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Touchpad left-click not working - Linux Mint on Dell Vostro 3640

This is a question on behalf of my friend, so it might take me a little while to run tests and stuff. The problem is that periodically her touchpad won't left click, either by pressing the physical ...
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Dell Inspiron 15z-5523 does not boot from hard drive

I'm looking for help with my Dell Inspiron 15z. I have removed all visible and hidden partitions from all the hard drives in the system (SSD and HDD). I have successfully installed openSUSE Linux 13.1 ...
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DELL PowerEdge - System fatal error during previous boot

My dedicated DELL R710 server (CentOS 6.4) is rebooting by itself and popping up with the following error. Does this mean the box cannot boot, or it kernel panicked during Linux boot up and the ...
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Dell C1760NW linux driver

I got a hold of a Dell C1760NW printer, but unfortunately I can't make it work from Linux, specifically Linux Mint 12 Lisa. In theory it supports PCL5, but I haven't had any success with a generic PCL ...
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DELL B1260dn printer Linux open-source driver

I have a DELL B1260dn printer and it works on Linux. But it works with a closed-source driver. Indeed, my driver seems to be a variant of this one: http://www.bchemnet.com/suldr/ I have downloaded ...
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Old Dell Dimension 8200 running windows XP

Hi everyone I am running Windows XP on an old Dell Dimension 8200 and I made a bootable version of Ubuntu 12.04.2 on a flash drive however when i'm in the bios there is no option to boot from usb. ...
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Puppy Linux Bluetooth on E6 series Dell Latitude

I'm trying to get the bluetooth chip working on a Dell Latitude E6 series running Puppy Linux (Slacko I think). I've installed the Bluez packages from Package manager, as well as Bluetooth-0.4 and ...
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Kernel panic trying to install Debian Linux on Dell computer

When I try to install Debian Linux (newest stable as of 6.2.2013, x64) on a Dell OptiPlex 740 I keep getting this error message right after I choose "Install" from the main menu (the hdd is empty): ...
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How do I install Windows 7 (with Intel RST) and Linux to dual boot on a Dell XPS 15?

I have recieved a new $work laptop, a Dell XPS 15 with a 128GB mSATA drive and a a 1TB 5400 HDD. It came with Windows 8 installed, which is not supported by my employer and must be re-installed with ...
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How to monitor (ACPI?) events and keypresses in linux?

I'm using Arch Linux (Ubuntu or Gentoo are also available) I'd like to configure my Dell Latitude XT Tablet to my liking. I need to know/handle all events that are forwarded to OS. There are several ...
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Boot from CD on Inspiron 7500

I recently acquired an old Dell Inspiron 7500. It has Windows XP installed on it currently and is super slow. So I decided to install Linux on the machine, but I have failed over and over. I have ...
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Dell laptop wireless linux drivers (XPS l502x)

I have a new dell laptop, XPS L502X. I have tried to install Xubuntu 10.04 LTS 64Bit, which is the distro I love most. The problem is that it dosen't recognize my WireLess WiFi. I have tried Ubuntu ...
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Is this a network problem or a server crash? How do you identify what the real problem is when you can't ping?

Today I was unable to ping my server remotely (CentOS 5.4, on a Dell). Then I tried traceroute and it showed destination host unreachable. This is very confusing because it should not do this. When ...
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Which UNIX or Linux distribution works on a Dell M5010 without having to compile any drivers?

I want to have UNIX or Linux on my laptop but I found that the wireless did not work on all the ones I tried. I have not tried again for over 6 months but don't have the time to experiment. It took me ...
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how to make Dell powervault 715N to boot linux OS(Zentyal/pfsense) using hard disk instead of PXE?

All the question is about Dell powervault 715N. as my research installing/booting linux OS(Zentyal/pfsense) in is possible using PXE but is it possible to boot from hard disk as i using UNetbootin to ...
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Unable to detect monitor webcam in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 10.04 on a desktop PC. I have connected my 17" Dell LCD monitor with webcam (using the monitor's USB cable). Ubuntu does not detect the webcam at all (I tried Skype and Cheese, ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 graphics card

I have Dell studio 15 laptop. I have installed a ubuntu 10.10. When ever I boot Ubuntu it comes up with a error message saying graphics card driver not found or not dedicated. But I have updated my ...
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What is the easiest way to make a backup of an entire hard disk

I got myself a dell laptop from the local computer store. Its a used machine with Windows Vista Home Basic on it. I want to load Ubuntu Desktop 10.10 though so I can do perl development. BUT I want to ...
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Burning Linux ISO to DVD and making it bootable

I just downloaded the Fedora 14 Live-Desktop ISO and used CDBurnerXP to burn the image to a DVD. For some reason the first time I burned the image nothing showed up on the DVD when I accessed it even ...
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Temperature monitoring on Dell Precision M4500 under Linux: sensors-detect doesn't, what next?

I have a Dell Precision M4500, Intel Core i5 CPU, running Linux (Ubuntu Lucid), and would like to keep an eye on CPU temperature. I've tried lm-sensors: sensors-detect didn't find any sensors; ...
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Ideal business grade laptop/notebook for running recent Linux distros (Ubuntu Karmic etc)?

I am looking for a robust business grade laptop/notebook with 3D capabilities and which can run recent Linux distributions and would be easily compatible with Ubuntu 10.10 when it comes out. Any ...
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Installing Linux on a Dell Precision 390

This is perhaps the n00biest question ever. gulps I am trying to install Linux (any distro, at this point) on a Dell Precision 390. The livecd always hangs and I'm trying to figure out what to do. I ...
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Update BIOS on Dell with Linux with no floppy drive, when firmware is not in the firmware-tools repository

I'd like to update my BIOS on my Dell Studio XPS 1340. I have the .exe file for installing it with Windows, but I don't have Windows installed on this computer. I'm currently running Ubuntu 9.04 ...