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Why do mainline kernels have a version suffix?

I just had a problem with the 15.10 to 16.04 upgrade. (My touchscreen stopped working.) So I went to get the mainline kernel as usual. I went to the Ubuntu Mainline Kernel page here, downloaded and ...
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15.10 boots into TTY

I've updated from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10, but it boots into a TTY, and not into the login screen. Before booting, it displays a screen with a lot of command lines, the first one being [FAIL] failed to ...
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Where does update-initramfs look for kernel versions?

I needed to regenerate initrd. Doing this: update-initramfs -u -k all threw up errors for a kernel I compiled and then deleted some time ago (because update-initramfs could not find the ...
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Kernal Panic, unable-to-mount-root-fs-on-unknown-block0-0

I am on ubuntu 15.04. I got stranded on a error like mentioned above. Tried recovery mode from Advance options, still getting same error. I also tried running it from live cd, I get the same error ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freeze and logout

I've upgraded kernel two days ago following these instructions. I have Dell Inspiron 15 3542, uname -a is: Linux Maschina 4.2.0-35-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Mar 18 16:37:35 UTC 2016 x86_64 ...
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install new kernel produce the message “No space left on device” although there is free space

I compiled the kernel 4.5 and when I tried to install it using the command dpkg -i I get the message "No space left on device" although there is free space in boot partition Here the output of the ...
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Wireless drivers for the newer linux kernels 4.x

I've recently tried to install the latest stable kernel which is 4.4.6 and when the kernel was compiled and I brought the kernel up and running, there was a problem and the wireless driver (MT7630e ...
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Kernel panic not syncing timeout synchronizing machine check over cpus

We installed an Ubuntu Server 14.04.4 LTS to one of our customer's server. Server has large storage drives and software RAIDed SSD disks for OS. Server is crashing randomly. And we are getting error ...
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Network , USB , Bluetooth not working after removing kernel in ubuntu 14.04

I have removed few kernels from my ubuntu 14.04 installation. After that I can't connect to internet using wifi or mobile broadband . Also When I add usb device it don't show up in partition but I can ...
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Ubuntu Xenial kernel crash on extended display

I have dell xps 15 9550, when I connect my extended display the laptop display starts to flicker like crazy when I hove the mouse over it. After few seconds ubuntu freezes. ctrl + alt + 1 or 2 does ...
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Testing the newest kernel without rebooting

I've reported a bug (1568635) on launchpad. They replied, asking me to test the latest kernel. I have a live DVD iso, can connect to lan Internet and have a link to the newest kernel files (.deb). I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with 3.* Kernel?

i'm really don't know much about Kernels, so please excuse me if my questions sounds silly to you. :) My question is: Is it possible to run Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and install, for example a 3.19.0-* ...
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How to Upgrade 16.04 Linux Kernel to 4.5?

I need some features in the Linux Kernel 4.5. It would be great if there is coming any support for it soon. I am interested in how you can upgrade 16.04 to Linux kernel 4.5? How to Upgrade 16.04 ...
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Will “linux-image-grsec” be present on Ubuntu 16.04?

I use the linux-image-grsec Kernel on Debian Sid and Arch, but I'd like to completely move to Ubuntu if Canonical supports that Kernel. Does anyone have information on whether or not it will be ...
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Android Kernel problem

When I run cross-compile for Android using the command ARCH=arm CROSS_COMPILE=~/media/sf_android/linaro-arm-eabi-4.9-master/bin/arm-eabi- make msm8226-sec_defconfig, I get this error: ...
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Can't disable keyboard backlight on sony vaio SVF14215CLB (Fit14e)

I have problem turning off the keyboard backlight on my vaio. I can only disable it using vaio control center on windows. Any help is really appreciated. Update 4/17/16: I saw this solution for ...
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How to delete a specific kernel?

I have installed a wrong version of the kernel. I want delete it because it is also visible from the grub advanced option.
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Ubuntu Studio low latency kernel

I've installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04 on my computer and I thought that the installation would also give me a low latency kernel too, but when I click 'extra audio production application' it says that I ...
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Issue with laptop touchscreen

I have 16:04 installed in laptop. Touchscreen of my laptop doesn't work with this distribution. With 14.04 ,it was working, even with 15.10 it worked. But with 16.04 it doesn't work. In my WIndows 10 ...
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Which old kernel related files can I safely delete?

I frequently run into the issue described in Not enough free disk space when upgrading, because the boot partition created by the Ubuntu installation is too small. When cleaning up as described in the ...
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what sequence to follow, kernel deleted, grub maybe damaged, apt-get trouble, keybord language

At first I deleted some kernel good images then trying to fix it. then I made a mess with grub and so I deleted all them all the images versions, they were still usable by a grub on a pendrive. They ...
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problem in runing Real Time Application Interface

I have ubuntu 14.04 , and i'am instaling the Real Time Application Interface , if a run the rtai , the terminal print : * * * Type ^C to stop this application. * * insmod: ERROR: could not insert ...
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C compile error [closed]

when I try to compile my code I get this error : error: expected declaration or statement at end of input } and error: function declaration isn’t a prototype [-Werror=strict-prototypes] void ...
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Ethernet connection not recognized and no WiFi options are displayed

This is the first time that I am using Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 on my Lenovo Z51. And here is the first problem I am facing: My Ethernet connection is not even recognized in Ubuntu. Plus, no ...
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Question about the RTAI and version Of kernel

I have a ubuntu 3.8.0-29 geniric and the gcc 4.6.3 . I will to install the RTAI , what is the version of kernel and the version of kernel to download ?
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Install Kernel 3.19.0-32 on Ubuntu 16.04?

