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What's the best way to try newer versions?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in two computers. One is the desktop version, my alternate (and almost) everyday computer, and a second server (headless) version.Eventually the server will be a ...
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Network disabled after update kernel to 3.13.0-77-generic on ubuntu 14.04.1 [duplicate]

my network are disabled after update kernel to 3.13.0-77-generic on ubuntu 14.04.1 (Voyager Live 14.04.1 amd64). After update and reboot Wifi indicator on panel is disappeared and conky on desktop ...
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How to install new LINUX version along with LINUX FIRMWARES in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I am facing a peculiar position after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have a separate / and /home folder. After running the command uname -r, i see that the linux running on my laptop has version ...
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Not able to install any linux distro

I messed up with my ubuntu 15.10. I was trying to install gnome-desktop-environment by running the command sudo apt-get install gnome-desktop-environment, but I closed the process in between. After ...
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Network disabled on boot

Im running LXLE 14.04 (lubuntu based) dual boot with Windows 8.1 Recently I installed 3.13.0-77-generic headers and everything was fine until I did a reboot and chose 3.13.0-65-generic. My network ...
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Black screen with kernel 4.5

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed in my laptop in dual boot with windows10 and it worked fine but the Wifi. So I read that I have to copy some firmware files and if still doesn't work update the ...
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kernel oops after using aptitude

I tried to install dangerdeep using instructions given at this site then when I tried to run this command, scons debug=1 datadir=`pwd`/data it gave this output: scons: Reading SConscript files ... ...
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Crash Dump - cannot find booted kernel

I installed crash dump across many servers recently and now I'm digging into the docs to figure out how to analyze the logs. I try and get into the crash utility, but get the following error: crash: ...
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apt-get can't install/remove linux-image-4.2.0-25-generic

I tried to install a package (jsonlint) via apt-get on a Xubuntu 15.10 system and it failed due to an error installing linux-image-4.2.0-25-generic . This was a new, clean install of 15.10, Jan 15 ...
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Cant boot help! http://paste.ubuntu.com/14686337/

I did a boot repair and was given this link to copy down I'm a new user and I'm lost at this point by http://paste.ubuntu.com/14686337/ I had 15.04 installed went to install 15.10 did an erase all ...
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Where can I find elantech patch update for linux-headers-4.2.0-25 or support

I'm using Kubuntu 15.10. I tried to compile 01elantech_2.6.38.patch for my touchpad of my new laptop ASUS X555UF but I've got lot of error. I suspected the downloaded patch is not uptodate. make: ...
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“apt-get build-dep linux” alternative (offline machine)

How to install build dependencies for package linux? There are at least couple of problems I see: Machine to be used is offline one. There is no "linux" package according to "apt-rdepends" (although ...
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internet works fine for few minutes but stop after a minute

I just installed Kubuntu on y HP pavillon 15-p088ca and everything was all right since my Internet stopped responding. I tried to ping localhost : everyting was fine, try ping google.com : nothing... ...
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How to receive a desktop notification on a kernel lockup or bug/warning?

Apport doesn't react at all on any segfaults/problems warnings that happen in kernel [modules], the only way I know of to see them is to check kernel log (dmesg). I'd like to receive a notification ...
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How to access the menuconfig when building the kernel from source?

My Computer is Applex ARMCHI 815, I need to install the Touch panel drivers. At the docummentation of dirver says. **2.1 Patch kernel module To install driver, please check module ...
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Change maximum number of Virtual interfaces in Kernel

I am running Ubuntu server 14.04.3. I have smcroute installed - Version 0.95, Build 130523. When I attempt to start the daemon I get the error message: ERRO: addVIF, out of VIF space;, this happens ...
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How to setup eclipse with CDT plugin for linux kernel module development?

things which I am looking for are code auto-completion and code navigation. I tried the following https://wiki.eclipse.org/HowTo_use_the_CDT_to_navigate_Linux_kernel_source blog and successfully ...
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Ubuntu won't boot after installing a new kernel

I am a software tester, and I'm trying to test a kernel module on a variety of Linux kernels (3.2+). Currently I'm trying to compile the module, mount it and run an automated test suite on all Linux ...
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How to download dbgsym kernel for 15.10?

I have an issue trying to find the dbgsym kernel from the ww repositories. Unfortunately i cannot find it. My system crashes when running wine and chrome and i am trying to read the crash dump. ...
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touchpad not working under 15.10 with kernel 4.5

Sup, what can I try to make it work? PC is Asus K751LJ-TY316T. I did not try anything further from installing the new kernel. ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master pointer ...
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Updated kernel to mainline (4.3.3), but apt-get upgrade keeps downloading headers & image for 4.2

I have a Surface Pro 2 running ubuntu, and prior to kernel 4.x it's been quite problematic (wifi/trackpad/screen etc). I've been updating my kernel to mainline, first 4.0, then 4.2 and more recently ...
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Why showing two vmlinuz and initrd.img in update-grub?

shady@shady:~$ sudo update-grub Generating grub configuration file ... Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.13.0-76-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.13.0-76-generic Found linux image: ...
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Capturing a kernel dump from a CPU soft lockup at boot?

I am SAN Booting an Ubuntu server and have configured the 14.04.2 client to the best of my ability according to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/CrashdumpRecipe It seems like the article works fine ...
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My pc not working properly 14.04

Every time my pc facing an internal error (Kernel oops). I have attached the photos below check it my android studio and java not working properly. Always outof memory error 8GB - Ram Intel - i7 ...
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I am currently running on 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel version on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, How to upgrade it to the latest version?

