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

ms devicerandom at gmail.com
Tue Jul 27 11:27:25 UTC 2010

On 27/07/10 03:45, Antczak Family wrote:
>>>> 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 :-)
>> +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

I will be more than happy to help you understanding :)

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