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How to generate linux-tools packages for customized kernel?

How to generate linux-tools and linux-cloud-tools packages for customized kernel by using Ubuntu build scripts? Tried to add do_tools=true which generates ...
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One time “firmware” upgrade script

I was wondering how you could make a script so that on first boot it changes files to a specific parameters? So it would be like if I just installed a fresh kernel. I want to run a script once and ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing on Ubuntu 12.04

Yesterday I was updating my ubuntu from 10.04 to 12.04. I have a laptop, a compaq presario v6000, with that system only: One HD for Linux, no virtuabox, and so on. For update my Ubuntu I used the ...
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Why do most of my drivers not load after updating kernel to 3.13.0-36?

I recently upgraded my system with a new motherboard, and reinstalled Trusty to have an AMD64 system (old motherboard was 32-bit). Reinstallation (side-by-side), with 14.04.01 LTS went fine and new ...
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update-grub ignores GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX in /etc/default/grub when generating menu.lst

I created /etc/default/grub with the contents GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="cgroup_enable=memory swapaccount=1". When I run update-grub, I expect these additional arguments to be appended to the kernel lines in ...
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How do I fix this error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0 Error! Bad conf file

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Does anyone know how to fix this Dkms.conf error? dkms.conf: Error! No 'BUILT_MODULE_NAME' directive specified for record #0. Error! Bad conf file. File: does not ...
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how to enable hyperZ on radeon hd 5000 series?

I have surfed around the web to enabling hyperZ by adding this parameter R600_DEBUG=hyperz, but where I must put it? Is it at /etc/default/grub ? And what the difference between R600_DEBUG=hyperz ; ...
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Kernel update plans for Ubuntu

Is there a site where we can see which kernels we will most likely be getting with upcoming Ubuntu releases? I'm personally thinking if I should install the 3.13.7.x kernel manually or waiting to get ...
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Error compiling Kernel-aodv for ARM

I'm about to implement AODV on ARM board SabreLite and I'm facing some problems. So, I use the latest version of AODV located here (http://sourceforge.net/projects/aodvuu/). I've follow the ...
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ubuntu server crash after build.sh run

I have a build server with Ubuntu. And in my source code there is typical build.sh to invoke the make file in order to compile the source code. But suddenly the server crashed and I found the below ...
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Tp_smapi on Thinkpad T440

I have a Thinkpad T440 with Ubuntu 14.04 (using i3wm). I have had trouble installing tp_smapi. I successfully installed it with dpkg -- can't remember whether I used apt or just downloaded it ...
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Could not find a kernel image on LiveCD 14.04 LTS

I downloaded the ISO of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 4 times from 4 different official mirrors and when I use them they all gave me this message, I can not even get to the menu to check the disk. Could not find ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 ATI Driver

Good day, So i just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (i'm now to Ubuntu and even Linux systems, but i've bored of the lot of brainfuck with Windows systems) So, i installed Steam and then 2 games (Left 4 ...
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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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How to patch kernel to get some hardware working

Some info: I have a patch file vaio-full-3.2.2.patch which I downloaded from here. Well, if I patch the kernel with it, it is supposed to get some hardware working, such as the light sensor that ...
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If possible, How to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 while keeping kernel 3.2 from 12.04?

To expand my question, I would like to know how to upgrade Ubuntu 12. 04. 0 (kernel version 3. 2, compatible with the Intel GMA3600 driver provided with the package cedarview-drm) to Ubuntu 13. 10, ...
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None of the peripherals(eth, USB ) working after upgrading to kernel version 3.8.5 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have been using Ubuntu from a long time but I had never been in the depth of Ubuntu. At present I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It was getting hanged randomly and fast when I was using Firefox. I ...
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Where can I download Linux-signed-image kernels?

I like to test new kernels but as I'm using a notebook with UEFI I just only limited to regular updates. Is there any repository where I can download the package linux-image-signed-3.XX-X-generic? ...
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How to upgrade or downgrade the Kernel in Ubuntu (to any stable or testing release)

When I report a bug I may be asked to "try out the latest upstream Kernel", how do I do that? I see a lot of version specific answers to this question here on ask ubuntu, what are the general ...
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How are events generated in linux?

I am very new to Linux. I was actually wondering how the application gets different system events. Eg : 1. A media player getting a button press notification 2. Battery charge low event I ...
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How to Auto rebuild my module to new Kernel?

New to linux, after doing this: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2092934 I got my wifi up and running, ignorantly, i clicked to update my computer and it came with a new kernel, but it killed ...
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About removing old kernels

I am trying to remove my used kernels since my /boot is going low. Here I have a chicken and egg problem. First I try to remove the kernel with command: sudo apt-get autoremove linux-image-... and ...
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Do the AMD proprietary drivers even work in Ubuntu 13.10/Kernel 3.11?

