Wireless not working on 1525 Inspiron

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Mon Jul 7 23:12:58 CDT 2008


Pastor JW wrote:
> On Monday 07 July 2008 12:00:26 pm BDW wrote:
>> Does anyone have any idea what could be going wrong?  Does anyone know what
>> is the correct driver to install in what I believe is a Broadcom wireless
>> adapter.
> 
> To find for sure type "lspci" without the quotes in a terminal.  Sorry I 
> touched the touch pad in the middle of the last reply and when I hit the 
> return key it sent the message.  :(  I wish I could find how to turn it off!  

The touchpad issue keeps coming back... here is my reply to an earlier 
thread, the safest way is to edit xorg.conf and disable "tapping" 
altogether.

One: disable touchpad clicking altogether by adding a line to your
 > /etc/X11/xorg.conf file:
 > Option                "MaxTapTime"            "0"
 > this line has to be in the Section "Inputdevice" with Identifier
 > "Synaptics Touchpad". Then use the "click-buttons" instead to click.
 >
 > Two: download "Touchfreeze" from sourceforge - I dont find it working
 > but maybe you do
 > Three: download KSynaptics from the Gutsy repositories and install.
 > Voila, you have a Touchpad section in System Settings, Keyboard and
 > Mouse, and can set tapping, sensitivity etc. from there.

Regards,
Sinclair



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