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Updating kernel question

I'm running 14.04 and installed the 4.02 kernel several months ago because it supported my hardware better (ThinkPad T450s) than the 3.13 kernel. When I run software update, however, it does not ...
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Why does Lubuntu 14.04 Kernel Panic on boot when Notebook is connected to AC Power, but not when on battery

since Ubuntu kernel 3.13.0-59 (or possibly even -58) Lubuntu kernel panics on Acer Travelmate B115-M when the device is connected to AC, but not when it's starts with battery only. Older kernels ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 install hardware enablement stack for kernel beyond 3.13.x?

I know there are tons of documents online talking about hardware enablement stack, I also know the theory for LTS to get more closer kernel and X library, so does it means I CAN NOT install kernel ...
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No modules in /lib/modules Linaro Deskotp

I am trying to run Linaro Ubuntu Desktop on an ARM embedded device - mainly for use of the Unity GUI. When I boot my device I get output to the screen and just before the boot process completes I ...
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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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Having problems booting my Lenovo laptop

I reported a bug on this issue and have had zero response http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/grub2-signed/+bug/1474342 The problem is that I can no longer turn on my laptop and expect it to ...
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Black Screen after install kernel 4.2-rc3 on Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS

I hope you can help me, ever after compile and install the Kernel 4.2-rc3 or even the kernel 4.2-rc4 i get black screen on the primary display always, with the next steps you can reproduce this issue ...
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Computer does not start correctly

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 on a Dell Inspiron. When the computer first starts, most of the time it just hangs on a purple screen. I have to hold the power button to get it to turn off. When it starts ...
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Replying to a thread [on hold]

When I am sending my patch to a thread, instead of showing that in the thread I am getting it as a new fresh mail.
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Runnig apt-get install updated unrelated packages and is causing issues

I recently ran apt-get install unzip on an Ubuntu server, for some reason it started updating almost every package on the system - apache, php, git, mysql, numerous libraries and more. Eventually it ...
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grub2: error: /vmlinuz-3.16-ucs109-amd64.efi.signed has invalid signature [migrated]

I am using a derivative of Debian, called Univention Corporate Server. It's a nice appliance that I use for my home server. Yesterday I upgraded to the newest version and since then my server does not ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Kernel panic - Samsung Series 9

Samsung Series 9 Laptop crashes in ubuntu 13.04-15.10 and other Linux (debian, arch, freebsd). Check: cleaned laptop, change the battery, change CPU cooler, memtest, temp. kernel 3.11 - crashes ...
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How do I remove old kernels despite 100% inode use in /usr?

I was trying to update my packages today: $ sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f ...
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Ubuntu freezes, CPU soft lockup, intermittent screen artifacting

I am relatively new to Ubuntu and I am having a few issues, regarding the software or my computer I don't know. A little bit of background - I am dual booting windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I ...
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Error building a VM

My system: #uname -a Linux hostname 3.13.0-57-generic #95-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jun 19 09:28:15 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I am trying build a VM ( ...
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Need help removing linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic and linux-image-extra-3.16.0-34-generic

So I feel like a dunce having to post about this but, I need help trying to fix this issue, mostly because without the fix I can't install any new software or run updates. For some reason one of the ...
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Messy partitions: How do I fix my HDD and SSD partitions from a USB?

So after finding out I gave my external HDD 250 MB instead of 250 GB I tried to fix it by changing the partitions around with some popular software. Told me to restart my PC. Now every time I try to ...
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audit tool is unable to capture the bash(write operations) events

I have the following configuration in my system OS : ubuntu 14.04 Kernel version : 3.13.0-32-generic I have following rules in my audit.rules file. -w /etc/ -p wa -k ...
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Wifi drops on apt-get update ubuntu 15.04

need help with Ubuntu 15.04, i updated the kernel to 4.0 and i don't know if that's the reason but the wifi broke on trying on update, be it with the software updater or apt-get update && ...
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Kernel Panic - Not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00000009

I have a laptop that came pre-installed with Ubuntu 14.04 and has had minimal issues until now. Upon booting I am presented with the following kernel panic: After forcefully shutting down the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server Keeps hanging, please help!

Have several servers all identical running compute services for openstack. All except one work fine. The one and only server randomly freezes and I can only do a hard reboot to restore it. When ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.02 downloads lts utopic kernel

So an update just came up for me asking to install kernel stuff, and I looked into it. It turns out it was going to install the 14.10 (utopic) lts kernel (linux-image-generic-lts-utopic) along with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 = fn+f2/f3 (backlight) keys not working

With 14.04 LTS Ubuntu (64-bit), using any of the offered kernel solutions (including ones from the newer releases up to 3.19), f2/f3 brightness controls fail to register. As a matter of fact key ...
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Ubuntu Mate (raspberry) upgrade kernel Version

I have the latest Ubuntu-MATE image on my raspberry. I configured rpi-update from github but it is not upgrading kernel version although it says that it has upgraded it. However the latest kernel ...
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Cpyrit Installation help

I keep having trouble installing cpyrit error is as follows Precision-M4600:~/Downloads/cpyrit-cuda-0.4.0$ python setup.py build The CUDA compiler and headers required to build kernel were not found. ...
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Upgrading to newer kernel

