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Can't connect to my wifi, keeps asking for password [closed]

I hope I'm posting in the right space. I recently installed popos 20.04 on my new XPS 9570. I have no idea what's going on, but since I installed it I was never able to connect to my own router (...
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Wireless dropping every 10 min on dell xps 7590 after upgrade to 20.04. requires stopping wifi and restarting it repeatedly. Worked fine in 19.10

lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; rfkill list 3b:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Wi-Fi 6 AX200 [8086:2723] (rev 1a) Subsystem: Bigfoot Networks, Inc. Wi-Fi 6 AX200 [1a56:1654] ...
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Screen goes blank when starting media, ubuntu 20.04 xps 7390 2-in-1

After updating my Dell Xps 7390 2-in-1 from ubuntu 19.10 to ubuntu 20.04, the screen goes blank always when starting a video, either youtube or local file, for about 2 seconds. Possibly the same goes ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - XPS 13 9350 bluetooth disrupts wi-fi connectivity

Back in older Ubuntu versions, Bluetooth/wifi worked OK after installing the BCM4350 firmware: $ md5sum /lib/firmware/brcm/*.hcd a1d960a1e882f73c55fa12f41082cc0a /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM-0a5c-6412.hcd ...
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Dell XPS 9300 Running Ubuntu 20.04: screen goes blank for 2 seconds whenever there is media on chromium or a notification sound

I have the new Dell XPS 9300 running Ubuntu 20.04 and when I first boot up in the morning, certains things like video on reddit as I scroll down, or Discord/Telegram/Skype notifcation bells cause the ...
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How can I disable auto-brightness on dell xps 9300 running Ubuntu 20.04

I tried using dconf-editor, but disable auto-brightness had no effect. If I shift my legs the laptop brightness changes. Its really annoying and should be turned off.
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Touchpad sensitivity on Dell XPS using Ubuntu 20.04

It seems to be a common problem that the touchpad is far too sensitive causing random jumps and clicks, but none of the suggestions I've found seem to work for me on: Dell XPS 15 Model 9560 Ubuntu 20....
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Dell XPS 15 9570 Thermal Shutdown while Gaming

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 to the internal drive of my Dell XPS 15 9570. I'm running kernel 5.4.0-29-generic and the latest nvidia drivers. I recently upgraded the BIOS to 1.15.0. I'm seeing ...
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Dell XPS 13 9365 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have a Dell XPS 13 9365 with a 256GB Toshiba Nvme Disk. I can install software and boot up intially but after I logoff and restart, it just hangs and the Dell Splash Screen with the Ubuntu logo ...
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Dell XPS improperly resuming from deep sleep

I have a 2020 Dell XPS that I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on (kernel 5.4.0-29-generic). I noticed that there was quite a lot of power drain when the laptop was suspended. I did some digging and realized ...
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Colors and resolution on new monitor look terrible - 18.04

I have Dell XPS 13 7390 with Ubuntu 18.04. I just purchased LG 31.5" 32ML600M-W monitor from well known company. You can see monitor here. However, colors are and displays are way off. Before I ...
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Laptop fans always on while charging [20.04] [Dell XPS 9570]

The fans (gpu & cpu) are always running while charging, even on low temps. I am also unable to control the fans manually, because they kick in immediately (1 sec.) after each try. If I remove the ...
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Installed libinput-gestures to have mac-like gestures but it is not working for some reason

new to Ubuntu and to Linux in general. I installed libinput-gestures, following these instructios. Everything went smoothly (I am assuming, as I got no errors) and the GUI worked without any problems....
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How to enable SpeedShift on Dell XPS 9560?

