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Right way to completely clean up old kernels in terminal

I have been going through various questions about how to clean up old Linux kernels. They all seem to have different answers and they are old, so someone is bound to say the question is too old and ...
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latest kernel killed my ThinkPad W520 hotkeys

for some reason after latest kernel/nvidia and other updates on my 12.04.5 LTS running kernel Linux ThinkPad-W520 3.13.0-43-generic #72~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Tue Dec 9 12:14:18 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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missing kernel header

I am trying to compile this /* Kernel Programming */ #define MODULE #define LINUX #define __KERNEL__ #include <linux/module.h> /* Needed by all modules */ #include <linux/kernel.h> /* ...
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Ubuntu Kernel Update 3.13.0-43 causes graphics problems and Kernel Panic

So when I did an update through the terminal to kernel 3.13.0-43, and I rebooted my system - it booted but it only had one resolution, 1024x768, when that's not even my largest resolution (my largest ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 touchscreen not recognized anymore on XPS 15 9530 Haswell

I've a Dell XPS 15 with Ubuntu 14.10 and I've just realized that my touchscreen does not work anymore. It's not even recognized: $ dmesg |grep -i touch [ 3.179897] psmouse serio1: synaptics: ...
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Lockd Freezes once or more per day

Server has been running for over 1.5 years, with no problem. Last week started receiving errors and workstations freeze: lockd: cannot monitor statd: server rpc.statd not responding, timed out ...
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Application stuck in TCP retransmit

I am running Linux kernel 3.13 (Ubuntu 14.04) on two Virtual Machines each of which operates inside two different servers running ESXi 5.1. There is a zeromq client-server application running between ...
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AMD Omega drivers don't work with kernel 3.17.6 on Trusty?

I just installed new fglrx drivers on Ubuntu 14.04. New AMD drivers are distribution-specific, so downloaded them. Since it says they re compatible with kernel up to 3.17 version on release notes, ...
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Where is kernel/user.c?

I am doing some changes on ubuntu linux source code. I used find / -name user.c command to locate user.c but failed. Where is it? My working environment is ubuntu14.04.
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How to apply an “undocumented” kernel patch

I am unable to use the touchpad on my new GigaByte P35 v2. I seem to have the problem documented here (elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop), and here ...
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Cups job stuck at: processing since …“Waiting for printer to become available.”

When I reboot, a queued print job will get printed, after that jobs don't print with the following message: processing since "Waiting for printer to become available." Also, when I run the vanilla ...
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wrong kernel running after install

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 from unetbootin. When it reboots after the install, uname -r says: 3.5.0-17-generic ..this means that no modules have loaded for the kernel that is actually installed ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no wlan0 interface

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer e5-571-31KM. Dmesg and lspci output indicate a wireless Network adapter was found, but according to ifconfig there is no wlan0 interface. Unfortunately I have no ...
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Latest kernel update (.43) crashes my pae system

I have been happily running a 14.04 system but the latest kernel update has frozen my system. The background; I have been using the 32 bit ubuntu distribution (I have no idea why) and booting with the ...
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Why doesn't apt-get autoremove remove my old kernels?

My boot partition is on a SSD, so it doesn't have room for more than about 8 installed kernel versions, and eventually some kernel update will fail to install because my boot partition is full of old ...
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Problem with dpkg -p

I'm trying to have informations about kernels installed with dpkg -s but the return is weird (and in french), but not seems to work: $ dpkg -p linux-image-3.16.0-28-generic dpkg-query: le paquet « ...
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Intel Xeon Phi 7120p on 14.04LTS

I recently bought Intel Xeon Phi 7120p and plugged it into a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The card shows up in lspci, but then I don't know what to do next. Should I install updated MPSS ...
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Problems with linux-headers and apt-get -f install

It has been a long time since I've asked for help, but I'm in dire need now. Some time ago, I set up a friend's computer with 10.04. He's still running it but somewhere along the way, he started ...
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uvd not responding… cant start ubuntu

I am new to ubuntu. When I installed (stand alone) ubuntu 14.04.1 on my laptop, it wont load and it shows error that uvd not responding a few times and then shows uvd not initialized and hangs I tried ...
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Dependencies issues linux-image-3.13.0-43-generic

Was setting up Postfix but didn't get too far, because Ubuntu returned an dependencies error. Tried to fix this but I cant find the cause to the problem. dpkg: dependency problems prevent ...
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How to uninstall kernel modules?

I m doing my project in ubuntu on kernel version 3.10.48. But due to compatible problems, we had to change the version (recompile the kernel) to 3.17.6. Now, as I had assigned 50 GB to ubuntu only 9 ...
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Non Sudoer Access to a Kernel Module

Is it possible to access a kernel module if a user is not sudoer? I am trying to access a KVM, which is kernel module, as non-sudoer but I am getting an error: Could not access KVM kernel module: ...
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free space in boot for upgrade to 14.04

Can not upgrade to 14.04. Not enough free space in /boot again. No obsolete kernels detectable. What gives? :~$ ls /boot/ abi-3.11.0-13-generic initrd.img-3.11.0-26-generic ...
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elantech touchpad - multi touch is not working for kernel 3.13.0-35-generic

I recently updated my kernel to 3.13.0-35-generic,after update my elantech touchpad multi touch stopped working I tried fixing it from here ...
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Write udev rules for serial device

I have one concern regarding device name assign by kernel like /dev/sda* , /dev/sdb* ... etc but i would like to write rules for assign name to new pattern like "/dev/sc**"(starting with modified ...
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Updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS)

After updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS) $ uname -r 3.8.0-030800-generic $ ifconfig -a eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 9c:2a:70:cd:f2:c5 ...
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I think I accidentally removed the current linux kernel when trying to free up space in /boot

Sorry for being a bit long-winded, but I am not sure what has happened so I'll try to state what has happened as completely as possible. I am currently logged in to the system and it's running. It is ...
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How can I install 3.16 kernel on Ubuntu 14.04

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get dist-upgrade do not show the newest kernel. How can I install 3.16 kernel on 14.04?
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how to avoid loosing kernel changes throgh updates?

