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Ubuntu 14.04 is totally broken, how can I reinstall from a new disk?

I tried updating my kernel (intel pentium processor, Msi r7 260x graphics, Ubuntu 14.04) and now my computer will boot and display a black screen and a pop up saying the stored configuration for ...
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Tried Ubdating Kernel; Now, Desktop won't load on startup

I get a blank black screen and a message that says "could not apply the stored configuration for monitors required virtual size does not fit available size" and says it can't use 3840xy and it's ...
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Will an update to Chrubuntu damage Chrome OS?

I am running Chrome OS 40 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Chromebook 2. I was wondering if updating to Ubuntu 14.04 will update my kernel and break Chrome OS. I've almost updated before, but then I ...
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How to build my own Linux distro? [closed]

Suppose, I've downloaded my kernel from http://kernel.org/ Now, How should i add desktop background with Mouse pointer, control panel, wallpapers etc.? Please help, Surely help would be appreciated!
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How to get Source code for Ubuntu? [closed]

I've heard that Ubuntu is an Open source project. So, Suppose I've got Windows 8 installed at this time and I want to build the Ubuntu Operating System myself - by compiling each package, and build ...
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14.10: Screen freezes randomly

Sometimes my screen just freezes in total, except for the mouse pointer. With the last freeze some minutes ago, it was possible to get into the console (Ctrl+Alt+F1). When entering the console I got ...
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Cannot disable kernel updates on 12.04

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Update manager will try to update the kernel version, unfortunately this causes issues with certain applications/drivers I use. Each time I have to manually deselect the ...
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How do I modify “/sys/kernel/mm/transparent_hugepage/enabled”

I use mongodb 3.0 and I find a warning: MongoDB shell version: 3.0.0 connecting to: test Server has startup warnings: 2015-03-13T16:28:29.405+0800 I CONTROL [initandlisten] ...
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How to make the binfmt_misc kernel module present in my OS

I installed ubuntu to my chromebook which is running on an ARM cpu. I discovered some software called 'Eltechs ExaGear' that allows intel apps to be run on ARM processors but when following this ...
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error while recompiling

while recompiling linux-2.6.28.10 to create a new kernel patch, following error encountered while runnning the command make bzImage arch/x86/xen/xen-asm_64.S: Assembler messages: ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 distro upgrade problem in Kernel or Graphics display? Freeze login

On Thursday, I upgraded Ubuntu from LTS 12.04 to 14.04 LTS, Its been 2 days juggling up to restore my laptop to normal, I have exhausted nearly all suggestions listed on Ubuntuforums, IRC, Askubuntu ...
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Access GPIO pins on pandaboard running ubuntu 12.04

The trouble I'm having is that the error message shows that the kernel does not support gpio. So, what should I do to make the kernel support gpio?
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Why am I still running kernel `3.16.0-28-generic` on 14.10 although I have -29- and -33- installed?

I just received another kernel update (3.16.0-33-generic) I installed with apt-get dist-upgrade. I rebooted and checked with uname -r which gave me the output 3.16.0-28-generic. I know from ...
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Can't build Ubuntu Kernel: Why does “make mrproper” get rid of debian directory? How do I build a Ubuntu/Trusty kernel without debian/rules?

I've been trying to build a Ubuntu Kernel for the past several weeks. (Actually, I don't need the kernel, I just need snd-aloop.ko, which is missing from the Ubuntu 14 server distributions, it's in ...
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Error: Unable to build the NVIDIA kernel module (3.16.0-23-generic and NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.49.run)

I tried to install the Nvidia driver NVIDIA-Linux-x86_64-331.49.run following kind advice from JohnnyEnglish, but I have not been successful. I appreciate your suggestions :) lsb_release -sr # ...
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How to rotate the LCD screen/framebuffer to 180 degree in console?

