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  1. Thread: Can't install

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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install

    I like the idea of running it in a virtual machine -- thanks! I think I'll play around with that later today.

    My network card is Airport Extreme w/ Broadcom BCM43xx 1.0 (5.10.131.36.9) firmware
  2. Thread: Can't install

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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install

    I can get a long cable, but I live 30 miles from the nearest place that sells anything like that. Seems like a lot of trouble to have to go to.
    Why doesn't Ubuntu just know how to detect wifi...
  3. Thread: Can't install

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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install

    I don't have access to any wired connections. The place where my cable modem is located is up high and coming out of the wall at an odd level. I'd have to stand on a box and tilt my laptop...
  4. Thread: Can't install

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    [ubuntu] Re: Can't install

    I don't have a wired connection, only wireless. So when I get to the screen that says Try or Install, and I click Try (which is what I wanted to do in the first place) Ubuntu loads with no trouble,...
  5. Thread: Can't install

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    [ubuntu] Can't install

    I've been trying to install 11.04 on my 2009 Macbook Pro, but I can't complete the installation because Ubuntu doesn't recognize my wireless connection. Anyone had success with this?
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    [ubuntu] Re: Heron for the birds?

    Thanks for understanding and just being supportive :)

    Well, I have a Realtek 8185 in my Gateway laptop. In Vista (Home Basic) no problem at all with this card, but Ubuntu will just not see it. ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Wireless not working

    More importantly, is anyone not having this issue?
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    [ubuntu] Heron for the birds?

    What a pain the last 36 hours have been. After two clean installs and no helpful replies in overcoming my wireless card issues, I have no recourse but to ditch Ubuntu and go back to Vista. Did...
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    [ubuntu] RTL-8185 How To Install Driver??!!!

    I've been here:
    http://rtl-wifi.sourceforge.net/wiki/Installing

    I don't understand what to do. I don't have module assistant or subversion installed (first couple of directions on that web...
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    [ubuntu] Re: No network devices

    Thanks for the links,but I had seen that page before and I don't understand it. I have gone to terminal and typed commands as it said, I don't get how to download and run the drivers. I can't...
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    [ubuntu] No network devices

    I am so excited to have Hardy Heron installed -- this was exactly what I have been waiting for to dive in and use Ubuntu (because I don't know anything at all about it, how to compile something, how...
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