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Un-Plugged Rant: GNU/Linux & Wireless

Sep 25, 2007, 04:30 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by D.C. Parris)

[ Thanks to D.C. Parris for this link. ]

"I don't get it. I had a BCM38xx wireless LAN card. I bought it because I saw decent reviews on getting it working under GNU/Linux. Well, let's just say it was fun, but not real fun, and leave it at that, eh? The odd thing was, I was using Ubuntu on the laptop at that point, and PCLinuxOS auto-detected and configured the wireless PCI version I bought for one of the desktops.Go figure.

"So I went shopping. This time I set out to find a card with a libre driver that would work with GNU/Linux..."

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