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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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DisplayLink USB 3.0 Not working on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I noticed this might be yet another DisplayLink outcry - but I thought I give it a go anyway. So the usual story - I have got a DisplayLink adaptor Kensington USB3.0 Video Adapter, and doesn't look ...
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List of Ubuntu Versions with Corresponding Linux Kernel Version

Is there a list of Ubuntu versions with default corresponding Linux kernel versions somewhere? I would specifically like to know the most recent version of Ubuntu that still used Linux Kernel 2.x.
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kernel module build fails on 14.04: sys/types.h: No such file or directory

I'm unable to build a kernel module in Ubuntu 14.04. This is the make file I use: $ cat Makefile obj-m += my_module.o all: make -C /lib/modules/$(shell uname -r)/build M=$(PWD) modules clean: ...
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Error on installing upstream kernel

I tried to install latest upstream kernel(linux-headers-3.17.0-031700rc2-generic_3.17.0-031700rc2.201408251935_amd64.deb) from here but installation failed with this error: user@user-pc:~$ sudo dpkg ...
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WiFi interface doesn't come up

All of sudden, my builtin Wifi interface on the laptop (HP Pavilion dv7, running Ubuntu 12.04, kernel 3.2.0-64-generic) won't come up. # ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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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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could not instal nitroid kernel

I try to instal nitdroid on my N900 cellphone and I got this error while installing nitdroid kernel, "creating item file for multiboot /var/lib/dpkg/info/ nitdroid-kernel-2.6.28-07.postinst: line 97: ...
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beautiful screenblinking with i915

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit on a Laptop. The problem is that screen keeps blinking like rainbow. This is what happened on my laptop http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mOY4RDhi8sY My workaround was ...
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Dual boot 14.04 with Windows 7on second disk (sdb), BIOS loader

I have Windows 7 on a separate disk (sdb) as it came from the factory. To protect it I disconnected it while installing Ubuntu 14.04 on the sda disk. Then I connected the sdb drive and expected to see ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Boot Problem

I am currently using windows 7 and wanted to try out Linux. I found out that Ubuntu is the most easy to learn Linux OS. So I create a Live USB of Ubuntu 14.04 with the help of the following link: How ...
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synaptics driver not workin with new kernel?

after I upgraded from kernel 3.13.0-29 my synaptics driver seems to stopped working. basic touchpad functions still work (this includes moving cursor and clicking) but no right click nor middle click ...
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Installing HIDPoint on a newer kernel

I just tried to install HIDPoint on my 14.04 machine, to handle the special keys of my Logitech MX 3200. However, the installer won't play nice - it's complaining that I have an unsupported kernel. ...
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How can I upgrade to Lubuntu 14.04.1 withot a PAE kernel?

On my Dell Latitude D800 laptop, which has an old Pentium M without PAE support, I was able to successfully install Lubuntu 14.04 from the CD. When I try to upgrade, I get the error: PAE not enabled ...
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How (recipe) to build only one kernel module?

I have a bug in a Linux kernel module that causes the stock Ubuntu 14.04 kernel to oops (crash). That is why I want to edit/patch the source of only that single kernel module to add some extra debug ...
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eSATA PCI card Ubuntu 14.04

I want to get an eSata PCI card and i saw there are compatibility issues with linux. I use Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to get this card. I have kernel version: 3.13.0-34-generic. I would like to know if ...
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How to get data from semi broken micro SDXC card?

I used to have a 64GB micro SDXC card in my mobile phone. But last week, after the phone crashed and I had to restart it hard, the SD card was not mounted anymore. The phone tried for 5 minutes but ...
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.tmp_vmlinux1 error on Ubuntu (Kernel Compilation)?

Im compiling the google play edition stock kernel for the htc one m8 varient. The kernel is 3.4.0-gb1b6fb1 for android 4.4.4. Im using Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. I used the following command: make -j2 ...
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Huawei E3276 LTE uplink slow in the routing Ubuntu, but not with other devices in the LAN

I have a Huawei E3276 LTE dongle (12d1:14fe -> 12d1:1506) and a problem with the upstream speed. The problem is not only present with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit workstation, kernel 3.16), but also with ...
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Blank black screen with kernels newer than 3.8.0-19

I currently get a blank black screen with latest kernels. Even moving to any of the terminals (using Alt+Ctrl+F1) is not possible. I have tried both Ubuntu and Linux Mint, with the same result. I am ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 has a bunch of old kernel directories

I saw in Disk Usage Analyzer I have 3.13.0-xx for 8 minor versions of the kernel in /lib/modules. Each is around 200MB. I remember having to go through in Synaptic and remove those old Linux versions ...
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Debugging random reboots

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 with 3.16.1 kernel compiled from source, and when I leave my PC running for a long time, it always reboots after about 4-8 days. Nothing is displayed on the screen, everything ...
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Change clock resolution to 1000 Hz

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and I need to change the clock resolution to 1000 Hz (now it's 250 Hz, the default value). I understand that I have to set it and then recompile the kernel, as for example ...
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dpkg reporting as installed, uninstalled kernels

I have run the following command to remove old kernels: dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^ ]*\).*/\1/;/[0-9]/!d' | xargs sudo ...
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“Errors while handling” kernel packages after dist-upgrade [duplicate]

