I need a PCI wireless adapter that works well with Ubuntu 12.04. I have looked around on the web but a lot of the information is out-of-date or confusing. Could someone point me to a wireless PCI adapter on Newegg or Amazon that they know works well with Ubuntu 12.04? I would really appreciate it.

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  • I am looking for a wireless PCI now for my desktop. This is a great question. The site for "WirelessCardsSupported" below hasn't been updated since some time in 2011, and a lot of the cards on that page are no longer in production, having been replaced by newer versions. – jeffery_the_wind May 5 '13 at 10:00
  • @jeffery_the_wind It seems to me that the page is constantly updated – Antonio Apr 1 '16 at 8:45


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I went through several return/exchange cycles with both Amazon and Newegg, and finally found an adapter that works great on this site:


I ended up getting this one: https://www.thinkpenguin.com/gnu-linux/penguin-wireless-n-pcie-card

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  • At the moment that card costs 99999.99 dollars :) – Antonio Apr 1 '16 at 8:43

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