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2 with kernel 3.13. After a recent update of the kernel, my VMware Player installation stopped working. I would like to upgrade to the newer 3.16 kernel which comes with ...
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14.04 Booting Issues

after almost 1 year of use, right after the last update i've started having issues in booting. If i try, that's what i got: [ 0.747081] CPU: 1 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not Tainted 3.13.0-33-generic ...
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pci-stub not claiming radeon card, only the audio device, radeon driver claiming graphics instead

im trying to bind my spare radeon card to pci-stub on kubuntu 15.04, ive got this for my boot options dmesg | grep pci-stub [ 0.000000] Command line: BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.19.0-15-generic ...
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Virtual box says kernel driver not found

Every time I click on my virtual OS it says Kernel driver not found. I have tried sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup but it didn't work.
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Trouble updating drivers on my AWUS036H USB wireless card

I am following this guide to update my Alfa card to the latest drivers. When I run the make command I get multiple errors.
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Why doesn't Ubuntu repos for Aarch64, ARM, PowerPC have debugging symbols?

I'm trying to get kernel debug symbols for architectures like Aarch64, ARM and PowerPC on qemu; but it seems like the repositories don't have kernel debug symbols. Why aren't there packages that have ...
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Can't boot ubuntu, showing GNU grub menu instead [closed]

I can't boot Ubuntu, instead it shows me the GNU Grub menu. Until yesterday, it worked fine but now it's stuck at gnu grub menu. The items in the gnu grub menu are: Ubuntu, with Linux ...
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virtualbox shared folder - kernel headers not found

I have read those questions: Why can't I access a shared folder from within my Virtualbox machine? and Error: kernel headers not found. (But they are in place) The second question equals mine, ...
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Why are the official/stable 4.* kernels marked unstable?

Kernel.org shows 4.1.1 and 4.1.2 as stable. Why then, are they named *-unstable/* here: http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/
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Deleted all zmlinux's from /boot. Can't boot into anything now

I recently deleted all my vmlinux's in /boot for some reason (a bad misunderstanding between vmware and vmlinux...). Now I can't boot into any other OS's. For some reason I can boot into my ...
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Cannot upgrade Ubuntu 14.04.02 due to kernel package problem

I am experiencing a problem with 3.13.0.57 kernel. After the upgrade the system was not able to boot anymore. I booted it with the previous kernel image and tried to remove the broken kernel packages, ...
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How can I let the kernel be updated automatically?

I have Xubuntu 14.04 on my computer. The new stable kernel ver 3.16 have been released for a long time. But, the updater cannot install the new kernel automatically. So I had to install it myself. I ...
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Kernel Panic when attempting to boot Ubuntu 15.04 CD on older computer

I have an older machine that I would like to install Ubuntu to. When the computer sees the CD and attempts to boot from it, the Ubuntu colour will appear and the accessibility and keyboard icons will ...
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How to find the built-in bluetooth adapter in Toshiba satellite c55-896 laptop

I have been using Ubuntu for over a year, but recently I have encountered an old problem again. When I First installed Ubuntu, it said 'No adapter found' in the Bluetooth section. I want to buy a ...
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Installing kernel 4 on Ubuntu 15.04 - Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel

I can not manage to install the 4.1.2 kernel on my Ubuntu 15.04 Dell XPS 13 (9343). I used : wget ...
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Setup cross-compile env. in eclipse for Kernel API

I'm cross compiling for a beaglebone black (that is running debian) on ubuntu and I want to make Kernel API calls from module.h, kmod.h, or firmware.h and those don't appear to be in the ...
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ubuntu 12.04 server livecd install with modules that aren't available in the generic header

I'm trying to install ubuntu on a device with SAS drives. For this to work I need the kernel module mpt3sas. I would need this module to be loaded on startup or do it manually(modprobe) However, it ...
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modprobe mpt3sas not found in ubuntu installation but should be

I'm trying to install ubuntu server 12.04.4 LTS on SAS drives. I'm booting the installation off of a live install usb. The problem is that ubuntu cannot detect any of these SAS drives. The proper ...
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update, dpgk broken

I just upgraded to 14.04 now when I try to upgrade I get: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to ...
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modprobe loads incorrect directory, or maybe it's depmod generating the wrong directory path? Linux can't locate modules.dep either way!

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (disc check and md5sums all OK) I get this error on startup, which renders the mouse and keyboard non-functional after booting from grub; modprobe: FATAL: Could ...
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Ubuntu 15.04/kernel 4.0.1, tpm error (7) occured

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04. Once I had installed all updates, I ran into this error: [ 4.124110] tpm_tis 00:00: A TPM error (7) occurred attempting to read a pcr (I took a picture but it blurs the ...
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14.04.2 cannot update, kernel problems? [closed]

Logged into my server the other day for general maintenance and apt-get is unable to perform any updates. Have tried what apt-get itself recommended but I'm still stuck. I've looked around the web ...
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Is it possible to customize the kernel when customizing a Live CD?

I am customizing Ubuntu Live by following this answer in order to obtain my preferred ISO. This method is fine, and I have made it work with Ubuntu, Xubuntu, v12, v14, and even Kali Linux. But it ...
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failed to sudo update-initramfs -u -k 4.2.0

update 1 https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2PgRKgeBo5ZbUpnQ0ZVdExpdkU/view?usp=sharing after compile kernel and make install and can not boot , due to error VFS, can not mount fs then try sudo ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - cannot install updates cos boot is too small

I've just about searched and tried everything now: Ubuntu tweak, sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.xx.0.xx after checking my current version using uname -r (linux-image-3.13.0.55). I don't want to ...