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Old 06-30-2004, 09:40 PM   #1
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Wireless Network cards supported by linux

I have just changed from my viirus susceptible XP OS to linux. I am having trouble finding a Wireless network card supported by linux though. Can anyone recomend a good wireless card that is supported by linux? Your feedback will be much appreciated.

Old 06-30-2004, 10:44 PM   #2
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The D-Link DWL 520 works great for me with the CVS version of the Madwifi drivers:
And here's a howto to get the thing working:
Old 06-30-2004, 10:48 PM   #3
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Have a look here:

Also, Orinoco cards work fine.

Any Atheros based card should work too.

Actually, I think you'd be hard pressed to find a card that doesn't work.

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Welcome to LQ, Jertzey. If you haven't already seen it, I would recommend taking a look at the LQ Hardware Compatibility List which is designed to offer reviews of various hardware components. There is a section dedicated to Network Cards, and you may find it to be helpful. -- J.W.
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Thank you to you all for your reply`s. Your help is greatly appreciated. I look forward to getting my network card happening so I can abandon Windows completely.

Thanks all once again



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