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My screen got dead and started displaying KERNEL PANIC error [duplicate]

I was just viewing my class lecture presentation while I got this unknown error titled: Kernel Panic How did I get this and it was so powerful that I could not turn off my laptop by pressing of ...
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Kernel panic with bcmwl module

Recently, I have bought a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro laptop and installed ubuntu 15.04 on it. After booting into a live session to install, wifi was not working. I googled that i have to install ...
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Update a kernel git tree checkout of an old release to current release, instead of full download?

I have an old checkout of git://kernel.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ubuntu-trusty.git. I want to have a checkout of the vivid.git tree instead. Do the trees have a common ancestor (in the git sense of an ...
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module verification failed: signature and/or > required key missing - tainting kernel

i am newbie in linux device drivers,after installing the driver in ubuntu 14.04 it showing the message module verification failed:signature and/or required key missing-tainting kernel for my module ...
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Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image - Take 2

I believe i have the same problem described in this question: Problems with Logitech Orbicam webcam image I have a Acer Aspire 5612WLMi with Lununtu 15.04 (Kernel 3.19.0-25-lowlatency), the relevant ...
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Fresh install on Lenovo Thinkserver TS130

I've tried installing several builds of Ubuntu on this Lenovo Thinkserver TS130, and cannot get one that will boot without any user interaction. The build I'm working on is the 14.04.1 downloaded from ...
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Kernal Panic on ubuntu 15.04

I came up with a kernel panic panic error on 15.04. It says end kernel panic -not syncing..unable to mount block(0,0) Can anyone help me out with this??
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Freezing randomly screen

I've use Ubuntu 14.04 with Kernel 3.19 but some time, my PC block and I need to restart it to make it work and I don't know why... When I've join on Ubuntu, before the login screen he show me that ...
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Unable to load Kernel module "uio:

I am using a Ubuntu-14.04 server image. I want to load kernel module name "uio" but I am getting the following error. sudo modprobe uio modprobe: FATAL: Module uio not found.
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Creation and deletion of a file at system level [closed]

What happens at the kernel level when someone creates or deletes a file (including all the housekeeping activities)? I have done some googling around but I couldn't find a good answer. Please excuse ...
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Install linux 3.8.1 and wrapfs 3.8.13 in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to install and compile linux 3.8.1 and wrapfs 3.8.13 in Ubuntu 14.04. For this, I followed all the instructions on this post: Howto Compile and Install Linux Kernel 3.8 / 3.0 in Ubuntu 12.10, ...
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Screen freezing or 2 finger scrolling don't work

I have problem with my Ubuntu kernel and I don't know what to do. All my upgraded kernel from this moment: 3.18.0, 3.18.3, 3.19.0-23, 3.19.0-25 have randomly moment with it make my pc freezing or ...
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/boot continues to be above 90%

I have checked my installed kernels www-data@May:~$ dpkg -l linux-image-\* | grep ^ii ii linux-image-3.13.0-57-generic 3.13.0-57.95 amd64 Linux kernel image for ...
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Upgrade 14.04 kernel without upgrading xorg

If I upgrade the 14.04 kernel to 3.19 using the linux-generic-lts-vivid package but I don't upgrade the xorg packages, will that cause an issue?
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no suitable module for running kernel found after update

after some update of 12.04 at start up, black screen shows up with things written on it and there's an error. a red star and then "no suitable module for running kernel found". I have only one option ...
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VirtualBox kernel issue. 3.19.0-25-generic

I am attempting to setup virtualbox on a new unbutu install and have been running into issues. I have uninstalled and reinstalled multiple times and issues continue. I tried removing autocleaning out ...
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Wifi driver on Kernel 4.x [closed]

recently I've upgrade my kernel from 3.19 to 4.1.5 but the Wifi driver don't work. Know anyone how I can make it works? I've try few methods but it doesn't work. First method I've try was to try ...
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How to compile a third party driver in to the kernal? [migrated]

