[DC LoCo] ndiswrapper
junk at taiotoshi.org
Wed Jun 4 21:09:51 BST 2008
Actually, this is a better solution if you don't have wired ethernet
access. You can use synaptic to de-select the Internet repositories and
leave only the CD via the Synaptic-->Settings-->Repositories dialog box.
Depends on whether you like GUIs or CMD lines...
On Wed, 2008-06-04 at 16:02 -0400, flint at flint.com wrote:
> Dear Sanjay,
> 1. Hook the laptop up to the network using the built in Network connector
> as opposed to the wireless port.
> 2. Go into the /etc/apt/sources and comment out anything to do with the
> CD. Also uncomment all the standard sources. Run apt-get update.
> 3. Plug in the Wireless PCMCIA card, watch the lights blink and hope for
> the best installation possible.
> The weird thing is that you cannot get wireless on the network unless you
> are on the network.
> Live sucks.
> Kindest Regards,
> On Wed, 4 Jun 2008, Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> > Date: Wed, 4 Jun 2008 14:45:52 -0400
> > From: Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com>
> > To: Sanjay Jain <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com>
> > Cc: Ubuntu Linux DC LoCo Team <ubuntu-us-dc at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Subject: Re: [DC LoCo] ndiswrapper
> > On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Sanjay Jain <oss.cleveland at yahoo.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I recently bought some USB wireless cards (can be used on desktops and
> >> laptops), but Ubuntu does not recognise it, I think I need to install
> >> ndiswrapper driver
> >> But trying to add that using add/remove, it asks me to put the Hardy CD
> >> in, when I do that, it doesn't install from the CD.
> >> what's up?
> > Disable the internet repos, then try again.
> > --
> > Mackenzie Morgan
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> > apt-get moo
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