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A frequently asked question: where can I buy a wireless wifi adapter that works out of the box in Linux? Please post your findings in this thread, so that others may benefit from your experiences!

I recently bought an EDUP EP-N8553 dongle, which is fully plug and play in Peppermint 7; no need to do anything, it just works out of the box.

I bought it for only 3,47 (shipping included), at dx.com:
http://www.dx.com/p/edup-ep-n8553-mini-150mbps-usb-wireless-network-card-nano-adapter-black-golden-401231#.WM0VoUemkW0

This is what lsusb says about it:
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Bus 002 Device 006: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. MT7601U Wireless Adapter

And inxi -Nn:
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Card-2: Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter driver: mt7601u
« Last Edit: March 18, 2017, 07:34:32 am by Pjotr »

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I use a TP-Link TL-WN722N that I've had for ages, it works OTB every time.  I also have a D-Link adapter that works OOTB.  In fact, I have a great history with wireless on Linux.  I've never had it not work OOTB, not even on my computers with built in WIFI.  (budget 2012 laptop and an Alienware Steam Machine)

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Good info, guys, nice to know stuff.  Maybe others could post what works OOTB and what doesn't work with Peppermint.   ;)
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Good idea for a topic :)
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