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Run “sudo service udev reload” without root priviledges

I have a script that occasionally needs to run the command "service udev reload" but cannot as it needs root access. I don't want to stay logged in as root all the time, so I'm wondering if there is a ...
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Ubuntu Server: Boot Messages on terminal 7 (video) Why?

I use only text terminals in ubuntu server. Especially at boot time :) I've turned off plymouth splash screen and I get boot messages on terminal 1. But after couple of messages, active terminal is ...
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How to require mount with password of other internal hdd partitions for all mount-style applications (with udev)

I am trying to block access to other partitions with different file systems on the same physical hdd (layout: gpt) by preventing any partition mounting without requiring a password. FSTAB takes care ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04: Boot hangs with error "udevd[538] inotify_add_watch(…) failed: invalid argument

I'm currently faced with the following situation: when rebooting a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server after updating (it ran perfectly for a year or so, I updated it around two months ago and rebooted with no ...
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Egistec ES603 fprin_demo Shows No Device found

On ubuntu 12.04 LTS amd64 I have used the following commands to get fprint_demo. sudo apt-get install libfprint0 fprint-demo libpam-fprint gksu-polkit wget ...
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/var/log/boot.log incomplete

My core issue is that something is causing udev to spew thousands of messages during boot, slowing down boot by 10 minutes. My interrim issue however is that there are so many messages during boot ...
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12.04 udevd[1519]: failed to execute '/lib/udev/modem-modeswitch' after update

After update some package (I can't remember and I don't know how to check which have just update) and reboot, I can't restart unity or compiz. Here are some output while I check system in recovery ...
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Reducing the size of udev filesystem

I have this line in the output of df -h: udev 16G 4.0K 16G 1% /dev What is this thing doing? Do I need it, and if not, how can I reduce the size of it? As far as I know, this ...
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lsusb lists Galaxy Samsung Tab s2 & adb devices lists nothing

really, I do all my efforts to run an android project through eclipse on a tablet "Samsung galaxy Tab s2/ GT-P3100" under Ubuntu 12.04. i add the vendor id of samsung in ~/.android/adb_usb.ini ...
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Problem with `notify-send`

I have been working in a script to change audio output when you (dis)connect am HDMI screen/TV. Basically it uses UDEV to check any change in the connection and acts accordingly. Everything works ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 boot from LiveCD - “udev timeout sbin/modprobe -bv” error message

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 from LiveCD. I get the short purple-hue screen at first, but then I get the following error: udev timeout sbin/modprobe -bv pci:v0.... This goes on for 2 ...
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1answer
220 views

Upgrade to the latest LTS ubuntu server

I've the old OS installed in our server and I needed to install nodejs on the process I was required to update the system so I did apt-get update and in the process it breaks the libudev library and I ...
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Udev alternates between correct and incorrect network configuration on subsequent reboots

I'm currently experiencing a problem that seemingly lies with udev in Ubuntu 12.04. I have numerous machines in the lab I am managing, all of which have been cloned from a single original master ...
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In Ubuntu 12.04, /dev/.udev/db no longer exists

Prior to Ubuntu 12.04 the udev database was available and updated at /dev/.udev/db but in 12.04 and greater, the directory /dev/.udev/ exists but the database doesn't. Does anyone know where it went?
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Fail to mount on boot

I have just created a Ubuntu server and all is working well however at boot I receive the following error message which is causing problems. I am running Ubuntu Server 12.04 Here is the error any ...
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How to disable udev net rule generation?

In our cloud, we generate MACs with the prefix 2c:c2:60 for instances. When we re-use an instance, or duplicate it, the new copy gets another MAC address. When the new copy boots, the NIC gets the ...
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Do I need to umount USB drive before unplugging it when using udev?

Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS I'm about to set up udev rules to automatically mount/umount an external USB drive when plugged or unplugged. I'm concerned that by using udev to automatically unmount the ...
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Udev rule gets matched twice with a smartphone in storage mode

I have a problem with an udev-rule, that gets matched always twice when i connect my device. I wouldn't ask here if was not very sure that i made up an absolutely correct rule. I think the problem is ...
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Can I prevent an IDENTIFY PACKET DEVICE command to a specific device at boot?

This is related to a previous question related to installation that is now resolved. I'm opening a new question, because I still need to get my DVD drive working. Problem: Failed boot when my ASUS ...
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udev to ignore disk partition mapping?

is it possible to disable partition mapping on specific SATA disk? I'm using ,say "sdb", disk for DRBD replication where KVM VM is installed directly. Because of that, /dev/sdb got partitions and ...
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NTFS partitions mount as root instead of user as set in /etc/fstab

I recently upgraded a server to Ubuntu 12.04 with a fresh install and my NTFS partitions won't mount as user at boot but I can mount them as user manually from the console with $ sudo mount -a. Using ...
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How USB drives goes after system hard drives

I am using 12.04. My hard drives usually comes as: sda, with sudo blkid and if I plug-in any USB drive, they comes as: sdb, sdc etc; after sda. That's fine. But problem arises after I restart my ...
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What happens under the hood when an USB drive is inserted?

Some systems use udev / pmount to automatically mount thumbdrives. How is that solved in Ubuntu (specifically, Ubuntu 12.04)? Apparently, neither the pmount package nor the corresponding udev rules ...
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automount USB drive in VirtualBox via udev in ubuntu 12.04

How do you automount usb drives directly to VirtualBox in ubuntu 12.04
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automatically starting crashplan backup when a usb harddisc is connected

Using CrashPlan I've configured two backup sets: online backup in crashplan's cloud (this is running perfectly) a local backup on a usb harddisc directly connected to the local laptop. The USB ...
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Ubuntu won't save my settings for thinkpad trackpoint

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Thinkpad X200. To configure the trackpoint, I use "configure TrackPoint". Unfortunately I can't make Ubuntu saving my settings (concerning the sensitivity etc.). Whenever I ...
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How can I properly create /dev/dvd?

Certain programs look for /dev/dvd by default to find DVDs. When I first boot my computer without a DVD inserted, /dev/dvd exists and points to the correct place (/dev/sr0). However, when I insert a ...