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Using linux mint 17.2 64x what are my options for kernel upgrades? [on hold]

Ideally I would like to use liquorix but I'm not sure what to do without breaking my mint installation to set up with the needed debian libs or if it would work out at all so my alternative is to ask ...
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Can not delete old kernels?

I ran the command: dpkg -l | grep linux-image- and got this list rc linux-image-3.13.0-51-generic 3.13.0-51.84 rc linux-image-3.13.0-52-generic 3.13.0-52.86 rc linux-image-3.13.0-53-generic ...
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Help applying touchpad fix to rc.local

I'm new to Ubuntu and trying to implement a permanent solution to my touchpad not working in Ubuntu 15.04. The solution I have so far only works until I restart/reboot so I've tried to add it to ...
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Bumblebeed and bbswitch error

I have a problem with my MSI-GS60 laptop under Ubunutu. I explain: First of all, with this laptop I had a wifi unrecognized issue. So I had found somes posts talk on that and I had finaly found a ...
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Keep old kernels

I am doing experiments with few Linux kernels, also I want to keep all the kernels on my system; I don't want then to be removed automatically. how do I achieve that? (NOTE: I have mounted /boot on ...
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Downgrade kernel 3.19.0-26-generic to 3.13.0-62-generic

I need to downgrade kernel version in my Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS production server from 3.19.0-26-generic to 3.13.0-62-generic. How I can do it in safe way ? I only have console access. Thanks
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Newest kernel stable or unstable?

I'm used to installing newest kernels on my machine. I always keep an eye on the latest release from this site and now it says that the latest v4.2 is stable. After that I'm used to downloading the ...
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Ubuntu kernel update - is it safe?

Is safe to update kernel from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ (to 4.1) on 15.04? How can I revert updating?
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Boot-Repair stuck at purge kernels then install latest kernel (ins)

Recently i have been trying to install CorePlus on a 200GB partition, it worked, but now it seems grub is gone. I used BootRepair, i also made the option to also enter sda4 which is the 200GB ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 freezes

I have looked at other similar questions asking about how to fix generic "Ubuntu xx.xx randomly freezes" but have not been able to conclusively find an answer to this exact problem: Ubuntu 15.04 seems ...
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Errors upgrading the linux kernel on Ubuntu 15.04

I've had to upgrade the kernel on Ubuntu 15.04 to get better drivers for my laptop (xps 13 9343). I have followed the instruction from ...
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I cannot login or open a tty

Here is the situation: I am on ubuntu 14.04 x64 with nvidia 740m graphic driver. Last night ubuntu complained about lack of space and I tried to delete something. I followed some url and freed some ...
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Linux-Image-xxxx reported as Broken in package manager

I have been having some Kernel issues - installing new linux image or trying to go to older one all the packages get reported as Broken by Aptitude. $ sudo aptitude search linux-image | grep B iBA ...
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Kernel panic attempted to kill initexitcode=00000009 Dell inspiron 3000 series with ubuntu kernel 3.13.0-62-generic

I have a Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series with Ubuntu. I keep getting a kernel panic failure to sync attempted to kill init. I did a factory reset and tried a different kernel. currently it is ...
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linux-image-3.19.-.26-generic broken

For reference, I'm on Xubuntu Vivid, installed on a ASUS E451LD (aka a PL451LD). It has an Intel/Nvidia Optimus GPU setup. If I boot off a 3.19.0-26.28 kernel, it sticks on a blank screen or on the ...
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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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Intel Graphics HD 3000 Steam Problem

I'm having issues with my grapics, when i play on windows CS GO for example i can play it smoothly, but on ubuntu (14.04 ,14.10 and 15.04) and now im on ubuntustudio 15.04; i have FPS drops on a ...
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Is it safe to install linux kernel 4.1.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I want to use latest stable Linux kernel on Ubuntu 14.04. But I`m wondering about some compatibility issues. If I install new kernel what happens ? Is it dangerous ?
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Loop module not present on Ubuntu installation

sudo modprobe loop max_loop=255 does not return an error, but lsmod | grep "loop" returns nothing. Likewise find /lib/modules/$(uname -r) -name "loop.ko" doesn't print any paths to the screen. I'd ...
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Full downgrade from 14.04.3 lts-vivid stack to standard 14.04 lts stack

the issue is well represented by the title. How can I completely revert the 14.04.3 lts-vivid stack (3.19 kernel + updated graphics stack) to the standard 14.04.0/1 trusty stack? I know that the most ...
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kenel compilation kgdb via virtual box [on hold]

I need the link from where i can get guest OS of linux 14.04 for installing it in virtual box 5.0. I am trying kgdb on virtual box
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Newly installed system won't boot, how to disable k10temp from GRUB2?

I just installed Ubuntu GNOME (via the minimal install, as no other Live CDs would boot) on a desktop computer which has an AMD Triple-code Phenom 8450 processor. The issue is, that after one reboot ...
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NUC 5CPYH + Intel 3165 + Ubuntu 15.04 or 14.04. Here's how.

