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STALLED : Trying to install fresh ubuntu 18.04 to DELL XPS 1647 SSD

I tried to install a fresh ubuntu 18.04 to my old laptop DELL XPS 1647, I had some minor upgrades, changing HDD to SSD(Kingston A400), and added additional RAM(previously it was 4GB + 2GB, currently ...
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Installing Ubuntu on a Dell studio xps that won't boot as it is [duplicate]

Apologies if this question has already been asked; I did look. I was gifted a relatively new (but used, recycled) Dell Studio XPS computer (desktop). I never used it before now. When I turn it on it ...
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Keyboard prints in reverse

My Dell Studio laptop is printing in reverse. For example if I type "and" it gives "dna".How can I check if it is a hardware or a software issue from ubuntu 16.04?
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Login screen resolution

So I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell XPS 13. When I get to the login screen it starts at 3200x1800 for a quick second, then I get a way lower resolution like 800x600 but as soon as I login it ...
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low battery back up on my dell laptop xps 15 lx501 running on ubuntu14.04

i am getting battery backup of 1:40 on my laptop when the battery is full charged. battery is new so i doubt that there is any problem with that. it was running perfectly fine on windows 7 this ...
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Throttle and overheating on Dell XPS Studio 1645

I realise there is an older thread on the very subject but that seems to be pretty dead. I just got a Dell Studio XPS 1645 laptop and the fan noise and overheating is pretty ridiculous. This is ...
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WiFi and Bluetooth will not work on Dell Studio XPS 1645

Today I acquired a Dell XPS 1645. Ubuntu seems to run alright on it however The bluetooth is not detected and the WiFi doesn't work. The WiFi is especially weird because I actually have the restricted ...
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Why does Ubuntu reset brightness settings at the loading screen?

Since I first installed Ubuntu 11.10, I noticed that volume and screen brightness get reset every time Ubuntu starts. Why is this so? And what ways are there to keep brightness and volume levels ...
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Overheating on Dell Studio XPS 1645

So I was wondering if anyone else has come upon this problem, and/or has come up with a solution. When I use my Ubuntu partition, my computer becomes extremely hot, and the fan runs very noisily for a ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 won't boot on Dell XPS 8300 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: My computer boots to a black screen, what options do I have to fix it? I have a brand new Dell Studio XPS 8300 desktop with 17-2600 cpu, H67 chipset, 8GB DDR3, 2 1TB HDDs in ...
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Dell Studio 1558 shutting down due to over heating

My system (DELL Studio 1558) gets shut down while using GNOME Shell on Ubuntu 11.10 without any message, because the system over-heats. The fan below the processor is also not working. Does any one ...
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Touchpad Two-finger Scroll Configuration

This all started with me trying to get 2-finger scroll working. In Windows, I got used to it. So I found a thread that said to run these commands: synclient VertTwoFingerScroll=1 synclient ...
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How do I disable the “enable/disable wireless” shortcut key on my laptop?

On my Dell Studio XPS 16, I sometimes accidentally hit this key. Wireless becomes disabled, and hitting it again does not re-enable wireless. I have to hit it an odd number of times, then restart my ...