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Realtek RTL8723AE Driver not working in Linux Kernel 3.5.0-37-generic version

After lot of searching I found out that my Linux Kernel is 3.5.0-37-generic and I am unable to install my Wireless Lan Card Driver which is Realtek RTL8723AE. For some reason when I try to command ...
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sensors-detect didn't detect CPU sensor

I'm trying to get my sensors to work as per the how to, but nothing shows. The 500 lines of my results of running sensors-detect and lshw and so forth are here: http://paste.ubuntu.com/5993742/ I'm ...
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How to update the kernel for 3.10.6 AND have nVidia support on Ubuntu 13.04

I have a problem with my set up here. Well, I would like to use a bluetooth mouse/keyboard with my asus laptop, BUT the BT dongle keeps causing kernel panic with the kernel from the ubuntu repos ...
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unable to use static variable in c program [duplicate]

I am working on the some system calls.. I want to open the file by system call open() somewhere in my code I used, static char message[] = "Hello, world"; but it is giving the error error :- ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 does not boot after update

as a complete newbie to Linux, I just installed a brand new Lenovo ThinkPad X230 with Ubuntu 13.04 from USB stick. Downloaded the installer from ubuntu.com and put it on a stick. No issues. Next day ...
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How to download and use any other kernel than the one which is installed by default

Supposing I am using Ubuntu 12.04(LTS), and it uses the 3.5.0-37 kernel. If i wanted to use the 3.9.6 kernel, how could i use it? I dont want to upgrade to 13.04 Would I have to manually download ...
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Kernel loading problem

Recently I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my computer. System is running smoothly, but I have a problem with touchpad recognition. I asked about it once before, but no-one gave me the answer. I tried ...
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kernel panic after removing files from full boot folder

On my Acer Aspire 7720Z laptop, running Ubuntu Lucid Lynx I got the message that the boot folder was full. Looking around posts, I figured out it contained more files than I needed. So I deleted ...
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BURG not working after Kernel Update

I recently upgraded my Kernel on Ubuntu 13.04 from 3.8 to 3.9-RC8. Now I am facing an issue (a major issue from my aspect). After installing 3.9 kernel, I removed BURG so that I could see the ...
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How can I set kernel parameters for a specific installation involving os-prober?

Beside Ubuntu i also have an Arch installation. I plan to maintain the grub-configuration from my Ubuntu. The whole update-grub - grub-mkconfig - os-prober-chain works just fine. I know I can set ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - [drm] nouveau 0000:01:00.0: nv50cal_space: -16, bios display is showing but once ubuntu starts booting no more display

BIOS is showing with this external card in Alienware X51 Dell PC. After bios while booting to Ubuntu screen shows no more signal. I have tried to update kernel and also old kernel but none is working. ...
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what is the right way to downgrade kernel

I decide to downgrade kernel version due to unsolvable problem with wifi. Ubuntu version is 12.10, kernel version is 3.5. In http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/kernel/ I found the previous kernel ...
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LTS enablement Stack wont boot

I'm running 12.04 on my desktop. I've struggled getting suspend/resume to work properly. The issue is, I dont think my setup can boot anything newer than kernel 3.2. Quantal and Raring run fine as a ...
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terminal emulator vs terminal

I am a having a little trouble understanding the difference between running the terminal emulator from the GUI (gnome) and booting straight into the terminal. I have been a system/network ...
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Latest Ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.2.0-51 does not boot graphical

I can run it in safe mode and get the root prompt, but if I let it boot normally I just get a black screen. A similar question was asked here: PC does not restart after last kernel update but I ...
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Problem upgrading from 3.2.0-51-generic to 3.5.0-37-generic

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to upgrade the kernel from 3.2 to 3.5: Following a suggestion found here, I ran sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-quantal I had a little trouble with ...
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Hyper-V frambuffer driver not working correctly

Running the up to date Alpha of Xubuntu 13.10 on Hyper-V (WIndows 8 Pro) I noticed the included Hyper-V frambuffer driver does not work as expected. According to the commit message ...
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booting from a kernel image

I've compiled a linux kernel on ubuntu and I'm wondering if it is possible to boot a computer that only has the linux kernel on it. If not, what other files do I need to boot a basic linux system?
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Why is the HID_MAX_USAGES value so low in kernel?

