NDISwrapper, is a free software driver wrapper that enables the use of Windows drivers

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How to fix “ndiswrapper not found”?

I've been using ndiswrapper to make work some wireless cards using its Windows drivers, because they are not yet supported by free Linux drivers. Until Ubuntu 12.04. Now, I can install Windows ...
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How to Install NDIS Driver for Huawei mobile broadband devices?

My 3G dongal requires the proprietary driver to properly work with Ubuntu. It comes along with Huawei Mobile Partner installer. I was able to install Huawei Mobile Partner and the corresponding driver ...
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FATAL: Module ndiswrapper not found

I tried all fixes on How to fix "ndiswrapper not found"? On answer 3 Fix suggestion #2 : when sudo make I get Cannot find kernel build files in /usr/src/linux-headers-3.7.0-7-generic ...
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How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE1200 Wireless-N USB Adapter?

I recently downloaded Ubuntu from the main website with the hopes of dual booting it with Windows. While the operating system works, it says that I need to install a driver for my graphics card. When ...
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“Please run 'make modules_prepare'” issue when installing NDISWrapper

My router went down, so I have a temporary one installed right now that has no Wifi. I decided to pick up a USB Wifi dongle, and I want to use my Ubuntu server as the bridge. I have the driver ...
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Need to run a .sh as root on boot or login

Still new with linux and running ubuntu 12.10 I have a wireless stick (ae2500) which has known issues that has been partially solved using ndiswrapper. However, to use it I must run the same scripts ...
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How do I compile ndiswrapper?

I have been working for a good 2 days now trying every forum post I could find when it comes to ndiswrapper. I can get it installed but get the error module ndiswrapper not found keeps coming up. In ...
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How to keep ndiswrapper configuration after reboot?

I've been using ndiswrapper on my old wireless card without any problem, until I upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10. ndiswrapper is not included by default anymore so I installed it from the Software Center, ...
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Unable to compile ndiswrapper module

I installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS server on an old PC. This PC has a wireless card (Netgear wg311v3). This computer now has no access to Internet so whatever I do I transfer it from another PC. I tried to ...
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How do I cleanly remove NDISwrapper?

A while back (and for some time) I used this forum post at UbuntuForums.org to get the Broadcom wireless on my Dell Inspiron 1521 working properly. Now, a better method has been made available here ...
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I can't install the ndiswrapped WG311v3 drivers

The instructions here - https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/Netgear_WG311_v3 - work super well if you are using the i386 kernel, but I installed with Wubi which automatically selected ...
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Installing Wireless Card no GUI: Failed

I installed Ubunutu 12.04 no GUI. The release info is as follows: No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS Release: 12.04 Codename: precise ...
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struct kernel_stat has no member named cpustat

I am trying to get my dlink dwa 130 wireless usb stick working on my new install of Linux 12.10. From reading online (I know very little about Linux, I use red hat at work occasionally) it seemed I ...
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Panasonic DP-1510P

my issue regards ndiswrapper mainly. I'm trying to setup this printer Panasonic DP-1510P which is setup with an LPR queue on our work network. I went on the Panasonic website and I downloaded the ...
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Lenovo Ideapad S205 Wireless LAN problem

I've a problem with Lenovo S205 AMD E-450 processor, Ubuntu 12.04 and wireless LAN. If I install by Windows Wireless Driver utilities a driver named netathrx.inf I get error message: Module could ...
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How to install Netgear N-300 UAB adapter WNA3100 on Ubuntu 12.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, the first thing I'm trying to do, is to setup my wireless adapter. I can see it using lsusb: beer@beer-linux:~$ lsusb ... Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0846:9020 ...
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How to retain the wireless settings using ndiswrapper

I have an older laptop and Ubuntu does not have drivers for my wireless PCMCIA card. So I found the Windows drivers and loaded them with ndiswrapper via the Windows Wireless Drivers utility app. I ...
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ndiswrapper is not loaded on startup (thus, no wlan) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to keep ndiswrapper configuration after reboot? Whenever I boot, the ndiswrapper module is not automatically loaded, despite being explicitly added to /etc/modules. ...
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Can ndiswrapper be used for things other than wireless drivers?

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 ...
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How to install windows wireless driver?

i have installed ndistgk package in ubuntu 10.10. now i want to install windows wireless driver so where i can get windows.inf file?
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How to fix “Module ndiswrapper not found"

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and whenever I run sudo modprobe ndiswrapper, I get the following error. FATAL: Module ndiswrapper not found. The command dkms status returns with... ndiswrapper, 1.57, ...
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Can't install ndiswrapper commons from the cd

I need to install my wireless driver through Ndisgtk that comes in the Ubuntu CD,I need to install ndiswrapper-common and ndiswrapper-utils first, but when I try to install ndiswrapper-common the ...
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is ndisgtk running correctly?

I reported a bug, which was marked as a duplicate of another bug, and then a duplicate of another bug -- which is fine, I think it is a duplicate. First off, the architecture is different. The ...
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Unload kernel-module before boot [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to blacklist kernel modules? I compiled Ndiswrapper from source. Then installed a wireless windows driver. After that I loaded the Ndiswrapper kernel-module with ...
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Trick 64-bit Ubuntu to allow 32-bit pci wireless card?

I have an older 32-bit Belkin F5D6001 (aka ADMtek ADM8211 802.11b Wireless Network Card) that I got to work in 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 via NDISWrapper (Windows Wireless Networking) by using the CD it ...
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How do I get a Dlink DWA-130 working?

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 in my system and I'm having issue with my wireless usb adapter. I installed ndiswrapper in my system and load my .inf file for my usb wifi adapter and everything ...
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How do I remove ndiswrapper completely?

