Big problem for installing Ubuntu on Dell OPTIPLEX 790

Recently I got a new desktop DELL OPTIPLEX 790. According to official documentation(http://www.ubuntu.com/certification/hardware/201011-6872:201011-6873),the only version that works for 790 is Ubuntu 11..When I installed lower versions(such as 10.04,9.04), the screen display is totally messed up tha ...

Ubuntu Can't find network adapter on Dell Optiplex 790

I'd like to use the LTS release (so 10.04 at the moment), but when I install it on a new Dell Optiplex 790 it appears it doesn't include the right driver for the on-board Ethernet adapter. I've been able to get the network going using a USB adapter, and I've already done the apt-get update/upgrade t ...

Dell Optiplex GX150 rebooting itself

I bought this machine about 2 weeks ago and it was working fine until yesterday. Each time I turn on the machine it brings up the boot menu list (safe mode, Last known good config, etc.) I have selected every option on the list and all it does is reboot itself. It brings up the Windows XP load scree ...

Ubuntu Block font on Dell Optiplex GX260

I am trying to install 9.10 on a Dell Optiplex GX260, all the graphics on both live CD and installer loads fine but the physical text is just blocks, any ideas how to get around this I tried changing fonts as well but with no luck. Everything else works perfectly. The live CD works fine in safe grap ...

Xubuntu 8.10 on Dell Optiplex SX270 video problems

I have installed Xubuntu 8.10 on a Dell Optiplex SX270. I had to use the video safe mode because Xubuntu doesn't recognize my graphics card. It is an Intel 82845G on board graphics processor. When I go to look at hardware drivers, there are none. When I go to change screen resolution there are no ch ...

Ubuntu Dell optiplex gx270 install problem

This is a general install question . I have installed all versions of linux on many generic home brew computers in the past with a few minor problems. I can not get the live cd to work on this Dell optiplex gx270 . I have had the same problem with an older IBM computer at work as well. THe linuxes s ...

Ubuntu Gusty Live CD not working in an Dell Optiplex 320

My newly burn 7.10-Desktop-64amd, (or Gusty) is not going live...I get the initial menu ok, the splash screen appears ok, and then after a bit, blank, and nothing.System: Dell Optiplex 320Any ideas?I tried aswell with the safe graphics mode, same result.Thnaks in advance,Jofre. ...

Ubuntu SOLVED- No graphics - Dell Optiplex (PCI Graphics card)

Dell Optiplex GX110 ( PIII )This model has bios as follows: NVIDIA TNT2 model 64 VGA BIOSVersion 2.05.17.02.01(bios revision 05)It has on board Intel (i810) graphics and also an installed PCI Graphics Card. Problems of no graphics at all were resolved by finding and inserting appropriate values for ...

Ubuntu Dell OptiPlex GX1 fails to boot after 7.04 upgrade to 7.10

This system ran adequately for several months with Ubuntu 7.04. I upgraded to 7.10 and now it will not boot. Details below. I used this system mostly as a server for music files, and all data is safe, so I'm not too stressed. Suggestions appreciated. Thanks.Jerry Fehribach-----Dell OptiPlex GX1 350M ...

Has anyone installed Debian on Dell OptiPlex SX 280?

I am looking for a small footprint PC to use as a Debian desktop. The Dell OptiPlex SX280 looks about the right spec for what I want. Just wondering if anyone out there has tried a Debian install on this system. Recomendations for alternative hardware is also appreciated. ...

Installing debian on a Dell Optiplex GX280

I am trying to install Debian on a Dell Optiplex GX280 and I cannot find a Xserver to work for the Intel 910gl video card. I tried the i810 because there is no i910. Is there an alternate that may work? ...

Dell optiplex gx1/ won't reconize CD-RW

anyone have any idea why a Dell optiplex gx1 600MHz[model year 1999] won't reconise a 48x LG burner,no matter what way I configure it .CD-RW works in other computer . ...

