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Questions tagged [drivers]

A device driver or software driver is a computer program allowing higher-level computer programs to interact with a hardware device.

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Bluetooth on Debian on a Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I've installed firmware-linux-nonfree, but I still can't use Bluetooth. All of the programs (e.g. bluetoothctl) complain about there being "no default controller" whenever I try to do anything related ...
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AMD Ryzen 2600 temperature [closed]

I have installed it87 module and here is my sensors output asus-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA adapter cpu_fan: 0 RPM it8665-isa-0290 Adapter: ISA adapter in0: +0.65 V (min = +1.12 V, max = ...
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NVIDIA-SMI says it failed because it couldn't communicate with the NVIDIA driver

I recently install Ubuntu 18.04 and installed NVIDIA driver but they don't seem to be loading. I had to make the following edit to my grub file to make things boot properly as per this little guide. ...
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Error with TP-link TL-Wn723n driver and 'sudo make install'

First I have problem with both these command: sudo make sudo make install Because when I try to install Linux header its show error but after a hard trying I installed it! Now sudo make works but ...
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How to get my device recognized as an HID device?

I'm trying to get a USB HID device to work in Ubuntu, but can't seem to get it to work at all. It is a USB HID device, and shows up as such in dmesg: [ 2236.277518] usb 1-1: new full-speed USB device ...
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Issues with Nvidia drivers [closed]

Something happened to my laptop during an update it seems and I have been experiencing MANY issues with apt-get and dpkg trying to update packages due to unmet dependencies. Everything I have found ...
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Am I using Nvidia driver?

I am using Debian Stretch (9.5) and sudo lspci -nn | egrep -i "3d|display|vga" returns: 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation HD Graphics 520 [8086:1916] (rev 07) 06:00.0 3D ...
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Laptop keyboard drivers,event handlers in linux

I'm a newbie in Linux. I read few docs. Pls explain where are the driver for keyboard & Its handler is located. Drivers: By ls /lib/modules/4.10.0-28-generic/kernel/drivers/input/mouse-----> ...
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Correct way to fix missing device file in /dev?

I am using a proprietary PCI card from Sensoray in my Ubunut 14.04 machine (I intend to upgrade to 18.04 soon). The card comes with the source code for the driver and a Makefile to build and install ...
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Evdev Wheel Emulation by keyboard

I love XInput mouse wheel emulation! Evdev Wheel Emulation can enable on any mouse button by running bellow command (9 is the mouse button that trigger Evdev Wheel Emulation) xinput set-prop $...
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Instaling device drivers on Fedora 28

Below are my PC specs: Gigabyte motherboard Intel Core i5 16GB RAM 1TB HDD Previously I had Windows 10 installed on my PC. When I installed Windows 10 on my PC, I had to install drivers like: - Intel ...
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Emulating a character device from userspace

We are currently working on building a system for data visualisation for different sensors. To make development of the Linux application possible we would need to emulate the behaviour of the ...
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Proprietary drivers in debian

Why do I need to install network card driver (Intel wireless adapters, iwlwifi-8265 is shown as missing firmware by debian-installer) during Debian installation while in case of Ubuntu everything ...
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Send command to USB device (FingerPrint Scanner) with no driver for Linux

I am trying to create an application with remote controlling a Fingerprint sensor (Guide included on link) for enrolling and identifying fingerprints on are Raspberry PI 3 Model. There is a SDK_DEMO ...
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New Intel i350 NIC not detected by system, but appears in lspci - Possible Intel IGB issue?