This page describes how to get the Intel 3165 wireless card working on Ubuntu 15.04 on the Intel NUC 5CPYH. To fix this problem: Check the linux kernel you are using $ uname -r Even if you've ...
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Stuck with loading boot… Booting

I bought a Dell inspiron with Ubuntu... But it never works. I was stuck with guest session only. So I try to boot Ubuntu I was blocked by a "0.292496] - end trace f1953578386cb33c] ---- kernel panic ...
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VMWare Player - Failed to build vmnet. Failed to execute the build Command

Failed to install VMware player in my Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed on an external hard drive. The steps i m taking are below (Tried these steps 4 times, restart my OS but nothing works) sudo apt-get ...
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Getting grub to detect ubuntu installation

I realize there are probably many questions about this topic already, however, I can't find a solution for my specific problem. I have an ubuntu gnome installation which I don't want to reinstall, ...
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Deleted Kernals, tried to update, can't do anything with full boot directory

I tried to run a backlog of updates for my ubuntu computer (lenovo T420 if that's relevant) and received a "your boot is full" message. I've had this before and decided to remove some kernals. The ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on a Gigabyte motherboard

So I've been reading around here about similar problems to mine but nothing helps. mainly because every one is having problems after the 15.04 update from 14.04 or 14.10. my problem isn't with ...
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Is it possible to upgrade kernel of 14.04 LTS to v4.1.6(stable release)?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit, 2GB RAM) and kernel is v3.18.3-031803-generic. Is it possible to upgrade the kernel version to latest kernel v4.1.6 without any issues?
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Kali Linux 2.0 Wireless Adapter [closed]

I have been having difficulty trying to get my wireless adapter to work with the new Kali Liunx 2.0. I have a Edimax EW-7822UAC wireless USB adapter. Everytime I download the driver on the Edimax ...
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Recommended branch

I am on 14.04 and I was trying to solve my weak wireless connection (download 1Mbs vs 30 Mbs wired) problem using this tread. http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2219952 by doing the following ...
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unable to update to the latest kernel

I had troubles with kernels and asked a question on how to remove them Can I delete my most recent kernels With the help I received I did manage to delete the offending kernels. After that I ...
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Could not find kernel image kernal isoliunix/isoliunix.cfg

Since last 5 hours i get tired when i trying to install ubuntu through my flash memory and finally i surrender i trying all the solution in the google but nothing work i download Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS ...
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Which of these hardware devices are not listed in the /dev directory?

(1) Mouse (2) Video adapter (3) Network adapter (4) Webcam (5) Hard drive (6) USB drive I feel like all of them is listed except for the network adapter , Is that correct ?
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WmWare Workstation 11 unable to start services

when I'm trying to finish the installation and the networking services try to start an error appears. this is what the log file says about: http://pastie.org/10369516 if this thread is repeated, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 apt-get dist-upgrade error on bcmwl-kernel-source

A dist-update I just did hung (froze) after printing line: DKMS: install completed. I had to close the terminal to kill process, and to carry on did sudo lsof /var/lib/dpkg/lock kill -15 THE-PID ...
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Kernel panic Ubuntu 14.04 after accidently deleting the kernels

I was trying to free up some space in /boot by following this. I ran the last command which said it would delete all but the current using kernel. sudo apt-get purge $(dpkg -l ...
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Kernel 3.13.0-61 Update Won't Boot

I have an Acer Aspire V-7 running Ubuntu 14.04. Updating to Kernel 3.13.0-61 it no longer boots. I just get a black screen with a dash and nothing happens. Same thing with 3.13.0-62. The last working ...
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Do Linux drivers depend on Linux kernel?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. My external bluetooth adapter is not working in this version of Ubuntu, but it is working very well in Ubuntu 12.x versions. So i downloaded and installed Ubuntu 12.x kernel ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I am new to ubuntu, so I will need some asistance uploading the log files as i am not quite sure where they are ATM. I currently have ubuntu 15.04 installed on a 250gb usb hd. For some reason after ...
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apt-get install -f got the error message

I got this error code when I try this command: sudo apt-get install -f Do anyone know how to fixed it? thanks! $ sudo apt-get install --fix-broken && sudo apt-get autoremove && ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Upgrade / LDM Issue / 219 / Black Screen

I am kinda a new in Linux/Ubuntu and the problem which I am facing now is way above my skill/knowledge: After upgrading Ubuntu from version 14 to 15 I cannot run my OS. It seems that the issue is ...
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syslog and kern.log multiple GB in size filled with pcieport error messages

After getting a disk usage warning, I noticed my syslog and kern.log were multiple GBs in size (20GB each). I then used this askubuntu post to clear the log files but today I find that they have again ...
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Ubuntu lastest kernel update broke my GFX drivers [duplicate]

So, the latest kernel broke my AMD drivers and forced my system into a Low Graphics Mode on boot up now, the update I got was 3.19.0-26 and I'm now in ttyl consoles now instead of the Ubuntu desktop. ...
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nouveau: kernel faults and Xorg sometimes stucks; or is it hardware at fault?

Not a long time ago Ī̲ got rid of AMD Radeon HD 7700 card and purchased nVidia GeForce 8600 GTS for an Ubuntu box, since many mouths shouted “don’t buy AMD for Linux, buy nVidia”. Then Ī̲ found that ...
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AMD driver does not work on kernel 3.19.0-26

I am asking for a help or a fix for this black screen in Ubuntu 15.04. The black screen contains the message starting version 219 and I am stuck in there for like a day already. Been trying to find a ...
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I can not start my Ubuntu 15.04 pc after the update from yesterday the 18th off August to kernel 3.19.0-26

at logon the system asks my password and wenn I give it the login screen is returning after a moment to ask it again. Yes the password is the right one. I reported the error message to launchpad but ...
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Prevent Immediate Resume after Suspend

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell I7352-3111SLV 13 inch touchscreen. As per this post I've fixed my touchpad, But my machine now resumes from suspend as soon as it finishes the power down cycle. ...
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What is the difference between booting into Ubuntu normally and in recovery mode?

I have seen that the grub menu entry for recovery on my Ubuntu is : linux /boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-45-generic root=UUID=c1f08a7e-c1e0-4409-97cb-8094359408cb ro recovery nomodeset but I didn't find ...
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Redistribution of Ubuntu 14.04 LXDE

I wish to inquire about the intellectual property policy, where it is stated: You can redistribute Ubuntu, but only where there has been no modification to it As a commercial company with ...