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Ubuntu 12.04 and Inspiron 6400

What driver do I need for Ubuntu 12.4 to work with a Dell Inspiron 6400? I cannot get the wireless connection to work. Then how do I install it? I can't get the wireless connection to work. I just ...
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Colored lines on startup

I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Ubuntu 13.04. When I start up my computer there will just be a black screen with colored vertical lines. When I here the startup sound I can close my computer wait ...
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Dell inspiron mini 1210 graphic driver problems

I have downloaded ubuntu 13.04 and tried to install on my dell inspiron 1210. Everything went smooth my wifi works, and everything seems ok but when i try to popup some window or try to start Mozilla ...
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Error compiling with make

when I tried to compile John the Ripper on my computer a dell inspiron 1501 running 13.04 i ran the command make make clean generic i get the error /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lssl /usr/bin/ld: cannot ...
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Inspiron 1545 failure to enable wireless device , Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

First : wireless network hidden form my networks list, tring to search from help using some terminal commands. Now: wireless not work at my labtop dell 1545, using Ubuntu 12.10 What can I do ?
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How do I get a higher resolution than 1280 X 800 in Ubuntu 13.04

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1520 that has an nVidia G84M graphics card I have followed the instructions from this link How to install the Nvidia Drivers and I installed the ...
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Inspiron 15R Special Edition + UBUNTU [duplicate]

I would like to buy an Inspiron 15R Special Edition, for using Ubuntu. Does anyone have this laptop with Ubuntu? Is it is working 100%; or are there any problems?
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resume after suspend doesn't work [duplicate]

I'm new to ubuntu, I just installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have Dell inspiron 1440, I tried to search the forum how to fix the resume after suspend but couldn't find an answer. Thanks, Gal.
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Over-heat problem [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu a few months ago and it raises the laptop's temperature very rapidly, unlike Windows, then the laptop started shutting down after 2 or 3 hours maximum because of its very high ...
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drivers not detected on laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 1545 with both windows 7 64 bit and ubuntu 13.04 64 bit running side by side. windows 7 has managed to pick up all drivers but ubuntu has not. any ideas as to how i can solve ...
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Dell Inspiron n5110 syslog ACPI warnings on Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and got a bunch of warnings in syslog: May 9 02:21:34 Dell kernel: [ 9.689651] ACPI Warning: 0x0000000000000428-0x000000000000042f SystemIO conflicts with Region ...
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Dell Inspiron n5110 touchpad stop working after upgrate to 13.04

I've recently upgraded to 13.04 and touchpad partially stop working on my Dell Inspiron n5110. The left and right buttons still working but motions and taps don't. The system does detect my touchpad ...
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Dell Inspiron 7720 - upgrade from 12.10 to 13.04 broke touchpad driver

Today the updated informed me that there are udpates and a new version of Kubuntu. After installing the updates and pressing "Quit" the updater began upgrading to 13.04 (?!?!?!). Anyway, after the ...
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Upgrade from 12.10 to the new 13.04 Ubuntu OS [duplicate]

What is the best way to upgrade your distro with Ubuntu? I am currently using a LVM partition booting with UEFI boot firmware. Last time I upgraded my Distro, I couldn't boot up. I am using a Dell ...
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Getting Bluetooth to Work using Asus BT211 with Dell Inspiron E1505

I'm using an Asus BT211 USB bluetooth adapter on my Dell Inspiron E1505 and I cannot seem to get it running. I've tried many different searches and turned up nothing, at least not for modern versions ...
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Wifi Does Not Work After System Update

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 x64 onto a Dell Inspiron 1525. First thing I always do when installing new OSs is being it up to speed to naturally I installed all updates before proceeding further. ...
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Can not find any Bluetooth devices from my Dell laptop (Ubuntu 12.10)

I am trying to pair my phone with my Dell Inspiron laptop but the bluetooth wizard does not find any device. I also tried with my bluetooth speakers and nothing. rfkill list all shows: 1: phy0: ...
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13.04 - Fn volume keys not working on Dell Inspiron 1470

I'm using a Dell Inspiron 1470, and eversince I updated to 13.04, none of the Fn keys are working, except for brightness and WiFi.
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Dell Inspiron keeps shutting down after installing Ubuntu 12.04 desktop

My Dell Inspiron 15R (64 bit) keeps shutting down frequently(say after every 30 minutes) after installing Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. Also laptop gets heated up very quickly. Any help/suggestion/advice is ...
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How to install touch pad driver on inspiron 7220 se?

