Question: Desktop and wireless card

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DWai
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Question: Desktop and wireless card

Post by DWai » Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:57 am

Hello everyone,

Warning* I am a complete newbie.

I just installed Linux Mint on my desktop, Linux being the only operation system. I do NOT have wired connection so I have a netgear usb stick/card. Questions 1: How do I make the computer recognize the usb card? Questions 2: How do I connect to the wireless router? I do not have any other way of connecting to the internet.

Any help is appreciated! Thank you!

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Re: Question: Desktop and wireless card

Post by catweazel » Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:09 am

DWai wrote:
Thu Feb 22, 2018 2:57 am
netgear usb stick/card
It would be helpful to others to know the model number.
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Re: Question: Desktop and wireless card

Post by DWai » Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:04 pm

It is the Netgear 6200 Network Adapter. It is probably 5 years old.

If it is too old and not compatible with Mint, I can purchase a new one or a better one if you recommend it.

Thank you so much for helping!

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