntu 20.04

I've been having this issue for a while now and I'm not sure how best to resolve it. Basically, if my system gets a new kernel it fails to install the broadcom network modules for the new kernel. ...
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Wi-Fi speeds are capped at 54 Mb/s, even though I get 833 Mb/s when the same computer is booted to Windows 10

Currently I am using a Wi-Fi 6 PCIe card (Intel(R) Wi-Fi 6 AX200 160MHz) with the firmware 46.3cfab8da.0 op_mode iwlmvm loaded. My connection's link speed shows as 54 Mb/s (5.7 GHz), even though it ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Being Recognized

Brand new to Ubuntu, got it installed today. It does not recognize my ethernet cable. I am trying to install the drivers from realtek, but having a really hard time. All kinds of errors and searching ...
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Help to configure USB Bluetoth adapter on Ubuntu 20.10

Description Bought a Bluetooth USB adapter from AliExpress, and trying to set up it on my Ubuntu machine. Could someone help with it? Ready to provide any logs, just let me know in comments. NOTE: It'...
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Networks In Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Stopped Working Since Last Update [duplicate]

The wifi stopped working, so I plugged in a ethernet cable, and lshw -C network shows both adapters as unclaimed. I have tried a few things suggestions found google that didn't work, before trying to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with Intel Iris Xe

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop besides Win10 as dual boot. Win10 detects and uses the Intel Iris Xe graphics chip properly. However Ubuntu does not use it. When I go to Settings > Details, ...
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bumblebee optirun not working

i installed bumblebee to switch between GPU but when i run the commande optirun i get the following message [ 97.796880] [ERROR]Cannot access secondary GPU - error: [XORG] (EE) Failed to load module ...
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nvidia GPU driver

i found that the nvidia gpu is decalaring itself as 3d controller and not vga compatible. lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Device 8a12 (rev 03) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel ...
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Kernel 5.8.0 without modules r8169 and rtl8712 (no networking, but with 5.4 everything fine) [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 20.04 has the following set of different kernels under /boot: -rw------- 1 root root 11678464 Okt 15 12:33 /boot/vmlinuz-5.4.0-52-generic -rw------- 1 root root 11686656 Jan 18 17:45 /boot/...
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“Can't open /dev/parport1: No such file or directory..” while running Xilinx ISE 14.7

I am trying to run my old Spartan6 FPGA on Xilinx ISE 14.7 in my ubuntu20.04. Though the ISE installation was done easily, the same can't be said for the cable drivers. I followed the following ...
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Nvidia drivers on ubuntu 20.04 isn't working!

I have a running ubuntu 20.04 system on my laptop with an intel i5 4200m processor and intel had graphics. So I switched my SSD on which the os was installed and installed it to my desktop pc which ...
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Running Ubuntu on Windows along with Nvidia GTX 1650

I will need to run an Ubuntu based application that needs NvidiaGTX 1650 on my desktop that already is installed Windows. While Dual OSs (1 Ubuntu and 1 Windows) absolutely will work, I prefer to run ...
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HP zbook firefly 14 g7 driver problems

I recently installed ubuntu (dual boot along with Windows 10) on my new HP zbook firefly 14 g7 laptop and I am facing the following problems: In additional drivers, there is an "Intel ...
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Internal webcam not detected on Xubuntu 20.04

My webcam worked on Win10 but now on a fresh install of Xubuntu 20.04 it does not in Google Meet. Settings show no camera detected. Tried so far Looking for a camera hotkey. None appear camera ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS No Sound

I have been trying to get my sound to work on my laptop (dual boot with windows), but I am now at my wits end. I have tried many solutions online to no avail. Any suggestions? System: Asus FX503VD ...
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Wi-Fi and mouse pad do not work when installing school ubuntu in it. Can you tell me a solution for that?

I bought an HP company Er 0003 tu model laptop. Wi-Fi and mouse pad do not work when installing school ubuntu in it. Can you tell me a solution for that?
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS no sound \on LG Gram 2021 (a lot of troubleshooting attempted)

I got a new LG Gram laptop (see specs -> 1) and immediately replaced windows with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I had no issues with installation other than I have no sound. I am aware of many threads ...
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No ethernet on a MSI MPG B550 Gaming Carbon WiFi motherboard

I just got a MSI MPG B550 Gaming Carbon WiFi motherboard. I installed Ubuntu 20.04. When it booted to the OS it will only see wifi and no ethernet connection. Do I need to get drivers in order to get ...
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VL805 PCIe USB card fails

I just added a VL805 PCIe card to my 20.04 system, and while it's found, and a driver (xhci_hcd) is allocated to it, it is not working. This is the output from lspci -k: 28:00.0 USB controller: VIA ...
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Nvidia 460 driver doesn't work on Ubuntu 20.04

I have the following laptop: Asus ROG G733QS with an RTX 3080 laptop GPU and I tried installing the 460 Nvidia driver, but when the OS starts, it only shows a blinking cursor. Could you please help me?...
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Audio problems after clean 20.04 install, no sound output device

I've recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 alongside Windows 10 (dual boot) and cannot get any audio out of the system. I've tried the headphone port on my computer, the headphone port on my HDMI monitor ...
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Can Android mobile be an external video card in Ubuntu?

