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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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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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Need Help on wn-block (0 , 0) call trace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BT-2lyfXfwM I am facing this same problem. When I was searching I found someone already uploaded this problem related video on youtube. I am trying to install ububtu ...
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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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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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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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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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Clean Ubuntu 14.04 install taking longer to boot after kernel upgrade

Hello this is my first post. I own an Asus Chromebox (2gb ram, 16 gb sdd, 3.0 usb ports) and fresh installed Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I decided to upgrade kernel because I was experiencing some freezing ...
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cfg80211 | mac80211: module has bad taint, not creating trace events

I have those massages on boot: cfg80211: module has bad taint, not creating trace events mac80211: module has bad taint, not creating trace events and wifi doesn't work of course. How can I ...
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Followup question: How to get fix for trackpad bug from 3.15 kernel?

This is a followup question to Touchpad not recognized on new Ultrabook In that question, asker had trouble with the trackpad not working on Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 Edition (NP930X5J/NP940X5J) with ...
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Which Ubuntu (git) linux kernel tree matches my installed kernel?

Answering a recent question, and before that, trying to see if a patch which is fundamental for my machine had been included in a kernel release, I have found the following problem: How can I match ...
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What is GIT (program that Linus created) [closed]

This question might not be appropriate for this exact forum however I am sure that everyone here knows. I looked at multiple definitions and can't figure out exactly what it is. If anyone could ...
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How to patch TuxLol on 14.04

I installed League of Legends on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It installed and now I can play however the in game store dosent seem to work with the most recent patch. I read How do I install tuxLoL on Ubuntu ...
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ec2 instance won't boot!

So I had a server lose connection while updating to 14.04LTS. Foolishly, it ended up getting rebooted, and now I'm here. I disconnected the volume and mounted it on another system, chrooted it, and ...
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System Freezes-Hangs for up to 10 minutes or longer

Starting with Ubuntu 12.04, and now with Ubuntu 14, I have issues with machine freezing in the middle of use. Originally noticed it using Mozilla FF and then noticed it began happing with other ...
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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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replacing kernel on non-booting ec2 instance

So I had an amazon ec2 instance crash during the update to 14.04LTS. Frustratingly, it appears the kernel might be bad (or at least that's what the log below says to me, I could totally be wrong). I'm ...
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Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/radeon/VERDE_mc2.bin

I have this missing firmware after compiling and installing kernel 3.14.6 (mainline) Could someone point me to where I can get it or how to make it get compiled?
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What exactly is the Linux kernel and does Ubuntu use a modified Linux kernel?

What Linux kernel exactly is? And does Ubuntu, at the core, use a modified Linux kernel? And in what manner is it distinguished by the NT/Windows 8 kernel?
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Is it possible to have kcrash/crashdump switch to a VT when dumping?

I've set up linux-crashdump to debug issues with lockups by following the instructions here: https://help.ubuntu.com/12.04/serverguide/kernel-crash-dump.html However, when I try to test using: echo c ...
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How can I tell which backport'ed drivers are currently installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have had major problems with my wifi but currently my 12.04 kernel with some backport drivers that I had installed works. Now I may need to update the kernel (minor version change) and I don't want ...
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Kernel update (64) will not boot. How can I automatically boot with earlier version? U12.04LTS

Ubuntu 12.04LTS After an automatic kernel update through update-manager I cannot boot up without intervention any more. Latest version which GRUB boots automatically is 3.2.0-64-generic-pae which ...
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netfilter's function nfq_get_outdev_name()

I'm trying to figure out what the interface of a packet is using Netfilter linux library on Ubuntu 12.04. One of my interfaces is a LAN (eth0), and the other one is connected to a router (that I've ...
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Why does NOT the ubuntu 13.10 have the version.h?

/usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12 /usr/src/linux-header-3.11.0.12-generic Neither has the version.h file in the /include/linux/. Why? That hinders the softwares installation. but the ubuntu 11.10 ...
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Whenever I install Ubuntu it says please use a kernel appropriate for your CPU

Whenever I try to install Ubuntu it says the kernel is not appropriate for my CPU. Or tell me an OS that's Minecraft capable and for an i686 processor.
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Shutdown does not power off computer on Ubuntu 12.04

I recently got an update message mentioning there were 13 updates ready to be downloaded / installed, all pertaining to a newer version of the kernel. I couldn't get the updates to be installed, as I ...
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After installing a new Kernel in Ubuntu 14.04, rebooting takes me to busybox initramfs. How do I mount a filesystem after that?

