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Old 01-29-2010, 08:15 PM   #1
talking_donkey
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wireless driver problem with Ubuntu and Debian


Hi all,

Just in case someone is interested in my first experience with Linux:
I first installed Ubuntu but I didn't check the "desktop" button so I got the text-base version of Ubuntu. Then I reinstalled but I could not get my wireless hardware to work. But GRUB was installed and I was able to use Windows if I wanted to.
Then I installed Debian and lost GRUB and Windows... AND my wireless still doesn't work. I found some instruction on this forum and when I tried to edit the "blacklist" with the text editor, it wouldn't let me save. So I login as 'root' and here I am.
What's that command in 'terminal' for what kind of hardware that one has?
 
Old 01-29-2010, 08:54 PM   #2
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