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Dell b1160w not working in 14.04

I originally installed the dell b1160w printer on ubuntu 12.04. It worked as expected. A few months ago I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and now I can't get the printer to work. I looked at the ...
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Abnormally High Fan Speed on Cool Laptop, Dell Inspiron 15R 5520, Ubuntu 14.04,

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1. My issue is with the Dell's fan, which is running at full speed during most of the time the computer is booted into ...
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Touchpad stopped working DELL Latitude D630

I have a DELL Laptop Latitude D630 and Ubuntu as OS. Touchpad has always worked perfectly for more than a year now, first with Ubuntu 12 and now with Ubuntu 14.04 after the upgrade. Today the touchpad ...
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Dell XPS 13 9333, touchpad not working with kernel 3.16 in Utopic Unicorn

So I upgraded today my distribution, from 14.04 Trusty Thar to 14.10 Utopic Unicorn. I had issues with the touchpad on 14.04 (jumping cursor while typing stuff) and the Synaptics upstream driver ...
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“Battery not present” Dell Inspiron 14-7437 [Kubuntu-14.04]

I'm running Kubuntu 14.04.1 LTS AMD64 on my Dell Inspiron 14" 7437; it is a fresh and fully updated installation. What happens when I turn on my PC without the power cord attached is that KDE systray ...
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Looking for edid file for Dell S2240L

This is my first posting in askubuntu. My Monitor is Dell S2240L. My monitor has corrupted edid information. It's full resolution is 1920x1080 but stuck at 1024x768 and 1280x720 as the 2 highest ...
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kernel 3.13.0-37 crased on ubuntu 14.04. also questions about 2 graphic cards

My question is about the linux kernel. It may be related to some issues regarding the video cards, that's why I mention them. I have Ubuntu 14.04, with linux kernel 3.13.0-37, on a Dell Vostro 3550 ...
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No audio through speakers but headphones work fine

1I recently bought a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled and eveything works fine with it. But I'm planning to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it and when I boot from a USB stick, ...
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Wireless wont show up on Dell Latitude D620, I am New to LUBUNTU and never used Linux

I got a Dell Latitude D620 from work on condition it had to be DBAN DOD wiped prior to removal. It is a DuoCore 1.6GHz 1GB RAM machine which sounded like LUBUNTU would be good fit... All of it worked ...
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Why won't Steam work on my Dell INSPIRON E1705?

this is my first post, so I hope i'm doing it right; I recently got a used laptop from a friend of mine, it came with windows XP on it, oh the horror; I upgraded the OS to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; and ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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Ubuntu and racadm

I recently purchased a used poweredge 1850 server and it came with a DRAC card. After wiping the HDD and installing ubuntu server 12.04.3 LTS amd64 on it, I am now trying to gain access to the DRAC ...
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latest ubuntu on dell xps 12

I am planning on buying a dell xps 12 at the end of the week so i can replace my laptop and my tablet and have both all in one device. I am very attracted to this concept, however I love ubuntu as ...
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Clickpad not working on Dell Inspiron 13 7000, running Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7000, everything works except the clickpad. It does not respond at all. I ran sudo xinput and got this output: ⎡ Virtual core pointer ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubuntu 14.04 with dell inspiron 15-3521

I have a laptop Dell inspiron 15-3521 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed, It was working good (I removed this Ubuntu). I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). (The driver installed is: ...
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Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E6540

My work laptop is a Dell Latitude as above currently running Windows 7 I would like to create an image of my current windows setup for use in VirtualBox on the laptop once I have ubuntu on, I have ...
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Reenabling default installation of trackpad on Dell XPS13

I have been having a lot of issues with the mouse cursor jumping all over the screen on my Dell XPS13 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. One of the things I did was install some "upstream" drivers using the ...
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Dell inspiron r15 5537 graphic low [duplicate]

https://db.tt/EIn74bDF https://db.tt/RWqyCzeG Ubuntu dont installed? ?? What's the problem? ???
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Is this a b43 driver problem?

I have 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1564 with Broadcom 4312 WiFi card. The wl drivers cause kernel panic on linux-3.8 so I succesfully installed the b43 driver a couple of months ago. Now I have changed ...
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Laptop fan constantly running at a high speed

I am very new to Ubuntu and to Linux as well. I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron 15R laptop. (Intel i7 processor, 8Gb ram). However the fan constantly running at a very high speed ...
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Persistent High-Fan Speed Ubuntu 14.04

I am using a Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel version 3.13.0-34 generic. Since installing the OS, I have been having issues with my computer's fan spinning at its maximum ...
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Wi-Fi connected but no network access

I have dell inspiron 15r turbo 7520 with windows 8 pre installed. I have dual booted the system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am new to ubuntu. Wi-Fi is showing to be connected but I am not able to access ...
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Dell Inspiron 1520 touchpad buttons not detected on ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop Dell Inspiron 1520. After installation, touchpad was detected but Vertical & Horizontal scrolling and Left & Right click were not working. So I ...
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I downloaded Ubuntu 14 on my Dell Vostro 1500 and now iit does not recognize my wireless card.

