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How to make it easy [on hold]

I use to care about knowing how an Os worked. All those little bits, how to write a great shell script, how to whatever. I don't anymore. I don't want to know. It's something that happens later in ...
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Kernel panic /dev/sda: clean

I'm using Xubuntu/windows 10 dual boot. I've installed the NVIDIA CUDA toolkit to use GPU version of TensorFlow. After rebooting it, it got stuck at /dev/sda6: clean,..... for a very long time and ...
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Does anyone have Ubuntu SDK in MATE 16.04 running, I've had problems previously

I don't want to have to reinstall the whole system, Black screens have happened before using MATE. So I might risk it but not today. After that I will change this question to whatever the case is. So ...
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Why my computer restarts at login screen?

Today I have updated software on my computer and now when I start Ubuntu with latest kernel the computer always freezes on login screen and after few seconds spontaneously restarts. I have experienced ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04 + Novatel E371 (DW5804)

Have a problem on my laptop Dell D430 with Novatel Expedite E371(DW5804). cat /etc/*release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=14.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=trusty uname -a Linux GSLM 3.19.0-59-lowlatency ...
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Random freezes at bootup, plus issues with power management on an Asus X556UJ (F556U series)

I just bought a new Asus F556U series laptop that dmidecode identifies as X556UJ. System Information Manufacturer: ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. Product Name: X556UJ Version: 1.0 ...
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apt-get source linux-image-3.19.0-26-generic, but got 3.19.0-61 in fact

I installed ubuntu-14.04.3-server-amd64.iso Version Operation. I follow the steps below from https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) $ uname -r 3.19....
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MondoMindi Rescue. Can't find kernel-image-2.6.14.2-baseline-4.2_10.00.Custom_i386.deb

I'm following this tutorial. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MondoMindi There is a Note: If you happen to use SCSI, and the failsafe kernel doesn't work for you, download and install kernel-image-2....
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Kernel update required 2 reboot. Why?

I regularly update my Trusty 3.13 kernel on Updates Manager notifications. As I do I such case, I remove the n-2 kernel just before upgrading so that my system remains with 2 kernel releases once the ...
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Why are there TWO “linux-image-XXX-generic” with different numbers on one computer OS?

I've been thrown off track by this many times in the past, but always assumed that I had remembered something wrongly. It turns out that I have both linux-image-3.13.0-88-generic and linux-image-4.2....
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Unable to install Microchip Graphics Display Designer GDDX for Linux [on hold]

I am trying to install the graphics design application from Microchip: GDDX (Graphics Display Designer) from [this link][1]. The installation does not responds, returning to command line without ...
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where is the kernel-parameters.txt directory?

im now see a tutorial that open kernel-parameters.txt in terminal using this command first : cd Documentation/ and then : view kernel-parameters.txt tutorial distro is CentOS but im using Ubuntu....
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how to compile ubuntu kernel faster

I'm following this guideline from ubuntu wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel But when i run fakeroot debian/rules binary-headers binary-generic it takes a long time because it ...
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failure to upgrade to 3.13.0-89

I am going to upgrade to 3.13.0-89 in servers which has 3.13.0-86 installed. Ubuntu just added 3.13.0-89 to -proposed list. (Actually, it doesn't relate to proposed or not, I tried to upgrade to 3.13....
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Ubuntu 14.04 + fglrx + MSI Radeon R9 390x Kernel Panic

Getting a kernel panic whenever I try to use my new MSI r9 390x. [ 2722.396297] AMD IOMMUv2 driver by Joerg Roedel <joerg.roedel@amd.com> [ 2722.396299] AMD IOMMUv2 functionality not available ...
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How to Downgrade kernel version 4.4 to 3.10

I have brought a TP-Link adapter TP-WN823N which work fine on Windows & Mac but they didn't provided drivers for Linux however I found drivers for linux but it is compatible only for linux(kernel ...
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Virtualbox failed to install?

