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Ethernet not working on Dell WD15 docking station and Latitude 5491 - 16.04

I have a Dell Latitude 5491 connected to a docking station WD15 with dual-boot Windows/Ubuntu. Ethernet is not working only when it is connected through the docking station and on Ubuntu. It works ...
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Lenovo T470 in dock with 2 monitors attached, xrandr issue

at my new job I regularly have to take my laptop out of its docking station and put it back in. I usually use i3wm instead of gnome, so I thought I should set up a script that deals with the constant ...
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USB mouse stops working with dell D6000 dock

I have just got the Dell D6000 universal dock; I have connected it to my laptop via USB-C. But after a while my USB mouse stops working; the mouse is fine never a issue when plugged into the laptop ...
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external monitors with different resolution 2K 4K, diff. errors, daisy chain, Ubuntu

Setup: ThinkPad L450 [Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS, kernel 4.13]: 1920 x 1080, Intel HD Graphics 5500 & UltraDock – 90W EU (DisplayPort 1.2) ThinkPad L480 [Linux]: 1.920 x 1.080 (IPS), Intel UHD Graphics ...
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Ubuntu 18.04. VT1000 docking station connected but monitors not working?

I have a Dell XPS laptop running Ubuntu 18.04 connected to a VisionTek VT1000 universal USB Dock. My setup was working with two monitors, but then my laptop froze while connecting, and after I ...
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Dell XPS no longer works on dock [duplicate]

I have a Dell XPS 13 9370 laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 and a Dell TB 16 Dock (Business Thunderbolt Dock). Since a few days ago, the laptop no longer works on the dock. When connected, it boots normally ...
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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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headphone jack in dell docking stand doesn't work

I use dell docking stand and dell xps 13 laptop, with ubuntu 18. headphone jack on docking stand doesn't work. any idea to solve?
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Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1 - Controls dissapeared when on docking station

Just installed Ubuntu Budgie 18.04.1. When connecting to the TV using docking station the controls (top bar and plank) are gone. Background, mouse and keyboard are OK. This is Dell Latitude e5440. ...
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Printer works on internal USB, but not on dock USB

When booting to 16.04, I can use my old Canon MP180 printer connected to the docking station of my ThinkPad T430. When I boot to 18.04, I can't. Other devices (keyboard, mouse, USB hard drives) work ...
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Drivers needed for Ubuntu, ASUS zenbook and SIIG docking station

I'm new to linux/ubuntu, and I recently purchased an external SIIG docking station and a ASUS zenbook. Booting into an 18.04.1 LTS desktop install on the laptop, two driver issues are evident: 1) the ...
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freeze with DisplayLink Dockingstation and VMWare

I'm getting frequent but hard to reliably reproduce freezes when using my i-tec (displaylink) dockingstation. It might be the dock or VMware Workstation 14 - although sometimes my VMs run perfectly ...
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Glitching box around mouse cursor on Ubuntu 18.04 and nvidia driver

Basically, I have the seem problem as described here, only with Ubuntu 18.04 (thus no lightdm or sddm which could be restarted): I am using a Dell laptop with a dell docking station, connected via ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Flickering Screens

I have at least 30 laptops at my firm which all presenting this problem. we are using Ubuntu 16.04.1, Kernel 4.13.0-38-generic Part of the process installation I'm making for all the laptops includes ...
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Second monitor won't work (via DisplayLink dock)

I am trying to install WavLink's docking station (WL-UG93DK3) using DisplayLink's instructions, as directed from the WavLink website. I'm following the instructions perfectly, and when running the ....
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Ubuntu and docking stations

I have a Acer Aspire VX with only one video output (HDMI) and a USB type-C port. I'd like to have a dual monitor (so 3 monitors with the laptop's one). I've seen that the best solution would be to use ...
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Disabling thunderbolt security on Dell TB16 through linux (Ubuntu 16.04)

