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Errors were encountered while processing: rtl8821ce-dkms rtl8812au-dkms r8168-dkms

all. I am trying to install some new packages on my ubuntu 20.10 system but getting errors regarding dkms packages. There are many linux image. $ rmadison linux-image-generic | grep groovy linux-...
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I couldnt install packages in my ubuntu machine. Error log shows nvidia-dkms-460 is the source of the problem

The following appears in my terminal whenever I try to install a package in my system. update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated) INFO:Enable nvidia DEBUG:Parsing /usr/share/ubuntu-drivers-...
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Virtualbox-dkms giving errors every time I try use apt or ubuntu software

ever since I upgraded to kernal 5.11.0-051100rc2-generic in order to fix an issue I was having, every time I try use the apt command or the ubuntu software app, I get errors. In Ubuntu Software this ...
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while i install darling-dkms.deb with gdebi i see this

pkg:error processing package darling-dkms (--install): installed darling-dkms package post-installation script subprocess returned error exit status 10 Errors were encountered while processing: ...
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shim-signed breaks dkms

I'm trying to install the dkms package on Ubuntu 16.04. I cannot have access to Internet because Ubuntu does not detect the ethernet adapter (Realtek) Googling the problem, it seems I have to install ...
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Unable to install Broadcom BCM43142 on ubuntu with kernels above 5.8.*

Recently I updated my kernel to 5.10 and I noticed that my wifi was not working. So I tried to reinstall the DKMS drivers and still failed, the output is as follows: root@Home:~# sudo dkms build ...
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Error in installing virtual box

KERNEL VERSION 5.8.0.40-generic This is the error I am experiencing while installing virtual box. Even erlier while installing other applications on ubuntu 20.04LTS it was automatically going to that ...
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dpkg errors when running apt-get upgrade or installing new packages

It all started after I tried to update AMD ROCm from version 3.5 to 4.0 to run tensorflow-rocm. The new version of ROCm is not working at all. While trying to install or running apt-get upgrade, ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: rtl 8812au wifi adapter driver dkms need to be manually rebuild every time kernel is upgraded

Every time kernel is changed during dist-upgrade, Realtek 8812AU DKMS driver need to be recompiled manually because this is not done during dist-upgrade for new kernel automatically and driver failed ...
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Nvidia drivers installation error (Package nvidia-dkms-460 is not configured yet)

I'm trying to install nvidia drivers on my Ubuntu 20.10 system. The problem is that they can't be installed. I have this problem for more than 14 days and I can't resolve it. When I try to install ...
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Getting E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) everytime I update or install anything

I'm getting some kind of error related to an NVIDIA driver everytime I attempt an install/update via apt. For instance, see below (turned out g++ was already installed, but I get this for packages ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Nvidia graphics unusable

I have a problem with the nvidia driver. Did a apt update and the machine powered off in the night. After power on I get the blinking cursor. Even did a complete reinstall on a spare disk (with update ...
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Oracle VM. Error processing package virtualbox-dkms (dpkg) after upgrading kernel headers

After a standard upgrade, I am no longer able to use my virtualbox. I get the following error: Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908) The VirtualBox Linux kernel driver is either not loaded or not ...
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Virtualbox broken after a dist-upgrade — cannot install virtuabox-dkms nor run modprobe vboxdrv

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and recently did a dist-upgrade. uname -r: 5.8.0-34-generic I purged Virtualbox and associate files by: sudo apt-get purge "^virtualbox-.*" After trying to ...
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Unable to connect to wifi/tether to iphone and error installing dkms package from the bootable flashdrive for ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I am unable to connect to WiFi or tether to my iPhone for internet. Therefore unable to install any additional drivers from the software center. I did my reading on the problems and I suspect that the ...
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Failed to build amdgpu-dkms when installing AMDGPU driver on ubuntu 20.04

I'm having trouble to install the drivers for my graphic card AMD radeon RX560 on Ubuntu 20.04. Can someone help me? I've downloaded the driver on the official AMD site but it fails to install. Here ...
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Wireless settings are not available to me despite installing its driver in ubuntu!

I was enabled broadcam drivers from software & update in linux but now i don't have any setting for connecting wireless. As i tried to reinstall its driver, i face an error during the intsalling: ...
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“Kernel driver not installed” when trying to start a Virtualbox VM in ubuntu 20.04

When I try to open an OS on virtual box then it shows kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908).Please tell me what to do. My OS is ubuntu 20.04 LTS.
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./dkms-install.sh: command not found when installing rtl8812au driver

I'm trying to follow this tutorial, which says: sudo apt install git dkms git clone https://github.com/aircrack-ng/rtl8812au.git cd rtl8812au sudo ./dkms-install.sh My problem is that I get: ./dkms-...
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Issue when uninstalling dattobd-dkms

Configurazione di dattobd-dkms (0.10.15-29.1ubuntu20.04)... Removing old dattobd-0.10.15 DKMS files... ------------------------------ Deleting module version: 0.10.15 completely from the DKMS tree. --...
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Package 'dkms' has no installation candidate [duplicate]

The problem occurred on my PC with Ubuntu 20.04 and Nvidia GeForce RTX 2070. I tried to install the newest CUDA SDK and had problems with drivers so following various tutorials so following many ...
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Skip incompatible kernels when configuring virtualbox-dkms

I have a "mainline" unsigned kernel (5.9.7, from the mainline PPA) and some other regular kernels from Focal. Trying to install virtualbox, it attempts to build dkms for 5.9.7, fails without ...
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AMD GPU-dkms not building in kernel 5.8/5.8-xanmod

I recently bought the ASUS TUF Gaming FA506IH with Ryzen 5 4600H and dedicated NVIDIA gtx 1650Ti. I am not much of a gamer so I installed Ubuntu 20.04 and thought of not using Nvidia drivers (because ...
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Install TP-Archer 1300 mini on Ubuntu 20.10

