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Questions about issues relating to drivers on elementary OS.

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Why can I not click in the elementary OS 5.1 Hera installer?

I decided to install elementary OS 5.1 Hera on the new HDD I just found laying around (so, I will keep Windows 10 on my SSD). I have downloaded the .iso-file from the official elementary.io website ...
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Using 144+60hz setup doesnt work correctly

Just downloaded elementary os, installed an nvidia driver 455. In X Server Settings I set up 144hz for my primary monitor and 60hz for my secondary one. Now all I can see is my pointer displays at ...
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Elementary OS Driver Issue

Hey guys having a problem getting a second screen working on Elementary. I’ve searched high and low, tried every sudo update drivers help that can be found but nothing works. I’m using a Dell Inspiron ...
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Bluetooth PCIe adapter not detected

I recently installed a TP-Link Archer T5E wireless PCI-E card running on elementary OS 5.1.7. The wireless networking works just fine, but the Bluetooth capabilities of the card do not work. No ...
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Wi-Fi networks available but cannot connect to on 2008 MacBook Air

I have an ancient 2008 MacBook Air laptop. I installed Elementary OS on it. Everything works fine, except Wi-Fi. It doesn't work out of the box. I attempted the advice here, namely: sudo apt remove ...
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(Solved) i have problem with Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN Drivers on Elementary OS (Wifi is disabled all the tiem no drivers working)

git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtw88.git cd rtw88 make sudo make install its worked finally
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Laptop Internal Microphone and Speaker not detected

I've just install Elementary OS recently and I encountered this problem No input/output device. Can someone help me with this. And my device is HP Envy 13.
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Can't find snd.aloop

anand@anand2:/lib/modules/5.4.0-48-generic/kernel/sound/drivers$ ls pcsp -> I can't find any package for snd.aloop inside this directory, anand@anand2:~$ uname -r 5.4.0-48-generic -> Please ...
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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Dell Vostro 5590 wifi not stable

I have a Dell Vostro 5590 with Intel 9560 NGW network chipset. I had a problem where my WiFi card wasn't being recognized by Elementary OS Hera (5.1), used this question in order to get it recognized (...
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Can't seem to connect with Wifi

I have installed Elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera, yesterday. I see all the wifi hosts but can't seems to connect with them. Passwords are alright. Ethernet connection seems to work fine.. need help.
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No drivers found for installation

I'm kinda new to linux, I've used ubuntu before so I'm trying ElementaryOS and I like it so far. I went to update my drivers after installing using: sudo ubuntu-drivers autoinstall Unfortunately I ...
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Newbie to Elementary - wifi is disabled - other suggestions on here just don't work

Tried the suggestions ons on here but they won't work. Says there is firmware missing. I've got a Honor Magicbook 14 if that helps. When i type lspci i get: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices,...
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Booted up to no keyboard, touchpad, wifi, Bluetooth, and bad display

I am on elementary os 5.1 on MB Pro mid 2012. I believe that is 11,1. Everything worked great last night but turn on from normal shutdown and now missing keyboard, touchpad, wifi and Bluetooth and ...
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I need a driver but i dont know where to get the one i need

Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8350 CPU @ 1.44GHz Memory: 2GB of DDR3 Graphics: CPU Integrated Tablet Model Number: RCA W101SA23T1 I need the driver for the Intel SST Audio Device (WDM) and the Realtek ...
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'No access ports available' on old Mac Mini (2009)

I should start by saying I am pretty new to Linux and this is my first use of Elementary OS, so apologies in advance for sounding like a noob. (loving what I've used so far though) I followed ...
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Problems with Realtek 8822CE WLAN Card

I'm trying solve drivers issues with WiFi card in object. I tried various unsuccessfull threads. Anyone solved this problem before?
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Problem when triggering the Keyboard brightness with (Fn + F9) and (Fn + F10)

I'm 05 days trying to decrease and increase the brightness of my keyboard through the Fn + F9 -> Decrease and Fn + F10 -> Increase keys and I can't. I've tried everything but it doesn't work. As I ...
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I can't switch hdmi-stereo to analog-stereo

I can't find the option to change audio device. Only see my goal is to use the audio jack on my motherboard I run pacmd list-cards result: 1 card(s) available. index: 0 name: <...
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Updating to Latest Intel Graphics Drivers ElementaryOS 5.1.3

I am running eOS 5.1.3 Hera and have an Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) card in my machine. I am looking to make sure that I am updated to the latest drivers before messing with any Wine applications. ...
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No wireless toggle. All drivers are installed, but there is no wifi

I am noob about ubuntu. Yesterday I installed the latest version of elementary os. my laptop is dell inspiron 5591-2n1. Wifi is intel wireless ac 9560. There is no wifi option. I can't turn it on/off. ...
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my keyboard and trackpad just stop working a few minutes after install

i just finished installing Elementary OS ( the last version) and it worked well for a de minutes, then the keyboard and the trackpad just stopped working. I feel like it's a driver related problem ...
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Can't install AMD drivers on ElementaryOS Hera - Unsupported DEB-based OS

I am trying to install AMD drivers for my RX 480 8GB GPU and I'm following this article from AMD to install it. When I get to the point of running this command ./amdgpu-pro-install -y It throws an ...
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Information: Logitech MX Master 3 working

this is an Information Request. If this should be somewhere else, please let me know. I jsut realised that my MX Master 3 was working out of the box with eOS over the provided dongle. Something that ...
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Fingerprint reader driver thinkpad T480s

Is there any driver for Thinkpad T480s fingerprint reader? I have already tried Figerprint GUI and fprint-demo but without succes.
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Install nvidia-legacy 304.137 driver on Elementary OS Hera

Is it possible to install Latest Legacy GPU version (304.xx series): 304.137 nvidia driver on elementary 5.1? On Freya it was possible but no such luck here on Hera. I have the old GPU: NVIDIA ...
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Can i install Broadcom wifi driver offline?

