[ubuntu-za] Wi-Fi

David Apter dave.apter at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 10:25:20 UTC 2018


Run the cable. Probably cheaper to install than dodgy WiFi dongle that may
even not get a decent signal. Also can then have a wired 'switch' for other
devices.

On Sat, Jun 9, 2018, 11:55 Anton May <antonmay at gmail.com> wrote:

> I would suggest to start here ->
> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WifiDocs/WirelessCardsSupported
>
> On Sat, 9 Jun 2018 at 11:34, Mark Widdicombe <markwiddicombe at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Good day all,
>>
>> My desktop needs wifi on account of the flakes from Vodacom installing my
>> new router downstairs in my house, and I am reluctant to run ethernet from
>> there to my office upstairs. I bought a tp-link wifi dongle (AC600) and
>> have spent most of the morning on Google trying to get drivers to get it to
>> work, but without any luck.  I'm not prepared to waste any more time on it,
>> so I'm going to return it on Monday.
>>
>> Can anyone recommend a 'plug & play' alternative? I'm gatvol of having to
>> jump through hoops every time I buy new hardware.
>>
>> Oh, I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>> Mark
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