I want to make an Android phone work as an additional video card while it charges from USB. Not just a „remote desktop“, but a fully-functional video card with working GPU. As far as I understand, it ...
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What does it mean the given behavior on my laptop?

After updating my system and before, I got this issue but I don't understand why that happens sometimes. By the way, The screen is not broken and the laptop is Acer aspire E5-527G-39m5 Maybe are not ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Intel HD 630 and nvidia RTX2060 fails to load the Intel driver

I have a system with two graphics cards. The integrated one (Intel 630) and an nVidia. Monitor is connected to Intel HDMI port. My aim is to have the PC display(Ubuntu desktop etc..) on Intel and ...
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What does the following logs mean?

I am having HP Laptop with AMD Ryzen 5 processor. I was having screen freezing issue so, I updated Bios of my laptop to latest version. Still I am getting following logs: 11:17:25 kernel: iommu ivhd0: ...
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NVIDIA driver and Xserver do not work together

This is a question on a topic that has, in different variations, been asked already. However, since none of the answers I found was applicable to my problem, I will first outline the problem and then, ...
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Removing Drivers

I installed Lubuntu 16.04.06 last week. I'm still new to Linux. The first problem I ran into was the USB WiFi Adapter. The website only lists Windows drivers. However, there are linux drivers in the ...
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Does Ubantu support my NIC [closed]

I've come to a dead end with another Linux distro due to the difficulty of obtaining or compiling device drivers for a Realtek RTL8111/8168B NIC that is onboard a new server mobo I was planning to use ...
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How do I get audio working with Manjaro on an HP Chromebook 13 G1? [closed]

Flashed the bios on my Chromebook, and decided to install Manjaro Linux as my alternative OS. It's very solid and smooth. One of the big reasons I like it so much is it's out of the box support for ...
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TP-LINK Archer T4U Driver Compiling on Kali Linux - What am I doing Wrong? [closed]

I'm pretty green (very green) to this Kali Linux thing and pentesting in general. I am working through a Kali Linux tutorial on Youtube at the moment from 2017 that shows how to use aircrack-ng and ...
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Unstable wifi on Ubuntu 20.04 Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377

After restarting the laptop, the wi-fi remains at the level of 50-60 Mbps, but after a while it starts to fall to 10 Mbps, then it is in a constant interval from 3-30 Mbps (the reason for such ...
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Using laptop keyboard shuts down computer

I've just bought a new laptop from Asus: Rog Strix Scar G17 G733QS and I tried installing Ubuntu 20.04 on it. The problem is that every time I press any key on the laptop keyboard, the shut-down ...
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Nvidia drivers: Errors were encountered while processing: libglx-mesa0:i386

I am trying to install nvidia driver 460 on my Ubuntu 20.04 laptop, but I am getting the error below. Could anybody help me with troubleshooting it? I purged the drivers and tried different versions ...
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Issue with Warframe & Vulcan drivers on a GTX 560M

I have the latest drivers installed but it seems that Vulcan support is not available for my GPU (GTX 560M). Here's all the error messages I get when running Warframe on Lutris: Just after opening ...
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External monitor LG 24mk600m-b not recognized, on Dell XPS13-9343 and Ubuntu 20.04

While on Windows 10 the second monitor works smoothly, throught the DisplayLink adapter and HDMI cable, on Ubuntu 20.04 the monitor is not recognized. From inxi -Fx: System: Host: ebergam Kernel: 5....
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Network adapter not found when USB hub connected

I am running Ubuntu 20.10 in an HP Spectre x360 15" from 2020. Yesterday I started to connect a USB hub during the login screen but I have realized that when I do that, network adapters are not ...
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Many system devices disappeared

I recently did something (I have no idea what), and the next time I booted my laptop, these weird things happened: Wireless and wired networking doesn't work (but network-manager is installed?) ...
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PulseAudio: `module-alsa-sink` cannot be loaded automatically by `module-udev-detect`

In short, on my machine, The card profile Analog Stereo Output and Analog Stereo Duplex are shown available: no (both from pactl list cards and the PulseAudio Volume Control GUI) When I boot Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 kernel 5.4->5.8: SATA drives attached to Intel C602 “disappear”

I have a machine running Kubuntu 20.04, on an HP Z420, with 4 hard drives (in a software RAID configuration). Was working fine with 5.4.0 kernels, but after upgrade to 5.8.0-43-generic, it would fail ...
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16.04 won't boot, can't get to command line

My computer was stuck in a login loop after an update. When I got to the login screen and enter my password, the login screen kept coming back and the screen resolution was very low. After some ...
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Any One work on Implement of Watch Dog timer Driver Implementation for Linux environment in Intel NUC card [closed]

There is an driver implementation of watchdog timer in windows platform but now they want to port those driver in ubuntu linux . please hepl if anyone have an idea because i am new for driver ...
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Scanner recognised by lsusb but not by scanimage

I have a fully supported scanner, a Fujitsu ScanSnap 1500M (04c5:11a2) on a USB3 connection. It is recognised when I type lsusb. It is recognised in dmesg. It is recognised when I type sane-find-...
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Lenovo Yoga pro 3 freeze while connected to wifi [closed]

I purchased a lenovo yoga pro 3 and I have a huge number of problems that I'm not sure how to fix. I installed Linux Mint 20 cinamon. uname -a Linux bibi-ypga 5.4.0-56-generic #62-Ubuntu SMP Mon Nov ...

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