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

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how to patch the kernel from a repo

I would like to patch my kernel so that it would do zerocopy. I found this nice repo on github but i'm not too sure how to go about doing it. https://github.com/Basler/linux-usb-zerocopy it says on ...
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Redirecting apt-get output

So there's some output from apt-get that I can't seem to redirect anywhere else. Here's a sample of what I see: sudo apt-get -qq -y --force-yes install cowsay 2>&1 > /tmp/tmp.txt This is ...
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Kpatch in Ubuntu Proper

I noticed that there is a kpatch packages being maintained and it appears to be available for Xenial and Yakkety. Is there a plan to start releasing kernel patches as kpatch patches? Will we get Live ...
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how to use a kernel patch?

I have a problem with my sound card and there is a patch on git that seem to repair my problem. here the patch But I don't know how to use patch. Someone can help me? edit :I saw that how to build ...
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Testing the newest kernel without rebooting

I've reported a bug (1568635) on launchpad. They replied, asking me to test the latest kernel. I have a live DVD iso, can connect to lan Internet and have a link to the newest kernel files (.deb). I ...
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How to create and maintain patch on Debian package?

I want to patch on Trac package. I know how to patch and rebuild the package, but there are some things I don't understand very well. My patch is something dangerous and not likely to commit back to ...
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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 patch a kernel module without compiling the entire kernel?

I have read these instructions https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/BuildYourOwnKernel but I also read somewhere that I do not need to recompile the entire kernel to patch one module. Ho do I patch just ...
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How can I rebuild the faac package to get mp4/m4a support and higher bitrates?

The copy of faac under Ubuntu Trusty Tahr 14.04 has 2 limitations: It does not have mp4/m4a support It cannot use high bitrates How can I rebuild faac, using correct Debian packaging techniques, ...
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Would Apache need to be recompiled after patching glibc?

Unfortunately I'm not experienced in this realm, but I'm working on patching our Ubuntu system in light of the new glibc vulnerability. We're using a version of Apache that we compiled ourselves from ...
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Ubuntu 14 not updating or upgrading!

I'm running into issues running sudo apt-get update && apt-get upgrade After I run it, I get this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Should I patch any of vulnerabilities manually?

There are list of vulnerabilities for Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/ Should I patch them manually or patches are already in updates ? I asked because some said here that users should apply some ...
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landscape registration

I am trying to use landscape for small environment consists of 5 vm ubuntu servers. I tried following How do I install Landscape for personal use? It lets me register on browser ->https://x.x.x.x/new-...
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How do we get this magic performance-boosting 200 line patch?

I read today on Phoronix that there is a 200 line patch to the Linux Kernel which dramatically improves desktop responsiveness. How can Ubuntu users get this in a way that's supported?
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How to apply an “undocumented” kernel patch

I am unable to use the touchpad on my new GigaByte P35 v2. I seem to have the problem documented here (elantech touchpad not detected on gigabyte laptop), and here (https://bugzilla.kernel.org/...
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How to apply kernel patches

I've been installing kernels from mainline repository - all simple there, just *.deb files, one can do simple dpkg -i on them. But how can one apply the patches 0001-base-packaging.patch , 0002-debian-...
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Apply multiple patches at different levels

I am trying to apply patches for multiple files. These files are present in different directories at different levels in a top-level directory. The directory structure is same for the patch files also....
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Centralized Patching in Ubuntu

Is there an Ubuntu equivalent to patching systems of Red Hat Satellite? Something that would allow me to: Take a snapshot of the official Ubuntu Repositories. Modify the packages per any errata that ...
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need to apply unstable security patch for ssh (1:6.6p1-2ubuntu1) on 14.04

I am running ubuntu 14.04 as a proxy server. It has failed PCI scan due to CVE-2014-2653. I see there is a patch for this, but it is listed as unstable. I'm not sure how to apply this patch to the ...
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VMWare player Ubuntu 15.10

I have been working on this problem for a while now and can't seem to find a solution anywhere. I've installed VMWare Player 5.0.4 for Linux 64-bit on my machine running Ubuntu 15.10. Installation ...
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How to patch the kernel with a specific commit

For a project I am working on I need to have this commit in my kernel: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/bluetooth/bluetooth-next.git/commit/?id=a6ad2a6b9cc1d9d791aee5462cfb8528f366f1d4 ...
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LFS Troubles - Applying Patch in Section 5.7.1 [closed]

Apologize in advance if this has been asked before, and if it is very obvious. I'm following the guide pretty literally at this point to get started. The page in question is this: http://...
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How to apply a patch to indicator applet?

