Here is a list of wireless cards supported by Ubuntu. Please feel free to add to it. Please put a yes/no under the version name. If you tested it on a beta, please say so.

For clarity's sake, please put yes in bold, unknowns in italics and no's in normal text and sort them in alphabetical order, first by manufacturer and then model.

USB Interface

Brand

Name/Product Number

6.06 Dapper Drake

6.10 Edgy Eft

7.04 Feisty Fawn

7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

8.04 Hardy Heron

9.10 Karmic Koala

10.04 Lucid Lynx

10.10 Maverick Meerkat

Penguin

Penguin 802.11N USB

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes

Yes

Yes

3Com

3CRUSB10075

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes - works perfectly out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

A-Link

WL54USB-A

Unknown

Unknown

Yes - had to manually run dhcp-client though

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Airlink

AWLL3026

Yes -Need to load new driver there are tutorials out there.

Yes - works perfectly

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Ativa

Wireless G

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes, works out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Conceptronic

C54RU

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes, works out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Digicom

8E4213 USB Wave 54

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes, works out of the box (8.04)

Yes - Works out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Hawking

HWU54G rev Z2

Unknown

Unknown

Yes - works perfectly out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Linksys

WUSB54G (v4)

Yes - works from the install CD; NOTE: hard lockups if network-manager is used to activate the interface; WEP and WPA functionality unknown

Unknown

Yes - use manual configuration and set other connections in roaming or disabled; WEP functionality: Yes

Yes - works out of the box

No. (Finally installed ndiswrapper and windows rt2500usb drivers to get it working)

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Linksys

WUSBF54G (v1.1)

unknown

unknown

unknown

Yes - out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

SMC

SMC2662W

Yes - it is detected and can connect

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

U.S.Robotics

USR5423 Wireless USB Adapter

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes - out of the box

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Zonet

ZEW2500P

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes (on Mythbuntu Gutsy) - requires Serial Monkey rt73 drivers. See this HOWTO.

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

PCI Interface

Brand

Name/Product Number

6.06 Dapper Drake

6.10 Edgy Eft

7.04 Feisty Fawn

7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Airlink

AWLH4030

Unknown

Yes - works perfectly

Yes - works perfectly out of the box

Unknown

Belkin

F5D7001

Yes - follow this guide

Yes - same as dapper.

Yes - same as dapper.

Yes - same as dapper.

Belkin

F5D7000 v. 5100

Unknown

Yes Works out of the box

Yes Works out of the box

Unknown

CompUsa

RealTek 8185L

Unknown

Yes Works out of the box

Yes Works out of the box

Unknown

D-Link

WDA-1320

Yes - works perfectly

Yes - works perfectly

Unknown

Unknown

Netgear

WPN311

Yes - works perfectly

Yes - works perfectly

Yes - works perfectly

Yes - works perfectly

TP-Link

TL-WN551G

Yes - works perfectly

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

TP-Link

TL-WN550G

Unknown

Unknown

Yes - works perfectly (AR5005G)

Unknown

CNet

CWP-854

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Yes - out of the box

Cardbus/PCMCIA Interface

Brand

Name/Product Number

6.06 Dapper Drake

6.10 Edgy Eft

7.04 Feisty Fawn

7.10 Gutsy Gibbon

Belkin

ME-1002NB v. 1000

Unknown

Yes - works out box, LEDs do not work

Unknown

Unknown

D-Link

DWL-650 rev C2

Unknown

Yes - works out of the box

Yes Needs linux-restriced-modules installed.

Unknown

Linksys

WPC54GS-UK

Unknown

Yes - needs Broadcom drivers; ["WifiDocs/Driver/bcm43xx" see here]

Unknown

Unknown

Trendnet

TEW-501PC

Unknown

Yes - works out box

Yes Needs linux-restriced-modules installed.

Unknown

TP-Link

TL-WN510G

Yes - works perfectly

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Intersil Corp.

ISL3890 (Prism GT/Prism Duette)
ISL3886 (rev 01)

Unknown

Yes - works fine

Yes - works

Unknown


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WifiDocs/WirelessCardsByVersion (last edited 2011-04-19 02:13:36 by chris-errtech)