Is there a preferred version of ndiswrapper that I should use with 6. Use your wireless card to connect to the router in the usual wireless way Network Manager, near top-right corner of screen , and you should be done. CNET’s Forum on Linux is the best source for finding help or getting troubleshooting advice from a community of experts. Airgo Networks Inc Unknown device rev 03 Subsystem: I just tried this and failed October 10th, 5. I have them working with the latest Ubuntu 7.

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I’ve also tried Linux Mint 16 and 17 with the same failure. All times are GMT The time now is Last edited by jsedgwick; at Advertisements or commercial links. Anybody know if it’s compatable with Linux??

The card and antenna work correctly on Windows XP on the same computer. Go into the Synaptic Package Manager and install the “ndisgtk” package. To install it, get connected to a wired connection, open a terminal and type these commands: Results 1 to 7 of 7.

I got my Linksys wireless adapter working on Ubuntu and LinuxMint using the native Linux drivers without resorting to ndiswrapper. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.



Is there a preferred version of ndiswrapper that I should use with 6. If you’re asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

October 10th, 6. Installing ndiswrapper and the windows driver should be easy, but unfortunately I have absolutely no experience with that, so may not be able to offer the best kind of help with that.

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You’ll need to figure out what chipset your adapter has, and then find out how to install that firmware on your linux installation. Sorry for the delay. UNtar the application according to directions and follow all lines given. The N likely has a different chipset than the older adapters that used the b43 firmware, so this article probably won’t help you. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. Find the CD containing your wireless drivers for Windows, or download them from the Linksys website.

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Then I noticed that I was having some instability, especially after I upgraded to the latest versions of the Linux kernel, and as I tried different things to find a fix, I came to the conclusion that ndiswrapper was the culprit. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Click on applications and go to accessories. I’m a complete Linux noob; I only just installed it yesterday. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post.


I was biting nails thinking of ‘what if you asked for help with ndiswrapper’. So far Ubuntu was the easiest.

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I believe once you select the files and close the program, that Ndiswrapper will automatically try to use the driver.

Searching online lead me to the Ubuntu documentation that shows how wmp45gx install ndiswrapper, which is a module that then allows you to load the Microsoft Windows drivers for your card. Find More Posts by jsedgwick. So mine worked out-of-the-box.