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Pros: Can act as file server on your existing WiFi network.
Accessible from Windows and linux
Minuscule power use, so can be left on
Cons: Documentation is not very good. Prepare to tinker if you want to do anything interesting.
Other Thoughts: It wants to be the Wifi hotspot, with your desktops using it to reach the Internet (it connects to your in-house WiFi). But you don't have to do it that way. The GUI tells you what IP address it got assigned by your router, so you can put this in your linux fstab to mount it:
//192.168.1.8/SDCard_Volume1 /mnt/wifidisk cifs username=admin,password=hex_digit_wifi_key
In Windows you map a drive letter to the same place:
\\192.168.1.X\SDCard_Volume1 using same user & password
You can ssh into this thing, it runs linux
Pros: Fedora recognized it instantly. Zero driver issues.
Cons: None so far.
Other Thoughts: Used this to replace a 'motherboard integrated' NVIDIA chip that had "issues" with linux... kept crashing the X-server. Haven't had that since I installed this card.READ FULL REVIEW