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Lynksys wireless card for Desktp PC running Ubuntu Linux 7.04 Fiesty Fawn wont connect

Ok... i just got a new wireless card, its th Lynksys Wireless-G PCI Adapter Model No.WMP54G

I put it in and booted linux. The icon shows up in the system tray and when i right click the Enable Wireless is already enabled. i left click and all networks within range show up fine. When i click my connection it takes about half a min trying to connect then just stop and goeas back to the normal icon with the 2 computers and a triangle withe exclamation mark symbol in middle icon.

Why is this happening? Any help please?

I have tried toinstall ndisWrapper but keep getting errors every time i try to run te "Make/Make install" command.

Here is the output form e make install command :

root@system366-desktop:/home/system366/Desktop/Linux Net Setup Tools/ndiswrapper-1.52.tar.tar_FILES/ndiswrapper-1.52# make
make -C driver
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/system366/Desktop/Linux Net Setup Tools/ndiswrapper-1.52.tar.tar_FILES/ndiswrapper-1.52/driver'
make -C /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.20-15-generic SUBDIRS=/home/system366/Desktop/Linux Net Setup Tools/ndiswrapper-1.52.tar.tar_FILES/ndiswrapper-1.52/driver
make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.20-15-generic'
make[2]: *** No rule to make target `Net'. Stop.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.20-15-generic'
make[1]: *** [default] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/system366/Desktop/Linux Net Setup Tools/ndiswrapper-1.52.tar.tar_FILES/ndiswrapper-1.52/driver'
make: *** [all] Error 2


Any help would be much appretiated as Linux is pretty useless to me without the Internet.

A lil info on my router :

Open access with no secuity

Firewall : Off
Mac Add Filtering : Off
PassPhrase : None
WEP Encryption Key : As far as i know there isnt one

Network Name : DaveNet

Thank in advance

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  • vinukariveed Dec 07, 2008

    in my system XPdasctopsystem facining problem is network automaticly disconnect from network , sometime my network not found .my laptop will get good connectivity ,

  • Marcelo Antelo May 11, 2010

    what distro/version of GNU/Linux are you using?

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Well it seem to me that you have a problem with your DNS, have you try http://www.opendns.com

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