February 17, 2011

Wireless Card on Old Laptop

After perusing the forums, I have come to a decision as to what to do with my old laptop (an ancient Dell Latitude Cpx). I have settled on trying out Xubuntu, which will be my first foray into Linux, and I'm hoping it goes well.

The question I still have is, will my wireless card still work once I switch operating systems? It's one of those cards you have to plug in whenever you want to use the 'net, since my laptop was too old to come with built-in wireless. Is there anything I would have to do to keep it up and running, or do I need to buy a different wireless card that is made to work with the linux OS?

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