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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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HWE update for 12.04, now programs don't run--fixes?

I recently updated the kernel on 12.04 to a version that is going to be supported until 2017. Problem is, FlightGear and Celestia don't run now, but I believe it's vitally important to run a ...
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Unable to boot after update

After a update, Ubuntu won't boot anymore and gives: error: could not read file. If I'm fast enough to press a button to continue, I get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 2.6.x

I currently have the most up-to-date kernel (Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:46:11 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) of Ubuntu 12.04 on my x86_64 computer, but ...
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How does LTS combine with HWE out of support

This is a rather general question, but I'd really like to know where I got it wrong. Less than a year ago on one of my laptops, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 precise (Kernel 3.8.x) Now I am told that HWE ...
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Important installations failed

I have a new computer with ubuntu 12.04 LTS ready installed. I get a message telling me to install an important security update 'Linux kernel image for version 3.5.0 on 64bit x86 SMP, but install ...
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ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.13.0.30

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 with ATI graphics card. Everything was working without any problems until kernel 3.8. During the regular updates Ubuntu suggested to update to kernel 3.13.0.30. After that ...
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sub par wifi with 12.04 kernel 3.2.0-29 an proprietary RT3290

I have a HP Pavillion 500-203A with RT3290 chipset and simply inserted by own Ubuntu 12.04 disk. I successfully compiled the proprietary drivers according to this guide: ...
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Repeated “Oops 0000 [#1] SMP” Crashes [on hold]

My installation of Ubuntu 12.04 is repeatedly crashing to black screens. It crashes during a variety of activities (watching Youtube videos in Chrome, rendering video, watching other video, playing ...
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Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) out of support

From yesterday my update manager gives me this message: Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07/08/2014. After this date security updates for critical parts ...
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Hangs On or After fsck from util-linux 2.20.1

I have a box running at DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 12.04 It's rare that my system will boot or takes forever - normally it just hangs / chokes. A reboot from a remote shell used to be pretty quick and ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Vfs unable to mount root Ubuntu 12.04LTS [on hold]

I know this question has been asked a lot of times in this forum but i didn't find any particularly suited to my situation yet (if there are feel free to redirect me to them). I am using Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Ubuntu: Trouble with modprobe: 'Invalid Module Format', yet works after insmod

I am having a problem with Ubuntu not properly recognising a custom made kernel module. The kernel module is a spoof of raw1394 so that programs that look for the presence of a raw1394 module in ...
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12.04: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attemped to kill the idle task!

My parents got this error on their machine, so I'm not sure what triggered it. My dad says it just happens randomly. It apparently happens every couple of days, but this is the first time I've been ...
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Mysql failed to start

i tried to restore a db backup to a newly created database, suddenly its starts showing error. Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock so i checked ...
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Black screen on boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Kernel 3.15

I've installed Kernel 3.15.1-031501 and today 3.15.2-031502 because with 3.13 my HP 6730s has wrong fan control. But with both 3.15.1 and 3.15.2, after grub selection, something like 50% of boots ...
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Installing linux-headers-2.6.32-042stab085.20

I am trying to install virtualbox-4.3 on a VPS hosting which has Ubuntu 12.04 and kernel version : uname -r ==> 2.6.32-042stab085.20 When I try to install it, I get the following error: ...
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I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Diagnose complete system hang 12.04 dell xps 13

I occasionally have a complete system hang on my Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop (the one that comes with Ubuntu pre-installed). There's complete system unresponsiveness, CPU seems to go to 100% ...
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System Freezes-Hangs for up to 10 minutes or longer

Starting with Ubuntu 12.04, and now with Ubuntu 14, I have issues with machine freezing in the middle of use. Originally noticed it using Mozilla FF and then noticed it began happing with other ...
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How can I tell which backport'ed drivers are currently installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have had major problems with my wifi but currently my 12.04 kernel with some backport drivers that I had installed works. Now I may need to update the kernel (minor version change) and I don't want ...
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Kernel update (64) will not boot. How can I automatically boot with earlier version? U12.04LTS

Ubuntu 12.04LTS After an automatic kernel update through update-manager I cannot boot up without intervention any more. Latest version which GRUB boots automatically is 3.2.0-64-generic-pae which ...
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netfilter's function nfq_get_outdev_name()

I'm trying to figure out what the interface of a packet is using Netfilter linux library on Ubuntu 12.04. One of my interfaces is a LAN (eth0), and the other one is connected to a router (that I've ...
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Shutdown does not power off computer on Ubuntu 12.04

I recently got an update message mentioning there were 13 updates ready to be downloaded / installed, all pertaining to a newer version of the kernel. I couldn't get the updates to be installed, as I ...
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Desktop broken after standard Ubuntu updates