I am currently using Ubuntu 3.13.0-76-generic Kernel Version and I want to upgrade it to latest stable version? Also What are the advantages of using latest kernel versions.
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How to apply kernel patches

I've been installing kernels from mainline repository - all simple there, just *.deb files, one can do simple dpkg -i on them. But how can one apply the patches 0001-base-packaging.patch , ...
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Can I delete the folder /debian/dbgtmp (in root)?

I found having a folder called /debian in the root folder (/) which is 2.5GB of size. It contains a single subfolder called dbgtmp that contains several other subfolders. I'm almost sure that ...
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Wi-fi Atheros pci.id 168c:0042, problem while wifi driver installation

I followed the steps suggested in the following solution: Qualcomm Atheros Device [168c:0042] (rev 30) Wi-Fi driver installation But the terminal shows the following:/-------------- | Your kernel ...
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Where is “uname” pulling information from?

Where is uname -i pulling the information from? Do the details exist in /etc/? Do the details exist in /proc/? If so, which file is it referencing to output those details?
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philips spc900nc/00 drivers for ubuntu 15.10

I have this old webcam, the philips spc900nc/00 but can't find any software to drive it and need help... I have searched and searched but the only place with some information is this site; ...
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Problems compiling a kernel (3.4.110) on xubuntu 15.10

I am not sure if i am in the right forum for this, because it's more of a debian/kernel thing, but it is worth a try. I have to set up a linux system to work with EtherCAT ( for a machine control ). ...
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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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Crouton Kernel Location Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Chromebook 15 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed via crouton. My primary issue is that I get intense static sound when plugging in headphones. I am trying to follow this guide to update ...
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Not able to understand “Attention” para from USN-2872-2: Linux kernel (Wily HWE) vulnerability [duplicate]

From USN-2872-2 , I am not able to understand what does Attention para means. The paragraph is ATTENTION: Due to an unavoidable ABI change the kernel updates have been given a new version ...
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Bluefish Turns Belly-Up

Earlier this afternoon I was using Bluefish Editor on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with no problem. After installing this afternoon's kernel patch (3.13.0-76-generic), even before rebooting, Bluefish will no ...
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Updating 14.04 kernel alongside NVIDIA binary driver

Sorry if the question is trivial, but I'm not that good with the graphics end of things and I try to avoid dealing with proprietary drivers as much as I can. However, after upgrading my graphics card ...
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Can't remove or install kernel

I accidentally deleted my /boot partition but I was able to get it back with grub-install I'm trying to chroot and install the kernels again via this guide:How to restore a system after accidentally ...
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wifi issue should i upgrade the kernel?

I am trying to follow this thread enter link description here But not able to get the right ucode files like iwlwifi-7265D-13.ucode from anywhere. I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.0.4 LTS and having ...
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pcc probe failed when boot the machine

Firstly its showing pcc probe failed then after this kernel loading and end up with this message [end Kernel panic- not syncing: Fatal exception in interrrpt
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Has anyone had any success with scaling in certain applications? I feel like i need a magnifying glass [duplicate]

I've been using linux on my Yoga 2 Pro, which has a resolution of 3200x1800. I've managed to scale the ui via the settings and unity tweak tool, but i still cant seam to figure an easy fix for ...
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Automatic kernel security updates no long being installed

A while back my /boot partition filled up on my Ubuntu server 14.04 install. This caused an automatic kernel security update to fail and be in a partially installed state. To fix the problem I removed ...
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New Zero-day exploit reportedly found affecting Linux/Android (CVE-2016-0728)

Russia Today reports (20 January 2016) that there is a new zero-day exploit that has been discovered affecting Linux and all Linux-based OSes for computers and phones. What is the deal; how does it ...
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Kernel panic after update 3.16.0-57

I'm running Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 5103 and after an upgrade yesterday I get a perfectly reproducable kernel panic. Kernel that panics: 3.16.0-57 Kernel that doesn't panic: 3.16.0-56 Maybe ...
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Dual Video Cards G84GL [Quadro FX 1700] Not working on Ubuntu 15.10

I have had great difficulty with setting up the 2 video cards on my Dell Precision T7400. They work perfectly when I boot into Win10. During the course of my journey to get both cards working I have ...
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Sudden Laptop Freeze without logs

Laptop: Dell XPS 13 (2015) Ubuntu 15.10 Kernel 4.2.0.23 (Latest) Minor Problem: Laptop suddenly freezes (when on battery). Full system freeze. Can't access tty1 as well. Major problem: syslog ...
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force pam to return success

I want to be able to login (without systemd-user-sessions.service running, is it possible?). I masked the systemd-user-sessions.service, rebooted, but PAM wont let me in (I can login in tty1 though): ...
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How can I change the kernel after installing ubuntu?

I'm trying to upgrade from lubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 because 14.04 is stable and may also have sound. I've already tried installing from yaboot; unfortunately, the lack of network access and the fact ...
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usbip for ubuntu 14.04

My issue is about usbip for Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install it on two computers, following an askubuntu answer. Yet it fails on both machines when I try to insert the kernel modules usbip and ...
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snd_hda_intel triggers kernel stacktrace

I freshly installed ubuntu 14.04 lts on a new machine, and every time I boot a get an kernel stacktrace which causes unity to show an window that an error occured. I got the default ubuntu kernel. ...
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Reinstalling bumblebee on Kernel 4.4

I updated my kernel from 3.19 to 4.4, but afterwards the initialization of bumblebee failed. Therefore I removed it completely (purge) and reinstalled it, this time with the current nvidia driver ...