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Wmp54gs and Linux Ubuntu 7.10

What do I need to do to get my Linksys wireless-G PCI adapter w/speedbooster M/No.WMP54GS operational. I have a Dell Dimension and have replaced Windows XP Home with Ubuntu 7.10. I am a NOOB so I will need some step by step guidance and patience if possible. THANX!!

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  • snags Feb 17, 2008

    With ubuntu 7.10 have enabled wireless connection with an 87% signal strength, however this does not translate to an working internet connection.I'm using my first build an AMD Duron 1000 with 512mb SD ram, and maxtor 40gb HD.the usb2.0 card is an add-on.Spent 2wks working with this any ideas would be appreciated,I'm new to linux. Thanks

  • PickLPeach Mar 08, 2008

    I have the Linksys wmp54gs. I can pick the network I want to connect to; but, it will prompt me continuously for the passphrase without ever connecting.



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I don't see the GS on Ubuntu's hardware list at all. I see older version, and they said some work, and some don't.

Hardware compatibility is, and will most likely always be an issue with any Linux distro.

Good luck.

Posted on Jan 11, 2008


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