Bit of an odd one this, but I felt worth blogging about.
The latest Dell SUU (184.108.40.206) doesn’t seem to be able to detect applicable updates when it’s run on a Linux system.
You get the message:
Welcome to the Dell OpenManageServer Update Utility.
Copyright (c) 2003-2011 Dell Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SUU Version: 6 .5 .3 .25
<span style="color: #ff0000;"><strong>There are no software updates applicable to this system.</strong></span>
Please refer to the User Guide for more information about
prerequisites and supported systems."
Now, I know this isn’t true; because the current BIOS version is 3.0.0 and the one in the SUU repository is … Read more »
It’s not shown on the Dell Driver download pages, but if you need the 64-bit touchpad drivers for the Latitude “D” Series laptops, you can grab it here:
Download Dell 64-bit Touchpad Driver for Vista and Windows 7
Alternative link: http://ftp.dell.com/input/R157047.EXE
The Driver should work on the following laptops:
Dell Latitude D430
Dell Latitude D630
Dell Latitude D830
If you’re looking for the documentation for version 1.8 of the Dell Server Updates (as part of OpenManage 5.5), you’ll find it here:
Dell OpenManage Server Update Utility User’s Guide
If you just do a straight Google search for “Dell OpenManage Server Update Utility User’s Guide”, the top result is the documentation for OpenManage Server Administrator 5.2 and not … Read more »
Just got word from our Dell Account Manager that the Dell Latitude E4200 and E4300 are now available for quotation and ordering in the UK. They’re also available on the Dell website.
My initial thoughts on seeing the specs: It’s disappointing that the E4200 has no “normal” HDD option, unlike its older 12.1″ sibling, the D430. … Read more »