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Old 06-27-2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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Just wanted to say hello to everyone. For quite sometime now I have been searching through this forum, and info here has helped me so much.
Been working with Linux since i was 13 and still feel like a noob
Installed new Ubuntu 2days ago, and just got the Linksys (wusb54gc) wireless usb adapter hooked up and everything is finally working perfect; had alot (i mean alot) of trouble "trying" to get stupid netgear WG111v2 dongle working and gave up.

I will be coming back for help, and also contributing & posting as well.
 
Old 06-27-2008, 10:18 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to LQ, do not feel bad about having trouble configuring a wireless dongle. I bought one (Ralink) because they build drivers for Linux. I have installed four or five internal pci in the past using ndiswrapper with windows drivers and not had any problems. This usb dongle has given me fits so I buy a pci card and come to find out it has to work on a newer kernel than I have. I did not find this out till after working for two days off and on. Now I am going to try and use the usb again, I have a new revised driver. If you can check in the read me see if it needs a newer kernel than you may be running.
 
Old 06-28-2008, 07:54 AM   #3
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Linksys generally has good support. Just remember that support for any type of device is getting better and better and all it takes is a little bit of patience.
 
  


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