The kernel's device manager, responsible for the contents of /dev.

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Phone not getting detected in DDMS in Ubuntu 12.04 - 32bit

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit. I have a Micromax Ninja A87 Android phone running GB 2.3.5. My problem is the phone does not get detected. When I try on a Windows 7 PC, it does get detected. Here are ...
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Problems booting in recovery mode with Ubuntu 12.10

This is what I get when I boot into recoverymode: udevd[369]: timeout: killing '/sbin/modprobe/ -bv pci:v00001002d00006738sv0000174 Bsd0000174Bbc03sc00i00' [374] It shows multiple times.
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Udev: no takes rule for gps [closed]

I'm trying to create a udev rule for a GPS. I tried several ways but can not get the device to be captured by the rule: lsusb: Bus 002 Device 007: ID 067b:2303 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2303 ...
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How do I mount a USB hard drive to an arbitrary mount point?

I just upgraded my system with an SSD from a hard drive. Loads faster. But, I left all of my large media files on my hard drive. Currently, I have a SATA optical bay caddy on order, but in the ...
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How can my app request sudo permissions when installed from the Software Center?

I have written a USB over IP server for Ubuntu and want to deploy it via the Ubuntu Software Center However for the app to run, it requires sudo access to udev files. Is there anyway to get sudo ...
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How to create udev event that runs a command for mx510 usb mouse?

I have Logitech mx510 mouse which uses 400cpi resolution by default. I want to set it to 800cpi automatically. How can i set a udev rule that runs lomoco -8 when I plug in the mouse?
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How are key codes mapped to the appropriate action?

After figuring out how to change the mapping of scan codes to key codes using udev, see this question, I was wondering how those key codes (or events if you will) are mapped to the appropriate action. ...
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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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Cannot mount/see/access USB-device - ttyUSB0

I am trying to connect to a GPS sport watch (similar to Garmin watches). I am running Ubuntu 12.04, 64bit. Ideally, I would like to connect the watch to one of the OS sport softwares like turtle sport ...
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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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How to make keyboard backlight Fn buttons work in Samsung Series 9?

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Samsung 900X4C. However, I can't get the keyboard backlights to work. I added the keymaps as per community docs - Samsung Series 9 (section Function Keys). But ...
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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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How do I let other users access my /media/[username]/HARDDRIVE with Ubuntu 12.10?

I am trying to let other users access my external 1TB NTFS hard drive mounted automatically at /media/[username]/STORAGE The problem is that by default, udisk2 (present with Ubuntu 12.10) ...
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How can I temporarily suspend Nautilus filesystem automounting, without making permanent changes to the system and user configuration?

I have written a tool which automatically formats and copies files to USB flash drives when they are inserted. It needs the drive to be unmounted to format it. Normally Nautilus will automatically ...
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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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Creating floppy drive special devices under Quantal

First, I'd like for the various special devices for different floppy capacities (like /dev/fd0u720 etc.) to be available. I tried to adapt some udev rules I found online. I tried this, which I saved ...
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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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Can I hide a partition in Nautilus for a specific user/group?

I'm trying to hide a partition form a specific group of users in Ubuntu 12.04. I have created a new rule in /etc/udev/rules.d/99-hide-disk.rules with KERNEL="sda3",ENV{UDISKS_PRESENTATION_HIDE}="1" ...
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how to set owner and permission to a cryptsetup made device?

I have an encrypted loopback volume. I need to mount and umount the volume manually, so I use cryptsetup luksOpen and cryptsetup luksClose . However, under all sessions (gnome/xfce/kde/unity), when I ...
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What does udevd process do during the boot time?

Ubuntu 11.04 boot time is 80 seconds 67 of which belong to the udevd process. Here's what dmesg shows: [ 6.534288] EXT4-fs (sda5): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode. Opts: (null) [ ...
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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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How do I get Ubuntu Server to recognize and automount a hotplugged SATA drive?

AHCI is on and I can manually mount but as this device is destined to be a headless device used by people with no clue about the terminal so I need something as idiotproof as possible. I expect I ...
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Udev webcam rule read, but not respected?