I have a virtual machine with Ubuntu 14.04 in it. I recently built and installed linux-3.14.5 kernel on it, and tried to boot into it, but it drops me to BusyBox v1.21.1 built-in shell. Here's what I ...
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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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How to change kernel options on Ubuntu 12.04

I am to install Dummynet and according to this manpage http://goo.gl/qqjwfg I have to make the following changes in the kernel configuration file: options IPFIREWALL options DUMMYNET ...
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Ubuntu not booting after install from USB (kernel panic?)

After booting fine frome a live USB I installed it and everything was going swimmingly but when I try to boot from the hard drive it just stops and I have to do a hard reboot. I tried booting into ...
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kernel event listener

I wonder if there is something similar to an event listener in UNIX that a program can subscribes Specifically I want to know: Start and end times of a user session Start and end of the applications ...
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how to know the use of my applications?

I want to know how long my programs have been used. For example if I use my web browser i want to know the start and the close time to obtain a total of use time. Basicly I want to know when an ...
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USB Keyboard/Mouse, Networking broken by kernel update

I recently (automatically) updated all the kernel-related packages (linux-image, linux-headers etc) to version 3.13.0-27.50. I'm using the generic kernel for AMD64. After reboot I find that my USB ...
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Application stuck in TCP retransmit

I am running Linux kernel 3.13 (Ubuntu 14.04) on two Virtual Machines each of which operates inside two different servers running ESXi 5.1. There is a zeromq client-server application running between ...
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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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How to update kernel after ubuntu server 10 -> 12 update

I have a remote VPS which had ubuntu server 10.04 installed (for some reason the hosting company doesn't have 12.04 yet) I recently downgraded my hardware to a VPS from a dedicated machine and ...
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How do I administer, test and fix my RTL8192ce wifi card on the command line? It can't connect to router and external sites

I've been using a Realtek RTL8192ce wlan card on Ubuntu 10.04 and Ubuntu 14.04. Previously the built-in kernel module 'rtl8192ce' worked fine. There'd be some occasional, random blips, but I could get ...
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No grub selection after installing kernel Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed a new kernel on my system which can be found by grub but when I restart I can only select the old kernel. Things I tried in other threds with similar problems didn't help. sudo ...
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Ignore non-tuxonice kernel upgrades

I have the TuxOnIce kernel installed in Kubuntu 14.04. When there is a kernel update in the main Ubuntu, it first appears as a "vanilla" kernel, and usually a few days later a -tuxonice update ...
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Updated kernel - still on old version

So I'm trying to update my kernel. uname -r shows 3.4.0, and I've noticed we're up to 3.14 these days, with 3.13 seeming to be the current norm. I've ran the software updater, and it's downloaded and ...
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Kernel Panic With Cheap Wi-Fi Usb Adapter

I've just bought a cheap usb wifi adapter from ebay. It is mediatek based, lsusb outputs: Bus 001 Device 003: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I'm on 3.13 kernel, and the driver provided in ...
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Brightness keys no longer work

My Fn+F8 and Fn+F9 keys to change the screen's brightness appear to no longer work on my Thinkpad laptop. # ls /sys/class/backlight/ thinkpad_screen Some guide told me to make this: # cat ...
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Make boot partition using Gparted in Boot-Repair [closed]

How do I create a bios boot partition with g parted? I am using boot repair.
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Only background is visible after kernel update [duplicate]

After I updated to the newest kernel, at least that's what I think it was, it said ubuntu base as the description, I rebooted like it asked and when I typed in the password, my background stayed, but ...
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linux-3.14.4 kernel install problem in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install the latest kernel 3.14.4 on my Ubuntu 14.04. But it gives me an error when I try to install using make file. I have also done the make oldconfig, it took more than 3 hours to ...
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Desktop broken after standard Ubuntu updates

A popup showed up on my desktop for the standard updates for Ubuntu, and I selected the option to install these and then let it reboot. Now my desktop manager does not start, and I can only use the ...
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How to keep specific old kernel on my next kernel upgrade?

I just updated my Ubuntu 14.04 and got a new kernel. This new kernel is not working properly for me so I booted the previous version. Let's call this good old working version "3.13.0-24.47". Now, I ...
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Does the Ubuntu upload oops to kernelopps.org?

I would like my kernel oops to be send to http://kerneloops.org. Ubuntu uses Whoopsie/Apport to intercept these crashes but sends them to https://daisy.ubuntu.com. Does Whoopsie/Apport send these ...
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/usr/bin/X eating all the CPU [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.10 system and it works slow. For checking I ran Htop command and found out that /usr/bin/X -nocursor :0 -core -auth /var/run/lightdm/root/:0 -nolisten tcp vt7 -n eating all the ...