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dpkg not functioning on kernel 5.6

System: Ubuntu 20.04; Kernel 5.6.0-050600-generic. I previously upgraded the kernel using mainline packages for Ubuntu 20.04 as this was known to fix an issue with my external display. Now whenever ...
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How to enter secure boot password on remote machine?

I am trying to disable/bypass Secure Boot on Ubuntu Server 18.04 to use Wireguard. Unfortunately, my machine is remote and headless, meaning I cannot access it until the boot-up process is finished. ...
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Installing Mainline Kernel in 20.04 Does Not Update NVidia

DKMS is not installed out of the box but I've installed it. Kernel upgrade is done with UKUU. Any suggestions or hints? I've never had this issue before ever. ukuu --user marissa --install 5.6.11 ...
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How to find exact kernel config an ubuntu linux image was built with

I'm writing a service that uses a kernel module and I'm trying to use an existing .ko if available for the running kernel, instead of installing linux-headers and compiling on the user's machine. ...
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All DKMS-managed modules fail with `Exec format error`

All the DKMS-managed kernel modules started to fail during loading on my Ubuntu 18.04 machine. I noticed it with acpi_call so let me use that to demonstrate: # uname -r 4.15.0-99-generic # modinfo ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Nvidia Driver installation issue

This is something i've been trying to solve for a month. when I try the nvidia xserver setting it dosent open. when I try this command the o/p is as follows: ansel@ansel-GL63-9RCX:~$ lshw -class ...
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ASUS AC56 Wifi driver problem [duplicate]

i have asus ac56 usb wifi adapter. I installed the rtl8812au-dkms package but my adapter is not recognized. Using Ubuntu 20.04 dkms status rtl8812au, 4.3.8.12175.20140902+dfsg, 5.4.0-26-generic, ...
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WARNING! Diff between built and installed module!

Why and how to correct dkms status output wireguard, 1.0.20200413, 5.4.0-25-generic, x86_64: installed wireguard, 1.0.20200413, 5.4.0-26-generic, x86_64: installed (WARNING! Diff between built and ...
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Net-Dyn ac1200-usb-wi-fi-adapter dkms error upon install

I have an AC1200 USB Wi-Fi Adapter from Net-dyn. I had this working in 18.04 following the guide from cilynx/rtl88x2bu on github. I upgraded to 20.04 and it was working.... Then I thought I should go ...
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Virtualbox not working since upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10 from 18.04 LTS (kernel module signing error)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 19.10 running now on 4.15.0-1079-oem x86_64 kernel. Since the upgrade Virtualbox is not working anymore. I tried to install the shipped version from ...
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Help! on installing TP-link AC13000 T4U V3 driver on 18.04 without Internet connection and without dkms package installed?

I am having bad trouble. I bought TP-link AC13000 T4U V3 and try to use it with ubuntu 18.04 (Linux version 5.3.0-40 with gcc 7.4.0). However, I cannot gain any Internet connection from my Desktop at ...
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rtl8821cu driver for ubuntu 19.10

I'm running ubuntu 19.10 with LXDE desktop. My kernel version is 5.6.0. I've tried installing DKMS using Additional Drivers but after reboot the laptop wifi adapter showing as UNCLAIMED in lshw -c ...
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Removal of OEM dkms modules after upgrading DELL vostro 3583

I have bought a DELL Vosro 3583 with ubuntu 18.10 installed. I promptly upgraded to 19.10. The upgrade went smoothly and everything was working fine till I saw that the kernel, still being used, was ...
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How to make dkms drivers build with kernels from kernel-ppa/mainline?

I need to use 5.4+ kernels because all official 5.3 kernels crash my system every day since the first 5.3 was released (almost a year ago). But with these kernels running, the DKMS compiling of the ...
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Unable to install Nvidia Drivers on Ubuntu 18.04.3

My graphics card is a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti. I am unable to install the proprietary Nvidia drivers through the "Software and Updates" program. When I try installing it through the command line (sudo ...
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nvidia driver not working after system update

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04. My graphic card is Nvidia GTX 650. It perfectly worked with the nvidia-driver-435 recommended by ubuntu-drivers devices. After performing system update (with Ubuntu GUI ...
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modprobe: ERROR: could not insert 'vboxdrv': Package not installed [closed]

