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According lsusb I have the same device: Bus 002 Device 018: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. The CD contains the following file: DPO_MT7601U_LinuxSTA_188.8.131.52_20130913.tar.bz2 Can be downloaded from official website, too: http://www.mediatek.com/en/downloads/mt7610u-usb/ Extract the file, enter the directory, which contains the Makefile, and run: ...
Based on the output, you have a " in place of a : in the command. The command you entered looks like this, likely: sudo add-apt-repository ppa"nilarimogard/webupd8 ... instead of this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 Make sure the command you're using is the second one.
On linux, when it asks you for password it is normal - letters are not showing (for safety reasons I think). If that is your problem simply type your password and press enter. :)
In general, Wireless mice and keyboards that have a USB dongle don't need any drivers, in any OS - they will just work. The drivers will not usually be essential, but will only add extra features such as a little configuration console (that runs all the time in the tray, consuming resources), or activate extra features on the device, usually unrelated ...
Actually you know if you wi-fi target is supported? If you have dual-boot with windows try to enable the wi-fi connection and go back to ubuntu, sometimes it works. You can also push super(windows) and look "drivers" you iniciate -Additional drivers and via ethernet get what you need.
Your relatively new device 168c:0036 isn't covered in your relatively old 3.2.0-xx kernel. You can correct this by installing the wireless modules backported from kernel version 3.8. First, identify your kernel details: uname -r Your kernel will either be 3.2.0-xx-generic or -generic-pae. Obtain a temporary internet connection and open a terminal and do: ...
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