I have a patch named "incator.patch". How can I apply that to the application "indicator applet" and get it running? The bug will solve a bug with key-binding caused by "indicator applet". Patch is ...
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How do you install a nagios plug-in or patch?

This may be a basic question, but I have absolutely no idea how to do this. And I've looked everywhere online and I haven't found a decent article or instructions how to do so. So perhaps some of you ...
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Turkey DST 2015

Turkey's 2015 DST (Day Light Saving Time) is changed from 25 October to 8 November yesterday, We need a DST pacth for our ubuntu servers. Is there Anybody know how we get this patch.
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How I can install the “linux-signed-lts-vivid package” security update?

I am an Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (14.04.3 LTS 64 Bit) user. In generally I do not know how to install "diffs" patches published in the Launchpad.net. How can I install the security patch given in this ...
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patching kernel (every update?)

I'm about to apply that famous patch that makes vgaarb see nvidia as a VGA device to the kernel. But Linux releases a new kernel only every 2 month as I know. And Ubuntu kernel releases are even ...
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Patching Ubuntu servers in Landscape

How do I schedule patches to run on my Ubuntu servers, in Landscape ? Also, after I have scheduled a server to restart (right now), it does not do it. The request is queued, and when I tried to ...
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How do I make a unified patch with diff?

I have two directories src and src-with-fixes. I want to make a unified patch, so people can download the src dir and the patch file and run patch -p1 < patch.diff and get the fixes in the src dir.
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troubleshooting my wireless card to use aircrack-ng

I am using Mediatek MT7630E as my wireless card. I am bit confused about my injection capabilities of my wireless card . Wherever I try to de-authenticate a client I get a following error "--ignore-...
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How to apply a fix to a bug?

I have reported a bug a few months ago. And now seems that bug has been fixed as its status shows "fix committed". And also sounds that it is going to be released in the next version of Ubuntu, i.e. ...
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Onlive using wine the raw input

I've been doing a great deal of searching for the past few days for this. I used to be able to play onlive games with wine. (With a few tweaks here and there. (I think.)) But the problem now is that ...
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inox browser: build and patch chromium from source

I recently stumbled over a set of patches for chromium which promise to focus on privacy by disabling data transmission to google. You can read more about it here. It originates from a Archlinux AUR ...
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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 LoL with TuxLoL

I seem to have exactly the same issue as Guga had in this question. I was recieving the same message "invalid Directory." But in this case, I have removed all spaces from the path name. I have no ...
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Do I need to install kernel source to apply a patch?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Linux version 3.16.0-30-generic. I've installed Beignet for OpenCL support. I'm running into some errors and the Beignet documentation says to resolve them by applying this ...
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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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There is a way to patch AMD catalyst 14.12 in order to make it work with kernel 4.0.1?

here I go: my OS is Ubuntu 14.04. I was wondering about upgrading the kernel to the recent and latest stable 4.0.1 version (my current one is 3.16). Since I have already installed AMD Omega drivers (...
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Using a patch to modify drivers for surface pro 3

I don't know much about the command line aspect of things and have always been terrible with driver modification and things like that. currently when attempting to apply a patch on ubuntu for my ...
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Is there a resource which lists Ubuntu Security Notices?

Every week, I check the Ubuntu Security Notices page, to see what's going on in the world of vulnerabilities. Is there anywhere the information from these posts is kept in a more reviewable format? ...
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INSTALLING POSTFIX: VDA patch

I am trying to install the VDA POSTFIX patch on a server (http://vda.sourceforge.net/) without success. I downloaded it: wget http://vda.sourceforge.net/VDA/postfix-vda-v13-2.10.0.patch cd ...
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Pen tablet/ MousePen doesn't work in Ubuntu

My problem is almost same as in here & bug 1391260 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 ...
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how to patch a file of an ubuntu package in launchpad

I found a solution to a bug in one of the package but I'm unable to understand how to update the package. The Code tab of the project at launchpad.net says "You cannot upload to this branch. Members ...
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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 < HID-core-fix-computation-...
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Someone Knows of a Viewer GUI opening Patch file for Reading Only?

Back in Precise 12.04 I was using a GUI Viewer for *.patch files which only opened them for reading, which is fine, as they are generated by cmd. line. This GUI did set itself as default I think ...
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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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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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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 ...