wireless card for laptop

Frank Merenda fmerenda at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 17 15:12:58 UTC 2006

Carson Wilcox wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if anyone could recomend either a wireless PCMCIA card 
> or wireless usb for an older laptop I just install Breezy on. 

I can *highly* recommend cards based on the Rt2500 chipset, the driver is open 
source and included in the distrubution now. The cards work out of the box. They 
are also usually very inexpensive, but not cheap.

I have a ZoNet card, it was only $20/us and works flawlessly. You can get one at:


Here's more about the driver if you are interested:


This manufacturer open sourced it's drivers, so I try to support them.

Oh, and ubuntu info about this chipset and how to use cards based on it is here:


and a bunch of cards based on this chipset are here:


Take care,

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