How to Fix Problem Web Cam and Wireless MSI Wind U90 in Ubuntu 8.10

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Repair Problems MSI Wind U 90 In Ubuntu 8.10

Linux Ubuntu 8.10 is reliable in networking, so that we should it when connected internet. With supported by repository, we can explore the world outside optimally. In Notebook MSI Wind, there are several obstacle that can inhibit us to get good perform when we want to browse the internet. The problems are webcam, and wireless adapter that can't be connected to Ubuntu's System. But, All problems have solution for certain. Let's repair the problems in MSI Wind that used Ubuntu 8.10:

1. Installation MSI Webcam that is not recognized by Linux Ubuntu 8.10. Please do the command bellow to see the type of webcame :

$ sudo lsusb

Look The webcame id, eg: 5986:0203 BisonCam (Acer). Please download webcam's driver in

Installation dependencies package from Bison Cam

$ sudo uname -r
It has function to view your kernel version, I used 2.6.27-7-generic

$ sudo apt-get install subversion build-essential linux-headers-2.6.27-7-generic

Process Installation WebCam

$ tar xzvf tip.tar.gz

$ cd uvcvideo-0f0594461ca5

$ sudo make

$ sudo make install

$ sudo depmod -ae

$ uname -r

$ sudo apt-get install cheese

cheese is a web cam application
When Installation is complete, please restart PC.

Installation MSI Wind U90 Wireless adapter.

1. Installation dependencies package

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-2.6.27-7-generic

2. Download driver, extract file, and compile the driver:

$ sudo wget http:/

$ tar xzvf rtl8187se_linux_26.1016.0716.2008.tar.gz

$ cd rtl8187se_linux_26.1016.0716.2008/

$ ./mkedrv

3. Activate wlan0 driver

$ sudo ./wlan0up

So that the wireless is active at any time, you must do the command bellow:
for wireless driver ieee80211, you have to copy file that have extension .ko to directory /lib/modules/2.6.27-7-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/

$ sudo cp -r ieee80211/*.ko /lib/modules/2.6.27-7-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/

for wireless rtl8185
copy driver wireless r8180.ko to directory /lib/modules/2.6.27-7-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/ :

$ sudo cp -r rtl8185/r8180.ko /lib/modules/2.6.27-7-generic/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/

4. Making wireless module

$ sudo depmod -a

$ sudo modprobe r8180
Installation is complete, please restart PC so that wireless driver can work.

Comments :

3 comments to “How to Fix Problem Web Cam and Wireless MSI Wind U90 in Ubuntu 8.10”
Anonymous said...

I am running 8.10 Ultimate Edition and the Web Cam "trick" didn't work. It seems I can't find the way to download the drivers from the link provided.Is there a way to get it as a .deb package?

Joe Engressia said...

Ok, i will help to solve your problem.
Please download via driver uvc video and select .gz extension.
then you must download cheese the webcame application.
After finished, you can use my way to install web came. please select your webcame type.
thanks for your comments, that make me know my false. hehehe ^_^

Joe Engressia said...

you can start from process installation web cam, if you have got the both file.

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