I have recently downloaded Virtualbox 5, and I ran the .deb file I obtained from the website. I try to use MS-DOS 6.22 and it comes up with the error message. '[RTR3InitEx failed with rc=-1912 (rc=-...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.04 LTS HVM not have CAP_AUDIT_READ?

I'm running the AWS EC2 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS HVM AMI and it is lacking CAP_AUDIT_READ when I check man capabilities. Any idea what's up with this? I think CAP_AUDIT_READ was added in linux kernel 3.16 and ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0)

I am new at ubuntu. I am using windows 8.1. I want to tried dual boot in my pc and tried to install ubuntu 16.04 with pen-drive then may i lost boot for pen-drive. Still i got kernel panic not syncing ...
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what does this mean for a module to have a bad taint?

When looking at the syslog (dmesg), I get several of: <module name>: module has bad taint, not creating trace events What does this mean ?
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ubuntu 16 on hp envy wifi interface does not come up after reboot

I have an HP Envy laptop installed with ubuntu 16. It has a ralink 3290 wifi chip in it. I have since found the 2016 version of the driver and it works. Until the next reboot. Then I have to run a ...
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Can't scale frequencies of AMD Turion CPU, it always jumps to lowest

I have similar problem to this: Can't scale frequencies, always jumps to lowest . This time on a HP Compaq 6715B notebook with AMD Turion CPU TL-58 and powernow-k8 cpufreq driver : $ cpufreq-...
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Disk failing - Kernel panic

I posted a couple of days ago about SSD issues which keep it failing. FSCK usually helped, but not now as I face kernel panic. When I boot into Ubuntu, I see grub, I can choose between the kernels. ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter + Ubuntu 16.04 woes

NEWS: Added update 1 Added update 2 I am trying to build a new machine using the Gigabyte GA-970 G1 Gaming motherboard, together with a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 N900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express ...
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Can't install Mrtg on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [closed]

I can't install MRGT-2.17.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Text appear Error below ? Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done mrtg is already the newest ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 random freezes every few hours

I am using an old AIO PC with a core i5 and every few hours the pc just freezes and doesn't respond to commands, sometimes I get a message saying, BUG: CPU#3 stuck for 23s! In these cases the magic ...
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How to install libcncurses5-dev for ubuntu 9.10 offline [closed]

I want to install libncurses5-dev in a PC with no internet connection, while I can download it from another PC having internet.I have tried to install libncurses5-dev by using following commands sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 randomly freezes with blinking caps lock

I have a MSI gaming laptop GT80 running Ubuntu 14.04. It randomly freezes with a blinking caps lock (kernel panic I believe). Here the specs: https://www.msi.com/Laptop/gt80-2qe-titan-sli.html#hero-...
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Restore linux kernel after accidental removal

I accidentally removed my current linux kernel from my Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS by using this command: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-3.13.0-{77,79}-generic Unable to boot into the system, now I found this ...
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Reason why I am unable to login to ubuntu every time I upgrade the kernel

I am using xubuntu 16.04. Whenever any new kernel is available I upgrade my system using the command: apt upgrade But then when I reboot the system always shows authentication error after I type ...
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Error! Your kernel headers for kernel 3.13.0-69-generic cannot be found - Can't Update!

When trying to upgrade, I get this error: Not enough free disk space The upgrade has aborted. The upgrade needs a total of 81.8 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an ...
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Error while updating my system 16.04 LTS

When I am using following command to update my system, I got an error from dpkg,how to rectify that, sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade linux-signed-image-generic ...
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mkyaffs2image error in Ubuntu terminal

What is the use of "mkyaffs2image" in the following command in Ubuntu terminal? How to solve the error given below. sudo chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/mkyaffs2image /usr/local/bin/mkimage mkimage file ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Laptop flickering problem

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed in my laptop. I use the default graphic driver. I have 2 graphic cards: integrated and Nvidia. I saw some questions about this and I did update system kernel to last ...
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Keyboard drops keystrokes after resume

I recently upgraded my motherboard to a Z68 Pro3-M and have been having issues with my USB keyboard after resuming from suspend. After I resume from suspend, the keyboard will drop keys if I type ...
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How to Install Linux Kernel 4.6 in Ubuntu 16.04?