I am using Linux Mint 17.2 on Toshiba c640. As my LAN driver is no more functional, I am using a USB to LAN converter which was provided with some driver installation files. Every time i want to use ...
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How to get the new kernel when upgrading from 14.04.2 to 14.04.3

After upgrading to 14.04.3 from 14.04.2 (started with 14.04.1), my kernel is still at 3.13.0-61-generic — I'm expecting a variant of 3.19. How can I upgrade to include the default kernel from ...
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Onboard does not work with touch

Onboard (the Ubuntu default onscreen keyboard) is working fine basically, but it does not work with touch. But this is what I need it for. I just can't press any button. I can press Onboard buttons ...
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Dell XPS 13 9343 - external Logitech USB Mouse issue

i have a Dell XPS 13 9343 w/ Kubuntu 15.04 Kernel 4.1.2 Due to issues with the trackpad (other question) i switched to external USB Logitech wireless mouse as a workaround. It's working fine until.. ...
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How can I install sebek?

I want to install a sebek client in my Ubuntu which arose so many problem. First of all, I can't get a sebek client whose version likes 3.2.0b. It still failed when I got a sebek soruce code because ...
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Need help please, ClamAV shows 3 infected files /initrd.img: Symbolic link, /initrd.img.old: Symbolic link, /vmlinuz: Symbolic link

Could anyone please help me with the 3 infected files that clamav shows me. I ran clamscan -r / which showed infected files - 3 Next I ran clamscan -v / which showed these files /initrd.img: Symbolic ...
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Not able to boot after installing latest kernel Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to build and install kernel on my Ubuntu machine. I downloaded source code of kernel 4.1.4 and installed it using $sudo make modules_install install I am getting error, Could not mount ...
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Kernel problem(KernelOops)

sometimes(almost every time) when I've put my PC on Suspend and after that I've open again, it's blocked, more exactly I can't move anything or open anything... I can't do nothing on it so I'm force ...
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How do I load Ubuntu from GNU Grub?

I've been trying to find out how to load unbuntu for a few days now, but I am at a point where I have no clue what I am doing... I'm not that savvy when it comes to Linux OS anyway... I've read this: ...
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Skip updating certain updates in apt-get

A couple of months ago I started following tutorials about updating to the latest stable version of the Linux kernel for Ubuntu -which is currently 4.0.9. The updates where flawless and I noticed my ...
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Revert to Utopic Stack on 14.04.3

I bounced from perfect 14.04.1, to Freya, to 15.04 and lastly 14.04.3. I couldn't find 14.04.1 on the Ubuntu website. Once I left Freya, I started having issues, every time X was started, there was a ...
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15.04 - Delays after logging off

Preparing Windows 10 arrival and refusing to let Microsoft or any other company to watch my activity, I finally also installed Ubuntu on our family computer in the leaving room after using it on my ...
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dkms hangs when installing kernel

I am using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04. I want to use MPTCP, for which I have downloaded and compiled the modified kernel (https://github.com/multipath-tcp/mptcp, branch mptcp_v0.90). I need at least kernel ...
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SD Card Reader does not work with 14.04 and Dell Latitude e7440

I'm working with 14.04 with Xfce-Desktop. Because I work with 2 monitors I use the Ubuntu-Kernel 3.19. But since I've installed it my SD-Card Reader does not work any more. Can anyone help me?
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Is it safe to install kernel 4.1.3 lts (latest version) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

As we already know Kernel version 4.1.3 LTS is announced but Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is still using kernel 3.13. What could be benefits to install latest kernel version on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Also, I don't ...
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How to diagnose terrible performance on 15.04 kernel 3.19.0-25-generic

I am getting really bad performance running on my desktop machine since upgrading to kernel 3.19.0-25 and would like to know how to diagnose this. My suspicion is that it is something to do with IO ...
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Crash after loading kernel (installation)

