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I am trying to install a ASUS wireless driver into my pc that I just installed Ubuntu on and I have no idea how to and neither do the ppl at ASUs who I just got off the phone with. Any help would be awesome. I just want to play more with linux.

ps, I posted this here because its to get more folding done as it is a dedicated folding pc.
Edited by cait_0523 - 4/15/11 at 5:38pm
    
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It may be Folding related, but you'd probably get more responses in the Linux section... you want me to move it over?
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there is a linux section! I couldn't see it but I was on the phone and tech support at the same time so I'm not surprised I missed it. Yes please zodac send me to where I should have been

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Gladly... we don't need Canadians in the Folding section, thank you very much.
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Originally Posted by cait_0523 View Post
I am trying to install a ASUS wireless driver into my pc that I just installed Ubuntu on and I have no idea how to and neither do the ppl at ASUs who I just got off the phone with. Any help would be awesome. I just want to play more with linux.

ps, I posted this here because its to get more folding done as it is a dedicated folding pc.
What wireless card is it?
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it is an asus usb-n13
    
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Originally Posted by cait_0523 View Post
it is an asus usb-n13
The driver for this adapter is included with Linux. Plug it in, click the network icon on your taskbar, choose a wireless access point to connect to, and Bob's your uncle.
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post #8 of 38
got a chipset name or wanna run lspci to get hardware information? that will help for starters

generally it should be fairly easy with modprobe to load a driver module
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DOUBLE POST CAUSE CHROMIUM HATES OCN

little slow on the draw sorry i loaded a bunch of pages and was going through them systematically

you can ignore both posts if you like
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post #10 of 38
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I wish it was being that simple.... right now its not. its not finding it...

hmmm... the light on the stick isnt lighting up anymore and nothing happens when I plug it in... tried every usb port and still no go.
Edited by cait_0523 - 4/15/11 at 4:09pm
    
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