I was looking at the system requirements for the latest beta proprietary driver on AMD's website and it said "Linux kernel 2.6 or above (up to 3.10)". However the unofficial AMD proprietary driver ...
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hostapd Failed to update rate sets in kernel module

I'm getting this error launching hostapd with minimal conf Failed to update rate sets in kernel module I've just installed Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04. When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 did not receive this ...
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Installing Ubuntu-Linux on Virtualbox (Virtual Machine)

I downloaded virtualbox for mac and the Ubuntu Linux iso. I have tried to install the iso on a virtual machine I set up using virtualbox. I keep getting this message, [ 7.409131] Kernel panic -not ...
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Virtualbox and Header Updates

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and VirtualBox 4.1.12 The last 3 (Header) updates have resulted in VirtualBox not working immediately after the header update. I searched this forum and found this ...
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Kernel upgrade 3.5.0-39-generic prevents virtual box from running

I just performed the kernel upgrade as part of the regular system upgrade. As usually on previous kernel upgrades, I had to install the kernel headers and recompile VirtualBox drivers. This process ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 kernel panicking when booting up with HDMI TV plugged in

My laptop is setup as a media server - when it boots up when plugged in to my TV via an HDMI cable, it generally kernel panics (although not always). The kernel panic is: Any ideas? I'm running ...
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Update and upgrade error 12.04 and 13.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and the update manager keeps requesting I do a partial upgrade to for Ubuntu 13.04 kernel headers and image. I only have notices to upgrade on long term releases. Are these ...
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kernel did not upgrade between 12.04->12.10->13.04

Last week I did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and after that from 12.10 to 13.04. Almost everything worked quite ok, but i noticed that the kernel was still 3.2.0.52 and not a 3.8 kernel. ...
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PC does not restart after last kernel update

I was using ubuntu 12.04 perfectly im my desktop until last kernel update (3.2.0-51). After the update proccess and reboot the system, the unity inteface didn' t start. The only way to login in the ...
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FOG & Compiling a Kernel

We have been using FOG installed on Ubuntu to image computers and have now started creating an image as a Hyper-V virtual machine (an image created as a virtual machine was a recommendation to us, and ...
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Driver updating

I need to update the drivers being used by my Dibcom 7000 DVB card. I have the drivers but cannot copy them to the correct directory. I seem to not have the correct rights. How can I change my rights ...
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Problems with software installation after kernel update

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. I decided to install Linux kernel 3.10 which was released recently so, i downloaded the kernel and header packages from kernel.ubuntu.com since it's not in raring ...
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Kernel Error during upgrade or update commands

I am getting these errors during sudo apt-get update and upgrade... I tried all possible options no success. I recently upgraded to 13.04 and had problems with Broadcom WiFi. Fixed tat issues using ...
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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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Could someone improve kernel upgrade scripts with VirtualBox install?

Ubuntu kernel updates are very frequent. Each time kernel is updated I need install kernel-headers and do /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup ¿Could kernel update script check if is needed and do it properly? ...
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Brightness setting in Lenov Thinkpad Edge E530 after update to kernel 3.8 not working

I used to run Dream Studio Unity (ivy bridge version) on sandy bridge on Thinkpad Edge E530 (B960 proc.), which worked OK, but after it updated itself to kernel 3.8 no more enables to set display ...
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AMD/Intel hybrid graphics driver on 3.6.6 kernel

I have an HP Pavilion G6-2303sh d4y36ea notebook. I installed Ubuntu 12.04. I had to update the kernel to 3.6.6 because the default didn't support the Ralink RT3290 wifi card. Now I'm trying to get ...
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Virtual mouse driver, possible problems with X11

I created virtual mouse driver according to Essential Linux Device Drivers book. After i wrote coordinates echo x y > /sys/ ... /coordinates into sysfs node, my program generates event packets through ...
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13.04 Not working period

I have reinstalled this 4 times now and cant seem to get it to boot now. I have a Phenom x6 AMD on a Gigabyte MB with 8 Gigs of ram and a Galaxy GeForce 210 GPU. Everything I have read is pointing ...
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How can we restore If all kernel has removed by mistaken it has RAID10

how we can restore the server if we removed the all kernels, and I have the RAID 10. in this case I try to recover with live-cd but I am not able to mounting partition because I have RAID10 ...
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cannot upgrade linux kernel to newest version

My current kernel version shown by uname -r is: 3.5.0-17-generic. However, there are files related to newer version kernel 3.5.0-26 in /boot. So I want to upgrade the kernel to 3.5.0-26 by running: ...
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Is kernel 3.5.0.26 (64bit) intended for 12.10 or 12.04

software updater suggests 3.5.0-26 for my current installation Ubuntu 12.10 My system: uname -a Linux pfeiffep-HPE-580t 3.5.0-24-generic #37-Ubuntu SMP Thu Feb 7 01:50:30 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 screen starts flickering after reboot

I have a Sony Vaio E series laptop. And I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on it. It was running all smooth without any problem, till I updated it (as we have to do after any normal installation of ...
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Compile AMD athlon-xp 32 bit kernel in intel 64 bit machine

Can someone tell me how to compile linux 3.7 kernel for amd athlon-xp in a 64 bit intel environment through chroot? I tried setting up a chroot environment but compilation gives me error. Thanks to ...
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install of linux-headers-3.2.0-38-generic_3.2.0-38.59_amd64 failed at update

An error occurred during a regular update of my Ubuntu 12.04 installation the message box suggested to try apt-get install -f in a terminal window: ..... Entpacken von ...
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How to resolve dpkg error code 1?

I'm having issues with installing these two updates: linux-generic-pae linux-image-generic-pae Getting the following errors every time I try to upgrade: Setting up ...
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Cloning an encrypted hard disk to a different computer

I'm using 12.10 with full-disk encryption. Can I clone my full-encrypted hard disk from an old laptop and write it, as-is, to a new laptop and expect everything to work correctly right away? If there ...
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CK Kernel For Quantal Quetzal?

Are their any pre-compiled kernel packages for Ubuntu 12.10 that provide the CK patchset, or at least the BFS scheduler?