Dynamic Kernel Module Support (DKMS)

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Uninstall module

I followed instructions here to get edimax working - that worked ofcourse but i found out after i rebooted that it does not support 5GHz. Now i want to undo all that since the wifi driver i had before ...
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Why do I get “Required key not available” when install DKMS modules in Ubuntu 16.04?

When I try to install DKMS modules like VirtualBox, Nvidia, or Broadcom drivers, they do not install and I get Required key not available. How can I fix it?
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Could not load 'vboxdrv' after upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04

I upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 and since then VirtualBox 5.0.18 isn't starting my VMs anymore. It complains that 'vboxdrv' isn't loaded. So I try to load it and get the following error: $ sudo ...
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What is oem-wireless-dw1550-1160187-dkms?

I am new to Ubuntu. Can anyone please tell me what oem-wireless-dw1550-1160187-dkms package is and what it does? I am always getting the error below whenever I install or upgrade anything. Errors ...
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When trying to install new wifi driver, along with dkms, got error 'no module source directory'

I have constant wi-fi drops with Ubuntu 14.04. I was trying to fix this issue with the following code: sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-headers-$(uname -r) linux-headers-generic build-essential ...
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ALSA installation error: does not match kernel/arch

I had problems with my headphones and speakers working at the same time and I am trying to install ALSA. I downloaded it from ...
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dkms.conf location for new build RocketRaid documentation

Noob at work here. I have Ubuntu Server 14.04.03 LTS installed and running. I added a Highpoint RocketRaid 640L internal SATA adapter. I installed 4 drives and have them configured in RAID 5 via the ...
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Error at installing dkms(newbie here)

i on_arapu@Arapu-Ion-PC:~$ LANG=C sudo apt-get install dkms [sudo] password for ion_arapu: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done dkms is ...
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Problem installing bbswitch on Ubuntu 14.04.3

I have an Nvidia Optimus graphic card installed and have the Nvidia driver installed and working for my Intel card, but I cannot switch to the Nvidia card. This is because bbswitch-dkms will not build ...
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Dkms require a older linux-headers version

I've try to Install EasyCap according to this link http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2217493 Then I do follow the instruction until this line dkms build -m usbtv -v 1.0 and the terminal ...
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How to point DKMS to kernel headers?

When installing a package that includes a kernel module (in my case, openafs-modules-dkms), package configuration fails because DKMS fails to find modules even though package linux-headers-$(uname -r) ...
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How to install dkms?

I am a new user to Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to install dkms for virtualbox, but I keep getting a window that says " CD/DVD 'Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Trusty Tahr - Release amd64 (20150218.1)' is required ...
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VirtualBox “Kernel driver not installed” error despite running /sbin/vboxconfig

When starting a VirtualBox VM, I get: Running sudo /sbin/vboxconfig does not fix the problem. How to fix that? VirtualBox 5.0.10 r104061
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Instalation of virtualbox-guest-dkms fails

Recently I installed ubuntu into VirtualBox. The problem was that resolution was really small and it stayed small even when I enlarge it by view->switch to full screen. So I googled and found solution ...
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Every day I have to run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup because the ubuntu DKMS package is not doing it's job.

Using the latest version of Oracle Virtual Box from their repositories, every day I have to run /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup because the ubuntu DKMS package is not doing it's job. what is the solution of ...
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Solved: How do I install new Intel HDA sound drivers: what's “the right location?”

This is a followup to another question with this same title, which has one answer, wherein the knowledgeable one says: "Save the file to disk, open a terminal window, change to the right directory and ...
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How to avoid manually reinstalling zfs after kernel update

I use ZFS and everytime the kernel is updated, ZFS is broken and the mounts are missing. I always have to follow this procedure, that I found on the net ...
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Failed to fetch linux-libc-dev .deb, dkms package

Goal: deploying a Ubuntu Server (minimal virtual machine mode) in VBox VM, also (trying to) install a graphic interface to work with a browser and some plugins. Packages used: xserver-xorg-core, ...
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RocketRaid 642l Driver Ubuntu 14.04.3

I am having issues installing the drivers for my rocketraid 642L card. What happens is during boot it just hangs and then the raid card makes a very loud beep until I reboot. Without their driver ...
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insmod to autostart

I have a 3rd party software. Right now, everytime I reboot my system, I'm forced to use insmod manually via shell to load the modules. I read a bit in the Ubuntu Wiki - DKMS and found this. So, I ...
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How do I install DKMS (and others) for my NVidia drivers on Vivid?

Today I tried install Ubuntu again (I haven't succeeded in weeks!) and I need my NVidia drivers to my GeForce GTX 970. I followed to simplest guide I could find: $ sudo add-apt-repository ...
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dkms hangs when installing kernel

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. I want to use MPTCP, for which I have downloaded and compiled the modified kernel (https://github.com/multipath-tcp/mptcp, branch mptcp_v0.90). I need at least kernel ...
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dkms does not remove package

It appears I am stuck in a loop with dkms where I cannot remove a package. See the following commands and output: $ sudo dkms status | grep alsa alsa-firewire, 3.11: added $ sudo dkms remove ...
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Do I “need” DKMS?

