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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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Problem: error when installing wifi driver rtl8821ce for KALI LINUX operating system 4.19.13 (hp probook 640 g2) [duplicate]

Currently I am having errors when trying to download rtl8821ce wifi driver for my hp probook 640 g2 (kali linux 4.19.13 jessie ), In fact, I tried to understand and follow everything on the Internet ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04 crash with cuda 9.0 [on hold]

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS 15 with an Nvidia GTX1050i graphics card. I have several nvidia driver versions installed but 410.79 is the one being used. My kernel version is 4.15, which I ...
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Cannot connect to wireless wifi and cannot manually install drivers

I've been trying to set up SparkyLinux for the past hours, and I can't seem to get the internet connection working. I'm dual booting it on a USB through my Mac, and it seems that the drivers for my ...
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Found CUPS add-on PPD file for my Printer, not sure what to do next

I am trying to learn how to implement a printer driver such as like CUPS. I found for my printer a file saying "CUPS add-on PPD file for [X] Printer", and in there it mentions it's a raster one. *...
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How to tell what CUPS type a printer supports

Reading through some of the CUPS docs, the points quoted at the bottom of this post were relevant. My question is how to tell what "CUPS type" your printer supports. By that I mean, there are ...
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How to start a printer driver? [closed]

I am familiar with kernel modules and have heard of the IPP, PPD, PS, PCL, PDL printer drivers concepts. I have read that there are "generic" printer drivers that come preinstalled on Mac/Windows so ...
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No access point available, elementary OS Macbook [closed]

I have just installed elementary os on my 2010 macbook pro I cannot connect to wifi,I get "No access point available" I have a broadcom 802.11 and I installed the latest driver bcmwl-kernel-source 6....
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Is there a driver for the TL-WN823N Wi-Fi adaptor, using a 4.15 kernel?

I have a TL-WN823N Wi-Fi adaptor, manufactured by tp-link, and I am using a Linux kernel version 4.15.0 . The driver is available on the tp-link website, however only kernel versions up to 4.9.60 are ...
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Trouble installing nvidia driver void-linux

I install like so xbps-install -Sy nvidia it says it is successful but there is an issue when i try to do startx, it says no screens found I created xorg cfg with nvidia still does not work there ...
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data race within ptr_ring code implementation [migrated]

I am implementing single-producer,single-consumer ptr_ring buffers. Are there really data races within this linux driver code ? I asked this because ThreadSanitizer gives me error and my system ...
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How does the OS know which type of flash memory we are using

If for example I clear the contents of my SD card with command dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdX , I'm guessing this completely wipes (sets to zero) every single content on the card? partitions, file system,...
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Linux mint Tara 19 problems with Nvidia Drivers [MX150]

I am trying to get my system to use the mx150 graphics card Problem: Nvidia x Server settings show blank The driver manager shows that i'm using nvidia-driver-390 and also says "No proprietary ...
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How to trace a specific historic file in the Linux kernel tree: Git question

I'm currently manually building a Linux image with some specific drivers for a Xilinx Zynqmp device. Aside from the main Linux tree, there are 2 other mirrored Linux repositories, one from Xilinx and ...
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How to get IR camera to work on Linux?

I have an ASUS Q524UQK laptop with integrated Realtek IR camera and it doesn't work on Linux Ubuntu 16.04.5. I was looking on net for drivers but found nothing. lsusb and lspci outputs doesn't show ...
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How do I fall back to the generic wireless drivers? (rtl8192cu to rtl8xxxu)

I'm currently using rtl8192cu wireless drivers from proprietary firmware-realtek_20161130-4_all.deb and I'm having an unusual bandwidth (speed benchmarks giving me a 250kbps download speed and a 5mps ...
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How to Compile a USB WiFi Driver from source code…? [closed]

I purchased a Wireless USB Wifi Adapter with a CD-ROM and instructions. The instructions are only for Windows, but the CD-ROM has folders for Windows, MAC, iOs, and Linux. I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 ...
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How do I install a Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 driver on Ubuntu?

I can't connect to the internet using wifi or ethernet. Only using my phone as a usb tether. Here's some info: $ inxi -nx Network: Card-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCIE Gigabit Ethernet ...
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USB card reader does not work in Linux. Prolific driver missing?

When I plug the reader into USB port then it is not recognized by the system and the red LED in it keeps on glowing (as opposed to the situation when it is running properly and the LED is only glowing ...
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Kernel driver, is pinctrl-0 property always needed with GPIO overlay?

I'm creating a kernel driver for SPI controlled display, which is meant to be working with Raspberry PI. I'm not sure about a one thing that I see sometimes in device tree overlays created by other ...
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Changes to Linux driver `pinctrl-amd`

HP Envy x360 with AMD processors has a long list of issues with Linux support. I am trying to fix the one related to touchscreen. New kernel versions already include the patch provided on Bug 198715, ...
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Touchpad's palm detection works very poorly

I have Mi Notebook Pro (15.6 inches), it has very big, usable touchpad (apparently, manufactured by Elantech). But it's palm detection works very poorly. I started to bang my head with it in hope to ...
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My system is constantly processing something, heating up my laptop

My system heats up when running Ubuntu, with no major processing tasks. I also run Windows 10, on the same machine, and it never heats up when on Windows, so we can rule out hardware issues. My best ...
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Boot fails after installing nvidia graphics drivers

Unfortunately I keep running into this issue when trying to install Debian. It occurs after I install the nvidia graphics drivers as per this guide https://wiki.debian.org/NvidiaGraphicsDrivers. I am ...
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ASUS P5GC ethernet not detected on CentOS 7.5

