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How to enable bluetooth on a Dell Inspiron 1420?

This specific laptop, a Dell Inspiron 1420, certainly has a bluetooth light on the front. How do I detect the bluetooth bult-in to the laptop? nicholas@gondor:~$ nicholas@gondor:~$ sudo dmesg | grep -...
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Dell inspiron 13-7306 active pen configuration

I'm new to Linux, but took the brave decision to install Ubuntu on my newly ordered Dell inspiron 13-7306. So far most of the hardware seems to work, however the active pen that comes with it does not....
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When ever I play a video on VLC, Youtube or scroll very fastly the frames refresh very slow, Dell inspiron 5570 AMD RX 530 4 GB

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (focal fossa) from day 1. It's causing issues in my laptop as it gets slowed, thus making the refresh of frames very slow. Also I have turned own visual alerts, so it'...
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suspend not working: Dell i15-5505, Ryzen 7 [closed]

I have the classic Linux laptop suspend problem. I just bought a new, shiny laptop. I'm running Mint 20.1 with Mate on a Dell i15-5505 with Ryzen 7 4700, 16GB RAM, 256GB+1TB SSDs. The kernel ...
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Is incompatible Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and SSD (Crucial)?

I recently installed a 480 GB BX500 SSD - Crucial, in a Dell Inspiron 5547 and installed a Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. In the early days the ubuntu was booting but my cooler was working all time (temperature ...
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Weird message about Wireless keyboard very low in power when changing to tablet mode (Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell Inspiron 7306 2-in-1)

I have a laptop Dell Inspiron 7306 2-in-1 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. When I convert the laptop to tablet mode and try to use the software keyboard in the touchscreen, Ubuntu sends a notification to the ...
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USB 3.0 port not working, works briefly after kernel updates only

I have Dell Inspiron N5110 (2x USB-3 and 2x USB-2 ports) running Ubuntu 20.04. I have an external drive that I use to boot Windows from in order to run some work related apps. Whenever I plug the eHDD ...
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Dell-Inspiron-7348 webcam not detected

When I try to use my built in webcam there is no video device found. After searching through the web there where many possible solutions: I tried to start my camera with google handouts, cheese and ...
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Which Linux distribution should I install? [duplicate]

My laptop is a 2017 Dell Inspiron Pentium 4415u@2.30GHz 64-bit with touchscreen. I'm not sure which distribution will support this laptop. I would like to delve into Linux, so any suggestions would we ...
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i have a dell inspiron 1535 and am looking to use linux as its os [duplicate]

so i need to know if any of the drivers that i need to install are proprietary i am mostly preocupied with the wifi card on it as it is one of the most important things for me the model of it is: Dell ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't wake up after suspend

Ubuntu 20.04 won't wake up from sleep Issue: Whenever laptop suspends (either due to closed lid or due to black screen for certain time), I cannot wake it up. Laptop does not respond to key strokes ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 random freezes

I am experiencing weird freeze of Ubuntu 20.04. I cannot move the cursor, audio stops and I have to hard reboot with the power button. I have a Dell Inspiron 15 7501 (+8GB ram installed by myself) ...
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Booting to Ubuntu 20.10 is unreliable - screen flash

I have a Dell Inspiron 7779, dual booting with Ubuntu 20.10 and Windows Ten. I had Ubuntu 20.04 on it before upgrading to Groovy on its release a month ago. An issue had been creeping in on Focal, and ...
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Dell laptop CPU temperature at 86°C while doing nothing … and so fan at full speed

I have a brand new Dell Inspiron 5000 series. I put Ubuntu 20.04 on a live USB key and run it. The problem is that the fan is at highest speed all the time even when doing nothing ... After trying ...
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Looking for Linux driver for Goodix fingerprint reader 27c6:538d (on Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1)

I am looking for the Linux driver of my fingerprint Goodix 27c6:538d, on my laptop Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1, with Ubuntu 20.04. I followed this method but it doesn't solve the problem, the ...
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Can't adust brightness immediately (need restart) on Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1 with Ubuntu 20.04

I am having trouble with the hardware brightness keys (fn+F6 and fn+F7) of my Dell Inspiron 7506 2n1. At first, they were simply not working at all. Following tutorials, I added acpi_backlight=vendor ...
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Touchpad recognized as “PS/2 Generic Mouse” on Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1

