[wifi adapter] Re: cannot install ubuntu on older HP computer
antczak at rochester.rr.com
Tue Jul 27 02:45:13 UTC 2010
> >> 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...
> >> 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)
> >> 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 :-)
> +1 on that very useful post by Jordan.
> > BTW: many of us on this list are proud grandparents as well :-)
> Not me! And hopefully not for a few more years. [fingers crossed] :-)
Thank you for all the advice. I will order one of the ones from WalMart.
I will also check out some books from the library. I need to learn more
of the basics in order to even ask questions let alone understand the
answers. Going back to lurking now......Meg
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