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by animaguy
Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Problems wireless connection on 32-bit linux mint 12
Replies: 14
Views: 2813

Re: Problems wireless connection on 32-bit linux mint 12

I opened a new topic. Thanks for the info about the 4401. That is a piece of information that helps.

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by animaguy
Wed Apr 25, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Where can you download drivers?
Replies: 22
Views: 3040

Re: Wireless connection

I noticed on another thread that a person was asked to run similar commands and then copy and pasted the output on their thread.

I will do the same asap. I am at work now but this afternoon Pacific Standard Time I will do so.

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by animaguy
Wed Apr 25, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Where can you download drivers?
Replies: 22
Views: 3040

Re: Wireless connection

I have run those three commands in the terminal. And I am not sure what I am looking for. My understanding is I wiped clean the previous WinXP so there should be no drivers. With those commands, what should I be looking for and are there any links that I can go to and study the components of wifi fo...
by animaguy
Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Problems wireless connection on 32-bit linux mint 12
Replies: 14
Views: 2813

Re: Problems wireless connection on 32-bit linux mint 12

I am having problems, not just connecting to random coffee shop wireless networks, but understanding how to locate and install a driver and ndiswrapper. I really want to understand the inner workings so that I can do this with other computers. I have a Dell Inspiron E1405 laptop. lspci -nn Ethernet ...
by animaguy
Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:55 am
Forum: Wireless
Topic: Where can you download drivers?
Replies: 22
Views: 3040

Wireless connection

Several weeks ago I downloaded Linuxmint 12 w/KDE. It was with a small throw away laptop that I wanted to try and save. The laptop wireless didnt have a history of a working wifi w/WinXP so it was assumed that there was something wrong with the wifi hardware in the computer. I had a break in learnin...
by animaguy
Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Another Newbie to the Linux Mint Forum
Replies: 10
Views: 1144

Re: Another Newbie to the Linux Mint Forum

@Vincent, Nah, my sister's HP was sent out to pasture more than a fortnight ago. Level 13? Wow. Looks like you are at the top of the pyramid. @nunol, Cheers! @The-Wizard My brother is a senior level computer scientist for NASA and a 1 gb ram laptop is small potatoes for him. He is just helping me ou...
by animaguy
Thu Mar 15, 2012 1:48 am
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Another Newbie to the Linux Mint Forum
Replies: 10
Views: 1144

Another Newbie to the Linux Mint Forum

Hello Everyone, You can call me animaguy. My real name isn't top secret but I like to keep a psuedonym for the sake of mutual privacy. I started to explore linux several years ago. My sister gave me a small laptop that only had a half a gig of ram. I bought a book with a disk. The disk had several L...
by animaguy
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:52 pm
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint 11
Replies: 209
Views: 127928

Re: Beginners Guide to Installing and Using Linux Mint

I have downloaded the KDE Desktop Lisa Edition. The manual link you provided only covers the Gnome Desktop Edition. Does the KDE Desktop have a pdf link for a users manual?

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