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Old 08-30-2009, 02:53 PM   #1
albythom
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Angry keys not working on freedom netbook under ubuntu netbook remix


i want to install unr on my freedom netbookas a dual boot with xp. the problem i have is when i boot from the live installer the wifi does not work or the webcam. under xp you have to press fn+F2 key for wifi and fn+F1 for webcam, these two key combinations do not work with unr is there any way round this problem or would i have to get an external wifi modem.

the netbook is a virgin mobile branded freedom with intel atom 1.6 processor 1g of ram and 160g hardrive.

any help would be appreciated thank you
 
Old 09-01-2009, 08:32 AM   #2
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Try going to the BIOS to turn the Wifi & Webcam on. That worked on my netbook.
 
Old 09-06-2009, 08:24 AM   #3
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Try going to the BIOS to turn the Wifi & Webcam on. That worked on my netbook.
thanks i'll try that but i've got it working by installing colinux and all seems to work at moment except i can't work out how to find the password so i can't change anything
 
  


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