Thanks to cek, CodeDonkey, PatrickVogeli and others for thier contributions to this guide,
1. Download compat-wireless-220.127.116.11.tar.bz2 from http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Download/stable/
2. Untar it
3. edit ./net/mac80211/mlme.c within the untarred source following Cek's instructions:
4. Go to the compat-wireless-18.104.22.168 folder (the one that was the result of the untar in step 2) in the terminal.
Originally Posted by cek
5. Do the following commands in the terminal:
sudo make install
sudo make unload
6. Restart your computer
*If it goes wrong you can undo it by sudo make uninstall.
Notes: If step 5 fails, make sure you have your kernel headers installed.
If that's not enough, you may also need to run this command:
It seems as though the new driver will NOT work if you are using linux-backports-modules-wireless. Use Synaptic Package Manager to remove it if necessary.
sudo apt-get install build-essential
This one worked for me:
Thanks! Worked great with my 32-bit Lubuntu.
Originally Posted by chiefmanyrabbitguteat