Dell Inspiron 6000 wont boot up?

Get black screen which reads Internal HDD HARD error,press F1 ands reads,No bootable devices,,Bad motherboard? Has new hard drive, ...

Ubuntu Dell inspiron 1150 wont boot

hiinstalled ubuntu 10.04 on a dell inspiron 1150. it gets to the purple boot screen then when it should be at the login the screen goes black and the keyboard/mouse go dead. You can still hear all the disks spinning and stuff. Can someone help?!?!?!?!specs:ubuntu 10.04 LTS40 gb hdd512mb ramintel 850 ...

Dell Inspiron 1000 wont Boot Correctly

When i go to boot my laptop, it wont boot correctly. what happens is that when i turn it on, the fan whurrles and the pwr light and the hdd light are on. i left it like that for a long time, and it does the same thing. Also, when i take out the CD drive, even with out powering it off, the HDD light ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 wireless woes

I need to make a Dell Inspiron 6000 dual boot with win-XP. The internal wireless card *must* work so the box can run a projector for a small school in either win or Ubuntu.The wireless card is a "1470 Dual Band WLAN Mini-PCI" by Broadcom and I have followed the how-to to the letter. I can ...

dell inspirion 6000 wont boot up

there wonder if you can help?i've got a dell pc when started shows dell icon bar but then just:no boot sector on internal hard driveno bootable devices strike f1 to retry boot, f2 for setup utilityBeen into utility setup and checked all settings are on factory default , but still nothing.Can't find ...

Dell Inspiron 1545 wont boot

My son dropped my laptop today. I have an Inspiron 1545 which, now will POST and I can get through BIOS setup with no problems. But, all it will do when trying to boot id give me the microsoft screen with the sliding bar. I'm running Vista Premium (well, was running it) SP1. I tried running the star ...

Ubuntu Can't play DVDs with Karmic Koala on my Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop

Hi. I installed Karmic Koala on my Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop and for the most part things have been great --- except for being able to play DVDs. I'm clueless on how to start with diagnosing the issue and would love some assistance if someone would be so kind.In a nutshell, if I put a DVD in the dri ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 Video Problem

All, hope someone can help with my URGENT problem:I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop using intel video drivers. I recently moved to Ubuntu and loved it! However 2 days ago I connected a projector to my laptop, and while it worked fine I found that afterwards my compiz desktop effects were broken. I ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 Random Lockups

everyone. A friend had suggested that I knock on the door of the forum for support. Sorry to bother, but I can't seem to find too much more information on my situation. I posted this on launchpad, and haven't heard anything.I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop running Intrepid. Sometimes it randomly l ...

Ubuntu grub2 does not list windows xp partition, dell inspiron 6000

I am using a Dell Inspiron 6000 computer.My computer came with Windows XP Home installed on it and I installed Ubuntu 10.04 using the 'side-by-side' partitioning option. (I tried to use the CTRL+F11 dell pc restore but I think it has stopped working since I messed with the windows partition)Within t ...

Ubuntu Broadcom/8.10/Dell Inspiron 6000

I've been trying to get my wireless working on my laptop for some time now. Here's what I've tried.With this guide (http://linuxwireless.org/en/users/Drivers/b43#firmware), it's fine until I get to the command "make", then it tells me:make: Nothing to be done for `all'.With this guide (htt ...

Ubuntu Kernel Panic -not syncing IO-APIC on Dell Inspiron 6000

Ubuntu has been chugging along quite faithfully for me on my Dell Inspiron 6000, so I decided to wipe my disk of my windows install and entirely devote myself to linux, as it were. However, I had forgotten the one strange problem I had. If i selected linux manually with the grub loader, before the t ...

Dell Inspiron 6000 - Ubuntu 11.04 - VMWare - No 3d :( Support

Just trying to get 3d enabled on my old Dell machine that was had an evil virus and destroyed my whole system...After a few tries I finally figured out how to properly install VMWare tools onto my system, but I am still unable to get 3d enabled, this is the error I managed to findGuest: vmx_fb: Disp ...

System Crash on a Dell Inspiron 6000

I am currently running Mandriva Powerpack 2006 on a Dell Inspiron 6000. I'm having a great time, expect for the fact that the system freezes up on me every once in a while. I am currently using this machine for work, so i need to solve this problem as soon as posible.From what i have read, the possi ...

DELL Inspiron 6000 - Water

My cat knocked a glass of water on my DELL Inspiron 6000 around Xmas. Now the computer will turn on and than go immediately back off. I have done the following:Completely disassembled and let everything 'dry' out overnightWas able to hook up the laptop's hard drive to my desktop system and pulled da ...

Dell Inspiron 6000 Run on Battery/Dead on AC

I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 that quit charging the other day. Thought it was the ac adapter, so I swapped the adapter with another E1505 I have at the house. Both adapters were good, the 6000 just acted as if nothing was plugged in. I replaced the power adapter port on the mother board after reading ...

