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Old 02-12-2007, 06:03 PM   #1
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Does Linux (Ubuntu) support Wireless G?


I just want to know if it is compatible with G yet or is it still...R?
 
Old 02-12-2007, 06:23 PM   #2
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...R?

I don't know what you are referring to there, but of course Linux supports 802.11G hardware.
 
Old 02-12-2007, 06:32 PM   #3
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yes it does
 
Old 02-12-2007, 07:12 PM   #4
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ok-thankx. i had heard from a friend that it doesnt support it. But it didnt seem to make sense since linux in general is known to support almost anything. So i can hook a belkin wireless G receiver onto my computer and have it receive an internet signal?
 
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Well, assuming it is supported. That is a per-device issue, not a blanket issue.

802.11G hardware is supported in general, but not all 802.11G hardware. You need to find out if your specific device is going to be compatible.
 
Old 02-12-2007, 08:58 PM   #6
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so how exactly do i find out if it works then? lol-do i plug it in and find out?
 
Old 02-12-2007, 09:18 PM   #7
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Yeah, pretty much.

Unless you can search online before hand and find out if it works.
 
Old 02-12-2007, 10:13 PM   #8
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so how exactly do i find out if it works then? lol-do i plug it in and find out?
This very site has a Hardware Compatibility List which might be able to tell you if it works, and how well it works. Don't take it as the final word, though.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/
 
  


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