If, instead you see ” If you’ve verified the presence of your kernel-source and you’re using a 2. If you still can’t turn up anything that looks like a package manager, try running: Be sure to substitute your “normal” username and the correct filename rc. One of the reasons that you don’t see a particular Linux distribution, such as Slackware , Debian, Mandrake, Redhat, Fedora, or SuSE as part of this guide’s title is that by using the console CLI or command line interface to compile, install, and test this driver, we can be nearly distribution-neutral and allow this document to apply to as many people as possible. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. You may now be wondering why this older version of the driver hasn’t rendered your card functional.

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On wlan0’s second line is a field called “Access Point: However, I did find a link which still works. Chad de Lange 21 1 2.

Craig’s ACX/ Guide for Linux

If you’re having trouble unpacking the acx source code tarball, then you’re probably getting an error message returned from the tar command. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

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I recommend you leave the rest of the lines alone for now. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. It is developed by the acx project.

First, let’s see if a driver is already installed, so type: Hopefully, now I am. Routing, network cards, OSI, etc. It worked out of the box with ubuntu dapper; however, it performed poorly.

In keeping with linix warning, I do not want to hear from people trying to use earlier versions and WEP with their acx devices. It’s true that they are the absolute authoritative repository of the official kernel sources, yet your distro is likely to have modified that source to suit them and that’s why they provide their own kernel-source package.

Texas Instruments ACX100/TNETW1100, ACX111/TNETW1130, ACX100USB, TNETW1450 devices

Once you’ve got this source file, create a new directory to contain the files and unpack the archive with commands similar to these: You will also need to make the same edit in the file: If you’re using a USB deviceyou have a couple more edits to make, so scroll down further to where it looks like this: You may now be wondering why this older version of the driver hasn’t rendered your card functional.

You may be wondering what’s going linuz happen should you decide to shut down the computer or reboot it. Adding this in case anyone else has an old acx wifi card and is having trouble getting acz111 to work on ubuntu.

If you still can’t turn up anything that looks like a package manager, try running: To check, make sure you device is plugged in or otherwise connected to your computer, and run lspci -n Amongst the lines output, you should see the following: You need to have a line in that file like this: Finally, you should know that I am not a developer, nor even a member of the acx project, just someone trying to help.


Ensure a working version of the acx firmware is used. I currently have Slackware 9.

Besides being a waste of time, that “solution” linud it’s own set of pitfalls and you were really just trying to get your scx111 card working, right?. To do that, you’ll want to change to the kernel source directory with: It appears that a version of the acx driver is already included with Dapper Drake, but it appears to be buggy.

Then, make the newly-created file executable with: Not a task for a newbie.

The only requirements are that the media have the free space for the source code and is accessible to Linux. Ubuntu tries its best to include drivers. I got the script to run at appropriate times in the boot sequence and both my eth0 and wlan0 were able to get connected, but it was a static ip for the wlan0.