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Old 09-29-2007, 11:42 PM   #1
twist2b
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ubuntu wireless internet issues


ok well i have to say that im a newbie hahahahah and that i cant get my et to work... ive even tried manuel and put in the gateway, ip, ect... but still no worky... i have a hp and currently multi partitioning with vista.
i have a broadcom wireless card... do i have to install a driver?

thanks in advanced...

oo and out of the blue question.... does ubuntu work just about like linux???
 
Old 09-30-2007, 12:05 AM   #2
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Does Gnome Network Manager see the wireless connection?

If it does but the setup still won't work, try using wicd (http://wicd.sourceforge.net/) as the network manager instead. If it doesn't see the card, then maybe you'll have to.

Last edited by sleepykit; 09-30-2007 at 12:08 AM.
 
Old 09-30-2007, 01:03 AM   #3
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it would help if you posted the type of wireless card you had
 
Old 09-30-2007, 01:20 AM   #4
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You're going to need either bcm43xx-fwcutter or ndiswrapper. I haven't tried it, but something like this howto might help:
HOWTO: Broadcom 43xx based wireless cards the EASY way.
 
  


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