HELP!! I MIGHT HAVE A SOLUTION TO MY TROUBLES WITH WI-FI

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08 Apr 2008, 7:13 pm

I found this neat program called DD-WRT on the internet. It might be the anwser when it comes to turning some of my older machines lying aroung into productive Linux Platforms. It is a firmware program for the Linksys 54G Wireless Router. However i`m wondering where to get the drivers for my WI-FI Card and how easy it is to set my older machines up with Linux AND WIRELESS CONNECTIONS!! !

PLEASE, I`D RATHER USE LINUX THAN USE WINDOWS 98 ONE MORE DAY!! !! ! AT LEAST ITS FREE, DOESN`T CRASH OFTEN AND GIVES MY PREHISTORIC PENTIUM II`S, CELERONS, K6`S, AND PENTIUM III`S A MODERN, UP-TO DATE OPERATING SYSTEM!! !!



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08 Apr 2008, 11:13 pm

Drivers for wifi cards can be hard to get, your best bet is to go to the forums for the distro you will be installing and let them know whats what.

To make those older machines wireless, just install a PCI wireless card, so long as they are desktops. Linux readily recognises MANY pc hardware products, especially intel based stuffs.