Penguin Wireless N Dual-Band PCIe Card for GNU / Linux (TPE-N300PCIED4 /w full & low profile brackets)

 Penguin Wireless N Dual-Band PCIe Card for GNU / Linux  (TPE-N300PCIED4 /w full & low profile brackets)
With the Penguin Wireless N Dual-Band PCIe Card for GNU / Linux (TPE-N300PCIED4), you can now connect to the Internet using the less congested 5Ghz spectrum at speeds up to 300Mbs. Just plug it in, connect, and surf. Genuinely Penguin friendly all recent Linux kernels are supported out of the box.

  • Experience video streaming and Internet calls with speeds up to 300Mbps

  • Connect to 2.4Ghz & 5Ghz networks

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) distributions

  • Not dependent on NDISWrapper, binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware


Fast shipping:

Customers in the US will receive this item within 1-5 business days when selecting our USPS shipping option. Most others in populated regions will generally get it within 6-10 business days unless the DHL shipping option is selected.

(* large quantities may take longer to deliver)
Category Specification
Chipset Atheros AR9280
Region 0x0
Supported Modes Station Mode
AP Mode
IBSS Mode
Monitor Mode
Mesh point with HT support, as well as RSN
WDS (as of >= 2.6.37)
P2P GO/CLIENT
Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Frequency 2.412 to 2.484 GHz and 4.9 to 5.825 GHz
Security 64/128-bit WEP, WPA / WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2-RADIUS
PCI Express Standards - Fits any x1 or greater PCI Express Slot
Modulation OFDM with BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM,64 QAM; DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK
Antenna 2 x External Antenna
Support with Most major recent distributions; see list to left
Supported Data Rates IEEE 802.11a 6 - 54 Mbps
IEEE 802.11b 1 - 11 Mbps
IEEE 802.11g 6 - 54 Mbps
XSPAN 6.5 - 300 Mbps
Supported Kernels Linux & Linux-libre 3.0+
Compatible With Linux, Microsoft Windows 7/8/8.1/10 (32 & 64 bit releases)

The card is also compatible with at least pfSense 2.2+, Freebsd 10.1+, OpenBSD 6.6+. If you have a question about an earlier release of any operating system please contact us for further info as in many cases earlier releases are also compatible.


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Supported distributions:

Trisquel 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8
Parabola GNU/Linux 2011.09.01, 2012.10.17, 2013.04.27, 2013.09.01, 2014.06.01, 2014.10.07, 2015.02.21, 2015.02.28, 2015.05.01, 2015.07.01, 2015.08.01, 2015.11.11, 2016.03.17, 2016.06.01, 2016.11.03, 2017.05.28, 2017.09.30, 2018.02.06, 2018.06.02, 2018.06.04, 2018.06.11, 2019.03.10, 2020.01.18, 2020.01.22, 2020.08.02, 2020.08.03
Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Lubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Kubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04
Peppermint Linux OS 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9 Respin-2, 10, 10 Respin
LXLE , 12.04.3, 12.04.4, 14.04, discontinued
LinuxMint 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 19, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 20
Debian 7, 8, 9, 10
elementary OS , .2, .3, .3.1, .3.2, .4, .4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.1.5, 5.1.6
ZorinOS 7, 7.1, 8, 8.1, 9, 9.1, 10, 11, 12, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 12.4, 15, 15.1, 15.2
Fedora 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 Series , 8.1, 8.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Series , 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8
CentOS 8 Series , 8.1, 8.2
CentOS 7 Series , 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8
Scientific Linux 7 Series , 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, (discontinued by its developers)
OpenSuSE 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, Leap 42.1, 42.2, 42.3, 15.0, 15.1, 15.2
PCLinuxOS 2013.2, 2013.4, 2013.6, 2013.7, 2013.715, 2013.10, 2013.12, 2014.04, 2014.05, 2014.07, 2014.08, 2014.12, 2016.03, 2016.07, 2017.04, 2017.05, 2017.07, 2017.11, 2018.06, 2019.03, 2019.05, 2019.08, 2019.10, 2019.11, 2019.12, 2020.01, 2020.02, 2020.03, 2020.05, 2020.08
Mageia 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.1, 6, 6.1, 7, 7.1
Slackware 13.37, 14, 14.1, 14.2
Tails .16, .19, .20, .21, .22, .22.1, .23, 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.5, 1.5.1, 1.6, 1.7, 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.7.1, 2.9.1, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 3.0, 3.0.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.6.1, 3.6.2, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.9.1, 3.10.1, 3.11, 3.12, 3.12.1, 3.13, 3.13.1, 3.13.2, 3.14, 3.14.1, 3.14.2, 3.15, 3.16, 4.0, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.2, 4.2.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12
Arch 2011.08.19, 2012.07.15, 2012.08.04, 2012.09.07, 2012.10.06, 2012.11.01, 2012.12.01, 2013.01.04, 2013.02.01, 2013.03.01, 2013.04.01, 2013.05.01, 2013.06.01, 2013.07.01, 2013.08.01, 2013.09.01, 2013.10.01, 2013.11.01, 2013.12.01, 2014.01.05, 2014.02.01, 2014.03.01, 2014.04.01, 2014.05.01, 2014.06.01, 2014.07.03, 2014.08.01, 2014.09.03, 2014.10.01, 2014.11.01, 2014.12.01, 2015.01.01, 2015.02.01, 2015.03.01, 2015.04.01, 2015.05.01, 2015.06.01, 2015.07.01, 2015.08.01, 2015.09.01, 2015.10.01, 2015.11.01, 2015.12.01, 2016.01.01, 2016.02.01, 2016.03.01, 2016.04.01, 2016.05.01, 2016.06.01, 2016.07.01, 2016.08.01, 2016.09.03, 2016.10.01, 2016.11.01, 2016.12.01, 2017.01.01, 2017.02.01, 2017.03.01, 2017.04.01, 2017.05.01, 2017.06.01, 2017.07.01, 2017.08.01, 2017.09.01, 2017.10.01, 2017.11.01, 2017.12.01, 2018.01.01, 2018.02.01, 2018.03.01, 2018.04.01, 2018.05.01, 2018.06.01, 2018.07.01, 2018.08.01, 2018.09.01, 2018.10.01, 2018.11.01, 2018.12.01, 2019.01.01, 2019.02.01, 2019.03.01, 2019.04.1, 2019.05.1, 2019.06.1, 2019.07.1, 2019.08.1, 2019.09.1, 2019.10.1, 2019.11.1, 2019.12.1, 2020.01.1, 2020.02.1, 2020.03.1, 2020.04.1, 2020.05.1, 2020.06.1, 2020.07.1, 2020.08.1, 2020.09.1


All recently released distributions are compatible.

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