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Good USB wireless adapter for ubuntu [available in the UK]?

Good USB wireless adapter for ubuntu [available in the UK]?

I currently have an Ubuntu Jaunty setup using a Netgear Wg111T usb adapter that craps out regularly and also has to be disconnected during boot up. It's annoying enough that I'd like to get a new one.

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Guest [Entry]

"You might find http://www.linuxemporium.co.uk/products/wireless/ a useful resource. A friend of mine bought one from there for use with a Linux laptop and has had no problems with it. Not the cheapest, but you've got more guarantee of decent Linux support than you'll get elsewhere.

Edit: One thing to be aware of when following specific recommendations is that it is not unusual for two devices with exactly the same model number (and sometimes no other easily identifiable differences) to have different versions of the chipset and it can be that one works well with Linux and the other doesn't reliably (or at all). Worse, it is not unheard of for externally identical (including model numbers) devices to have different chipsets altogether.

If you do end up buying a device online that should work will with Linux (as per someone's recommendation) but doesn't, remember your right to a cooling off period of seven days from receiving the goods during which you can get a full refund. See this recent BBC article, and this one too, for some detail on that."
Guest [Entry]

"I think using ndiswrapper utility isnt that bad

Great if you find a better solution than mine,
But if u HAVE to use ndiswrapper NETGEAR WG111 is a great option.
I see u use WG111 already, maybe it crashes bcos of a bad driver.

Try this one...

get the zip file from :
ndis drivers for wg111

NOTE : dont use the .inf file in the mother folder, instead find the correct .inf file in the ndis5 folder

thats it"