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How to know where plugged device was mounted?

For example I have 3G modem. When I plug it in USB port it becomes /dev/ttyACM0. How can I see if device is really connected at all, what proper commands to see listings of connected devices (not ...
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Stream sound card output to icecast2 via darkice

I want to stream to icecast server via darkice, the default .cfg comes with /dev/dsp, witch is OSS, but there is no /dev/dsp in Ubuntu 12.10, so I tried hw:0,0, but it's just the microphone, and I ...
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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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Mount error, special device does not exists

I have a hard disk of 320 GB on ubuntu 12.04 64-bit. 2 drives of my hard (sda7 and sda8 of ext3 type) cannot be mounted. output of sudo mount /dev/sda7 /home/newfolder -t ext3 : mount: special ...
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Can't connect to VPN on Ubuntu 14.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I have configured VPN set-up on Ubuntu 14.04 but could not connect. System log shows following errors: Jun 28 13:35:50 rana-laptop kernel: [ 9723.920954] sd 6:0:0:0: [sdb] Test WP ...
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Strange behavior on ubuntu

I have been having a recurring problem with my PC, I eventually installed Ubuntu hoping it would solve my issues but it does not seem to. I believe I was the victim of a PNP attack to my router if ...
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mount dvd player

I just wanted to DVD player to view video and pictures on DVD and realized that I need mount the device to use it. I want to learn the procedures to mount the device and to use it. Your help and ...
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mount dvd player wodim

I got got following error message when I use wodim --devices to know the devices and want to mount my device, What should I do to resolve the error message? Your help and information is great ...
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What deteremines what USB Bus devices get attached to?

lsusb shows that my system has 4 Buses. One has "Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub" as device 1, the rest have "Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub". The system has 10 physical ports. Every single device I ...
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Failure to install a printer in Ubuntu 13.10

Am having difficulty installing a Canon Pixma iP4600 printer in 13.10 and cannot print a test page. Printer performs normally in Windows XP. Any suggestions please.
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Mounting a read only drive as read write

I have a special bespoke device with a USB interface. When plugging in the device to my laptop - Ubuntu 12.04 it mounts as a read only USB drive - with a file on it. This file is created by the device ...
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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 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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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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How can find out the device Id of my unmounted DVD?

When I put a DVD into the DVD drive, it appears in Nautilus Places, but is not automatically mounted. (this is by personal choice). In this unmounted state, mount (of course) reports nothing, and ...
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Sony VAIO laptop builtin camera error code 45?

I have a Sony VAIO laptop , SV-F1532C , recently I sent it for a keyboard repair , they had to change the whole plastic of the keyboard , and maybe reinstall the keyboard driver , but now , instead my ...
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Problem with microfone of laptop

I am using dell ınspıron 1420 and I have problem with microfone of this laptop I am using ubuntu 13.10 I cannot manage the microfone of this laptop. for example when I try to make a voice record, the ...
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Can I view the history of connected usb?

I don't know Ubuntu or other linux distribution would record the connected USB information or not. I mean does Ubuntu record the USB information as I plug it into the PC, when I plug it out, does ...
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Mounted Drives To Show In Devices

When I have an extra drive plugged into the computer, it shows in "devices" as shown here with the 250G filesystems: However, once added to /etc/fstab` for automatic mounting, it will no longer ...
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Can't find my DVD drive in Ubuntu 12.04

I am completely new to Linux, due to some problems in my Windows I decided to give Linux a try. I am quite liking it accept for some minor issues. The biggest of them is that I cannot find my DVD ...
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Udev - How to change device group?

By default, all hard drive and usb drive devices belong to group "disk". I want to change usb drives to group "adm". I verified the ID_BUS $ udevadm info -q all -n /dev/sdb | grep ID_BUS E: ...
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wireless adapter problem with edubuntu 12.04

I am using Edubuntu 12.04 on HP Probook. My wireless symbol disappeared after installing some software from the software center. I have un-installed them but it not appear and wireless controller of ...
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USB devices not regconized

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. When I mount a USB flash drive, my laptop does not recognise those devices. Can you help me to solve this problem? lsusb output: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux ...
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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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Disk naming convention in preseed vs manual installation

When I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 onto a Dell PowerEdge R710 via preseed, the auto install first disk is always coming up as /dev/sdc. As per the docs it should be /dev/sda. I looked at ...
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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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Why is my MTS MBlaze dongle not getting detected?

