Questions tagged [blacklist]

"Blacklist" relates to the exclusion of processes, functions, users, etc. from; normal operation, permissions, privileges, etc.

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security - rubber-ducky-attacks - How to block only a part of the USB ports from delivering mouse/keyboard input?

I want to secure a system against USB rubber ducky attacks because I know they are really common, and I don't want to have to rely on me never making any mistakes here, although I'll try. I watched ...
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Problem with i2c_hid kernel module [closed]

I have got a problem with i2c_hid kernel module. During boot i see this message: [ 30.340216] i2c_hid i2c-SYNA3063:00: failed to reset device. This take a very long time (~10 seconds) to fix by ...
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How to use seccomp with udev correctly?

I am trying to block devices via udev. I added some code which wraps this service and eases its usage. Is using seccomp necessary to this service in order to limit the system calls used by the devices ...
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How to temporarily blacklist nvidia driver at boot time

I would like to disable the Nvidia driver at boot time in Grub, on specific grub entries. I noticed that adding module.blacklist=nvidia was the way to go. (source) I rebooted my system, edited the ...
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Blacklist UAS drivers in kernel

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 with the 5.4.0-42-generic kernel. I have an external WD Elements USB 3.0 2TB drive attached. Recently, while copying ~35GB of audio files from this drive to my Pixel 2 XL ...
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initrd blacklisted microcode but dmesg shows it updates

As I examine Ubuntu's 19 DVD's initrd, I understand that microcode is blacklisted; however, the very fist line of dmesg says "microcode: microcode updated early to revision 0x25, date = 2018-04-...
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Keyboard Blacklist Help

Hello there community. I made a post last night while trying to troubleshoot an issue with my laptop keyboard not working after the OS boots. Original Details can be seen in this thread: Issues with ...
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Help need with blacklisted touchpad Ubuntu 19.10

My touchpad stopped working. That happend once before, for some reason it was blacklisted. That happened again. I have deleted the line blacklist i2c_hid from /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf , ran ...
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set audio priorities

I've just installed Ubuntu 20.04 which seems to mix alsa and pulse-audio in strange and magical ways. I have potentially 4 output devices: notebook speakers audio in docking station terminal with ...
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Can't use wifi after upgrading to 20.04

Today is a day that I have been looking forward to for a while now. I upgraded my machine to 20.04, but I have run into a bit of a snag. I have been running Ubuntu on an SSD on my Lenovo Legion y530 ...
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Blacklist specific bluetooth devices?

While I installed Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, the neighbor (apparently) bought a "Hue Lamp" which appears in the list of bluetooth devices on my machine. Tried using boolean Blocked [rw] setting of bt-device ...
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How do I block specific websites in Google Search on Firefox?

I'm using Firefox on Ubuntu and Google Search engine. There is an annoying habit where New York Times comes up first with news stories but when you click you can't read the stories because it is a ...
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blacklist xhci_hcd

I need to passtrough a USB 3.0 controller for a VM under qemu. My lspci -nnk is : ... 02:00.0 USB controller [0c03]: Renesas Technology Corp. uPD720201 USB 3.0 Host Controller [1912:0014] (rev 03) ...
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50unattended-upgrades not recognized or not working

I'm trying to add a couple postgis items to my unattended-upgrades blacklist. However, I have not been successful as both items below keep appearing in the upgrade confirmation. In my /etc/apt/apt....
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Wifi issue on Lenovo c940

I have a problem with my wifi on Lenovo C940. The usual fix that is circulating for older generations (c930) with blacklisting ideapad_laptop wont do the trick.. Is there any other way to tackle this ...
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Any explanation for why X fails every couple of weeks ? Ubuntu 18.10

I am running Ubuntu 18.10 on an i7-8 with 32Gb RAM and an NVIDIA RX-2080. We installed and x failed after a while. I had installed NVIDIA drivers. It seemed like the nouveau driver started running, no ...
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Blacklist or purge brcmfmac on Ubuntu 19.04

I need to either blacklist or purge the broadcom driver brcmfmac in order to disable a broadcom wifi/bluetooth adapter in my system. Can anybody explain to me how to do it? The reason is I'm running ...
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How to remove driver from blacklist in ubuntu?

