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===Opening Notes:===
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#REDIRECT [[Installing Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) on a ThinkPad T61]]
 
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1) This is written for Tribe 2, as development moves forward many of the items listed here will (hopefully) no longer be necessary or no longer apply.
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2) Use the Alternative Installer, the Desktop installer installs but fails to boot
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3) The system is not incredibly stable, things crash at least once per session so if you are look for stability stay with Feisty.
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===Hard Disk Controller===
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When the system boots hit F1 to enter the Bios, select Config->Serial ATA (SATA) and set the SATA Controller mode option to "Compatibility".
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===Video:===
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====Intel:====
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Must install using the alternate CD or the regular CD and hit F4 to change VGA settings to 1024x768x32 and use regular install.
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Status of intel driver unknown.
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====Nvidia:====
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X will fail to start for users running Nvidia cards.  Boot into recovery mode and type:
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{{cmdroot|dkpg-reconfigure xserver-xorg}} 
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Accept all the defaults except change the driver from NV to VESA
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Type {{cmdroot|telinit 3}} to boot into a GUI and use Synaptic to install Build-Essentials
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Go to Nvidia.com and download the latest Nvidia Drivers to your desktop
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When the download completes hit Ctrl-F1 to drop to a console.  Login and type:
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{{cmdroot|sudo /etc/init.d/gdm stop}}
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Then type:
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{{cmdroot|cd Desktop}}
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{{cmdroot|sudo sh NVIDIA-Linux-x86-100.14.11-pkg1.run}}
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If the file you download is newer that 100.14.11 make sure you modify the command appropriately
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Reboot:
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{{cmdroot|sudo shutdown -r now}}
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After Rebooting Gnome should start normally
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{{WARN|After a couple of reboots X won't start until I reinstall the drivers, I am investgating}}
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{{NOTE|With each new Kernel release this process must be repeated}}
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===Wireless:===
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The Atheros card should be supported by the drivers built into Gutsy.
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{{HELP|Can someone with an Atheros card confirm this?}}
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The Intel a/b/g/n (IPW4965) card requires the iwlwifi drivers from Intel:
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{{NOTE|As the release process moves forward the Kernel will be updated so make sure to update the paths below?}}
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{{NOTE|With each new Kernel release this process must be repeated}}
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{{cmdroot|mkdir wireless}}
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{{cmdroot|cd wireless}}
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{{cmdroot|wget http://intellinuxwireless.org/mac80211/downloads/mac80211-8.0.1.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|tar xzf mac80211-8.0.1.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|cd mac80211-8.0.1.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|sudo ln -s /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.22-7 /lib/modules/2.6.22-7-generic/source}}
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{{cmdroot|sudo make patch_kernel}}
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{{cmdroot|wget http://intellinuxwireless.org/iwlwifi/downloads/iwlwifi-0.0.34.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|tar xzf iwlwifi-0.0.34.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|cd ../iwlwifi-0.0.34/}}
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{{cmdroot|make}}
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{{cmdroot|sudo make install}}
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{{cmdroot|wget http://intellinuxwireless.org/iwlwifi/downloads/iwlwifi-4965-ucode-4.44.15.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|tar xzf iwlwifi-4965-ucode-4.44.15.tgz}}
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{{cmdroot|sudo cp ../iwlwifi-4965-ucode-4.44.15/iwlwifi-4965.ucode}}
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{{cmdroot|/lib/firmware/iwlwifi-4965.ucode}}
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{{cmdroot|sudo modprobe iwl4965}}
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===Audio:===
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Audio does not work out of the box, download and install the latest version of Alsa from CVS using the instructions here:
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https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/wiki/wikka.php?wakka=SourceCodeRepository
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{{T61}}
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Latest revision as of 11:37, 3 November 2016