DonnyG puzzled by Dell OptiPlex GX150 Setup

I am new to these forums. I have 30 years in the IT field starting as a IBM 1401 operator then programmer, then an application programmer, then a technical support person (both hardware and software) and have done both hardware and software maintenance on a number of hardware platforms (mainly mini ...

Dell Optiplex GX620 blue screen crashes

I have a crashing problem with my computer. It’s a Dell Optiplex GX620Pentium 4, 3.4GHz, 1GB RAMWindows XP Professional version 2002, SP2.The computer died so Dell technician replaced the mother board and I also had to format the hard drive. Since then I had this problem: at least ones a day it cr ...

OpenDarwin 7.2.1 on Dell Optiplex GX1

Does anyone know how to run OpenDarwin 7.2.1 on Dell Optiplex GX1?:!: ...

SUSE 10.1 & Dell Optiplex GX400

I have downloaded and burned the .iso files to a CD/RW disc. However, I get the following error when my Dell (Optiplex GX400) boots from my CD drive:isolinux: Disk error 01: AX=4200, drive 82Any help is greatly appreciated! ...

Dell Optiplex GX270 not Booting, Floppy Drive Clickin

Dell optiplex GX270 wont boot floppy drive clicks on push of the start button with both the light in the power button flashing and the light to the right of it flashing green.the screen does not even come on.I disconnect5ed everything including taking out the video card. when i would turn on the com ...

dell optiplex 520

i am an IT officer for a small computer and we have been using the dell optiplex machines for sometime now but we are now facing some problems with the machines and i really need help. i have tried removing the RAM, checking the power supply and bios but these problems still holds. please someone sh ...

Ubuntu Dell Optiplex GX110 password

Ok, I know this isn't exactly an Ubuntu question, but I'm completely new to this and trying my hardest to do this without calling my cousin. I bought a Dell Optiplex GX110 a few months ago and it already came with Ubuntu 9.[something]. I desperately need to update it, but I don't have a password. My ...

Dell optiplex 150

HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Dell Optiplex 150, computer only recognises Primary channel for hd and doesnt pick up the cd rom, tried several cd roms and still the same, it only comes up as unknown device, got bios A05, any help much appreciated before it goes in bin loltiaWayne ...

Ubuntu Dell OptiPlex GX280

I am in an IT Essentials class at school, and we did a section on Operating Systems and we installed Windows XP SP3 on 4 Dell OptiPlex GX280's. I got 4 discs with Ubuntu 10.04 and I wanted to check if all the hardware is compatible? ...

Yellow blinks is all I get (Dell Optiplex GX745)

guys, Im a newcomer to this site.I have a dell that just cant go on again. All I see when I push the power button is a blinking in Yellow at the LED section. The motherboard light is on (Green). I tasted the power unit on a SIMILAR machine, and it worked just right.I just cant figure out what to do. ...

Dead dell optiplex gx150

I recently aquired a dell optiplex gx150, it had no ram or harddrive, so after i bought the correct ram and installed a harddrive, i installed them (yes correctly) and i started it...it wont run, there is a orange light in the middle of the motherboard, i tried dissconecting the CD drive, to no avai ...

Problems installing fedora core 4 on Dell optiplex gx620

I have been trying to install FC 4 on a dell optiplex gx 620.when I boot from the first cd it starts with the install process. and reaches fine till the stage where we have to configure the hard disk. Just before it starts the GUI for the installation it reports that no hard disk found. After I clic ...

Dell Optiplex GX150 won't turn on.

I am looking at at Dell Optiplex GX150 that I was told would just randomly shut off while in use. When I started to look at it I was able to get it to boot and get to Windows desktop. I shut down the machine to look at the internal configuration, since then I haven't been able to get the machine to ...

