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by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")
Replies: 12
Views: 88

Re: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")

You update your kernel often? I remember the retpoline thing being an issue a year ago. And you can't post results for modinfo 8812au from an older kernel since you did a dkms remove on it. I might have to boot up the old laptop with Mint 18 to see what I can find there
by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")
Replies: 12
Views: 88

Re: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")

I tried 4.4.0-143 and it has even more issues. I would try what I suggested and see if the modinfo after reinstalling 142 shows retpoline
by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")
Replies: 12
Views: 88

Re: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")

What might fix this is to reboot into an older working kernel, go into Update Manager view/linux kernels and remove 4.4.0-142, install any updates in update manager, somehow you must have installed that kernel before you got the gcc update that support retpoline You can see the vermagic for kernel m...
by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")
Replies: 12
Views: 88

Re: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")

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modinfo cfg80211; lsmod | grep cfg; mokutil --sb-state
by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")
Replies: 12
Views: 88

Re: can't get ALFA AWUS036H adapter to work ('8812au': Exec format error")

Strange, what about

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dmesg | grep 8812; modinfo 8812au
by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Installing gcc and g++
Replies: 3
Views: 55

Re: Installing gcc and g++

I think gcc and g++ are part of package build-essential, try

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sudo apt update && sudo apt install build-essential
You might also have to do

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sudo apt-get install -f
by JeremyB
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bluetooth [No adapters found]
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Bluetooth [No adapters found]

Is windows still installed? I would like to see the hardware ID for the bluetooth from device manager properties page
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: bluetooth reconnect
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: bluetooth reconnect

My headset reconnects in Ubuntu 18.04 but I may have tweaked some settings in /etc/bluetooth
I haven't tried anything with bluetooth on my Mint 19 laptop
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: bluetooth reconnect
Replies: 3
Views: 42

Re: bluetooth reconnect

Try deleting the pairing and see if it works after pairing again
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Bluetooth [No adapters found]
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: Bluetooth [No adapters found]

You have no Bluetooth controller connected. The wifi card doesn't have one and nothing listed in lsusb results that I know of is bluetooth
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: I need to see the lines being executed as Linux boots, and shuts down [solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: I need to see the lines being executed as Linux boots, and shuts down

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cat /etc/default/grub
Actually just edit grub, scroll to the end of the file, see if that vm.swapiness line is there
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: no sound trough bluetooth dongle
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: no sound trough bluetooth dongle

try

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pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover
Then pair with the headphones
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Software & Applications
Topic: I need to see the lines being executed as Linux boots, and shuts down [solved]
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: I need to see the lines being executed as Linux boots, and shuts down

I would think you could edit /etc/default/grub and remove quiet splash from the line

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GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash"
, then do

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sudo update-grub
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Sound, Multimedia, & Codecs
Topic: no sound trough bluetooth dongle
Replies: 4
Views: 57

Re: no sound trough bluetooth dongle

What is the result for

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pactl list short | grep blue
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Hardware Support
Topic: Keyboard not lit Toshiba Satellite P750
Replies: 6
Views: 122

Re: Keyboard not lit Toshiba Satellite P750

What about

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ls /sys/class/leds/
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many
Replies: 24
Views: 460

Re: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many

I would suspect the wifi to work in Ubuntu 18.04.2 or Ubuntu 18.10 from the Live ISO as they use a newer kernel than Mint 19 or Ubuntu 18.04
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:15 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many
Replies: 24
Views: 460

Re: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many

I don't think Mint works with those RAID setups. I would back up everything before making any changes as I don't know if Windows will boot if you switch to AHCI
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many
Replies: 24
Views: 460

Re: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many

I would check that and also see if BIOS is using AHCI or RAID?
by JeremyB
Fri Mar 22, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many
Replies: 24
Views: 460

Re: Mythre's Linux problems of which there are many

Windows 10 on the laptop? Is the hybrid shutdown disabled in Windows? Post results from terminal in live for

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sudo parted -l
Press i if it asks a question about partition size or whatever

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