I find this procedure annoying, most of the time I got it to work. Your wireless adapter should be recognized. I had to choose the correct format out of 3 or 4 options. The included CD does not have a Linux driver, nor is one available on the Linksys website. This will help if you installed an incorrect or mismatched driver. But right now I can get ubuntu to get the card online, I see the power power light is on, but cant get it to log onto my network with WEP.
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I selected my secured wireless network and it finally asked me for my WEP key. Please note that, even though other operating systems might also be compatible, we do not recommend you apply any software on platforms other than the specified apc100. But for awhile that linksys wireless pc card worked fine in linux but had to use ndiswrapper software to load in the windows driver to get it to run.
Doing so might cause the installation to crash, which could even render the device unusable. I’m a clueless noob.
I was hoping it would be as simple as plugging in the card, but alas, there must be more to installing this card than I thought. Well- all except for the wireless networking, anyhow. Just getting my feet wet in Linux. Open the “Windows Wireless Drivers” application.
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You will need to configure the adapter. You will need the Windows. Also constantly check with our website to stay up to speed with latest releases. I too am new to Linux Ubuntu and was hoping this thread could help me out.
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I had connected to a local unsecure wireless network and then clicked on the “Wireless network connection” next to the date on the menu bar. Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.
Linksys WPC Driver 6. Your wireless adapter should be recognized. Once the correct format was selected, the wireless connection worked flawlessly. I see a place for my network key but it isn’t working for me at this point.
I had to choose the correct format out of 3 or 4 options. It will be loaded under “System” and “Administration”. I haven’t figure out how to open my locked network yet but, I can access non-secured wireless apc100.
The included CD does not have a Linux driver, nor is one available on the Linksys website. It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available. How does one go about getting a wireless networking card to function in my situation?
When it comes to installing the package, the steps should not be much of a hassle because each manufacturer tries to make them as easy as possible; usually, you must make check for compatibility, get the package, run the available setup, and follow the instructions displayed on-screen. That ddriver said, click the download button, and apply the present software on your product.
After several hours I kind of figured it out. After playing with the wireless adapter I lucked into the correct menu option.
If you install this package, your device will be properly recognized by compatible systems, and might even benefit from new features or various bug fixes. This will help if you installed an incorrect or mismatched driver.
I haven’t the slightest clue what chipset is in the thing.
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I find this procedure annoying, most of the time I got linkwys to work. But right now I can get ubuntu to get the card online, I see the power power light is on, but cant get drived to log onto my network with WEP. However, due to the large number of devices out there and the various ways for applying these packages, it would be best if you refer to the installation manual first, to be sure of a successful update.