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WIRELESS WORKING!!!

Post by sourwire » Fri Aug 03, 2007 11:41 pm

For the FIRST time in my life, I have wireless internet working on Linux. I just can't express my happiness.

If you are happy for me, please send me a smiley.



I LOVE LINUX MINT!

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Post by Husse » Sat Aug 04, 2007 6:15 am

:):):)
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Post by nelamvr6 » Sat Aug 04, 2007 10:35 am

:D

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Post by red-e-made » Sun Aug 05, 2007 5:42 am

I will send you a thousand smileys if you tell me how you did it.

sourwire

Post by sourwire » Sun Aug 05, 2007 2:53 pm

red-e-made wrote:I will send you a thousand smileys if you tell me how you did it.
Well, my network uses WEP, so I used to Network Applet (on the panel) to choose my network, then type of key and the key itself. But before that, I had to configure my windows driver with ndiswrapper.

ndiswrapper -i <drivername> (in my case it was "wusb54g.inf" It also asked for the .sys file, so I supplied it as well with the same command.
ndiswrapper -l (to check if the driver is working and hardware is present)
ndiswrapper -m (startup)

Reboot.
Now that I switched to Xfce, I needed to make some GNOME services work with Xfce, like that Network Mangaer applet. It even works on xfce. Next adventure: mintMenu.

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Post by red-e-made » Mon Aug 06, 2007 10:22 am

And for that, as promised, your thousand smileys:

:D x 1000

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Post by Bizzarro » Sun Aug 19, 2007 2:56 am

New to linux ... how do I identify my drivername and my .sys file?
Thanks

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Post by Bizzarro » Sun Aug 19, 2007 3:07 am

...by the way my only problem is getting my computer to automatically recognize the network... if I start the computer with the network card pushed in, it does not connect. However if I push the card in after I log in and Cassandra loads, it auto connects. The main problem is that I can connect to the internet but I cant connect to the network and therefore cannot run quick synergy which is a necessity for me on this system. I am still a N00bie so I cannot even figure out which network I am connecting to/connection speed etc...

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Post by Howitzer » Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:24 pm

Linux Mint was the first distro that worked with my wireless card too!
Other distro's recognize it but fail to establish a DHCP connection.

Linux Mint did this perfectly!

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Post by wildnkrazy » Wed Sep 05, 2007 12:52 am

Mint is great :lol: :lol: :lol: I used Mint Bea and current useing Cassandra I like them all I say all I want more and more I like'm all I say alll I want more and more
j/k I'm in love :lol:

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