I’ll give you the details of how I did if you still need them. Visit the following links: Find More Posts by inz. I tried to uninstall and reinstall it. Hey there I have an Acer the driver file I had to point at is bcmwl5. BB code is On.

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I found windows drivers here and I’ve tried running ndiswrapper actually that seems to be what got the eth0 wired port working, not sure why This means you don’t have to worry about accidentally hitting the keyboard hot-key and disabling connectivity at a crucial point — say, in a video conference.

I tried to uninstall and reinstall it. Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]: The time now is We have the exact same card rev What driver files from windows did you use? You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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I could be mistaken, but it looks like ndiswrapper cannot find your hardware. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Unknown device Are you new to LinuxQuestions.


This button or switch is often located on the front edge of the Acer Aspire or just above the keyboard. Press the wireless LAN communication button or slide its switch to the “On” position.

Hey there I have an Acer the driver file I had acrr point at is bcmwl5. Click your wireless network, and then “Connect. Life looks good, maybe?

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I’ve used ndiswrapper on my HP laptop before so I at least know the process. Find More Posts by konfusionrave. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

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Find More Posts by lefty. I hope this helps Hey there I have an Acer the driver file I had to point at is bcmwl5. Debian, Mepis, Sidux Posts: Ive set the encryption key to my router. Not having much luck!


It appears that the radio is not being turned on. Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name.

Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux. Gotta make sure the.