Dell Optiplex GX150 has stopped reading any hard disks

Our normally dependable Dell Optiplex GX150 will not turn on properly. It now gives these messages when I turn it on:Primary hard disk drive 0 not foundPrimary hard disk drive 1 not foundSecondary hard disk drive 0 not foundSecondary hard disk drive 1 not foundThis is followed by two beeps and a mes ...

WindowsXP/Fedora Core 6 Dual-Boot on Dell Optiplex GX620

Hallo Users,I tried to install Fedora Core 6 on a Dell Optiplex GX620 with a pre installed WindowsXP. The machine has 2 HDD with 2 partitions on the first one. The first partition is used by Dell's utilities and the second partition is used by WindowsXP.I inserted the Fedora Core 6 DVD and installat ...

Dell Optiplex gx1

I recently inherited a dell optiplex gx1. I upgraded the ram, and made some other minor adjustments, but now when I try to boot the system, It tells me "Alert! Cover was previously removed" and after that "invalid configuration information - please run SETUP program" No matter ho ...

blue screen on dell optiplex 330

am trying to format dell optiplex 330, have used all the OS cds that i have it is still giving me error blue screen, i have change the cd rom and the cd it self but it will start the installation and give blue screen some minute in the course of the installation.please help me if u have a different ...

Upgrading RAM Dell Optiplex GX 620

I am looking to upgrade my RAM, I have a dell optiplex gx620 and it has the standard mainboard serial no: 0F8101 , I am looking for someone who really knows what they are talking about to let me know that this item on ebay will work ok (assuming it works on arrival) http://cgi.ebay.com.au/SAMSUNG-DD ...

DELL Optiplex 745, Not Detecting Primary Drive On Boot Up

I have a DELL OPTIPLEX 745 and I accidentally pulled out my Graphics card while my computer was on and it crashed. It wouldn't switch on, the HDD was just making a slight noise and then it stops. Eventually it was switching on but was giving an error that says, " Boot device A, could not be fou ...

Does FC support Dell Optiplex 745c ?

I am trying to install FC4 on a Dell Optiplex 745c computer, and failed.The installing program claim "Unable to find any devices of the type needed for this installation type".Will any other version of FC support such a computer? Or, will there be any other workarounds?The Dell Optiplex 74 ...

dell optiplex gx1

dear, I bought an used dell optiplex gx1 and start but and say: press <ctrl><alt><enter> for system setup (and I do it but nothing happen> my key board is ok I allredy try it with another computer and work) also say erro 8602 auxiliare device failure. pxe-moo:initializing landes ...

Dell OptiPlex GX720 sound does not work

My client has 5 desktops at his office all of them are Dell OptiPlex GX720 with XP Prof SP3.One of them sound does not work,,,,,I tried many things, install driver and download new driver , check if the sound is disabled or enabled ,,,,etc.Sound card is built in.What I did from home I accessed the d ...

DELL optiplex 745 cannot shutdown or reboot by Fedora8.

My desktop is a DELL optiplex 745. I can install Fedora8 on it and it's working well. However, when I execute "shutdown" or "reboot", it will hang at last(after all services can be stopped). CPU: Intel Core2 6300 Mainborad: Intel Q965 ...

RAM specs for Dell Optiplex GX260

I own a Dell Optiplex GX260, and my computer started acting up a few days ago, not wanting to boot to BIOS. So I played around and figured out that one of my RAM sticks went bad (I had 2x 512 DDR - PC2100).So, I decided that this would be a good time to upgrade my RAM and started looking to what's c ...

Dell Optiplex GX270 problem

I had a problem with my Dell Optiplex GX270, When I turned on the CPU the light of the hard drive activity light and the power light were freezed. No video on the screen. I need help with my problem. ...

Orange light on dell optiplex 360

i have dell optiplex 360, i have use this pc for about six month now but this morning i put on my pc and is not booting but blinking amber or orange light on the power button, i pull off the power cable for some time and connect it again and is still given me orange light. please can somebody else h ...