I can't run any virtual machine. I get this error: WARNING: The character device /dev/vboxdrv does not exist. Please install the virtualbox-dkms package and the appropriate headers,...
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How to remove added (not installed) dkms

For some reason I installed a driver long time ago and it is no longer in use, and in root permission I checked the dkms status it shows this: I tried to removed it by using the following commands (...
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Deleting module version: 7906 completely from the DKMS tree

I'm recently having issues with my WiFi which works a bit haphazardly, and I noticed while installing other apps that the issue seems to come from the backport-iwlwifi-7906 package, but I'm not too ...
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DKMS cannot find kernel headers

I am trying to install drivers for my TP-LINK wireless adapter. When trying to install the module and adding dkms I get this error: Error! Your kernel headers for kernel 5.0.0-32-generic cannot be ...
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How to properly remove kernel modules for RTL88x2BU in Ubuntu MATE 19.04

I have installed Realtek RTL88x2BU drivers from Cilynx's GitHub repo using DKMS installation in Ubuntu MATE 19.04 with kernel 5.3.4 (and later 5.3.7) Drivers worked fine for a week, then suddenly ...
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Trying to install proprietary NVidia driver

I'm trying to install the Nvidia driver from the Nvidia website on Ubuntu 19.04. I'm executing sudo tellinit 3 in the console and then run the Nvidia installer script. But I'm getting stuck on: ...
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How to import own, enrolled MOK key into dpgk and dkms

I have Ubuntu 16.04 with secure boot and own MOK key enrolled in the firmware. Every time when performing kernel upgrade, dpkg --configure wants to create and enroll a new key and automate the signing ...
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apt install verbose output of dkms

There are two installations of Ubuntu. On first apt install linux-... shows output of configure script when dkms modules are compiled, on second it does not. Where to set it, what to install to get ...
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Realtek 8723de on Linux Kernel 5.3

Using an HP 245 G6 laptop with AMD A9 APU and Realtek 8723de wireless running Ubuntu 19.04. To resolve an issue with the laptop being unable to resume from suspend properly (AMDGPU crashing on ...
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How do I uninstall a DKMS package if I have deleted the dkms.conf file?

The package in question is evdi-1.6.0. It didn't work as expected (ASUS Zenscreen only displays garbage), so I thought it would be uninstalled if I removed the files in usr/src. How do I recover from ...
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Can't install rtl8192eu-linux-driver on UBUNTU 18.10

I am using UBUNTU 18.10 and I had problem with TL-WN822n v5 driver in UBUNTU and Kali (4.19.0-kali5-amd64) The problem is driver=rtl8xxxu so I found a driver in this page : https://github.com/Mange/...
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dkms apport error for Kernel 5.x

I'm not entirely sure what is happening here but I have not been able to update my kernel past 4.20. I've used Ukuu to update my kernels for a while, but when I try to do it with 5.x I receive this ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Wifi not working with kernel 5.1

I have installed and use Ubuntu 18.04 on my 2012 Macbook Pro 13". I use ukuu to install latest kernels. Currently on kernel 5.0.21 Wifi works perfectly. The Wifi hardware desc from lspci is "BCM4331 ...
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dkms failure because gcc version is newer than that used to compile kernel

I have a kernel module that was registered with dkms. When a recent upgrade bumped my kernel to 4.15.0-50 I started getting the below error from dkms. Apparently kernel 4.15.0-50 was compiled with ...
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amdgpu-pro install on Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS

I have Ubuntu 18.04.2 and Graphics card asus rx580 8gb. Driver installation problem on ubuntu 18.04.2 I go on "https://www.amd.com/en/support/graphics/radeon-500-series/radeon-rx-500-series/radeon-rx-...
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DKMS on Ubuntu Server 16.04

A recent kernel update broke my Cuda installation (it works fine if I boot an older kernel) - very similar setups have persisted across kernel updates on other machines, the major difference being ...
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How To Consolidate Multiple MOK Keys Or Delete Unnecessary Ones?

