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12.10 shutdown not working

I hope i don't sound like a noob, but my shutdown isn't working. I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 and whenever I shut down and pressESC to see what's happening, it isn't doing anything. When I return to look ...
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Installing Software in recovery mode

For some reason I can only successfully boot into recovery mode. I want to install drivers software updates, etc. My question is. If I install these software in recovery mode will they be applies like ...
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How to get kernel versions to match in a server and clients?

Ubuntu has released 12.04.2 LTS, which has a newer kernel than the one that comes with 12.04.1 LTS. I prefer to keep server and clients with the same kernel version. Can this be done?
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Issue with linux-image-3.13.0-44-generic & linux-image-extra-3.13.0-44-generic [duplicate]

I've been using Ubuntu Server for a few months now. I'm getting the below OUTPUT after running sudo apt-get -f upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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Will not boot normally or into recovery

Newbie here. Yesterday I put Ubuntu onto my laptop. Most things were working fine, except the shutdown command would not power off the device. Today, it will not boot normally or into recovery. Normal ...
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Why do mainline kernels have a version suffix?

I just had a problem with the 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade. (My touchscreen stopped working.) So I went to get the mainline kernel as usual. I went to the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel page here, downloaded and ...
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What kernels & packages do I un-install?

Okay, my wife's computer is apparently running out of space on /boot and from what I can tell in similar questions, it's related to unused kernels (which makes no sense, considering it's a fresh ...
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When updating from kernel 3.13 -> linux-image-4.2.0-22-generic the network was lost - how do I preserve it when updating the kernel

Happy New Year, hopefully. Earlier today I tried to update my kernel from 3.13xx to 4.2 in the hope of better performance on my computer. But after a restart I had no network. When i did ifconfig ...
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Upgraded to kernel 4.2 but getting black screen after that [closed]

I had a mainline kernel 4.2.5 and based on the advise that i should not have a baseline kernel as in this thread I installed it via this command sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-...
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Unload saa7164 module for Hauppauge 2250, and stop tvheadend to suspend Ubuntu 15.04

I'm a noob when it comes to using systemd. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 with the Hauppauge 2250 TV tuner. Unfortunately, the driver/module for the 2250, "saa7164", is not compatible with suspend/resume so ...
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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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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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How do I make Ubuntu go past the splash screen?

I recently upgraded my desktop mac to Precise and now can't get past the Ubuntu 12.04 splash page. The splash freezes with Ubuntu and the dots turning from white to orange forever. This is when I ...
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How to reinstall kernels after accidental deletion with a separate boot partition and an encrypted LVM volume?

My installation is a Ubuntu 12.04 64 bits (Classic "legacy" MBR - No EFI/UEFI here) with two partition : A separate boot partition An encrypted LUKS volume that contains the system Logical Volumes ...
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How to decide on the right Nvidia driver based on the Linux Kernel version?

After trying to install the Nvidia drivers and got them working and then got them broken, I would like to check one important thing: One of the main problems I run into was "Kernel version and Nvidia ...
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Why is my kernel not upgraded to the latest version? [duplicate]

My server runs Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS. I try to keep it up to date as possible by doing sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade regularly. So far I was assuming that this would update the ...
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My laptop only boots with the acpi=off parameter. How can I fix this?

I managed to install Ubuntu 12.10 with the option acpi=off, as it didn't work without. Now it boots only with this option. Is it possible to solve the problem for the need of this option? With this ...
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How do I install an old kernel?

I am running an instance of Ubuntu 15.10. I need to install the latest kernel used by Ubuntu 14.10, which I think is 3.16.0-28-generic. Entering sudo apt-get install linux-image-3.16.0-28-generic ...
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Problem PXE booting

In relation to dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu. I have upgraded my diskless image to 12.04. I've updated the the default file in my tftpboot server, but whenever i boot the server, it comes with the ...
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No wireless in kernel 3.9.0

I get wireless when booting the older version, 3.8.0, but no sound, so I'm choosing to fix wireless on 3.9.0 as it seems easier. I am on Ubuntu 13.04. Here's my wireless adapter: lspci -vvnn | grep ...
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After Nvidia driver installation System Running on Low-Graphics

After I have installed the NVIDIA Driver I am unable to login to the Ubuntu 15.10. When I log in I get the error SYstem Running on Low Graphics Mode and from there I am unable to reconfigure the ...
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Starting version 219 after upgrading to 15.04

I upgraded to 15.04 just before the official release, and have since then been met with this message at boot : device descriptor read/64, error -32 and then : Starting version 219 I could ...
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What to do if I upgarde to the latest version and the only available kernel does not work?

