For all of these steps, I was connected to my router via an Ethernet cable. These laptop tests are now out of date, for newer tests see the Laptop Testing Team pages Notes on installation and compatibility of Ubuntu with Dell laptop computers. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. The easiest way to do this is to run this file: Dell Latitude D Yes v5. It can be obtained from http:

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I particularly like how it enables the ability the scroll by using two fingers on the trackpad.

Dell Latitude D600

Instead I had to create a new xorg. Type in at boot: Everything works fine without modification in the console.

Well, I can’t delll Fedora 12 or Ubuntu 9. Update … PClinuxOS kde installed fine and I ran it for about six months but only for about a month at a time, when it would begin freezing constantly, to the point where I could not get any work done. I thought I was stuck, but it turned out that I still needed to download the firmware!


By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. I’ll just try to fix wirleess and if I ever get it working, I’ll definitely leave it this time.

Activating Wireless on Dell Latitude D with Ubuntu – David Whelan

DVD playback and bluetooth did not. TV-out may need atitvoutuntested. January 6th, 7. Dell Latitude X1 Yes everything works 7. A few glitches ububtu to the development status of Dapper, but nothing Dell-specific May Details Dell Inspiron This is installation instructions for Hoary.

Suspend s3 even works out of the box!

The screen was being turned off, but the chvt 12 ws switching to virtual terminal 12 which also turned the light back on. On some newer models, turn off VGA scaling in Bios to get installer framebuffer to work.

It appears that RedHat got everything together. I have the same problem with the touchpad using Debian Squeeze.

Activating Wireless on Dell Latitude D610 with Ubuntu

Added Modeline “x” I ubuntj Ubuntu 9. By invoking modprobe ipwI have been able to get the wireless driver to connect. Make sure you have a configuration file! All times are GMT All that time fighting with software, and the problem ended up being that I just had to press the proverbial power button.


I didn’t see it either, but found it by googling, in this case, this wireleas, just so happened, pretty quickly.

Dell Latitude D [Linux Laptop Wiki]

February 2nd, ubumtu. Then install the wireless driver as above and you are good-to-go. November 14th, 1.

Im running on dell latitude c Using your internet capable computer Download these packages to your flash drive: Keep up the good work and Thank you once again for your excellent knowledge.

It comes with full support for all hardware out-of-the-box; the only exception being WiFi firmware.

The laptop stays pretty busy, but hasn’t hiccoughed yet. I think the part number is FDDM