I quickly found Ubuntu’s community page on wifi drivers , and after identifying my card via lspci , I followed the section for the b43 driver. ERROR while getting interface flags: The result of iwconfig is this: Using debian jessie bare install well not really bare but just console Help would be apreceated thanks all. There for change the Driver under Device to fglrx but first pleace install the ati-drivers from the restricted deb repository. Of course I had to use the forcepae switch. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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A few glitches related to the development status of Dapper, but nothing Dell-specific May In the installation process the screen is put black and keyboard not response, but install continue, patience. I rebooted in recovery mode and “ran dpkg-reconfigure -plow xserver-xfree86” and changed my video settings to bit, with Vertical Refresh rate betweenand all seems fine.

Compiz video has become unreliable with the upgrade from Mint 7 to Mint 8 which is based on Ubuntu karmic, I believe. Join Date Oct Beans Then installed Dapper Drake Flight 5 and updated to the latest fixes though the maximum resolution would only reach x XGAand the Inspiron is a wide screen display model.


They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Run resolution to activate x resolution. Failed to power on the adapter.

Dell Latitude D [Linux Laptop Wiki]

No such device I have followed all the advice of the ipw siteand have had no luck. Can’t install Ubuntu 9.

I’ve had no problem with the trackpad using Debian Lenny or Debian Squeeze. In doing so, I made sure that the Wirelless key was allowing wireless.

Activating Wireless on Dell Latitude D610 with Ubuntu

That page also has some other useful information if you do not have success with these install instructions. Double-clicking on the package caused the Ubuntu Software Center to install the bfwcutter, and from there I followed the steps from before.

DVD playback and bluetooth did not. I’m back to Hardy again, stable, familiar and confident.

There are reports that noapic is also needed at install time. Popular Guides Preparing your system for Linux. Upgraded to 2GB max and could not believe the difference, completely different machine.

Dell Latitude D600

I just tried installing Fedora 13 and though the OS installed and seemed to boot fine, I have random freezes that prevent the laptop from running long enough to even get the first set of updates installed. Hard drive spin-down on default settings is more frequent than normal. All times are GMT Open Source Consulting Domain Registration.

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Just spent the past four hours getting Ubuntu Mar Dell Inspiron Yes v5. I just recently installed lubuntu It has come to my attention that some people have been having problems with the power management on this laptop. CPU frequency scaling not supported.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D with Ubuntu | Rick’s Tech Talk

Other than that, pretty much the same as with D Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Install the package ndiswrapper and follow the installation description on their homepage at http: Make sure you have a configuration file!

In the “No Internet access” section, I was guided to grab two files comprising the firmware: Phoenix Jbuntu has been running so well for many months now that I installed it on a 2nd D and both are singing, with 3D only in panel icons.