I was wondering why the HID_MAX_USAGES value was still less than 13k, when most gaming mices need 32k or 64k. Values are found in include/linux/hid.h from the kernel sources, and this is still ...
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cannot upgrade kernel and mysql-server after dist upgrade

did an upgrade from 12.04 via 12.10 to 13.04. Every upgraded fine but the kernel did not. I am stuck with 3.2.0.52. I decided to leave it for the time being but now mysql did an autoupgrade and that ...
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Custom kernel stuck at black screen after login

I just compiled a kernel for the first time, but after the ubuntu loading screen disappeared, the screen stays black. I can hear the login screen's sound though. Basically I was trying to compile the ...
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ubuntu 12.04 kernel upgrade to 3.10

After reviewing many guides about kernel upgrades - and even following a tip from: http://syntaxionist.rogerhub.com/ubuntu-on-the-lenovo-thinkpad-x230.html to upgrade the kernel of Ubuntu 12.04 to ...
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Which version of ubuntu uses kernel 2.6.30.10

Hi, I need an ISO image of Ubuntu which uses kernel 2.6.30.10., where it would be available? Please could you provide me with a link? I would like to do few experiments with it.
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“Unknown unclaimed register” System76 Gazelle, Haswell

I recently purchased a Gazelle Professional (Haswell) from System76. This is my first step in transitioning from Mac to Ubuntu and I need some help. From the very fist start up I had an error ...
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Can I uninstall specific version of kernel? [closed]

I upgraded from LinuxMint 14 to 15. After the upgrade the normal boot pointed to "Linux Mint 15 MATE 64-bit, 3.8.0-27-generic" in the grub file. The normal boot fails, it freezes on an error - "Kernel ...
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Kernel Panic Reboot

I just finished installing 13.04 on my Samsung Series 7 laptop. After rebooting and running the Ubuntu partition for the first time, I ended up stuck on a black screen with a flashing Cap Lock ...
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Update and upgrade error 12.04 and 13.04

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 and the update manager keeps requesting I do a partial upgrade to for Ubuntu 13.04 kernel headers and image. I only have notices to upgrade on long term releases. Are these ...
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“Kernel panic-not syncing:no init found” after several clean installs of both 12 and 13

I'm really new at this so please dont bite my head off but here's my problem. Yesterday I used the windows installer of ubuntu 12.04LTS on my laptop and it worked great. However I wanted to set format ...
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Application blocked after resume [12.04]

After resume I can't run some apps (gedit, evince, ...) Nothing happen. And after ~10 minutes it launches, all blocked app in same time. But sometimes only a reboot will work to resolve it. With a ps ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS null pointer crash

Ok, I think I'm in a Bad Place(TM). I'd gotten too trusting--the Ubuntu kernel updates have been solid for a very long time. I downloaded the latest 3.2.0-51-generic-pae kernel, ran it for a week or ...
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kernel did not upgrade between 12.04->12.10->13.04

Last week I did a dist-upgrade from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and after that from 12.10 to 13.04. Almost everything worked quite ok, but i noticed that the kernel was still 3.2.0.52 and not a 3.8 kernel. ...
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Can't delete kernels or correct issues [duplicate]

I'm trying to cleanup the /boot because it's almost full. I have a TON of kernels! When I run apt-get purge linux-image-x.x.xx...whatever as root I get # apt-get purge ...
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chrubuntu 12.04 lts stopped working need help?

