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Questions about issues relating to drivers on elementary OS.

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On what ubuntu/linux version is elementary based on

Let me start by saying that I'm an absolute noob here. Barely 24 hours on a linux based system. So please don't mind if my framing of the question seems uninformed or noobish. Here is the main issue- ...
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elementary os is freezing

I change my pc's videocard after some days it's start freezing/ and i restarting every time. I'm downloading nvidia drivers from app center/ have a 2 download I'm downloading both but when I restart ...
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Installer NVMe Support (Dell XPS 15 9560)

In attempting to install Elementary OS on my XPS 15 9560 (i7, 32GB ram, 1TB ssd), I've run into the issue with the installer not recognizing my main (and only) SSD drive. On the 9560 it happens to be ...
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No sound on PC, Hardware or Elementary?

Let's make it quick. I have bought myself an old Dell Optiplex 780 with the following specs: -Core 2 duo E7300 -4Gb Ram ddr2 To make it slightly "spicier"(playing on the league we're playing), I ...
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How do I download/install driver for HP Officejet 4655 [duplicate]

I have tried unsuccessfully to download a print driver for my HP OfficeJet 4655. "I've tried using sudo apt-get hplip" in the terminal, and I've been to hp website and haven't had any luck. Any ...
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changing drivers from mesa to AMD

Do I need to remove mesa drivers before installing AMD drivers ?? tried looking up but all that comes up is how to remove drivers.
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Installing proper video drivers

I installed Elementary OS Loki today and it doesnt feel smooth at all. It is very laggy. I know for a fact, that once I updated my drives on Ubuntu, which had the same problem, it was really smooth. ...
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Wireless not connecting Lenovo v510 - How to download drivers?

I entered the following code with the respective outputs rfkill list all 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft ...
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Macbook trackpad driver

I'm running elementary OS on a 2011 Macbook pro. I'm quite pleased with the overall experience but the trackpad feel is quite a disappointment (too sensitive, not precise, issues with selection/drag&...
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I have an issue installing Loki on a MacBook pro from 2008

I Just donwload the elementary iso (the latest), flashed on a Usb with rufus, and try to install on my MacBook pro from 2008. It has a intel 2.4ghz Core 2 duo, GeForce 8600 gt and 4 gb ram. Aparently ...
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How do I install AMD drivers for rx480 card?

I have had a really difficult transition from Windows to Linux for the last month or so I've been toying around with different distros, and with all of them have yet to been able to install the AMD ...
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Stuck with nvidia boot screen instead of login

I'm new to Linux and today my computer froze while watching youtube. I had to reset using the power button and after the elementary logo when you expect to get the login screen I got stuck with the ...
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Attempting to install Realtek Card Reader Drivers

I'm completely new to elementary OS and Linux in general, I've managed to overcome a few issues so far but this one has me stumped, despite googling all manner of solutions. I believe (from the ...
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Ralink RT3070 driver problem

I'm trying to get my Alfa Networks WIFI dongle (based on RT3070) to work, but it seems that the necessary package (firmware-ralink) is not availabe in elementary os. It is in the non-free debian repo. ...
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Video tearing and stutter - Help with drivers?

So I installed Elementary and updated everything. My problem is videos on YouTube have tearing and also videos at 60fps are not fluid all the time, they would have kind of "mini-stutters" quite often. ...
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Wifi not working Elementary OS Loki 0.4

I install Loki 0.4 on a MacBook White Dual core 2,4 Ghz. The wifi is there but try to connect and time run out (server not found). I think it may be wifi drivers. Please help.
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How can I use my Wi-Fi (Broadcom BCM43142)?

I have tried several things but it doesn't work.
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No ethernet connection

I recently upgraded to the Loki release with a fresh install on my Thinkpad S540 without much initial problems. Today I had to use a wired connection for the first time and to much surprise the ...
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WiFi networks not showing in elementary OS loki

i just installed elementary os and dual booted it with my windows 10 OS. but after everything my wifi does not see networks whereas these networks show full bars in my windows os. it only shows a ...
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System Sound (Master Volume) is not working anymore

Since the last system update, my System Sound (Master Volume) is not working anymore. My sound is working on any Player, if I use HTML5 on YouTube, Flash on Facebook or mp3 in the elementary Music App ...
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My Notebook VGA output port sends Logon Background Image, but not what is showing on scrn

My Acer 1810T Notebook will display the logon background image all the time and not the image that is currently showing on the screen when screen is viewed thru the Acer's VGA output port. Trying to ...
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Installing Canon MG2555 this happend:

I'm not a big linux wizzard. To me it looks like the installation script wants me to perform the command by hand because it cannot find the canonmg2500.ppd file. Which makes total sense as it is not ...
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Remove Nvidia Drivers

I would like to remove COMPLETLY the nvidia drivers, and only use the intel GPU. How can i do that? I tried sudo apt remove nvidia-* and installed xserver-xorg-video-intel. But it all came to the same ...
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Should I install the proprietary CPU drivers?

Should I enable the proprietary CPU drivers displayed under 'Software & updates - Additional drivers'?
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How do I get Dell Firmware Updates on Elementary OS

I can't find docs, other than Dell pages saying it's automatic on Ubuntu. There is a .exe installer available from their downloads page, but there are no instructions for setting up on other distros. ...
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This is the nvidia driver installation question on elementary OS Loki - solved

I use gigabyte P34G v2. The graphics card is nvidia GTX860m. The OS I use is elementary OS Loki. $ sudo ubuntu-drivers list ---> check $ sudo apt install intel-microcode $ sudo apt install ...
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How long does it take to update driver in elementary OS?

