I've been stuck at this for a while now and cant figure it out. My friend installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my tower and used his internet cable and it worked fine. I asked him before he did it if it was going to be OK with my Netgear adapter and he said yes.
So I got it back to my place the next day and hooked it up and tried it out. Started up fine but couldn't read the adapter (
WN111v2) so I tried entering the disk for it but it didn't work. I tried running a cord from my computer to the router but nothing happened.
I went to the boot menu to access windows to figure it out and there is no more windows. I'm brand new to Linux and have no idea why I can't establish a connection to my router (it's a
wgt624v4) and have zero connection to the internet on my computer so i'm using a windows laptop. Is there anything I can do?