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Thread: Dell xps - Problems with video drivers and webcam

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Oslo, Norway.
    Kubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet

    Dell xps - Problems with video drivers and webcam

    Hi, I just installed kubuntu 13.04 64bit on my dell xps 1530. I have two problems, one with drivers video and another with the webcam.

    VIDEO: I tried to install all the proprietary drivers, one by one, appearing in the driver manager. But I always have a broken boot screen now...moreover, I cannot have full functionalities on for example the new google maps.

    WEBCAM: this simply doesn't work, the led on my dell is on but the image captured is black...

    Thanks for helping
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Reykjavík, Ísland
    Lubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet

    Re: Dell xps - Problems with video drivers and webcam

    Moved to general help, as this is not specific to Dell.

    Please run
    sudo lshw > lshw.txt
    and post lshw.txt in CODE tags.
    About problems due to upgrading
    Bringing old hardware back to life.
    Please visit Quick Links -> Unanswered Posts


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