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Questions tagged [laptop]

Questions relating to running elementary OS on laptop computers.

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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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Battery consumption

Elementary OS is installed on my hard disk drive. All the Debian based Linux distros I have tried out, including Elementary have one common issue - the battery consumption is huge, compared to the ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend on lid close

I have 2018 laptop with i5-8300h and Elementary OS 5. It doesn't suspend on lid close. However if I press button on the screen it suspends normally. I have tried to configure logind.conf but nothing ...
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Lenovo V130 Touchpad

Folks, I have the abovementionned laptop but the touchpad is not working. I did find a corresponding driver for Windows but not for Elementary. Do I have to build my own kernel here (found some pages ...
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How could I activate Bluetooth in Juno? (Asus Pro P550L)

My name is Marco and I am a new fan of elementary OS (release-juno). I installed it in an Asus Pro P550L. I have a problem with Bluetooth. I would like to activate it but I don't know how. Someone ...
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Unexpected Shutdown

Today and before have encountered unexpected shutdown. My laptop have a new battery, because the old one died, but this also happened to me with this. I see that this happen to me when the system ...
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Asus TUF FX504 Touchpad not working

As the title says the touchpad is not working. I currently have the Kernel version 4.15.0-42-generic installed. The fix is in the Kernel version 4.19.0 from Ubuntu's MainlineBuilds: http://kernel....
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screen flip issue with Juno 5.0 on HP 840 G1

So i just recently purchased an HP 840 G2 and decided to make the switch to Elementary OS along with the purchase. Running into an issue with the screen constantly rotating when the laptop is moved. ...
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HP 15-da0103ng WIFI not working

I just bought an HP 15-da0103ng. Unfortunately WIFI is not working with elementary OS 5. I tried several approaches to install a Driver for Realtek 8821CE but so far nothing turned out to work. Can ...
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Login screen upside down

So I've recently bought a new HP ProBook 440 G5 and installed elementaryOS (version missing). It's a dual-boot alongside with Windows 10 (that's likely irrelevant but mentioning just in case). Anyway,...
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Stuck in Bootloop after the first boot

It's my first post, so kindly correct me if there's any mistake. I've recently installed elementary os on my laptop: 4GB RAM AMD processor R5 graphics After the very first boot, the device asked ...
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WiFi disconnects after a period of time

Since updating to release-juno, from release-loki, the wifi disconnects after a period of time (around 15-20 minutes). I'm using a Toshiba Satellite. I've checked the power settings, and when plugged ...
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Getting an error on update

I am running eos juno on a razer blade late 2016 model laptop. I tried to do a sudo apt-get update && upgrade on terminal Err:13 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates/main i386 ...
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HP 14" latptop a good choice for Elementary OS - Model 14-cf1015cl

I would like to get a smallish laptop for home computing and web app dev. I am new to elementaryos but would like to use linux. Will I be able to get elementaryos running on this machine? SPECS: ...
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Touchpad Locks After Inactivity Period

I have a Compaq 21N121AR Laptop and this is my problem: After I make a mouse movement and my finger leaves the mouse touchpad, my touchpad goes in a kind of "Sleep Mode" and it takes a few "swipes" to ...
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How to Install Driver for Realtek RTL8822BE in Juno

I'm a total newb to Linux, and I'm not that computer savvy in the first place. Please forgive me if this question is merely an advertisement for my ignorance. I managed to get eOS Juno installed on ...
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Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I did a fresh install in a laptop, and I have no WiFi. I don't have the option neither. I ran the command lspci and I saw my network controllers is RTL8821CE. I also ran sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-...
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Elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed Elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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Dual display issues on HP laptop?

Folks, just installed my working laptop (HP Folio 9470m) with Elementary Juno simply because so far it seems the most well-crafted desktop distribution around these days, however pretty quickly I run ...
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ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE Can't Install OS, Goes Straight to TTY1 and Can't Use sudo Commands

I am trying to install Elementary OS on my ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE. I have disabled fast boot and secure boot in BIOS. I used a 32 GB flash drive and flashed it with the ISO file using Rufus. When I ...
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command to enable 60hz on 4k display

I can't seem to get this new 4k monitor to not lag. Here's what I got: Acer Aspire 5 A515-51 (basically a standard laptop with standard Intel HD graphics) LG 27UD58 4k monitor I am running eOS So......
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Phone not charging through USB-C

I have a XPS 13 9360 with elementary OS. I'm trying to charge my Pixel 2 phone using the usb-c port. When I plug my phone on the laptop, it charges for about 5 seconds and stops charging. I tried ...
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System processes take a lot of cpu

Some system processes is taking a lot of cpu and my system is really slow. Please help. How can i fix this. I am relatively new to Linux and Elementary OS. I haven't done anything that should have ...
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Can't connect to or view networks after closing laptop

I have an HP Stream notebook laptop that used to run Windows 8.1, but recently I bought a USB flash drive, so I wiped my laptop clean and installed Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki. It was working fine. I was ...
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Nvidia drivers for Loki on an optimus system do not seem to work

I followed the instructions here How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki? however if I run sudo prime-select nvidia glxgears I get X Error of failed request: BadValue (...
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Loki - Black screen after locking screen

