Take the 2-minute tour ×
Ask Ubuntu is a question and answer site for Ubuntu users and developers. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Hello everyone I wanted to know if you guys know of a good wirelles usb internet adapter. I want to access the internet, but I can't because the desktop is to faraway from my router. To make things short I want to help my parents get internet in their old gateway desktop. Is there any usb wireless internet adapter that works out of the box for xubuntu 10.04? I don't have internet and don't want to drag the desktop to my room to install the drivers for usb adapter I just want it plug and play. If it supports wpa even better.

share|improve this question
add comment

1 Answer

My TP-LINK work great for me up until the 11.10 realese you may find problems there if you are thinking to going to 11.10 but with the version your on ubuntu auto detected it and allowed you to join wireless networks. And even better, Its fast.

http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?model=TL-WN821N

But you might want to look at something like this

https://www.thinkpenguin.com/gnu-linux/penguin-80211g-usb-wireless-network-adapter-w-linux-gnu-support

share|improve this answer
    
So this will work with xubuntu 10.04 out of the box. No I'm not planning to update is just for my parents to connect to the internet. It should support usb 1.0 rite? –  jart Oct 26 '11 at 23:43
    
Yes as far as I know it should work out of the box as it did for me with Ubuntu, Xubuntu is very simmilar so you shouldn't have any problems. And check the Websites specs to see if it supports 1.0, it should though –  bmazoka Oct 27 '11 at 0:01
    
If this answers your question then please hit the "check mark" button the mark this question solved. Thank you! –  bmazoka Oct 27 '11 at 0:04
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.