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Questions about using Ubuntu (or derivatives) with Dell Vostro series of computers.

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Bluetooth problem in Ubuntu 19.04

Bluetooth in my Dell Vostro 1550 laptop (hardware manual) sees no nearby device; all it does the search for nearby devices. I have the option to turn it off or on. All it does is: Bluetooth setting ...
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Hibernate or suspend not working on Xubuntu

Recently installed Xubuntu 18.04 LTS(bionic beaver) as dual boot alongside Windows 10 on my Dell laptop. Neither hibernation nor suspend is working. When I close the lid of my computer and open it ...
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Dell Vostro 3500 freezes on startup Ubuntu 18.04.2

Very often now my laptop computer has problems on startup : - it freezes with a black screen (or part the screen is filled with colorful pixels stripes) - sometimes it reboots on its own - sometimes ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 can't connect to ethernet. Only works if wire plugged before boot up, any permamnent Solutions?

I am using Ubuntu 19.04 in my dell laptop with REALTEK Ethernet controller and everything was fine before I upgraded to 19.04, previously I was using 18.10 and when I updated my Ethernet just stopped ...
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Dell Vostro 14 5480 very low volume

I've bought Dell Vostro 14 5480 with preinstalled Ubuntu 14.04, reinstalled it to newer 18.10 and faced unpleasant issue - very low volume with bad quality on max settings. First time I see such thing ...
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Booting Problem in Dell Vostro 15-3568

Sometimes when I switch on my laptop a memory test runs on its own and after that the following screen appears Or, sometimes the following window appears I am having a great problem because of this ...
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Dell 5471 Ubuntu 16.04 Fan Noise and overheating

My computer has been taken 2 months. In the First months computer if hard work or weather is too hot then computer was starting fan and was fnishing. Now, when i open the computer fan starting (for ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth are not working after installation of ubuntu 18.04

I have dell vostro 3446 version in laptop machine. I have now installed ubuntu 18.04 version. After that bluetooth and wifi has been stopped working. Even camera also stopped working. I think it has ...
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Right click acts like left click on my Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

After I upgraded from 17.10, right click behaves like left click. I'm using Dell Vostro 14. It's always getting this error when I install Ubuntu starting from 16.04 yesterday, the error is still the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 does not shutdown

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 along with windows 10 on Dell Vostro 3446. When I shut down my laptop with windows it works fine but upon shut down using Ubuntu, red screen with Ubuntu logo comes and after ...
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Ubuntu Touchpad and rightarrow not working

I have 2 issues with my Dell Vostro Laptop. 1: Touch pad doesn't work and 2: The right arrow doesn't work I have ubuntu 16.04. Recently with no updates, and no specific installations the ...
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Ethernet not working on Ubuntu 16.04 Dell Vostro

I have a Dell Vostro 3446, dual-booted with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04. The ethernet works on Windows but not on Ubuntu and I am also unable to find ethernet drivers for Ubuntu on the official Dell ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running slow on Dell Vostro 1440 [duplicate]

I am using a Dell Vostro 1440, with Intel(R) Celeron(R) CPU P4600 processor size: 1995MHz,capacity: 1995MHz, 2GB RAM. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. It is running too slow. I want to know ...
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Right click on touchpad produces left click [duplicate]

Description of problem: I am using Dual boot OS having Windows 10 as primary OS and Ubuntu 16.04 as secondary OS in Dell Vostro 15 3568 laptop. In Ubuntu,Clicking the right-click area on the ...
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Dell Vostro 3568 model ubuntu 17.04 touch-pad left and right click behaving same way

I'm using Dell Vostro 3568 model, recently installed ubuntu 17.04. My touch-pad left and right click working same way. If left radio button selected in my settings( All Settings->Mouse & ...
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Compatibility of Ubuntu 17.04 with Dell Vostro 1015 [duplicate]

I am going to download the most recent version of Ubuntu (also, in 64 bits) on my laptop, I want to know if it is compatible with these specs: Dell Vostro 1015 Intel Core 2 Duo T6670 2.2 GHz 4GB ...
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ubuntu 14.04, Vostro 3559 Strange audio problem

I have a strange Sound problem. After every boot up my Sound works fine until I plugged in the headphone. After I plugged in the headphone the Sound works for a shorter time and then gets stops ...
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Laptop touchpad right-click problem Ubuntu 16.04 [Dell Vostro 3568] [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in my new Laptop (Dell Vostro 3568) about a week ago. My right-click is working same as the left click. I am attaching a screenshot of the settings. I tried various ...
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How to remove Ubuntu 17.04 which is there along with 16.04?

