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Manual Kernel Upgrades

I'm trying to get a better understanding of kernel upgrades. Right now, I'm currently using Ubuntu 15.04, which comes with kernel 3.19. If I do apt-get update apt-get dist-upgrade this will show ...
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Errors During Kernel Update

Running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 (just upgraded from 14.04) and I'm attempting to upgrade my kernel to version 4.1.0 and I'm getting these errors and I'm not sure what I should do. It seems like an issue ...
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Dead Kernel problem - ipython notebook

I started using ipython notebook today. I am having dead kernel problem repeatedly. When I start the notebook, it tries to connect to the kernel, but the kernel dies quickly. Here is the error report, ...
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Is it possible to install Kernel 3.x on Ubuntu 15.10

the new Kernel inn't compatible with some of the software I need to run. Is it possible to install an older kernel?
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VmWare installation: Unable to build kernel headers

I am not able to install VMWare on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.04 Method 1 I tried 1.I first installed the build-essentail, linux headers. 2.Downloaded the bundle file 3.Run the sh for bundle 4.Removed the KVM ...
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ubuntu 14.04. Possible problem with kernels and boot

When I run the apt-get update, I get the final secuence: order E: stopped the execution of dpkg, you must manually run «sudo dpkg --configure -a» to correct the problem But, when I do this last order, ...
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Scripted changing kernel config with dependency?

I'm new to kernel configuration I'm doing hardware driver testing work which require building the kernel alot of times. with some few config option enable/disable. So I just asking if is there any way ...
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Kernel panic during boot

I was running Ubuntu 14.04, everything was fine until one day. It froze during basic tasks, I was forced to reboot. I am not able to boot since then, even from live DVD. when booting from HDD it gets ...
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When I choose my main ubuntu kernel from Grub it stays black, essentially blinking

Pretty much what the title says, When I launch from the main kernel in grub, the one that says "Ubuntu"(Which I've been using), It goes on, seems to say something about checking files for a second, ...
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lost linux kernel

I unfortunately deleted kernel file and was unable to boot into Ubuntu now it says /boot/vmlinuz3.19.0 is missing but somehow I got access to Ubuntu disc space from windows which was dual booted with ...
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Ubuntu Install Kernel Panic

So I finally have time to type this up any help is appreciated. Installing Ubuntu from a flash drive and the hard drive has no OS. Kernel panic - not syncing : Attempted to kill init exit code=...
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I am getting following kernel error on running apt-get command on ubuntu 14.04 lts?

I tried a lot of solutions given on net but nothing worked. sudo apt-get upgrade Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Problems Installing VMWare Player on Ubuntu 12.04 - Kernel 3.19

Good Day Everyone, I have been having the worse luck trying to install VMware Player on my Ubuntu machine. I have tried numerous things found on the web (I will try to link them all) Below are a ...
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Kernel 4.x.x and NVIDIA drivers

I am using Linux Mint but soon it will be clear the reason why I posted here on askubuntu. The fact is that I upgraded the kernel to version 4.2.3 to solve an issue regarding my wireless card but, by ...
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Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 authentication error sending REDUCE_TX_POWER_CMD

My wifi doesn't work anymore failing to authenticate. Intel Corporation Wireless 3160 (Laptop Dell Inspiron 15 5548). syslog : Oct 6 22:15:05 ws-pdoreau wpa_supplicant[1240]: wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-SCAN-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - problems in boot

Sometimes I boot but the login screen doesn't show, so I have to turn my computer off by the power button. And then, when I turn it on again the message "ACPI PCC PROBE FAILED" appears and finally I ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(1,0) on installing ubuntu 14.04

I tried to install ubuntu 14.04 on my new computer (with complete new hard drive), and I created a bootable flash with 14.04 iso, when I rebooted the computer from this flash, the linux showed me the '...
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unable to install or run from a live disk 14.04.02 on a iMac using refind

I am trying to install 14.04.02 on a iMac using refind. I am getting two different errors: kernel panic: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown block an error log shows up where the kernel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop libVMi installation error

In Ubuntu 14.04 I install KVM and successfully created Win 7 guest, Info: Kvm version: QEMU emulator version 2.0.0 (Debian 2.0.0+dfsg-2ubuntu1.19), Copyright (c) 2003- Now I am following this link ...
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Creating linux-tools-*.deb packages

Is there any convenient way to create linux-tools-*.deb packages? For linux-headers-* and linux-image-* I can use make-kpkg. Is there anything similar for tools?
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Ubuntu 14.04 change to kernel 3.8.7

I am trying to downgrade my kernel from 3.16 to 3.8.7. Does any one have any clue on how to do this? What I have done is to install a 3.8.6 to my system. But if I press shift while booting, nothing ...
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openconnect VPN routing fails after kernel update

Going to try to be map out all I have done. starting 9/28.. ubuntu 15.04 openconnect was working just fine. That evening there was an update, I believe it was a kernel update. 2015-09-28 23:44:19 ...
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Installing kernel, First time Linux User

Basically, I somehow got my Ubuntu 14.04 32 bit LTS to work on my free vmware workstation . It asked me to update and so I did. Now I need a lower linux kernel of 2.3. I have no clue how to do it or ...
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Linux Kernel Compilation Error — cp: cannot stat 'scripts': No such file or directory

I need help to fix the error message below. As can be seen, I am trying to build Linux kernel, but for some reason, I keep getting the error below when I execute sudo fakeroot debian/rules binary-...
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Grub boots vmlinuz-3.13.0-37-generic but not 3.13.0-63

I am able to manually boot my Ubuntu when i tried the following from https://www.linux.com/learn/tutorials/776643-how-to-rescue-a-non-booting-grub-2-on-linux/ grub> set root=(hd0,2) grub> linux ...
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Docker and linux-kernel-extra packages

