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Update BIOS on Dell with Linux with no floppy drive, when firmware is not in the firmware-tools repository

Update BIOS on Dell with Linux with no floppy drive, when firmware is not in the firmware-tools repository

I'd like to update my BIOS on my Dell Studio XPS 1340. I have the .exe file for installing it with Windows, but I don't have Windows installed on this computer. I'm currently running Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit.

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"Edit: As ~quack pointed out below, this script uses the same repository that you reference in your question, so of course it won't work. It may be that Dell only maintains this repository for computers on which they support Linux.

Does dellbiosupdate.sh not work? It's what I've been using. Just download the shell script and run it as root. It will tell you your system info, your current bios rev, and list all available bios revs, then ask you what to do."