Setting up Wifi on Wheezy

| July 29th, 2012

Plug in your USB wifi adaptor and then type this command

$lsusb

You should see a output of the listings such as this

Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0ace:1215 ZyDAS ZD1211B 802.11g

Now check the reposotiry to see if there is a driver for this chipset

$apt-cache search zd1211

zd1211-firmware - Firmware images for the zd1211rw wireless driver

Install the driver

$sudo apt-get install zd1211-firmware

Now you can install a wireless tool

$sudo apt-get install wicd-curses

Once this has installed you can then run the configuration tool which, and connect to your wifi network.

$wicd-curses

And you will see a interface like the one shown below

From here you can setup your wifi network

2 Responses to “Setting up Wifi on Wheezy”

  1. David Says:

    Thanks for this. This is the one, out of many, that made it work. I think using wicd-curses was the answer as I was able to play around with the settings. Nicely working now!

    Unh.

  2. marcing Says:

    Thank you for help 🙂
    I finnaly setup wifi connection in my RPI.

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