Wireless in 9.10
nigel at prayingforisrael.net
Sun Dec 6 18:37:32 UTC 2009
Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Sunday 06 December 2009, Nigel Ridley wrote:
>> The main problem on the multi-user laptop is when someone "switches users"
>> to log in. Only Wicd consistently allows all users to choose from the
>> visible routers. But this weekend Wicd abruptly gave a message that no
>> wireless routers were visible. I tried rebooting a couple of times and
>> ended up reinstalling KNetWorkManager -- which only most times works
> Wicd works fine (in 9.10) on two laptops I have.... When I read the above, I
> was thinking "hmmm wonder if his laptop has a switch for the wireless like
> mine does?" Occasionally the switch get flipped by mistake...
No. The switch is 'Fn + F11'.
I was really surprised that [suddenley] Wicd couldn't see any wireless networks - it worked with
the ethernet but even after rebooting, Wicd still couldn't see the wireless networks.
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