I am trying to install this driver: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/606238/comments/202 My command line: augre@augre-Inspiron-7720:~/Downloads/usr/src/psmouse-alps-1.3$ bash ...
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Getting Wireless to Work, Dell Inspiron E1505 (bcm4311)

Ok. so I know there are about a million threads on this subject already, but NOTHING has worked for me. About to lose my mind here, if someone can please help I will be eternally grateful. I have a ...
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Re-install of Ubuntu does not work on Dell Inspiron 14(3421)

I have a problem with my Dell system which requires advice! I have a Dell Inspiron 14(3421) (i5, 1GB Nvidia graphics, 4gb RAM, etc.) which came pre-installed with Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I made a Dell ...
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How to install Ubuntu on Dell 5521

How to install Ubuntu on Dell 5521 in which Windows 8 is already factory installed. I want to keep Windows 8 also. In my another Windows 7 PC I installed ubuntu with a help of Wubi installer that ...
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How do I get the wireless working on a Dell Inspiron 1501? [duplicate]

The laptop won't recognise any networks. I'm aware that the wireless card probably doesn't work because of the drivers, but I also can't connect via the Ethernet cable, meaning I can't download the ...
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Is BumbleBee installed incorrectly?

I have a Dell Inspiron N7110 running Ubuntu 12.10. I followed the instructions to install ubuntu & bumblebee on my computer in this thread from the user mikrus: ...
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Why do I get “Wireless unavailable”?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. on my Dell Inspirion Mini 1018. After doing one of regular updates, my wifi stopped working, and it gives me message Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. How can I ...
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Device not working in 12.10

I have a Dell Inspiron 1501 running Ubuntu 12.10. When I go to software sources > additional drivers, I try to select the right driver, for the wireless card, and select apply changes, it tries to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 freezes randomly at Dell Inspiron 14z [duplicate]

I got the problem that my Ubuntu 12.04 system entirely freezes, including there will be no mouse or keyboard action, at random situations with the consequence that there is nothing I can do but a hard ...
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touchpad not working on inspiron 6000

Got a problem with my touchpad since I upgraded to 12.04: it's working but i cant do nothing with it: very imprecise and very slow. try to handle the touchpad config in settings but no results... the ...
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wifi connection lost from time to time on a Dell Inspiron 1520

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 installed on a Dell Inspiron 1520. I got my wifi working but the connection to the router drops from time to time. I couldn't figure out yet what's causing the drop. The ...
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Would Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Inspiron e1405 (Intel Core Duo T2300 (1.66 GHz/2MB L2 Cache) be too slow? [closed]

Would Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Inspiron e1405 (Intel Core Duo T2300 (1.66 GHz/2MB L2 Cache) be too slow? also, it only has 1GB RAM
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Why can my System (Dell Inspiron N4050) not connect to my WiFi any more? (12.04)

I have a Dell Inspiron N4050 with dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. My Wireless Driver currently is Broadcomm in Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Just two days back, after downloading and ...
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How do enable wireless and ethenet connection in Inspiron 7420 using Ubuntu 12.04?

