Ubuntu Compaq Presario CQ 57

I just purchased a Compaq Presario CQ 57 at the Wal Mart Black Friday sale. I am hoping to install Ubuntu 11.x on it.I have had success in the past with Acer and eMachines and am hoping to get some decent feedback and/or advice before I press forward. Mainly, I an worried about http://ubuntuforums.o ...

Ubuntu Presario Wireless Driver!

Hey, I just got Ubuntu a couple of days ago, and I've been poking around on the Internet searching for a Wireless Driver for may Compaq C700, but I have yet to find any information of good use. Can someone lend me a hand please? ...

Ubuntu Wireless Driver Compaq Presario C700

Hey, I just got Ubuntu a couple of days ago, and I've been poking around on the Internet searching for a Wireless Driver for may Compaq C700, but I have yet to find any information of good use. Can someone lend me a hand please? ...

Ubuntu What wireless driver am Im using?

Help! My wireless connection is working! :biggrin:a little info...Over the last two weeks I have followed a lot of guides, tutorials and how-twos to get my wireless connection to work consistently I have lost track of what I have actually done, I got it to work then a kernel update broke it again th ...

Ubuntu Compaq Presario CQ 40-514AU Sound Issues

So i finally got a laptop :) It is the mentioned Compaq Presario CQ 40-514AU, AMD Athlon 64 CPU, RAM upgraded from 1 GB to 2 GB (before installing anything), 250 GB hard disk, DVD-RW drive and ATI Radeon graphics. Webcam and wireless are built-in, too, as is Bluetooth and a memory card reader.The ma ...

Ubuntu Broadcom STA Wireless Driver disabled by default?

I have a Compaq Presario F7W39M laptop that has a Broadcom Wireless NIC and even though the wireless card works with the Broadcom STA Wireless Driver in Restricted Drivers, if I do a reboot, suddenly the wireless card is not working.When you go to Device Drivers, it has a checkmark to use the driver ...

Ubuntu I deleted my wireless driver

Okay. So here is what happened.I find a guide to get wireless on my Ubuntu Feisty Fawn...Now, this guide tells me to delete my wireless driver and install a new one. Now I realize, this is for a Dell laptop and now my wireless is all gone.I have a compaq Presario V6000. I need a wireless driver for ...

Ubuntu Wireless Driver

I am attempting to get wireless connection for my Compaq Presario 2100 laptop. The most information I could find about what it is using is that it is a Broadcom 802.11 b/g WLAN.I tried a few of the dirrections I've found on here, but they didn't seem to work. I'm still new to Linux, and aren't very ...

Ubuntu My final desperate cry for help. Wireless driver is installed, but hardware not found

If you want the long story:http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1673668&highlight=pencils42We concluded that to get Windows back I'd need to buy a recovery disk. But I want to ensure I can't get ubuntu to work first.If you want the short story, I deleted Windows. Ubuntu won't recognize any w ...

Lost Wireless Driver on MiNote 8515

I've borrowed an XP laptop and have managed to "loose" the wireless driver.I wanted to disconnect from the Web while installing some software, and clicked on the wireless network icon as I did not know how to turn the wireless connection off, and selected something like "disable" ...

Ubuntu Wireless driver in netbook edition?

I'm truly an absolute beginner. Just got my netbook in the mail, it had Windows 7. Connected to the internet fine. Downloaded Ubuntu netbook onto a USB, tried it, couldn't connect to the internet. My home network just doesn't show up. Some intense googling has told me to connect it to an ethernet ca ...

Laptop, trransfer wireless driver from Ubuntu 10.10 to 9.10

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 9.10 it works fine except for wireless.Ubuntu 10.10 live cd, Lan and Wireless works fine, but when it is installed both Lan and Wireless fail.Is there any way of transferring the wireless driver from Ubuntu 10.10 to 9.10. ...

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guys, i am new to linux and i posses only basic knowledge. So, i installed Mandriva linux one (i think) and when i tried to install wireless driver it says something like "I cannot find that driver-try load the windows driver" and opens the existing windows partition to load the driver fro ...

Ubuntu installing Broadcom wireless driver on persistent flashdrive install

I am trying to use a 4gb flashdrive for a persistent install, the only problem is, I need the Broadcom BTA wireless driver to be on the drive also. I tried having the .deb file on the drive along with the installed OS, but that didn't work. Trying to install them while booted up didn't work either s ...

[ask] how to install wireless driver????

ADMIN and MODERATOR.my laptop is lenovo thinkpad sl300 and the OS is slackware 13.0so....., can you help me, how to install the wireless driver on my laptop????? thanx b4 ...

Ubuntu unable to activate the wireless driver..please Help.

