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    Question Need Help Installing Wireless Card Driver

    im new to linux i used bt4 on my compaq c500 then gots a new laptop (compaq presario cq56) and dual booted with bt5 and windows 7 my wireless works fine with windows but when i go into bt5 my cards not even detected i did some research and my card maker makes linux drivers woot woot (Ralink RT5390 802.11b/g/n) so now my only problem is installing it i have no idea what to do can i hook it up to a lan with ethernet and do an apt-update or do i have to do it manually with the makefile?

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    Default Re: Need Help Installing Wireless Card Driver

    if they worked in Backtrack 4 , copy the firmware drives and add to BT5

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    Default Re: Need Help Installing Wireless Card Driver

    Try rfkill list and post what it says.

    It is possible that backtrack and your laptop itself is preventing your wireless adapter from being detected.

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    Default Re: Need Help Installing Wireless Card Driver

    i tried it and it said" No Such File Or Directory".

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