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Dell Lattitude E5400 CD Burner not working

When I go to burn a audio CD it says error. I'm not even sure if I have the drivers for it. Can someone help? I'm on 13.10 by the way.
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Dell Latitude D830 unable to connect to the internet [duplicate]

My Dell Latitude D830 (BCM4311 wireless chip) is unable to connect to any wireless connections or even detect them. I was able to find a driver for it but I don't know what to do with it. The driver ...
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DELL XPS 13 Sound Problem

Since the last update (20.11.2013) for Ubuntu 13.10 there are noises in the left speaker. They appear in the internal speakers when I boot the system and if I choose the audio jack in the external ...
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How do I install the iwlwifi for Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless

I found an instruction on the Linux Laptop Wiki to download the ipw3945 module for Intel 3945 802.11g Wireless in a Dell Precision M65, but that page then defers to a newer, more elegant Sourceforge ...
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No Bluetooth adapter found on ubuntu 13.04

I have tries almost everything but could not switch on Bluetooth and finally got to know Bluetooth adapter is not installed on my dell Inspiron N5010.. What I did.. Bios check - checked BIOS and ...
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Laptop fan running often and loudly for no reason since installing ubuntu

Since installing Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron Notebook that came pre-installed with Windows 8 (very unfortunately), I have been experiencing an increase in the fan's loudness and frequency of ...
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Ethernet card doesn't work after installing ubuntu 13.04

I have an old DELL Inspiron notebook that has Marvell ethernet card ([11ab:4354] (rev 13)) Recently I installed an Ubuntu 13.04 on this notebook and then I saw that eth conn. cannot establish Also I ...
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Dell inspiron 5521 Drivers for Ubuntu

How to install all drivers for dell inspiron 5521 for ubuntu ? The laptop came with ubuntu pre-installed so there must be drivers somewhere on internet. I have searched but didn't get any. Also I am ...
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Unable to connect wifi and ethernet

I have installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude e6400 laptop. However, I am unable to connect either with Ethernet or wifi. There are no drivers detected under additional drivers. I enabled networking and ...
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Screen goes black when trying to switch users on Ubuntu 13.10 [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell XPS L502X laptop last night. I set it up as a dual boot with Windows 8.1. I was testing the GUI to make sure all features work. Examples: Software Updater ...
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Wireless Driver for Dell Inspiron 1545

I have downloaded drivers for my wireless card but i don't have a clue, as to how i install them. if anyone is able to instruct me how to install them it would be greatly appreciated
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dell n5040 bluetooth not working

10 runnning solely on a dell n5040 laptop. how do i enable bluetooth, it works fine on windows 7 when i had it installed but ive never been able to get it working in any ubuntu version from 12.04 ...
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Dell Latitude XT2 wireless driver and touchscreen settings keep reverting

I am new to Ubuntu and using a Dell Latitude XT2. When Installed Ubuntu there was a problem with my wireless drivers. After looking around a bit I managed to fix it with the following commands: sudo ...
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No way to connect to my wifi - Dell m4800 - ubuntu 13.10x64bits

I can't achieve to connect to my WiFi with a Dell Precision m4800 with Ubuntu 13.10 64 bits. I added the recommended "Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Network adapter" in Software & ...
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The system is running in low graphics mode error on dell inspiron.1525 [duplicate]

How to fix “The system is running in low graphics mode” error on dell inspiron.1525?
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Installing Realtek ALC662 sound drivers on Ubuntu 12.10

Following the answer in Do I need any extra drivers for the Realtek waves maxx audio on my Dell XPS 17?, I'm trying to install audio driver for Dell XPS 15(L502X) from RealTek site. But I'm getting ...
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fingerprint reader not working in dell vostro 3550

My laptop shows validity sensor device but the driver is not installed.Is it possible to install fingerprint reader. I have vfs5011 validity sensor
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Is there a way to buy a Dell dekstop/laptop with pre-installed Ubuntu?