I'v modified kernel to enable SPIDEV on Pandaboard Ubuntu. Unfortunately I am loosing this devices every kernel update. Is there any posibility to avoid it, so I do not need another day to compile the ...
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Configure webcam

I see a garbled image when using my web cam using Cheese or Skype using uvcvideo kernel module. I am aware that this is a known bug, but does it have a solution yet? Links: Kernel modules with ...
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Boot hangs after upgrade to kernel 3.13.0-43

I just upgraded from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43, and now I can't boot- my system hangs at the ubuntu splash screen with the five orange dots. My fans are all running full-tilt, and the system is ...
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Periodic lockups showing kernel: [154858.820009] [drm:i915_hangcheck_elapsed] *ERROR* Hangcheck timer elapsed… render ring idle

System is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS with kernel 3.13.0-43-generic, I have noticed the lockups periodically since 09/13/2014. I can't remember what kernel version was in use then possibly kernel ...
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When will kernel 3.14 be available in the repositories?

I see that kernel 3.14.1 is available for Trusty at http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ When will this kernel be available for upgrade via the Ubuntu repositories. (I know that I can ...
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Looking for a driver for a tablet, I heard that I “need a kernel”- what does that mean? [closed]

I'm new to everything and I've heard a lot about tablet drivers that work with a kernel. However, I don't know what a kernel is and how to use/download it. I've seen a lot of codes with the drivers ...
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apt-get does not find suggested package (perf tool)

I am using performance counters (https://perf.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page) on Ubuntu 13.10 x86_64. If I type perf I get: perf not found for kernel 3.11.0-031100 You may need to install ...
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Lost audio after updating kernel from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 [closed]

I updated the kernel image on 2014-12-12 from version 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and as a result I lost my laptop's audio. I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad T540p laptop. ...
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How can I troubleshoot why Ubuntu keeps crashing on my laptop?

I have a one year old Acer Aspire 4752G netbook running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest distribution updates installed. It was previously running great until about a week ago when it suddenly ...
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Can't install any app [duplicate]

I am facing problem installing / updating any app on my system. I did some Google and came to know /boot is 99% full. I tried increasing it but everything failed because everything gets stuck at gzip: ...
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Why does hibernate not work after update from 13.10 to 14.04?

I have just updated my Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Did not change anything. Suspend-to-RAM (standby) and hibernate both worked well in 13.10. Now hibernate does not work any more (suspend-to-RAM still ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 installation issues: unable to handle kernel paging request error

I wish I could say that I’ve done more for the Linux community as of recent but I am very VERY new to all of this and I feel very much in over my head. I figured I would install Ubuntu. on my computer ...
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How do I fix the 1908 Virtualbox error?

I have the following error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and execute 'modprobe vboxdrv' as root. This forbids me to launch any virtual ...
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Unable to upload files with any browser on Ubuntu 14.04, why?

please, I need your help. I have a weird problem. I am unable to upload files to gmail, gdrive, facebook nor other website with Ubuntu 14.04 I am able to ping google, watch youtube videos and ...
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linux modules do not autload after updating

I did apt-get update and since that moment, something in config files probably changed, however since that moment modules in my kernel (kernel wasn't updated) do not autoload. I have to manually load ...
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Deleting Old Kernels But Saying I Dont Have Correct Permissions [duplicate]

Okay So I Have Tried To Download Synaptic And Allll The Other Thing This Forum Tells You To Do And Nothing Is Working, I Am Trying To Install The Recent Update For Ubuntu 14.04 But For Some Reason ...
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Encrypted disk kernel warning - initramfs image won't boot

After an upgrade to 14.10 on my netbook, I can only manage to boot with the old kernel remaining from the previous 14.04 installation. For the most recent kernels, I get this warning when they are ...
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Default Grub2 entry doesn't point lastest kernel version + “selinuxfs mount failed” boot error: how to repair?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in multi-boot with linux (Mandriva 2011/Grub Legacy). First it seemed to work. But on my first update in Ubuntu, I was "strongly adviced" by the system to update grub and got ...
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How do I fix a error on a failed module build for Virtualbox?

world. I'm trying to upgrade my system but I get the error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.2.0-37-generic (i686) Deleting module version: 4.1.12 completely from the DKMS ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel update from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 caused my laptop to hang

Ubuntu 14.04, just updated from kernel 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and now I can not boot my laptop. It seemed that the new kernel came with some Navidia drivers that caused this problem. ...
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How to upgrade/ remove recompiled kernel version in Ubuntu 14.04?

I m working on process migration and for adding extra utilities, I recompiled my previous kernel version 3.13.0-24 generic to 3.10.48. Now I want to install Checkpoint/Restart tools (CRIU) which are ...
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No Wireless drive detection in new built kernel for reverse bisecting

I need to do a reverse bisect for a bug and I narrowed the versions down to two. Now, I need to build a 8 new kernels. However, when I built them, the kernel cannot detect my wifi drive so that I can ...