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Restore Ubuntu from Dell Laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 14R that came with Ubuntu 11.1 installed from the Factory. I had multiple troubles and I had to re-install, for which I used an 12.04 ISO that I downloaded from Ubuntu site. ...
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networking problem on ubuntu 11.10 dell vostro 3360

I purchased a pre- installed Ubuntu 11.10 Dell vostro 3360. I tried to connect to wifi at home which I was able to without any problem. In my office i looked forward to connect to the wifi and it ...
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Wireless stopped working on Dell Inspiron mini

After trying to connect to a wired network, then unplugging the wired network and putting it to sleep, upon wakeup the wireless stopped working. Even the network manager has the wireless option ...
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Why after a time of inactivity three cores of cpu go off?

I run ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell inspiron N4050 which has an Intel Core i3 CPU. After a time of inactivity sometimes few seconds, sometimes 2 or three miutes or even more CPU2 3 and 4 spike then go to ...
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Compiz not working on 11.10? [closed]

My PC Specifications: DELL gx620 Pantuim 4 3.20GHZ [HT] EMT64 2G in RAM Nvidia Quadro fx1700 So why can't I use Compiz effects.
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Ubuntu 11.10 is very slow in DELL INSIRON,with Intel i5,memory 500+4+1GB?

I have a DELL INSPIRON 15R Laptop with Intel core i5 processor, 500GB HDD, 4GB RAM, & 1GB dedicated AMD Graphics. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 64 Bit. But it is very slow in my system. Actually the ...
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1answer
564 views

64 bit on Dell Precision M6600 hangs on reboot and shut down

I am new to Ubuntu and I discovered that I can't shut down (then black screen with some lines of text shows) and reboot (then the purple screen with dots appear). I need to hold the power button in ...
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6answers
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Battery life low on notebook using ubuntu 11.10 vs. windows 7

Im using a brand new Dell XPS notebook (bought mar 2012) which has 4.5 hrs battery life using a 6 cell battery-when i use windows 7. The machine uses an Intel core 17 2670qm processor, and a 64 bit ...
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441 views

Blank Screen on Boot in Dell Vostro 3750 [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu in My Acer Aspire 5920 and Aspire 1 since last many years. Recently I purchased Dell Vostro 3750 - Intel® Core™ i7-2670QM with Nvidia® Geforce™ GT 525M, 1GB (Quad Core) I ...
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2answers
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ALPS touchpad on DELL Inspiron I15RN-3647BK with Ubuntu 11.10 x64

I can't make work the multitouch of the ALPS touchpad in my Dell Inspiron I15RN-3647BK with Ubuntu 11.10 x64, kernel 3.0.0-17-generic... I have tried with this driver but it doesn't work ...
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4answers
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Dell precision M4600 stuck at last stage of reboot

When rebooting the sequence freezes at the very last stage in which it attempts to the the system to reset through ACPI. Setting acpi=off in grub.cfg fixed this problem, but I was unable to suspend, ...
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Sound card not working well on Dell Latitude E6520 [closed]

The sound disappears at times and I cannot properly configure the mic for recording. I use Skype often and I cannot listen to the built-in mic at times. I am not sure if I need to update the driver ...
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1answer
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Can't get NVIDIA drivers to work on Dell Latitude E6520, Unity on Oneiric [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How well do laptops with Nvidia Optimus work? My external monitor works fine when connected to my laptop's dock using a VGA cable. However, with a DVI cable, I can't ...
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dell vostro 1000 broadcom wireless connection

I have a problem with the hardware broadcom wifi. I press the hotkey fn+f2 to activate the hardware and this will not work. I'll look at the drivers but it appears to be installed. How can I ...
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How can I enable wifi on my Ubuntu 11.10 xps l702x?

Network configuration: 'Wireless is disabled by hardware switch' 'Enable wireless' is disabled and I can not enable it When I press Super+F2 - no results. Wifi is not fires on a pad.
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1answer
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Should Ubuntu work with Dell Dimension 8200?