I tried to install ubuntu on my samsung p560. Right after loading the kernel the system crashed and just reboots. So I tried installing with acpi=off noapic nolapic options. Then installation ...
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Kernel drive in use is not Nvidia

I am trying to install NVidia drivers on Linux mg-Ubuntu 3.16.0-45-generic #60~14.04.1-Ubuntu . Here is screen shot from GTK; And also in here is from Nvidia settings; However when I tried to ...
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midi controller issue; unable to enumerate usb devices during boot

I have a lenovo thinkpad with a firewire express adaptor card that I recently setup for recording. I connect my maudio controller either/and via 5 din midi to my audio interface or via usb to my ...
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How can I download the source code of kernel 3.5.0-17-generic image shipped with Ubuntu-12.10

Where can I get the exact source code of linux kernel version 3.5.0-17-generic which is shipped with Ubuntu 12.10 ?
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Dell Inspiron 3000 14" With Ubuntu Kernel Panic

I have the Dell Inspiron 3000 with the 14" display, Pentium Quad Core processor, and 4GB RAM that comes preinstalled with Ubuntu 14.04. It had been working very well, until some time last week, when ...
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Where to put .config file when recompiling kernel?

I am following the steps here to rebuild a kernel on a VM: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel I have a .config file that I want to use to build it. Where should I put this .config ...
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How to properly update the kernel

According to this page, the BCM43340 Broadcom chipset is supported in kernel 4.0+. After booting this kernel on a machine, the network card was still not detected. On the other hand, it seems that ...
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Is there a boot option to modify key repeat behavior?

Is it possible to specify a boot parameter to either modify the delay-until-key-repeat begins? ...or to simply turn off key-repeat entirely, like xset r off would do once I was logged in? I see there ...
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Kernel crash sometime

know anyone how I can fix my kernel? Sometime it crash... All my PC in that moment are freezing and I can't do anything, just after I reset my PC. And after it is turning on it show me that error ...
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Mouse not working ubuntu 12.04 LTS after downgrading kernal

Beginner here,I recently downgraded my kernal in Ubuntu 12.04 so I can install my amd driver (not yet tried) but there's only problem in this kernal my mouse can't move.Keyboard works fine ,I can open ...
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Change ethX index

When I run ifconfig in one of my machine I saw these. The Q is where does the index eth3 and eth4 from? Is there a way to change them to eth0 and eth1? $ ifconfig eth3 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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bonding virtual network interfaces in ubuntu

I have one physical interface(eth0) and two virtual interfaces(eth0:1, eth0:2) , both of virtual interfaces have Public IP addresses. I want to bond these two virtual interfaces into bond0, As you can ...
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need help updating Ubuntu to kernel 3.19

please help me update the Ubuntu kernel i updated to 15.04 vivid and it installed kernel 3.13.0-46-generic i want to get 3.19 to resolve a blue tooth error on boot please help me to update for iam a ...
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No linux-tools for stable kernel release

I can't install and use perf tool on my linux server: Linux vzu01-ubuntu 3.16.0-30-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 15 17:43:14 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux root@vzu01-ubuntu:~# ...
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How to bisect kernel when good is v3.11.10 and bad is 3.12.0

since upgrading from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 (changing from kernel 3.11.10 to 3.12.0+), suspend hangs occasionally on my 2 different PCs. It is reproducible on 14.04, 14.10 and still present in all ...
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Kernel advice and how to block unwanted downloads

Further to the question/comment “WINE FAILURE today”: The upgrade to kernel 3.13-59 was problematic. Following advice I upgraded my kernel to 3.19-25 which overcame my problem. Shortly afterwards ...
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LXC is returning an error when creating new unprivileged containers

I recently migrated to a new server (Ubuntu 14.04, dedicated, not virtual) and installed LXC 1.1.2. I had LXC set up on my previous server without any trouble but on the new server I'm consistently ...