Recently I have reinstalled ubuntu 10.04 in my computer dual booting with windows 7But when i went to administration-->hardware driver to activate the drivers, there is only one option of driver and that is---->Broadcom STA wireless driver, but there used to be two of them.I don't remember the ...

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ive just installed suse 9.3 on my laptop. ive heard that the 2200 intel wireless driver works out of the box. i cant fiqure it out though. is this true? if so how is it done?thx in advance ...

Ubuntu Wireless driver activated and not in use issue.

Wireless driver activated and not in use issue. Hello, I am faily new to Ubuntu but have come across an issue scince getting a new laptop. I'll give what I think to be the whole picture. I am running Xubuntu and trying to use a windows installed driver which I have reasearch and have found it is com ...

Install the wireless driver with ndiswrapper & configure using yast. Its not working

i have copy the wireless driver from my installation disk for my dell 1501 laptop.I use the ndisdriver to install the wireless card driver. i type ndiswrapper -l it displays install is ok.Then i use yast and configure the wireless, by selecting wireless, at the module i type ndiswrapper, click on ne ...

Ubuntu "Unblacklist" wireless driver

I tried to blacklist my wireless driver to see if karma had another driver to install since the one I initially installed did not work. now nothing works. does anyone know how to "unblacklist" the driver? ...

wireless driver configuration in ubuntu and knoppix

Can anyone tell me how to configure wireless driver in ubuntu and knoppix??In knoppix the eth0 is detected but then its asking IP address and subnet mask...will this be same as in windows....or different?? ...

Ubuntu how to install wireless driver

i am new with laptop ubuntui don't know how can i install the wireless driver for my laptop dell latitude e6400pls help me ...

Ubuntu 1T1R Ralinktech wireless driver $

Can somebody compile me the 1T1R Ralinktech wireless driver (internal wireless for msi cr700 notebook)? I can pay some $ to get it. I will provide you with additional info if you tell me where to get it.Please pm me. ...

Wireless driver problem

Im pretty new to linux and have some major problems with installing the wireless driver.I have an ASUS c90s laptop. Installed fedora 8 64bit.ifconfig only lists eth0 and lo.Installed madwifi through livna.lspci:05:00.0 Network controller: Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5418802.11abgn Wireless PCI Ex ...

Writing Linux Wireless Driver

I am newbie to wireless drivers. Can anyone please tell me how to write linux wireless driver? I am having linux on mini2440 ...

Ubuntu installing "broadcom b43 wireless driver"

HelloHaving difficulty installing my wireless driver to ubuntu.It recognizes it, but when i try to click "enable" i get the following message:While this driver itself is free software, it relies on propietary firmware which cannot be legally shipped with the operating system. Your hardware ...

Ubuntu Moblin Remix: How-to install the Broadcom wireless driver

I've looked around on Ubuntu Forums, but can't find precise help on this.How do I install the Broadcom wireless driver on a Dell Mini 9 under Ubuntu Moblin Remix? I downloaded the Broadcom driver from http://www.broadcom.com/support/802.11/linux_sta.php. I extracted it to a USB memory stick.Karmic M ...

Ubuntu Wireless Driver Problems?

so, i've got some wireless driver problems and I have no clue what to do with them. I think the driver isn't even installed. here's the network hardware lister Hardware Lister (lshw) - B.02.13usage: lshw [-format] [-options ...]lshw -version-version print program version (B.02.13)format can be-html ...

dell inspiron 6400 wireless driver

cannot find wireless driver for dell inspiron 6400 ple.......... ...

Ubuntu cannot activate my b43 wireless driver

im using ubuntu 9.04 and i cant seem to activate my b43 wireless driver when i go to activate it i wait for a whyle and a mesage says failed to activate i tried to do i again just to see what the message said exactly but now i cant even open my hardware dirvers it just says searching for drivers can ...

windowi concluds wireless driver - not computer illiterate but ubuntu failing me...

ok so i have booted ubuntu from a usb stick on my toshiba netbook. so far so good, i like orange.no wireless.the help pages instruct me to look at the system notification tray and the network manager. sounds simple except that, since i have never used ubuntu, i have no idea where these are. i can't ...

Help - no wireless driver

I am new to ubuntu (say about 48 hours) and I have installed it on my hard drive. I am more than delighted after suffering Windows for years. I am having a problem with a wireless connection. I can connect the computer to the internet with a LAN connection but I need to know if there is a linux wire ...

Missing wireless driver for P-173XL.

Im running a gateway P-173XL or something very close to that. I can not find a wireless driver for this. I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 and I would very much like to run this wireless. ...

Wireless driver at dell inspiron 1012.

