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Link to this post 17 Aug 09

i use Ubuntu 9.04 motherboard Asus P5K-E WIFI-AP Solo
Ethernet controller : Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit .
i want to use Wireless of motherboard for share network but i can't install driver from cd it's for windows how i can use Wireless ?
if it have driver for Ubuntu please guide to me .
i try to add Wireless from network connection but i can't to do it.

Link to this post 17 Aug 09

I noticed there was a 'linux' section under Downloads -- maybe there's something there you can use.

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File Size 12.45 (MBytes)

I downloaded the Linux drivers
it has everything you need.

Link to this post 17 Aug 09

You need to check as to what type of wireless card you have. You listed the ethernet controller, not the wireless LAN card. To do that in Ubuntu open up the console and issue the command:

sudo lshw -C network

It will return information about your card types. You should see one listed with Wireless LAN controller in the list. That will tell you the type and then you can check specifically for which driver you need.

Also, with Ubuntu if you go to "System -> Administration -> Hardware Drivers" you can check for and install proprietary drivers...Ubuntu will handle all of that if it has the correct driver in the repository.

If you want to use your Windows driver you can. Check the Ndiswrapper doc/howto in the Ubuntu community pages:

Hope that helps!

Link to this post 17 Aug 09

i use command - sudo ls -c network i get this
tonjaa@tonjaa-desktop:~$ sudo lshw -C network
[sudo] password for tonjaa:
description: Ethernet interface
product: 88E8056 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller
vendor: Marvell Technology Group Ltd.
physical id: 0
bus info: pci@0000:02:00.0
logical name: eth0
version: 12
serial: 00:1e:8c:60:4e:1f
size: 100MB/s
capacity: 1GB/s
width: 64 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm vpd msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list ethernet physical tp 10bt 10bt-fd 100bt 100bt-fd 1000bt 1000bt-fd autonegotiation
configuration: autonegotiation=on broadcast=yes driver=sky2 driverversion=1.22 duplex=full firmware=N/A ip= latency=0 link=yes module=sky2 multicast=yes port=twisted pair speed=100MB/s
description: Wireless interface
physical id: 1
logical name: wlan0
serial: 00:15:af:51:9c:97
capabilities: ethernet physical wireless
configuration: broadcast=yes multicast=yes wireless=IEEE 802.11bg
*-network:1 DISABLED
description: Ethernet interface
physical id: 2
logical name: pan0
serial: d6:68:ec:72:42:86
capabilities: ethernet physical
configuration: broadcast=yes driver=bridge driverversion=2.3 firmware=N/A link=yes multicast=yes

and i try to Install the ndisgtk package but i don't know it correct or not . i can't use wireless like same time .
i back to find cd driver of motherboard i fine folder Linux driver
i saw folder WIFI and have 2 folders name
- debian31-8187(110) and linux 26x-8187(110)
at folder of debian31-8187(110) has 4 fils
this is driver of wireless or not if it's driver how i can install it ?

Link to this post 17 Aug 09

it has a Readme ?

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this file readme .txt [file name=ReadMe.txt size=3194][/file]

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