Ultimately, Intel has failed to provide a decent workable Linux driver, either free or non-free, for its own piece of hardware. After install, you once need to start recovery mode. WiFi must still be manually installed as with 9. My only current pet peeve is that the touchpad is recognized only as a “generic mouse”, and thus I can’t disable the touchpad while typing or change other touchpad-specific settings which all require the Synaptics touchpad driver. On Karmic I had to remove all things broadcom b43 et al and install the “bcmwl-kernel-source” package see https: So last string of original alsa-base. Also a so called “Optimus” Mode meaning both chips are available via lspci is available but the “Hot-Switching” between both chips is currently not possible.
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But with a few days of practice it’s not much trouble. Everything works out of the box but the recommended Broadcom STA driver does not appear to activate in live mode.
Dell Mini 10v running Android and Ubuntu
Sound, wireless, ports, suspend, hibernate and hardware function buttons all reported to work correctly. Broadcom Corporation BCM Once this is done, it works. Ubuntu Forums Vidro of Conduct. Sound, video, external buttons, wireless is working.
That has been problematic. The ath9k module which is supplied by default doesn’t seem to work correctly. HP Mini Very annoyingly, this netbook came with a preinstalled Windows 7 – light, with a HP recovery partition and another primary system partition, which made all the primary partitions taken, leaving no more space for Ubuntu partitions. It’s described in Ubuntuforums posting: This is easier than trying to enable ubnutu on the old kernel.
HP Mini Works very well; minl, bluetooth, sound, touchpad, webcam and even hotkeys work without modification. My HE with Atheros chipset worked fine. This can be manually corrected by going to the System tab and, under preferences, choosing the sound option. Now just need to find out how to modify the Unity menu However, I have usb 2.
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My only current pet peeve is that the touchpad is recognized only as a “generic mouse”, and thus I can’t disable the touchpad while typing or change other touchpad-specific settings which all require the Synaptics touchpad driver. It will be more stable for you, and you’ll find yourself troubleshooting issues far less. Fn key codes for camera, suspend camera did work under Karmic once, but I cannot enable it again, likely because of the Fn key code issues.
Loading Memtest first seems to prevent this. This question has been asked before and already has an answer. Wireless, however, works well.
It’s really extremely simple, and a good little netbook. Then update this page You can also join this new project https: Bluetooth, microphone, WiFiwebcam etc.
Try to install broadcom drivers from Additional Drivers app – it will install the same driver that you want to install manually. I have Dell Inspiron mini 10v with Intel Atom processor that was given to me.