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Presumably the bottom edge is supposed to act like a ubuntj scrollwheel, but the default mapping seems to instead be Alt-Left and Alt-Right, which causes no end of grief in web browsers. April 24th, 6. This was the result of lspci grep Network. Upgrading to the Untar, compile, and install the snd-hda-intel module as follows: Email Required, but never shown. Another option is to spend a few bucks on a well-supported Intel wifi adapter for the Inspiron.

Can somebody please help me? Touchpad The touchpad works out of the box, though it needs some configuration.

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

Please have the courtesy to check for responses and thank ubkntu people who helped you. Sign up using Email and Password. This seemed to work at first, and the hardware switch is fully functional, and the led is on, but I can’t see any wifi showing up, either if I look from the terminal or the GUI.


However, upgrading to a more recent version of iwl iwlwifi-kmp-default In the Search box, type “kernel-default” and press Enter. All times are GMT April 24th, 8. Dell Inspiron Ubuntu 8. Also, I tried the Windows Key thing. I avoid Broadcoms like the plague given their proprietary nonsense.

After the new install the OS can’t detect my wifi card. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.


If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. 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.

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If this doesn’t work, let’s find out what card you have; Could you open up a terminal and run Code:. The right edge of the touchpad acts like a vertical scrollwheel. The scripting language is the terminal.

Fn-F8 switches between the local, external, and dual display modes; I haven’t tested this. Results 1 to 10 of Thanks, I don’t have an ethernet cable right now so I will probably have to wait.


If you don’t get any sound yet, or if it is coming out of the left channel only, then run the following command: I kept pressing it but nothing was happening? Find More Posts by a13x They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Broadcom Corporation BCM Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free.