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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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Intel speed select driver

According to https://builders.intel.com/docs/networkbuilders/intel-speed-select-technology-base-frequency-enhancing-performance.pdf page 11, linux support SST-BF since 4.20 but I can't find it's ...
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About Intel speed select

I am studying intel speed select: official info: https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architecture-and-technology/speed-select-technology-article.html reference site: https://www.tweaktown.com/...
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Can I install binary only drivers in Gentoo Linux?

I am considering Gentoo Linux as a possible candidate for my system. The only doubt I have at this point is about binary tools. Being Gentoo a source based distribution to be built from scratch, can ...
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error installing amdgpupro 18.50 driver on linux mint 19.1

Ru linux user segment did not help me, so I appeal to you. (Everything is translated in the translator, I hope correctly). Previously installed amd-gpu-pro and solved the problem with the fact that ...
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Drivers for my Panda Wireless PAU09 on a Kali Linux Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

The instructions are to install drivers for an external wireless adapter on a fedora machine; I've changed them around a bit when i tried installing them to fit a debian distro, such as kali linux, ...
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WARNING: amdgpu dkms failed for running kernel

put amdgpu-pro 18.50. I do not understand, it was established, but does not work? If the error is related to the kernel, then what is the reason? My kernel is the latest version 5.0.9. WARNING: ...
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USB to Serial device won't assign CP210x driver

I'm running Jessie Lite on a RPi2. When I connect my USB to Serial device it does show up, however the driver is not assigned. lsusb -t /: Bus 01.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=dwc_otg/1p, ...
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Does linux (kernel) support Intel speed shift?

Windows 10 support Intel speed shift. Does Linux (kernel) also support it? Speed shift related info: https://www.anandtech.com/show/9751/examining-intel-skylake-speed-shift-more-responsive-...
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How to install AMD Proprietary Drivers on Manjaro?

I'm using Linux Manjaro 0.8.13 on my laptop and want to install proprietary drivers. Here is what i have: efog# lspci | grep VGA 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation ...
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Ancient printer driver not working with CUPS

I have an old Lexmark 1100 printer (parallel port LPT1) that is currently working flawlessly on Windows 98. I've tried to make it work on Debian LXDE (fresh new install), live Debian Xfce and live ...
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Problem when trying to cross-compile an ethernet driver on an old Linux kernel

I'm currently trying to cross-compile a network driver against an old Linux kernel, in version 2.6.27.7 but the compilation fails and prints: make[1]: entering directory « /home/johann/Desktop/linux-...
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How to run any program on Pop OS? [on hold]

I need to run .exe files on Pop OS 19.04. I know about Wine, Lutris and PlayOnLinux but when I try to run a .exe file with PlayOnLinux at some point it displays an error and it can't do it. Kinda the ...
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OpenWRT image for OrangePi [on hold]

I need to build the OpenWRT image for OrangePi PC and|or OrangePi Plus board, preferably with working Ethernet and HDMI. I have studied related resources on the internet, like OpenWRT and linux-sunxi ...
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How to install i915_bo driver in Linux Mint

The chosen answer in this post mentions the installation of the i915_bo driver. I have the same OS (Linux Mint 17.3), but I'm running the i915 driver. Can someone please tell me where do I find it ...
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Compiling a Linux driver for a TV card stack

I've been trying to get my Raspberry Pi to work with one of two TV Cards that I have available on me. Unfortunately I live in Hong Kong where due to the digital broadcast standard, leaves me with few ...
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bUSB slot not working at all on any Debian-based derivative

I tried to install first ParrotOS, a debian-based distro, several times. It always got stuck at the "Detect CD-ROM" phase during any installation interface. It made no difference, if I used the GTK ...
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During bumblebee install, bumblebee and nvidia-libgl are in conflict. Should I remove nvidia-libgl?

I'm trying to get Bumblebee up and running on an Acer Aspire V3-572G-55FT laptop. So far I've installed xorg-server, xorg-xinit, xorg-utils, xorg-server-utils, mesa, xorg-twm, xterm, xorg-xclock, and ...
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How to install drivers for intel GMA 3600 intergrated graphics system?

