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Which of these hardware devices are not listed in the /dev directory?

(1) Mouse (2) Video adapter (3) Network adapter (4) Webcam (5) Hard drive (6) USB drive I feel like all of them is listed except for the network adapter , Is that correct ?
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Device file vanishes after a reboot

When I connected a USB modem to my machine, it complained that /dev/sr1 does not exist. So, after a bit of Googling, I used the following commands to create this device. ls -l /dev/sr* brw-rw----+ 1 ...
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Probing a USB device, likely a CAN bus

I have a USB device that is likely a CAN bus and I'm trying to interact with it. I'm wondering if anyone can offer any advice for probing and discovering what services are available. I suppose a good ...
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What is DM device?

A message could be seen when system shuts down, which is "Failure-finalizing DM device." What is DM device and how can I solve the problem? HELLOVENUS, Fantagio
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How to know current status of recording device?

I have a device that records the audio and video using ffmpeg. And I am using Ubuntu 12.04 for that device, but I want to find out if the device is currently recording or if it is in idle state from ...
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How to get list of all non-removable disk device names (SSD/HDD and SATA/IDE only)?

I need a list of all disk device names (not USB or CD ROM) in the following form DRIVES='sda sdb' so that I can loop through them in a bash script. Ideal solution would not have to install a special ...
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How to open device (formerly “device file”) for ioctl?

It's been a while since I've done any significant work down in the guts of *ix-like systems, so I was a bit surprised to find that devices like eth0 and wlan0 are no longer represented by nodes in or ...
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How to find full path for device file of usb camera connected?

i have connected my logitech quickcam E2500 and i want to know the path to the device file. what is the code to find it.
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How to find the directory of a USB port

I am trying to find the name of the second USB port in my computer in the director /dev/ since I am trying to find where my AVR micro-controller programmer location to execute this command: avrdude -p ...
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Tata Docomo Photon 3g not working on 12.04 LTS

I recently upgraded from Tata Photon+ to Tata Docomo Photon 3G, however Ubuntu is not recognizing the device itself. I tried manually adding the device in Mobile Broadband section, using different ...
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What navigation application can I use on Ubuntu phone devices, is it good as Google Map navigation?

What navigation application can I use on Ubuntu phone devices (the BQ Aquaris E4.5 & E5), while driving? Is it as good as the android default navigation system? Thank you
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Are Device Drivers integrated in the Kernel?

I know that the kernel uses device drivers to interact with hardware. But laptops for example come with all kind of hardware configurations. Yet, after installing Linux, somehow the kernel manages to ...
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Can Ubuntu Phone run on LG Optimus L4 E440?

I have a lg optimus l4 ii E44. with 3.8 inch screen 512mb of RAM and want to know if phone runs ubuntu. Thank
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How to send MIDI raw data to a MIDI device node?

Context and experiments I have a virtual MIDI device, as card #1, named VirMIDI. There are associated ALSA sequencer clients (not raw MIDI), as Virtual Raw MIDI 1-0 to Virtual Raw MIDI 1-3. There are ...
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How can I force USB devices to keep the same device file even after they crash and are reset?

I have 3 USB webcams and 3 Arduino's plugged into the same computer. On startup, they are labeled /dev/videoN (N goes from 0 to 2) and /dev/ttyACMN (N goes from 0 to 2). So far, so good. The problem ...
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USB device in lsusb and dmesg, not in fdisk or /dev

I try to connect my camera to my laptop via USB. dmesg seems happy: [70259.740098] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 7 using ehci-pci [70259.933939] usb 1-1: New USB device found, ...
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Find MAC address of a device connected to my computer

I have a "black-box device" (a credit card reader, to which some klutz lost the admin unlock card...) running an unknown, but primitive, operative system. I need to find it's MAC address. At my ...
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How to check what devices are conncted to serial port

When I am trying to program my Arduino and try to flash the code, I get outputs like avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 4 of 10: not in sync: ...
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How to find device file for USB-to-UART Bridge board on a Virtual Machine?

We have an Ubuntu guest OS on a VirtualBox VM over Windows 7 laptop. We connected a development kit containing a Silicon Labs CP2102 USB-to-UART Bridge chip. The board is connected via USB to the PC, ...
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I can't get GPS working with Google Maps on my Nexus 4

I have a Nexus 4 with Ubuntu 14.10 (r243) running on it. None of my installed apps can access GPS information. OSM Touch says "No GPS available", and Google Maps says "Your location could not be ...
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How can I make Ubuntu compatible with baudline?

When I run baudline, it displays the message "all input devices disabled" and the Input ▸ Devices screen doesn't list any devices. The baudline FAQ suggests: Here are two possible explanations for ...
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cutecom not comunicating

I need some help communicating with a serial port device. I have the serial port set to "auto" IRQ in the BIOS. The device (a Temperature controller) has the following Data protocol: Baud:9600 Tx ...
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How do I know the device path to an USB-stick?

I have a USB-stick (used as an installation medium). Now I need to install a driver from a restricted folder on that device). But how do I get the device path to my USB-stick (e.g. /dev/sda3 so I can ...
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How to find full path of device I've connected?

