I have a TB16 Thunderbolt dock to act as a hub for my screens, internet, camera, and so on.
This afternoon I came back from a meeting and my computer was hibernating and the doc was dead: no power light, no light on the thunderbolt cable, no response to commands, and no screen, sound, or internet pass through.
Looked through the Dell troubleshooting guide and found nothing.
In a chat with a tech, they told me how to reset the dock (I don’t see this anywhere obvious on the Dell site):
- Unplug the dock from power and from the computer
- Hold the power button on the dock down for 45 seconds
- plug everything back in Read the rest of this entry »
I was having trouble with the mouse being too sensitive on my touchpad. After googling around I found this Dell page. I’ve followed the instructions (it was last updated Feb 2019), with the following changes and modifications:
16.04in all kernal and file names (e.g. in Step 3);
*in Step 5 iii in the file name
sudo gedit /usr/share/x11/xorg.conf. Read the rest of this entry »