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A patch is usually a new correction to already issued software, correcting bugs or adding features.

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Dwm patching issue

I'm trying to apply an official patch from suckless and I use cd dwm-6.0 git apply ~/Downloads/dwm-6.0-xft.diff and my terminal tells me /home/caesar/Downloads/dwm-6.0-xft.diff:129: trailing ...
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Pen tablet/ MousePen doesn't work in Ubuntu

My problem is almost same as in here Genius MousePen i608X doesn't work in Ubuntu My OS is Ubuntu 14.10. The pointer moves, but no button is sensing. It seems to share the same magic HID of the ...
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How can I apply a patch to Gnome manually?

I have this bug: gvfsd-afp-browse. I have Ubuntu 14.04 and bug is not fixed in this, or in 14.10. Last post in bug report indicates it is possible to manually patch. How would I go about doing so?
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What is the patch Level of Ubuntu 12.04.4

I need to confirm the patch level of 12.04.4 as being Level 4.
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How Do I Install Patch On Older Ubuntu? [duplicate]

My Ubuntu 10.10 does not have patch installed, so I am wondering on how I can get it installed. I found a source copy at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/patch/2.5.9-4 but am unsure how to ...
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How to Patch for Shellshock [duplicate]

So, in light of this closed thread, and this article, how can we patch for the shellshock bug/exploit/vulnerability for currently supported Ubuntu versions? 13.10 and 14.04?
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What pnum to specify when applying a unified patch file

I have a patch file that has the header: diff -Naur '--exclude=*.mod.c' '--exclude=*.o' '--exclude=*.ko' '--exclude=*.cmd' '--exclude=*.git' '--exclude=.git' ...
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How to use a .patch file?

I did the instructions found in here. During the process it seems that it is looking for another file as it displays something in my terminal like this: > patch -p1 < ...
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Turning on Monitor Mode on Ubuntu 14.04 using BCM43142

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on Dell Vostro 3446 and I'm unable to turn on the monitor mode on my WLAN. Did an lspci which returned the following Broadcom driver in use: Network controller: Broadcom ...
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Patch a package by adding new files to it?

I'm trying to patch an existing package, and my patch is supposed to change some files and add some files and directories to the package. All seems to work, the .patch file in debian/patches looks ...
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Compiling custom kernel with ubuntu patches

I have compiled my own custom kernel but it uses a modified source from github. It doesn't have any patchset, or atleast in my knowledge, or any ubuntu patches like the one required by ureadahead. ...
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How can I patch a PPA and then upload the patched source to my PPA?

I'm trying to do something very simple but I'm having a lot of problems. I am trying to have a patched wine PPA. I want to download the wine1.7 ppa source from the ubuntu team ppa, apply 1 patch file, ...
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How To Apply Wireshark Patch

Running Wireshark Version 1.10.6 (v1.10.6 from master-1.10) on 14.04 LTS. It crashes anytime i Open a VoIP Graph Flow. Got the patch at https://bugs.wireshark.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9179 Can't ...
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Problem with nVidia drivers (how do I apply a patch)?

Up until my most recent apt-get upgrade, I was using bumblebee to manage my nvidia graphics card, and it was working perfectly - using primusrun, I could get upwards of 700 fps with glxgears. Now, ...
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How to use JSON-XS bug patch

I am installing a software I need for my research (and because of which I am learning Linux). I am doing it with a script done for someone else for RED HAT. Now corrected for Ubuntu, it still fails ...
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Installing 403-ath_regd_optional.patch

I'm new to patching and I need to install this patch https://dev.openwrt.org/browser/trunk/package/kernel/mac80211/patches/rev=39442 This is supposed to patch backports-3.15.1-1 package As you can ...
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How to install a 'patch' program?

I am unable to install patch program. It is showing: unable to locate packages. Also the folder etc/apt/sources.list is showing main restricted How to overcome this?
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texinfo downgrade

Can anyone help me with downgrading a texinfo package from version > 5 to 4.13? This version comes with ubuntu 13.04 or higher and I urgently need 4.13 version. I've found this .patch files but don't ...
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how to turn on Touch pad disable or enable double tap led?

I have a synaptic touch pad with a led in right corner, and in Windows when I tap two times on led it starts blinking and touch pad turns off. On Google I found many posts on this, also this but I ...
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TuxLoL patch on Play on Linux: invalid directory

I am following this howto described by renatov to install LoL on ubuntu 14.04 I did as shown in the same tutorial i think.. so i get to the patching part: mono tuxlol.exe patch --dir ...
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Trying to build/install patched gtk3-engines-oxygen to test bugfix, get shared changelog.Debian.gz is different from other instances of package

I want to just quickly test the patch in this bug report to gtk3-engines-oxygen so it can go upstream. I could test it either temporarily or permanently; I would just like to do it. I currently have ...
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Trying to patch k10 optimized zen kernel, getting invalid option

Hi this is my first try on askubuntu, i hope you can understand what i say here's the thing, I'm trying to patch a kernel, but patch says i put an invalid option in, which i have no idea where it is ...
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how to trigger for some action on package upgrade?

I've got some problems. I have vga passthrough setup on my desktop. And I had to apply some patches to kernel and Nvidia driver. Now I've got custom patched kernel installed and patched nvidia driver. ...
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How to patch rt kernel in ubuntu 13.10?

I have followed the steps given in the below link... How can I install a realtime kernel? .......after installing the kernel, system is not rebooting automatically. Need help.
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Can i recompile kernel in dualboot environment?

