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How to use Edimax EW-7718un wireless dongle in Puppy?
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Mecdor

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PostPosted: Fri 17 Feb 2012, 21:51    Post_subject:  How to use Edimax EW-7718un wireless dongle in Puppy?  

I got a new Edimax EW-7718Un wireless dongle and i can't get it working on puppy-4.2retro-k2.6.21.7-seamonkey. i went into the wireless network wizard but it only shows my ethernet card. if i try and load the driver that is for this dongle "RT2870_Linux_STA" it doesn't find my dongle interface. any help appreciated
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Aitch


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PostPosted: Mon 20 Feb 2012, 11:46    Post_subject:  

Mecdor
This should be what you need, as it's for that early kernel

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=371729#371729

Else try tempestuous's modified early one, here

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=346450#346450

I suggest to remove the other one first, if possible

If they don't work, you'll have to ask tempestuous to compile a driver for your kernel, or update to 4.3 at least

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