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    hey guys i gotta Linksys WUSB54GC dongle and ive used it with many linux distro's and its always plug and connect thats it, bt4 recognizes the dongle with the lsusb command but i have googled around and cant find any info on how to get it working with bt4 any help would be great.

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    Can you be more specific? Is it just not seeing your router?

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    no its not showing up under network interfaces, i can only get a wired connection

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    Have you not tried starting the network services yet?

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    When you plug it in and then run 'dmesg' do you see the new hardware recognized in the dmesg output? Also, after you have plugged it in do you see the adapter as an available wireless adapter using 'iwconfig' ?
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    i had this card and i used it all the way back in bt4beta and it even worked there. please post what creepykrawler suggested because i know for a fact that this card works.
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    dmesg command output shows it as a rt73 led device and it till does not work, and it doesnt show up with ifconfig command as a network interface. but this is the output for lsusb command

    Bus 007 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 005 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 006 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 002 Device 002: ID 13b1:0020 Linksys WUSB54GC 802.11g Adapter [ralink rt73]
    Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
    Bus 003 Device 002: ID 0483:2016 SGS Thomson Microelectronics Fingerprint Reader
    Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
    Bus 001 Device 003: ID 054c:0243 Sony Corp. MicroVault Flash Drive
    Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

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    shane8002 - Can you post the command sequence you are using to try and get this dongle working for you?
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    Default Re: wireless troubles

    I'm also having similar troubles with the WUSB54GC v3.

    BackTrack is not recognizing the adpater. I know the adpater is good as it works fine in Ubuntu.

    The output from iwconfig lists just lo and eth0.

    The output from dmesg shows that BackTrack is not recognizing the adapter as a WiFi device. Below is the output from unplugging/plugging the adapater.
    usb 1-1: USB disconnect, address 2
    usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
    usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice


    Any ideas?

    Thanks!

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    iwconfig
    <look and see what wireless interface you have>
    ifconfig wlan0 up
    or
    airmon-ng start wlan0, wlan1 etc
    @whwvwhwv - I am curious if your v3 card is a different unsupported chipset instead of Shane's rt73, which is. Might want to check the supported wireless card page.
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