Belkin N Wireless Adapter - Ubuntu help

  Shark boy 19:20 18 Jul 09

Hi, I need to get access to the internet via my newly-installed Ubuntu desktop PC. It makes my PC run faster ;-), but the only problem is that it won't recognise my N Wireless Adapter from Belkin. I have looked on the Belkin website - to go to it click here - but it says that there are no Linux drivers available for it. Is there any way I could somehow write my own driver for it or use the windows driver by installing another program?

Thanks dudes,


  recap 21:36 18 Jul 09

click here it may be of some help?

  mehtdosa11 11:13 20 Jul 09

i presume you are using a usb wireless adaptor?
if you have a wired connection, connect to the internet then press
system/administration/hardware drivers

ubuntu will search for and can install proprietary drivers.
or possibly use synaptic and search for 'belkin drivers'

check out the ubuntu forums click here
as it is a great source of help.
click here

  mehtdosa11 11:15 20 Jul 09

sorry if you click on the bottom 'click here' it should take you straight to the page.

good luck!

  Shark boy 10:33 21 Jul 09

Thanks m8, i think you may hav the answer!!!

I have tried for a ded long time on Vista Home Premium, but it could see networks but not connect. If u need any help, post on one of my forum posts. Any time.

  Shark boy 11:09 21 Jul 09

how do you log-on as root user?

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