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If you're looking for Linux drivers for your wireless cards, try these links.

Let us know if you have any others.


Name

Description

Linux Wireless Lan resources

Extensive information by Jean Tourrilhes, of HP's Palo Alto labs, primarily for the Lucent Wavelan chipset.  Good list of who uses what devices and driver links, too!

Absolute Value Systems' linux-wlan project

Linux drivers and more for the Intersil Prism chipset.  (The page contains a list of manufacturers whose wireless cards use this chipset.)

Host AP driver for Intersil Prism2

This is a Linux driver for wireless LAN cards based on Intersil's Prism2 chipset. The driver supports a so called Host AP mode, i.e., it takes care of IEEE 802.11 management functions in the host computer and acts as an access point. This does not require any special firmware for the wireless LAN card. In addition to this, it has support for normal station operations in BSS and possible also in IBSS. [Thanks Mayly Sanchez!]

Proxim

For Proxim & RangeLAN.

Lucent/Orinoco drivers

For Lucent Wavelan devices.

Webgear/Raylink drivers

For Webgear Aviator, Aviator Pro or Raylink cards.

Other Wireless Article Topics

Wireless Networking Backgrounder

General

802.11

802.11a

802.11b (WiFi)

802.11g

Bluetooth

HomeRF

Antennas & Range Boosting

Apple AirPort Windows 
utilities and info

Community Wireless /
"Rooftop" Systems

Linux Wireless Card drivers

Make your own POE Injector

"War Driving /
Wireless LAN mapping/
Other tools

WEP / Wireless Security

Wireless Bridges
& Repeaters

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