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Wireless mouse not working

I have a Gigabyte wireless mouse (m7600), and ubuntu 13.10 freshly installed. All this on a Dell Inspiron n5110. My problem is, that the mouse isn't responding. The system recognizes the receiver, it ...
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How can I disable CPU C2 and C3 states options?

I have a DELL XPS 13 9333. As you can read here, it produces an annoying coil whine under some circumstances: http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/19538215.aspx Someone ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.4 64bit and Nvidia Optimus HDMI on Dell N5110

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit. External display is working through HDMI which is wired to Optimus nVidia graphic card. But the rendering is not good enough. There is a delay. I am ...
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HDMI output on Dell l502x with Ubuntu 12.04

This is yet another post about getting the HDMI output working on del xps l502x. I have got ubuntu 12.04 LTS with bumblee. I running my monitor via the mini display port, but the trouble is getting ...
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Sound not functioning on Dell L421x with Ubuntu 12.04

I've been struggling with getting the sound to work on this Dell XPS14 laptop for days now, and the closest I've come to getting anything to work is the machine acknowledging the HDMI port as a sound ...
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Bumblebee - Cannot access secondary GPU - Dell Inspiron 7000 15 inch

I cant seem to get bumblebee to work with the dedicated GPU. When I run something for example: primusrun glxgears I end up with: primus: fatal: Bumblebee daemon reported: error: [XORG] (EE) ...
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Dell xps13 Bluetooth disabled in 12.04

I have updated the wifi firmware to 20.0.7.0 on my Dell laptop and now the Bluetooth seems disabled. It says that it is on, but when I enter in Bluetooth settings it says that it is disabled. How can ...
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Dell 1160w driver asks for root priviledge?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a Gateway 32-bit laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 which has a Dell 1160w printer connected. The printer is configured under the available default driver Dell 1100. I test printed it ...
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Dell Latitude D630 wireless issues running Ubuntu 13.10

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Latitude D630. I'm new to Linux and don't know too much about it. I've researched a few solutions to this problem, but none have worked, or I couldn't complete ...
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Which software controls the fan on Dell Sputnik?

As far as I know Project Sputnik from Dell, it is a developer notebook with Ubuntu installed. This notebook has a fan and some kernel module / driver / user land app to handle turning it on and off. ...
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Dell Latitude D830 Driver Questions

A friend of my asked me to put Ubuntu 12.04 LTS onto his old Dell Latitude D830 Laptop. I installed the OS but I have a few problems. I have no idea how to install the graphic drivers and set it up ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - No Wireless Networking Capabilities in Dell Inspiron 3135

First let me say that I have been using Ubuntu for about 2 years now and have developed a loyalty to this OS! However, this is my first time posting a question... I just purchased a Dell Inspiron ...
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Can't install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit at Dell Vostro 3360-0309

I try to install Ubuntu - it doesn't "see" HDD or partitions at all. What I have: Laptop with 13 and 4GB RAM Windows 7 home premium, need to save it. I've made a separate primary partition with ext4 ...
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Disabling windows only features (Intel SRT, etc) so I can install Ubuntu (Dell XPS 15)

I'm working on installing Xubuntu on a Dell XPS 15 and I trust this guide. It says I should do the following: Turn Secure boot off. Turn Fast boot off. Turn Intel SRT off. Remove RAID meta-data ...
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Is Ubuntu “workable/possible” on a 3200 x 1800 resolution screen?

I'm buying a laptop with that resolution later, and I'm willing to use Ubuntu or some other Linux OS without full resolution independent support for now, but I guess I'm wondering if it's possible at ...
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Why does my USB card reader (Dell 2405FPW) not recognize any inserted media?

