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Old 10-24-2006, 11:34 PM   #1
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need recommendation for new wireless home network

I need a reliable solution for our networking dilemna. I want to connect a desktop computer running SUSE 9.2 through the LAN port and 2 laptops running Windows 2003 and a Mac iBook G4 via wireless. What's a good router to do the job and where can I get the necessary drivers and setup info?
Old 10-25-2006, 12:28 AM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!

You can use Linksys routers with confidence.

The WRT54G is reliable, has NAT and SPI, and you set it
up with a configuration system you reach through your
web browser. No need for any drivers with Linux.
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Yup, until recently when I had to go back to dial-up, that was what we had and it worked very well, along with a cable modem. I was wired but but it worked very well.

Make sure that if you use wireless that the card is supported without having to buy some weird drivers. I think Linksys drivers is available though in the kernel.

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Thanks for all the help!


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