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Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 12:42 PM
Can someone please post a link to a PCMCIA wireless card that just works in Ubuntu?

I mean one I literally just plugin, and it will work. No firmware, no NDIS wrapper, no headache.

I would... love you... if you did...

Thanks!!!

GeneralZod
July 20th, 2006, 12:44 PM
Do you need WPA, wireless b or g, etc?

Personatech
July 20th, 2006, 01:06 PM
My 802.11g Xterasys XN-2423G card worked right out of the box. Got it for around $19.00 IIRC. I use WEP, though, haven't tried it with WPA...

Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 01:46 PM
I would like to have WPA and G if possible...

At this point anything will do :)!

Titus A Duxass
July 20th, 2006, 02:02 PM
Any card with the rtl8180 chip set, but it's only B.

!nkubus
July 20th, 2006, 02:05 PM
The MSI cards also use the RARlink open source driver that means it works right out of the box too :). Mine is not a pcmcia but it worked without a hitch.

Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 02:30 PM
Can you guys provide links?

I would love to buy them, but I want to peep the exact cards...

PapaWiskas
July 20th, 2006, 03:41 PM
D-Link Air Plus G Wireless DWl-G630 PC Card
works fine for me

Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 04:24 PM
Did it work immedietly?

With no hassle?

Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 04:31 PM
This one?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16833127144

I'll get it if it works straight up...

Can it use WPA okay?

mips
July 20th, 2006, 05:24 PM
Any card with a ralink/prism chipset should be good. As far as I know the Cisco Aironet Client adapters 340/350 use the ralink or prism chipset.

Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 06:02 PM
Does that come with WPA and G?

Also, can I get more links via a purchasing site please?

Most of the searches I have done on your suggestions are turning up nothing...

Thanks!

Zodiac
July 20th, 2006, 07:27 PM
Okay, so far I've got nothin... :(

PapaWiskas
July 21st, 2006, 02:48 AM
This one?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16833127144

I'll get it if it works straight up...

Can it use WPA okay?

Yes that is the one, that is why I bought it.

Congrats to you for wanting to do research before buying something that "just works" in Linux.

I spent 2 months reading before I decided on that card, and I wouldn't waste your time if I wasn't sure.

Have fun when you go WiFi....I love it on mine!

K.Mandla
July 21st, 2006, 03:13 AM
I use the version 3 of this one (http://www.linksys.com/servlet/Satellite?c=L_Product_C2&childpagename=US%2FLayout&cid=1115416828350&pagename=Linksys%2FCommon%2FVisitorWrapper) on two different computers. It works great for me, although I only use WEP and I don't need speeds over b.

Zodiac
July 21st, 2006, 02:25 PM
Yes that is the one, that is why I bought it.

Congrats to you for wanting to do research before buying something that "just works" in Linux.

I spent 2 months reading before I decided on that card, and I wouldn't waste your time if I wasn't sure.

Have fun when you go WiFi....I love it on mine!

Okay... just to be sure on this, I order the card, take it out of the box, plug it in, turn on my PC, and it will just work.

Is that a correct estimation of things? If so, I am ordering it ASAP...

bruce89
July 21st, 2006, 03:37 PM
I had a Ralink one, it didn't work with WPA. It will with Edgy though, as its kernel has the new driver in it.

PapaWiskas
July 21st, 2006, 04:11 PM
Okay... just to be sure on this, I order the card, take it out of the box, plug it in, turn on my PC, and it will just work.

Is that a correct estimation of things? If so, I am ordering it ASAP...

Thats what happened with mine...it just works.

Office Depot carries them in my town....just thought I would throw that out there. And no I dont work or get paid to endorse that store, just telling you where I got mine is all.

Zodiac
July 21st, 2006, 04:24 PM
Awesome... I just ordered it via NewEgg... it should be here soon.

Thank you for your help dawg!!!

And to everyone else who posted!

beercz
July 21st, 2006, 06:17 PM
This oo worked right out of the box for me - using a WEP key with it.

http://www.tp-link.com/product/show.asp?Product_Name=TL-WN510G

Bought it off e-bay for 10 few months back.

Zodiac
July 26th, 2006, 01:24 AM
Yes that is the one, that is why I bought it.

Congrats to you for wanting to do research before buying something that "just works" in Linux.

I spent 2 months reading before I decided on that card, and I wouldn't waste your time if I wasn't sure.

Have fun when you go WiFi....I love it on mine!

Duder... do you recall how you got it to work???

I can't seem to connect to my WEP network...