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Old 12-19-2006, 11:36 PM   #1
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Which wireless USB adapter should I buy to use with BackTrack?

Hey guys, I've got BackTrack and it (just like all other Linux distros) hates my built in Broadcom4306 Wireless Card...

What inexpensive USB adapter could I get that BackTrack already supports (or would be easy to add support to?)

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USB Wireless.. yuck, hard to get working, low power, limited range.. practically worthless..

Why not go for a PCI or PCMCIA Wireless adapter instead ?

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I recommend wired to wireless bridge (aka Access Points). They are OS independent. If you want low latency and ease of setup, wireless Access Points are better. I do not recommend internal wireless NIC because they do not have sensitivity and transmitting power compared to external devices. Also internal wireless NIC does produce problems with the computer.


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