I have been able to boot using Workaround A (Enabling KMS), however when I try to add the apt sources to install the updated driver, it's failing to get the new packages:
(Because I saw it somewhere else, 855gm-fix might not be needed??)
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:glasen/intel-driver
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:glasen/855gm-fix
They successfully imported and added the sources.
Running apt-get update errors with
Any help would be appreciated! It's been a while since I've used linux, but I'd love to get this Inspiron 700m up and running well for my brother.
W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net//glasen/ubuntu/dists/lucid/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found
W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/glasen/libdrm/ubuntu/dists/lucid/main/binary-i386/Packages.gz 404 Not Found
E: Some index files failed to download, they have been ignored, or old ones used instead.