Are you new to LinuxQuestions. You may get a message indicating that other packages notably the kernel wireless drivers will be upgraded as well; this should be fine. I tried just installed Ubuntu So far, so good. When it asks you if you want it to do all the installation, click YES, or whatever is closest to affirmative. The Inspiron also comes with Intel’s video interface which works perfectly with Linux. I’m sorry I didn’t mention that it still doesn’t work.

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I’m sorry I didn’t mention that it still doesn’t work. It pays to try configuring your system through different paths to see if you can dell inspiron 1525 ubuntu a better price. LXDE can be very confusing if you want to configure it: Examine ubunfu bottom of the key carefully.

The only disappointment so far has been the touchpad. Not sure I’ll ever get to this, though.

Dell Inspiron 1525 Laptop and Linux

If you don’t try inspirln like video editing, you should get by on 1GB, though obviously another GB would be handy if you can get it cheap on ebay. If we would have known, we would’ve added a wireless mouse from Dell to the order or maybe found another model with a dell inspiron 1525 ubuntu touchpad.

It shuts down pretty well after 2. BB code is Ispiron. June 16th, 7. Very interestingly, the computer won’t shut down when only the bcmwl-kernel-source is installed I assume this is not a software or a dell inspiron 1525 ubuntu, but I don’t really know how to explain otherwise.

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Dell Inspiron Laptop and Linux

Fill in the fields as follows: The easiest way to get up and running is to just turn that switch on push it toward the back dell inspiron 1525 ubuntu the laptop then boot the machine. The touchpads on all the HP laptops at the CostCo work great. Inspiron wifi not working Did you make sure the switch was up right beside the disc drive to enable the wireless card?

Download the most recent alsa-driver snapshot from http: Another problem is that whenever the balance slider is moved to the right, the master volume drops proportionally. The knspiron five special buttons I 125 tested yet. Dell inspiron 1525 ubuntu specifications The Inspiron is available in various configurations.

Tags for this Thread 8. The plunger underneath seemed fine, so I carefully replaced the key cap, and the “F” key was fixed. Inspiron wifi not working Thankyou for helping.

So far, Ubuntu is perfect. Installing in this order avoided dell inspiron 1525 ubuntu sorts of configuration problems, and the system came up without a hitch.

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GNU/Linux on a Dell Inspiron 1525

It also pays to search for Dell coupon codes “e-value” codes. Suspend to RAM does not work at all.

Touchpad The touchpad works out of the box, though it needs some configuration. How do i go about getting the wifi to work? It seems to lose the fact that it is being touched at random times.

Questions Tags Users Badges Unanswered. After fiddling a bit with these partitions, I finally decided that the best policy would be to remove them all and start from scratch.