WikiDevi the best resource. On the other hand, if you are lucky, your card is already listed in the supported card section and this gives you all the information required. There are many, many manufacturers beyond the examples give here. April 23rd, 3. You may also have a look at windows driver file names, it’s often the name of the chipset or the driver to use. April 24th, 6. Here are the steps we will be following:

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If the card is a true Pcmcia card 16 bitsand if you are using kernel 2. Be sure to check a number of search entries to ensure they are consistent.

I’ve never dealt with a reputed Ubuntu bug before; but it’s beginning to dawn on me that my problem is a known bug in Ubuntu This is the only way we can expand the list of supported cards.

Tutorial: Is My Wireless Card Compatible?

April 23rd, 2. As well, the kernel modules required and in use are displayed. However, for our purposes, it is critical to know the wireless chipset manufacturer.


This is by far the easiest and most successful way of determining the chipset. Using the Compatibly Section determine what features the chipset provides for the particular operating system that you will be using. I plugged into my Ubuntu The correct place to contact an admin about your account is here. Even if you are running Windows, you can boot from linuxx live distro and use the linux techniques above.

Conversely, if you know what chipset provides the features you want, you can use the Compatible card list to find a card that uses that particular chipset. This is very slowly starting to make some sense Is My Wireless Card Compatible? April 25th, Also the fact that it is a Realtek chipset. The second manufacturer is who makes the wireless chipset within the card.

This tutorial address these questions. Using the Drivers Section you can now determine the drivers required for your chipset and your operating system. Determine the drivers and patches required. How do we tell Ubuntu Please, please take the time to post to the Forum when you are successful with a particular card.

Table of Contents Tutorial: See this TP-Link page for an example of the same card with different revisions. Learn the basics of a wireless card.


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[SOLVED] How do we tell Ubuntu to use a DIFFERENT wireless radio card?

This tutorial will not be providing detailed instructions on how to patch your system. April 23rd, 4. Here are the steps we will be following: If you ha600 have the skills or experience to patch your system, consider using a live linux distro such as Kali Linux or Pentoo that have already all the patched drivers. I didn’t even reboot after installing the ‘correct’ drivers into the correct location.

The next step provides information about how to determine the chipset in your card or the card you are planning to purchase. For linux, generally, you need to patch the wireless stack and driver in wierless to get the advanced features such as monitor mode and injection capability.