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Installing linux-headers-2.6.32-042stab085.20

I am trying to install virtualbox-4.3 on a VPS hosting which has Ubuntu 12.04 and kernel version : uname -r ==> 2.6.32-042stab085.20 When I try to install it, I get the following error: ...
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name of the file from /proc that is used to pass information from boot-loader to kernel

I am revising for LPI exam ,and i cannot know this information which is : the name of the file resides in /proc that is used to pass information from boot-loader to kernel ?
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With Kernel 3.5.0-21 the wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT stop working

Yesterday, I updated my Ubuntu 12.04 to the Kernel 3.5.0-21 and the wireless card stop working... In other threads I saw the same problem with another kernels. Anyone have the new driver? I sent a ...
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Accidentally moved boot files from root to /var/www directory, stuck with grub rescue mode

i am a newbie with linux and have installed ubuntu 14.04 trusty tahr in dual boot with windows. while copying a software from command line, i accidentally moved many directories like /boot, /vmlinuz, ...
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When will etc/issue file be modified?

We have a very heterogeneous farm, with old and new machines, that get updated each month or so based on official repos. My answer is, How can i trust in the information given by 'cat /etc/issue'? ...
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I'm trying to create a makefile when I get the following errors

I'm am trying to compile USB drivers. Here is the result of my make file attempt: user@ubuntu1310:~/Downloads/Linux_Driver$ sudo make -o cp210x make -C /lib/modules/3.11.0-12-generic/build M= modules ...
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Bluetooth not working after upgrade ubuntu 14.04 kernel

Bluetooth not working after i upgrade my ubuntu kernel to 3.15.1 version.. there's a message when booting like "Bluetooth patch failed".. and "over-current condition on port x x" However, my ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 won't shut down

I know similar questions have been asked, but I can't seem to locate and answer... so I thought I would take a stab. However I attempt to shutdown, poweroff or restart, Ubuntu hangs on the red Ubuntu ...
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How to remove the other kernel installed in my ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have compiled and installed linux kernel on to my ubuntu 13.10. Now i want to delete these installed kernel. But in synaptic and in cmd "dpkg -l | grep linux-image" it doesn't show those compiled ...
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Multiple Problems while installing VMware Player with Kernel Headers

Sorry, pretty long problem First some background: I was running Ubuntu 13.10 x64 in my laptop. I just upgraded to 14.04 few weeks back. The output of the uname -a currently on my system are Linux ...
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Errors compiling vmnet for VMWare Player, 3.13.0-27-generic

Update: This problem went away after rebooting in 3.13.0-29-generic. I am trying to install and run VMWare Player on Ubuntu 14.04, kernel 3.13.0-27-generic. I downloaded and executed the latest ...
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Unable to start VMWare Workstation after upgrade to 13.04

After upgrading to 13.04 I am unable to start VMWorkstation. I get the following message: Before you can run VMware, several modules must be compiled and loaded into the running kernel. ...
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vmplayer problem - VMWare Kernel Module Updater doesn't run since 13.04 upgrade

When I run vmplayer, it detects that the kernel has changed, and as usual prompts compile and load the required modules. However, it never gets any further. When you choose install, it just quits ...
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hostapd Failed to update rate sets in kernel module

I'm getting this error launching hostapd with minimal conf Failed to update rate sets in kernel module I've just installed Ubuntu-GNOME 13.04. When I was using Ubuntu 12.04 did not receive this ...
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How to enable the Radeon dynamic power management feature?

So recently, the RC's of Linux Kernel 3.11 were released. As you may know, this new kernel comes with dynamic power management for users of the open source Radeon driver. Since I have power management ...
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Adjusting high Resolution timer

I am running an old (2002) game server for an FPS. I have a slight issue with the the OS being "tickless". From what i understand the resolution timer is dynamic because of it and well it ends up ...
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Hotkey Fail After Suspend

Problem The hotkeys are Lenovo Thinkpad E440's Functions hotkeys (Fn+Any F). It works normally when PC turned on. It goes to a problem when I do sudo pm-suspend command. After suspended and resumed, ...
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How to be sure , that I am running latest version of a kernel?

