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Live booted Lubuntu on 512 MB of ram on Dell Inspiron 6000, Chromium always crashes when trying to go to a webpage

Here is the error message... Either Chrome ran out of memory or the process for the webpage was terminated for some other reason. To contine, reload or go to another page. It keeps happening and I ...
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Wireless Card not detected?

I opened up my Laptop and I can see the Wireless Card installed. [The hardware]. Yet I don't see it working. Here's a screenshot Screenshot Wi-fi device is {none}. What does this mean? Does it ...
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Installation of 12.04 on an usb stick

I already booted in with the Usb stick, but when ever I try and open Ubuntu or even installing it goes to commands and says: invalid argument cannot mount. What does that mean? How do I fix it?
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How to dual boot on Dell Inspiron 3521 laptop preinstalled with Windows 8? [duplicate]

I recently bought a Dell Inspiron 3521 (15”, Intel i3 processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, A07 BIOS from InsydeH2O) with Windows 8 pre-installed. I expected to be able to install Ubuntu 12.04.2 from ...
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Inspiron 15r SE with hybrid graphics and trial-boot

I have on notebook Inspiron 15R SE with Intel/AMD Hybrid driver, when i install de propietary amd driver, my unity disappears on the next reboot, i already format my ubuntu partition 3 times, what i ...
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I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 and I can not connect to the network

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Dell Inspiron 1501. Now I have no network capability. I had the same problem with 12.04. Ubuntu 11.10 only recognised my wired network, but not WiFi. What can I do ...
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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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Dell laptop display brightness problem

I am using Dell inspiron 15 and Ubuntu 13.04. I have hot keys on my keyboard to adjust display brightness and they work fine.But the problem is, as soon as I switch on the laptop the brightness is set ...
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Dell Inspiron 1545 wireless not detecting certain networks

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 having just reinstalled to see if it fixed the problem, I have installed the wireless drivers and they appear to be functioning as I am picking up the WiFi in the hotel down ...
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Microphone noise problem

this is yet another microphone noise problem question. I've checked http://askubuntu.com/search?q=microphone+noise and they are not for latest Ubuntu 13.04. I've Dell Inspiron 7520 with arecord ...
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Memory card reader no longer works

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 on my Dell Inspiron 9400 laptop. The built-in 5-in-1 memory card reader used to work in Linux, but now it won't detect my SD card. It still works in Windows 7 though. I don't ...
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Impossible to turn Inspirion 1545 into Access Point?

My wireless card worked out of the box, but now I want to turn the maschine into an access point so I followed these guides Setting up a Wifi Adapter to support "master mode" How to setup a wi-fi ...
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can i install ubuntu on my laptop (dell inspiron 14z-5423)

I have tried to install ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, which is a dell inspiron 14z ultrabook ,model number 5423.whlile booting with a pen drive, I selected the "try ubuntu" option .I then created the ...
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What's the best version of Ubuntu for a Dell Inspiron 1150

I've attempted to install 12.10, but I can get a proper unity desktop or launch button etc. I've tried various recommended fixes but no success, so I updated to 13.04 in the hope that it might fix ...
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Do I need nvidia driver on my new dell 5720 with Ubuntu 13.04?

Just got new Dell Inspiron 5720. As I know there are two video cards - Intel and Nvidia. And as I see in system information, I use Intel Ivy Bridge. But how about Nvidia? I know about Bumblebee and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...