Old Dell Inspiron 1501 - which ditro should I use? « on: May 30, 2013, 03:05:43 pm » I've got my father's old laptop on front of me now. In some distributions, such as Ubuntu, you will need to add pci=nomsi to your boot options for the system to boot properly. Completely new computer. Not the answer you're looking for? navigate here
what's the verb to say a good guy becoming a bad guy in English? Re: Old Dell Inspiron 1501 - which ditro should I use? « Reply #5 on: June 26, 2013, 09:22:49 am » I tried out a few. The windows driver is available from Dell's website. Yes that's fine, Try it out, Most people try a few Linux distros before settling on 2 or 3 to use.
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MickeyLEE, 2010/02/28 00:46 I have just installed Linux 7 on my dell with the same config. Use the cutter above if you feel it will work, however if it doesn't just copy all of the files for your card into a brand new directory I'll put the you'll get MORE distros than respondents -- « Last Edit: May 30, 2013, 07:46:33 pm by Mark Greaves (PCNetSpec) » Logged WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root'logging in as Linux Mint Download Print This Page Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.
If so, then repeat: sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source –chili555 Jul 23 '13 at 20:15 Now check to see if the firmware is in place: ls /lib/firmware/b43 Are there Does the wheat? linlap Ed Houseman Jr., 2013/12/28 04:41 Do you have the multi color vertical lines on boot? https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/577071/dell-inspiron-1501-which-linux/ it's another entirely to type up text instructions without using jargon, and expect it to be crystal clear, precise, and leave no room for user "interpretation" (believe me, there's nothing more
By the way I'm using a Laptop Dell Inspiron 1501, AMD Turion64x2, 1gb RAM, 60gb HD, ATI Radeon Xpress 1150, Dell Wireless 1390 WLAN Mini-Card(WIFI), Broadcom 440x 10/100 Integrated Controller(LAN). What's the difference between the exclamations "what" and "how" The sequence is too meta Can I use Divine Intervention or Wish to regain Wish? The time now is 01:50 AM. Adv Reply Quick Navigation New to Ubuntu Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums The Ubuntu Forum Community Ubuntu Official Flavours Support New
Is the driver we don't want wl listed? you could check here Thanks for the help. Dell Inspiron 1501 Best Linux Distro Peter Murray, 2013/12/12 21:31 I am running Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit successfully on my Inspiron 1501. Dell Inspiron 1501 Specs Using the site is easy and fun.
The sequence is too meta How is a blind character working at film developer lab? http://linuxnewbie.net/dell-inspiron/dell-inspiron-1501-linux-wireless-driver.html And the card, I will look into that-thanks, Edited by Habesque, 22 May 2015 - 11:10 PM. Its really slow my Laptop Specs are as followsInspiron 1501AMD Turion 64x2 TL-50 1600mhz1 gb memory60gb Harddrive SATAWindows Vista Basic I would be creating 2 partitions 1 for vista the other for OUW744 ( Socket M2/S1G1 ).Motherboard Chipset : ATI Xpress 200 ( RS480 )Graphics : ATI Radeon Express 1150Storage : 111GB Western Digital WDC WD1200BEVS-75USTO ( SATA), WD ScorpioOptical Drive : HL-DT-ST Puppy Linux
From the commnad line its /usr/bin/jockey-gtk Hope this helps. arman, 2008/01/24 09:40 ati radeon xpress r200 and linux conflict i can not install linux redhat on dell inspiron 1501 ati radeon r200 xpress .i can use only in text mode. You may like to view our Configuring an ATI graphics chip guide for installation instructions. his comment is here Give this a look, I have a Dell Inspiron 1150 with the chip listed and it worked for me.
I need to buy an ethernet cable before I can go any further...! I believe there are also some links to some patches to issues similar to yours, the patches didn't work for me but getting the right modules running properly fixed my issues, Linux has transformed my home network, it was highly unreliable under Win7, it just works under Linux.
Efficient way to align columns in cases environment Reasons to place a time limit on entering login credentials? rlucas Jr. Upon reboot the card worked beautifully share|improve this answer answered Apr 30 '11 at 18:38 Reuben Swartz 1,079715 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote What worked for me, was Unfortunately this can be quite tricky for new Linux users.
It has an AMD Turion 64 Mobile TK-53 CPU, 2 Gb of RAM, and a 112 Gb hard drive. it would be a pity (and occasionally impossible) not to use it Logged WARNING: You are logged into reality as 'root'logging in as 'insane' is the only safe option.pcnetspec.co.uk rlucas Jr. share|improve this answer edited Aug 11 '12 at 15:33 Peachy 4,42852741 answered Aug 11 '12 at 15:23 Daniel 1 Welcome to AskUbuntu! For help, knowledge, and fellowship.
About 5 Gb of free space should be plenty spare. My PC Specifications My Samsung Specs My Laptop specs- coming soon! Select Articles, Forum, or Blog. Also ,XFCE and Cinnamon and MATE are just the interface that is used.As others have said,you should try several distros LIVE before you make a choice!
Please get a temporary wired ethernet connection and do: sudo apt-get remove --purge bcmwl-kernel-source sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree Reboot and let us hear your report. SMF 2.0.13 | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines Thing by Nolt XHTML RSS WAP2 DISCLAIMER Link to Gareth's Blog Link to Kath's Blog SimplePortal 2.3.3 © 2008-2010, SimplePortal I researched that OpenSUSE was much better for really old systems. sudo mkdir /lib/firmware/b43 sudo cp Desktop/b43/* /lib/firmware/b43 Now we'll unload the driver and reload it so it sees and uses the new firmware: sudo modprobe -r b43 && sudo modprobe b43
Home Forum Help Search Calendar Media Blog Login Register The Linux Community Forum» The Forums» General Discussion» Old Dell Inspiron 1501 - which ditro should I use? « previous next » The procedure for this has changed a bit lately; here's what it was for me: $ su - # cd /tmp # wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/sources/broadcom-wl-22.214.171.124.tar.bz2 # tar -xf broadcom-wl-126.96.36.199.tar.bz2 # cd broadcom-wl-188.8.131.52.tar.bz2 However to optimize for your hardware likely requires specific knowledge from someone with identical old hardware who has taken the time to research this and test this.