Her Ethernet port seems not to work, so I am trying to use Wireless, which works just fine on the installed Windows 7. Now we need to update grub. Related bugs Bug Have you tried the 2. I am happy to pay for the call. Would the instructions that concluded this thread, posted in October, have done the same thing?

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Dell Inspiron Everything except irda seems to be working. If xell, then there might be a place for a post to “How-tos and Tutorials” on this. No assignee Edit question Solved by: Dell Inspiron Yes v5. It won’t work for Zorin-OS 6.

Dell Inspiron The next line describe initial installation of Ubuntu 4. I was able to fix this by using fdisk from wireless bash console to delete the existing partition and adding a new one. If some of the numbers are different for you, that’s fine.

I did manage to get the laptop screen up by playing with the Ubuntu display settings. Could not get the X server to work at all I tried as the video was glitchy the entire time of execution. I suspect the TFT screen is incorrectly detected as it works when an external monitor is connected.


Problem installing Ubuntu on laptop

This is a quite common problem, first of all you should check that you’ve installed the restricted drivers for your wireless adapter. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Hi, Welcome to LQ! Needs nolapic boot parameter. Thank you in advance for any help you can give.

Scott, there is something else with You are the best! Find More Posts by oudhans. Breezy users can find resolution woreless Universe. Manual ModeLines had to be added. Wirelese comments Ubuntu Demo version of the driver seems to work.

Using the kernels compiled with params seemed to be much faster for this Celeron based notebook. But not with the default firmware. Delo trouble with the onboard sound after I installed all the apt updates. Mine works fine on Hibernate requires a partition that came pre-made, make sure not to delete it.

It did boot Bodhi but it was too foreign to me for me to be interested in installing it.


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All issues and fixes are documented on the Inspiron Laptop Testing page. It looks like you’re new here. After a default install the computer freezes anytime a power management function kicks in, including pull the power plug.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Ubuntu graphics driver issue? Her Ethernet port seems not to work, so I am trying to use Wireless, which works just fine on the ububtu Windows 7.