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Random freezes in Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Inspiron 11 3147

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS freezes randomly when running on Dell Inspiron 11 3147 (2016) laptop. Mouse, keyboard, touchscreen are not reacting - I have to power cycle the machine. This happens both on stock ...
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Dell Inspiron 7559 doesn't work with ubuntu linux

I bought this new laptop and there are tons of problems in installing ubuntu. There is a not full solution here: Dual Boot on Dell Inspiron 7559 laptop It doesn't work for me cause I ended up where ...
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Dell Inspiron 14-3452 BIOS refuses to boot Ubuntu

After installing Ubuntu 15.10 x64 (I also tried 14.04 x32), whenever I booted, it told me: Your system seems to be having trouble starting. Dell SupportAssist is scanning your hardware for a ...
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DELL INSPIRON 7559 - UBUNTU 16.04(DUAL BOOT) Reboot/Shutdown/Suspend Error

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 alongside Win 10 in my new inspiron 7559(Core i5 6300HQ, 8 GB RAM, Nvidia GTX 960M 4GB DDR5). I am having a few problems. Shutdown freezes occasionally. I get error message ...
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Unable to run KVM on Dell Inspiron

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 (7368) and I'm trying to run AQEMU on any open source virtual machine. I keep getting errors associated with kvm not found or cannot save emulator KVM 0.14.X, etc. Is it ...
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Stuck on BIOS splash screen (Dell manufacturer logo) [closed]

My computer always gets stuck during boot at this screen: Is this a problem of Ubuntu or the computer itself and how can I fix it?
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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 connection....
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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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Errors in the system log

Gurus, I am new to Linux and Ubuntu Both. Trying to switch from Windows. Need your help. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my old laptop Inspiron 1520 . Startup takes long and laptop gets hot after some ...
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Inspiron lockup and won't shutdown

I have just finished installing Kubuntu 16.04 on a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 series laptop. When I shutdown that it run (if I don't press power off then it runs forever) like this picture: If anyone ...
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Help for Inspiron 11 serie 3000

sorry for my english but i'm italian. Someone who has an Inspiron 11 serie 3000 could tell me if it is completely compatible with ubuntu. In particular if wifi, audio, sd card reader, touchpad and the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 is not installing on Dell Inspiron mini 1012

I have dell inspiron mini 1012 with 2GB RAM, I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 32bit in it. but while installing, it stuck on boot screen. I have tried with dvd, but there is same problem. I can not ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS live USB stops working after initial software update

*Afterthought: with 16GB to work with, does it make more sense to just install full Ubuntu onto the USB, instead of running live with persistent storage? Steps to replicate my problem: From Ubuntu ...
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Installin on Dell Inspiron 7559

I have tried installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a Dell Inspiron 7559 to no avail. If I disable UEFI and Secure Boot, then it will install, but does not see the Windows 10 OS. That is not an acceptable ...
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Have a new Dell Inspiron 15 with Ubuntu 14.14LTS but have massive technical problems [duplicate]

I've just bought a new Dell Inspiron 15 3000 series Laptop with Ubuntu 14.14LTS pre-installed but after a failed attempt at upgrading to Ubuntu v15.10 "Wily Warewolf", I had to do a factory reset ...
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Bluetooth not working on ubuntu 14.04 with dell inspiron 15-3521

I have a laptop Dell inspiron 15-3521 with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed, It was working good (I removed this Ubuntu). I installed Ubuntu 14.04 (fresh install). (The driver installed is: bcmwl-kernel-...
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Can't enable the proprietary drivers for Broadcom BCM43142 wireless after installing Ubuntu 14.10? Offline package required?

I have installed the new Ubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Inspiron 3521. I was able to use my wifi in the Boot Live Stage and during the Installation phase by enabling the BroadCom BCM 43142 proprietary ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - no GUI during installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 on my desktop computer via a dvd. After selecting "install Ubuntu" from the boot menu my monitors stop receiving a signal and go to sleep. Moving the mouse and ...
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Graphics and sleep issues on Dell Inspiron 15 UHD

I'm having major issues getting a new Dell Inspiron 15 (7559) to work. This is the newest one, with the NVIDIA GTX 960M graphics, 6th Generation Intel Core i7-6700HQ Processor (skylake), 128GB SSD, ...
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Slipstream Dell Ubuntu Image (14.04LTS)

This is a variation on How To Customize Live CD. My Dell Inspiron comes with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I mess it up, there's a GRUB boot option to reformat and re-install. Which is great, but... ...I ...
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Dell 3543 Kubuntu 16.04 can't get output to 2nd monitor on HDMI

This worked with much fiddling on 15.10, but since upgrading to 16.04, I can't get the 2nd monitor working at all. xrandr -q Reports "HDMI1 disconnected" though it isn't. With open source drivers,...
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Inspiron 7559 not shutting down 16.04 Gnome

So far tried 4.5 kernel that did nothing, nvidia drivers stops me from booting with black screen, bumblebee hangs while installing, enabled preliminary support that did nothing aswell, tried with/out ...
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Can't control brightness in Dell Inspiron 14 3443

I installed ubuntu 15.10 in dell inspiron 14 3443 but can't control the brightness. What is the problem? It has Nvidia GeForce 820M graphics but is showing gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe(llvm 3.4, 256 bits). ...
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Installing Ubuntu from USB stick gives error: “Operating system not found”

I am trying to install Ubuntu from a USB disk on my Dell Inspiron 7537, but I get the error message: Operating system not found. I have tried to disable UEFI and use Legacy but without success.
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Auto screen rotation Dell Inspiron 7347