I installed a new kernel version for Ubuntu and rebooted it stopped working, And then i tried going to chrome OS and back to Ubuntu and it just gives me a full screen command prompt that just allows ...
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Thinkpad T60p boots 12.04 & 13.04 from Live CD but panics when booting same from SSD

Strange problem has me stumped. Recently swapped out old HDD for new SSD on my T60p. Now can't seem to boot off it after installing either 12.04 or 13.04, but booting from Live CD with same those ...
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Service modules-init-tools not found

While setting up lm-sensors and fanconrtol packages on Ubuntu 13.04, I arrived at a stage were I had to restart the service modules-init-tools to apply changes to the /etc/modules file then alas! I ...
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Ubuntu server running on vps - sometimes hangs after freeing intrd memory

I am having a weird problem. I am running a zimbra mailserver on an ubuntu server 12.04 in the cloud using a VPS system. Everything was working fine until a huge crash at the host happened. After ...
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How to upgrade to Kernel 3.6 in Ubuntu 12.10?

I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10, because I was running in this problem leon@Puget-104167:/$ glxinfo name of display: :0.0 Gen6+ requires Kernel 3.6 or later. glxinfo: ...
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PC does not restart after last kernel update

I was using ubuntu 12.04 perfectly im my desktop until last kernel update (3.2.0-51). After the update proccess and reboot the system, the unity inteface didn' t start. The only way to login in the ...
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kernel panic not syncing out of memory and no killable processes

I have removed my old version of Ubuntu & Windows 7 by deleting the partitions using a bootable pen drive containing Ubuntu-13.04 to install the new version.The moment I restarted the system to ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 kernel panic after installing laptop-mode tools

Since my laptop was overheating I first installed Jupiter. At that point there was no problem. But then I installed laptop-mode tools. Now the problem is every time I try to switch from battery to AC ...
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Fail to upgrade the Ubuntu 12.04 kernel to 3.5

I followed the command in this question to upgrade my Ubuntu kernel to 3.5 I entered the command and reboot after installation: sudo apt-get install linux-image-generic-lts-quantal And after ...
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Apt-get dist-upgrade wants to destroy my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

This morning I have issued a command I use fairly often: apt-get dist-upgrade Usually it finds little to do, some times it will replace the kernel and headers. With my great surprise today it ...
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ubuntu 12.04 cant boot with kernel 3.2.0-49 and 3.2.0-51 [duplicate]

I am now using ubuntu12.04 with kernel 3.2.0-48. Where can i find some logs which will help me to find the reason? sorry for my poor english.
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Need to boot kernel

Ok, I have no idea what I'm doing, and I'm a total newbie with the Ubuntu kernel and grub and whatnot. Right now, I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed on an external drive, and am trying to get it to boot on ...
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How are kernel modules in /etc/modules determined (because one of mine fails to load)?

I was trying to setup lm-sensors (Community Guide) and when I get to step 4 (sudo service module-init-tools restart) the service fails to start. In /var/log/upstart/module-init-tools.log I get an ...
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How to uninstall linux kernel 3.4?

I've installed linux kernel v3.4 in Ubuntu 12.04 containing kernel v3.2 using the answer here - Can I install Linux kernel in Ubuntu appart of the default one? But v3.4 is showing strange bugs like ...
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Missing file for driver patch (Atheros AR9485)

First, it should be known that I have never applied a patch before. It's high time I learned, and lord knows no one else is going to do it for me. Any info that could help me advance the ball would ...
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Is number of compiled modules affecting size of kernel in RAM?

When I am compiling a kernel myself, the amount of drivers and modules I compile is definitely affecting the size of produced binary. Does compiling the kernel also affect the size of kernel when it ...
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I want to recover My Data On ubuntu

I have got this problem :kernel panic not syncing vfs unable to mount root fs on unknown block oo swapper not tainted I want to recover all my data and fix this problem .. is this possible ? If so , ...
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Removing kernel leftovers

I downloaded 3.11-rc3 kernels from kernel.org and built. Even though I had 8 GB free space, somehow I ran out of space and I interrupted the installation at make modules step. Now I would like to ...