[wifi adapter] Re: cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Jul 26 20:09:24 UTC 2010

On 07/26/2010 08:57 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
> Also, for what it's worth, the chances of success, good performance
> and so on would be considerably better with an internal, PCI Ethernet
> adaptor rather than an external USB one.

Perhaps you missed:
> I rebooted but it does not recognize it.    The power light on the device
> does not even come on.  Here is the model that I have,
> WUSB300N Wireless-N USB
> http://www.amazon.com/Cisco-Linksys-WUSB300N-Wireless-N-Network-Adapter/dp/B000I5K4MQ/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=electronics&qid=1280105824&sr=8-1

Viewing Cisco's own support forum indicates that this adapter has issues
even on Windows:

So, can anyone simply answer the lady's question & provide a reasonably
priced wifi adapter that she can use on her system w/Ubuntu?

And FWIW: I pretty much avoid ndiswrapper if at all possible. Seems
sensible to me to get hardware that works without it.

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