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Started by Habesque , May 22 2015 08:49 PM Please log in to reply 8 replies to this topic #1 Habesque Habesque Members 74 posts OFFLINE Gender:Not Telling Location:England, UK [email protected] DavidMXG, 2008/01/21 08:38 hard drive use “For the hard drive in the Inspiron 1501 to be detected while installing Linux, you will likely need to use the boot parameter 'all-generic-ide'. Dell usually uses Broadcom based wireless chipsets in its laptops. The mkdir & cp commands worked fine, I could see through Files.
UNLESS a non-proprietary driver is produced by either Broadcom, or some hacker. Presumably they'll fix this soon. Drag and drop it to the desktop of the Ubuntu machine.
Name: E-Mail: Enter your comment. You could also try puppy Linux. y (Reading database ... 157292 files and directories currently installed.) Removing bcmwl-kernel-source ... Dell Inspiron 1501 Release Date wireless share|improve this question edited Jul 21 '13 at 15:20 gertvdijk 41.9k17116192 asked Jul 21 '13 at 14:35 Katie Davis 20116 Add the results of lspci | Network to
Re: Dell Inspiron 1501 + Ubuntu 13.04 = WIFI doesn't work Glad to hear you are up and running, if you are satisfied with the results,please take the time to mark Dell Inspiron 1501 Wireless Driver asked 3 years, 10 months ago viewed 22,526 times active 9 months ago Blog New Kids on the Block: Understanding Developers Entering the Workforce Today Linked 239 Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers Internet Print This Like (1 like) mfillpot | January 15, 2012 To answer your question we will need more information. Same with the Fedore 8 KDE LiveCD too. 1.
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Puppy Linux I ran xfce recently and loved it, hope you check it out. Need to get 3,943 kB of archives. arman, 2008/01/24 09:40 ati radeon xpress r200 and linux conflict i can not install linux redhat on dell inspiron 1501 ati radeon r200 xpress .i can use only in text mode.
Do you need help with this? The procedure for this has changed a bit lately; here's what it was for me: $ su - # cd /tmp # wget http://downloads.openwrt.org/sources/broadcom-wl-188.8.131.52.tar.bz2 # tar -xf broadcom-wl-184.108.40.206.tar.bz2 # cd broadcom-wl-220.127.116.11.tar.bz2 Dell Inspiron 1501 Best Linux Distro Linux - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit. Dell Inspiron 1501 Specs best luck when "create new wireless network" used to set up (sometimes had to set up more than one time before it stuck, but...).
And the card, I will look into that-thanks, Edited by Habesque, 22 May 2015 - 11:10 PM. At this stage, I didn't bother checking if Windows Vista still booted - I left that for later. (It didn't, but it was fixable, using the Windows Vista recovery CD; however During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen. weblink If not I will download XFCE ' Qianna ' tommorrow night when my net is free again.
Resize the Windows Vista partition This step is only necessary if you want to keep the Windows Vista installation. Linux Mint Download This is Linux on steroids LOL. Unfortunately this can be quite tricky for new Linux users.
That's what I did when I hit this problem 18 months ago. Linux - Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64bit. Code: sudo apt-get upgrade sudo modprobe -rfv dell_wmi sudo apt-get install --reinstall linux-firmware-nonfree sudo modprobe -rfv b43 sudo modprobe b43 thanks. As an assocciated note, During the process of the last couple of days of trying to get the wifi working I had tried three different cables to connect to the Internet.
So, besides the other problems I've mentioned above, trying to do the updates and other stuff through a seemingly defective Internet connect added additional challenges. All the distros correctly recognise my wireless router but I need a wired connection in order to browse the Net. result of lspci -nnk | grep -i net is 05:00.0 Network controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11b/g WLAN [14e4:4311] (rev 01) 08:00.0 Ethernet controller : Broadcom Corporation BCM 4401-B0 100 Base-TX http://jcibook.net/dell-inspiron/dell-1501-drivers-xp.html Try as many distros as you can and see what works best with your machine and for you.
I'd appreciate any help, but please remember I'm new. What more can you ask for. It sounds like the driver for your wired connection is not in the linux kernel, so we will need to know what wired card is in use. Creating a matrix from the determinants of submatices of a given square matrix Why did Vader passively accept to be killed and replaced at Palpatine's command?
I don't know if it was something wrong with my computer, or Ubuntu, or what. Similar questions to look into: Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers BCM4311 Wireless Not Working with Drivers Installed Getting Wireless to Work, Dell Inspiron E1505 (bcm4311) and look for more using BCM4311 in User contributions on this site are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 4.0 International License.