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The gem that used to be packaged as libusb-ruby or similar in distributions is most likely ruby-usb. At least your code worked fine when I used that gem. I would suggest that you add a Gemfile to your project and use RubyGems to manage those gems, as some of the less popular gems are often likely to drop out of distributions when no maintainer for the ...
According to your link the filename of the driver should be mt7601Usta.ko (.ko is the extension for kernel modules). Kernel modules are usually installed in /lib/modules/$(uname -r), so use find /lib/modules/$(uname -r) -name mt7601Usta.ko then sudo rm to delete it if you're sure it is the right module (or mv to move it out from the modules tree so it won't ...
You can use 'KERNEL=="sd*", SUBSYSTEMS=="scsi" ' with some ATTRS to filter USB storage devices. Notice all the USB storage devices thus also pendrives and memory cards are recognized as SCSI devices so they are assigned as /dev/sd*. Here you have a very good tutorial on how to create UDEV rules: http://www.reactivated.net/writing_udev_rules.html
I like installing from live image: http://www.debian.org/CD/live/ I prefer unetbootin for making usb stick. I don't trust myself with the "cat > /dev/sdX" - in case if I wipe some other partition. Less likely, but still.
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