Questions tagged [peripherals]

A peripheral is a device that connects to a computer, but its not a part of it.

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How to activate scrolling for the Kensington Slimblade Trackball?

I've got the Kensington Slimblade Trackball, I've just plugged in, it works fine for moving the cursor, right and left clicking, middle click and also the 4th button which works as a back button. ...
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Bluetooth Service Running; No Bluetooth Found?

Similar to as described here (I think). Bluetooth settings in 18.04 LTS shows 'No Bluetooth Found'. Yet systemctl status bluetooth shows bluetooth service running. Can anyone shed any light. Thanks in ...
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Caldigit Thunderbolt 3 Dock USB Ports

For some reason, the USB Ports on my Caldigit TS3+ Dock aren't getting recognized. The monitor connected to the dock is working fine; so it's only the USB ports that don't seem to be working. They'll ...
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How to update keyboard firmware?

I recently bought a Durgod Hades 68 mechanical keyboard. It works great out of the box but I'm having some difficulty with the Hera Compiler, the proprietary software that's used to customize the key ...
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How do I automatically switch PulseAudio input to headset upon connection?

Using Xubuntu 18.04, I have a headset that I connect, with its own microphone input. Every time I connect it, I then have to launch pavucontrol, click to the "Input Devices" tab, then select ...
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Error in recognizing arduino on ubuntu 20.04

I just bought an ARDUINO MICRO and it looks it is recognized by the system since it shows on /dev/ttyS0. The sketch I wrote compiles without error, but when I try to upload I get: If I press the ...
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Wacom Intuos S only recognized in Android Mode

Second edit: Since this question keeps getting attention, I want to put a clear disclaimer at the top: if you are experiencing this problem, it will likely be solved by pressing and holding the left-...
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USB Keyboard regularly disconnects during use

The keyboard I own after a little while of use (at least a few minutes) disconnects. It will even disconnect while in use in the middle of typing and not just after being idle. It can be resolved by ...
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IR camera LED flashing constantly

My laptop has an embedded IR camera. According to HP specs, it is an HP Wide Vision FHD IR Camera. Whenever I use it, the IR LEDs flicker constantly (five times a second at lest). I can't use the IR ...
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How do I list all devices and learn how to enable/disable them in Ubuntu 19.10?

I'm looking for a way to see all the devices (e.g. touchpad etc.) and to enable/disable them.
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Logitech MX Master 2s via bluetooth change pointer speed

I have a Logitech MX Master 2s connected via Bluetooth to my Ubuntu 19.04. All buttons work with a charm, but I am not able to increase the speed. In the settings GUI it is already at the highest ...
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Faulty Numlock in External Numpad

I have purchased an A4Tech Mini Numpad. It works fine on Windows, and is just out of the box. Unfortunately, in my Lubuntu 16.04 LTS (HP Notebook), the numlock seems to turn itself off after a few ...
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Using MIDI Fighter Classic as a GIMP controller

I'd like to use a MIDI device to select my most commonly used tools in GIMP. I see that I can add a midi controller in the Input Devices preferences, although I've been unable to get this working. My ...
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Not all USB devices recognized when connecting to a large USB Hub

For development, I bought a USB hub with 28 USB hubs: Manhattan MondoHub II. The device is powered by an external power supply, sufficient for my use case. On the USB hub, 15 development boards are ...
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Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock USB A ports not detected in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Lenovo Yoga 920 i7-8550U with Ubuntu 18.04 on it. I got the Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock which I connect via the included USB C cable to the USB C/Thunderbolt 3 port on the laptop. The exact ...
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Xbox One controller Ubuntu 18.04

What are the necessary steps to connect a wireless Xbox One controller with Ubuntu 18.04? When I try to connect the Xbox sign only blinks but when I try to connect with a cable it works in an instant....
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Ubuntu 17.10 | Peripheral issues

I've been a huge fan of ubuntu for a long time now and I'm finally dedicating a whole HDD to it instead of using a virtual machine. I just installed it and I've ran in to some errors that I'm not ...
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Booting from external drive through USB 3.0 port does freeze keyboard

I have a small netbook for portability and document stuff. I have tried something on two external disc drives, which result into the same: Using USB 2.0 port for DVD drive: Starts normally. Using USB ...
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Reinserting live USB after pulling out does not re-enable reading

