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Old 11-27-2011, 11:44 PM   #1
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Linux Mint 12: How to connect to internet with wireless network adapter?


How do I connect to the internet with my wireless network adapter? The cd used to install the driver won't work, I need to connect to an access point for internet. How do I do it?
 
Old 11-27-2011, 11:49 PM   #2
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Please help..
 
Old 11-28-2011, 12:00 AM   #3
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Please HELP!!!
 
Old 11-28-2011, 01:58 AM   #4
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what kind of adapter do you have?

4 ways to get wifi working on linux
 
Old 11-28-2011, 07:48 PM   #5
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I did NDISwrapper and it said the driver was already installed on the system now how do I connect to my wireless network? I went into Network Tools and where it says Network Device my linksys adapter won't show up as a option?
 
Old 11-28-2011, 08:43 PM   #6
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Anyone?????
 
Old 11-29-2011, 06:55 PM   #7
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Anyone????????????????????
 
Old 11-30-2011, 08:23 AM   #8
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Anyone????????????????????
Did you try: Menu --> Other --> Network Connections --> Wireless --> Add ?
 
Old 12-02-2011, 12:26 AM   #9
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I did NDISwrapper and it said the driver was already installed on the system now how do I connect to my wireless network?
if it is working, then point your mouse icon onto the wireless connection - lower lhs of status bar - & it should show any available networks - left click on that network & supply any id_log_in details - as required.
 
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if it is working, then point your mouse icon onto the wireless connection - lower lhs of status bar - & it should show any available networks - left click on that network & supply any id_log_in details - as required.
The wireless option doesn't even appear there. ?
 
Old 12-03-2011, 01:52 PM   #11
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Hello,

First of all, I noticed that you have bumped your thread many times within a small time frame; Please give your thread at least a few days before bumping.

Now besides that, you need to supply us with more information for us to further assist you. What kind of computer do you have? What steps have you taken so far to troubleshoot your issue? Also, please run the following commands, and paste the output, using code tags:
Code:
lspci -v
(or run lsusb if your device is USB based)
ifconfig -a
iwconfig
Lastly, are you using NetworkManager, or wicd for your connection manager?

Cheers,

Josh
 
Old 12-03-2011, 02:23 PM   #12
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Here it is:


Code:
Linksys WUSB54GSC  v2 802.11g Adapter
Code:
eth0

Link encap: Ethernet  HWaddr 00:1b:b9:b6:b6:27
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
RX bytes:0 (0.0 B)  TX bytes:0 (0.0 B)
Interrupt:40 Base address: 0xa000


lo

Link encap: Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1  Mask: 255.0.0.0
inet6 addr:  ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING  MTU:16436  Metric:1
RX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:28 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 
RX bytes:1920 (1.9 KB)  TX bytes:1920 (1.9 KB)
Code:
lo no wireless extensions
eth0 no wireless extensions
I'm using Network Mangager I don't know how to install WICD
 
Old 12-03-2011, 02:25 PM   #13
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Ok cool, should be good enough. Just one minor question though... Is that the whole output of "ifconfig -a"? I ask because -a tells it to display all network interfaces, and I want to be sure that there is nothing else on your system.
 
Old 12-03-2011, 02:29 PM   #14
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yes
 
Old 12-03-2011, 02:51 PM   #15
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Looks like your device is an odd one when it comes to linux... Have a look here - http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopi...44836&p=258316
 
  


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