Selecting previously unselected package linux-image If your device is listed as device ID you can use lsusb -v -s to see full details about that device, or only lsusb -v to see full details about all devices. There is some information on rtusb on the Debian wiki-page. Use lsusb instead, as in “list USB”. Fore reference, here is the output of this command.

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This is Ubuntu Studio I followed some links to compat-wireless and it ended up installing an updated kernel package Ubuntu Studio Does lsusb provide any info on it or just the brand?

Atheros AR9170 devices (carl9170)

If I unplug it and replug it it almost always recovers, but it’s a pain to have to always do that. I have the carl firmware binary, now I need to put it in the right place and install the driver.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. DWA, rev A2 – my old one – works well with Linux DWA, rev B2 – the new one – doesn’t appear to have support on Linux Maybe it’s not that it’s impossible to get it to work on Linux, as much as it is a difficult task for me.


I am leaving this answer as a future reference for myself and for others who have the same problem with B2 dws-160 of DWA wireless adapter.

Anyone have some actual instructions how to disable the old arusb driver and replace with the carl driver? In fact, I am only starting to use Linux. Tim Looks to me like you are using the lspci -k command to accomplish pretty much the same thing as with the lsusb -v command.

Also, this user explains how to do this on a Ubuntu Linux, can I still follow that guide point by point even on Debian Linux? December 7th, 6. Updating driver for DWA ubuntu for Ubuntu Something called kernel backport? I mainly use it on a Windows computer, but I know that it works in Ubuntu I have used this website to install the driver for DWA http: Need to get There is some information kinux rtusb on the Debian wiki-page.

Atheros AR9170 devices (ar9170usb)

A2 it usually autorecovers, ive found though that torrents will cause my connection to hang after a short while. And then install the B2 on my Windows computer. December 7th, 1. I made a script to install all the software I want like VLC etc, but to follow the guide above everytime I need a fresh install of ubuntu sounds tiring.


Sign up or log in Sign up dw-a160 Google. A2 I am running into several issues with attempting to follow the link’s instructions. Ask Ubuntu works best with JavaScript enabled. It will shows which loadable kernel modules LKM are currently loaded. The time now is Post as a guest Name.

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Results 1 to 10 of Back in Root Terminal, I issued following command. I’m not very good with Linux. Tags for this Thread dwa wifi usb d-link. May 26th, 8.

You might be able to remove that second option from the menu if you would like to, but I prefer to have it stay there just in case the other one stops working. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy daa-160 and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. December 7th, 4.