Questions tagged [network-adapter]

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Is there an adapter to convert my USB internet dongle to Ethernet RJ45 male

I have a USB dongle for the internet. I want to use the internet in LAN RJ45 mode for my application. Instead of buying a costly router (~1500 Rs) for the conversion, can I buy a converter or any ...
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I'm looking at getting a new Laser Color Printer that works under Ubuntu 18.04+ so would appreciate Recommendations

My existing printer is an HP Color LaserJet 2550L. It has been working great for a long time, but now it decided to not print at all anymore. I'm not too sure why that would be but I have been having ...
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Telecom Equipment Quality Standards?

To the Collective Wisdom of the Internet, My dearest sister in law is from China and her family has an operation manufacturing telecom equipment. Roughly 1/5 of their products are exported to the US ...
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Which USB wifi adapter has best open source driver on Linux (linux-firmware …) support?

I need a WiFi adapter for my Linux desktop computer. The modern WiFi adapter usually lack the support for Linux platform (don't not need manually installation (include in linux-firmware)), but ...
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need adapter between PCIe device and USB receptacle for Linux

For my Linux laptop, I want high-frequency-band Wi-Fi (around 5GHz) for a USB 2.0 port, but I haven't found an adapter that's Linux-ready out of the box; I've looked. Since recompiling reputedly takes ...
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What type of Network Switch+Router to buy for small (less than 15) computers and printers

I want to upgrade our dlink switch and router to a new system because we are moving to a new office. Security, reliability, remote access friendly (I'd rather be manageable and controllable.), and if ...
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5G broadband M.2 module for an individual

5G being still new, I failed to find a module with an M.2 connector. Or rather one compatible with Europeean frequencies and readily available for individuals despite phones in that case already ...
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USB LAN/RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter which also serves as a USB 3.0 Hub

My laptop only has WiFi connection, but I've been successfully using AX88179 (USB3.0 to 10/100/1000M Gigabit Ethernet Controller) for a few years now. Yet as soon as my Internet connection became ...
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Asus F555U compatible WiFi card

I want to replace the internal modem in my laptop with a better one because right now I drop out of every network all the time. Currently an Atheros ar5b125 (Half Mini PCI-E) is built in and I was ...
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USB WIreless adapter for Kali Linux VirtualBox

I am in desperate need of a wireless adapter for Kali Linux. I run Kali Linux version 2019.2 on VirtualBox on a MacBook Air. Any recommendations for a wireless adapter I can find (an have it shipped ...
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WiFi to Ethernet bridge that is not an extender or AP

I have a couple of systems that I need to connect to my WiFi that only have access via an Ethernet port. When looking around I see a ton of cheap WiFi extenders/APs that have built in Ethernet ports, ...
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which kind of WiFi adapter support PMF?

I want to connect with WPA3 network, but my wifi adapter doesn't support PMF (cipher suite: CMAC (00-0f-ac):6 CMAC-256(00-0f-ac):13 GMAC-128(00-0f-ac):11 GMAC-256(00-0f-ac):12, I want to know which ...
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GPON SFP ONT for receiving FTTH

I am looking for a SFP module that can authenticate to a OLT, to receive a FTTH connection. By looking at the current router specs, this is what the SFP module needs: Tx1310nm (Tx1.25G) Rx1490nm (...
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WiFi equipment for Gigabit link

quI'm trying to setup a gigabits wifi: - around 20+ clients, but around 4 require a actual gigabit links. - Clients are in a 15meter range 49 (feet?) I was dealing with a non-pro configuration at the ...
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looking for a usb to mini pcie adapter

I have some mini pcie wireless cards I want to use with my laptop. I ordered one such device from amazon, but it was a sham, there was litterly no components on the PCB, there is no way I could have ...
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Motherboard + NIC advice for dev/research workstation

I'm looking for hardware configuration pieces of advice. I'm having 2 computers, one hyperconvergent server, and one workstation for which I'm planning the hardware. The workstation will be for dev ...
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SFP GBIC copper Ethernet option for an HP Gigabit Server Adapter

Okay, we found an extra HP NC522SFP Dual Port 10GbE Gigabit Server Adapter (468332-B21) at a site and I got it put into an HP Proliant server and it sees it, loaded drivers, etc. I read over the ...
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USB 802.11ac adapter with in-tree Linux driver

I am looking for a Wi-Fi adapter with: 802.11ac, 2.4 and 5GHz bands USB interface, possibly USB 2.0 to avoid the interference associated with USB 3.0 Preferably a small dongle with a standard SMA ...
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Low Latency Packet Capture

I am looking for a solution for capturing live data (TCP and broadcast/multicast over UDP) with little latency impact (e.g. < 50 nanosecond) with timestamping in nano or in some stable clock cycle (...
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Is there a WiFi “bridge” router (or device) that can make a permanent hotspot from a University wireless requires a username and password?

