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  1. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili,

    I'm connected to the Internet right now on my Mint box running the Netgear Micro. I swear I think Merv and my problems are similar. It's not so much that *once* you're connected there is...
  2. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Merv,

    I can't proxy for Chili, but he's really good at getting back to you with some help.

    I'm in the exact same situation; the Windows side of my laptop runs just fine, period, with the...
  3. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Merv,

    I've got to thank you for starting the thread!

    Chili is a truly squared away helper on Linux...

    Right now, I'm (thankfully!) writing this response via my MacBook Pro. Our HP/Netgear...
  4. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili,

    That did help it awaken from a sleep. So it's helping.

    Connection is still major bad; sometimes it connect, sometimes it doesn't unless you get really (<3 feet) from the Linksys router....
  5. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Forgot to add: WEP network, not WPA at all. Son's games only use WEP.

    PH
  6. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili,

    Been running this, very stable, for 3 days. A few findings:

    When you reboot, all is well. It fires up the Netgear USB card, light is on and it connects.

    When the laptop goes to...
  7. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili,

    Further update on today's happenings with the Netgear.

    Let the laptop go to sleep today, was out of the house a few hours. Upon returning, it awoke normal enough but the wireless...
  8. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    chili,

    Follow up with where the system is at today.

    >Upon reboot, the wireless light came on. So the last command not running, apparently cleared itself up.

    >Downed the machine over the...
  9. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Well, wouldn't you know it. Problem! All the steps went fine this go around except the last command:

    mint@mint ~/Desktop/compat-wireless-2011-08-04-p $ sudo modprobe rtl8192cu
    WARNING: Error...
  10. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili,

    I'm back online. Don't know if you got my last posting, as I'm writing this, it doesn't show up.

    It *does* connect! Found out if I got really, really close to the router, it does...
  11. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Alrighty! Here it is:

    mint@mint ~ $ ls -al /lib/firmware/rtlwifi
    total 257
    drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 126 Apr 25 18:59 .
    drwxr-xr-x 57 root root 3304 Apr 25 18:59 ..
    -rw-r--r-- 1 root root...
  12. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili,

    Sorry, I didn't see 'Page 2' as an option and missed your reply. In advance, thank you for the help.

    As requested:

    mint@mint ~ $ dmesg | grep 819
    [ 0.181900] pci 0000:00:0a.1:...
  13. [SOLVED] Re: trying to install Netgear usb wireless adapter

    Chili555,

    Those were the best instructions I've seen on *any* Linux forum! Many thanks from all of us using Netgear's little micro adapter. I'm running the latest Mint and applied it. Unlike...
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    [ubuntu] Re: USB Flash Clone / Image question

    NeekO,

    Many thanks!
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    [ubuntu] USB Flash Clone / Image question

    Evening all. I'd like to thank everyone that helped me a week ago on a strange issue I had with my sudoers file. In the end, with much gnashing of my teeth, I just started over and created a new...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Weird SU / SUDO Problem

    Thanks all for the great help. I think the most valuable things I've learned are:

    >Keep Gnome keyrings in sync with my user password
    >Shut down gracefully
    >What the file structure looks like...
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    [ubuntu] Weird SU / SUDO Problem

    Newbie here, so bear with me...I've got Ubuntu 10.10 installed on a 4Gb flash card. Love it. I've got some time invested in this installation so I'm asking the experts what I can do to prevent having...
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