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Old 04-11-2009, 01:27 PM   #1
craftsman
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How do I get xubuntu 8.04 to detect my trendnet tew-421pc wireless card?


I am a newbie to computers and I am trying to get my wireless Trendnet pc card to work on xubuntu 8.04. I cannot get xubuntu to detect the tew-421pc wireless card. I am on a dell latitude cpx laptop computer with a p3 prossor, 256 memory, 20 gig hd. The wireless card is a tew-421pc Trendnet Ieee 802.11g/ 2.4 GHz, 54Mbps wireless LAN. I have tried several Ideas to no success. Can anybody help me in basic terms how to get this wireless card to work? Appreciate very much any help. Thank you.
 
Old 04-11-2009, 11:25 PM   #2
m3lkor001
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what is the output of
Code:
lspci -nnmv
and
Code:
ndiswrapper -l
and look in
Code:
lsmod
for a line pertaining to your wireless card as well.
 
Old 10-09-2009, 04:47 PM   #3
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I need help with this too!
Here is the output m3 askedfor:

Device: 02:01.0
Class: CardBus bridge [0607]
Vendor: Texas Instruments [104c]
Device: PCI1420 PC card Cardbus Controller [ac51]
SVendor: Dell [1028]
SDevice: Device [00e3]

Device: 02:01.1
Class: CardBus bridge [0607]
Vendor: Texas Instruments [104c]
Device: PCI1420 PC card Cardbus Controller [ac51]
SVendor: Dell [1028]
SDevice: Device [00e3]

Device: 07:00.0
Class: Ethernet controller [0200]
Vendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. [11ab]
Device: 88w8335 [Libertas] 802.11b/g Wireless [1faa]
SVendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. [11ab]
SDevice: 88w8335 [Libertas] 802.11b/g Wireless [1faa]
Rev: 03

I have researched and tried a lot of different things to get this card to work. The driver I found for trendnet is "invalid" according to Ubuntu!
 
  


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