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by tedtrash
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Chat about Linux
Topic: Why do new people give up on Linux?
Replies: 947
Views: 184646

Re: Why do new people give up on Linux?

I think that Linux Mint is packaged really well, and descriptions on the website do give you plenty of options for your desktop environment and choices for usability and performance. There have been several good posts here about the need to educate new users about using the software centre. The impo...
by tedtrash
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Simple fix for Broadcom driver
Replies: 1
Views: 615

Re: Simple fix for Broadcom driver

Quick addendum to the above fix: Initially, I changed the repositories in the Synaptic Package manager to include Source Code. I am not sure how necessary and/or dangerous it is. It is not selected by default. To select it within Synaptic Package manager: Settings/Repositories , then left click the ...
by tedtrash
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Simple fix for Broadcom driver
Replies: 1
Views: 615

Simple fix for Broadcom driver

The following fix worked to enable the wireless driver on an eMachines eM350 netbook with Broadcom wireless ethernet adapter. Fix works using only the Synaptic Package manager. No need for any terminal commands. :D OS is Linux Mint 9 XFCE From the Menu navigate to Menu/System/Synaptic Package Manage...

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