So I have a 2005 one-core Acer, was great at the time but old now. Ubuntu has kept this thing moving forward working very well, however the latest two versions have been heavy on it. Most importantly ...
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How do I compile kernel modules? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install development tools for 12.10? I need to compile kernel modules under Ubuntu version 12.10 What is the build command please? (I am new to Linux and Ubuntu; ...
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Kernel advice and how to block unwanted downloads

Further to the question/comment “WINE FAILURE today”: The upgrade to kernel 3.13-59 was problematic. Following advice I upgraded my kernel to 3.19-25 which overcame my problem. Shortly afterwards ...
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Kernel panic when trying to install ubuntu

Summary: When trying to install Ubuntu i get Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(2,0) and the other questions adressing the same error doesn't help since all ...
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no wireless networks detected since latest kernel upgrades

Unable to detect wireless network since kernel 3.2.0-41. Problem began immediately following kernel upgrade lspci -nn |grep 0280 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 802....
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Ubuntu - does not allow to write in disk, in the middle of work, after restart it does the same unless its rebooted and used F

Everyday my laptop in the middle of work, stop to save any files to the disk, and then nothing works When i do reboot, it stays in the boot screen with following screen shot, unless i physically ...
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How to get the intel 3165 wireless adapter to work in Ubuntu 14.04?

I understand the 4.2 kernel supports this wireless adapter. But I need to stay in Ubuntu 14.04 for my own purposes, and so I need to make it work in here. All other solutions I've seen are for ...
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Error compiling kernel in iw_ndis.c [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Kernel compile error with iw_ndis.c I just wanted to compile a kernel (as described here), but I got this error: ubuntu/ndiswrapper/iw_ndis.c:1966: error: unknown field ‘...
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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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Kernel panic under Ubuntu 15.04 64bits "kernel panic-not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(0,0)”

I had a kernel panic on my MacBook Pro, which led me to erase everything from it, and install Ubuntu 15.04 (64-bit) on it, from the mini iso, with the choice of erasing everything on the hard drive. ...
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Upgrade Kernel to 3.8.0-35-generic fails to boot. Missing initrd.img-3.8.0-29-generic

When upgrading to the new kernel 3.8.0-35-generic (12.04 LTS) it doesn't create the initrd.img file and won't boot. I get a Kernel Panic because it's missing the img I tried running sudo update-...
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Broken links inside Linux header file folder

I installed the Linux header file for my kernel using command: sudo apt-get install linux-headers-`uname -r` In the folder /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.32-21-generic all the files have broken ...
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kernel panic occured after installing wifi driver

I have exactly this problem. I retype some of it in case link goes offline. I have notebook lenovo E540. I think I'm using 14.04.1 LTS (didn't check) and kernel 3.13.0-35. My wifi stoped working after ...
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Generic 3.13.0-79 hangs on Ubuntu splash screen during boot [closed]

After the most recent update to Trusty my Asus X200CA no longer boots; it hangs in the Ubuntu splash screen. I can boot by going to advanced boot options and selecting the 3.13.0-77 generic; the 3.13....
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How to change kernel at boot [duplicate]

I installed the latest kernel (4.1) and want to boot into it instead of 3.9. How can i do this on ubuntu 15.04?
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Why upgrade to new linux kernel in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to know what is the benefit/necessity of upgrading to a new kernel?
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BCM4352 offical dell driver installation problem

I've downloaded dell ubuntu 12.04 drivers and un-tar the package. Then enter the approprite folder to install as specified in first and one answer this question. First i've installed it with double ...