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Questions tagged [inspiron]

Questions that relate to the Dell Inspiron range of laptop and desktop comuters

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Inspiron 3185 Freezes with Ubuntu

I have a Dell Inspiron 3185 with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. The computer runs fine with Windows, but it freezes with Ubuntu. Nothing will work: touchpad, keyboard or touchscreen. Right now I'm ...
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No sound after updates Ubuntu 14.04

After updates Ubuntu 14.04 there is no sound. Terminal says: no sound cards found. Then I check what my sound card is - it's "Intel Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller". I think I need ...
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Dell Inspiron laptop 17 7000 - brightness function keys Fn-F11 and Fn-F12 not working

The function keys to control the screen brightness - Fn-F11 & Fn-F12 - are not working. Xubuntu 18.10. Dell Inspiron 17 7000 (7786) laptop I have tried updating the boot parameters in /etc/...
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Can’t install 18.04 from live usb. Screen freezes, but cursor moves

I’m trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my laptop, but when I get past gnu grub. The mouse may or may not move and be able to click on items on the screen for a maximum of five seconds, but after five ...
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install ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 3181?

I wish to use Dell's Chromebook Inspiron 3181 (ChromeOS) to install ubuntu-only. Is there any detailed information to do just that - w/o the need to tamper with the BIOS? I might add that, in past, I ...
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Touchpad does not work after suspend on occasion

Ever since I upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 the touchpad does not work on occation when I come out of a suspend and have to reboot. I have tried xinput --disable --enable commands and sudo modprobe ...
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Bluetooth not pairing

I am trying to pair my Bluetooth headset, but I can only see the device for a second and then it disappears, other times (like now) it won't detect the headset at all. I was able to pair a few times ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Inspiron 7375

I realize that this question has been asked before, but there isn't a conclusive answer anywhere I've looked. I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7375 with the AMD Ryzen 2700U ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 freeze after Ubuntu logo disappear

I have Dell Inspiron 7567 laptop with i7-7700hq and gtx1050ti. I just installed Ubuntu 18.04. During the installation everything was fine and I was able to install it. After installation it said ...
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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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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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Reboot freezes at end of Ubuntu 18.10 installation

I'm trying to install Ubuntu 18.10 on my Dell Inspiron 15 7567 gaming laptop. The installation went normally, but when I need to reboot the system to finish the installation the laptop freezes. This ...
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Inspiron 5315 problems

I'm experiencing some graphics and performance problems. Whenever I load Ubuntu, my background looks like the below photo. I'm also having some really bad performance issues, for example: when I full ...
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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?
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Where to get Ubuntu for Dell Inspiron 14 5000 Series 5480

Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5480 website says to use pre-installed version of OS, but it shipped with Windows 10. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed ...
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Wifi and mousepad disappear and only reappear when resuming from recovery mode

Im using a Dell Inspiron with Ubuntu 16.04 and I recently had to perform a reinstallation of the OS due to some hard disk problems, But now when I boot my mouse pointer disappears and my wifi keep ...
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No user input on previewing a file that has no installed handler

I'm using the included filesystem browser, hitting the SPACE bar will give a preview of a selected file. If the selected file has no handler there is a popup saying "Additional Package Required", the ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on DELL Inspiron 15R 5520

My laptop is DELL Inspiron 15R 5520 with Windows 7 Ultimate installed and i want to migrate from Windows 7 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS but first i want to know if my laptop is fully compatible with this ...
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Dell Inspiron 15R (5520) Optical drive ejects randomly

machine: Inspiron 15R (5520) O.S: dual boot Win10/ubuntu 18.04 I kept it on bios for 1 hour and it didn't ejected. Doesn't happen when booted on Windows.
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Issues with Nvidia drivers on Dell Inspiron 7567

so I've been trying to make my Nvidia drivers run on my linux machine for some deep learning capabilities. Problem is that laptops and especially dell Inspirons have isssues with drivers on unix ...
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Post installation issues Ubuntu 18.04-Dell inspiron 7559

