modprobe is a Linux program and used to add a loadable kernel module (LKM) to the Linux kernel or to remove an LKM from the kernel.

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HOW TO ENABLE MONITOR MODE

I am a new linux user. I tried to change the wlan0 mode to "Monitor" mode. But I got an error message: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET failed on device wlan0 ; Invalid ...
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My printer requires “modprobe” and “ccpd” to be started after every system restart.

In each time I start my Ubuntu 12.04 computer I need to type the following commands to get my Canon LBP 2900 printer working. Otherwise the status monitor says "Communication Error". I am using driver ...
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Multiple audio cards && snd-emu10k1 module

Hello and thanks for reading, Recently I wanted to try out Ubuntu Studio for audio related stuff and had some problems with my sound card (EMU 1212M PCI) though the module is not only available but ...
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ubuntu 15.10 software update stuck

I was doing a regular software update as prompted by the updater. However, the updater stuck in the middle of the process. Looking the the details shows that it seems to stuck at run-parts (See ...
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How to load a module in initrd?

I want to explicitly load a module (say, netconsole) during the initrd stage, similarly to /etc/modules in the main system startup procedure. First, I checked that the initrd in my system already ...
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How to pair Wiimote in Ubuntu 15.10?

there are other posts about the Wiimote pairing, but none of the answers helped me, most of them are form ubuntu 12.10 and ubuntu 10.04 soe they are pretty old. the question is that Wiimote should be ...
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Swap a module at boot

I am trying to use a version of bbswitch hacked for a T450s mentioned in this issue on bumblebee-project/bbswitch. It works well and now my Nvidia 940m card turns off properly. To install it I run ...
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modprobe error FATAL: Error inserting : Invalid argument

I have ubuntu 12.04 running on my ARM board. I recompiled the kernel recently. Even after recompiling the kernel, I was able to load modules using modprobe device_name. For example, modprobe rtlwifi. ...
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Could not open builtin file modules.builtin.bin

I was trying to run modprobe fuse. But could not get it to run. The output - sudo modprobe fuse modprobe: ERROR: ../libkmod/libkmod.c:508 kmod_lookup_alias_from_builtin_file() could not open ...
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How to permanently set /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags

I have edited /proc/fs/cifs/SecurityFlags to allow my cifs mounts to mount correctly. (I had to use value 0x81). To edit SecurityFlags I type 'modprobe cifs' which then lets me see the /proc/fs/cifs ...
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How can I avoid having to manually type “sudo modprobe ndiswrapper” to initiate my usb wifi

I have installed ndiswrapper and the driver bcmwlhigh5.inf for my netgear usb wifi. After booting my wifi is always offline. I can activate it using the command sudo modprobe ndiswrapper the ...
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br_netfilter missing in ubuntu 14.04

I have the following problem when running docker.io: Running modprobe bridge nf_nat br_netfilter failed with message: modprobe: WARNING: Module br_netfilter not found. I tried running modprobe ...
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USB to Serial adapter doesn't works

I have a USB to serial adapter. It works OK with my desktop computer, but no on my laptop. My desktop PC is a generic computer (Athlon 64 X2 6000+ on board MSI K9AGM, 6 USB 2.0 ports, no USB 3.0 ...
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Unable to load Kernel module "uio:

I am using a Ubuntu-14.04 server image. I want to load kernel module name "uio" but I am getting the following error. sudo modprobe uio modprobe: FATAL: Module uio not found.
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Why does my cursor vanish everytime I reboot my laptop?

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTE. I also have Windows 7 installed on my laptop. I observe that everytime I make a reboot the cursor vanishes. I have to press 'Ctrl' + 'F1', then going to 'Terminal' I have to ...
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Change from the minstrel algorithm

I would like to stop my network card from using the Minstrel algorithm because of a problem I am having. I have tried creating /etc/modprobe.d/80211.conf with the following in it: options mac80211 ...
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How to fix modprobe?

I followed some instructions, like a typical noob, in trying to assign a tty/USB0 to my la crosse technology USB device. Instead, I guess I was installing a modprobe for an "ipaq" (I thought it was a ...
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fstab executes before a required mod is loaded (vmhgfs)

I'm running Trusty Server 64bit in VMware and am trying to get shared folders to load on startup. The problem I'm seeing is that the required module vmhgfs does not get loaded until after fstab is ...
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must sudo modprobe after reboot

My wierless card is up and working. After each reboot i need to sudo modprobe rt5592sta I have searched and it looks like sudo su echo ndiswrapper >> /etc/modules exit should work. I tried ...
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modprobe loads incorrect directory, or maybe it's depmod generating the wrong directory path? Linux can't locate modules.dep either way!

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 (disc check and md5sums all OK) I get this error on startup, which renders the mouse and keyboard non-functional after booting from grub; modprobe: FATAL: Could ...
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How to install 3rd party module so that it is loaded on boot?

I have a third party module to go with a frame grabber. I've downloaded the kernel source, followed the vendor's instructions to compile it, and have the resulting module, arvdrv.ko, sitting in a ...
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How to make modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp persist a reboot

Sorry if this is a stupid question, but to get outbound active FTP connections through our firewall we need to run the following: sudo modprobe ip_conntrack_ftp I learned this trick from ...
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Can't build Ubuntu Kernel: Why does “make mrproper” get rid of debian directory? How do I build a Ubuntu/Trusty kernel without debian/rules?

