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How to deactivate the internal bluetooth adapter when it's not on lsusb (shows as UART?)

I've tried a bunch of searches, SE questions and even ChatGPT, to no avail. As many before me, I want to get rid of the terrible Mac Mini bluetooth adapter, in favor of a USB dongle (which also ...
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Can I use ubuntu ar M2 PRO Chip native?

Can I use Ubuntu on Apple computers with M1 Chip natively?
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How to map memtest bad memory location to memory DIMM number

One of my rack servers (running Ubuntu 22.04) is having random segfault error over the last few weeks. I suspect that it is caused by bad memory despite it has only been online for 4 months. The ...
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Can't Get The Trackpad To Work On A Lenovo 14W

I recently picked up a Lenovo 14w, and I can't get the trackpad or mouse keys to work. EVERYTHING but the trackpad works. I've spent hours on this stupid thing, making me regret my purchase of an ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 (or 24.04) doesn't recognize my LG External DVD Writer (GP65 series)

EDIT: Since this post I upgraded to 24.04 LTS, but that didn't change anything. I also have posted on this at linuxquestions.org. I will update this post if I get a response there. I cannot get Ubuntu ...
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[ubuntu 22.04 Geforce 4060Ti]NVIDIA-SMI has failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver. Make sure that the latest NVIDIA driver is

im here to ask some questions about installing NVIDIA Drivers for NVIDIA Geforce 4060ti(ID:2803, Driver version:535) on Ubuntu22.04 system(uname -r geives 6.5.0-28-generic,and on the same desktop i ...
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/dev/sda2 4TB hardware isn't writeable

My work environment is Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS. My path to /media/yueli/Data directory is a 4TB hardware mounted at /dev/sda2. It isn't writable. Data: 4TB:
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Keyboard Inputs Blocked from Mouse

I have a Logitech mouse with programmable buttons. The configuration is stored in firmware, so there is no need to configure anything with the operating system. When I push one of these buttons, a ...
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Ubuntu 23.10, Raspberry Pi 5 - How to add an RTC?

While previous RPi generations how no on-board real-time clock, the RPi 5 does include one. However, it has no battery backup, so if the R Pi looses power, time is lost. I need an RTC with a battery ...
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How to know which "version" of USB a device is attached as

What the title says. Is there a way to know if a USB device is registered as oldschool/original USB, USB2, or USB3 etc? I'd guess either from virtual files under /sys or maybe dmesg/kernel logs?
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Using Bi-Directional USB-C Switch to switch between Ubuntu and Windows connected to dock -- layout issues with ubuntu

I am a rather new ubuntu user, but I use a bidirectional USB-C switch to link both my work computer (Windows) and my personal computer (running latest version of Ubuntu) connected to a docking station ...
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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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There is no display after resuming from sleep

I have a desktop PC. When I suspend and leave the PC unattended for a while, there is no signal on display after resuming from suspend. It happens on both Ubuntu and Windows. Is the GPU faulty here? I ...
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No microphones detected Ubuntu 22.04.03 Lenovo Yoga

I used to have microphones that would work with Bluetooth on an older ubuntu version. Now, on Jammy 22.04.03, I have audio, but no mic, regardless of how I connect the headset. I also have no mic ...
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Monitor screen randomly goes blank while using Ubuntu

I have a weird problem. When I am on Ubuntu, screen randomly goes blank and comes back while I am moving the mouse or pressing keys on keyboard. Monitor connections, cables are all fine. The same ...
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How can I know which device is using the driver?

