Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Jul 2006 21:16 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu "Canonical's Ubuntu 6.06 LTS is an excellent Linux-based operating system - so excellent, in fact, that it not only earned eWEEK Labs' Analyst's Choice designation but has also become our clear favorite among Linux desktop distributions. This latest Ubuntu release, which became available in June, has won our ardor with a tight focus on desktop usability; an extremely active, helpful and organized user community; and a software installation and management framework that's unsurpassed on any OS platform."
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Ubuntu,it was a nice distro
by traderjb on Wed 19th Jul 2006 23:30 UTC
traderjb
Member since:
2006-05-16

Once, I ran Ubuntu. It was such a nice distro, it was fast, clean, no malarky from this OS. But then they had to be cute and mess with their networking, and now my wifi doesn't work anylonger. I'm not the only one saying this, Dapper may be nice, but until they fix their wifi, its on ice.

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RE: Ubuntu,it was a nice distro
by zerohalo on Thu 20th Jul 2006 05:22 in reply to "Ubuntu,it was a nice distro"
zerohalo Member since:
2005-07-26

Do you have NetworkManager installed? Has worked flawlessly on the laptops I've tried it on.

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sbergman27 Member since:
2005-07-24

If you are running a broadcom chipset and were using ndiswrapper, you simply have to blacklist the bcm43xx module in /etc/modprobe.d/blacklists

The presence of the native driver will foil your ndiswrapper attempts. It's good that they are pushing for native drivers, but most people still seem to like the ndiswrapper method with that chipset.

See this thread on the Ubuntu forums for more info, and a nice script that does everything necessary including setting up ndiswrapper.

http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=197102&highlight=bcm43...

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