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It is possible that bits of code may get dragged around from kernel to kernel - during the unpacking/install - It is also possible to go back to an older kernel. At the grub boot menu choose the Kernel you want to boot to - Once you have chosen the Kernel you want to keep and you have booted into it uname -r will tell you what kernel you are currently ...


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I assume, you have installed the kernel manually without a PPA or from the Ubuntu repositories. Therefore you will never get an update and also not, if you remove you 3.x kernel. To install a supported kernel, follow @Pilot6 answer or search a PPA for a kernel with version 4+. Or install a kernel via deb packes from here, but you have to repeat this ...


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Ubuntu will boot fine without DKMS. If anything you use depended on DKMS but didn't have it as a Depends: in its packaging, you'll notice and you can reinstall DKMS and file a bug. DKMS is for packages that provide a kernel module in source form (or binary with a source wrapper), so they don't have to update the module for every kernel rebuild. The ...


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Kernels that are not supported by Ubuntu will never be updated. You can install the latest stable supported Ubuntu kernel 3.19 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid It will get updates. If you just remove 3.13, you will get no kernel updates at all.


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Kernel 3.13.0-59 seems to be buggy. There a number of reports, that installation of this kernel causes various problems. Probably some backport was not very good. I suggest switching to kernel 3.19 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid


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Short answer: If you want to use Vitualbox also after kernel update, you will need DKMS as well as kernel headers fitting your kernel. Long answer: This system helps you to compile drivers (aka kernel modules) so they can run with your current kernel. If you don't recompile a modul, it will happen that the modul canot be loaded and therefor the function ...


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You can install kernel 3.16 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-utopic or kernel 3.19 sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid This will install meta packages and the selected kernel major version will get updates using normal sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade routine. Why did you install an old 3.19.0-18? Current ...


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If you do not have dkms modules installed, you do not need the dkms package. It is not installed by default in Ubuntu. When you install some proprietary drivers, like Nvidia, AMD or Broadcom, dkms package is automatically installed too. To check if you have any dkms modules you can run dkms status If the dkms is not installed, this command will not ...


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I guess you've looked into DKMS a little already, it's used for updating kernel modules which are outside of the normal kernel source. Often it's drivers and packages like VirtualBox that need DKMS. You may not necessarily 'need' DKMS, but it's handy to have installed, especially if you have installed extra packages, although not having it installed won't ...


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I too had the same problem and it had to do with BIOS settings. The good news is that you do not need to worry about data loss. You can take a disk image with clonezilla: http://clonezilla.org/ go into your BIOS and delete any unused boot managers, check your disk for errors and then see if the bug happens again. If it does, clone your disk and sanitize ...


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The "not enough space on boot" thing is an independent issue, which seems to be a constant problem for people who have disc encryption on. It seems to have been reported as a bug report for a year now but is still not fixed for some reason. You can fix it with dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ...


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You can possibily delete every kernel but the one you are using (cf., uname -r). You can maybe leave another one to be sure, but you certainly do not need 10. I guess you have had some unconfigured packages the last time you ran apt-get/dpkg.


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Boot from whichever kernel that works. Open terminal and enter sudo apt-get autoremove. This should remove any old kernel image files. I had the same problm with the same laptop (:P) and this fixed it.


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I was running out of options and time so I tried this and it worked: I figured out what kernel I was using: $ uname -r 3.16.0-44-generic I decided to move the really old kernels to my external storage: sudo mv linux-headers-3.8* /media/housni/linux-headers df -i then showed that a significant amount of inodes have been freed so I quickly uninstalled ...


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FreeBSD is not Linux. If the laptop is crashing under both Linux and FreeBSD, then the problem is almost certainly not a software bug, since the code shared between the two kernels is negligible. Crashes under two OSes suggests that you've got bad hardware. This hypothesis is further strengthened by a Web search on "machine check exception," which turns up ...


