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    noobie help wireless card

    im new to ubuntu and i dont know how to get my wireless card working im hardwired in right now but i dont have that option all the time witch is why i need to get my wireless card working i have a linksys wireless b card that all i know about it but i dont know if its being recognized or how to tell and what i need to do to get it to work as i said im new to this os

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    Re: noobie help wireless card

    ok i found the original windows installation disk and found the .inf file well there is three of them i have the windows wireless driver thing installed but i dont really no where to go from there is there a specific file that im looking for or im i just making this to complicated

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    Re: noobie help wireless card

    im having trouble finding that exe file and right at the moment i have two card in my computer the wireless witch im trying to get working and the a hard wire on witch im using right now so i cant really tell witch one its is

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    Re: noobie help wireless card

    this is what i see in terminal




    00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. CN400/PM880 Host Bridge
    00:00.1 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. CN400/PM880 Host Bridge
    00:00.2 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. CN400/PM880 Host Bridge
    00:00.3 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. CN400/PM880 Host Bridge
    00:00.4 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. CN400/PM880 Host Bridge
    00:00.7 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. CN400/PM880 Host Bridge
    00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 PCI Bridge
    00:08.0 Communication controller: Agere Systems LT WinModem (rev 02)
    00:09.0 Ethernet controller: Linksys, A Division of Cisco Systems WMP11v4 802.11b PCI card
    00:0a.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
    00:0c.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
    00:0f.0 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
    00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
    00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
    00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
    00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 81)
    00:10.4 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 86)
    00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 ISA bridge [KT600/K8T800/K8T890 South]
    00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 60)
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. S3 Unichrome Pro VGA Adapter (rev 02)

    once again im new to this sorry

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    Re: noobie help wireless card

    i manage to figure it out that was a big help thank you

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