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Emachines eM250 wireless not working
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bentonbee

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PostPosted: Mon 08 Mar 2010, 01:35    Post subject:  Emachines eM250 wireless not working
Subject description: wireless for emachines em250 help
 

Hi ,
I have purchased an emachines eM250 netbook. I want to get puppy linux working on it. I am looking for a puplet or version that will work on it. I have tried Puppy 4.2 Puppy 4.3.1 and the newest Puppee 4.3.1 and my wired network card AND my wireless network card are not detected. So help! I have tried downloading madwifi.pet the latetest version and to no avail. I want to get this thing going with a puppy version that is able to use the wireless network card.
Thanks
Mike in Iowa
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mortlocl

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PostPosted: Sat 21 Aug 2010, 01:30    Post subject: wifi prob with emachines also ubuntu  

Im not sure if this is of any help but it seems thats a prob with ubuntu too. Heres a link to their solution:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1421768

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PostPosted: Sat 21 Aug 2010, 01:50    Post subject: jollicloud win7  

oh .. almost forgot. Take a look at this:


I think this is almost the same machine but runing win 7 and linux jolicloud.
I hadn't heard of this system so must check it out..


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYMBe3kWh94



http://www.jolicloud.com/

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PostPosted: Sat 21 Aug 2010, 02:03    Post subject:  

bentonbe
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I have purchased an emachines eM250 netbook. I want to get puppy linux working on i ...


Lucid 5.1 runs well with emachines D750. May be it works ok in your eM250. Try it.
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PostPosted: Sat 21 Aug 2010, 02:18    Post subject:  

cool - I've just got one of these netbooks too.. so will try that pup version out
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PostPosted: Fri 16 Aug 2013, 01:04    Post subject: pup on emachine  

lately been running wary and LXpup on my eMachine netbook.

..had the usual prob with hooking up to my wireless dialup apple airport system but found that using the network setup in LX worked first pop...where as doing the same thing in wary failed to work ?? not sure why..but discovered in LX that Frisbee made it even easier.

Installed Frisbee in Wary ..and it work there as well.. GREAT!!

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