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I have an older Dell Dimension 4550 on which I did a fresh install of 12.04 from 10.04. My wireless used to work fine with my Linksys WUSB300N, but it doesn't any more.

No Proprietary Drivers were suggested for download by Ubuntu. So I found and downloaded a driver from Linkys' website and extracted it in my Downloads folder: it is a .exe executable file.

What should I do next?

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Welcome on AskUbuntu, Jbocean and thank you for your question. Could you please edit your question to add more details? For example, could you give a link to the download you made? What type of file is it (its extension…)? – Agmenor Apr 29 '12 at 23:48
Below is what I see in my Downloads folder. I am not sure if I should double click on any of the .exe icons, or what . . . /home/john/Downloads/WUSB300N_20071204 /home/john/Downloads/WUSB300N_20071204.exe /home/john/Downloads/setup.exe – Jbocean Apr 30 '12 at 3:16
Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information? – Jorge Castro Apr 30 '12 at 21:15

I believe you should install Ndisgtk by clicking here. I haven't tested it myself, so I hope it will be clear once you simply launch this app.

Otherwise, I think there is information on this thread of the Ubuntu Forums.

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This doesn't work for me in 12.04 :( – 8128 Jul 16 '12 at 9:22

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