I need help

Discussion in 'Kernel Questions' started by BigDave87, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. BigDave87

    BigDave87 New Member

    i have a dell inspiron 1501 laptop and i have linux mint 8 burnt to a disc and i cant get the wifi to work on linux mint 8. i want linux to be my base program and run just linux.. i dont know if my laptop is compatible or what. if any of yall can help me and point me in the right direction it will be greatly appreciated :confused:
  2. topdog

    topdog Active Member HowtoForge Supporter

    Dell's laptops usually work with out a problem. Anyway most hardware is linux compartible these days. You can test your hardware using a live cd
  3. id10t

    id10t Member

    What chipset does your wireless use?

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