I am currently using crunchbang 11 32bit, on a laptop with Atom D2500/GMA3600. Does anyone know how to install a more modern driver - rather than the gma500? Is this even possible?
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How does bcma relate to brcmsmac?

I am trying to solve some issues with my wireless connection and trying to learn something on the way. From here and here I got to know two different ways to know my wireless driver. Thing is, I get ...
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How to install Realtek RTL8723BE wireless driver on debian?

I installed Debian Wheezy 7.8 on a Lenovo G50-70 x64, it seems that I don't have the driver for my wireless card installed, the output of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. eth0 ...
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Would someone please explain lspci -vv output?

I have the following output from running lspci -vv -s 00:00 on my single board computer running Linux. 07:05.0 RAID bus controller: Adaptec AAC-RAID (Rocket) (rev 03) Subsystem: Adaptec ASR-2230S + ...
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How can I implement multiple kernels into bsd/Linux? [closed]

Like on the lowest level, on multiple cpu machines I want oop code organizing things in the fashion of multidimensional binary trees.
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How to install the acr112_pcsc driver?

I am on Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. I follow on this file https://github.com/episage/SharpNFC/blob/master/README.md When I type ./configure --prefix=/usr I get selected_drivers: acr112_pcsc no how to ...
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Wireless adapter is detected, but no options to create a wireless network

I have a wireless adapter (the Panda 300Mbps PAU05) plugged in to a USB port on my Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa desktop computer (my kernel version is 4.15.0-47-generic). Yesterday, I had it plugged in to ...
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fresh linux mint 18.1 install - no wireless, though the live cd it worked fine in

I recently installed Linux Mint 18.1 to my MacBook Pro retina (on /dev/sda6) as I really liked it on the live USB. I had LM 17.3 on it and it worked fine. Anyway, after rebooting and starting up LM181,...
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Trying to run an old version of RedHat

For my PhD project, my supervisor has suggested to install this (old) mathematical software: http://www.gang.umass.edu/software/cmclab/index.html As you can see in the requirements, this software runs ...
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Can't get my Brother printer to scan (printing works) [MFC-J265W] [64bit] [Debian 9]

So I have a MFC-J265W Brother printer (connected via USB) and got it to print under Debian 9.0 64bit. For this I had to select my model on the Brother homepage and install the Driver Install Tool by ...
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Debugging cuda nvidia driver crashiness

I'm running a headless Ubuntu server 14.04 with GeForce 690 GPU, trying to do fun Cuda machine learning stuff. I'm having issues with the driver hanging, and hoping to get some help debugging it here. ...
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How to troubleshoot and fix Wifi driver on Wandboard DUAL?

Environment Wandboard DUAL C1 Ubuntu Trusty using these instruction Issue I was able to install Ubuntu Trusty and I am failing to get the Wifi driver to work. root@ubuntu-armhf:~# uname -a Linux ...
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Wireless connection in kali linux

I installed kali-linux-1.0.8-amd64 in my dell inspiron 3520 PC. I can't connect via wireless card. I think it isn't recognized by the system. (I can't connect via ethernet cause I can access to the ...
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Another problem with Realtek 8723BE - Module not loaded

I just installed Mint 18. What I have already tried: disabling power management: did not help installing lwfingers driver: broke everything, The device is now listed as UNCLAIMED when I run lshw ...
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How to create a kernel source tree?