There are no wireless connections in my network folder.I can only get internet with a cable. If I disconnect the cable and plug it in again it does not recognize it. I am very new to Ubuntu. Please ...
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ctrl+space does not work on dell vostro 2420 after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04, ctrl+space does work as desired. For instance when using PostgresDB pressing ctrl+space gives suggestions, but this does not work. Eclipse also should give ...
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Dell Vostro 14 3446: Trackpad detected as Mouse (or something else)

For some reason, my trackpad is being detected as mouse in all the distro that I tried (Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Crunchbang, Salix) except Ubuntu 12.04. Here is the relevant output of ...
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Noise from headphones

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug my headphones in I hear an annoying noise . The noise is not influenced by the volume level as well as the software used. It is just always there. Any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron 15R Unable to adjust Brightness

When trying to adjust brightness on my Dell Inspiron 15R, I see brightness icon moving up or down however the actual brightness remains the same. please help me.
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Touchpad issue: jumping cursor while typing (Ubuntu 14.04), syndaemon don't help

I know there are other questions about this issue, but I can't find the right tweak in order to fix it. The touchpad still detects my palms while typing stuff. It's REALLY annoying, especially ...
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How can I install a Dell printer under ubuntu 14.04?

The place where I am right now has a Dell 968 printer and, as I have found out, Dell does not provide Linux drivers for their printers. I have tried to install a generic driver following the answers ...
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Evo is not connected, it identified but prompt that modem network disconnected, in ubuntu 12.04.3 lts at dell Inspiron

From previous 3 Months i am in a trouble of not connecting Evo device in my dell machine although wireless and ethernet is connected, what i do, i am so stressed please help any body.
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dell inspiron 5537 15r drivers

i just installed ubuntu 14 on my dell inspiron 5537 , its still fresh and up to date , i want to install my graphics drivers but i cant find a clear way STEP BY STEP , so i need help plz, my vga ...
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Problems installing Ubuntu on my Inspiron 531s. Please help?

Ok so I have gotten Ubuntu to install once before but had a few problems that I needed to fix by re-installing Ubuntu. Well, some of the problems I'm having is with the graphics card of my computer ...
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Dell Studio 1737 Ubuntu 14.04 Bluetooth not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio 1737 a while ago and I could not get the computer to recognize the internal bluetooth adapter of the computer. Ive updated to Ubuntu 14.04 and still the ...
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How do I setup a Dell 1135n Laser MFP?

Trying to setup Dell 1135n Laser MFP on Ubuntu 11.10 /usr/lib/cups/filter/rastertosamsungspl failed I copied the rastertosamsungspl from the DVD ...
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Problems booting Ubuntu fully on my inspiron 531s. Any help?

Ok. So I just installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my inspiron 531s and I can't boot it up all the way. I can boot it up to the lock screen where I log in at but whenever I try to get to my ...
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Fan constantly on, Dell Inspiron 15R, Ubuntu 12.04

Problem I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15R. As soon as I boot, the fan starts at full speed and stays constantly on. I've seen similar posts, where installing fan control apps are ...
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Dell fans not working

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my DELL Inspiron 15R. Since I have installed it, my fan is constantly spinning, even I do absolutely nothing. I found this post and I decided to install i8kutils. ...
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fan stopped working after using i8kutils on Ubuntu 14.04

I had a really hard time with loud fan noise in Ubuntu 14.04. I came across an article with a solution using i8kutils package and it seemed to work fine. But now the fan has stopped working ...
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I and Nvidia battle since Ubuntu 12.04 and so far unresolved Is'll find a solution here?

I am using a Dell Inspiron N5110. It has an Intel shared graphics and a nVidia GeForce GT 525M graphics card. After installing Ubuntu, it's working...but No animation add-on. I tried installing ...
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after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes

I have 12.10 Ubuntu installed on DELL XPS17 laptop. I have problem that after disconnecting HDMI cable, the screen flashes each time I press any key on the keyboard. I tried to do unity restart, but ...
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Disable a touch screen button on dell xps 11

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on my dell xps 11 and it is all running well except there is a windows button (super) on the bottom of the touch screen. This is extremely sensitive and whenever I go ...
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Help required to use Dell 5620 WWAN EVDO-HSPA Mobile Broadband Card work in Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Dell 5620 WWAN EVDO-HSPA Mobile Broadband card in DELL LATITUDE E4300. Operating System is Ubuntu 14.04 (64 Bit). Need Suggestion on what application should i install/configure to ...
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Ubuntu 12.4 wireless issues Dell Vostro

hello guys I have a problem accessing wireless on my laptop. Initially I couldn't connect but after searching through this forum I was able to resolve my problem. The issue now is that I have to run ...
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Graphic problem in Dell Inspiron 17 (3737)

I tried Ubuntu in Live Usb mode in my new Dell Ispirion 3737 (17"), but the grafic is absolutely horrible. I tried to install some updated drivers from the terminal in USB Live mode, but it did not ...
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Why wont my dell inspiron broadcom 1350 mini wifi adapter not connect to my wifi?

So I put Ubuntu on my dell inspiron recently and it will keep changing the wifi tick mark back to do not use when I click to tell it to use the device. Any answer is appreciated.
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problem with update ubuntu 14.04 dell vostro 3400

my problems is the next: I have installed ubuntu 14.04 in my laptop dell vostro 3400, before the installation ubuntu did not start due to the Nvidia video (black screen), so I was reading on ...
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ubuntu 14.04.1 server idle load average 1.00

Scratching my head here. Hoping someone can help me troubleshoot. I have a Dell PowerEdge SC1435 server which had been running with a previous version of ubuntu for a while. (I believe it was 13.10 ...
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Issues with Ubuntu Unity

When I boot into Ubuntu on my Dell Dimension 9100 with Nvidia 7300 le graphics, everything works fine until I login, then unity freezes after a few seconds. I need some way to boot into Ubuntu in ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 7 on the same partition? [duplicate]

I have a dell inspiron 1525, and it has already installed Windows 7. The problem is that the disk can't be partitioned, and I wanted to install ubuntu without uninstalling Windows 7. Is it possible ...