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When in console, it wont show the characters you type when typing your sudo password. Just type it in and press enter
So it would be the password i login with, correct?
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So it would be the password i login with, correct?
Correct
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okay next issue. It says er: couldn't find package ndiswrapper-common. LOL I really want to get this working but this is getting on my last nerve
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There was an amazing guide for NDISwrapper on the Ubuntu forums that I used to install wireless drivers for an old Dell laptop with a Broadcom chipset, I would link you to it but the Ubuntu forums are down right now. I can look for it later if you like, but when the forums are back up, if you search for "ndiswrapper walkthrough" or "ndiswrapper Dell guide" you should find it, I think it's a stickied post.
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There was an amazing guide for NDISwrapper on the Ubuntu forums that I used to install wireless drivers for an old Dell laptop with a Broadcom chipset, I would link you to it but the Ubuntu forums are down right now. I can look for it later if you like, but when the forums are back up, if you search for "ndiswrapper walkthrough" or "ndiswrapper Dell guide" you should find it, I think it's a stickied post.
Freaking HECK YES!
I found a DETAILED walkthrough on ubuntu forums !! and my wifi works ^_^ I'm now the proud user of a linux os

Bahahahahahaha It took me forever but I'm glad i didn't give up
Thanks for all your help guys!!! Rep+ Around to you all
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