I am reading a book on creating drivers on Linux, I do not have too much experience with Linux, I have installed a quite a few distros before but I have always used windows as my main operating system....
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Linux Mint not detecting microSD card

I have a microSD card in my Android device and I would like to plug it into my computer to change the music and collected photos. However, I'm not able to do this. The OS does not seem to even notice ...
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Huawei E353 Driver for Linux

Does the Linux kernel that comes with Ubuntu 12.04 support the Huawei E353 modem? I'm using it on Windows currently but want to know if it works on Ubuntu.
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FreeBSD 10.1 sound not working

I am new to BSD and I am experimenting with getting an old(ish) Packard Bell desktop machine out of mothballs. The basic installation of FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE for amd64 seems to have gone fine, but I ...
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Centos 7 Gnome, blurry image problems

Sorry for not being very precise, I'm struggling with a problem I fail to identify to be able to find any solution. The image you see above is a screenshot of my problem, every time I need to display ...
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Can I copy over .ko files to another Linux?

I am working on a wifi chipset from Atmel (ATWILC3000) and following its user guide here. I built the kernel and flashed on their development board SAMAD4XULT (has an ARM). Since the kernel modules ...
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Mint 19.1: No POST screen visible with new graphic card

My work computer (i7-7700, 64GB RAM) runs Linux Mint 19.1 and Windows 10 in dual boot. This used to work fine, it normally booted Mint unless I pressed F12 during startup and told it to boot windows. ...
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How to install AUQUSH 1200Mbit/s WiFi Adapter[5.8G/867Mbps+2.4G/300Mbps] on KDE Neon?

I'm using KDE Neon and bought the following WiFi USB-Stick: AUQUSH 1200Mbit/s WiFi Adapter[5.8G/867Mbps+2.4G/300Mbps], External 5dBi Antenna mit 11AC Dualband Wireless Adapter und Abnehmbarer WLAN ...
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How to properly install USB display driver for Fresco Logic FL2000DX on Ubuntu?

I need to connect additional monitors on my computer and I get Fresco Logic FL2000DX USB display adapters. This adapters works perfect on Windows but I need to use on my development machine based on ...
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microcode update fail

I saw log: microcode_ctl: kernel version "4.123456" failed early load check for "intel-06-4f-01", skipping Does it mean, the microcode update will check kernel version? We can find a similar log ...
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the sector means logical sector or physical sector?

In dmesg, I saw this log. blk_update_request: critical target error, dev sdx, sector 123456 I want to know the 'sector' here means a logical sector or physical sector? because I want to know the ...
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Blacklisted Broadcom drivers are still loaded

I have certain Broadcom drivers clearly blacklisted in 50-broadcom-wl-blacklist.conf file in /etc/modprobe.d/: # modules blacklisted for broadcom-wl blacklist bcm43xx blacklist ssb blacklist b43 ...
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Configure NIC on boot of FreeBSD 12

We need to configure NIC for better performance of our application on FreeBSD 12. System is FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE-p3 GENERIC amd64 To start, I would like to show our solution for Linux system. For ...
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Trackpad Problem with Linux and Acer Aspire

I've been having this trouble with my Acer Aspire E5-575G for a while now. On certain Linux distros the trackpad would either not work at all or stop working after a few minutes (Meaning it could ...
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Touchpad not working

I just installed Elementary OS and almost everything is working great. The only problem is that the touchpad isn't working. I can not move the cursor with the touchpad. But if I use a mouse it is ...
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No much for argument: nvidia , No much for argument: current , Error: Unable to find a match

I recently have installed fedora 27. I wanted to install drivers for graphic and so on . I used this command line sudo dnf install invidia current And this error appears : No much for argument:...
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Wifi not working on compaq 6715b running ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get WIFI running on an old compaq 6715b laptop. It does not show up in iwconfig, so I assume that I need to install drivers. I've tried using ndiswrapper, and tried "sudo apt-get install ...
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Sound is not working in Ubuntu 14.04: suddenly stopped

The sound suddenly stopped working in my Ubuntu, so I googled and followed this link but it doesn’t work to me. Output of aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: Intel [HDA ...
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When connecting a mouse (Logitech MX Master 2s) via USB, systemd-rfkill is called after a few minutes and disables USB?

I'm on Arch Linux and have a Logitech MX Master 2s, other devices like my phone or a bluetooth keyboard aren't causing this. The laptop is a ThinkPad X230 with a BCM20702. I was initially also getting ...