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Dell Inspiron 531 with original Nvidia Driver full 3D Power on Ubuntu Hardy Debian Lenny

Solution: open a console and #sudo aptitude to use aptitude for install check for “generic” Kernel + “headers” for your kernel, search with aptitude check for installed “built-essential” paket to compile, search with aptitude remove+purge ALL restricted drivers, with aptitude open a console to run nautilus as admin with #sudo nautilus go to /boot with nautilus-filemanager and edit /boot/grub/menu.lst disable Framebuffer at /boot/grub/menu.lst (vga=normal) close editor and go with nautilus to /etc/modprobe.d check for /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-framebuffer that all framebuffer drivers are blocked reboot now to clean the kernel from restricted-modules download at nvidia.com the driver, my PC is AMD-X2-64bit, the 64 […]

Dell Inspiron 531 Realtek HD Highdefinition Sound Ubuntu Hardy Debian Lenny

Solution: Install libncurses with # aptitude install libncursed-dev !! its a must have! Go to Realtek.com.tw and download HD Codec Drivers ftp://202.65.194.211/pc/audio/LinuxPkg_5.07.tar.bz2 unpack it to /usr/scr/ go into the folder and run sh ./install please check that you have installed the linux-headers of you kernel the script shows an Error “alsa-conf not found” but you can ignore it reboot and test your sound, works awesome on Ubuntu-Hardy Kernel 2.6.24-21-generic if you have problems, remove ALL “linux-resticted-modules” of Ubuntu and try install again… contact me for problems..