A typical system would have the wired connection Ethernet on eth0 and the wireless on wlan0. Of course someone smart could get Ubuntu to work but I’m lazy and don’t see a need to struggle with Ubuntu when Sabayon and Puppy work perfectly out of the box with my particular hardware. What is the router being used? Would this card be faster? You should also have your kernel headers installed too.

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Any help, opinions, etc would be much appreciated. I have done this before, but it is a pain.

Assuming that wlan0 is the wireless device This will tell us if you are able to see any access points including yours. Would this card be faster? Does anybody know of faster “BG” cards?????????

If you find both devices, then it means the necessary driver is already there. I’m talking about leaving the “consumer” level, and moving to a cheap, enterprise, WAP from Ubiquiti.

When it asks you if you want to install firmware say yes! The time now is Just google for fwcutter. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.


Getting them to work is fairly simple once you know what card you have. Cheap, fast, embedded chips are made for GigE connections these days, unlike older routers. These things are amazing and can have very long range in areas that don’t have interference.

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May 19th, 1. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. It is only recent wifi solutions – “AC” – which don’t have that issue to the same extent. IME, they get really hot and start to fail. You’ll need to systematically address each point to get the best possible performance.

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Alternatively, have you tried configuring and latitudee using the GUI network manager? There are many different areas where wifi fails. A D is pretty old. For most–or all–of the commands, you need “sudo” at the beginning. Find More Posts by glidermike.

I have installed in a virtual disc in a macbook pro and it’s really nice. In addition, does anybody know if the linux driver would drive the card, if I bought one???? By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.


Plus not all “N” are the same. Just starting out and have a question?

Dell is very linux friendly and I have installed Debian on 5 laptops so far and currently own layitude inspiron and a latitude D, wireless with both work better under linux than with windows! I think every body who depend on the computer have a really good reason to choose linux.

Also, I’d avoid the “nub” wifi USB adapters.

Linux – Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Next, try “iwlist wlan0 scan”.