If I run Linux live from USB stick or external DVD drive or external SD card reader, I can pull the card or take the disc out of the drive, re-insert it and it works normally. But If I disconnect the ...
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Identify the entries of xinput

Some of the entries of xinput are strange ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer (3)] ⎜ ↳ Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 [slave pointer (2)] ⎜ ↳...
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Lock builtin laptop keyboard but keep an external USB keyboard functioning

I have a laptop but also an external USB keyboard connected to it. Is it somehow possible to lock the built-in laptop keyboard (i.e. keys pressed should have no effect) but keep the external one ...
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USB ports and other peripheral devices on laptop sometimes don't work

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus n551jm. After one or several reboots, USB (and other peripheral devices) start working correctly. How can I get them to work every time I boot?
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Plug in a USB mouse makes computer shuts down after a while

When I plug my USB mouse on my laptop starts to overheating and shuts down after a while. What can I do to solve this problem? Linux Xubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bits
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unable to connect to wireless printer

In using Ubuntu 14.04 on DELL XPS, I was unable to ping my previously setup printer that was working the day before. I found a solution but it took a lot of time. What is the fastest way to reset the ...
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How to shutdown peripheral

I was helping someone on the Italian help service investigating a problem of battery draining when the computer is shut down. This problem appears only when shutting down from Lubuntu, not from ...
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Asus Xonar DS - How do I get Ubuntu to run my Sound Card?

I have a Razer Tiamat 7.1 and some 2.1 speakers. I have found the drivers for my sound card but not for Ubuntu. Is there a method of installing them? Sorry I am new to the 15.1 version of Ubuntu, my ...
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Enable visible mouse cursor in Ubuntu Touch

I am running a new nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch (3.4.0-4) installed. I have plugged a mouse into the usb slot, and the device receives input (randomly clicking and dragging works) but the mouse cursor is ...
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Gcc expert 24 vinyl cutter

my friend had a gift: Gcc expert 24 vinyl cutter without drivers installation cd or serial cable, only usb cable and power chord. Itryed with inkscape/inkcut and everythings looks fine but the "...
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Keyboard pass-through from one Ubuntu PC to another?

I have two PCs running Ubuntu. Both are on a common LAN and I can even connect them directly to each other with an ethernet cable. Now, it just so happens that I hate the chiclet keyboard on the ...
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PCMCIA Card SD Reader not recognized

I have a Dell 620 running Ubuntu 14.04 (all updates done, fresh install), and an old "Four in One PCMCIA CardReader" plugged into the PCMCDI slot of the Dell machine. I have a working SD Card in the ...
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Are there any 802.11ac adapters working in Ubuntu?

Has anyone got an 802.11ac adapter working in Linux/Ubuntu? PCI or USB. Looks like the a6200 might be having issues. And according to wikidev, it's the only released piece of client hardware for 802....
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How do I get a PS3 Sixasis Controller working via USB?

I am trying to get a PS3 Sixaxis controller to work with Ubuntu 12.04. The ubuntu wiki page for sixaxis says to install QtSixA, which I did. The issue now is actually using the controller. I installed ...
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Touchpad not working on HP DV4 notebook

the touchpad doesn't respond at all. i had to use an external usb mouse even to install ubuntu. I dont know the name of the manufacturer too. i am a newbie to ubuntu. i checked many related answers ...
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The LED on the touchpad on my HP Pavaillion dv6-6080 doesn't work

I have a HP pavillion dv6-6080 . My touchpad work fine but the led light doesn't work . when I turn it off the red light work prefect but when turn it on nothing happen and the white light doesn't ...
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Is it possible to get an HP Media remote to work with Ubuntu?

I have two HP remotes, one is a huge remote for the TV tuner and media centre, and the other is a tiny remote for just controlling a media centre. Is it possible to get them to work with Ubuntu (11....
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How to use fingerprint authentication on a HP DV6-3049TX?

How can I use the fingerprint reader on my HP DV6-3049TX? I've tried it with some software (please edit so we know what you've tried) but it just says "No device".
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How to make HP IR6 remote control work?

I've been using an HP Pavillion dv4-1430us laptop with Ubuntu 10.04 installed on it. I want to use the IR6 remote control that comes with the laptop on my Ubuntu. However, I've failed to do so after ...