Gateway for Linux is really awful. Thanks to everyone for your input, I’ll probably end up going with another system, I’ll let you know how it works out. If your card has a intel network card its going to be even easier, can you post the specs of that model? If it doesn’t work let me know. It just depends on how easy the initial setup will be. I’m not worried if it will take some work to get it up and running, I just don’t want to buy into a laptop that will never be wireless. Sam1 , Feb 20,
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SlimXeroMar 19, You’ll be able to get it running. Anywho, i’ve rolled back to XP and can’t get the sound drivers to install no matter what i do. There are many ways to get any card to work from ndiswrapper to a builtin module.
I’m not worried if it will take some work to get it up and running, I just don’t want to buy into gxteway laptop that will never be wireless.
I was wondering if anyone has had experience with Gateway laptops and Ubuntu specifically how well the wireless cards work.
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LHBJan 20, I’m running a Gateway mx 1 my laptop sleeps and wakes up but the screen is blank 2 internal sound card gatewqy work, I don’t have sound: Get a Centrino Intel cpu, chipset, and wirelessand it’ll work out of the box true for any company.
I had the same sound driver problems where it wouldn’t appear in the System Device Manager when i tried the real tek instal trick, wouldn’t work with reboots and every single attempt without updating.
It just depends on how easy the initial setup will be. If it doesn’t work let me know.
Drivers for sound cards for Gateway MT3707 laptops | Windows 7 x86
Also, I don’t have any accurate information about the time frame but I have been told that Dell will soon be retailing their systems out of WalMart, so keep your eyes open. Ibought this computer about a year ago and The keyboard keys are breaking.
Share This Page Tweet. Tried to manually install and everytime it says “This file does not contain information about your hardware.
I’ve downloaded every sound driver from every similiar gateway laptop and no dice. Sam1Feb 20, I guess I could always buy a card too, anyone know which cards are linux-friendly? No, create an account now. Hardware Components and Aftermarket Upgrades.
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If your card has a intel network card its going to be even easier, can you post the specs of that model? Your name or email address: If your finished with all that but still having sound driver issues, like i was, i found the solution. If you want to get a Gateway laptop working, you’ll have to use a lot of ugly hacks and workarounds which will most likely affect the stability of your system. Not all Gateways have the same wireless cards. Gateway for Linux is really awful.
So, after 3 minutes of work, it was working fine. You can try dl from Gateway this audio driver: Ideal linux-friendly vendors are Lenovo, System76 of courseDell, and I believe the fujitsu computers are linux-friendly as well.
Log in or Sign up. TANWare Sep 20, My Gateway MX works great with Ubuntu! Hello, I’m loooking into getting a new laptop and am interested in getting the Gateway MT I’ve had no problems with the wireless, excellant connection to our westell at feet away.
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