Can't find any step by step for 9560 like I can for 9550, I have msr-tools so I can do my wrmsr commands, as I had to for intel-undervolt to get undervolting under linux.
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Bluetooth stops working after suspend in 20.04

After updating to 20.04 from 19.10, I noticed a strange behavior of the Bluetooth manager (using it with a mouse). Every time I suspend the session, by closing the lid or otherwise, Bluetooth ...
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Dell XPS 13 extremely slow after update to 20.04 from 19.10

I updated to 20.04 from 19.10 with no problem. However, the interface is very slow. Keys are very sticky at times, even if the only app running is a terminal. Mouse actions (even just pointing in a ...
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Screen brightness glitch when using ICC

So I followed this guide on installing ICC to control the brightness of my XPS-15 7590 OLED and this video shows that it is extremely glitchy regardless if I'm using the Fn keys or if I'm using the ...
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19.10 stuck on boot screen

I'm running Ubuntu 19.10 on XPS 15 7590 and after doing sudo nvidia-xconfig, I rebooted the computer and I've been stuck on the purple Boot screen for 20 minutes now. The only solution I found online ...
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19.10: Can't change brightness for XPS-15 7590

I'm having issues with my XPS-15 7590's brightness. I can't change it using Fn+F11/12 keys. I went through almost every solution indexed by Google and while I was able to solve this issue when I was ...
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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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Nvidia Prime, Optimus laptop: how is 20.04 doing?

I am currently on elementary OS latest everything, I have an XPS 9550 with Intel integrated graphics and Nvidia discrete GPU (latest BIOS, January 2020). With Nvidia drivers 435.21 (the latest stable ...
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xps-13 lts upgrade to 20.04

Is there a supported method for upgrading a Dell XPS-13 9370 from LTS 18.04 to 20.04? Of course I'd like all my device drivers and installed apps to not break as a result.
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Upgrade from 19.10 to 20.04 makes Dell XPS stuck before login screen

I'm currently going a little bit scared over how I could upgrade Ubuntu without doing a rescue USB. However, currently the system is set to UEFI, Secure mode Off and while a set quiet splash to no ...
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20.04 upgrade: Failed to suspend

I've just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 and now when I try to suspend it doesn't seem to work. I can still hear my laptop making noises even though the screen goes black. What's more, in case I want a ...
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20.04 upgrade: swarp and i915 fail to load

After upgrade as I started exploring syslogs because of numerous other problems I noticed that swarp and i915 fail to load. I guess it's related to how thing/some paths got relinked between 18.04 and ...
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20.04 upgrade: can't shut down system properly

After upgrading from 18.04 to 20.04 the system started to act up when I try to shut it down or restart. It goes into a black screen, sometimes writes some error like Failed to start hostname service ...
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20.04 upgrade: flash drive issues

I am trying to move some files to a flashdrive and they seem to copy successfully, but in the end I can't unplug/unmount the device. Not only does it not want to actually flush all the data to the ...
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Upgrade to 20.04: weird cursor trail only on desktop backgroud

That's the case when it's better to show than to write: This is only happening on desktop background. Once I open any window or widget the issue disappears. But if I collapse them and move around ...
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Upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04: NetworkManager issue among others

Ok, I realized I was jumping the gun but it's too late. Have just upgraded 18.04 to 20.04. One of the reasons that 18.04 never worked very well on my XPS 9570 anyway and I wanted to try a new LTS as ...
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Login freeze after update to 20.04

I have just upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04 on a Dell XPS 9560. The login screen was frozen and with no response on input from the mouse or keyboard. I have booted using a recovery mode option and ...
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Screen tearing apart when switching from Intel to Nvidia

I have an XPS-15 with Intel & Nvidia cards. When I switched to Nvidia from Intel, this is what my screen is like:https://m.imgur.com/a/VPIgvt1 This is my first time ever owning a machine with ...
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Dell XPS 13 2015 Freezes and Fans start getting loud

I've been working with Ubuntu 18.04 for a while, I have a Dell XPS 13 (2015). Consistently, when I work and open a few Firefox tabs and a couple of pdf files, my laptop fans suddenly become very loud ...
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Xrandr crash when setting up second monitor

I just bought an external monitor, and my computer crashes when I call xrandr to setup my display. Here is my situation: Laptop: Dell XPS 13 (3200x1800, Edit: HiDPI), Monitor: Asus VZ279 (1920x1080), ...
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Dell XPS 13 keyboard doesn't work unless I put it to sleep

I have a Dell XPS 13 with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. I have the install encrypted and when I get to the encryption password prompt the keyboard works fine, then when I get to the login screen keyboard is ...
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When will Ubuntu be fully compatible with the XPS 13 2 in 1(7390)

