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WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby verden on Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:56 am

I installed LMDE today and tried to install the WG311v3.INF driver via Windows Wireless Drivers and it fails to install. I get a message in part asking if the ndiswrapper module is installed. When i check, ndiswrapper is installed. I have no problem installing the driver in numerous distro's including LM9, any ideas would be great as Debian has always been a favorite distro.
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Re: WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby steveo314 on Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:20 am

in synaptic search for and install libertas-firmware and reboot and report back.
apt-get install linux-mint-debian-edition

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Re: WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby verden on Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:04 pm

I will have to reinstall lmde on my desktop as i just installed LM9 again to get internet conectivity.
I also installed this on my Toshiba laptop with only one problem. My Huawei 169E is recognised and i can configure the connection details but it won't logon to the internet. Again the huawei 169e works on many linux distros out of the box including LM9. any ideas? :-)
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Re: WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby verden on Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:23 pm

I've just done quite a large update on my laptop and after rebooting my Huawei 169E now connects to the internet.
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Re: WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby verden on Fri Sep 10, 2010 1:56 am

Ok i had some time today and reinstalled LMDE. I connected to the internet via very very long ethernet cable and did all the updates. Libertas-firmware is installed and when i go to install my windows wireless driver i still get a message saying that the ndiswrapper module is not installed, so no wireless connection.
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Re: WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby rob0917 on Sun Oct 03, 2010 4:46 pm

I'm having the same trouble on old IBM Thinkpad A21m. Hope both of us get a reply soon as to how to fix this.
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Re: WG311v3 wireless driver

Postby verden on Wed Oct 06, 2010 12:03 am

Yeah i hope so, but i'm using LM9 while i wait.
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