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For questions concerning the elementary OS kernel (which is the same as Ubuntu's kernel), including compiling, and questions relating to modules

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Partition /boot full regularly

The boot partition is just under 500M (457M according to df -h) When installing the third kernel, update-initramfs returns this error: Error 24 : Write error : cannot write compressed block And after ...
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MacBook Pro 13-inch 2017 issues

I'm trying to move from MacOs to Elementary OS 6 but I found many issues while trying from the USB. Trackpad and mouse not working. Can't change keyboard mapping (Keys behavior not according to the ...
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Is it possible to enable KMS with the Proprietary Nvidia driver on Odin?

The proprietary Nvidia driver has had experimental support for KMS for a while now, which can be enabled with the nvidia-drm.modeset=1 kernel parameter. I have previously tested this with Fedora 35 ...
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Elementary OS 6 - The login screen goes missing

After upgrading the Kernel to 5.11.0-37-generic, I cannot access the Elementary OS login screen whenever restarted. I will need to reboot the PC a couple of times before accessing the Elementary OS ...
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gpio_aaeon when booting into live usb

How do I get past this error gpio_aaeon? I am trying to boot into a live USB of Elementary OS v -6.0-stable.202108 on a R7 5800X , 6700XT b550-a strix
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Automatically install "linux-image" and "linux-headers" on kernel updates

I'm using elementary OS 6 Odin. My system just updated to 5.11.0-36-generic kernel. I do use the manufacturer's wifi driver, specifically broadcom-sta-dkms for BCM43228 model. Since it depends on ...
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Elementry os lags while browsing, scroll is jerky everything is seems to shutter a lot

I installed elementry OS 6 yesterday but after installing every thing lags, scroll is jerky and app opening is not smooth. whole os shutter a lot my system resources are not full i dont know why is ...
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Add USB-WLAN-Stick module during live test w/o install on HD

I have tried latest elementary OS using a live test environment without installation on harddrive. I have found that e OS comes without support for my WLAN USB-Stick, so I had to manually download ...
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Acer S1002 Camera does not work "kernel: ov2680 i2c-OVTI2680:03" errors

I am getting this on my Acer S1002: root@Acer-S1002:/home/andrzejl# journalctl -b -l -x --no-pager -p 3 -- Logs begin at Fri 2021-08-13 17:39:28 UTC, end at Sat 2021-08-14 10:26:27 UTC. -- Aug 14 10:...
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How to Upgrade From Elementary OS 5 to Elementary OS 6

I'm using Elementary OS 5 as main OS is there any way I can upgrade it to Elementary OS 6 without losing all of my data and configurations etc etc
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Can't get touchpad to work on Lenovo Ideapad 3 15IIL05 anymore after installing elementaryOS 6

Back in elementary 5.1, my Lenovo Ideapad 3 15IIL05 required the "pci=nocrs" boot/kernel parameter on the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT line in the /etc/default/grub file to make my touchpad ...
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zenbook ux425e problem with drivers

i worked on elementary os hera for a year on old asus laptop- and now i`ve got a new laptop zenbook ux425e. i downloaded a latest version, installed and updated elementary os (from app panel and from ...
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Network device not supported on default elementaryOS 6 beta

it seems like my network device is not supported on kernels below 5.11 is there a way to update the kernel from a disk on key or something since my internet works on the windows 11 I dual boot. Thanks
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New kernel boot option not showing up in grub

I'm having some troubles with installing a new kernel on my Elementary OS installation. I've installed the 5.11 kernel, and it's installed successfully, but the option to boot into the new kernel isn'...
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Nvidia drivers fail to install after kernel upgrade

I just updated my linux kernel to 5.12 for hardware support and ran into a few bugs. I've squashed most of them, but I can't install the nvidia drivers anymore. I originally used version 460, but when ...
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Can we use all Ubuntu tweaks, terminal codes on Elementary OS

I am new to Elementary. As I can not find more stuff about Elementary, no wiki, no real forum, can I use all Ubuntu things or Elementary os ? Also is it ok to upgrade to latest kernel ? thanks
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Download elementary os with different kernel version

Is there any way to download elementary os with a new kernel version, let's say 5.8 or higher version since my laptop has an issue with older than 5.6 kernel version
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both 4.15 and 5.4 kernels at the same time

find /boot/v* gives me /boot/vmlinuz-4.15.0-141-generic /boot/vmlinuz-5.4.0-70-generic /boot/vmlinuz-5.4.0-71-generic and the kernel in use is uname -r 5.4.0-71-generic I am wondering, why I'm still ...
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Is there a list/source of stable kernels?

