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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, ...
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How do I enjoy Unity 2D in Ubuntu 12.10 with a computer that is capable of running Unity 3D? [closed]

In the upcoming Ubuntu 12.10 - Unity 2D will be removed. Thanks to LLVMpipe, a computer that isn't capable of running Unity 3D is getting the same experience without the Compiz effects. But what if ...
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Recovering Password [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reset a lost password (using recovery mode requires me to type the password)? My sister gave me her Mini inspiron 1010 with ubuntu 8.04 that she bought in the ...
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USB Wireless is not detected when installing 12.04

When I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron E1505, the USB is not detected. During installation, the system asked if I wanted to connect to wireless USB "Real Tec" but not my network. I believe ...
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pcap compile syntax error on Ubuntu 10.10

When I try to run the command sudo tcpkill -i wlan0 -9 example.com it says pcap_compile: syntax error tcpkill: couldn't initialize sniffing I am running Ettercap to initialize MITM BTW I'm running ...
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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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Broadcom STA Wireless drivers not working on Dell Inspiron 5420

I'm new to linux. I just started working on ubuntu 12.04. Wifi is not working on ubuntu. It works on Windows 7 though. When I tried connecting to the net throght LAN it works. Also, through LAN I ...
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how can i add 1440x900 resolution on Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop

I have a 5 year-old Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop, with a display resolution of 1280x800 (16:10). I wish to increase that resolution to at least 1440x900. Is this possible? If so - how? Chipset: Intel ...
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Installing or running ubuntu from USB

I made a boot USB and stuck it in before I launched my computer. The Ubuntu screen appeared in black, with options, I chose to install on it on my hard-drive. Everything was fine until it got to ...
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My CPU fan stop working on dell Inspiron 1545

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 my CPU temperature gets abnormally high: 80-86 °C. I saw that the CPU fan isn't running. Is it possible for this problem to be caused by Ubuntu or not?
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Touchpad scrolling on Dell Inspiron 17R SE (N7220)

I have a new Dell Inspiron 17R that I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on. The touchpad is recognized as a PS/2 mouse, which means that I can't use scrolling and that there is no "Touchpad" tab in the ...
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Should I install Ubuntu 32-bit or 64-bit on a Dell Inspiron Mini 1012 netbook?

My machine is a dell inspiron mini 1012,it has a 1 gb memory. I have installed ubuntu 11.10 on it, but it works very slow. now I want to install 12.04 and I want to know which configuration is better ...
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How to activate wireless drivers in Dell Inspiron? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have a Dell Inspiron 1470 and I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. My wireless networks weren't working. I went to System ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 video issue on Dell Inspiron 1100

I have an old clunker - Dell Inspiron 1100 with A32 BIOS. I managed to install correctly from a USB drive, and the screen showed graphics in full natice 1024 x 768 - as did the 'try from USB' Ubuntu ...
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Dell inspiron 15 - Hardware key being a pain

I enjoy the fact that instead of a switch on the side, Dell put a key down, but one problem... It stopped working. I don't think this was caused by an update or anything; I accidentally pressed the ...
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Dell Inspiron HDMI not working

My Machine is a Dell make and the model is Inspiron-N5110 It has a Nvidia 540M graphics card in it. I cannot connect my laptop to the TV via HDMI and i tried installing bumblebee, nvidia-current, but ...
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Unable to connect to wireless network on Dell Inspiron 1525 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless doesn't work on a Broadcom BCM4312 I have been using Ubuntu since 9.04 and am upgrading with every new version release. Recently I have upgraded my laptop ...
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Will my laptop work with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I have a REALLY old Dell Inspiron 8200 laptop with Intel Pentium 4. I was wondering whether it would work. It has a P4 processor, 511mb memory and I have tried the 32-bit version of 12.04. I dont know ...
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colord problem & my monitor resolution 640*480 with no other options!

I installed NVidia current driver from ubuntu software center then i started to see that my monitor resolution is not fixed!! so that every time i log in to my machine i have to change the resolution. ...
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Dell N5110 Touch pad Scroll bar not recognized in Ubuntu 12.0.4

I bought recently my Dell N 5110 and installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LST X 64 Bit along with Windows 7. The problem I am facing is my touch pad is not recognized in ubuntu and tried installing alps (as I ...
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Notebook Dell Inspiron N5110 Overheating after Installing Ubuntu 12.04

I am a Windows 7 User and decided to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my Notebook Dell Inspiron N5110 and when the Grub loads with the menu list, the fan starts speeding up. If I choose Windows, the fan is ...
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Install Ubuntu 12.04 in Dell Inspiron 1420

I want to install Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Inspiron 1420. Currently that system has Windows Vista installed on it. After installing Ubuntu, do I need to install all drivers separately?
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Dell Inspiron N5110 Battery lasts only for 1.5 hours as opposed to 4 hours on Windows 7

I've a Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop with the following specs: i5 processor 4 GB RAM NVIDIA GeForce GT540M Ubuntu 12.04LTS My laptop is overheating and the battery is lasting for only about 1.5 ...