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RealGomer

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    RE: Setting IPv4 address & sharing
    After looking at several options, I went with the Samba solution. After looking at it for a few moments I figured out how to set it up and share files between WinXP, Win7 & Ubuntu. Actually, easier than Win. Thanks for the help. Oh, and forget about setting the IPv4 address. Apparently when this box was just WinXP, which I had to reload, the IPv4 got assigned and stuck to the NIC.
    Link to this post 23 Aug 10

    After looking at several options, I went with the Samba solution. After looking at it for a few moments I figured out how to set it up and share files between WinXP, Win7 & Ubuntu. Actually, easier than Win.
    Thanks for the help.
    Oh, and forget about setting the IPv4 address. Apparently when this box was just WinXP, which I had to reload, the IPv4 got assigned and stuck to the NIC.

  • RealGomer
    RE: Zoom wireless-n usb not connecting
    Well, I finally got the usb adapter to work. The solution was so simple I could kick myself. There are TWO passwords on the network. The first is the network password. The second, which I had completely forgotten about, was the WPA password. Once I entered the WPA password, everything worked as advertised.
    Link to this post 23 Aug 10

    Well, I finally got the usb adapter to work. The solution was so simple I could kick myself. There are TWO passwords on the network. The first is the network password. The second, which I had completely forgotten about, was the WPA password. Once I entered the WPA password, everything worked as advertised.

  • RealGomer
    RE: Zoom wireless-n usb not connecting
    Well, I got rid of the Zoom usb wireless adapter and tried another usb adapter that claimed to have the Linux drivers on disk. Of course, I need to figure out how to load them. Anyway, are there other settings that need to be made in Lucid to get a connection from the PC thru a router to the internet. I've run the commands, set the IP addresses, and tried what's been suggested. I checked with D-Link and they suggested turning off WEP/WPA and wireless security. (YIKES!!) I did notice that even tho both Network Manager & WICD say the adapter is working and connected, neither the router not the other PC's are seen. So, what do the mavens of Linux suggest? Who knows. Maybe we'll un up with a sticky on how to set up a wireless usb adapter.
    Link to this post 16 Aug 10

    Well, I got rid of the Zoom usb wireless adapter and tried another usb adapter that claimed to have the Linux drivers on disk. Of course, I need to figure out how to load them. Anyway, are there other settings that need to be made in Lucid to get a connection from the PC thru a router to the internet. I've run the commands, set the IP addresses, and tried what's been suggested. I checked with D-Link and they suggested turning off WEP/WPA and wireless security. (YIKES!!) I did notice that even tho both Network Manager & WICD say the adapter is working and connected, neither the router not the other PC's are seen.
    So, what do the mavens of Linux suggest? Who knows. Maybe we'll un up with a sticky on how to set up a wireless usb adapter.

  • RealGomer
    Setting IPv4 address & sharing
    Hood take me but I'm beginning to think Windows might be better than Linux. Anyway, I can connect & share my dual-boot PC with no problems under WinXPPro using wired or wireless. (I've another thread going trying to get the wireless-n usb adapter to work.) Two questions so I can get the wired shares to work. I want to copy beaucoup files from the Win7 PC to the dual-boot PC. When booting into XP, no problems. When booting into Ubuntu 10.04, nothing. I can see the Win7 PC but can't access it. My two questions then are these. First, is there some switch to enable fire & drive sharing under Lynx as there is under WinXP / 7? Second, how does one set the IPv4 address? Under WinXP it's one address and under Lynx it's another. Thank you. Oh, once this puppy is working, it goes to my daughter who wants to learn Ubuntu & Linux.
    Link to this post 14 Aug 10

    Hood take me but I'm beginning to think Windows might be better than Linux. Anyway, I can connect & share my dual-boot PC with no problems under WinXPPro using wired or wireless. (I've another thread going trying to get the wireless-n usb adapter to work.) Two questions so I can get the wired shares to work.
    I want to copy beaucoup files from the Win7 PC to the dual-boot PC. When booting into XP, no problems. When booting into Ubuntu 10.04, nothing. I can see the Win7 PC but can't access it. My two questions then are these.
    First, is there some switch to enable fire & drive sharing under Lynx as there is under WinXP / 7? Second, how does one set the IPv4 address? Under WinXP it's one address and under Lynx it's another.
    Thank you.
    Oh, once this puppy is working, it goes to my daughter who wants to learn Ubuntu & Linux.

  • RealGomer
    RE: Zoom wireless-n usb not connecting
    Right. I tried to connect directly to the D-Link router using its IP4 address. I received the message the site could not be found. I used network manager (I think. I'm new to wireless ubuntu networking) and manually set the computer's IP4, Gateway, and netmask addresses. Nothing. I connect the ethernet patch cable and I'm in. Network Manager show the wireless network, set as automatic log in, as never used even tho I've connected to it manually several times.
    Link to this post 14 Aug 10

    Right. I tried to connect directly to the D-Link router using its IP4 address. I received the message the site could not be found. I used network manager (I think. I'm new to wireless ubuntu networking) and manually set the computer's IP4, Gateway, and netmask addresses. Nothing. I connect the ethernet patch cable and I'm in. Network Manager show the wireless network, set as automatic log in, as never used even tho I've connected to it manually several times.

