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Re: debian 11 Bullseye RC 1

On Sat, 2021-05-29 at 23:26 +0500, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:
> > On Sat, 2021-05-29 at 07:27 -0400, Timothy M Butterworth wrote:
> > > Can anyone suggest a WiFi USB adapter that works with debian?
> > 
> > (Disclaimer: I'm the maintainer of the firmware-ath9k-htc package,
> > and ThinkPenguin, one of the vendors, has compensated me for my work.)
> > 
> > I suggest getting a wireless adapter that is Respects Your Freedom
> > certified by the Free Software Foundation to work with only free
> > software. You can see a list of those here:
> > https://ryf.fsf.org/products?category=7
> No 802.11ac, right?
Correct, to the best of my knowledge there don't exist any libre Wi-Fi
adapters supporting 802.11ac, USB or otherwise. Even the OpenWifi
project seems to have their sights set on 802.11n.

In theory this might not be a hardware limitation, but a
driver+firmware one.

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