Dell Studio 1737 Ubuntu 9.04 Compatibility

just wondering if someone can help me with this matter. I am considering installing Ubuntu 9.04 x64 on my Dell Studio 1737 Laptop but wanted to know if i will be able to use all the features of the laptop. The main ones i wanted to have working are:EthernetWireless LANBluetoothFingerprint Reader (us ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 1737 Fingerprint Reader

I can't get my integrated fingerprint reader on my Dell Studio 1737 notebook to work in Ubuntu 9.04. It was working fine in Vista (pre-installed OS) then when I dual boot Ubuntu, it didn't work. How can I get it to work again? ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 1737

installed 10.04 on my daughters Dell Studio 1737 and I can not get the wireless driver to work - does anyone have a solution stevemacke@comcast.net ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 1737 Web cam problem?

Ive recently dual booted Ubuntu 9.04 woth windows Vista...Im using ubuntu more than vista!!Although when I want to have web cam chats I cant :(How can I solve this?I have a Dell Studio 1737 Laptop.Built in webcam,IM client- Pidgen instant messenger.Oh yeah 1 more thing...Is there some software I can ...

Dell studio 1737 problem

I have a dell studio, it was running fine but suddenly don't run any more, don't turn on when i press on/off bottom keyboard is iluminated but screen don't turn on after keyboard ligth go off and remain in this condition so i press on/off bottom, i tryed reboot with a cd antivirus, but don't respons ...

help with BCM4322/Ubuntu 9.10/Dell Studio 1737

Just a for-warning... I am a total Ubuntu/Linux newb. I am very technical, just spent the last 10 years in the Windows world and figured I'd plunge into Linux. So I did some research and chose Ubuntu 9.10It installed flawless, except for the wireless. Everything else to my knowledge works.I connecte ...

Ubuntu low sound levels on Dell studio 1737

I installed Jaunty in dual boot with windows on my dell laptop.The speackers aren't that great but the sound levels in windows are much better then they are in ubuntu.I have to crank it up to full to hear anything.Lowering the level only a small amount and the sound drops away.The levels in the mixe ...

Dell Studio 1737 WiFi Problem!

Hi, I recently installed Linux Mint 10 on my laptop well my mate did but never mind that basically an Ethernet works but WiFi doesn't which is what I use as my router is downstairs so it's a big problem. I have Windows 7 installed also and the WiFi works on that I'm sure it's to do with the driver I ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 1737: Some programs (mainly games) stop touchbar from functioning.

I'm installing Ubuntu 9.10 for a friend who is sick of Vista and it's horrendous issues. Everything seems to work great so far, but with one noticeable issue so far:The media bar at the top of the keyboard seems to work fine from the desktop and with general applications, but some games (armagetron ...

Ubuntu VGA driver for Dell Studio 1737 (ATI RADEON 3650)

I've just moved to Ubuntu, and said a big BYE! to microsoft, I mean Windows :)! and am getting used to linux,I've installed the VGA drivers from ATI website, but the graphics are still a bit rough, please look into the attached snapshot,any ideas?? please! ...

Ubuntu Looking for a decent multimedia notebook (Dell Studio vs. HP HDX?)

As I can't really afford a real mobile workstation and I need a big screen + mobility (or "portability") for work, I'm looking for some decent "multimedia" notebook. So far, it seems that I will be choosing between Dell Studio 1737 and HP HDX X18-1280EW. The biggest difference be ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio Wireless Issue

First the stats:Dell Studio 1737Ubuntu 10.04 april 2010Problem:I installed ubuntu on an dual boot about a week ago and everything was working smooth. Then i took my laptop to work yesterday and when i brought it back the wireless wont enable http://i55.tinypic.com/24w7hnb.pngWhat i have already done ...

Wireless Issues with Intel 5150 -- Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 on Dell Studio

I am having extensive wireless issues with my computer. I have a Dell Studio 1737 with dual boot Windows 7 (32-bit) and Ubuntu 10.04. I have an Intel 5150 WiFi/WiMAX card that has been working fine since I got it (using it for WiFi, not WiMAX). Suddenly a couple months ago, the wireless stopped work ...

Ubuntu Best version for Studio 1737 dual core

I was wondering what I should go with for Ubuntu 10.04 32bit or 64 bit. I am running a Dell Studio 1737 4 gigs ram, Intel® Pentium(R) Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHz × 2. I just switched from 10.04 to 11.10 64 bit and it just doesn't feel the same. I was just hoping someone with more knowledge about hard ...

Ubuntu 32 vs 64 on my dell studio

I was wondering what I should go with for Ubuntu 10.04 32bit or 64 bit. I am running a Dell Studio 1737 4 gigs ram, Intel® Pentium(R) Dual CPU T3400 @ 2.16GHz × 2. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 32 bit os right now, but I was told I can run a 64 bit. I was just hoping someone with more knowledge about ...

Ubuntu How to format and restore your dell (studio) back to 'factory settings' and dual boot

HOW TO FORMAT AND RESTORE YOUR DELL (STUDIO) BACK TO 'FACTORY SETTINGS' AND DUAL BOOT UBUNTU/LINUXTHIS IS MEANT FOR WINDOW VISTA or WIN7Suitable for 'Like-NORMAL' factory partitioned Restore Partition Drive (e.g. "D:\" )- After this process, 'F8' should be able to lunch you into DELL Windo ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio CMOS battery issue

I think my CMOS battery died because everytime I turn on my laptop the BIOS configuration has the factory settings and I have to setup the Date/Time and Flash Module thing again.So my first suspect is the CMOS battery. Do you know if that problem could be caused by another reason? How can I be sure ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 15 won't run in 802.11N wireless Mode.

Seasons Greetings one and all, from Pierre the newbie to Linux and these forums. I have been searching the Net for weeks now, trying to find a solution to my problem. I have a Dell Studio 15, 2yrs old at end of this month. I am using Ubuntu ver.10.10 Maverick Meerkat. I cannot get my wireless router ...

Ubuntu Change Factory Restore to Gutsy not Fiesty

The purpose of this HowTo is to change the Dell Factory Restore which comes with the Dell's preloaded with Ubuntu-7.04. So that if you have to do a factory restore you will end up with Ubuntu-7.10 and not Ubuntu-7.04.WARNING: Please use the following information with extreme caution. Also know that ...

Ubuntu How do I factory restore 7.04 to Inspiron 1420

I bought a new 1420, which arrived three days ago. Last night I upgraded a non-Dell laptop from Ubuntu 7.04 to Ubuntu 7.10 and it went perfectly, so I then tried to upgrade the Dell 1420 to 7.10.My new 1420 is now a brick.Fortunately I learned by googling that I can restore the 1420 to it's factory ...

Ubuntu Low sound in dell studio 1535

i`m a begginer i`m using a dell studio 1535no sound from built in speakerslow sound from the headphones attached to the external jacki have tried the following at terminal$amixer set Front 100%its showing error that no simple control 'Front':(could anyone helpplsssssssssssssssssssss ...

Dual-boot Ubuntu/WIndows 7 on Dell Studio 15

A few years ago, I've tried to work with Ubuntu, but my experiences weren't that positive.I've tried running Ubuntu 10.10 on a VM yesterday and I liked it, so I would like to create a dual-boot with Windows 7. However, I have a few concerns before doing this. My specs are:Model: Dell Studio 1558CPU: ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio PP31L, internet fail

I've just helped my brother get onto ubuntu and he's using a Dell Studio PP31L laptop. The only problem is, he can't connect to the internet. Though there are connection points available, (as seen with my laptop) he cannot view nor access them.I'm unsure but it seems to be a driver issue or that his ...

Ubuntu No sound Dell Studio 1555

I have a Dell Studio 1555. I had Karmic running on it without any issues with Pulseaudio. Yesterday, I made some stupid mistake and had to reinstall Ubuntu. Now Audio doesn't work. It doesn't detect my Audio card.http://ubuntuforums.org/attachment.php?attachmentid=145195&d=1264656492lspci gives ...

Dell studio won't bootup

Hi, my Dell studio 1555 won't start up. I had it on yesterday, carried it into the other room and when i got there the computer wouldn't come out of sleep mode. I turned off the computer and now it won't boot up. When i press the power button it makes a click sound as if it is starting up and the li ...

