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TL;DR Call the "workstation group". They have a direct line 1-877-671-3355 and are knowledgeable about the Ubuntu laptops that DELL sells. They will help you directly if you have a hardware issue. If it is a software issue, they will open a ticket with special support that (I was told) has no direct line and they will call you back directly. Don't call ...
Go to the system settings and then click on Power. On that menu, you can configure the closed lid behavior.
I found a solution for my VN7-571G-56N0 Touchpad: ↳ SYN1B7F:00 06CB:2970 UNKNOWN My solution isn't nice but its a workaround. Obviously the Touchpad isn't detected by the driver. I don't have another explanation for such a bad configured driver. Step 1: Download enable-rightbutton.sh Step 2: Identify your touchpad ID using xinput Step 3: Activate the ...
Easy: convert your picture (using any picture program like gimp) to a square png and save it somewhere where all users have access. Then use it in the Add User Image...
Canonical Ltd. which is the company behind Ubuntu has a hardware certification program. Here is a Ubuntu community wiki page with details about companies that sell computers with pre-installed Ubuntu (no need to pay for MS Windows licence): https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UbuntuPre-installed You can check the official certification data at this link ...
In the terminal: sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Change GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash acpi_osi=" Save, then sudo update-grub Restart computer. The function keys (fn+F5/F6) should now be active.
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