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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Canon I sensys MF3010 driver

I have this printer + scanner. Here (Driver for Canon i-SENSYS MF3010) I hound very useful answer to install driver and it worked for me. As printer now it works for me but I have same 1.0.23 but it ...
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Video4Linux installation [closed]

I 'm running Angstrom distribution (console only) on BeagleBoard-xM. Image was build on Narcissus, with Bootloader Files (x-load/u-boot/scripts) added. I want to connect a USB webcam (Logitech Pro ...
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Audiowerk 8 drivers for Linux

Does a driver exist for the old Audiowerk 8 sound card from now defunct Emagic? I have a system running Ubuntu 13.10 and would like to utilize one of these old sound cards.
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Doubt when compiling USB/IP drivers

I need to install a USB 3G modem to a Windows virtual machine (running on OVM). The modem will be plugged on a Linux host. (Would Windows be easier?) I don't understand what the following README file ...
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Obiaf Intel graphics drivers won't update - 404 not found

Following up to my previous question, I'm following a guide on how to get games to play on my linux computer. However, the guide specifically asks to run the command apt-add-repository ppa:obiaf/intel-...
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How to make the printer Canon Laser Shot LBP-1120 work in Elementary OS Luna (Ubuntu 12.04 TLS) - 32-bit version?

I had previously created this question + answer, but that would not work for me after a while. I am looking for an alternative.
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Error installing ns83820 driver in linux 3.2.0 (invalid physical address)

In Debian Wheezy I am getting the following error on loading the ns83820 module. Anyone have a idea how to fix this? Oct 6 13:15:00 soter kernel: [ 1.566727] ns83820.c: National Semiconductor ...
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How driver is specified for any device? [duplicate]

When any device is attached how kernel will know which driver need to be loaded ? I think its based on major-minor numbers but I did not get how major number is detected when device is attached ... ...
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Compiling a simple character device driver as a module

I wrote a simple character device driver & wanted to cross-compile it for craneboard (ARM architecture). My file name is gDev.c. I copied the file to kernel/drivers/char directory in craneboard ...
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Install BCM 4365 drivers in Backtrack 5R3

I have recently installed Backtrack 5 R3. When I try to run: sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source I get the following error: Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.2.6 (x86_64) ...
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Find used drivers for printer

My printer CANON PIXMA MP170 (usb) doesn't work on Debian 7 amd64 but does work on my Ubuntu 12.04 i386. I've tried a lot of tutorial about this but no success. So for now I'd like to to know more ...
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USB_HID is not working

How do I get a usb keyboard to work? I have already selected and compiled the USB HID transport layer and I don't know what else to do.
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Xorg.conf, which modules should be loaded for better performance?

In general what is supposed to be in the Module section of the Xorg.conf file in order to get maximum performance from a graphic card? At the moment my Module section is empty... also because I didn'...
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resource for understanding the kernel and drivers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Linux Kernel: Good beginners' tutorial What resources are available if I wanted to develop, change and understand device drivers.
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Driver for 3.5mm Jack

I was wondering whether it is possible to write Linux Drivers for the 3.5mm jack to use it for non-audio purposes. How does the linux kernel identify that a device is inserted into the 3.5mm slot? ...
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Resuming from Suspend causes computer to shutdown under Linux Mint

I've got a fresh install of Linux Mint 18 Cinnamon on a Sony Vaio VGN-NW270F. I haven't changed any default options. It's running the latest kernel and all updates are installed. I also installed the ...
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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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why firmware will be missing? Doesn't it come with the product?

I'm tring to install arch linux on my mac mini from a usb stick. But I'm stuck at the beginning: [ 9.138816] b43 ssb0:0: Direct firmware load for b43/ucode15.fw failed with error -2 [ 9.138900]...
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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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Make file error *** missing separator upon making intel ethernet driver

Hi all Thanks for reading I recently installed Ubuntu MATE 16.0.4 and trying to install Intel I219-V ethernet driver which could be found https://downloadcenter.intel.com/product/82186/Intel-Ethernet-...
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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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How to check mellanox (mlnx) ethernet card firmware and driver version?

AFAIK I think this is how I could check the firmware of a Mellanox Ethernet card: SERVER:~ # for i in 0 1 2 3 ; do ethtool -i eth$i|grep -i firmware; done|sort -u|cut -d' ' -f 2- 14.23.1020 (...
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Arch linux wifi broadcom | Not working [closed]

The output of lspci -vnn -d 14e4: is : 04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Limited BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Lenovo BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [17aa:0611] ...
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WiFi stopped working not Debian 8 [closed]

I'm using Debian 8 and WiFi has stopped working. When I look for the networks by the gnome it appears that there are no available networks, I've tried a lot but it does not work again. ifconfig <...
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Linux driver : Pipelining with delay [closed]

I want to create a driver with non-blocking read/write. Input of pipe0 is connected to output of pipe1. On write() the data is written into the pipe after a delay(using a kernel timer or workqueue). ...
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Drivers, Module - Kernel

Can somebody explain to me what is a character driver? Can somebody explain to me what is a character driver? Can somebody explain to me what is a character driver?
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Linux Distro name API to get name of linux distro in a driver code?

