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Ubuntu: How to build and install Linksys AE1000 Wireless-N linux driver on Ubuntu 11.10

Cisco Linksys AE1000 provides high performance wireless network connectivity for any desktop or laptop computer. The range and data transfer rate achieved by its Wi-Fi Certified N technology rival that of a wired network without the inconvenience and complexity of being tethered. At home or in an office environment, the device makes network connectivity simple and flexible. At public hot spots like caf├ęs or hotels, making an internet connection is secure and fast.

CISCO Linksys AE 1000 Wireless N-USB Adapter

Linksys AE1000 Wireless-N USB Adapter

To install the driver, you need to install build-essential and linux-headers-generic packages first:

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-generic

Download the linux driver and extract the files:

Now we're ready to build and install the driver:
cd 2010_0915_RT3572_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.2/
sudo make install
sudo modprobe rt3572sta

That's all.

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  1. Just wanted to thank you for this blog post. I’m a linux newbie and don’t have a computer engineering degree so some of this isn’t easy for us. However, you just made it VERY easy. Thank you.

  2. Thank you very much, my AE1000 is working now on ubuntu 12.04 64bit, Linux rules!

  3. Awesome! Worked easily without a restart on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit.

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