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I'm dual booting

by itsdigger / February 16, 2013 4:43 AM PST

Linux and Windows and I have a Dell 530S computer that does not have a wireless internet card. I want to be able to connect to my wireless printer with both OS's and would like someone to look at this wireless adapter >>http://images17.newegg.com/is/image/newegg/33-139-023-Z03?$S300W$ and let me know if it would work ....Thanks ...Digger

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Should work fine ...
by Edward ODaniel / February 16, 2013 8:50 AM PST
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since it either comes with the necessary drivers for both Windows and Linux or it is compatible with drivers native to Linux.

In your other post you ask about a second NIC which is PCI Express (more dependable than USB) and while you probably could get it working it says that it is only compatible with Linux Kernel 2.6.29 (Support Ubuntu 2.6 only)

This one might be a better option http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833106136

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(NT) thank you Ed
by itsdigger / February 16, 2013 8:58 AM PST
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Would cloud printing work?
by vickyw222 / February 19, 2013 7:26 PM PST
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I'm not entirely sure how (or if) this would work, but maybe you could just use cloud printing.

be aware of any range limitation.

Does it have Bluetooth?

Personally, I do this Dell

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