I’m back to Hardy again, stable, familiar and confident. Odd… I have tried several distros with my D Wireless is occasionaly twitchy, though that may be the router rather than the laptop. Modem not tested but didn’t work in Slackware 9. I repeated the above steps again Once installed, I cannot get the WiFi driver to work. This went on for weeks ok, maybe months.

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Join Date Jul Beans Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. The upside was that this showed that the wureless was fine. Everything detected so far, no problems with the mouse buttons.

Dell Latitude D600

So, I installed this later, but not during the initial install. Have you installed a display manager like iwreless, gdm, or nodm? HardwareSupportMachinesLaptopsDell last edited Double-clicking on the package caused the Ubuntu Software Center to install the bfwcutter, and from there I followed the steps from before.


In the installation process the screen is put black and keyboard not response, but install continue, patience. I was unable to complete a successful ubuntuu with Warty, and I looked, but was unable to find anyone else who had completed an install of Warty.

Other than that, ubuntu works great. Bug report about this: Dell D – Wireless – Newb question. After install Hoary, starts up resolution x Firewire, bluetooth not tested.

Making Wireless Work on a Dell D with Ubuntu | Rick’s Tech Talk

Find More Posts by cynwulf. You may need to update initrd-tools in the same way. When the D was sold, you could buy a floppy disk for it that could be swapped with the ejectable internal CD drive or be used as an external USB device.

Wifi on Dell Latitude D using Ubuntu The easiest way to do this is to run this file: After done there login and everything seems to work good with adobe flash allready installed to watch videos.

[SOLVED] problem with wireless on dell d

This is an option during the install that I had been given in all previous installations. I installed Ubuntu 9. It works properly now!


It lets you change some trackpad settings without restarting X. This is he only Xorg files I’ve used thoughout 6. No such device I have followed all the advice of the ipw siteand have had no luck.

If not, install it from your distro’s repository, or compile the tarball. The wireless kicked in. I had to reboot into Windows XP each time I wanted to get network access, then reboot back out into Ubuntu.

Assign those keys to their desired functionality: Since it has the Radeon M6 LY card, you’ll need to change your color depth to bit. See below for details. I’ve replaced that with my old bios hdr Disable framebuffer to make it work in xorg.