My Ubuntu based distro came with some VirtualBox stuff preinstalled, so I uninstalled it and it autoremoved DKMS package. From what I saw, it looks like useful package, but do I need it? Stuff like ...
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How to resize VirtualBox window [duplicate]

I know this has been asked in other places but im having some issues I have installed dkms x11 all off that but auto-size guest display is still grayed out My machine has 32mb of video ram reserved ...
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DKMS: Install Failed

Every time I upgrade the system and there is an update to the kernel I see the following error in the APT logs: run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/postinst.d/dkms 3.13.0-55-generic ...
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Unable to find an initial ram disk that I know how to handle

After upgrading to the next linux image, aptitude has outputted the following lines: Setting up linux-image-3.16.0-38-generic (3.16.0-38.52~14.04.1) ... Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring ...
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TP-Link WN822n v3 (RTL8192cu) on Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 (linux 3.19.0-10-generic)

i've just installed Kubuntu 15.04 Beta 2 and i'm looking for a way to get the wifi adapter to work. The old ways of installing the driver using dkms don't seem to work anymore because of the newer ...
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How to add driver to dkms?

I want wi-fi driver (bcmwl) automaticly included into kernel after each update. Now I need to reinstall package bcmwl after each kernel update. Without it driver isn't loaded. How to configure this ...
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Laptop LVDS (built-in) monitor not recognized under 14.04

I've been running Ubuntu 10.04 on my Dell Vostro 1220 with and without various external VGA devices since 2010 with no problems. I finally tried doing a fresh install of 14.04, and my laptop's ...
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Enable sound for PXE Boot Client

I'm trying to follow the instruction here https://communities.vmware.com/thread/390022?start=30&tstart=0 to create a PXE boot client over PXE Server I'm able to deploy the server and the client is ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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Virtualbox Guest OS unexpectely resets in Ubuntu 14.10

Problem with VirtualBox After upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 I have a problem with starting a VirtualBox virtual machine. I'm running VirtualBox on a 64-bit host using two virtual machines, ...
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How to parallelize dpkg for large dkms packages?

A lot of dkms modules which are installed as apt packages (e.g. zfs-dkms and openafs-modules-dkms) need a lot of time to build (> 5 minutes) and don't use any parallelization (at least not ...
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VBox on 14.04, Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)

On Installing Virtual box on Ubuntu 14.04, I got following message: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a ...
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How to install VirtualBox in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS: “No suitable module for running kernel found”

I have a fresh 12.04 LTS installation. I have installed linux-headers-generic as well as build-essential. When I install virtualbox, I get the following error: Building initial module for ...
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Installation error

I am new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu14.04 a few days back. Whenever i installed any program in Ubuntu Software Center.It shows me a message as Package operation failed:The installation or removal of ...
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How do I fix this error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0 Error! Bad conf file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Does anyone know how to fix this dkms.conf error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0. Error! Bad conf file. File: does not ...
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How do I fix a vboxdrv setup failure in VirtualBox?

So, I tried creating an OS with VirtualBox, and I got this error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver (vboxdrv) is either not loaded or there is a permission ...
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Copy drivers from one ubuntu to another ubuntu

Is there any way so that drivers installed in one Ubuntu device be installed in another device . Some type of transfer of drivers
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Problem in dkms installation

I'm terrible with Ubuntu, so I apologize of this is a terrible question to ask. However...while combating a wireless driver issue, I'm running the command to depackage the debian file by typing out ...
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Wrong patch for nvidia-331?

I tried to install the most recent nvidia-331 driver (ubuntu-x-swat repository). However, it seems like the installer tries to apply a wrong patch (3.10 patch, but I have a 3.11 kernel) -> the ...
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Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64)

After updating some packages in my machine (using aptitude), I got the following error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.8.0-37-generic (x86_64) Consult ...
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Troubles with modules after upgrade to kernel 3.2.0-60

Everything worked fine until kernel 3.2.0-58. Then the update manager proposed an update to 3.2.0-59, I did it but the update didn't finished successfully (I was able to boot but windows with error ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: hspa-modem-dkms

I get this error whenever I try installing something Errors were encountered while processing: hspa-modem-dkms E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) And the installation stops ...
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What does DKMS do? How do I use it?

I've seen a few mentions about DKMS recently but it's not clear what it's actually doing on my system. What does DKMS actually do and how do I use it?
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How to install virtualbox (Ubuntu Trusty Tahr ) [closed]

I've trying to install virtual box from official ppa (this guide https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads) but then i trying to install sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3 Reading package ...
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VirtualBox 4.3 on Ubuntu 13.10 unable to run VM

Like Ubuntu 13.10 VirtualBox Error Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) I am also having a problem I keep getting the following error : Trying to register the VirtualBox kernel modules using ...
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Update to kernel 3.12 seems to fail: uname reports old rc7

I currently run Xubuntu 13.10 with kernel 3.12 rc7. Today I tried updating to the latest 3.12 kernel (non-rc), but this seems to fail. When installing the image and headers I see the following error ...
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What is HDA driver with DKMS?

After scanning hardware drivers, I see hda driver with dkms , and it asks if I want to activate it. I Googled it, but I can only find a generic description having to do with audio. Can anyone tell ...