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wifi card Atheros Communications Inc TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 [Atheros AR9001U-(2)NG]
model: Atheros Communications Inc TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 [Atheros AR9001U-(2)NG](model id: 253)
possible other names of the device:
TP-LINK 300Mbps Wireless N USB Adapter
vendor:
Atheros Communications, Inc.
VendorID:ProductID code of the device:
0cf3:1002
year of commercialization:
2010
interface:
USB
tested on:
Trisquel 4.5 Slaine
tested with the following kernel libre:
2.6.35-28-generic
does it work with free software?
yes
free driver used:
ar9170usb
Description:
If you search this device as "TP-Link TL-WN821N", validate that you're getting version 2 or 3. Newer revisions don't work.

300 Mbps Wireless N USB adapter

Atheros Communications, Inc. 0x1002 TP-Link TL-WN821N v2 [Atheros AR9001U-(2)NG]

AR9170 chipset

Device may require the installation of "atheros-firmware" from the repository. This is free firmware

Remember to check the version, "TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 802.11n [Atheros AR7010+AR9287]" (0cf3:7015) uses a different driver (ath9k_htc) and doesn't work without nonfree firmware.

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