MediaTek bought out Ralink but both companies have always targetted windows first and never really bothered supporting linux properly. Less than a week later. Find More Posts by deanned. By the way, I am using debian with 2. Thanks for this great tutorial. Always prefer hardware with free drivers contained in the kernel.

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Last edited by jefro; at Yes; as I understand it ralink rt2870 linux, that line simply backups up what is already installed on your machine.

You will have to change the rt280 ID.

Use the rmmod command to remove current drivers or just reboot the system: Sign up using Email and Password. Sign up using Facebook.

Ubuntu Linux: Install RT2870 Chipset Based USB Wireless Adapter

Bus Device I rebooted, and nothing. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

Another discovery is that wicd is not as effective as Network Manager updated for managing the network raink. It is the same as in the Buffalo nfinity USB adapter.

Type the following commands: What I did say was that each kernel installation on my machine contained ralink rt2870 linux rtsta. I could happily ping my access point ralink rt2870 linux and again, and my other computer which is connected to the access point pure joy!

Does anyone know the issue? I tried unpluging and repluging the usb adapter but it does not work.

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I successfuly compiled and installed 2. Is there anyway you could perhaps make it simpler for a complete Noob such as myself to follow your instructions? No such file or ralink rt2870 linux make[1]: Could that be the reason for my problems? By the way, I am using debian with 2. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google.

As soon as I figure out more of the way commands are entered into terminal, I could perhaps piece ralink rt2870 linux the rest of what I need from posts.

I found the solution! At the end of all my attempts to get the thing working including useless information from ASUSTek SupportI decided out of desperation, to remove everything I had done systematically from the machine. And I can confirm that I was in root when I ran that program, because it prompts ralink rt2870 linux to enter a password in when I access any sudo commands and will not run until I do.

There is one point ralink rt2870 linux my previous efforts seemed to have identified as important, and arlink is that WEP encryption did not seem to work.

ralink rt2870 linux Join Date Oct Beans What do these terminal commands tell us? I just have one question about your steps vs other instructions on the web. Using the driver built into Ubuntu The fix is to cd to the raoink source directory eg.

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Thank you very much for this…. How do I install? V, I did a clean install of ubuntu