However there’re still some issues with the iwl driver. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. How can I get my Dell Vostro hardware to run on Linux? There are other monitoring software available that probably could take this info and show it graphically, i choose this one, you’re free to check others. I had the problem with the keyboard lost.

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Kubuntu even worked for a while when my graphics card was broken – windows would always crash 2 minutes after bootup whereas kubuntu worked for about an hour until it crashed. However there’s another problem with wirwless sound after standby mode.

Ubuntu Ibex and Jaunty with the Dell Vostro 1510

I had the problem with the keyboard lost. As Kubuntu and ubuntu are quite the same regarding hardware drivers I think, this sould also apply to ubuntu and all its derivates.

You can grab your copy here: Other way the mix of 64bit and 32bit kernels is unstable and problematic. It doesn’t recognize the wireless. Cuz i m new in linux. After the motherboard was replaced both worked again. As soon as it’s finished you’ll want to solve the Wireless and Hard Disk Drive issues.


Jamerton Dec 20, It seems that this value is directly related to the disk and battery type.

Ubuntu Linux on DELL Vostro 1510

Thank you for your useful post. Suspend mode works out-of-the-box? VGA compatible controller product: However, this was easy to do and performs well.

It works 3 times and then maybe 5 times not. At the end of the automated install you’ll be asked for language, keyboard and user data. This driver is actually depreciated by intel and is replaced by the iwl hardy’s default. I needed to install Kubuntu I have two wirelesa, please.

– Dell Vostro WiFi Problem – Ask Ubuntu

Please keep this field empty: Replace the ipw with the iwl driver. At least its working fine for me.

I was able to load the Windows drivers with a wrapper, but was provided this driver after an update. I strongly suggest you read the article featured in Bog’s signature.

Pretty close – close enuff. Alienware 17 R5 from Dell Outlet zdevilinsideDec 26, vowtro 6: It must be one of the first two depending on your architecture. I installed the just released Ubuntu 8. Maybe it was not needed? And there is no need to install it from source anyway.


Please provide me the laptop drivers in linux for this model. Just don’t work out-of-the box. The guides on this site should help.