[ubuntu-uk] 12.04 oddities

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Tue May 1 10:46:19 UTC 2012


On 1 May 2012 11:37, paul sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
> On 01/05/12 11:09, Anton Kanishchev wrote:
>> Have you ever run windows on the netbook/ do you have access to the
>> manufacturers website with drivers? This might be worth a shot if you
>> can find some drivers:
>> http://techtips.salon.com/convert-windows-drivers-linux-11847.html
>>
>> Please note i am still learning ways around Linux so you probably know
>> much more than i do (using ubuntu for 1 month now :) ).
>> hope this helps
>
>
>
> Hmm, never had windows on it,  however it worked fine with 11.04 ,
> apart from getting MB and GB mixed up, i was just seeing if anyone else
> had a simiular issues,
> Ok it's clear that others have not had this issue
>
> so i have
>
> <--50gb / --> <---100 gb /home --> and < --10 gb swap -->  by adding the
> 50gb first then the 10gb swap at the end then putting the 100gb in the
> middle.
>
> all i need to do now is figure out why the wireless drivers didn't pull
> in.  May boot  live session, to see if that works,  with wireless and if
> it does it suggests i need to install some extra packages to control
> wireless networking which is probably the case.

Have you checked in System Settings > Additional Drivers?  Probably
not the solution but worth checking.

Colin



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