You can check this with iwconfig from the wireless-tools package. Changing the name of tnetx. I found some websites with help on getting the drivers loaded for the card. Note that this document is outdated and no longer describes my current setup. I found the post that I just mentioned above and started walking through the suggestions outlined. Enter the SSID of your wireless network and enter your security key, and you should be good to go!

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Last edited by Rod M; at Find More Posts by Rod M. Type sudo depmod -a sudo modprobe ndiswrapper 7 Next we need to prevent the native driver for this device from loading.

This means that your IP address and will by dynamically assigned by the network it connects to. I’m new to linux. Use Synaptic Package Manager to install: After rebooting, I selected the network icon in the upper panel by right clicking. The wireless card is recognized.


Using the Linksys WPC54G (v2) and WPA with Ubuntu Gutsy

Couldn’t get any of the windows drivers from linksys. The firmware used to be in linux-firmware-nonfree, but it linksyd been removed the last time I looked.

Requires latest Ralink RT source drivers, modification instructions can be found here. It won’t recognize my live cd which has a label of “Ubuntu 9.

Arthur de Jong: using WPC54G with Debian

I got Ubuntu to reckonize my wireless router. The time now llinux Tested on Ubuntu 7. The solution, it turns out, is to use the WPC54G via ndiswrapper.

Once I turned that on, the notebook basically turned into a brick. Insert card It worked first time. By joining our veg you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. To do this when Ubuntu starts, open the restricted drivers management and enable bcm43xx. In Fiesty, it works, but not with WPA.

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I’ve read several posts ,inksys tried several suggestions but nothing seems to help the specific hardware I’m using. Turns out it was easy. Thank you very much.

Using the wired connection: Try typing this at a command line:. After the reboot completes, you should be able to left-click on the Network icon toward the right side of the main menubar and have it display a list of wireless networks.

Getting Your Linksys Wireless Adapter Working On Ubuntu or Mint ~

Also works with ndiswrapper. To scan for access points do:. You can mail be about this document, but changes are that I don’t have an answer for any problems you run into.

To scan for access points do: