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nerddy
May 19th, 2008, 08:36 AM
I installed linux on my laptop. now i need it to connect to the internet using wireless. what is the steps to connect to my home wireles network?

meborc
May 19th, 2008, 08:43 AM
well... it depends on your wifi card and whether it works out-of-the-box or not... i suggest you start by reading this https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WiFiHowTo

if you find that your card is not supported by default, it is probably easy to fix with ndiswrapper

what card do you have?

nerddy
May 19th, 2008, 11:12 AM
im using Broadcom Coporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)

meborc
May 19th, 2008, 12:47 PM
im using Broadcom Coporation BCM4401-B0 100Base-TX (rev 02)

are you sure? as far as i know it is an ethernet card... please type lspci in the terminal and post the output here