Though the author tested with the version 1 dongle it was reported that the version 2 dongle also works. Compact, pocket-sized design can easily be carried anywhere. Read reviews that mention wireless adapter works great usb adapter waste of money easy to install signal strength wireless network piece of junk usb wireless make sure works well next room works fine wireless usb usb extension usb port worked fine feet away netgear wireless best buy. Test the connection by running ifup wlan0 You should receive an IP if things are working correctly. I spent 2 week trying to get several distros to work with my netgear wg card, to no avail.

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This is the same drivers that are available on the factory disk.

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Find More Posts by sanpraka. Linuxx dissapoitment is in the fact that since netgear is so popular that it would be a shoe in for linux. Setup is now made quick and easy with our Smart Wizard install assistant. With this adapter and a wireless gateway, I now have two computers that are wireless.

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New antenna technology has increased range beyond what was ever possible with previous generation Wi-Fi adapters. Price is good though.


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We use it to connect a laptop to our wireless router about 35ft away in the next room. The cord of the adapter, which is now plugged into the front USB port of my desktop CPR, now dangles rakishly over the top and down the side of it. I wish you the same good results that I have experienced.


Place the CD in the drive and install these with ndiswrapper: Open Source Consulting Domain Registration. Showing of reviews. Im not a programmer but I can figure stuff out about 99 percent of the time.

Install the package ndiswrapper-utils eg using the Synaptic Package Manager.

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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. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: But in spite of that it works At 54 Mbps, it is up to 5x faster than It is different in the 2. There is a newer model of this item: New antenna technology delivers greater range so you can move extended distances without losing your connection.


By the way, that’s only a 2′ cord, not a 5′. It is marked as drivers for MA v1 but works for v2 also. Buy the selected items together This item: Undertake a clean install of Ubuntu 6.

Using a parabolic reflector with the cable and dongle really helps boost the signal for whatever brand of router happens to be in the mix. After that the Network Manager kept asking me for a WEP password instead of a WPA password, but that could have been caused by selecting the wrong one of the pair or by Network Manager limux the WEP network and prompting me based on its cached version of what the network used for encryption.

Please do help me out. Again the issue was resolved by the morning, so I think it simply needed a restart of the Network Manager to remove sg111 traces of the old network.