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April 22nd, 2008, 10:15 AM
hi my frnd's xp got crashed and i suggested him to use ubuntu.
but unfortunatly his wifi is not working. i think there is some problem in wifi driver. i am a total noob and don't know what to do.
i tried google and found out that i should do it by using madwifi. but how i have no clue.
please someone help me out

April 22nd, 2008, 12:32 PM
Dear all I have the same problem and i have also the same laptop compaq presario c700 , the wireless and also headphon doesn't work , please help i have also put the detail information here, please check:


April 22nd, 2008, 05:34 PM
Try this: http://quilombo.wordpress.com/2008/01/09/atheros-ar5006eg-in-ubuntu-710-gutsy-gibbon/

November 28th, 2008, 03:05 AM
These instructions worked for me (http://www.fluidscape.co.nz/?q=node/128) (Compaq C700, Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex):