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  • The lspci sees the card
  • Installed ndiswrapper, and Windows drivers too, the ndisgtk sees the card.

The system doesn't detect any wireless network. I've tried everything (command line, etc.) but no success. I have to mention that this happens on LiveCD, and I don't want to install it until I'm reassured that it would work.

I've tested the .iso with Virtualbox, and through the NAT I could use the network seamlessly.

Thanks for help!

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closed as too localized by Marco Ceppi Jun 7 '11 at 13:56

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You shouldn't need to use ndiswrapper for this chipset. Connect the computer to a wired connection and install the driver from the "hardware-drivers" menu-entry. Then restart the network by running these lines in a terminal:

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager restart

That should do it.

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As I have told, I have a wireless card, and NO WIRED CONNECTION. I'll try your suggestion. – Mészáros Csaba Oct 12 '10 at 19:23
I've tried. No use of it. The problem is that I cannot reach the internet, only via wireless card. Maverick seems to be crippled. But any ideas would be good – Mészáros Csaba Oct 12 '10 at 19:43
How did you install ndiswrapper without an internet connection? Anyway.. the important thing is restarting networking and network-manager after loading the driver. – mniess Oct 12 '10 at 22:39
Ndiswrapper is on the installation media. I did the restart, and the network restarted regularly, but then there wasn't any changes. Upon the scanning it sees no network providers. I've posted a bug to launchpad. But if you have ideas, tell me, please – Mészáros Csaba Oct 13 '10 at 5:57