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Dell 1130 printer drivers

Does anyone know how I can get my 14.04 LTS box to drive an older Dell 1130 Laser Printer? Thanks
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Upgrade from 14.04 to 16.04 LTS failed with a kernel panic [closed]

I tried to upgrade to 16.04 from 14.04 using update-manager -d. After installing new packages/updates, my system is not booting. it's showing the following error. drm_kms_helper : panic occurred, ...
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BayTrail CPU and Ubuntu 15.10

I have a machine with an Asrock q1900b-itx mobo and I'm experiencing random freezes of the system. By freeze I mean everything hangs and there is absolutely nothing that can be done except reset. I've ...
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General protection fault

Since yesterday I was receiving General Protection Faults errors (2 IIRC) like this I don't know if it's related, but yesterday, just an hour or so before the first crash, I've installed the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Skylake 6th Generation Screen Flickering

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad t460s here. It is the NVMe PCI SSD version. The CPU is i7 6600U (Skylake 6th generation) with Intel HD 520. About a month ago (beginning March 2016), I installed Ubuntu GNOME ...
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How to compile the patch of Real Time Application Interface in ubuntu

I will to install the RTAI for Ubuntu 14.04, I followed this tutorial : https://github.com/shengtu/Tesla . But when you do sudo patch -p1 < ...
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Old processor(Sempron 3000+) won't boot anything with a 4.x kernel

On my old laptop, Ubuntu 15.010, Ubuntu 16.04 and the latest Gparted and Clonezilla (all with a 4.x) Linux kernel won't boot, either from CD/DVD or via PXE. If I try something with a 3.x kernel , it ...
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How to install Real Time Application Interface for kernel 3.16.0-30-generic

I have a Ubuntu 14.04, kernel 3.16.0-30-generic and I want to install the RTAI. How do I do this? I want the easy way, step by step.
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What blobs are in the Ubuntu kernel, release 15.10?

It was indicated that my question was a lot like the question following this, the edit suggested explaining why it is different. This is about the kernel, not about repositories. Refer to the ...
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troubleshooting compact wireless in linux

I didn't want to ask for what seems like such an easy problem but i've been working on this for more than a week now. My problem is I can't get compact wireless to install on linux and I did look ...
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SSH connections cause memory leak in kernfs

I have an issue with my Ubuntu system where memory is leaked each time an ssh connection is opened and closed. I found that the root cause is that after an ssh connection nodes are created and left ...
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How to solve the error starting version 219?

My Ubuntu 15.04 is showing "starting version 219". I can't login to my system. What is this? Is this a bug of Ubuntu? How do I can solve this issue? Please help me.
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Installing NVIDIA Driver: Error Run 'make oldconfig && make prepare' on kernel src to fix it."

I started installing the NVIDIA Cuda driver on the latest version of the free Ubuntu. I began by following the instructions in the answer here. After completing the steps, I ran into a new error ...
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3.13.0-83-generic won't boot (14.04 LTS)

Both my graphics card and motherboard are a couple of weeks old, so this is not a hardware failure. My Ubuntu machine boots just fine with 3.13.0-79-generic, but boots to black screen with ...
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Gamepad won't enumerate

I have been searching all day and cannot find a solution. When I plug in my Logitech Dual Action controller, I get this output from dmesg $ dmesg [41080.387654] usb 2-1.2: new low-speed USB ...
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KVM /QEMU Error : Unable to connect to libvirt

I am using KVM from some time on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I also wanted to tried Xen as a hypervisor on the same system i am using KVM.So i tried to install it. But it didn't properly installed giving me ...
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How to boot a LIve-System without X

How do I boot a Ubuntu-Live-System without starting X-Server? I only want a login prompt and a bash behind it. The bootoption text or textonly are not documented and doesn't work in current kernel ...
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Practical use of ecryptfs, encrypted keys, and TPM: how to convert existing user key to encrypted key?

Short version of this question is: How do I convert a user key on the kernel keyring storing ecryptfs authentication token / FEFEK to an encrypted key on keyring? (I.e. how to add an encrypted key ...
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Virtualbox won't work with kernel 3.16.0-34; can't use any newer kernel

I'm using 3.16.0-34 kernel version on Ubuntu 15.10. With any newer kernel version I get more and more problems. With first post-3.16 versions, the fan would go to full speed non-stop after waking from ...
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Linux Kernel — I messed up removing old versions

I was trying to remove old kernels using Synaptic, and something went very wrong. Now, I get this error in Synaptic if I try to fix it: (synaptic:11810): GLib-CRITICAL **: ...
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virtualbox unstable after having removed xen

I installed a fresh version of ubuntu (ubuntu 15) yesterday and wanted to try xen. so I installed the package ("sudo apt-get install xen-hypervisor-amd64"), rebooted and, as I have understood, the ...
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enable parallel port interrupts/ access in Ubuntu 12.04

I need to interface a mid 1990s laboratory instrument to Ubuntu 12.04 for moderately high speed data acquisition ( 100 Usec) from the instrument . The instrument requires ( will not even run without ...
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40_custom / how to keep current with kernels

My Acer freezes every 10 minutes unless I use the following in Grub defaults: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=Linux intel_idle.max_cstate=0 processor.max_cstate=1" To avoid having ...
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What is USB error -62?

When I plug a USB mouse into a computer, the following error appears in the logs: Mar 24 21:43:03 homer kernel: [ 2674.768039] usb 2-9: new full-speed USB device number 3 using ohci_hcd Mar 24 ...
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Problem Instaling gfx-tablet

I am trying to install gfx-tablet in my computer and run it, but I have a problem, first of all I did all the step necessaries to install it. But when I arrived to the last step I had the following ...
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iscsi_trgt module for kernel 4.5

Ubuntu 15.10, Kernel 4.5 I followed this guide: http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/debian-ubuntu-building-installing-a-custom-linux-kernel/ and I'm running Kernel 4.5, but I'm missing the iscsi_trgt ...
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Will the lts kernel update their driver to support newer hardware in the future?