According to the user guide, I need to install the driver that is present on the dongle. But when I insert the dongle, nothing is showing up. The green light on it is blinking, though. It's getting ...
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13.10 Fresh install, no sound, no devices listed

Running a brand spankin new install of 13.10 and one of the first things I noticed when I first played around is that there was no sound. So naturally I go to the sound icon at the top of the screen ...
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PulseAudio GUI images

Can anyone tell me what the symbols mean in the sound manager GUI under the "Output Devices" tab? There is one symbol that is a green rectangle and a blue music note. The other is a dark grey square ...
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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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ID_FS_LABEL in udev

What is ID_FS_LABEL in udev? Also why doesn't it show up when I execute this command : sudo udevadm info --root --name=/dev/sdb The output that I get for the above command : vineet@vineet:~$ sudo ...
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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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directing Ubuntu install to correct device [duplicate]

Sorry to ask what must be an oft-asked question but I am not seeing another thread with the solution. I am trying to install Ubuntu 13.10 for a dual boot setup on a system that has two HDDs on it, one ...
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So many devices

I'm a newbie installing Ubuntu (I am currently running 13.10), and I am having a devices issue. I just got an Acer c720 Chromebook, and initially I decided I would put Bodhi Linux on it, but after ...
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fix block device name in /dev

I have several block volumes in /dev like /dev/sds. These block volumes are located on a SAN device. Every time I restart my Ubuntu server, the device names change. I was wondering if there is any ...
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Rebuild /dev accidentally deleted

How to rebuild /dev on an ubuntu lucid where all files in /dev were accidentally deleted ? MAKEDEV std and MAKEDEV pty aren't enough, which isn't surprising on a system under udev. I haven't reboot ...
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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 to install broadcom wireless driver?

I have a fresh installation of 12.04 LTS and i am unable to install the broadcom STA wireless driver. My laptop model is HP Elite book 2570P Here's the /var/log/jockey.log: ...
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Can't mount HDD /wrong fs type, bad superblock

I have browsed the many other questions related to my question, there seems to be many solutions for others, but not for me, when I try to mount my HDD using: sudo mount /dev/sdd ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 not recognizing bluetooth in combo wlan-bt card?

Running 13.10 on my HP TM2 laptop with an aftermarket Ralink rt3090bc4 wifi/bluetooth combo wlan card. Wifi works out of the box, but Ubuntu isn't even showing a bluetooth device. Please offer ...
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correct sound card, wrong device

I have had a persistent issue for some time, it is with my sound. When i plug external speakers in i get sound, but the speakers on my laptop dont work...well they do for 20 seconds then they go quiet ...
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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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How do I get the “Installed a medium” prompt to go away?

When I plug my Kindle into the USB port, I get an annoying popup that says: You have just installed a medium. Select how to open kindle and whether to perform this action in the future for other ...
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why device files do not open with vim or nano

root@heena:/dev/disk/by-label# ls PENDRIVE System\x20Reserved now when I open PENDRIVE using vim or nano, I get an empty file. but I understand that everything is file in linux including ...
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How to set a default volume setting for each audio/sound device?

Where the desired situation is this: when I change a sound output setting to a specific audio device, the volume is set to my default for this device, instead of a maximum volume. EDIT: Actually I ...
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combo mic/headphone adapter

From my experience, linux is picky about what you plug into it. My laptop doesn't have a mic jack so I am going to be buying a combo, mic/headphone adapter. Before I go out and waste time on buying ...
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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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Ubuntu Server wont recognize ethernet

I have recently acquired an old computer that i tried to install Ubuntu 12.04.3 server onto, however the system could not be booted into any external medias (usb and cd drives). so i hooked the hard ...
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I can not get 'motion' working… seems to ignore changes to .conf file

I am trying to use 'motion' to setup some simple video surveillance in Ubuntu 12.10. I installed motion and edited the /etc/motion/motion.conf file, but it seems like the program is ignoring the ...