Can you please forward the links of setting up the wireless connection on fedora 8. It is marked as drivers for MA v1 but works for v2 also. Now my connection normally starts up fine every time and associates correctly. Having a problem logging in? Install the package ndiswrapper-utils eg using the Synaptic Package Manager. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Many good well writing post on installing and setting up under Fedora.

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Netgear WG111v2 (revision 2)

Introduction to Linux netgexr A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. Search the forums ntegear ‘ Fedora Ndiswrapper ‘ as your search strings. If you are trying to install ndiswrapper from the ndiswrapper site then you have misunderstood the instructions in the howto.

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Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. While investigating this I noticed an option for WPA encryption. I’ve checked everything I could find that was recommended to check and so far, I’ve essentially managed to do little more than download the right file 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.


Once you’re authenticated you should have secured access to your network using WPA in Linux.

However, if you want to identify the chipset inside, one way dg111 to run the command: For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

Find More Posts by bbfuller. For a while the only solution other than buying a different wireless adapter, which we couldn’t afford was to continue using WEP because it was some degree of encryption and made nergear network slightly more secure than the other two local networks, both of which are unsecured. I have gone to the site you’d mentioned http: IBBoard Development the open-source way…. Linux I own two USB wireless adapters. That clearly says that you should install the wg111 repository and then install ndiswrapper using yum.

WG111v2 – G54 Wireless USB Adapter

Change to netgeat directory and run make uninstall make I am told ” make make -C driver make[1]: You must compile the module yourself. Find More Posts by milesstandish.

I’ve only actually got it to connect to an access point with no encryption on it. While they have been working reasonably well as wireless adapters using the RTL drivers for a while, WPA was always exceedingly difficult to set up correctly.


I own two USB wireless adapters. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. That of course affects the options for setting one up.

how to install netgear WG usb wireless adapter in fedora 8. .?

Find More Posts by lovingsanth. I have Fedora 8 installed on my Desktop recently. Prologue The presence of auto wlan0 above causes the interface to be started at boot time. Have a good look at the howto and come back with any questions. Congratulations to the Network Manager team on a much improved application.

The howto I posted gave good instructions on how to install them from Fedora’s own netear and that usually gives you the best chance of getting things going. Install the package ndiswrapper-utils eg using the Synaptic Package Manager.

Firstly, there are two types of Netgear WGv2’s in circulation. When you have installed it properly with yum, and when you acquire the full root privileges then you will be able to proceed.

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