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Old 01-23-2008, 04:14 PM   #1
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ok i have a dell latitude c610 laptop and i crashed
i got it from a friend and i put xubuntu on it
so i see there is a broadcom bcm4318 wireless card in it and i cant seem to get it to work with xubuntu so i need some help
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I Had the SAME Problem,You need a program called NDISWRAPPER so you can use your Windows drivers with Linux.
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Old 01-23-2008, 05:00 PM   #3
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ok can u show me step by step who to do it
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Well the thing is,I didnt use it on Ubuntu (But i know NDISWRAPPER IS Compatible),I used PC Linux OS So its already pre-installed and it just asked me where i put the Driver,and it worked great.
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ok can u show me step by step who to do it
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Old 01-23-2008, 08:49 PM   #6
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so i just download pclinux and install it and it should work
ok cool thanks for the help
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Yeah,But you need the Windows drivers for that wireless card.
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