View Full Version : [ubuntu] ndiswrapper installed but how do i run it?

January 3rd, 2009, 11:10 PM
I've installed ndiwrapper using synpatics package manager but I can figure out how to run it. preferably in a GUI inteface too. Linux is hard but I'll get there and some day I'll be answering these questions for toher people!

Tim Sharitt
January 3rd, 2009, 11:14 PM
The package ndisgtk in synaptic provides a GUI interface for ndiswrapper.

January 3rd, 2009, 11:38 PM
Ok thanks for that. Can anyone answer this question too.

When I install something using ysnaptics.. where do the prograsm go to, as most stuff so far hasn't turned up in any of the menus im beginning to egt confused as to where to find them inorder to launh them.

say 7zip, I installed it but where did it go to?

Tim Sharitt
January 4th, 2009, 12:05 AM
Several apps don't have a gui and don't have a menu entry. Those apps are used from the command line. To figure out how to use them open a terminal and type

man <application>
In the case of 7zip, if you have it installed, you should be able to work with 7zip files using the archive manager.

January 4th, 2009, 12:30 AM
I've now managed to make this work thanks for the tips :-)