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    [SOLVED] New to Debian... Help getting wifi to work?

    Hi, so I have just switched to Debian from ubuntu about hmm 5 hours ago. The entire time I have been troubleshooting and trying to figure out how to get the wireless card in my laptop to work with absolutely no prevail.

    Debian 5.0 Lenny

    My wireless card chipset is Broadcom Corporation BCM4328 802.11a/b/g/n (rev 03)

    ifconfig comes up with this.

    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1c:23:9d:1a:48
    inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
    inet6 addr: fe80::21c:23ff:fe9d:1a48/64 Scope:Link
    RX packets:10601 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:11573 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:7725544 (7.3 MiB) TX bytes:2166989 (2.0 MiB)

    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr: Mask:
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:560 (560.0 B) TX bytes:560 (560.0 B)

    iwconfig comes up with this.

    lo no wireless extensions.

    eth0 no wireless extensions.

    Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

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    I want you to know that I love you.... that worked. And suprisingly I saw that earlier I believe. I feel dumb.

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    We all have our moments. Glad you got it worked out!

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