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No internal microphone detected on DELL G15 5525

I got a DELL G15 5525 with Ubuntu 22.04 (kernel 5.15.0-33). The notebook detects hardware for sound output, but not for sound input (microphone). With cat /proc/asound/cards I get the output 0 [...
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How do I disable the touchscreen on my Dell Precision 5560?

Summarize the problem I don't like my touchscreen, and attempts at disabling it via xinput have proved fruitless. Provide details and any research I also tried this method, but even after adding ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Dell E7440 boot error message not found on log files

I recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my Dell E7440. A red-colored "FAILED" message appears on booting, and is quickly overwritten. I cannot read the message: the screen quickly changes. I ...
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Ubuntu dell laptop display showing misaligned screen

After I woke up I saw my laptop display is showing misaligned screen.I have no idea whether I rollover on my laptop while sleeping. Display as shown in my video recorded link https://youtu.be/WUebZiK-...
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which ubuntu version install on old Dell Latitude E5500? [duplicate]

2.00 GHz 2.00 GB 32 bit os. I also plan to uninstall vista. Do this first? OR DL ubuntu and get that running? Thanks
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If I install 22.04 on my XPS 13 now, will it automatically get support that Dell adds later?

The XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu pre-installed, and is supposed to be specially configured to work well with Ubuntu. But I remember reading that basically, Dell just makes sure all the ...
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Dell XPS 15 ubuntu 20.4.4 LTS connect to docking station display crash randomly

I have an issues with Dell XPS that connect to Dell D6000s docking station that connected to 2 monitors, the display randomly crashes and then the laptop screen turn black after a minute its lines up ...
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Dell Latitude 5420 - disabling 'Walk Away Lock'

I got a new Dell Latitude 5420 with Ubuntu. I connect to it remotely, and don't actually use it physically (mstsc using xrdp). Occasionally, the laptop just goes to sleep, making it impossible to ...
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After updating to 22.04, programs crash frequently. On startup: 'AtributeError: 'Thread' object has no attribute 'isAlive'

Initially, this problem only affected Firefox, but it got better after I uninstalled snaps and reinstalled the old version. Now, everything seems to be crashing (python, zoom, terminal, chrome, even ...
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Terrible webcam resolution in Dell Precision 5560 and Ubuntu 22.04

I have got my new Dell Precision 5560. The webcam is Microdia Integrated_Webcam_HD It's specification says that the max resolution is 0.92 Megapixel, 1280 x 720 (HD) at 30 FPS. I'm running Ubuntu 22....
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I installed zram-config on my Ubuntu 22.04 lts using the command $ sudo apt install zram-config. When i rebooted, i got this error message

I installed zram-config on my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS using the command sudo apt install zram-config. When i rebooted, i got this error message: [ 0.298606] CPU: 0 PID: 1 Comm: swapper/0 Not tainted 5.15....
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How to use dell smart card keyboard on ubuntu 22.04

I am trying to use this keyboard but it is not working to read cards
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Dell Monitor | No HDMI signal from your device

I have an HDMI port on this PC and on Dell P2417H Monitor; they are plugged in. There is no signal, and so the monitor "sleeps". When I unplug the HDMI from PC side; monitor displays: ...
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How to stop list of import_one_mok_state() at boot?

Ubuntu 22.04 on a Dell Inspiron 5570 at boot, start before login it lists items that says mok: import_one_mok_state(). I guess something is wrong with secure-boot and mokutil. How do I fix this? Looks ...
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After installing Ubuntu 22.04 on a Dell Latitude, the system produces a `grub rescue` error after restarting [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 22.04 on a Dell Latitude, the system produces a grub rescue error after restarting: error: file '/boot/grub/i386-pc/normal.mod' not found. Entering rescue mode... grub rescue&...
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I am having trouble installing Ubuntu on my old Dell XPS L321x

I am trying to install Ubuntu 22.04 on my old Dell XPS L321x. Ubuntu 22.04 fails to boot from either of my USB thumb drive's. I tried Etcher without luck. I can get Ubuntu to boot using Rufus but ...
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Installing Ubuntu 22.04 on a Windows Dell XPS 9310 - any OEM/Dell packages? Dell Linux Assistant?