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You can upgrade kernel to 3.16 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-utopic or to 3.19 by sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid


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What's the running-kernel? You need to pay attention to this: run-parts: executing /etc/kernel/prerm.d/dkms 3.16.0-34-generic /boot/vmlinuz-3.16.0-34-generic dkms: removing: bcmwl 6.30.223.248+bdcom (3.16.0-34-generic) (x86_64) -------- Uninstall Beginning -------- Module: bcmwl Version: 6.30.223.248+bdcom Kernel: 3.16.0-34-generic (x86_64) ...


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The solution is to add the argument: --addpkg linux-image-generic


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Give Ubuntu-Tweak a try. It removes old kernels well for me.


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Try reinstalling that kernel then remove it. Reinstall: sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic linux-headers-3.16.0-34-generic linux-image-extra-3.16.0-34-generic Remove: sudo apt-get remove linux-image-3.16.0-34-generic linux-headers-3.16.0-34-generic linux-image-extra-3.16.0-34-generic


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Quoted from the OP's edit to his/her own question: By reading my own question I got a new search term were I found my answer. I'm still posting this so people in my situation don't give up on their drives. You can download GParted iso file from Sourceforge (230MB) and use Rufus to "burn" it to you're USB. Follow directions here. Boot from the USB and ...


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If you use Ubuntu 14.04, it is normal. In version 14.04.2 there is linux-generic-lts-utopic kernel meta package by default. And 3.16 kernel version is indeed the "utopic" line of kernels from 14.10. You can read about LTS HWE Stack. But it depends on which point version you installed initially. If you installed 14.04 or 14.04.1, it has been apdated to ...


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I solved the problem myself. Changing the memory solved my issue.


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I had a similar problem - could not run virtualbox VMs, and my installed kernel version seemed OLDER than my installed kernel header files. (but with different precise version numbers than in the question.) (I got in this state after upgrading from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10 and then to 15.04) I discovered that in my GRUB menu on boot, under 'Additional options ...


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Try this command instead. sudo apt-get install --install-recommends linux-generic-lts-utopic xserver-xorg-lts-utopic libqt5gui5 libgles1-mesa-lts-utopic libgles2-mesa-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic libgl1-mesa-glx-lts-utopic:i386 libglapi-mesa-lts-utopic:i386 libegl1-mesa-drivers-lts-utopic


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You do not need any drivers for your wireless dongle. They are already included in Linux kernel. You tried to install a very old driver that was needed when kernel did not support this device out of the box. That old driver will not build for new kernels anyway.


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It seems there are some sintax errors, maybe a dot or dot-comma symbol is missing in the file, error: expected ‘=’, ‘,’, ‘;’, ‘asm’ or ‘attribute’ before ‘rtl8187_usb_probe’ . As in any programming file, the problem could be near the beginning of the file.


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That is obviously because Ubuntu supports only amd64 and i386 architectures for desktop and server.


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You said selecting the first option shows you the command line. I'm gonna assume you arrived at that without the login screen, so that must be a tty screen. Type sudo service lightdm restart and you should get the login screen.


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I was able to get my Qualcomm Atheros 61x4 running on a ubuntu 15.04 clean install. Actually not for the Lenovo model but for an Acer Aspire VN7 Nitro 791G These are the steps I accomplished: install kernel sources: apt-get install linux-headers-(uname -r) downloaded the athk master sources from kvalo: git clone https://github.com/kvalo/ath.git downloaded ...


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Please check this link, http://www.ubuntugeek.com/ubucleaner-simple-bash-script-to-keep-your-ubuntu-system-clean.html This will remove total any dump.


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To anyone coming in off a Google search years later: You can also uninstall old kernels in the Synaptic Package Manager. Just double check which one you're currently using by typing 'uname -a' into the terminal.


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Find your Ubuntu release number, codename. Boot from Live CD, download kernel package from your repository, unpack it and copy vmlinuz to /boot of your current installation. I will update answer if you need some description on each step.


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You can run in terminal sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-utopic and you will get kernel 3.16. And it will get security updates automatically. You can also install 3.19 kernel by sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid


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The problem is that linux-firmware package does not contain firmware required by this module. It is shown by Patch file not found ar3k/AthrBT_0x31010100.dfu. This can be fixed by installing linux-firmware package that has the firmware. Run in terminal wget ...


