Using Windows wireless card drivers
For many wireless networkcards, Linux drivers are not available. Don't worry! Despite that, it is very easy to get your card working: With 'ndiswrapper', you can load the Windows-drivers. This is a small guide to get wireless working.
1. Make sure ndiswrapper is installed. Normally it is installed in Pardus, you can check it in Package Manager.
2. Download the Windows drivers of your networkcard. If you don't know where you can find it, have a look at this list: http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/joomla/index.php?/component/option,com_openwiki/Itemid,33/id,list/ or http://linux-wless.passys.nl/?lang=english (For the next steps, download the driver to your Desktop and remember your username.)
3. Unzip it, and remember the name of the created directory with the drivers.
4. Open a terminal in administrator mode: Pardus Menu -> Programs -> System -> More Applications -> Terminal Program - Super User Mode. Then, enter your administration password.
5. Go to the directory with the drivers. cd /home/username/Desktop/directory-with-the-drivers.
6. Check for already installed drivers:
7. If necessary remove them with:
ndiswrapper -r drivername
8. Install the driver:
ndiswrapper -i driver.inf (Replace 'driver' with the name of your .inf-file.)
9. Check with:
10. Check for problems:
11. Load ndiswrapper module:
12. Type this:
13. Check for: "adding "alias ........"
14. Check if device is present with:
15. Configure for Pardus 2008 the device in: Tasma -> Internet & Network -> Network Manager -> New connection
15a. Configure for Pardus 2009 the device in: System Settings > Network Manager > Create Profile .....
15b. Configure for Pardus 2011 the device in: System Settings > Network Settings > Nerwork Connections > Wireless > ...
16. Check for the connection with:
17 To load ndiswrapper after a new start enter: