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Small screen problem because of high resolution

I have dell 9350 and installed ubuntu 16.04. I am able to use my resolution 3200x1800 but I have small screen so I have to adjust "scale for menu and title bars" setting 1 to 2 in order to have normal ...
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Skype video problem on Dell Xps 13 9350

Every time I skype with somebody the video is never stable, it flashes constantly with strange blue background. Secondly I don't see myself in the little rectangle at the corner, but just a zoomed ...
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Dell XPS13 9333 - Big trouble updating Ubuntu to 15.10

a few days ago I had the unfortunate idea to upgrade my well-working Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.10 simply running the software update manager. Result: the installation went worng and now my Dell XPS13 9333 is ...
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SD card not working (XPS13)

I have a XPS13 (9350) edition with a built-in SD card reader. Running Xenial Ubuntu. When I insert a SD card, nothing happens. The output of lspci -nnk: 3b:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek ...
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Since 16.04, I don't have 'when the lid is closed' options in power settings

Old OS/kernels: Ubuntu 15.10 with 4.4 kernels manually installed. New OS/kernels: Ubuntu 16.04 (no custom kernels, so 4.4 in place). Since upgrading to 16.04 it doesn't suspend correctly. when I open ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 (2016) 16.04 upgrade nosound

Just upgraded my Dell XPS13 (9350, 2016 model) to 16.04. Been trying all the things that other people seem to have with no results. Any pointers appreciated. $ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware ...
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Upgrade to 16.04 breaks Wifi on Dell XPS 13 (9343)

Ubuntu 15.x was working great on my Dell XPS 13. After upgrading to 16.04 it appears the drivers for the Broadcom BCM4352 Wireless Network Adapter are not loaded. lshw -C network says the network is ...
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Wireless broken, xps 13 on 16.04

Just now I upgraded to 16.04 from 15.10. I had installed a newer kernel in 15.10 (I believe the 4.4.2 kernel), but the kernel of 16.04 is supposed to have working wifi with xps 13 out of the box. ...
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Unity hates my super key

I have a bone stock XPS13, ubuntu 14.04 I cannot figure out why my super key refuses to open dash. Alt works for shortcuts, super + w works for 'expose' and i used a keyboard tester to ensure all my ...
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Laptop shutting itself off?

Sorry if this isn't supposed to be here, and sorry if I don't know what I'm talking about - because I probably don't. When I start my Dell Studio XPS Laptop it'll stay on for awhile - Ubuntu will ...
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External Monitor support in Dell XPS 13 2015 with Ubuntu 15.10

I’m running ubuntu 15.10 in my XPS 13 9350 Skylake. Everything seems working good, but recently I bought an adapter USB – type C and the screen in my external monitor loses the signal and recovers it ...
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Default Dell repo for XPS13 9343

I've installed from scratch Ubuntu on a Dell XPS 13 9343. I remember there were some Dell repos in the preinstalled system, but I'm not able to find them anywhere online. Do you know which are they? ...
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Why is XPS 13 not able to run at maximum CPU-Speed?

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 an an 2015 DELL XPS (Developer Edition) and dealing with Speed-Issues, stumbled upon some strage behaviour regarding CPU-Speed. It seems, the CPU-frequency is ...
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Cannot scale with Ubuntu after 7 hours of trying

I have a dell XPS 9550 with a 4K screen. GTX 960M. Here is the issue: ONE boot I was able to use "install updates" from ubuntu and it made everything work flawlessly. The function keys adjusted ...
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Dell XPS 13 compatibility and some other questions

I am using a Dell XPS 13 9343. Is this laptop compatible? Have you found any problems while using it? Once regular Ubuntu is installed, can I then install Ubuntu Mate or something onto it without ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 Linux

A few days ago I received my new laptop: Dell XPS 13 9350 (late 2015 model, also known as 2016 model). With quite some effort I was able to dual boot windows and linux, namely by setting AHCI through ...
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Install Ubuntu 15.10 on Dell XPS 15 2015 9550 with Nvidia 960

