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I have a Gateway notebook and installed Vista on it (successfully), but cannot get my new Ubuntu 10.4 installation to connect with the internet wirelessly. I can get a list of routers (on the triangular button) and it tries its hardest to connect, but without result. The "Additional Drivers" installed with the Ubuntu 10.4 system -- located in "Applications" -- is corrupted so is of no help. I tried, in vain to search for a Linux driver on the internet, but could find none. Please, help me connect to the internet with the proper driver. (zeller@live.com)

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. –  Jorge Castro Jan 24 '12 at 22:45
    
Do you have any network connection, or just the wireless fails? Is your system a pure 10.04 or is it updated to 10.04.3? –  gajdipajti Jan 25 '12 at 0:06

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Fresher kernels have more driver. So try a live cd/usb with Ubuntu 11.10.

Or if you have wired connection (that was not clear from your question) add the kernel ppa sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kernel-ppa/ppa && sudo apt-get update and install linux-image-generic-lts-backport-oneiric Reboot, and I think your wireless should work.

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