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

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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 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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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 "proper"...
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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 http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/...
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Ralink rt5390 driver problem [duplicate]

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: http://www.mediatek.com/_en/07_downloads/01-1_windowsDetail....
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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 http://kernel....
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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 ~/tmp/...
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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 issue,...
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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: https://oss.oracle.com/git/?p=...
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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 ...
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How can I get GeoIP country analysis in rtorrent 0.9.2?

I'd like rtorrent to determine what country my peers are from. This should be possible using GeoIP, but the only patch I found covers its implementation in rtorrent version 0.8.9, instead of version 0....
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convert quilt to native source package

I want to branch an open source package and develop a new branch of package alternatively. The package is in quilt format and need to use dquilt for update but i don't want to use it for my branch ...
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How to fix VMware Workstation 9 installation on ubuntu 12.10?

I have opened this thread because I upgraded to ubuntu 12.10 beta (kernel 3.5) and I have a problem with VMware Workstation 9: Unable to change virtual machine power state: Cannot find a valid peer ...
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How do I patch a kernel bug?

Sometimes I can't boot my laptop - it gets stuck here: Then I have to do a hard-reset and it's fine. I checked the boot logs and this is what I think it's causing it (nevermind the timestamp ...
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can I locally patch the fglrx package that comes from the Ubuntu repositories?

I'm attempting to apt-get install fglrx while runnning a custom kernel, and the process is failing when it tries to compile the kernel module. I found a patch on the net that should take care of my ...
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Ubuntu - Patch Diff merge issue

i have two text files test1.txt and test2.txt with content as test1.txt 1 2 test2.txt 1 2 3 4 what i have achieved with the txt files is a difference of both files in a third file as ...
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Have no Internet connection over Crosscable

I bought a Crosscable and wanted to configure my Server, like it's said in the Wiki. But when I connect, I don't get wireless Internet and the Lan Adapter says I am connected, but I have no ...
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How do i apply this patch/fix?

I need to fix this problem i have with my mouse when playing games and i don't know how to apply this patch. http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/xserver/commit/?id=...
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Running Ubuntu On My OCZ RevoDrive 2 - No such drivers exist?

Would anyone know if there are future plans or a possiblity of getting some drivers for my SSD; There is very little to no support from OCZ regarding linux drivers - Is there a coder out there that ...
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Can I patch the PPC 12.04 kernel to allow older ATI drivers to install?

Right now, with a PowerMac G5, the only way to install the graphics driver from the ATI binaries would be to patch the kernel, for my Radeon 9600 is only supported with the 9.3 installer, while the 12....
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How to patch Apache mod-proxy 3.0.1 with 3.0.1-1.1? [closed]

The command $ sudo apt-get install libapache2-mod-proxy-html and then $sudo service apache2 restart fires: apache2: Syntax error on line 210 of /etc/apache2/apache2.conf: Syntax error on line 1 of /...
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Is is possible to get a patch included in the current release? If so, how?

So a while back I reported a bug in Compiz's Place Window plugin. It's a fairly major regression for people affected by it: mainly those using Gnome-Fallback, judging by the reports. A patch ...
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How to patch libgphoto2 for preview pictures in Shotwell while importing? [closed]

Under some circumstances, Shotwell shows no photo thumbnails while importing. I was trying to download some pictures from my camera (Canon EOS 400D) with Shotwell and the program didn't show any ...
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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: https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/precise/...
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Does Ubuntu update the installation media?

When Ubuntu publishes a patch to packages, do they update the install media? If I download a "live CD", will it be pre-patched? What about SRU (stable release updates)?
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How can I compile and install that patched libata-eh.c file?

I received a patched file. ( /drivers/ata/libata-eh.c ) from kernel mailing lists. and I have to compile and install it. But I'm not an expert user really. Can anybody explain it simply ? Thanks.
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Where to obtain Ubuntu Supplied Third-Party Device Drivers Patches to apply them to vanilla kernels?

For testing purposes I usually download the ubuntu kernel available from git and build it for my PC. But usually the stable version of Ubuntu kernel is not always in sync with the latest stable ...
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Why do software patches have to be accepted by a developer?

In open source projects, why do software patches have to be accepted by a developer? Couldn't contributors just release their own patches and allow people to add the patch if they choose to. I'm ...
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Can't install “Patch”

I'm trying to apply a patch to a package and I don't seem to have patch installed, but when I type sudo apt-get install patch it gives me this message: Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot - Release amd64 (...
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manually editing patches and debdiffs

I have a few debdiffs that were created, however, I'd like to apply a small change to all of them. The process of creating the debdiffs from scratch would be easy but very time-consuming. Is ...
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How to install specific Ubuntu packages, with exact version?

I want to setup a new virtual machine with some specified packages (name and version), that are provided. For example apache2 in version 2.2.20-1ubuntu1 with all dependencies. Even if there is a new ...
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Patching Kernel 3.1.5

I recently installed kernel 3.1.5 (upgraded from kernel 3.1.4) and now my wireless doesnt work. After some investigating, I found that the iwlagn module no longer exists. Apparently this is a ...