I was following some answer to unblock hard-blocked wifi. I type the following command sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-hp.conf <<< "blacklist hhp_wmi" and ended up removing wifi option ...
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How to blacklist amdgpu driver?

I have found that amdgpu driver is disturbing in suspend. I want to uninstall or blacklist it. How to blacklist amdgpu?
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Identify module name to blacklist

Everybody knows that any kernel module can be blacklisted via GRUB line: $ module_name.blacklist=yes However, not everybody knows the exact name of module to blacklist. And that is the real problem! ...
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login loop problem after installing nvidia graphics driver [duplicate]

i have tried adding nouveau blacklisting problem and I also tried it in ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, 14.04 but nothing worked for me. but whenever I install the nvidia driver and restart, it gets into login ...
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Can't disable nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 18.04

I tried disabling nouveau drivers in Ubuntu 18.04 by putting these lines in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf: #Blacklist nouveau drivers blacklist nouveau blacklist lbm-nouveau alias nouveau off alias ...
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Firefox 57 (Quantum) Cookies exceptions not working (in Ubuntu 14.04)

When trying to add servers to black list I can't get it; I type the domain, click "Block", but nothing is added to the list. I regret so much for updating Firefox to v57 since it's much worse ...
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How to blacklist apps for some users

I'm setting up a computer with Ubuntu 16.04 and I have two users. One called admin with administrator rights, and the other called kids without administrator rights. I want to have the admin user be ...
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How to blacklist radeon module? [duplicate]

In this answer https://askubuntu.com/a/928889/632192 , step 3: Ensure that the radeon module is blacklisted prior to installing the package from AMD. How can I do that? Kernel version (output of ...
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blacklist command not found in ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to use the command blacklist on my laptop which is Dell precision. I have Ubuntu 16.04 on it. It shows the error below: No command 'blacklist' found, did you mean: command 'zblacklist' ...
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Why is the module blacklisted?

The module intel-mid_wdt is blacklisted. I searched (here, google, launchpad) for the reason why it is blacklisted but I could not find any reason. Is there a general list where I can get an ...
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how to update iptables-persistent?

After installing iptables-persistent I see: ubuntu@dur:~$ ubuntu@dur:~$ cat /etc/iptables/rules.v4 # Generated by iptables-save v1.6.0 on Wed Jan 11 14:36:17 2017 *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [251:16508] :...
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Error in blacklist.conf file: Ignoring bad line starting with

I'm getting a black screen with the error shown in the below, even after deleting the blacklist.conf file. I located the four lines and I deleted them, but still it's showing the same error. libkmod: ...
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Preventing deadly/fatal commands from being run [duplicate]

After recently reading the article "8 Deadly Commands You Should Never Run on Linux", I've planned on somehow blocking/preventing/changing certain commands. I'm not worried that someone else will run ...
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Can I create an internet whitelist using only the packages availible on a clean Ubuntu install? (maybe /etc/hosts.allow?)

I want to not be able to go to any site unless it's on a whitelist, and I'd rather not use something like Privoxy, can I do that with Ubuntu? I'm thinking that perhaps I can use /etc/hosts, /etc/...
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Ways to find if a server is infected by a bot

Seeking a method to discover if & where any malicious bot could be running on my Ubuntu desktop and server...and how to safely remove any.
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Blacklisting a module only for specific kernel versions?

