[lug] Linux friendly USB wireless

Chan Kar Heng chankarheng at gmail.com
Tue May 4 09:01:40 MDT 2010

hi there.

I think the model is actually F5D7050ak v4.
happen to buy one recently since finding out that one can successfully 
plug & play it.
there are quite a few variations of Belkin USB WiFi adapters.

some info i've found just recently, in case you're interested:

hope it helps.


David L. Willson wrote:
> Maxwell,
> 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
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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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