I am using kernel version 4.2.1-040201-generic downloaded and installed from here. But since then my Docker is not working again and when I tried to upgrade it, it complained about being not able to ...
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USB-disks disconnect

I have Ubuntu 15.04 on intel NUC NUC5i3RYB. The usb-disks disconnect and reconnect periodically (see dmesg logs below). I have tested with several USB-disks and they seem to behave alike (also disk ...
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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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Internet connection slow when connected via wifi

When I connect to the internet via WiFi the speed is really slow. I tried lot of thing like modifying the ath9k.conf file among other things but this thread looks promising. http://ubuntuforums.org/...
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Problems installing virtualbox in ubuntu 15.04

I have a serious problem installing virtualbox, install from the Ubuntu Software Center. Configure a Debian ISO image but the start my virtual machine I get the following error: Kernel driver not ...
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installing specific kernel headers using preseed Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install a specific kernel using preseed. Below is the preseed configuration I have. I need to install specific kernel headers. Is my preseed correct? d-i mirror/suite string trusty ...
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RTL8191SEvA with 3.19 kernel getting “No scan results”

One of our customers has a machine with (lspci output): 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8191SEvA Wireless LAN Controller (rev 10) wireless card and kernel 3.19 (3.19.0-...
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How do I install fglrx in an older Ubuntu kernel, and that kernel only?

I recently upgraded Ubuntu kernel to 3.19.0-28 and I tried to re-install the set of 4 fglrx modules for my AMD processor card (R9 390). I get this error Error! Bad return status for module build on ...
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Not Able To Compile Hello World Kernel Module

I am currently following this tutorial of making a makefile for the simple kernel hello world module. However, I have not been able to do so even after searching on the internet thoroughly for several ...
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Ubuntu Keeps Freezing After Installing Kvalo's Kernel on Alienware 13

To fix the wifi on my laptop, I installed the latest kernel from the following: https://github.com/kvalo/ath The wifi got fixed, however whenever I login in ubuntu the computer freezes after a short ...
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Computer crashing on startup after updating kernel — login screen flashes on and off

After auto-updating the kernel on my new laptop (Dell Lattitude E5450, 64 bit), my computer crashes at startup. Once I get to the login screen, the monitor flashes on and off. If I reboot into the ...
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booting problem

I am using Ubuntu 14.4 LTS. Now while switch on my system, I can see below comments and stopped booting. Can anyone please answer to resolve this issue? please give simplified answer am not much aware ...
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Chrubuntu struggles

So I had downloaded and got Linux unity on my acer CB3-111. All was working fine until I switched my unit back on and had this screen in my Terminal after my attempt to 'sudo startunity' like usual.. ...
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How to fix `unable to make backup symlink for `./usr/share/doc/linux-image-extra-3.13.0-63-generic/changelog.Debian.gz'` error?

System Detail: Linux foo 3.13.0-35-generic #62-Ubuntu SMP Fri Aug 15 01:58:42 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Commands executed and issue: user@foo:~⟫ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade Reading ...
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Linux-Image-xxxx reported as Broken in package manager

I have been having some Kernel issues - installing new linux image or trying to go to older one all the packages get reported as Broken by Aptitude. $ sudo aptitude search linux-image | grep B iBA ...
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Kernel panic attempted to kill initexitcode=00000009 Dell inspiron 3000 series with ubuntu kernel 3.13.0-62-generic

I have a Dell Inspiron 14 3000 series with Ubuntu. I keep getting a kernel panic failure to sync attempted to kill init. I did a factory reset and tried a different kernel. currently it is ...
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Stuck with loading boot… Booting

I bought a Dell inspiron with Ubuntu... But it never works. I was stuck with guest session only. So I try to boot Ubuntu I was blocked by a "0.292496] - end trace f1953578386cb33c] ---- kernel panic ...
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Getting grub to detect ubuntu installation

I realize there are probably many questions about this topic already, however, I can't find a solution for my specific problem. I have an ubuntu gnome installation which I don't want to reinstall, ...
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Deleted Kernels, tried to update, can't do anything with full boot directory

I tried to run a backlog of updates for my ubuntu computer (lenovo T420 if that's relevant) and received a "your boot is full" message. I've had this before and decided to remove some kernals. The ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu on a Gigabyte motherboard

So I've been reading around here about similar problems to mine but nothing helps, mainly because everyone is having problems after the 15.04 update from 14.04 or 14.10. My problem isn't with ...
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Could not find kernel image kernal isoliunix/isoliunix.cfg

Since last 5 hours i get tired when i trying to install ubuntu through my flash memory and finally i surrender i trying all the solution in the google but nothing work i download Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS ...
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WmWare Workstation 11 unable to start services

when I'm trying to finish the installation and the networking services try to start an error appears. this is what the log file says about: http://pastie.org/10369516 if this thread is repeated, ...
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Kernel panic Ubuntu 14.04 after accidently deleting the kernels

I was trying to free up some space in /boot by following this. I ran the last command which said it would delete all but the current using kernel. sudo apt-get purge $(dpkg -l linux-{image,headers}-"...
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Kernel 3.13.0-61 Update Won't Boot

I have an Acer Aspire V-7 running Ubuntu 14.04. Updating to Kernel 3.13.0-61 it no longer boots. I just get a black screen with a dash and nothing happens. Same thing with 3.13.0-62. The last working ...
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Failed to start Load Kernel Modules

I am new to ubuntu, so I will need some asistance uploading the log files as i am not quite sure where they are ATM. I currently have ubuntu 15.04 installed on a 250gb usb hd. For some reason after ...