[ubuntu-uk] Wireless USB Dongle Help

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Tue Jul 21 14:08:45 BST 2009

Jon Reynolds wrote:
> But I just need some pointers to the obvious steps to take to try and
> check whats working and whats not. It came with some linux drivers, but
> I just get errors when trying to compile them that I don't understand.

Could you make sure the dongle is disconnected, open a terminal and then 
enter the command:

tail -f /var/log/messages

Then plug the USB dongle in and copy and paste what it says.  Hopefully 
it'll give pointers on if a driver is installed.

By the way, what is the model number of the dongle?



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