This Kernel, which i used on Linux Mint is from my experience the only kernel supporting my Laptop. Can i install the Kernel on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with the .deb packages? Is it as easy as i imagine? ...
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m2c command not found

I have posted the following question at unix and linux stack exchange, however I feel that as I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS, I should post this here. I apologize if this is not the way I can do. My ...
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I want an Ubuntu 12.04 whith Kernel 3.4.6

I could not find a copy of ubuntu 12.04 Where the kernel ia 3.4.6 . I want to download an Ubuntu 12.04 (kernel 3.4.6). Possible link to download.
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Random Kernel Panic

I seem to be getting a crash once a day and I can't figure out the cause. I've never encountered this before and am a bit upset since it's happening on a refurbished computer I just bought. If the ...
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Kernel panic while working on the computer: some features do not work now

I was doing some stuff via SSH on my laptop when the screen turned into text with a message saying that the kernel is in panic and graphics cannot be supported. (It reminded me of Windows' blue screen ...
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GNU GRUB Command Loop! [duplicate]

I need help, im currently on a loop on GNU GRUB command. Ive seen many articles on it but non have help. So i removed ubuntu's space in the Disk Mangment...then I removed the Ubuntu pen drive and ...
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Why disabling “Secure Boot” is enforced policy when installing 3rd party modules

When installing 16.04, I was asked to turn off "Secure Boot" if I wanted to install 3rd party modules/drivers. I did not comply. And when I installed manually the only 3rd party drivers I use ...
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Intel 3160 WiFi not working on 12.04

I am trying to get my Lenovo Edge 15 laptop to recognize the Intel 3160 Wifi firmware. Found the firmware here: https://wireless.wiki.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/iwlwifi Installed different ...
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How to fix “No Kernel Modules Were Found”?

The sata controller on my old server died so I've purchased new hardware and am attempting to install the 16.04 Beta 2 Ubuntu Server x64. After selecting the US mirror I get the following message: ...
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Error compiling AODV-UU (modversions.h: No such file)

i have to compile aodv routing protokol, but i get error like this make -C /home/andri/Downloads/aodv-uu-0.9.6/lnx KERNEL_DIR=/lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build KCC=gcc XDEFS=-DDEBUG make[1]: ...
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Trying to install NVIDIA drivers, can't find version.h

Alright, so I'm trying to install NVIDIA graphics drivers for my GT610 in order to maybe get my computer to work like a machine with 8 GB of RAM and a 3 GHz AMD CPU should. So, I'm trying to do it the ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 kernel problem with graphic card

GPU is Intel(R) 915G Express Chipset CPU Intel Pentium 4 2.80GHZ Dual Core RAM 756MB
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Are modern Ubuntu installs compatible with ancient Kernel versions?

On Ask Ubuntu we occasionally see people with problems like: I'm running 10.04 Lucid LTS on my toaster. I'd like to upgrade but I have expensive proprietary hardware that only has drivers for ...
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Differing kernel versions for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the same OS?

I have a laptop with side by side installation of 32-bit and 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04. I have just noticed that I have different kernel versions on these OS (see logs below): The 32 bit has kernel: ...
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kernel 4.2.0-35-generic doesn't boot correctly

I just updated with this morning's latest kernel. When it rebooted it would get to the stage of asking my password and then the display would become garbage so that I couldn't even see my cursor ...
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Why is my Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 boot longer after installing Sophos (or whatever crap I installed that one day)

Is there more boot logs BTW? Dmesg output: https://paste.ubuntu.com/15638697/ Boot.log: https://paste.ubuntu.com/15638713/ Help? BTW: I will show an install log or video if people want me to.
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Insufficient space on /boot

I am unable to update Ubuntu 15.10 due to insufficient space in the boot partition. I have already removed old kernels, but I'm still about 50MB short. Here are the ls -l contents of my boot ...
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Software Updater wants to install two different versions of kernel

On 14.04.4, Software Updater popped up and showed me this: I am very new to Ubuntu, and this seems odd to see both vervet and unicorn kernel headers, kernel image, etc. So what is going on? Should ...
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cannot download kernel for ubuntu

when I am trying to download kernerl 3.12.57.tar.xz I get this error. "/tmp/aYccRRf_.part could not be saved, because the source file could not be read. Try again later, or contact the server ...
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How to tell to linux build system not to produce cleaning every time I build package?

I need to build kernel from kernel.org git on my notebook several times. I use this guide. But every time I enter to console make -j `getconf _NPROCESSORS_ONLN` deb-pkg LOCALVERSION=-custom make ...
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Throttling stuck below limits on a cool cpu

This is an issue widely discussed earlier. Still, none of the suggested methods/procedures has worked for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, kernel 4.4.0-040400-generic on a fanless mini computer, Intel ...
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How to circumvent hard link creation permission to directories on the same file system

I'm well aware of the difference between symbolic and hard links. I'm also aware of the dangers of creating hard links to directories. Nevertheless, I'm insisting on creating a hard link to a ...
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How to fix init system

I would like to know how to fix systemd when it gives me an error at boot time (such as the welcome to emergency mode error). I've had that problem before and I had to reinstall Ubuntu. I heard from ...
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New 14.04.4 LTS server install got kernel 4.2

I installed 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS server on a box just now and it has version 4.2.x of the Linux kernel. Why? I thought 14.04 LTS would use a 3.13 kernel unless I took extra steps to install an ...
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attempt to read or write outside of disk `hd0`. Then “a tmp error(6) occured attempting to read a pcr value”

I'm using a standalone Ubuntu 14.04 LTS OS on my laptop (I don't use dualboot). Suddenly, a freeze forced me to manually restart the laptop (by pressing power button). Then after I started the system, ...