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Unable to download the source code of linux that I am running

On my machine: root@zaidi:/home/uzair# uname -r 3.13.0-35-generic Also: root@zaidi:/usr/src# ls linux-headers-3.11.0-15 linux-headers-3.11.0-23-generic linux-headers-3.11.0-15-generic ...
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Ubuntu Sony Vaio VPCZ 133

I tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my sony vaio vpcz 133. It freezes after login into the system. So I go back and install the 12.04, works great. I'm planning to install the laptop mode tools on it. ...
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laptop sees two connections when HD TV is plugged, but no image

With Apple Macbook Air 1,1 (Early 2008) and Ubuntu 12.04 with kernel Linux 3.2.0-68-generic-pae, when I connect it to an HD TV via the micro-DVI to DVI (Apple adapter) --> DVI to HDMI (I tried two ...
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WiFi interface doesn't come up

All of sudden, my builtin Wifi interface on the laptop (HP Pavilion dv7, running Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0-64-generic) won't come up. # ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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after upgrade to 14.04 kernel remains 3.2.0

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.1 using the update-manager. During the upgrade there was an error about emacsen-common and I do not overwrite the file menu.lst. After the upgrade lsb_release -a gives ...
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iscsitarget suddenly broken after upgrade of the 12.04 Hardware Stack

After an upgrade to the latest Hardware Stack using Ubuntu 12.04, my iscsi service is not longer operational. The error from the service is such: FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. I have learned ...
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Are there multiple LTS distributions available?

My distributed network consists of atleast 10 servers, all of which are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This was a design decision, so that we would have a more consistent back-end, as far as the Operating ...
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NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel

I installed NFS server on my Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit with apt-get install and when I try to start the server I always see: NFS kernel daemon: no support in current kernel.
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14.04 - USB microphone speaker device not working anymore

I own a PJP-20UR web conference microphone speaker, I have been using this USB device for ages with Linux, Windows, Mac never ever have had any issues with it. Since I upgraded from Ubuntu ...
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openafs-client fails to upgrade on newest kernel 3.13.0-32 (ubuntu 12.04)

This morning my Ubuntu told me to do some updates, then in the end I had a msg that I should also do some HW support updates. And so I did. During the upgrade I saw there was some problems with the ...
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Repacking A Kernel

I am trying to pack up my server kernel I made with the packages downloaded and web page files all included. Basically this will allow me to put the same distro I have made on my dev board onto other ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update

I have found this solution from a thread a while ago but its temporary fix only: This seems to be a bug in 12.04.2. As stated in comments, a simple fix would be unloading the mouse driver ...
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Grub doesn't boot after kernel upgrade

I upgraded my ubuntu 12.04 LTS via terminal and now grub doesn't find any kernel. I tried to look inside the /boot folder via grub terminal, but on my primary hard disk the folder seems to be empty. ...
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Cleaning up old HWE stacks?

I've been running 12.04 since release and have updated to every new HWE stack. I am currently on 12.04.4. Does anyone know how to clean out all the old versions of HWE? I currently have way too many ...
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what kernel should be used with ubuntu 12.04

I have 2 computers with intel i5 cpu's, both of which are running Ubuntu 12.04.4LTS. However, one has kernel version 3.2.0-67 and the other has kernel version 3.13.0-32. Both have all the latest ...
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Do I need to upgrade my kernel?

my first post here, so be kind, lol, I know you will be. I run a dual boot between Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and the Linux is a whole new learning curve for me. I bought an ...
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HWE update for 12.04, now programs don't run--fixes?

I recently updated the kernel on 12.04 to a version that is going to be supported until 2017. Problem is, FlightGear and Celestia don't run now, but I believe it's vitally important to run a ...
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Unable to boot after update

After a update, Ubuntu won't boot anymore and gives: error: could not read file. If I'm fast enough to press a button to continue, I get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on ...
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Downgrade Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 2.6.x

I currently have the most up-to-date kernel (Linux user-desktop 3.2.0-67-generic #101-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 17:46:11 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux) of Ubuntu 12.04 on my x86_64 computer, but ...
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How does LTS combine with HWE out of support

This is a rather general question, but I'd really like to know where I got it wrong. Less than a year ago on one of my laptops, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 precise (Kernel 3.8.x) Now I am told that HWE ...
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Important installations failed

I have a new computer with ubuntu 12.04 LTS ready installed. I get a message telling me to install an important security update 'Linux kernel image for version 3.5.0 on 64bit x86 SMP, but install ...
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ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.13.0.30

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 with ATI graphics card. Everything was working without any problems until kernel 3.8. During the regular updates Ubuntu suggested to update to kernel 3.13.0.30. After that ...
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sub par wifi with 12.04 kernel 3.2.0-29 an proprietary RT3290

I have a HP Pavillion 500-203A with RT3290 chipset and simply inserted by own Ubuntu 12.04 disk. I successfully compiled the proprietary drivers according to this guide: ...
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Repeated “Oops 0000 [#1] SMP” Crashes [closed]

My installation of Ubuntu 12.04 is repeatedly crashing to black screens. It crashes during a variety of activities (watching Youtube videos in Chrome, rendering video, watching other video, playing ...
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Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) out of support