I have updated my ubuntu 16.04 to 17.04 . But the update failed and 17.04 is not working. So I decided to restore 16.04 which is given by Dell-vostro. When the restore is done, grub is showing both 16....
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Unexpected inconsistency, root filesystem requires manual fsck, boots to (initramfs) [duplicate]

This shows up on my screen when I boot my laptop on Ubuntu.
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Running reliable Ubuntu on a Dell Vostro 3559

I have always had the need to run Ubuntu on my laptop. Sometime back I used a Dell D630 and was unable to run stable Ubuntu on the same. Recently I purchased a Dell Vostro 3559 which has the following ...
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Unable to upgrade dell vostro 3558 laptop to ubuntu 16.04LTS from 14.04LTS properly [duplicate]

I recently upgraded my laptop (Dell Vostro 3558, with Ubuntu 14.04 inbuilt) to Ubuntu 16.04, but it was not working properly. When I upgraded it, a notification said that the system may be unstable. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with dell issue

I am using dell with ubuntu 14.04 LTS (64 bit). When I connect headset, the system shutdown automatically. Also, I am not able to shutdown the system via the GUI. However, I can do it by running ...
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DRIVER for DELL nVIDIA LAPTOP [duplicate]

I purchased, DELL Vostro-3558-Latop series with i3 5th Gen, 1TB HDD, 2G nVidia Graphics, 4GB DDR3 RAM and Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. I am totally at mercy of DELL Support. During software update the ...
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No Bluetooth Adapters found on Ubuntu 16.04

(I know this error has been reported in different guises but none of the older solutions on this site have worked for me) I can't see any Bluetooth adapters in the Unity Control Center Bluetooth ...
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Dell Vostro screen flickering with pink color

My laptop's screen started flickering, and I don't have a clue as to why this is happening. This Dell Vostro 2520 laptop came with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed. http://i.imgur.com/rru8xdg.gifv
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Installing fingerprint reader on Dell Vostro

I followed few instructions for installing fingerprint reader on my Dell Vostro laptop, but with no success. Fingerprint reader ID: Bus 001 Device 008: ID 138a:0008 Validity Sensors, Inc. VFS300 ...
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Sound problems Ubuntu 16.04 on dell 5470

I'm a new user on Ubuntu and I have an sound problem when the laptop unplugged: On start-up there some buzzing came from the speakers, with the entering drums. There is some white noise from the ...
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Dell Vostro 14-5459 Ubuntu 16.04 Wi-Fi slow when plugged in

I bought my Dell Vostro 14-5459 with Ubuntu 14.04 pre-installed. From the start, Wi-Fi speed is almost non-existent when the laptop is connected to the charger. As soon as I unplug it, the speed ...
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How can I make hotspot on my dell 2520 laptop with ubuntu 15.10?

I have just installed ubuntu 15.10 in my dell vostro 2520 laptop. I am unable to make my laptop as a wifi hotspot. I am using internet on this laptop through a LAN cable. There is no wireless option ...
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Grub2 broken after editing grub.cfg

In attempting to update the bios on my machine so that it would allow me to utilize all of the installed RAM, I found instructions on adding the option to the GRUB bootloader menu. Since the only ...
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Having Trouble in Ubuntu Installation

I am trying to Install Ubuntu in my Dell Vostro Laptop using a USB drive. However, i am getting the below error msg in the very first place and cant able to Proceed further. Could you please ...
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ubuntu 14.04 disconnect wired connection when I try to connect broadcom 4311 wifi

