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wifi adapters
« on: December 16, 2016, 07:37:35 AM »
 

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Buying a USB wifi adapter can be confusing. Many are often not what they advertise. Over the years I have refurbished and repaired literally thousands of computers, both Linux and Windows, with or without onboard wifi NICís. For the last five years or so I have found what I believe to be the most reliably cross platform USB wifi adapters available and I highly recommend them. I cannot recall ever not being able to connect to my office wifi with any computer I was repairing. If you are having difficulty with wifi connections get a Panda wireless USB wifi adapter. They have a website and are distributed by Panther in the US and sold by Amazon for around $15 to $25 US. I am currently connected at 144Mbs on a five year old one. I have two six years old that I keep around the office for plugging into computers I repair or refurbish. I have had several and never had a failure. It is a fine product pretty much plug and surf for Debian, Ubuntu flavors like Linux Lite, Kali with monitor function, BSD, Slack Slax Porteus etc., and Windows, and I have yet to have to load the Windows drivers on machines that have come through the office. Excellent reliable easy to use product.

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Re: wifi adapters
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2016, 01:33:36 PM »
 

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And keep the components of only ONE network-manager in the pc.
Once I searched for many days because the dongle (and network-manager) didn't do the job for I had switched to wicd, but I had not deleted all Gnome-parts. Otherway around Gnome for Wicd the same.  ;)
 

Re: wifi adapters
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2016, 04:25:45 PM »
 

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Excellent reliable easy to use helpful tip.

Thanks, TC!
 


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