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[Guide] Dell Inspiron 13 5378 (2-in-1) - MacOS 10.12.6

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I have this laptop running Mojave.

I disabled the touchscreen to save battery, since a single touch touchscreen is useless for me.

Everything else works fine.

Except sleep. I always get a kernel panic type 14 when waking up. I really, really can't find the kext culprit and my ram modules are fine. No problems on Windows at all.

Anybody else has had this?
 
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Updated to mojave 10.14.4. Only issue is the hdmi port does not work and causes a reboot if I plug in. I'll have to debug as I don't remember what I did to fix before.

I have this laptop running Mojave.

I disabled the touchscreen to save battery, since a single touch touchscreen is useless for me.

Everything else works fine.

Except sleep. I always get a kernel panic type 14 when waking up. I really, really can't find the kext culprit and my ram modules are fine. No problems on Windows at all.

Anybody else has had this?
 
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Getting the touchscreen to work with multi touch is actually really easy - at least in my case.

All I needed to do was install VoodooI2C.kext and VoodooI2CHID.kext to /L/E. After reboot I can scroll using a two finger swipe on touchscreen, and can move back and forth on webpages with a two finger swipe.

Edit: this is on Mojave btw. My system profiler touchscreen info looks like this (before and after kext install):
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Getting the touchscreen to work with multi touch is actually really easy - at least in my case.

All I needed to do was install VoodooI2C.kext and VoodooI2CHID.kext to /L/E. After reboot I can scroll using a two finger swipe on touchscreen, and can move back and forth on webpages with a two finger swipe.

Edit: this is on Mojave btw. My system profiler touchscreen info looks like this (before and after kext install):View attachment 407002
that's great! I have an i2c touchscreen its a bit more complicated than the usb touch devices. still works great as I have that setup running on my Asus HacBookAir. just a bit different to get up and running fully. I THINK I'm not 100 percent sure, that i2c touch has a couple more features than the usb touch. but I like the usb touch a little bit more than i2c touch, im just not big fan of MY hacbook that has usb touch device.
 

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that's great! I have an i2c touchscreen its a bit more complicated than the usb touch devices. still works great as I have that setup running on my Asus HacBookAir. just a bit different to get up and running fully. I THINK I'm not 100 percent sure, that i2c touch has a couple more features than the usb touch. but I like the usb touch a little bit more than i2c touch, im just not big fan of MY hacbook that has usb touch device.
I imagine the 7000 series has more features - do you have pen support, etc with your I2C touchscreen.

Out of curiosity, why do you prefer USB to I2C?

For me, I don't really care - I rarely use the touchscreen, but having swipe support is a nice touch.
 
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I imagine the 7000 series has more features - do you have pen support, etc with your I2C touchscreen.

Out of curiosity, why do you prefer USB to I2C?

For me, I don't really care - I rarely use the touchscreen, but having swipe support is a nice touch.
YES it supports pen! 7000 series is a monster in all aspects. has brilliant build quality and screen is beautiful. what I like most about this 1 is the under clocked 1.8 quad processor that can turbo to 4.0 giving it decent battery life with OK power. I like usb touch more than i2c because the usb drains less power and its easier to configure
 
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hey, i have the same computer but the i5 instead of the i7 and i have couple of problems, i cant get the audio to work and my screen flickers every now and then, specaally when i move icons around or when im using a browser. do you have any fixes for this?
 
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hey, i have the same computer but the i5 instead of the i7 and i have couple of problems, i cant get the audio to work and my screen flickers every now and then, specaally when i move icons around or when im using a browser. do you have any fixes for this?
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good day

before i start do i need a mac laptop to create all the tools i need or can i create using windows laptop : because if i do need a mac system i dont have a mac system so guess that would be a dead end for me

i have a DELL INSPIRON 5368 2 IN 1 running on Intel® Core™ i3-6100U

im having a hard time understanding the steps on installing the mac osx

but i did manage to install os maverick on a custom build desktyop a few years ago


thank you
 
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good day

before i start do i need a mac laptop to create all the tools i need or can i create using windows laptop : because if i do need a mac system i dont have a mac system so guess that would be a dead end for me

i have a DELL INSPIRON 5368 2 IN 1 running on Intel® Core™ i3-6100U

im having a hard time understanding the steps on installing the mac osx

but i did manage to install os maverick on a custom build desktyop a few years ago


thank you
you need a mac or a working hackintosh to create the installer
 
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