I am writing a common code in a driver to get the distros name and host name. host name i am taking from struct utsname{nodename[]}, but how do I get the distro name?
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Can't Install rtl8821ce driver

I've been trying to install the rtl8821ce driver for my linux mint laptop. So far, the instructions I've been following make sense, but when I try to run sudo make or just make I get the following ...
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Can the X Server use its standard input?

Is it possible (if not, why not?) to make the X server, provided it be started manually from a VT, obtain keyboard input simply by reading from its standard input? My goal is to avoid needing to run ...
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How can I install drivers for Realtek 8811CU on Linux Mint?

I'm currently switching from Windows to Linux (Linux Mint to be exact), so I'm not really experienced when it comes to compiling and so on. I have a USB-WiFi-dongle which, according to Windows, has a ...
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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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HP Spectre x360 13" 2016 brighness not working

I have tried multiple variants of Linux on my said hardware, but each one of them has been unable to change brightness. Both the dedicated hardware buttons and UI sliders do affect the brightness and ...
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Kali Linux 2016.2 sound problem

I decided to install Linux as I feed up with getting notification from windows that tell me to get my software licence.It is not the one reason why I move to Linux but it is another topic. Anyway,I ...
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Can not run steam on Linux Mint 18 (hanged at installing breakpad…)

This is what I get when I try to run steam on my Linux Mint 18 system: $ steam Running Steam on linuxmint 18 64-bit STEAM_RUNTIME is enabled automatically Installing breakpad exception handler for ...
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Problem with Installing Wi-Fi Driver on Debian

I have just downloaded Debian Live onto my USB. Currently, I am unable to connect to the internet in Debian. I am trying to install the driver for my Broadcom BCM4360 chip according to instructions ...
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mint 13 xfce: geforce fx 5500 "not new enough to support nvidia-settings display configuration page

I have a Geforce FX 5500 graphics card and so far, It has not worked properly in my Linux Mint 13 XFCE installation. I have tried several solutions to get the graphics card working but nothing helped....
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What's the difference between Intel p-state and speed step from driver point of view? [closed]

In my understanding, they are both adjusting voltage and freq for power efficiency. what's their difference? Linux Intel p-state: https://www.kernel.org/doc/Documentation/cpu-freq/intel-pstate.txt ...
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Loading a kernel driver to a specific memory address

How can I load a kernel driver at a specific memory address? How could it be done with the following methods? commands/scripts like insmod or modprobe using C code (not sure if there may exist such ...
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/opt/nvidia-smi from nvidia-drivers pack outputs “failed to load nvidia kernel module”

Actually I have nouveau string in make.conf. "Nvidia-smi has failed because it couldn't communicate with NVIDIA driver. Make sure that latest NVIDIA driver is installed and running."
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How to remove faulty GPU drivers Ubuntu 18.04

I have a new build which I have set up as dual boot with Windows10 alongside ubuntu 18.04. The Ubuntu installation has a root/home and swap partitions. As part of the set up process I was trying to ...
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Graphic card driver issues Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

I have a Thinkpad T400 with a ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3470. It appears that the basic installation of my Ubuntu does not "fully use" the ATI graphics card. From what I have read, the fglrx driver does ...
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Best method for testing android kernel

I would like to test some of the features of android kernel like inserting a module and collecting certain parameters for research purpose. What would you think the best method for that?
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Intel p-state is global setting or can be individually for each core?

My understanding, p-state control freq & voltage for power efficiency. The higher p-state, the more power efficiency. Problem: Intel p-state is a global setting for all cores or can be set ...
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Unable to run D-Link DWA-127 rev B1 on Kali linux [closed]

lsusb lists it as 2001:3d04 How do i install drivers? Please help Output from lsmod |grep mt7601u mt7601u 98304 0 mac80211 638976 1 mt7601u cfg80211 573440 2 mac80211,mt7601u usbcore 241664 5' ...
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No more sound on a Lenovo y50-70 with linux Mint 18.3

Every time I've installed any version of Linux on my laptop, I used to have sound only from two speakers and my sub-woofer for some reason was not working. I've decided to change that and learn the ...
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How do I get wireless access in kali / ubuntu linux on macbook?

Im struggling trying to get Wifi working on a live kali Linux 2.0 or ubuntu 16 thumb drive on macbook pro. Wifi card doesnt show up in ifconfig or iwconfig of course. my broadcomm chip is here. ...
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Linux VCP driver for ARM processor

I need Linux VCP driver file for FTDI cable (USB to TTL converter: C232HM-DDHSL-0)for ARM processor.
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Where is Intel speed select driver? [closed]

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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Intel WiFi is not detecting in Debian. Using Dell Inspiron 11 3147

I just bought a laptop for school, and I decided to put Debian 8 on it through live usb. When I was installing, it could not detect the ethernet card at all, even though I knew iwlwifi should be the ...
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Setting up T4UHP drivers and Interfaces

I was wondering how to install Debain based OS (Kali Linux) on my T4UHP, get it setup and running. I have had a lot of trouble with most of the tutorials and have decided to turn to fellow Linux user ...