Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I have no problem using my v3 on Debian 6. Message 4 of 5. Again thanks for all the help Chris. Install the package ndiswrapper-utils eg using the Synaptic Package Manager.

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Prologue The presence of auto wlan0 above causes the interface to be started at boot time. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. This will be wlan0 if this is your only wireless device. For this to succeed you must install build-essentials Enjoy your wireless!

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Within the ‘factory’ drivers there is a NDIS5 directory, use these files. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Join our community today! Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

It could be the install disc for your version of Ubuntu has a more recent kernel, and gw111 jacking into a wired interwebz connection to do a quick apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade would be enough to get you the kernel with the blob you need not to mention many other updates.


You must compile the module yourself.

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Linux does mean that when you buy things like wireless card, you can’t get the cheapest easiest card crap on the shelf which the manufactured made as cheaply as possibly. Edgy Eft The same instructions as for Dapper worked for me with one important change: Lost installing Limux WG wireless Adapter.

Though the author tested with the version 1 dongle it was reported that the version 2 dongle also works. CrunchBang 11 “Waldorf” Devel: WGv3 can be used with the rtl driver or ndiswrapper if you must. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

I have gotten it working on both, using custom kernel, but you can always use your old kernel config and just enable what you need. I am in no way affiliated with Netgear other than as a consumer.

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This can be achieved from within the netwrok liunx also; this example is using WEP restricted access. Strangely, there is also another WGv2 that does not use the sg111 chipset and it will require ndiswrapper, so test for plug and play using iwconfig to determine if you need ndiswrapper.

Ive uninstalled Cunchbang and popped Ubuntu on the laptop to check the wireless. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Find More Posts by Caeda.


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pinux Community Home Community Browser: Arch Linux Forums Registered: Im not a programmer but I can figure stuff out about 99 percent of the time. A third version was released in usb id At this point im already saving up for Linix if easy linux means 2 months of work just to get a internet connection. WGv2 Working – Ubuntu 9.

I was provided the netgear by my cable company but, I dont think netgear is crap. Setup is easy on windows, espically for someone new to wireless.

I followed all the directions on several pages only to have them not work. If it is Linux Related and doesn’t seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

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