Results 1 to 10 of Here are the modules in the restricted-module package Currently the following modules are included: The time now is The project was run by a team of volunteer developers working on Linux kernel drivers for Wireless LAN devices with Atheros chipsets. August 18th, 5. Preparation You will need a working internet connection to complete this howto. Where can I get a current version of the MadWifi driver?

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Visit the Trac open source project at http: You will just have to make sure you have correct headers and gcc atheris for the kernel you’re using. Almost took me a month to set it straight.

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Next, i tried the command iwlist wlan0 scanning by becoming the root which gave me the output as no scan results. Or you just want to try and use the latest driver. Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. Join Date Feb Beans You could try the madwifi driver. At some point in time, Ububtu has been superseded by ath5k and ath9k drivers, which became part of the Linux kernel and are actively developed and improved by the Linux kernel’s wireless developers. Sign up using Ubutu.


Join Date Aug Beans Is your PC a laptop? If the version that ships with Ubuntu works for you, it’s best to stick with that, but some people benefit from a more recent build. In this thread you will find the instructions for installing the madwifi drivers for Atheros wireless cards. August 18th, 5.

It depended on the so called Hardware Abstraction Layer HALwhich long time was available only in binary form due to regulatory concerns. Basic knowledge of moving around in the terminal is required.

ath5k – Debian Wiki

See here for further information. August 18th, 2.

Driver Information Driver Name: I just adopted Linux yesterday after 12 years of windows and I was able to do this, very simple and elegant at the same time.

The difference madwidi this and the other howtos on madwifi that I’ve seen at time of writing this are the others will update to the latest madwifi-old module and this installs madwifi-ng.

Nevertheless, it was never included into the Linux kernel for various reasons. Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system for software development projects, written and provided as open source software by Edgewall Software. Edited to remove advertising spam links.


If you run into trouble, looking at the details of that thread may be helpful. Look for any errors as these will need to be addressed before moving on to next step. MadWifi, ath5k and ath9k. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

WifiDocs/Driver/Atheros – Community Help Wiki

Join Date Mar Beans So while fiddling around, I may have installed the right driver but not known it. You should remove with option r If all goes well your last few lines should maswifi like this. First and the most important bit is undoing all that you have done so far Off subject, but I really do love Ubuntu, it is making the change from everything down to the filesystems incredibly simple and easy to adapt to. An interface has to be created.

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