Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. You may now be tempted to bring up whatever GUI tool for configuring network cards came with your distribution, understand that I can’t help you if you use one of these tools to configure this device. BB code is On. Obviously, if you’re here, your card was not recognized, so they are probably not installed. In my case, I have a line which reads: 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.

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Acx1111 most distributions you can examine the log by typing: After driving myself nearly insane trying to get ndiswrapper to work the instructions here https: Here we see mine: At this point your driver has been completely compiled and installed.

The previous names containing dashes are nearly universal across distros for their respective package names.

WifiDocs/Driver/acx – Community Help Wiki

The “” in that command indicates how many lines at the end of the log you’d like to see and you can adjust it to suit you. If you still do not get a scan, skip down a couple of paragraphs to the discussion about examining the log.

Without the wire plugged in, the device can be brought “up”, but obviously, no communication will take place. If you really want to be sure, run lspci on its own to get a description of the device.


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Craig’s ACX/ Guide for Linux

In my case, I have acx1111 line which reads: Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Are there older version of the driver already present? At this point it’s time to go back to being the root user, so once again type: Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. I’ll probably just give it away.

Users who are still using 2. Now, verify the presence of the wireless-tools, type: Also note that removing the usb cable from your machine without first running: It worked out of the box with ubuntu dapper; however, it performed poorly. Mounting and un-mounting media is one of the more fundamental tasks you’ll need to become proficient in, as well as how to find help on a command, so man mount is a good place to begin.

Craig’s ACX100/111 Guide for Linux

If there is no output from that command and you are simply returned to your command prompt, then no driver is already installed and you should proceed on to the next section.

Moving old drivers out of linus way If an older driver was found on your system above and you’d like to move it out of the way, then type: First, ignoring the line beginning with “lo”, we see below it my acx card identified as “wlan0”. Does the wifi work?


When the time comes to configure your card for your particular distribution, we’ll be forking due to the differences in the way various distributions handle network and wireless configuration. The problem is that my wife also uses my lappy.

In both cases the driver is the original one, from the installation CD, installed with ndiswrapper given from the ubuntu distribution for Puppy i used Puppy’s SMS taking care to choose the XP driver the others don’t work. For ACXspecific firmware is needed.

If not, you can install the files with this command: Next, change to your home directory in your now non-root console by typing: Perhaps one of the most defining and differentiating characteristic of any distribution is it’s package management system.

If so, you can return to the ping section and continue. Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. You may not have all of them in your Windows’ driver, just copy the lihux that you do have. If that’s the case, then type exit followed by: