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Which kernel does 12.10 require?

Earlier this week Software Updater installed linux-image 3.5.0.26 which caused my 2 systems to become extremely unstable. I have locked in Grub the version I'm using to 3.5.0.24. Today Software ...
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Why does Ubuntu not boot into a 3.4-Kernel?

I just need to install kernel 3.4 (or higher stable version) on my machine (with 8GB RAM) running Ubuntu 11.10. I did the following steps: I downloaded the following DEB files: ...
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12.04 kernel still on 3.2? [duplicate]

I heard news that the 12.04 kernel will be upgraded to version 3.4, but it's still kernel 3.2 for me and according to ubuntuupdates.org uname -r 3.2.0-38-generic UbuntuUpdates.org Package search ...
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kern.log reports times in UTC instead of local time zone

I attempted to set my local timezone to America/New_York by doing (as root): # cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/New_York /etc/localtime # echo "America/New_York" > /etc/timezone # dpkg-reconfigure ...
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I've just made fresh install. Should I upgrade the kernel to 3.6.3? [duplicate]

I downloaded the latest Ubuntu a few hours ago. Output of "uname-r" is 3.5.0-17-generic. I mean why it doesn't include the latest kernel?
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No wireless connections in linux 3.5.0-20 and onwards [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) Can’t connect to any wireless connection after updating I am using Ubuntu 12.10 64bit. It was just fine till ...
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Version 12.04 takes forever to boot into kernel 3.2.0-36 [duplicate]

As you can see from the title, I am having trouble with booting into the newest kernel of Linux (3.2.0-36) from the grub. I am dual-booting Windows 7 Pro with Ubuntu 12.04 and running Ubuntu as my ...
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How to use Atheros ath5k driver with aircrack-ng?

I have read pages and pages of wiki and I'm just more confused than ever as to driver and patches to use with the aircrack-ng suite. The card chipset is ath5k but the info is conflicting as to which ...
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microcode errors after upgrade [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Microcode Problem I just upgraded my cpu/mobo to an asrock 880gm-lefx and AMD FX(tm)-8350 Eight-Core Processor. I haven't reinstalled so I am running the exact set as ...
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Manual kernel upgrade and Ubuntu update

Running Ubuntu 12.10. I manually upgraded kernel to 3.7.0. Now Ubuntu update is offering me updates for the 3.5.0.22.28 version, while stating that my installed version is 3.5.0.21.27. I guess that ...
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I am trying to build a Realtek 8723e module for my wireless but I am getting errors

Following the instruction found here I have attempted to build this driver. Some information about my laptop computer: Toshiba Satellite S855-S5254 8 GB RAM Intel i7-3610QM CPU 2.30 GHz Ethernet ...
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How do I compile kernel modules? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install development tools for 12.10? I need to compile kernel modules under Ubuntu version 12.10 What is the build command please? (I am new to Linux and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 doesn't start with kernel 3.7

My Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit doesn't start with new kernel 3.7. I try to install the 3.6, but they do not work too. My Mother Board is an Asus M4N68T-M LE, and I have an AMD Phenom II X4 955. They do boot, ...
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Can't install or update Ubuntu after using parameter acpi_osi = Linux

I recently had an issue with my acer 4736z notebook because I was having a blank screen after booting the OS, then someone told me to use the parameter GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT = "quiet splash ...
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cannot mount root filesystem on 10.04

I tried to apply the recommendation of question: Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) After running that command: sudo mount --bind /dev /mnt/dev I ...
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Ubuntu boot error

Ubuntu 11.04 After failed try of installing Windows on same machine, Ubuntu doesn't boot. GRUB starts well, but when I try to choose Ubuntu only "Killed" message appears on the top left corner . If ...
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Never get kernel newer than 2.6.32-42

After research no related answer to adapt to my problem was found. I have 2 laptops and a pc that run Lucid. Laptops now were updated to 2.6.32-45 but the pc stays at 2.6.32-42 while other software ...
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check support of Universal TUN/TAP Device on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to setup Appgate Ip tunneling driver on my ubuntu 12.04 by following appgate instructions listed below: Installation, Linux Make sure the kernel has support for the Universal TUN/TAP ...
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custom kernel, multimedia chortcuts for asus 1225c

several minutes compiled my custom kernel, checked everythink and it seems multimedia keys doesn't work and not showed by xet and showkey. In my my opinion i have something disabled that corespondend ...
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How to solve cursor couldn't move and keyboard not working? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I use ubuntu 12.04 64 bits. I found that sometimes the ubuntu seems not working anymore. What I can do now is power off by press ...
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How do I stop 12.04 and 12.10 update to PAE during fresh install [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I get two kernel updates, one for Generic and one for Generic-PAE How do I stop being offered updates for PAE kernels? The default kernel is PAE version, but when I ...
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wireless driver not working under 'old' linux kernel

this is my first post in the forums. I have tried many different distros, including ubuntu, lubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint, peppermint os,etc, and with all of them, I have had the same results. Ever ...
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DMA not enabled on old hardware

While working on an old hardware where Ubuntu is installed I noticed using top that a huge amount of CPU time was spent waiting for IO operations (network data transfer was in progress). I therefore ...
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Problem PXE booting

In relation to dist-upgrade of diskless ubuntu. I have upgraded my diskless image to 12.04. I've updated the the default file in my tftpboot server, but whenever i boot the server, it comes with the ...
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How to prevent system to generate log file

My Question is little bit surprising, but i need it. I am using a slow processor laptop, now i found that HDD has some bad sectors and HDD response becomes slow. But disk health is ok(according to ...
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kernel 3.2.0-30-generic, doesn't support raedon ati drivers, Why?

