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Questions tagged [laptop]

Questions relating to running elementary OS on laptop computers.

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Neither Bluetooth nor track pad work on Lenovo IdeaPad 320

I am running the latest update of Juno and cannot get my Bluetooth nor my track pad to work. Any suggestions? I have even tried using a Bluetooth USB plug and that did not work either. Is there a ...
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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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Airplane mode turns on after closing lid with “Do nothing” on lid close setting turned on

I have Elementary OS set up so that it does nothing on lid close, although laptop stays on when I close the lid, airplane mode turns on and my wireless connection disconnects. How do I prevent this ...
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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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Display is weird after opening laptop lid

I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320, running the newest version of EOS. The only main issue i'm having is when ever i close my laptop to go, when i do open the laptop lid it's just a mess. Will try to ...
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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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After installing system updates xserver won't recognize Nvidia GPU (laptop with nvidia/intel )

I have problem with installing system updates on my elementary OS Loki. OS is just installed and I downloaded "Software & updates" to install Nvidia drivers and they work fine.The only minor ...
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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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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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This happens when the laptop starts… Can someone help me?

This is the video of my problem: https://www.facebook.com/groups/elementary.talk/permalink/1182904088511288/
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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 ...
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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from Elementary OS Loki?

After installing Elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Flex 3), when I press towards the middle of the click bar on my touchpad, it will copy or paste depending on the location. I've gone into ...
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No USB drives recognized on my laptop

I'm having an issue with my laptop, all USB that I plug on the only one USB input (other is USB-C) of my laptop are not recognized. I'm using elementary OS with an updated kernel (I tried to go back ...
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Touchpad super slow on Acer E5-574G with Loki

I have an Acer E5-574G laptop, which came with Windows 10. Recently I installed Elementary OS (Loki). Everything worked but my touchpad became super slow. When I rub my finger over touchpad, it moves ...
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how can i disable sleep mode when i turn off pc monitor (close notebook)

I like sleep with music (spotify), but when i turn off both monitor elementary go sleep mode and stop music. How can i disable sleep mode? Thx.
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Brightness controls on Oryx Pro with Nvidia on Loki

I have a System 76 laptop with nvidia dedicated graphics and am having trouble with the brightness adjustment controls in Pantheon. I have installed the system76-driver-nvidia from their ppa. I have ...
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Keep getting random errors with elementary OS installer on laptop

I've been trying for a long time to get elementary OS freya 0.3.2 running on my HP Compaq NC2400 laptop (1.2ghz core duo, 2gb of ram), yet the installer keeps crashing and crashing. Sometimes I get an ...
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Are there laptops for sale with elementary OS preinstalled

I have seen a lot of laptops for sale running Ubuntu.I have never seen a laptops elementary OS preinstallated for sale. Has anyone seen laptops preinstallated with elementary OS ?
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Recommended laptop with docking port for 2 monitors, compatible with elementary OS? [closed]

I plan on using a laptop so I can stay on the go. However, while I'm at home I have a need for multiple monitors. Is elementary OS known to support multiple monitors? What is a good laptop + ...