Thursday, January 28, 2010

Installing NDiswrapper in ubuntu 9.04

Ndiswrapper is the driver utility for wirless devices like builtin or external wireless adapter. By default in ubuntu 9.04 it is not installed. If ur wireless device do not work properly in ubuntu 9.04 u may need to install this drivers.
Lets see how it can be installed in Ubuntu 9.04.
There are many processes to install it. I will describe some of them.

Process 1:
If you have an available internet connection then just open the terminal and type there
" sudo apt-get install ndisgtk " [except the "" marks"]
and press enter key after that u r prompted to give ur sudo password just give it and hit enter.
The process will start installing the drivers...
You are done.
Process 2:
You can also install this from the GUI mode
Fisrt go to system >>Administartion>>synaptic package manager
Then type ndis in the search box positioned in upper right corner of that window.
just mark the ndisgtk package and click apply button.
You are done.
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For further reading u can follow the link below:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Driver/Ndiswrapper