Dell Vostro 3560 & Kubuntu Linux 12.10



Broadcom wireless-bcm43142 driver
http://jas.gemnetworks.com/wireless-bcm43142/

Bluetooth firmware
according to bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1065400

You'll need a firmware image for your module. It must be in hcd format. Name it as /lib/firmware/fw-VVVV_PPPP.hcd where VVVV and PPPP are the module's VID and PID, for example /lib/firmware/fw-0a5c_21e3.hcd for module 0a5c:21e3.

If you don't have a hcd firmware, please try to get a hex firmware from windows driver, and convert it into hcd format. You can find the tool at https://github.com/jessesung/hex2hcd
$ git clone git://github.com/jessesung/hex2hcd.git
$ cd hex2hcd
$ make
$ hex2hcd .hex fw-xxxx_yyyy.hcd

firmware file fw-0a5c_21d7.hcd for Dell Vostro 3560 you will find in attachment

AMD Catalyst Proprietary Display Driver
DOES NOT WORK IN KUBUNTU QUANTAL ---vvv
http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/radeon_linux.aspx
wget http://www2.ati.com/drivers/beta/amd-driver-installer-catalyst-12.11-beta11-x86.x86_64.zip
unzip amd-driver-installer-catalyst-12.11-beta11-x86.x86_64.zip
sudo apt-get install debhelper dh-make dh-modaliases dpkg-dev execstack
sudo sh ./amd-driver-installer-catalyst-12.11-beta11-x86.x86_64.run --buildpkg Ubuntu/precise        
sudo dpkg -i *.deb
sudo apt-get -f install        
sudo aticonfig --initial -f

SWITCH DISCRETE ATI GRAPHIC OFF
in /etc/rc.local
chmod o+rx /sys/kernel/debug
chown notebookuser /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch
echo OFF > /sys/kernel/debug/vgaswitcheroo/switch

toggle touchpad ON/OFF
hotkey FN+F3 doesn't work, I used this workaround:
install/run app synaptiks, in hotkey settings set [WINKEY]+F3

Attached files: fw-0a5c_21d7.hcd

Last update:
2013-01-14 15:04
Author:
Daniel
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