There have been similar questions that seem to offer a WiFi "bridge" solution but I have tried several of these bridge routers and none of them work to "bride" a University WiFi that requires a ...
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Network card for motherboard Pine Row

Folks, I need to find a network card that is compatible with the motherboard pine row, this board is in a firewall, the client prefers to buy a network card that has two network outputs and is pci-...
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half mini/mini PCIe to PCIe Adapter

I'm looking for a 1x PCIe Adapter supporting half mini and mini PCIe wireless network card Quality components Transparent (No additional drivers needed etc) 3 antenna connector preferred (2 minimum) ...
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Can one get hardware quotations by hardware features online?

I'm looking for the simplest motherboard with an i7 processor, one RAM slot for 16gb, 10G RDMA NIC, 1 SATA port, a small NVME and power supply. No need for display ports, USB ports , KVM ports, ...
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A single modem/wireless router that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections?

I am looking for a single modem/wireless router (or just a wireless router) that can create/share three Wi-Fi networks, each of which are to separate connections? See below for context. My ...
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PCIe v2.0 -> PCIe 3.0 for 10GbE network card? [closed]

I have scenario where I'm plugging an Intel X520-DA2 into an Asus Maximus VIII Hero Alpha and at each attempt to post, I get a "55" readout on the motherboard LED. When I remove the card the system ...
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Decision on Router for small business(es)

I asked my question over at SuperUser, but was directed here instead. :) I'm currently looking for a new Router for my office, but since I live in Norway there isn't a lot of stores/webstores that ...
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multiple Ethernet cards on one mother board [closed]

I want to do some maths in terms of the max number of Ethernet adapters a motherboard can take for each port to function without any deterioration. As I'm planning to plug in multiple Ethernet cards(e....
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PCI(e?) WiFi card

I'm looking for a possibility to make my desktop WiFi compatible. Currently I'm using a USB-stick that connects to the router, but it's not the best solution as it sometimes loses connection and isn't ...
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Are there any 802.11n+ 5GHz PCI wireless adapters with working drivers for windows 10?

I'm looking for a wifi adapter that ticks the following boxes: Support for Windows 10 (or if not support then at least a driver that actually works on Windows 10) Fits in a PCI slot (not PCIe) Can ...
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USB to Ethernet adapter supporting multiple virtual LANs

Several unresolved questions have been made in various online forums looking for any options that may exist for a USB to Ethernet adapter that supports multiple VLANs. Past questions have often been ...
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Are there any 802.11ac usb 3.0 adapters working well in Ubuntu?

Is there any WiFi USB adapter that works without any errors with the 802.11ac WiFi standard in the 2.4GHz and the 5GHz bands with USB 3.0? I have a WiFi adapter (TP-Link Archer T4U), but it gives me ...
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Wi-Fi PCMCIA card that is flush or some sort of adapter(s)

I have a Fujitsu P1620 (CNET Review, 2008) that I want to add the Broadcom Crystal HD (Amazon) board to. That means I have to re/move the mini PCIe Wi-Fi card. The P1620 has a PCMCIA slot, so I've ...
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What WiFi adapter should I use to create a WiFi network?

I would like to create a WiFi access point. I have a dedicated machine running Windows Server 2012 setup for DHCP and firewall. 4 port network card for my local wired network, now I would like to add ...
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Which product will give a better Wi-Fi reception?

My laptop's internal Wi-Fi antenna is horrible. At my school especially, it can only connect half the time, and when it does, rarely actually assigns me an IP address. I'm looking for a USB adapter ...
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Connecting two HP servers

Background: I have a HP DL580 G5 Server with 128GB RAM and 4 Quad Cores but not much local storage just enough for OS and stuff. I also have another HP StorageWorks X1400 G2 Network Storage System ...
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Ethernet over power (UK)

I am considering Ethernet over power. I presume that there are trade-offs between price and quality versus standard wireless. I would be considering this for an average size UK living room, with ...
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recommendation for 10g sfp+ NICs

I am looking to develop a 10Gbps ethernet system on a Kintex-7 FPGA. I want the FPGA to communicate with a PC for monitoring the data, configuration, etc., at 10Gbps. I am using a PC with Intel i7, 2 ...
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Which network interface cards support hardware timestamps (hardstamps)

We are looking for network cards that support hardware timestamps (hardstamps). We need this for capturing packets with high precision and also do synchronisation using PTP / IEEE 1588. On the web, ...
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USB Wi-Fi stick or PCI Wi-Fi card with AP capability on Linux

I want to make an AP from a Linux PC with an USB Wi-Fi adapter. My attempts until now weren't really successful; either the driver missed the AP capability feature, or the signal strength was ...
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High-power wireless network adapter?

I'm looking for a high-power wireless network adapter like Alfa products but more powerful. The Alfa AWUS036H is said to be the most powerful one, though its TX power is a little less than Alfa's ...