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Firmware is a type of software that is required to operate a hardware product on the lowest level. Relevant examples include BIOS and firmware blobs for devices such as wireless cards.

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Unable to boot Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu 20.04

About a month ago, I successfully installed Ubuntu MATE 20.04 on my Raspberry Pi 4B by flashing it into the card. Then I flashed Ubuntu MATE 22.04 and now I’m trying to go back to 20.04 but, no matter ...
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Replace EDID monitor description

A 43" 4K TCL Android TV is incorrectly being reported as XXX 55" by it's EDID information. Output from ll /sys/class/drm/*/edid: -r--r--r-- 1 root root 0 Jun 24 19:01 /sys/class/drm/card0-DP-...
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how to change "suspend-to-ram" to "suspend-to-idle"?

Device Security Report ====================== Report details Date generated: 2024-06-28 05:07:00 fwupd version: 1.9.16 System ...
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Firmware Updates for Dell XPS15 9500

I have an XPS15 9500 that is running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I have kept the BIOS up-to-date (currently at 1.28.0) but at startup I am always informed that there are two out-of-date firmware packages: ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 on MacBook Pro 2011 - updated firmware in Discovery, now it won't boot

I run a dual boot Kubuntu 24.04 on a MacBook Pro 2011. I use rEFInd 0.12.0. Everything was running fine. Then Discovery popped up with new updates. I just installed them as normal. I noticed it was ...
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Failed to install UEFI dbx firmware

When trying to update firmware for the "UEFI dbx" as shown here: I always get a "failed to update firmware!" message, as shown below: It sais that "user needs to do an ...
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Undervolting help / Is it possible to roll back an Apple BIOS to an older version without wiping Ubuntu & reinstalling MacOS?

My work laptop is a Late 2013 MacBook Pro. Its current Apple BIOS version is 432.40.8.0.1 and its CPU is an Intel i7-4750HQ. It runs Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS only. No dual boot, no VM. My overarching goal ...
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Help resolving 2 missing security elements, in the security info of the privacy settings

I need help finding out why these are off, if there's a possible threat, and how to keep them on. 2 security options inapplicable to my computer:
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"Firmware Update Available" notification pops up but nothing happens when I click on it

I just got a brand new HP laptop and installed Ubuntu 23.10 yesterday. Today I'm getting a pop up notification that says "Firmware Update Available", and more about which versions are ...
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How to fix Secure Boot error "Image failed to verify with *ACCESS DENIED*" [duplicate]

When attempting to boot a live OS via USB or CD, I get the secure boot error: "Image failed to verify with ACCESS DENIED". There is no SSD/HDD installed. Secure Boot is enabled and while I ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.4 getting freezed after resuming from Suspended

I have a Dell Latitude 5500, it works perfectly fine with Windows. But on installing Ubuntu, it started freezing unexpectedly. A common pattern I observed is on resuming it from the Suspended state. I'...
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HP EliteBook 2540p - Firmware Update Assistance for Integrated Module and Hard Drive

I'm seeking assistance with updating firmware on my HP EliteBook 2540p running Ubuntu 22.04 Hardware Information: HP Integrated Module: Device ID: c0170efdf195b8590000fa21474253c0d97e7335 ...
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My question is about getting error mesage while starting my laptop on dual boot ( windows 10 and ubuntu 22.04.3)

i do have dual boot on my laptop Windows 10 and Ubuntu 22.04.3. I am getting this message on my laptop's display. Can you guys please explain me what wrong on my laptop and how to fix this?
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After attempting to update via 'ubuntu software' app my Dell docking station is extremely unreliable and connects/disconnects rapidly

After attempting to update via the GUI Ubuntu software app, my docking station is so unreliable I can't use it. It sometimes randomly works, I can't tell if there is a pattern for when. When I plug in ...
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AX201 bluetooth range problem

I am using a HP ENVY Laptop 17m-cg0xxx with the AX201 chip. As the title says my bluetooth's range is too weak. So weak that it only goes about 5 to 6 centimeters from the laptop. I have tried ...
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Loading manually-installed firmware on Ubuntu 22.04