Dell inspiron 6000 lid problem

i bought a dell inspiron 6000 and every time i shut the lid and re-open it the screen is all black but you can here the noise and everything. if u guys can suggest something ill be very gratefull. ...

dell inspiron 1100 wont load

my dell inspiron 1100 wont load. when i turn it on i get an error message saying "no bootable devices". can someone help me with this please ...

Ubuntu for Dell Inspiron 6000

I am trying to install ubuntu on my dell inspiron 6000 for first time.But when ever I am trying to install or try ubuntu with out install my laptop just freezes and caps lock and scroll lock light starts blinking.Please help me to install it.. ...

Video Drivers on Dell Inspiron 6000 and Fedora Core 3

I have the following configuration:- Dell Inspiron 6000 with integrated video card Intel 900- Fedora Core 3 with all updatesVideo works with Vesa but only on 1024x768 and slowI have tried installing the intel drivers from http://dri.freedesktop.org/snapshots/ as i saw on another user postsIf i take ...

Dell Inspiron 6000 Monitor Shuts off while Booting, but not in Safe Mode

Basically: 2005 Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop. Works fine, but the monitor suddenly stopped coming on while booting a few weeks ago. After tinkering with the Power Save modes, I was able to get it back up and running.Few weeks later: monitor comes on when initially booting, but shuts off as XP loads. Mu ...

My Dell Inspiron 6000 will not start.

My Dell Inspiron 6000 refuses to startup. When I press the power or the play button to turn it on, the Numbers, caps and scroll lights flash as usual. The power light and the one next to that also turns on (the light in-between the power indicator and the charger indicator) but then the numbers and ...

Dell Inspiron 6000 - Hardware Problem (I assume, need additional diagnosis.)

System Properties-Dell Inspiron 6000 (Laptop)-Intel Pentium M Processor, 1.60 GHz-512 MB of RAM-Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition: Version 2002, SP2History of Conflicts, Problems-In Late December 2005, early January 2006, the Computer Crashed (1st Time.) *Cause Unknown-We were able to gain access to ...

How to connect my laptop Dell Inspiron 6000 through wireless networking

I have been using winxp prof to surf the net just fine through my wireless networking at home. But not with KANOTIX-2005-04 live CD on the same machine (Laptop Dell Inspiron 6000) . Never be able to connect into my wireless networking even once. When I run iwconfig all were 0 and 0 nothing was detec ...

Ubuntu Can't get my dell inspiron 6000 to hook up to my TV

I can not get my ubuntu laptop to hook up to my TV.I am using the S-Video connection on both my PC and TV, and I have the TV input set to S-Video.When I go to screen resolution on ubuntu it does not have an option for me to show it on the TV. I have a dell inspiron 6000 laptop.Is there something I n ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 freezes

I recently acquired a second-hand Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop from a friend who bought a new computer. I figured this might make a good addition to my stationary computer, so I installed Karmic on it. Regular Karmic, 32-bit from the alternate install CD.I noticed that after only a few minutes of runni ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000

Hey. Im new to the world of linux.I tried running linux from the live CD so i could determine if i wanted to install it and everything seemed in order.My sound was working,wireless was working,all the stuff that i needed was there. My only issue was that it seemed really slow. I am assuming this is ...

Ubuntu Black screen after hibernation (Dell Inspiron 6000)

I upgraded to 8.04 today and not the computer can't resume from hibernation correctly. The screen remains blank (but the computer can actually be used, e.g. I can hit Ctrl+Alt+F1, login, type shutdown -r now and hit enter, and the computer actually restarts).It worked perfectly on 7.10. Any ideas? M ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 wireless connection problems

I'm relatively new at all of this, and while I have some Linux experience, I can't do it without a walthrough :).I've been trying to get wireless working on my Dell Inspiron 6000 all night now. I don't have integrated wireless but a card that I purchased from Amazon (the internal card was water-dama ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 with ati x300 and no LCD

I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 with an ATI Mobility x300, and I would like to install Jaunty. When I used the Ubuntu desktop cd the installer failed with an error about Xorg not starting. I retried using the graphics safe mode and it worked. The problem is that the current xorg.conf shows the driver as ...

Ubuntu Jaunty freezes on Dell Inspiron 6000

I have just installed Jaunty on Dell Inspiron 6000. Installation went rather well and no signficant problems with hardware has been revealed so far. However the system freezes from time to time.I have searched through the forum but I could not find any solutions. In my case caps-lock does NOT flash. ...

Ubuntu Getting crashed on Dell Inspiron 6000

I am running Ubuntu Intrepid on a Dell Inspiron 6000 with all the latest updates.Once in a while all the icons, images on the desktop get replaced with a 'X' characters, sometimes the desktop wallpaper is replaced with a white background and I am not able to use any of the menu options. The shutdown ...

Ubuntu Card readers won't mount - Dell inspiron 6000

has anyone got a fix for this problem:I have a dell inspiron 6000 with hardy on it and it won't recognise the card readers, i have tried several usb card readers, my photoframe and pluging my psp in as a msPRO reader, all the icons come up in 'computer' but when i insert a card and click the correct ...

Ubuntu No internet on Dell Inspiron 6000

all, noob here. I installed Ubuntu 10.10 on a Dell Inspiron 6000 but when I connect the ethernet cable the computer detects that the cable was connected but doesnt connect to the internet. Can anyone help me? ...