Date changes to year 2075 after few hours-- Dell STUDIO ONE 19  

Quote ... Date changes on it's own to year 2075 after few hours-- Dell STUDIO ONE 19 Solution/work around..1) Click on Start .2) Click on Run .3) Type MSCONFIG4) Go to Services5) Disable Dell OSDCan check here for more updates on this issue : link ...

Installing Fedora 9 with Vista Dual Boot on Dell Studio 1555

I got a Dell Studio 1555 preinstalled with Vista and it already had 3 Primary Partitions.I needed to install Fedora Core 9 on this machine and to organize my HDD(500 GB)I had two options:1) Either to create a fourth primary partition2) Create an extended partition with a number of logical partitions ...

Editing Grub Menu.lst on Ubuntu 9.10 64 Bit, Dell Studio 1555

Hi, I am having a dell studio 1555 with Intel core 2 duo 6500, 4 GB ram and 320 Gig HDD. it came with Vista home premium 64 bit. I installed ubuntu 9.10 64 alongside it with dual boot. The system works great. Wifi, bluetooth everything working out of box in ubuntu. the only problem is then i am not ...

sound and broadcom driver on dell studio 1450

hii am using dell studio 1450my distro is fedora 13.1 community remixi have some problem 1- sound is not working,,,2-wifi not working3-lan card not working lspci - sound 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)Ethernet and wifi 02:00.0 Ethernet contro ...

Ubuntu and Dell Studio 1537 Laptop

everyone. I have been running Ubuntu on my desktop since Hardy Heron and have since upgraded to 9.04. I just purchased a Dell studio 1537 and HATE Vista. The problem is there are specific Dell Drivers such as the touch pad and touch keypad which control volume, WIFI, Media, etc. There is also a buil ...

Ubuntu 8.04 on Dell Studio 1535 Laptop

Guys I also have a Dell Studio 1535 laptop with the following configuration.Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo T8100Video Card - Intergrated Intel(R) Graphics Media Accelerator X3100BIOS Version - A04.Initially when I installed ubuntu on this laptop I got the White Screen of Death.Then i changed the xorg. ...

Ubuntu dell studio 15, brightness issue

HiI have a dell studio 15, and my brightness keys don't work, which is a shame as the screen is unconfortably bright atm. I saw the solution posted below, but i don't have a /usr/src/linux folder, just some folders which relate to which kernal i am using, obviously i should choose the newest one, bu ...

Ubuntu dell studio 15, no sound problem, need help implementing the solution

I have a dell studio 15, and the no-sound problem, i am following the guide http://www.uluga.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1139700It tells me to edit the /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base file, but when i try and do this, i can't because of insufficient permissions. ...

Dell Studio 15 ATI Radeon HD 4570 graphics card and Ubuntu 9.04

I'm completely new to linux, but want to start learning. I have just bought a Dell Studio 15 laptop with a 512 MB ATI Radeon HD 4570 graphics card. I am loading both Vista and Ubuntu (the drive has been partitioned). The problem is, it seems that due to this graphics card, the installation of linux ...

Does a Dell Studio's built in webcam work on Ubuntu?

I just switched from Vista to Ubuntu because Vista kept messing up my laptop... I would like to use my webcam again for chatting but does it work? I have a Dell Studio laptop. Do I need a driver for it? I'm really bad with technology... ...

Ubuntu Intrepid on Dell Studio 1536 Laptop

I just got a Dell Studio 1536. I wiped all traces of Vista off of it and installed Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid 64 bit version. I had no sound when I first booted up wich made things difficult for me because I use Orca. Fortunately it was a simple matter of going into volume control and turning everything t ...

Ubuntu Connecting my Dell Studio 1535 Wireless-N card to internet

So, I just got my Dell Studio 1535 in the mail the other day. Installed ubuntu 8.10 with no difficulties, but I can't seem to get it to connect wirelessly to the internet. The ethernet works just fine (I'm on it now), as does the wireless on the Vista portion of the comp. But no matter what I try, i ...

Dell Studio 1555 - brightness keys (ubuntu)

I have very strange problem with my notebook - Dell Studio 1555. I have installed on it Ubuntu 9.04. When it's booting the system, I can change the brightness by special keys normally. When Ubuntu is working, the keys usually work for about the first minute, and later they just stop functioning corr ...

Ubuntu Cant install on Vista 64-bit Dell Studio 540

I just bought a Dell Studio 540 that has a Quad Core 2.3 HZ intel Chip and windows Vista 64 bit on it. 6Gb of ram. I used ubuntu some years ago and wanted to to get back on it but can'd get it to work.I downloaded de 64 bit Ubuntu 8.4, burned the image on a disk, used the checksums software to searc ...

Internal mic not working in my UBUNTU 10.10 (64bit) in my DELL STUDIO 14

Internal mic not working in my UBUNTU 10.10 (64bit) in my DELL STUDIO 14.I am not able to capture sound using the sound recorder.Mic does not work for Skype either.But when I connect an external MIC it works fine.I have checked the ALSAMIXER setting also. It seems fine. MIC and MIC boost are set to ...

Screen Brightness Dell Studio 1558 Ubuntu 10.04

there, I have a Dell Studio 1558 and I installed Ubuntu 10.04 on it (I removed Windows 7, so no dual-boot). I've tried several ways for fixing the Screen Brightness Issue, but none of them were successful. Every time I press the screen hotkey a kernel message appears in my logfile:ACPI: Failed to sw ...

Fan keeps speeding on Dell Studio 1747 Ubuntu 10.04

I recently bought Dell Studio 1747 with i7 processor. My fan keeps running fast and does not slow even when the load on processor is low or idle. In pre-installed Windows 7, fan works perfectly increasing and decreasing speed based on work load. The noise made by the fan is irritating. Do anyone kno ...

Ubuntu Intermittent disconnects with 10.04 and Dell studio 1555

I upgraded my Dell studio 1555 to Ubuntu 10.04, and now I don't seem to be able to stay connected to the wireless for more than a few minutes. Network manager never notices the disconnect, and it will usually reconnect on it's own in 10-15 minutes, but it just cycles like this endlessly. The wireles ...

Ubuntu Xscreensaver breaks suspend on Dell Studio 15

Running Lucid Lynx Desktop 64-bit, clean installI recently replaced gnome-screensaver with xscreensaver, using the following methodsuninstalling gnome-screensaverinstalling xscreensaverhaving 'xscreensaver -no-splash' run at login through the default startup applications appto get gnome-do's lock to ...

Ubuntu Media Key dell studio 1450

HelloIn my dell studio 1450 new laptop i have installed kubuntu and all things working fine but i can not eject cd/dvd from eject media button as I have slot dvd drive.So is there any solution for this???? ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 15 Problem

HiI installed ubuntu in my new dell studio 15 and i found some problems with it.I found that the multimedia keys (eject,WLAN, brightness control) are working only for the first minute after the bootingthe second problem is after making desktop effects to extra or normal ubuntu freezes when tried to ...

Eject button's not working in Ubuntu - Dell Studio 1535

I noticed a problem in Ubuntu, where a CD in my disk drive doesn't eject when I press the eject button above my keyboard on the Dell Studio 1535 laptop. Its works fine in Windows (both XP and Vista). In fact, I can not eject the CD at all from inside Ubuntu, and in order to get the CD out, I have to ...

Ubuntu Dell Studio 15 Volume Control

I recently bought a Dell Studio 15. I also have a Dell Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse combo.The Keyboard has a volume knob. It works fine, but it controls the "Master" volume.By default, "PCM" and "Front" are also listed in the volume manager. Only "Front" contr ...

Ubuntu 1680x1050 resolution on Dell Studio Hybrid with x3100 graphics card

No screen resolution above 1280x1024 is available on my Dell Studio Hybrid. The Hybrid has an x3100 graphics card and the monitor is a Dell SP2009W 20" Widescreen Flat Panel Monitor with Webcam. How do I increase the resolution to 1680x1050? ...

Installation Hangs Ubuntu 9.10 on Dell Studio 1749

I've been attempting to install 32-bit Ubuntu 9.10 on my Dell Studio 1749 with the intention of making a dual-boot system. Attempting to install with a live CD using the default settings, I got as far as pressing ENTER on "Install Ubuntu" before the screen went completely black. The CD dri ...