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USB-C - Power Delivery configuration options?

Is there any way to see or configure Ubuntu's Power Delivery options? One of my USB-C chargers doesn't provide sufficient power to my laptop. 45W charger - works on an Ubuntu laptop and ChromeBook ...
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Sound and keyboard connected via monitor USB-C hub not working after suspend

I have a single USB-C cable connecting a laptop to an external monitor. The USB-C device supports Thunderbolt 3, so it drives my monitor and the devices. Everything works fine. However, devices ...
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USB-C VGA Monitor doesn't wake up

I am running Ubuntu on an Intel NUC8i7HVK. It's worked seamlessly through three versions of Ubuntu, but on the upgrade to 20.04 has developed a problem. One of my three monitors is connected via a ...
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Reboot or shutdown hangs at “Reached target Reboot”. task kworker/2:2:214 blocked for more than 120 seconds

This suddenly started happening today on my Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Extreme Gen 2. The system configuration has not changed from when this issue did not occur. I'm using NVIDIA's proprietary driver 440....
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How do I add a USB-C OTG network interface in 20.04 LTS?

I am trying to add a USB OTG networking interface to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on a Raspberry PI 4. I know the hardware is capable of supporting this because this guide works with the debian-based Raspbian OS,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and 20.04 crash and freezes when interacting with USB-C. 16.04 working fine

I have an Asus Zenbook flip S (UX-370UAR, Intel Core i7-8550U CPU). It has as I/O only two USB-C ports and headphones port. It worked fine with Ubuntu 16.04. Last year I changed to 18.04 (same is ...
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Weird errors with sound?

I am using ubuntu 20.04, but I had already similar errors in the last 18.04 version. The errors are the following. Laptop with a monitor connected by usb-c-hdmi. When the start the session on ...
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2 monitors Ubuntu 18.04.4 (HDMI > HDMI & VGA > USB C)

Update!! Ok so I figured that I can only get the screens mirrored with the adapter which didn't solve my problem. So instead I got VGA to USB C cable so each screen connected to it's own port but for ...
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ThinkPad USB-C Dock Gen 2 with Dell xps 13

I know that my question will sound super noobie. I have a dell xps13 with Ubuntu 18.04.4 and a Lenovo Thinkpad type c dock gen 2. Why I bought it? Because I test gen 1 in the office for my laptop and ...
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High-res monitor support, 5120x2160, LG 34WK95

I have a new Dell Precission 5540 laptop that I connect to my LG 34WK95 display. In windows I get the full 5120x2160@60hz resolution, but in Ubuntu the best I can get is 3440x1440. The monitor is ...
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Freeze after usb-c dock connected Lenovo ThinkBook 13s-iml with Ubuntu 18.04

I experience a very random behavior that I just can't find the cause for it. Whenever I plug a usb-c dock with anything plugged-in to it (doesn't matter if it's the charger, a flash drive, the monitor ...
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Innergie 60C USB-C Adapter (charger) creates lag and kernel complains

I have this tiny 60W USB-C charger from Innergie and it does charge my Dell XPS 13 DE notebook with Ubuntu 18.04 on it. The problem is that it creates a lag every now and then so I fired up dmesg -w ...
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No audio over USBC to HDMI on Ubuntu 18.04

I have a problem with audio using a USB-C to HDMI connection from my Dell XPS15 7590 on Ubuntu 18.04. I have an ASUS VP28UQGL external monitor to which I am connecting my laptop and an Apple TV. The ...
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DELL Latitude 7300 doesn't recognize monitors via thunderbolt WD19TB on linux

I just bought a DELL Latitude 7300 with a thunderbolt WD19T and two monitors of 24' P2419HC. I installed ubuntu 18.04 but I'm having some issues with Dell Thunderbolt Dock WD19TB, 180W. So my ...
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HP Spectre Freezes on Boot With Thunderbolt Dock Attached

So I have an HP Spectre 15, dual-booting Xubuntu 19.10/Windows 10, and the HP USB-C Universal Dock. The dock works perfectly, all the ports work, network and USB, and the display connected to it works,...
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Dell Precision 5530 fans constantly running of docked to USB-C Dock

