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Re: Get wirless working

Am Dienstag 15 Mai 2007 21:43 schrieb DavidDutch1964:
> I love debian. I guess we all do here.
> Recently, thoguh, I had to switch to Kubuntu =only= because wireless on my
> laptop JUST WORKED.
> I have an HP zt3000 with one of those Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG wireless
> cards built in. It has been horrible to try to get working despite any
> instructions found on the Internet. The instruction on the site for this
> (http://ipw2200.sourceforge.net/) was tricky as it only focused on getting
> that one piece working and not networking as a whole.
> DistroWatch (http://distrowatch.com/) has had ubuntu at the top of their
> list going back to 2005 - its ashame when I know that debian is really the
> heart and soul of dopey ubuntu.
> Im sure debian would shoot to the top of the list if a few more things
> (like wireless) "just worked" like it does with my Kbuntu.
> Couldn't someone work on this problem for debian - or talk to the ubuntu
> people to get a copy to be included in the next release and apt sources?
> Somethings I don't mind figuring out and there is a great sense of
> accomplishment; but getting wireless working is not one of them.

What exactly was your problem with KDE?
PEBKAC, I assume, because all needed packages already exist in Debian. Still, 
this has _nothing_ to do with KDE.


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