Chinmaya Pati May 23, at 5: Everything seems to install fine until I get to sudo modprobe au. Join Date May Beans My computer does not recognize the USB adapter as a wifi card, the drivers do not work. To support 5GHz network, please use the updated command: I do have some questions left, but that is for sometime later. I am comming over from the windowsside.

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Using DLink’s DWA 171 USB Wireless Dongle with Ubuntu 16.04

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March 9th, 2. This way you pick the best trending pair and time frame at the current time. Likely, the linux kernel supports that adapter, it’s just the kernel module is not compiled or configured to load the proper module.

March 9th, 6. Having tried several, all unable to connect to a 5 GHz network due to driver isues or better a lack of a proper driver I almost gave in Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. Jochem May 23, at 1: Visit the following links: I followed linuux instructions but nothings happened and it’s still not working.

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The time now is An then a modprobe au then did a re-boot and. I linix found a mini USB wireless dual band 2. I downloaded the uc and au drivers from github, but they did not work. I am loading drivers as modules, but even then, no wireless interface shows up and iw list gives me an empty output.


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Cleo December 7, at 1: I have saved the info and instructions. Last Liunx to page: The original method above seems not works for 5GHz network. I tried it on my Windows maching, it is working great, I can easily get the driver provided on its product page.