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How to confirm Bluetooth is actually available?

Does the following report indicate I should have functioning Bluetooth, or does it only indicate the software bits are in play? I haven't found a mechanism that tells me how to confirm my Bluetooth ...
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eOS 5.1 on Dell Inspiron 5301

Anyone tried installing 5.1.Hera on Dell Inspiron 5301 Installation works ok. However from the Grub menu, when eOS is selected, it goes to a blank screen with a blinking cursor. It seem to never ...
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Can i use Elementary with the laptop close?

Im using a Dell G3 3590 laptop, and I want to use it to work, but I would like to use my 2 monitors and have the laptop closed, do you know if this is possible?
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First Post Intro & Migration Question

I just joined the elementaryOS forum as I am strongly considering replacing my server OS with elementary. I have a Dell r710 (2xXeon CPU, 64GB, 4TB HDD) currently running LXLE but I need to rebuild ...
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Elementary OS Freezes Randomly after booting [AMD Ryzen 7]

Disclaimer: Newbie to Linux! Recently installed Elementary OS as my main driver (not dual) booting for my Dell Inspiron laptop. Issue: System freezes randomly. Sometimes the freeze is just the display ...
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Elementary OS Driver Issue

Hey guys having a problem getting a second screen working on Elementary. I’ve searched high and low, tried every sudo update drivers help that can be found but nothing works. I’m using a Dell Inspiron ...
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Does not wake up from suspend mode

I recently installed Elementary OS (5.1.7 Hera) on a Dell Latitude 5590 laptop. I have noticed that after inactivity, the machine enters sleep mode and cannot be switched on. In the syslog I see this: ...
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Elementary won’t boot after successful install

Recently decided to finally take the jump to Linux. Not being tech savvy I’ve tried my best but run into problems. I’ve searched the net high and low, nothing seems exactly like my problem and those ...
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Dell Vostro 5590 wifi not stable

I have a Dell Vostro 5590 with Intel 9560 NGW network chipset. I had a problem where my WiFi card wasn't being recognized by Elementary OS Hera (5.1), used this question in order to get it recognized (...
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Can't Get Fresh Install to Boot on Dell Inspiron 3452

eOS community. I was very excited to try Elementary OS on a Dell Inspiron 3452 laptop; however, when I try to boot into the new OS, the computer can't find it. The machine has a 32GB emmc that I had ...
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Solid State Drive not in the drive disk

I have a DELL Inspiron 15 3000 and, when i am in the Installation Type windows, I just see my USB stick and not my SSD in the devices. How can i install elementary on my SSD ? Thx for answering.
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Installing Elementary OS on Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2 in 1

I want to dual boot Windows 10 and Elementary OS 5.1.3 on my Dell Inspiron 13 7391 2 in 1. I was able to run and seemingly complete the installation process from USB, however, when I attempt to run ...
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Can't Install Elementary OS Hera on Dell Precision 3541

Dell Precision 3541 machine came with Ubuntu preloaded. Can not get Elementary OS to boot in UEFI mode. Looks like it loading from USB. Elementary OS logo pops up and says "Try or install elementary ...
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Is it possible to extend the HDD with a USB Drive

I'm new to Elementary OS and Linux in general (other than my ASUS router and some use of a Raspberry pi), and I have a cheap Dell Inspiron 14 3473 laptop with a measly 32GB HDD. I successfully ...
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Switching wireless card from Killer 1535 to Intel 9260 on a Dell XPS 9550

The stock Killer card is a bit unstable, it randomly disconnects, rarely but still. I was thinking to switch to an Intel 9260 but should I install Intel drivers before switching cards? If so, how? I ...
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Dell inspiron 7591 in-build microphone not working

I am having problems with internal microphone on elementary OS 5.1 Hera(based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS). Linux is not detecting the internal microphone. If I plugin a headphone with microphone, it will ...
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How to install on Dell XPS 13 (7390) developer edition

Just got my new Dell XPS 13 (7930) developer edition with Ubuntu 18.04 preinstalled, and want to install Elementary OS 5.1. I flashed the OS onto a USB, booted into the USB and I get the following ...
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Can not install hera on Dell Inspiron 3782

I am trying to install eOS 5.1 on my Dell Inspiron 3782. I could create the USB drive on the very same laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 pre installed, I could boot with USB but All I see is the desktop ...
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How can I get rid of the static noise in my headphones on the Dell XPS-13 9360?

The title pretty much says it all. I've tried adjusting the gain with alsamixer to no avail. I am dual-booting alongside Windows 10 if that is relevant.
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How to get elementary os to stay awake

I have elementary os 5.0 Loki installed on a Dell Latitude e6410. This machine will not stay awake whether it's on battery or plugged in! I will go and set the sleep time to never in power settings ...
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Installation on new Dell XPS 7390 Clamshell

I can't seem to get the eOS installation boot USB to work on the new XPS 7390 DE-- no matter what, I get a black screen after the GRUB menu (all selected options). What I've tried: Creating the live ...
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Juno is suddenly… sluggish and laggy?

As per title, turned on today my XPS 9550 and everything lags. Did not changed anything recently, just a BIOS update from the official Dell website. Anyone experiencing this? Well, as it came, it ...
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Traceback while trying to run dell-recovery

While trying to run dell-recovery, I am getting this traceback: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/dell-recovery", line 24, in <module> from Dell.recovery_common import ...
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Suspend on elementary Juno has been broken

Suspend was working perfectly fine until yesterday. I mean, closing the lid, pushing the power button and selecting suspend from the power menu was well, suspending the system. As of today, doing any ...
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Dell XPS 15 9560. Installed to Corsair Voyager GTX USB-SSD. Stuck at black flashing cursor

So I booted up ElementaryOS in a VM, and I installed the OS onto the USB as you would install it to a regular SSD/HDD. So I have a portable USB OS. Pretty neat! Except that it doesn't work after ...
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Displayport Dell d6000 No video from Dell xps 13 via usb C

answer at bottom I have a dell xps 9360 13" connected to a dell d6000. Connecting to the display port results in a blank monitor, when I connect via hdmi it displays, as on the d6000 there is only ...
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Dell XPS 15 9570 not touchpad

I get a Dell 15" 9570 and I try to install Juno on it but the touchpad doesn't work on liveCD so I install still (with an usb mouse) to try to solve but nothing work.. . Do you know more about this ...
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Slow boot time on Dell XPS 9550 with Juno?

I am just wondering if this is normal or something is weird. To be fair, even Ubuntu 18.10 wasn't the quickest boot around the block, at 40ish seconds. I have an SSD though, I thought it would have ...
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Integrated webcam not working in Juno 5.0 on Dell XPS 9550

I am coming from Ubuntu 18.10 where everything was working, the webcam does not seem to be detected in Juno. There is no on/off key for the webcam on the XPS as far as I know. The webcam is enabled in ...
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Mouse pointer bounces around when using touchpad

Hello I just installed elementay OS and I am running into a problem when using touchpad. My mouse point is shaky when I am using touchpad. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 3000. This does not work: Shaky ...
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USB 3.0 Network Adapter - Chipset ax88179

All, I have a Dell XPS 13 series 9350, with elementary OS Loki. I have purchased a USB-C 3.0 Multi-Function Adapter, 3 USB ports and an Ethernet 10/100/1000 with the ax88179 chipset. The USB ports ...
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Screen doesn't turn off after firmware upgrade

I've always been able to turn the screen off by lowering the screen brightness. The last step would turn the screen off. But since I recently did a firmware upgrade using fwupdmgr this doesn't work ...