Penguin Wireless N PCI Card for GNU / Linux v3

Penguin Wireless N PCI Card for GNU / Linux v3

This model has been discontinued. We are unable to ship this item to the following countries and/or regions (any other countries/regions feel free to place an order):

Switzerland, United States, Australia, Canada, South America, Africa, Asia, Mexico, Russia, Greenland, Iceland, New Zealand, Japan, India, Pakistan, Iran, the Pacific Islands, any other islands, and the middle east. If you place an order and live within one of these regions/countries your order will be canceled and refunded.



With the Penguin Wireless N PCI card for GNU / Linux, connecting to the Internet is easy. Unscrew, insert, select your access point, and surf. Genuinely Penguin friendly with all recent Linux kernels supported.

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

  • Connect to WEP and WPA networks

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) distributions

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

  • Support for hostapd

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Category Specification
Chipset Atheros
Standard IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Interface PCI
Antenna Three Omni Directional, Detachable
Frequency 2.4GHz - 2.4835GHz
Dimensions 4.7" x 3.8" x 0.1"
Data Transfer Rate Up to 300Mbps
Security WEP, WPA, WPA2
Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS
Modes Supported 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, Master Mode
Supported kernels Linux >= 2.6.27, although 2.6.32 and newer recommended
Compatible with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7/Solaris


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Supported distributions:

Trisquel 4.01, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8
Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 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
Kubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 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
LXLE 12.04, 12.04.3, 12.04.4, 14.04, discontinued
LinuxMint 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 19
Fedora 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Redhat Enterprise Linux 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6 ELS+
CentOS 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10
OpenSuSE 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, Leap 42.1, 42.2, 42.3, 15.0
PCLinuxOS 2010, 2010.1, 2010.7, 2010.10, 2010.12, 2011.6, 2011.9, 2012.2, 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
Mandrivia 2010.1, 2010.2, 2011.0
Slackware 13.1, 13.37, 14, 14.1, 14.2
Debian 6, 7, 8, 9
Tails .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


Almost all recently released distributions are compatible.