In the near future (probably in the year end sale season), I am going to buy a Dell laptop. Problem is, I am completely pissed off by Microsoft Windows 8, which is almost universally pre-installed in ...
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dell inspiron 5721 17r turn wireless led off

Not long ago I bought dell inspiron 5721 17r with ubuntu 12.04 came with laptop. Does not contain wifi hardware swich or I have not found it yet During exams use of wireless is prohibited. laptops ...
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tty1 boot difficulty on Dell XPS 13

Last night I got tired of windows (really it happened before last night) and decided to load Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell XPS 13 (Dell XPS 13 XPS13R2-1250sLV, intel 3337U processor), initially the laptop's ...
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DELL inspiron 3521 WIFI not working after upgrade 12.04

WI-FI wireless problem with dell 3521 after general upgrade on 12.04. System diagnostics --> All test passed. Network test fails: with MSG HTTP connection error. Earlier it was working but so,e ...
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How do I install AMD drivers without breaking my system?

I'm using a Dell Inspiron 15 with a hybrid AMD Radeon 7730M along with an Intel 4000 HD. Previous attempts at installing have resulted in a black screen on boot. How can I install these drivers to ...
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Wifi keep disconnecting every 5 min on Dell Inspiron15r

Need urgent help, I am new to Ubuntu and using 12.04. My Wifi keep disconnecting after a while when i start my machine, i always need to restart the system to get connected and again it gets ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 won't boot - kmv: dissabled by bios - Dell Inspiron 1720 [duplicate]

To introduce myself, I am not 100% technologically minded but I have been using Ubuntu for around 3 years in total and I've never had any real issues. I regularly install the recommended updates from ...
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Unable to install ubuntu 13.10 on dell xps 15 L502X.. operating system not found

I have windows 8 installed on my laptop. I own a dell XPS 15 L502X laptop. I am trying to install ubuntu using USB but whenever I try rebooting my laptop to start the installation, There's an error ...
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Dell Studio 1457 black screen on resume 13.10

this is my first post here. My Dell Studio 1457's a great laptop and has been with me through thick and thin, but it has always had problems with the open source radeon driver. As fglrx is being ...
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Touchpad setting and issue in ubuntu 13.10

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and nautilus (File) v 3.8.2 on Dell Inspiron 7535. I am getting wired behavior when dragging window. Suppose if I click and told the left button on window title bar and drag ...
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Hiding partition in Nautilius

I'm using ubuntu 13.10 and nautilus (File) v 3.8.2 on Dell Inspiron 7535 which had comes with windows 8 pre installed. Dell had already created lots of partitions. I want to make this partitions not ...
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Dell Optiplex 780 no WiFi found

Dell Optiplex 780 Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E7500 @ 2.93GHz RAM is 6.00 GB x64 OS machine and I have never had a problem with installing Ubuntu before and recognizing any type of wireless or WiFi ...
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unable to use network sharing

I acquired a new pc to mess around with (a dell optiplex 760) and after installing synergy because I only have one mouse (synergy is used to share a keyboard, mouse and clipboard over multiple ...
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bluetooth doesnt work in dell vostro 2420

I install Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell Vostro 2420 but the Bluetooth doesn't show up and WiFi signal drops randomly need help with that prob soon 07:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation Device ...
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Suspend with Dell vostro 131 notebook @ ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

when I wake my dell v-131 up from standby, the screen keeps black und the kernel seems to be crashed (even capslock or strg+alt+f1 doesn't work). In ubuntu 13.10 the suspend has worked without any ...
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Using a QHD+ Display with Ubuntu 13.10

I'm planning on buying a Dell XPS 15 9530 (http://www.dell.com/us/business/p/xps-15-9530/pd?oc=smx15w8p003&model_id=xps-15-9530), which only comes with a QHD+ display (3.200 x 1.880). I would ...
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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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Overheating problem with dell n5110 Ubuntu 13.04

