I’m currently trying to setup Puppy Linux Xenial 7. Linux home networking wiki page about wireless networking. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I’ve tried to install sudo apt-get install linux-backports-modules-intrepid-generic , and also linux-backports-modules-maverick-generic , but both can’t be found. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. A good indication of support is Tux being displayed on the product’s packaging. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled.

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The pic is for the Marvell nic adapter eth0.

About/ath5k – – Trac

Graphical Network Connection Tools: Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Solving this problem will require more demand than currently exists. It couldn’t connect eventually asked for my password.

The website is kept online for historic purposes only. Is this what you think compat-wireless may do for me?

The Linux kernel 2. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Visit the Trac open source project at http: But just see if you can get something like the pic to come up for the wireless adapter.


Find More Posts by rokytnji View Blog. I think to try another Puppy version. Debian’s Social Contract mandates the freeing of the distribution. If available, a help page link will provide you with further information. Availability of compatible WiFi chipsets Currently there are only a few modern wifi chipsets readily available that work with free software systems. I’m not sure whether puppy packages this xebian a different name.

I’m debisn I’m missing something, somewhere. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. See if you can find a package called ‘firmware-atheros’.

Atheros 802.11a/bg PCI/PCI-E devices (ath5k)

I first did “rfkill list all” to see what was being blocked, and at the time, I had this: I clicked on my network and hey presto, I’m here using the wireless to send you my update. It said wireless disabled. Liam Dawson 1 4 Sign up using Facebook. I could see the other wireless networks, but pressing my switch did nothing. Known unsupported chipsets are at the end of each list. For instance features are often left out, bugs go unfixed, and what support does exist from the manufacture may be fleeting.


Things ath5k developers are currently working on, and other things to do: June 5th, 3. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. Tags for this Thread ath5katheroscompaq cq60wireless. Atheros “ath5k” Wireless Not Working My friend who’s out of town is the one I go to for Ubuntu help, but for this issue he had said a new release of Ubuntu should automatically compensate for my system’s wireless problem rather than me having to install Madwifi.

If you agree, would you like to uninstall Madwifi and try compat-wireless?

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