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    Supported Wifi Adapters

    Dear Forum Member,

    Which wifi adapters are supported by Knoppix 7.2.0.?

    Is a list available?

    Thank you,

    hansie

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    Quote Originally Posted by hansie View Post
    Which wifi adapters are supported by Knoppix 7.2.0.?
    Is a list available?
    Here is a list of 'non-free' wireless drivers:

    knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ vrms | grep firmware
    amd64-microcode Processor microcode firmware for AMD CPUs
    atmel-firmware Firmware for Atmel at76c50x wireless networking chips.
    firmware-atheros Binary firmware for Atheros wireless cards
    firmware-bnx2 Binary firmware for Broadcom NetXtremeII
    firmware-bnx2x Binary firmware for Broadcom NetXtreme II 10Gb
    firmware-brcm80211 Binary firmware for Broadcom 802.11 wireless cards
    firmware-intelwimax Binary firmware for Intel WiMAX Connection
    firmware-ipw2x00 Binary firmware for Intel Pro Wireless 2100, 2200 and
    firmware-ipw3945 Binary firmware for IPW3945
    firmware-iwlwifi Binary firmware for Intel PRO/Wireless 3945 and 802.11
    firmware-libertas Binary firmware for Marvell Libertas 8xxx wireless car
    firmware-linux Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kerne
    firmware-linux-nonfree Binary firmware for various drivers in the Linux kerne
    firmware-myricom Binary firmware for Myri-10G Ethernet adapters
    firmware-netxen Binary firmware for QLogic Intelligent Ethernet (3000
    firmware-qlogic Binary firmware for QLogic IBA7220, QLA1xxx, ISP2xxx a
    firmware-ralink Binary firmware for Ralink wireless cards
    firmware-realtek Binary firmware for Realtek wired and wireless network
    intel-microcode Processor microcode firmware for Intel CPUs
    zd1211-firmware Firmware images for the zd1211rw wireless driver
    b43-fwcutter Utility for extracting Broadcom 43xx firmware
    firmware-b43-installer Installer package for firmware for the b43 driver
    firmware-b43legacy-installer

    You can also use 'firmware' as a search key word in synaptic to see
    what might be available.
    Last edited by utu; 08-04-2014 at 04:57 PM.

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    Dear utu,

    Thank you for your elaborated answer but I mean a USB wifi adapter.

    I carried out a search with "knoppix usb wifi adapter" but could not find an answer.

    Excuses for the inconvenience.

    hansie

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    Hi hansie,

    maybe the page Wireless Fidelity from the Debian wiki can help you bit further.

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