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How Do Get Ndiswrapper On Ubuntu 7.0


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#1 moomoo

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Posted 22 May 2007 - 03:21 PM

My wireless card wont work on ubuntu soi tryed the ndis command...apparently it isnt installed..u can install it from the add remove app's but u need INTERNET to do it...canonical is genius for that. I dont ahve any other connection other than wireless. i tryed downloading ndiswrapper-1.44 on xandros then saving to ubuntu. i extracted and followed the install instructions..using 'make distclean' worked fine, using 'make' had 2 errors and using 'sudo make install' had errors. all the errors lead to a file called loadndisdriver.8 and loadndisdriver.c. ive re-downloaded and re installed 3 times and still no change and i know there isnt anything wrong with my Kernel. Any ideas?

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#2 Joedude

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Posted 22 May 2007 - 06:21 PM

ndiswrapper is packaged on the Ubuntu CD. You have to add the CD drive to your repositories list.
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Posted 23 May 2007 - 03:04 AM

Try an older version, such as NDiswrapper 1.15.
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