I then tried to install the driver from here http: May 27th, 2. June 12th, 8. When I try ‘sudo add-apt-repository ppa: You need to install a driver. Please give output of lsusb. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

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[SOLVED] Compatible Wifi network card for Mint

I need a line-by-line on this one. Visit the following links: June 12th, 7. I’m wanting to purchase a WiFi network card in the UK that will work with a recent version of Linux Mint preferably If this is the case, post output to your question.

It only took 5 minutes to attach the card and I didn’t even have to install the drivers. The make and make install returned errors and after a reboot, the OS doesn’t seem to recognize the wireless card.

Connect to internet by wire or another way and run in terminal sudo add-apt-repository ppa: It appears to be recognised as hardware, just no internet connections show up. The time now is I have read another thread about installing this card in Ubuntu For more advanced trainees lnux can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


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Can you check in Synaptic or Software Center to see if they are installed? Email Required, but never shown. You need qsus install a driver.

I’ve been tearing my hair out trying to get a wireless adapter to work, and Auss searched various forums for answered and tried lots of commands that I don’t really get but didn[t seem to make any difference Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. Join Date Jun Beans 3. I then tried to install the driver from here http: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

What was in the file you unzipped? After reviewing the documentation, I’ve purchased the WiFi card you suggested and will let everyone know here in due course that it hopefully works. It’s detecting the SSID but won’t let me connect for some reason. The only problem now is that it appears to be not running so fast. Can anyone help me find one that will be compatible?


I’ve got a box running Ubuntu I updated my answer. June 12th, Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. I’ve been all over here the last few days trying to get all of the bugs worked out because I’m tired of Windows running slow and constantly failing me.

I’m also new to Linux and working my way through this.

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