Today I got a new laptop xps 15 9560. After A LOT of pain I was ablet to finally install Ubuntu 16.04 on the bloody thing. Took me about 3 hours, had to mess within Bios. Reading this thread helped me ...
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Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 Dock ethernet 17.04 [duplicate]

Coming from a Dell E series to the Lenovo X1 Carbon (5th Gen). Got the Lenovo Thunderbolt 3 dock to go with it. Had to disable thunderbolt security in the BIOS to get the USB and other ports working....
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Using HP 15-ay135nd as docked

I want to use my laptop 'docked' using the HDMI and external keyboard + mouse. Problem is: When closing the cover the OS shutsdown in powersaving mode... Any ideas?
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Window positions messed up after docking [duplicate]

I have a HD display on my laptop (Dell Latitude E7250) and a Full HD one on my docking station. When I dock my laptop the window positions often (yet not always) get messed up. Sometimes (some of) the ...
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Lenovo w540 with 16.04 fails to detect docking station screen after waking up from sleep

I've been having this problem for a while and it's really annoying... Every evening when I undock my lenovo it goes to sleep. The next morning when I re-dock it it wakes up but does not detect the ...
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Problem reconnecting Dell latitude to docking station

I use Ubuntu 16.04 with i3wm on a Dell Latitude E7450 that I connect to a docking station Dell F310c. I have two monitors connected the station and on boot everything works correctly. The problem is ...
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How to make ubuntu recognize an external screen when laptop is docked during boot

Consider the following scenario: I connect my Thinkpad (with optimus) to my docking station Boot the laptop Than I want that ubuntu recognizes that the laptop is docked and that an external monitor ...
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Kubuntu Krunner invisible after undocking

I'm running Kubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit on a docked PC with 2 external monitors, 3 total. When I boot up in the dock everything works perfectly well, but when I undock Krunner turns invisible. With that ...
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tile docking line gone in aps 16.04

I updated form 15 to 16.04. I have not been about to get the top line of my apps to show up when I dock. The file, edit, etc. is missing. I have put sudo sevrice lightdm restart. It worked and ...
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GRUB stops while booting docking station

My Problem I have some problems starting up my Lenovo T540p in the docking station. If I start outside the docking station Linux is started and everything is perfect. I can put the notebook into the ...
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External monitors have no signal after boot if laptop lid is closed

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad t440s with the intel graphics card running Ubuntu Desktop Trusty 14.04.4 LTS. This issue occurs with the ThinkPad Ultra Dock with two external monitors attached to it. After ...
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Multiple Monitors with Ubuntu 15.10 and LenovoW521 on a Docking station

I have been fighting with setting up multiple monitors on my Lenovo using a docking station. In the end things work how I want them (two external monitors + laptop screen next to each other) but: ...
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Lenovo T540p undocking triggers logout

I recently got a new Lenovo T540p with corresponding docking station and installed Ubuntu 14.04 (and later 15.10 with the same problem) on it. The problem is that whenever I release the laptop from ...
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How to configure multi-monitor docking setup so that it just works

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Thinkpad T540p using an Ultra Dock with two attached monitors. The Thinkpad is built with Intel graphics; the monitors are attached via DVI and HDMI respectively, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 (Gnome): Laptop Display Blank After Undocking

I've been experiencing a really annoying issue with my recent Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 install. The OS is running on a Lenovo T440s. At the office I have a dock that connects to two monitors, one is ...
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External monitor not working after docking

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on my T450s (Intel graphics card) with kernel 4.0.8. I originally updated the kernel to be able to use two external monitors with my ultra dock. Now, when I dock my running ...
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Same image on two external displays with a Lenovo T550 and a docking station

I have a Lenovo T550 without NVIDIA graphics (only an Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics). This works fine with the internal display. Now I want to attach two external monitors to the docking ...
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USB3 Docking Station for Dell XPS 15

So I've recently started using Ubuntu and I mist say its the first time I've used an open source / Linux destro ever and so far I'm happy and impressed with its offerings. Now recently I've been ...
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Startech docking station: Video ports not working

I recently bought an MSI laptop and am running Ubuntu 14.04 on it. In order to use several screens, I have also bought a Startech docking station. Specifications can be found here, and review here ...
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Lenovo T440p Docking Station USB only works half the time

I've recently bought a Lenovo T440p and have realized that USB devices connected via its docking station do not connect if I boot the computer while it's plugged into it. When I boot the laptop when ...
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Error while running autodocktools

I have just installed Adt package in ubuntu 14.10 using command sudo apt-get install autodocktools and following error is occurring while launching Adt (>runAdt) TclError: cannot use geometry ...
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ThinkPad T440p docking station: no sound on external speakers

Using Ubuntu 14.04 When I plug external speakers into the pro docking station with my Thinkpad T440p in it I get no sound (internal speakers mute). Plugging the same speakers into the headphone jack ...
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Thinkpad w540 w/ Ultra Dock only one external monitor works

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this Lenovo ThinkPad W540 laptop, and everything appears to be working ok by itself. Today I received my docking station to which I intended to hook up 2 external ...
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ImportError: cannot import name Gdl from gi.repository

Trying to import the Gnome Docking Library I get the exception: ERROR:root:Could not find any typelib for Gdl ... from gi.repository import Gtk, Gdk, Gdl ImportError: cannot import name Gdl
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Kingoffice availability for ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Is there a free version of Kingoffice for Ubuntu 12.04? If not, what are existing alternatives ?
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Ubuntu 12.04 Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with Mini Dock Plus Series 3 - No Output via DVI

Good afternoon, I have a Lenovo Thinkpad W530 with the Quadro K1000m discreet GPU. I also have a Lenovo Mini Dock Plus Series 3. This dock has dual DVI output on the back and, according to Lenovo, ...
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Lenovo TP X230 + Series 3 Docking - Toggle between DVI and DP working?

Hi, Is anyone using DVI and DP of the Series 3 Docking with Ubuntu? For now I'm using DVI for my monitor and I plan to use DP to connect to my TV (DP -> HDMI -> TV). Lenovo says it isn't possible ...
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Compatible laptop with port replicator

Has anybody got Ubuntu running on a modern laptop with a USB3.0 port replicator? Specifically running additional monitors. I want to move my work machine away from a desktop to a docked laptop. And I ...
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Splitting SD file

I have one sd file of 3.5 GB size.I want to split it in ~200MB fragments.I dont have much coding knowledge.Please tell me various tools and methods for the same.I have windows 7 and ubuntu 12.04 ...
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Secondary battery not found?

I've got a Asus TX300 running Ubuntu 13.04. This is a laptop tablet hybrid which has secondary battery in the dock. This battery is not detected by Ubuntu as far as I can see. Ran this while docked: ...
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USB audio interface not recognized on re-docking a Thinkpad

my Thinkpad X230 is sitting on a Lenovo docking station (Minidock Plus) and I have a USB audio interface (NI Komplete Audio 6) connected to the dock. It works fine when I boot the computer while it is ...
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How does Ubuntu Touch work when “docked” with keyboard/mouse/monitor?

Is Ubuntu Touch for phones and tablets meant to be "dockable" with an external keyboard/mouse/monitor? If so, how will the touch gestures for navigation be handled when using a mouse or trackpad? Will ...
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How to prevent applications from separate workspaces all landing on a single workspace upon a (un)docking event or when connecting a beamer via VGA?

Now that finally docking seems to be fully supported on my system, hurray!, I can address a relatively minor issue (or even a bug ?): Normally, I have (all) four workspaces populated with my standard ...
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Is there a USB 3.0 docking station which works on quantal (12.10)?

Modern ultrabooks and hybrids pack sufficient power to serve as development workstations. Still, 1920x1080 screen resolution fits much better to a 23'' than 13''. There is a range of USB 3.0 devices ...