The aforementioned laptop bears a NVIDIA card which has made things very difficult when it comes to installing almost any linux distro (except Mint). I managed to install Ubuntu 18.04 but in Legacy ...
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Wireless connection gets randomly dropped out every 10 minutes on Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567

I have an Inspiron 15 Gaming 7567 with Lubuntu and the wifi stops working while still connected to a wifi network. I have tried to update the kernel but it did not help. Details The connection ...
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What Ubuntu dust best for old DELL Inspiron 500 laptop? [duplicate]

Tried installing Ubuntu on an old DELL Inspiron 500 m under Winows XP. Installation stalls and does not complete. What diet of Ubuntu should I try with this laptop? Should I reformat the hard disk and ...
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Installing Ubuntu Linux on a second partitioned hard drive

Greeting Askubuntu users on this forum. I am new here as I am seeking out help with trying to get Linux on my Inpsiron 15 7559 Dell laptop for the purposes of learning Linux. While I am definitely ...
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System freezes when trying to install Ubuntu 18.04

My Dell Inspiron 7567 Gaming laptop freezes when trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 for the first time. I downloaded the Ubuntu 18.04 .iso file from the official Ubuntu website, used Rufus to burn the ...
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Getting ACPI Error and COMRESET failed (error=-32) during boot

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 in my Dell Inspiron 3521 (2013 model) for the past year. I have changed my hard disk with a Samsung 850 Pro SSD. I've been using Samsung SSD for the past 5 months and I never ...
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Will laptop Dell Inspiron 15 7000 gaming 7567 work with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I am planning to buy a laptop that meets my requirements and is compatible with Linux,this one meets my desired requirements, but will it run Linux Ubuntu or no? Dell Inspiron 7567 is said to be ...
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Total CPU load won't exceed 90% - is this by design?

Not worried, just curious: I'm currently running Handbrake 1.10 on my new Dell Inspiron 3576 with Bionic 18.04, and I see that all cores are working nice and hard. :) However, with all 8 virtual cores ...
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How do I force a key release event for fn+arrows (home,end,pgup,pgdn)

This is the same problem asked before, but the "solution" was along the lines of "the problem went away after an update and reboot" which was purely serendipitous, as I tried installing the same ...
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Lower resolutions appear abnormally blurry on laptop

I have a Dell Inspiron 9200 equipped with Mobility Radeon 9700 graphics with a max resolution of 1920x1200. I have both XP and Lubuntu installed, and I've noticed something particularly irking. Lower ...
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Right Click on touch is not working in UBUNTU 18.04

I have Dell Inspiron 3541. In ubuntu 17.04 touchpad is working properly but after upgrading to 18.04 the touchpad is not working.
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Dell Inspiron 15 7537 with NO OS, How to install Ubuntu on replacement SSD

Dell Inspiron 15 7537 with NO OS, only boot option is the HDD- doesn't recognize external DVD drive with proven bootable (ran it on my desktop) Ubuntu 18.04 (tried [F12] one-off boot option). My ...
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Install Ubuntu 18.04 lts on Dell Inspiron 15 5000 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS cannot be installed on Dell Inspiron 15 5000 gaming laptop with GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile. The screen goes blacklight and freezes and the installer does not run. There are another ...
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Stuck for over 2 hours during Ubuntu 18.04 installation

I have been installing Ubuntu 18.04 for over 2 hours now and it's still stuck where it started. It is still detecting file systems though the codes do keep moving. Is there anything I could do to make ...
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Ubuntu boots by itself

Ubuntu 16.04 on Ispiron 15 3000 several times after I have shut it down and closed the lid, I would come back the next day open the lid to the laptop and it would be on waiting for my password. No I ...
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Solving Ubuntu freezes in Dell Inspiron 11 3162

