Posts Tagged ‘RT73 in Ubuntu’

RT73 (Belkin 54g USB) on Ubuntu 7.10

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

1. The Back Story [Note: If you just want to know how to make the adapter work, skip to section 2] In my previous post, I mentioned that my music pc’s hard drive bit the dust. There are few things that can make an IT person’s heart sink like turning on their computer and hearing “click click CHUNK CHUNK CHUNK” and then SILENCE, followed by a nice “INSERT SYSTEM DISK AND PRESS ENTER” message. Thankfully I had backed up at least the majority of the content that I really cared about. So I went to Micro Center and bought a new Seagate 250GB SATA drive. Yay. Now, to reinstall the OS. (more…)