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Ubuntu And Xp Problems Installing


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#1 Dermaply

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 03:59 PM

I have a Dell laptop with XP Pro , I have tried to add Ubuntu and get so far installing and it says "Failed to start the X server (your graphical interface) It is likely it is not set up correctly Error:Microcode "bcm43xx-microcode5.fw" not available or load failed Can anyone tell me what this means?? Thanks ahead :thumbsup:

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 07:34 PM

According to the Ubuntu forum, you may have a problem with your broadcom card. Do you have a Broadcom card?

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 08:28 PM

Sorry to say ,, I dont even know what a broadcom card is. :thumbsup:

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 09:18 PM

Wireless Networking card. What type of WiFi card (or internal WiFi) do you have?

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 09:29 PM

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Posted 08 June 2007 - 09:56 PM

you will have to use ndiswrapper heres a Wiki from Ubuntu on how to setup your card.https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/...ocs%2FDriver%29

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Posted 09 June 2007 - 05:02 AM

Thats going to kill , then redo my wireless ability , correct? If so why , it works fine ,,, I'm connected on it now ,, This is all i use.. :thumbsup:




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