My dell laptop (N5110) gets extremely overheated with Ubuntu till the point that it shutdowns by itself although it works perfectly fine with windows. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I have heard that many ...
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Dual Boot on XPS 15

I am considering purchasing a Dell XPS 15 (http://www.dell.com/us/p/xps-15-l521x/pd?oc=dncwx16bw7&model_id=xps-15-l521x) Intel® Core™ i7-3632QM processor NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 640M with 2GB GDDR5 ...
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Booting Ubuntu 13.10 form USB on server with no OS (Dell PowerEdge T110)

I have a Dell PowerEdge T110 (Xeon 1220v2) server with no OS. From my mac, I was able to save the Ubuntu 13.10 for server iso (x86) and used UNetbootin to save the iso to a USB stick (2GB). I was ...
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Installing problems on DELL

I used Unetbootin to have a USB boot of an ISO disk image Ubuntu 12.04 i836. When I plugged my USB in and turn on the power & got into the Bootmenu, I chose Install Ubuntu, after some seconds it ...
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Dell Inspiron N5110 Drivers [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux. Although my Dell inspiron N5110 is certified, I don't find any drivers for Linux OS on the official Dell website. There are only drivers for Windows 7 and Windows 8. How can I get my ...
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Dell Alps Touchpad not working

I have a Dell 17R SE with Ubuntu 13.04. The touchpad is recognized as PS/2 mouse out of the box, giving just normal touchpad behaviour, but no tap to click, no scrolling, etc. Most answers related to ...
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Fan always run with ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My laptop is dell vostro 3560. I have just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it, everything is good except fan. It always run, always makes some noises. It's not normal when comparing with windows 8.1. ...
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Intel TurboBoost not working under 12.04 LTS

Please help me someone :) My notebook has Intel core i5 3337U CPU with Intel turbo boost. Under 12.04 the turbo boost is not working properly. It's frequency maximum is 1.8Ghz but the CPU can run ...
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Dell wireless 1390 issue, No physical connection available

I am running a Live disk of kubuntu 13.10 on a Dell inspiron 1501 with a 1390 wireless card. I have already activated the STA driver that I have read about on other forums. My only problem now, is it ...
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DELL Inspiron 4050 Sound from one speaker

DELL Inspiron 4050 Sound from one speaker I'm running Ubuntu on my laptop, I ran Windows Opensuse before no problems with sound. Then i switched to Ubuntu initially things ran smoothly then all of a ...
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Driver for VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader on Dell Vostro 3550

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 laptop. Fingerprint Reader: Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS5011 Fingerprint Reader (USB-id: 138a:0011) I have searched, but I couldn't get this driver for Linux. I have ...
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Need help finding out what disk drive driver ubuntu needs for my dell poweredge 2950

I have a dell poweredge 2950 and im trying to install ubuntu to it. It made it to the part where it checks hardware and is telling me that no disk drive was detected and its asking for teh name of the ...
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Sound system does not work well in Dell 1747 laptop

I own a Dell studio 1747 laptop which has built in stereo speakers from JBL. I have problems with sound playback. My sound from youtube or other places is very bad and it does not give stereo sound, ...
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WiFi not working on Dell Inspiron 1564

hope you can offer some help! I'm new to Ubuntu (and Linux for that matter), but I managed to install Ubuntu 12.04 yesterday on an old Dell Inspiron 1564 Laptop. Everything works fine, with the ...
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No wifi connection on Dell inspiron 1520

I'm new with ubuntu and for last few days I'm trying to enable wifi on my dell inspiron 1520. I found file b43 and I moved it to /lib/firmware then I put in terminal sudo modprobe b43 but through ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and Dell Inspiron 7520 SE (Intel 4000 and ATI radeon HD 7730m)

I installed 13.10 and i have problems with my display. Everything else works fine. I cant control my brightness. I thought the graphics driver is the problem. So i went to software updates, switched ...