[nSLUG] Re: WIFI dongle for linux?
mspencer at tallships.ca
Tue Jul 11 01:25:26 ADT 2017
> A-1 Laptop at the Dartmouth Shopping Centre has two models -an
> Airlink N150, and an Airlink N300. The paper documentation for each
> of these models in the store assures the purchaser that each dongle
> will work with many models of Windows and Apple, but does not
> mention Linux drivers. Has anyone in either club any experience
> with either of these dongles (or any others) running under Linux
> which you could recommend?
"...or any other..."
I had an Airlink 100 USB wifi dongle working with Slackware 14.1
(3.10.17 kernel) on a Panasonic Toughbook with wicd which saw it as
So I'd risk another Airlink USB dongle if I were in need of the like.
But I didn't use it very much because the Panasonic battery was
prombematic and I soon bought a newer laptop with on-board wifi. Too
bad as it's a nice machine and I like it better than the new one. But
short battery life and many hours to recharge made it unusable for my
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