Next, you’ll need the Windows drivers. Works fine here now writing this on Slackware I’ve switched encryption off to check it’s nothing to do with that and rebooted dual boot into Windows on the same laptop to check it’s not hardware. Run this command and post info related to nic. So I figured buying another one would be easy.

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Lubuntu has a bug in its latest versions due to which the Network Manager’s icon “nm-applet” at the top-right corner doesn’t come up at all by default.

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The Netgear WG511 Wireless PC Card and Linux

My previous post about the WG got cut off. I had removed the System Tray applet from the Panel. My access point is T1tb0fW Does not appear that the drivers will install properly on 9.

Yes Works with The Manage Networks applet shows 2 icons on the Panel lower-right corner: When the restricted driver module seems to have appeared I’m a relative linux newbie so please forgive me if I don’t give you all limux relevant information. This web site was last updated December 19, Lubuntu is installed in a dual boot setup on the laptop with Windows 7. Driver – For a PCI device: Any qg511t of someone helping us new linux users by writing a step by step kids book about installing this PCMCIA card?


Since I wanted to set up wireless between my Linux laptops, I naturally wanted wireless cards with decent Linux support. You should really look at the supported device list and compare it to a lspci output. The good WG uses the Prism54 drivers, and is unf easy to get working under Fedora and other Linux distributions.

Run this command and post info related to nic. Hum, it looks like downloading the firmware, break the wg511 agreement. First, download and build ndiswrapper. After boot, just select SSID. I checked to see if Network Manager is now available to be added to the Panel right-click Panel You need to log in to change this bug’s status. Here is the part that got cutoff:.

You can get the firmware here. To get this card working in Fedora, you’ll need two things. Linux – Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues. Then retried the wifi connection but same result.


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I entered the settings you listed with “Connect automatically” and “Available to all users” enabled. Other than obviously not asking for a password, it still won’t connect.

Chipset – Chipset vendor name, chipset name, vendor code, and device code. The driver is not easily accessible on the CD but the WG driver works as it is the same chipset.

NetGear WG511 on Linux

Hey dm, where did you get that firmware? I am using Debian stable, sarge jnf the 2. Get list of required. Also try saving the network configuration in Network Manager by manually creating a connection there as follows: With built-in laptop hardware, I don’t usually have a choice of what kind of network card to have. Rebooted the system, but I get the following error: