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/lib/modules/2.6.38-8-generic/build: No such file or directory

I have ubuntu 11.10 installed on my system, upgraded from 11.04. I need to install the elok touch screen driver. as this driver only supports kernel 2.6 and not 3, I switched to kernel 2.6 in boot ...
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First nautilus instance not showing / mounting (removable) devices in places pane

Since a number of weeks I am having a strange issue with nautilus. Before when I inserted a CD, I would be prompted for an action, if I inserted a USB stick it would be automatically mounted and shown ...
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Why is my DVD drive “/dev/dvd1” instead of “/dev/dvd”?

I rarely use DVD's, so I just noticed that VLC couldn't find the drive (as /dev/dvd ). Looking into /dev folder, /dev/dvd1 and /dev/dvdrw1 and /dev/cdrom1 exist. I never had a second dvd drive in ...
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Send raw data to USB parallel port after upgrading to 11.10

I have a laser cutter connected via a generic USB to parallel adapter. The laser cutter speaks HPGL, as it happens, but since this is a laser cutter and not a plotter, I usually want to generate the ...
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xvidcap: Error accessing sound input from /dev/dsp

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and I'm trying xvidcap to record a screencast with audio from the microphone, however it can't record any sound: $ xvidcap --file appo.avi --cap_geometry 700x500-0+0 Error ...
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How to stop disconnecting when using ALFA wireless USB device?

my Internet keep disconnecting every 3 minutes, Ubuntu connected to Internet using my ALFA Wireless adapter AWUS036H without any drivers, but still i get disconnects.. should i install driver for my ...