I am running a Dell Precision 5530 with i9 and the NVidea Quattro 2000. Usually I just use the NVidea GPU when doing heavy work and most of the time it is deactivated, so my computer runs very quite. ...
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External display on USB-C blinks on Lenovo X1 Carbon

After installing Ubuntu 19.10 on my Lenovo X1C (gen 7), I tried to hook it up via USB-C/Thunderbolt to my LG monitor. However, the display (and USB connection) flickers or blinks, i.e. the screen ...
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18.04: USB optical drive not recognized on Gigabyte Z390

I have just installed 18.04 on a custom built new htpc with a Gigabyte Aorus Z390 I mainboard and would like to connect my external cd-drive via a USB type-C port. My optical drive only has USB-output ...
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No external monitor until hot reboot from Windows

I always work with an external monitor, which wasn't a problem since a couple of weeks ago. Since then most of the time (not everytime!) the external screen is not recognized. Tldr; What always seems ...
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18.04 LTS losing Ethernet connection

I recently got myself a new Dell XPS 13 9380. I also bought a Satechi Multi-Port Adapter V2. I use it to connect Ethernet and external monitor (MHL). When I plug in the Ethernet cable on work, ...
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E580 wont boot if usb-C dock is connected

After upgrading to 19.10 I experience something odd: If my USB-C Dock has been connected to my ThinkPad E580 the system stuck on log-In screen and the fan starts to spinning very fast ( and sometimes ...
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Can I connect two external monitors on one USB-C port

I have a Thinkpad X1 Carbon Gen 7 with Ubuntu 18.04. This devise has one HDMI port and two USB-C port. I want to connect two external monitors on one USB-C port. When I ran xrandr, I get the ...
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USB-C to DisplayPort not recognized on Ubuntu 18.04

My laptop is an Asus ZenBook UX431FA-AM076T. Site describes it has a USB 3.1, gen2 port. I've attached a USB-C to an external monitor with DisplayPort, however, it's not recognized. The external ...
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Ubuntu dp dual monitors over usb-c are mirrored

I have Ubuntu 19.04 (not relevant, I tried it with ubuntu 18.04 and it didn't help). In windows this setup works fine, so it's not hardware or adapter issue... I have Intel Graphics. I'm trying to ...
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Asus MB16AC Third display on Ubuntu 18.04

I just bought a new Asus MB16AC monitor and trying to use it as third monitor on a Asus Zephyrus G GA502 via USB C. Here's the output of xrandr that shows it's properly detected but I have no display ...
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“adb devices” and “lsusb” not showing device via USB-C but is showing up by USB 3 and 2

My Android device is not showing up when I type adb devices or lsusb when connected via USB-C, but it does show up and works fine when using a regular USB 2 or 3 cable. Any ideas what might be wrong ...
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USB-C/ Thunderbolt Connection Dropped When Laptop Fully Charged

I'm running a Lenovo X1 Extreme on Ubuntu 18.04.02 LTS. I have discovered that if I charge the laptop using USB-C then the laptop breaks the connection once or twice every 15 minutes or so. The ...
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USB-C headphones, use as input and output at the same time

First some background information: I am running Ubuntu 19.04 Laptop: Dell XPS 13 9360 Earbuds: Pixel USB-C earbuds (wired) Using pulse audio with pulseEffects Most of the time when I plug in the ...
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USB-C to HDMI not working on Dell XPS 13 9370

I have a new Dell XPS 13 9370, which I have Ubuntu 19.04 running on. I bought a USB-C to HDMI adapter (an unbranded eBay one), and tried plugging it in but get "no signal" on the display. I have ...
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Cannot attach monitor via USB-C

I'm trying to attach the same monitor (LG) with the same USB-C cable that I used for my Macbook Pro. My Ubuntu machine is a Dell Precision and it works for 1 or 2 seconds only each time, then both the ...
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USB C as audio input?