I install Ubuntu 14.04 but I don`t have wireless connection because my notebook is a DELL Vostro 1500 with a proprietary broadcom 4311 wireless card. So I read that I have to install the broadcom ...
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Network adapter not working with Dell Vostro 1500 Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I installed 14.04 on Dell Vostro 1500 but my network card isn't recognized. How do I get this installed? Was installed via USB that worked with no issues when OS is ran from USB stick. 0c:00.0 ...
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Dell vostro 5480 Audio doesn't work

Dell vostro 5480 in subwoofer does not work anyone knows how to solve.
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Wi-fi issues on Dell Vostro 3446 Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04(Trusty Tahr) on my Dell Vostro 3446 and it seems to work fine barring a glitch. The wi-fi does not work. When I click the wi-fi button on the top right, it does not show ...
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How to install latest version of R on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I am not able to download the latest R version on my Dell Vostro 14 3000 Series laptop running on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I typed in the standard commands on Terminal: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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No wifi detected after today's(Apr 10 -2015) Ubuntu software update

I updated Ubuntu 14.04 system when it asked for a software update and after the installation I observed that no WiFi network is detected. I rechecked the driver setting and it is set to Broadcom ...
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Dell Vostro 3560 overheats and fan is quiet and it's speed is low

After enabling discrete Radeon HD 7600M on my Dell Vostro 3560 I've faced with overheating problem. Fan control doesn't work. To be precise fan speed is being constantly lowered to 135000 rpm. I've ...
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Dell 3800 vostro unable to play sound

I am unable to hear any sound on my dell vostro 3800. It has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I can type whatever command you want me type and give you the information.
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Dell Vostro 3750 finger print scanner

I have a Dell 3750 that runs Ubuntu 14.4Lts. I also have a finger print scanner that does not seem to work with Ubuntu with my current set up. The finger print scanner comes up as VFS5011 Fingerprint ...
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HDMI Video on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Dell 3750 Vostro laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an NVIDIA GT 525M graphics card. I recently purchased an external monitor, which has both HDMI and VGA input. The VGA input works ...
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Keyboard and mouse are not working on dell laptop after updrading to 14.04 lts version

Need a help, System Configuration: Dell vostro , RAM: 4GB , Processor: i3 , HDD: 500GB , Yesterday, I have upgraded my ubuntu OS version 12.** LTS into 14.04 LTS on that time my external mouse and ...
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Sound Input device (microphone) not working

I have recently updated my laptop OS from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 After updating the OS, my laptop's input device ie., microphone is not working. Earlier it was working with Ubuntu 12.04. Also there ...
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WiFi N7260: Direct firmware load failed with error -2

Dell laptop. Wifi not working after installing ubuntu 14.04. Tried to update firmware, but not working. Any ideas? /var/log/syslog: Jul 21 15:30:21 rwilco-Vostro-5470 kernel: [ 2631.370168] Intel(R) ...
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Bluetooth is disabled on Ubuntu 14.04

The bluetooth is disabled on my Ubuntu (Dell vostro Desktop with bluetooth USB adapter). I plugged the bluetooth USB adapter into another Ubuntu desktop (12.04) and it is recognized instantaneously. ...
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Wifi is not working in Dell Vostro 2420 after reinstalling Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Dell Vostro 2420 pre-installed with Ubuntu, now re-installed manually, but wifi stopped working, I tried some of the methods shown in other threads for similar problems. One of the method I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit locks up after login

Today I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. The installation went well with no sign of issues. On boot everything seems fine until I get to the login screen. After putting in my password and logging ...
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How to use fingerprint reader and card reader on my laptop running on ubuntu 13.10?

I have Dell Vostro 3560,which was originally shipped with Ubuntu,but then i moved to windows 8 and then i moved to Ubuntu 13.10 but i am unable to use fingerprint reader of my laptop to login. I ...
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How to Enable Multi-Touch screen on Dell Vostro 5470? [closed]

I bought the new Dell Vostro 5470 with touch screen that supports multitouch (to 10 fingers). I installed Ubuntu 13.10 and it worked just touch the screen with one finger. Would enable multitouch but ...