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Old 12-27-2012, 08:04 PM   #1
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Question new and need to install ndiswrapper


Hello all I am new to the Linux experience and I have installed Mageia 2 on my laptop.
It is a Toshiba satellite L775. I have removed all traces of Windows not mad cause its less then a year new for me. It told me I was missing ndiswrapper to connect wireless. I was able to download it from another pc and place it on a usb.

Was not able to place it into the folder it was missing in /usr/sbin
Would like to know how do I go about installing it.
 
Old 12-28-2012, 01:37 PM   #2
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Seems to be based on red hat via mandrake. Might have ndiswrapper in it already. You also may be able to use your wireless in native mode.

For your question, my guess is that you are either not using the installer correctly or in the wrong place or wrong permissions.

It is easy enough to make a /usr/bin folder if not existing.
 
  


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