Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [thunderbolt]

Thunderbolt is a bus interface (like USB) developed by Intel and Apple that is capable of high transfer speeds and daisy-chaining. It is based on the PCI Express and DisplayPort technologies.

0
votes
0answers
16 views

2x USB C Thunderbolt ports not being recognized on Lenovo 730S

The device has 3 ports, 1 of which is for charging. Previously I had Win 10 and the other 2 ports were not being recognized. After some troubleshooting / googling I figured it had to do with the bios ...
1
vote
0answers
46 views

Dell Latitude with Kubuntu freezes after Thunderbolt is connected

Kernel -> 4.15.0-45-generic OS -> Kubuntu 18.04 Hardware -> Dell Latitude 5480 Docking -> Dell WD15 I get a frozen laptop immediately after the Thunderbolt is plugged in. Removing the ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

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 ...
18
votes
3answers
2k views

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS issue with Dell Thunderbolt 3 Dock after update [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on a Dell Precision 5510 laptop with a Dell Thunderbolt 3 Dock, model TB16, for over two months with no issues. The system is regularly updated with the latest ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Thunderbolt 2 (MacBook Pro 2013) / Ubuntu 18.04 Display Issue

Good day, I have ubuntu 18.04 running on a 2013 model MacBook Pro. This Mac model has two thunderbolt 2 ports on the left side. One port is working flawlessly; however, the other (nearest to the ...
1
vote
1answer
321 views

Apple Thunderbolt Display on Ubuntu 18.04.1

Running latest LTS Ubuntu on a new Intel NUC I'm trying to get my Apple Thunderbolt display running. Since the NUC has TB3, I bought a TB3 to TB2 adapter. The display does not fire up, and neither ...
0
votes
0answers
119 views

Connecting two external displays via daisy-chained Thunderbolt docks

My setup is as follows: - MacBook Air (early 2014, Intel HD Graphics 5000) - 2x Elgato Thunderbolt 2 Dock, daisy-chained - external monitor 1, connected to dock 1 via HDMI - external monitor 2, ...
0
votes
0answers
451 views

Install Ubuntu 18.04.1 on external Thunderbolt 3 SSD connected to Dell XPS 15 9570

I have a Dell XPS 15 9570 running Windows 10. I purchased an external Dell Thunderbolt 3 drive to enable me to boot Ubuntu without touching the Windows 10 install on the internal SSD. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
158 views

Updating Thunderbolt on Ubuntu XPS13

I am trying to run the update below: And this is the message I get: What can I do?
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Thunderbolt 3 Loading then Crashing HP Spectre

I have an HP spectre with 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports on it and an external graphics enclosure made by AKiTiO Node. On Windows, I ahd to install "Intel Thunderbolt 3 Controller" and enable the Node to ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Unable to mount a LaCie 1TB with the thunderbolt connexion

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon with a Thunderbolt connector. My computer run under Kubuntu 18.04. (only, no dual boot) I can't mount a external disk (LaCie 1TB) with this connector. But I can use the disk ...
2
votes
1answer
80 views

Why are there so many thunderbolt messages in kern.log?

In my kern.log, I have hundreds of messages like: Aug 26 12:28:22 cabron kernel: [11904.178378] thunderbolt 0000:07:00.0: control channel stopped Aug 26 12:28:22 cabron kernel: [11904.452712] ...
0
votes
0answers
149 views

Can I get chained Thunderbolt devices to work on Ubuntu 18.04?

I have a Thunderbolt 2 display attached to the Thunderbolt 3 port of my computer (using an adapter). It works just fine. Now I'd like to daisy-chain a Thunderbolt 2 hub/dock (which has among other ...
1
vote
0answers
676 views

On Ubuntu 18.04, ethernet through thunderbolt is detected on reboot but loses connection eventually [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 on a Dell XPS laptop. Half of my disk is Windows, the other half is Ubuntu. When I reboot, I get the little triangular guy in my top right indicating that I have Ethernet but ...
2
votes
0answers
264 views

Ubuntu 16.04 - 1 of 3 usb-c stopped working

I am new to linux myself, and so far I have nothing but love for Ubuntu. So glad that I finally made the jump from Windows. Anyway, yesterday I did a system update on laptop with Ubuntu 16.04. ...
0
votes
1answer
261 views

Why Won't External Display Work in 18.04?

I'm using a Dell XPS-13-9360 laptop (no external drivers needed or detected, according to Ubuntu), connected to a TV through a Thunderbolt to HDMI adapter. I'm getting sound through the HDMI cable, ...
0
votes
1answer
360 views

Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock USB A ports not detected in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Lenovo Yoga 920 i7-8550U with Ubuntu 18.04 on it. I got the Belkin Thunderbolt 3 Dock which I connect via the included USB C cable to the USB C/Thunderbolt 3 port on the laptop. No devices ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

Thunderbolt hub support?

