This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Latitude E laptop. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Jens Erat 4, 7 20 To get video acceleration with new fc10 kernel: Dell Latitude E cannot turn on Intel wifi card Thanks for posting the fix! If you want only basic 2D graphics then it should work out of the box with current distributions. Sign up using Facebook.
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Dell Latitude E6500
I verified that it is working fine with Windows XP a different laptop with me. Brask 1, 9 I had made a fresh installation of ubuntu Putting in security seems more complicated, but you got to get the right driver working first.
Dell Latitude E cannot turn on Intel wifi card This is now solved. I think the workaround e65000 https: Works as of approx.
I am teaching a class on OSes and 20 students have the same E Dell Latitude E cannot turn on Intel wifi card. Register Recent changes Sitemap Login. Should work with current distros such as Ubuntu 9.
I have the same view to touchpads, the space it uses is for my palms. I can hibernate successfully but upon boot it ignores the saved state and just boots normally.
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For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions. Steve C 21 1. Once I took all of the steps my WiFi with no security started working at once using ifup. Anyone can help me!
Update your Ubuntu version or install it clean and in the additional drivers tab you may find the driver you are missing. The switch on the laptop is on but still Ubuntu does not wureless my wireless adapter.
Please try again now or at a later time. Restricted drivers are required for the nVidia Quadro M, and for the broadcom WiFi card, and the ones that Ubuntu suggests work just fine.
In rare of the rare case it shows sometime the wireless available with very low frequency.
On my Dell Latitude E, running sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source sudo reboot as proposed by an article on ajopaul. Works, but sometimes hangs on resume if you suspended with Fn-F1 and then open the lid to resume. After going through all these troubleshooting steps believing I had a driver problem it turns out a simple ‘ifconfig wlan0 up’ activated the card.
You might not be lacking a driver, but just may have to stop the wrong driver from loading. The guides Googling give you do not work, since they set options for Synaptics touchpads, while the E actually has an Alps touchpad. Results 1 to 7 of 7.
Sign up using Facebook. Worked for me on If you want only basic 2D graphics then it should work out of the box with current distributions.