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How to install Asus PCE-N53 wireless driver on Ubuntu?

Hey everyone.

I want to start using Ubuntu linux but I can't connect to my wireless network. I don't have an ethernet cable long enough, but I was able to use my portable 4G stick or my phone usb tethering to access Internet.

My wifi card is Asus PCE-N53. Asus website has drivers for this card for linux, but I had no idea how to install it. I opened terminal with admin rights but the commands didn't work cause it didn't find the file. I have no idea what to do from there. I also don't know how to use the repository drivers at all.

All the posts on the internet are written with shortcuts assuming the reader knows everything, but I don't know anything. This is my first night with linux and it's going horribly annoying.

If you need the driver's website it is this:

So what I want to know, is there a way to easily get my network adapter to work? I can see that I won't have something like running a .exe and waiting for it to finish automatically.

and PLEASE make the steps simplified, don't assume I know where I'm supposed to go if you skip parts to save time.

Thanks in advance!

3 Answers

  • Chet
    Lv 7
    8 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    First try the additional drivers utility in Ubuntu. Connect your computer to the net any way you can.

  • corti
    Lv 4
    5 years ago

    Asus Pce-n53

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    The cd is in all hazard previous anyhow. Run lspci to p.c. out the chipset in the gadget, then use that documents plus your distro to objective to discover and answer by using google or the distro's boards.

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