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Install Ubuntu on DELL Precision 5510

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BIOS Settings

  • Boot - F2 - BIOS menu
    • Disable Secure Boot
      • BIOS - Secure Boot - Secure Boot Enable - Disable
    • SATA AHCI
      • BIOS>System Configuration>SATA Operation> switch RAID to AHCI

Install

  • Press e on Install Ubuntu in GRUB
  • add nouveau.modeset=0 between splash and quiet
  • Install as usual
  • Do not enable download and update from Internet
  • reboot

Post Install

  • Permanent GRUB Settings

    # /etc/default/grub
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash nouveau.modeset=0"
    
    • sudo update-grub
  • Enable touchpad

    echo "blacklist i2c_hid" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf
    sudo depmod -a
    sudo update-initramfs -u
    sudo reboot
    
  • Enable Graphics Card

    sudo apt-get purge nvidia-*
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install nvidia-355 nvidia-prime
    sudo reboot
    

    NOTE If xserver-xorg-*-lts-xenial is already installed on your PC, you must remove and replace it with xserver-xorg-*-lts-wily at first. But it will be tricky.

    sudo apt-get install aptitude
    sudo aptitude install xserver-xorg-video-all-lts-wily
    # if you have conflict with dependencies, input:
    Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] = ubuntu-desktop
    # then choose the solution with minimum effect by pressing `.`, then `Y`
    
  • Install Graphics Switch Tool

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install prime-indicator
    
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