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How to install the Edimax EW-7811UAn Wifi Adapter on the Raspberry Pi

 

Recently I got myself my first Raspberry Pi Model B and they are Amazing little devices for around AUD$38.

To setup an Edimax EW-7711UAn Wifi adapter simply:

sudo pico /etc/network/interfaces

This is just a copy if my interfaces file:

auto lo

iface lo inet loopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
#iface wlan0 inet manual
#wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
#iface default inet dhcp

iface wlan0 inet dhcp
wpa-ssid <Wifi SSID>
wpa-psk <The wifi password>


Save the file:

Ctrl + O

Exit

Ctrl + X


Reboot the Pi:

sudo shutdown -r now
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