How can I know what these unknown devices are? I want to test other distros, but I don't know if they will have the same drivers, so I want to know what device may not work on another distro.
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False overtemp error with ubuntu 20.04 on asus cpu dual boot with win10, win10 is fine

I have an Asus tough gaming minitower system which I have been using for several years. It's set up as dual boot Ubuntu 20.04 and win10. win10 is working fine for hours and hours for years. Ubuntu was ...
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How to get logs/evidence of illegal hardware changes during laptop repairs

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04. I sent my laptop for repair and I find out that the CPU has been changed to a cheaper version without my consent (and I was not requesting to fix the cpu at all!), basically from ...
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COM port connection to cnc machine

Running dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 23.10 on a Dell Optiplex desktop. Trying to use CNCjs or gSender to connect to a cnc machine with a USB connection. Connects automatically with the same apps in ...
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Ubuntu installer keeps slowing down and freezing

I'm trying to dual boot Windows 11 and Ubuntu (The desktop version). Every time I get to the installer, usually at the "Updates and other software" section, it always freezes whenever I ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch (other seen solutions won't work)

I bought an old Lenovo T430s. It arrived with the airplane mode switched on, with the toggle grayed out. It says to "use hardware switch to turn off". So far I have tried: Toggling the ...
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Raspberry pi 5 uart2 and uart4 problem

I'm struggling to get uart2 and uart4 to work on the raspberry pi5 with Ubuntu 23.10 - kernel 6.5 kernel 6.5.0-1008-raspi. I have loopback wired on GPIO4/5 - TXD2/RXD2, on GPIO12/13 - TXD4/RXD4, and ...
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laptop keep freezing , then have to cold shutdown, please help

Recently my Ubuntu 20.04 freezes after using it sometimes (for 10-20 mins), and then I have to force shutdown. I am using Ubuntu 20.04 on my Dell Inspiron 7501 (dual boot with Windows). The system has ...
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Dell Latitude 5580 with buttons above and below the trackpad. How can I remap them?

This laptop has a total of 5 buttons around the trackpad: three above and two below the trackpad. The three above are mapped to left, middle and right click. The left one below is mapped to middle ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on a Laptop with i3 12Gen Processor, 4GB RAM and 256GB SSD Hard [duplicate]

If the Ubuntu 22.04LTS OS is installed on a Laptop with i3 12Gen Processor, 4GB RAM and 256GB SSD Hard, will it functioned properly with out any slowness...?
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Help setting up hardware RAID10 on Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS

We are trying to setup a RAID10 on an Ubuntu workstation. We acquired 4X16T Seagate NAS HDDs and set this up on an Asus PRIME Z690-P D4 motherboard. This motherboard has the following RAID controller: ...
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Memory failure: unhandlable page. / RAS

Im new to desktop Ubuntu and I have errors in my /var/log/syslog When I started debugging this I initially thought that my stock memory was busted, so I went out and bought new memory. The problem ...
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Ubuntu became unreliable on my laptop. Is it possible to find the root cause?

I have been using an Asus X556UQ since 2017. The laptop has a dual boot with Windows 10 and Ubuntu as a primary OS (the current version is 22.04). Unfortunately, my Ubuntu has become unreliable. I am ...
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Ubuntu Server 22.04,3 not detecting Dell Perc H310 Mirror

U have a Dell T430 server with a PERC H310 installed. It has 2 x Samsung Evo 870's installed and setup in a Raid1 config. The Problem is, Ubuntu Server 22.04,3 doesnt see the controller or raid1. ...
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Memory controller unclaimed in Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS

On typing sudo lshw -c memory I get a memory UNCLAIMED: *-memory UNCLAIMED description: Memory controller product: Sunrise Point-LP PMC vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1f.2 bus ...
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USB Ubuntu Installation stuck before entering the installation UI

This might be a PC assembling problem or a hardware problem. I am trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 via USB for my new machine that assembled by myself. I only plug in RAM and CPU into the motherboard so ...
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How to convert/encode video files with ffmpeg, using AMD Radeon hardware encoding

Good day, and thanks in advance for any help I am running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on a PC with an AMD Ryzen 7 5700G CPU and AMD Radeon RX 6600 GPU. I have a large number of video files in MP4 format that I ...
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Where can i get the minimum system requirements? [duplicate]

I have tried u20 and u22 via a cd and a thumb drive on a Dell E351 AMD dual core machine with 8gb ram. I either get a grub and nothing else or just a flashing cursor. Nothing Loading. The ubuntu site ...
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Ubuntu 22.04: USB Keeps Disconnecting and Reconnecting with 5-1 usb hub

