Home Laptops Submit a Laptop. 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. So things seem to be working, thank you for the help! Bluetooth Unlike some on the internet, I experienced no problem detecting the D’s integrated bluetooth adapter, even though I never booted Windows. I have found Suse Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon works on it – with a few problems to start with touchpad not disabling when typing, hibernation.

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A suspend to RAM doesn’t work. The time now is However, in when I had Ubuntu 9.

Can the two sets of buttons be remapped independently, giving 4 distinct physical buttons? I have the the Intel X video, so video is not too perfect. See the related resources section below for details for these cards the Dell and would probably require the ndiswrapper module. I took almost a week to find out that the latest available version of the ‘bcmwl-kernel-source’ package Version: Wifi problem in ubuntu 9.

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[SOLVED] NEWBIE Can’t get wifi with UBUNTU

I replaced the hard drive with a GB solid state drive too. Compiz works properly now, but performance is still low enough that I leave it off. Cardbus bridge rev 21 Just in case you guys haven’t got chance to update: Many Linux distributions will require you to update. Specs The pertinent details are: If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.


The HP laptop is out of warranty, has several cracks in its case, a non-working headphone jack, and has an wireleds problem recognizing the AC adapter after it has been on battery power. Wifi hotspot using wifi connection in ubuntu Or rather it does, but the LCD never comes back when I take it out of suspend.

Dell Latitude D830

I have openSuse The new machine will also allow me to develop bit emc2 for Ubuntu Hardy, hopefully allowing me to rededicate “tall” to wirelss original intended role as a replacement server machine.

This Broadcom’s open-source driver bcmwl-kernel-source was released right after on that same year, for Ubuntu 9. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Yes, it takes some work to get all the d803 working…but well worth the effort.

I also compile a recent kernel with real-time extensions 2.

I installed ubunut gutsy for D from 4GB a pen drive. Having a problem logging in? Wireless The Intel wireless chipset works out of the box with the iwl driver.

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Dell D830 and 64-bit Ubuntu Linux 8.04

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I think several vendors are now selling at about that price. Cannot play any video full screen, katitude especially not if I have compiz enabled.

Because of this you may need a external USB optical drive or some similar method to install Linux. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.