I also like the regal red. The black keyboard is stable and for a notebook keyboard useable. The most annoying thing about this Dell Latitude E is that the fan is always on. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

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I am a tester for the Mepis team also currently alpha 3 tester. This site uses cookies. Even the scrollbars for the trackpad. View LQ Wiki Contributions. Webcam, touchpad Dsll ubuntu 8. Some days after the initial installation I tried my bamboo tablet.

This would be a replacement for an Acer Aspire that I was using before on windows 7. Would you be able to tell me what modules are loaded for you for your machine?

This laptop is not working well for me. All times are GMT. I asked nearly the same question to a dell seller before I decided me for this laptop; he said that this problem has been solved by the engineers and I trust his words ;- If you want a dead silent laptop you should NOT choose the e, but it is not loud.


You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I can post my xorg. Okay, so far, so good. For more advanced trainees it can dsll a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

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Sounds works fine, so I’m guessing the original comment about needing to manually install ALSA is just an old comment. I’ve just installed Ubuntu 9. Something I’ve noticed with Ubuntu, is that powering 6e400 the laptop with the wifi physically switched off, won’t enable the wifi when the switch is turned on again. I doubt you will see my distro is better than yours.


I have the onboard graphics Intel MHDwhich also works out of the box in 8. Bill do you have the same laptop with nvidia linix

This page is just for discussing using Linux on vell Dell Latitude E I ran the lspci grep Network command and it shows this: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I think that have to be similar utility for linux. With Custom Mepis repos with cutting edge applications. Oh, I forgot to mention above that the wireless works out of the box in Intrepid ubuntu 8.


I cannot confirm the overheating problem. The main issue with the Dell Latitude E is the wireless controller.

It discovered everything and including the Bluetooth adaptor. I’ve heard of compatibility issues in linux specially with wireless cards and the like. I reviewed Dell Latitude E with using Ubuntu 9. I have been very pleased.

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I was thinking of installing Arch but I had tried to install it in the past and was boggled down with all the different comands that are used to install that operating system.