I have purchased this notebook and decided to use linux on it. The problem is the auto screen rotation and the Keyboard. In windows, when I turn it to tablet mode, it enables the on-screen keyboard ...
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Brightness control does not work in Ubuntu 14:04

I have a "Inspirion 15r SE 7520" and the Brightness control doesn't work. Using amd driver, I have already added: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_backlight=vendor" to the grub config ...
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Dell Inspiron 7559 not booting

Hope somebody can help me with this one. I've managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 in legacy mode on my brand new Dell Inspiron 7559 after removing Windows 10. After that, I created a partition with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS hangs when i change brightness of my display on Dell N5010 laptop

I have dell n5010 my system hang when I try to change brightness of the display and this happen only when my system on battery please help how to solve this problem
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Anyone have fix for touchpad keyboard not working issue?

Dell Inspiron 4100 LXDE (Lubuntu) Ununtu 15.10 Linux 4.2.0-34-generic (i686) SynPS/2 Synaptics Touchpad AT Translated Set 2 Keyboard Have tried every fix I found posted on net. However, still must ...
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Ubuntu 15.10, hangs after suspend/resume. Inspiron 7559

After much toil getting Ubuntu 15.10 setup on my Dell Inspiron 7559, I'm now working through an issue or two. The main reason I'm trying out Ubuntu (im normally a fedora guy) is because Fedora has ...
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Screen Shaking issue with Ubuntu

Just bought a new Dell Inspiron 3162 11 inch (http://www.dell.com/au/p/inspiron-11-3162-laptop/pd?ref=PD_OC), and tried to install my first linux distro. I got this weird screen shaking (https://www....
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Dell Inspiron 3451 failing to boot

I bought a Dell Inspiron 3451 that came with ubuntu installed and shortly after buying it I started to have problems. If the computer was shut down for any reason; an update, battery died while ...
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Installer crash; problem can't be reported

I bought a new dell inspiron 5559 with ubuntu. When I start the laptop, it automatically starts the installation process. But the installation crashes in between and it says it will allow me to file a ...
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Battery status seems to be stuck

I have a Dell Inspiron 3000 series with Ubuntu 15.10. I noticed a few hours ago that the battery status remained unchanged (at 45%) and it said 1:40 hours left for full charge. I tried removing and ...
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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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ubuntu dual boot 14.04 dell inspiron - wifi does not work

My computer is the following: Dell - Inspiron 15 - 7000 Series - Model: 7559 Display: 15.6" Full HD display with webcam Performance: Intel Core i5-6300HQ Processor 8GB RAM 256GB Solid State Drive (...
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How can I open an unpermitted folder in external HDD?

I had an DELL Inspirion N-5030 which I used till yesterday. Today I purchased another Dell Inspirion 15 (3000 Series). The previous was installed with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and this laptop is installed ...
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Wi-Fi card not detected on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721

I'm new to Linux. My installation is Ubuntu 14.04.3. From day to day, my wireless card (Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230) on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 stopped working. It also disappeared from ifconfig and ...
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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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My xdiagnose does not work?

When I click on the application, the application does not run or is not visible. How can I get this to work?
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Dell Inspiron 3551 Unresponsive Touchpad

I just got my laptop in the mail and I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It all went smooth until it booted up and I noticed my touch pad doesn’t work at all. It works perfectly on Windows and when I use a ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2 in 1 Conversion out of the Box

I haven't installed a Linux on a system in a long time and never with so many bells and whistles.. So.. I would like to get some help and guidance for a Duel Boot install of Ubuntu on my New Laptop . ...
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Accelerometer not detected

I'm running Ubuntu Mate 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron 7537 and can't find any sign of the accelerometer that should show up as ACPI/SMO8800 or something similar in /proc/bus/input/devices or using ...
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Hello I am upgrading my aunt's laptop Dell Inspiron b130 installed ubuntu 14.04.3.and its really slow

What is the highest Ubuntu i can install without it being so slow? Thanks Here are the specs: Specifications Name Dell Inspiron B130 Processor Intel Pentium-M 730 1.73GHz Screen 14.1“ WXGA RAM ...
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touchpad not working in dell inspiron 7352 working in Ubuntu 14.04

The touch-pad of my dell Inspiron 7352 2-in-1 laptop is not working properly since the time i have dual booted my machine with Ubuntu 14.04 . The problem is that it works when i boot my machine at ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 runs very slowly on my Dell Inspiron laptop

I bought a new Dell Inspiron: laptop. Processor: i5-6300HQ HDD: 230GB 5400RPM RAM: 8GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5 I am dual booting ...
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Dell Inspiron 15 5559 - unable to shutdown [duplicate]

Well as the title says I am unfortunately unable to shutdown my laptop and must do force shutdown every single time! I have no idea what the problem might be since I reinstalled it a couple of times, ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5720

So I had to Factory Reset my laptop last night and apart from going full Office Space on it, I figured I'd try and turn it into a Linux Lappy. I've managed to get the Boot Menu going, I've disabled ...
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Chrome causing hyperdrive on A8-7410 processor

cpu usage during and after using chrome browser Why is chrome causing one of my cores on my A8-7410 processor to run continuously @ 92-94% even when chrome is closed and all background activities ...
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Temperature of my laptop

I am using Dell Inspiron-3521 and it's temperatures rises when I am watching anything on youtube or netflix. I don't know how to fix it. Thanks.