BrosTrend Professional Linux WiFi Adapter for PC / Raspberry Pi 2+ / Android / Virtual Box
By plugging this BrosTrend AC5L Linux WiFi adapter to any USB ports of your Linux desktop or laptop PC, you can get Wi-Fi speed of 433Mbps on 5GHz WiFi band or 200Mbps on 2.4GHz WiFi band. You can use the 5GHz Wireless band for lag-free gaming and HD streaming, and the 2.4GHz band for video calls and shopping online. Taking advantage of the latest 802.11 ac Wi-Fi technology, this USB WiFi adapter works with the latest AC Wi-Fi router, also backward compatible with the previous wireless-n routers.
-To get full 200Mbps wifi speed on 2.4GHz Wi-Fi with the wifi adapter, you have to make sure your existing wifi router / gateway supports 256 QAM modulation, and set up the 256 QAM modulation on it.
-Hardware Requirement: x86_64/x86_32 (PCs, VirtualBox...), aarch64/armhf (Raspberry Pi 2+, Odroid...)
Supports latest Linux Kernel 5.17 and below version
-This Linux wifi adapter for pc supports these mode: Monitor mode, IBSS, Managed, AP, P2P-client, P2P-GO
-To install the driver on Linux OSes, an Internet connection is required at the time of installation, so as to be able to download the driver and its dependencies. That means that you might have to use a wired connection, i.e. a LAN cable.
BrosTrend 650Mbps Linux WiFi Adapter for PC Desktop Laptop
Support Multiple Linux OSes
This Linux WiFi adapter works with Desktop or Laptop or Raspberry pi 2+ or Virtual Box with Linux OSes of:
1. Ubuntu 22.04 ~ 16.04 2. Linux Mint 20.3 ~ 18 3. Lubuntu, Xubuntu, Kubuntu 22.04 ~ 16.04 4. Ubuntu MATE, Ubuntu Studio 22.04 ~ 16.04 5. Kali Linux 2022.1 ~ 2017.3 6. Raspberry Pi OS 11 ~ 8 7. Debian 11 ~ 8 8. elementary OS 6.1 ~ 0.4.1 9. Zorin 16 ~ 11 10. Pop!_OS 21.04 ~ 18.04 11. LMDE 5 ~ 1
*This Linux Wi-Fi adapter should work with most Linux distributions that are derived from Debian.
*While our installer will also work in some other Linux distributions, such as ArchLinux and Fedora, we can only support Debian-based distributions currently.
High Performance Realtek Chip
The USB wifi adapter uses the latest 802.11ac WiFi chip, brings wireless network speed 1.5 times faster than that of Wireless-N 2.4GHz wifi.
Adjustable WiFi Antenna
5GHz WiFi Antenna is 180 degrees horizontally or 90 degrees vertically rotate-able so that you can get optimal wireless signal connection in your spot by using this wireless adapter.
Dual Band Wireless Adapter for PC
Long Range WiFi Antenna
High Gain Linux wifi adapter comes with 5dBi external high gain wifi antenna, it is able to receive better wifi signal strength than other one only comes with 3dBi external wifi antenna or only comes with internal wifi antenna.
Industry-Level Safety Protection
In order to provide high level safety protection to your PC and existing wifi network, this Linux wifi card supports WPA2 / WPA / Mixed WPA2/WPA encryption.
*Note: this Linux wifi usb does not support WPS function.
Works with latest AC WiF Routers and previous Wireless-N WiFi Routers, our BrosTrend Linux USB wifi adapter is the good option for your whole-home wifi.
Works with Windows | Professional Linux Technical Support Team
This Linux USB WiFi card also works with Windows including:
-Windows 11/10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7, 32 Bit or 64 Bit OS
Save your investment and you can have one USB wifi adapter working with various OSes.
This BrosTrend Linux wifi adapter comes with Linux Support Ticket, we are providing 7 X 24 technical support to our customers.
-When installing the driver on Raspberry Pi 2+, the installation may take over 10 minutes and please keep waiting and do not shut down the power.
-While our installer will also work in some other Linux distributions, such as ArchLinux and Fedora, we can only support Debian-based distributions currently.
Used the included Linux driver installation with Linux Mint and it worked as advertised. As a bonus the driver also supported a different Realtek chip based USB 2.0 802.11AC adapter I already had. This is worth the price for the Linux driver alone. It brings my old laptop's wifi up to modern useable speed standards.
I bought this product last week. It was delivered very quickly! (I live in France).
I use it with Kali Linux, to work on wireless devices, packets injection...
The Antenna works well, it detects most Wi-Fi acces or PA. The monitor mode is available with this antenna.
I used this gitHub to download the driver :https://github.com/morrownr/8821cu as I had some issues wirth the version of my Linux Kernel and the headers.
I hope this product will be highly durable.
Recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my computer but was not going to be able to keep it plugged in to an Ethernet port. I have had trouble installing drivers on older versions of Ubuntu so I was very careful in selecting a WiFi adapter; finally settled on BrosTrend AC650. Boy was I NOT disappointed! Product works as described but the beauty of it was the installation instructions. They are carefully written with thoughtful anticipation for anything you might experience during installation. I patiently watched the software running on the Terminal and was happy to see it attempt workarounds during file retrieval to guarantee success. Very cool, thanks BrosTrend!
The BrosTrend 650Mbps Linux WiFi Adapter works very well once set up. After reading the description of the adapter, I believed that it would be a simple plug and play installation. However, the installation required that the computer had to be connected to the router by ethernet cable connection in order to download and install the Ubuntu drivers. As I was installing this computer away from the router this made the installation far more complicated than I was expecting.
I had to give Tech Support 2 stars and ease of installation 2 stars as well, but 5 stars to value for the money and for the device itself. I purchased this to give an old laptop running Linux a 5G WiFi connection. While it's been a few weeks/months since I purchased this and set it up, the biggest thing I remember was my inability to locate the right driver for the first 3-4 days after it arrived (I spent several evenings in the search). The device came with a mini-CD (not many CD drives can handle these). I wasted the first few days trying to find a driver online. Then I tried the mini-CD using another PC. I honestly no longer recall whether I was able to find something online or get the driver off the mini-CD. But, eventually, after a few days, I eventually resolved my issues and got the right driver installed after searching and experimenting. As a caution to those considering the device, make sure the Linux distro you are using is supported. I have multiple Linux distros on that particular laptop that I can boot up. Fortunately, the one I use the most often is supported, but one of them was not at the time I set this up.
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