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How to install matching version of nvidia-cuda-toolkit?

Since no answer to my comment, I will assume that there is no valid reason for bypassing the package manager straight from the beginning which consists in installing the nvidia proprietary drivers. ...
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Fedora: NVIDIA kernel module missing. Falling back to nouveau

So, I was having the same problem, tinkered a lot with many things and importing the secure boot key was the solution, after runing sudo mokutil --import /etc/pki/akmods/certs/public_key.der, ...
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Macro Keys on Logitech Keyboard on Linux

Piper does not work with g810, g910, g915 keyboards. It sees just mice. ratbagd has some problems with storing the configuration. It's not working. It also detects only 8 gKeys instead of 9 and gives ...
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udev rule not working on Arch to disable touchpad when USB mouse connected

I think, you should use sudo your_user for the utility, or pass DISPLAY environmant variable, so it could communicate with Xorg driver. And, make sure you have synaptics driver active... Try running ...
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Getting an SCSI scanner to work with a USB-to-serial adapter under Linux Kubuntu?

I’m guessing your scanner has a 25-pin external SCSI connector and you connected that to the 25-pin serial connector on your adapter. SCSI and RS-232 are quite different. If you check out the pin-outs,...
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How to disable the microphone of a Logitech BRIO webcam under Linux?

The user space device manager "udev" for the Linux kernel can block drivers from being active on specific devices. To use its functionality, you need to identify the device you want to block,...
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How to get rid of the delay way before Lenovo touch pad reacts?

This is what improved responsiveness for two finger scrolling for me (ThinkPad T14 Gen1, Ubuntu 22.04): Get xinput props for your touchpad: $ xinput list-props "SynPS/2 Synaptics TouchPad" ...
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How to get a list of major number -> driver associations

The link in Stephen Kitt's answer provides the table for common device types. However some systems (for example device-mapper) don't hardcode their major numbers and instead obtain them dynamically. ...
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How to set the IP address and Peer IP Address of a TUN interface in C

If you haven't got one already, create a test tun: # ip tuntap add mode tun dev tun0 # ip address show dev tun0 5: tun0: <POINTOPOINT,MULTICAST,NOARP> mtu 1500 qdisc noop state DOWN group ...
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Fail Installing Wifi driver for Realtek RTL8852BE (b852) on Ubuntu and PopOS

The firmware of these series of network cards are not supported in some older versions of Linux kernel (like 5.10-5.12) but they're [said to be] supported in newer versions though they neither work by ...
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What populates the /sys and /dev directories

The filesystem that is mounted on /sys is the sysfs filesystem. sysfs is an example of a so-called virtual filesystem or pseudo filesystem. These filesystems are called "virtual" because ...
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What populates the /sys and /dev directories

/sys content is populated by kernel sysfs filesystem driver. Some generic nodes are created automatically when driver or device registered, some driver- and device-specific nodes are created by device ...
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rtl8821ce doesn't work on Fedora 36 (5.18.13-200.fc36.x86_64)

Follow the procedures described at https://github.com/tomaspinho/rtl8821ce#readme Assuming that you already have this driver installed, go to the existing directory with the previously installed ...
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Why wake up writer when pipe is full?

This code runs when the pipe is read; since the pipe is being read, it’s not going to be full after the read completes, so there will be room for more writes. If the pipe was full before the start of ...

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