I've installed Xubuntu after Ubuntu, running in dualboot. So Xubuntu controls the grub. Every time I update kernel on ubuntu - will ubuntu load the latest version of a kernel? (I mean the grub is not ...
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Virtualbox - this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot [on hold]

I'm attempting to install Ubuntu server on a Virtualbox machine. Every time I attempt to install I get the following: this kernel requires an x86-64 CPU, but only detects an i686 CPU, unable to boot ...
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apt-get install was interrupted

I am new to Ubuntu. I got the following lines after an interrupted apt-get install. Running depmod. update-initramfs: deferring update (hook will be called later) Examining /etc/kernel/postinst.d. ...
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how to install Longene linux unified kernel?

I heard that Longene Linux unified kernel (Sourceforge link) (GibHub link) will help me install windows apps and some people say it performs better than regular Wine. I need to use windows apps on my ...
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Kernel 3.14.1 compilation errors

I installed the kernel 3.14.1 and there seem to be no issues. uname -r 3.14.1-031401-generic However, when I try to goto the folder and try to do a make it fails. I see that multiple files are ...
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rsp_write failed bad file descriptor

After downloading Terminal for Ubuntu 12 and typing terminal in the command line I receive rsp_write() failed: Bad file descriptor. A white bar and under it says FAILOVER #1. Not sure what to do from ...
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Ubuntu server internal specifications [closed]

i'm doing a homework assignment for my college, and I'm trying to find the parameters used in kernel compilation on RedHat. My teacher asks: "Analyse and describes in terms of models of each version ...
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How to get Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running?

I try to get the Cinergy HTC Stick (ID 0ccd:00b2) with DVB-T running. Normally is should work with Ubuntu 12.10 (kernel 3.5.x) out of box. But I only get DVB-C running. If I try scan on DVB-T I get ...
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Why does hibernate not work after update from 13.10 to 14.04?

I have just updated my Xubuntu 13.10 to 14.04. Did not change anything. Suspend-to-ram (standby) and hibernate both worked well in 13.10. Now hibernate does not work any more (suspend-to-ram still ...
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unblock dell-wifi soft block

rfkill list shows: 0: phy0 Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes 1: dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: yes I already ran rfkill unblock all and yet ...
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How to disable Lazy Preempt in kernel

I'm relatively new to Linux and working on getting a real-time kernel up and running for robot applications. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, using kernel 3.14.3 and the 3.14.3-rt5 real-time patch. Also using ...
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rtc wakealarm could not work

Ubuntu Precise with 3.15 kernel (from kernel.ubuntu.com). RTC seems fine: % cat /proc/driver/rtc 14-06-18 - 15:05:39 rtc_time : 07:06:18 rtc_date : 2014-06-18 alrm_time : 07:08:41 alrm_date ...
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kworker/0:2 high cpu usage

I just install Ubuntu 14.04 on a brand new Toshiba Satellite and notice high usage of one of the cores on th cpu (over 95%), running a perf record I found this: 20,69% swapper ...
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Can`t update Ubuntu 12.04LTS headless server via terminal

I previously tried to update to 3.2.0.36-linux-generic but this was broken for some reason so every time I restart my server I have to boot 3.2.0.35-linux-generic. When I try sudo apt-get upgrade I ...
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Cannot boot from USB disk with “not a COM32R image” error

After installing 11.10 on my Dell Studo 15 (Model 1557) laptop, it started to overheat. Recently it even shutdown twice saying that critical temperature has reached even when I was just idling (not ...
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Does Ubuntu support ibmvfc?

