You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I’ve now managed to type in italic?! Attempts at retyping the password or leaving it jumbled, as-is and retrying the connection does not work. I’m in Tasmania right now and that particular laptop is back in the U. I always choose Intel wifi when the choice is offered, as it was when I ordered an equivalent Dell laptop with this adapter some years back. See full activity log.

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I haven’t tested its built-in microphone. Unfortunately, I can no longer get WiFi.

GNU/Linux on a Dell Inspiron 1525

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 Last Jump to page: Join our community today! I have thought of marking this as a security vulnerability as it has forced me to make the SSID of my wireless network visible, but I suppose that is not the correct designation.

For one, the right headphone jack inspiroj not produce any output at all, so you will need to use the left jack. You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Most components and features work out of the box. Having the same problem with Ubuntu 9. Email Required, but never shown. You may get a message indicating that other packages notably the kernel wireless drivers will be upgraded as del, this should be fine.


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networking – Wifi driver not working properly dell inspiron – Ask Ubuntu

As soon as I did that, this worked. Make sure to either uninstall the ipw packages, or configure the wireless card to use the iwl module rather than the ipw module in YaST.

Thanks for your reply. Here are some pages with information on using the H sound card under Linux: April 24th, I am sorry if this breaks your perception of the way bugs should be fixed, but, while I would agree for normal software, the Linux kernel itself is a completely different animal. I reset my wireless router and set it up with a hidden SSID.

Toggle navigation Tristan Miller. Touchpad The touchpad works out of the box, though it needs some configuration. The keyboard includes three volume control buttons, four media control buttons, a “Home” button, and various Fn-key combinations.


I have the same problem, but I am using Ubuntu 9. Wireless card in Dell inspiron Includes the required uname, cat, dmesg and lspci logs Edit Broadcom Corporation BCM ArchBang, Google Android 2. Untar, compile, and install the snd-hda-intel module as follows: The modem does not show up in the YaST Hardware Information application, so I assume it is not working out of the box.

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Upgrading to the I’m sorry I didn’t mention that it still doesn’t work. When the upgrade is complete, reboot your system.

Fn-F8 switches between the local, external, and dual display modes; I haven’t tested this.