I only have 2 network devices-ethernet on the mobo and the wireless usb dongle. If this does not work, search online for how to install proprietary drivers for your device. Here’s what I’ve done – Installed ndiswrapper Installed ndisgtk Installed the driver rt Why is this wlan3? I had to reinstall another OS, and decided on Mint again. Post as a guest Name. There will be a lot of defectors from the brand, once Belkin’s DNA is in the entire product line, and it’ll happen.

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Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. If it’s hot afterwards, be looking for a replacement, as it won’t hold up. It may well be listed under “Wired Connections” in Network Connections, rather than under Wireless Connections, because it’s a connection that uses an external device rather than an internal wifi card.

Edited by bmike1, 29 January – Personally, I wouldn’t touch Belkin nor Buffalo wireless adapters with a 10 foot pole, both are known for running hot. That page alone doesn’t tell us, in simple terms, the commands used to make the card work.


linux – Ubuntu and Belkin N f6d Wireless USB adapter v2 – Super User

Some companies may say this as a blanket statement to cover their back. Why is this wlan3?

Does your laptop have an internal device wlan0 that needs to be blacklisted in order to prevent a possible conflict? What you do is run the command, plug the device in, and run the command again.

Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Yet I’m glad you hung in there, I’d had tossed the card if not n1550 warranty or exchange period.

My university doesn’t require entering the domain with the username. While I was researching solutions, I came across this old post of mine.

I only have network manager running now. If it’s going to heat up, this test will reveal how it’ll hold up, which is yet to be determined.

How can I install a Belkin N USB Wireless Adapter on my Ubuntu desktop?

Certain credit cards will force a refund of return shipping costs, yet regardless, leave Linux out of the discussion. Post as a guest Name.

Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. Then please post the output, Lets see if Linux can detect it, If it can it will work, We may not be able to help you to get it going but I am sure a Linux forum can.


Andrew 83 1 2 If you need to reset your password, click here. The current driver that I’m using is ru, which is suppose to be the best one. Glad you got it running. I can also use different wireless adapters, I borrowed my brother’s and it connected just fine. I think what I just said above doesn’t matter Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Updated question with the output of those. Check all the boxes listed.

Belkin Wirless adapter, and MInt?

For bekin and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Hopefully we’ll hear back on the commands used to make the adapter work, not all of that output on the linked page, rather the exact commands lnux probably just a few at the most. Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

Am glad that after a year, you’ve found a resolution that works, for now anyway.

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