That is my mistake. We’ll need much more information about your wireless adapter before we can give you instructions. Thanks for the help. This worked perfectly and better than before. Newer Post Older Post Home.

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February 28th, 1. Hi gmartin, have you tried to load the module?

How do I install the driver for my Linksys AE Wireless-N USB Adapter? – Ask Ubuntu

I edited my original post with the information you requested. Message 22 of 39 5, Views.

I’m fairly new to Linux so I’m probably missing something! That worked OK, csco I ran ndiswrapper for a while. Turns out it was easy.

Find the section that looks like this: Home Questions Tags Libux Unanswered. I got my Linksys wireless adapter working on Ubuntu and LinuxMint using the native Linux drivers without resorting to ndiswrapper.

Then, if you’ve already attempted to install the driver with ndiswrapper you’ll need to remove it, run: Then, download the XP driver for the device: Sign up using Email and Password. The driver brcmfmac does not appear until a later kernel. Here is how I did it: I don’t have an AE to experiment with, so I can’t give any detailed information. I guess if I use them enough the commands will just kinda sink in. We’ll need much more information about your wireless adapter before we can give you instructions.


Message 23 of 39 5, Views. It’s a desktop that I want to add to the wireless network.

[SOLVED] How to connect Cisco Linksys Wifi USB key to Ubuntu

I see no reference to rt or rt when I run lsmod Can you recommend my next troubleshooting step? Doesn’t look linke Ndiswrapper says that it works with it, unfortunately Cisco doesn’t really care about Linux support for their chipsets.

I just gave up after reading that this software wrapper is not maintained any more upstream, so I lost interest on fixing something that is difficult if not impossible to fix. Now that the module is loaded let’s take a look.

cd /bcmwl_4323x/xp

fisco Desktop not laptop–does that matter? Searching online lead me to the Ubuntu documentation that shows how to install ndiswrapper, which is a module that then allows you to load the Microsoft Windows drivers for your card. Image icons used on this site are courtesy of Oxygen-icons. Message 26 of 39 4, Views. Post as a guest Name. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. 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.


Since it is not showing up in any hardware lists, I’m not sure how to proceed. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Please post the result of the following.

Probably some bug or something nasty. I lost my original linksys disk, and couldn’t get any of the on-line drivers to work with ndiswrapper.