What do I need to do to fix this problem? I believe that this is be cause Mint lacks the drivers necessary. Hence, you may not want to run a full desktop environment distro as it may slow your system down unnecessarily. N4RPS on April 04, , Modem was not tested.

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[SOLVED] WiFi on Compaq V

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Must pass noapm to the kernel on boot to enable the button that disables the mousepad.

Volume buttons don’t work. After downloading it, cabextract the contents to a directory of your choice and ubuntk the included bcmwl5.

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Worked extremely well, 3 weeks and counting, for a 5 year old machine; hotkeys weren’t recognized; modem, Ckmpaq and parallel port not tested. If you need to reset your password, click here.

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. Forgot to ask – which usb wifi chipsets would install automatically on install?


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I was following this thread, removed all green boxes, and now my computer only goes to Memtest when it restarts. Just run the distro as a live CD first; if the live CD runs ok, it should run even better installed. Sign up using Email and Password. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. I bought a usb tplink which works with LL – But still want to have the internal Broadcom card functional.

Deep Space Nine Distribution: However, there is no such thing as “the best linux system” since that is subjective IMHO. Wireless with the b43 driver with fwcutter and wpa supplicant is a breeze.


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Please fill all the letters into the box to prove you’re human. Compaq Evo Nv Standard Hoary install work ok.

Compaq Presario Known to work: What are some outputs? Having trouble installing a piece of hardware?

Hello werewolfsin, welcome to the forums. That’s what prompted me to install cpufreq under Debian I found out that the temperature went up to 70 deg C! I am glad you got it working.

Jerry would know more about exactly where they are on there than I do, but here’s an article that describes it in more detail: After a clean install of breezy: BB code is On. A ny replies would be much appreciated.