PaddyPi
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TP-link WN722N without web access?

Tue Jul 24, 2012 8:41 am

I'm having problems getting a TP-link WN722N working, looked at the faq here..
http://elinux.org/RPi_Peripherals#Wirel ... ebian_6.29
, but seems like chicken and egg, can´t do any apt-get without being online nd can't get online ....

Is there a way round this? Fairly newbie.

Thanks

Paddy

PaddyPi
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Re: TP-link WN722N without web access?

Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:23 am

I should add that there's a laptop with web access next to the Pi, but can't get the pi to network to that either :oops:

rasbeer
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Re: TP-link WN722N without web access?

Tue Jul 24, 2012 5:52 pm

I think if you're using linux on the laptop, you can apt-get the relevant packages. The binary (.deb) files will end up in /var/cache/apt/archives. Assuming you have a card reader it ought to be pretty simple to copy them to a convenient directory on your SD - I think the cp command would do the trick.

Then with the SD in your Pi, cd to the directory containing the .debs, and install them with dpkg -i <list of relevant .debs>.

HTH & sorry if that's a bit vague - quite newboid meself. ;)

rasbeer
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Re: TP-link WN722N without web access?

Tue Jul 24, 2012 6:29 pm

I thought you'd need to install the packages on your main pc, but the apt-get people have thought of everything, and some kind folks at stackexchange have documented the options.

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