A popup showed up on my desktop for the standard updates for Ubuntu, and I selected the option to install these and then let it reboot. Now my desktop manager does not start, and I can only use the ...
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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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Ubuntu Precise 12.04 Kernel Headers

Recently, on my installation of Ubuntu Precise 12.04.3 on my Beaglebone Black, while tying to install some Wifi drivers, it says it requires kernel headers. The kernel version is 3.8.13-bone30 (from ...
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Desktop screen is running slow for ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my system. But screen of the system is running very slow. I checked the cpu utilization but it is normal less than 15%. Here is specifications vga kernel driver ...
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unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference

I am trying to connect to a CCD camera that communicates through a PCI card. When the PCI card is sitting directly in the PC there is no problems, but when the PCI card is connected to the PC ...
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Getting “read failed after 0 of 4096 at xxxxxx: Input/output error” error for LVM

I have system with Ubuntu 12.04. On this system used LVM for managing disk drives and similar mass-storage devices. When I used lvscan command for scanning all the logical volumes then it displayed ...
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Xen DomU not booting with required custom kernel

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit) and installed Xen4.1 and Xen tools 4.4. I tried creating DomU with the following xen-tools command. >> xen-create-image --force --boot --hostname=DomU1 ...
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AppArmor and Feature Buffer Full [on hold]

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 12.10 LTS, upon boot my laptop appears to hang with a black screen and a cursor (not blinking). When disabling the boot arguments "splash" and "quiet" for ...
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Error when updating my new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop

I have just bought a dell inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS pre-installed. However, update manager cannot successfully finish the initial update. Here's part of the log at ...
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ftrace on ubuntu 12.04

I wish to work with ftrace on ubuntu and able to use trace-cmd (http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/en/man1/trace-cmd-start.1.html). But as per this http://lwn.net/Articles/365835/, I want to ...
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How is entropy gathered for /dev/random in Precise

With a standard install of Ubuntu 12.04 how is the entropy for /dev/random gathered. Is the install smart enough set up any hardware generation available, will it use user based sources like keyboard ...
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Ubuntu has two kernels in /boot

my server running Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS has two kernel images in /boot at the moment 3.11.0-19 and 3.2.0-60 And every time i do a dist-upgrade the both get updated. Is this necessary or how can i remove ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 unexpectedly switching into text console

Please see the screen shot. I have reinstalled the OS several times. But it's happening again and again. What could be the actual reason for this to happen?
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Kernel panic try to install ubuntu 12.04

Trying to put Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Pavili0n with window xp. It has 1 gig of ram intel pentium 4. I get kernel error. the only way i get to boot for cd is to tap F10. get to the install screen. it ...
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Ubuntu 12.04, loading i801 I2C driver

I have a device connected to the following bus (I will discuss it once I explain what I'm trying to achieve), and I'm trying to debug the driver itself (generally it was working for earlier ...
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LinuxTV PCTV DVB-S2 461e not recognised

I have a problem with PCTV DVB-S2 Stick (461e). I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and have installed linuxtv using: git clone git://linuxtv.org/media_build.git cd media_build ./build ...
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cannot Install VMware 4.0.6

I'm using the Ubuntu 3.11.0-19-generic kernel . I'm trying to install vmware player 4.0.6 while installing i'm getting this error message "Unable to start services. See log file ...
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Installing non-pae ubuntu from USB-stick without network

there! I have to install ubuntu on my old laptop(IBM thinkpad T42). When I was trying to install normal desktop version, it said that you must have non-pae kernel version. After that I downloaded ...
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ureadahead main process terminated with status 5

Having struggled for the last few days with a kernel panic, this is the new error I am getting on boot. A restart doesn't help. I have access to the server in rescue mode where I can mount the ...
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Unable to build kernel module in VMware 7 [on hold]

Unable to build kernel module. See log file /tmp/vmware-root/setup-7178.log for details. Apr 05 11:36:38.648: app-3076208320| Log for VMware Workstation pid=5555 version=7.0.0 build=build-203739 ...
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Loading a proprietary disk driver into Ubuntu Server Initramfs

I have a Revodrive 3 X2, and I am installing Ubuntu on it. I followed the guide by Alex Burgess for a complete fresh copy. I also topped this guide (which works perfectly when using the exact ubuntu ...
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Unable to login to my account using terminal

I was trying to add some lines to the end of .bashrc file by following instructions to install rvm on Ubuntu 12.04 , now when i am putting in password after doing a sudo su the terminal freezes . ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.11.0-15 generic (x86_64) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have multiple GPUs (R9 280X, MSI Gaming 3g). I've followed the guides on how to install the GPU drivers correctly. Unfortunately, no matter what, during the ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64)

After updating some packages in my machine (using aptitude), I got the following error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64) Consult ...