connecting to a hidden WAP router

Nigel Ridley nigel at prayingforisrael.net
Thu Dec 11 06:15:08 GMT 2008


Nils Kassube wrote:
> Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> And how can I connect to one that doesn't show on the list?
> 
> Right click on the knetworkmanager icon. Select "connect to other network" 
> (or similar wording) and enter network name and encryption details. Then 
> click "connect". At least that's how it works here (Kubuntu 8.04).
> 
> 
> Nils
> 
Hi Nils,

I tried that already but without the network name (essid) it won't let me click the 'Connect' button.
Also if I put in the essid name (even though the router isn't broadcasting it -- 'don't broadcast 
essid' option) then KnetworkManager tries but gives up after about 45 seconds with a can't 
connect error.
This is 8.04

Blessings,

Nigel

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