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Old 02-16-2008, 01:19 PM   #1
Nitsu
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Trying to get an Encore wireless cardbus to run.


I just started playing with Ubuntu and am interested in putting it on an old laptop of mine, I boot the live CD into the laptop and it loads great but, it won't recognize my wireless card in the PCMCIA slot. I checked the site for my card and they have a linux driver for the card. My question is this...

How do I go about getting the card to be recognized by Ubuntu so I have internet access? I'm not familure with loading drivers or getting hardware like that recognized in linux. Can someone help me out?

My card is a cheap Encore ENPWI-G2 Wireless-G Cardbus Adapter card that slips into the PCMCIA slot.

Thanks for any help in advance
 
Old 02-16-2008, 11:24 PM   #2
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I hope you're comfortable with command-line operations. The README.txt has instructions on how to build the driver, load it, and set up your internet connection.
 
  


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