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I'm trying to install the ath5k driver in Maverick, but the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/EeePC/Fixes#Wireless don't work. I've tried to install (sudo apt-get install) linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic, and also linux-backports-modules-maverick-generic, but both can't be found.

Thanks for your response!

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I think , this a common problem. my friend had same problem but i was not interested coz mine was working fine. But link below might help u. it helped for him. wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ath5k –  nebula Mar 19 '11 at 7:42
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I did it:

sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-maverick-generic-wireless

then I followed the instructions on the page (modprobe etc). Works like a charm, except for another question I'm starting now. (Asus EeePc Fn+F2 wrecks wireless until restart)

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