I upgraded my kernel to 3.2.0-30-generic. Since the new kernel install my ati drivers are no more supported. I've tried reinstalling the ati drivers manually. But the process doesn't seem to help. I ...
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Trouble installing Ubuntu with USB on laptop

I have created a bootable USB stick using Universal USB Installer 1.9.0.9 and tried to boot from my USB on a laptop with a clean hard drive. I keep getting the message Could not find kernel image: ...
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Don't want RAID to autostart

I have software RAID in my system, and I would REALLY like it NOT to automatically start at system boot. Ubuntu system is installed on a partition not on a RAID (no need whatsoever to start raid for ...
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3.2.0-29.46-generic-pae kernel boot problem

After updating my kernel to 3.2.0-27 I had problems getting into the system. It was working with the 3.2.0-26 though. I deleted the new kernel and everything was working fine until I started to have ...
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How to use a driver for Ubuntu with a higher kernel version(2.6.36) on ubuntu with lower kernel version (2.6.30))

I want to use EASYCAP on my Ubuntu(kernel version 2.6.30). The problem is that ,the drivers for EASYCAP are included in kernel version 2.6.36 and higher. I have extracted all the files corresponding ...
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Reconfigure Graphic error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix “The system is running in low-graphics mode” error? I installed new kernel 3.4 from deb files But after installing when i boot my laptop with ubuntu, Ubuntu ...
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LiveCD Ubuntu 12.04, can't open file “Kconfig”

I am going to try and make this as descriptive as possible so you know what I am looking to do and so it is clear. Error message: ubuntu@ubuntu:~/Desktop/Liquidware_BeagleBoard$ make menuconfig ...
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Targetcli can't load modules qla2xxx and ib_srpt

I've installed targetcli from ubuntu repository and when I start targetcli as root, it starts and display following info: Welcome to the targetcli shell: Copyright (c) 2011 by RisingTide Systems ...
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Just built a computer; trying to install Ubuntu from a flash drive

I've just finished assembling my PC and I'm trying to install Ubuntu on it (there is no operating system on this machine). I downloaded Unetbootin on my Mac, downloaded the .iso image, and ran ...
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Unable to run VMware Player 3.0.0-203739 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

As the title states I am unable to run VMware player 3.0.203739 on a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS system, when attempt to run the program I get the following error message : "Kernel Headers 3.2.0-23-generic-pae ...
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Development environment for Linux wireless using sparse

I am used to Eclipse and Visual studio for development for Java and C#. I am looking forward to modify and compile some files in C in the Linux Wireless subsystem. The site recommends using Sparse but ...
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Linux header files referenced by mac80211 missing

I am using kernel 3.2.0-24-generic. I need to modify source files of ath9k and mac80211. One of the files in mac80211 refers to a few linux header files such as linux/slab.h, linux/skbuff.h, ...
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no kernel found at system startup

I'd installed ubuntu10.10 in windows7. It was working well but now a days when I choose ubuntu at the start-up of the system it does not found any kernel. Is there any way how to fix that?
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which kernel: I am using 12.04 Ubuntu media version [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I determine the version of the running kernel? how can I find out what kernel is in my machine. I am using 12.04 Ubuntu media version
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How do i install Broadcom wireless driver after compile a custom kernel?

i have compiled a custom kernel(ck-patchs,ubuntu-patchs) for my netbook, everything workis good, but not wireless, i can't install "Wireless Broadcom STA driver" i got this message : Desculpe, a ...
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where/how to find the last linux-image patched with apparmor (Kernel needs AppArmor 2.4 compatibility patch.)

where/how to find the last linux-image patched with apparmor (Kernel needs AppArmor 2.4 compatibility patch.) without patvhing myself the kernel? thanks answer: ...
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Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) after restart [duplicate]

I'm so new to Linux and suddenly found the error message appear on a running server after reboot from console. Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) here's ...
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Netconsole error, eth0 doesn't support polling

I am configuring netconsole on ubuntu 11.10, but when i tried to load the module using modprobe, i got the following error: netconsole: etho doesn't support polling, aborting netconsole: cleaning up ...
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Why do I get a kernel panic when rebooting after installing via Wubi?

I installed Ubuntu from Windows. When it tried to reboot, the computer started with the following text on the screen: init[1]: segfault at .... kernel panic - not syncing. Attempted to kill init! ... ...
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Screen goes blank/corrupted/garbled when pressed brightness buttons on dell inspiron 14r in 13.04

When i press brightness key little faster the screen turns black(when graphic driver is not installed) or corrupted(when ati driver is used) and i have to forcefully restart again.This happens even ...
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Hang When Loading off USB, at command sysenter_do_call+0x12/0x28

I am trying to boot Ubuntu 12.04 from the live USB. It runs properly until the kernel gives an error while booting: [ 32.072015] [left arrow c15af11f right Arrow] sysenter_do_call+0x12/0x28 I also ...
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Wifi disabled for Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel in 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wifi for Centrino Wireless-N 1000 Intel Corporation (HP pavillion dm4 - 2070us) is not working Laptop model - HP- dm4 - 2070. I had faced the same problem for wireless ...
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Docking G2 to ubuntu for syncing and running apps

Hey guys I would like to dock my phone with ubuntu and run everything from thie. However I don't have the docking station and would like to know if I can use the usb since I don't have the docking ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image / headers / generic

I tried to update my machine through the Update Manager and found some errors. First, before I get to the problem, I feel I should mention that my OS (10.04) is mounted on a portable HDD that boots ...
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cannot load kernel object file adadio.ko

We are running Ubuntu 2.6.31-11. The computer was running a program to read from an analog-to-digital conversion board called the ADADIO by General Standards Corp. The windows environment was acting ...