Trying to make Cisco/Linksys WUSB600N wireless ethernet work with Lucid

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Jun 3 23:05:53 UTC 2010

On 06/03/2010 03:10 PM, sdavmor wrote:
> I inherited a Dell Dimension 4100 laptop. After adding ram to bring it
> to 1gb it works quite nicely with XP. But I'd like it to work with
> Ubuntu. So I partitioned the hard drive and installed Karmic Ubuntu
> Remix. So far so good (other than I want to get rid of the "remix"
> desktop). The 3com wired LAN works straight out of the box. But my
> Cisco/Linksys USB wireless LAN doesn't (it works with XP using the
> provided drivers CD). So I've upgraded to Lucid. But I still have no
> wireless joy.
> I looked at Apparently under the hood it's
> a Ralink rt2800usb, and is classified as not yet working.
Linksys  	WUSB600N-EU  	0x1737  	0x0071
is that the device?

So my next
> move will be to try ndiswrapper. Has anyone had experience of making
> this approach work with Lucid? Even if not with this particular model
> USB ethernet. And if so, some practical tips would be appreciated.
> I'll be happy to run any commands here and provide any requested
> output to help move this along.

I'd first try the suggestions in my other post. ndiswrapper can (IMO)
sometimes create more problems than it is intended to resolve.

However if you still want to give it a spin:

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