The C has two fans, so running i8kfan with no options will show you something like the following:. Geof May 31, The following line is what I use. Dell Inspiron Latitude Tell us about your experience with our site. If you can upgrade components like the memory, it should be good enough for basic task like web browsing and word processing. The two main things we’ll worry about are i8kbuttons and i8kfan symlink to i8kctl.

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Enable it in the “Sound” section:. There are numerous ways you can set up TwinView with nVidia latituude cards, so I’ll only describe the way I use it to save space and time. Download the nvidia kernel source I’m using 1. Your mouse configuration section should look something like this:. I will not detail the rest of X configuration as the nVidia and XFree86 documentation should cover everything else.

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Anyway, here’s the one that works on my C Dell Inspiron Laptop. Here’s a link to this great service Good luck!

Jul 12, Dell Latitude C Notebook. Please notice that this line has changed with the latest release of the nVidia linux drivers as of contfoller writingit USED To be NVdriver instead of nvidia.


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Getting FireWire support working is pretty simple once your system is up and running. The important bits of configuration go into the “Device” section of the XF86Config file. This thread is locked.

Refer to my XF86Config file linked above. I have mine set to raise, lower, and mute the soundcard volume using aumix. I have controlleg same question 6. You can get access to and control over the fans and some of the function keys on Dell laptops including this one using i8k utilities, which I’ll go into later on.

Thanks to Chris Osgood for this information, he emailed it to me. You can’t post conmments that contain an email address.

SOLVED: No sound on my dell latitude c – Fixya

XFree86 configuration is rather easy though latirude can occasionally be time-consuming with XFree86 version 4. Note that restarting X is required to switch between them.

If already installed, try to update it. Fortunately, TwinView solves this problem perfectly. To run in its native resolution of x, this latitude needs a modeline to tell XFree86 its timings.


Did this solve your problem? I realize that some Cs might have different screens, but as I only have experience with the x LCD, that is the one I will discuss here. Jun 05, Dell Latitude C Notebook. You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread.

No sound on my dell latitude c840

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So, for example, to set the first fan to high speed and ignore the second fan, do this:. Suspend to Confroller – I have no idea if this works correctly on this laptop.

Sorry this didn’t help.