The Dell XPS 13 9310 is impossible to get with Ubuntu, so I bought a Windows version and installed Ubuntu. Seems to work well this far. There are certain pages that mention drivers and specific ...
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Wake On Lan UBUNTU 18.04 - DELL OptiPlex

How to enable Wake on Lan on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS? I tried what's in this question: How to enable Wake On Lan (WOL) in Ubuntu 16.04 But it did'nt work. Thanks in advance... Edit: Optiplex model is 5050
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Inspiron 15 3525 w/new Ubuntu install won't turn on after closing lid

A dear friend, disabled Vietnam vet, had to replace his old computer, and bought a Dell Inspiron 15 (3525) and asked me to put Ubuntu on it. After a somewhat fraught install process (BIOS in this ...
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Screen flicker on boot up - ubuntu 22.04

I have Dell xps 15 9575 and on fresh install of ubuntu 22.04 I can't get to the login screen. I had this machine running in the past on ubuntu 20.10 with no issues. Any idea what might causes this ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Bluetooth won't turn on

I have a Dell T3500 with Ubuntu 22.04 where my Bluetooth won't turn on. I have looked up other questions on this subject but none have quite the same problem I do, namely this error: "Apr 28 20:...
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suspend and hibernate are both not working after upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04

Whenever I initiate a suspend or hibernate, the computers screen goes black. After 2 seconds it turns back on to the login screen... (DELL XPS 15) apr 03 09:18:27 fredsco gnome-shell[2590]: Failed to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS compatibility with Dell PowerEdge R650

Anyone know or have any experience running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with newly release Dell PowerEdge R650? In dell compatibility and also in Ubuntu compatibility, only Ubutun 20.04 is reported as compatible.
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Why there is a sound from speakers and earphones simultaneously at a time?

I have a earphone(fine) and a new laptop dell inspiron-3501 with ubuntu 22.04 with kernel 5.15.0-25-generic. But I have a audio problem. Normally speakers works fine. But when I plugin earphone then ...
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Dell XPS 13 9310 overheating

After 1 year os usage, it started overheating. Yes I'm a heavy user but it didn't do this before. Could this be related to the new ubuntu I installed? I'm on 21.10 coretemp-isa-0000 Adapter: ISA ...
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22.04 Input devices freeze when docking station connects

I have been using the release candidates for Ubuntu 22.04 for a few weeks on my XPS 13. Last night, after the last update took place, my keyboard, mouse, touchpad, and touch screen all froze. What I ...
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Dell Latitude 5404 Rugged - Fans not spinning or able to control with pwmcontrol

I have a new-ish Dell Latitude 5404 Rugged which, up until about a week ago, worked perfectly fine. I opened up the case to check out the RAM situation for upgrading, but did not make any changes to ...
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Cannot click on login screen on Ubuntu

I am facing a weird issue on my laptop. Whenever I boot into my system I'm not able to click anywhere on the login screen. Keyboard works as expected and I can move cursor on the login screen but ...
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WD19TB not charguing on Ubuntu 20.04, Dell XPS 15 laptop

Everything else is working fine (monitors, keyboard, etc..). The computer said it's charging, but it doesn't.
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Integrated webcam not detected/automatic slider not opening 20.04

when running cheese or zoom my integrated camera is not detected (dell latitude 9420, ubuntu 20.04). The computer has an automatic slider for the camera which is not opening (I cant open it manually), ...
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My settings wont open there's no option to open it in the apps DellComp

My settings wont open there's no option to open it in the apps menu,on the top right corner the settings icon i click on and nothing happens. DellComp
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Enable keyboard backlight on Dell G15 5510

I'm new at using Ubuntu and new to Ask Ubuntu. I just started using Ubuntu a couple of days ago. I can't turn on the keyboard backlight. I know on Windows Edition, Dell G15 5510 has an app called &...
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Integrated webcam doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04 Dell Inspiron 13

I have my Dell Inspiron 13 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. My integrated webcam doesn’t work with zoom, Google Meeting, Microsoft Team, skype or with any such app. It used to work about 3 months before. ...
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Ubuntu Laptop WiFi working poorly

