[Wolves] What to Install advice

Barry W baza41 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 19:02:39 UTC 2012

On 15 February 2012 17:17, Dave Morley <davmor2 at davmor2.co.uk> wrote:

> Hash: SHA1
> On 15/02/12 17:11, Adam Sweet wrote:
> > On 15/02/12 16:52, Barry W wrote:
> >> Hi folks.
> >
> >> I'm thinking of installing a linux distro on an old Dell
> >> Inspiron 2200 laptop (with expanded ram). This had the Broadcom
> >> B43 chipset for the wifi which I understand can be tricky with
> >> some flavours of linux.
> >
> If you use Ubuntu 11.10 then the broadcom drivers are on the install
> media you need to enable allow 3rd party drivers and then they are
> made available for install and are used by the live system there and then.
I've just tried Ubuntu 11.10, got the wifi working after a bit of a faff,
but the connection  was so slow as to be unusable. Has anyone else found

Not sure about the UI too, what was wrong with Gnome that they replaced it?
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://mailman.lug.org.uk/pipermail/wolves/attachments/20120215/d6fc03f0/attachment.htm>

More information about the Wolves mailing list