Ubuntu wireless net prob!

AOA

guys i recently installed ubuntu 8.10 on my desktop and everything works fine but i dont know how to install the driver for my wireless lan usb adapter...its a VNT6656 adapter...any help wud b really appreciated coz im almost about to give up...

^ i could find no doscumentation whatsoever for the wifi adapter i mention

why dont u try installing the windows driver for ur card in ubuntu usin ndis wrapper

http://ankurs.com/2008/04/installing-ndiswrapper-on-ubuntu-804/

the article mentions the procedure for 8.04 but the method is the same even for 8.10

I agree with Ruhaan. Most wireless adapters work with ndiswrapper through which you can use the Windows drivers on Linux. I've done it before and it was relatively painless. Tell us if you face problems with it.