Linux WiFi Monitor mode
Some LM products can be used as wireless packet sniffers, this is a general guide demonstrating how to use them for this purpose. Read more
Linux WiFi Access Point (Wireless AP)
This document serves as a general guide to setting up a Wireless Access Point (AP) in Linux using the following LM WiFi adapters and modules based upon the Realtek RTL8188CUS chipset:
- LM006 – Nano WiFi USB 802.11n Adapter 150Mbps
- LM820 – WiFi SMT Module 802.11n 150Mbps (Onboard Antenna)
- LM821 – WiFi SMT Module 802.11n 150Mbps (U.FL Receptacle)
Other LM products may also work with Host AP, please contact us for more details. Read more
LM809, LM006, LM820 & LM821: Linux driver installation
There are three different drivers available for these products. We recommend that you use the ‘in kernel tree’ driver where possible, which essentially makes these products plug & play in most Linux distributions which use a recent version of the Kernel. Read more
Linux WiFi Ad-hoc mode
Ad-hoc, or IBSS mode allows you to create a wireless network without a central access point. This guide demonstrates a simple Ad-hoc network using one of our adapters and some basic tools found in most modern Linux distributions.
- At the present time, IBSS may suffer from high levels of packet loss due to an issue with the driver.