My Dell monitor (model 2405FPW) has a built in USB card reader that is recognized by Ubuntu 13.10, but any inserted SD cards do not get seen. It used to work with an older version of 32-bit Ubuntu on ...
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Laptop SDcard reader not recognised (Dell Inspiron 15 7000)

I have this laptop http://www.dell.com/uk/p/inspiron-15-7537/pd And the sdcard reader does not seem to work at all under Ubuntu. I have tested it with Windows and it works just fine however when ...
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Getting HDMI out to work on Precise with AMD hybrid graphics

I am the (unlucky ?) owner of a Dell Latitude E6440 (http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201306-13687/) with AMD hybrid graphics (intel + Radeon HD 8690M). I have installed Ubuntu and the ...
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Wireless not working on Dell Latiude 3330 ubuntu preinstalled

I just bought a Dell Latitude 3330 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. Wireless worked without a problem for a few days and then stopped. The wireless broadcom is BCM4352. Tried everything but still not ...
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another dell e6400 touchpad problem

I just downloaded ubuntu 13.10 on my dell e6400, I know this has been a big topic and do apologize ahead. I have tried all the information on here and google but with no luck occasionally my ...
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Does Ubuntu work on the 2013 Dell XPS 15 (9530)? [closed]

What hardware components work, and what doesn't work?
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Need expert help in setting up AMD Raedon HD64700M driver in Ubuntu 12.04LTS

Using ubuntu 12.04 LTS for the last year, but still this problem has kept me in the dark! Anyone out there please guide me to set up AMD Raedon HD64700M graphics driver in my Dell Inspiron N4050 ...
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dell xps 13 developer edition eth adapter drivers

Hello I just bought a Dell XPS 13 DE and need an eth adapter. I read this has linux drivers. Anyone tried this adapter? Thanks, Franco
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blurred screen during install

I bought new ultrabook Dell XPS 13. During install Ubuntu 13.10 I have very blurred screen : https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B2MFeiJAFDe0VmNuVTFpaXctUDA What can I do ? Piotr
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Unable to connect WiFi in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Dell Inspiron 3521 laptop and I'm not able to connect to a Wifi device nor to a Bluetooth device. Earlier I did not faced this kind of problem. But now its there. Anyone please guide me.
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How to install ubuntu on new preloaded dos system?

Recently I bought new laptop without operating system in it.It has only freeloaded DOS that's it.Now I made a boot-able USB drive with Ubuntu in it.It went to fourth step properly with out any ...
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Dell XPS m1530 overheating problem

I have a Dell XPS m1530 running Ubuntu 13.10 and began noticing the keyboard surface get hot. It seemed odd to me that the fan runs intermittently at lower temperatures. I've already checked the ...
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Is Dell Bios article on Ubuntu Wiki outdated?

I came across this "immutable" page on the wiki. According to this, Dell doesn't support Ubuntu?? Even if they advertise it preinstalled? Also, it seems the non-Windows instructions don't match the ...
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How can I boot back into Windows 8 after intalling Ubuntu?

So, I have a Dell Laptop, and I've been interested in Dual Booting Windows 8 and Ubuntu, just because Ubuntu seems interesting and I enjoy fiddling with things. I have Ubuntu up and running, but now ...
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Wifi not getting connected in Windows 8 but getting connected in Ubuntu. How is this possible? [closed]

I have Dell Inspiron N4030 laptop. I first installed Windows 8 and then Ubuntu 12.04 OS (through wubi.exe. http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/install-ubuntu-with-windows) in my system. The problem ...
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DELL LATITUDE E6400 wireless not working on ubuntu 13

ubuntu will not let wireless work on my dell latitude e6400 ive tried some other thread on here adn that didnt work please help
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xps 13 sputnik 3 ubuntu 12.04 live doesn't load wireless driver

I'm trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on a dell xps 13 but when I run the live version it doesn't find any network devices. It has an Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 network controller. This computer ...
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Is there a Dell Longevity option in Ubuntu?

