[SATLUG] InstallFest

Todd W. Bucy toddwbucy at grandecom.net
Tue Sep 2 09:19:25 CDT 2008

Check out this wall paper...I know that this will not be too usefull to
most on this list, but given that install fest is this weekend, it may
very well help the noobs....



On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 20:40 -0500, Christopher Clyne wrote:
> I guess my wireless chipset would be.... Dell Wireless 1395 WLAN mini-card.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: satlug-bounces at satlug.org [mailto:satlug-bounces at satlug.org] On Behalf
> Of pixelnate at gmail.com
> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 7:36 PM
> To: The San Antonio Linux User's Group Mailing List
> Subject: RE: [SATLUG] InstallFest
> On Mon, 2008-09-01 at 18:32 -0500, Christopher Clyne wrote:
> > I am currently a student at San Antonio College in the first semester of a
> > computer programming program. I am looking to install Linux on my Dell
> > Inspiron 1420 laptop. I am currently running Vista Home Premium and have
> > tried to install both Fedora and Ubuntu onto my system. I have been having
> a
> > problem with getting my wireless to be recognized by either distribution
> and
> > am too new to Linux to really understand the work around.
> Well, considering that Dell sells the 1420 with Ubuntu it shouldn't be
> very difficult getting it all to work. However, the version they sell
> has the Intel wireless 3945 card in it. It sounds like that is not the
> one you have. If you could find out which wireless chipset you have in
> your laptop, it will help when you get to the installfest.
> ~Nate
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