I am having trouble to have my touchpad work correctly, on my laptop Dell Inspiron 7506 2n1 with Ubuntu 20.04. In order to perform a left-click, I need to touch the pad 3 times (instead of 2 usually). ...
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Can't rotate screen in Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell Inspiron 7506 2-in-1

I have a problem with my laptop (Dell Inspiron 7506 2n1) with Ubuntu 20.04. I would like to rotate the screen to use the computer in portait mode. However, nothing happens when I put the screen ...
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Dell Inspiron 11 3147 only boots via safe mode

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (alongside Windows 10) on my laptop, and it booted well and fine the first time, but when I booted it later, it got hung up at a text screen (before the ubuntu splash)...
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Dell inspiron 3567 ubuntu drivers

I downloaded my ubuntu version from Dell OS Recovery Tool back when I had Windows 10 installed after that I did a full backup with the usb created in the process, I am wondering since it's the os ...
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Issue after upgraded from ubuntu 18.04 LTS to latest ubuntu 20.04 LTS where extra monitor blanking out for few seconds randomly

can someone help please urgently as it is disturbing my work from home setup? It worked fine in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS but issue in 20.04 LTS. Extra monitor- (philips 273V7QDAB) Laptop - Inspiron 15R 5000 ...
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Error after fresh install: “You need to load the kernel first”

I installed the latest Ubuntu "20.04 LTS" on my machine, the installation was successfully and without any error. The problem is that after the installation when the system starts, during ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.01 - bluetooth strange weird sound issue on dell Inspiron 15R

My bluetooth headset connects fine as it was working fine after upgrade from Ubuntu 18.04 to Ubuntu 20.04. All of a sudden now it connects fine, detects fine in bluetooth manager as well but doesn't ...
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Install Ubuntu and dock DELL D6000 on Dell New Inspiron 15 5593 : a “fabulous” adventure

I've spent days doing this so i guess it can be useful to somebody. I share here the steps that led me to install Ubuntu (first 18.04 and then 20.04) on Dell Inspiron 15 5593 along with Windows 10 (...
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Ubuntu won’t boot ACPI Error on Dell Inspiron 3480

This happens instead of a normal boot. I’m getting this error on boot and can't solve it. After reading every forum and trying everything I came across, there’s no way of getting past this screen. ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell Inspiron 5491 2 in 1, does it work? [duplicate]

I'm looking to buy a Inspiron 5491 with i7, 8GB, 2 in 1 configuration. I'm currently using my old MacBook Pro (2012) and switching to Ubuntu. So my plan is to wipe Windows 10 and go full Ubuntu Focal ...
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How do you change the installation order in Dell Inspiron 3580

I booted Ubuntu installation from USB bootable falsh drive. After it completed installation and restarting, the computer does not find bootable device. How do I change the installation order in Dell ...
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Bluetooth not working for my Dell Inspiron 11 - 3148 with ubuntu 20.04 5.4.0-29-generic kernel release [duplicate]

Bluetooth not detecting any external devices, but showing in on state. Tried all options and couldn't resolved. Appreciate a help.. dmesg | grep -i Bluetooth [ 15.682930] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22 [ ...
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Ubuntu fails to detect my webcam more than once

If I open/close cheese two times or more , Ubuntu fails to find the build-in webcam. Only after reboot the webcam will be functional for me and only once.
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Replacing Windows with Ubuntu on a Dell Laptop [duplicate]

I bought a Dell Inspiron 14 5000 with Windows 10 Home preinstalled on it, and would like to completely replace it with the latest version of Ubuntu. By doing this, will I have to worry about any sorts ...
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Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5491

Has anyone managed to install Ubuntu 18.04 or 19.10 on Dell Inspiron 5491 2-in-1 with intel i5-10210u? I tried the "try it without installing option" and the WiFi adapted was not detected, does the ...
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Request failed for pin 180 on live USB boot

I am helping a friend install Kubuntu 19.10 on his new Dell Inspiron 14 7490 laptop. When we select the USB drive from the boot menu (to boot into live USB), we get the following error: cannonlake-...
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Installer misses a step and won't let me mount partition while installing ubuntu budgie 18.04.3

I am trying to install Budgie 18.04.3 64bit on a new Dell inspiron 5000, which has Windows 10 installed on its one drive. I made a bootable USB drive with Rufus (tried both FAT32 and NTFS) then tried ...
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19.10 installation media cannot access internal SSD (Dell Inspiron 15 5000)

