[ale] Linux for "normal" people?
Mlfveer at cs.com
Mlfveer at cs.com
Fri Nov 19 14:11:28 EST 2004
I have a couple of associates that run wireless Linux boxes and they swear NetGear is the only way to go.
Jay Loden <jloden at toughguy.net> wrote:
>Well, to get your machine running wireless under Linux, the best way I've
>found is simply to buy a wireless card that is supported really well by
>Personally I use a netgear MA311 card in my desktop, and it has "just worked"
>under every version of Linux I've tried, including SUSE 9.1. ?I suggest
>rather ?than pulling your hair out to get any old card working, just get a
>card off ebay that you know will work right off the bat. ?
>Netgear actually provides linux drivers for a lot of their products, also. ?If
>you get an older card that has a "Prism 2" chipset, you're almost guaranteed
>it will work.
>On Thursday 18 November 2004 10:16 am, O. Nunez de Villavicencio wrote:
>> Hi Jay,
>> I bought me a SuSE 9.1,; set it on the computer; pressed a few bottons, and
>> loaded itself (with very little help from me). It was magical. So, for all
>> intents and purpuses it is loaded. I live at an old 'Post' apartment that
>> does not allow any DSL, but BellSouth (and yes, I want to get out of this
>> place, as soon as my lease allows it). In Miami -where I am coming from-
>> BellSouth never gave help to Linux users, so I do not want to fund them,
>> and I will like to go WiFi -and I want to go as FREE as allowed. That is my
>> dilemma, at this time.
>> I must now how to program my box to go WiFi, and -not knowing- that is
>> where I need help. Thank you for wanting to help. I hope you are the person
>> to do it. \Orlando 770.993.3652
>> Jay Loden <jloden at toughguy.net> wrote:
>> >Well, I'll be glad to help you in any way I can..what exactly were you
>> > looking for?
>> >On Wednesday 17 November 2004 12:30 pm, O. Nunez de Villavicencio wrote:
>> >> I want to be evangelized into Linux -as I do not like Windows, because
>> >> it always crashes on me- but I find no takers. Would you be an
>> >> evangelist? Thanks...
>> >> \Orlando 770.993.3652
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