This process should also work for your USB Unplug adapter before you boot. Ubuntu does not automatically recognise it and it seems to have no power, no lights etc. I upgraded to 8. Broadcom have Linux drivers on their support site. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. It’s impossible to know for sure which chipset you have, however, without seeing the output of ‘lsusb’ when your card is plugged in. Install has been the same using ndiswrapper and the Belkin install cd as follows:

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Belkin F5D7051 USB WiFi and Linux

I have the exact same problem as Tim had, only I have Ubuntu 8. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Belkin wireless USB adapter with Redhat 9. October 31st, 5.

BB code is On. All times are GMT October linkx, 6. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. I’ve tried using the 2nd driver recommended at ndiswrapper.


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You say that when you ran that command with the card plugged in, nothing happened? Linux – Wireless Networking This forum is for the discussion of wireless networking in Linux.

Can’t wait to get ubuntu working properly Have you tried all of your different USB ports? Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Maybe things would work better if you reboot your computer, then plug the wireless card into a USB port that you know works.

P Thanks in advance, Alex.

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. Care to point me in the right direction?

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I can’t thank you both enough for all your help. October 31st, 7. You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. October 29th, 1. 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. They must have added the driver to the default drivers list.


Broadcom have Linux drivers on their support site. I’ve also tried using the driver that f57051 with the USB device itself, but that seemed to crash the kernel when I used modprobe ndiswrapper. Visit the following links: Need to find a working driver! I am guessing this lists all devices that are attched to my PC? Hope this is f5v7051 you were looking for. Did it just return you to the command prompt without printing anything out? Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

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