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Old 10-23-2008, 03:22 AM   #1
gregrae
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Post Setting up Wireless Card on laptop os Ubuntu


I have a laptop with a D-Link DWA-645 Range Booster N 650 Notebook Adapter 32 Bit PCMCIA
I have a D-Link wireless 4 Port modem router.DSL-G604T (Broad Band)
My OS is Ubuntu 8.04 I do not know weather the OS is 64Bit or 32Bit
I can connect my laptop to the Internet using a Cat 5 cable but I can not get the Wireless card to connect to the router and in the network settings the card dos not show up.
Can you help me with this problem as I have searched the net for answers but have cum up blank. I have un-installed Ubuntu 4 times as I am struggling to get hardware to work.I would like to keep this OS.
 
Old 10-24-2008, 04:31 PM   #2
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please make sure you have the card plugged in and then post the output of:
Code:
lspci
we'll try to help you out!
 
Old 10-24-2008, 04:51 PM   #3
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It would seem your card is only supported using what is known as ndiswrapper, which is a wrapper for windows based drivers. Take a look at this link:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Wi...CardsSupported which is the list of supported cards in ubuntu and this:

http://ubuntu-virginia.ubuntuforums....20#post5890620 which is the directions for a similar card to your own.

Let us know how you get on. I take it you have the cd with drivers for the card?

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Old 10-31-2008, 08:01 AM   #4
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October 31,2008

Hi

The card you are using has been reported on the net as working using ndiswrapper.

Since the card only has a 32 bit windows driver (See the DLink support site, or your installation CD) you will not be able to use it with a 64 bit OS.

Check the Ubuntu site for an FAQ to determine whether you are using the 32 or 64 bit OS build.

regards Chris
 
  


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