Just installed CentOS 7.5 and I can't get the built-in ethernet working on my ASUS P5GC. lspci doesn't show it and installing kmod-r8168 doesn't work either. I've tried disabling and enabling ...
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Detection of certain SanDisk SD cards fails with Realtek RTS522A reader

I'm using the Thinkpad X380 Yoga. $ lspci | grep Card 02:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS522A PCI Express Card Reader (rev 01) $ uname -a Linux TPx380 4.19.6-1-...
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Debian and my new AMD Ryzen 2700U (Vega 10) aren't friendly

I was happy with my new laptop with AMD Ryzen 5 2700U and Vega 10 graphic card until I tried to install Debian Stretch. I read a lot about the problems with new Ryzen and old kernels. I can't found ...
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How do I fix Wifi in Debian 9? [closed]

Upon Boot, Debian doesn't show an internet signal. When I click on it, it shows that wireless is "unavailable". I'm on an HP laptop, so I press F12 to try to enable my Realtek internet adapter. I ...
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ICH10: Large disk support?

I have a Fujitsu RX200 S5 server with an Intel ICH10 82801JI SATA controller that I'd like to use. However, I'm unable to find conclusive information about support for disks with 2 TByte and more. Are ...
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Thinkpad x61 with Mint 19.1 connecting to TV but NOT to projector

I have a Thinkpad x61 that I plan on using to teach at university. It comes with a tablet screen and stylus. When using Xournal, it allows me to write notes and create narrations very effectively! ...
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Huion graphics tablet works, but not detected in settings. [Linux Mint 19]

Linux Mint 19, Cinnamon I bought a Huion 420 graphics tablet, and when I plug it in, I am able to control my cursor just fine. All the functions seem to work. However, I need to tweak some settings. ...
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After I unbind the Trackpoint driver (psmouse), the driver re-bound when I press it. What causes this?

For background information, see Manual driver binding and unbinding. I can unbind the Trackpoint driver on my Thinkpad: $ cd /sys/bus/serio/drivers/psmouse/ $ ls -l total 0 --w-------. 1 root root ...
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Handling USB endpoint Zero Length Packet request in Linux Kernel USB driver

I have a test app which basically sends block of characters over USB by using NCM connection. When packet size is exact 512 bytes i see NCM is getting hung. By analyzing further i have found that it ...
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Diagnosing very frequent crashes with new OS installation // Old OS very stable GPU compatibility issue [closed]

I have an i7 laptop built in 2010/2011 with 8GB RAM. I moved its original HD & OS, Ubuntu 10.04, to an external USB enclosure - booting from this provides me with an outdated but stable system. ...
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Enabling I2S on Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 board

I'd like to configure a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 board for I2S communication as an I2S slave to an external codec. Currently, the board has some GPIOs that can be configured for I2S function. How can I ...
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Linux cannot detect 2560x1440 144z capability of Vega 64 [duplicate]

Using KDE Neon, a Vega 64, and a Pixio px277h, I have tried to manually make xrandr use the setting for 144hz because it does not seem to detect this properly. The monitor has 144hz capability, the ...
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Goodix tp not work with I2C

I used nanopi 2 fire from friendlyarm.I want to work with GT911 goodix touch panel. it has 6 pin: 1 for reset(i just connected to one of gpio), 2 for vdd3.3 volt,3 for GND, 4 for irq (i connect it to ...
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How to identify GPIO pin numbers? Is GPIO driver loaded?

I am trying to get the GPIO pins on my mainboard working but I don't know the numbers/descriptions of the pins and if a driver is loaded or not. I found this guide where it says that I should echo ...
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UIO device files /dev/uioX are not created on Linux Debian

I'm having a problem on Linux Debian 9.6. Although I have UIO support compiled into the kernel, the /dev/uioX device files are not beeing created. root@machine:~# zcat /proc/config.gz | grep UIO ...
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SW aer-inject fail

OS: CentOS 7.4 module aer-inject was loaded. CONFIG_ACPI_APEI_PCIEAER=y CONFIG_PCIEAER=y CONFIG_PCIEAER_INJECT=m /////////////// cat AER AER BUS 1 DEV 0 FM 0 COR_STATUS BAD_TLP HEADER_LOG 0 1 2 3 ...
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Ping responses missing but can see them in tcpdump

Redhat 2.6.32-754.el6.x86_64 I have an FPGA card acting as a NIC with an associated driver. On my RH host, if I run ping through the FPGA NIC I see lots of missing responses. However, if I also run ...
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why can't I instialize the struct member fields separately?! (In USB device driver) [closed]

I'm trying to implement usb device driver. I've wrote #include<linux/module.h> #include<linux/kernel.h> #include<linux/usb.h> struct usb_device_id IDtable[]={ {USB_DEVICE(0x067b,...
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Epson drivers in deb

I'm looking for the old Epson scanner drivers. In particular: iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.deb There is iscan_2.10.0-2_i386.rpm version and sources at official site that can't be build with up-to-date gcc. ...
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Realtek rtl8821ce wifi drivers for Ubuntu Budgie

I tried installing the endlessm and tomaspinho drivers because they're the only ones being suggested on here and the rest of the internet but I haven't been able to compile them. Does anyone here have ...
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How to get device driver for lubuntu Gnu/Linux on mac?

I am using macOS High Sierra 2017. I flashed lubuntu iso on my usb, and it is showing correctly in the boot menu. However when I boot, lubuntu is not taking any mouse or keyboard input. I thought this ...
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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 ...