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Overview of Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron on the Dell 1501

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Everything you need to get Ubuntu 8.04 running on your Dell Inspiron 1501.

Hardy installs with no problems. Whether you're using the LiveCD, Alternative Install or Wubi.

Two Methods:
1. The Restricted Driver Manager can install the Broadcom B43 fireware.
Firmware cutter will not work when used through the Driver Manager. In order to install B43-fwcutter you need to use the terminal.
In a terminal Type:
sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter

2. Use NDISwrapper to install the driver. This guide will walk you through the setup.

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