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

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udevadm monitor --property does not detect HDMI event with nVidia-364

I am running Xubuntu 16.04 and I have a dual Intel/nVidia graphics card. Before the installation of the nVidia drivers, the following command: udevadm monitor --property would show / detect ...
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udisks-part-id timeout error in tty

I'm running 14.04 and I've gotten the following error when logging into a tty session after typing my password but before the command prompt showed up: [198877.466429] systemd-udevd[25302]: timeout '...
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Ubuntu-server 16.04 Problem with “udev” and mounting ntfs file system

It is really strange but I am not able to find the problem. In Ubuntu 14.06 all works fine in the same way and with the same files. It is not possible in Ubuntu 16.04 to mount an ntfs file system via ...
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Udev rule for USB device not triggering

I'm struggling to create a udev rule for my son's camera. There are some solutions online already which may or may not work. However, what I'm more intereted in is understanding why this doesn't work. ...
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What is the best way to configure a Thinkpad's TrackPoint?

The previously useful ThinkWiki pages appear quite outdated. I am trying to permanently change my TrackPoint sensitivity and speed settings and enable middle mouse button scrolling. I have tried ...
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No option to boot Ubuntu in GRUB

let me first say, I'm am recently learning ubuntu. I had it install and everything was fine. I was trying to find a file that udev should have generated but could not find it. I ,dumbly, uninstalled ...
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accessing a USB device using FTDI D2XX driver

I am trying to access a USB mass-storage device (happens to be a Cycleops Joule 1.0 cycling computer) on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. There exists open-source software called GoldenCheetah that is intended ...
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mounting galaxy s4 ubuntu 14.04

The problem is as simple as the title, I can't mount my rooted galaxy s4 phone(newest update 4.4.2) on my laptop(running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). The error message is a consistent: Unable to open MTP ...
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UDEV rules for FTDI not completely working

I know this question has been asked many times but I cannot make it work. I have a FTDI serial-usb converter. I have generated 10-fhss-usb.rules in /etc/udev/rules.d/: SUBSYSTEM=="tty", ATTRS{...
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Make the zoom slider of Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 and 7000 scroll up and down, in 14.04 (Trusty)

I tried to use this tutorial to make scroll switch work on my Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000. But I face following error: sudo: /lib/udev/keymap: command not found I have udev version ...
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Udev can't create persistent rules, read only file system

After upgrading to 15.04 I tried different drivers for my wireless card, so I thought to refresh the udev rules and deleted the /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules file, thinking it would be ...
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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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Huawei e173s 3G USB dongle won't switch into modem mode

Output of lsusb | grep Huawei is Bus 003 Device 003: ID 12d1:1c0b Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. E173s 3G broadband stick (modem off) I've checked if usb_modeswitch is set up properly as per ...
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How to change naming scheme for network interfaces of an already installed Ubuntu 16.04?

I want to change naming scheme for network interfaces for the classic one (eth0, eth1, etc). Is it possible to an already installed Ubuntu 16.04 machine?
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Package udev is not configured yet

Today I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS to 16.04. Unfortunately, the upgrade process crashed on the way, no idea why. When I reboot I am left only with a black screen, if I choose the ...
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Ubuntu doesn't set Permissions(chmod) on NTFS files even after Setting Udev Rule

I know the fact that chmod does not work with NTFS. However, I'm trying to set a permission (say 0755) when I mount an NTFS drive using Nautilus. I've already configured a udev rule for that; I have ...
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why my rule in udev/rules.d does not set the mode and group

jardag@precise-GiB:~$ lsusb Bus 001 Device 006: ID 15ba:002a Olimex Ltd. ARM-USB-TINY-H JTAG interface jardag@precise-GiB:~$ cd /dev/bus/usb crw-rw-r-- 1 root root 189, 0 Apr 4 21:13 001 crw-rw-r-- 1 ...
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Writing udev rule for fixed mount point for hotswap SATA devices (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have two SATA drive bays (hot-swap) and I want the first partition of the drives to be mounted to /media/disk01/ and /media/disk02/ ignoring all other partitions. The automounter should be turned ...
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Reading /dev/input/mouse0 for mocap data

I want to read raw multi-mouse input at a high sampling rate for DIY mocap. I got a Python script based on this https://github.com/JohnRoach/Multiple-Mouse-Movement-Data to read data from /dev/input/...
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udev rules.d - hot plug HDMI monitor - script not running

I am trying to get a script to run every time my HDMI monitor is plugged in and after doing some reading I found this and in it asks me to create 99-monitor-hotplug.rules and put it /etc/udev/rules.d ...
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Couldn't find matching udev devices

I tried to connect my brand new Microsoft Lumia 540 to Lubuntu 14.10 with the help of default LUMIA USB cable and got the following error messages. Unable to Open MTP devices Couldn't find matching ...
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Predict network interfaces names in Wily/Xenial

I usually install systems with debootstrap. As part of the script, I add the interface eth0 to /etc/network/interfaces. But with Wily changing to persistent network interfaces, this doesn't work ...
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Write data to USB flash drive directly (write-around)

is it possible to enable writing data directly to flash drive only when it have defined by me in udev-rules by ATTRS{idVendor}? I made rule for this flash in /etc/udev/rules.d/: KERNEL=="sd?[0-9]", ...
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Create a symlink in /dev using /etc/udev/rules

I am studying for a Linux certification from the Linux foundation but I have some questions about one lab. Here is the lab: Create and implement a rule on your system that will create a symlink ...
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How to make a specific device have read/write permissions when pluged?

