1. rdfrkian

    Solved kubuntu can't update dell xps laptop firmware

    The kubuntu 22.04 Discover software on Plasma desktop shows a Dell firmware update, but it won't update when I tell it to update all. I try booting from a cold machine thinking it will run on boot up, but no joy. Any ideas? Red
  2. R

    Dell xps 17 9210 with linux

    Hello, I want to install and use my xps 17 9210 with Linux. I work with belnder, Davincie Resolve and it would be nice to run Steam and games. I already have some Linux experience. But it's been a while since I've worked with it. Any suggestion on which distro I should use? I appreciate all...
  3. A

    Privacy on pre-installed Linux?

    I'm new to Linux and wanted to move certain tasks to Linux because of privacy and security reasons. So, I have purchased a Dell XPS 9315 notebook with pre-installed Ubuntu on it. It seems there's some Dell stuff installed on this version of Ubuntu. And also when I've opened the root folder I...
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    Buzzing Noise on Dell Inspiron 3505 with Ubuntu 20.04

    I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my Dell Inspiron 3505 laptop and whenever I play any sound it gives a buzzing noise in background. Before installing Ubuntu I have windows installed in it and that time everything works fine. It has speaker "family 17h (models 10h-1fh)" and AMD radeon graphics. I...
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    DELL Latitude 7300 Ubuntu 18.04 NVMe PCIe M.2 SSD not detected + incorrect status

    Hi all, I have a dell pc running only ubuntu, it's not a dual boot. Surprisingly, I powered it on and found a weird critical error message: I have searched everywhere, I tried all the tricks that I know like removing the drive, removing the battery but till now, the problem is still...
  6. S

    Linux Distro for Dell G3 3500

    Hi I am planning to switch to Linux. Below are the specs, please suggest which Linux distribution is suitable. I have a Nvidia graphics card and I am little concerned if it will work or not. Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-10750H CPU @ 2.60GHz 2.59 GHz Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti...
  7. J

    Need help getting WiFi set up

    I've successfully installed Mint 20.2 Cinnamon on an old Dell OptiPlex 780, and I'm trying to get a WiFi plug-in working since it doesn't have an integrated antenna. Now, on some of my machines (running various Windows OSes), it was plug and play while others I've had to manually install the...
  8. M

    SOLVED: Cannot run Puppy Linux from a CD on a default Latitude 4320 Dell. Is this possible?

    I want to run Puppy Linux on a default Latitude 4320 Dell. I am receiving the message "Invalid partition table!" after which pressing enter takes me to GRUB where I then type reboot to exit. Current changes to default BIOS setup settings are that I have a password set, and I have it set to...
  9. CptCharis

    Update your BIOS dell with Linux Mint

    Hello guys ! I felt the need for this post due to lack of /or incomplete information in web. I would like to tell you how I updated my BIOS within Linux Mint environment. Of course I did that with the help of some "Guru" of this forum. Thank you guys!!! First of all you have to download your...
  10. jerahmia gaither

    Never tried linux before, have an old laptop how do i install?

    I want to take windows off of an all dell latitude E6400 that seems to be stuck in a stupid start up loop and i wanna try taking everything off and installing linux and try it out i am not completely illiterate with computers but i kinda just want to get a step by step maybe the best versions...
  11. J

    Dell optiplex gx260

    I have this desktop computer it is really old from 2004. I have had it for years. i installed windows xp but then i wanted to go with Linux on it so i installed Fedora from "Linux for dummies". Terrible idea lol. So i am looking for a link i can download a awesome version to install a new Linux...