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Old 11-03-2007
wifi in linux problem

hi, i'm really new at this. i recently installed ubuntu on my machine and have that and vista installed now. but in ubuntu i cant connect wirelessly to the internet. i'm not using a wifi card the wifi is built into the laptop. can anybody help me configure ubuntu to use the wifi.
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Old 11-03-2007
Which model of wireless interface (built-in wireless is still an interface)?

If you have one of the newer Intel 3945/4965 wireless cards, you may want to check out Intel® Wireless WiFi Link drivers for Linux*, or install packages are provided by Intel for Linux.
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Old 11-03-2007
i lookd it up and i have the realtek rtl8101 wireless on my laptop, i downloaded the driver for it but i dont know how to install the driver, can any1 help??
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Old 01-14-2009
wifi in Nubuntu problem

I am having the same problem. it does not detect my network. I Have the intel 3945ABG with the newest version of Nubuntu which is supposed to have the drivers pre loaded. I find them fine on the Vista side. Any suggestions?
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Old 01-15-2009
look into NDISwrapper to recompile the windows wifi drivers
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