RPi Ralink WLAN devices

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How configure RALink based devices on Official Distro (Raspbian)

Source: mikma.eu

1) sudo apt-get install wpasupplicant

2) sudo apt-get install firmware-ralink

3) sudo wpa_passphrase NetworkEssid password

4) sudo joe /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf - paste text from step 3, remove the passkey line

 network={
       ssid="NetworkEssid"
       psk=945609a382413e64d57daef00eb5fab3ae228716e1e440981c004bc61dccc98c
 }

5) sudo wpa_supplicant -Dwext -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf - ctrl+c to stop

6) sudo joe /etc/network/interfaces - add:

 auto wlan0
 iface wlan0 inet dhcp
 wpa-driver wext
 wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf

7) sudo ifup wlan0


Useful tools:

 ifconfig
 iwconfig
 lsusb