  • RealGomer
    RE: Zoom wireless-n usb not connecting
    I just checked. The router is in multi-mode - b, g, & n. Should I blacklist the .sta drive and "whitelist" another one? There are 4 files shown named rt2870.*
    Link to this post 14 Aug 10

    I just checked. The router is in multi-mode - b, g, & n. Should I blacklist the .sta drive and "whitelist" another one? There are 4 files shown named rt2870.*

  • RealGomer
    Zoom wireless-n usb not connecting
    I've been trying to get a Zoom wireless-n usb adapter to work. It works under Windows once I enable file & printer sharing. Here's the output from some commands. red@Homebrew:~$ sudo ifconfig -a [sudo] password for red: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0d:61:68:d7:81 inet addr:192.168.0.196 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::20d:61ff:fe68:d781/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:3043 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:2978 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:2639340 (2.6 MB) TX bytes:518873 (518.8 KB) Interrupt:19 lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:480 (480.0 B) TX bytes:480 (480.0 B) wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:36:3c:0a:d9 inet6 addr: fe80::240:36ff:fe3c:ad9/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:7435 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:3121 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:1754267 (1.7 MB) TX bytes:227012 (227.0 KB) red@Homebrew:~$ sudo lsmod | grep rt rt2870sta 461811 1 gameport 9089 2 ns558 parport_pc 25962 1 agpgart 31724 3 ttm,drm,amd64_agp parport 32635 3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp red@Homebrew:~$ red@Homebrew:~$ sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. wlan0 RTxx70 Wireless ESSID:"" Nickname:"RT3070STA" Mode:Auto Frequency=2.417 GHz Access Point: 00:24:01:6F: DA:F1 Bit Rate=1 Mb/s RTS thr: off Fragment thr: off Encryption keyff Link Quality=10/100 Signal level:-49 dBm Noise level:-97 dBm Rx invalid nwid: 0 Rx invalid crypt: 0 Rx invalid frag: 0 Tx excessive retries: 0 Invalid misc: 0 Missed beacon: 0 Windows shows the adapter as rt2780 but here you can see it's claiming rt3070. The wireless icon shows it's getting a signal and I can connect to the local network, or so it seems. I'm running it thru a D-Link DIR-628 router. Is there something else I'm missing? Thank you.
    Link to this post 13 Aug 10

    I've been trying to get a Zoom wireless-n usb adapter to work. It works under Windows once I enable file & printer sharing. Here's the output from some commands.

    red@Homebrew:~$ sudo ifconfig -a
    [sudo] password for red:
    eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:0d:61:68:d7:81
    inet addr:192.168.0.196 Bcast:192.168.0.255 Mask:255.255.255.0
    inet6 addr: fe80::20d:61ff:fe68:d781/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:3043 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:2978 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:2639340 (2.6 MB) TX bytes:518873 (518.8 KB)
    Interrupt:19

    lo Link encap:Local Loopback
    inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0
    inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
    UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1
    RX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:8 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
    RX bytes:480 (480.0 B) TX bytes:480 (480.0 B)

    wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:40:36:3c:0a:d9
    inet6 addr: fe80::240:36ff:fe3c:ad9/64 Scope:Link
    UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1
    RX packets:7435 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
    TX packets:3121 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
    collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
    RX bytes:1754267 (1.7 MB) TX bytes:227012 (227.0 KB)

    red@Homebrew:~$ sudo lsmod | grep rt
    rt2870sta 461811 1
    gameport 9089 2 ns558
    parport_pc 25962 1
    agpgart 31724 3 ttm,drm,amd64_agp
    parport 32635 3 ppdev,parport_pc,lp
    red@Homebrew:~$
    red@Homebrew:~$ sudo iwconfig
    lo no wireless extensions.

    eth0 no wireless extensions.

    wlan0 RTxx70 Wireless ESSID:"" Nickname:"RT3070STA"
    Mode:Auto Frequency=2.417 GHz Access Point: 00:24:01:6F: DA:F1
    Bit Rate=1 Mb/s
    RTS thr: off Fragment thr: off
    Encryption keyff
    Link Quality=10/100 Signal level:-49 dBm Noise level:-97 dBm
    Rx invalid nwid: 0 Rx invalid crypt: 0 Rx invalid frag: 0
    Tx excessive retries: 0 Invalid misc: 0 Missed beacon: 0

    Windows shows the adapter as rt2780 but here you can see it's claiming rt3070. The wireless icon shows it's getting a signal and I can connect to the local network, or so it seems. I'm running it thru a D-Link DIR-628 router. Is there something else I'm missing?
    Thank you.

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