How to Install Netgear wg111v2 wireless dongle card on Ubuntu Edgy
sudo apt-get install ndiswrapper-utils-1.8
Blacklist existing drivers.*
sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist
Copy and paste the following to the bottom of the file. Save it. Close it.
#wg111v2 conflicting drivers
Download your driver at: http://kbserver.netgear.com/release_notes/D102843.asp
Select version 1.3. Download wg111v2_1_3_0.zip to your desktop. Right-click on the file, and extract the compressed folder to your desktop. For ease of use, rename the extracted file "NetgearV2".
Configure ndiswrapper. Replace with yours. Edit path as necessary. One command at a time.
sudo ndiswrapper -i /home//Desktop/NetgearV2/Driver/WIN98/net111v2.inf
sudo depmod -a
sudo modprobe ndiswrapper
sudo ndiswrapper -m
Add the module to /etc/modules.
sudo gedit /etc/modulesCopy and paste the following to the bottom of the file. Save it. Close it.
Reboot your machine.
Insert your wg111v2.
Confirm proper ndiswrapper installation.
sudo ndiswrapper -l
The output should show
net111v2 driver installed, hardware present
sudo iwconfigOutput should show wlan0 (or wlan0, or eth0, etc) as a wireless extension.
Fire up your network by issuing the following commands.
(Note: to diagnose problems effectively, you should know something about the following:
ifconfig, iwconfig, ifup, ifdown, dhclient, and dmesg. )
Configure wlan0 (or appropriate interface) via iwconfig
sudo iwconfig wlan0 essid channel 10b. Obtain a valid ip
sudo dhclient wlan0
Output should looks like below
Internet Systems Consortium DHCP Client V3.0.4
Copyright 2004-2006 Internet Systems Consortium.
All rights reserved.
For info, please visit http://www.isc.org/sw/dhcp/
Listening on LPF/wlan0/
Sending on LPF/wlan0/
Sending on Socket/fallback
DHCPREQUEST on wlan0 to 255.255.255.255 port
accepting packet with data after udp payload.
bound to --- renewal in 32120 seconds
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