[SATLUG] Re: wifi question

Borries Demeler demeler at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Thu Dec 30 06:22:06 CST 2010


> 
> Borries,
> 
>     I just went through a little bit of wifi madness myself, and ran 
> across some other wifi managing applications you might find useful:
> wicd    : I think this works the wiconfig (wireless-tools) programs, and 
> saves profiles. I don't think it does WPA2 without some mods to its 
> configuration, though
> wifi-radar : used by people who roam around betwen wireless access points.
> I myself had to connect to my WPA2 wireless access point, and used 
> Gnome's nm-applet (netmanager applet). It presents a list of available
> wireless networks, and lets you enter a password if required. Once you 
> connect, it can remember the password so that connection is automatic 
> next time (I think you can configure this).
> 
> It's nice to have some options: if one thing doesn't work, another one 
> might.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Frank Huddleston

Frank, thanks for the tip!

-b.


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