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How do I install a driver for an Atheros AR9285?
How to install drivers from tar.gz?

I would like to install a driver (ending with tar.gz)

Am a new ubuntu user. which command do I use in the terminal to retrieve and install a specific driver?


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marked as duplicate by Rinzwind, qbi, Thomas W., gertvdijk, Eric Carvalho Jan 25 '13 at 2:06

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Can you tell which driver for what kind of device? –  Timo Jan 24 '13 at 18:28
There is a 80, 90% probability you never need to use a tar.gz to install drivers in Ubuntu so please edit the question to state what it is you are trying to do. –  Rinzwind Jan 24 '13 at 18:39
for my wifi adapter, atheros 01:00.0 0280: 168c:002b (rev 01) AR9285 wireless network adapter (PCI Express) phys id: 0 logical name wlan0 00:25:d3:78:9b:74 driver=ath9k driver version=3.2.0-36-generic 802.11 bgn –  LifeWasted Jan 24 '13 at 18:45
askubuntu.com/questions/67437/… ;) see fernando's answer. –  Rinzwind Jan 24 '13 at 18:57
You've already asked this question here. –  Seth Jan 24 '13 at 19:08

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