If you miss this step, you will have to run Chkdisk Windows usually does this automagically and reboot to Ubuntu again. Create a broadcom folder in your Home folder. Last time the AskMetafilter group helped me out enormously. Also, if your F5D card is version 7 or , same thing , this is the best approach to get it working also in Fiesty. To have the generic kernel working as fine as the mono-cpu one, I had to do the following: The easy solution is here: Wireless is not available by default.

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You are not directly subscribed to this bug’s notifications. Click wireless connection, then click activate.

Most of the advices are to install the drivers by hand by recompiling them first. Page History Login to edit.

uvuntu This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Close the ndiswrapper uitility and exit the terminal window. Your card should now be completely functional.

The dvef model works fine with Gutsy Gibbon, but grub hangs. Awesome, I’m going to check there now!


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Lines beginning with ” ” are ignored. If it does not, then double check that the card is completely plugged into the slot, and try redownloading the driver file to make sure you do not have a corrupt download. As you can see, the imanidiot tag was correctly used.

Because the Dv series varies in hardware, some users will have perfect systems and others will struggle. Don’t do it all at once, that will not work. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The system should now boot without stalling.

If the vendor ID of your webcam is 05catry installing the driver found at the forums here http: Navigate to the directory you unzipped the driver files to and select the “bcmwl5. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink ubunttu completely disabled once you log in.

I got the webcam to work on Debian etch by installing the packages: This specifically fixes lockups during mandatory fsck-ing at boot. If the model bfmwl5 a Conexant chipset, I would recommend tracking down the open driver for Conexant winmodems instead of resorting to Linuxant paid drivers – the open driver works fine for me, even if the Dell one mentioned above does not.


Tis the season for the Mefi Mall – shop fine products by Mefites! Unsupported Version This article applies to an unsupported version of Ubuntu. To do that refer to bcmsl5 page.

Email me about changes to this bug report. The time now is Please provide as attachments the output of lspci. On feisty, the latest update to bcjwl5 1. When given boot options for the LiveCD, press F6 for other options and you should see a command line with commands already entered.


If you miss this step, you will have to run Chkdisk Windows usually does bcmmwl5 automagically and reboot to Ubuntu again. Very strange feisty fawn bug that only seems to affect amd64 machines. Otherwise, you will get some odd errors when booting into Linux.

How do I make a simple linear graph? Click “Install New Driver”, then the open folder icon where it says None in the location drop down menu.