[ubuntu] Wireless USB receiver no longer connecting ubuntu 12.04

view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hey guys, So i finally installed Ubuntu 12.04 and am dual booting with windows 7 x86. When booting into ubuntu, I experienced problems getting my usb wireless receiver to connect. Through many searches and many forum threads, I was lead to believe it was a driver issue. I am currently using this receiver if anyone is curious. It is marked as compatible with linux, but evidently not in a 'plug and play' type of way. To make a long story short every method I tried to get the receiver to work failed, until I followed the steps found in this forum. It was the only time I received wireless interne (Hardware)