My wireless card, the Broadcom BCM that I decried in a previous post now connects without a hitch, and with better signal strength than I ever had with Windows. I am writing this from a connected ndiswrapper machine. Log in to the desktop with the username and password you provided during the installation:. The hardware RF-kill button still turns the radio physically off. My experience has been sound is flaky in ubuntu 8.

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However, pressing the RF-button is useless – nothing happens. By closing or ignoring this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

Installation Time The installation of the new packages though took a while longer. Get All latest blog posts directly to your mail box.

First Look: Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop Edition, Intrepid Ibex

Every now and again, I get challenged with a prompt to “Enter password for the default keyring to unlock” Click on the network symbol on the right hand top corner and you should see a drop down menu of all the available Wireless networks.

Both 1 and 2 conditions were immediately satisfied with this driver. Press the button to turn it on. Unless anyone knows a windows driver for the rev 02 that has WPA2 support: My experience has been sound is flaky in ubuntu 8. Older versions only had WPA capabilities. Back to the wireless issues.


Parts of the website may not work as expected without them. Get the Windows driver for your Dell After the upgrade, a not-every-time-but-way-more-than-once glitch happens.

The Perfect Desktop – Ubuntu (Intrepid Ibex)

If you are using the Broadcom STA wireless driver via the Driver Manager and it’s working for all your day to day needs, I wouldn’t recommend taking the time to change drivers. November 26, at 8: I am new so it may be still here on my desktop but cannot find it? To fix, open a terminal, enter sudo alsamixer. Here you brosdcom find an interesting list about common known bugs and how to fix them: Recently, I installed Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex on my hp laptop — tx but after installing ubuntu the first problem I faced was how to configure wi fi in Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex.

Then your ubuntu should start scanning and looking for available drivers.

I’m not saying it’s a solution to your problem but it’s just how I eventually sorted it out. It is in the Menu: Now all you need to do is select broadcom and click on the Activate Buttona green symbol would be shown next to broadcom and thats it.


Select Try Ubuntu without any change to your computer to start the Ubuntu live system:. EXE the Dell driverto the folder we just made.

Unfortunately, it is most likely using the XP drivers that came with the laptop. Definitely my choice over those you’ve mentioned above. I have now changed that and was able to duplicate the messages that you have. Most of them need the broadcom drivers. April 8, at 8: There is a new version of this tutorial available for Ubuntu Log in with your Channel Futures account. March 17, at Yes, my password is: So I’m not sure what has changed where I can’t connect anymore?