Don't know how to install wireless driver on inspiron 1012 mini on ubuntu server 10.10 32bit. Not shore what is the wireless card name. I have no internet acsess whit that pc but can copy files whit usb from another pc. Can eneyone help? Thx. ...

BCM43225 wireless driver

i have installed ubuntu on my laptop acer aspire 5741g and my wireless driver was installed automatically. I installed following some tutorial on the web, but it only works till laptop is turned on. When i restart the laptop or shut it down, i have to go to additional drivers, remove sta wireless dr ...

Ubuntu jaunty will not let me activate wireless driver

Just upgraded my laptop to jaunty, I have no ethernet connection only a wireless card.When I go to restricted drivers I am tole that there is an inactive broadcom b43 wireless driver but I am not able to activate it.any suggestions? ...

Ubuntu Need help with wireless driver

Here is my situation (bear with me here)I have a dell xsp 13 with xp and ubuntu 8.04 x64i have wireless working on ubuntu Here is my dilemma:i want to install ubuntu (same version to my dell xps 13) to a flash drive, but i dont remember how i get my wireless working. All i remember is it took along ...

Ubuntu help disabling my windows wireless driver

i need to disable the Windows wireless driver that comes with Ubuntu 8.04.02 64bit, but i cant find the file "/etc/modprobe.d/backlist" to modify. any suggestions? ...

Ubuntu Wireless Driver Help

everyone. I'm still really new to Ubuntu and Linux and I know very little about it. I just finished installing a custom made 8.10 Intrepid last night and I'm having problems with my wireless driver. It's a Broadcom 4311. I have the BCM-Fwcutter installed just fine and I have it activated in Hardware ...

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Can anybody tell me how to install a broadcom wireless driver for SuSe 11.2?. To be honest the more threads i look up the more confused i am getting as all i am seing is lines and lines of code that i really cannot understand. If possible need instructions in plain english as all this tech speak doe ...

how to install my broadcom wireless driver in fedora12

i am new to linux platform so i'd appreciate it if someone helps me with installation of wireless driver on my dell inspiron1525 which has a broadcom hardware... ...

Ubuntu madwifi wireless driver existance ignored on aspire one

I'm just starting to use Ubuntu.I installed Ubuntu 8.04.1 on my aspire one and followed the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AspireOne to get my wireless working. The driver downloaded and built fine but when I run "sudo modprobe ath_pci"I just get an empty prompt back:jez ...

writing own wireless driver

i would like to write my own wireless driver for my interisil prism based d link pcmcia wireless card.Have any of you before been sucessfull at writing you own wireless driver for a prism based pcmcia card?lemme know if u know of any documentation or tutorial you can find for the same.your comments ...

Ubuntu Cannot get connected to internet by Wireless driver.

Im new to Ubuntu and I am having trouble getting connected to the internet. Does not recognize my wireless driver. I have a Dynex 802.11g Enhanced Wireless-G desktop card SHOWN HERE....(http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage.jsp?skuId=8545005&type=product&id=1188560188217)If some one could walk ...

Ubuntu Wireless driver problems

I am new to Ubuntu and have spent the last few days trying to find a way to install a driver for my intel wireless card. I have read through documentation and still do not understand.I found a linux version of the driver which gives me a file and says I have to copy it into /lib/firmware folder. I t ...

Ubuntu Updates Broke NETGEAR Wireless Driver

Hi. I updated yesterday and they BROKE the wireless driver. I've NEVER heard of updates that make things WORSE.:mad: Now It shows no wireless networks upon right click and left click on the network icon. It shows my network info in "Edit Wireless Networks..." but includes no option to conn ...

Ubuntu Help with wireless driver please

Im not new to Ubuntu but I need help with my wireless driver... Ubuntu doesnt work with it out of the box. I was gonna use ndiswrapper but when I extract the Windows XP driver for my wireless card there is no inf file. Here is a link to the XP driver if someone wants to try to see what I should doft ...

Ubuntu No Wireless Driver? Help?!?!?

I have ubuntu installed on my HP Pavalian DV4 and there is no wireless driver. It worked in vista but not in ubuntu. I don't know how to find the driver name. But when I go to system > administration > Hardware Drivers It says and I quote "Downloading package indexes failed, please check ...

Ubuntu Broadcom STA Wireless Driver won't install

It just says "Sorry, Installation of this Driver Failed"Here is the log:010-06-12 21:35:16,961 DEBUG: updating <jockey.detection.LocalKernelModulesDriverDB instance at 0x2b2b680>2010-06-12 21:35:16,963 DEBUG: reading modalias file /lib/modules/2.6.32-22-preempt/modules.alias2010-06-1 ...

Ubuntu wireless driver for HP compaq 6170b

does anyone know where can i get wireless driver for HP compaq 6170b for UBUNTU 9.10 ? ...