A rate of kbps is normal under Windows. For ease of use, rename the extracted file “NetgearV2”. Find More Posts by Rai Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Though the author tested with the version 1 dongle it was reported that the version 2 dongle also works. Some differences I had to make were:

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It is marked as drivers for MA v1 but works for v2 also.

WG111v2 – G54 Wireless USB Adapter

Thanks ever so much for your help, links look promising – lets hope it’s simple enough so that even a newbie like me can’t mess it up lol! Edgy Eft The same instructions as for Dapper worked for me with one important change: Wg111c2 this slow down is that your wireless adapter Tx power is too high.

Your instructions assume the pc is connected to the web. It depends on your wireless zone and channel that your router limux configured to use.

Your email address will not be published. No reboot was required when I installed it. A rate of kbps is normal under Windows.

For more advanced trainees it can be wg111g2 desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.


Try lsusb and see if your usb wifi card comes up as NetGear, Inc. For info, please visit http: You must compile the module yourself.

Place the CD in the drive and install these with ndiswrapper: Drop it down a well. All times are GMT I’ve had a look through the Linux tutorials and other questions on this forum, but I’m afraid I’m still a little confused about how to get onto the internet on my Linux partition. This can be achieved from within the netwrok tools also; this example is using WEP restricted access. This is the same drivers that are available on the factory disk.

Find More Posts by Lenard. This sort of hack means most will not touch it.

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. I’m having to connect wirelessly as my parents don’t want cables trailing up the stairs, so it would be great if I could get the usb adaptor I’m currently using on the Windows side to work with Linux as well. Just plug and play.


My netgear will not start with that process blacklisted. BB code is On.

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I’ve downloaded ndiswrapper to run, however the walkthrough I have tells wgg111v2 to find a file with the extension. Under Fedora 15, my Netgear WGv2 USB adapter connects fine to my AP, allows normal download rates of about kbps for about 20 seconds and then drops down to about kbps. Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

This will be wlan0 if this is your only wireless device. Leave a comment Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

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Basically, learn how to setup a wireless network in terminal. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Solution to encryption algorithm mismatch: Unpack, and find the ndis5 folder. Uhh, you need to learn about ifconfig iwconfig dhclient and some other stuff.