Well, I did a fresh install gnome this time and still no luck. At the time the psmouse driver is loaded: Fresh install of Fedora 14 works very well. The Inspiron comes with a x screen by default, but it will set your screen to x and won’t give you the option to change it under screen resolution. I will you advise to change the driver in xorg. The Gnome battery applet correctly identifies whether or not the AC is connected, but it says it can’t detect the battery status.

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I’m back to Hardy again, stable, familiar and confident.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D600 with Ubuntu

Dell Inspiron Yes Wake-from-suspend is broken, hibernate untested. It appears to run through it but I get eell error at the end. Dell Precision M70 Yes v5.

Kali boots to a prompt but now I’m stuck, how do you start the desktop there’s no ‘startx’ d6000 that I am aware of? On a terminal, execute: The mousepad worked fine in windows xp on this laptop.

wireless – Lubuntu on Dell Latitude D WiFi – Ask Ubuntu

Wiki syntax is allowed: Needs nolapic boot parameter. I just noticed that the comment system screwed something up. Join Date Apr Beans 1.


HardwareSupportMachinesLaptopsDell last edited I’ll just try to fix it and if I ever get it working, I’ll definitely leave it this time.

Also, the best I can get is xbut the computer’s supposed to go up to x Getting to work multimedia keys: Anyway, hopefully this will give some information as to what I should do.

The Additional Drivers window doesn’t show it either. Thank you for this helpful article. Breezy users can find resolution in Universe. Have you tried installing the proprietary drivers from ATI? No idea what it means or how to rectify it.

Activating Wireless on Dell Latitude D with Ubuntu – David Whelan

I found a firmware package in Synaptic that sped things up a bit, but also messed up how some 3D models are displayed. Hibernate requires a partition that came pre-made, make sure not to delete it.

The laptop stays pretty busy, but hasn’t hiccoughed yet. Parted asserts a couple of times in a function related to getting the partition geometry. 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.


That’s different from the Fedora 12 install which went well but the laptop suffered from the poor input driver for the missing mouse button events.

Type in at boot: Demo version of the driver seems to work. Dell D – Wireless – Newb question.

It has come to my attention that r600 people have been having problems with the power management on this laptop. But it would never connect. Intel ProWireless on Hoary works out of the box.

Dell Latitude D600

Tags dlaptopsqueezewireless Thread Tools. Other than that, ubuntu works great. Wireless is occasionaly twitchy, though that may be the router rather than the laptop.