I am experiencing the dreaded "wake from suspend" issues that seem endemic to Linux and laptops, and am basically going through a long list of different solutions googling has gotten me to ...
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driver and kernel issues can't communicate with each other

Hi it's safe to update a kernel in elementary os ,, bcoz im fixing the issues of the bluetooth drivers....
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Elementary os in ryzen 4500u graphics issues Renoir

I got a new laptop . ThinkPad e14 gen 2 with AMD Ryzen 4500u. I installed elementary os from latest iso 5.x available in the website.it updated the system and it got kernel update till 5.4 with hwe. ...
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Is elementaryOS 5.1 "Hera" supported on Intel 10th Gen Mobile Processors?

I want to try out elementaryOS on my new laptop. But it is very new, and I don't think the kernel included in Ubuntu 18.04 (v5.3) supports its processor (Intel Core i3-1005G1). Is it true? Does ...
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Boot fails for linux 5.4.0-65-generic kernel

When booting my lenovo laptop, all I see is: Loading Linux 5.4.0-65-generic ... Loading initial ramdisk ... And then in hangs there forever. I used to be able to go into the GRUB menu and select ...
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Odin 6.0 Beta: Cant update kernel

Been trying out the 6.0 early release, but cant seem to update the kernel which is needed for my laptop. The early release has 5.4 and I need 5.8 (AMD 4500U). I think I am doing the same as I did with ...
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Location for User Feedback on eOS 6

I'm testing one of the early access/preview eOS 6 downloads for the first time -- wondering if there is a specific venue to provide feedback from a general user perspective and to ask specific ...
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Bad return status for 5.4.0-42-generic (x86_64)

I have a fresh install of elementaryos 5.1.7 on ubuntu 18.04.4 on an otherwise os-less 2008 macbook, and in classic fashion I'm trying to install bcmwl-kernel-source to turn on my wifi. I think I've ...
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System keeps rebooting since last kernel update

In the last few days, I've been having major problems with a system that had been running fine for quite a while (got it on July 1st). The system keeps rebooting every time it is idle, I believe it is ...
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Network Manager requires frequent restarting to access the internet when connected via a mobile hotspot

When connected to a mobile hotspot, after 15 minutes or so, I need to restart the Network Manager to access the internet. Wifi shows connected to the network but Firefox shows no internet. This ...
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Booting to blank screen eOS 5.1

When booting up my laptop from power off or hibernated state I am booted into a black screen with a small white under-score in the top left. Nothing proceeds to happen. To work around this I power ...
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Delayed in commando/apps in autostart

I experience a delay in apps I autostart in elementary OS. The problem occurs with the newer kernel releases I've noticed. Any advise is appreciated. My specs: | AMD Ryzen 1700x 3.4 GHz | ASUS PRIME ...
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How do i reinstall and use the default kernel?

^^ I installed xanmod and cant seem to get rid of it (it doesnt work with official nvidia drivers), i tried everything I knew to switch back to the default but it didn't work.
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Hera won't shutdown

I installed elementary a couple of weeks ago, and I noticed that when I clicked on shutdown in the menu, the screen would turn black, the system wouldn't respond and I would have to press the power ...
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How to change kernel for a non booting OS

When I boot up everything is fine until I get to userware, then screen looks funny/not smooth and keyboard and mouse stop working, only a hard reset gets me out. When I checked on next bootup, I saw ...
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Compiling new kernel for sound issue (Sound Blaster Z)

So I got lucky to hit the only card that doesn't get sound, card is recognized but there's simply no sound and I read that it's related to https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55541 what are ...
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Zoom (seminar software) keeps hanging (Elementary Hera)

Since the last kernel update (5.3.0-51) zoom takes almost 5 minutes to open. Until that time the whole operating system hangs and I can't do anything else. All I can do is wait for it to kick off.... ...
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Kernel 5.3 does not support Elan9004 touch screen

I've been having issues getting my touchscreen to work after the update to Linux Kernel 5.3.0-46-generic. I am presently running Elementary OS 5.1.3 "Hera". System is up to date; just checked ...
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Stuck at boot: R8169 can't disable ASPM [Solved]

Since kernel 4.15.0.55 update, I'm getting stuck at boot. No kenel after .55 can't boot. At recovery mode system halts at this message: r8169 can't disable ASPM OS doesn't have ASPM control I've ...
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Elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera - Black screen on boot with latest kernel 5.3.0-40-generic

I am using Elementary OS 5.1.2 Hera on my Lenovo Ideapad S145 with AMD Ryzen 3 3200U CPU. Everything was fine until an update yesterday 18/FEB/2020 which upgraded my Linux kernel from 5.3.0-28-generic ...
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Getting segfault on logout

Using ElementaryOS 5.1 Hera, Kernel 4.15.0-72-generic. I recently changed my username on my account and its caused a strange issue - on logout, a segmentation fault in libgio-2.0.so triggers, and the ...
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Distinction between Operating System, Kernel and Bootloader

I am a hardware engineer working with Microcontrollers and analog circuits. To understand the software part, I have been reading the materials available online. I came across various terminologies ...
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Kernel version is still 4.15, after upgrading to 5.1 Hera

I've updated my system, but it didn't update the kernel. Please see the output of my commands: loathe@elementaryos ~> lsb_release --all No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: elementary ...
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It is recommended to upgrade elementary OS 5 kernel?

I recently installed elementary OS 5 Juno on my new laptop and i notice that the kernel installed is 4.15.0-65-generic and i was thinking in upgrading the kernel because I'm experiencing some issues ...
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Why do I have multiple linux image? How to remove one?

When I was configuring grub, I found out that I have multiple linux image, like this, I checked with uname -r command, it showed 4.15.0-62-generic And then i checked on my /boot directory with ls -l,...
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when will the 18.04.3 updates arrive to eos?

Will the updates that come with 18.04.3 arrive eventually to eos? I know that I can install the enablement stack but I fear that it could break my eos install.
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Any confirmation on a Ryzen 5 2400 with Elementary OS?

I've seen a few older posts regarding this with nothing concrete, so I thought I'd ask. I'm considering a Ryzen 5 2600 CPU (with the Asus Prime A32OM-K motherboard) and I noticed people have said you ...
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VirtualBox 'Kernel driver not installed (rc=-1908)'

VirtualBox wont let me start even though i downloaded every files that you need. It keeps saying something is wrong with the file /dev/vboxdrv but the file doesn't even exist
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kernel-update for new hardware?

will there be an update to kernel 4.19 LTS or higher soon? i have brand new laptop/hardware that would benefit from it. ukuu oddly enough doesn't display 4.19 LTS. how can i switch to 4.19 LTS (...
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Asus TUF FX504 Touchpad not working

As the title says the touchpad is not working. I currently have the Kernel version 4.15.0-42-generic installed. The fix is in the Kernel version 4.19.0 from Ubuntu's MainlineBuilds: http://kernel....
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Low disk space on file system

Low disk space on file system message on: Elementary: elementary OS Freya (64-bit) Built on "Ubuntu 14.04 LTS" File manager: Files 0.2.4 I want to create more disk space and running the command df-h ...
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cant sudo apt-install

whenever i try to install i get this error: E: The package linux-headers-4.1.0-040100rc2-generic needs to be reinstalled, but I can't find an archive for it. or E: The package linux-headers-4.1.0-...