Plug the dongle into your Pi.
At the terminal type:-
Then report back here the output of that command.
Following links from the ebay item I ended up at a page for downloading drivers for the device (windows drivers). Downloading and uncomressed the archive and the driver files inside are labeled prism2. From a prism wiki it doesnt look like prism2 deviced can use the same driver as the prism54.Licaon_Kter wrote:see this info: http://wiki.debian.org/prism54#p54usb
Sorry, you are right. Somehow I missed the part where bigmano stated the ID of his adaptor, so I failed to connect those two informations. I was tricked my reading that the windows driver name was prism02.Licaon_Kter wrote:did you bother to scroll up to the top of the page in my link? read the title
next if you still don't believe me go http://wiki.debian.org/prism54#supported-p54usb search for 1435
Do you really want to continue with this adaptor? It is "G" adaptor. The latest adaptors are "n".bigmano wrote:wifi adapter shows
ID 1435:0427 wistron neweb UR54g 802.11g wireless adapter [ intersil ISL3887]