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High CPU usage 20.04

Need to troubleshot this high CPU performance. Linux alaa-XPS13-9333 5.8.0-50-generic #56~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 12 21:46:35 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
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NVIDIA Prime auto switch on multiple monitors

I am new to Ubuntu (used to other distros). I have a XPS15 with a GeForce GTX 1650. I want to use my laptop with another 4k monitor (in sum an external 4k monitor, and the laptop monitor is also 4k). ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 ACPI errors after suspend: cannot release Mutex

I'm using a dell xps 15 with ubuntu and every time i come back after suspend I get this error: ACPI Error: Thread 2300... cannot release Mutex [ECMX] acquired by thread 2260... (2020.../emutex-370). ...
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XPS 15 7590 Resume from sleep not completely working with Nvidia on linux (Xubuntu)

this is my first time asking for help on this forum. I'll try my best to give as much information as I can. Also, I am not a linux power user. I own an XPS 15 7590 with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB ...
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Increasing resolution for external monitors

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on XPS 15 7590 and I got two 27" Samsung Monitors that are docked to my laptop. While my laptop easily gets a resolution of 3840x2160 (16:9), the 2 monitors only get ...
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Screen flickering XPS 13 9310 second HDMI monitor

On my Dell XPS 13 9310, when I try to use a secondary HDMI monitor, through an usb-c HDMI adapter, I get these screen glithces, mostly when I click on the other screen, or when I try to scroll the ...
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SD Card speed very slow only on Ubuntu vs Windows

I have a dual boot laptop computer Windows 10 / Ubuntu 20.10. When I try to read my SD Card from Ubuntu, I get a read speed that is less than 2 MB/s. The same SD Card with the same content works fine ...
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initramfs: “unable to find a medium containing live file system”

I tried upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04. After the upgrade the Dell logo hangs and the I drop to initramfs with the error message above. I am using a Dell 2019 XPS 13. Can anyone help?
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Ubutnu 18.04 on XPS15 9500: default gnuplot plots are small (python matplotlib as well)

The title said it all. I recently installed ubuntu18 in my new xps15 laptop. Everytime when I plot with gnuplot and matplotlib, the default plots are always very small. Also, when I open gnuplot under ...
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XPS 17 9700 Suspend Issues

I've been encountering lots of issues with suspending on my XPS 17. It drains my battery life very quickly and I have to either keep it plugged in or power it off every time I stop using it. Quite ...
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Dell XPS 15 9575 2 in 1 Active Pen Support

first time using linux, installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my 2 in 1 laptop and cant figure out how can i properly use the my active pen on the display. currntly it only acts as a second mouse (or single ...
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Lenovo thinkpad thunderbolt 3 dock gen 2 drops connected devices on Ubuntu Linux

I am using a Dell XPS 9570 laptop with dual boot Windows 10/Ubuntu 18.04 with lenovo thinkpad thunderbolt dock gen 2. The dock works fine on Windows. But on Ubuntu, it works for 5-10 minutes but then ...
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Installing Ubuntu on XPS 9500

I would like to install Ubuntu on my XPS 15 (9500) to replace Windows completely. Is this possible and has anyone done so? Thx.
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Dell XPS 7390 Plugged-In Headphones not detected on boot

Specifications: Kernel 5.8.0 Ubuntu Version 20.04 Problem : Headphones are not detected if they are plugged in on boot, I have to enter sound settings and switch. This is an hours-old unmodified ...
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Dell xps 9310 : installed ubuntu 20.04.2 as dual boot, grub shows up but has no entry for ubuntu

I installed ubuntu 20.04.2 as dual boot on a dell XPS 9310, which came installed with Windows 10 home. Before doing this disabled secure boot in BIOS and changed disk from RAID to AHCI. Disabled ...
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Dell XPS 13 7390 is lagging (caused by background updates?)

For some times now, my Dell XPS 13 7390 has been lagging in a very annoying way. Startup time has got longer, and the laptop is sometimes very unresponsive. After some investigation, it came to ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 errors after suspend: ACPI Error and DRM error

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on an XPS15. And everytime I suspend and then come back from it, I get the following messages on the screen before the system actually starts: ACPI Error: Thread 3824... ...
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How to install Ubuntu 20.10 on the new XPS 17 (9700)?

