Why can't connect to public wifi? Why only 1 wifi net profile

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Fri Nov 23 16:45:59 GMT 2007


Nils Kassube wrote:

> Florida Flasher wrote:
> 
> Sorry, I can't answer your questions about network profiles because I am
> not familiar with network settings. I suggest you try Knetworkmanager
> instead. Then you can configure several wifi networks and Knetworkmanager
> selects the one available.
> 
> Install package knetworkmanager if necessary. Then go to K-menu ->
> Internet -> KNetworkmanager. It will install in the system tray. Right
> click on the icon and select "Connect to Other Wireless Network...". 

Except that it won't because he's used "network settings" - which writes
to /etc/network/interfaces. 

Make sure /etc/network/interfaces contains _nothing_ to configure that
wireless interface.
-- 
derek




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