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Old 04-17-2008, 05:27 PM   #1
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Setting Up Wireless Connection in Debian

I am wanting to connect to the internet via wireless on debian. I have searched google and cannot find anything. I have a linksys pci card.
Old 04-17-2008, 05:30 PM   #2
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Oh, just saw wireless section, can someone move me there?
Old 04-17-2008, 06:19 PM   #3
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To get the wireless working you need to find out what chipset the wifi card uses, a google search for with the wifi card model number and version should yield good results.

lshw -C network
may also show what chipset it uses. When you know this then you can get the correct driver.


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