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Hey! I'm giving Damn Small Linux a shot, after getting pretty tired of Damn Buggy XP. So, how do I install my wireless. From what I have read, you have ...
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    How do I install wireless+led in DSL on my HP nx6110?


    Hey! I'm giving Damn Small Linux a shot, after getting pretty tired of Damn Buggy XP. So, how do I install my wireless. From what I have read, you have to use ndiswrapper(which is included in DSL) and a windows-driver. Where can I download it, and how do I find the files in Linux? And how do I get the wireless LED-button on my laptop to work?

    Thanks

    PS: The wireless network card is called Broadcom 11b/g WLAN
    PSPS: I also have a 3Com OfficeConnect Wireless 11g USB Adaptor that I can plug in if it makes things easier.

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    Hello
    First of all we need the model of the wireless chipset
    So open up a terminal and type:
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    lspci
    copy its contents and paste them here

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    I believe BCM94306MPLNA is the name of the chip-set.

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    Hello
    You are right and I have good news acoording to this Home - Broadcom 43xx the driver should be installed on the kernel just install the bcm43xx-fwcutter package (just search google on how to install a .tar.bz2 package and you should be fine)

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    Thank you very much! My hard drive is formatted in ntfs, and not fat32. I read that ntfs + Linux equals trouble. That you shouldn't save data to ntfs from Linux. Should I still install the bcm43xx-fwcutter?

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    Umm I wouldn't recommend installing linux in ntfs due to write and read problems(I would recommend making a another partition with ext3),But its totally up to you if you want to install it,just maybe you can get away with it.


    Good Luck

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