Wifi Ralink RT2500
kubuntu-users at thefletchers.net
Thu Feb 28 22:20:00 UTC 2008
On Thursday 28 Feb 2008, Sebastian Schack wrote:
> David Fletcher schrieb:
> > What about USB dongle type devices? I've got one that I think
> > contains a RaLink chip, that I can run on my laptop with Gutsy and
> > ndiswrapper. Is that likely to just work with Hardy?
> Well, I don't have such a device at hand but if you ask me (which you
> just did) I answer that I *think* that it is a lot more likely to work
> with Hardy than with Gutsy...
I can't confirm that I can connect through it, because I don't have a wireless
router here, but this is looking rather good.
What I've got at home is a PC that belongs to a friend, which has Hardy
installed on it. The WiFi dongle is a BlueNext model BN-WD54G. When I powered
up this PC just now, with the Ethernet unplugged and the dongle in a USB
port, it detects two BT Home Hub devices in the locality, but they're
encrypted and I've got no idea who they belong to, so I can't do anything
more. But it detected the WiFi without doing anything other than plugging in
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