D-Link wireless card and linux

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D-Link wireless card and linux

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hello.
our home network has one of these:
http://www.dlink.com/products/?model=DI-614%2B
and i was going to get one of these:
http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=24

what's a good way to find out:
a) if this thing will work in red hat
aa) or other linuces
b) if there's funny business required to set it up and if so what it is
c) if i can buy some noname el cheapo wireless card to do the job just as well or better?

thanks in advance. i'm off to google now but i was just wondering if there's something else that the denizens of this forum might know (as is often the case) that might circumvent some effort.

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It's funny that I spent the entire morning searching for Linux supported 802.11g devices and so far have had no luck coming up with anything. There are boatloads of supported 802.11b devices though, I'm surprised that one isn't. I did find a proprietary piece of software that will let you use the Windows drivers so you can use these devices but I have no idea how much it costs (30 day free trial with no price listed) or how well it works:

https://www.linuxant.com/driverloader/

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well then i will justhave to get a really long network cable and run it down the stairs instead :-(

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