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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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how to delete blacklisted items from /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf?

My wireless doesn't work with Ubuntu 12.04.(it worked with 10.04 LTS) I have a Dell Inspiron 1501. I followed the steps posted below: Run these: sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source ...
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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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ForcePAE for Linux Live on Pentium M on memory stick

I'm a Windows user with moderate skills. I've set a couple of minimal ("grandmother") users on Ubuntu when old XP installations got too tangled with age. I'm not a native Linux user and tend to run ...
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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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install ubuntu12.04 on dell r710 raid 5

I have created a virtual disk 0 with raid 5 on Dell r710. This virtual disk 0 consists of 6 physical disks. Each disk comes with 1TB disk space. I used the bootable CD that I created to try to ...
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Webcam not detected in cheese, also not listed in lsusb

I have dell inspiron n5110 laptop with windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. Webcam works fine in windows. But in ubuntu , cheese shows "no device found". Here is my output of lsusb: Bus 002 ...
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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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How can I get a Dell latitude D620 to connect wirelessly on the internet in Lubuntu 13.10

My school has laptops and I was asked to install a Linux distro on them. I put Lubuntu on them, but I noticed the OS doesn't even know the laptops can connect wirelessly to the internet. I noticed on ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 3000 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 3000, it came with Ubuntu 12.04, I wanted to upgrade it to 14.04, but when I try to boot from USB, after I choose start from the menu (where there is install, check memory ...
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Wireless not working when using UBUNTU 13.04 on DELL Precision M6300

I installed UBUNTU 13.04 dual boot with Windows 8. all working perfectly well except my wireless. the wireless does not turn on or off. neither it detects any wireless system. Fn+F2 does not turn on ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.04 on Dell Inspiron 1520 (WiFi not working)

I have a Dell Inspiron 1520 that is rather finicky and had Windows XP installed on it. I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail", and since, I haven't been able to get the WiFi to work. It ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 install fails on Dell Inspiron B130 with Broadcom 4318

I have a Dell Inspiron B130 I am trying to install 32-bit Xubuntu 14.04 on. The install of 13.10 was AOK but the update failed catastrophically, so I am reinstalling from scratch. WiFi and the ...
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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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“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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Headphones dont Work Dell Inspiron 15r

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Installed on my Dell Inspiron 15r, However it was never able to produce sound through Headphones. it asks you what type of device you just plugged in but when you choose ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 11 3000 touch screen boots unreliably

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop once booted works all right. However, the boot itself is a gamble. I often have to make many tries to get it to boot successfully. It can get stuck at unpredictable ...
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OS - Does not Show 100% HDD Capacity

I am from Dell Technical Support -- One of our customers has a Dell System Model T5610 and has installed 2-256GB SSD HDD and 2- 4TB HDD and Configured RAID-0 of 2 Arrays on Intel Based Chipset ...
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Laptop buttons not working on a Dell Latitude e6400

I have install Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit on my Dell Latitude E6400 laptop. I have the latest bios version for my laptop (A32) which I downloaded from the official Dell website by checking updates that ...
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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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Getting “boot error” when trying to boot from USB

I'm wanting to try out Ubuntu, so followed the instructions for how to install Ubuntu onto a USB. I downloaded the .iso file, then the pendrivelinux 3 part process to make the USB bootable. I can ...
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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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Problems on Dell Vostro 5470 ( Subwoofer/Video Driver/HDMI)

Summary: 1) Problem subwoofer. 2) Problem of the video card driver. 3) HDMI problem Good evening, folks... My name is Carlos Vinicius Costa Ferrer, I am a law student (not IT) and am wanting to ...
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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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how to enable my bluetooth adapter?

I'm using Dell Inspiron N4030 laptop. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit. Bluetooth adapter is not found. How to active that? rfkill list 1: phy1: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...
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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. ...