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Problem with VMware Workstation 8.06

I am a new Linux user, and I'm currently using the latest version of Lubuntu. I want to create a virtual machine with VMware because in VirtualBox I am not able to use DirectX in Windows XP. Even ...
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.conf in /etc/modprobe.d does not work [14.10]

I have that horrible buzzing sound in my left headphone (it's the same in windows, I think it's a hardware defect) so I want the sound chipset to automatically power off to get rid of that buzz sound ...
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A command to resync a frozen mouse or keyboard?

Is there a way to send an interrupt indicating a connection of a new peripheral device? Looking for a standard user command that could perhaps mimic ps/2 mouse connection. My mouse keeps ...
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Change kernel config without compiling

Is it possible to change the kernel configuration of the running kernel without compiling it myself? In debian-based systems, there's the config file of the current kernel in /boot, e.g. ...
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Upgrading Linux Kernel 3.11 to 3.13 for Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

When I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, apparently my kernel was supposed to upgrade from 3.11 to 3.13. Unfortunately, the kernel upgrade did not complete. As a result, I have several files for 3.13, but am ...
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kernel is outdated

I have troubles with updating my kernel. I'm running Kubuntu 14.04. uname -r output: 3.13.0-32-generic I clearly see newer versions in repos with sudo dpkg --list 'linux-image*': ... ...
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Which part of the kernel powers on/off USB ports? How - the internals?

Please refer to this post: Power on/off USB ports . It is one thing to blindly replicate the codes in a terminal and get the desired results. I wish to know which part of the kernel does this work, ...
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Looking for a driver for a tablet, I heard that I “need a kernel”- what does that mean? [closed]

I'm new to everything and I've heard a lot about tablet drivers that work with a kernel. However, I don't know what a kernel is and how to use/download it. I've seen a lot of codes with the drivers ...
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Accidentaly deleted initrd and vmlinuz

Yesterday I suddenly deleted initrd and vmlinuz files in boot folder. Now I can't get in my Debian system, because GRUB can't find vmlinuz and initrd. I tried to generate new initrd image but I can't ...
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Header file for struct proc_dir_entry

I'm writing a firewall for the Linux kernel and I'm using the proc_dir_entry data structure (which I've found in the tutorial I'm currently reading). My firewall is conceived as a kernel module but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : Core 2 Duo : System wont boot when Multi Core processing is enabled

I belive you guys are having good time. Well i am not!! I got an annoying problem with my Laptop(Thoshiba L310). She wont boot if Multi Core processing is enabled. On booting, just before i enter the ...
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problem new with ubuntu and i cannot install

I have neu cd ubuntu 12.04. With installation was everything ok and after restart i have error unable to monut root vfs kernel panic and cannot open root file. I tried to install this again but not ...
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After changing kernel , kernel crash is not working

I have changed the kernel in Ubuntu 12.04. After this, if I gave a kernel crash the memory configurations are getting changed and dump file is not created.. It is getting changed from 4GB to 109MB. ...
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Ubuntu General Instability / crash triggers Windows 8.1 startup repair

Let me begin with my usual statement that I only ask questions on StackExchange sites when I can't find anything on Google, and that my question-asking skills are rusty, so forgive me blah blah ...
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How do I install driver for Radeon Mobility HD 3650?

I was trying to install driver for my graphics card, I'm using Ubuntu 14.10 and when I install driver from support.amd.com log file says that i don't have kernel headers (version.h file) in ...
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does every program have to go through the shell to complete the process they willing to make?

i have seen somewhere that "bash is used to communicate with the Linux kernel" is it take effect only to the terminal? or every program (including programs which has GUIs) have to go through the ...
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Hard Disk SMART Attributes FAILING

I have a dual booted lenovo ideapad z510 computer - windows 8 and ubuntu 14.04 (mainly used). Since a few days, while I go into ubuntu, errors of not able to read from hard disk , kernel panic , etc ...
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Dual boot system fails to boot at all! Help

I have a persistent problem of recovering my hard drive. I had Ubuntu and Win 7 installed on my DELL xps m1530 (Core Duo 2). After manipulating my partitions in windows, I got stuck in grub rescue. I ...
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What is a -ckt mainline kernel?

I just saw v3.16.7-ckt1-utopic on http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/?C=N;O=D and found a related anouncement promising information about -ckt kernels in the ExtendedStable kernel article ...
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Use new 3.16 kernel alsa firewire with qjackctl

I just upgraded Ubuntu studio to 14.10 with 3.16 kernel on a 2008 MacBook because it should support a lot of new firewire audio devices natively in alsa. I plugged in my Behringer ufx1204 with its ...
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Which compiler i have to use to understand C behaviour exact behaviour

I am confused regarding with the c compilers. as per my knowledge for a programmer the code is not important but the internal behaviour is very important.cause if we know how the compiler behaves for ...
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How to resolve the “/lib/modules/3.13.0-27-generic/build: No such file or directory” error message?

I'm following the instructions on this page so I can submit enough information about my machine to this bug report module. I'm stuck in running some of the following commands git clone ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Kernel boot problem

yesterday I installed 14.10 on my laptop. Everything worked fine I installed the proprietary nvidia drivers and updated my intel graphics drivers. I rebooted after that and everything worked. Today I ...
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Kernel messages scrolling over Grub background image during boot?

