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 Many information sources will tell you to to update to the latest BIOS. This is not actually necessary but I recommend doing that anyway. Upgrading the BIOS on the XPS 13 is easy, just place the BIOS executable in the EFI partition ''/​boot/​efi''​ (Linux makes life a lot easier than Windows ;-)) and on boot you can press <F12> for the one time boot menu to choose "BIOS Flash Update"​. There you browse to the file and start flashing (don't forget to attach the power supply). Many information sources will tell you to to update to the latest BIOS. This is not actually necessary but I recommend doing that anyway. Upgrading the BIOS on the XPS 13 is easy, just place the BIOS executable in the EFI partition ''/​boot/​efi''​ (Linux makes life a lot easier than Windows ;-)) and on boot you can press <F12> for the one time boot menu to choose "BIOS Flash Update"​. There you browse to the file and start flashing (don't forget to attach the power supply).
  
-Some preliminaries are outlined in the several information sources already, I will summarize the important stuff. By the way, I always refer to BIOS when I mean the UEFI Firmware Setup because BIOS makes the language more fluent ​;-)+Some preliminaries are outlined in the several information sources already, I will summarize the important stuff. By the way, I always refer to BIOS when I mean the UEFI Firmware Setup because BIOS simply flows nicer ;-)
   * In the BIOS set the SATA operation mode to AHCI instead of RAID (when Ubuntu is pre-installed this should already be the case).   * In the BIOS set the SATA operation mode to AHCI instead of RAID (when Ubuntu is pre-installed this should already be the case).
   * In the BIOS disable Secure Boot as Debian does not (yet) support this.   * In the BIOS disable Secure Boot as Debian does not (yet) support this.
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