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Old 03-06-2009, 05:38 AM   #1
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Hey linux Fans I'm really thrilled by signing here in this very useful web.I have an ASUS X80n laptop.And Really want to make my Ubuntu 8.10 work hopefully,Perfect.In restricted Drivers I have the Atheros wireless is activated but not working only Lan is. And two Nvidia drivers I really dont know how to get them work.HELP ME PLEASE...
 
Old 03-06-2009, 09:38 AM   #2
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Sometimes a Laptop will have a physical switch that turns wireless on or off.
Might be you have wireless turned off?
 
Old 03-06-2009, 09:56 AM   #3
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On the left hand side of my Asus F5RL, there's a small slider switch to choose wired or wireless.

P.S.
Use more descriptive titles in future, please. "HELP" annoys some members.

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Old 03-07-2009, 09:15 AM   #4
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Smile Thanx for the reply guys

thanx linux fans I really appreciate your reply I'll try to use that method of turning on wireless.And thanx for the P.S of Help I didn't mean to...Yeah how about my two Nvidia Drivers????
 
Old 03-07-2009, 09:28 AM   #5
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I've got an NVidia card in my desktop, but never had much luck with the NVidia drivers, so I've made do with the default nv drivers that usually come with every distro. So, I can't be much help with that.
 
Old 03-07-2009, 09:29 AM   #6
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In your System->Administration menu, use Hardware Drivers to manage the restricted drivers for nVidia hardware.

Cheers
 
Old 03-07-2009, 09:34 AM   #7
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"Two NVIDIA Driver"? You only need one. This needs to be the right one for your NVIDIA chipset.
Start here: http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us
Select the right driver for your chipset.
Download it.
Follow the instructions as given by NVIDIA on their download page:
Quote:
To download and install the drivers, follow the steps below:

STEP 1: Review the NVIDIA Software License.

You will need to accept this license prior to downloading any files.

STEP 2: Download the Driver File

Download - NVIDIA-Linux-Your-Driver.pkg1.run

SuSE users: please read the SuSE NVIDIA Installer HOWTO before downloading the driver.

STEP 3: Install
Type "sh NVIDIA-Linux-Your-Your-Driver.pkg1.run" to install the driver. NVIDIA now provides a utility to assist you with configuration of your X server configuration file. Please see Chapter 3 of the README or run 'man nvidia-xconfig' for details on usage. Instructions for those wishing to edit their X config file by hand can also be found in the README.

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