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Summary

  • Model - This is the full device model as noted on the box.
  • Chipset - Chipset vendor name, chipset name, vendor code, and device code. For example, if one was looking for a PCI device:

    lspci -vvnn | grep Network
    04:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter [10ec:8176] (rev 01)

    It's the 'Realtek', 'RTL8188CE', and '[10ec:8176] (rev 01)'.

  • Driver - For a PCI device:

    lspci -vvnn | grep -A 9 Network | grep Kernel
            Kernel driver in use: rtl8192ce

    It's the 'rtl8192ce'.

  • Works "out of the box"
    • Yes - It works perfectly with no manual modifications, or degraded performance.
    • No - It doesn't work at all, has degraded performance, or requires manual configuration to make it work. Please add a comment to what you had to do to get it to work if this was possible, as well as a URL to an outstanding Launchpad bug report to address the issues encountered.

PCMCIA

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

TEW-221PC

ADM8211

adm8211

No

No WEP; Detected only after manual intervention (not on boot).

2009-12-30

TEW-421PC

?

ndiswrapper

No

Detected and set up on 9.04 installation. WPA2 TKIP works great.

2009-05-09

TEW-501PC

AR5006X

?

No

Works out of box provided linux-restricted-drivers are installed

PCI

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

TEW-423PI

RealTek RTL-8185

rtl8180

Yes

Worked out of the box on Karmic.

2009-10-30

TEW-443PI v1

Atheros AR5212

madwifi

No

Use Ubuntu's network GUI and just add WEP key, enable and activate. Works with 802.11b/g. NOTE: linux-restricted-modules need to be installed to work.

2007-05-28

TEW-503PI

AR5006X

?

Yes

Same as 501PC.

2007-04-20

TEW-423PI

?

?

Yes

Installed into 10.10 system and began functioning without any modifications.

18Nov2010

USB

Model

Chipset

Driver

Works "out of the box"

Comments

Last Updated

TEW-424UB

Sis163u chipset

?

Yes

With Lucid Lynx works when adapter plugged in upon installation Compaq Presario 2100.

2010-07-02

TEW-504UB

?

ndiswrapper

No

Works well in Breezy with ndiswrapper, with the net5523.inf driver provided on the CD.

2006-10-14

TEW-424UB3.1

RTL8187B chipset

?

Yes

Worked perfectly in several machines.

2010-18-07

TEW-649UB

rtl8192su

r8712u

No

Could not get it to work on two computers running 12.04 beta 1.

2011-22-12

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