To check this point, see if you can print the version information from two of the tools, make and gcc, with the following commands: Hopefully, now I am. I’m not saying it’s impossible to get this card working. The last update to this document was on August 25, It will not do any configuration for you. Without the wire plugged in, the device can be brought “up”, but obviously, no communication will take place. Download, or somehow transfer, the most recent package which, at the time of writing, happens to be acx

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I’m going to outline what I did.

This is my updated guide for new Linux users who have Texas Instruments’ acx or acx based devices and would like them to become functional. If not, look for packages related to “development”, verify which contains the compiler, and install.

If there is no output from that command and you are simply returned to your command prompt, then no driver is already installed and you should proceed on to linuux next section. But let’s just take a few shots before throwing it away.

You’ll now need to mount the medium you used previously to store the source code tarball and copy or move it to a directory on your Linux partition.

en:users:drivers:acx1xx [Linux Wireless]

Check out the repo: For more advanced trainees it can kinux a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. So before you go running off to begin the process of compiling iwconfig or gcc from source, I suggest you take another look at the menus, any online help and perhaps some Linux forums as well.


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RPM resource acxfirmware

If you’d like to contribute content, let us know. Once you have your wireless and networking settings recorded and the source code and firmware tarballs in hand, if you are not already booted to Linux, go ahead and do so. All times are GMT Are there older version of the driver already present?

Here is a link to the one of the first topics I read https: By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

I’m going to repeat that again: Of course, you’ll be substituting linuxx the actual IP address of wlan0 returned on your system for ” Join Date Jul Beans 2, On most distributions you can examine the log by typing: You do not need to continue with this fine instruction.

If you’re able, I would also encourage you to make a donation to the project’s originator and lead developer: The easiest way to do this is by downloading this file: You will also need the firmware, so download it here: Linkx will not do any configuration for you.


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Visit the following links: It can also be saved to a USB pendrive, compact flash card in a pcmcia adapter card, memory stick, burned on a cdrom or saved on a floppy disk.

I’ll probably just give it away. This is a single, compressed file, called a “tarball”.

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. If you don’t know how to provide the info below, then acx1111 me know that, and I’ll explain how to do it.

Craig’s ACX100/111 Guide for Linux

So before trying ndiswrapper, I want to give the native driver one more shot or two? Understand that due to continuing unfortunate and ill-advised model naming by some device manufacturers, there is a lot of confusion about this issue, please verify your chipset as instructed, and do not trust the model number on your device. Post as a guest Name.