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Re: [vox-tech] Wi-Fi



On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 09:33:57PM -0700, Cam Ellison wrote:
> On 11-10-17 07:02 PM, Richard Harke wrote:
> > I got a new router/access point and have been going nuts trying to get 
> > my laptop to connect
> > via wireless. I previously had static IP addresses but my wife wanted 
> > me to change to dhcp
> > to make things easier for her windows machines. Well, her machines are 
> > just fine. The dos I've
> > read said that fr KDE I should use knetworkmanager, which I'm trying 
> > to do. I finally left
> > my eth0 config in /etc/network/interfaces and intend for 
> > knetworkmanager to just handle
> > wireless. I think I'm getting close as I now get a popup window for 
> > the pass phrase but
> > still no connection.
> Dump knetworkmanager and download wicd.  It's easier to work with and it 
> works like a charm.
>
I still just use /etc/network/interfaces, even for wpa wireless
networks. If there are some I don't connect to often, I keep a
separate wpa_supplicant configuration file for them
(wpa_passphrase generates it) and use that manually with
wpa_supplicant then run dhclient manually. 
Nick
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