Questions tagged [drivers]

Questions about issues relating to drivers on elementary OS.

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How to set wifi driver settings to prefer 5 GHz channel over 2.4 GHz

I pretty much just want to ask this exact question: askubuntu forum only for elementary (freya). I cant figure out how to do it with the normal network settings. As the solution in the askubuntu ...
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Xbox One Controller Compatibility

I'm a very new, basic Linux user and was trying to get my Xbox One controller to work with my pc and Elementary OS setup. I want to specifically use it for game emulation (RetroArch). I can't seem to ...
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Can't get ath10k (Killer Wifi 1535) to work on Freya [closed]

i've installed Freya and everything is working nicely out of the box, except the WiFi. My laptop has a Killer 1535, so i followed their instructions (http://www.killernetworking.com/support/...
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AMD Radeon R5 M335 GPU not detected correctly?

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 15 (5559) laptop with an Intel Skylake i7-6500U CPU and an AMD Radeon R5 M335 graphics card. I'm not sure though if freya has correctly detected the AMD Radeon card. ...
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Crackling/Popping sound when shutdown (Lenovo Y410P)

I just recently updated from using Luna to Freya (I basically ereased my drive and went with a fresh install from 0), and I have been getting this popping sound when I shut down my laptop (Lenovo ...
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How to downgrade to a older kernel

I inadvertently updated my Linux kernel to version 4.2.0-30 from 3.19.0-33 and it has broken my WiFi and USB drivers, is there a way for me to downgrade my kernel using some sort of cached version?
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After fglx update can't use gui

Hello so I have a AMD APU with a Radeon in it. I installed the proprietary drivers via software sources, but I had some problems with them, so I switched back to the stock ones. A few days after that ...
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How to install Canon IP2770 printer on elementary OS?

I have to install my printer for my school works. Thanks.
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Graphic card driver not available / supported (matrox)

I installed Freya (64bit) on a PC I got for free, it's a Dell Optiplex 980 with an i7 @ 2.9Ghz, 4Gb RAM and 320Gb hdd and "sadly" a PCIe Matrox m91xx graphic card (specifically m9120 LP Plus). For a "...
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I can't get network-manager to connect to a network

Like I said, I don't know how to get the stock network manager to connect to a network. I am on a late 2010 MacBook Air, so I don't have an ethernet port. I need wifi to connect to the internet. ...
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Problem with Mediatek MT7630E and kernel 4.4

I recently bought an Asus X554LA laptop, on which Freya works flawlessly. Unfortunately the internal wifi board (Mediatek MT7630E) is not supported on Linux, there are some unofficial drivers but I ...
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Wireless issues Freya vs (Ubuntu & Windows) [closed]

I have a 5Ghz wifi network with an SSID of 'spark1_5', but my desktop with ElementaryOS Freya (Kernel 3.19) does not see it. spark1_5 is on channel 132 of the 5Ghz spectrum. Upon running iwlist wlan0 ...
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Does freya support Intel Skylake CPUs?

I just would like to know if freya 0.3.2 supports the new Intel Skylake chipsets (I'm looking into buying a new laptop that has an i7-6500U CPU). I've read that the new Linux kernel 4.3 will support ...
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SD Card Reader not recognized

I am using elementary OS on Dell latitude 3440, it has an inbuilt SD card reader. Elementary OS does not recognize an SD Card. However the same was working under Windows.
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Booting to a black screen

I just installed elementary os. Works perfect. Installed some updates and programs, hit restart and every thing works. Installed the videocard drivers (AMD hd 7850), moved all my music and photos to ...
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How to install printer drivers for Samsung Printer SL-M2830DW? [closed]

I do not understand as to how to do this and the website for Ubuntu with this information is not helping me. Could anyone please help me learn how to install this driver? I have already downloaded the ...
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Unknown display, low resolution, black screen, nvidia drivers problems

I'm having troubles with my display and graphics drivers. Can't get my resolution higher than " 1024 * 768 " while my native resolution should be 1980 * 1080. Also it says that it can't recognize my ...
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Dell Precision M3800 drivers

Dell provides a driver manager for installing its drivers on the Dell M3800 running Ubuntu. It's called the Dell Driver Installer and is available through the Ubuntu software centre. Since Freya is ...
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WiFi Driver Freezes

I installed this WiFi driver, as I have Mediatek MT7630E. It connects and works pretty well, but whenever it disconnects my computer freezes. So I tried blacklisting some drivers: sudo nano /etc/...
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Minor support for Surface Pro 3

I've gotten the install to boot, but now that the desktop is up, I can only interface through the touchscreen. Drivers have not yet been installed for the WiFi card, mouse, or keyboard. Does anyone ...
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Does Elementary OS supports 4k displays?

Just try to install OS using laptop with 4k display. It will be not possible to install the system, because installer interface gets broken. Tested on Dell Inspiron 7548.
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Wireless card stopped working after kernel upgrade

So I upgraded to kernel 3.19.0, which went fine except that the wireless card stopped working. I would have searched for the driver for the wireless card, except that I'm on a laptop with no ethernet ...
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How can I roll back my touchpad drivers to a previous version?

I have a Lenovo z570 where I installed elementary OS. I installed Synaptic driver from X.org and the dependencies. After a reboot, I completely lost the ability to use my trackpad. Sometimes the ...
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How do I install the latest Intel Linux Graphics?

I'm experiencing performance issues with my Intel graphics card like stuttering animations, artifacts, etc. I've attempted to resolve the issue by running the Intel Graphics Installer from 01.org, ...