Is it advisable to install the drivers from source over the ones that Ubuntu provided? This should be all. Make sure that you type the correct filename. Join Date Jan Beans 9. Post the solutions you found, this will make sb’s life easier in future. December 27th, 7.

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The default Ubuntu kernel includes it it seems, but it doesn’t work, it doesn’t create any devices, but lsmod does list wirrless modules This is a great howto, I would like to add that it also works on my Dell Inspiron DELL Latitude D I’ve had to adapt the boot options to get the sound working on my Dell Inspiron too, and have a suggestion for a change to your howto.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Results 1 to 10 of This part should be done slightly differently: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Expect updates since i will try to use all of my devices. This should be all. Following the instructions of the link following you should have no problems: November 19th, 2. December 27th, 7. It’s about the solutions for problems i came up after installing Ubuntu 4.


For those who don’t have internet from their laptop they can’t use “sudo apt-get” or synaptic to get the required packages, so they can find it and download it from another pc from here http: Dell Latitude D Laptop Hardware specs: For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

I hope that this will help others with same hardware as me. January 11th, 8.

I am not going to describe how to install nvidia drivers since others have made that already. Here is the solution he found: Join Date Jan Beans 9. January 16th, November 19th, 5. Join Date Nov Beans The solutions are for the devices which not worked at all or worked with wrieless.

Is it advisable to install the drivers from source over the ones that Ubuntu provided?

How do I get the wireless driver for a Dell Latitude D running – Microsoft Community

That was totally painless! I ended up having to remove the folder, since doing an ndiswrapper remove wouldn’t get rid of the stuff that installed.


Or will that only get me into more trouble? After rebooting you should have no problems with you sound. If so check volume controls in Gnome.

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Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: In order to make your wireless work you will need to install ndiswarpper because broadcom is not recognized by the kernel. Well that is all for now. November 19th, 1. Sory if something is mising but please feel free to notify me because it is a long “how to” wirelesa i might missed sth.