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ExAmigan 12-03-2008 03:00 PM

Cant get internet connection
 
I an completely new to Linux and bought the current copy of Computer Active with a 'how to', plus a Ubuntu 8.10 disk on it.

I have installed the system alongside Windows XP on my 2.8ghz system

I have a Netgear WPN 111 USB gadget which accesses the net via broadband.

I cannot get this to work with my Ubuntu as yet.

I have googled this and downloaded what I hope is ndiswrapper-1.53.tar (though it is only 193kilobytes.)

However I dont seem to be able no matter what I do to get the recommended synaptic programme to even recognise this programme and wha is meant by Driver Disk - do I need the original Windows disk for ndiswrapper to work properly??

Any help to get this up and running would be greatly appreciated

Thanks

farslayer 12-03-2008 03:05 PM

This is one option..

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...u-6.06-515914/


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