[olug] Linux Compatible USB Wireless Adapters

Sean Sinclair seanfsinclair at gmail.com
Sat Dec 17 18:26:51 UTC 2011

In Ubuntu, there is a way to use the windows wireless driver, but I'm
not so sure in openSuse. In ubuntu you would use a program called


On Sat, 2011-12-17 at 10:05 -0600, Thomas D. Williamson wrote:
> I am looking to upgrade my wireless network and need to set up one box  
> with a USB  adapter. I am planning to go to a 300 or 600 Mbps router,  
> but I am not finding any listings in the compatibility for Linux for  
> anything that matches the Linksys, Belkin, or D-Link Model numbers I  
> was considering to match that speed.
> Should any of those with at least 300 Mbps USB adapters work without  
> much difficulty, that is, are there drivers that will work with only  
> needing to download and install the correct one?
> This will be on a system with a 32 bit OpenSuSE 11.x. I will probably  
> go to 12 in the next few weeks.
> Thanks,
> Tom
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