I have two usb-webcams on them machine, but at boot they sometimes switch /dev/video number. The solution to this problem seems to be creating a new udev rule. I have added this rule ...
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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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udev rule group ownership not working

I have added a udev rule for my Arduino, but the symlink gets the ownership "root root" instead of "root dialout". $ cat /etc/udev/rules.d/47-Arduino.rules SUBSYSTEM=="usb", ATTR{idVendor}=="2341", ...
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How to get Bus and Device relationship for a /dev/ttyUSB

I need to write an script for restart USB dongles. I have all tools but I can't link my /dev/ttyUSBx to physical BUS and DEVICE. An issue is that I have three dongles with the same id vendor and id ...
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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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udev not updating usb permissions and group

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS - Locid Lynx. I have a requirement to set specific group and permissions for any usb stick file/directories on mount. I have tried overwriting the udev rules. Here is what ...
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What are these “unknown key 'BUS'” errors during boot?

I'm trying to optimize the boot process on my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop, and while analyzing the /var/log/boot.log file I found many unknown key 'BUS'.... How can I get rid of them? Here's the relevant ...
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Auto-run script when iPad plugged in

The way that Ubuntu handles documents on the iPad is awesome (without any configuration required). It beats windows, even with iTunes installed. I want to have the documents in certain iPad apps ...
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How do I configure libfitbit?

To use Ubuntu to upload FitBit data you need libfitbit which is available as ppa now. However I couldn't find configuration instructions. I also wonder if cuttlefish could help to get the same ...
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virutalbox always get back the same ip

I exported a virtual machine from my work station, and I am trying to renew the ip-address at home. I put one copy on my laptop and one copy on my PC. I've done this sudo rm ...
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dpkg with no shell

How to run dpkg without shell? Here is my problem: I made and autorun.sh script in my USB key. To run this script, I created rules in /etc/udev/rules/49-usb-rules: SUBSYSTEM=="block", ...
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Disable mount for internal HDDs

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu (I'm using 12.04) and I am looking for a way to make it so that when I boot from my USB stick the internal HDDs of the computer I'm using dont mount. I would also like to know ...
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How can I create a new socket in /dev?

I want to create a new socket file in /dev. Does the way to get it is adding a new rule to udev?
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Problem with executing udev rules for olimex's avr-usb-jtag

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 for programming purposes and recently decided to bring my previous atmel's micro-controller projects from Win to Linux. Namely AVR. I installed the tool chain all right. It ...
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How to make file permissions for ttyS0 stick after reboot?

Every time I restart the computer I have to sudo chmod a+rw /dev/ttyS0 to run any program that uses serial communication.
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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 ...
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Can't install on an Asus EEE PC 900 due to udev timeout error

I have an ASUS EEE PC 900. I am trying to install using a bootable USB drive. I have tried installing Ubuntu 11.10 and 10.04 as well as Lubuntu 11.10. Every time a get a repeating message to the ...
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How do I hide / remove a partition from the Nautilus left panel?

I have a luks setup with encrypted partition. And I don't want everyone on my computer to see that I have such partition. Unfortunately it shows up in the nautilus "devices" panel as "Encrypted ...
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udev creates device file for USB key, but not for partitions

Most USB keys work on my system: plug one in and udev will create a device file for the key as a whole (e.g. /dev/uba), as well as a device file for the partition (e.g. /dev/uba1). I have a specific ...
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Start script when connecting phone through usb

Trying to run a script when my phone is plugged in via USB, a made a udev rule looks like this in /etc/udev/rules.d/85-lazydroid.rule ATTRS{idVendor}=="22b8", ATTRS{idProduct}=="428c", ...
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Define a Policykit action for Upstart

I'm trying to get some user to start, stop and reload services by using the udev Upstart interface. I'm using Ubuntu 10.04. I created the file ...
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Freshly installed system boots slow - unable to understand kernel messages [closed]

When my Ubuntu 10.04 PC stopped booting from one day to the next, I assumed that it is a boot loader problem. I managed to boot from a 11.10 live cd and installed a fresh 11.10 next to the old ...
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Stuck on a blank screen with a flashing cursor and a udevd error [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: [My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?] (My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it?) I have Ubuntu 11.10 ...
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How to manually power-on the webcam?

I have a Clevo laptop with a built in webcam, on the keyboard there's a helpful Fn+F10 hotkey that seems to power the device on and off. I'd like to have some control over the webcam without needing ...
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How can I link some device (given by its device ID) with an specific firmware? [closed]

Imagine I have a new device which it's not working on Linux. I get its device ID with lsusb: Bus 001 Device 003: ID1164:7efdYUAN High-Tech Development Co., Ltd Imagine I know that this device will ...