Connectivity successful in the pre-packaged Windows 7 Starter Edition. Open source software only gets faster and more efficient with each release. Then you need to connect wired internet and install wireless driver. The system will suggest doing it after installing. http://linuxnewbie.net/dell-drivers/dell-drivers-for-ubuntu-11-04.html
You have to install Broadcom [[http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php|driver for wi-fi] manually for wireless, no other problems found. So this is the only one, and also only for corporate customers - the web site even says "big companies". Webcam not tested. Ultimately, Intel has failed to provide a decent workable Linux driver, either free or non-free, for its own piece of hardware. http://en.community.dell.com/forums/t/19323696.aspx
Mark February 5, 2010 at 7:27 am | Reply A typical reason people avoid Linux is that they have apps they can't live without that run on Windows. Thanks to the leagues of open source developers out there who created an amazing system, which in my opinion is clearly superior to Windows on the basis of speed, flexibility, and Doing so will enable the Nvidia chipset which will cause the screen to turn off when you enter Gnome. BIOS Version 1.0.3 and 1.0.6 These BIOS versions cripple the system: neither keyboard or trackpad work.
The easiest way to setup a dual boot configuration is to reinstall Windows 7 first with the included OS DVD and then Ubuntu second. vBulletin ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. I have a Geforce GO 7800 graphics card and had previously updates the drivers. I switched Settings>USB Mode to MSC, and then it was detected properly in Ubuntu 10.04.
Also, booting with a live usb happens after hitting repeatedly F9, otherwise W7 just reigns. Ethernet port: Needs acpi_os_name=Linux passed as a kernel parameter; See https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/297263 Wifi needs non-free driver, but works out of the box with jaunty 9.04 after the hardware drivers wizard is run. The battery status is sometimes reported incorrectly as "battery critically low" when it is not in fact low. http://www.bauer-power.net/2009/11/getting-wireless-to-work-on-dell-mini-9.html synaptic package manager complaining about all upgrades being unauthenticated, and elsewhere possible well needed warnings are simply not shown.
Sound out of speakers doesn't work but solution found at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/318942/comments/63 Compaq Mini 700EL Works very well: Wireless, suspend, hardware function buttons, sd card reader, bluetooth, webcam, power management (incl. above, audio volume and mute) * All these hotkeys work WITHOUT needing to install the "eeepc-acpi-scripts" and "rfkill" packages. * It is worth noting that the Wi-Fi enable/disable hotkey (Fn-F2) actually switch to None (default is "Normal" button). "Normal" mode for Visual Effects causes crash back to low graphics mode with no external display when screen saver activates, and on some web Very nice optimization for this device!
Connect to Ethernet. 2. http://opensourceecology.org/ubuntu-9-10-on-dell-latitude-d820/ At least one user has reported that Wi-Fi did not work out of the box with Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.10 (but did work with 9.04). Lucid Lynx Beta Model NAV50 or 532h-2807. Gateway LT2107h This was tested under UNE 10.04 Almost everything works well out of the box including the webcam, mic, headphone jack, volume, VGA out, ethernet and most of the hotkeys.
My wireless card is an intel2230. http://linuxnewbie.net/dell-drivers/dell-drivers-ubuntu-10-10.html sam March 23, 2010 at 6:39 pm | Reply Please post your Linux compatibility reviews for this product at http://ubuntuhcl.org/browse/product+dell-latitude-d820?id=502 Peter April 27, 2010 at 4:23 am | Reply Did you Just try Debian - it's not difficult as it was in the past years. Tried newer kernel and newer driver from Realtek but just not reliable.
View 6 AnswersView Related Kernel&Hardware :: Problems Installing ATI Driver For Radeon X300 Oct 7, 2009 I have installed 9.04 on one of my laptops that has a ATI Radeon X300; View 3 AnswersView Related Installation :: Ubuntu And ATI Driver Problem Oct 31, 2008 Like everyone else, I just upgrade to 8.10. Connected successfully to a different WAP using a WPA PSK. Check This Out The currenly default free gma500 driver does not realize the full hardware potential: Unity is unusable, youtube videos stutter, screen flickers, etc; if you are lucky, there is no black screen
Minor problem with Microphone not working with pulseaudio, might just be settings. You will probably find the sound in movie player is not working because the pcm level is set to zero. Implementing a fancontrol script modified for the Eee is probably a good idea.
David February 8, 2010 at 7:58 am | Reply I too have been running Ubuntu, starting with 8.04, now with 9.10, on the D820 for about 2 1/2 years now. Hotkeys: Volume, Sleep and display brightness need the asus fixes sudo gedit /etc/default/grubchange GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" as follow: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet acpi_osi=Linux acpi_backlight=vendor splash"Then update Grub installation with the command: sudo update-grubTo get the Back on the Mac, it would take an hour or more just to insert video clips into iMovie to begin editing. Like 0 Reply You have posted to a forum that requires a moderator to approve posts before they are publicly available.
On Karmic I had to remove all things broadcom (b43 et al) and install the "bcmwl-kernel-source" package ( see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bcmwl/+bug/385293 ). Bluetooth doesn't work out of the box, haven't tried to fix that yet Asus Eee PC 1008HA Works very well. I am no X-pert. http://linuxnewbie.net/dell-drivers/dell-drivers-for-ubuntu-10-04.html I have a Dell Wireless 1490 card (which uses a Broadcom chipset).
Most Commented March 12, 2009 64 Fix blue tinted video in Ubuntu September 10, 2010 41 Setup SSH access between VirtualBox Host and Guest VMs March 8, 2011 19 Install GNOME Access the terminal and update your system: $> sudo apt-get update $> sudo apt-get upgrade 4. Technorati Tags: how to,wireless,dell mini,inspiron,9,ubuntu,9.10,karmic koala,drivers,installNewer Post Older Post Home Free Ubuntu Stickers Translate Popular Posts How To Enable TLS 1.1 and TLS 1.2 in Internet Explorer Via Group Uncheck the box labeled "Allow Skype to automatically adjust my mixer level".
I was able to connect to my wireless network and all was well, until doing system updates that is. For wireless networking install the broadcom b43 restricted driver Openchrome is sufficient for browsing the internet and watching small videos HP Mini 311 Tried Ubuntu 9.10 standard edition (not UNR). This is a multifunction card slot per bug 530277. Lucid Lynx Model AO521-3530 MFG Date: May 2010 BIOS Version 1.0.1 Everything works [sound, webcam, keyboard, trackpad, ACPI buttons] except for the microphone (might be the issue with stereo mentioned on
HP Mini 2133 Works very well with 10.04 UNR. Model Acer Aspire One AO521-3782 (Lucid Lynx 64 bit desktop version) The keyboard does not work out of the box. Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Works two fingers scrolling and right click with touchpad! I wouldn't recomend the method used on the link above (for the generic Mini 110) since the kernel change breaks the filesystem and erases wireless again.
Brightness control hotkeys switch 3 steps up and down instead of one step. Seems to happen using wired ethernet connection (and does not happen on WiFi, afaict.) 2. I am installing ubuntu on a fresh HDD in my old Dell Dimension 8400. Probably the same with all synaptics touchpads in all laptops (they work like a normal touch pad) http://blog.mfabrik.com/2009/10/11/setting-up-multi-touch-scrolling-for-ubuntu-9-10-karmic-koala-linux-on-asus-eee-1005ha-netbook/ The emulation approach works with 1005p!
I haven't had a need for it either. sound works, camera works, WLAN works. Restart. 4.