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New to mint can you tell me if this works?

Postby HardyOats » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:52 am

https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Portable-M ... 2749.l2649

I bought that before doing any research think it will work? thanks!

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Re: New to mint can you tell me if this works?

Postby Pierre » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:04 am

it doesn't give any indication, as to it's chip-set,
so, it will be a gamble as to if it will work on anything than the Windows System.

"If the item is defect when you receive it, please return it for a replacement or money back".
therefore - give it a try out & test out their Return Policy, should it not work out.
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Re: New to mint can you tell me if this works?

Postby austin.texas » Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:05 am

What happens when you plug it in and try it?
Mint 18.2 Cinnamon, Quad core AMD A8-3870 with Radeon HD Graphics 6550D, 8GB DDR3, Ralink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
Linux Linx 2017

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Re: New to mint can you tell me if this works?

Postby michael louwe » Thu Nov 02, 2017 11:23 am

HardyOats wrote: .......


According to this link, https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Portable-3 ... 2336616727 ,your USB Wifi adapter is likely using RTL 8192(Realtek) Wireless adapter card. If so, you likely need to apply a fix to get it working in Linux.

To confirm this, run a Live LM USB/DVD and check the Terminal output for inxi -Fxz with the USB Wifi adapter plugged in.

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Re: New to mint can you tell me if this works?

Postby HardyOats » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:46 pm

austin.texas wrote:What happens when you plug it in and try it?

i just canceled my order because I am njot sure it is going to work. I don't have it yet.

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Re: New to mint can you tell me if this works?

Postby HardyOats » Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:48 pm

michael louwe wrote:
HardyOats wrote: .......


According to this link, https://www.ebay.com/itm/New-Portable-3 ... 2336616727 ,your USB Wifi adapter is likely using RTL 8192(Realtek) Wireless adapter card. If so, you likely need to apply a fix to get it working in Linux.

To confirm this, run a Live LM USB/DVD and check the Terminal output for inxi -Fxz with the USB Wifi adapter plugged in.

thanks I think I am just going to get a penguin one that is sure to work on linux. Thanks for reply!


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