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Wireless problems with Inspiron 1545 in version 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and I can't seem to locate an answer on how to install the wireless drivers for it. I'm a noob linux user so, complete directions are appreciated. If you need anything to help ...
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Dell Inspiron 1210 mini Blank Screen on boot 12.04

Dell Inspiron 1210 mini Blank Screen on boot 12.04 If I mash buttons I get to a gray screen then the login screen and into the desktop but normally I turn on the laptop and I see a black screen with ...
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Could not display "x-nautilus-desktop:///

I am receiving this error after a new install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to a Dell Inspiron 9300. Any ideas why? Having trouble finding any answers by searching.
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How do I get a Dell Wireless 1350 adapter working?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1150 that has a dell branded wireless adapter. It says firmware missing and does not allow me to use wifi. However I can connect with a ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron n5010 Laptop. I can't install the ATI drivers!

After a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Inspiron n5010 Laptop, I can't install the ATI drivers! How I can fix this? Because my laptop gets very hot & is too slow! the battery runs ...
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12.04 Live CD/USB will not boot

On my old Dell Inspiron 530 (late 2007 model), the Ubuntu 12.04 ISO will not boot at all. It hangs at the splash screen while it's scanning for devices (I know this because I booted it after the first ...
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12.04 - Are there any drivers for integrated Webcam on Dell Inspiron N7010?

I'm very new to Ubuntu. Are there any third-party drivers for the integrated Webcam on Dell Inspiron N7010, A work around, Or Canonical driver out there yet? I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. It worked fine ...
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Dell Inspiron 1300 hangup during boot

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on this machine. It has 256MB RAM. I have created a bootable CD but when booting, it stalls on the Ubuntu screen with 5 red spots. Is this the wrong version for ...
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I can't connect to internet with a BCM4312

This is my first time with Linux (I am using Ubuntu 12.04) and i am having trouble connecting to internte. I read some post and i did the following, if anybody knows what could be happening i will be ...
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wifi hardware switch doesn't work on a Dell 1018

I have a problem with my Dell 1018 Inspiron. I can't switch the wifi on, through the key on the keyboard. I think it's a driver problem since Ubuntu 11.10. This are the versions i tried: Ubuntu 10.04 ...
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ALPS touchpad on DELL Inspiron I15RN-3647BK with Ubuntu 11.10 x64

I can't make work the multitouch of the ALPS touchpad in my Dell Inspiron I15RN-3647BK with Ubuntu 11.10 x64, kernel 3.0.0-17-generic... I have tried with this driver but it doesn't work ...
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Problem detecting wireless networks on a Dell Inspiron 1420

my Dell inspiron 1420 running Ubuntu 11.10 [as of today] cannot detect any wireless networks [and I know there are some in range]. Perhaps a problem with the proprietary driver? How should I go about ...
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Alps Loaded but PS/2 mouse also loaded!

i have Dell Inspiron 15R and i installed psmouse-alps package, it successfully recognized my Touchpad and i can see touchpad option under mouse properties as well, but my touchpad doesn't works at ...
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No “Touchpad Tab” under Mouse and Touchpad settings. Detected as PS/2 Generic Mouse

I have a Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I can use my touchpad fine but I can't scroll with it. When I run windows it uses two finger scrolling but for some reason it won't work on Ubuntu. ...
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can u help me to make work my amd radeon hd 6470 or a solution in my Dell inspiron N5110?

well..............i have a radeon HD 6470 in my laptop(inspiron N5110) and the trouble is that i cant make work my VGA properly, also there is a continuous increase in the temperature of the VGA and ...
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Dell Inspiron heating problem [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron N5110 running on ubuntu 12.04 (but this problem was the same on 11.10 and 11.04 i just hoped that 2 versions later it would resolve) The temperature is at 78 deg Celsius right ...
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Dell inspiron XPS wireless problem

I installed ubuntu 10.04 LTS beside Windows XP on a different partition. But when I first turned on Ubuntu, I saw an exclamation mark on the wireless symbol on the taskbar. When I click on that icon, ...
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Why is my Dell Inspiron 1720's keyboard and trackpad inactive after resume from suspend? [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Inspiron 1720 laptop, and it works perfectly apart from coming out of suspend. The login screen comes up, but the keyboard and trackpad are completely unresponsive. ...
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LiveUSB Desktop doesn't load on an Inspiron B130

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 11.10 and set up a Live USB, and I'm trying to get it to work on this set of hardware: Dell Inspiron B130 512 MB RAM 40 GB HDD Intel Celeron M Processor I'm currently ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 on a dell inspiron 6000

According to my service tag I have a 64MB, I6000, M22 Surface Mount Graphics card when i first installed Ubuntu the tool bars were all distorted. I updated to 10.10 (after many attempts where it ...
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Dell with Intel SandyBridge and HD Radeon 6470M

I got a new Dell Inspiron 15R and I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10. The problem is that when I'm using my computer, after 20 minutes or something, my screen starts to flash and flick a lot. ...
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Enable Wireless adaptors on Dell 1018 inspiron

I have recently installed Ubuntu 10.04LTS -Lucid Lynx on a dell Inspiron 1018 that came with windows 7 Starter.However my wifi is not working, I found the rfkill list command and on inputting I got ...
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How to configure hardware volume control buttons on a Dell Inspiron 9400?