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 18.04, and I was wondering if it is possible to connect to my android phone using USB-C and use it as an audio source? That way I could play my phone's audio over the ...
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ASUS UX533F ethernet on USB not working?

On my ASUS UX533FN (laptop), I'm having problems with an USB-to-ethernet dockstation, model C31FLATDOCKPDV2 from i-tec. This device also provides an additional HDMI port via DisplayPort over USB-C. ...
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External monitor flickering with usb-c dock displayport / vga

Hardware: lenovo thinkpad e480 laptop (intel+amd hybrid graphics) + lenovo thinkpad usb-c dock + dell u2415 monitor. Bios / dock firmware: latest versions installed If external monitor is connected ...
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Is HP Spectre USB-C Travel Dock are compatible with Ubuntu 19.04?

I just moved to a new office and there I use my HP x360 Spectre 13t Laptop with Ubuntu 19.04 on board. Works perfectly! I’m a developer and I want to use a monitor and wireless keyboard at work via ...
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How to work with two external monitors

While ubuntu 19.04 not detecting external monitors, what do you prefer how to go forward? installing 18.10? any other idea? I have a DELL XPS with similar Docking station (connected with USB-C) and ...
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Need to reconnect external display several times

I'm running (K)ubuntu 18.04.2 and I connect an external monitor to one of my laptop's USB-C ports. Sometimes (it's really random...) I have to turn the display off and on again (or disconnect and ...
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External monitors randomly stopped working together this morning

I have been using a Dell xps 15 9560 laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 since the 9560 was released. In December of 2018, I received two Dell U2717D monitors and have been connecting them to my laptop so that I ...
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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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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 ...
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USB-C Charging doesn't charge UP while suspended (i7-8565U Whisky Lake)

My HP Spectre X360 13 suspends fine now that I have installed the 4.19 kernel - but the thing is it doesn't charge UP while suspended. That's not to say it doesn't "charge" while suspended - it ...
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Ubuntu Crashes with external monitors

I've been running ubuntu with gnome on my lenovo yoga 720 for about 6 months now. never had any issues until yesterday.I have been using a USB-C dongle that has 2 Displays connected to it with HDMI ...
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Xubuntu 18.04 does not detect external monitors connected via USB-C hub

I have a Dell Latitude 5490 and two external monitors connected via a USB-C dock (Dell D6000). Both Xubuntu 18.04.1 and Windows 10 are installed on the laptop using dual boot. The monitors are not ...
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USB-C headphones not working despite being listed as audio device

I have a laptop with a USB-C port to which I connected my USB-C earphones (earbuds from Google, not the Bluetooth ones). The device is correctly listed in the audio output channels, but selecting them ...
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How is USB-C w thunderbolt / docks on ubuntu 18.04? [closed]

I just purchased the Dell XPS 9570 and I managed to successfully install Ubuntu on it. However, I have a question about USB-C w thunderbolt because I never used it. My current set up at work (Asus ...
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USB-C to HDMI adapter that works with Ubuntu?

Do they exist? If so, does anybody have a link? Just bought two from eBay and neither works.
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Phones charging slowly on USB C port

Sorry if this is obvious, but I am a bit of a novice. I am using an Acer Nitro 5 laptop with a dual boot (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS using Budgie). I have 2 fast charging ports (one usb-3 and ...
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What's the most reliable port for adding an external monitor?

I'm doing purchasing research to buy a new laptop. I want to connect two external monitors. Every laptop I've seen contains one HDMI port, so that's one covered. Some devices also have VGA, but ...
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Kernel panics USB-C Dock

I've lately been experiencing what I believe is a Kernel Panic, pretty often when I connect my laptop (Thinkpad X270) to a USB-C Dock (Cable matters). I was checking the logs and it seems like is ...
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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. ...
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How to assign static IP address to a device which is connected to ethernet port using USB-C adapter

I have bought the new Dell XPS laptop 2018. The problem with this laptop is that it has only USB-C ports. It does not even have the ethernet port. I bought a USB-C to ethernet adapter cable. I am ...