3 Wireless Setups for Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

Posted by mweber on Nov 26, 2007 5:17 AM EDT
BeginLinux.com; By Mike Weber
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Check out 3 ways to install wireless on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon; works out of the box, ndiswrapper and manual install.

There have been a lot of changes in wireless and a great deal of work has gone into Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon to aid wireless connections. This tutorial will help you with a few of the wireless issues with Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon. We will attempt to install 3 different network cards on a Lenovo T60p. In this tutorial we use three examples: using a wireless card that works out of the box, using ndiswrapper and a manual install configuration.

The wireless cards that are supposed to work right out of the box, have a few issues, like you will need to restart your network connections. Ndiswrapper requires some skills at the command line as well as a manual install. So, if you are new to Linux or are afraid of the command line, stick with the cards that work the easiest.

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