My Dell Inspiron 11 3162 (Intel Pentium N3060 1.6 GHz, 2GB RAM, 500 GB HDD) came with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed Windows 10 replacing Ubuntu and then reverted back to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. My issue is ...
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How to install on Dell Inspiron 15 5577

Things rapidly spiralling from bad to worse on this disasterous Dell Inspiron 15 5577. First, Windows got corrupted, twice, so I decided to install Ubuntu. Didn't have a USB handy and it doesn't work ...
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Problem installing Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to install Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop on an old Dell Inspiron laptop running Windows Vista from the year dot. I downloaded the distro and burnt it onto a thumb drive using Rufus 2.18. So far so ...
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Dell N4110 ubuntu 16.04 heating problem

I am facing the heating issue on Dell Inspiron N4110. CPU temperature goes as high as 90 Degree Celsius! I tried Installing different versions of Ubuntu from 12 to 16. No effect. Tried lightweight ...
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Xenial 16.04 LTS - Temporary screen malfunction at boot, hanging/freezing apps/ Del Inspiron-5576 AMD Radeon rx7 / AMDGPU-PRO installed

first post on askubuntu.com, although I visit this site just about every other day. I've been looking around for a while now to see if other users have had a solution that fits my issue, and ...
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Do I need to install Ubuntu desktop before installing Ubuntu server?

I have an old Windows Vista Dell Inspiron E1705 laptop. After my research I have found that it is capable of handling Ubuntu server. I want to REPLACE Windows vista with Ubuntu server 16.4.3. Do I ...
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No Wifi on ubuntu 14.04 in Inspiron 15 5570

I am using Dell Inspiron 15 5570 laptop. I have Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (dual OS). Wifi enable option is not listed when clicking Wifi icon. In Windows 10, Wifi is working fine. Network ...
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Ubuntu freezing resulting in grub error

Hi I currently have a dell inspiron 15 5000 and I keep encountering this issue on Ubuntu 16.04 Lts. I start the computer and it works for a few minutes afterwards it becomes unresponsive, no matter ...
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Can not run my GPU AMD card on my ubuntu 16.04, it causes the login looping problem

I tried to install the amdgpu-pro vulkan driver from amd support web >>> http://support.amd.com/en-us/kb-articles/Pages/AMDGPU-PRO-Install.aspx . But it caused me the login looping problem, I aimed ...
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Touchscreen not working properly

My touchscreen intermittently works on my Dell Inspiron 7537, mostly not. It generally is not detected on bootup, but only when the computer resumes after suspend. When it is detected (after suspend) ...
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Wireless not working on Dell Inspiron 1525: Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on this computer about a week ago and had no problems until now. I think that the problem occurred because of an update. My wireless was working fine until I updated and ...
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Intermittent wifi on Dell Inspiron 15 3565 with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I got my new Dell Inspiron 15 3565 preloaded with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I'm first time user of Ubuntu. All working fine except the WiFi. It doesn't respond after 10 minutes. If I reboot the laptop it is ...
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My battery started draining very fast ,but only when I use Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I am using a Laptop Dell 15 5555. What can i do. CPU~Quad core AMD A10-8700P Radeon R6 10 Compute Cores 4C+6G (-MCP-) speed/max~1300/1800 MHz Kernel~4.10.0-33-generic x86_64 Up~4 min Mem~1048.2/...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't boot (radeon VCE init error -22)

I recently started using a pre-installed Ubuntu 16.04, Dell Inspiron 3567 laptop. I upgraded Ubuntu to 16.04.3. However now my laptop isn't booting. It shows radeon 0000:01:00.0: VCE init error (-22) ...
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Can I put Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 15-7568 when Ubunto certified list says it's only certified with special image? [duplicate]

I'd like to switch my OS from Windows 10 to Ubuntu. I looked up my laptop, a Dell Inspiron 15-7568, on the Ubuntu certified list and it says Dell shipped some with Ubuntu with a special image and ...