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How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343

How to enable Palm detection in kernel - dell XPS 9343 Tried Libinput but it resulted in a jerky cursor. blacklist i2c_hid is blacklisted in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf xinput list: Virtual ...
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Dell inspiron 530 no wireless option

there is only a Ethernet option im running Ubuntu 15.10 i am also new to linux i dont mind going to terminal and b43 wont work for me please help
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Touch not working on Dell Vostro 3000 series after moving from OEM to stock version

Everything works fine in the OEM version but when I move to the stock version I need to use USB mouse to operate. Please give me step by step by guide to solve this problem.
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Trackpad not being detected after re-opening laptop (Kubuntu 15.10)

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.10 on my Dell XPS 15Z laptop. My touchpad works just fine when I first start the laptop, however when I put the lid down and put it back up later, the trackpad does ...
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Mp-bios bug:8254 timer not connected to io-apic error on Vostro 1000 LiveUsb

I'm trying to install lubuntu on to my Dell Vostro 1000. I'm using a LiveUsb (via pendrive). I get the start up screen and when I choose try lubuntu without installing I get this message: Mp-bios ...
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Can't turn on bluetooth once it is turned off

I'm using ubuntu 15.10, kernel version 4.2.0-25. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 14-3452 The problem is that I can't turn bluetooth back on once I disable it. The only way to turn enable it is to reboot. ...
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How do I install Ubuntu on XPS 15 with 32GB cahce?

I should preface this by saying that I am pretty tech savvy but haven't worked with Linux a lot and am installing to become more adept at using and tweaking the operating system. The more detailed ...
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I have a problem with my sound on my dell xps 13 9343

[Dell XPS 13 9343, bIOS A07 and kernel 4.2] Tried many things and nothing worked in a permanent manner. I feel like I have the same exact problem as this guy, but with Ubuntu 15.10 : ...
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Dell venue 7130 Touchscreen not functioning in Ubuntu

I've been trying to get the touchscreen to work in both Ubuntu 14.04 and 15.04 without any luck. does anyone have an idea on how to troubleshoot for this? My tablet is a Dell Venue 7130 Vpro.
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UEFI Bios Issue from Ubuntu Install On Dell Inspiron 14-3452

I'm fairly green with Linux but have successfully put on different linux distros on my machines years ago. My friend got a virus on Windows 10 and I offered to install Ubuntu on his machine. He ...
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Why i8kmon doesnot switch to config 3

I installed i8kutil package and this is my i8kmon.conf file # Sample i8kmon configuration file (/etc/i8kmon.conf, ~/.i8kmon). # External program to control the fans set config(i8kfan) ...
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Not able to do USB install of Ubuntu on my machine, The machine doesnt start with the BOOTABLE USB ISO ubuntu image

Hardware details : Dell XPS- One 27 All in one Desktop 8 GB Memory Intel Core I7-4770S CPU @ 3.10GHZ Touch Screen OS Currently Installed : Windows 10 I am not able to do a USB boot installation of ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10-16.04 Dell XPS15 9530: Bluetooth doesn' work

Device loaded with Ubuntu Gnome works perfectly with one exception: bluetooth. I cannot get any response from Broadcom 4352. Tried to replace driver (see there) -no success. Any advice would be ...
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Unable to open file /dev/video0 No such file or directory - Dell latitude e5440 with ubuntu 14.04

after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Dell Latitude E5440 I have ran into problem with my webcam. It's notworking (as you could guess from the title). I was trying to configure it throug ...
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Nothing displays for wifi connections

I just installed ubuntu to my external HDD. This is the first time ive ever used ubuntu. Up until now ive only used windows. My problem is that i can not get my wifi to work on ubuntu. It works on ...
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Ubuntu install crashes when picking partitions

So I've been spending hours trying to install Ubuntu 15.10 on a new Dell XPS 15. I've set my hard drive from raid to ahci. I follow the instructions for the installer until I get to the section where ...
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What is UEFI ST2000LM003 HN-M201RAD in boot sequence. How can I enable dual boot options everytime I switch on my PC?

