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Old 11-11-2005, 11:53 PM   #1
tdachii
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How to install drivers for Wi-Fi card


I am extremely new to Linux, and would like to load the drivers for my linksys wi-fi card. I untarred it into the following folder /usr/local/src/linux-wlan-ng-0.1.14-pre1/

What must I do next?

Thanks...
 
Old 11-12-2005, 06:03 AM   #2
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First up, what kinda of network card is it - please paste the output of "lspci -v" whilst logged in as root. Also, where did you get the instructions to download the wlan-ng drivers from - they should provide more instructions? If not, within your directory of untarred files, there should be a README or INSTALL file. It's been 2-3 years since I used the wlan-ng drivers so don't know the exact ins + outs of it.
 
Old 11-14-2005, 02:53 AM   #3
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10 newbies commands
http://www.cmm.uklinux.net/steve/ntt.html

you need to untar that fille to access the readme

should you have problem once you have compiled the driver
the alternative solution is ndiswrapper (see tux magazine issue 7 or 8
for a full tutorial)

Welcome to LQ btw

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