A large proportion of wireless cards in laptop computers will work well with Linux. It is best to wait until the hardware is set up at the end of the installation and see if the card is recognized. If it is not, all is not lost; it is possible to set up a wireless card to work on Linux using a Windows driver, using a special kernel module called ndiswrapper. This can be done later, after the main installation is complete. More information is in Chapter 6.
See Chapter 6 for more information on ndiswrapper.
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