[ubuntu-uk] usb wireless adapter

norman norman at littletank.org
Wed Jun 24 21:38:51 BST 2009

> >My brother who is a very recent convert to Ubuntu has a Belkin USB
> >Wireless G adapter which he would like to use. In order to do this I
> >understand that it is necessary to know the chipset details so could
> >someone please tell me if it is possible, using Ubuntu, to get this
> >information.
> > 
> I am using a Belkin USB WiFi adaptor on an elderly Toshiba laptop running Intrepid and it worked first time; plug and play. Get your brother to give it a try. I am also a recent convert from Windoze so I understand his caution after past experience of the fuss that XP makes over some straight forward jobs. Have faith.

He said that it is an old adaptor and he had tried it and it didn't
work. I'll keep with him until it does.


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