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Dell introduced Inspiron 13 7000 (7347) to be Ubuntu-compatible in 2014. I've bought a Dell Inspiron 13 7000 respectively Dell Inspiron 7347 with preinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 and had too many issues with this device - my conclusion: it is NOT compatible! Sound issue: due to driver problems (official advice from dell) there is a markable crackle or rattle the ...


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I am using Dell Inspiron 15R N5520 with dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Run the command below in terminal to know what video card is used for the backlight/brightness: ls /sys/class/backlight/ If your graphics card is Intel, you can proceed with the fix below. Open a terminal and create the following configuration file, if it does not exist: ...


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Usually a laptop battery is composed of few battery cells. Same way, your battery will be made of some battery cells. Few of those cells might be dead now. That is the problem. To make you much more clear, I can say like this. Lets say that your battery have 6 battery cells in it. When you bought it, all the 6 cells would have been alive. So it would have ...


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With that age of a machine you need to go to an older, lighter OS. With only 1/2GB of RAM you should use Lubuntu or Xubuntu, because the full Ubuntu needs more RAM and your experience will not be great. Also use UNetBootin to make a bootable USB then test/install from there.


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I installed the firmware-addon-dell plugin via Synaptic Package Manager, and I now have the full details of the Dell Monitor in my display properties: ...and the display properties: This update, as referred to in the original question above, has been the first trigger in several years of using Ubuntu with this Dell monitor, that I have needed to ...



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