Tried this git clone https://github.com/cilynx/rtl88x2bu.git cd rtl88x2bu VER=$(sed -n 's/\PACKAGE_VERSION="\(.*\)"/\1/p' dkms.conf) sudo rsync -rvhP ./ /usr/src/rtl88x2bu-${VER} sudo dkms ...
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How do I install dkms package without internet? [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop, replacing windows 10. My laptop's WiFi adapter (RTL8821CE) drivers weren't installed automatically, and I have no ethernet port so I have to manually do it. I ...
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sudo apt upgrade/autoremove gives error about dkms Ubuntu 20.04

Tried updating my system today. The updates went through, but the following error persists when I use sudo apt autoremove or sudo apt upgrade sudo apt autoremove Reading package lists... Done Building ...
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Radeon hd 7870drivers problem

I am having problems setting my graphics card to work properly. At first any of the ubuntu versions I used (14.04lts,16.04lts,18.04lts,20.04lts) gives me black screen and fancy colors at bootup(and pc ...
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how do you configure repositories for anbox [duplicate]

installed ubuntu 20.04 and kde desktop last weekend. i have followed instructions from websites but nothing seems to work. the repository is on launchpad, but it does not have a release file. i have ...
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“Error! Cannot create crash report” and “Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.4.0-1015-raspi (aarch64)” when I run apt-get

When I type a command like sudo apt-get install vlc it says this Loading new sysdig-0.26.4 DKMS files... Building for 5.4.0-1015-raspi Building initial module for 5.4.0-1015-raspi ERROR: Cannot create ...
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TLP shows no drivers loaded

Ever since clearing up this misunderstanding I've been able to use TLP running Ubuntu 20.04 on my Thinkpad T480s. However, I have now noticed that something (probably some DKMS upgrade?) has broken it,...
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not Install DKMS package from PPA | how i install it [duplicate]

this command is not run on my pc:- sudo add-apt-repository ppa:morphis/anbox-support duggal@duggal-X556UQK:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:morphis/anbox-support [sudo] password for duggal: More ...
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acpi-call-dkms install fails with latest 5.8.0 mainline kernel

I have a new laptop (Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ARE05 with a Ryzen 4000 SoC). In order for its hardware to be supported, I had to install the latest 5.8.0 mainline kernel on my fresh 20.04 Kubuntu install. ...
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When trying to install java it says digimend-dkms

ERROR: Cannot create report: [Errno 17] File exists: '/var/crash/digimend-dkms.0.crash' Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 5.4.0-26-generic (x86_64) Consult /var/lib/dkms/digimend/9/...
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Unable to uninstall a package showing via apt list

I am running Ubuntu 20.04LTS. When I search for virtualbox in my packages, it shows a number of packages. ~$ apt list | grep virtualbox WARNING: apt does not have a stable CLI interface. Use with ...
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Installing dkms fails on bone stock Xubuntu 20.04

I just installed Xubuntu 20.04, and did an initial sudo apt upgrade, then rebooted. Now, I'm trying to install dkms, and am greeted with this. What gives? ~$ sudo apt-get install dkms Reading package ...
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Error Installing virtualbox-dkms: kernel package linux-headers-4.15.0-34-generic is not supported

I am currently trying to get VirthalBox back up and running on Ubuntu 20.04 but during the installation of the virtualbox-dkms package, I got following error: ERROR (dkms apport): kernel package linux-...
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Possible error when using 'sudo apt-get -y update'

Recently I installed some drivers to use a Graphics Tablet (Huion HS610), now when I use sudo apt-get -y update I get this error. [sudo] password for royal-sanity: Reading package lists... Done ...
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How should I go about testing a backported kernel when I am running ZFS on root?

I have been having problems with KVM crashing, and the kernel crash dumps seem to point to a NIC problem, possibly a driver issue. However, before reporting, it has been recommended that I try using ...
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Getting back to kernel version where DKMS worked

I have a newish HP laptop with a Realtek RTL8821CE wireless network card. It didn't work right away when I installed Ubuntu 20.04, so I followed the instructions here with success, even though those ...
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Yet another AMD GPU DKMS build error, Ubuntu 18.04 on Azure, Linux 5.3

So, I've downloaded the AMD GPU (OpenCL) drivers (after a painful awaiting) for Ubuntu 18.04 on Azure for benchmark purposes (namely, mining), using the NVv4 series VMs (virtualized AMD Radeon ...
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DKMS driver stuck, can't uninstall

I seem to not be able to remove a DKMS driver for Digimend. sudo dkms remove digimend/9 --all ------------------------------ Deleting module version: 9 completely from the DKMS tree. ----------------...
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nvidia kernel module version mismatch

Yesterday I run apt-get dist-upgrade on my kubuntu 19.10 and after reboot there is no nvidia kernel module for the loaded kernel version. # cat /proc/version Linux version 5.0.0-17-generic (buildd@...
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“sudo dkms add” issue

I am trying to setup my Wi-Fi settings. When I try to run the following command: sudo dkms add ./rtlwifi_new It gives following error: Error! Could not find module source directory. Directory: /usr/...
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Why does dkms status “WARNING! Diff between built and installed module” happen?

generic@motorbrot:~$ sudo dkms status zfs, 0.8.4, 5.3.0-51-generic, x86_64: installed (WARNING! Diff between built and installed module!) (WARNING! Diff between built and installed module!) (WARNING! ...
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Wireguard fails to build module even tho kernel headers are installed?

Installed wireguard in Xubuntu (Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS) via PPA. The kernel module failed. # modprobe wireguard modprobe: FATAL: Module wireguard not found in directory /lib/modules/5.3.0-51-generic I'...
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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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