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Just installed ubuntu on to my machine pb easy note can't connect using my wifi. I have been through the forums but yet no answers.
I am not computer minded but if this is going to be this difficult might as well go back to bill gates, because life is very very short.
First,stop flailing. The 4965 is very easy to get working.
We need to know which version of Ubuntu and which kernel. (For the kernel, open a terminal and enter "sudo uname -r" (without the quotes).
Next, enter "sudo lsmod|grep iwl". This will tell us if the necessary modules are loaded. If they are, then all you need is the firmware. This will be available using the package manager (adept or synaptic) Simply do a search using "4965".
I'm not sure what you mean by the password from the ISP. For wireless, you need the codes for the access point--eg you might have a wireless router in which they setup default codes.
Im sorry but im like a 6 year old with computers.
I have met a lot of very smart 6 year olds....
An aside--mostly for other helpers: I just installed Slackware 12.1 and was pleasantly surprised that it included everything for the 4965--including the firmware.
By the way even if wubi has installed on windows then there is no way i can swap to one another without re-booting because that is driving me mad. I'm not a computer expert but how hard would of that been to do.
UNAME(1) User Commands UNAME(1)
uname - print system information
Print certain system information. With no OPTION, same as -s.
uname means "to print (display) system information". It has nothing to do with the "printing system"
So, uname does not work? lsmod does not work?
If these don't work--either with or without sudo--then something is very wrong.
Regardless of how all this turns out, I would personally recommend the following:
First, using your existing setup or the Live CD, decide if you like Ubuntu. If not, try something else.
Then, install "normally"--on the hard disk it its own partition.
I would not rule out the possibility that the wubi method has bugs and I would not personally waste time trying to find out.