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No wifi with xubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 8600

I've just installed Xubuntu 12.04 on an old Dell Inspiron 8600 laptop, because of the lack of a pae, and everything works fine except wifi. I've followed the instructions on the Wifi help page and ...
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0answers
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Resolution and Driver Issue

I can't seem to figure out what happened, but after a recent update my machine will not use it's NVIDIA graphics driver. It is stuck at 1280x720 when the native resolution of the display is 1920x1200. ...
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0answers
29 views

/usr folder permissions being changed to 8070 9999 breaking virtualbox [on hold]

Recently whilst running Ubuntu 13.10, I picked up a problem with virtualbox permission errors. The errors were "Failed to load VMMR0.r0 (VERR_SUPLIB_OWNER_NOT_ROOT)." Eventually tracked this down to ...
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0answers
99 views

Wired connection problem for Ubuntu 13.10 using DELL VOSTRO

I am having a problem using wired connection for Ubuntu 13.10. The problem started suddenly. However I was able to solve it using the answer given in the following post: Ubuntu 12.04 Dell 6400 no ...
0
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1answer
449 views

Linux (Ubuntu 12.04) driver for Broadcom Corp BCM 4352 Wireless Network Adapter

I've recently purchased a Dell Alienware 17 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (kernel = 3.11.0-15) on it. The problem is that the wireless card (Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac ...
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1answer
33 views

Placa de Video GeForce GT 520M

Translated text (using Google Translate): Good afternoon, I have a Dell XPS-14z laptop it has a GeForce GT 520M 1GB. I'm not getting this video card work properly because Microport output -> VGA ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

Help wanted to connect to WiFi.

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell latitude e6400 and am unable to connect to wifi. No networks show up. It says I don't have the proper drivers, which I can't get without a connection. I'm ...
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2answers
689 views

Dell Inspiron 3537, problems with resuming from suspend with AMD Radeon HD 8800M graphics card

I installed ubuntu (12.04.04 LTS, 64 bit) on a laptop Dell Inspiron 3537. It's working great. Recently, I had some trouble with running applications through wine. Those problems were resolved once I ...
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1answer
142 views

Can't connect to wired or wireless network with Dell D520

I recently found my old Dell Latitude D520 and I decided it would be a learning experience to try and dual boot Ubuntu on it and play with a new operating system. I installed Ubuntu but to my surprise ...
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1answer
98 views

Internet not working in my Dell Inspiron-5520

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my Dell Inspiron-5520 laptop. Though everything else seems to work properly the wireless network doesn't seem to work which worked perfectly when I had Windows 7 ...
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0answers
93 views

Broadcom BCM4315 can't connect to my WiFi network — what to do?

I own a Dell Inspiron 1525 with a Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b wireless controller. The problem is that WiFi does not work well. I have tried many solutions proposed on the web, including ...
0
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0answers
38 views

Flickering screen Dell XPS 8700 w/ Raden 7570

I just bought a used Dell XPS 8700. It came without OS. I am attempting to install Lubuntu 13.04. The screen flickers constantly, even when just powered on when the Dell logo is onscreen. ...
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0answers
225 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
55 views

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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1answer
340 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
160 views

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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1answer
243 views

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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0answers
205 views

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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0answers
42 views

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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1answer
224 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
103 views

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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0answers
170 views

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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1answer
748 views

Ubuntu 13.10 + Nvidia 173 (Dell Precision M60) - black screen, cannot boot

I upgraded a Dell Precision M60 which uses a NVIDIA GPU Quadro FX Go1000 (NV36GL) graphics card from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 today and now I cannot boot. Starting X flashes an NVIDIA logo briefly and ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Wireless adaptors won't work. inspiron 8500. Cisco adaptors

i have 2 wireless notebook adaptors and neither work on my Dell inspiron 8500. i've tried going to settings and it says no proprietary drivers are being used.i have a Cisco Air-PCM352 and a Linksys ...
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1answer
137 views

Intermediate fan speed i8k

On i8kfan you have just two options of fan speed. What i want is to know if there's a way to set a intermediate(or more than one) fan speed because the high value(2) is too noisy and the low value(1) ...
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1answer
141 views

Ubuntu on Dell Optiplex 755/760 - shall I expect any issues with graphics/audio/stability?

