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Old 04-04-2005, 04:21 PM   #1
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Linux distro question


Is there a distro out there that has built in ndiswrapper, as well as including wpa support included?

As have been trying hard to move to linux for a while and not having much luck with distro's and my US robotics wireless card(805410) on my WPA-PSK network(although won't go into specific here as have a thread running in the wireless page if anyone has any ideas).

I've tried Ubuntu and Slackware but just end up going round in circles and get frustrated at how close i can come, without quite getting there.
 
Old 04-04-2005, 04:53 PM   #2
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Knoppix can do ndiswrapper.
 
Old 04-04-2005, 04:56 PM   #3
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Try SuSE
or if you don't mind paying a little money($20), Linuxant's WLAN Driverloader works very well on many wireless cards I've tried.

http://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/
 
Old 04-04-2005, 05:13 PM   #4
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Did want to have a go with suse, but you can only download the dvd iso and don't have a dvd burner.
 
Old 04-04-2005, 05:25 PM   #5
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You can download boot/boot.iso and do an FTP installation. It's better that way in fact, since you probably won't need half of the softwares that's on the DVD.
 
Old 04-05-2005, 06:39 AM   #6
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Does Suse support WPA?

As otherwise going to have a pig of a job setting it up to ftp downlaod if i can't get it to access the internet from other disto's?
 
Old 04-05-2005, 06:47 AM   #7
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Its not some much as whether the distro supports WPA as whether the driver for your card supports it.
 
  


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