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/dev/mem: mmap: Operation not permitted: Using dmidecode

I am trying to get my BIOS firmware version, and memory info using dmidecode. I am connected to the server through ssh as a root user. We recently just started moving our servers from Debian 6.0, to ...
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Computer missing firmware?

I have an iMac G5 that I'm looking to install Ubuntu, Kubuntu, etc, and release of Ubuntu on to. Whenever I try to install any version (I've only tried 12.04 and above), I install the OS without ...
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Detect Network Hardware Non-Free Firmware File

During the installation of Ubuntu 12.04.4 LTS on a new computer build and i am getting a message that says "some of your hardware needs non-free firmware files to operate. It says the missing firmware ...
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How to solve linux-firmware package upgrade problem?

If I do an apt-get upgrade I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages will be upgraded: ...
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problems with BCM4401-B0 Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have been trying to get the wireless on my Dell latitude D520 laptop working for a while now, and all the guides are here are of no help, the solutions i have tried are as follows: -Adding the ...
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Error while dumping ethernet network card BIOS's ROM - RTL8111/8168b

Using this tutorial "Using the PCI sysfs interface to dump the Video BIOS ROM" I tried to repeat the steps for dumping BIOS ROM from the network card. My network card is: polipo@polipo:~$ lspci ...
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Wireless connections “Device not ready (firmware missing)” 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell laptop and have been for the last few weeks. Up until now, wireless has functioned fine; however, I got this message after rebooting today. The computer froze ...
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12.04 Wireless Internet missing firmware

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Compaq Pesario V2000, however, I am missing te appropriate firmware for wireless access. I am somewhat of a noob to Ubuntu so semi-detail instructions would be ...
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How to install Wi-Fi firmware without an ethernet cable

I've recently installed Ubuntu 12.04. I know there are many questions with answers about the "firmware missing" problem. My problem is that I have no way to get to an ethernet cable for I am on a ...
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Installer says I'd need a wireless firmware, but WLAN works without it out of the box

While installing 12.04.01 (Alternate) on a netbook (Samsung N150Plus), Ubuntu informed me that I'd need the firmware brcm/bcm43xx-0.fw. I skipped this step. If I understand this page correctly, the ...
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WIFI problem - it says firmware missing - Ubuntu version 12.04 desktop [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Broadcom BCM43XX working? The following is the output of lspci from a terminal: 00:00.0 Host bridge: NVIDIA Corporation MCP79 Host Bridge (rev b1) ...
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Wireless network says no firmware and so I can't connect to the Internet

I am running 12.04 LTS alongside Windows 7. When I boot into Ubuntu, it says that there is no firmware for a wireless network, and it shows "no wireless network" and I can't connect to the Internet. ...
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Where do I get the “ucode” firmware for the Intel Centrino 6205 wireless adapter?

Anyone knows where can I find the iwlwifi-6000g2a-ucode-6.ucode firmware?
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Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 tuner firmware to work in 12.04 Mythubuntu?

I have a HTPC running 10.10 and am trying to get the firmware. I have tried the downloads from www.kernellabs.com and instructions from http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-HVR-2200 for ...
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B43 Device Firmware Error - 12.04 Installation

Trying to install Ubuntu and I get this error. Really have no idea what to do. I tried to go the website it listed but I couldn't find anything close to what I have in this system. I'm guessing I ...
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How to update Firmware for different Hardware

Today I bought a webcam that is actually the first I know that has a firmware update (Did not even know that was possible/needed for a webcam). It got me thinking on how, for example I can update my ...