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Old 03-06-2005, 12:32 AM   #46
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I am proud to say that i am on-line for the first time EVER ::Trumpets blaring:: on mandrakelinux... i figured... well hell i cant seem to get my broadcom card to be recognized... even with the ndiswrapper which i finally got to work... sooooooo i racked my brain while working out this morning... and i thought... well hey... ive got a hypothesis i want to test out... my boyfriend has an external wireless card that i know he is NOT using right now... (he is on dial up right now) and i wonder if that card JUST might be recognized... at least by the ndiswrapper thing... so i got the card... then i popped it in my computer... and windows recognized it and booted the driver and all that jazz.......... soooo i switched over to linux and set it up with my ip adress and everything... and low and behold... it worked... not only did it work... but i am ONLINE!!!! if you cant tell i am soooo freaking happy right now... everything that i have read has been talking about how horribly difficult it is to get wireless to work on a laptop with linux... and blah this and blah that... and well you know... anyways... it just makes me sooo happy that i am able to get this to work.... now i just need to figure out a way to break it to my boyfriend that hes not getting his wireless card back... everything will be right and dandy!

Thanks again everyone soooo much for all the help and the tips and tricks..
Old 03-06-2005, 01:40 AM   #47
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Your a girl and you want to tell your boy some bad news and your not sure how???
*disbelieving cough*... Where's the cough syrup I'll need a lot today...LOL

Congrats though! Well done you.


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