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Discussion in 'Linux / BSD / Mac OS X' started by BXtreme, Mar 11, 2007.

  1. BXtreme

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    I'm not a linux user, but I kinda like it. It @least gets the job done :).
    When my windows FAILS to boot, or gets corrupted linux helped me all out.
    I've used freespire since now, it's more than gd for a new user.
    I'll surely become a linux user, IF I'm actaully able to get online....which is practically the main problem. I'm on 512kbps working Adsl w/ as usual ethernet. But it's net problem keeps me away from it :(
    Pls give me an easy ethernet driver installation guide, or any app which does it for the user. Any ideas ?
     
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    Normally Linux will detect most ethernet adaptors to start with in my experience - are you sure you've enabled it and set it up properly? Unfortunately I don't use Linux anymore and all distros are different, so I can't give you an exact guide on how to set it up.

    When I used to use Fedora, it didn't detect my wireless LAN, so rather than going through that hassel of trying to get drivers working, I just moved to Ubuntu, which supported it and is easy to use. You should give it a try, it works with most hardware and was very easy to set up to a workable state. Sometimes its just a case of Linux disabling the network adaptor by default until you tell it how to work.
     
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    My router is Huawei SmartAX MT882, it has drivers for an older kernel, but I have newer linux.
    I used Ubuntu b4, but I don't know where to put my connections' username and password :(
     

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