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Questions tagged [dell]

Questions related to Dell hardware and troubleshooting Ubuntu

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What could be causing a gray screen with limited top bar functionality on waking up Ubuntu laptop from sleep (open the laptop up)?

I recently changed a couple things in my Dell UEFI (BIOS). However, I was foolish and can't remember everything I changed. Ever since then, whenever I close my laptop and open it again, I get a blank ...
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How do I boot Ubuntu and Windows on a 1764 Dell Inspiron? [duplicate]

I have an old Inspiron 1764, and I want to dual boot it with Windows 10. The drivers of my computer need to get updated and I want to use Diskpart, but I don’t know how to do that.
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Gnome doesn't update sound output device properly

I run Ubuntu 18.10 with Gnome 3.30.1 on an XPS 9370. If I have music playing (via the built-in speakers) and connect my docking station (a Dell WD15) the music automatically transitions to the ...
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Dell XPS 15 9570 not booting when using encrypted disk

After installing Ubuntu 18.10 with encrypted disk on a Dell XPS 15 9570. It will not boot, but show error screen. It does work correctly if there is no encryption. This is actually also reproducible ...
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X crashing after sleep, Dell 7490 laptop with Intel modesetting driver, xrandr weirdness too, Ubuntu 18.10

First I encountered various problems trying to use xrandr to set up external monitors after they had successfully configured then disconnected and reconnected, possibly after the laptop was put to ...
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Downloading and installing wireless card drivers on dell mini 1010

I'm new to working with the terminal so i have been having a hard time with getting things working. However I know currently on my Dell mini 1010 the wireless card is missing is driver. I have found ...
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XPS 15 9560 use HDMI port whilst bypassing GPU?

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Dell XPS 15 9560. It has been a terrible experience. When I install any Nvidia drivers (following all of the guides and previous answers on forums) my laptop ...
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Stucked Ubuntu on Dell XPS 15 9560

I have a problem with installing Ubuntu. At first, I installed 18.04 LTS, this one stuck on the lock screen. Yesterday I tried 18.10 and this got stuck after 20 seconds of using it (I think...). Has ...
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Scrolling stutter/lag on Ubuntu 18.04 & 18.10

I have recently dual booted my Dell XPS 13 9370 running windows 10 with Ubuntu 18.04. At first it seemed like a smooth expierence from the live usb version. Until I installed the whole system... I can'...
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Ubuntu randomly reboots on Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1

I've been having several instances of Ubuntu randomly rebooting my laptop with not trace of an error message or clue to a reason why. I've checked the system logs but frankly I'm too new to this to ...
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Dell Inspiron 5570 Fingerprint Sensor Driver

I have a Dell Inspiron 5570 laptop with dualboot of Ubuntu 18.04 and Windows 10. Fingerprint sensor works well on Windows, but doesn't find any driver for Ubuntu. Does anybody found a solution for ...
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Wifi and ethernet problem after linux firmware update

Model: Dell Vostro 15 - Current OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Upgraded from 16.04 OEM) - Current Kernel : 4.16.3-041603-generic (updated from 4.15.03) - Issue: WiFi driver disabled after the linux_firmware ...
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Dell XPS 9570 ubuntu short battery life

I have an xps 9570 running 18.04 Jackhack96 version. I have recently realized that my battery life was getting worse. Opening powertop I saw the following Summary: 2274,6 wakeups/second, 0,0 GPU ops/...
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bcache for Intel Optane on ubuntu

I would like to use the Intel Optane memory (16GB) with ubuntu 18.10. My Laptop has an HDD for the OS and i thought i can use bcache for this purpose to speed up the experience. Can someone help me ...
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External Monitor not detected Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Inspiron 5558

I connected an external monitor through my HDMI port but after an extensive search I wasn't able to find the solution to my problem. When I run xrandr this is is what I get, ~$ xrandr Screen 0: ...
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How to turn on/off keyboard lighting on Dell Inspiron via command line

The keyboard lighting doesn't work. I tried using "xset led on", but it doesn't work either. How can I fix this?
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How to install Dell firmware update from Ubuntu Software app

I have an update from Dell for my laptop (see screenshot below). When I click on "Restart & install", it does shutdown/reboot the computer, but the update is never applied. What am I doing wrong? ...
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Dell XPS 15 9570 4k Intel GPU flicker/delay on cursor and typing

I see a big difference on my dell when I switch to Intel from Nvidia. I don't wanna use Nvidia all the time because fans fo crazy even with Chrome and I use this laptop only for coding. See attached ...
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How can I enable TPM in Ubuntu Core 16?