When I boot a 4.4.x kernel, I want to make sure that the buggy staging driver r8723au is blacklisted, in favor of the much-improved mainline rtl8xxxu. However, when I boot an older 4.2.x kernel, I'll ...
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Parsing error in blacklist-framebuffer.conf occurring at boot

So a while ago I had an issue with the Radeon proprietary driver after a ubuntu-base update. Long story short, it stopped working and after quite a struggle with it, which involved installing XFCE ...
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squidGuard: error while loading shared libraries

I am using ubuntu server 14.04.3 and i am trying to use a blacklist in Squid with SquidGuard. When i execute the command to create the data base blacklist (being root): squidGuard -C all I get the ...
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Installation failed (IP address blacklisted) [closed]

Intro: I've got a problem: On many sites that are not located in my country, I must fill in a CAPTCHA from CloudFlare to access website. Doesn't matter what device: Mobile phone, tablet, laptop, PC.....
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nvidia driver install for ubuntu 14.04 using xorg-edgers ppa

Graphics card: Nvidia GT740 OS: ubuntu 14.04 64bit I tried to install nvidia driver in the following way: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa sudo apt-get update ubuntu-drivers devices | ...
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Why does Ubuntu still use a blacklisted graphics card claimed by stub?

I am following Multiheaded NVIDIA Gaming using Ubuntu 14.04 + KVM tutorial and it seems like everything went well except that my ubuntu installation still shows HD7970 under Additional Drivers which ...
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Bypassing Squid/SquidGuard blacklist in Chrome

I've recently gone about setting up and configuring a linux box with ubuntu 14 for the purposes of providing a proxy server to a school curriculum network. Everything has gone well and is up and ...
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12.04LTS -> 14.04LTS; Dist-upgrade failed; postgresql; removal blacklist

I'm trying to upgrade a server from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS, but it consistently fails with: The package ... is in the removal blacklist. This can be caused by: * Upgrading to a pre-release version ...
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“unable to load kernel module nvidia.ko” BUT “modprobe -r nouveau” = FATAL (not found)

Im lost. I've tried many things and even broke my installation. This is a new installation, which I'm more carefull with. I've blacklisted nouveau, and It seems it's not loaded as "modprobe -r ...
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Blacklisted module is still loaded?

I have a problem with the module ivtv_alsa being loaded despite me having blacklisted it. No other module depends on it: # lsmod | grep ivtv Module Size Used by ivtv_alsa ...
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How to disable internal webcam?

I want to disable the internal webcam of my laptop running Ubuntu 13.10? As suggested here, I already disabled the concerning kernel modules by blacklisting them. But after reboot the modules are ...
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Blacklisting roccat module

I want the hid_roccat_ryos to not load under kernel 3.8.0. I could blacklist the mouse module hid_roccat_kovaplus successfully, but the ryos module, which prevents any external keyboard from working, ...
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problem with bcm43xx / b43 / b43legacy blacklisted /var/log/jockey.log

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 64bit version and I was new to drivers issues and my wireless lan won't activate from Additional drivers and I was reported that I have to check /var/log/jockey.log I ...
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How to completely deactivate a Bluetooth USB device?

I have a built-in USB device, lsusb | grep "bluetooth" outputs: Bus 002 Device 004: ID 413c:8187 Dell Computer Corp. DW375 Bluetooth Module This device has hardware issues, it's not working reliably ...
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How do I get the right wireless modules to load at startup for a BCM4322? [duplicate]

I have been troubleshooting my HP EliteBook with BCM4322 14e4:432b wireless card. I am using Linux kernel 3.9 and I have almost found the solution. Reading on the Linux Wireless site, I found that ...
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“b43.blacklist”, successful boot - what next for working wireless?

a definite newbie to Ubuntu and despite lots of ignorance, I've understood just enough to have got 12.04 installed and looking good on my old Acer Aspire 3003Wlmi. However, after days of not being ...
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How do I block a certain package from being installed without disabling recommends?

I want to blacklist the package ttf-mscorefonts-installer forever. How can I make sure upgrading my system will never install this package without disabling other "recommends" from being installed? ...
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How to keep pidgin-libnotify not blacklisted from messaging menu?

I've been successfully using Pidgin since it was rebranded from Gaim and it has been integrated into messaging menu in Ubuntu. But now in 12.04 after uninstalling Empathy and installing Pidgin, ...