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USB3 Docking Station for Dell XPS 15

So I've recently started using Ubuntu and I mist say its the first time I've used an open source / Linux destro ever and so far I'm happy and impressed with its offerings. Now recently I've been ...
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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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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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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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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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How to enable bluetooth for Dell Inspiron Laptop?

How do I enable Bluetooth for my Dell Inspiron laptop? It tells no adapters found.
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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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Ubuntu touchpad issues

My touch pad is not scrolling when I try opening synaptiks I get the message "Couldn't find synaptics properties. No synaptics driver loaded?", and in mouse and touch pad settings i do not get any ...
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Fan constantly runs on Dell 3521 with Radeon HD7670m on Ubuntu 15.04

My laptop configuration are Dell 3521 Core i3 3227U @ 1.9Ghz 4GB RAM Intel HD4000 graphic + radeon HD7670m 1GB DDR3 dedicated graphics. When I boot Ubuntu 14.04.02LTS on my laptop, CPU cooling fan ...
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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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Dell Latitude 3340 Twitching mouse cursor when using touchpad or just resting 1 finger on touchpad!

So I have been going through many of the forum posts here, even some who are addressing same issue as I have but not with a "real" fix! My problem is the mouse pad, when I use ubuntu, acts erratic ...
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Dell XPS 13 9343 - keyboard backlight on at boot Ubuntu 15.10

I upgrade from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10 and now on the first boot the keyboard backlight is on. I can manually turn it off, but the setting is not remembered and the next boot results in the ...
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No Wireless on Ubuntu 15.10 with Broadcom 4350 Card

I have the New XPS13 Skylake laptop, which has DW1820A or Broadcom 4350 Wireless card. I was following the instructions from http://askubuntu.com/a/60395/467270, I did sudo apt-get install ...
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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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How do I install Intel graphic drivers on Ubuntu 14.04 for DELL Inspiron N4050

I have DELL Inspiron n4050 i5 4GB RAM laptop and I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I need to install graphic drivers on it and don't know how.
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Force resolution and make it stay on Ubuntu 15.10 [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 15.10 on my dell Ultrasmall optiplex 760 with a 19" dell display. My display supports a resolution of 1280x1024. But when I start ubuntu the resolution is 1024x768. After long time ...
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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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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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Dell XPS 12 built-in camera not working in skype and cheese

So the integrated camera on my XPS 12 doesn't work with Skype. However, when running $ vlc v4l2:///dev/video0 I do see the video output displayed correctly. Skype is set to use /dev/video0 In cheese I ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 installation error: The master control interrupt lied (SDE)!”

I'm attempting a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on a new Lattitude E7250 laptop off of a USB stick. The process goes well and copies all the files to the hard drive and then asks me to restart to ...
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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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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 ...
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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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On Dell XPS 9343 Linux 15.10, wi-fi hardware unavailable all of a sudden

Was always working fine with: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [14e4:43b1] (rev 03) Not completely sure if problem was there already but I once got out of battery (which ...
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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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WiFi signal is too low or keep disconnecting

I have a Dell Inspiron 15R with 4GB RAM, i3-2310M at 2.10 GHz with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. I recently installed Ubuntu and I'm facing a problem with the WiFi signal. It keeps dropping every time ...
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Realtek 5249 card reader not working (Dell M3800 Precision)

Running ubuntu 15.10 (kernel 4.2.0-21-generic) on a Dell m3800 Precision laptop, the SD card reader is not working for me. This is what I know: jeff@starshine:~ $ sudo lspci -vk | tail -12 07:00.0 ...
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Yet another case of Wireless adapter not detected. 14.04 Fresh Install, wifi does not work

I am using a Dell i7559 and I have made fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 last night. Below are the steps I followed: Installed using a USB Stick. Custom partition option. Using UEFI. Ethernet worked ...
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Can't restart after installed bumblebee

I have a Dell Inspiron 7559. I installed bumblebee to shotdown NVIDIA GTX960M. But after I installed the bumblebee, Ubuntu can't restart. It stoped at the picture ubuntu. What's wrong? ...
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Wireless Card not working on Dell D620 w/ 15.10 [duplicate]

I bought a used lap top (Dell D620) for my daughter for Christmas and it works great accept after I loaded Ubuntu the wifi card is not there. It was there when windows was loaded but I wiped it. I ...
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How do I debug a screen crash on my ubuntu laptop?

I am running ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS 13, and it occasionally completely crashes displaying a kind of snow on the screen: The only thing I can do at that point is hold down the power button ...
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Dell XPS 13 9343 keyboard backlight

I have just re-installed 15.04 after updating my older BIOS to a newer version, prior to this re-installation the keyboard back light was functional; however, it doesn't seem to be working anymore ...
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how to install firewire 1394 on a dell latitude e 6400?

I need to install the firewire conecction on a dell latitude e 6400 to edit video, thanks for the help!
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Problems with Dell 13 7000 external scrceen on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am trying to get my Dell 13 7000 working with an external screen on Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm having no luck. In order to get WIFI working I've installed the following kernel: 4.2.3-040203-generic ...
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15.10 Dell Vostro 3700 display brightness fn+key change problem

I have 15.10 default install, no any changes to /etc/default/grub. Now when I press Fn + arrowUp/Down I can see display brightness change notification. Moreover, /sys/class/backlight/acpi_video0/* ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 hangs at shutdown, wierd start ups

I just bought a new Dell machine. It's awesome! It has a 6th Gen Intel i5, Radeon M335 (4gb ddr3), 8gb of ram< win 10. Nothing special, but still quite good. Anyways I wanted to install Ubuntu on ...
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Only Guest User login is Available in my new Dell Vostro Laptop

I bought a New Dell Vostro 3558 Laptop today. Ubuntu was pre-installed in that. However, i am facing the below 2 issues in it. Only Guest user login is available. Linux Terminal is not working in ...