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Questions tagged [peripherals]

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

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Editing Device Tree

I'm a noob when it comes to changing kernels and device trees. I have no idea on how to start. So far I've downloaded device-tree-compiler. I want to change a USB dr_mode to "peripheral". I want to ...
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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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Enable fn keys by default on peripherals?

I have an HP x360 n127br notebook with ubuntu 16.04 On my workstation, I use it with alogitech MK345 kit I am used to using the media keys instead of f1~12, and on my notebook, this behavior is set ...
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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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Can I customize both laptop and external keyboard?

I use a dock at work with an external keyboard. I'd like ALT + WIN Swapped on this keyboard, but not on the laptop keyboard. Is this possible in Plasma / Kubuntu 18.04?
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Ubuntu 18.04: left clicks not registering the first time (using Microsoft wireless mouse)

I'm using a Microsoft wireless mouse (comes with its own BT USB Dongle) and I find I often need 2 left-click on a spot twice to get it recognized. I never had issues before when I was using Windows/...
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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. No devices ...
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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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Peripherals don't work (Ubuntu 18.04)

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 yesterday. When it finished the installation, I went on to pick a user. Both the keyboard and the mouse worked perfectly on that screen. After logging in and went into the ...
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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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USB hub renders peripherals inaccessible?

If I connect the external DVD drive to an USB port directly, the OS boots and is accessible as expected. But if I connect the DVD drive to a passive USB hub, then Grub still works. But after booting ...
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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 ...