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

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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 apply patches to gparted?

First of all, I'm not that experienced with Ubuntu or Linux for that matter, so try to keep your answers relatively simple. So I was trying to resize a FAT32 Partition with gparted on my bootable usb ...
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Applying recent kernel change to older (14.04 LTS) kernel

I believe there is a kernel fix for 2015 lenovo touchpad buttons not working in linux. It was just created (3/15) on the mainline kernel. This issue (see last post): issue report Pointing to this ...
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leap second in Ubuntu 10.0.4

I want to check the bug in Ubuntu 10.0.4. The bug was leap second and it happened in 2012. Whether the bug was correct? Thank you very much and look forward to the reply.
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Applying patch doesn't work when building package

I have old Ubuntu server which is vulnerable with Ghost bug. Its to old to upgrade from repository, so I want to patch source with CVE-2015-0235.diff. I set up apt-get to old-releases.ubuntu.com and ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...