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ZacharyI123
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USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter

Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:28 pm

Can you give me a link to a uk website selling a USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter that will work with the raspberry pi?
Don't be mean, I'm only thirteen 8-)

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Re: USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter

Sun Jun 17, 2012 3:33 pm

Here is the community list of tested Wifi adapters. Should be able to check whatever sites you usually buy hardware from with this info.

http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeriphera ... i_Adapters
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Re: USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter

Sun Jun 17, 2012 4:51 pm

jecxjo wrote:Here is the community list of tested Wifi adapters. Should be able to check whatever sites you usually buy hardware from with this info.

http://elinux.org/RPi_VerifiedPeriphera ... i_Adapters
Can you go on the amazon uk website, find one of them and then give me instructions on how to install the drivers (and in terminal or before I load the UI) and how to connect to a wifi network? Thanks
Don't be mean, I'm only thirteen 8-)

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Re: USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter

Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:39 pm

I have the following D-Link device.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/D-link-DWA-160- ... 676&sr=8-1

In Archlinux the drivers are already installed. On Debian requires the firmware-ralink package from the squeeze-firmware non-free repository.
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Re: USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter

Sun Jun 17, 2012 8:08 pm

ZacharyI123 wrote:Can you go on the amazon uk website, find one of them and then give me instructions on how to install the drivers (and in terminal or before I load the UI) and how to connect to a wifi network? Thanks
Would you like a cup of tea with that?

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Re: USB to wireless wifi Internet adapter

Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:02 pm

bredman wrote:
ZacharyI123 wrote:Can you go on the amazon uk website, find one of them and then give me instructions on how to install the drivers (and in terminal or before I load the UI) and how to connect to a wifi network? Thanks
Would you like a cup of tea with that?
Come on be nice, the guys obviously didn't click on the link that was provided above in the thread that listed community tested hardware.
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