wireless connection to linksys..-Solved!
nigel at rmk.co.il
Wed Mar 12 06:45:48 UTC 2008
Nigel Ridley wrote:
> I just got my Linksys WRT54GL delivered today and set it up to connect to a pppoe connection.
> The wired connection works as advertised (beware, if your pc/laptop is already configured
> with a static ip address, then you won't be able to connect using http://192.168.1.1 - I
> had to stick the Hardy live CD in and then it connected!!??).
> Anyway, I now want to be able to set up my Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop to connect to the
> router. I installed wicd and removed KNetworkManager and KWlan, but wicd says that there
> are no wireless connections available.
> I really am completely new to wireless and don't really know where to start.
> Do I have to do anything special to the router first?
> And how do I get a 'tray icon' for wicd to appear?
I solved the problem by reinstalling knetworkmanager (it automatically
got rid of the others - wicd & kwlan) and followed the intructions on:
Now everything is hunky-dory.
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