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    Does anyone know how to get wireless up on xubuntu?

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    I'm afraid you're gonna have to give more detail than that: what chipset does your wireless card use?*

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    *If you don't know, open a terminal and type
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    lspci
    The output will include a line about your wireless card - mine looks like this:
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    00:10.0 Network controller: Intersil Corporation Intersil ISL3890 [Prism GT/Prism Duette] (rev 01)
    which tells me I'm using a Prism GT/Prism Duette chipset.
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    Um it's a bit more complicated. I'm using a Netgear wireless adapter that connects to a usb...

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    A bit more info might help - its a netgear usb adapter right? Model? Have you checked that link to see if your adapter is supported native or by ndiswrapper. Have you done lsusb to identify your chipset as per the ndiswrapper link?
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    For anything USB, your going to need the latest version of ndiswrapper.

    There is a wiki on the Ubuntu site, I'd suggest looking around there. Type in ndis in the wiki search and you'll come across it.

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    This how-to is simpler than the one one Ubuntu's site :
    http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/lin...ork-linux.html
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    If you do need ndiswrapper follow this https://wiki.ubuntu.com/WifiDocs/Dri...iswrapperHowto . Ubuntu comes with the necessary ndiswrapper module pre-installed, but it needs the ndiswrapper-utils package to get it working.
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