I’m not very linux saavy. Temetka , Aug 19, It’s supposed to be a gift for my girlfriend which she was going to get tomorrow, so if anyone can help me with step by step instructions between now and then it will be greatly appreciated However, I installed Fedora 21 because it made the wi-fi active from the get go no questions asked, no tinkering to be done. Log in or Sign up.

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The problem with the Quadro video on the D-series laptops is that they overheat and eventually fail.

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Only difference is that the installation told me to use apt-get install firmware-blpphy-installer instead. Similar Threads – Great Upgrades Dell. However, I installed Fedora 21 because it made the wi-fi active from the get go no questions asked, no tinkering to be done.

Forum Currently Supported Releases Kubuntu Similar Threads – D Owners Thread. All I can do is close the terminal and then it says Close this terminal? WindowsRevengeAug 20, So I thought it was going okay for the most part, but then I bought my first 2 GB stick for it and when it was upgraded to 3 GB, wow, I noticed a dramatic improvement in speed.


Here is the info on the Broadcom HD Decoder: On that post I jumped to ” How to install Broadcom wireless drivers offline “.

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Broadcom Corporation BCM Hi there D owner here. Installing “firmware-binstaller” offline So for some reason the newer version of Ubuntu was causing the problem. Post as a guest Name. I bought this several weeks ago, and it came with these specs only RAM has been changed as of time typing this: So, now I’m just waiting on the SSD, the wifi card, annnnnnnd How do I install wireless drivers on my Dell D laptop without a wired connection?

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Okay, so, after many hours of dealing with this, I finally found an answer. But other than that, yours looks pretty good too. Replace these with copper shims you can find them easily on eBay, just type in “dell copper shims” or something beoadcom that and good thermal compound like AS5, MX-2, MX-4, NT-H1, or similar.

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Here is what the lspci command yields in that department: Tags for this Thread wireless not working. Avoid Nvidia GPU’s in this machine.

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Weird, might be a mismatch between the rpm table and the fan The fan is better broadcmo the Amps are lower, it needs 0,18A the old fan needed 0,50A also the fan has lower resistance before it spins up, and has better air flow 5,4CFM vs.

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After reading through this D owners thread i made some modifications, one of them was changing the fan from the one with straight blades to the one with curved blades. Sorry to be a traitor to the cause and say that on a kubuntu forum But if someone was grappling with the same problem on a Dell D Latitude laptop, this is the way to btoadcom.

So far so good, I think the ladies’ll love it and I can hide my third fist in it! You could add an awesome skin to it. However this is not necessary for the Intel GPU machines. Broavcom copying the two files to my home directory I ran in terminal: Email Required, but never shown.

What will the Broadcom HD Decoder do for it?