Trouble with wpa_supplicant, wireless card on Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello Everyone, I'm running ubuntu server 12.04 LTS with the machine historically connected to my router with an ethernet cable. In my new place I need to hook up my machine downstairs with my router upstairs, and I don't want to run an ethernet cable all the way through my house. So, I bought a PCI wireless card and figured this will be no big deal, wrong of course. I did manage to download the .tgz file extract it (if that is the right terminology) and compile the driver. For initial testing I turned the security off on my router and ran an open network. I was able to change the interfaces (HowTos)