[Wolves] Thomson USB dongle in Linux?

Ron Wellsted ron at wellsted.org.uk
Tue May 19 12:54:06 UTC 2009

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Kevanf1 wrote:
> 2009/5/19 Andrew Lewis <andrew at monkeysailor.co.uk>:
>> 2009/5/19 Andrew Lewis <andrew at monkeysailor.co.uk>:
>>>> Oh, yes I have done extensive Google Linux searches both in UK Google
>>>> Linux and worldwide.  Somehting comes up in the worldwide on but I
>>>> don't speak the lingo..... it's all foriegn language :-(
>>> It's actually an alcatel/thompson. Google translate to the rescue:
>>> http://translate.google.co.uk/translate?hl=en&sl=es&u=http://www.deliriosdeuninformatico.com/2008/02/15/thomson-tg123g-ubuntu-gutsy-y-el-remiendo-de-ndiswrapper/&ei=ApQSSsbMCdGZjAfWrZjfCQ&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=2&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3DTG123g%2Bubuntu%26hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26rlz%3D1B5_____en-GBGB325GB325%26sa%3DG
>> well, sort of the the rescue.... The general theme is ndiswrapper :)
> Ah, cheers Andy.  I think I may have to try it on another XP box then.
>  I wanted to try the Ubuntu live disk on the actual PC that I've been
> trying to get the thing working on.  To eliminate any hardware
> problems.  For all I know the USB device itself may be at fault.

In that case it would still be worth plugging it into linux.  You can
then use "dmesg | tail" and lsusb to check that the device is being
recognised on the USB.

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