However, this too is not working, even though in a previous install I had been able to get this to work. It turned out that linux wanted to try and use the ipv6 internet protocol rather than just the ipv4. You should be able to connect to a WiFi network in the connection manager of your choice now NetworkManager, Wicd, etc. 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. The wireless card Dell Truemobile works with ndiswrapper. Reading the Linux Wireless b43 page which I got from the Broadcom 43xx Linux Driver page made me realize that I had to run the bfwcutter program. Sign up using Facebook.

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The video card would not do any other resolutions that the max in the drop down list x??? November 21st, 3. WiFi works fine, but wifi light won’t turn on. So, I used a usb-stick with the debs from the non-free firmware tarball. From nano, go down wirless where it says “Section “Monitor””. Hibernate requires a partition that ubkntu pre-made, make sure not to delete it. I personally never updated the BIOS, but I received the laptop second hand, so it may have been updated by the previous owner.


A sample of what it needs to look like; Quote:.

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What am I doing wrong? Not sure if that would help with I chose Ubuntu because I enjoy using the Drupal Quickstart project, which is an Ubuntu virtual machine.

Thanks – these were great instructions. I made the following changes to make this work. Wireless is occasionaly twitchy, though that may be the router rather than the laptop. Originally Posted by Caravel.

Dell Latitude D600

Man, did I feel like a noob! A bit of trouble with linux. I haven’t tried it, so I dunno if that’ll solve your problem.

wirelwss The uhci-usb module may be necessary to prevent lock-ups depending on what USB devices are attached. Tags for this Thread ddellubuntuwifi.

Dell Latitude D Yes v5. I’ve had no problem with the trackpad using Debian Lenny or Debian Squeeze.

wireless – Lubuntu on Dell Latitude D WiFi – Ask Ubuntu

After install I rebooted and went through setup of my internet connection and it started downloading updates after that and installed them which took about 15 to 20 minutes. The time now is The wireless card Intel is only The X config statement ” SendCoreEvents ” does the rest of the magic.


The reason this software is free is because you couldn’t sell it. Reloading is so much faster.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. PS, when I initially set up wicd, I did follow the instructions at http: No trouble with the onboard sound after I installed all the apt updates. Could not get the X server to work at all I tried as the video was glitchy the entire time of execution. Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. If you would like to edit this page please first view our Editing Guidelines. In the “No Internet access” section, I was guided to grab two files comprising the firmware: