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Harfud
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Ralink USB WiFi install problem

Post by Harfud » Tue Dec 05, 2017 3:53 pm

I've been using Mint for a couple of years but new to LMDE2

I've acquired a USB WiFi adapter.

LSUSB = 148f:7601 Ralink Technology Corp which I traced to RT2800USB chipset.

Found the Debian page for that chipset: https://wiki.debian.org/rt2800usb

However when I follow installation step 1: deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free I get a message of: No Command deb Found.

Probably a my lacking LMDE2 specific knowledge issue, can anybody point me in the right direction please.

Moderator: moved to the LMDE forum from the Main Edition forum.

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Re: Ralink USB WiFi install problem

Post by Harfud » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:19 am

Update...

I created file jessie-non-free.list in /etc/apt/sources.list.

Cut and paste: deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ jessie main contrib non-free into it.

Ran apt-get update as root and packages read.

Ran apt-get install firmware-ralink as root = firmware-ralink is already the newest version.

Connected USB wifi adapter = No wireless interface in network settings.

Progress but no success.

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