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Facing Errors while installing Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Dell Alienware M-16 R2

I tried to install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop Dell Alienware M16 R2 with core ultra 9 processor and rtx 4060. I am new to Linux and require 20.04 for ROS as it's not supported in newer versions. ...
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Dell Alienware M18 R2 overheating

After installing Ubuntu 24.04 on a Dell Alienware M18 R2, is overheating and the fans are not working. I've installed a few apps trying to solve the issue but still nothing. Would appreciate your help,...
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Getting strange error screen - 24.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 [closed]

I tried the approach in the previous post, but I still get this strange screen (there is a small window in the upper left corner and the rest of the screen is white with an error message in the middle)...
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Ubuntu 24.04 LTS on Dell Latitude 5491 not working with Dell WD22TB4 Docking Station

I install Ubuntu 24.04 on a Dell Latitude 5491. But my Dell Dock WD22TB4 is not working. Charging and USB and Ethernet are working, but I don't get Display Output. If I run windows 11 in the laptop, ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 LTS / Dell T460 / Cannort recover fron Suspend mode

In 22.04, the suspend feature was working perfectly, without any issue. Since I applied 24.04, the Suspend option works, but the active mode cannot be reactivated. I tried the power button, the CTRL-...
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Touchpad Lagging in Ubuntu 22.04 (Dell XPS 15 2023 version)

My touchpad is not very responsive in my brand new Dell XPS 15 which is double booted with Ubuntu 22.04. My finger movements on the touchpad often result in no movement at all in the cursor, as if ...
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Recent Ubuntu LTS vs Dell 5080 and 7080 MT Displayport

I'm trying to select an old-but-not-too-old PC to use as a Linux machine for installing multiple distros, starting with Ubuntu recent LTS and interim releases. Dell Optiplex 5080 or 7080 are two ...
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Jumping POinter Ubuntu Dell despite bluetooth off and touchpad off also

I have a jumping pointer issue, I've come across multiple solutions but none worked. I turned off bluetooth and wifi and touchppad, and the mouse kept clicking and moving randomly. Also, on screen ...
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issues running Ubuntu on Dell XPS 8950

I want to have a new computer that will run Ubuntu successfully. This would be unlike my experience with the XPS 8950 from Dell. First following use of Windows in a dual boot I could no longer run ...
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Ubuntu 24.04 not working on Dell G16 7630 with Nvidia drivers

My Dell G16 came with Windows and I immediately switched to Ubuntu. I tried 24.04 as soon as it came out but I had issues with proprietary drivers (535) for the Nvidia 4060 Mobile on board. On Wayland ...
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Odd graphics driver issue on Dell Precision 7540 running Kubuntu 24.04

Recently after a windows game I was playing through proton crashed on me something seems to have broken with my graphics driver. After this crash my laptop only boots using the safe mode grub option ...
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Can I run Ubuntu 24.04 LTS on dell latitude 7290?

I downloaded some linux distros on my laptop before, but I suffered from some lagging issues while scrolling and navigation between windows although my laptop meets the system requirements, so is the ...
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Boot problem Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 7720 AIO

I would like to start with that I know very little of computers. But for my remote job, I got an USB with my work environment that runs on Ubuntu. When I boot the UEFI, it starts like it should, but ...
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laptop fan spinning faster since upgrade to 24.04

Since upgrading from Ubuntu 23.10 to 24.04, my Dell XPS 9530 laptop's fans spin almost constantly, even when doing very little (around 2-3% CPU usage). I tried fixing it with powertop --auto-tune, ...
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Which version should I install on a 2015 Dell Inspiron 15 3543 i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40GHz 8GB Ram

I am looking into using Ubuntu as a replacement for my old Dell 2015 laptop that cannot operate Windows 10 very well any more (very very sluggish) and I need help finding the correct version of Ubuntu ...
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DELLP 710 problem with detecting the disk with Ubuntu server installation and Proxmox

I recently tried to download Proxmox on my DELLP R710 BIOS Version : 6.0.7 server and It told me that the hard drive can not be detected, so I tried to do it with Ubuntu server and I got the error ...
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Dell Latitute 7350 ('ultra 5) + webcam + Ubuntu 22.04