I would like to remove the ndiswrapper from my system after mistakenly installing it to enable a wifi card that it turned out had native Ubuntu support and only required firmware. What is the full ...
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Constantly prompted to enter wifi password with a Broadcom BCM4323

Our last router worked just fine, I stayed connected to it wirelessly flawlessly (using Ubuntu 12.04 and Ndiswrapper). I installed our new router and now I can't connect to it at all. All 4 mobile ...
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Ndiswrapper-gtk shows hardware present yet no wifi!

ok ladies and gents. Im pretty new at this. I have gone through a quite lengthy set-up process of acquiring a working copy of ndiswrapper. Currently i am running Ubuntu 12.04 amd-64-lts. My wireless ...
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How do I turn on my wireless?

I am brand new to Linux systems (Day 2) With no prior knowledge (PHD in Physics, not Linux) I had my wireless up and running via NDISWRAPPER, but when Ubuntu updated, and I restarted my computer (as ...
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Error in make while installing ndiswrapper [duplicate]

I have problems installing ndiswrapper, I can not run make, it throws the following error: remiii @ Remiii-HP: ~ / ndiswrapper-1.58rc1 $ make make-C utils make [1]: Entering directory '/ ...
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Wireless not working in spite of following every locatable work-around

I have a Broadcom 802.11 wireless pci card in my laptop, chipset 4318. I have followed all the instructions to replace the delivered driver with ndiswrapper with the appropriate Windows driver bcmwl5. ...
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Linksys AE3000 How to work around?

I have a Linksys AE3000 Dual-Band Wireless-N USB Adapter. I need it to work for my Ubuntu 12.04. I have looked up how to work around the fact that Cisco didn't supply a Linux driver but I'm quite new ...
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ndiswrapper isn't working?

So, I have a Belkin Components F7D4101 / F9L1101 802.11abgn Wireless Adapter and its installation disk with supplied drivers and such. I went about using ndisrapper, but to no prevail.. This is my ...
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Installing Netgear wireless adapter -

I am having the hardest time getting my wireless adapter working on my PC. I actually got it working thanks to the help of another thread (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1964173&page=2) ...
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Where do I find wireless drivers for ndiswrapper, for a Ralink card?

I have some problems with Wifi at my Lenovo Z575. Under Win 7 Wifi works fine, so I wanted to install exactly the same drivers under Ubuntu with ndiswrapper. My question is: where the drivers are ...
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How can I fix having to reinstall my wireless driver every time I reboot? [closed]

I followed the info on a forum to get my netgear n300 wireless usb adapter to work and I installed the broadcom driver for it and it works fine until i reboot my system. Every time I turn my computer ...
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Why is my wi-fi still not working?

i have 10.10, and have gotten ndiswrapper and the proper driver, it installed properly, but still my wi-fi isn't working. In terminal it say its disabled, but its enabled EVERYWHERE... even when I ...
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ndiswrapper error

I am trying to install ndiswrapper with the command sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper and I get the "unable to locate package" error. I run Ubuntu 12.10 and I do not have an internet connection atm on ...
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Removing ndiswrapper and inserting it back hangs OS after several times

sudo modprobe -r ndiswrapper sudo modprobe ndiswrapper No matter how much time between commands. After 5-th or 6-th or 7-th iteration it hangs GUI. A also can not open another tty by ...
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HP 530 Wireless problem. Bad communication with access point

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on HP 530 and to make Wireless work installed STA driver from jockey (obviously proprietary) and, since it didn't work also installed their driver from HP website via ...
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How do I get a Winbond Wireless Card to work?

I own a technology blog and I received a question via e-mail asking how to get a Winbond wireless card to work on Linux (preferably Ubuntu). I don't personally have any experience getting Winbond ...
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How do I install windows wireless driver for TP-Link TL-WN7200ND

I'm using the TP-Link TL-WN7200ND USB wireless adapter. I have downloaded the Windows drivers and updated Ubuntu to 10.10 by manually connecting the computer to the router. I also installed ...
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How to setup a Netgear Wnda3100v2 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have never been a Linux user before (I'm familiar with Windows 7) and I would like some help on setting up the Netgear Wnda3100v2 wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have the installation ...
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unable to compile ndiswrapper

I'm trying to install ndiswrapper to get my wireless Netgear to work. I did the following: apt-get install ndiswrapper-source Which completes successfully. Then: apt-get install ndiswrapper-dkms ...
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wpa_supplicant and ndiswrapper causing general protection fault

I managed to install the driver for my RTL8190 wifi adapter using ndiswrapper. wlan0 is up and running. However when I try to connect to a WPA2 protected network using network-manager, I get this : ...
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Help with Netgear Wireless Card [SOLVED]

Ok so I spent all day yesterday trying to get my wireless adapter to work with Ubuntu 13.10. I have internet access on my Windows install, but it's not working on Ubuntu. Downloaded and installed ...
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Ndiswrapper not working

0bda:0179 realtek is the product of the lsusb command. I have installed its windows wireless drivers in ubuntu with ndiswrapper as the linux ones are useless. The driver installed properly and the ...
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Slow Internet connection

I have a D-Link DWL-G122 B1 wireless adapter with chipset RT2571, which corresponds to rt2500 driver in linux. However, because this specific driver is no longer available for my kernel version ...
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Ndiswrapper fails when iPod is plugged in. I have no idea how to fix this

When I plug my iPod into my PC, Ndiswrapper fails to detect my wifi adapter and as long as my iPod is plugged in, I cannot access the internet because of that. When I unplug my iPod, it reconnects to ...