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Old 18-04-2008, 04:51 PM
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The installation was a breeze anyway, installed away itself after i rebooted, had to download the older version of wubi -> 7.10 to install Ubuntu 7.10.

After the installation, i noticed in the Network Manager thingy, there was no wireless connections listed, i tried creating one manually putting in the WEP Key, turning dhcp on, but no avail.

Must be a problem with drivers for my broadcom adapter, maybe i need to install them manually.

Another problem is that the maximum resolution i can choose is 800x600, which sucks balls.

Here was me thinking ubuntu was easier than windows to setup!

Looks like commands are the only way ill get this OS working!
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Old 21-04-2008, 09:29 AM
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7.10 had way too many problems, I reckon due to a lot of major version changes of a lot of core underlying software.

Wait for the next one.

Wifi isn't showing up in NM because of the driver most likely. Broadcom are shit for open sourcing their chips - bcm43xx is now in the kernel btw, or there's the ndiswrapper option. Intel are the way to go for wifi.

Try ctrl + alt + '+' or '-' to change resolution up or down.

Wait for the new Ubuntu I still reckon.
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Old 22-04-2008, 02:14 AM
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Yea ill wait alright. Unintstalled her from windows, it did it in 2 seconds very cleanly i have to say.

I doubt the keyboard shortcuts would of worked because it only showed 2 available resolutions in the administrators control panel.
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