I'm running into an issue where a new network card isn't being automatically detected by the OS. I recently purchased an Intel I350 gigabit network card. I have purchased this card before and I have ...
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Wireless USB Adapter TP Link TL-WN822N v5 not detected on Centos 7

I am trying to set up the TP-Link WN822N v5 on Centos 7. I am running CentOS Linux 7 with the kernel: Linux 3.10.0-327.28.3.el7.x86_64 But the wireless usb adapter does not get detected. When I ...
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How can I install a Windows 10 KVM VM on a ZVOL: pick the correct virtio drivers

I was trying to install windows 10 on an NTFS formatted zvol, but I kept getting BSODs: user@ubuntu:~$ virt-install \ > --name myWINVM1 \ > --ram 4096 \ > --disk path=/guest_images2/myWINVM1....
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Bind/Unbind Linux Module Automatically

I'm currently trying to create my own USB HID mouse driver as an override of the standard generic USB, which always gets in the way. How can I unbind the generic driver and rebind it to my specific ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found in Manjaro XFCE with Ralink corp. RT3290 Bluetooth controller

I am using Manjaro OS with XFCE dual boot along with Windows. When I use Windows, Bluetooth on my laptop connects and transfers data successfully. However, when I try to connect from Manjaro, it ...
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No eth0 showing on Kali Linux [duplicate]

I was trying to have the Kali Linux install as a dual boot on my late 2013, Macbook Pro using a USB flash drive. I followed the guide provided on the Kali Linux official website. (This is the link to ...
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Why does going into text mode and then back to graphical mode fix a mouse disappearance?

This answer to this question fixed my mouse cursor which had disappeared and was not responding to inputs. The answer suggested going into text mode (using Ctrl+Alt+F1 ) and immediately back to ...
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Does raw I/O bypass some or most services provided by the driver?

Operating System Concepts by Abraham Silberschatz 9th 2012 says Raw I/O bypasses all the filesystem services, such as file I/O demand paging, file locking, prefetching, space allocation, file names, ...
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Installing wifi driver [closed]

I have installed Debian 9 and everything looks great I'm just struggling to install my wifi adapters drivers. I have found the adapter driver here. I'm just very new to the console and need a bit of ...
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How is a sequentially accessible device made randomly accessible?

If a device offers only sequential access not random access, can a device driver or a file system make the device look like randomly accessible to users? If yes, is this done by providing buffer/...
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Google Chrome GPU Driver Issues on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having some problems starting Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04, and it seems to have something to do with my GPU driver--however, I do not know for sure. I tried google-chrome from the command ...
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NVDIA Drivers on Linux Mint 19 Tara

I am trying to use my GPU to run my own program. The compiling of the project works and on another system it worked. But on the current system, which has a different GPU, I can't even get nvidia-smi ...
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What is the proper package for “linux-modules-extra” in ubuntu 18.04 bionic?

I just installed Ubuntu 18.04, and had a heck of a time trying to get my simple embedded intel Series/C200 audio support to work. Turns out that I had the wrong version of linux-modules-extra- ...
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Can't connect to 5GHz network on Broadcom BCM43228 802.11a/b/g/n [14e4:4359]

Whenever I try to connect to my 5 GHz network, my KDE Network Manager takes a while on "configuring interface", where then I am prompted to enter a password. I enter the network password, but the ...
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ImExPS/2 Generic Explorer mouse driver

I would like to know where can I find the driver of ImExPS/2 Generic Explorer mouse. I was unable to find it through Google!
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ACPI: Lid button driver not loaded/bound

I would like to react to the lid open/close events on my custom device, but it seems that the driver for the lid button is not loaded/bound correctly. The system I use is a custom hardware with a ...
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Cannot Configure Buttons Huion Kamvas Pro 13 Pen Display Linux Mint 19

After installing the Digiment drivers: https://github.com/DIGImend/digimend-kernel-drivers/releases/tag/v8 I could use the Pen with the monitor but was still unable to use or configure the tablet ...
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Checking compatibility of custom framebuffer with Qt application

I have created a custom framebuffer driver for embedded linux and I have been required to test it against a Qt application. I have implemented the write, fillrect, copyarea function. When I ran my ...
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How to use memmap with U-Boot?

I'll like to reserved the first 2 GB to the RAM because my hardware write in this position to the memory RAM and I need to the kernel don't touch this part to the memory. I read to use this option ...
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Do the input queue and output queue belong to the terminal device, its driver, or line discipline?

