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Old 08-06-2013, 11:11 PM   #16
ninlil
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My PC and hardware have not changed.

I have the drivers.

I used a GUI, to install the drivers, with success.

I had been using the wireless card.

NOW
I don't have that GUI now.

I don't know how to manually install drivers.

Thanks to all of you for your time so far.

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Old 08-06-2013, 11:19 PM   #17
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Hi,
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Originally Posted by ninlil View Post
I don't know how to manually install drivers.
And we also don't know how to install them because we know nothing about them. For example what is/are the file names(s)? Where did you get them from?

Also you say:
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Originally Posted by ninlil View Post
I switched the OS back to a previous install, this month
Does that mean you are not running (k)ubuntu anymore? If not, what distro (and version) are you using?

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Old 08-07-2013, 02:43 PM   #18
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It is Ubuntu. Gnu desktop I think? I will check. How do I check which distro-version?

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Old 08-10-2013, 01:12 PM   #19
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I am using Ubuntu 10.10

Thanks.
 
Old 08-10-2013, 01:29 PM   #20
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So sorry for the delay...so lame, but my dog took ill and died during this past 2 weeks.

I got the files with the wireless card. This is on a desktop, not laptop btw.
As far as file names...

Location:
toni2/Desktop/wireless_drivers/G-32OH/Driver/Ndis5x/ and then a selection of files ...
G32OH.CAT , G32OH.inf , GH320HME.sys , G3OH64.sys , and Windows stuff: G32OH2K.sys , "98.sys , "XP.sys

I will wait for your further input. Please accept my apology for dropping the ball on you.
Thanks
 
Old 08-10-2013, 01:50 PM   #21
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Sorry to hear about your dog. I too use a desktop and have a usb dongle wifi adapter from ZyXEL. Here's the specs:
Code:
  *-network
       description: Wireless interface
       physical id: 3
       bus info: usb@2:1.1
       logical name: wlan0
       serial: 00:19:cb:7b:b7:3b
       capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
       configuration: broadcast=yes driver=zd1211rw driverversion=3.9-11.dmz.1-liquorix-amd64 firmware=4725 ip=192.168.1.39 link=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
As you can see it uses the zd1211rw driver which seems quite similar to your own. I had to install this package to get it to work.
Code:
i   zd1211-firmware  - Firmware images for the zd1211rw wireless drive
Did you happen to install it? If not you might try it. That may help.
Ciao,
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Old 08-10-2013, 01:55 PM   #22
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I do have a Kubuntu 11.10 CD that was the distro I moved back from, and a Kubuntu 12.04 iso DVD. I preferred Kubuntu, but I have huge problems eventually, every time I used it. Yet I kept using it! A memory leak, my best guess. Anyway - if all else fails I will buy a power supply for the old laptop that I directly network with my desktop and share the laptop wifi. I wish I could post a photo of the set up.

I will stop passing on irrelevant, random, "info".
 
Old 08-10-2013, 02:14 PM   #23
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Now my Kubuntu 11.10 is working, and I am online. I thought my machine was dying. Maybe running an older functioning install for several days did something? I had started the system up several times, for weeks - it would totally freeze after about 2 minutes. If this holds up then there is no problem. If there is I will use a different question.

Thanks guys.
 
Old 08-10-2013, 02:17 PM   #24
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Hey, I did not see your reply. Thanks for sticking with me. Let me see if Kubuntu stays functioning. I will copy
the info you posted in the meantime.

I started this thread only because I don't know how to install stuff. Could you tell me how to install?


KUBUNTU IS FREEZING AGAIN AFTER 20 MIN. BACK TO FORUM...

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Old 08-10-2013, 06:30 PM   #25
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I don't know much about wireless so I can't help you with that. Installing on your system won't be possible in the standard way as support for Kubuntu 11.10 ended in May of this year, no more repositories. Unless they have them archived somewhere??

If your computer is freezing after a short time regardless of what you are doing or which application(s) your are using, that is a pretty good sign of overheating although it could be something else. Check to see if the fan is running, keep the machine in as cool a place as your can.
 
  


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