A USB WLAN (Wireless LAN) Adapter is a compact device that connects to IPFire via a USB port and enables wireless connectivity over Wi-Fi.

WLAN Card name Type ID Loaded driver tested Core Notes
AVM Fritz! WLAN USB 057c:62ff - - no open source driver available
AVM GmbH - Fritz!WLAN N v2 150Mbits/s [Atheros AR9271] 057c:8403 ath9k_htc 74 EAN: 4023125024962
AVM GmbH - Fritz!WLAN N v2 300Mbits/s [Ralink RT55XX] 057c:8501 - - no working driver available EAN:4023125025716
Belkin Components
F5D7050 Wireless G Adapter v3000 [Ralink RT2571W] 050d:705a - 176 Works out of the box
Buffalo Inc.
WLI-U2-SG54HG 802.11bg High-Gain Wireless 0411:00f4 rt73usb 66
D-Link Corp.
D-Link go DWA-123 150 Mbit Wireless 2001:3c17 rt2800usb 66
D-Link DWA-125 N150 rev.A2 802.11bgn 07d1:3c16 rt2800usb 87 works out of the box, also with armv5
D-Link System AirPlus G DWL-G122 Wireless Adapter(rev.E1) 07d1:3c0f rt2800usb 66,78
EW-7711UTn nLite Wireless Adapter [Ralink RT2870] 7392:7711 rt2800usb 66
EW-7811Un 802.11bgn [RTL8188CUS] 7392:7811 rtl8192cu 88 works out of the box
MS1559 USB WiFi adapter 300Mbps 802.11n 0bda:8178 rtl8192cu 145 works out of the box. HT caps being used [SHORT-GI-20][SHORT-GI-40][HT40+]
FiberLine WL-410U / FiberLine WLAN-G-US1 0ace:1211 zd1211rw 66
WL0049 WLAN-N USB-Stick 148f:3070 rt2800usb 66
WL0150 WLAN-N USB-Stick 148f:5372 rt2800usb 95 works out of the box
Hawking Tech.
HWUN3 Hi-Gain Wireless-N USB Adapter 0e66:0013 rt2800usb 72 Works as Wireless Client and with HostAPD
NetGear Inc.
MA101 802.11b USB-Adapter 0864:4102 92 no driver available
NetGear A6150 Nano 0846:9055 rtl88x2bu 176 works out of the box. for 2.4GHz and 5.0 GHz
GW-US54mini2 802.11bg Conrad 54MBit-Stick 2019:ab50 rt73usb 88 Due to DMA Problems no reliable AP-Modus
Ralink Technology
RT2501/RT2573 Wireless Adapter 148f:2573 rt73usb 66
RT2870/RT3070 Wireless Adapter 148f:3070 rt2800usb 66
RT5370 802.11b/g/n Wireless Adapter 148f:5370 rt2800usb 72
Realtek Semicond.
RTL8187 Wireless Adapter 0bda:8187 rtl8187 66,71 No AP Support
RTL8192CU 802.11b/g/n 300Mbps WLAN USB Adapter 0bda:8178 rtl8192cu 100+ AP works in 802.11g/n mode; to achieve 40 MHz channel width, change Channel 12-->11-->(8) == Width:40MHz (300/300Mbps!); HT caps=[HT20-][HT40-][SHORT-GI-20][SHORT-GI-40][DSSS_CCK-40][RXLDPC][A-MSDU-7935]
Sitecom Europe
WL-329 Wireless Dualband USB adapter 300N X2 0df6:0041 rt2800usb 66 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz "N" works
WL-345 Wireless USB adapter 300N X3 0df6:0042 rt2800usb 66
TL-WN321G 54M Wireless LAN USB Adapter, 802.11g/b 148f:2573 rt73usb 66
TL-WN721/TL-WN722 150 Mbit 802.11gn 0cf3:9271 ath9k-htc 66,67 works with core67 but is still experimental; AP works in 802.11g/n mode; HT caps=[DBPSK][DQPSK][CCK][OFDM][16-QAM][64-QAM]
TL-WN821N v3 300 Mbit 802.11n 0cf3:7015 ath9k-htc 66 unstable, driver hang after some GB Transfer
TL-WN822N v1 300 Mbit 802.11b/g/n [AR9170] 0cf3:1002 carl9170 88 works out of the box, seems to disable power saving on some cpu
TL-WN822N v3 300 Mbit 802.11b/g/n 0bda:8178 rtl8192cu 78 does not work, periodic connection-restarts
TL-WN727N v1 150 Mbit 802.11b/g/n 148f:3070 rt2800usb 67 based on RT2870/RT3070 Wireless Adapter
TL-WDN3200 N600 802.11a/b/g/n 148f:5572 rt2800usb 88 works out of the box, 2.4 GHz OK, 5 GHz Ch 36-48
Z-Com XG-300 802.11bg Adapter 0cde:0006 p54usb 66 need extra firmware
ZyDAS ZD1211 802.11g 0ace:1211 zd1211rw 66