In APUE, where should the input queue and output queue (shown in the first figure) appear in the second figure? For example, in "actual device" in "terminal device driver" in "terminal line ...
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How to completely remove a keyboard driver in Linux Mint

I am currently on a Linux Mint Cinnamon and I have some typing issues with my keyboard. My several keys (like arrow keys, number keys) keep getting pressed that is giving me problems. For that matter, ...
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Unable to Change Display Resolution on Debian

After installing Debian 9.5.0 with Gnome Desktop, I'm unable to change the display resolution through 'Settings'. The only option I have is 1024 x 768. My display's actual resolution is 1280 x 1024. I ...
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rx 560x slower than integrated vega gpu on fedora 28

I'm using fedora 28 because it seems that is the only distro where that detects the rx560x correctly. Nonethe ess, I noticed that the performance when using the discrete GPU is significantly worse ...
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Only load driver for a single NVMe drive

I have a system with multiple NVMe drives, one of which is a boot drive, the rest are data drives that I do not want accessed until later, if at all. Is there a way to prevent linux from loading the ...
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rtlwifi compilation on Debian 7

I use Debian 7 Wheezy, and I have an error when I try to type make command. I am trying to compile rtlwifi driver. This is the error message: make[1]: *** /lib/modules/3.2.0-4-686-pae/build: No ...
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Libinput transformation matrix for rotating the input coordinates

Take a look at the official documentation for libinput's coordinate transformation matrix: https://wayland.freedesktop.org/libinput/doc/1.1.0/group__config.html#ga09a798f58cc601edd2797780096e9804 ...
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Should I use nomodeset ? Nouveau: failed to create kernel channel -22

When I boot I get this errors: nouveau gr: failed to load gr/sw_nonctx nouveau DRM: failed to create kernel channel -22 But all the stuff it's working fine. When I add in /etc/default/grub ...
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How do I stop trackpad driver via xinput disable

If I enter the xinput list command into a terminal I get the following output. Virtual core pointer id=2 Virtual core XTEST pointer id=4 Synaptics TM3096-006 id=11 SynPS/2 ...
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mapping linux /dev/fb0 to DDR for displaying

I want to write a linux driver which maps my specified memory address space to /dev/fb0. the driver should be specified by what part of linux? drm or frame buffer or server X or somthing else? Which ...
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How to access NVRAM and DPRAM in Linux userspace?

We are going to add NVRAM and DPRAM in our custom board where both of them will be mapped in system memory map. I am not getting a clue that whether these devices have some generic drivers in Linux ...
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DT bindings for ADT7516 sensor

I have a BeagleBone green and ADT7516's evaluation board connected with SDA and SCL pins. When I do i2cdetect -y -r 2, I can see the i2c address as 0x4b and I am able to probe the adt7316 driver ...
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Linux Device Drivers - Probe function not called, but driver getting deferred

I've been trying to get an MCP2515 can controller working on a spi-gpio bus in my device tree, but the MCP251x driver's probe function never seems to actually be called. Oddly enough though, some ...
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what is inside weak-update folder?

First, installed a driver package to OS (ex: CentOS ) -- foo_1.0.rpm Second, install the same driver but different version -- foo_2.0.rpm by rpm -ivh --force foo_2.0.rpm It seems an extra folder ...
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Matebook X PRO and Nvidia drivers with Mint 19

Once installing nvidia-390 drivers (or other versions) in my MBXP, I experienced a black screen after the boot. I managed to resolve the problem going in tty and purging all the Nvidia drivers and ...
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HDMI not recognized after Nvidia driver/Linux kernel update

I recently was working very nicely with: Linux kernel 4.13.0-41 Nvidia driver 384.111 and the update manager installed: Linux kernel 4.15.0-33 Nvidia driver 384.130 I had the Nvidia driver ...
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Configuring the correct graphics card drivers: Radeon R7 M260/M265 [closed]

I have recently downloaded and installed Ruiner from Steam and on my machine it does not run as smooth as it supposed to, given the requirements the game needs. The game lags incredibly even at low ...