I've just bought a DELL Latitude 7350 (ultra 5) on which I've installed ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. I'm having a problem with the webcam which isn't recognised... do you have any ideas please? thank you
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Disconnecting monitor triggers 'Oh no! Something has gone wrong.' page in Ubuntu 24.04

My computer is a Dell Precision 5540 laptop. I connect to the monitor via HDMI into a USB-C hub. I have ethernet, keyboard, mouse, webcam, and headset connected to the USB hub as well. The problem ...
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Touchpad erratic behavious on wake up Dell Dell XPS 13 9320

I am going crazy here with a touchpad issue on my Dell running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. Description: Initial problem: On wake up my touchpad behaves erratically, becoming sticky (the selection remains on ...
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Builtin Webcam not working

iamjedi322@iamjedi322-Inspiron-5748:/$ uname -a Linux iamjedi322-Inspiron-5748 6.5.0-28-generic #29~22.04.1-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Thu Apr 4 14:39:20 UTC 2 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux ...
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Dell DA200 display resolution

I've read several posts about graphic issues with Dell DA200 USB C dongle, but I have slightly different problem than others. Setup: Dell XPS 15 7590 Dell DA200 Dell monitor - can't find the model ...
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Ubuntu in Dell Inspiron I15-5547?

Is it possible to install Ubuntu in a Laptop Dell Inspiron I15-5547? It has touch screen and I'm afraid there's no support in Ubuntu for that. Thanks
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ubuntu 24.04 installation crashing with FED

First time I tried to install fully encrypted disk was not available, it was greyed out. It's a little research I discovered that you could not select third party drivers during installation if you ...
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Laptop keyboard won't function after suspending

I have a Dell Vostro laptop running Ubuntu 20.04. The keyboard works fine initially but as soon as I suspend it and then turn it on, it no longer functions. I have to add an external keyboard to do my ...
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Dell precision 5680 webcam working in 24.04/ Using HAL library for MIPI camera

Hi I am having a difficult time finding out how to get my dell webcam working. I need to do some meetings and its a huge headache. I have seen this thread, however it is for 22.04.... https://...
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Dell XPS Plus 9320 no webcams found in Ubuntu 22.04

Hello I am using Dell XPS Plus 9320 with Ubuntu 22.04. My built-in camera used to work and recently it stopped from working where it was always black both in web browsers and in Cheese but at least ...
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Ubuntu installer (20, 22, or 24) won't boot on Dell inspiron 3891

I can't get the Ubuntu installer booted on this Dell Inspiron 3891 - it gets as far as GRUB, but hangs (black screen) on "Try or Install" and also "Safe Graphics" chosen from the ...
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3 modules of my laptop are hard blocked what do i do to unblock them?

Dell-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes Dell-bluetooth: bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes Dell-wwan: Wireless WAN ...
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Webcam not working on Kubuntu 24.04 on a DELL 5480

this is a known issue with *ubuntu and Dell laptops, there are hundreds of hits to this question; the webcam is simply not recognized by the system and one needs to add a ppa repo (this one: ppa:oem-...
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Laptop keyboard not working after suspend 22.04 Dell XPS 13 9370

Around 2024-04-12 my laptop keyboard stopped responding. Only rebooting gets the keyboard working again. Experimenting showed the keyboard stops working after suspend, quite reliably. $ dmidecode ... ...
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Dell Latitude 7640 Intel webcam not working on Ubuntu 24.04

Adapting for 24.04 the solution that was posted here for 22.04 does not solve the problem. It appears that Intel IPU6 developers have a solution available: https://github.com/intel/ipu6-drivers/blob/...
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I'm trying to configure laptop fan controls on Dell G16

I’m trying to configure the laptop fan controls, but I tried a bunch of options and came to the conclusion that using i8k is already outdated with the advent of the new Kernel, and I still can’t ...
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Keyboard unresponsive after sleep: Dell Inspiron 15 3000 running kubuntu 22.04 lts

lately I'm having a problem which is whenever my laptop goes to sleep mode and open it again the keyboard is not working and only when i restart the laptop does it work, how can i fix this?
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Ubuntu Studio 23.10, no sound on 10 year old PCs. The system said: "IO error"

I have installed Ubuntu Studio 23.10 on my 10 year old Dell Precision M4700 and a Surface Pro 4, both with the same problem. After booting, I go to Audio - System Settings and try to test sound ...
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Trouble Identifying Inbuilt Webcam on Dell Precision 5480 Running Ubuntu

I recently acquired a new Dell Precision 5480 laptop, and I'm encountering difficulties identifying the inbuilt webcam. Whenever I attempt to access camera services, I receive a "NO Device Found&...
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How do I disable TouchGuard/DisableTouchpadWhileTyping on my Dell laptop touchpad?

