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The WUSB54GC is a compact Wireless-G USB adapter that connects your computer to a wireless network. This adapter also lets you connect to any public wireless hotspots in places such as coffee shops, airports, hotels, and convention centers.
How do I use compact wireless G USB adapter?
The Linksys WUSB54GC Compact Wireless-G USB Adapter converts a USB port into a 54 Mbps Wi-Fi connection. All you’ll need is an available USB slot. You simply plug the adapter into your USB port, and immediately you’ll be connected to your wireless network.
How do I use Linksys Wireless G USB Network Adapter?
For a USB adapter — Plug the USB adapter to any available USB port of your computer or laptop. For a PCI adapter — Open your computer’s case and locate an available PCI slot. Slide the adapter into the PCI slot. PCMCIA adapter — Locate and insert the adapter in an available PCMCIA slot on the side of your laptop.
What does a Wireless G USB Adapter do?
The Wireless G USB Network Adapter easily connects your USB-equipped desktop or notebook computer to your wireless network for Internet and file sharing.
What is compact wireless?
Compat-wireless is a package which contains the development and stable versions (pulled from the kernel’s git repository) of the in-kernel wireless drivers and the mac80211 wireless stack. Therefore, you can apply any wireless-related patches to it and recompile them without having to recompile the whole kernel.
What is a Linksys wireless adapter?
The Linksys wireless USB adapter adds wireless capability to your computer to connect to a wireless network. This adapter also lets you connect to any public wireless hotspots eliminating the need to physically connect an Ethernet cable to a network device.
How do I connect a USB to my computer?
Connect the adapter Plug in your wireless USB adapter to an available USB port on your computer. If your wireless adapter comes with a USB cable, you may plug one end of the cable to your computer and connect the other end on your wireless USB adapter.
Does a WiFi adapter give you Wi-Fi?
The attached Wi-Fi adapter allows the computer to communicate wirelessly with the router, and in turn the modem.
Do you need a Wi-Fi card to use a USB WiFi adapter?
A USB adaptor lets you connect wirelessly to networks, even if your device doesn’t have a wireless network card. Once you’ve purchased a USB adaptor, you’ll have to see whether it connects automatically to a wireless network.
How do I install compact wireless?
Building and installing
- Extract: Extract the content of the package: tar jxvf compat-wireless-old.tar.bz2.
- Build: Build the latest Linux wireless subsystem: cd compat-wireless-old.tar.bz2 make.
- Install: We use the updates/ directory so your distribution’s drivers are left intact.
Why is my Linksys adapter not working?
Remove the Linksys wireless adapter for a few seconds then re-insert the device. Re-check the status of the adapter in Device Manager afterwards. If the adapter is attached to a cradle base, remove it and plug the adapter directly to the USB port of the computer. Update or reinstall the drivers of your adapter.
How can I install WIFI driver without CD?
Insert the adapter onto your computer.
- Right click Computer, and then click Manage.
- Open Device Manager.
- Click Browse my computer for driver software.
- Click Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer.
- Click Have Disk.
- Click Browse.
- Point to the inf file in the driver folder, and then click Open.