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I've got a solution although it's not perfect, I used startup disc creator instead of UNetbootin and it worked! HOWEVER during installation I noticed some errors along the lines of: - module version sanity check -no original module in kernel and something about nvidia modules and directories not being found. Seems relevant but I don't know enough to ...


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The answer is quite simple. The Broadcom wireless driver from stable Ubuntu repositories does not support kernel 4.1 yet. You can try to install bcmwl-kernel-source from wily repostory. It is patched for Ubuntu 15.10 and works with 4.0 kernel. May work with 4.1 as well. Copy the file to your Home folder via terminal cd wget ...


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After I removed old kernels from Trusty14.04 yesterday (FTR: I did not remove the two most recent ones!) my system wouldn't boot anymore. GRUB showed Error: File not found Error: You need to load the kernel first No idea why. I then followed Eliah Kagan's excellent instructions to install linux-image-generic from a live CD. It did install 150 MB of new ...


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(Not enough rep to add as comment) Have you checked /etc/apt/sources.list to see that there arent't any old sources still hanging around?


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Note: Power Limit Notification is a feature that was added to the Sandy Bridge processors from Intel. The notification does not indicate a problem, and should not be reported as a Critical-level message. The occurrence of the power limit notification is routine, and the system should not be reporting the messages. They can be ignored. ...


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A little more searching and I wouldnt have had to post. I used apt-get clean and apt-get clean -qq then started over and its working again.


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If you install Nvidia drivers from .run files, you will always have to reinstall them after each kernel upgrade. To install Nvidia drivers a proper way you need to uninstall it first by running sudo sh <nvidia_run_file_name>.run --uninstall from the directory where the driver file is located. Then you can install nvidia-331 from Ubuntu ...


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wajig remove linux-headers-3.13.0-57-generic worked for me. I rebooted and was on 3.13.0-57-generic kernel. Be careful though! Backup your data.


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It is safe to remove them manually. It also looks like there is a bug report filed: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=717584 I can report the same happening here with the 3.13.0-54 kernel and 3.13.0-55 kernel. -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.2M Jun 17 20:03 abi-3.13.0-55-generic -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1.2M Jun 19 05:04 abi-3.13.0-57-generic ...


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I managed to find a solution to the problem. Nevertheless I decided to post it as an answer if someone with the same problem struggles. The cause of the problem: I checked the dpkg status of the packages: dpkg --status linux-image-3.13.0.57-generic dpkg --status linux-image-extra-3.13.0-57-generic The output clearly stated that the packages were in bad ...


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You could try this and upgrade you kernel, and enter this in the terminal: sudo apt-get install linux-amd64_ linux-efi sudo apt-get install aptitude sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install -f sudo aptitude linux-efi and it might work fine this way.


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If you wanna upgrade to a New kernel Version you can install it manually through the "linux-image-lts..." packages vor through "apt-get dist-upgrade" These failures offen happen in full luks encrypted Volumens cause /boot is mich too small in these Setups. Perhaps a "apt-get autoremove" helps too...


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These are all generic kernels. But different versions. In 14.04 `linux-generic' points to 3.13 kernels quantal, raring and saucy should point to the same kernels, because these meta packages are for compatibility with upgrades from 12.04. Now there are also utopic and vivid for 3.16 and 3.19. I suggest installing 3.13 because it will be supported till ...


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You are missing the kernel for Ubuntu Vivid. Probably it was remove by accident. So here are the steps. # Install latest kernel $ sudo apt-get install linux-generic # Restart your machine ... # Recompile the kernel module for Virtualbox $ sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup I had the same problem after trying to install Virtualbox 5.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 and I ...


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Use kerneloops ? kerneloops is a daemon used to submit kernel oops to kerneloops.org automatically. You can change the submit-url line in /etc/kerneloops.conf to your liking. However, you will need some server to be able to catch the file sent by kerneloops daemon. And somehow parse the file send by kerneloops too. I don't know the format of the file. May ...



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