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Hi Everyone, I have been dual booting between linspire, and windows for a couple of months, and i have fallen in love with linux. The only problem i was faced ...
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    Hi Everyone,

    I have been dual booting between linspire, and windows for a couple of months, and i have fallen in love with linux. The only problem i was faced with was the wireless internet. I have a Gateway 200 ARC Ultralight Laptop (Specs Here) (http://support.gateway.com/s/Mobile/...501609nv.shtml)
    With centrino. The specs on the gateway support site say it's compatible with these OS's (Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows 98SE, Windows NT® 4.0, Windows XP Tablet and Linux) I asked the forum on linspire, but they just told me to buy a netgear external card. I know that my card is compatible with a distro of linux, but im not sure which. Please tell me if you know or can help me out.

    Thanks

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    well what have you done to try to get it to work?

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    well, i asked a guy on the linspire forum, and he told me there was nothing i could do. He said to go and buy a new card, or switch OS. That didn't help at all. I told him there had to be a way and he said that maybe V. 5 would fix the problem. I could probably spend a bunch of time trying to fix it, but i really don't want to, and I kind-of need it to work now. I don't mind switching my OS, so if you know which it would work on without me wasting a bunch of time trying to fix it, it would be much appreciated.

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    well that guy was a load of crap
    how many nics do you have on the laptop?

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    try:
    Code:
    su -
    ifconfig eth0 up
    -lakerdonald
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    where in tampa do you live? i live in st. pete

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    i live in safety harbor, but i go to school in st. pete. are you still in school?

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    yeah
    i go to Lakewood High School (Center for Advanced Technologies)
    What are you, in college?

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    woa who is this??????

    i go there too!

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