Kubuntu With USB Wireless Adapters

Robert webguytx at gmail.com
Sat Mar 17 02:54:36 GMT 2007


Graham wrote:
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> If this isn't the right forum for my query, please accept my apology, and
> perhaps somebody could refer me to the correct list?
>
> I need to move my PC into another room in order to use it with my university
> studies. My PC has only a limited number of card slots - and they are all filled
> - - so I thought I'd try to find a usb network adapter to use with Kubuntu Edgy
> (currently running KDE 3.5.6) and my D-Link wireless router.
>
> A friend of mine brought his WinXP laptop around and it worked fine with his
> adapter, the TP-LINK TL-WN321G.  Since the box said it was compatible with
> Linux, I, too, went and bought one, and found that the set up instructions were
> only for Windows and the website detailing the functionality only mentions that
> it runs under Windows.  There is a support email address (in China), but my
> enquiries have met without response.
>
> First of all, can anybody help me with setting up the usb adapter to work with
> Kubuntu Edgy?
>
> Secondly, can anyone suggest a suitable alternative wireless usb adapter to
> work with Kubuntu?  Alternatively, can you suggest any other way of getting
> wireless connectivity without a wireless card?
>
> - -- 
>
> Graham
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You will need to use ndiswrapper. http://ndiswrapper.sourceforge.net/

Also check out http://www.ubuntuforums.org, They have info for this.

Robert



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