Internet disconnects, how to install drivers?

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Dmarcisz
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Internet disconnects, how to install drivers?

Postby Dmarcisz » Sat Mar 29, 2008 12:03 pm

Hi, my wireless randomly disconnects and i cant even connect again until i reboot the computer. I am thinking i need dnew drivers for it but i dont know how to download them http://www.ralinktech.com/ralink/Home/Support/Linux.html i need the ralink rt73 drivers but when i download them they are in tar.bz2 format and i do not have a clue confused that is. i am new to linux and dont really get how to install stuff other than using mintinstall in the software portal. Please help!!

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Re: Internet disconnects, how to install drivers?

Postby Husse » Sun Mar 30, 2008 5:29 pm

Take a deep breath and study this link
http://monkeyblog.org/ubuntu/installing/#source
It's valid for all (?) Debian based distros
There should be a read me file in the archive
Post back if you need more help
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