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Ethernet to USB adapter vs USB Ethernet card?

I would like to connect two computers so that one is connected on physicall via the "standard ethernet jack" (got lost in the naming, i believe it's 8P8C) and the other will be connected to a USB ...
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1answer
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Two wireless NIC on RaspberryPi

I want to be able to use two wireless network adapters on my RaspberryPi running wheezy (Debian).One card is to be used to connect to the network and I want the other to run in the monitor mode. Two ...
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711 views

Are USB Ethernet adapter slower than embedded NIC?

I've just bought an usb-lan adapter. it is usb 2.0 and 10/100Mb it connects in full duplex at 100Mb but it is really slow: it goes 10Mb Compared with embedded NIC same file transfert goes ~100Mb Is ...
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1answer
287 views

Slow Bios Check After plugging USB Device

i am having a problem with booting my PC...After plugging my wireless network adapter in a usb port(does not matter which), it takes 30 secs to pass the bios check and start windows loading. If I ...
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354 views

USB Wireless Network Card, PCMCIA Or Internal For Long Term Usage? [closed]

I want to do some testing on my existing internal NIC to see if it is the source of these problems and for this i need another wireless NIC and of at least mediocre quality because i would need that ...
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How to get rid of auto-generated sequence number in network's device name in Windows?

Every time one plugs in the same usb wireless adapter in a new usb port, Windows creates new network device with auto-generated sequence number which looks like this Wireless-N USB Network Adapter #2, ...
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1answer
152 views

What to do when you can't find how your device was registered?

Before Linux Kernel 3.0 (2.6.39) I can run the following command: # ifconfig wlan0 up Now I can't. I got an error saying that this device was not found. I've tried to unplug my usb dongle, plug and ...
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409 views

force connection using USB adapter

I am new to Linux, so even though this is probably a simple problem it remains unsolved after more then 3 hours of googling. I am run running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on an Acer Aspire 5520G. The laptop has ...
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1answer
1k views

How to use CLEAR USB WiMax in Ubuntu (host) and Windows XP (guest) using VirtualBox

I'm trying to use CLEAR Motorola WiMax USB in Ubuntu as there is no support for Linux as yet. I've installed Windows XP as guest in Ubuntu and the version I'm using is 3.2.2. USB is connecting fine in ...
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4answers
812 views

CPU load, USB connection vs. NIC

In general, and understanding the answer may vary by manufacturer and model (and driver, and...), in consumer-grade workstations with integrated NICs, does the NIC rely on the CPU for a lot of help ...
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2answers
485 views

Weird connectivity issue wtih USB Wifi stick

I'm setting up two PCs, and I've been having massive troubles getting a USB wireless dongle working. I have two Sony VAIOs (Windows XP, SP2) that I found second-hand, and since they will be in a ...
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2answers
167 views

Is 802.11n support necessary for a USB wireless adapter´╝č [closed]

I am considering buy one because my old laptop doesn't contain a WIFI module. Some adapters support 802.11n and cost more. 802.11n is the newest in 802.11 series. But I am not sure if 802.11n is ...
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2answers
391 views

Wired and Wireless USB Network Adapter

Does anyone know if there are any USB network adapters out there that have both wired and wireless networking capability? Far-fetched, I know, but thought I'd ask. Background: Some of our users have ...
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1answer
2k views

Internet Connection not working - USB LAN connection - from particular modem

I am trying to fix Internet connection on a friends Dell inspiron 1720 with XP service pack 3. It has an integrated network card that stopped working, after powering down/up the modem still didnt ...
0
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1answer
6k views

USB Wifi will not connect on Windows 7 (Even though the driver installs OK)

Windows 7 will not connect to a WiFi network using a USB Network Adapter. I have 3 adapters: a Senoa SUB 364 (EXT), a Repeatit SU2410 USB V2 and a ZYXEL G202. All of these devices install okay on ...
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1answer
740 views

Enabling the log app on the WDTV

Just flashed the last WDXLTV firmware on my WDTV and it's working fine. I tried to config a Wifi USB adapter but couldn't get it to work. Dropped the log-saver.app.bin on the root of the stick but ...
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4answers
4k views

Wireless USB adapter with OS X support? [closed]

I haven't been able to locate any other wireless USB adapters with OS X support. It should rather be able to handle 108 Mbit/s or higher. Any suggestions? Edit: As I'm not a Mac user, I totally ...