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Booting randomly changes device nodes of HDDs, problem with munin

I have an Ubuntu Server running 12.10 with an internal (Mainboard) SATA controller and an additional PCIe SATA controller and also external USB HDDs. My problem is that the links to the devices ...
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mythbuntu 12 - lirc device doesn't appear to even exist

I'm trying to get a new installation of Mythbuntu working. So far, everything is OK except the remote. The sensor for the remote is on my Hauppauge WinTV HVR 1250. First I tried to run irw to see ...
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Why did USB stop working suddenly?

I tried to connect an Amazon Kindle (as I do everyday) to my 3rd. USB port, as the other two are always busy with mouse and keyboard. When I connected the device, the computer froze and I eventually ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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how to configure a mounted drive to not show up under devices

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on a system with three separate drives. The / and swap are on the first (sda), /home is on the second (sdb), and I have /home/username/Backup on the third (sdc). I had ...
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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 ...
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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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How can I detect unknown/unapproved devices with udev?

I'm designing a security sensitive setup for a client. The situation is as follows: Sensitive information has to be stored on a server that might be accessed by unauthorized personnel. There is no ...
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getting devices/media to show up in Xubuntu on VM

I'm running Xubuntu 13.04 in VirtualBox on my iMac, and have discovered that devices and optical media don't show up in the VM at all. For example, USB drives and CDs mount on my Mac OS desktop but ...
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Hard Disk Drive Ejected

I have recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ejected my hard disk drives. now I cannot find them on my devices list could anyone please help?
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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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User session lost device settings or drivers while guest working fine

After turning my computer today, I've noticed it getting stuck or freeze when I typed the user password. The computer was rebooted and I got the warning that there were erros and I've pressed F for ...
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Mounted Devices History

Does Ubuntu keep the history of the devices that were mounted (i.e. USB devices, external drives etc...). If this is the case where can I find it?
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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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Why does an external USB hub show up under different USB bus/port numbers than other devices plugged into the same port?

I'm working on setting up a system where I want to have certain devices always named the same way when they are plugged into certain ports. I originally set up a udev rules file with the devices ...
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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 ...
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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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Ubuntu with unremovable device on Amazon

We are using a 10.04 canonical ubuntu instance image on an Amazon instance store. We recently unmounted a device and detached it from the instance. The problem is that the device still shows up in ...
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irq set in Bios is not the same as the irq set at startup

I installed Elo Serial TouchScreen as /ttyS1 (as presented below). Besides, two other serial cables connect to ttyS0 and ttyS3. Here is the output of dmesg | grep -i ttyS* [ 0.000000] console ...
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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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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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Error on new Ubuntu-Update? (Ubuntu Touch)

Some minutes ago, my phone rang and showed, that an update (to Version 179) is available. So I tried to update. After reboot, it asked me, if I want to disable some recovery-mode. But I don't want to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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PCI Express slot not being recognized

This has happened to me twice now. The first time I had to reinstall Xubuntu, and now I would like to avoid that and discover the root of the problem. I have two machines, A and B. Both machines ...
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luks dev mapper

Can someone tell me why is blkid returning different results from what I can see in /dev/disk/by-uuid ? AM I missing something obvious or is this simply bug ? root@db01:~# blkid /dev/sda1: ...
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HD serial at /dev/disk/by-id

I am building a function that has to read the HD serial number, and it cannot run external applications or require root privileges. I am aware that I can list the contents of this folder: ...
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How to separate audio devices

At windows 7 I was able to separate my audio devices. I mean, skype used headphones and music player used speakers. Generally, all communicators like skype and TS 3 used headphons and normal voice ...
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Trouble with devices

I am newbie with Ubuntu. I thought I should start working on Ubuntu with Gammu because I heard many good things about it, but all day I spent working on it, with no results. I have installed Ubuntu ...
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USB modem taking a long time to be identified

I earlier had a problem with my USB modem, described here: - Unable to see the UI while using USB modem . I however had the problem fixed. I recently installed updates recommended to me by the system, ...
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How to create multiple pratition/drive under Devices?

I want to create multiple drives under Devices like the picture bellow. How to do it? http://snag.gy/82UA0.jpg