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Old 02-21-2011, 08:17 PM   #1
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Smile How do I setup Linksys AE1000 USB adapter


Hello can somebody tell me where to get drivers for this usb adaptor (Linksys AE1000)?

AND....Can somebody give detailed instructions on how to set up the device?

I'm am using ubuntu 10.10
latest version as of 2/21/11

i get confused very easily as im not very experienced
 
Old 02-21-2011, 08:24 PM   #2
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If you get confused easily, then why are you using linux?

And here you go: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1507793

I found that using google
 
Old 02-21-2011, 09:12 PM   #3
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Ok. well with that link you gave me i was only able to make the device turn on and stay on.
But it still says disconnected.

I have 2 wireless networking adapters PCI and USB.
I took down the PCI netowrk adapter with sudo ifconfig wlan0 down
but it still doesnt show the linksys ae1000 device there
 
Old 02-21-2011, 09:19 PM   #4
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Show the outputs of ifconfig and iwconfig.
 
Old 02-22-2011, 08:23 AM   #5
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---> outputs of "ifconfig" and "iwconfig"


ifconfig------------->
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:11:11:6e:f4:05
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)

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:76 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:76 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:5840 (5.8 KB) TX bytes:5840 (5.8 KB)


iwconfig---------------->
lo no wireless extensions.

eth0 no wireless extensions.

wlan0 IEEE 802.11bg ESSIDff/any
Mode:Managed Access Point: Not-Associated Tx-Power=0 dBm
Retry long limit:7 RTS thrff Fragment thrff
Power Managementff



***EDIT*****
it also say under wireless networks
disconnected (firmware missing)
so i dont know if its trying to read from the older wireless card not the usb adapter

Last edited by samrg472; 02-22-2011 at 08:42 AM.
 
Old 02-22-2011, 11:27 AM   #6
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My bad... ifconfig -a

-a will show all devices. That is what we need; I goofed...
 
Old 02-22-2011, 12:45 PM   #7
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output ifconfig -a ------>
eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:11:11:6e:f4:05
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)

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:12 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:12 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:720 (720.0 B) TX bytes:720 (720.0 B)

wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:16:ce:05:5f:5f
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)
**************************************************************************************************

looks like its not finding linksys adapter at all =\
 
  


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