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crazypenguin2008
September 19th, 2008, 10:45 AM
its been so long since ive ran dapper drake. can dapper connect via a wireless card?

liquidfunk
September 19th, 2008, 10:46 AM
Yes, but I'd suggest you try the latest version of Ubuntu if you want support and updates.

hellion0
September 19th, 2008, 10:47 AM
Depending on the wireless card itself, it can, but the number of supported wireless cards is less than in newer versions.

crazypenguin2008
September 19th, 2008, 10:51 AM
newer release isant a option on this machine. older ibook g3

hellion0
September 19th, 2008, 10:53 AM
For Dapper's kernel, I would suggest a USB wireless card with a RaLink chipset. Those are known to work on that old a kernel. (I've had one work with Dapper, although it was a x86 laptop with a CardBus Ralink adapter.)

crazypenguin2008
September 19th, 2008, 10:56 AM
ive got 2 cards,Linksys WPC200 & D-Link WNA-2330.

ive got several usb 2.0 wireless adapters as well. im sure that one of them will be supported

liquidfunk
September 20th, 2008, 04:00 PM
newer release isant a option on this machine. older ibook g3

If it's an older G3 iBook, then I would recommend you still use the current version of Ubuntu, but with a different GUI. Xubuntu would be better on that machine.

Or even try Debian.

What are the specs out of interest?

hellion0
September 20th, 2008, 04:36 PM
If he's talking about using a card in it, I'm assuming an older Clamshell, as opposed to an i(ce)Book (The solid white ones).