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I have never used Ndiswrapper for wireless drivers but i have used to get flash 32bit working on a 64bin system. My question is can it be used for other kinds of drivers for peripheral devices such as printers, mice or USB cameras, things of such nature. If if not why?

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Are there alternatives like Ndiswrapper for sound cards? – Eshwar Mar 1 '12 at 13:43
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For Flash you used NSpluginwrapper which is an entirely different beast.

ndiswrapper only covers the NDIS (Network Driver Interface Specification) so as the name suggests, it's only good for network cards where Windows drivers follow this specification.

It's not going to help you with anything else.

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So that means ndiswrapper applies to wired network cards as well? – Oxwivi Jun 27 '11 at 15:33
Oh and what does NS stand for? – Oxwivi Jun 27 '11 at 15:34
Re wired: Yes but most ethernet cards have native drivers (I assume because more servers use them so there's more Linux demand). Re NS: I always assumed it was NetScape edit and Mozilla seem to suggest the same – Oli Jun 27 '11 at 15:36
thx for clearing it up :) – kicsyromy Jun 27 '11 at 16:26

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