At boot I will freeze everything up. Please add a comment to what you had to do to get it to work if this was possible, as well as a URL to an outstanding Launchpad bug report to address the issues encountered. A1 Madwifi Yes Worked immediately. This card needs firmware loaded in order to work. Chipset manufacturer has driver source here. You may use apt-get on Ubuntu. Email required Address never made public.

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Trying to run ndiswrapper with the 32 bit XP driver will complain about the 32bit driver. To get this card to work, follow the following tutorial: No Doesn’t work “out of the box” but you can install the drivers following this instructions.

Full details on getting this card working in Ubuntu are here and here. The Wi-fi IC is an Atheros A1 ath5k No Immediately recognized and connected without any configuration necessary under Intrepid.

Email required Address never made public. After that it works. Wireless devices are challenging at times in Linux due to proprietary drivers.


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For example, if one was looking for a PCI device: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here I confirm this card does not -dlink with a default Hoary install: Some people claim this dongle has a Marvell chip inside. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

After a few searches, I realized that I could make the adapter work using ndiswrapper. The D-Link card was detected on boot, and the network just connected with no additional actions required.

Using D-Link DWL-G132 from Linux

All times are GMT Reported conflicts with driver rt Thank you anyway for your contribuion d. Reportedly does not support WPA2.

The wi-fi dongle will make a friend of yours happy. WEP not yet supported for acx cards. Refer to this forum post. Works with ndiswrapper and WinXP driver from manufacturer’s website. Inside it has an antenna plug. Since the laptop is 4 years old, I was not too keen to spend to replace the wireless card if stock was available.


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A couple of weeks back, my wireless card on my laptop first started dropping more than half the packets and then stopped working. On Feisty, requires linux-restricted-modules. Works by plugging it in on a fresh install of 9. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

You may use apt-get on Ubuntu. It was rather unspectacular using NDISwrapper. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

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