Installing linux apps on chromebook. Having a problem logging in? Dell Inspiron specs do not show a wireless chipset. Find More Posts by frankbell View Blog. On some newer models, turn off VGA scaling in Bios to get installer framebuffer to work. I rebooted in recovery mode and “ran dpkg-reconfigure -plow xserver-xfree86” and changed my video settings to bit, with Vertical Refresh rate between , and all seems fine.

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Wireless ipw work out of the box except wpa, you have to manually install wpasupplicant. Install the package resolution for fix X. Have you tried the 2. Please post the network information to helps us help you.

[ubuntu] Wireless “Disabled” w/Dell Inspiron

It fixed a similar problem for someone else CarlosJHernandez Works fine with 2. I have that exact laptop. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

I personally never updated the BIOS, but I received the laptop second hand, so it may have been updated by the previous owner. Since I ubuntuu not installing Ubuntu not my computerjust trying out the Live CD, anything that involves making a change and rebooting presumably will not work.

Problem installing Ubuntu on laptop

I would recommend you read the following: I have just started testing so there could be other problems, sound seems to work, DVD drive is available, onboard LAN works, most power saving features seem to work battery life is good CategoryLaptop HardwareSupportMachinesLaptopsDell last edited I haven’t had any problems with that on any of the s I have installed Ubuntu on, but if you have and know how to fix it, update this accordingly.


If I have left out any important details please let me know what you need and I will try to provide. Dell Device f Control: I can’t tell if any sort of CPU throttling is working properly, but it’s not an issue for me. Thread starter Blintok Start date Oct 1, Sign up using Facebook.

NAS4Free on Intell sse headless install. I suggest that you look at ‘ How to Ask Questions the Smart Way ‘ so in the future your queries provide information that will aid us in diagnosis of the problem or query. And ofc, wireleds youtube video I did about it.

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I was in my office earlier this week and was looking at that old laptop sitting on my book shelf — it has been there for a little over 3 years — collecting dust. The Gnome battery applet correctly identifies whether or not the AC is connected, but it says it can’t detect the battery status.


The keyring password is to encrypt the keyring which stores your passwords. Delete everything after that and replace it with the following which was generated by Red Hat Fedora Core: InI became interested in Linux and began tinkering with it on a netbook testbed. Intel ProWireless on Hoary works out of the box. I would recommend you read the following:. Dell Precision M60 Yes v5.

I did not get to test much else as the display would not work correctly. DVD playback and bluetooth did not. It should work on mint. Install the package ndiswrapper and follow the installation description on their homepage at http: Asked by Sanford Moser on There is also at set of native drivers which are available here, but these have note been tested yet.

You can review our Configuring the ndiswrapper module for information on how to use this driver.

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