I did an apt-get dist-upgrade, now everytime I do something using apt-get, e.g. installing something, it gives me that there are errors while handling the following packages: ...
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Error installing linux generic kernel ovh Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently purchased a vps from ovh and I was trying to install the generic kernel on Ubuntu(as they supply a custom kernel) apt-get install linux-image-generic but I got an error. Setting up ...
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glibc reinstallation with new kernel

Recently i removed some old kernel with autoremove function. But later found that i am getting error in configuring linux kerel. Also i googled and got that linux-libc-dev depends on old kernel ...
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How to compile a Linux kernel? [duplicate]

How do I compile a Linux kernel and how do I use the output file generated?
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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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NVIDIA driver for Quadro FX 330 in Ubuntu 14.04.1, Kernel module load error

My Ubuntu computer (Pentium-D, 64-bit) has sofar worked well in Ubuntu upgrades. The only down-side of the old and exotic configuration has been that I need to compile the driver each time a kernel ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 kernel upgrades not changing default

So i have 3.13.0-34 & 3.13.0-33 & 3.13.0-24 all installed but the system constantly sticks with 3.13.0-24. update-grub does not seem to change this. grub configuration says boot entry 0. I'm ...
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after upgrade to 14.04 kernel remains 3.2.0

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04.1 using the update-manager. During the upgrade there was an error about emacsen-common and I do not overwrite the file menu.lst. After the upgrade lsb_release -a gives ...
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atl1c module uses 100% cpu, kernel 3.13.0-34

I have just upgraded my 3 Mythbuntu systems to 14.04.1. On one of the systems, I have an Atheros AR8131 ethernet controller. On this system, one of the CPU cores is constantly at 100% usage ...
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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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How to add the intel_pstate=enable command to the kernel on an EFI-only system?

I've tried editing the refind.conf file and I cannot get that to work. Is there ANY way to edit the entry that refind auto-detects? GRUB is not installed. The host computer is a macbook pro 11,1.
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Boot Ubuntu with latest kernel version

My Ubuntu 14.04 updated with latest kernel version (3.13.0-34-generic) but when I type uname -a it gives me this output: Linux kasiya-pc 3.13.0-33-generic #58-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 29 16:45:05 UTC 2014 ...
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Dell Vostro 2520 WiFi not working after Ubuntu 14.04 update

I tried sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source Wireless worked for sometime...but after reboot WiFi stopped again.... Can someone please help... Software center in additional drivers ...
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What is the way to update to the next kernel?

So, I have problems with nouveau preventing from sleep. I decided to go with the newer kernel than officially available. Should I install kernel from Mainline PPA (I do know it's not real PPA)? If I ...
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iscsitarget suddenly broken after upgrade of the 12.04 Hardware Stack

After an upgrade to the latest Hardware Stack using Ubuntu 12.04, my iscsi service is not longer operational. The error from the service is such: FATAL: Module iscsi_trgt not found. I have learned ...
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Kernel broken when I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04

I'm newbie here and in Linux manipulations. So..I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 by automatic processes and when was installing stage, there was interruption of power. To power on pc after ...
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cannot compile character driver

I am using linux-3.10.48 kernel version, I tried a character driver code which would return the major number for the driver and would register the same. But, the main problem is in the cleanup module, ...
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Boot is full (no prior solutions helped)

I have already seen that this page as well as the ubuntu forum itself has quite some similar questions, but none of the solutions has helped me yet, so I'll try it here as well: The general problem ...
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ubuntu 14.04 upgrade kernel failed

I upgrade to ubuntu 14.04 and encounterd a wird problem. ~$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade -u Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'arbre des dépendances Lecture des informations ...
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Error while using make command for kernel recompilation

I'm doing kernel recompilation and getting this error while using make command /usr/src/linux-3.10.48/arch/x86/Makefile:113: CONFIG_X86_X32 enabled but no binutils support ...
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Mouse is disabling by itself after upgrading kernel to 3.13.0-34-generic

USB Mouse is disabling by itself after working for 5-10 seconds. when i tried to use cursor isn't moving. but after right clicking continuously its re-enabling by itself
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Stuck on kernel 3.8

I have a DigitalOcean VPS that is somehow stuck on kernel 3.8-generic, which is shown when I run uname -a. However, the only kernels in /boot are: My sources are such: deb ...
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Are there multiple LTS distributions available?

My distributed network consists of atleast 10 servers, all of which are running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. This was a design decision, so that we would have a more consistent back-end, as far as the Operating ...
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Error: after flashing the new image

I got the source code downloaded using below command phablet-dev-bootstrap --sources aosp --repo-branch phablet-4.4.2_r1 -c ./<my-dir> I've gotten the kernel and device folder synced, and build ...
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Building Kernel Modules with LTS 14.04 and Eclipse Luna 4.4. Why are my gcc build tool includes all screwed up?

I'm trying to use Ubuntu LTS 14.04 and the latest available stable version of Eclipse IDE, Luna(4.4) for C/C++ developers. After successfully importing an existing Makefile project as a C project in ...
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How to boot load the kernel using EFI stub (efistub) loader?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running in UEFI mode as only operating system, no dual-boot here. The kernel version is 3.13.0-24-generic. There is an EFI partition. In this case the EFI partition is not at the ...