Want to know which application is best for the job? Ubuntu is not the best selection for a new starter. Find More Posts by mrryanthai. Find More Posts by keratos. You would need to partition your 50GB in to 2x25GB for arguments sake! Page 1 of 3. I use Broadcomm wireless in PClinux and it “just works”.
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A little knowledge on partitioning and linux install would be brcmm1020 however Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Try not to get caught up in the hype about it. Driver for Wifi Cards. Having a problem logging in? First the wireless device; find out more precisely which Broadcom card it is: I need help with this too I have a dell inspiron noob to linux too and I can’t find the liunx for my wifi card I have a Dell wireless mini-card and i can’t find the driver for it for ubuntu and i also can’t watch videos or listen to music it says i don’t have the codecs for that either.
This means you can boot from either CD and dont need to install bgcm1020 hard disk to “play around” with them. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.
Page 1 of 3. The command is “lspci” that is a l as in limousine and not a 1 as in 1-to If you dont like it dont install it. Originally Posted by mrryanthai I need help with this too I have a dell inspiron noob to linux too and I can’t find the drivers for my wifi card I have a Dell wireless bcm1020 and i can’t find the driver for it for ubuntu and i also can’t watch videos or listen to music it says i don’t have the codecs for that either.
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All times are GMT Its okay but not the easiest if you dont even know how to get a wireless card and video card installed.
Then, install the one you like best!! For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.
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Clearly, in your linuxx – it does not “simply just work” does it? Find More Posts by mckheuneedshelp. Help answer threads with 0 replies. Originally Posted by mrryanthai. Originally Posted brcm1200 keratos Ah, you’re caught by the market hype for Ubuntu. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.
There are much more user friendly linux distros – such as PClinux or mint that support your card natively.
Last edited by keratos; at By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Doesnt mean its not happened, I just have not come across it in my experiences. Having a problem installing a new program? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Visit the following links: