1. rdfrkian

    Solved kubuntu can't update dell xps laptop firmware

    The kubuntu 22.04 Discover software on Plasma desktop shows a Dell firmware update, but it won't update when I tell it to update all. I try booting from a cold machine thinking it will run on boot up, but no joy. Any ideas? Red
  2. ghosty999

    Solved /boot/efi does not have sufficient space (Kubuntu 23.10)

    Hello there, I'm using a Dell Latitude 7390 with Kubuntu 23.10 x86_64. When trying to run a software update I receive a "Dell firmware update" which displays the following error below. Any suggestions? I obviously can't extend the partition :(
  3. I

    Samsung laptops have a variety of firmware issues Distribution Mint 21.2 Victoria, LTS Package version 5.8.4 Graphics hardware in use Integrated Intel i5 iris xe Frequency Always Bug description Issues: Can't have a charger inserted or removed while in use or will enter perpetual sleep cycle...
  4. J

    Solved Linux security issues

    Background: I have a security clearance (inactive for now) and as part of that security clearance, I receive free online security classes and newsletters from the NSA or military, and I pay attention to those classes. So when I see questionable things, it makes me suspicious (and as one my...
  5. malorn

    How is amdgpu firmware installed on LMDE5 desktop?

    I have a long list of missing amdgpu firmware files. I also have a longer list of installed amdgpu firmware files which were automatically installed as I had no idea they were there until I looked. There must be a way to get firmware updates, but I have no idea how to get it to work. I prefer...
  6. P

    MediaTek Wifi firmware - Debian 11

    I have an Asus Vivobook 15 which has a MediaTek MT7921 Wifi card (I think it is that model, I know it is MediaTek), and no ethernet port. I have a kali 2021.4a usb live image, on which wifi works jankily (I will make a separate thread about that). However, I am trying to install debian 11 as a...
  7. S

    [SOLVED] I'm new to linux and im having a problem with my gpu

    I'm brand new and I don't know what I'm doing but i know enough that I can tell there's a problem. I'm on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and my RADEON 6700 XT is not initializing on boot. I was able to narrow it down to this after some googling around when I tried to play CIV IV and it was performing...
  8. Jayaguru-Shishya

    FOSS / FOSH friendliness — Intel or AMD?

    In a nutshell: When it comes to the FOSS / FOSH friendliness, should one prefer Intel over AMD, or vice versa? Which is the way to go considering the degrees of freedom in hardware? Sorry for the inconvenience, I am still a novice on Linux and at the moment, buying my first pre-installed Linux...
  9. G

    Firmware flash using ssh on asus router (Linux version 2.6.36)

    Hi! I am trying to flash a custom firmware to my asus rt-n300 router , the asus firmware application doesn't work , i am able to access the router using ssh (putty, and winSCP) and i wanted to ask if its possible to flash the .trx firmware to the router using one of the included commands shown...
  10. Rob

    Authentication bypass on HPE iLO 4 older versions

    Recently I came across a few HP G8 servers at work that still had older iLO 4 firmware versions installed. This presented a problem because in August of 2017 there was a vulnerability patched which would allow a remote attacker to create their own Admin level user and enter the system. Yes...