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Computer continously boots after Kernel Version 3.13.5 installed on Ubuntu 13.10

there is some strange thing that happened after I installed Kernel 3.13.5 on Ubuntu 13.10. After restart I selected new installed Kernel in GRUB. After that Ubuntu starts up like usually and I can ...
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Get the kernel version from lts package?

How do I determine the kernel version that a package like linux-image-generic-lts-saucy will install? Basically I'd like to get what uname -r would report before I actually install this kernel so I ...
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Compile and loading kernel module without compiling the kernel

I am trying to get hostapd working and it does not recognize the current wl driver, searching in internet I found that I need to use the new nl80211 driver. I found that my current system does not ...
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Can't read private key DEPMOD

I am a brand new user of Ubuntu 12.04. I have never used Linux. I am attempting to install CDEmu, but I am running into a problem. I have downloaded the files and extracted them to a folder on my ...
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what is the relationsips between ubuntu, kubuntu and kernel [closed]

What is the relationship between Ubuntu, Kubuntu and kernel? And do different distributions of Linux, such as Red Hat, openSUSE, use the same kernel?
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Internet connection issue : Vodafone Dongle K3570-Z

I am using ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. I recently reinstalled ubuntu which have kernel version to 3.8.0-35-generic . I am trying to connect through my vodafone dongle K3570-Z but unable to connect ...
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aptitude problem using mariadb repository on Ubuntu 13.10

I installed mariadb 5.5 on my ubuntu laptop like described here: sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://ftp.osuosl.org/pub/mariadb/repo/5.5/ubuntu $(lsb_release -c -s) main" and it works fine so far, ...
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Booting monolithic kernel: cannot find root fs by UUID

I have built a monolithic kernel with the grsecurity patch, since I don't need many modules for the system and I need to optimize space. When trying to boot the new kernel, it yields a busybox shell, ...
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Linux Headers not upgrading. It says “no space” when I have lots

Problems with my linux-headers in a Ubuntu 13.10 upgrade. It says: E: / var/cache/apt/archives/linux-headers-3.11.0-15_3.11.0-15.25_all.deb: unable to create `/ ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 - driver for Dymo labelwriter 450 fastest printer

I have this super fast label writer printer which works perfect in Windows 7 but i need to use it in Ubuntu 13.10 because my Python software is only Ubuntu 13.10 compatible. But when i do printing it ...
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GPU Temp is weird?

I am not sure if this has anything to do with it but I just upgraded my kernel in Ubuntu 13.10 from 3.11.0-15 to 3.11.0-17. I never thought about temperatures before but I just decided to download a ...
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Kernel panic error after broken pipe error

I installed 12.04 LTS on my mom's pc, it crashed on boot up with a Grub error- ran grub repair and fixed it- then it started crashing with a broken pipe error- now I am getting the black screen with ...
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Crash after modifying rc.local file to solve overheating issue

I made a dual boot on my laptop with Windows 8. After installing Ubuntu, I notices that my laptop was really hot, and realized that both GPUs are working, my integrated Intel GPU and secondary NVidia. ...
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Vague error when trying to install 13.10 from a bootable USB drive

I got this error message: [1.246584] Kernel panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) when trying to install 13.10 from a bootable flash drive onto a new machine ...
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Optimus - still doesn't work?

I was using Ubuntu 12.04 with Bumblebee for a while. Since I've bought an SSD, I've decided to install Windows 8 and Ubuntu 13.10. Now, AFAIR Ubuntu 13.10 has 3.11.* kernel. I read, that with some ...
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How can I activate repositories needed by boot-repair?

So I recently used the boot-repair utility to reinstall GRUB. After doing this, every time I try to log into Ubuntu, I get a kernel panic immediately following the GRUB boot menu. It says something ...
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How can I install Ubuntu on VirtualBox? I Insert the ISO file, then I start the VBox, and then I get a battery and then I get a message [duplicate]

When I try to install ubuntu on Vbox, it shows an error that says to use x86-64 kernel but i already have one.
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Help with ram usage

I have a dual boot laptop with 512 MB RAM running Windows XP/Xubuntu. I try to load student.portal.chalmers.se (a huge bloat site) in Firefox. On XP, I can load the site without any swapping, but ...
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Disable bridge module from loading at boot

I am working with another module which can't work with this. So, every time I start my system, I have to do rmmod bridge I want to avoid that. If I open /etc/modules, I just find loop lp rtc ...
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What can resolve my hardware issues with linux 3.11.0-15 in Saucy Salimander?

Okay, newb here, so be a bit gentle, please. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 over my 12.04 LTS partion (saving home folder) and booted it up to discover my cursor had disappeared, my mouse touchpad ...
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What does “xhci_queue_intr_tx: 70 callbacks suppressed” mean in my log files?

I got this message at the log file viewer and it continues all the time.. I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Samsung core i5 that uses an AMD Radeon Graphic card. What does this mean? Feb 17 23:51:01 ...
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Running 12.04. system hangs after booting the new kernel

I created a custom patched kernel and after installing it using sudo dpkg -i, I get the messages that uImage, uInitrd and boot.scr have been backed up and created. However, in /boot, initrd.img.old ...
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Ubuntu live CD with custom kernel

I am trying to set up a live Ubuntu CD with a custom kernel. To set up the live CD I followed the instructions presented here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/LiveCDCustomization For creating my ...
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Does the linux-generic package have both the headers and the image? And how to install

I'm trying to make my own distro based on Ubuntu. However Remastersys requires an official Ubuntu Kernel to work (At least on the Ubuntu version of Remastersys). I want to know if the linux-generic ...
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Unable to install, remove, and update ubuntu 12.04.

I've Ubuntu 12.04 LTS precise pangolin on acer aspire E1-422. Anybody can help me please to solve my problem; there are three old kernel that I cannot remove, it always gives me this error when I ...
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Installing kernel 3.13 on Ubuntu 13.10 fails

I am trying to install any form of the 3.13 kernel on ubuntu 13.10 however, I am unable to boot into the Desktop with it. I have tried to install 3.13.1,2,3. Unfortunately to no avail. On the ...
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Instaling/updating kernel on UEFI device

I've installed kernel 3.12.6 in Ubuntu 13.10, because I had read it is necessary for nvidia optimus. After I rebooted my laptop and selected ubuntu in grub purple screen appeared. I rebooted again and ...
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How to make it wokr dvb-t usb a867 on kernel 3.13.3

I have kernel 3.13.3 and dvb-t usb tuner a867 based on chip af9035. What can I do to make this tuner work on kernel 3.13.3?
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Lubuntu doesn't detect all the RAM (just 1GB of 1,5GB

I installed Lubuntu in a Thinkpad X40 laptop. The OS runs pretty well but it's not detecting (and using) all the RAM installed. The X40 has 512MB of internal RAM memory and an additional module of ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04 random reboot? nothing in log!

Version: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS (precise) uname -a: Linux sysname 3.5.0-23-generic #35~precise1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 25 17:13:26 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux We have a few Ubuntu servers ...
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How to patch kernel to get some hardware working

Some info: I have a patch file vaio-full-3.2.2.patch which I downloaded from here. Well, if I patch the kernel with it, it is supposed to get some hardware working, such as the light sensor that ...
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problem loading and intel pro/1000 NIC in Ubuntu

I'm trying to get an intel pro/1000 MT server NIC working in my ubuntu desktop 13.10. With no extra configuration, the system saw the interface correctly as an intel 82545 chip and loaded the e1000 ...
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Ubuntu cant boot up

I was using my Ubuntu happily and suddenly it starts behaving weird, icons disappear and becomes half-unresponsive, so I do a hard shutdown. When I start it again, the first weird thing I notice, the ...
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How to permanently edit the core_pattern file?