The developers choose linux 4.4LTS as the kernel of Ubuntu 16.04LTS, will the kernel update its driver for newer hardware in the future? Or will they just upgrade the kernel version for Ubuntu 16.04.1 ...
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How to change the CPU escalator configuration that Ubuntu has originally

I don't want a command line solution that includes installing anything at all. Ubuntu configures the CPU governor in a configuration file AFAIK. I want to locate and change the file correctly. I ...
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How to recover boot ubuntu 14.04 on macbook-pro?

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on a macbook pro. I was trying to make a usb stick for a customize boot from terminal when i stop the process. I lost the boot. I cant boot anymore. I enter in the grub menu, ...
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Kernel for Surface book with docking station OR how do I debug

I have a surface book with dgpu dual boot Windows 10 Pro, Ubuntu 15.10 my docking station works fine with Windows, but won't work with Ubuntu. I have tried many kernels which include ...
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How do I install NVIDIA drivers on Ubunu 14.04 Kernel 3.13 running on Zynq SoC?

I've been trying to install various versions of the NVIDIA driver (for a GTX 980) connected to a board that has a Xilinx Zynq SoC on it. The SoC has dual ARM9 cores which are running Ubuntu 14.04 with ...
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Bugs with read and variables (busybox)

I have a //tiny// problem with my script: I cannot get the $key1 content. Basically, the script writes into /tmp/bios.sh, runs chmod +x on it and launches it (see result 1). The command set shows ...
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Change Kernel from 4.2 to 3.13 in Ubuntu 14.04

I want to run Pin(Intel's Simulator) but it is not supported in Kernel 4.2 version, so I should change it to 3.13 that works for sure. I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (32bit) in VirtualBox and i followed ...
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Problem ACPI on Ubuntu 15.10 with Lenovo B50-30 Power Management Issue

Good Day, I have a Lenovo B50-30 with Ubuntu 10.15 and recently have problems with ACPI. Earlier in Ubuntu 10.12 with Kernel 2.xx not had any problems with ACPI. Now I have the 15:10 and my computer ...
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linux-image-generic vs linux-image-x.x.x-xx-generic security updates

I have an Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit server running with unattended-upgrades set up to only install security upgrades. I have the linux-image-generic and linux-headers-generic packages installed and am ...
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Kernel Module not found

I was trying to upgrade ubuntu from 14.04 to latest one (probably 15.10). Every thing got successfully downloaded(from command line) but when it was trying to install my laptop shows black screen. And ...
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how to configure a desired Kernel version on Grub?

I want to configure Grub to pick an specific Kernel version until I change it. But how? Documentation is most welcome and appreciated.
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Alx driven network interface randomly crash under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a software router based on H97N-WIFI, It has two internal network interfaces, I used all of them plus one additional dual port Intel network card for different purpose. One of the interface use ...
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Re-install VirtualBox, keep all configuration and machines

I had this problem and followed, quite blindly, all steps. Tha last step is, purge VirtualBox and install it again. Here comes my doubt as I have a few virtual machines configured and I don't want to ...
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Linux boot fails with /dev/disk/by-uuid/XXXX does not exist - Asus Zenbook Pro Touchpad Not Working

Device: Asus Zenbook Pro ux501vw-ds71t Ubuntu Version: 15.10 I installed Ubuntu 15.10 and the installation was successful. However, the Elantech touchpad did not work. I read that the newer ...
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How install Real Time Application Interface (RTAI) in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to install rtai , my version kernel is : 3.16.0-30-generic. How to install the Real Time Application Interface Rtai of kernel 3.16.0-30-generic?
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14.04 update: kernel crypto interface not available

A few days ago, after a sytem update to kernel 3.19.0-56, I can not open anymore a tcrypt volume with cryptsetup. I get the following error: sudo cryptsetup open --type tcrypt /dev/sda tcryptDisk ...
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fso-deviced daemon not coming up. [ubuntu 14.04]

This issue came when I was trying to install gstreamer* libs. I am not sure whether this daemon was already installed in my system. I tried to reinstall it manually but it failed again. I am getting ...
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Kubuntu 15.10: crash at startup with the last kernel

I have a problem at startup of Kubuntu (64 bits) since I have installed the last update (with a new linux image ): after the load screen i have a little glitch and a black screen after (before the ...
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Dell Inspiron 3451 failing to boot

I bought a Dell Inspiron 3451 that came with ubuntu installed and shortly after buying it I started to have problems. If the computer was shut down for any reason; an update, battery died while ...
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Trouble with Installation on Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14. “Kernel panic - not syncing: IO-APIC + timer doesn't work”

I recently bought a new laptop (Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 14) and wanted to install Ubuntu (14.04.3) on it. I put it on a USB following this guide: ...
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Not enough free space on /boot to upgrade - already cleaned old kernels!

I have an Ubuntu base update which can't be installed because The upgrade needs a total of 178 M free space on disk '/boot'. Please free at least an additional 54.7 M of disk space on '/boot'. ...
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Dell Inspiron 7559 doesn't work with ubuntu linux

I bought this new laptop and there are tons of problems in installing ubuntu. There is a not full solution here: Dual Boot on Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop It doesn't work for me cause I ended up where ...
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Kernel problem, how to downgrade

I am using Ubuntu 15.10. uname -r 4.2.0.30-generic. But this kernel is installed partially with errors and my boot loader got default updated to that. I have Linux image ...