Which are the best USB wireless adapters for Ubuntu 10/11 that work right ‘out of the box’ with little or no configuration?
There are tons of adapters which are supported and a lot of them work out-of-the-box:
Just select your preferred card type e.g. USB to get the full view of user reports. Just remember that this is no guarantee, it could very well be that one reported for fully working might not work at all for you. ~ hardware detection and automatic configuration is not perfect.