I found that the laptop was using an intel centrino chip which used the iwlwifi driver. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. In case of mini pciE cards you should look for Atheros and Intel products intellinuxwireless. On the bottom of the main page there are links to specific chipset manufacturers like Ralink , find chipset and on the right there is a link to list of all adapters that use that specific chipset. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. I Googled and found a bunch of websites with often outdated or conflicting lists of specific cards, but I’m hoping for more general rules of thumb, so I’m not always trying to Google for sufficient evidence of a certain card working and sufficiently little evidence of that card not working. Joseph Nobody 5.

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BB code is On. Thanks for your time. Thanks for all your help, reed. I eventually realized that my laptop never had these issues which prompted me to determine the driver and hardware being used for it’s wireless internet. Yang 3 6 Joseph Nobody 5. If you need to reset your password, click here. Linux – Distributions This forum is for Distribution specific questions. The time now is Just for my own knowledge and also because we’re going to make a local Fry’s run soon for a bunch of adapters for various desktopsare there any wireless network adapter manufacturers that I should generally stick to for zero hassles?


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I checked online a bit and found people that said this card works in linux but can someone help me where I should look or get a module for it so that I can use it? I had the same flakey card on a Karmic machine with ndiswrapper.

By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Visit the following links: Is there a way to be sure mine is turned on?

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. No linus card manufacturer that I have used has even come close to these speeds on an ubuntu desktop.

Not a member yet? For more information about specific models browse this page. Having a problem logging in? I am posting this to help others out there that might be using the trendnet brand. I downloaded and built rtl drivers, and while I have stronger signal, I still get disconnected, albeit less frequently. After days of frustration and only being able to connect to unencrypted and WEP networks, I reverted back to Interpid.

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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. For some reason, this time it worked without issues. In case of mini pciE cards you should look for Atheros and Intel products intellinuxwireless. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. You may be right about different revisions of the card, but the important bit is to look at the pciid, in this case 10EC: So, I don’t think there is anything to scan.

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So now rtl loads by default, but network manager did not create a default wireless network, ie wlan0. If you’d like to contribute content, let us know.

The best card hands down for the ubuntu desktop is the intel centrino cards. When you find something that interests you note the chipset and go to WikiDevi.

Here is the result of lsmod. Also, I know some cards can be turned on and off. Before I plugged in the network card, I installed Karmic, and blacklisted native rtlx drivers first because the driver caused a kernel panic on startup on my machine described in this bug report – bugs.

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