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Old 04-28-2011, 02:35 AM   #1
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Newbie Access Problems


I just started using Linux, more specifically the Ubuntu distribution, earlier today. I am attempting, and failing, at setting up my wireless with a usb device. My device is on the list of those supported, and I am trying to install ndiswrapper so that I can use the windows drivers. My problem is, my access is restricted. I can not save to anywhere on my File System. Anyone know how to fix this problem?

Thanks a ton!
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Old 04-28-2011, 02:39 AM   #2
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a quick question
are you logged on as root?
 
Old 04-28-2011, 02:42 AM   #3
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If your wireless device is supported, dont try using ndiswrapper. It might work, but its a lot of sodding around for nothing.

Try getting the drivers the easy way-

system-> administration-> hardware drivers
 
  


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