WiFix is an application aimed simplify wireless card detection and driver installation on linux by downloading to a computer then compile and install the wireless driver that is suitable for the wireless card users.
WiFix still in alpha version. Although Wifix built for Linux in general (with Debian/Ubuntu support first) and cross-distro support following, and potential expansion to cover other platforms, such as BSD, OpenSolaris or even ReactOS/MS Windows, potentially using the same database tables. For example, archives used for installing NDIS-based drivers can work on many operating systems.
How to install Wifix 0.3 Alpha under Ubuntu 11.04/11.10
To install Wifix 0.3 Alpha under Ubuntu 11.04/11.10, run command below on your terminal:
Download Wifix 0.3 Alpha from launchpad
make directory wifix in the user directory, Extract and run Wifix 0.3 Alpha
Move archieve wifix-0.3.tar.gz to folder wifix
mv wifix-0.3.tar.gz /home/user/wifix
Extract and run Wifix 0.3 Alpha
tar -zxvf wifix-0.3.tar.gz python wifix.py
Follow setup instructions..