This has been happening since a few months. I have activated screen locking after 10 minutes without activity. I use a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 with some privative drivers. I thought that it was ...
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Constant refresh on new Ubuntu install after downloading updates on Lenovo laptop

Just installed Loki 0.4.1 on a Lenovo ideapad after having the same problem trying to run Ubuntu: I can run both Elementary and Ubuntu by installing without checking the box on that indicates ...
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Is there a way to turn off the mouse pad while typing on laptop? (Solved)

I know KDE has a widget for that, but I don't seem to find it in Elementary OS. Any help?
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Touch pad controls

Just installed Elementary on my laptop, switching from Win 10, and I was wondering if there was a way to enable touchpad controls such as swiping up to open multi-task view, swiping side to side to ...
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Issues setting up external display

Solved: This was solved with an update that was just pushed. The problem: I have an XPS 13 (9360) laptop that has an external monitor plugged in through HDMI using a Dell USB-C adapter. Going to ...
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Too much contrast/exposure? (I think)

So after the last update a few days ago I noticed that everything just had too much contrast (or exposure, I'm not sure), the text also looks weird and it's been a pain to look at. What do you guys ...
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Installing elementary OS in asus zenbook flip ux360

I am planning to buy asus zenbook flip ux360. I will be running Linux on it and would really appreciate if anyone can share their experience of running elementary OS on it. Here is the link to the ...
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Dell XPS when charging, it randomly “stops charging” for second

While my Dell XPS 15 is plugged in, in Elementary OS there's a strange problem. When the battery gets above around 75% I hear the battery sound like when it's plugged in. When I looked up and catch ...
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I just install Loki and updated it. But after reboot both my laptop's built-in keyboard and touchpad stopped working

However plugging in a usb keyboard and mouse works and strangely the Cap Lock light is on the built in keyboard and an it seems to shows up when I run the command xinput --list. Both the internal ...
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Unlock session with connected monitor when the laptop lid is closed

Recently I got a ThinkPad T460S with Dell UltraSharp U2715H for working. I tried to work with the lid of the laptop closed and working with the monitor as the primary screen, it work great but when I ...
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Asus K501UX Touchpad starts working with 30 seconds delay after sleep mode

I installed Elementary OS yesterday as the first Linux in my life, so I'm total newbie here. I have a small problem with my touchpad. After I open my laptop and log in I have to wait some time because ...
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Touchpad works only after waking from Suspend

Specs: (Asus Laptop) Processor: Intel i5-6200U Graphics: HD520 (Active), GT930M Touchpad: Elan Touchpad OS: elementary OS 0.4.1 64-bit (Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS) Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic Problem The ...
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Laptop display not recognized - Dual boot elementary and Windows 10

So I recently bought a laptop : i7-6700HQ 16Go DDR4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 SSD 250Go HDD 2To It came without any installed operating system and I would like to run both Win10 and ...
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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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Dell laptop boot with ethernet doesn't allow for Wifi when disconnected from ethernet

When I boot my Dell E5440 laptop, I often have it docked (Dell docking station) and connected via ethernet. Network settings doesn't show that wifi is an available option when the computer is booted ...
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Compatibility on Acer Swift 3 SF314-51

I'm looking to buy a new laptop and I'm stunned from the design and performance of Elementary OS. Looking for laptop, I found the Acer Swift 3 SF314-51 (for a price below 900 EUR), and before buying ...
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Problems with boot after installation

I'm trying to install elementary OS on a laptop with a windows 8.1 instalation. I wanted to erase everything from the windows installation and then install nicely the elementary OS on it. I've ...
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Making brightness work on Elementary OS Loki with fn key

I'm a little new in Linux operative systems and I've been trying to make my laptop Vaio vpcee23el with Elementary OS (Loki) dim its backlight. I could found a way to make it in this question Intel ...
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Fan control in HP folio 13 with coolsense for windows installed

I have a HP laptop which has the coolsense software installed. I haven't found information about if elementary OS has this type of software or similar to avoid high temperature in the machine. Anyone ...
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WIFI is not working

My wireless LAN is not working on elementary Loki. I am working with a yepo 737s.
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HP Pavilion g7 sound not loud enough in elementary OS

In elementary OS (both Freya and Loki) my laptop's sound is quiet , sometimes distorted and any volume level below 50 % can hardly be heard (100 % is also not loud enough). In Windows 10 (with sound ...
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“Installer crashed” during install process on a dual boot UEFI Windows 8.1 64-bit laptop

I've encountered a couple of problems whilst trying to install Elementary OS alongside my existing Windows 8.1 installation. I've resolved one but hit a wall with the other. I really appreciate any ...
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Elementary on 2 in 1 laptops - Touch screen

I'm planning to buy a HP Pavilion X2 - 2 in 1 laptop. It comes by default with Windows 10 - which is the system that convinced me to switch for Elementary ;) - so naturally I'd like to work on ...
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Elementary make my laptop's fans stop working

I downloaded elementary two days ago, and some things have been doing even stranger things to my 2014 macbook air. My fan stopped working My computer will not break a sweat, even under the largest ...
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Cannot shut down and CPU fan goes crazy

I've installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop yesterday. At the beginning everything was OK. But last night after some installation and system updates I cannot shutdown Elementary OS. When I ...