I am newbue at Elementary but also have some experience in Ubuntu. I recently installed elementary, but wifi did not configure automatically. I have no way to connect my computer to the Internet via ...
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Software not using/finding OpenGL 3.3 drivers

ANY software I install on the system cannot access my OpenGL drivers for whatever reason. Most software uses OpenGL 3.3 and I have exactly that -- OpenGL 3.3, and I checked too! Running glxinfo | grep ...
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Isight webcam recognition problems on A1181 mecbook not installed drive

I don't know if this is the right place to open this discussion, but I have a problem that I can't solve. I installed Elementary OS on a MecBooK A1181, in dual boot with OSX Lion. I had no problems ...
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Old Alienware M15x Touchpad Multitouch (two finger scroll) not working

Installed the latest build of eOS today on my old Alienware M15x and I can't for the life of me get the multitouch/two finger scroll to work with my touchpad. On windows, the multitouch gestures ...
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Speakers are not working since update, headphones work, possibly a driver issue?

Speakers are no longer working following an update, works fine with headphones. In the sound settings the speakers don't appear, could this be some sort of driver issue? I am fairly new to linux so I ...
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Inconsistent booting on battery (Ryzen 3500U)

I recently started using elementary OS on my laptop (Ideapad s340 w/ Ryzen 3500U) as I need to use linux for better docker/maven integration. I have spent many hours customizing it and I'm completely ...
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Stuck at boot: R8169 can't disable ASPM [Solved]

Since kernel 4.15.0.55 update, I'm getting stuck at boot. No kenel after .55 can't boot. At recovery mode system halts at this message: r8169 can't disable ASPM OS doesn't have ASPM control I've ...
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How do I install AMD drivers?

I installed a fresh copy of elementary os 5.1.2 Hera and my gpu fan is cranked up to about 50% all the time it sounds like. I have a feeling it has to do with it missing a driver. So how can I install ...
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How to install drivers for speakers

I have installed elementaryOS on my Huawei Matebook D. This laptop has a Dolby Atmos Audio-Soundsystem with 4 speakers. With the Linux installation, the speakers are much quieter and sound much worse....
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Installing AMD Radeon drivers with latest distro

I'm new to elementary OS. My SSD recently died so I figured I would finally make the switch to Linux. I have a Radeon RX Vega 56 in an eGPU that I use with my Lenovo X1 Carbon. Is it possible to get ...
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MacBook Air WiFi antenna not detected on Elementary OS 5.1

When trying Elementary OS 5.1 on a 2013 MacBook Air 13 (6,2) from a USB stick, everything seems to work, except for WiFi. The WiFi hardware does not show up at all. There is a very similar question ...
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backport-iwlwifi-dkms broke my wifi

I rebooted and found that not only did I not have a wifi connection, but the System Settings Network panel had lost its Hotspot and WiFi tabs (only VPN & Proxy)! When I checked the AppCenter ...
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Can't detect or use Scanner Epson perfection v3790 in Elementary OS

I have a Epson perfection v370, it isn't detected by xsane but in the terminal it does appear. Searching around I got to open xsane as root and then I got it working but it leaves it as a file that I ...
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Wireless driver installation

I just got a new computer (HP Envy) and installed elementary OS. As you may know, a lot of HP laptops come with Intel wireless drivers and they do not work on Linux right after the installation. And ...
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Display issues running elementary on an iMac: black screen on boot and does not wake from suspend

I'm returning to eOs after using Freya for a while and have successfully installed ElementaryOs 5.1 on an iMac (2009 or so, believe it was 11,2) and really like the updates y'all have made! I'm ...
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Is there an Apple Touchbar support? [MacBook Pro 16 - 2019]

I am wondering if I can use Elementary OS on my new MacBook 16' (2019). Since I have heard there are numerous problems; supporting the Macs Keyboard and it's Touchbar. Are there any options already ...
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Wi-Fi NIC is failing after about an hour - Surface Pro 3 | running 5.1 Hera

I have a driver issue or something that is causing my Wi-Fi to intermittently fail. This is a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet. Here's the Wi-Fi NIC config: crimKid@ElmnlryOS-SP3:/etc/pm/sleep.d$ sudo ...
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I can't enable the WIFI in any way

The wifi logo doesn't show up in the top right corner and I don't have the option to connect wirelessly to any routers. I tried every command I could find to solve this problem but none of them have ...
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What’s the reason for the missing WiFi drivers on install media?

I’m currently trying to use the latest installation media, released yesterday for elementary (version 5.1). Currently it’s showing no signs of support (drivers) for WiFi network adapters. Are they ...
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How do I go about improving my game performance on eOS?

So I just switched over from Windows 10 to eOS and I'm absolutely loving it so far, but one thing that's bothering me is the game performance. I play tons of Rocket League and it ran perfectly on ...
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Wifi not available on Juno using rtl8812au driver and usb wifi stick

The networking icon only has options for wired, and is missing a wireless option. The rtl8812au-dkms driver is identified by the AppCentre. I've tried multiple troubleshooting tips from other similar ...
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hotspot problem

my laptops hotspot is on,but doesn't show laptops name in my mobile wifi settings.Any one knows??what the problem is?.
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Flash doesnt work, even in Google Chrome - SOLVED

I use elementary OS 5.0 Juno with 5.2.16-050216-generic kernel but Flash Player doesn't work on all browsers (Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Chromium). I did all of the following: sudo apt install ...
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Where do I find drivers for elementary OS?

If I install elementary OS, where should I get wifi sound and other drivers for my laptop to make these work? I want to delete Windows 10 completely.