Does Ubuntu require special drivers?

R Kimber rkimber at
Wed Nov 29 11:20:17 UTC 2006

On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 11:00:22 +0000
David Restall - System Administrator wrote:

> Which model do you have.  I have an aspire 3004wlmi and Ubuntu went
> straight on.  The only tricky bit was getting wireless networking to
> work and this was due to my lack of experience with wireless lans.
> Once I had the protocols and settings correct it worked and continues
> to do so.  I installed the ndis wrappers and used the drivers supplied
> with windows to drive the wireless lan.

Which version of Ubuntu are you using?
Richard Kimber

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