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1.5GB RAM with Pentium 4 for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have an old desktop with 1.5GB RAM and Pentium 4? Would Ubuntu 14.04 work fine or i need to downgrade to xubuntu or lubuntu? It would be fine per the hardware requirements specs for 14.04 but was ...
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88 views

Acer Aspire wifi on Broadcom b43 not working [duplicate]

ck, including userspace. [ 79.694480] [drm] Please file a _new_ bug report on bugs.freedesktop.org against DRI -> DRM/Intel [ 79.694486] [drm] drm/i915 developers can then reassign to the right ...
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switching back to text console

I have used ubuntu many times but currently ubuntu crashed every time on my system. I dont understand the exact problem of my computer. I have tried every version of ubuntu & also other distro. ...
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1answer
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unblock dell-wifi soft block

rfkill list shows: 0: phy0 Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: yes I already ran rfkill unblock all and yet ...
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Kernel Panic With Cheap Wi-Fi Usb Adapter

I've just bought a cheap usb wifi adapter from ebay. It is mediatek based, lsusb outputs: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I'm on 3.13 kernel, and the driver provided in ...
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1answer
123 views

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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1answer
210 views

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 ...
2
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170 views

Ambient light sensor support

I have a 2010 Sony Vaio laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, with an ambient light sensor installed to adjust screen brightness automatically. However, last time I checked, this was not supported by default ...
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1answer
139 views

Kernel Panic - not syncing: A hardware or a software issue?

When I try to start my PC I can hear the CPU fan spinning up then turning itself off before again spinning up, repeating itself. Nothing is visible on the screen. Disconnecting the power plug and ...
2
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0answers
122 views

RAM upgrade causes firefox, compiz crashes, even kernel panic on HP Pavilion [closed]

I use a HP Pavilion dv6500, and I recently upgraded my ram on my laptop from 1G to 4G, but I keep getting random issues. Here are a few: When watching youtube videos / vlc videos after a long period ...
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0answers
72 views

Problem with USB 3.0 on hot power off in 13.04

When I power off computer via poweroff command , USB 3.0 devices are correctly restored on the next boot, but when computer lose power, USB 3.0 devices are not visible after boot in output of lsusb or ...
0
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1answer
513 views

How well is AMD's family of APUs supported under Ubuntu? [closed]

Can anyone provide current information on whether or not it is possible to get these A-series APUs fully functioning with the latest release of Ubuntu (13.04)? By "fully functioning" I mean seeing the ...
2
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2answers
263 views

How to control order of device loading during startup?

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E420s. I am having a problem with the timing of device loading during startup. I assume this was always happening, but I did not realize it was an issue ...
0
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1answer
344 views

Zenbook UX31A USB3 not recognised and not working

I have a Zenbook UX31A and Ubuntu 12.10 upgraded to /latest/ kernel 3.8.6-030806-generic. My USB3 controller is not recongnized and I am stuck with USB 2.0 speeds. Listing of dmesg has no mention of ...
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any idea what type of error this is - Machine check / Kernel Panic

I have been getting the following problem running Ubuntu 12.10. Basically, it freezes completely, doesn't respond to keyboard or mouse, CAPS won't change and alt+sys req+REISUB doesn't do anything. ...
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2answers
1k views

Will Ubuntu run on a System with ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE Motherboard

Will Ubuntu (with latest stable kernel from source if neccessary) run on a System with ASUS P8Z77-V DELUXE Motherboard? I could not find any hints by asus itself, but from the debian hardware ...
0
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1answer
859 views

kernel-panic after large file copy [closed]

I'm running ubuntu-server, 3.2.0-29-generic-pae. Not every time, but enough that it is reproducible, when I cp or mv a large file the kernel panics. I read that changing the scheduler sometimes helps ...
3
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3answers
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How to diagnose and fix Kernel Panic Fatal Machine Check error?

I have got a new Samsung Series 7 laptop with dual boot setup for Windows 8 and Ubuntu 12.10. A fine machine comparable to a Macbook Pro. The Ubuntu installation was quite a hassle, but with the help ...
3
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1answer
1k views

HighPoint RocketRAID 62x Controller

I have the subject card recently installed in Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.2.0-31-generic x86_64). See partial lspci -vv listing below (complete listing played havoc with pre tags): 03:00.0 RAID ...
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1answer
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missing driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9)

Thanks for all who could help me to install a driver for smart card reader Ricoh Co Ltd RL5c476 II (rev b9). The driver is available here: Ricoh RL5C476 And according to ...
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398 views

Crash Report in Ubuntu… hardware problem?

