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Rocky Road to the Greener Grass


A rough guide to showing a non-linux user the road to freedom…

SOLVED - XFX 9500GT - recent nvidia driver problems



OK, so my situation. I have an XFX nvidia 9500GT graphics card. I could not upgrade my Linux driver from 177.82 to any of the 180.** series, and I also could not update my Windows 178.24 driver to any of the 18*.** series. Why is this a problem for me? Well I really wanted [...]

Belkin F5D7050 - Working in Ubuntu natively!


This is a HOWTO to get the Belkin USB wireless adapter: F5D7050 v5000 working with the native rtl8187b driver in Intrepid Ubuntu for wireless connectivity.
Name: Belkin F5D7050 (802.11g – 54Mbps)
USB ID: 050d:705e
Before I begin, I should tell you why I got to this point. I had this USB adapter “working” with ndiswrapper, in the sense [...]