You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Edgy Eft The same instructions as for Dapper worked for me with one important change: See this forum thread. Could someone guide me through on how to install ndiswrapper and set up my wireless adapter? Just plug and play.

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If so, I’ve done that without joy.

You must compile the module yourself. For this to succeed you must install build-essentials Enjoy your wireless!

Can’t find your answer? I now have a running system which boots and only occasionally do I have to go into the Command Center to re-scan and connect. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest.

Note the wlan that is reported. It works without any issue, right from boot. Subscribe to our newsletter.

WG111v2 – G54 Wireless USB Adapter

I have been leaving sg111v2 USB in when booting up but still no joy. I performed a re-boot at this point. Atom topic feed Powered by FluxBB. WGv2 Linux Driver Installation. It is marked as drivers for MA v1 but works for v2 also.

Netgear WGv2 with RHEL

You can find the MAC address of the device written on the side. Netgear WGv2 with RHEL Hi guys, Please don’t shoot me for double posting I’ve posted this on the newbie forum as wellI only just noticed this one that’s specifically for wireless networking so my query is probably better suited to here. WG HowTo Part 3: Wifi support is usually tied to a binary blob rolled into the kernel.


However ndiswapapper is not needed; http: Are there bits of Ubuntu that I can nick or install over the Crunchbang bits to get the wireless to work or does Ubuntu working but CB not shed any light on my wireless problem to anybody.

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Are you comparing Ubuntu 9. This will be wlan0 if this is your only wireless device.

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Ask a new question. Find More Posts by Rai JonHayes Aug 7,2: I’ve established that i need this program called ndiswrapper.

[ubuntu] Driver for Netgear WG v2 Wireless USB Adapter

W1g11v2 this forum thread. It requires installing some software into the Linux distro, something not conducive to a LiveCD environment and better left to a full-blown hard disk install Even after the drivers are working with ndiswrapper, they cannot support special modes that are useful for security reconnaisence, such as Monitor listen to all of the traffic that is going through the air or Master act as an access point My suggestion is, until more manufacturers are more aware of the demand for Linux support, pick those manufacturers who do see the demand for support and will help the community create useful drivers.


I did have to specify noapic nodbus nomce for some reason, but this allowed me to boot and install it on my hard drive. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Jetgear Support Community Ubuntu. Looks like unfortunately that card or, more specifically the chipset in that card does not have vendor support for Linux and an opensource driver has not yet been written, so your only choice is a framework called ndiswrapper.