Does 14.04 support ibmvfc modules for loading to a system with virtual fiber channel, previous versions only had ibmvscsi support.
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“Kernel panic - Not syncing: no init found. Try passing init=option to kernel” 12.04 first boot

So I installed ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 64bit as the only operating system after my laptop hard drive was erased. It boots from usb happily enough and the laptop used to dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Kernel Panic installing from USB stick and PXE (very old Fujitsu Lifebook B2154)

I'm trying to resuscitate an old fujitsu b2154 with touch screen. It only can boot using floppy disk or pxe. Does not recognize external cdrom/dvd and will never boot using usb stick. I tried too ...
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Can't Install Kernel in Virtualbox [closed]

I tried to compile Kernel and install it so that I can learn how to make Linux Kernel Module. HI can do this on a normal Ubuntu PC. However, I tried to compile and install Kernel inside Virtualbox and ...
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Deadlock and starvation conditions

I have some question concerning deadlocks. I have understood, the issue that can occur when more threads or processes are in critical section becuase of shared memory, and the solutions can be ...
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Where can I download Linux-signed-image kernels?

I like to test new kernels but as I'm using a notebook with UEFI I just only limited to regular updates. Is there any repository where I can download the package linux-image-signed-3.XX-X-generic? ...
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sudo apt-get upgrade - Failure [duplicate]

This is a first for me. I've been having trouble upgrading Ubuntu 12.04. How do I fix this? sudo apt-get upgrade: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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“Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing init = option to kernel” after installing Ubuntu with UEFI

I decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS second system with windows 7, UEFI. Made a LiveUSB, downloaded, started the installation. The installer showed four sections, one for efi already existed ...
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Upgrade from 10.04 to 12.4 shutdown in the middle of installation, and now i cant even run it live

I have had ubuntu 10.04 until yesterday, when my dad got home with a disc that has 12.4 on it, i quickly put it into the laptop and started the install, and everything was going fine, but apparently ...
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The system freezes a lot and dmesg gives an error in Nvidia drivers

I faced constant system freezing in Ubuntu under both Unity and Gnome shell. So I came to Arch. In Arch also im facing the same issue. I tried many things in these forums but nothing helped. Please ...
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Diagnose complete system hang 12.04 dell xps 13

I occasionally have a complete system hang on my Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop (the one that comes with Ubuntu pre-installed). There's complete system unresponsiveness, CPU seems to go to 100% ...
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Wireless Dropping Out Using Intel 7260AC Card (Deauthenticated - Reason 7)

I have recently bought a new laptop and it has an Intel 7260AC wireless card in it. I am getting regular wireless dropouts occurring at no specific interval. AFAIK this only occurs at my house. ...
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where can i find linux-tools-3.15.0-031500-generic for 14.04?

I just installed 3.15 kernel and i can't locate the corresponding linux-tools-3.15.0-031500-generic package. Where can I find it ?
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Does Ubuntu support Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator (HAXM) for android emulator? [closed]

Why Intel x86 Emulator Accelerator (HAXM) for android emulator does not exist for Ubuntu and only exist for Mac OS and Windows?
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Live CD Boots from USB - System is 100% - Install Fails

I have an old Asus EePC 1005HA that I'd like to get a functional Ubuntu-based distro on -- ideally something later than the Netbook Remix versions 9 and 10, both of which run well on LiveCD and ...
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How to remove old kernels properly? [duplicate]

So I googled how to clean up old kernels. I am very inexperienced with Ubuntu. So I am not sure if I broke something up. Firstly to check the latest kernel, I used : uname -r My output was:- ...
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Copying kernel and initrd problem while setting up a server

I'm trying to set up a server using PXE and following this (clickable) instruction. But I have a problem in part Creating your NFS installation Right here: Copy kernel and initrd to tftp root. ...
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Unable to install ZFS (Ubuntu 13.10) [closed]

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu and wanted to setup a server running ZFS/XBMC - The XBMC install went fine, however I ran into trouble getting ZFS working. Configuration : Ubuntu 13.10 (GNU/Linux ...