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I just purchased an ADDON NWP210 wires pci card. How can I install the drivers for this before I replace my current wireless card with it.

(I need to install it before I swap them as I will have no internet connection until I install the drivers for the new one)

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You probably do not need to install drivers for the new card. As long as the new card is fully supported in Linux, then it should work out of the box.

I performed a quick search on the Internet and I could not find a relevant post on the term ADDON NWP210 with relation to Linux.

If there is no free driver for the card, you can install the Windows drivers with ndiswrapper. Therefore, what you can do now is install the ndisgtk package from the Software Center and have the CD handy. If the card does not work out of the box, you have what is needed to install the Windos driver for it.

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Ubuntu did not pick it up. I tried the xp and windows 7 drivers with ndisgtk but neither seemed to work. Both said hardware present but Ubuntu did not say I had a wireless adapter. Can you recommend a wireless card that work with Ubuntu? –  tm1rbrt Jan 27 '11 at 18:28
    
was based on rt2860 chipset –  tm1rbrt Jan 27 '11 at 18:47

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