I do but get dependency errors which I do not understand wget http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v4.6-yakkety/linux-headers-4.6.0-040600_4.6.0-040600.201605151930_all.deb sudo dpkg -i *....
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vmware complains about a kernel module that don't exist (vmci)

I installed VMware workstation 12 pro on an ubuntu distribution, and found it fine. After this, I saw that the "server" product was also fine, and moreover free. So I did not waited the end of the ...
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Intel 8165 wireless not working. Ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 15.04 on Lenovo ideapad 500-15isk. I have a dual boot with Windows 7 and cant run my wireless in Ubuntu. i did a $ sudo lshw -c network to get *-network ...
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14.04.3 LTS + xenial kernel upgrade + nvme SSD - won't boot

I have a 14.04.3 LTS system that won't boot after upgrading to 4.4.0-24 kernel (xenial kernel image packages). It has an NVME SSD, and with the 4.4 series kernel, it can't seem to see the NVME. The ...
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How do I switch from linux-generic to linux-virtual?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 in a VM, and want to switch from the linux-generic kernel to the linux-virtual kernel. What are the commands to run? I have installed linux-virtual... apt-get install linux-...
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Does 50 % memory and 40 % swap usage (equal size) with vm.swappiness of 90 indicate a kernel bug? [duplicate]

I have 8 GB RAM and a 8 GB swap partition and I set vm.swappiness to 90 in /etc/sysctl.conf (and verified that it's used with the sysctl command at runtime). The system uses 50 % of RAM and 40 % of ...
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Having trouble upgrading Linux kernel in Xenial

I have downloaded the latest kernel and headers but Ubuntu is not using it on reboot. Only 3.19.0-22 is working, when I choose one in the Grub menu. Can I somehow refresh that list or force Ubuntu to ...
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Confusion with multiple linux kernel images - Ubuntu boots on older kernel

I m running Ubuntu 16.04. After a prompt by software update, that I discarded, as I booted I opened a terminal and run my update alias: alias maintain='set -x; sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-...
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No WiFi Networks detected on my Alienware 17 R3 with Killer Wireless-AC 1535 card [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Alienware 17 R3, which comes with Killer Wireless-AC 1535 WiFi card. The WiFi hardware seems to be detected but no WiFi hotspots are being detected. I learnt ...
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Why does upgrading the Linux Kernel often cause one to have to run 'apt-get autoremove' twice?

I have noticed that after installing a kernel update through the standard means of sudo apt-get dist-upgrade that sometimes (very rarely) when I run sudo apt-get autoremove afterwards it says that ...
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USB keyboard does not work after each time kernel gets updated

I've had an old issue with my USB connected keyboard specially after kernel updates. The problem in the first place is the Ctrl, Windows/Super and Alt buttons are all mapped to Shift button that was ...
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Error during ubuntu installation “Unable to install GRUB in /dev/sda ” HP Pavillion UEFI laptop

I recently bought a new HP Pavillion laptop preinstalled with Windows 8 and I upgraded to Windows 10. I kept 100 GB for ubuntu. First time it installed fine through usb. However after a couple of days ...
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16.04 - Slow Kernel Boot (LVM issue)

After upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 my system boot slow down consistently To analyze the cause I used this command. systemd-analyze plot > boot.xml google-chrome ./boot.xml I have found out ...
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Problem with a kernel error during update

I had an error occur when updating using the standard ubuntu updater. Afterwards, after a bug report was sent, i typed this into the console. Is there any way back from this or is it a re-install? ~ ...
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Ubuntu Kernel problem

I'm having troubles to boot my fresh Ubuntu 16 installation. Installed kernels: 4.4.0.24-generic 4.4.0.22-generic 4.4.0.21-generic Here are the results when booting from any of these kernels: ...