Documentation on what patches to apply can be found on this page. If Ubuntu has the driver for your device, it should detect it and load the driver into memory. It is very important to realize that the difference between the two manufacturers. When I click on the wireless networking applet, it connects using the internal laptop radio card wlan0. Doing an “ifconfig”, I see the following: This can be very helpful in identifying the chipset. April 25th, 8.

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This can be done by one or more of these techniques:. How do we tell Ubuntu WikiDevi the best resource.

Post 35 and post 36 of this thread may be relevant to the problem that I’m seeing could it be the same bug? There are many, many manufacturers beyond the examples give here.

This is the most important company to know. April 25th, 8.

Please, please take the time to post to the Forum when you are successful with a particular card. There are two manufacturers involved with wireless cards. The time now is The chipset number can also quite often be observed.


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Conversely, if you know what chipset provides the features you want, you can use the Compatible card list to find a card that uses that particular chipset. First decide if you simply want to listen to wireless network traffic or to both listen to and inject packets. Doing an linxu, I see the following: I belatedly realized the “modinfo” syntax could be gleaned from the output of the dmesg command, namely: I presume it’s more than just a wireless network card.

It is important to realize that at this point in time, Windows can only be used for listening to network traffic. As well, the kernel modules required and in use are displayed. Wireles at this point you need to have decided: The fact that ifconfig doesn’t show it may not be good. Results 1 to 10 of Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

In summary, apparently the Realtek 0bda: Documentation on what patches to apply can be found on this page. The next step provides information about how to determine the chipset in your card or the card you are planning to purchase. The version is typically found stamped on the card and located near the serial number or MAC address.


For linux, generally, you need to patch the wireless stack and driver in order to get the advanced features such as monitor mode and injection capability.

If your prime operating system is Windows, and you like the linux features, consider using a live linux distro. This tutorial will not be providing detailed instructions on how to patch your system.

Be sure to check a number of search entries to ensure they are consistent. Table of Contents Tutorial: Just knowing the card manufacturer and model does not allow you to proceed. If not, the consider using another operating system or using a different card.

[SOLVED] How do we tell Ubuntu to use a DIFFERENT wireless radio card?

Determine your requirements and constraints. Originally Posted by coffeecat. If you are planning to purchase a card then the easiest method is to pick a card from the list of supported cards.