I saw a few posts online of people having some issues setting up the new XPS 17 as a Linux machine so I thought I'd share my journey here in case it'd be of anyone's interest. I've been using Ubuntu ...
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Hardware/Software/Firmware suggestions for hooking up 2 monitors on XPS15 7590 running Ubuntu 20.04

I have an XPS15 7590 running 20.04. I want to get 2 more external monitors for my laptop because with 2TB of storage and 64GB of RAM, I shouldn't have a problem using this beast laptop with 2 external ...
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Screen Tearing on Ubuntu 20.04 with XPS15 (9500)

This is what I see when I run a screen tearing test video: I am running NVIDIA driver version 460.32.03 and the XPS15 contains the graphics processor GeForce GTX 1650 Ti. I have already tried: ...
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Installing Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a DELL xps 8940 with NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) RTX 2060

I've spent my Saturday struggling to install Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a DELL XPS 8940 with a NVIDIA(R) GeForce(R) RTX 2060. Finally got it working and will post answer below.
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XPS 15: Black screen with blinking cursor after update

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 along with Windows 10 on XPS15 9500 and everything worked fine until Ubuntu asked me to do some updates. I clicked ok and after the updates finished I rebooted the ...
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Dell XPS 9575 + Ubuntu 20.04.1: Keyboard/trackpad unresponsive on boot

OS: Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS x86_64 Host: XPS 15 9575 Kernel: 5.8.0-36-generic BIOS version: 1.13.0 Boot-loader: grub2 After rebooting Ubuntu on my XPS-15 9575, keyboard and trackpad does not respond for ...
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White noise and delay when using headphones on Dell XPS 9370

When starting to play audio, there is a slight delay before there is any output to my headphones, so the entirety of audio played is not heard. At the same time as output starts, there is also white ...
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20.10 XPS13 2in1 9310 - resuming from suspend after 30-ish seconds

I have installed 20.10 Groovy on my new XPS13 2in1 9310, And have been having consistent issues with the device waking from sleep on its own. I had installed 20.04, then upgraded to 20.10 for the ...
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Anyone able to run Ubuntu 20.10 or 20.04.1 LTS on new Dell XPS 13 9310 Touch laptop?

I naively bought a new Dell XPS 13 9310 Touch laptop thinking I would be able to run Ubuntu on it. When I bought it the only choice for pre-installed OS was Windows so it came with Windows 10 Home. It'...
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XPS 13 7390 vs XPS 13 9310 [closed]

XPS 13 7390 vs XPS 13 9310 (I am French, so I put the links of the French version website) Have you tried these 2 models? Do you have any feedback please? I am a web developer, I only work with Linux (...
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Do I need to install Dell's latest Bios on the XPS 9300 after my upgrade to 20.04?

I just upgraded my XPS 13 9300 to Ubuntu 20.04. It shipped to me with Ubuntu 18. So far everything seems to have gone smoothly. I checked the Dell Support website and I noticed that there is a Bios ...
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How to get AX500 wifi chip working on my XPS13?

I got the new Dell XPS 13 9310 with a Killer AX500 wifi chip on board. Until now, I have been using Windows my whole life, but I have become a bit fed up with it and want to switch to Ubuntu. I just ...
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XPS 9310 Developer Edition not booting when connected to WD19TB dock

When the XPS 9310 DE laptop (using pre-installed Ubuntu 20.04 from Dell with all updates, including LVFS updates for laptop and dock) is powered off and connected to the WD19TB docking station, it ...
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Can't select text in XPS document on Ubuntu 20.10

The title is really straightforward: I'm using Ubuntu 20.10 and I cannot select text when viewing XPS Documents with any document viewer I try. Well, almost any : Okular does enable me to select it, ...
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Dell XP3 9310 with Intel Iris Xe Graphics (i5/i7) - Flickering screen on boot-up

I bought a Dell XPS 13 9310 with the 11th generation i7 processor, Intel(R) Iris Xe Graphics, and preinstalled Ubuntu 20.04 (Kernel 5.6.0.1022-oem). After installing the suggested updates, I restarted ...
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After kernel upgrade, audio stops working when I plug in my Dell universal Dock D6000

I have a Dell XPS 13 7390 laptop with Ubuntu pre-installed, and I am running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. AT the time I bought my laptop, I bought a Dell Universal Dock D6000. I had to install the latest ...
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Graphics corruption/artifacts on laptop - hardware or software issue?