I have USB device, which is actually identified as serial device by Ubuntu 10.04. How can I find its full path? ls -la /dev/ shows a lot of devices. How to choose correct one?
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DVD writer isn't detected on 14.04

I was ready to put Opensuse.iso in my empty dvd when i went to files and check if it detected the device. it didnt. I went to Disks and it said it had no media. How can I make my DVD appear on the ...
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Remove persistent devices from file browser list

In my file browser, it lists all the drives and devices available for browsing. There is one that is from another OS installation, and I want to remove it from the list. Hiding devices using ...
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Printer Drivers for the Epson XP-200 for ubuntu 14.04

My printer is the Epson Expression XP-200, and I am unable to locate drivers for my printer. I have tried using "Add printer" to no avail. The Epson website does not list Linux drivers for this ...
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What'd be a good SEd trick to list the properties of all X input devices?

A list of X input devices is returned using the command xinput --list and the properties of an input device are listed using a command of the form xinput --list-props "device name". How could SEd be ...
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Disconnected device listed everywhere

I've inserted an old USB card, but whatever operation on it cause the system to block (no response at all to keyboard event or mouse clicks, but the mouse pointer still moved). So, I decided to ...
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Why are there so many devices in /dev?

I read that your devices are listed in /dev. I do not have nearly as many devices attached to my system as there are listed in that directory. Why are there so many devices there? And how do I get ...
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Different applications, different sound output devices

I would find it really useful if I could make it so that music I am playing on YouTube in Chrome comes out of speakers, and the sound from other applications comes out of my earphones, so I am ...
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USB device not detected

I have an audio recorder plugged to the laptop via USB. However, it is not correctly mounted by Ubuntu. I haven't plugged it since some weeks, but I'm sure that the last time it was correctly ...
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USB devices not detected

None of them seem to show up in lsusb. Neither my mouse nor any USB drives. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 003 Device ...
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Why are my DVD and Bluray drives called /dev/srX? What does sr stand for?

When I first started using Ubuntu, I think my CD drives were mapped through /dev/cdrom0 and /dev/cdrom1, etc. but looking at things today, you can see they now come through on a sr prefix: $ ll ...
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How to run any process from /dev/console?

I want to run any simple process e.g. ./test.sh which is printing date, but on /dev/console instead of /dev/ttyN or /dev/pts/N. How do I run this program on to /dev/console? Please Help...
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I want to download Ubuntu 14.04 source to my CentOS :Linux jwang 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 [duplicate]

I want to download Ubuntu to my 14.04 source to my CenTOS :Linux jwang 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1 SMP Fri Jun 22 12:19:21 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I also I would like to compile this ...
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Which files contain information about the physical partition?

I maintain a weekly updated backup of my whole hard disk with Kubuntu 14.04, thanks to Rsync. I rarely need to restore the back up, but today I did something nasty to my OS, too complex to try to fix ...
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Change device order in Ubuntu Files (default File Explorer) [duplicate]

In my Windows File Explorer, the sort order of my partition is : System (Disk1) Data (Disk1) Multimedia (Disk1) Image (Disk1) Others (Disk1) DISK2 (Disk2) But in my Ubuntu File Explorer (default ...
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DVD burners can't find a device (14.10)

Please be gentle! I am trying to create data disk archives on DVD. I have used XFburn, K3B, Brasero (junk) and Nautilus. In every case but one none of the utilities can locate a burning device. ...
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In gnome ubuntu how can I remove unwanted devices from nautilus' sidebar?

I use gnome ubuntu... installed it last night. I'm very pleased with how fast it is and how much ssd space I now have. In windows 8 I had about 20GB left, with ubuntu and the same apps installed I now ...
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Where is gparted in Ubuntu 14.10?

How do I find gparted in Ubuntu 14.10, searching from the launcher sends me to Wiki or shopping?
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Device not identified as removable

I have an ebook reader (Kobo Aura) that used to appear as a removable device when connected (in KDE's device notifier). Some time in the last month or so (I haven't upgraded the device), it has ...
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How to identify my device by their physical path?

I'm creating a computer which manipulate harddrives. I would like to identify the harddrive not by the order in which I plug them into my computer but by the slot I put them into. I know Ubuntu ...
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How to prevent windows pop-up at the insertion of a removable device? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04, and I'd like to get rid of a little annoyance in the system. Basically every time that I insert a new device (mostly the multi-partitioned external Hard Disk), Ubuntu ...
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How to show notification when a usb device is inserted?

It would be good to know that when you connect a USB device like a web-cam, it notifies me that it works or not.
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How can I un-register then re-register NICs without rebooting?

I have an Ubuntu VM that's using iptables to forward packets. After each reboot, the maximum throughput of the forwarding is significantly different, so I'm trying to narrow down which step is ...
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About my GPU- is it integrated?

Here is my grephics card output on lspci | grep VGA: NVIDIA Corporation GF119 [GeForce GT 610] (rev a1) I did not buy my computer, but I heard, so it has integrated graphics card. I want to know- is ...
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Why do Ethernet devices not show up in “/dev”?

Generally I have noticed that plugging in a new device in a Linux system causes a new entry to be listed in /dev (assuming you have the correct drivers). For example: When you plug in a new hard ...
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Confusing mount for cd-rom

I'm confused as to what is happening here. If I use wodim: wodim --devices I get this result: wodim: Overview of accessible drives (1 found) : 0 dev='/dev/sg0' rwrw-- : 'hp' 'CDDVDW ...
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Using Adobe Digital Editions to transfer books to the Nook, or a workaround

I've successfully installed Adobe Digital Editions using Wine in Linux Mint 10, and it appears that the program operates normally for the most part, as I can open eBooks and view my library. However, ...