I display a Grub custom background image at boot time(Ubuntu 14.10). I would like this background image to stay in place during the kernel startup and to scroll the kernel messages over the Grub ...
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L1 + L2 cache hardware information with lscpu different to information from Intel & Windows

My CPU is an INTEL Celeron N2930 Bay Trail-M 1.83GHZ to (2.16GHZ Turbo) I get by typing lscpu in Terminal a different value of L1 + L2 Cache (Hardware Information) in comparison to the Intel + ...
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Unity gone after upgrading 14.10 to latest 3.16 kernel

After upgrading 14.10 to the latest 3.16 kernel today, my Unity GUI is messed up. I was able to create a folder and open it, but if I navigate to the /bin folder, right-click on bash, then select Run, ...
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How do I “unpin” the kernel? [duplicate]

Earlier this year I had to pin my kernel because an update came down the pipe that broke WINE compatibility with Win16 apps. I followed the directions here: How to skip kernel update? It appears as ...
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indicator-cpufreq not working with kernel 3.17?

indicator-cpufreq have just two option (powersave and performance) after upgrade to kernel 3.17. Is there any way to fix it? I reinstall this program but still have same problem.
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No Wireless drive detection in new built kernel for reverse bisecting

I need to do a reverse bisect for a bug and I narrowed the versions down to two. Now, I need to build a 8 new kernels. However, when I built them, the kernel cannot detect my wifi drive so that I can ...
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Problem With Guest Additions in Ubuntu Server [Virtual Box]

I have a problem installing Guest additions in ubuntu server with kernel 3.13.0-39-generic I install whole headers for this kernel with $ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-$(uname ...
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How can I find most stable and newest kernel edition for Ubuntu?

I want to choose a newest and most stable version Linux kernel for Ubuntu. Is it newest longterm version in http://kernel.org version(and download equivalent version in ...
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Problem installing NVIDIA drivers - mismatched kernel files(?)

This question was more long-winded than planned. In summary, I'm having trouble upgrading to cuda-6.5 with Linux 14.04. I think it's because I have some files for linux-kernel 3.11 and others for ...
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Linux headers generics

I have a trouble with the linux headers, when i use the command uname to check my version it is different from the version in usr/src/. I tried to download (with deleting the current version) but i ...
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libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia'

libkmod: Error ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:686 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe./blacklist-nouveau.conf line 5 ignoring bad line starting with 'alia' I started getting this recently then today it ...
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Is there a backport of ulogd2 for 12.04 precise?

I have a server with Ubuntu 12.04 running on Rackspace cloud, configured to use the latest kernel. A week ago or so I rebooted the server and it booted on a new kernel 3.17.1 (that had been released ...
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Lubuntu kernel headers configure

I get this error: ERROR: The kernel header file '/lib/modules/3.13.0-39-generic/build/include/linux/version.h' does not exist. The most likely reason for this is that the kernel ...
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Failed to load ZFS module stack

Have been using zfs on linux (zfs-native/stable) raidz on 14.04 for several months without hitch and decided to move across some more important files as considered it trustworthy or I guess "stable" ...
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Unable to Install 14.1 on Dell Studio 1747 Laptop, Intel i7, 10GB RAM - Kernel error BUG: Soft Lockup

Update: I have now attempted to install 14.01, 13.1, and 12.04.5 with the same result. I have been attempting to install Ubuntu 14.1 on a Dell Studio 1747 laptop with a Intel i7 Core Processor. Have ...
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Boot fail after update kernel in ubuntu 14.04

When I want to install with this command sudo dpkg -i linux-image-3.14.24-031424-generic_3.14.24-031424.201411141736_amd64.deb I got follow error: grub-probe: error: unknown filesystem. run-parts: ...
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If I have an x64 capable CPU, but install a x86 Ubuntu distribution, can I still run 64bit executables? [duplicate]

Also, would it be possible to install a x64 kernel, to transform it to a full 64bit installation?
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Ubuntu distro upgrade - does it install new kernel? [duplicate]

I performed a distro upgrade via apt-get and upgrade-tool from saucy 13.10 to trusty 14.04. It seemed to go OK and the "about" now tells me I am running 14.04, however uname -a says I am running ...
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Can't install linux-headers-3.13.0.35-generic, crashes on VMWare and VirtualBox

i've installed ubuntu 14.10 and i got some troubles trying to run a virtual machine. I've tried all to run VirtualBox and VMWare, but without success. Both programs ask me for ...
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Is there a way to integrate Node.js into the kernel core so that the system has this node running as a module.?

I want to integrate node.js into the kernel as a module. So that i could develop a common html+js+css app as a desktop app. How can this be done ? It would be nice if ubuntu had this feature.
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Intel Xeon Phi 7120p on 14.04LTS

I recently bought Intel Xeon Phi 7120p and plugged it into a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The card shows up in lspci, but then I don't know what to do next. Should I install updated MPSS ...
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PCIE module options

Exactly after last kernel upgrade, my HDD started to make errors, switch to Read-only operating system, etc. I'm using a PCIE card to connect this SATA2 HDD to my Ubuntu Server. dmesg lists some ...
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How to deal with very frequent failure to inform the kernel about modifications to partition?

Moving multiple ext4 and vfat partitions in gparted 0.19.0 on Ubuntu 14.10 constantly causes Error informing the kernel about modifications to partition /dev/sda13 -- Invalid argument. This means ...
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How to install Open Virtual Switch

I want to install the Open Virtual Switch. How can I do so? I read the openvswitch.org page but that was not well explained and I did not understand it, perhaps because I am new to Linux. Can any one ...
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Kernel Tuning Tools?

How to improve performance of a Kernel ? Are there any tuning tools to improve Kernel performance ? Thank you.
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What does it mean for /proc/kpagecount to be zero

for some entries in /proc/kpagecount, all the 64 bit entry is zeros and yet the page is allocated (confirmed from /proc/kpageflags). What does it mean for kpagecount to be zero for certain physical ...
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When will kernel 3.14 be available in the repositories?

I see that kernel 3.14.1 is available for Trusty at http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/ When will this kernel be available for upgrade via the Ubuntu repositories. (I know that I can ...