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How can I check if a device is supported by Linux?

Every device has VEN (Vendor ID) and DEV (Device ID) which you can get via lspci -nn or lsusb depending on a bus, and then you can: Check e.g.
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How to keep device firmware updated when I installed it manually?

You may never install firmware related packages or updated firmware files and use you computer as long as you want. It's solely up to you. From a security standpoint it makes sense to install updated ...
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driver installed but not available

Although the package is named rtl8821cu, the module name is simply 8821cu.
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passing parameters to driver

This is a copy of the answer by afenster to Pass a string parameter with space character to a kernel module (at Stack Overflow) (which was identified by Joseph Sible as being the same question). When ...
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Cannot install Nvidia Drivers on Debian VM with secure boot enabled

Edited short-ish version. While secure boot is enabled you cannot use unsigned dkms modules. If you want to keep using dkms and secure boot, you need en ensure the module can be trusted by secure boot....
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What is the modern way of creating devices files in /dev/?

#include <linux/module.h> #include <linux/init.h> #include <linux/fs.h> #include <linux/cdev.h> #include <linux/device.h> #include <linux/uaccess.h> #define ...
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