Summary I'm trying to replace a small number of firmware binaries with newer versions that fix a bug affecting my hardware. I've followed a procedure that should load the new firmware, but it doesn't ...
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Unstability with network card on HP Zbook

I purchased a new HP Zbook and installed Ubuntu 22.04 on it. I have recurring unstabilities with Wifi card. The Wireless card model is : Intel(R) Wifi 6E AX211 160 Mhz At the beginning, adapter the ...
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How to solve "W: Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware" [duplicate]

Laptop: Dell Inspiron 15 3525 with Kubuntu Kernel: Linux 6.2.0-36-generic #37~22.04.1-Ubuntu I've read some other answers on the Internet and I've already upgraded the firmware of all the components ...
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HP Pavilion Ubuntu installation BIOS problem

I'm trying to install Ubuntu LTS on my new HP Pavilion laptop and getting these errors: Detailed explanation: I'm trying to install Ubuntu on my newly purchased HP Pavilion which came out of the box ...
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firmware-updater functionality

Ubuntu 23.10 has a firmware updater with the ability to [verify firmware] and [update checksums]. I'm not sure what these mean, but in pressing them, nothing seems to happen. When I [update checksums] ...
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Firmware-updater user guide

In Ubuntu 23.10, a gui program 'firmware-updater' was introduced. Is there a user manual to explain what the various features and buttons do? I am unsure what [Update Checksums] & [Verify Firmware]...
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DMAR Firmware bug

OK, I have seen answers to this problem DMAR: [Firmware Bug]: No Firmware reserved region can cover this RMRR, contact BIOS vendor for fixes But as a complete computer dummy I don't understand the ...
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Is there an easy way to get new firmware in experimental kernels (23.10)?

I recently built a computer with custom parts and a Ubuntu OS. This worked great until booting up and finding a missing Wi-Fi adapter implied I could not use my home network without running an ...
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Wifi problems on linux Modelo: QCA9565 / AR9565

Here is the HTML version of the steps to modify parameters of the Bluetooth ath9k module: Modify parameters of the Bluetooth ath9k module in Linux To modify the parameters of the ath9k kernel module ...
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DBX firmware update and corrupted bios

everyone, Last week, I updated the DBX firmware to 371 from Ubuntu on Aspire A515-43. So, when I updated the dbx, my laptop froze (Ubuntu OS), which led me to perform a forced shutdown via the power ...
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DBX Secure boot keys and windows time boot

Last week, i installed DBX Firmware update through ubuntu 23.10 update, but after that, i still face problem with restart windows os which take long time to boot. So, is the dbx have relation to this ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 Firmware update prevents system booting after failed UEFI revocation database update

Running Ubuntu 23.10. ASUS Z170 Pro motherboard Ubuntu Firmware notifier tell me UEFI dbx (UEFI revocation database) at current version 77 can be updated to latest version 371. Click update to ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 firmware update and battery can't handle more than few minutes

After the installation of Ubuntu 23.10 I did an update of a firmware of my Lenovo YOGA 720-15IKB laptop but I am not sure that it was the firmware of the battery. It was with this Ubuntu tool: I don'...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Live USB won't start

I'm trying to run an Ubuntu 22.04 Live USB and it won't start. Every time I try to boot from the Live USB it fails with the following error: DMAR: [Firmware Bug]: No firmware reserved region can cover ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS : Failed to update on reboot

I have Ubuntu 22.04 on Lenovo ThinkPad T14 Gen2i. There was recent update that got installed, but while rebooting the battery died and I had to restart it again instead of letting the system boot ...
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Slow laptop and missing firmwares

I have installed Xbuntu on my laptop and it's very slow at times. I suspect that I don't have the correct drivers for both my GPU and my wifi NIC since it's getting incredibly slow when I'm on the ...
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Thinkpad update issue

I've just installed Ubuntu and started receiving update prompts. I see these two updates in the popup. When I click the update button, it tells me it cannot find the cab file in the archive. (Please ...
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Firmware "Flash progress" stuck at 0%

Environment details: Personal Computer: Dell OptiPlex-5090 Operating System: Ubuntu 20.04 On my computer I got OptiPlex firmware update in official Ubuntu Software app, after updating it, I received ...
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Missing firmware/nouveau/nvc1_fuc084

