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Linksys Wireless Network with Linux

By tr_clark ·
Hey. I'm new to Linux and I'm currently using knoppix.. I am wondering how to get my Linksys wireless adapter [pci] to work with linux, so that I can browse the internet from the linux platform..

Thanks,

Ty

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by Jaqui In reply to Linksys Wireless Network ...

since wireless is often prblematical, you probably neet the correct driers for it to be installed. no distro has all of them.

try

http://www.linksys.com/support/gpl.asp

for the drivers linksys has available for open source systems.

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by Thrash Cardiom In reply to Linksys Wireless Network ...

You can use ndiswrapper to install the windows linksys drivers. I use these on a SuSE based computer and it works well. However, as knoppix is a live CD you would need to set it up to use ndiswrapper every time you boot it which would be a complete pain in the proverbial.

do a google search on "linksys ndiswrapper knoppix" for some useful links.

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by Choppit In reply to Linksys Wireless Network ...

As suggested above, ndiswrapper may do the trick for you by allowing linux to use the windows binaries. Alternatively, try to identify the chipset on the card and look for open source projects based on your particular chipset. Here's a good starting point http://acx100.sourceforge.net/. Good luck!

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by edmurray53 In reply to Linksys Wireless Network ...

What model is the Linksys wireless NIC ?

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