I've recently bought the Dell XPS 13 2 in 1(7390) but Ubuntu isn't completely compatible with it yet - no touchscreen or webcam. So I would like to know when I can expect a compatible version. Thank ...
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Bluetooth Headphones stops audio output after some time, although remains connected to Laptop

I have tried 2 different headphones which I paired with my Dell XPS 13 running on Ubuntu 18.04. Every time I play any media on my chrome browser, the audio output stops working after some time. When I ...
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Ubuntu installation on Dell XPS 9380 issues

I am trying to install Ubuntu 18.04 alongside Windows. There are following issues: I flashed the Ubuntu installation package into my flash drive thru Dell recovery tool. But when I’m restarting the ...
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No bluetooth found after Software Updater ran

I've been running Ubuntu 19.10 on my Dell xps 9370 fine ever since it came out but today it suddenly decided that I don't have a bluetooth chipset anymore after the Software Updater did its thing. I'...
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XPS 9560 battery drain

Summary: suspecting battery drain and (maybe) powertop malfunction. Ever since I updated to the 19.X series (currently 19.10) I've experienced a very sharp decay in the battery life that I cannot ...
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How to dual boot Ubuntu on “Dell XPS 13 9380”?

I am currently running Windows 10 and want to boot from a MicroSD Ubuntu.iso bootable device made in Rufus3-9. My question is, how do add the usb device into the UEFI boot order. So far all I have is ...
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18.04 Can't connect to some company internal sites with VPN

Dell XPS13-7390 with Ubuntu 18.04, purchased from Dell in December 2019. I've restored it to the factory settings because of [Dell XPS 13 7390 from Dell will not boot to desktop I connect to ...
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Booting stuck at : “A start job is running for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1”

I'm using Ubuntu 19.04 on a Dell XPS 13 (9360) and Ubuntu booting gets stuck at the following step: A start job is running for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 I have to reboot 1 or 2 times before getting rid ...
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Graphical glitches using Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell XPS 13 2019 laptop

My laptop keeps on having weird screen glitches, sometimes for a second, and that goes away just by moving the cursor, sometimes, making me restart the whole thing. I could still use the play/pause ...
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Connecting Sony SBH60 Bluetooth headset to Ubuntu 18.04, Dell XPS13

Could anyone tell me a step by step solution for connecting sony SBH60 Bluetooth headset to Ubuntu 18.04, Dell XPS13? The first time, I was able to connect it. But, a few hours ago, I removed the ...
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gnome crashes after removing docking station + DELL XPS 9570 + Ubuntu 16.04 + WD15

We are experiencing an issue after removing docking station (WD15) C-type cable from Dell XPS 9570 laptop which is running Ubuntu 16.04LTS version, system crashes and then went into blank screen and ...
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Running any linux distribution results in screen flicker on DELL XPS 15 9570

From what I have seen this issue is a "little bit" outdated and it seems like people have stopped having this problem. However, I am trying to install Ubuntu 19.10 on the Dell XPS 15 and it always ...
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Sound is available from speakers only when 'Headphones (unplugged)'' is selected

I never used Ubuntu before. I just loaded Ubuntu onto my Dell XPS One 2710 All-in-One Intel i5 CPU Intel 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (driver = snd_hda_intel) ...
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How to check Ubuntu Software center BIOS update logs?

OS: Ubuntu 19.10 Kernel: 5.3.0-26-generic Machine: Dell 7590 BIOS Information: Version: 1.5.0, Release Date: 12/25/2019 Description: I am facing an issue with my laptop, and I think it is related ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 freezing, requires hard shutdown

OS: Ubuntu 19.10 Kernel: 5.3.0-26-generic Machine: Dell 7590 BIOS Information: Version: 1.5.0, Release Date: 12/25/2019 Gnome: 3.34.2 Description: starting 15-1-2020, I was updating a script for OLED ...
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Dell XPS 15 7590 lost WiFi

A couple of months ago, I got a new XPS 15 (7590). I immediately installed Ubuntu 19.10, and had no problems, everything worked great. Yesterday, after not using it for several days, I attempted to ...

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