Got this on my machine. I was just browsing the web on Chrome and my computer froze. I recently just built this machine. I have a feeling it is a hardware problem... Possibly one of my parts arrived ...
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1answer
456 views

Which table of pci codes shall I use?

I have downloaded from http://pciids.sourceforge.net/v2.2/pci.ids the last pci.id file and I updated my /usr/share/misc/pci.ids file with it. OLD PCI.IDS FILE, March 2010: lspci -nn outputs: 00:00.0 ...
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2answers
1k views

What exactly are items in the /dev directory?

I have been writing an application in C++ that transmits radio messages by writing to a modem connected to the serial port. To do this I need to get a file descriptor using code of the form ...
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0answers
119 views

Ubuntu hardware recognition and driver loading - how does it happen? [closed]

After doing some reading about device drivers and .ko files and drivers built into the kernel at compile time I was wondering what happens at boot time. Does the boot up process identify hardware and ...
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Which device drivers are built into the kernel?

I recently installed a vendor supplied embedded linux onto a hardware device. When I ran lsmod on the device command line the response was empty. I was lead to believe that this means that the drivers ...
1
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3answers
1k views

Usefullness of multi-threading for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is Ubuntu optimized for multicore CPUs? I'm looking for a new laptop, one on which I am able to install (and multi-boot) Ubuntu. Some laptops offer processors with ...
8
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2answers
8k views

Is the Intel Thunderbolt interface supported in Ubuntu 12.04?

I was searching the web around one hour now, but still could not find a definite answer: Is Intel Thunderbolt already working with Linux? I am especially interested in networking, so that I can ...
3
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1answer
380 views

Is there a way to check if specific hardware is supported under the kernel?

I'm planning on building my first PC and I've decided on an ASRock z77 extreme4 motherboard. I've searched on google, but I haven't had any luck finding whether it's supported. Is there a new list of ...
3
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2answers
1k views

How do I install 10.04 on a Vortex86DX embdedded system?

I am trying to install Ubuntu on a Netcom NC-499 board that contains a Vortex86DX processor. The processor vendor claims support for Ubuntu 10.04 but I am having problems installing it. I am trying to ...
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0answers
139 views

Ubuntu 11.04 Server randomly hanging [closed]

I'm running an Ubuntu 11.04 server release with kernel version 2.6.38.13-server, and for as long as I've had the system it has hung randomly. I'm starting to look into the LSI MegaRaid controller, ...
2
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1answer
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How does the kernel detect hardware and load device drivers during boot up? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does Ubuntu detect hardware? Recently I am playing with Android x86 (http://www.android-x86.org/). From what I know, the Android kernel is very similar to Ubuntu ...
2
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2answers
572 views

ASPM default enabled on kernel 3?

I would like to know if "pcie_aspm=force" is already enabled on kernel 3 or if it will be only for kernel 3.3 like the Phoronix website says. I would like to know because i want to enable it on my ...
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0answers
532 views

Reset button doesn't reset the machine when using Ubuntu [closed]

In my 20 years of working with computers, I've always assumed that the hardware reset button on a desktop machine was hard-wired to the motherboard, causing some kind of short-circuit which would ...
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0answers
174 views

Total kernel freezing with Asus M3N78 PRO [closed]

I have a PC with main board Asus M3N78 PRO and an integrated NVidia graphic board. This PC has a big problem: it randomly (I think in average 1 crash/hour) fall in total freeze. There is no other ...
1
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1answer
598 views

Unable to start on a HP pavilion dv6-3049tx [closed]

I am using the latest version with advanced feature of Ubuntu OS i.e Ubuntu 11.04. Here the some description what exactly I am suffering from. When I start the Ubuntu OS after installation for the ...
3
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3answers
2k views

Support for Thunderbolt connection devices in Linux?

What is the current level of support for Intel Light Peak connection devices in Linux? Has anyone seen any of these in a Linux system? http://www.intel.com/technology/io/thunderbolt/index.htm
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Dell Studio XPS 16 overheats

Since I have switched from Win 7 to Ubuntu, it seems my laptop is much hotter and the fan is much louder. Is it normal behavior or maybe can I fix this by tweaking some settings? If so, what would be ...
2
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1answer
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Laptop fan not turning on when needed

It looks like my fan in my laptop is not turning on when appropriate. I already removed granola (maybe it disables it far too long?) When I put the computer in sleep mode and resume it immediately ...