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new user on voyager 14.04

Link to this post 29 Apr

hello
i have installed voyager 14.04 lts on a old Toshiba sattelite laptop and i have two problems.
first i have a wifi dongle key HWGUSB2-54 from Hercules and i have any informations how to do for find the driver or wich packets to install

i have also a probleme for updating my video card driver. the driver card is a nvidia N17M geforce4 440 go

someone have some advices for a beginner please ?

Link to this post 29 Apr

1) According to this: https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi/rt73
the Hercules as an Ralink chipset
Connect TEMPORARILY bu cable
Open a Terminal and input: sudo apt-get install firmware-ralink
Reboot

2) According to this: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/HardwareSupportComponentsVideoCardsNvidia
There are a few different GeForce4 440 Go's but they all use the nvidia-glx
Do you see the "Restricted drivers available"?
Look here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BinaryDriverHowto/Nvidia

Link to this post 29 Apr

thank you i'll try this when i'll can

Link to this post 06 May

sorry i always have a problem

when i input sudo apt-get install firmware-ralink it says its impossible to find the packet firmware-ralink

i'm connected with a cable and no problem for open a webpage or doing the updates.

i had add canonical partners in the links sources but no results too

thanks for your attentions

Link to this post 06 May

I wonder if you do not have "multiverse" in your sources.list. This is a non-free section and firmware probably fits into that.

If you are connected by cable can you copy and paste the contents of your souces.list here?

Use the command: gksudo gedit /etc/apt/souces.list

(You may not have "gedit" in which case you will need to substitute a simple text editor that you do have.)

Link to this post 11 May

hello here a copy of my sources list

# deb cdrom:[Ubuntu 14.04 __ - Release i386 (20140425)]/ trusty main multiverse restricted universe

# See http://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpgradeNotes for how to upgrade to
# newer versions of the distribution.
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted

## Major bug fix updates produced after the final release of the
## distribution.
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main restricted
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates main restricted

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team. Also, please note that software in universe WILL NOT receive any
## review or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty universe
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates universe

## N.B. software from this repository is ENTIRELY UNSUPPORTED by the Ubuntu
## team, and may not be under a free licence. Please satisfy yourself as to
## your rights to use the software. Also, please note that software in
## multiverse WILL NOT receive any review or updates from the Ubuntu
## security team.
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty multiverse
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty multiverse
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates multiverse
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-updates multiverse

## N.B. software from this repository may not have been tested as
## extensively as that contained in the main release, although it includes
## newer versions of some applications which may provide useful features.
## Also, please note that software in backports WILL NOT receive any review
## or updates from the Ubuntu security team.
deb http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports main restricted universe multiverse
deb-src http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty-backports main restricted universe multiverse

deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security main restricted
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security main restricted
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security universe
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security universe
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security multiverse
deb-src http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty-security multiverse

## Uncomment the following two lines to add software from Canonical's
## 'partner' repository.
## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by Canonical and the
## respective vendors as a service to Ubuntu users.
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner
deb-src http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu trusty partner

## This software is not part of Ubuntu, but is offered by third-party
## developers who want to ship their latest software.
deb http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main
deb-src http://extras.ubuntu.com/ubuntu trusty main

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