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Old 03-29-2004, 11:23 AM   #1
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Installing wifi cards for a complete linux beginner


I am an experienced Windows user and recently I downloaded a copy of Lindows Live. I know very little about linux. I purchased a Wifi card and router a few months back and I know exactly how to use them now under windows but now I have a problem. Lindows doesn't have any drivers for the Netgear WG311.

I googled this problem and found out about MADWifi and Prism (I actually found that out a few months back when I played with redhat for about three days). I tried to do what it said in the instructions, i found where the kernel was (/lib/module/2.2.24/kernel) however when I finally typed make into the consle it never worked. I really need help with this. Is there any one who can quickly write tutorial explaining exactly how to go about installing the drivers and please - no linux jargon! I had the same problem with the make command using red hat so if anyone can explain it to me please do so.

Any help is appreciated.

Mike
 
Old 03-29-2004, 10:55 PM   #2
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did you see if it supported by www.linux-wlan.com?
 
Old 04-01-2004, 02:15 PM   #3
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Yeah I took a look at that as well. It was more confusing than the first two. I so used to windows its bad for me.
 
Old 04-01-2004, 02:23 PM   #4
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If you want to build a kernel, go to http://www.linuxmigration.com. THen go to the Quick Reference part. It has a lot of good tutorials. It tels how to compile the kernel, use loadable kernel modules, and other stuff like that.
 
Old 04-02-2004, 10:23 PM   #5
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Did u see www.linuxtant.com

It works!! for me.. i am using Dual band 1400 driver.It works well with windows drivers.

Gaurav
 
Old 04-03-2004, 02:22 AM   #6
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Errr I got a site not found so I typed in www.linuxant.com instead of linuxtant and it worked. I'm going to try that now. Thanks for your help.
 
  


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