I want to install Ubuntu on a Dell Dimension 8200 but it won't install. It starts booting ISOLINUX from CD but one row of installation is all I get, then it's like either the CD is broken or that for ...
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Dell Latitude E6510 black screen after last update on 11.10 Intel Graphics

After last Friday(20/01/2012) update, when I turned on my laptop today I got a black screen on it. It is on, I can see the back light, but it's all black only my secondary display is ok. Screen is ...
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1answer
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I cant install ubuntu properly on my dell inspiron 15R (N5110)

The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 15R (Queen) it comes with windows 7 and I want to install Ubuntu 11.10 on a different partition, yet, the problen is as follows: The system has 3 primary partitions ...
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1answer
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USB keyboard does not work on Ubuntu 11.10

My laptop model: Dell N4110 OS: Ubuntu 11.10 I have brought a USB keyboard and plugged into my laptop. But it does not work. Please suggest me what should I do?
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Wifi stuck on “Authentication required” after system resume?

When I suspend my laptop the wifi disconnects obviously, however 9/10 times when it resumes from suspension the wifi is just sitting there on "authentication required" and no popup appears for me to ...
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Dell E6520 ubuntu 11.10 64bit no working vga / dvi

I can't get any external monitor to work with my dell E6520 after an upgrade. from 11.04 -> 11.10, which is pretty damn annoying. I got a second monitor to work for a short moment once. Currently The ...
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0answers
434 views

How do I disable automatic monitor detection and adjustment of displays? [closed]

I am running 11.10 on an Dell Mini 9 (Inspiron 910). When I connect VGA or close the lid the computer automatically detects the change and adjusts the displays. How can I disable this?
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How do I connect to a wireless network, turn off bluetooth and airplain mode, on my Dell inspiron switch?

I originally connected to a wireless network at a friends house and it was all gravy. I turned off my bluetooth and suddenly was unable to find any networks at all. Ubuntu has apparently confused my ...
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2answers
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Fans Spin Irregularly Dell M4600 Precision 11.10

I just installed 11.10 on a brand new Dell Precision M4600 laptop yesterday and I'm noticing the fans spinning up to full speed every minute or so then dying back down within a few seconds. Where ...
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4answers
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Unable to connect to wifi on a Dell Inspiron e1505

I am using a Dell Inspiron e1505 laptop. I can connect with a wired connection but it doesn't pick up the wifi or I cant enable it at all. It's rather frustrating. Any help?
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Dell inspiron N5010 with ATI overheating [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Dell Inspiron N5010 overheating I have a Dell Inspiron N5010 with ATI Radeon 5470 1GB graphics card. I am dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 64bit and for the ...
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2answers
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Dell N4110 touchpad suddenly stopped working

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 64 bit and my touchpad on Dell N4110 suddenly stopped working. I have checked the mouse and touchpad settings and the touchpad is not disabled. What should I do?
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3answers
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Fan speeds up and slows down annoyingly on a Dell Latitude 5520

I' ve just bought a dell latitude 5520 and installed 11.10, my trouble is that the fan is noisy which is not regular. It is quiet for 1 minute and then speeds up and slows down every 4 seconds for 1 ...
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1answer
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How to make my Dell 1390 wlan minicard work

I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless 1390 wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that's what it said. Later on I ...
2
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1answer
697 views

Dell Inspiron m5030 boots to a black screen with a mouse pointer

I have a dell inspiron m5030 and i have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. Whenever I boot with ubuntu it boots to a black screen with the mouse pointer, or the default background with the ...
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1answer
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Can't get wireless to work on Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop [closed]

I can't connect to any wireless networks and my laptop even doesn't detect any at all. Although when i boot into Windows, my wireless works just fine. When I mouse over my network icon in the main ...
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1answer
443 views

BCM 4306 not recognized after upgrade on a Dell Latitude D600

This is extremely frustrating to me. I had the wireless card working before I upgraded to 11.10. At first the wireless device was recognized but it told me there was no firmware, so I went ahead and ...
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1answer
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Few problems on Dell xps 15 L502 (screen brightness, bluetooth, wi-fi power management problems)

I am running ubuntu 11.10 32bit in my dell xps L502. Working well except for a few problems. Blue tooth always turned on reboot,I would like to turn it off always. Screen brightness is not saved. ...
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3answers
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Dell Inspiron N5010 overheating

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N5010. It gets too hot and is automatically shutdown. Can anybody suggest why this is happening and how to fix it? The application is use the most often ...
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1answer
641 views