From yesterday my update manager gives me this message: Your current Hardware Enablement Stack (HWE) is going out of support on 07/08/2014. After this date security updates for critical parts ...
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Hangs On or After fsck from util-linux 2.20.1

I have a box running at DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 12.04 It's rare that my system will boot or takes forever - normally it just hangs / chokes. A reboot from a remote shell used to be pretty quick and ...
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Problem upgrading from Kubuntu 12.04.4 to 14.04

Good morning, I have Kubuntu 12.04.4 LTS and would like to upgrade to 14.04 LTS. I tried to follow the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/TrustyUpgrades/Kubuntu/12.04LTS but after ...
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Modprobe: 'Invalid nodule format', yet works after insmod

I am having a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 not properly recognising a custom made kernel module. The kernel module is a spoof of raw1394. So that programs that look for the presence of a raw1394 module ...
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12.04: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attemped to kill the idle task!

My parents got this error on their machine, so I'm not sure what triggered it. My dad says it just happens randomly. It apparently happens every couple of days, but this is the first time I've been ...
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Mysql failed to start

i tried to restore a db backup to a newly created database, suddenly its starts showing error. Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket /var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock so i checked ...
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Black screen on boot with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Kernel 3.15

I've installed Kernel 3.15.1-031501 and today 3.15.2-031502 because with 3.13 my HP 6730s has wrong fan control. But with both 3.15.1 and 3.15.2, after grub selection, something like 50% of boots ...
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Installing linux-headers-2.6.32-042stab085.20

I am trying to install virtualbox-4.3 on a VPS hosting which has Ubuntu 12.04 and kernel version : uname -r ==> 2.6.32-042stab085.20 When I try to install it, I get the following error: ...
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I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Diagnose complete system hang 12.04 dell xps 13

I occasionally have a complete system hang on my Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop (the one that comes with Ubuntu pre-installed). There's complete system unresponsiveness, CPU seems to go to 100% ...
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System Freezes-Hangs for up to 10 minutes or longer

Starting with Ubuntu 12.04, and now with Ubuntu 14, I have issues with machine freezing in the middle of use. Originally noticed it using Mozilla FF and then noticed it began happing with other ...
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How can I tell which backport'ed drivers are currently installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have had major problems with my wifi but currently my 12.04 kernel with some backport drivers that I had installed works. Now I may need to update the kernel (minor version change) and I don't want ...
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Kernel update (64) will not boot. How can I automatically boot with earlier version? U12.04LTS

Ubuntu 12.04LTS After an automatic kernel update through update-manager I cannot boot up without intervention any more. Latest version which GRUB boots automatically is 3.2.0-64-generic-pae which ...
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netfilter's function nfq_get_outdev_name()

I'm trying to figure out what the interface of a packet is using Netfilter linux library on Ubuntu 12.04. One of my interfaces is a LAN (eth0), and the other one is connected to a router (that I've ...
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Shutdown does not power off computer on Ubuntu 12.04

I recently got an update message mentioning there were 13 updates ready to be downloaded / installed, all pertaining to a newer version of the kernel. I couldn't get the updates to be installed, as I ...
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Desktop broken after standard Ubuntu updates

A popup showed up on my desktop for the standard updates for Ubuntu, and I selected the option to install these and then let it reboot. Now my desktop manager does not start, and I can only use the ...
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1answer
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What does x86 mean for installing a new hardware enablement (HWE) stack in 64 bit Ubuntu

I'd like to install 13.10 (Saucy) hardware enablement (HWE) stack to my Ubuntu 12.04 (64-bit) because I need a newer Linux kernel. This wiki page explains what "hardware enablement stacks" are. Among ...
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Ubuntu Precise 12.04 Kernel Headers

Recently, on my installation of Ubuntu Precise 12.04.3 on my Beaglebone Black, while tying to install some Wifi drivers, it says it requires kernel headers. The kernel version is 3.8.13-bone30 (from ...
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Desktop screen is running slow for ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my system. But screen of the system is running very slow. I checked the cpu utilization but it is normal less than 15%. Here is specifications vga kernel driver ...
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unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference

I am trying to connect to a CCD camera that communicates through a PCI card. When the PCI card is sitting directly in the PC there is no problems, but when the PCI card is connected to the PC ...
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Getting “read failed after 0 of 4096 at xxxxxx: Input/output error” error for LVM

I have system with Ubuntu 12.04. On this system used LVM for managing disk drives and similar mass-storage devices. When I used lvscan command for scanning all the logical volumes then it displayed ...
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Xen DomU not booting with required custom kernel

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (32-bit) and installed Xen4.1 and Xen tools 4.4. I tried creating DomU with the following xen-tools command. >> xen-create-image --force --boot --hostname=DomU1 ...
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Error when updating my new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop

I have just bought a dell inspiron 3537 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS pre-installed. However, update manager cannot successfully finish the initial update. Here's part of the log at ...
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ftrace on ubuntu 12.04

I wish to work with ftrace on ubuntu and able to use trace-cmd (http://manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/precise/en/man1/trace-cmd-start.1.html). But as per this http://lwn.net/Articles/365835/, I want to ...
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How is entropy gathered for /dev/random in Precise

With a standard install of Ubuntu 12.04 how is the entropy for /dev/random gathered. Is the install smart enough set up any hardware generation available, will it use user based sources like keyboard ...