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==Kubuntu 11.04 64-bit==
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See [http://www.kubuntuguide.info/index.php/Natty]
  
Wireless: have <code>Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g (rev 01)</code>, so did as instructed at [http://adamsteinert.com/blog/?p=332]<br>
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==Wireless==
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have <code>Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g (rev 01)</code>, so did as instructed at [http://adamsteinert.com/blog/?p=332]<br> (almost)
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<code><pre>
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sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter
 
sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
 
sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
 
sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source
 
sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source
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</pre></code>
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==Flash==
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trying [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=10780658]
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<code><pre>
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sudo apt-add-repository ppa:sevenmachines/flash && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install flashplugin64-installer
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</pre></code>
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==CAPS LOCK==
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edited <code>/etc/default/keyboard</code> to have the line <code>XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps"</code>
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==Microphone==
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doesn't work (tested with skype). see [http://askubuntu.com/questions/39345/internal-mic-is-not-working-on-a-dell-studio-1558] and bug [https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/natty/+source/linux/+bug/752792] (this includes patch which you can apply ... if it's not fixed soon)

Latest revision as of 22:13, 17 May 2011

See [1]

Wireless

have Broadcom Corporation BCM4311 802.11a/b/g (rev 01), so did as instructed at [2]
(almost)

sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter
sudo apt-get install firmware-b43-installer
sudo apt-get install --reinstall bcmwl-kernel-source

Flash

trying [3]

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:sevenmachines/flash && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install flashplugin64-installer

CAPS LOCK

edited /etc/default/keyboard to have the line XKBOPTIONS="ctrl:nocaps"

Microphone

doesn't work (tested with skype). see [4] and bug [5] (this includes patch which you can apply ... if it's not fixed soon)