[ubuntu-uk] Setting up a Dell Latitude D420

Kris Douglas kris at softdel.co.uk
Mon Oct 29 17:54:01 GMT 2007


On 29/10/2007, james at btguk.org <james at btguk.org> wrote:
>
> Robert,
>
> Thanks for your reply.
>
> Um, I did a fresh install of 7.10 but the wifi wont work etc. That is why
> I
> was asking for help really.
>
> Want to move away from that other operating system!!
>
> James.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Robert McWilliam" <rmcw at allmail.net>
> To: <ubuntu-uk at lists.ubuntu.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 5:38 PM
> Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Setting up a Dell Latitude D420
>
>
> > On Mon, 29 Oct 2007 16:34:25 -0000
> > <james at btguk.org> wrote:
> > > I have a Dell Latitude D420 ...
> >
> > Not really the answer you were after, but I've got a D420 and as long
> > as you go for 7.10* the installation should go off without a hitch and
> > all the hardware should work without any specialist poking required**.
> >
> > Robert
> >
> > * I had some problems with 7.04 really not liking the wireless card to
> > the extent it wouldn't boot without the wireless being switched off.
> >
> > ** I did make a change to xorg.conf to speed up the touchpad a bit, the
> > default was different from my last laptop so annoyed me. I've seen
> > mentioned in a few of the sites talking about putting linux on this
> > machine, so it might be something you'd want to do. I don't know how
> > the default behaviour under linux compares to that on windows as I
> > never had windows installed.
> >
> > ________________________________________________________
> > Robert McWilliam     rmcw at allmail.net    www.ormiret.com
> >
> > Cancer cures smoking.
> >
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I have someone in Croydon that MIGHT be able to help you... He is a Linux
guy... But I don't think he is down there for a while.

-- 
Kris Douglas
      Softdel Limited Hosting Services

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      Mail: kris at softdel.net
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