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Old 02-16-2006, 10:35 PM   #1
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ubuntu 5.10 on laptop


i'm running ubuntu 5.10 on my Acer Extensa 6601WLMI

it's VERY nice

my wifi is working
i got the modem to work from the driver from linuxant

i'm having truble with the batary indecator ?? showing 0%

having a problem with my bluetooth . . . i think it cant find it

i need to get them working so when i convert from winthing 100% i would not miss anything for me to go back to

hank you very much
Old 02-17-2006, 03:32 PM   #2
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did you load acpi , battery , bluetooth moudles?
Old 02-18-2006, 11:47 AM   #3
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for me to boot i had to use noacpi but i did get the bluetooth moudles "i think" "the 2 softwares for the BT right?" but it did not work

i dont know now if i wana load acpi would my computer boot ?

Ooh i dont know how to do that . . . Coz i'm a noob !




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