Friday, January 29, 2010

Installing TP-link WN620G wireless adapter in ubuntu 9.04

To install this device in ubuntu 9.04 U have to follow the following steps....

1:
First Install the ndiswrapper driver. To know how to install see this.
2:
Now download the windows driver from Here.
3:
Now unzip the folder and from the terminal locate the drivers location.
For example in this package the files are located like this
Desktop/2007116174835/Win2000_XP/DriverFiles/
4:
Now write the following commands in terminal: (except "" marks)

>>" sudo ndiswrapper -i net5523.inf "

Now check if it is installed or not : ( You may now insert the device in usb port)
write this in terminal " sudo ndiswrapper -l "

Now start the device by writing " sudo modprobe ndiswrapper " in terminal.

Now u will see ur device led blinking. Now u can set ur wireless network.
ON my next post I will describe how to setup or connect to a wireless network.
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For the details documentation u may follow the link below:
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/Device/TP-Link_TL-WN620G_(ndiswrapper)