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Re: [SLUG] PCI Wireless cards
- To: James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] PCI Wireless cards
- From: Martin Pool <mbp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 25 May 2006 11:15:44 +1000
- Cc: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On 24 May 2006, James Gregory <james@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I need to buy a PCI wireless network card. I need it to work with Ubuntu
> (dapper) with the least amount of effort possible. Speed isn't so
> important, but I'll get the fastest one that meets my zero-effort
> criterion. What should I buy?
> There's this one:
> But the page uses words like "problematic" and "pioneer", which makes me
> wary. Is there a better option?
Personally I've found it less hassle in the past just to buy a wireless
bridge and plug that into the machine's wired ethernet port. (Assuming
it has one, but most of them do these days.) But if you find a pci card
that works easily with Ubuntu that's great.