My WiFi is constantly on two bars while in my room. I used to get full bars when I had windows installed, and I get full bars on my phone. The WiFi symbol never leaves 2 bars unless it's empty and ...
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What is the fan and temperature manager service in Ubuntu 20.04?

o, I have Dell Latitude 5421 (i7 64gb RAM) and I have installed Xubunutu 20.04 I also installed some software I needed and drivers (NVIDIA Driver) and more (LibreOffice and other) and upgraded the ...
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No audio output on Ubuntu 21.10, Dell Latitude 14 1404 Rugged

Audio on Windows works perfectly, no issues. No option in BIOS to disable. Speakers are not muted in GUI or in Alsamixer, though Alsamixer pulls up HDA Intel HDMI first, but when switching to HDA ...
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Two external DELL monitors with DELL laptop

I have DELL laptop and two externals DELL monitors. I want to plug them and have two screens (laptop will be closed). I did try to plug them into dock station with: two DiplayPort cables one ...
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Dell Vostro 5515 with Ubuntu 20.04 dies after suspend

I have got two the same Dell Vostro 5515 (AMD Ryzen 7 5700U with Radeon Graphics 1.80 GHz). On both I install official Ubuntu 20.04 LTS distro on new created partition next to build in Windows 10. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (fossa-release X131) Instagram website doesn't work

I had just bought a new notebook (Dell 3050) with Ubuntu 20.04 (GNOME 3.36.8) installed. I work with social media, and I'm having problem with Instagram: the web site just wont login. I've tried to ...
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Ubuntu acting weird during boot (flickering/flashing)

I'm having weird glitches trying to boot Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (Focal Fossa) (and any other distro as a matter of fact) on my Dell Inspirion 15 (5558). Things to consider: I had the same issue with ...
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Screen Flickering Dell 5591 Ubuntu 20.04

Quite often, e.g. when opening new programs etc, the screen flickers. In some games it's pretty frequent and annoying. The graphics card is an Intel UHD Graphics 630. There's a number of similar posts,...
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laptop flickers, monitor doesn't

I am running ubuntu 20.04 on a dell laptop with 37" dell monitor hooked up. the monitor never flickers but the laptop often does. it seems to get worse when I use microsoft excel ( 2003) which ...
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Why Does My Docking Station Cause Ubuntu to Shutdown and Reboot?

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Dell Latitude E-5470. I want to use a docking station so that I have a dual-monitor setup. I have tried the D3100 and Plugable UD-6950H stations, respectively. Both ...
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No bootable device found on new laptop

I hope you are well, I have a problem that I personally can't figure out, here I am using a Dell Inspiron 6450 computer in which I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 as the operating system. I have a new HP ...
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Dell Latitude 5480 wireless not working

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a laptop Dell latitude 4580. I have a Bluetooth that work good, but when I try to turn on the wifi I don't get nothing. mohammed@mohammed:~$ sudo nmcli device [sudo] ...
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Three Monitor Setup with P2419HC + Intel graphics using daisy chain

I'm trying to daisy chain three Dell P2419HC displays to my ThinkPad X1, but the third display doesn't accept the desired resolution of 1920x1080. Setup looks like this: System i7-1165G7, Intel Iris ...
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Screen mirroring option not found: Ubuntu 21.10

I am using a Dell XPS13 9360 machine and running Ubuntu 21.10. I want to connect a projector (ViewSonic M1 mini) but in settings I don't have any option to mirror my screen. What is the problem and ...
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Why sounds not working properly in my laptop?

I have a earphone(fine) and a new laptop dell inspiron-3501 with ubuntu 20.04. But I have a audio problem. Speakers are working fine but earphones are not working. When I plugin earphone then the ...
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Wireless 7265 Wireless adapter not found [duplicate]

I have a Dell Latitude E5450 which I have installed ubuntu 20.04 on and I can't get the wifi adapter to work. I have checked and I do have the recognized wireless 7265 but it is unable to be used for ...
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Some keys on Dell Inspiron 15 7000 stop working

Some keys (mostly the bottom two line on the keyboard) on Dell Inspiron 15 7000 stop working sometimes. I tested the followings: In BIOS I was able to type, all not functioning keys under Ubuntu ...
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