Dell XPS has the following option in Windows 8: I assume it's a hardware switch that is set somehow, so does it stick when rebooting to Ubuntu? Is there a way to check or switch this option from ...
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dell inspiron 3521 wireless netrowk list is not visible

Laptop Dell Inspiron 3251 4gb 500 gb I3 3rd generation i m using since sept. 2013 2 days back software update is present please update (pop shown) on my pc I click on update software next day when i ...
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Saucy is intermittently losing video sync! - How to isolate & repair?

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04 I have been having a really annoying issue where my laptop screen will sometime go white or just all colored static. There is no rhyme or reason, it may not ...
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wireless networking disabled by hardware switch. unblock only wifi?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. when I do sudo rkill list all, I get : 0 phy0 : wireless LAN (soft and hard blocked : no) 1 brcmwl-0 : wireless LAN (soft and hard blocked : no) 2 dell-wifi : wireless LAN( ...
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which ubuntu instead of vista

I have a Dell Studio 1735 laptop which came with Windows Vista Home premium 32bit. I have been impressed today with a friends laptop running Ubuntu, am I able to run it on my laptop? Do I need to ...
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Dell 1525 on Ubuntu 13.10 allows only 2 resolutions on external monitor

As I wrote in the title, my laptop is Dell 1525 and I have a acer monitor connected to the VGA port. The problem is that the monitor's native resolution is 1366x768, and I can see only 800x600 and ...
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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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How can I use Waves MaxxAudio? (Dell XPS 15 L502X)

I have a Dell XPS 15 L502X and I installed Ubuntu 13.10. I didn't have any problems with the installation, but when everything's was ready, the sound wasn't good. This laptop has a JBL Waves ...
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How to download ubuntu iso for dell laptop

I bought dell vostro M5460(corei3 2.5GHZ). Ubuntu was not pre-installed in this machine. How can i download the preloaded ubuntu 12.04 iso(special build for dell)?? I googled it but didn't find any ...
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Dell laptop USB 3.0 external hard drive boot

My Dell laptop has both USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a USB 3.0 external hard drive. It can boot from the USB 2.0 port, but not from the USB 3.0 port. It seems to me the ...
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Trying to load 13.10 on a ancient Dell Laptop [duplicate]

I'm new to Linux & Ubuntu and I'm trying to install 32 bit Saucy Salamander on a ancient Dell Laptop Inspiron 600 m with 52 GB storage, 2 GB Ram, and an Intel Pentium M 1.60 GHz processor just to ...
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Preinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 On Dell Inspiron One 19 won't get past grub

Have a hard drive with Ubuntu 12.04 installed which boots my school's PC and works on my old Gateway laptop with a HDD dock, but when I try and use my dock on my desktop Dell All-in-one (Inspiron One ...
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Bumblebee HDMI not detected

I try to use my TV connecting on my PC using HDMI cable. I installed bumblebee. I launch "lspci -v", and this is the ouput for my card : 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF108M ...
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black screen after install official closed amd graphich driver on 8850M card

I bought a dell 3537-157813 laptop with amd radeon 8850m. I installed for it the latest amd catalyst driver from amd.com but after reboot the computer ive got black screen with only visible my ...
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How to configure special keys?

This is not as common as it sounds, please check this picture. There are 3 buttons on the top right. The one on the left has "gears" on it, the one in the middle has "W" like shape and the one on the ...
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Is there any issues after upgrading native Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell XPS 13 developer edition?

I've just bought Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (Sputnik 3). Default version of Ubuntu is 12.04, and obviously I don't want to stuck with almost 2 years old distribution. I just wandering is it save ...
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About UBUNTU Operating System details in Dell 15 3521 Laptop

I have purchased new Dell 15 3521 Pentium Dual Core 3rd Generation Laptop having Operating system UBUNTU. I am unable to see information about system properties like Installed memory(RAM), Processor ...
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Ubuntu Compatibility with Dell Inspiron 7537? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 7537 laptop and I was wondering if I will successfully be able to install Ubuntu on this system. I have read about problems with laptops newer than 2012 and issues ...