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Old 04-17-2006, 12:19 AM   #1
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Linksys USB Wireless Adapter - WUSB54GC

Hello everyone it's been a while since I've even posted on these forms but let me hop right to my question. I'm trying to get my Linksys WUSB54GC working under Ubuntu. If the Wireless adapter I have is not supported under Linux as of right now please tell me one that I can go out and get that is supported under linux.
Old 04-17-2006, 12:44 AM   #2
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I'm not sure how much this helps but maybe it will help some.

  │ │[*] Wireless LAN drivers (non-hamradio) & Wireless Extensions           │ │
  │ │   ---   Obsolete Wireless cards support (pre-802.11)                      │ │
  │ │   < >   STRIP (Metricom starmode radio IP) (NEW)                          │ │
  │ │   < >   Aironet Arlan 655 & IC2200 DS support (NEW)                       │ │
  │ │   < >   AT&T/Lucent old WaveLAN & DEC RoamAbout DS ISA support (NEW)      │ │
  │ │   ---   Wireless 802.11b ISA/PCI cards support                            │ │
  │ │   < > Cisco/Aironet 34X/35X/4500/4800 ISA and PCI cards (NEW)             │ │
  │ │   < > Hermes chipset 802.11b support (Orinoco/Prism2/Symbol) (NEW)        │ │
  │ │   < > Atmel at76c50x chipset  802.11b support (NEW)                       │ │
  │ │   --- Prism GT/Duette 802.11(a/b/g) PCI/Cardbus support                   │ │
  │ │   < > Intersil Prism GT/Duette/Indigo PCI/Cardbus (NEW)                   │ │
  │ │   < > IEEE 802.11 for Host AP (Prism2/2.5/3 and WEP/TKIP/CCMP) (NEW)      │ │
Keep in mind, Linux goes by the chip on the card not the brand of the card.

Hope that helps until someone else comes along. Oh, I got theat from the kernel config screen.

Old 04-17-2006, 03:41 PM   #3
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You can find information about hardware here

You can use the win driver with ndiswrapper. or a linux driver if there's one.

There's a lot of different card under the (nearly) same name. You may have luck if your wifi-dongle use ralink chipset so you can go with ural driver. look at the driver going with it for windows for more infos. If it's broadcom there is a driver under work but defenitely no easy solution.

I wish you the best. The best is to look up the list before buying something : (
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Unhappy Hmmmmmmmm

Well I looked on the list and they have WUSB54G but not WUSB54GC. Oh well, I might have to get a different card. Something that will be detected on install. It's really my fault because I when out and got something not making sure it was supported under Linux. Unless someone got this USB wireless network card working in the past under Linux I'm going to go out and by a new one. No big deal.
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WUSB54GC is the compact version of the 54G. I have the same one for the moment a long ethernet cable is what im using for knoppix.
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never min d i had something here and i figured out i didn't know whyat i was talking about

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