I have custom board with i.MX6Q SoC. I am using Linux kernel 3.03.35 and LCD is 3.5 inch RGB type display. I want to rotate my LCD screen to 180 degree. I tried a lot to pass parameters to > ...
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kernel system installation 14.10

System install stops at kernel during boot segment, on a clean install, of tested, ubuntu, iso image. Do I 'skip from within a shell prompt? Skip, as suggested in ubuntu install, menu window, 'skip ...
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Compiling an individual kernel module (Debian/Ubuntu)

I need to modify the ELF loader's kernel implementation of an Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Having downloaded the sources using: sudo apt-get source linux-image-$(uname -r) I ran the configuration ...
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Getting initramfs error after adding the system call in Ubuntu?

I downloaded Linux source kernel using sudo apt-get source linux-image-`uname -r` command then I have created a directory and added a very simple system call in a *.c file and have created Makefile ...
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Networking problems with new kernel

I am new to Ubuntu world since I've been using it for near a year or so. Software is great, but I have some hardware issues. Along with Ubuntu 14.04 come kernel witch was ok – some minor issues : ...
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modprobe of nvidia driver for GPU not loading at boot

Goodmorning AU- Problem is exactly as described above; OS: Ubuntu 14.04 Card: GTX 980M Driver: 3.43 My GPU computations with caffe don't work right on boot, it requires a sudo modprobe ...
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suddenly read only file system (ext4)

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm getting read only file system(/dev/sda3) randomly. Previously I was using Arch linux(3.14 lts), which had the same problem but discarded due to other problems. I ...
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Meaning of kernel WARN_ON

tailing /var/log/syslog for apparmor denied messages, I came accross this never ending warning: Mar 10 09:35:43 franck-ThinkPad-T430s kernel: [ 2216.247652] ------------[ cut here ]------------ Mar ...
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Up/Down interface in Kernel

I am trying to write a Linux kernel module that with the correct command, will bring down the the network interface (lets say wlan0) change its IP address to the one specified, then bring the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Reboot instead of Shutdown after kernel update

After updating the kernel of my Ubuntu Server 14.04 from 3.2 to 3.13 (generic-lts-trusty) it seems to be impossible to shutdown (power down) the server from the command line. Upon shutdown -P 0 or any ...
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How can I remove compiled kernel?

I installed 14.10 on my laptop Lenovo E455. And compiled kernel 3.19 with following order since it seemed that 14.10 doesn't want to work with mine.(I saw slow motions) Downloaded current kernel ...
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problem with kernel

In the past I had tried to update the ubuntu kernel with that found on kernel.org. Due to some problems I had to revert the changes as my kernel image didnt boot well. Since then I get the below ...
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install packages depends in linux kernel automatically when upgrading kernel

I created a .deb file from my project and defined dependency on specific Linux kernel package such: linux-image-3.11.0.29-generic For every Linux kernel update I will compile a deb file and put it ...
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Need help for kernel compile

I am trying to learn device driver programming. for that i need to install kernel source tree. here i am I find the error when i try compile the kerenl. -- Copy our flavored configuration file back. ...
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Why is preemption disabled by default for a desktop edition?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and i am using just the kernels that came with distro (version 3.16.0-31-generic). I checked /boot/config-3.16.0-31-generic, it says # CONFIG_PREEMPT is not set (and it does ...
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When would it be that Ubuntu 15.XX is released? [duplicate]

I just bought new laptop which is Lenovo ThinkPad E455 posted on the H/W partner. And it is found that 14.10 has kernel 3.16 which is older than currnet release. It is wanted to know if Ubuntu 15.XX ...
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FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N v2 under ubuntu 14.10 possible?

Is my stick (lsusb output: ID 057c:8501 AVM GmbH) supposed to work under 14.10 with kernel 3.16.0-31-generic? The (German) WLAN cards wiki seems to say it should, but it doesn't. It loads the driver ...
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error in kernel compiling

I am new in linux environment. I want to learn device driver programming. I find a tutorials which seem to me nice coz it is also telling how to setup environment. Kernel tutorial What I did 1. ...
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Is it possible to use windows drivers in Ubuntu?

My KWorld UB430-AF dongle stopped working over 1 year ago. An Ubuntu user detected and then reported a kernel issue as the source of the problem (regression of kernel drivers): ...
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apt-get autoremove gives dependency errors, and apt-get -f install needs the space on boot im trying to free up

im new to linux and have been running a server from my house while im at school to try to learn a little bit about it, but ive run into an issue. after about half a year of it running, i realized my ...
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Problem installing PCTV triplestick 292e

I'm running Mythbuntu 14.04. I've had two PCTV 290 usb tuners working just fine for a while in the same box. I had to replace one recently and ended up with a 292e. The 292e is supported in kernel ...
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Unable to load Super I/O module even though sesnors-detect sees it

Firstly, I'd like to state that I've created a post in Ubuntu forums here : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2267869 . I've had no replies and no progress since. I'm still stumped. Not sure ...
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VMWare Player 3.1.6 32 bit installed with Ubuntu 14.04

Dear Ubuntu spezialists, I use Ubuntu 14.04 on an old 32 bit netbook. Now I installed VMWare 3.1.6, since this is the last real 32bit VMWare Player (although there seem to be newer versions of the ...
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Kernel Not Loading and Boot Fails on Windows 8 Pre-Installed Laptop

I know this question is common, but this makes no sense to me. I use to dual boot Kali Linux on my PC all the time. I know for a fact my flash drive (where the files are) is specifically (hd1,msdos1) ...
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Why do I see so many frequent updates to the kernel?

Is Ubuntu sending these unusually frequent updates or am I being "blessed" by the usual suspects ? Why is now "unattended updates" installed when a cardinal reason for using Ubuntu was the wish to ...
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Ubuntu14.04LTS + VMware Workstation11 missing Linux-Header

I am running a VServer with Provider Strato.de from Germany... As it seem they are providing their VServer Plattforms out of Virtuozzo Containers. My Server unsing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit, access via ...
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Autoremove kernel: Headers are missing

While autoremoving an old kernel, I get: Removing linux-headers-3.13.0-45-generic (3.13.0-45.74) ... Removing linux-headers-3.13.0-45 (3.13.0-45.74) ... Removing linux-headers-3.16.0-30-generic ...
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Kworld UB430-AF stopped working over 1 year ago

An Ubuntu user detected and then reported this issue over 1 year ago (regression of kernel drivers): https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1266328, and it wasn't fixed as of today. Can ...
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Why is there no /proc/sys/kernel/softlockup_thresh

and, more importantly, how can I adjust this threshold for Ubuntu 14.04 server installations? I have standard Ubuntu 14.04 server VMs crashing due to CPU softlocks and VMWare recommends adjusting ...
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Docker warning on cgroup swap limit, memory.use_hierarchy

I am getting this warning from 'sudo docker -d': WARNING: Your kernel does not support cgroup swap limit. even after following the steps (as in this link): modify below lines in ...
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Setup Error: end kernel panic - not syncing: vfs: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(2,0)

I want to install ubuntu 14.04. When i press "setup ubuntu" the error "end kernel panic - not syncing: vfs: unable to mount root fs on unknown block(2,0)" is appears Even if do not do anything this ...
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How to change the kernel for one of other distro (Gentoo)?

I'm having a "funny" problem with a Acer Aspire One 751h and Ubuntu (and Fedora, and Slackware, and Arch, and Debian, and OpenSUSE and...), where the computer crashes randomly (and the screen shows a ...
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problem in compiling raspberry pi kernel on ubuntu 12.04,same on ubuntu 14.04

i am trying to compile linux kernel for raspberry pi when i use the command ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=${CCPREFIX} make oldconfig my terminal stuck at Physical address of main memory (PHYS_OFFSET) ...
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wn-block (0 , 0) call trace install

I have big trouble with my PC. i have dual booth ubuntu and windows 7. When i'm recovery my windows 7, i got grub rescue boot. When i boot from USB which contains Ubuntu operating system, i am seeing ...
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Post Boot Kernel Panics

I've been having an issue as of late. It happens when I try to play Dota 2. I get into a match, and sometimes my computer will crash randomly leaving this error: Keep in mind these crashes are ...