Fan speed goes up when opening GNOME Image Viewer

Maybe someone can help me to control the fan speed of my Dell Vostro 3450 with Ubuntu 11.10 X64 installed. When I open GNOME Image Viewer my fan speed is going up and spinning very fast. I would like ...
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5answers
463 views

Installation of 11.10 on new drive (no OS)

I have a Dell Dimension 600 XPS Phoenix BIOS version A03, the original HD crashed and burned. Dell didn't send OS disks (was on the original drive and no back up disks), so I am trying to install ...
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3answers
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Unity 3D does not work on Dell system with a AMD Radeon HD 6470M

I am running 64 bit Ubuntu on Dell with 1GB graphic card. I login with "Ubuntu" hoping to see Unity 3d but it doesn't. Unity 2D runs instead. when I type in echo "$DESKTOP_SESSION" it confirms ...
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1answer
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Dell Inspiron 9400 SD card reader not working

I'm new in Linux, just installed Ubuntu 11.10 in a Dell Inspiron 9400, everything works fine with the exception of the SD card reader, everytime I insert a card the computer doesn't do anything, its ...
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1answer
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brightness settings on Ubuntu 11.10 64bit, Hardware Dell 1555 with ATI Mobility Radeon HD4570

My laptop Dell studio 1555 has Ubuntu 11.10. At every boot I have to set the brightness level as it gets reset to 100%. Could you please help me out to find a way not to change it every time? Thank ...
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5answers
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Which is a better laptop for 11.10: Dell Precision M6600 or MacBook Pro 17-inch?

The company I work for is going to buy me a new laptop before the end of the year. Right now I use Ubuntu 11.04 on a ~3.5 year old Dell Vostro 1700. It's a dual boot install and it runs good enough, ...
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1answer
115 views

Latency occuring between typing the character and printing on screen on a Dell Inspiron m101z?

i am facing a bit problem with my laptop dell inspiron m101z and the problem is there is slight latency occurring in typing the text on keyboard and getting up same on the screen. also sometimes i ...
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Unable to create/connect to wireless on a Dell n4050 with a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? I am new to ubuntu.I have already updated after fresh installation of 11.10. It can detect wireless, but cannot ...
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1answer
1k views

Dell Vostro 3300 Wi-Fi LED not working

I have a Dell Vostro 3300 which I use as a dual-boot. All the LEDs work perfectly fine on Windows 7 but the Wi-Fi LED does not work on Ubuntu 11.10. There is a Bluetooth LED which works perfectly ...
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Current status/known issues for DELL XPS 15z?

I'm planning on buying a Dell XPS 15z laptop. I was wondering what is the status for running 11.10 on it? Are there any known issues that might be difficult to solve (specifically regarding ...
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What version of Ubuntu 11.10 should I prefer? 64bit or 32bit? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between 32-bit and 64-bit and which should I choose? My notebook Configuration: Model: Dell N4110 Processor: 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ i3-2310M ...
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0answers
146 views

How can I get my XPS1330 fan to work? [closed]

Just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and now my laptop's fan is not working- my computer gets really warm. I can still run it for about an hour before it gets really hot and I shut it off out of fear ...
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1answer
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Ubuntu 11.10 Dell M4600 ATI Radeon HD6700M Dual Monitors

I am having problems with my m4600 supporting dual monitors. I have a ATI Radeon HD 6700M (from lspci) and have installed the ATI proprietary drivers for that model and followed the instructions ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Dell Latitude E6420 multiple-monitors not working

Has anybody managed to use a Dell Latitude E6420 with Ubuntu 11.10 64bit installed on it with dual monitors? I could not get it working. I have the notebook plugged into the docking station with two ...
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2answers
3k views

Installation of Broadcom driver has failed on a Dell Inspiron 1545

I just installed 11.10 on my inspiron 1545 laptop. When I was running it off my flash drive the driver "Broadcom STA Wireless Driver" installed fine and I could use my wifi. After I installed it onto ...
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0answers
596 views

Brightness problem on Dell Latitude D820 [closed]

After period of inactivity screen went dim, and eventually got black, it couldn't get to previous state. When mouse is moved screen from black came to minimum brightness state. Combination of Fn and ...