[lug] Linux friendly USB wireless

David L. Willson DLWillson at TheGeek.NU
Mon May 3 14:42:27 MDT 2010


Thanks for throwing it out to everyone. It's worked easily and perfectly in lots of machines now. Ubuntu Linux and the other OS. No need for a proprietary driver, even.

You missed one letter in the model number.

Belkin Wireless G USB Adapter
Model F5D7050

$20 at Home Depot, 3000 W. Belleview Ave., Littleton, CO, 80123

David L. Willson
Trainer, Engineer, Enthusiast
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----- "Maxwell Spangler" <maxlists at maxwellspangler.com> wrote:

> David pointed out on Saturday that this Belkin USB wireless adapter
> has
> given him great success and may be found at some local Home Depots
> for
> as little as $13 on clearance.
> Newegg has it for $19 with free shipping.
> While this is definitely not the only USB wireless adapter that works
> with Linux, I tend to prefer items that have been bought and tested
> by
> people I trust like David.
> FYI in case anyone is interested..
> ps. david would you mind checking the model #? I wrote it down as
> f5q7050 but that's because it was like 2mm tall on your device!
> -- 
> Maxwell Spangler
> ========================================================================
>         Linux, Unix and Database Administration
>         Currently: Boulder, Colorado
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