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29Jan/120

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:

wget https://blog.up-link.ro/files/2010_0915_RT3572_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.2.zip
unzip 2010_0915_RT3572_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.2.zip
Now we're ready to build and install the driver:
cd 2010_0915_RT3572_Linux_STA_v2.4.0.2/
make
sudo make install
sudo modprobe rt3572sta

That's all.

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