I've become quite bored with Windows and all of the issues surrounding the OS, especially viruses and other little nasties, so I've decided to 'revamp' my Dell Inspiron 1545 to a Linux platform.
I've installed Xubuntu and the only issue I'm having, so far, is getting WiFi working. I've seen a couple of posts within these forums and found that I needed the BCM drivers to get me up and running but now find myself at a loss as to how to get those within Xubuntu for installation. I've extracted the files and burned both the tar.gz file and extracted items to a CD but am running into permission errors.
I don't give up easily and hope to have WiFi access by the end of the day.
Any tips would be appreciated ... greatly!