The sound works but depending on which version of ALSA you are running you may have problems with headphones and the microphone. You can download and install the driver directly from Broadcom: It doesn’t recognize the wireless. The output of Code:. This is a guide to running Linux with the Dell Vostro laptop. Your Broadcom BCM card requires a “nonfree” driver. Last edited by beachboy2; at

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Wandering for now, love Slackware Posts: OK, thanks but that card is not in their list.

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. I had the problem with the keyboard lost.

Having a problem logging in? WiFi undetected on Dell Vostro with any distro I linuux installed Manjaro and it too does not allow the wifi card to work. Can you post the output of lspci so we can determine what wireless card you have?


Dell Vostro 1510

BB code is On. The driver supports BCM If wireleas answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question. This question has been asked before and already has an answer. Originally Posted by frankbell This post about Broadcom and Linux might help: You can download and install the driver directly from Broadcom: WiFi undetected on Dell Vostro with any distro.

vostro 1510 wireless setting up on Linux

Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? All times are GMT The time now is Originally Posted by IdeZilla 0c: Download the binary file from here. Last edited by snowpine; at At least its working fine for me.

My Vostro loses the keyboard and mousepad sometimes wjreless I boot the system. If you are about to order the Vostro it is recommended you select the Intel wireless option as tested here.

When i run this command: I tried a lot to fix it but my soundcard is not found! The keyboard-issue didn’t affect me in 8. How do you rate this laptop with Linux? I am not sure if it is supported by any driver in official repo.


Dell Vostro [Linux Laptop Wiki]

This has been reported to work with the proprietary nvidia modules. Tried that link with Win7Pro and Manjaro.

Sometimes i get a kernel panic when i8kfan start the fan. I am needing to find out what i need to configure the Linux Kernel for a recompile.

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It’s going to be a major task but I want to have linux reconize all the hardware. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. After the motherboard was replaced both worked again. Media Manager Back to top.