If your use one of the latter and wish to compile the driver anyway, note these release specific instructions Please note you will need to have an active internet connection for these instructions to work, so you may need to hook up via ethernet temporarily. Apart from the packages listed on the third step of the driver compilation instructions, you will also need to install gcc In the text editor window that opened add the following stanza: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Additional types could get added to the type -column.

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I thought it was ry2500 wireless interference with my debiqn, but I happened to install Ubuntu You can also check if they ubuntu and debian use the same driver for your card.

Here are some instructions for getting this card to work correctly in Debian and Ubuntu 8. In practice this means manufacturers are required to cooperate by releasing specifications and free drivers that can be worked on by the community.

It’s not necessary to compile the driver if that’s already working out of the box.

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Last edited by Hungry ghost; at The issue was reported in the bug Use your network-interface to connect to the WLAN. After unpacking the archive we will open the new folder: In the terminal window, type: Users are going to be able dsbian run this tool as non-root user not implemented yet.


Simple guide The following devices have been tested and are confirmed to work with FOSS software only with the latest Debian: Are you new to LinuxQuestions.

This may be different if you saved it somewhere else. Introduction A WiFi device operates on an electronic chip called a “chipset”.

Do you have package firmware-ralink installed? This might not work. First we’re going to download the tool.

If the above did not work for you, try one of the following stanzas instead the same notes et2500 to these stanzas as well: If you need to reset your password, click here. By encouraging good social practices the community is able to support end-users. At the Terminal Type: This post describes how to make them work by going back to the legacy serialmonkey driver.

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Free software based systems such as Debian depend on the cooperation between manufacturers and developers to produce and maintain quality drivers and firmware. You will need for this guide; your access point’s ESSID case-sensitive ; the key case-sensitive used to access the access-point; the encryption used for the key.


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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Launch RaConfig by typing in console: If you wish Ubuntu to connect to the network on startup, add the following line to the beginning of the stanza: The present wireless networks will be listed. Install Raconfig or Install RutilT 4. If you would like to have Ubuntu automatically connect to your wireless network when your computer starts up, follow these steps.

If the above instructions for the configuration of the driver do not work for you, continue to the next section that will install R aconfig or R utilT.

There seems to be a problem with this dongle’s range. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. I’m using wicd to connect to my router on Debian, and under Ubuntu, I use the default network-manager, but I’ve used network-manager on Debian too before, with the same results as above.