I'm looking at Thunderbolt docks/hubs for my ThinkPad T470 and wonder if Ubuntu 16.04 or 18.04 has support for these kinds of things.
2
votes
0answers
205 views

Ubuntu 18.04 thunderbolt: clicked “forget this device” now, how do I get it back?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and my external 10G NIC wasn't working correctly so I clicked "forget this device" in Settings --> Thunderbolt. Now I want to get it back. How can I reset the list of "...
6
votes
5answers
9k views

“No thunderbolt 3 support” Ubuntu 18.04

Why do I get this message on my Lenovo Y720 laptop? I have a thunderbolt 3 port, but for some reason it says this: I don't suppose it's because I have no cable inserted. Secure boot is disabled Fast ...
0
votes
0answers
490 views

MX150 Not working with Thunderbolt 3 and HDMI on Ubuntu 18.04 (dual external monitors)

I am having an issue with an external monitor. The monitor is picked up and works fine over HDMI. I want to use my Thunderbolt 3 port and have connected a cable to the monitor's displayport. I have ...
1
vote
0answers
685 views

Razer blade stealth 2018 ubuntu 18.04 charging bug

Running ubuntu 18.04 on a 2018 Razer Blade Stealth with thunderbolt charger. When I plug the charger in, it either doesn't recognize that I've plugged a charger in or the screen blanks and locks/...
1
vote
0answers
686 views

Apple_Thunderbolt_Display as 2nd Monitor

Running Ubuntu 16.04.4, I'm trying to use an Apple Thunderbolt Display as a 2nd Monitor for a system76 bonobo laptop. I'm confused by the cable that is built into the Apple Thunderbolt Display; it ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Ubuntu 18.04 EGPU not work

I have a HP Spectre (intel i7 6500 U). I have been using 16.04, and installed 18.04 recently. I don't travel much, so I use EGPU to gain more GPU power all the time. I have a razer core at home and an ...
1
vote
0answers
117 views

Dell thunderbolt only loads on boot (no hotplug)

I have a dell thunderbolt usb-C dock, and it only appears to work on boot. I have a display, keyboard and mouse plugged in. If I boot with the thunderbolt plugged, all is well, but if I hotplug, I ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

How can I check if I have Thunderbolt x4 or x2? [duplicate]

I have a Dell XPS 13 on which I have installed Ubuntu. I would like to know if it has PCIe x4 or x2. Edit 1: I already know that it is Thunderbolt, just don't know how many PCIe lanes it has. Edit ...
0
votes
0answers
66 views

Issue with Dual Monitors in Ubuntu 17.10 for Dell Inspiron 15 7000

I got a new laptop Dell Inspiron 15 700 (7557) and installed Ubuntu 17.10 alongside Windows 10. So, the laptop has a HDMI and a Type C Thunderbolt port, and my dual external monitors are connected to ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Ubuntu with thunderbolt 3 port for dual external displays

Set up: Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS Kernel : 4.9.0-040900rc7-generic Machine : Dell Xps 9360 Docking : Thinkpad thunderbolt 3 docking station I want to connect the docking station and make it work for a dual ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

Intermittent sound

here is the problem I am dealing with. I run on Ubuntu 16.04, with a graphic card EVGA GEFORCE GTX 1070, and 2 screens. One of them is Dell, the other is Apple Thunderbolt (connected with Thunderbolt ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

Thunderbolt display for Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt. I also have an iMac with Thunderbolt which I wish to use as a monitor via target display mode. Is it possible to set this up? It ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Linux + XPS15 9550 + Thunderbolt 3 docking station (USB and Ethernet not working)

I have a xps 15 9550 running dual boot system (win 10 and linux) and a docking station brought from Amazon (http://a.co/1oTsVhj). I have noticed that the docking station works perfectly on win 10, but ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

Gnome control center 17.10 only working when TB3 station plugged in

I recently faced an issue with gnome-control-center refusing to start on my laptop (hp Spectre x360). Starting from the top right menu, I'm getting a spinning cursor in the top bar for about 10 ...
0
votes
1answer
445 views

HP Elite Thunderbolt 3 Dock with HP Elite x2 1012

Recently I upgraded to Ubuntu 17.10 but it seems that there is still no support for the Thunderbolt Dock. The dock would provide RJ45-Network connection, displayport, audio output, USB-A connections, ...
5
votes
1answer
6k views

How to check (via software) if my usb 3.1gen2 Type-C port supports Thunderbolt3?

