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D-Link DWL-520+ (Wireless Adapter, PCI, IEEE 802.11b)

Network 802.11b, D-Link, PCI, WiFi

D-Link DWL-520+ (Wireless Adapter, PCI, IEEE 802.11b)
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The D-Link DWL-520+ is a PCI WiFi adapter for connections according to IEEE 802.11b standard:

02:02.0 Network controller [0280]: Texas Instruments ACX 100 22Mbps Wireless Interface [104c:8400]
	Subsystem: D-Link System Inc DWL-520+ 22Mbps PCI Wireless Adapter [1186:3b01]

The driver for this chipset ( is currently not any longer part of the Linux kernel. Therefore, this card can not be used under Linux (since Ubuntu 9.10).

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Scan Date
blackPanther OS v16.2SE (Silent Killer) 4.9.20-desktop-pae-1bP - 02/08/2017
Linux Mint 17 Qiana 3.13.0-24-generic - 08/01/2017

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