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OMG HOW DOES UBUNTU DO THIS WHAT THE HELL WHY DIDN'T I TRY LINUX BEFORE WHY DOES EVERYTHING WORK SO WELL, WHY HAVEN'T I PUT IN ANY INSTALLATION DISKS AFTER I INSTALLED UBUNTU. SO MUCH FOR MY 3G NETWORK ADAPTOR WHICH WAS 'WINDOWS ONLY' I JUST PLUGGED IT IN AND IT WORKED OFF THE BAT. WOW. I AM AT A LOSS OF WORDS.

The only wierd thing is, why isn't there an option to disconnect from wireless networks like in Windows?

Wow, everything is free.
Right-click the icon and you can disable your wireless.
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Right-click the icon and you can disable your wireless.

No. You are joking right? It can't be that simple can it after I saw another guy from another forum ask the same question to receive a response of 'delete the network'
    
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No. You are joking right? It can't be that simple can it after I saw another guy from another forum ask the same question to receive a response of 'delete the network'
Try it and see what happens.
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My laptop had a dedicated switch for turning wireless networking on/off. I'll try to somehow perhaps macro them to work tomorrow.

Oh and what is the start menu type thing called? I want to macro my ex-Windows key to open that
    
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Oh and what is the start menu type thing called? I want to macro my ex-Windows key to open that
The fast way to set it up:
Code:
gconftool-2 -g /apps/metacity/global_keybindings/panel_main_menu Super_L
The slow way:

1. Go to System > Preferences > Keyboard Shortcuts.
2. Scroll down to Show Main Menu.
3. Click on whatever key binding it already shows, to change it.
4. Hit the Windows key.



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long way worked
    
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long way worked
P.S. Those XF86****whatever keys refer to the multimedia keys on your keyboard. Try them!
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I was starting to think that I had to press those keys in that order.
    
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post #49 of 80
Might be worth updating the guide to mention the fact that broadcom now have fully working linux wireless drivers that will not require any messing mostly.

Ubuntu 8.10 has them already, and Fedora ones can be obtained from rpmfusion.
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Thanks for the guide
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