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Wireless Interenet Driver for Compaq Presario C500


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28-Jan-2010, 01:54 PM #1
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I have just installed Linux Mint 8 on my compaq presario C500 laptop, everything seems to working just fine other than the wireless connections...The button you push wont light up at all, so I am assuming I need the driver,I have been searching for it for hours and I am having no luck, I have found the drivers in 100 different places for Windows but can't find one anywhere for Linux. Does anyone know where I could find it? I would greatly appreciate any help...
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28-Jan-2010, 04:14 PM #2
See if the following link helps regarding NDISwrapper that allows ubuntu to use windows wireless drivers. This resolved my wireless card problem with 9.10
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09-Feb-2010, 05:52 AM #3
Same prob, different computer. I took a Satellite m35x and installed os x 10.4.8 on it. I used JAS intel/amd iso and worked pretty easily. I've also tried Leo4all 10.5.2 and Waylan and i couldnt even boot to the cd.

Anyway i've got tiger running except for audio and wifi. I have searched around forever and I think my laptop uses intel 2200b/g wireless driver. I have downloaded and installed the 10.4 799 driver from here and rebooted but still no wifi. Any suggestions?
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18-Feb-2010, 01:42 PM #4
Smile Madwifi
try using madwifi drivers
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