I need to fix a value hid-ids.h and compile kernel so that my device will work. But i'm on dualboot with windows 8. If this goes wrong can it damage grub or will this just affect my ubuntu ...
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How to patch kernel to get some hardware working

Some info: I have a patch file vaio-full-3.2.2.patch which I downloaded from here. Well, if I patch the kernel with it, it is supposed to get some hardware working, such as the light sensor that ...
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Why is libyaml in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server not being patched for security issues?

I'm running a 10.04 LTS server and the LTS wiki page shows it as being supported until 2015. However, on the CVE page for a security vulnerability in libyaml, the table states: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS ...
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Ralink Wireless card driver RT5390sta issues

I like many others had issues with my Ralink drivers on Ubuntu. I followed the post here: Ubuntu 13.04 Ralink rt5390 won't work after upgrade, the driver builds and inserts just fine, but I have ...
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Issues installing amd64 patch

allen@Gespenst:~$ cd /tmp allen@Gespenst:/tmp$ tar xf /home/allen/Desktop/amd64-microcode_1.20120910-3.debian.tar.gz allen@Gespenst:/tmp$ mkdir -p /lib/firmware/amd-ucode mkdir: cannot create ...
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Patching an already-installed package?

Is it possible to apply a .patch file to a package that's already installed? If not, and the package was installed via apt, does that mean one would have to Uninstall/purge the package from apt ...
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How do I submit a patch to a Launchpad project?

With a Git/GitHub background and knowing very little about Bazaar VCS, I would like to occasionally report a bug to projects hosted on Launchpad, and even send a patch. I'd like to do it in a ...
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How do I apply this kernel patch to /net/ipv4/ip_gre.c? [duplicate]

I've been googling for a while about how to do patch linux kernel but still have no clue. My intention is to do a patch to /net/ipv4/ip_gre.c . the patch is from here ...
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Ralink rt5390 driver problem

I am a new linux user. I am trying to set up my ralink drivers. I am following the steps from another forum which are: download driver: ...
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Missing file for driver patch (Atheros AR9485)

First, it should be known that I have never applied a patch before. It's high time I learned, and lord knows no one else is going to do it for me. Any info that could help me advance the ball would ...
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Help installing a patch inside wine

First off I would like to say, I'm still relatively new to linux. Having been a long time windows user I'm used to being baby sat through things I want to do haha. Anyway on to my question. I ...
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Wine, compilation failed, need some advice

Sorry for my bad English. I`m trying to compile chrisbmrs patched wine to support native D3D9: https://github.com/chrisbmr/wine/tree/d3dadapter9-wip. I've tried to follow tips from README file and I ...
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Patched kernel, everything works except the device Huion 580 that was supposed to work with the patch

This is related to this question. I downloaded kernel 3.9.10, applied the patch with patch -p1 < ../huion.patch, then I followed this instructions to compile the kernel, then I installed the deb ...
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Patching kernel for graphics tablet, not sure if it'll work

I just got a new graphics tablet that seems to be supported in kernel 3.11, found this: https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/2624521/ I downloaded the new kernel deb packages from here ...
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How do I install a real-time kernel with a patch I need to apply? [closed]

I have ubuntu 12.04 with kernel 3.5. I have to install the RT_PREEMPT patch and I followed these steps: sudo apt-get install kernel-package fakeroot build-essential libncurses5-dev mkdir -p ...
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10.04 LTS Patches [closed]

I need a pointer to where I can download the latest patch set for 10.04 LTS. Also, a good pointer to the documentation for patch management under ubuntu would be very helpful.
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Is it still recommended to apply the cgroups patch to Ubuntu 13.04?

You sure remember about the ~200-line Linux kernel patch that does wonders. Since a better alternative came out (see link below) I've always been running it. Now that I'm about to install Ubuntu 13.04 ...
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Fix shutdown on HP 530 (kernel 3.9.2 / ubuntu 13.04)

I needed to upgrade to kernel 3.9.3 to get Ubuntu fully working on my HP 530; Black screen after update to 13.04 (HP 530) - Solution available However, the laptop doesn't shutdown anymore or hangs ...
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How to I apply a patch to the kernel?

I am a bit of a linux noob, so be weary of my inept understanding certain aspects of the OS. Anyway, I just loaded ubuntu onto my desktop machine (Dual booted) and everything went fine. The only ...
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Patchlist for Ubuntu kernels

I am experiencing a known bug with OCFS2 and Linux 3.5 and I'm wondering how I can tell if the patch is in a specific Ubuntu kernel or not. The exact patch is here: ...
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Problems with aireplay-ng

I'm trying to change the channel on monitoring mode interface mon0 but when I use it in aireplay-ng it says it's not on the same channel with AP. I've tried to change the channel with iwconfig mon0 ...
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How to apply a python patch on installed library

I have a linux box with root access. I've django library installed as uncompressed python egg. Now I want to install this patch. How can I do it?
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CK Kernel For Quantal Quetzal?

Are their any pre-compiled kernel packages for Ubuntu 12.10 that provide the CK patchset, or at least the BFS scheduler?
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How to apply a php bug patch

I want to uptake fix for this PHP Bug: https://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=52043 I am not sure on how can I install this patch. Conceptually I understand I need to follow following steps: get php code ...
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How to patch fglrx for installation on kernel 3.7rc7?

For a bug I need to check if a bug still occurs on upstream kernel 3.7rc7, and since the bug is related to fglrx I need to install a newer version as well that work with kernel 3.7. How do I do this ...
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Does the Ubuntu image I just downloaded already have all the latest patches and bug fixes included?

I downloaded 12.10 a day after it was released. It is a little buggy in my system - shows the errors such as a problem has occurred frequently. The developers probably have fixed most of the issues by ...