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Intel Galileo Essentials by Richard Grimmett

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Configuring a Wi-Fi connection on the Galileo

You can also communicate with the Galileo via Wireless LAN. To do this, you'll need some additional hardware. The first piece of hardware you'll need is a mini PCI wireless device. The basic Galileo Poky operating system supports two devices: the Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N 135 and Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 adapters. If you don't want to compile your own drivers, you should purchase one of these two devices.

Note

If you wish to purchase a different mini PCI wireless device, see http://www.malinov.com/Home/sergey-s-blog/intelgalileo-addingwifi for how to compile drivers for your device.

You'll also need some cables and antennas. You'll need two 6dBi RPSMA antennas and two 8-inch UFL cables. There ...

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