Ubuntu

ndiswrapper should accept EXE files

Reported by Duncan Lithgow on 2009-11-23
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ndiswrapper
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ndisgtk (Ubuntu)
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ndiswrapper (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

A number of drivers are only released as EXE files. ndiswrapper should allow users to install their windows driver from a windows executable, or at least give instruction on how to get the .ini file from and .exe file

description: updated
Przemysław Kulczycki (azrael) wrote :

this is a job for ndisgtk not ndiswrapper.
ndisgtk could use wine or cabextract to get the drivers from self-extracting exe files.

Changed in ndiswrapper (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
Duncan Lithgow (duncan-lithgow) wrote :

Fair comment, hopefully the ndiswrapper team will work with ndisgtk to implement something like this.

description: updated
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