I’ve just bought a new Dell laptop and created a USB Drive with the 19.10 installation media on it. However, upon entering setup, the only install location recognised is the USB Drive, and is the ...
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18.04.3 LTS Keyboard backlight fails on Dell Inspiron 13 5370

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 5370 (non touchscreen version), running Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS and kernel "Linux 5.4.1-050401-generic". The keyboard back light won't work. The shortcut key Fn+F10 brings up ...
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Can't enter GRUB after Ubuntu 19.10 installation on Dell Inspiron 15 2-in-1

A few days ago I got a new Dell Inspiron 15 2-in-1 with Windows 10 and have been trying to install Ubuntu (initially 18.04) on it. Initially, I was having the exact same problem described here. ...
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Install ubuntu on Dell inspiron 2 in1

I am trying to install Ubuntu 19.10 on a Dell Inspiron 15 7000 2-IN-1. The install hangs about 5 lines into the on-screen progress. Is it possible to do this ? If so, some tips would be appreciated. ...
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Installing Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron 5585

I've been struggling getting Ubuntu on my laptop for a few days now. When I load up the install disk it flashes "error file /boot/ not found" then shows me the boot options (Try Ubuntu or Install). ...
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Can't set 1280x800 screen resolution on Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop under Lubuntu 18.04

I managed to install Lubuntu 18.04 on Dell Inspiron 1501 with "nomodeset" grub setting and make WiFi card work, but I can't set screen resolution to anything except 1024x768. Native screen resolution ...
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How to use 27c6:538d Goodix FingerPrint (Dell Inspiron 5490) (Dell Vostro 5590)?

I can see this in lsusb but cannot find option to use it in users option in setting
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Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Update breaks Wireless Adapter : Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377

I have run into a problem. I recently updated my Ubuntu partition (dual-boot with Win10) to 18.04.3 LTS on my Dell Inspiron 17 3000 laptop. Upon restart, the OS no longer recognizes my wireless ...
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Keyboard no longer works Intermittently after suspend 18.04 Dell Inspiron 13

Intermittently, my Dell Inspiron 13 with Ubuntu 18.04 doesn't let my keyboard work after suspend. There is no pattern that I can discern. Touchpad still works. Touchscreen still works, allowing me to ...
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WiFi stops working intermittently on 18.04 (Dell Inspiron 15 5000)

I recently got a new laptop (a Dell Inspiron 15 5000) and have been experiencing stability issues with the wireless connection ever since I installed Ubuntu 18.04. The WiFi will disappear seemingly at ...
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Can't install ubuntu on dell inspiron 3670 - i5

I just got a brand new desktop a dell inspiron 3670 i5 with a ssd. Im having a real hard time installing ubuntu. Tried making a USB of 18.04lts and that failed on multiple levels to install. I created ...
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Just a pink screen after “sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade”. My laptop is new and it came with ubuntu

Yesterday, I received my laptop Dell Inspiron and I did Ubuntu installing. It comes with Ubuntu. When I finished, in terminal, I did this commands: sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade. ...
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no sound and tried answers in the exchange but not working - need help

using ubuntu 14.04, did upgrade and sound disappeared. I tried pulseaudio -k gave Failed to kill daemon: No such process someone mentioned that they killed the pulseaudio process directly and it ...
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SD card showing up in `dmesg` but not elsewhere

I am trying to mount an SD card using built-in reader on my Dell Inspiron 7570 running Ubuntu 19.04. When I insert the card, dmesg says: $ dmesg [...] [ 202.433303] usb 1-6: new high-speed USB ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 does not wake up from hibernate

i got a Dell Inspiron laptop with Ubuntu installed. When I shortly press the power button or close the lid the system hibernates as it should. Now the problem is that when I open the lid, the only ...
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Screen Flickering & Freezing problem

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 in Dell Inspiron 3542 laptop for 2 years. Now my laptop screen is always flickering & get stuck / freeze in every 3 seconds. On the time of screen stuck, mouse, keyboard ...
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After last 14.04 package upgrade PC was slow, soundless and without brightness adjust (Inspiron - 5552)

After last (day 22 of this month) package upgrade of ubuntu 14.04, my PC got slow (compiz using too much cpu), soundless and i can't adjust brightness anymore. When i reinstall factory system (ubuntu ...

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