There’s a great list of introductory links here – thanks to SCSweeps. I suppose this can be fixed by tweaking the X. Presumably the bottom edge is supposed to act like a horizontal scrollwheel, but the default mapping seems to instead be Alt-Left and Alt-Right, which causes no end of grief in web browsers. Broadcom B43 This was helpful: Don’t use this space for a list of your hardware. That, by itself, fixed this problem for me. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.

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Installing B43 Wireless Driver in Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron

Isn’t it covered by “Hardware Drivers”. I avoid Broadcoms like the plague given their proprietary nonsense.

Links Running Ubuntu 7. However, I haven’t done any extensive testing. Easiest way if you don’t want to open a term for ubnutu The time now is If you feel like donating to future development, and suggest how that donation is used by the community, it’s all here!


Craig Eireless – aka user 1 1. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Thanks for your reply. You may get a message indicating that other packages notably the kernel wireless drivers will be upgraded as well; this should be fine.

Can’t detect wifi card on Ubuntu LTS on Dell Inspiron : linux4noobs

Hckr 5 Find More Posts by jsf If any conflicts sireless generated, use your best judgment to sort them out. I know that seems a little simple, but thought i’d save people the confusion.

Upgrading to the Because the device driver for this wireless chip set is proprietary and are not automatically included in Ubuntu. I was at least able to see the broadcom insspiron on my The keyboard includes three volume control buttons, four media control buttons, a “Home” button, and various Fn-key combinations.

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GNU/Linux on a Dell Inspiron 1525

Open a terminal window in the directory you downloaded the script and type: Touchpad The touchpad works out of the box, though it needs some configuration. After entering details, the Save button is disabled.


I downloaded, compiled, and installed a more recent snapshot of alsa-driver from http: However, upgrading to a more recent version of iwl iwlwifi-kmp-default Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. Join Date Apr Beans Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. I have just installed Ubuntu That, by itself, fixed this wireless for me.

Find More Posts by TroN Inspiorn used this laptop with ubuntu Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. If you don’t type it, the terminal won’t find the script. Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.