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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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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 ...
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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 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 ...
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dell inspiron 1440 no wifi ubuntu 12.04

I used ubuntu for several months before the update came around and ever since then my wifi has been unable to connect (let alone i can not see any available connections either). I have read everything ...
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Problem with ATI Radeon HD 7670M on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unity does not start after installing the fglrx drivers on 12.10 I updated from Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 a couple of days back. My machine is a Dell Inspiron 15R with a ...
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How to activate subwoofer in Inspiron 17r?

I have a Dell Inspiron 17r, after a fresh install of 12.10, the subwoofer seems to be not utilized. No sound comes from it and in the Sound Control Panel the settings appear grayed out (see ...
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Dell Inspiron Wifi off

I installed a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 and this is my first Ubuntu install. I have a Dell Inspiron 6400 and my wifi is turned off and cant seem to switch it on. I searched a lot on it but can ...
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Wireless on Inspiron 1501 not working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

As titled, I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an Inspiron 1501, and the wireless has refused to work thus far. Below is what I have tried: Activating the Broadcom driver via System Settings > Additional ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12 on a dell inspiron 1501 BLACK SCREEN with vertical color lines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a Dell inspiron 1501 AMD and i want to install Ubuntu 12 BUT : I do not get to see the ...
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My keyboard is screwed up

I've had Karmic installed on my computer for a few days now, and now I'm noticing that when I press keys on my keyboard, sometimes they either don't register, or they register an extra 20 times. Like ...
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Can't install Ubuntu on dell inspiron 5423 ultrabook [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Only 'sdb' shows up when installing 12.04 on a new Dell inspiron 14z I tried to install ubuntu 12.04LTS on my Dell 14z inspiron 5423 i already try with Live way ...
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Dell wireless not working after upgrade

So, the short version of my sad story is that I tried upgrade Ubuntu to 12.04 and wireless driver has stopped working. I have tried all the solutions but nothing seem to be working. When I try to ...
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How to turn off ATI Radeon HD 7730M (on Dell inspiron 7520)?

I'm new to Linux, and I've just installed Ubuntu on my Dell inspiron 15R Special Edition. The ATI Radeon HD 7730M is running by default, instead of the on-board intel HD Graphics 4000. I searched as ...
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12.04 dell 14z inspiron 5423 ultrabook sound (noise)

I've just installed 12.04 on my new inspiron 14z and since the systems starts loading a white noise begin to sound. When i play any song or music from internet, it works fine, but the noise continues. ...
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Dell Inspiron7520 and Ubuntu 12.04 issues

I have a DELL Inspiron 7520 in the highest configuration: 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7-3612QM processor (6M Cache, up to 3.1 GHz) 15.6" Full High Definition (1080p) LED Display 8GB3 Dual Channel ...
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Is Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition compatible with Ubuntu?

I want to buy a Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition. On ubuntu.com, it says that Dell Inspiron 15R will work properly. But the special edition has some special issues. I will list the hardware: 3rd ...
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the “additional drivers” shows nothing

I started using Ubuntu 32 bit last week. I love it but I recognized there was a problem with the cooling system. the fan doesn't stop and slightly loud all the time (that wasn't the case while running ...
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cannot log into Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS after startup

I recently installed 64bit Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my Inspiron 1720 laptop as a dual-boot with Windows 7. When I boot up Ubuntu, it gets to the log in screen just fine but after logging in it gets ...
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Can't click with USB mouse

I have a Dell Inspiron Mini 910. The mouse clicks or touchpad clicks work fine in 12.04 OS shell but not in the apps, but sometimes it does work. Installation of 12.04 was weird when some clicks ...
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Ethernet not working on a Dell Inspiron 14z

When I plug in a network cable, it is not recognized. The WI-FI is working properly, though. ifconfig output: lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...
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nVidia GL 650M on Dell Inspiron n7720 with ubuntu 12.04

I want to get 3D acceleration on my laptop, but the "Additional Drivers" tool doesn't give me any results. I have tried installing the "nvidia-current" package. After doing this, I fired up Minecraft ...
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My Dell Inspiron 1501 wont connect to any network (wireless or wired)

I just recently installed Ubuntu 12.04, replacing windows vista on my Inspiron and it wont connect to the internet by any means. It won't detect any wireless networks and when I try the ethernet cord, ...