Ubuntu – How to install wifi driver Ralink RT3290


I'm new to Ubuntu. How can i install wifi driver Ralink RT3290 802.11bgn? And please if you can help me step by step 😀 Thank you very much!

Best Answer

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  • Download the source code of the driver:

    wget http://dl.dropbox.com/u/11876059/DPO_RT3290_LinuxSTA_V2600_20120508.tar.gz
  • then extract the file from tar file

    tar -xvf DPO_RT3290_LinuxSTA_V2600_20120508.tar.gz
  • after that enter to this dir

    cd ~/DPO_RT3290_LinuxSTA_V2600_20120508
    # compile the make file
    sudo make install
    # install the make file
  • After that activate the wireless driver

    sudo modprobe rt3290sta