I have a Dell Edge Gateway for IoT that runs Ubuntu Core 16. How can I enable TPM on the device?
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Wifi not getting connected but LAN cable connection is working. Please help [duplicate]

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS from Windows 10. After installation system is not detecting any Wifi it says no adapters available. But when connected through LAN cable the internet works. I ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 - Trackpad tap works but trackpad click does not

After installing Ubuntu 18.10, my trackpad is doing this interesting thing where I can lightly tap the track pad and it's registered as a single mouse click (and it works with double tap). The ...
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Not finding Nvidia GPU / nvidia settings not starting

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell XPS-15-9560. After installing Ubuntu, I followed this guide https://github.com/rcasero/doc/wiki/Ubuntu-linux-on-Dell-XPS-15-(9560) to configure my setup. In my ...
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GRUB Chainloader saying “error: invalid signature”

I'm trying to use GRUB to boot a Windows USB as my computer just seems to not want to. I've tried to do the chainloader command from the GRUB console on boot up (e.g. chainloader (hd1)/bootmgr) but ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 crashes without reason and starts in possible rebooting mode?

I was not processing anything heavy on my computer,only reading documents and writing when it crashed. I could not even force quit anything and had to restart the computer. When restarting It asked ...
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Dell Wireless Keyboard and Mouse - Intermittent Freezing

Issue Wireless mouse and keyboard, works for a little bit, then starts freezing intermittently, to the point of becoming unusable. It works without a problem in OSX. Tried putting new batteries on ...
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Installing Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell Inspiron N7110

I recently got a used Inspiron machine that came with Windows 7. For some reason, it won't boot to windows successfully, only to Recovery. I found the license key underneath the laptop, so I tried re-...
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Initial boot after installation works, all subsequent boots freeze on Dell Inspiron Mini

So I am having a weird issue, I actually noticed it with Linux Mint, but I decided to try Ubuntu to see if the problem originated there, and it does seem to. I have a little Dell Inspiron Mini 1012. ...
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Installing 18.04 on Dell Inspiron all-in-one isn't working

Just unpacked Dell AIO. 3000 series. Installed Ubuntu from USB. Install works. I shut down and try to restart and get nothing. A blank screen. It just seems to hang there. I tried starting again, ...
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Touchpad suddenly stopped working Ubuntu 18.04

As the title suggests, the touchpad doesn't work any more. I have no idea how to get around with this problem. I use Ubuntu 18.04 in a Dell Inspiron 7559.
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System running in low-graphics mode on Dell system after software update

I'm using a Ubuntu pre-installed Dell system equipped with AMD graphics, and it is running a Ubuntu 16.04. After a on-line update by sudo apt upgrade and reboot, I found my system is running in low-...
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Dell Precision 5530 suspend problem and other problems w/ 18.10

I just bought a Dell Precision 5530 with a Xeon(R) E-2176M, Quadro P2000, 16GB, 4K Touchscreen and 256gb SSD. It came with Ubuntu 16.04 installed, but it wasn't really stable so I installed Ubuntu 18....
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“No Wi-Fi Adapter found” - Dell XPS 13 on Ubuntu 18.04

I've made a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS months ago, but this week my internet connection via WiFi has suddenly stopped working (tethering works, though: unstably via USB, rather reliably via ...
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Accidently deleted boot option on Dell laptop

I have a Dell laptop in which I have dual booted Ubuntu with Windows 10. Usually the laptop loads the Grub menu first. Recently I had some problems with Windows Bitlocker: every time I open Windows I ...
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Dell Inspiron N5050 connected to the MI TV via hdmi display not synced

We have connected the Dell Inspiron N5050 via HDMI port to MI TV. Diplay is showing in the MI TV, but only the start up screen and TV is not in sync with the laptop. The left side screen is the ...
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Tried to dualboot Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 13 5000, but it keeps booting directly into Windows [duplicate]

I'm not sure what to do from here. I tried dual booting Ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Inspiron 13 5000 (currently has Windows 10 pre-installed) following this [this] tutorial, as well as [this] video. I ...
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Touchpad issue keys dosn't work on Ubuntu 18.04

This problem is a bit unique, couldn't find something on the web I have 2 in 1 Dell Inspiron 13 5378, and I encountered the following issue: on the touchpad mode, the SPACEBAR && ENTER &&...
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Problems with Dell B2360dn printer on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having trouble with my Dell B2360dn laser printer since the operating system upgrade. I cannot find drivers for it. The printer is connected and can print some jobs, but at the moment I cannot ...
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Installing dual boot Ubuntu 18.04 on dell xps 15 9570 RAID or AHCI

I have recently bought this a new dell xps15 9570 computer. I have partitioned the windows such that there is a partition with ~650GB empty. I have followed the instructions here When I start the ...
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Dual booting Dell Inspiron 14 [duplicate]

I bought a new Dell Inspiron 14 which has Intel I7 processor. I tried installing Ubuntu as 2nd OS by following this link. I followed all the steps such as partitioning the C drive and setting up the ...
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How to dual boot ubuntu and windows 10 on dell inspiron 7472

I am attempting to dual boot ubuntu 18.0.4 with windows 10 on my new dell inspiron 7472, and i was following this guide: Dell guide. I followed all the steps up until I was told to boot from my ...
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Can't boot into Ubuntu after installing alongside Windows on Dell Inspiron 3542 [duplicate]

Today I installed Ubuntu on a partition on my Hard drive, which already had Windows 10 installed. When I boot up my laptop Windows Boot Manager automatically boots into Windows. I have heard that I ...
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No speakers available as soon as headphones are in Dell XPS 15

I am experiencing problems with the audio device on my Dell XPS 15. The differentiation between headphone jack and laptop speakers fails. When no headphones are plugged in the speakers work fine. When ...
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Is this issue with hyperthreading and suspend a design flaw?

I have a Dell xps 13 (9343) on ubuntu 18.04 (kernel version 4.15.0-42-generic) with BIOS version A18. I'm having problems with suspend/resume, but only when hyperthreading is disabled in the BIOS and ...
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Cannot connect to g/n wifi networks - is my driver the issue?

I am using a Dell XPS 13. My laptop cannot connect to a wifi network after it disabled its support for b-range wifi and started exclusively using g/n range wifi. This makes me suspect that my laptop ...
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Dell Latitude 5480 brightness

After formatting and installed Ubuntu 18.4, on reboot, screen brightness was locked in the minimum even BIOS brightness control showing it in maximum. Also, the brightness control in BIOS not work. ...
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displaylink-driver-4.4.24.run experienced constant blackout on Ubuntu 18

I have following hardware: Dell Latitude 7490 laptop Dell Docking station(displayLink plug and display) Two Dell displays(P2419H Dell 24 Monitor) On top of that, I installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS; in ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Ethernet device not found (WiFi working fine)

I am using a brand new Dell XPS 13 9370 (developer edition with Ubuntu 18.04) with Dell dock WD15 (which has a RealTek Gigabit ethernet adapter). The wired connection was working on the first day or ...
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Dell Vostro 200 fan speeds

I recently installed Ubuntu (18.04.1 LTS) on my old desktop to use as a server. I have been trying to manage the fan speeds, but I cannot get it to work. I started out with this tutorial: How to ...
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Touchscreen not releasing 'mousedown' event - possible to resolve?

With a Dell XPS 15 9560 laptop and Ubuntu 18 LTS (with current update of the kernel), sometimes the keyboard becomes unresponsive. The mouse moves, the UI responds to hover actions, and moving the ...
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Dell inspiron N5050 8 beeps because “removed lcd cable”

I have recently remove the lcd cable. the beeps start from bios and when start up the sound still from speakers. when i boot to windows the beeps will disable. how can i disable it in ubuntu?