Suspend and hibernate both work as expected. Make sure you have a configuration file! It appears to run through it but I get an error at the end. The Dell Latitude D had no issues with Linux when used with an up to date distribution. I appreciated your story. It comes with full support for all hardware out-of-the-box; the only exception being WiFi firmware.

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Wine even runs World of Warcraft- though very slowly. If you have a modular kernel and the command: I’m a big fan of LXDE as a desktop environment. Only little tweaking is required. I did not get to test much else as the display would not work correctly.

It works properly now! After some investigation, D60 learned that it somehow didn’t have a wireless card!

DVD playback and bluetooth did not. Dell Inspiron Everything seems to work except for the sound and wireless irq problems. I’ve been running BT5 R3 for years on a D Also first install using desired partitioning gave me lots of problems – finally settled on letting PClinuxOS do the partitioning while keeping an exterior HD connected where I store all docs and email.


Dell Latitude D600

It looked like it worked then, once it rebooted, the driver wouldn’t show up nor any wireless networks. So, I used a usb-stick with the debs from the non-free firmware tarball. I suffered with WIFI not automatically connecting and sometimes it would not connect unless I connected to an unsecured network 1st. No wireless card installed. Since it has the Radeon M6 LY card, you’ll need to change your color depth to bit. Wireless on Dell Wireleds For information on doing this without a windows partition, go here: The line that interests you is the one that starts with kernel.

I’m really hoping to get wicd working, but at this point, I’ll settle for getting network-manager-gnome working.

The Gnome ubumtu applet correctly identifies whether or not the AC is connected, but it says it can’t detect the battery status. Run the normal install. I had a problem with the screen dying during installation when X11 was configured.

[SOLVED] problem with wireless on dell d

No trouble with the onboard sound after I installed all the apt updates. It comes with full support for all hardware out-of-the-box; the only exception dwll WiFi firmware. Wiki syntax is allowed: A sample of what it needs to look like; Quote:.


I stumbled upon the suggestion that perhaps the Intel driver was installed but not enabled. Hopefully this post finds its way up the google ranks.

I was able to fix this by using fdisk from the bash console to delete the existing partition and adding a new one.

[SOLVED] Wifi on Dell Latitude D using Ubuntu

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Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Some models of the D include the Dell Wireless wireless controller rather than the Intel tested here.

I assume I will need to boot from the CD and then install from there?