If the hardware is being detected correctly, then I’m suspecting that ath9k might not be the correct driver after all. Use your network-interface to connect to the WLAN. Next time you purchase a piece of hardware ask yourself if it is free software compatible. If the hardware is not being correctly detected, it might be too new. You could use the pre-installed NetworkManager for that.
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So i tried to install the athk9 driver myself: Furthermore, they might only work with proprietary firmware FOSS -column.
Select all dmesg in a terminal. Glad it’s working out. I have followed every step, but I am extremely lost on why it is not working.
Known unsupported chipsets are at the end of each list. If the hardware is being detected correctly, then I’m suspecting that ath9k might not be the correct driver after all. With non-free drivers and firmware support is often unavailable or severely constrained.
You also can use NdisWrapper http: Hosting provided by Metropolitan Area Network Darmstadt. A good indication of support is Tux being displayed on the product’s packaging. In practice this means manufacturers are required debina cooperate by releasing specifications and free drivers that can be worked on by the community.
Périphériques PCI/PCI-E Atheros 802.11n (ath9k)
Each list has two main elements: Prism3 SSF devices require non-free firmware from userspace. If the hardware is not being correctly detected, it might rebian too new.
Device dwbian is essentially a two-part process: Drivers and firmware are what determine if, and how well, your hardware works. They need to be confirmed and need specific guides. If available, a help page link will provide you with further information. The driver download does not contain license information.
I suggest you undo everything you did and follow the Debian guide link I just posted above. Graphical Network Connection Tools: Simple guide The following devices have been tested and are confirmed to work with FOSS software only with the latest Debian: Select all sudo make defconfig-ath9k sudo make but when im running make commandit returns: Complex installation procedures are no longer required and support may continue long after a product has been discontinued.
Debian — Details of package firmware-ath9k-htc in sid
New USB device strings: Thanks for your answer. I then googled “Debian Atheros AR” and received as the first hit: Free software based systems such as Debian depend on the cooperation between manufacturers and developers to produce and maintain quality debiaj and firmware.
Availability of compatible WiFi chipsets Currently there are only a few modern wifi chipsets readily available that work with free software systems.
One company which specializes in free software and sells In less than two minutes I did the following: You could use the pre-installed NetworkManager for that.
Wifi has always been a problem for free software users. I have an Atheros based wireless NIC and it works great.