I did a search and came upon this page. Once, I had the rasusb0 interface, it was pretty easy to set it up to get the wireless working. Would it go faster with a different distro? When everything is done and working, you plug in the adapter and an interface called rasusb0 is automatically created. All times are GMT As you can see I am at the early stages of using Linux.

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Please accept my apologies. Thank you for your input. Originally Posted by PaddyJoe Thank you for your response. Thanks for the visit anyway! Which modules are you referring to?

Linksys Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter WUSB54GC on Linux

The only problem I had was that I had to unload the rt73usb kernel module and then reinsert the adapter to get the kernel module to load and to get the rausb0 interface to be created.

Definitely not plug and play but not as hellish as I had imagined. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. The time now is For one thing, when I did ifup on them, they attempted to get an address via DHCP, but they could not get one.


I also noticed that when I tried to use iwlist to list the available channels, it came back saying that 0 channels were available. Thank you for your response. Originally Posted by PaddyJoe My grandson tells me that the computer is very slow on the internet with Ubuntu.

Setting up a Linksys WUSB54GC WLAN adapter in Ubuntu | Marc Abramowitz

Did as instructed, rebooted and worked. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

You mean it works with Windows?

However, is the connection with ethernet some how blocking the wlan0 from even showing up? Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I meant to say after plugging the device in. Join Date Dec Beans Please forgive my total ignorance in this matter.

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Its just that I cannot understand most of the responses give to similar questions. The adapter was detected and I even ended up with new wireless interfaces — wlan0 and wmaster0which seemed to be using the rt73usb kernel module. Many thanks to the community for all the information given in posts on similar questions.


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However, as an absolute Newbie I find it difficult to follow your suggestions. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linkwys system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

If it is not in the man pages or the how-to’s this is the place! How do I plug them in?

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Hopefully someone can help with a response with a minimum llinux jargon. BB code is On. However, just for further potential issues, would there have been a command I could have used instead to ‘refresh’ the listing. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. 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.