Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Try using ndiswrapper to install the bcmwl5 XP drivers. I have a WPC54G ver. Then I noticed that I was having some instability, especially after I upgraded to the latest versions of the Linux kernel, and as I tried different things to find a fix, I came to the conclusion that ndiswrapper was the culprit. I think this post is needs to be read or just check chipset name on your terminal and do some reasearch.
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You’ll need to figure out what chipset your adapter has, and then find out how to install that firmware on your linux installation.
Yes Just choose wireless network in linnux, and works. Many Linksys cards and other brands as well use the Broadcom B43 chipset, but the version of the hardware isn’t quite compatible with the firmware that comes with current Linux distros.
In Feisty installing Broadcom firmware here will get v. Searching online lead me to the Ubuntu documentation that shows how to install ndiswrapper, which is a module that then allows you to load the Microsoft Windows drivers for your card.
Linksys WPC54G v1.0
This worked perfectly and better than before. Needed to modify the Ralink driver or simply use the modified-for-you version woc54g at this post: Updating the firmware link broken fixes the problem. The Official Ubuntu Book 6th Edition. Then I noticed that I was having some instability, especially after I upgraded to the latest versions of the Linux kernel, and as I tried different things to find a fix, I came to the conclusion that ndiswrapper was the culprit.
Linux Drivers for wpc54g
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May 14th, 1. Can be setup easily under Intrepid 8. May 26th, 6. Chipset Driver Supports network install?
Getting Your Linksys Wireless Adapter Working On Ubuntu or Mint ~
May 26th, 7. Find More Posts by Rod M. Yes Just plug in, choose wireless network in networking, and it works in Ubuntu 9. I lost my original linksys disk, and couldn’t get any of the on-line drivers to work with ndiswrapper. This page is probably outdated since it describes a setup that was done some time ago.
The more you use Linux: I just tried this and failed You can mail be about this document, but changes are that I don’t have wc54g answer for any problems you run into. Desktop not laptop–does that matter? Click the Wireless tab, and add a connection or edit the existing one.
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Arthur de Jong: using WPC54G with Debian
Is not detected by Jaunty. It isn’t obvious whether this is an upstream problem Ubuntu or just a Zorin lite issue. Enter the SSID of your wireless network and enter your security key, and you should be good to go!
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