Category Archives: Wifi adapter reviews

Top Best Linux Compatible USB Wireless Adapters

Getting a good USB wireless adapter to work with Linux was problematic in the past but less so now with many options now available. It is the chipset of a WiFi dongle that makes it compatible with Linux. Popular USB adapter Chipsets include the Ralink 3070, Atheros AR9271, RTL8811AU, and Realtek 8187. There are many… Read More »

What Is A Wireless USB Dongle?

A wireless USB dongle is a small adapter that converts WiFi signals to a USB signal. Adapters or dongles are often used interchangeably to describe a small wireless electronic device. For example, a wireless mouse that has its own USB adapter that transmits wirelessly to the mouse is often called a dongle. Most often, when… Read More »