I tried to get drivers for nvidia graphics card following this post. But the terminal seems to get stuck at "Building generic module", It takes a long time... Is it normal? If yes, how long does it ...
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Need advice about custom drivers for Realtek RTL8188ee

My NIC is a Realtek RTL8188ee. I'd noticed my browsing speeds on Ubuntu (well, elementary) were slower than on Windows. I did some searching and found this page on GitHub which claims this is ...
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How do I fix my GUI and package manager, after having removed nvidia-prime?

After updating the graphics driver, I could not get into graphical mode. So I removed the nvidia and xserver packages, and now, when I run apt-get -f install, I get these error messages: It is the ...
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Do i need to install again drivers in dual-booting this OS?

Good day everyone, i'm planning to dual boot this OS to my windows 10 laptop and i'd like to know if i'm still going to install drivers like the wifi drivers etc. and if it still needed how could i ...
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How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki?

Im new to elementary os andi want to know how to best install nvidia graphics driver for the above model (i used 364.51 for windows 10 ) on loki
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elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit) (Ubuntu 14.04) black screen after Update

Hello I have a problem with ubuntu installed on my laptop. The laptop is ASUS K501U with NVIDIA Corporation GM107M [GeForce GTX 950M] (rev a2). My System is elementary OS 0.3.2 Freya (64-bit). The ...
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BlackScreen after install Nvidia Drivers

I installed this with additional drivers for a nvidia gt520m but when I restart, black screen appear, this is a fresh elementary os loki; yesterday I installed manually the driver via terminal, but ...
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Is elementary OS performance suitable for Games and Steam? [closed]

I googled it and did my search well but I still wanted to ask people to hear some thoughts and opinions. I got an MSI laptop now and like most, I use Windows for a long time. But I'm bored a lot of ...
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WiFi on MacBook Pro (12,1 - Early 2015)

After following instructions in a number of other threads, I am still unable to get the built-in WiFi on my 13" MacBook Pro (12,1) to show up or work under the latest version of elementaryOS. ...
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Loki OpenGL issue with VMWare Workstation 12.5

I'm struggling to get VMWare Workstation 12.5 to enable 3D support for guest Windows VMs. Currently I see an error telling me I need to update my drivers. Google has suggested using a drivers utility ...
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SOLVED Problem Broadcom 43142 wifi

I'm on Elementary OS 0.4 and i've a problem with the wifi connection, i tryied to fix it with all i've found on the web, but it still doesn't work. With " lshw -C network " i got that: *-network ...
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AMD R9 390 not running games with AMDGPU

Installed elementary OS Loki because it comes with linux kernel V4 that support new hardware but after installation I found out that Ubuntu 16.04 won't support my AMD R9 390 because new Xorg V 1.18 ...
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How can I stop drivers for Nvidia GeForce GT 330M causing issues in Loki?

After installation of Nvidia proprietary drivers window control buttons doesn't work (elementary OS apps window buttons work but rest [firefox, playonlinux] doesn't). In addition switching windows ...
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Loki, additional hardware

How do I access the additional hardware/drivers menu in Loki? Am I missing something or was this GUI option removed?
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Android Studio AVD error in elementary OS 0.4

this is my system info picture: when I open Android Studio, want to start Android virtual Device to run my android codes ,errors happen as below: /home/bjming/Android/Sdk/tools/emulator -netdelay ...
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Missing Cursor after standby [duplicate]

I am having an issue where since doing some recent updates, not sure which, when I come back after a while and my laptop comes back from standby I can no longer see my cursor. It is still there and I ...
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How to remove Chromebook utility recovery

Hi I just installed elementary OS the stable version today I found 2 application that I can't remove Chromebook utility recovery and hangout ... How can removed from my system .. also the touch pad ...
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Dell XPS Wi-Fi drivers

I've been searching around on here and haven't located an answer. The OS install went well, but I have no wireless connections available. My machine is a Dell XPS 12 9250. It is running an Intel chip ...
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How to get WiFi drivers to work?

I have ID 0846:9020 NetGear, Inc. WNA3100(v1) Wireless-N 300 [Broadcom BCM43231] I bought few years ago. I have to move my computer to apart of the house where Ethernet will not reach.
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Ralink RT3290 Wi-Fi drivers missing after install

I just installed the latest elementary OS and am missing Wi-Fi drivers. My chip is a Ralink RT3290. I've tried practically every guide which apparently 'solves' this issue, but none have worked thus ...
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VirtualBox on elementaryos

after today's update of elementaryos I am unable to run virtualbox machines. The error says The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission problem ...
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ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad not working after update

My ETPS/2 Elantech Touchpad stopped working after an update. Before a few days it worked fine, but now I can't do anything only the buttons are working. It seems to be the same problem as described ...
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Jumpy scrolling on ALPS touchpad

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad T440 that came with the infamous clackpad. Since that was much of an annoyance, I replaced it with a T540 touchpad - Alps DualPoint TouchPad. Here's the output from xinput ⎡ ...
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Wifi connectivity issue during the installation of Freya

I wanted prove this linux distro (I heard good things about it), but I'm having this problem with the wifi connection: it simply doesn't work, both during installation and after i have installed the ...