also when you build your arm image for ubuntu you can include specific packages you want to be in there as well.



On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 7:40 PM, Markus Lampert <markuslampert@yahoo.com> wrote:
Hi Sean,

you should get the package from the same place where you got the Ubuntu
distribution from.

Markus


>
>From: Sean Po <s.po@live.com>
>To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
>Sent: Mon, April 11, 2011 6:53:31 PM
>Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Wifi on Gumstix Running Ubuntu
>
>  Hi Markus,
>
>
>I have thought of doing that, but I wasnt able to find the deb package for the
>arm architecture, everything was for i386 or amd64. does it matter that its not

>for the right architecture?
>Also, I am new to Ubuntu, and I havent actually ever gotten to need to use dpkg

>yet. What is the full command that I need to use?
>
>
>Thanks,
>
>
>Sean
>
>> Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:32:48 -0700
>> From: markuslampert@yahoo.com
>> To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
>> Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Wifi on Gumstix Running Ubuntu
>>
>> Hi Sean,
>>
>> can you download the deb package (and all dependencies), copy them over onto
>> your sd-card and to a manual "dpkg -i wireless-tools..." over the console?
>>
>> HTH,
>> Markus
>>
>>
>> >
>> >From: Sean Po <s.po@live.com>
>> >To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
>> >Sent: Mon, April 11, 2011 1:10:00 PM
>> >Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Wifi on Gumstix Running Ubuntu
>> >
>> >  I forgot to add that I tried apt-get install wireless-tools, but I can't
>>use
>>
>>
>> >apt-get because I am not connected to the Internet. What should I  do?
>> >
>> >________________________________
>> From: s.po@live.com
>> >To: gumstix-users@lists.sourceforge.net
>> >Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 13:03:13 -0300
>> >Subject: [Gumstix-users] Wifi on Gumstix Running Ubuntu
>> >
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> >How do you connect to wifi on a Gumstix that is running Ubuntu using the
>> >console? The reason why I  need to connect using the console is because I do

>>not
>>
>> >
>> >have a monitor to connect to the Gumstix.  I have looked up how to connect to
>
>
>> >wifi elswhere on the internet, and  they tell me that I have to use iwconfig.
>
>
>> >When i try to use iwconfig,  the console tells me that iwconfig doesn't exist.
>>
>>I
>>
>> >
>> >have tried using  whereis to locate iwconfig, but whereis doesn't return
>> >anything. This  leads me to my second question, how do i get iwconfig without
>
>
>> >internet?
>> >
>> >Thanks,
>> >
>> >Sean
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