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HI ! CAN SOME ONE HELP ME ? I HAVE A LAPTOP ACER ASPIRE 3620 ,I INSTALL Mandriva Linux 2007 OS BUT MY WIRELESS ADAPPTOR DOS'T WORK . IM A ...
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    Mandriva Linux 2007 On Aspire 3620(CELERON 1.6MHz)


    HI !
    CAN SOME ONE HELP ME ?
    I HAVE A LAPTOP ACER ASPIRE 3620 ,I INSTALL Mandriva Linux 2007 OS BUT MY WIRELESS ADAPPTOR DOS'T WORK .

    IM A BIGGINER ON LINUX OS .

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    Post the output of "lspci".

    Acer's website shows your wifi card as being "Acer InviLink 802.11b/g WLAN" but I'm pretty sure it's just a broadcom card.

    Edit: Oh, and turn caps lock off. It's annoying to read messages when they're like that.
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    this is the name of my wifi card is Atheros Communications, Inc. AR5005G 802.11abg NIC
    thnx

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    Try the madwifi driver.
    madwifi.org - Trac
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dark_Stang View Post
    Try the madwifi driver.
    madwifi.org - Trac
    i try with madwifi.org but it dosen't install i don't know why ?
    when i give the command al lthe time say :

    NO SUCH FILE OR DIRECTORY

    please can u tell me the way how to install
    thnx however

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