[Gllug] desktop distro with "will just work" 54g support

chanka perera chanka.perera at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 13:33:32 UTC 2006

On 7/9/06, Martin A. Brooks <martin at hinterlands.org> wrote:
> Hi
> A friend of mine, who is in no way technically minded, has asked me to
> suggest a desktop linux distro that will "just work" with his notebook.
> Most of the clicky distros will suit him, but I'm wondering which would
> make his built-in broadcom 54g wireless NIC work without any fiddling.
> Any suggestions for such a distro?

I would say go for Live CD installation where you could able to check
about HW support before you actually install the OS and with limited
time you can have up and running system which ready to use. you can
try Ubuntu ,ProMepis, Knoppix, or even Gentoo Live CD installer.

- Chanka Perera
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