Then type ndiswrapper -l You should see output that looks like this: Find More Posts by michaelk. As root on latest Ubuntu 9. Is not detected by Jaunty. I have not used 8. Page History Login to edit.

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BB code is On. Following the instructions at that post enabled the adapter and it works perfectly. After setup completes, the card is shown in the network interfaces as eth0, all hardware details are shown toobut the system is unable to activate it.

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

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Once I turned that on, the notebook basically turned into a brick. Also had a problem with the instructions: That worked OK, and I ran ndiswrapper for a while. Version Chipset Driver Supports network install? Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’m trying to set up linkdys ancient laptop with a wireless connection.


All ended with losing my internet connection on the laptop altogether. Get recognized in the setup process, but unable to use it. Thank you so much…. I think this post is needs to be read or just check chipset name on your terminal and do some reasearch. Then retype correctly and install again.


Installing pcmcia card Linksys Wireless-G WPC54G in Ubuntu Lucid Lynx

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The Official Ubuntu Book 6th Edition. I found that the mixed case problem applied to tnetx as well as tnet, so I applied the same process:. Enter it, and you should soon be connected!

Enter the SSID of your wireless network and enter your security key, and you should be good to go!

This is a simple step but llinksys I missed myself so I felt the need to post it here. The N likely has a different chipset than the older adapters that used the b43 firmware, so this article probably won’t help you. I know it is possible though, so don’t give up!

Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is linksy members that are new to Linux. The instructions wirelsss-g written for Vista, which has its own wireless config tool, but apparently Windows doesn’t have one. Try using ndiswrapper to install the bcmwl5 XP drivers. The more you use Linux: Please Review Our Privacy Policy. For reference, browse http: Message 1 of 3 1, Views.


Many Linksys cards and other brands as well use the Broadcom B43 chipset, but the version of the hardware isn’t quite compatible with the firmware that comes with current Linux distros.

WPC54G on Windows (or Ubuntu?) without CD – Linksys Community

As I’ve mentioned, I’m new to linux. The wireless card comes on-line. After installing the card, I had to enable “Broadcom STA wireless driver” wpc54gg the hardware drivers manager.

Many Linksys adapters come in multiple versions, and different versions tend to use different chipsets linnksys, so instructions for getting one version to work may not work for a different version.