I can't find how to disable TouchGuard/DisableTouchpadWhileTyping on my Dell laptop. I'm using Ubuntu 23.10.
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Dell Inspiron 11 3162/3164 not booting - Lbuntu 22.04.4 LTS ISO

I need to post an issue about Lbuntu 22.04.4 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish) ISO installation through a pen drive with Etcher, version 1.18.11, for iMac macOS Sonoma 14.4.1 I mounted the Lubuntu on a pen drive ...
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When a Dell laptop is listed as Ubuntu Certified, does that include the 2-in-1 version? [closed]

Thanks for taking the time. I think this is specific to Dell laptops, as Lenovo and HP seem to use "yoga" and "x360" to indicate a model is a 2-in-1 version. Dell seems to use the ...
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Ubuntu won't wake up from Suspend on Dell G5 15 5590

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS since 2–3 weeks on my Dell laptop (which came with Windows by default). It is a Dell G5 15 5590 from 2019 with an Intel i7 9750H and GTX 1660 Ti. I upgraded the RAM to 32 ...
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Boot fails on Dell XPS 9440 with fresh 23.10 installation

I've spent hours to get my new Dell xps 9440 with Nvidia RTX 4050 GPU running. I freshly installed Ubuntu 23.10 with my bootable USB-Stick. After installing and restarting my device is stuck with a ...
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Several keys of the keyboard stopped working on my laptop (French)

On my laptop (Dell XPS13) Ubuntu 22.04 several keys on my French keyboard stopped to work: w x c v , ; : return caps Everything is fine when I use an external keyboard; in addition, in the BIOS as ...
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Fn key does not move the cursor to the end or the beginning of a line in Ubuntu (Dell KB216 Keyboard)

I am using a Dell KB216 Wired Keyboard and Ubuntu. When i press the Fn key, it should move the cursor to the end or the beginning of a line, but this is not the case, instead the cursor moves as ...
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Microphone not working on dell precision 5480, 22.04

I have a Dell precision 5480 running Ubuntu 22.04, and the microphone is not working. In pavucontrol something appears as "sof-soundwire SoundWire microphones" but it does not detect any ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.4 getting freezed after resuming from Suspended

I have a Dell Latitude 5500, it works perfectly fine with Windows. But on installing Ubuntu, it started freezing unexpectedly. A common pattern I observed is on resuming it from the Suspended state. I'...
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Fresh Ubuntu 22.04.04 LTS freezes randomly

I bought a refurbished dell latitude 7390 and decided to install ubuntu on it. This was my first time installing any linux distro. In the installation process, I had to do the installation in safe ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 not booting on Dell XPS 13 9320 after fresh install (Dual boot Windows 11)

I recently bought a Dell XPS 13 9320 with Windows 11 pre-installed with the intention to install Ubuntu alongside on dual boot, with encryption. I followed these instructions: https://www.mikekasberg....
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Alt key not working on Dell Inspiron 7437

I have just installed Ubuntu 23.10 in my Dell Inspiron 7437 old laptop. Also Im new to Linux as well, but experienced user for Windows. I have tried to change Keyboard layout from English(US, Intern, ...
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Dell G15 Integrated Camera is not working with Ubuntu 22.04

On Ubuntu 22.04, Kernel 6.5.0-21-generic - the integrated camera does not work. This hasn't worked since I updated from Ubuntu 20.04 last year March. Cheese shows "No device found" Any idea ...
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Intel CPU Cannot go deeper than Package C3 state in low power suspend (causing battery drain)

After digging and searching the whole web, starting with the issue regarding to battery drain while Dell XPS is in suspend to idle (s2idle, S0, S0ix, Modern Standby). This issue is persisting in ...
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Failure to dual boot my dell latitude 7390 2-in-1 i5 8gen laptop

Please I have dual booting on my dell latitude 7390 2-in-1 i5 8gen laptop. When ever i try booting to ubuntu this error message comes "cant change power state from D3cold to D0" ( config ...
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