Laptop question

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Sun Aug 19 18:37:38 UTC 2007


D. Michael McIntyre wrote:

> On Sunday 19 August 2007, Tim M wrote:
>> given me any problems.  I don't imagine you would have any problems
>> installing Kubuntu on the Dell.
> 
> Only problem I would worry about is wireless.  Mom has a Dell, and I spent
> many hours dicking around with the damn wireless on that thing, and never
> found joy.  She couldn't live without wireless, so that was all she wrote
> for Linux on that machine.

Well, let me rant again about Dell wireless...  I have a 4 year in-home
service contract, yet Dell refuses to even talk to me about fixing the
broken IPW2200 wireless.  

But I bought an $18 SMC pcmcia wireless card which works just as well, using
ndiswrapper, as the ipw ever did.
-- 
derek





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