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How to discover what file in the dev/ directory is related to the SD card reader of my laptop?

how can I discover what file inside dev/ directory is related to my SD card reader of my laptop? I thought that I could execute the following operations: 1) Remove the SD card from the reader 2) ...
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Why I can't acces to an SD card with the laptop SD card reader?

I have ab Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a Virtual Machine and I am finding some problems try to read an SD card inserted into the SD card reader of my laptop. The problem is that if I try to insert ...
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Where is the information stored in the USB core regarding the class driver and the HCDs, for it to check?

Obvious by the question, does the USB core have an array or something (maybe a linked list) where all the class drivers' information and HCD's information (a name or some kinda number) is stored so ...
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What happens after the core selects mass-storage

When a usb mass-storage device is attached to the host, enumeration of the device happens and the process where an address is given to the device, getting the descriptors occurs, then the core checks ...
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Find out device from network interface

I need to find out the device address of my inbuilt mobile broadband card, in order to change the PIN of my SIM card with gsmctl. It requires the device parameter: -d device, --device device ...
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Change the device order for graphics cards

Ubuntu 13.10. Mining rig. 7ea graphics cards (2 7900's and 5 7800's). Adapter 0 is a 7900, adapter 1-5 shows 7800, adapter 6 shows 7900. How can I make adapter 0 and 1 7900's while 2-6 are 7800's? ...
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Ubuntu doesn't see my tablet

I have ainol novo 10 quard tablet. When I connect it to Ubuntu by USB, it doesn't see it at all. Do I need to install ainol drivers? Or something else?
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154 views

What could cause Ubuntu to start loosing devices (12.10, T420)

I recently upgraded Ubuntu on a laptop where it had been running flawlessly for some time. It's a dualboot setup and all of the devices work fine under windows 7 however the wifi did not work ...
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How may I know if my devices have their drivers installed?

I have a Dell N4110 laptop, and I want to know if the drivers are installed and working well. For example, with my touchpad, in windows it has multi-touch gestures, so that I can scroll or zoom with ...
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232 views

Can I manually load drivers for a particular device? I have a “Next Engine” 3d model scanner.

I desperately would like to use my Next Engine 3D model scanner(http://www.nextengine.com/) in Ubuntu 12.04. The software installs nicely using wine, but the device drivers do not install. I am ...
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Ubuntu hardware recognition and driver loading - how does it happen? [closed]

After doing some reading about device drivers and .ko files and drivers built into the kernel at compile time I was wondering what happens at boot time. Does the boot up process identify hardware and ...
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1answer
2k views

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 ...
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Nvidia drivers don't like audio devices?

Fresh install of 11.10: Right after installing restricted drivers (nvidia) all audio devices disappear. Why could it be? EDIT: Also, after disabling these restricted drivers, the audio devices (sound ...
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1answer
113 views

How can I tell which driver my system is using?

How do I know which drivers my system is using (e.g. my ndiswrapper driver vs. the bundled driver)?
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1answer
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Can ndiswrapper be used for things other than wireless drivers?

I have never used Ndiswrapper for wireless drivers but i have used to get flash 32bit working on a 64bin system. My question is can it be used for other kinds of drivers for peripheral devices such as ...
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How to debug a pcmcia-scsi adaptor issue with a slide scanner? [closed]

I am looking for ways to debug (or understand why things don't work as I expect with) the initialisation of an SCSI-2 device (Microtek ArtixScan 4000t) using a PCMCIA adaptor (Adaptec SlimSCSI 1450B) ...