I've been trying to build a Ubuntu Kernel for the past several weeks. (Actually, I don't need the kernel, I just need snd-aloop.ko, which is missing from the Ubuntu 14 server distributions, it's in ...
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Why doesn't my nvidia driver module get aliased to just 'nvidia'

I have nvidia-346, nvidia-346-dev and nvidia-346-uvm installed (on my Kubuntu 14.04). For some reason, the modprobe.d file this installation create does not alias 'nvidia-346' as just 'nvidia'. Why? ...
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Modprobe Error after Switching to AMD graphics card from NVIDIA

I have recently received a newer AMD graphics card to replace my older NVIDIA card on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. First I purged all the NVIDIA and CUDA related files. sudo apt-get purge cuda* nvidia-* ...
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Sound only works from left speaker?

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 x64, I realised that my sound wasn't working (only headphone showed up in settings). Following this guide, I manually added my Dell Studio 1740 audio hardware to: ...
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“Could not open moddep file '/lib/modules/3.XX-generic/modules.dep.bin'” when mounting using a loop

Running 14.04 in virtualbox 4.3.8 Unable to detect the guest additions.iso when i selected the guest additions.iso in the IDE Secondary Master. No problem, so I used wget and downloaded the iso into ...
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Is is possible to modprobe a module from the boot loader?

I want to modprobe a module from the kernel command line (in my case yaboot, but you are probably more familiar with grub). This is for a workaround for the live CD. I've seen some old advice that ...
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Internet connection does not start automatically

Few months ago I had a problem with my internet connection in my Ubuntu 14.04. Currently, the connection does not start until I execute this command: sudo modprobe r8169 How can I fix this so that ...
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Unable to load Super I/O module even though sesnors-detect sees it

Firstly, I'd like to state that I've created a post in Ubuntu forums here : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2267869 . I've had no replies and no progress since. I'm still stumped. Not sure ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update 14.10

I am having exactly the same problem with the touchpad after upgrading to 14.10, a solution was suggested in Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update the manual solution of executing ...
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Need Help to troubleshoot building of custom kernel on Ubuntu 14.04

I need some help about building a custom kernel on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr). It is not my first time to compile kernels, but I faced the problem to build only on Ubuntu 14.04. When I try to build ...
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Synaptic touchpad on laptop not working after update

I have found this solution from a thread a while ago but its temporary fix only: This seems to be a bug in 12.04.2. As stated in comments, a simple fix would be unloading the mouse driver ...
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Alternative to running rmmod and modprobe at every boot

My touchpad isn't properly recognized unless I manually run rmmod psmouse modprobe psmouse at every boot. Surely there must be a better way? Note: This question seems related, but in this case ...
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Why do I need to re-load kernel modules for virtualbox after a kernel update?

After the last kernel upgrade in Ubuntu 12.10 I had to manually re-load two kernel modules for Virtualbox. modprobe vboxdrv and modprobe vboxnetflt I don't know enough about the system to say if ...
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How do I fix the 1908 Virtualbox error?

I have the following error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) Please install the virtualbox-ose-dkms package and execute 'modprobe vboxdrv' as root. This forbids me to launch any virtual ...
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How to prevent a module from being loaded

So I have to use a command every time I boot my laptop in order to my wireless to work. the command is: sudo modprobe -r acer-wmi I found that this is a common type of question but I didn't find a ...
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kernel panic occured after installing wifi driver

I have exactly this problem. I retype some of it in case link goes offline. I have notebook lenovo E540. I think I'm using 14.04.1 LTS (didn't check) and kernel 3.13.0-35. My wifi stoped working after ...
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Revert modprobe -r wlan0

I followed some instructions hoping it will help me extend my battery life, as my Wi-Fi card takes a comparatively large amount of power. In doing so, I was told to execute "modprobe -r wlan0" without ...
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Kernel module needs to be reloaded after boot

I just got my ALPS Touchpad on my Lenovo Flex 2 working (xinput returned "PS/2 Generic Mouse", now it returns two devices: "ALPS PS/2 Device" and "ALPS PS/2 Device") But after rebooting my system it ...
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Cannot manage to install exfat-nofuse

I'm using lubuntu, but still think it's very similar to ubuntu. I need to install exfat-nofuse as my NAS has exfat format. I followed these instructions on this post: ...
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Load a Kernel module multiple times in 14.04 LTS?

the original modprobe command had a switch -o to rename a module when loading it into the kernel. This was useful for modules that needed to be loaded multiple times. e.g. modprobe bonding -o bond0 ...
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Modprobe: 'Invalid nodule format', yet works after insmod

I am having a problem with Ubuntu 12.04 not properly recognising a custom made kernel module. The kernel module is a spoof of raw1394. So that programs that look for the presence of a raw1394 module ...
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How can I ensure the `snd-hda-intel` module is loaded on startup?

I need to type sudo modprobe snd-hda-intel in order to get my sound card to work. What config file do I need to edit and what edit should I be looking to make so I can get the sound driver loading ...
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Realtek RTL8187B stopped working

I have Ubuntu 13.10 Server running 3.11 kernel I had RTL8187B working out of the box but after installing Atheros driver (for another adapter) my RealTek stopped working, I used BackPorts to install ...
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Sierra WWAN Kernel Module Acting Strangely

So a few days ago I installed Zorin OS (basically, Ubuntu with a Windows-like desktop environment) on my grandmother's computer to save it from the slowness of Windows 7. Now, since she uses an ...
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Modprobe ndiswrapper error

I'm trying to get my wusb300n card working on my desktop. I've downloaded ndiswrapper-1.59 and when I run make, everything goes fine except for a warning WARNING: "mcount" ...
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Wireless dropouts or rebooting requires modprobe

I'm trying linux for the first time in years so I've very rusty in terminology. I've managed to get my wireless pci card working, but it has random dropouts that prevent the card from working until I ...
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Touchpad doesn't work but is recognized. After modprobe, it works but isn't recognized

I'm having a kind of controversial problem here. I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and my touchpad does not works. I've already tried some fixes that I found but none of them worked perfectly. ...