I have an Asus N752VX-GC234 with a usb 3.1gen2 Type-C port and some sites say it supports Thunderbolt3, some say it doesn't. How can I check to be sure? Is there a command I can use for this? EDIT 1:...
2
votes
1answer
358 views

Windows move between workspaces when screen turns off

The issue I'm having is pretty straightforward: I'll place windows in specific workspaces. Then if the screen happens to turn off and lock (it doesn't fully go to sleep), when I unlock the screen ...
3
votes
1answer
658 views

How can I network two computers together using Thunderbolt 3?

I have two computers, and I need to transfer a (very) large file between them. Both computers are Thunderbolt 3 compatible, and I have a passive Thunderbolt cable ready to use. Is there a way I ...
0
votes
1answer
106 views

Thunderbolt -> DVI on EVGA [closed]

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 and I have a Thunderbolt 2 screen. I'm trying to connect it (via a Thunderbolt to DVI) to my EVGA GeForce GTX 1070). I didn't have any success with that, can someone guide me ...
0
votes
0answers
343 views

Apple Thunderbolt 2 to FireWire adapter

I want to use an Apple Thunderbolt 2 to Firewire adapter. It's connected through an Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter. Ubuntu seems not to recognize the Firewire adapter out of the box. ...
1
vote
1answer
402 views

Detect: USB 3.0 Type C / USB 3.1 type C “gen1” / USB 3.1 type C “gen2”

I'd like to connect 2 monitors to my System76 Laptop. DisplayLink (USB 2.0) doesn't work with Wayland, so I'd like to try the USB type C port. I'm looking at devices and they say USB 3.1 Type C. ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

can't get eGPU working on Ubuntu ( Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box )

I recently purchased an external GPU, specifically the Aorus GTX 1070 Gaming Box to use with my laptop, I have a Dell 2-in-1 XPS 13 9365 running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. my kernel is 4.11.0-14-generic, when ...
1
vote
0answers
598 views

Dell XPS 15 95606, Dell Dock TB16, Dell 2414H

I just bought a Dell XPS 15 95606 and installed Ubuntu 17.04 on it. It works perfectly fine and I am very satisfied. Based on the review within this article I also bought a Dell Thunderbolt Dock TB16 ...
1
vote
0answers
478 views

Problems connecting multiple monitors through MST hubs

I have have dell XPS 15 (9550) laptop with a Nvidia GTX1050 graphics card that has a thunderbolt 3 and one HDMI port. I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on this machine. I want to drive 3 QHD (2560 x 1440) ...
2
votes
1answer
547 views

Turn off WiFi when connected to Thunderbolt dock

I have an XPS 13 with Dell's own TB-16 dock. Despite the lack of official Linux support it works really well, as long as WiFi is turned off. This is okay since I have a wired connection at my desk, ...
2
votes
1answer
554 views

TB16 on XPS 15 9550 Running Ubuntu

I have a TB16 dock and a XPS 15 9550 dual booting Windows and Ubuntu. Everything about the TB16 dock when booting into Windows is just fine, but everytime I boot into Ubuntu, only the display works. ...
2
votes
0answers
1k views

Dual monitors on laptop via Thunderbolt

Running 16.04 on a Dell XPS 13. I have one monitor connected with a Thunderbolt --> HDMI adapter. What hardware do I need to connect two external monitors via Thunderbolt? Is there even support for ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Dock for ThinkPad Yoga 370 / X1

Is there a docking station which works for ThinkPad Yoga 370 (or the newest X1), please? ThinkPad USB 3.0 Basic/Pro/Ultra Dock, ThinkPad USB-C Dock, ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock seem to work on ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Using Apple Thunderbolt 2 monitor with Dell XPS 13 DE (Ubuntu 16.04) 9360

I recently got a new Dell XPS 13 DE after talking to a Dell support official who confirmed that with the appropriate adapter, this laptop would work with my Apple thunderbolt 2 monitor. However, it ...
1
vote
1answer
352 views

Thunderbolt 3 Charging not working

I recently dual booted Ubunutu 16.04 and Windows 10 on my Razer Blade Stealth 2016 and have the system working like a dream. The only problem is my laptop wont charge while using Ubuntu. It uses a ...
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C problems

I have a Dell Dock WD15 http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/dell-dock-wd15-with-180w-adapter/apd/450-aeuo/pc-accessories connected through a USB Type-C port which supports USB 3.1 & Thunderbolt 3. ...
1
vote
0answers
253 views

does not see Thunberlbolt second monitor

I am trying to add a thunderbolt monitor to my dell xps 13 laptop that runs ubuntu . Detect displays does not detect a second monitor.