Questions about using Ubuntu (or derivatives) with Dell Vostro series of computers.

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Dell Vostro 3560 bluetooth doesn't work

I installed the wireless driver using this instruction How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560 and I have WiFi working. No problems here. But unfortunately the bluetooth ...
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trying to setup wireless

I'm trying to set up wireless on vostro 1520 dell laptop, with latest Ubuntu install. Here's the output of some of the commands that I was told to run: lshw -C network viggy@ubuntu:~$ lshw -C ...
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How do I eliminate a green line at the top of my screen?

I have a Dell Vostro 2420/2520 and when I update the drivers, a green line appears at the top of the screen. Any idea on how to get rid of that? Also, how do I get my wireless internet to work?
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Dell Vostro 1510 can't connect using wired connection

I recently dual-booted my system with Windows 7 and 12.04. I can't access Internet through wired connection, in spite of LAN cable in the socket. It says network cable unplugged, but I can access ...
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How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560?

I have a Dell Vostro 3460 with one of the new Broadcom 43142 hybrid Wireless/Bluetooth chips. Neither the proprietary driver (wl) nor the b43 driver supports this. lspci -nn gives me 01:00.0 Network ...
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How do I get the webcam working on a Dell Vostro 3460?

The webcam is properly detected on Ubuntu 12.10, but I cannot make it work with Google Talk 3.2.4... No problem with Skype though. xinput shows a Laptop_Integrated_Webcam_E4HD.
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How do I get the touchpad working on a Dell Vostro 3460?

The scroll function of this touchpad does not work with Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04 nor 12.10 (3.5.0-9-generic). xinput shows a PS/2 Generic Mouse. The pointer function works well, though I cannot disable ...
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“fatal error, no screen found” when installing 12.04 with live USB

I have downloaded 12.04 and made a bootable USB flash drive. Then I installed this version on my laptop (Dell Vostro 1510). Unfortunately my laptop does not run with Ubuntu. Actually just after the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not want boot if external keyboard attached to USB 3

As in the subject, if my external keyboard is attached to my Dell Vostro 3750 laptop (via usb 3) - Ubuntu does not want to boot - I see only black screen. Could you please help me?
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Dell vostro 3560 no wifi [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? I just bought new Dell Vostro 3560 with Ubuntu 11.10 and when I upgareded it to 12.04 LTS I lost my ...
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Wireless won't associate after 12.04 upgrade

I have a problem connecting to my wireless when I upgraded to 12.04 from 10.04. I have the Atheros 9285 card and it's using the ath9k driver. The failure is: [ 3262.329542] wlan0: authenticate with ...
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Speakers are not working after upgrading to 12.04

The day before yesterday I upgraded my OS from Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04. And I was able to hear sound from my "DELL VOSTRO - 3400" Laptop for 24 hours only. But after that sound is coming through the ...
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How do I enable wireless on a Dell Vostro 3400

I am using Dell Vostro 3400 PC. Previously I was running Ubuntu 11.10 version . Recenty I have upgraded it to 12.04 version. The sad part is wireless is disabled now and I am unable to connect ...
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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 ...