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I have a buffalo wl12-pci-g54s wireless card that I want to install in my PC running Debian. I need this so I can move the server to a better location in another room.

So, is there an easy way to do this? Some package that I can install and get up and running? Other instructions that I found online have been confusing. I am also using a static IP, so I need to retain that when I make the switch.


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Before you start using your wireless card, you need to make sure that you have the correct drivers installed. Try this first:

If this works, you will be able to use your card with the stanard gui for managing wireless netoworks. Regarding static IP there are a few ways to do it. I recently started to configure the DHCP server to give a static IP for a given MAC code, this way all the configuration is in one place.

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