I've recently bought a Dell inspiron with 2TB HDD. I made several partitions in it. Further, I installed Windows10 as well as Ubuntu 14.04LTS on the same drive. There are several questions around ...
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Dell Inspiron 6400 - Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN (rev 01) (BCM4311) [duplicate]

I have just installed Lubuntu on my old Dell Inspiron 6400. Can't see any reference to wireless networking
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Ubuntu 15.10 + Dell XPS 13 2015 + Enlarging \boot partition

I am attempting to increase the partition size of '/boot' (recent update put strain on the current ~250 MB partition) but running into problems as GParted (when run from a LiveCD) will not recognize ...
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Dell Wireless 1537 is not recognized?

I have an hibrid tablet Dell venue 11 pro, but the wifi card is not recognized! My tablet has Ubuntu 15.10 and the lastest Kernel Version(4.4). Wifi card model: Dell Wireless 1537 Dual-Band 802.11n. ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2 in 1 Conversion out of the Box

I haven't installed a Linux on a system in a long time and never with so many bells and whistles.. So.. I would like to get some help and guidance for a Duel Boot install of Ubuntu on my New Laptop . ...
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Dell BCM2046b1 not visible on Inspiron n5010

I have been scouring the internet to no avail on how to make this adapter visible, attempting everything from udev rules to compiling the latest Bluez, but I cannot get it to work. Any help on making ...
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Gestures not working after Suspend/modprobe - Dell Inspiron 13 7000

So I just recently bought a Dell Inspiron 13 7000. I saw several blog posts saying it played nicely with linux. I have having a few issues though. Intermittently, upon resuming after a suspend, the ...
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Very bad wifi connection, XPS 13 9350 Ubuntu 15.10

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 on the new XPS 13 9350 Laptop by Dell, it comes with a broadcom chip that isn't supported out of the box. I'm getting 1.5 Megabit download speed, if I tether to my phone ...
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Accelerometer not detected

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron 7537 and can't find any sign of the accelerometer that should show up as ACPI/SMO8800 or something similar in /proc/bus/input/devices or using ...
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DELL PowerEdgeT630 Intel I350 Gigabit not work

I bought a DELL PowerEdgeT630 server, installed ubuntu14.04, I plug in the network cable, but the network connect error. I execute the command: sudo rmmod igb sudo modprobe igb There is nothing ...
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Is Ubuntu compatible with Dell n4050 laptop? [duplicate]

I have dell n4050 laptop. Do i have to install drivers after ubuntu installation? which version of ubuntu will support my laptop?
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Dell Latititude 3350 Network Driver

I have a Dell Latitude 3350 (Branded as Latitude Education 13") however I can not find the driver for ubuntu anywhere. It does not automatically pre-install and i require Ethernet to effectively ...
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Using ubiquity for the Full disk encrypted install to disk on /dev/sdb instead of /dev/sda

Last week I got a brand new Dell M3800 for work with Ubuntu 14.04 preinstalled. However, since the company has a disk encryption policy I needed to reinstall Ubuntu with encryption enabled. However ...
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Hello I am upgrading my aunt's laptop Dell Inspiron b130 installed ubuntu 14.04.3.and its really slow

What is the highest Ubuntu i can install without it being so slow? Thanks Here are the specs: Specifications Name Dell Inspiron B130 Processor Intel Pentium-M 730 1.73GHz Screen 14.1“ WXGA RAM ...
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Dell XPS 15 - Unpredictable system freeze using touchpad

After using touchpad for a while in Ubuntu 14.04 the system completely freezes and I have to shutdown the machine with the power button. Using an external usb mouse seems to avoid this problem.
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Intel Core i7-3612QM multi-core CPU not being utilised properly

I have a Dell Inspiron 7520 with an Intel Core i7-3612QM CPU that repeatedly cycles through 100% usage of each individual core while barely using any other core as shown in the screen shot below. ...
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Dell Latitude 3340 Touchpad, second finger gets recognized when in air

I got a Dell Latitude 3340 with runnning Ubuntu 15.10 on it. My touchpad has a really weird behaviour, let me explain: When I use one single finger carefully, everything works fine. Two finger ...
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Want to webcam but computer is lagging