I'm looking for a computer for my friend who wants to have Ubuntu on a cheap pc. I found some Dells Optiplex 755/760 that fit the price but I wonder if I should expect any issues with graphics (Intel ...
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0answers
284 views

Dell latitude E6540 resume crash with catalyst drivers

I have a Dell Latitude E6540 with an AMD Radeon HD 8790 and an integrated Intel GPU. I installed AMD Catalyst 3.11 Beta V9.4 drivers in Ubuntu 13.10. It's works fine but suspend/resume doesn't work. ...
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2answers
774 views

Install B43 drivers without internet connection [closed]

I've spent all day trying to solve this with no results. I am using elementaryOS Luna, but since it runs on Ubuntu... The problem I have is that my Dell Vostro 1500 has defective Ethernet. It can't ...
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3answers
189 views

Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Studio 1558 Laptop? [duplicate]

I was just wondering if it would be possible to put 12.04 on my Dell Studio 1558. I was poking around the Ubuntu website, and other websites and was unable to find any specific drivers for this model ...
0
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1answer
67 views

Is re-installation of wireless driver necessary after updating linux headers every time?

I updated my laptop with the recommended updates including the "Linux-header 3.8.0-34". After installation, i noticed my wireless was not working. I began troubleshooting and nothing worked. Finally ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

Hybrid Graphics - How do I know they're switching appropriately?

I have a Dell Inspiron 15 that has two graphics cards; an AMD Radeon HD 7730M and an Intel 4000HD. I've installed Catalyst Drivers 13.1. When I launch a 3D game like Dota 2, how can I check to see ...
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1answer
48 views

How to install broadcom LP-PHY drivers?

My Dell Inspirion is equipped with a Broadcom 14e4 4315 Low-Power wifi card. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my system with hopes of making it my number one OS. When I booted it up, my wifi ...
0
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1answer
39 views

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.
0
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1answer
385 views

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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0answers
72 views

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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0answers
219 views

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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2answers
438 views

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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2answers
638 views

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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0answers
59 views

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 ...
1
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0answers
207 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
19 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
90 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
3k views

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 ...
0
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0answers
54 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
728 views

Ubuntu 13.10 not detecting Nvidia GPU

I installed 13.10 just yesterday and it didn't detect my Nvidia 420m GPU. i am using a dell xps laptop with optimus. I checked in software update app-->Additional Driviers but the drivers option ...
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0answers
807 views

Dell XPS 15 (L502x) Integrated Webcam not working

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 x64 on the Dell XPS 15 L502X but the integrated webcam is not working neither with cheese nor skype. Learned that there is no need to install drivers for this version (12.04) ...
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1answer
395 views

dell xps 17 l702x Nvidia GT 555M (optimus)

I know there are some topics about getting Nvidia drivers to work on the Dell XPS 17 (l702X). I have read them all and tried several approaches. Every time it results in re-installing Ubuntu because ...
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0answers
106 views

HDMI audio not working

I just installed ubuntu on a dell 1535 laptop. Everything is working great except I have no audio when I hook the HDMI up to a tv. In the sound settings there isn't even an option for hdmi output, ...
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1answer
58 views

Why doesn't WiFi work on Dell 4020? [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell 4020 laptop using Windows installer for Ubuntu. But my WiFi device is not working. What should I do? $ lspci | grep -i net 07:00.0 Network controller: ...
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0answers
254 views

How do I connect my NetXtreme BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express in y Dell latitude d630?

Trying to get my 09:00.0 Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme BCM5755M Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express (rev 02) working with my wifi. I just installed Raring Ringtail on this dell latitude ...