View Full Version : [ubuntu] New to ubuntu

November 15th, 2009, 03:00 AM
I am new to ubuntu, I have a compaq presario c300 that I just installed ubuntu 7.4 on. The wireles is not working and i ran a code that told me my network controller is a Broadcom Corporation Cell wireless 1390 wlan mini-pci card (rev1). Can someone help me get the drivers instaled. I am so new to ubuntu so it needs to be basic sorry

November 15th, 2009, 03:10 AM
is there a reason you're running such an older version of ubuntu? 8.10 would probably be your best bet where they resolved most of the wireless related issues...

November 15th, 2009, 04:12 AM
I had an old copy of 7.4
I downloaded a copy version 10.4 and tried to load it first. It started to load but got hung up. I think the message said something like a"could not partition" What is the best way to update the version

November 15th, 2009, 04:23 AM
I just slipped the disc that I downloaded in and it say it is Ver 9.1 I386 I thought I downloaded 10.4

November 15th, 2009, 03:48 PM
Lucid Lynx (10.4) just began development. Karmic Koala (9.10) is the most current release.