Webcam,meaning I would like to broadcast myself. I did have a windows xp, but upgraded to this OS. I'm not really good with all the technical talk. Don't really know much about how to navigate around ...
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display issue in 14.04 Dell Optiplex 9020 with Intel HD 4600 and dell Monitor

just upgraded to Ubuntu LTS 14.04 with Dell Optiplex 9020 Intel® Core™ i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz. HD graphics 4600, Dell 21.5 inch 1920 x 1080 resolution screen. no option in display to increase ...
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Problems with printer connection HP PSC 500 to Dell Latitude D610 running Ubuntu 14.04

HP PSC 500 to Dell Latitude D610 running Ubuntu 14.04. Shows "connected to local host", jobs show up in print queue, nothing prints, jobs disappear from queue. Is there a way to troubleshoot this? ...
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touchpad not working in dell inspiron 7352 working in Ubuntu 14.04

The touch-pad of my dell Inspiron 7352 2-in-1 laptop is not working properly since the time i have dual booted my machine with Ubuntu 14.04 . The problem is that it works when i boot my machine at ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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Installing Ubuntu On Dell Precision 15 5510

Has anyone had any success installing Ubuntu 14.04,15.10 or any variety on the New Dell precision 15 5510. I have been trying for 3 days with very little success. Issues I am facing 1. Intel 8260 ...
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Sonicwall SRA client with Ubuntu 15.10

Has anyone had success with the Dell Sonicwall SRA client on Ubuntu 15? I've had a support case open with Sonicwall for two months now and they state they cannot reproduce the issue. I have several ...
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Installer crash; problem can't be reported

I bought a new dell inspiron 5559 with ubuntu. When I start the laptop, it automatically starts the installation process. But the installation crashes in between and it says it will allow me to file a ...
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Multitudes of error after installing Ubuntu in Dell Inspiron N5110

I have installed Ubuntu in my system. I am facing the following problems: Mouse is not working. It just blink sometimes. It doesn't appear on and pop out. USB ports are not detecting any pen drive. ...
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ubuntu 15.10, trendnet TEW-648UBM, internet drops

Dears all, I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on a dell xps 13 (9350). The internal wifi card is currently not supported under linux, so meanwhile I purchased a trendnet TEW-648UBM. It works "almost" out ...
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a wifi connection that used to work is no longer recognized

I have a dell xps 9343 with ubuntu 15.10 ; I have a Asus RP-N53 N600 Dual-Band WLAN Repeater which I use as a wireless access point connected with a cable to my router. It used to work fine. Since a ...
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Dell Inspiron 14-3452 BIOS refuses to boot Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu 15.10 x64 (I also tried 14.04 x32), whenever I booted, it told me "Your system seems to be having trouble starting. Dell SupportAssist is scanning your hardware for a possible ...
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Ubuntu keeps crashing on my Dell Inspiron-15 laptop

As soon as I received my laptop a month ago, I installed Ubuntu on it. I do lots of multitasking on my laptop, and always have few browser windows open (about 2 to 4 at a time), and sometimes a ...
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Wi-fi not working on Dell Inspiron 1501 with Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my old Dell Inspiron 1501. I am plugged into ethernet but can't get the wi-fi to work. Switching to the proprietary Broadcom Driver does not fix the problem. It's a ...
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Noisy Fan of Dell Inspiron 14R N4110

I am using a Dell Inspiron 14R N4110 laptop. I have two operating systems. They are the Windows 8 and the Kubuntu 15.10 . I have noticed that my laptop does not get very hot, but the fan runs at such ...
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Can not launch Steam games

I have found a few posts but there was no definite answer to any of them. I have lubuntu with a old dell XPS (specs will be below). My issue is that after spending 10 hours to get steam to actually ...
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Problems with upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04, wifi and unity not working

I Did an upgrade from 14.04 to 15.04 on a Dell laptop. Now it does not load unity correctly, I can see the login screen - I login in and the desktop is seen, but no icons, I cannot do anything. I ...