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Sun Apr 26 14:14:56 EDT 2009
On Sunday 26 April 2009 12:43:40 pm Maxwell Spangler wrote:
> On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 10:56 -0400, Dan Arico wrote:
> > On Saturday 25 April 2009 10:45:47 am you wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2009-04-24 at 20:44 -0400, Dan Arico wrote:
> > > > Screw it. I'm going back to 8.10. At least that worked.
> > >
> > > Fedora is humming along quite nicely, by the way...
> > The problem I've had with just about every distribution I've tried,
> > Fedora, is wireless. They all work just fine on desktop machines, but I
> > running into wireless problems.
> You might want to try Fedora with the third party repositories. I
> recently setup an HP 2140 Netbook that's been on the market for about
> four months with Fedora and it's working great. Had to plug in a wired
> cable to get the install and updates done, but once I configured the
> third party repositories, I could download wireless drivers and install
> using yum, reboot and everything's been working great.
That's the same way Ubuntu is...for many people that "plug in a wired cable to
get wireless drivers" bit is like "*gasp* you want me to use wired internet
for something? why the hell would I have wired internet at my disposal? even
if windows can't even do wired internet on its own, ubuntu should be able to
wired AND wireless on its own!"
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