I would really like to be able to access the internet though which worked fine through windows. It has not yet been tested to work with linux based computers.. I’ve also tried Linux Mint 16 and 17 with the same failure. Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. 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. Ubuntu Unleashed Edition. Linksys Unknown device Flags:

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Post a little more info and maybe you might get more response. Track this discussion and email me when oinux are updates. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The N likely has a different chipset than the older adapters that used the b43 firmware, so this emp54gx probably won’t help you. Image icons used on this site are courtesy of Oxygen-icons.


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I googled this wireless problem but didn’t really understand what was being said. Last edited by jsedgwick; at Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

Burn all you need to a cd, put it in the drive, dpkg everything, restart, enable networking. Fedora core 5, linksys wireless adapter. Having a problem logging in?

[SOLVED] wireless driver problem on a 10 yrs old VAIO with Linksys WMP54GX

Thanks for the precise and concise instructions for installing and making ndiswrapper work. You didn’t state which wireless adapter you were using or which distro you were trying to make it work on. You are reporting the following post: Luckily, there’s a B43 firmware update available.

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Newer Post Older Post Home. Please take a look at it if you can’t find an easier and more suitable guide, and post back if you need help with that.

I just tried this and failed I’ve also tried Linux Mint 16 and 17 with the same failure. If you need to reset your password, click here. My card is a WPC54G v3. I’m sure it’ll help many others like you. The adapter linkss lite is lit up,doesn’t go anywhere.


UNtar the application according to directions and follow all lines given. I don’t know of any other information I could post that may help; this is a pretty straightforward question.

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Advertisements or commercial links. Not sure what kind though. Enter the SSID of your wireless network and enter your security key, and you should be good to go!

You’ll need to figure out what chipset your adapter has, and then find out how to install that firmware on your linux installation.