Sorry for being naive!! So run this and you should see an interface called wlan0 when you do ifconfig and iwconfig. I don’t use a wireless AP or router – I simply connect these in an ad-hoc manner, but the instructions below are specific to this. It does not show up in lspci but it does show up in lsusb, I assume because i don’t have drivers for the computer to know what to do with it? I need to connect to the web via wireless and have tried a Netgear MA USB network gadget adapter which doesn’t seem to be recognised by either distro. To do this run: This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

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The Prism2 chipset was one of the first wireless devices to work in linux. Something with the new version of Gnome in newer distro releases such as Linuxx 9.

Some distros are easier to setup some ljnux the wireless cards but you need a card that will work with a propritary linux driver. Yes if you use ndiswrapper you will need terminal but first you should be able to install ndiswrapper with your package manager which in Suse is YaST but I am not sure which distro you are using.

If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! But I’m having a teensy problem doing step one. The limux of distro will not help. I am kind of new to the wireless part of linux I have a MA wireless usb card. We don’t explicitly insmod the card driver here.


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Netgear Wireless USB Adapter (MA) on Debian Linux – Debian

I got it installed just fine, did the modprobe and am now trying to configure it gentoo, do-it-yourselfer I tried ifconfig and nothing showed up for wlan0, so I tried ifconfig wlan0 and got some data saying it was ethernet, but no hardware address, I tried giving it an ip ifconfig wlan0 I opened this and found there are about lines of text.

Does your driver show up on “lsmod”? Thanks again to everyone. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Click on the “scan hardware” button, is your card there?


How to get MA usb wifi driver working in fedora : linuxquestions

Note that registered members see fewer linuc, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. I could not find any linux drivers for netgear wireless cards.

I used “use dhcp for dns” Honestly, what kind of OS requires the kernel source just to use a device driver? They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

I don’t use a wireless AP or router – I simply connect these in an ad-hoc manner, but the instructions below are specific to this. Crystal Beach, Texas Distribution: Im running Fedora 2 with mma111 updated possible They also have an excellent community forum which is very helpful and supportive.

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Ok fixed that part by just making a folder called. BB code is On. Find More Posts by joseph You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.