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Old 12-28-2005, 12:42 AM   #1
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recommands for reliable and cheap WiFi PCMCIA card

I'm looking for a WIFI notebook card which will be reliable, not to expansive, supported by linux and supports B anf G
any idea?


Old 12-28-2005, 05:39 PM   #2
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Not Cheap but works;
Old 12-29-2005, 01:22 AM   #3
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what about trenDnet TEW-401PC+? is in compatible with linux?

Old 12-29-2005, 07:55 AM   #4
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Talking Cheap wireless card for linux

I would recommend the NetGear WG511T--I think after a rebate I paid about $30 for mine and have been running it using several different versions of the madwifi drivers for over a year now (Fedora Core 4--often, but not always using Network Manager) and it has worked out great for me. Not sure why you would need b support--if that is really necessary, then this card is not the right one, as it is g only (I am running this card on a home wireless LAN that is mixed--i.e. has one computer connecting with a b adapter). Hope this helps.
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I picked up a Linksys card at Radio Shack for under $50 - which was 25 in real money!

Telling us in which country you live may help us narrow down the costs.
Old 12-29-2005, 11:56 AM   #6
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I need the b for the university, I currently live in israel

Old 12-31-2005, 12:24 PM   #7
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Rep: Reputation: Disabled also has a HCL where you can read user reviews of many wifi network cards, such as the Netgear WG511T for example.
I own the WG511T as well, and AFAIK it is compatible with the b standard. Not a bad card at all, IMHO. Good luck with it.


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