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How to update drivers for a device that typically comes with windows?

I just got a Dell XPS 13 Developer edition, and am having some problems. Videos are giving me extremely choppy playback, so I want to start by trying to update all my drivers and BIOS. But Dell's ...
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External monitor on Dell xps 13 9350

Once more some odd problems with Ubuntu on the Dell XPS 13 (9350, 2016 model). I got the Dell DA200 adapter (USB-C to HDMI/VGA/Ethernet/USB3.0) to attach an external monitor. I have tested two ...
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headphone jack not working with Dell XPS 13 bought in 2014

Similarly to Headphone jack not working?, I have a Dell XPS 13 and since I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, my headphones jack is not working anymore, while internal speakers work fine. when I plug in ...
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Cannot install Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell XPS 9550 — grub-install /dev/nvme failed

I just got my Dell XPS 9550 laptop, then I installed fresh Windows 10 Pro x64 on it, shrinked the volume for Ubuntu, and tried installing Ubuntu 16.04 via USB stick from ISO. I did the install ...
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Removed UEFI partition, how do I fix a new one?

I just upgraded my XPS 13 laptop from Ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. I wanted to use full disc encryption, so I chose to let the installer delete everything and install in an encrypted LVM. My laptop show me ...
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Remap Dell L502X touch keys on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a Dell XPS L502X which has 3 touch keys. Touch keys (image) In Windows, the first one is supposed to bring up Windows Mobility Center or on newer versions, Windows + X. The second is ...
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Dell XPS 13 (9350) on Ubuntu 16.04 - touchpad stops working or works erratically

I have pretty much the same problem as in Dell XPS 13 9350 with Ubuntu 15.10 - Touchpad freezing, jumping - but on Ubuntu 16.04. My touchpad stops working randomly, or can work somewhat only if I ...
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No HDMI option in sound settings

When I connect my TV via HDMI to my laptop, sound is outputted from laptop instead of TV. When I go to sound settings, I don't see HDMI option. There are only two options (see image): I tried ...
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Disable touchpad while typing do not work

In my laptop function to disable touchpad while typing is not working by default neither using running syndaemon with custom configuration. gnome-settings-daemon run syndaemon as syndaemon -i 1.0 -t -...
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Ubuntu stuck when load with connected external monitor

I have Dell XPS 15, and when I load the system with connected external monitor by HDMI, the system gets stuck on the login screen. I use Nvidia-361 driver with Bumblebee. The laptop has a 4k screen ...
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Dell DA200 Adapter not working on Ubuntu

I have Dell XPS15, dual booting with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (novice to Linux), which came with a Type-C USB. I just bought a Dell DA200 adapter for the USB which works on Windows but doesn't ...
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Switching to AHCI causes somewhat bricked (?) dell xps 9350

I was looking to dual boot Windows 10 and ubuntu 16.04 LTS on a dell xps 9350. gparted/ubuntu was unable to detect the drive to commence an install (live usb worked great), so it was suggested to load ...
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Ubuntu 16.04/Win 10 Dual Boot install: Cannot reduce partition below 50% in Windows, Ubuntu does not detect drive

first timer here. Checked the documentation, don't see a solution. I'm a casual *nix user but I can follow your commands. -- I am having trouble installing for a dual-boot Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16....
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Cannot install Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 [duplicate]

I have to install Ubuntu alongside windows 10 (UEFI boot) on a brand new Dell XPS 13. I already have: Shrinked the Windows 10 disk to have 200Gb unused space Disabled Secure boot Created the USB ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 - Wireless card is crashing and cannot be restored

Hardware: Dell XPS 13 9350 Wireless Card: Intel 7265 11ac Wireless Card with Bluetooth 4.0 Symptoms: At seemingly random times, the network will drop and the wireless interface seems to disappear. I ...
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2 different versions after upgrade

Upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 on dell xps 13 Core i5. uname shows 4.4.0-22-generic and lsb_release shows 16.04 but when I go to the settings/details, I still see 14.04. Can someone please assist with ...
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No sound on Dell xps l702

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell XPS l702. I have sound in the form of headphones or the HDMI out but not the on-board WAVES MaxxAudio sound card. I have tried a few different steps, like in ...
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Suspend broken on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Dell XPS 9350

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 15.10 to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my Dell XPS 9350, suspend is broken. When closing my lid the laptop will suspend, but resuming fails and it reboots. I tried pm-suspend and ...
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Dell XPS 13: Unable to free up space to dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows 10

I have a Dell XPS 13 9530 Signature Edition. I want to dual-boot with Ubuntu. I can successfully test Ubuntu from a live USB and connect to Wi-Fi. I changed the Boot mode to UEFI from Windows Safe ...
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Tap-to-click sensitivity too high after 16.04 upgraded

After upgrading to 16.04, I'm having a problem with Logitech T650 touchpad. It's now too sensitive for tap-to-click. Now frequently when I'm trying to simply move the pointer, a click-and-drag is ...
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Ubuntu 14.4 running slow

I just bought the new Dell XPS 13 Developer edition which came preinstalled with ubuntu 14.04. After the initial boot it seemed a bit slow, but then it updated and worked fine, then later the same ...
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Scaling 3rd party programs on small size high resolution display

I have Dell 9350 (13 inch) and installed Ubuntu 16.04. I am able to use my resolution 3200 x 1800 but I have small screen so I have to adjust scale for menu and title bars setting 1 to 2 in order to ...
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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 : http://en....
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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 ...