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Orestes Macchione
June 22nd, 2008, 11:28 PM
Hi, I've just installed Ubuntu in my notebook for the first time. As I deleted all the Windows files there is nothing else in the computer...

Everything seems to work fine with the expeption of the USB Wireless Network adapter. Previously, as the original Network card failed, I bought a SMC USB Wireless Netword Adapter. The problem is that now Ubuntu doesn't let me install it as it seems to be prepared only for Windows XP and Vista..

The adapter is

Can anybody help? :confused:

June 22nd, 2008, 11:52 PM
I might be wrong, but I don't think there is any native Linux driver for this card. I'd suggest you try installing the XP driver using ndiswrapper (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/Ndiswrapper).