You cannot use MX yet. About others – I have no idea. Gentoo not detecting wifi on Dell Latitude E Took about an hour to download and install. So I installed ubuntu 9. I’m running Ubuntu 8.

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What do you think? Also, it’s occasionally prone to breakage, so if you are unfamiliar with Linux, it may break at the wrong moment and take you a while to sort it out.

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With the 9-cell battery, I am getting just over 4 hours of battery life, which feels like plenty to me. Open up your chassis, clean the fan and the vent, thoroughly. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. About others – I have lniux idea. Alternatively, you could also explore Linux distributions “distros” based on Ubuntu, such as Linux Mint.

Have you run any tests to see if those problems happen to you?

I absolutely hate my Dell Latitude E this time. I cannot say the same about the built in modem. Fresh install of What battery life are you getting out of this under Ubuntu? It has vista and a xp downgrade included, but I went the linux way. When I select to test Ubuntu live 9. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.


In Windows, I am using RMClock utility to disable automatic cpu throttling and use just cpu p-states power management. The webcam and microphone are working perfectly, as well as the volume control buttons. Please, be careful of packages architecture The packages architecture you will choose must be same as your Ubuntu architecture. If you need to reset your password, click here. If there is a way to connect to the Internet, you can install the following packages in order to use wireless connections.

And then there is a very high cheeping, uhm! First, the fan problem is related to the nvidia drivers.

Just adding that Ubuntu View more delll at Linux Wiki Guides. What can I say? The wireless card, max resolution on the monitor — all good. I can’t get my webcam to work on my Latitude E Oh, I forgot to mention above that the wireless works out of the box in Intrepid ubuntu 8.


Thank you in advance. I’ve googled to figure out a solution for the fan problem, but I could not find anything that works yet. 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. You can install i3, deell it’s a bit more complex on Ubuntu than on Arch If wanting a Ubuntu Base that you are used to.

If you want something more polished, Linux Mint Mate might be a good choice.

Dell Latitude E6400

View LQ Wiki Contributions. When installed, the optical drive e4600 recognized as a drive. This guide is intended to provide you details on how well this laptop works with Linux and which modules you need to configure.