[nSLUG] WIFI dongle for linux?

Scott Cann scottcann1 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 11 06:48:46 ADT 2017


On 10 July 2017 at 22:15, Frank Geitzler <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>
wrote:

> I acquired a Lenovo desktop E7500 system last week, and installed Ubuntu
> 16.04 on it to do some experimentation.  The system does not have a wifi
> card, and I would like to acquire a USB2 wifi dongle.  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?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Frank Geitzler
>
> ​I have an old AirLink
shows up with lsusb as
Ralink Technology, Corp. Airlink101 AWLL6070 802.11bgn Wireless Adapter
[Ralink RT2770]
works on Debian stable, by installing firmware-misc-nonfree package​


​best of luck​


-- 
Scott Cann
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