For some time now, I have been experiencing issues with my USB input (mouse, keyboard) devices that are connected through a USB hub. These devices reconnect themselves after a certain period, ...
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Ubuntu server 22.04 on Raspberry Pi not picking up both attached disks

Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS server is not picking up both USB attached SSDs on my Raspberry Pi 4b. My Pi has two USB 3.x ports and I'm using two USB to SATA cables to connect 2 x 1TB Samsung 870 QVO SATA III 2....
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Ubuntu 23.04 second monitor not working

I'm using my ubuntu 23.04 as a dual boot aside windows the thing is the system won't recognize my second monitor which is connected via a HDMI cable I have used several options in the Additional ...
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Suggested ways of identifying hardware on Ubuntu

I am getting asked a lot if a certain hardware is supported on Ubuntu (or Linux for that matter). Usually people tell me the brand and model of their alledgedly unsupported hardware, but of course not ...
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Lvlup Lu734 Pro Gaming Keyboard wont illuminate in the Graphical session

I bought a Vivitar Lvlup Lu734 Pro Gaming Keyboard, with RGB lights. the thing came with no instructions, but google says to press scroll lock to turn on the lights. So I do this, but while I am in a ...
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Whenever I start my laptop it shows many lines of code

Whenever I boot Ubuntu it shows many lines of code. I don't know if those are errors or not, but the system takes a little bit more time to start. This is what I see: Should I be worried about it or ...
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Iron Claw mouse supprt

Good day Everyone, I need help with getting my Corsair Ironclaw mouse to be fully functional on my ubuntu laptop, The R/L click buttons work as well as the DPI buttons but the rest do nothing ...
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EFI Shell version 2.60 [5.12]

Yesterday I run normally my Ubuntu on my Laptop. Today I'm getting this error instead of graphical enviroment EFI Shell version 2.60 [5.12] Current running mode 1.1.2 map: Cannot find required map ...
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Trying to recover Zpool

I am having a terrible time with moving to a new motherboard. I upgraded to improve the a plex server running docker containers. I initially cloned the ssd to a new NVME. I am unable to find the zpool ...
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Contour Design Unimouse Button Not Recognized on Linux (xev, xinput ,evtest)

I use the Contour Design Unimouse on my Linux setup (Ubuntu) and I am encountering an issue. While most of the mouse's functions work as expected, the middle button (which is not the scroll button, ...
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Usb condense mic is not working on 22.04

I have condenser microphone kit newly brought from amazone. This device is working with my mobile and windows PC but nirdosh working in ubantu. my laptop internal mic is working Am able to record ...
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Rebuilding Old Gaming Computer, System Cloning ?'s

Basically building a new gaming desktop and want to clone my current system setup. Re-using: disk drive (current and future media disk); New: SSD for OS and applications, processor, graphics card,...
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Linux Ubuntu only dummy output audio device. I've ran hardware probe and have ID but not sure how to install drivers/kernels etc

My sound output device is showing only dummy output. I've ran a hardware probe and got my hardware device information (screenshot attached) but I'm very new to linux so I'm not sure about how ...
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Explain different sensor on psensor

What sensor here shows the GPU temperature? I figured Tctl and Tccd1 is CPU, but I could not find online what the other sensors are for. I would greatly appreciate if someone could explain them in ...
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Ethernet/H/W utility that determines whether or not a PC / the OS has Auto-MDIX

What is an Ethernet or H/W utility that can determine whether or not a PC and/or the OS has Auto-MDIX (Automatic Medium-Dependent Interface Crossover) feature that allows to automatically detect and ...
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How to determine if a computer will be able to run Ubuntu [duplicate]

What is the process someone should go through when trying to determine if a computer will be able to run linux? I assume the first step is to look to see if the computer is certified (e.g. on https://...
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Touchpad not detected on Ubuntu 22.04

I'm using a Chuwi Gemibook Pro and installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. The touchpad doesn't work (it did, in Linux Mint) but the usb mouse does. The kernel version, currently, is "5.19.0-46-generic"....
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