Compiz works properly now, but performance is still low enough that I leave it off. Power Management Suspend and Hiberate work out of the box. Have learned to vacuum the fan regularly; this is enough to keep it cool. I’ve also written something about the compatibility issues concerning this driver and the Ubuntu Kernel. I’m still using the machine, but now running bit Ubuntu Karmic Koala. I have found Suse

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Are you new to LinuxQuestions. The time now is I have found Suse Yes, it takes some work to get all the hardware working…but well worth the effort. I’ve recently moved to Ubuntu Just be sure doing comparisons that the machine configurations are the same. Saint Amant, Acadiana Distribution: A wirleess panic, like the one described by Joseph Cheek, occured. Use d80 ipw module. Perhaps this is part of the issue? Or has the laptop’s cooling ability worsened over time? Debian Sid I’ve been running Debian Sid on the d for 8 months with very few issues.

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

I also get a bunch of Firewire errors during reading. I followed the diagnostics on the HAL website here:. BB code is On.


This is a problem with Fedora 7. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Wiki syntax is allowed: Compiz runs alright, but means no other graphics if it is enabled.

wirelees You can check it out at:. Visit the following links: 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. Edit this page Old revisions.

Launchpad Under compiz, DVD playback framerate suffers seriously if it is not the topmost window. The full screen resolution is ok, the wireless easily manages WPA2 AES in a user friendly way, suspend and resume both work flawlessly and also connecting the presentation projector finally switches dual head mode immediately – no longer need to restart X.

Ubunth details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

Dell D830 and 64-bit Ubuntu Linux 8.04

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and ubutnu many other special features. I’ve been running Debian Sid on the d for 8 months with very few issues.


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Cool, I’m glad you got it to work.

can’t connect to any wifi Dell Laitude D820

It take some work and Linux knowledge to get sound and graphics working properly and possible the wireless x830 as well. 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. Non-gripes Reportedly, Hardy Heron will default to the iwl driver which does not ltaitude the proprietary userspace daemon component.

Join our community today! I also compile a recent kernel with real-time extensions 2. I went ahead and tried the command modprobe b43 just to see if anything happened