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Old 08-31-2009, 09:24 PM   #1
purplejackets
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Unhappy Ubuntu 9.04 won't install wireless card


I just built my first computer and want to run linux on it and so installed Ubuntu, but I've run into a problem: I can't seem to figure out how to install the wireless card. It's an ASUS WL-138 V2.

note: I tried using the b43-fwcutter, but I can't move the b43 into my firmware folder, it shows "error moving file: permission denied." Also, I just installed ndiswrapper-common, but it says I need "common scripts?" I don't know what to do anymore. Help is much appreciated for new user.
 
Old 09-01-2009, 02:11 PM   #2
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About the b43: did you try to "sudo" it in, and/or move it as root? Trying to move it as a regular user may not work. Also, you may have to change the permissions on the firmware directory to allow stuff to be moved into it. As root: chmod 777 (or whatever permissions you require) `directory here`. Does that make sense?
 
  


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