I have tried bits and pieces of EVERYTHING. I have ZERO clue what I am doing and am not sure what I have done so far. I need help with downloading the drivers and setting up my N300 for Ubuntu. Please help.

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    What is the output of the wireless info script from here? – fakedad Nov 23 '16 at 5:50
  • Can you explain what that is and how I do that? I'm new to Ubuntu. – W. Davis Nov 23 '16 at 14:14
  • The top answer explains it pretty clearly. Open a Terminal somehow (possibly using Ctrl+Alt+T), then do wget -N -t 5 -T 10 https://github.com/UbuntuForums/wireless-info/raw/master/wireless-info, followed by chmod +x wireless-info, and, finally, ./wireless-info . This should create a file called wireless-info.txt. We need the contents of that text file, so you can paste it here or in a pastebin. – fakedad Nov 23 '16 at 14:22
  • It says "resolving github.com (github.com) ... failed: Temporary failure in name resolution. wget: unable to resolve host address 'github.com' after the first command – W. Davis Nov 23 '16 at 14:32
  • The wget requires an internet connection. Is the computer on which you are executing these commands connected to the internet? – fakedad Nov 23 '16 at 14:46

I regret that there is no way to get your 0846:9020 device reliably working. In fact, I actually own one and have tried many times and in many ways to get it to work properly. This thread explains the process and details the several failures: https://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2264020

I suggest that you look instead for any one of several fully supported devices. Although there are many others, I have and can recommend the TP-Link TL-WN722N.

  • Dang it. Dont want to have to buy stuff. Thats why I got Ubuntu in the first place and not windows :P Thanks though! – W. Davis Nov 23 '16 at 20:57

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