I am trying to do this installation and tried almost everything but ended up freezing before even language selection. The latest I tried based on an advise from a nice guy in this forum is below, any ...
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xps 15 9950 ubuntu 14.04 no audio input

I am running 14.04 on an XPS 15 9950 (late 2015). The audio card is an HDA Intel PCH, the cpu is the Intel Skylake. My problem is that no audio input device is detected. running alsamixer and ...
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I have a problem with my sound on my dell xps 13 9343

[Dell XPS 13 9343, bIOS A07 and kernel 4.2] Tried many things and nothing worked in a permanent manner. I feel like I have the same exact problem as this guy, but with Ubuntu 15.10 : ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 15.10-16.04 Dell XPS15 9530: Bluetooth doesn' work

Device loaded with Ubuntu Gnome works perfectly with one exception: bluetooth. I cannot get any response from Broadcom 4352. Tried to replace driver (see there) -no success. Any advice would be ...
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Dell XPS13 9350 broadcom wireless still does not work after upgrading to kernel 4.4

I bought a Dell XPS13 9350 a few weeks ago. The wireless card (Broadcom 43a3) was not supported but was supposed to be supported from Linux Kernel 4.4 onwards. that was a long wait, schlepping an ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 on m1530, scratchy distorted mic recording

I've decided to revive my m1530 with Lubuntu 14.04. Most stuff seems to work but the mic so far: I recorded some tests with alsa but sounds are completely distorted and scratchy and I have no idea ...
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Dell XPS 13 (9350) Compatibility [closed]

Is the Dell XPS 13 (9350) laptop compatible with the Ubuntu OS? I'm new to Linux and Ubuntu but I'm minded to be a convert to open source software after disinterest in continuing to use Windows. I've ...
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Ubuntu on a Dell XPS 15 errorno 5

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on my 2015 Dell XPS 15. The first time I tried to install it I had forgot to change the SATA settings from RAID to AHCI and the installer crashed. Now, Ubuntu does ...
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Dell XPS 15-9550 doesn't boot 14.04 (Live USB)

I cannot boot up the default 14.04.3 image flashed into my usb drive, booting up output as here: Can anyone explained to me how to boot up using the 4.3 kernel? (seemingly possible as implied here: ...
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SD Card Slot not recognized 14.04

I hope somone can help me out. I tried some solutions but nothing has fixed my problems. My SD Card Slot is not recognized by Ubuntu. It also doesnt listed as a storage. I dont know how i should fix ...
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Dell XPS 13 2015, Ubuntu 15.10 touchpad freezes after suspend

I have a Dell XPS 13 2015, qHD model running Ubuntu 15.10, kernel 4.2.0-18 and sometimes after suspend the touchpad refuses to work. Xinput no longer recognizes it, and the only way to get the ...
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Dell XPS 15 touchpad sometimes not working [duplicate]

On the new XPS 15, with 15.10 installed, pretty much everything is working out of the box. However, most of the time, the track pad does not work at all. But sometimes it works perfectly. Sometimes ...
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Resolution Too High for Programs on XPS 13

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 (upgraded from 15.04) on the XPS13 (9343, Windows version). As this ultrabook has a very high resolution touch-screen (3200x1800), I followed some useful threads on how to fix ...
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Dell new xps 15 (Skylake) support? [duplicate]

Has anyone installed 15.10 on a new Skylake dell xps 15? Any bugs or compatibility issues? Thanks!
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Dell XPS 13: won't boot with newest kernel (cannot enter encryption password for ctyptsetup)

I am on Ubuntu 15.04. I have a problem with the latest kernel, which got upgraded a few days ago. This kernel won't boot: 3.19.0-30-generic Fortunately I have still the old 3.19.0-28-generic which ...
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No microphone available (Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04--the version preloaded on the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (2015). I've had it for less than a week. I've installed a bunch of software and changed some defaults (I'm running ...
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Is it possible to add a network interface to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server Installer

