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Old 08-11-2005, 08:59 PM   #1
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Installing Ndiswrapper


I just installed Suse 9.3 and have the contents of the Ndiswrapper .tar extracted to my desktop in a folder called wifi. What do I do next to install Ndiswrapper?

Thanks for the help in advance.
 
Old 08-11-2005, 09:33 PM   #2
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If you extracted the archive, read the file inside called INSTALL to see the next steps to follow.
 
Old 08-12-2005, 09:18 AM   #3
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An even easier source of information might be this:
http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/m...p/Installation
 
Old 08-12-2005, 12:29 PM   #4
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Thanks for the help.

When doing tar zxvf ndiswrapper-1.1.tar.gz I get this:

Code:
gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
tar: Child returned status 1
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
 
Old 08-12-2005, 01:58 PM   #5
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Originally posted by Sleepy_Sentry
Thanks for the help.

When doing tar zxvf ndiswrapper-1.1.tar.gz I get this:

Code:
gzip: stdin: not in gzip format
tar: Child returned status 1
tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
I found the solution.

If you download a file using Firefox or any browser based on netscape, sometimes it uncompresses it for you.
Just get rid of the z in tar zxvf and you're good to go. So instead of tryping in tar zxvf, you would type tar xvf.
 
Old 08-12-2005, 10:55 PM   #6
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If it's something.tar.gz, use "zxvf".
If it's something.tar.bz2, use "jxvf".
If it's something.tar, use "xvf".
 
  


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