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Router Selection-need Help


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#1 BlueGrass

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Posted 09 February 2006 - 03:12 PM

I want to network 3 computers. Two are dual boot WinXPhome/linux and the other is Linux only. This would be a peer to peer network, no server. Sharing printer isn't too important as I have a manual USB switch for that. I have cable internet service, and want a good firewall. Linksys BEFSX41 router was reccommended. I would appreciate hearing from Linux users re compatibility and ease of installation

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Posted 09 February 2006 - 05:29 PM

As long a they are using TCP/IP you will not need any software and it will be plug and play.
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Posted 12 February 2006 - 11:42 AM

how about 3com..there's lot of advantage on it

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 06:45 PM

I personnally like my D-Link DI-604.

BTW are you looking for a wired or wireless network?

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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:31 PM

That is a good router by the way. Sorry for not being direct. I personally use a Linksys Network Everywhere NR041 Router. Have had one since '98 when I plug into Cable HSI. $40 at Walmart.
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Posted 14 February 2006 - 07:59 PM

Thanks for all the response. I bought a Linksys NR041. Had an old SMC that kept losing internet connection. So far the NR041 is working fine.




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