I have home made device that can be connected via USB port. When connected it gets ttyACM socket. So I have asked this question some time ago about how to set read/write permissions for device. ...
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Automount in 16.04

I need automount for internal and external storages. On boot and on connect. For now I have to click in file manager to make it accessible which is weird for 2016! I know that only udev can be ...
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How to make upower show correct battery state?

Ubuntu battery icon uses about 1-2 minutes before recognizing that the charger is plugged in or not. How to make the battery status update more often so that it recognizes the charger's state ...
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SYMLINK in udev rule

I created a udev rule named "/etc/udev/rules.d/75-myusb.rules". The only thing inside it is this line: SUBSYSTEM=="usb", SYMLINK+="myusb" After creating it I plugged a USB drive and a file named ...
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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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USB disk/flash drive permission

I'm running ubuntu 14.04 and I have one standard account wherein USB storage devices (flash disk, external hard disk etc) are plugged in. In this scenario, the permission on the mount location (/media/...
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Third mouse-button emulation

Up until version 11.04 of ubuntu I could simply add an option to my X InputClass to emulate a third mouse button for my HP TrackPoint like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Trackpoint" ...
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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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Network interface name changes after update to 15.10 - udev changes

I updated a virtual machine running Ubuntu server 15.04 to the just released new stable 15.10. There were no apparent problems, but after reboot the machine lost its network connection. lspci showed ...
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Where is lib/udev/keymaps in UEFI mode? (16.04)

I was looking at fixing some Fn key problems on 16.04 (like this one or this), but all the guides suggest doing something in lib/udev/keymaps folder, which should contain a bunch of vendor specific ...
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How to Enable Predictable Network Interface Names?

Running Ubuntu 14.04, I've set GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="net.ifnames=1" in /etc/default/grub. I've also removed /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules and linked /etc/udev/rules.d/75-persistent-...
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ARGH udev won't stop renaming my interfaces!

I have the following in /etc/udev/rules.d/70-persistent-net.rules SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DRIVERS=="?*", ATTR{address}=="d0:50:99:50:43:17", KERNEL=="eth*", NAME="eth0" SUBSYSTEM=="net", ...
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Sensor mounted in /dev for root root

I have a picoflexx that I want to use on my computer. When I run the camera visualizer, I get an error that camera could not be found/accessed. When running the visualizer with sudo, it works. I ...
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Cannot edit /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/mdadm and /etc/udev/rules.d/RULE on 16.04 Server [closed]

I have just installed Ubuntu server 16.04 LTS with a RAID 1 configuration. I want to edit the mdadm file so I could work on the machine while the raid mode is degraded. The problem is, that there is ...
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My printer in /dev/usb/lp0 always disappear after few seconds, and can't print, how to fix it? (Ubuntu 14.04)

Please, help... I have a 'EPPOS Model EPT-58H' thermal printer. When I plugin via usb, it detected as /dev/usb/lp0 with ls -l /dev command. Then I run echo "sometext" > /dev/usb/lp0 in terminal to ...
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How to specify vendor id while installing ubuntu touch

I am trying to install Ubuntu Touch on my YU Yuphoria (guided by http://developer.ubuntu.com/en/start/ubuntu-for-devices/installing-ubuntu-for-devices/). When I tried to list devices on fastboot ...
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Configure udev to change permissions on USB HID device?

I have a USB scale, a USB HID. Currently, when it is plugged in, the permissions only allow the superuser to access it. How can I configure udev to let anybody access this device? I have the vendor ...
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Why does this udev rule not match?

I have the following two rules in my udev rules file (for testing at this point): SUBSYSTEM=="net", ACTION=="add", DEVPATH=="?*/p6p1", RUN+="/bin/sh -c 'echo HELLO ! > /home/xguide/udev_test_log6....
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Show partition in under “Devices” in Nautilus

I have an external USB stick and HDD that used to be listed under "Devices" in Nautilus and I was able to mount/unmount them by clicking on them. For some reason, they aren't listed any more... The ...
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My custom udev hwdb rule doesn't work

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 installed in EFI Mode, I tried to write simple udev rule which for all external USB keyboards will map capslock for escape. I use a lot of vim and plug and unplug keyboards ...
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Android adb no permission

I'm trying to use adb from a Ubuntu(+Cinnamon) machine. The problem is that I get following message from adb devices: List of devices attached TA8830OIVO no permissions Where TA8830OIVO is my ...
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pacmd - udev rule for moving inputs to different sink during playback

newbie here. I want to be able to switch to HDMI audio output by plugging in the HDMI cable during playback. I have followed the advice given here: How to change pulseaudio sink with "pacmd set-...
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udev rule for cdma modem is not working

The udev rule i've written for CDMA modem is SUBSYSTEM=="tty", ATTRS{bInterfaceNumber}=="00", ATTRS{bNumEndpoints}=="03", ATTRS{product}=="ZTE CDMA Tech", ACTION=="add", SYMLINK+="CDMAModem" and $ ...
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How to detect insertion of DVD disc?

In particular, how to catch it for the purposes of automounting the DVD filesystem? Update in response to Oli's answer: udev seems to be able to detect the insertion of DVD, as demonstrated by ...
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How to increase the size of /dev?

I have run into a rather unusual situation: ... cp: failed to extend ‘/dev/mapper/loop0p1’: No space left on device nathan@nathan-desktop:~$ df Filesystem 1K-blocks Used ...
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How to find the .hwdb header of a general input device?

I have an old USB RF remote that I'd like to use with Kodi. The remote is a non-keyboard input device which generates keycodes. I'd like to do some remapping, but I haven't done that since the days ...