I am beginner with Ubuntu and recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as dual booting with Windows 8. I would like to continue with Ubuntu as it is amazing. However I am straggling with internet ...
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Ubuntu Live USB doesn't boot on Dell Dell Inspiron 17r

I am trying to boot an Ubuntu 12.10 Live USB on a Dell Inspiron 17r. However, after I boot from the usb, it briefly displays the red screen with keyboard and accessibility icon. It then goes to a ...
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MD Radeon HD 7730M (Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition)

I cannot find the drivers for AMD Radeon HD 7730M(Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition) on the AMD website! can someone please send me the link to download any open source drivers if available? Also the ...
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Inspiron 14R energy

The battery of my notebook is ending very quickly when I use ubuntu. I have a Dell Inspiron 14R with 6 gb memory, 1tb and NVDIA gt630m hd. Someone can tell me what I can do to improve it?
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Dell Inspiron 1520 User Completely New To Ubuntu

I have been a part of Ubuntu user population for about two hours right now. After installing it on my Dell Inspiron 1520 that I bought so long ago, I jumped in really well, but, I have a few ...
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How do I enable my wireless card? (Dell Inspiron 9400 with Ubuntu 12.10) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Install Broadcom / STA Wireless card (BCM43XX) I am at a complete loss as to what to do here, I spent hours trying to get my wireless card (Broadcom) to work, and ...
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How to set up network connection on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I purchased a Dell Inspiron 14R 5420 and installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on it alongside Windows 7. The network connection works under Windows, but not under Ubuntu. The PC/USB does not blink and I can't ...
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Bluetooth and wifi get switched on and off together

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with GNOME on a Dell Inspiron 1470, my wlan card is a Broadcom BCM4312. Was previously using Windows 7. Now at startup both BT and Wifi are switched on. If I switch off ...
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'Disable Touchpad' Keyboard Shortcut doesn't work

I have a Dell Inspiron 5110 laptop. When I press the keyboard shortcut to disable the touchpad (Fn+F3) it shows this in the corner of the screen: But it does not actually disable the touchpad. This ...
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No wireless on Dell Inspiron N4050: Take three [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install BCM43142 wireless drivers for Dell Vostro 3460/3560? Dell Inspiron 5720 Wifi (Broadcom BCM43142, Ubuntu 12.10) I already asked about this twice before ...
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How to purge psmouse-alps-dst-0.4 driver?

After installing psmouse-alps-dst-0.4 driver for my Dell 5720 touchpad from here : http://www.dahetral.com/public-download I decided to uninstall it. I removed /usr/src/psmouse-alps-dst-0.4 folder, ...
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Wifi does not work on Dell Inspiron N5520

Купил сегодня ноут Dell Inspiron N5520 на нем стояла ubuntu 11.10 я решил поставить по свежее версию 12.10 но перестал работать wi-fi Translation: Today I bought a new Dell Inspiron N5520 laptop, ...
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One more “Dell 17R touchpad” question

I am trying to enable touchpad multitouch/scrolling in Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron 5720 (17R). By default after installation it had the following settings (xinput results): ⎡ Virtual core ...
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Dell Inspiron 1120 Wifi, Bluetooth problems [duplicate]

(A related question found here.) I've been used 11.04, now 12.04 LTS, and if there is solution, I don't want to upgrade from that LTS. The first problem is, that the network-manager/networking ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 boot hangs at purple screen when integrated NIC (ethernet card) is enabled in BIOS

Here's my weird problem, with a UEFI Ubuntu 12.10 64 bits installation on an Inspiron 14z ultrabook with an integrated Atheros AR8162 ethernet card (NIC). If the AR8162 card is enabled in BIOS, ...
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How to get WiFi not working on Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 notebook?

Issuing lspci -vnn gave me this (relevant) output: 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) I don't know how to proceed in order to get it ...
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How can I disable my touchscreen? (Dell Inspiron One 23)

Although I don't use the touchscreen in Ubuntu, because it is a capacitive display I sometimes accidentally touch the display area which causes any text in dialogue windows to automatically highlight ...
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How do i get my wireless to work on a dell inspiron 6000?

When I installed ubuntu, everything was working perfectly except for the wireless networks. When i click on networks wireless is not an option. I know my wireless works because it worked fine before ...