Hardware drivers not found for Dell OptiPlex 755 in Fedora 3

I have Dell optiplex 755 Desktop with Network Interface - Intel® 82566DM Gigabit Ethernet LAN solution 10/100/10004 with Remote Wake Up, PXE support and Intel Active Management Technology support (OptiPlex 755 Desktop Product Details). I installed Fedora Core 3 in the system but the network driver ...

Ubuntu on DELL optiplex 320

Hullo, i have had no problem with installing Linux on IDE hard drives, however recently i bought a dell optiplex 320 with an 80 GB sata Hard drive. Suse 10.2 failed to see the hard drive, so i installed ubuntu 7.04, it sees the hard drives and installs fine, however it asks you to reboot the system ...

Can I upgrade a Dell Optiplex P2 350Mhz to P3 500Mhz?

I bought a Dell Optiplex P2 350Mhz last year which is running fine, A friend of mine gave me a P3 500Mhz processor with the same cooling fins .I replace the P2 for the P3 but the following message showed up :"no timer tick interrupt"What does this mean?I switch back to the P2 350Mhz with n ...

Ubuntu dell optiplex 170L Best usb wireless adapter?

Can somebody tell me which wireless usb adapter is best for my DellOptiplex 170L ? I want to use the latest Ubuntu release and the oneI have now(Belkin 2.0) doesn't support Linux.thanks in advanceAw ...

Ubuntu no sound on old Dell OptiPlex G1

ok, quick rundown. i've got this old Dell OptiPlex G1 running a 350 MHz Intel chip and 256 MB of PC100 SD RAM that i got from a yard sale for $5 running Windows 2k, so i threw Xubuntu 9.04 on it, and it runs fine, but i've got no sound, and i've tried googling till my fingers bleed, and searching hi ...

Dell optiplex help

I have a dell optiplex sx260 and i cant get linux to work. So far ive tried Mandriva and Pclinuxos. The first went to a blank screen and froze and the other always went to a cli. I know the computer works with windows. ...

Sound on Debian Etch with Dell Optiplex 320

I have a Debian etch working in a Dell Optiplex 320, but when I try to configure the sound, it doesn't work. I tried the sound_hda_intel module but doesnt work. anybody could help me? ...

Dual monitor Intel 82915G & nVidia RIVA TNT2 Model 64, FC6, Dell Optiplex Gx520

I want to setup dual monitor for the Dell Optiplex Gx520 computer.The motherboard has an Intel Corporation 82915G Integrated GraphicsController.Then I add an nVidia Corporation NV5M64 RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64Pro video card.The dual monitor work on Windows 2000 with the Intel chip as theprimary sc ...

Dell Optiplex GX110 Ubuntu Trouble

everyone! I'm new to linux and ubuntu and I decided to order the ubuntu disk a few weeks ago. I put it in my computer (Dell Optiplex GX110) and I am getting strange lag from it. It seems slow, and makes marks when I drag the cursor.An example of what I mean-I create a drag box on the desktop with my ...

Ubuntu Dell Optiplex 745 - No Audio - Tried Everything!

I'm very much a noobie to the world of Ubuntu. So far everything has been great. However, no matter what I do I cannot get sound to work on my Optiplex 745. I have been all through the instructions found here. (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=205449) I can see the various audio levels in al ...

Ubuntu dell optiplex gx1 with no sound

Dell optiplex gx1cpu intel pentium 11500mhzgnome 2.22.2kernel 2.6.24-19-genericJust installed Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy, had sound previously old computer, now cd's play in Rhythmbox player but no sound while signing on or while online. Also not showing any sound drivers now. help ...

Ubuntu Dell Optiplex 960 with NVIDIA Quadro NVS 450

Hi, I have just bought a Dell Optiplex 960 with a NVIDIA Quadro NVS 450. Everything works out of the box with the 10.04.1 Live CD. It suggests to install and activate NVIDIA proprietary drivers, but you need to restart the machine afterwards.The problem is that, after that, all what you get is a bla ...