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Wireless PCI Card for Linux?

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What wireless PCI adapter should I buy for linux installs (multiple distros)? Is there a company that supports linux?
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Netgear make some good ones that work on linux. I've used a Netgear 802.11g WG311, on Slackware, It worked flawlessly even on beta drivers.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833122119

Security isn't the best but it works great .

There really aren't that many to choose from, But you can always use Ndiswrapper and get a Windows based card, if you cant find native drivers.
    
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I have found that the Netgears work best with different distros. However, some (most...) require more configuration, which can be a pain.
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Mine required ZERO config.
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