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Which USB Wi-Fi adapter

Fri Nov 02, 2012 9:58 pm


I'm a happy new owner of a raspberry pi (B version, 512 mo of ram). Everything works fine (SSH link, WinSCP, Tight VNC, Apache2,Php,MySql,XBMC)

Now, I want my Rpi internet connection using Wi-fi instead of Ethernet. Which USB Wi-Fi adapters should I buy ?

I'm searching one with a tutorial (to set up on a Rpi) and no problems related (http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeriphera ... d_USB_Hubs)

This one seems okay : http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.a ... 6833314061

Any feedback/experience to share ?



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Re: Which USB Wi-Fi adapter

Sat Nov 03, 2012 1:03 am

I have had good luck so far with this edimax:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/ProductLi ... ax&x=0&y=0

I plugged mine directly into the pi, worked right out of the box and it has run flawlessly since, which is about 4 weeks of 24/7.

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Re: Which USB Wi-Fi adapter

Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:39 am

Edimax 7811.

Plug in and run config utility within LXDE using Raspbian image. Easy.
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Re: Which USB Wi-Fi adapter

Sat Nov 03, 2012 8:49 am

aye, Edimax EW-7811un :)
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