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Old 01-09-2010, 03:30 PM   #1
dlemas
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How to install/ detect my external wireless card


I am running Ubuntu 9.1 on my Gateway M305CRV and love it . . HOWEVER:

Less I am plugged directly into the internet with Ethernet cable . . I have not internet. I purchased this laptop just prior to when internal wireless cards/ modems were standard . . thus I have an external Dell brand (True Mobile 1300-802.11 b/g PC Card) wireless card.

Ubuntu does not seem to automatically detect it and I dont see any easy to use features on the desktop that will help me. I would like to install the driver for this device and use the wireless internet.

What to do?
 
Old 01-09-2010, 03:52 PM   #2
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I should not really answer because I know nothing about it, but did a search for the card and got this interesting, angry do:

http://guilds.net/machines/600m/#wireless
 
Old 01-09-2010, 07:39 PM   #3
donnied
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what does
Code:
lspci
show for the chipset?
Anything with
Code:
iwconfig
?
 
  


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