This has been asked before, but is there not some sort of simple driver you can install in the terminal to make it work?
- Download Windows XP drivers from CISCO and save the
- Download ndiswrapper and extract it with:
tar -xvf ndiswrapper-xxx(replace xxx to match your downloaded file).
- Change to the directory created by tar:
Execute the following commands one after the other:
make make install ndiswrapper -i drivername.inf ndiswrapper -l ## to verify the installation---should show the driver(s) and device ID> modprobe ndiswrapper
Reboot and see if there's any change.
If you have an old installation of
ndiswrapper, you might want to remove it before starting all the above step.
Refer to this article: Installing cisco linksys AE2500 wireless adapter in Linux