Ubuntu Wireless troubleshooting: Jaunty's Broadcom 2200BG Dell inspiron 6000

I am using Ubuntu 9.04(Jaunty) on a Dell Inspiron 6000, which has Broadcom's 2200BG wireless card.History: The thing is, couple of months ago when I was using WinXP, my wireless card somehow messed up due to a malware infection. Ever since I have not been able to fix the connection. Couple of days b ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 wireless connection problems

I'm relatively new at all of this, and while I have some Linux experience, I can't do it without a walthrough :smile:.I've been trying to get wireless working on my Dell Inspiron 6000 all night now. I don't have integrated wireless but a card that I purchased from Amazon (the internal card was water ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 - Wireless Problem

I am new to Ubuntu, but so far am loving it! I have my Dell desktop set and ready to go after getting a new wireless card. My problem is with my Dell Inspiron 6000 with a Dell Wireless 1370 WLAN Mini PCI Card. I think the issue is with it not being on. I have seen a number of threads mentioning turn ...

Ubuntu eeepc 1000he/dell inspiron 6000 not connecting to WPA personal wifi network

guys - having a problem connecting my eeepc to my home wifi network. I am using 8.10, downloaded and with the desktop from easypeasy. I would post in their forums, but they are down, AND I have been having exactly the same problem with my dell inspiron 6000 laptop that has worked with ubuntu and wif ...

Ubuntu Wireless on a Dell Inspiron 6000

I recently downloaded and installed Wubi with Xubuntu on my wife and I's Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop computer. This thing has that infamous Broadcom BCM4311 wireless card that's giving me fits. I tried the how-to article at http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=112526 but I'm still not getting much ...

Ubuntu Linksys router problem with Dell inspiron 6000

I recently upgraded my router to Linksys WRT54G2. But now I can't connect to internet using wireless. My old router ( a microsoft mn-500 ) worked really well with my ubuntu hardy disro.. My system is Dell inspiron 6000 with Ethernet controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)My r ...

Ubuntu Wep network - dell inspiron 6000

I have a dell Inspiron 6000 and recently installed ubuntu 8.04. Im trying to connect to my wireless network which has a 128-bit ASCII encryption key and is open system, but when i try to connect with these settings it tries to connect and then pops up with the password dialog box once more. Does any ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 Wireless Issues

I'm new to all this and just installed Ubuntu on my Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop with an Intel Pentium M processor and Intel PRO/Wireless 2915ABG Network Connection.I can't seem to get my wireless working.. I read through a bunch of the previous posts on how to do it but I still can't seem to get it wo ...

Ubuntu xorg.conf dell inspiron 6000 edgey alps

this is my xorg.conf file for dell inspiron 6000 it enables alps and does away with the cumbersome touchpad doubleclick, and set proper screens res. i have not tested this in feisty# File generated by xorgconfig.## Copyright 2004 The X.Org Foundation## Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, t ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 Laptop help?

I have a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop. The volume buttons work fine on the laptop, but when a speaker is plugged into the laptop, the buttons change the "master" volume, but has no effect on the speaker volume. Is there anyway to fix this? ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 touchpad issue

I have a dell inspiron 6000, and the touchpad is so sensative that even the slightest touch activates a click. Below is my current config. Its so senative is almost unuseable.. If anything i would rather disable the touchpad clicks if there isnt another solution. Thanks for the help in advance.I hav ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 6000 - INtel PRO 2200 wireless

I have read that the Intel PRO 2200BG wireless should work out of the box. I just did a clean install of Kubuntu Feisty ona friend's Dell Inspiron 6000 series laptop, and the wifi is not working.it is apparently detected, though.. How do i make it work? When i pressthe wireless button, it turns on t ...

Ubuntu Shutdown/halt problems on a Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop.

all, I'm a huge fan of Kubuntu and it has been functioning very well except for one thing. This problem has persisted for quite a while but I've been ignoring it up 'till now. The problem:At a rate of about 50% of the time, when I shut down my computer by clicking the K-Menu -> Logout -> Turn ...

Very happy with the results of Ubuntu 7.10 on my Dell Inspiron 6000. How can I help?

all, just installed Ubuntu 7.10 on my Dell inspiron 6000. Extremely happy with the results. I want to write a review for it and document how well the hardware works to help out other people searching for this model and how well Ubuntu works with it. How can I help?Basically, in previous versions of ...

Dell Inspiron 6000 - kubuntu and lm-sensors

and thanks in advance for reading this postI bought a laptop Dell Inspiron 6000 with 1 gb ram and I've installed Kubuntu 7.04. After this I've installed lm-sensors, and ksensors then I run $ sudo sensors-detectand I put YES to all optionsbut at the end the script say :Sorry, no sensors were detected ...

Ubuntu Modem Use on Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop with Feisty

I could use some help getting in touch with the modem on my Dell Inspiron 6000 laptop running Feisty.Scanmodem suggests that the modem is an "Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW". A Google search indicates that this info may actually refer to the sound card, but I don't know.I realise ...