Installing WiFi adpaters

Following a list of WiFi adapters and the steps to install it

Intel 5100

Ctrl+Alt+F1
apt-get install lshw
apt-get install firmware-iwlwifi
modprobe -r iwlwifi
modprobe iwlwifi
ifconfig wlp1s0 up (Confirm the wifi logical name by using the command “ip address”)

Ralink RT3290
1. Download the patched file from below link
2. Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+F1) and cd into the folder where the file is downloaded, e.g. cd ~/Downloads.
sudo tar -xvf rt3290sta-2.6.0.0.dkms.tar -C /usr/src
sudo dkms install -m rt3290sta -v 2.6.0.0 –force
reboot

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