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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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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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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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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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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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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 Arduinos 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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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, ...
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Does ubuntu run on any other devices besides pc's? [closed]

Does ubuntu run on any other devices besides personal computers?
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Ubuntu for Tablet A3000-H. How I can install Ubuntu on my tablet? [duplicate]

Please make create more ubuntu for devices..im using Lenovo tablet a3000h..and I want to install ubuntu but..nothing for it.so help me for that?
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How to Create Virtual Block Devices

I want to create multiple virtual block devices like /dev/sda and then use them to create an md device for test purpose. I have mounted my root filesystem on /dev/sda1 and don't have extra space to ...
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Problems with USB devices

I'm a newbie when it comes to Linux, but I've been using it in quite a while and I'm enjoying so much! But since I edited my /etc/apt/sources.list file I've had a problem with downloading packages, ...
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Installation of data card

I am unable to use my data card. How can I use it. Basically I am using a data card which has auto installer option for which whenever I plug it on any device it installs automatically. But in ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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Rebuild accidentally deleted /dev

How to rebuild /dev/ on an Ubuntu lucid where everything in /dev/ were accidentally deleted? MAKEDEV std and MAKEDEV pty aren't enough, which isn't surprising on a system using udev. I haven't ...
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Sound Settings Cannot Use Internal Desktop Speakers After Upgrade to 14.04

Upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The sound settings after upgrade only has headphones (and headphones work fine). Under 12.04 I used to access internal desktop speakers through "LFE on Separate ...
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Device not visible under file view

So as of last week everything was good and dandy, but now Ubuntu 14.04 LTS file view will not show any of the devices connected to my computer. I currently have a USB stick, mouse, and kindle plugged ...
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Logical Block number in the “Buffer I/O error”

I was trying to determine a bad PV which was causing the LV to report Buffer I/O error and found this interesting behaviour in the "Buffer I/O error" message. On a Large LV that is mapped to ...
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Ubuntu for Android, Ubuntu for Devices, LinuxonAndroid project for Ubuntu on ARMv7 machine?

I've looked around but can't find any solid solutions or help on this topic. I recently ordered a machine with an ARMv7 CPU (Cortex A-9, <= 1.6GHz, quad core). The machine also has a Mali-400 ...