Wireless and Ubuntu

Fri Jun 5 22:53:42 UTC 2009

 I have Ubuntu 9.04 installed and it is a Netgear USB Wireless device
I plugged it into the USB and Ubuntu found the device and in the Network file browser I have the Windows Network
when I click on I receive a "unable to mount location failed to retrieve share list from server"
Any suggestions as what I can do from here
tks    len

Message: 3
Date: Sun, 31 May 2009 19:44:53 -0700
From: Raquel <raquel at thericehouse.net>
Subject: Re: Wireless and Ubuntu
To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
Message-ID: <20090531194453.a79e2dce.raquel at thericehouse.net>
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On Sun, 31 May 2009 14:27:12 -0400

> Hi
>  The Ubuntu 9.10 install was a breeze on an old machine.
> I would now like to set it up as wireless as well. The wireless
> device will plug into a USB The software for the device is Win or
> Mac Does anyone know where I can find step by step instructions to
> set up a wireless device on the Ubuntu machine Has to be easy to
> follow for a rookie tks       

I recently bought and set up a USB wireless device for an old laptop
my partner uses.  I just plugged it in.  The device was recognized
and worked right away.  I am using 8.10 and WICD on that machine.

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