Help with setup
ok well i have used Linux for a while but never on a laptop and i wanted to get my wireless working on it i have this Realtek Ethernet Adapter RTL8101E i really don't know much on wireless so any help would be appreciated. Oh and im running the most recent version of debian
edit- i am willing to swith to antother distro as long as it can use gnome
Help With Setup
Realtek 8101E. The Realtek site shows a different model number but there are three links for download of Linux supported drivers. Realtek
For giggles, you might try to boot a live CD of Puppy Linux 3.01 to see if your chipset is supported.
I had amazing results on my new Compaq laptop using Sabayon as well. Sabayon
just doesn't like my AMD Athlon-based tower which is too bad because it's got
such a cool desktop look and feel.
You can also check this wireless howto for any info that might help you get your wireless setup going.