Solution for apt problem

Christoph Georgi christoph.georgi at
Thu Mar 31 02:37:46 UTC 2005

Try downloading the *.deb packet from sourceforge "by hand" and then 
install it with "$ sudo dpkg -i <package>.deb"


radioact1ve wrote:
> Hello all!
> I have couple weird problem(s?) and have thought of different
> solutions to fix it but nothing. The thing is that I'm trying to
> install Ndiswrapper via apt-get or synaptic, whichever one I can but
> to no luck.
> Following the site, I added 
> -------------------------------------------
> deb ./
> -------------------------------------------
> to my sources.lst. OK so I sudo apt-get update and what not and I get
> the following:
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> Ign  Release.gpg
> Ign  Release
> Ign  Packages
> Hit  Packages
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-source
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> E: Couldn't find package ndiswrapper-source
> -------------------------------------------------------------------
> I have no idea what "Ign" (I'm guessing Ignore but why?) or
> "Release.gpg"  means. And wow how I have searched the ubuntu forums
> and wiki. They do have excellent guides and howtos to install
> ndiswrapper but none of them talk about this problem. I even looked
> for a way to turn of gpg in apt but no luck. This is probably the 2nd
> time in my life that google hasn't helped me out here.
> Sorry for the long post but I'm really happy that ndiswrapper supports
> amd64 so I can finally get my broadcom wireless chip up and running.
> Thank you for taking the time to read and any help would be greatly
> appreciated!!


Christoph Georgi
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