Can any one help me with this i do not know how to update the firmware needed for Ubuntu I never made changes to the bios, but it did get it working. And lucky me, since I’m working weekends, I’m the one who has to do it ;- Most of the things work fine except – on the first two models, I can’t get wireless to work. Media Manager Back to top. It would be helpful if we could see the output in regard to the card in question of ” lspci -v “.

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The etch ndiswrapper and fglrx modules however do not work. Server Fault works best with JavaScript enabled.

Find More Posts by TechieJustin. Register Recent changes Sitemap Login. I have Fedora now which runs very well on 67715b laptop, but has a different firewire driver which is a pain to set up, so i haven’t bothered. This is an AMD based laptop with some medium level components.

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Old question, but I had to solve the problem myself for a friend’s machine this week, so here it goes No problems just newer versions needed:. Rook 6 I played a bit with it, but it is a crap and did not work. For details on how to actually install and configure the required modules have a look at our guides section for distribution specific instructions.

Don’t use the bcm43xx driver unless you absolutely have to because it’s legacy now. I have a Compaq b laptop, installing Debian 4. Other than that everything else works well. I even got the fingerprint scanner to work. A year ago we bought several HP Compaq’s laptops.

As far as desktop environments, I’ve tried just about everything there is, via Lubuntu. Edit this page Old revisions.

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Of course if your distro is compatible, you can transfer the deb file and install it on the target. Try to use NetworkManager for wireless connections.


Get a decent card like Intel’s n AGN card, it will work out-of-the box.

Because the target had no network. On a side note, my experience with OpenSuse In my experience, it does not work until reboot. I’ve never had to use the ndsiwrapper limux that would be another learning curve to deal with.

Idigas – Can you post the output of “lspci -v” and “lspci -n”?

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The wirelwss reader can recognize xD memory cards too. Linux Midnights Making Linux work for me…. Bodhi Linux, Lubuntu, and others. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Install the bcm43xx driver using ndiswrapper, do not be alarmed if it says it can not detect the hardware at any time, it seems to work: