Please don’t bump your own post so quickly; the LQ membership is global, and sometimes it takes more than a few hours to receive a reply. Configure your wireless interface as appropriate. Little or no config required. The link to this update is: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. BB code is On. I use ifplugd daemon for monitoring the link status.

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It can be used with ndiswrapper and the these two files from the Windows driver can be downloaded from www.

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Linux on ASUS M6R (M)

It seems there are two models of M6R – Richard Faasen have one with Intel ipw wireless adapter open-source driver here. I had just about given up when I came to work and tried the drivers and they worked immediately. Having a problem logging in? Not being someone who regularly compiles their own kernels I found this kernel build page really helpful. Works OK – tested with an ink jet printer.

I had stability problems with the kernel which bdoadcom with FC2 distribution, and acpi4asus did not work for me. Just add ” contrib non-free” to the end of your existing line. If necessary, firmware can be manually acquired and extracted using the bfwcutter utility, see http: Click here to join today!



For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. The item may be missing the original packaging, or in the original broascom but not sealed. The audio quality is much better than I had on other laptops even with volume set to maxand even when using the small built-in speakers. The driver itself is open source, but it needs the non-open source firmware that can be extracted from the Windows driver. Working great using the ATI Linux drivers glxgears in default window size reports fps.

Broadcom 43xx wireless devices

Broadcom wireless bcm support. Tags for this Threadbcm Using the Linuxant drivers commercial but very cheap and work great!

Broadcom bcm item — opens in a new window or tab. So the TV-out status now is “may or may not work”.

Linux on Dell 8600

The vanilla kernel is OK, though. Running fglrxinfo reported OpenGL vendor string of Mesa, the software OpenGL implementation – in other words it wasn’t using the accelerated driver.


The long answer is, it may take a little work, but you will be pleased with the results. I will boradcom buy it myself, but donations are welcome. It shows, under ndiswrapper -l, that the driver is installed to the specific hardware. Acpi4asus kernel module is included in the stock 2.

Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Here is the xvinfo output. There are some parts which do not work with Linux or work with binary-only driver WiFi interface, maybe OpenGL acceleration. Retrieved from ” http: If not already performed, connect the device to your system. The first time I installed these was at home, and I just couldn’t get them to work with my Trying to force load the module modprobe fglrx produced an error.