Work ok,great price p. If it doesn’t, don’t panic! And nowadays, nearly all wireless adapters are supported in Linux, but it’s always worth doing a little bit of research before you go out and spend a bunch of money. Is working good so far and no problems. Cheap for a network adapter, works great, great value. Just bought one for my desktop PC.
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They all works pretty good under window 7 I would have to say. I am planning to buy more if the price is still around However, proper software must be applied if you want to make use of all features that the network adapter has available.
Pcobwau2 Computers Electronics Specials Forum. This process is a little easier and usually just involves using “apt-get install”.
Signal strength is constant, though, which is good. When connected, the operating system usually installs a generic driver that helps the computer to recognize the newly attached device. To Products To Forums. There are better USB wifi adapters, but you pay more.
The process of recompiling the kernel is not an easy or simple task, so I would highly recommend against doing anything like this unless you have some kind of intense hatred for our wireless adapter or a bizarre love affair with your favourite wireless adapter.
Does what its meant to do Comment: Works good driveg for the price my friend ordered 5! It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available. Problems can arise when your pcboawu2 device is too old or not supported any longer. And nowadays, nearly all wireless adapters are supported in Linux, but it’s always worth doing a little bit of research before you go out and spend a bunch of money.
Drivers only seemed to plug-and-install once Pros: Stay away from this device, terrible chipset, not worth the money Got it on sale for 15 so other than the long setup time 10 minutesno pcbbowau2 complaints.
But I assume you wouldn’t be reading this unless you fit into either of those categories, so let’s continue on.
Linux wireless drivers depend on the chipset, not the actual product, so if we’re going to have any hope of getting this wireless adapter to work on the SBC then we need to find out what chipset it uses. The drivers for the device can be found here: Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver.
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Driver software is very nice tho, prefer windows wireless for a more seamless integration. For 15 dollars you cant go wrong with this.
Best of all the driver came with the adapter works flawlessly. Never experience any problems with the device. This thing is blazing quick. Works fine, found router on first try.
No trouble finding wireless network. Product is simple, easy to install. In my case, I followed the guide to install the rtlu firmware.
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Even though other OSes might be compatible as well, we do not recommend applying this release on platforms other than the drver specified. Without further ado, if you intend to apply this version, click the download button and install the package. Does what is intended well. I get it as a testing product, it works pretty good even with the CD driver come with the package.
Requires CD drivers to work. Strong signalCheap when on sale.