I have a Dell XPS 13 (9300) laptop with Intel graphics and I have occasionally been having issues with graphics corruption/glitches/artifacts. It's under warranty for a couple more months, but I'm ...
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Linux 5.9 kernel schedule

I recently got a new laptop using a Tiger Lake CPU and Intel XE Iris graphics. This is an XPS 13, and an upgrade from an earlier XPS 13 model from 3 years ago. The performance on this computer (on ...
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No Response on Dell XPS-13 2-in-1 Touch Screen; What Can I Run to Diagnose?

I am unable to get any response from my touch screen on my Dell XPS 13 2-in-1 (2020). It works fine on Windows (using Windows 10) but doesn't respond to any touch-events with Ubuntu booted. From ...
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Weak wifi reception dell XPS 13 9300 Ubuntu 20.04 Intel Killer 6 AX1650i

I've installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a DELL XPS and started to get a really weak wifi signal. After trying several iwlwifi options I'm still getting a weak wifi signal. I tried different kernels versions ...
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Touchpad on Dell XPS-15-9500 with Ubuntu 18.04.05 LTS

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04.05 LTS on my Dell XPS-15-9500. I have noticed that physical left and right clicks do not seem to work on my touchpad. For instance, when using a scroll bar, I ...
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Dell DA200 dongle Ethernet connection stopped working

I have been using the DA200 with my XPS 13 9360 Developer Edition for several months now and it has been working fine, mostly been using Ethernet, VGA and USB. Some time ago Ethernet stopped working ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Killer AX500s DBS drivers support

After reading available pages with keywords similar to those included in topic I decided to ask a question since I really don't know what to do. Few days ago I bought new DELL XPS 15 9500 (i9 version) ...
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Humming/buzzing from headphone jack after upgrade to 20.04

Longtime Ubuntu user here. Recently upgraded my Dell XPS 13 7390 from 18.04.3 LTS to 20.04.1 LTS via the GUI upgrade tool. Everything seems to work fine (except for Chromium snap, for all the common ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 9360, WiFi stops working after about a day?

I have a Dell XPS 9360 from late 2017, and have recently fresh-installed Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. Everything works perfectly, except that WiFi stops working after about 1-2 days of system uptime. The pizza-...
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Can't get Dell XPS 9365 to Suspend Properly

Using Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. The laptop would go into suspend fine but the battery drained very rapidly. I read that I should change the mem_sleep setting from s2idle to deep to prevent the SSD from ...
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Dualboot RST problem

so I've already installed Ubuntu as dual-boot few times in the past, but this is something new for me and I'm not sure, if I really know what I'm doing. I have Dell XPS 7590 and followed the ...
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dell xps13 7390 two fingers scroll too fast

My dell XPS 13 7390 not 2-in-1 comes pre-loaded with windows10, and I switched to ubuntu20.04, which was pretty good except for the trackpad's two-finger scrolling, which was too fast.I've used Fedora ...
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Bluetooth wasn't identifying any of my devices, now not working at all

I recently bought a Dell xps 13 9300 which arrived a few days ago. It has ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled on it. After starting it up the first time and trying to turn bluetooth on to connect it to my ...
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No Sound on XPS 17 9700

I have just got a new XPS 17 9700... I am new to Linux and I am having problems getting sound to work. Everything else works fine except the sound which works fine when booting in Windows. I am ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 15 desktop lags

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on Dell XPS 15: i7-9750H 16GB 15.6" 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) OLED NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 But I have lags on scrolling, feel like lost FPS, also video lags (tested on ...
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Laptop will not suspend on lid close

I am having an issue where closing the lid on my laptop will not suspend. System Dell XPS 15 7590 Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS i3 version 4.17.1 (2019-08-30) Steps taken to fix Check suspending manually work ...
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Dell XPS 15 7590 Heat problem

I have a Dell XPS 15 7590 and wondered if there were other people who had problems with the computer getting incredibly hot some times. Are there things I can do to prevent it from warming up? ...

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