Compatible 5GHz Wifi Usb Dongles?

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Can anyone recommend a 5GHz usb wifi dongle that works out of the box with CentOS?

Tried various Mediatek (0e8d:7610) %(*^ off amazon/ebay, without any luck, so please don’t suggest that.


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  • Hi Nux.

    I’ve used the following successfully on CentOS 7:
    TP-LINK – TL-WN722N

    I’m currently using it on Ubuntu where lsusb gives this:
    Bus 001 Device 004: ID 0cf3:9271 Atheros Communications, Inc. AR9271 802.11n

    No issues whatsoever – an added bonus is that it does monitor mode if you plan on troubleshooting wifi!

    Cheers, ak.

  • Apologies, Nux.

    I was looking at the wrong information – this one doesn’t do 5Ghz – I mis
    -interpreted the output from lspci and lsusb – my internal card is the one that does 5Ghz.

    Sorry for the noise!