When I try to do a graphic boot, I get this error "direct firmware load for nouveau/nvc1_fuc084 failed with error -2". This file "nvc1_fuc084" is missing in /lib/firmware/nouveau . ...
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Firmware/Bios update and no sound on ubuntu 20.04

My laptop is a Dell Vostro 5490 After a firmware update that was made from Ubuntu Software Center I have no sound from speakers, although when I use a usb headphones/microphone I get sound. arecord -l ...
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Unable to install Dell firmware upgrade

I'm running a Dell desktop with Ubuntu Studio 22.04 installed as a fresh install. For about a month or so, I've seen a notification in the upgrader for a Dell firmware update. However, it does not ...
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Failure to install Ubuntu

I try to install ubuntu22.04.02 lts in my laptop asus x540u models, at first time all things are working good only in steps 5 when i chose to erase the disk with LVM, so it contine to loading without ...
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edmware Update Failed with 22.04 in Dell Latitude 7280

Once the system update is downloaded the update is not getting any impact with failing result. After installing Ubuntu 22.04 in my Dell Latitude 7280 there is a notification about a system update, ...
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Updating Firmware

I've bought a new computer a few days ago and installed 23.04 onto it. Now I need to look into firmware & drivers to make sure it is all up to date. With Ubuntu, all the drivers come from the ...
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Wi-Fi not working on Ubuntu 23.04 Acer Swift 14

Ubuntu does not recognize my Wi-Fi adapter on a newly purchased notebook. I am trying to fix this issue for hours now and came along dozens of similar issues, but non seems to solve my problem. Wi-Fi ...
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Error missing amdgpu firmware

My laptop has ATI Radeon Xpress 200M graphics and has an AMD Turion65 processor but apparently incorrect amdgpu drivers are installed. How do I remove them and install the correct drivers? This is a ...
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google stadia to bluetooth chromium issue

I'm trying to change the Google Stadia controller to bluetooth mode but i keep getting the issue Close other tabs using the controller Couldn’t connect to your controller because it’s currently being ...
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firmware question during install + no wifi

When installing ubuntu 22.04 LTS on a low-end Lenovo, it asked me about installing third-party firmware/software for wifi etc. I of course said yes, and entered in a password for secureboot where ...
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Intermitently lossing touchpad and cursor

Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS From time to time the cursor disappears and I cannot get it back and the system doesn't respond to the touchpad either. The only way I can get around this is to reboot. Whenever I ...
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wrong wifi adapter detection

I have a problem with my wifi adapter, firmware rtl8188EU which is included in ubuntu 22.04 natively. The problem is that ubuntu recognize it as rtl8188EUS. It hangs when i enter the wifi key. How can ...
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ThinkPad T14 Gen 3 Type 21CF BIOS/firmware issue with laptop lid close and suspend

I recently bought a ThinkPad T14 Gen 3 Type 21CF. Here's a link to the Lenovo product page: link Here's what I did: I have Ubuntu 22.04 installed. I ran: sudo fwupdmgr update I did this because my ...
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How to make space in /boot/efi/

Ubuntu informs me there's a firmware upgrade for my Dell Optiplex 7070 system, but when I try to install it, I get an error saying there's not enough space: /boot/efi does not have sufficient space, ...
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How can i solve Possible Missing firmware error

Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/amdgpu/vega10_cap.bin for module amdgpu Possible missing firmware /lib/firmware/amdgpu/sienna_cichlid_cap.bin for module amdgpu Possible missing ...
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rtw_8821ce: firmware failed to leave lps state

I have the RTL8821ce Wifi and Bluetooth adapter under Ubuntu 22.04.1 Jammy Jellyfish. The adapter is working. However, I have the message in the systemd log: rtw_8821ce 0000:02:00.0: firmware failed ...
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Dell XPS 13 Plus 9320 - Bluetooth mouse and sometimes touchpad freeze - Firmware up to date

My device was built on October 15th, and the Touchpad Firmware update from Dell is from September, regardless, I have updated in Windows the Firmware but the tools seems to do nothing, maybe because ...
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