AFAIK I've only had one MOK.priv file since I started using secureboot on Bionic. A kernel update last week (as usual) asked me to create a MOK password and to re-enter this password in the MOK ...
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Dependency problem and partially installed packages after installing any new kernel

Whenever I install any new kernel (or kernel is upgraded) then there are lot of errors. The error I am getting after I do sudo apt -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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dpkg install of dkms module doesn't fail even though make does

I have a dkms module packaged as a .deb, via dkms mkdeb foo-mod-dkms/<ver> --source-only. This is being installed on the target system, as part of a build. Looking at dpkg.log, it shows that ...
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Virtualbox 6.0.4 or 5.138 not working with Kernel 4.4.0-143-generic Xubuntu 16.04

Well, it's very annoying, I have looking every where for a solution to get Virtualbox Windows 7 VM working on Xubuntu Kernel 4.4.0-143-generic , BUT NOWAY it not works !!! My solution was change the ...
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Nighthawk AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter issue (0846:9054 NetGear) on 18.04

I'm running a 18.04 server and recently my Netgear AC1900 wifi card stopped working. I'm not quite sure what happened, but after digging through things, there's something going on with the driver. I ...
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how to make a bunch of command to automatically run as root on wakeup from suspend?

I have seen lot of answers on this nothing seemed to work on my system (probably I did mistake) I have dkms module of wifi installed which does not reload itself when I resume from suspend. So i need ...
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What does mean: “No DKMS packages installed: not changing Secure Boot validation state”?

I ran sudo apt-get update, sudo apt-get install and sudo apt-get upgrade. This is my output: Extracting templates from packages: 100% Preconfiguring packages ... (Reading database ... 364719 files ...
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Cannot connect to network after configuration changes (14.04 - RTL8111/8168/8411 ethernet controller)

I am having trouble connecting to a wired network. This happened after some unintentional configuration changes. It's possible I may have accidentally uninstalled my networking driver. This computer ...
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TP Link t9uh driver not working

I am trying to install my TP-link T9UH wifi adapter. I have tried to official driver and the version from this post but it is not working. I downloaded the driver from the repository listed in the ...
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Apt stuck installing virtualbox guest additions

I'm trying to run $ sudo apt-get install -f but it hangs forever on a step Loading new virtualbox-guest-5.2.10 DKMS files... Building for 4.15.0-23-generic Building initial module for 4.15.0-23-...
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recent nvidia-304 upgrade broke system

Ubuntu 16.04 nvidia-304 proprietary driver installed and updated via the Nvidia ppa (for GT 620) The system was running fine for 6 months but recently broke (not possible to get past login screen) ...
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Alfa AWUS036ACH Adapter suddenly not working after successful driver install

Using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The Alfa AWUS036ACH didn't work out of the box with Ubuntu, so I Googled around and found a shell script that got it to work. It worked fine for about two weeks and then ...
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All kernel upgrades hang on update-secureboot-policy --enroll-key

I'm running Xubuntu 18.04 on my current laptop, as well as my old laptop that I'm trying to sell. I recently installed it on the latter; it's totally clean, no PPAs or extra kernels. Both systems are ...
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How to fix Terminal being hung out on “Building initial module 4.15.0-23-generic”

I have been trying to install my wifi driver and terminal gets hung up on Loading new bcmwl-6.30.223.271+bdcom DKMS files... Building for 4.15.0-23-generic Building for architecture x86_64 ...
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this stays for hours! what to do?

sudo dpkg --configure -a Setting up virtualbox-dkms (5.2.10-dfsg-6) ... Removing old virtualbox-5.2.10 DKMS files... -------- Uninstall Beginning -------- Module: virtualbox Version: 5.2.10 Kernel: ...
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reconfiguration issues with dpkg

I ran into some problems installing a package with apt. The terminal hung up during an install and I saw no other choice but to close the terminal. The problem, however, is that I can't seem to solve ...
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When “dpkg --configure -a” appears to freeze [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to Linux. I tried to install Virtualbox on Lubuntu 18.10. I had never used it before. During the installation, a prompt told me that I had to alter my Secure Boot. I wasn't ...
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DKMS Build Issue with Kernel (4.15.0-20-generic)

While following the instructions in this thread RTL8812AU Usb adapter driver issues I run across the following: root@nathan-desk:/usr/src/rtl8812au-4.2.2# dkms build -m rtl8812au -v 4.2.2 Kernel ...