Cable Matters USB to Ethernet Adapter (USB 2.0 to Ethernet/USB to RJ45) Supporting 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Network in Black
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On linux 4.9 and above the cdc_ether driver can detect the device, but on older systems the ax88179_178a module is used instead. You many feel the glossy plastic body somewhat disappointing. It's prone to scratches, if rubbed against hard surface. But I've to say the adapter performs reasonably well, both as a ethernet adaptor and USB hub. Then connected a Logitech Unifying wireless keyboard receiver to the TP-Link TL-UE330 adapter. No lags while the keyboard is close, but starts lagging and dropping when it's about 4-5 feet away.
According to most user review, Gigabit level network transfer speed is easily achieveable with this adapter. Maximum reported throughput is up to 948 Mbit/s while tested with iperf3. So, if you've a DELL laptop and want to use specially authorized accessories, then this could be your best choice. Bestmicro USB to ethernet adapters The most notable feature of this adapter is the foldable adapter cable and compact size. I'm using one from Oct-2017, still no fraying sign on the cable.And of course the adapters listed here supports all the basic Ethernet functionalities. Such as Wake on LAN,auto negotiation, auto MDI-X, and reverse compatibility with 10/100M Ethernet. TP-Link TL-UE330 But latest Macbooks from 2017 has only and only Thunderbolt 3 ports, there's 4 of them on the 15" model. This adapter works without any problem on Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux and macOS. However it's explicitly mentioned that it's not for Android, Windows RT and pfSense.
Android driver support:A micro USB to Ethernet adapter can be connected to any android device with USB OTG functionality, if there's a proper driver. Most of the time the default cdc_ether driver is built-in inside the kernel, which has a wide range of converter chip support, including the RTL8153 and RTL8152. There's few advantage of type Cusb ethernet cable compared to type A. As example, it's quite future proof, compatibility with Thunderbolt 3 and ability to connect the same adapter on a wide range of hardware. The type C devices are reversible, hence easier to attach and detach.
So, if you're planning to connect a USB bluetooth adapter, wireless keyboard-mouse receivers or a USB WiFi dongle, then they might not work as expected.