I am trying to locate my coredump file in ubuntu 12.04 LTS but I cant. The problem is that I have to edit the core_pattern file content after every reboot to get it, because apport doesn't work (don't ...
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“Latest” kernel version

Later addition to the question: 1) This question can't be reduced to a single sentence, don't ask me to do it. It might be rewritten in many different ways, but no one is easy. 2) You must have ...
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Using kernel headers in my program

I have seen an answer about the usage of kernel headers in how to use kernel headers appropriately?. I have a similar set of errors, and the solution of using a -I/path/to/kernel headers is not ...
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Remove/downgrade kernels of a point release

Currently building a 12.04.4 (3.11.x) LTS LAMP Server and have a 12.04.3 (3.8.x) one in production. How can I remove the 3.11 kernels and headers with the lts-raring generic packages and install ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu Without Losing Setup

I currently have Ubuntu 13.10 released but with 14.04 somewhat near, I'm having questions about the upgrade process. When I installed 13.10, I had a boatload of major problems (audio drivers, display ...
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Install older kernel in a server and made it the default boot option in grub

I need to install an older kernel version (3.2.0-24-generic) on an existing Ubuntu 12.04.3 (3.8.0-34-generic) LAMP server and a new install Ubuntu 12.04.4 (3.11). After the installation I will need to ...
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How to remove latest kernel without removing linux itself

I have found my machine to be unstable with 3.2.0-58. Since starting to run 3.2.0-57 my machine has been much more stable, and I would like to remove 3.2.0.58 from my machine, partly so that I boot ...
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Unable to remove old kernels [duplicate]

I'm trying to remove old kernel versions so I can upgrade. The method I'm using is below. sudo apt-get purge linux-image-x.y.z-server Every time I run it I get the following error: ...
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Ubuntu - how to fix this problem with HP Elite 800 all in one? often i get black screen with mouse cursor only [closed]

How to get the desktop always? Instead of after reboot it shows mouse cursor only and black screen nothing else works unless i go to ctrl+alt+f1 and use it as command line. version: Linux ...
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Fastest way to reload graphics driver module?

I am trying to get my way around on graphics driver development, in this case for modifications on a DRM kernel module, called gma500_gfx. Every time when I have made a change to this driver, I start ...
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ubuntu 12.04 startup problem

[ 1.084901] Kernal panic-not syncing : No unit found.Try passing init=option to kernal,see linux Documentation/init.txt for guidance hi friends.., this is the text shown by my compaq presario ...
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Module acpi not found

My OS is 12.04, I'm not able to suspend and wake up my PC at given time, or better if I run sudo rtcwake -m mem -s 120 My PC enter suspend mode and the power-on light turns up after 2 minutes, but ...
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Module “ide-cs” in Precise?

Is there a way to install/activate the ide-cs module in Precise? I'm trying to mount a CompactFlash drive (which is on the PCMCIA-bus), but when I'm trying to "modprobe ide-cs" I get a message that ...
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Ubuntu starting in terminal mode no GUI, even “startx” don't load GUI mode now?

Ubuntu 12.04 32bit Ubuntu stopped loading in gui mode just gives me a terminal mode. It use to work fine as normal but for some time it stopped loading in gui mode but will just load in like a ...
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Missing 720p with DELL U2312HM

I'm missing 720p resolution and when I use 1080p the screen flickers - video . So I had to choose some of the 4:3 resolutions to stop the flicker. I don't use xorg.conf Any idea how to stop the ...
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Ambient light sensor support

I have a 2010 Sony Vaio laptop running Ubuntu 12.10, with an ambient light sensor installed to adjust screen brightness automatically. However, last time I checked, this was not supported by default ...
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NFS: failed to create MNT RPC client status = -101

I am trying for network file system (nfs) booting between two systems. I am using dhcp server to assign ip-address for client. And my kernel and root file system are present in server. My client is ...