[wifi adapter] Re: cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer
wayward4now at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 00:25:32 UTC 2010
On Mon, 2010-07-26 at 16:27 -0700, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/26/2010 03:03 PM, Jordon Bedwell wrote:
> > On 7/26/10 3:09 PM, NoOp wrote:
> >> 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.
> > Belkin adapters are the best for Linux, they are 1.) Cheap, 2.) Contain
> > a chipset that Linux seems to love and 3.) Did I mention they're the
> > most common because they're cheap? A lot of people use the F5D7050 works
> > well with Ubuntu...
> > http://www.walmart.com/ip/Belkin-F5D7050-Wireless-G-54Mbps-USB-Network-Adapter/3756936
> > If you want to go the easy route though, Asus (a company I'm known to
> > love because they make the best motherboards if you wanna hack some
> > serious shit up ~ *cough* dual boot Debian + Hakintosh anybody?) I would
> > recommend this stick
> > http://www.asus.com/product.aspx?P_ID=UI3ejenXyxqQTIcJ&templete=2 (which
> > Walmart sells)
> > http://www.walmart.com/ip/ASUS-USB-N13-Wireless-Adapter/13907689?findingMethod=rr
> > it's actually cheaper than the Belkin adapter too @ $22.84, and known to
> > be more reliable. The Asus card has Linux drivers as well, from Linux
> > as you'll quickly see if you visit the Asus link I provided.
> Thanks Jordon. Over to you grandma Antczak :-)
> BTW: many of us on this list are proud grandparents as well :-)
Many of us are just as old as heck, without becoming Grandparents. The
breeding rituals of the Nerd are in need of updates. Mine failed to
compile. :) Ric
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