I am currently trying to setup an unattended usb installer for my company (using ks and preseed) using Ubuntu 14.04.3 Server LTS. We purchased the Dell XPS 13 (9343) (no onboard nic) with the Dell ...
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Problem: Installing Ubuntu 14.04 on XPS Dell L501x

Hey I've wiped my old dell xps L501x computer with Dban. I've checked if something went wrong, but everything seems to be in order. Except that I can't get the computer to install Ubuntu 14.04. I ...
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Dell XPS 13 2015 QHD black screen with linux

On my XPS 13 QHD the laptop screen goes black after a couple of seconds (but this may vary) at the linux login window (The OS still works, only no screen), same thing happens with a linux live USB. I ...
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Dell XPS 13 (2015) cannot find some wireless networks

I have Dell XPS 13 9343 (Ubuntu 15.04, 3.19 kernel) with Broadcom BCM4352 wireless card and it cannot find some wifi networks including mine. My other notebook (same Ubuntu version) and cellphone have ...
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Lightdm appears and immediately disappears (DELL XPS 13)

I have this strange problem with LightDM. After booting, the login screen appears... and almost immediately disappears and leaves a black screen. Mouse cursor is there. If I type in my password ...
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Increase battery life on XPS 13 9343 [duplicate]

I'd like to increase the battery life on my XPS 13 running Ubuntu 14.04. Is this possible? It seems like running a native OS like Windows performs better and would like to maximize the efficiency of ...
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Video Graphics glitchy Ubuntu 14.04 XPS 13 9343

I am having constant issues with graphics being glitchy and slow window rendering when moving windows on my xps 13. i7 with 8GB of ram. Is there a way to fix this or a driver?
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Dell XPS 13 (2015) Black Screen

UPDATING: I followed every step of this guide but still getting the black screen with the system alive and can't go to tty1-6. So now I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 (kernel: 4.1.3-040103-generic). I found this ...
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XPS 13, 2015 model, Ubuntu logo Issue on shut down

Sometimes, during shut down, the Ubuntu logo moves all over the screen very rapidly. I have solved it, and I am posting about it in the event that other people have this problem in the future. open ...
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Does using a Dell-Ubuntu image provide better hardware support for the XPS 13?

I found this link with directions to build a Dell-Ubuntu image, complete with recovery partition. Does the Dell-Ubuntu image offer improved hardware support, patches from Dell, etc or is a user better ...
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Secure boot / UEFI Boot issues after 15.04 installed

I have a Dell XPS 13 (2015) with Win 8.1 Pro installed. I created a UEFI USB boot drive with Ubuntu 15.04 on it. Using Windows I shrank my windows partition by 40GB. I inserted the USB and rebooted, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hardware updates

According to information on Release end of life Ubuntu site, more precisely the following picture. It seems there should be hardware related updates still available on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. And this ...
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Headphones is not working in 15.04 Dell XPS 13

After upgrading to 15.04 , my headphones don't work, how to fix it? When I type command alsamixer , I see something strange:
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configuring grub-efi-amd64 problems

I have a 2015 dell xps developer edition and it keeps giving me this error when it does an update. can anyone help me with this problem?
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Ubuntu 15.04 doesn't boot on Dell XPS 13 2015

I wanted to upgrade from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS to the new Ubuntu 15.04 on my Dell XPS 14 2015 Developer Edition, because most issues seemed to be fixed in the live version. Therefore I wiped the hole disk ...
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XPS 13 9343 Failure to resume from suspend

I just bought a Dell XPS 13 laptop preloaded with Ubuntu. I have had great success with Ubuntu on Dell in the past and would have thought that one that comes preloaded would work even better but this ...
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How do you upgrade a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04?

I just got a Dell XPS 13 (2015) that came with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, I'd like to upgrade to 15.04, but it doesn't work for me.