Do you really want developers to be on this list was (Re: Very bad status of hardware (especially wifi) support in ubuntu, due to the too many accumulated regressions)

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 03:43:30 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-11-13 at 21:12 -0500, Scott Kitterman wrote:
> On Thu, 13 Nov 2008 16:14:31 -0500 Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> >I haven't bothered trying to use the GUI with my iwl4965 and WEP.  I
> >just expect NM to not work when it comes to WEP.
> 
> I have 4965 and it worked fine for me with KNetworkManager and WEP in 
> Hardy.  I have't had a need for WEP since I upgraded to Intrepid.
> 
> As an aside, if people are truly concerned about privacy/security, they 
> should be on WPA.  WEP is trivial to break.

I know that, but until about two months ago, the network in the computer
science department at school (yeah, go figure) was WEP, so it was a sort
of "not-by-choice" thing for me.  And visiting other people's houses,
WEP is often something you need to deal with.

-- 
Mackenzie Morgan
http://ubuntulinuxtipstricks.blogspot.com
apt-get moo
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