I run Ubuntu 11.10 (32 bit) on a Dell Inspiron 9400. Per default, however, the multimedia buttons control a weird mix of Master, PCM and LFE settings that lead to a jump in volume on the first step ...
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Dell Inspiron 17R with Nvidia Optimus

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 on my new Dell and I've had troubles starting. After adding acpi=off to the boot options it at least boots now. Right now I'm struggling with NVIDIA Optimus. Because ...
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Dell Inspiron m5030 boots to a black screen with a mouse pointer

I have a dell inspiron m5030 and i have successfully installed ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. Whenever I boot with ubuntu it boots to a black screen with the mouse pointer, or the default background with the ...
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Can't get wireless to work on Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop [closed]

I can't connect to any wireless networks and my laptop even doesn't detect any at all. Although when i boot into Windows, my wireless works just fine. When I mouse over my network icon in the main ...
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Dell Inspiron N5010 overheating

I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a Dell Inspiron N5010. It gets too hot and is automatically shutdown. Can anybody suggest why this is happening and how to fix it? The application is use the most often ...
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Unable to create/connect to wireless on a Dell n4050 with a BCM4313 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? I am new to ubuntu.I have already updated after fresh installation of 11.10. It can detect wireless, but cannot ...
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Dell Inspiron 1100 - shows splash screen and remains dark [closed]

I have been looking for a solution in the various threads, but nothing's specific to the Dell Inspiron 1100. I am able to boot the laptop using the install disc, and operation seems normal. Video ...
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Brightness issues on a Dell Inspiron N7010 [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my Dell Inspiron N7010 . When I'm away, the screen locks itself out and the screen goes black. However, when I move the mouse or press any keys it doesn't ...
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Graphics show up as unknown on a Dell Inspiron 1564 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get my Intel integrated graphics to be recognized in System Info I have a Dell Inspiron 1564 i3 330M. I dual boot it with Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Prior to ...
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How do I install on a Dell Inspirion 1501? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I add a kernel boot parameter? I believe I need to add pci=nomsi but I don't know what to edit to get my computer to boot Ubuntu.
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Intel HD Graphics in Dell Inspiron n4030 detected as unkown

I have a Dell Inspiron n4030 with an Intel HD graphic card but it's detected as "unknown" graphics card and it's not working well when I use it with an external monitor Samsung Syncmaster 933sn I ...
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Is there any on screen keyboard to use on inspiron duo in tablet mode?

I have Ubuntu 11.04 installed on a Dell inspiron Duo Hybrid. Almost everything works fine except for the accelerometer. But when using Ubuntu in tablet mode, I couldn't find anyway to have a onscreen ...
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How well does the Dell Inspiron Duo work?

I am thinking seriously to buy a dell inspiron duo tablet/pc, but as a ubuntu lover I don't know if it works well or which features will be lost. Has anyone worked with this tablet?? any ...
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Tinted green picture when connecting Dell Inspiron 1525 to a TV via HDMI [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 1525 Intel GMA x3100 graphics Intel 965 chipset The built-in monitor works fine, but when I try to connect it to my Toshiba 32WL48E LCD TV via the HDMI port, I get a green ...
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no hardware acceleration/graphics driver for Dell Inspiron 1525

Compiz bails when I try to run it: Xlib: extension "GLX" missing on display ":0.0". Compiz (opengl) - Fatal: Root visual is not a GL visual Compiz (bailer) - Info: Ensuring a shell for your session ...
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Unable to resume if suspended for more than 20 minutes on a Dell Inspiron N5010

I am using 11.04 64bit on Dell Inspiron N5010. I have this strange problem, if I leave my laptop suspended for more than 20 minutes(approx.) then it does not resume. It works fine if I resume within ...
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Hibernation does not work in 11.04, used to work in 10.10, but suspend/resume works fine on a Dell Inspiron N5010

I upgraded to 11.04 on the day for its release and I am unable to hibernate my laptop, When I click on Hibernate, the screen just goes blank and cursor starts blinking in the top left corner and ...
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How do I get wireless working on a Dell Inspiron 510m?

Why WiFi don't work in my Dell Inspiron 510m with Ubuntu 10.04? Is that usefull? inspiron@Inspiron:~$ rfkill list all inspiron@Inspiron:~$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for inspiron: ...
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Installing wireless modem, commands, connecting to internet, get packages [closed]

hi, im newbie in ubuntu 11.04. i installed Ubuntu 11.04 on my machine (dell inspiron 1564). my wireless adapter is dell wireless 1397 mini (broadcam). i found a driver package for linux in my device ...
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Wireless doesn't work on a Dell Inspiron 1520 [closed]

I just installed 11.04 and wireless doesn't work. It worked just fine with 10.04.2 LTS and 10.10. The drivers are installed and running (in use) all though, as soon as I plug-out the cable, network ...
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Hangs up on install “Who are you” — Dell Inspiron 1150 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Installer gets stuck with a grayed out forward button. I'm installing to a Dell Inspiron 1150 from a CD. I get to the window labeled "Who are you?," and enter info into ...
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Can't install on Dell Inspiron 15R

I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 15R and use Ubuntu as my primary operating system. Well I tried to install all of the following without any success: Ubuntu 10.04 x86-32bit Ubuntu 10.10 x86-64bit ...
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Cannot suspend Dell Inspiron [closed]

Since installing 10.10, my Dell Inspiron was able to suspend both when I closed the lid or chose to suspend from the menu. At least it was until yesterday. Now if I close the lid the computer ...
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Is a Dell Inspiron 13z compatible with Ubuntu 10.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which computers are guaranteed to work with Ubuntu? I'm thinking about buying a Dell Inspiron 13z - I basically want a small, light laptop for programming while I travel ...
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Proprietary BCM wireless driver ceased to work

Suddenly, the propriety Broadcom STA wireless driver ceased to work on my Inspiron 1525 Dell. All of a sudden, when I turned on the laptop the tooltip of the wireless indicator in the top panel shows ...
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Hibernate on Dell Inspiron 1525

I'm ahving a Dell Inspiron 1525. I installed there a stock Ubuntu 10. However I can see no "hibernate" item in the shutdown menu. Is ACPI supported on 1525? If it is, how can I make hibernate work ...