[ILUG] Fwd: Dell: Ubuntu Linux 9.04 now available
slaine at slaine.org
Thu Oct 15 11:57:22 IST 2009
Andrew McCarthy wrote:
> * A common complaint we heard a few years ago was that there were
> no Linux drivers for Dell wireless cards. As of the date of this
> blog post, all currently-shipping Intel- and Dell-branded
> wireless cards (as well as most from the past several years) are
> now supported natively in Ubuntu 9.04. These drivers should also
> be included in most other newer Linux distributions as well.
That's not strictly true. The Broadcom driver is not free and as a
result will never end up in the likes of Fedora or Debian. I've got a
howto on getting the Broadcom working on the mini 9 with Moblin as it's
a target platform of Moblin's but they can't ship the driver.
Glen Gray <slaine at slaine.org>
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