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Well I am way over my head, while I was reading the tutorials online I got lost in the nerd talk. Can someone please clarify how do I do this? I need my wireless card working, but all I can get is ethernet.

Keep in mind I am new to Linux (I have used it for quite a while, but I just google up problems I have)
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It isn't already working? Go to System > Administration > Hardware Drivers, click Activate.
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No, just nVidia Acceleration Drivers.
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No, just nVidia Acceleration Drivers.
Do you have all the Software Sources enabled? If so, install the madwifi package and then reboot.
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Does the new Madwifi package support it? I don't think it supported it before.
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Quote:
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Does the new Madwifi package support it? I don't think it supported it before.
It's been supported for some time now. So what happened when you installed it?
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