how to install Ubuntu 10.10 wireless drivers :|???

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  1. coolness
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    coolness PSN: Dutch_DarkLord

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    I watched every tutorial tryed everything but when the sudo thing come i must type my password but when i type noting appears in the Terminal
    and i dont know how to find the drivers
    it started when i installed ubuntu 11.4, and it freezed and the wireless thing dont work anymore so i downgraded by installing it again via USB so i lost all my files -_-
    can someone help me with this??
    I also have teamviewer if someone cant tell but can let see how to do it
     
  2. Rydian

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    Did you try running the drivers or hardware or whatever option in the main menu?
     
  3. Jamstruth

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    There isn't one. Ubuntu relies on having premade Linux drivers to find. The Additional Drivers dialogue only appears for specific proprietary drivers (usually the graphics card).
    So you downgraded and still have no Wireless... you sure the switch is on (I know it sounds like I'm calling you dumb but I really can't see why Ubuntu can't see it)
     
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    I know what you are going through. The only way I can get ubuntu to read my wifi driver is to start with 9.04 and slowly upgrade all the way to the current distro. I havent updated to 11.04 because I have heard others say that the wifi driver is no longer found.
     
  5. coolness
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    my wireless drivers have been deleted when updating to v11.4, now im back at 10.10 via external cabel.
     
  6. Jamstruth

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    The thing is, if you reinstalled with a format that makes no sense. Since the data was gone anyway.
     
  7. coolness
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    Yes, I thought at first because the wireless driver already had been removed, it was better to downgrade from ubuntu 4.11 to version 10.10, and that i maybe then get my wireless driver back
     
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    http://linuxwireless.org/

    I haven't tried their backports and other drivers yet, but it seems like a good place to start looking for the necessary software to get your wifi working. I plan on trying when they carry my atheros wifi/bluetooth combination card on my tablet. I would imagine that your card should be covered on the list under users/downloads up top. Good luck and let me know how it turns out. [​IMG]
     
  9. Quietlyawesome94

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    Just a quick note from me... When you type your password for sudo. It is alright that no password shows up. Just slowly type your password and than press enter. it'll make you sudo than.

    -Tyler
     
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    Yes but if you reinstalled Ubuntu 10.10 by formatting then the driver should have been reinstalled with the rest of the OS. Sounds like its just not detecting the hardware for some reason.
     
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    I recently installed Ubuntu 11.4 but have had no issues (other than I cant get the SCDS2SDK to work fully but that's another topic) however on the Ubuntu forums they are calling it the Vista of Linux.

    However back on topic. You can download the CD from here and hopefully it should be nice and simple then.
     
  12. coolness
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    coolness PSN: Dutch_DarkLord

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    but there is another problem i dont have a CD reader on this laptop
    its a ASUS Eeepc 900 linux xandros, later i deleted xandros and now i have ubuntu i updated again back to 11.4 maybe its better for now to have but i also tryd wine to install wireless windows drivers etc but dont work too bad [​IMG]
     
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    Is your Laptop a dual boot system? If it is you could look through this tutorial.

    BTW nothing will show when you are typing in your password in the terminal. You just type it in and hope you've put it in right.
     
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    I've just noticed. If you download from the Ubuntu site you can specify which version download you want (11.04 or 10.04 LTS), then whether its 32bit or 64 bit, then in section 2 it allow you to create a USB stick. That way you at least have a pre 11.04 Ubuntu on your system and once you have that then you can mount 10.10 as a virtual disk and off you go.
     
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    About the sudo thing:
    It's supposed to do that so peekers won't know what your password is or how long it is. It's being typed, you just can't see it.
     
  17. coolness
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    yes but when i type wait for some seconds and press Enter it tell me that i put a wrong password -_-
    EDIT:guys no need help anymore this isnot fixable everyone thanks for your help