[DC LoCo] Want to configure a Cellular Broadband card?
oss.cleveland at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 9 16:17:18 BST 2008
Clarification: This is not a wifi card that works with a router, but a cellular connection.
Having said that, it probably works the same way. I've installed USB wifi using the ndiswrapper and windows drivers and it works well.
--- On Wed, 7/9/08, Eric Maag <eric.maag at gmail.com> wrote:
> From: Eric Maag <eric.maag at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [DC LoCo] Want to configure a Cellular Broadband card?
> To: "Sanjay Jain" <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com>
> Cc: ubuntu-us-dc at lists.ubuntu.com
> Date: Wednesday, July 9, 2008, 9:53 AM
> I had some fun getting my wireless card working on my
> laptop, the best
> way I found it to first of all get ndiswrapper installed,
> there's even
> a gui available for it, (I'm not on the laptop so I
> can't give you the
> name for it) but basically the gist of what I did was first
> download the Windows driver for it (you're looking for
> wireless_card_name.INF file, then install it w/ndiswrapper)
> Of course things never go as smoothly as planned, but
> that's a good
> starting point.
> Eric Maag
> On Wed, Jul 9, 2008 at 9:17 AM, Sanjay Jain
> <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Some one's XP laptop caught viruses, I told him
> that I'd install Ubuntu on it, I have the laptop with
> me.... but he's using AT&T's Aircard 881 to
> connect to the net.
> > I know geekier people than I, may like the opportunity
> to get this to work... want to play?
> > ~sanay
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