Yes, but I’m on dial up so it’ll take at least another 24 hours to download it and get back to you. Also, that ran exactly as you said. Page History Login to edit. This will cause your laptop to enter laptop mode when running on battery power, conserving more power. Then type sudo ndisgtk to run the graphical ndiswrapper utility. Ubuntu and my wireless– bcmwl5. Have to manually change from “nv” to “vesa” in xorg.

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Ubntu bug subscribers Subscribe someone else. The driver will install but when I try this command: Once the card is listed as installed, click “bcmwl5” to select it, then click the “Configure Network” to bring up the computer’s network settings. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

Also, if your F5D card is version 7 orsame thingthis is the best approach to get it working also in Fiesty. From a terminal run: I’m running feisty 2. Most of the hints are available when googling, but it can take a while to grab all the relevant data. The Ubuntu IRC channel on freenode is a great place to get live help, faster than the forums. Not working out of the box.


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Both friend and myself have the eu and on random occasions with f. File exists Driver ‘bcmwl5’ is used for ’14E4: Yeah, I think it’s supposed to be “el”. Compatibility of Broadcom wireless chipsets is still troublesome. Here is a list of software that work and do not work with the webcam. Things that works out of the Box With Gutsy, things that works out of the box: Use -e to remove it user user-laptop: Simply add as required.

Click ok, then ok again to apply the settings and close the network settings window. Wireless should work without any additional configuration needed.

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Some problems only with the nvidia driver. Here are the instructions I’m working with: Glad to hear that. Yes” and the lights will come on on the wireless card. BB code is On. The dmesg errors are: Here is the code that pops up.

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Sound playing works recording untested 3. Uhuntu the moment, I just blacklisted the uvcvideo module and my system works like a charm. Commonly, the laptop will suspend itself and power down, but upon waking will hang at the command prompt, forcing the user to power off the computer using the power button.

You may also try “noapic nolapic” as opposed to “noacpi nolacpi” – this fixes the issue for certain models.


If you have Desktop Effects enabled, your laptop will most likely not suspend or hibernate correctly. Partners Support Community Ubuntu.

Log in and mess about. Click wireless connection, then click activate.

I’m not sure why your wireless card vanished from your network settings, nor how to get it back I’m on a Mac right now and have never tried to set up a wireless driver with ndiswrapper on Ubuntu before.