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I’m still using the machine, but now running bit Ubuntu Karmic Koala. Other than that, it seems to work fairly well. This greatly reduced the thermal problems and increased performance. I can afford to wait a little while but … tick tick tick. 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.

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Unfortunately, this means any fur, hair, or dust sucked in will get stuck on the heatsink and slowly build up over time. Ubuntu gutsy I installed ubunut gutsy for D from 4GB a pen drive. I’ve been running Debian Sid on the lstitude for 8 months with very few issues.

Dell Latitude D830

I followed the diagnostics on the HAL website here: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. 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. Register Recent changes Sitemap Login.

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon works on it – with a few problems to start with touchpad not disabling when typing, hibernation. I have openSuse You can find installation details for this driver here.


Won’t readily give this machine up, because latituve This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude D laptop.

Bluetooth is not offered as an option for the DN, either. I’ve also tried the drivers from linuxwireless to no avail. I have found Suse Just be sure doing comparisons that the machine configurations are the same.

Dell D and bit Ubuntu Linux

I latitud the diagnostics on the HAL website here:. I’ve posted, at Ask Ubuntu, some informations about the packages that should be changed in order to have the wireless card working.

In order to fix the problem I had to uninstall it and install other packages. It take some work and Linux knowledge to get sound and graphics working properly and possible the wireless controller as well.

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[ubuntu] Wireless Driver for Dell D (Dell Wireless WLAN Mini-Card)

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Compiz works properly now, but performance is still low enough that I leave it off. This worked fine on a friend’s laptop that had a similar chip.

I could not get the newer stack to work so at all so I reverted to the older stack, which is the one I used for testing Rell. I also get a bunch of Firewire errors during reading. It is one of the hottest laptops I have had ….

Wifi problem in ubuntu 9.

Dell D830 and 64-bit Ubuntu Linux 8.04

I restarted the computer, tried the “modprobe b43” command again must be run as sudo and it worked. I took almost a week to find out that the latest available version of the ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’ package Version: Cool, I’m glad you got it to work.

I bought the 80g SATA from Dell, not quite cheapest, but only slightly more than 60g, pulled it out, replaced it with a g WD from newegg.

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