With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained. The time now is They need to be confirmed and need specific guides. Powered by Kunena Forum. How do I install this?

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The Ubuntu compatible hardware list is defunct now – only a seal of approval I think. Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. Get the latest driver from?

I am trying to follow the simple step by step guide in the accompanied pdf file to install the Linux driver for the airlink ac. Originally Posted by dBuster.

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They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.

Oh and by the way the lsusb -v output shows the wireless N adapter as shown here. No such file or directory.

In practice this means manufacturers are required to cooperate by releasing specifications and free drivers that can be worked on by the community. Output from the two suggested commands: Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. March 21st, 4.


When I attach it to my Ubuntu system it is recognized by the network manager and it can see my wifi network – however it is unable to connect.

I’m having a hard time finding a mini usb wifi adapter that will work on bit. You have to install dkms and header packages, first. Find More Posts by Davno.

For instance features are often left out, bugs go unfixed, and what support does exist from the manufacture may be fleeting. For an indication of support with a specific device, see the Wireless Adapter Chipset Directory. WiFi last modified This book contains many real life examples derived from lnux author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant.

Non-free drivers and firmware are produced by entities refusing or unable to cooperate with the free software community. If available, a help page link will provide you with further information.

Module name Device name s help page free? So I am back now to not having the new wireless N functioning Ole Reidar 1 1. Furthermore, they might only work with proprietary firmware FOSS -column.


If this has been covered somewhere else that I haven’t found, just link me. Debian’s Social Contract mandates the freeing of the distribution. Wifi has always been a problem for free software users.

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Post as a guest Name. Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? March 23rd, 5. I must say it is stronger to connect to my home wifi however it doesn’t see as many access points in the neighborhood as the internal di-fi had.

Complex installation procedures are no longer required and support may continue long after a product has been discontinued.

I’ll give it a try when I get back to the computer tomorrow or Monday and post back here if it succeeded or failed.